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WHAT : Environmentally friendly, durable hollow-core surfboards WHY : Reclaimed wood and driftwood are suited for surfing Seeking an alternative to foam-core, plastic-coated surfboards—which are...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ Barrel Roll ” Sandeman extends its series of commemorative releases with a 50-year-old, single-cask port. Tawny ports—traditionally...
Established in Rome in 1896, steps away from the Spanish Steps, Eleuteri began as a pasticceria (Italian for pastry shop) before focusing on antiques and eventually vintage jewelry. Today, Eleuteri...
Italian shipbuilder Evo Yachts has added its own twist on the expanding cockpit with the new Evo 43 , recently launched at the Cannes Yachting Festival and also seen at the Monaco Yacht Show . Wider...
Why Go: After nearly $100 million and six years of renovations, Lausanne’s grand dame Royal Savoy Lausanne is back. Until recently, the 1909 hotel sported pastel wallpaper and brown-tiled bathrooms,...
There is plenty of quintessential British charm to be found in Dunhill London’s Albany Collection of bags. Inspired by old English locks and named after a mansion in London’s Piccadilly Circus, the...
Winter’s chill has crept in, but these colorful jewelry designs from designers such as Stephen Webster and Solange Azagury-Partridge radiate warmth. The exquisite range of vibrant gemstones adds to...
Every year, hundreds of parka-clad cinephiles spill out of the Egyptian Theatre, traipsing over Utah’s moonlit snowbanks as they discuss which of the independent films is most worthy of the big...
In South Carolina’s 10,000-acre Kiawah Island community of over 500 homes, 85 Blue Heron Pond Road stands alone. The owner purchased a handful of adjacent lots and built the 15,000-square-foot...
Audemars Piguet’s 2016 Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in yellow gold is a gilded tribute to the Swiss watchmaker’s original Royal Oak sensation from the Seventies. First launched in 1972, the...
A ubiquitous symbol with a variety of meanings—power, regeneration, protection, and eternity, to name a few—the serpent has served as a dramatic jewelry motif for thousands of years. In ancient Egypt...
When Villa Rockledge was built in 1918, Laguna Beach was unspoiled and idyllic. Plein air painters had arrived at the turn of the century to capture the scenic beauty of the seaside community, and...
Whereas many new yachts and concepts are named for a Greek god or an exotic-sounding word that translates into something benign like “the good life,” the name of the Komorebi concept trimaran...
Founded in 1897, Betteridge is one of the premier high-end watch and jewelry boutiques in the United States. So, when the RobbReport.com editorial team decided to compile a roundup of watches every...
An epicurean extravaganza awaits attendees of the third annual Ultimo, a Weekend of Excellence , in Las Vegas. Taking place at the Venetian and the Palazzo Las Vegas from December 17 through 20, the...
The expansive cabin of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner private jet designed by Greenpoint Technologies (a completion center in Kirkland, Wash.) stretches about 184 feet from end to end and 18 feet across...
For most of the United States, overcoats are a necessity for the winter months, but they do not have to be bulky and unsightly. Here are RobbReport.com’s favorites for this season—unsurprisingly,...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ Red Alert ” Christian Louboutin brings his signature style to men’s bench-made dress shoes. Fashionable women worldwide know Christian...
Heesen’s 124-foot Project Nina yacht concept is a case study in maritime minimalism both inside and out. The Netherlands boatbuilder’s latest dream includes an aluminum semi-displacement hull and...
A journey 10 years in the making is finally preparing for takeoff. The private-aircraft builder Cobalt has unveiled its first model, the five-seat Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie . The futuristic-looking plane...
Between its location and its developers, Platinum Bay has it made. The west coast of Barbados, known as the Platinum Coast, has long been an idyllic escape for the well heeled. The tropical...
Strictly by the numbers, the 25th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show was a record breaker. Visitor attendance this year was 34,500—1,500 more than last year’s show. There were 121 superyachts at the...
Taking a 150-year horologic legacy to the next level, the Tag Heuer Connected Watch brings an interconnected world to the wrist. A collaborative effort between the Swiss manufacture, the Intel...
From November 11 to 16 at its Mercer Street shop, New York denim brand 3x1—which derives its name from denim’s standard weaving construction, the 3x1 Right Hand Twill—will host a handloom imported...
With panoramic ocean views and convenient access to the nearby Barra da Tijuca National Park, the Grand Hyatt Residences in Rio de Janeiro offer luxury in droves and all the seaside charm of one of...
“You can defer Wimbledon until next year, but the Summer Games in Rio won’t happen again in your lifetime,” says Duane Penner, vice president of sales at Roadtrips. The Canadian company specializes...
A stunning 1933 Chrysler Custom Imperial Phaeton won Best in Show at the 14th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance , which took place October 23 to November 1. The...
The fact that the new DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon set with diamonds would be worthy of any royal’s wrist is no surprise considering that the Geneva-based horologist Jérôme DeWitt is the...
During the Universal Exhibition of 1900—a Paris-based fair that showcased the day’s leading innovations and attracted over 48 million visitors from around the globe—George Vuitton was tasked with...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ V Is for Velocity ” Cadillac’s high-performance sedan sets new benchmarks for the brand. The new CTS-V is the fastest and most powerful...

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