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At Musha Cay, a private-island resort that is available to one party at a time, you pretty much do what you want when you want and where you want. An itinerary can be eclectic enough to include a...
BMW’s round-the-world ready R1200GS and establishment-rocking S1000RR have garnered lots of attention as of late, but one of our favorite two-wheeled sleepers is the Bavarian manufacturer’s G650GS...
Gable and Adnan (a.k.a. Ed) Shaikh give new meaning to the term in-house tailors. The Dallas-based couple actually converted the swimming pool cabana of their Kessler Park home into a custom-clothing...
Join the Miami-based Air Platinum Club and you’ll get not only flight time in the club’s corporate jet fleet, but also use of two luxury yachts (complete with crew), an elegant Rolls-Royce Phantom...
Designing a sailing superyacht can be infinitely more complicated than a motoryacht, particularly when it needs to cross oceans in comfort. Fitzroy Yachts has made a name for itself over the last...
Jee Levin and Randall Buck are artists who find inspiration in a myriad of images. Design influences for Trove, their innovative wall-coverings company in Brooklyn, run the gamut from an Alfred...
When properly installed and adjusted, subwoofers—speakers designed solely for the reproduction of bass—make home theater dramatically more exciting. Unfortunately, getting the best sound from a...
London-based auction house and art dealership Phillips de Pury and Company has created a series of themed auctions focused on areas of contemporary art, photography, and design, beginning with a sale...
Land Rover has known a few corporate parents in its 61 years, including British Leyland, British Aerospace, BMW, Ford, and now the Indian automaker Tata. But through it all, the British marque’s...
Known for their uncompromising temperaments, genius watchmakers don’t often take on group projects. But collaboration is the life force behind Maîtres du Temps , which debuted last year with its $400...
Whatever you do, don’t call DBGB Kitchen & Bar a burger joint. Do, however, make sure at least one person at your table orders a burger, and make it a Piggy (topped with jalapeño mayonnaise,...
Jewelry designer Kimberly McDonald, known for her inventive use of geodes and agates paired with diamonds, has created a series of turtle designs, for which a percentage of sales will be donated to...
Not all Irish whiskeys are blends, just as not all single malts come from Scotland. One of the most virile examples of this is Michael Collins Single Malt Irish Whiskey ($40), named after Ireland’s...
Hand-turned resin in cool marble or warm tobacco tones and jewelry-quality filigree combine to create the first collection of Cuervo y Sobrinos pens. Introduced this spring, the fountain and roller...
Several years ago Alain Schimel, owner of the French brand Zilli, said he was focusing more design attention on shirts, ties, and leather accessories because such items are a natural stepping stone...
Walk into Minetta Tavern on any night of the week and it’s as though you’ve gone from black and white to color; the joint, it jumps. There’s a feeling of old New York to it, which makes sense since...
Las Vegas may be famous for its nightlife, but those seeking respite and rejuvenation lying poolside at the Palazzo hotel during hot afternoons will melt over the new Azure pool service. Azure brings...
Perini Navi, the Italian shipyard known for its fleet of colossal sailboats, has recently launched the latest in its 56-meter superyacht series by designer Ron Holland. The Riela, however, differs...
Slight, stylish Vespa scooters offered a way for frugal Italians to get around following World War II, but Vespa’s new GTS 300 Super takes a decidedly “more is more” approach to step-through...
Flight Options is offering the first fractional ownership opportunity with the latest jet from Embraer, the Phenom 300, giving pilots the opportunity to fly the super-light jet by the end of this...
Before there was tiger, before there was Jack, before Ben, Byron, and even Bobby, there was Charles Blair Macdonald. Known as the "Father of American Golf," Macdonald learned to play the game as a...
The Morgan Motor Company may be regarded by some as a quaint relic of Britain’s storied automotive past. Yet the last independent British carmaker celebrates its centenary not only with a nod to...
Lotus Cars founder Colin Chapman had a simple formula for making cars faster: "To add speed, add lightness." More than 25 years after Chapman’s death, his company’s automobiles continue to embody...
The Levis Fine Art gallery in Nantucket, Massachusetts, is exploring the relationship between the figure and form in 20th-century art and sculpture this summer with its new exhibition featuring a...
One of the most powerful audio remote controls ever created may well be resting in your pocket right now. With its RNET Touchpoint user interface, Russound now gives Apple iPhones complete control...
Several watchmakers presented an array of impressive divers’ watches this year, but IWC stood apart with a dramatic expansion of its Aquatimer range, which was introduced in 1967. The new family of...
The Palazzo and The Venetian. There is nothing quite like them on the Las Vegas Strip. They are attached but distinct. They complement and contrast. They look different and they feel different. The...
Not since the Middle Ages has chain mail looked so stylish. Hudson Furniture’s Atlantis 100 chandelier (about $16,800), designed by Turkish founder Barlas Baylar, gathers hundreds of suspended...
If you’ve ever walked away from a harrowing car wreck, chances are good that Mercedes-Benz had a hand in your survival — even if you weren’t driving a Mercedes at the time. The German automaker has...
A new residential resort on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica will comprise 240 homes along the edge of the country’s most popular national park, with untouched white sand beaches and 4,000...

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