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Victory’s Cross Country offers a cosmic counterbalance—a yin to the yang, if you will—to iconic Harley-Davidson touring bikes. But rather than go the metric route of one-upping the Milwaukee,...
When Francesco Scognamiglio was creating Allegri’s 010109 collection last year, hence the numerical name, he was envisioning the brand’s limited-edition label as one fit for a modern-day royal. “I...
As watchmakers revisit core values of craftsmanship, timekeeping, and enduring design, Germany’s Glashütte Original evokes all these characteristics with the Senator Chronometer ($26,900 in rose gold...
Considering scotland’s abundance of storied links, it would seem ludicrous to label a new golf course as "the best in Scotland." And yet Scottish golf-course architect Graeme Webster used that exact...
The Danish-designed Garia Golf Car ( www.garia.com ) is good by association. It is the first golf cart manufactured in an automotive facility—the same Finnish factory where the Porsche Boxster and...
Audi’s flagship 2011 A8 ( www.audiusa.com ) will employ the latest in mobile and wireless technology, facilitated by the innovative Nvidia Tegra computing chip. This ultra-low-power mobile web...
Balboni’s Baby Bull Unlike its crosstown rival, Ferrari, which merely names its factory streets after star employees, Lamborghini honors its Hall of Fame workers with a namesake limited edition. The...
Winged Wunderauto No car in this year’s competition has been more eagerly anticipated than the SLS AMG. This century’s all-new Gullwing is a most deserving Car of the Year and does not disappoint in...
Fazenda Boa Vista honors the beauty of the Brazilian countryside with its dense woods, rolling hills, and tree-lined paths. Fifteen lakes dot the 1,730-acre property, which is located outside São...
Harley-Davidson’s latest Dark Custom is more like a ray of nostalgia than a chiaroscuro one-off. Available in traditional black ($10,499), silver, or orange ($10,789), the Sportster Forty-Eight packs...
From its 71-hp 3-cylinder engine to its box-shaped proportions, the Smart Fortwo maintains every facet of minimalist methodology. The car is intentionally designed for those looking to scale down,...
Critics and assorted culinary pundits cite chef Tom Colicchio’s Craft as a restaurant that altered the way we ate when it opened in 2001. It marked a shift away from heavy sauces and high-concept...
Butterfield & Robinson has created an extraordinary itinerary for wine lovers that visits some of the world’s oldest and most coveted vineyards along with educational experiences and unrivaled...
Compact home theater speaker systems suffer a dismal reputation for sound quality, but excellence can hardly be expected from inexpensive plastic boxes. Still, there are many who would enjoy a...
Following its dramatic debut in 2009 at the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, the very grand 2011 Bentley Mulsanne is rolling closer to the showroom. Now, Bentley Motors has revealed...
Embraer, the Brazil-based builder of executive jets, now offers an upgraded version of its popular Legacy 600 model, with about an extra 600 miles of range. Priced at $29.5 million, the 650 mates the...
The only thing better than a thorough aesthetic makeover is a vigorous mechanical one, and Kawasaki’s all-new Z1000 ($10,499) has been indulged with both for 2010. While it’s compacted, creased, and...
Audemars Piguet’s Millenary has taken many guises over the years, but the new Millenary Carbon One ($268,100) may be the edgiest yet. Furthering the brand’s emphasis on three-dimensional design, the...
Growing up in India during a time when it was heavily influenced by England, Anit Patel garnered a lifelong passion for all things British, right down to the colorful bow ties that have become his...
Before the flight of courses begins, the truffle butter that accompanies the bread service will endear you to SHO Shaun Hergatt and raise your expectations for the excellent meal to come. Be advised...
Azimut’s Leonardo 100 is an entirely new style of yacht. Italy’s largest yacht builder has incorporated the best of the flybridge and sport yacht exteriors and infused a pied-à-terre philosophy into...
Wine enthusiasts, mark your calendars for March 20: The date marks the Sotheby’s New York sale of the collection of Lloyd Flatt, whose compilation of rare Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Champagne is set to...
Marking its 90th anniversary in business, Italian jeweler Antonini forged a new blackened finish on 18-karat gold finish to create a striking series of limited-edition rings. The Anniversary Dark...
The award-winning Philippine furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue’s inspirations range far and wide—from a crushed Coca-Cola can to a croissant and a tropical rainforest canopy. His latest design, the...
Located in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, the Ocean House, which originally opened in 1868, closed in 2003 after falling into severe disrepair. The aging structure’s significant safety-code concerns would...
Loiminchay , the pen company known for its modern interpretation of ancient Asian culture, has introduced a new design in its Chinese calligraphy-themed writing instruments. Loiminchay’s Calligraphy...
The Flexjet 25 Jet Card program, which allows guests to customize the number of hours and type of aircraft that best meet their needs, has teamed with Olympic sponsor Jet Set Sports to offer a select...
A brutally realistic rendition of the results following an altercation between Lucien Freud and a cab driver, the relatively unknown Self-Portrait with a Black Eye, will be offered at Sotheby’s...
Weight is the enemy of performance. It’s something that Porsche, with some 28,000 racetrack triumphs under its belt, knows better than most. To that end, meet the 2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder, the...
In celebration of its 20th anniversary touring Antarctica, Abercrombie & Kent created three extraordinary Antarctic journeys aboard the newly unveiled expedition ship MV Le Boreal . The expansive...

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