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Little did British composer Frederic Austin realize in 1909, when he took an 18th-century Christmas poem and set it to music, that The Twelve Days of Christmas would become an enduring homage to a...
Photography by Art Streiber Robb Report rings in the holiday season in a Beverly Hills accommodation built for a celebration. Many an infamous fete has been thrown in the neighborhoods near the...
Best known for their venerable fashion brand, the close-knit Zegnas are also carrying on a tradition of Italian stewardship. Trekking up a steep hill in the Cinque Terre National Park along Italy’s...
In Vienna, you can take a streetcar to wine country. With slightly more effort, you can venture farther afield into the hillsides above the Danube and wander among 1,700 acres of vineyards, where you...
’Tis the season for decadent dishes around the clock, and to celebrate, we are serving up six delicious afternoon meals that are being offered exclusively during the holidays . So kick off the...
It is another bluebird day in British Columbia’s Kuldo Valley as the Astar B2 helicopter soars over oceans of evergreens and glistening glaciers. I have come to this powdery Valhalla to explore the 3...
An attractive new design is just one of the Porsche Panamera’s improvements for the 2017 model year. The Porsche Panamera didn’t shock brand loyalists when it debuted in 2009. After all, the full-...
A watercraft with character, the Jet Capsule appears more like a pelagic pod plopped down from its intergalactic mothership than a boat built in Italy. Designed by Pierpaolo Lazzarini, the high-tech...
The English developer Peter de Savary has built private clubs and resorts from the South Carolina Lowcountry (Cherokee Plantation) to the Scottish Highlands (the Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle). Now,...
Surrounded by a labyrinth of eight rose gardens with fountains and sculptures, Le Belvédère is one of the most memorable estates in Bel Air. The approximately 35,000-square-foot Southern California...
Palazzo Dama ( palazzodama.com ) is no stranger to high society. The early-20th-century Roman villa on the edge of the Tiber River was the home of the Malaspina family, who hosted many a fashionable...
To celebrate its five-year partnership with DesignMiami, Champagne house Perrier-Jouët has unveiled the exclusive, limited-edition Perrier-Jouët Marc Metamorphosis ice bucket . San Francisco–based...
In 1906, a powerful earthquake ruptured almost 300 miles of the San Andreas Fault and left much of San Francisco in ruins. In a stroke of good fortune for whiskey drinkers, the A.P. Hotaling and Co.’...
Sunseeker International’s new Manhattan 66 yacht proves that good things really do come in small packages. Despite being only 66 feet long, the performance motor yacht boasts the amenities of a much...
Holiday sweaters often get a bad rap—immediately conjuring images of garish colors and cheesy designs. That said, not all Fair Isle sweaters belong at an ugly-sweater-themed party. This season, top...
Tapping into a decades-old cornerstone of its racing heritage, Aston Martin has announced it will revive the legendary lightweight version of the DB4 GT as a limited production continuation model...
On December 8 in New York, Sotheby’s held its Magnificent Jewelry sale, which was comprised of more than 450 lots. Among the most superb to sell was an exquisite 18-carat marquise-cut diamond ring...
Tanzanite, an enticing, deep-blue gem, was discovered in the foothills of Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro in the 1960s and introduced to market by the iconic American jewelry brand Tiffany & Co. The...
The age-old dilemma of at-home, by-the-glass drinking may finally be solved. A new wine appliance called Plum ( plum.wine ) aims to up the ante of needle preservation with an automatic system that...
Half a century after its inception, Christie’s wine department is toasting the occasion with Finest Wines and Spirits: The 5 0th Anniversary Sale . Taking place at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City...
Sequestered in the Santa Monica Mountains in Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1135 Rivas Canyon is a Mediterranean-style estate with direct access to Will Rogers State Historic Park and its gorgeous hiking...
The Peninsula New York’s Fifth Avenue Suite is ideal for those looking for a good night’s rest in the city that never sleeps. Located on the 17th floor, the recently unveiled 2,500-square-foot suite...
A car with four cylinders might be pragmatic, but driving with eight is just more fun. Similarly, headphones connected directly to a computer might work, but they are guaranteed to be more fun with a...
Finding enough space in New York City can often be a challenge—but the seven-story townhouse at 357 West 17th Street solves that issue quite resoundingly. Located in the West Chelsea Arts District,...
Photography by Blair Getz Mezibov Styling by Christopher Campbell When the weather is brisk, nothing is better for bundling up than a plush shearling coat. This winter, shearling is showing up in...
For Ardbeg, the mid-1990s was the best of times and it was the worst of times. Located on the alternately windswept and fog-shrouded southeastern coast of Islay, this Scottish distillery produced...
Since its inception in 1918, Palmer Johnson has always pushed the boundaries of boating. In 1979, the Monaco-based shipyard delivered Fortuna , a 100-foot vessel that was the fastest superyacht in...
No need to wish upon a star; monumental mementos from the Magic Kingdom will be available to the public during Profiles in History’s Animation and Disneyana Auction on December 9 in Calabasas, Calif...
With as much precision as a Savile Row tailor making a bespoke suite, Surefoot creates ski boots that perfectly match the contours of the skier’s feet, ankles, shins, and calves. Recommended to Robb...

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