New & Noteworthy

In less than a decade, the Turin, Italy, custom car builder Studiotorino has developed an impressive stable of revamped automobiles, including ones based on vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, and...
Since introducing its special-edition Airbus EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style twin-engine turbine helicopter in 2010, Airbus has delivered only five of them around the world.
A mainstay of Monterey Car Week since 1985, the Concorso Italiano gives visitors the opportunity to behold more than 1,000 classic Italian vehicles in one location.
Power dressing was a prominent style of the 1980s. The era is inspiring a new capsule collection by Oliver Peoples called Sir with three limited-edition styles based on designs from the brand’s...
One does not often mention Canada and supercars in the same breath, but Felino, a new high-performance carmaker based in Montreal, hopes to change that with its first production model, the Felino cB7.
Ben Soleimani, whose family has been in the rug business for four generations, is continuing his collaboration with Restoration Hardware, where he is now the company’s full-time rug designer and...
Held annually since 1960, the New York Antiquarian Book Fair has grown into one of the largest events of its kind anywhere in the world.
Bugatti and Koenigsegg have at one point or another in recent years staked a claim to producing the world’s fastest sports car.
Pritzker-winning architect Zaha Hadid has teamed up with France’s 126-year-old crystal manufacturer Lalique—a unique juxtaposition of avant-garde and tradition—to create Crystal Architecture, a...
The seating manufacturer Stylex, based in New Jersey, has released a stately new office chair this month.
In 2006, Tibaldi, Italy’s oldest pen maker, forged a partnership with the British automotive marque Bentley that resulted in the Tibaldi for Bentley series of writing instruments.
Scotch whisky was originally called uisge beatha, a Scottish Gaelic phrase meaning “water of life.”
The Pilatus PC-12 single-engine turboprop has been a popular aircraft in that category since it entered service in 1994, with nearly 1,300 examples delivered worldwide to date. Pilatus PC-12 NG is '...
This spring, Dior Homme gives black tie a lightweight, casual feel with an informal lineup of summer tuxedos and suiting.
The owners of the recently delivered yacht Sassy, from Hargrave Custom Yachts, were so satisfied with their three previous builds from the Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., shipyard, that they went back a fourth...
Chinese artist Li Hongbo’s current exhibition, Tools of Study—which will be on display through March 22 at the Klein Sun Gallery in Chelsea, New York—pays homage to numerous classical sculptures.
The Princess Yachts S72 is the first model in a new series from the English builder.
The Sanchaya welcomes guests to discover Lagoi Bay, an upcoming beach-resort destination on the Singapore Strait scheduled to open June 1.
The atmosphere at mid-February’s Miami International Boat Show, which displayed more than 3,000 boats, was the most positive it has been in years.
It stands to reason that Johnnie Walker’s master blender, Jim Beveridge would have quite a challenge if he wanted to select just three of these casks from which to make a superpremium, super-refined...
The newest men’s sneakers combine comfort with exceptional style touches that range from luxurious exotic-skin trim to edgy stud details and striking color combinations.
The dawn of a new Ferrari era is here, marking the end of naturally aspirated automobiles from the marque.
This spring will welcome the inaugural Bottega Gran Fondo to California’s Napa Valley.
Mooney Aviation has designed fast, efficient, single-engine airplanes since 1929.
Cartier’s newest triple complication, the Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon, made its global debut last month at the Salon Internationale de Haute Horlogerie.
The Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa, beckons luxury travelers up to the roof of the world.
The most lavish suites from the Mirage and Caesars Palace in Las Vegas —once reserved as prizes for casino high rollers—are opening to the public.
The gleaming Waldorf Astoria Beijing, a newly built bronze jewel box, shines near the high-end Wangfujing shopping district.
New Ravenna Mosaics, known for its hand-cut glass and stone tiles, launched a new pattern in February.
Pangolin London, a sculpture-only gallery located just east of Regent’s Park, is re-creating a series of Britain’s Arts Council touring exhibitions from the 1940s and ’50s entitled Sculpture in the...

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