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Triumph celebrates the 50th anniversary of its iconic Bonneville motorcycle this year, and the quintessential naked bike looks as classic as ever. But despite its timeless styling cues, the Bonnie...
The greyhound became part of the logo for Italian fashion house Trussardi in 1973, giving the brand a symbol of agility, elegance, and drive. Now, the sleek canine insignia is the focus of new...
Early-20th-century American sculptor Chaim Gross was among the first collectors of African and Oceanic art in the United States, and many of his prized pieces will be on the auction block. On May 15...
WhiteKnightTwo, born from the creative mind of visionary aerospace designer Burt Rutan and funded by the deep pockets of Virgin CEO Sir Richard Branson, will fly in public for the first time this...
Honduran cigars are notably meaty, but that simile can encompass everything from a flank steak to a porterhouse. However, the Rocky Patel Renaissance is most definitely a bone-in filet mignon, which...
Although its latest incarnation no longer sports a solar-panel roof (or any roof at all, for that matter), the Fisker Karma may soon motivate convertible connoisseurs to go green. The S model...
To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Patek Philippe salon within the Fifth Avenue Tiffany and Co. flagship store, the two companies partnered to create a limited-edition ladies’ timepiece,...
Belvedere Vodka unveiled the newest iteration of its classic spirit last February with the launch of Belvedere IX. For the packaging of this 100- proof spirit, Belvedere enlisted the talents of a...
While some spas customize treatments based on the guest’s preferences for scents or their skin type, the Eau Spa at the Ritz Carlton, Palm Beach has taken the process a step further. The spa offers a...
Jeweler Sarah Graham turned to the pages of Ernst Haeckel’s Art Forms in Nature for inspiration for her newest collection that features an interpretation of coral made in her signature blackened...
The Z-series is officially German, as manufacturing of BMW’s roadster has been moved from South Carolina to Regensburg, Germany. Equipped with a lightweight aluminum retractable hardtop that folds up...
Sunseeker yacht builder has created a service designed to take the stress out of owning and maintaining a superyacht. Sunseeker Superyacht Management, a new program created by the motoryacht company...
Located in an historic midtown townhouse once occupied by John D. Rockefeller Jr. and his family in the early 1900s, Atria has a cozy lounge on the main level, but the downstairs dining atrium is a...
Peachtree Audio’s Nova integrated amplifier combines an old technology—vacuum tubes—with the very latest in digital audio technology. The Nova is an 80-watt-per-channel amplifier that connects to...
Looking to escape the everyday doldrums? Piaget’s Limelight Paradise collection has captured the feeling of an exotic voyage at sea, making it as easy to get away as a glance at your wrist. The Polo...
Until we all have flying cars, a helicopter is the next-best thing for getting to and from a city center, where airplanes can’t go. And Sikorsky’s venerable S-76 workhorse, originally designed to...
1937 BMW 328 Roadster The Nürburgring racetrack in the leafy woodlands of western Germany’s Eifel Mountains is where all serious high-performance sports cars go to prove their mettle. A good lap time...
Sir Winston Churchill was often thought of as a bulldog and a lion?anything but mild. Yet the Winston Churchill cigar is among the tamest on today’s market. And like Sir Winston, it is also elegant...
Bibliophiles take note: The New York Antiquarian Book Fair will take place April 3-5 at the Park Avenue Armory. In its 49th year, the highly anticipated show presents more than 200 dealers of rare...
A new condominium-hotel residence venture in Park City, Utah, will be the first ski-in, ski-out resort added to the Waldorf-Astoria Collection, a group of unique hotels run by the Hilton Family of...
Scooters may get a bad rap as anemic grocery-getters, but Yamaha counters that image with its big-engined TMAX. This industrial-strength maxi scooter boasts a fuel-injected 499cc engine with enough...
Colorful and exotic, Indian jewelry has a distinctive style that is oftentimes too ornate for an American’s taste. Manju Jasty’s new eponymous collection, however, reconfigures traditional Indian...
Viking is a favorite American yacht brand among the diehard sportfisherman known to take off on hundred-mile trips seeking blue marlin or yellow tuna. But the company also sells its convertibles to...
On the heels of opening Murano restaurant in London’s Mayfair district last year, Angela Hartnett opened York & Albany, a delicatessen, restaurant, and boutique hotel, in the city’s north end...
Artist Ana Tzarev returned home to her studio in the South of France from a trip to Japan in 2001, one of the many trips the 73-year-old painter has taken in her almost 30-year love affair with the...
With Detroit’s 2009 North American International Auto Show as its stage, Audi unveiled the R8 5.2 FSI—a V-10-powered descendant of the R8 sports car, which up until now was only available with a V-8...
High-definition Blu-ray Discs have, to date, been under a sort of house arrest. A few high-powered laptops excepted, no portable device could play Blu-rays, so loading up a few discs to keep the kids...
London-based luxury house Alfred Dunhill has created a line of pens that pays homage to the company’s long-standing signature British bulldog. The bulldog fountain pen features a sterling silver-...
For the true racing enthusiast, securing a ticket to the F1 Grand Prix Monaco is an unparalleled experience. Securing accommodations at the popular race, however, can prove a nightmare. For this year...
When brothers Mike and Joe Chiusano introduced their Cusano 59 Rare Cameroon in 2008, it was notable for its east African Cameroon wrapper, rather than the spicier version from the west side of that...

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