New & Noteworthy

It is cold—bitterly cold, wickedly cold—in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in the final week of January,...
Tom Jones knows how to keep a secret. As the CEO of Northrop Corp. from 1952 to 1990, he was the...
The Battle of Trafalgar was British Admiral Horatio Nelson’s finest hour, and it was one of his...
Former university of Texas coach Darrell Royal, echoing the sentiments of the 1st-century Roman...
When the shark appears, we are snorkeling in the Beqa Lagoon, south of the main island of Viti Levu...
By design, Acqualina, the Rosewood resort scheduled to open in February 2006 in Sunny Isles, Fla.,...
Spend a night in the resort that Bruce Jones hopes to construct, and the tropical fish and shadowy...
Viewing Tokyo from within the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, scheduled to open in December atop the 39-...
The six-story, red-brick edifice of the former Grand Hotel looms over the final green of the Old...
Seated in a plump leather chair in the third-floor lounge of Casa Casuarina, his elaborately...
By the numbers, Gregorius/Pineo has outdone itself: The maker of furniture re-creations based on...
Climb the stairs to the owner’s deck of an Airbus A380 converted by German private-jet completion...
Creating limited edition automobiles can be a risque business, for too often the collectible nature...
For a few years in the early and mid-1970s, one Italian coachbuilder abandoned the voluptuous...
The wailing exhaust note of a Porsche V-10 engine is not a wake-up call option at most resorts...
When Chanel commissioned an elaborately constructed art installation to mark this summer’s Paris...
They say it’s a man’s world, but lately one wonders. After breaking through corporate glass...
“Give me the luxuries of lifeand I will willingly do without the necessities,” wrote Frank Lloyd...
As the daughter of diamond dealer Sherman Shatz, Laura Munder had amassed a sizable collection of...
Judged solely on his youthful appearance and alliterative name, Valentino Valentini seems as though...
Gesturing toward the silver pitcher on the table in front of him, Angelo Gaja asks if it contains...
Richard Richardson, a 52-year-old Lee Marvin look-alike, sits in the fighting chair, barefoot and...
Not far outside the town of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in the south of France, on a rise overlooking a...
Joyce Romanoff, wife of Chicago-based textile artist Maya Romanoff and president of his interior...
Landmarks are uncommon in the ever-changing landscape of Beverly Hills, but on Crescent Drive, one...
Born in the wake of the 1961 Palace Revolt at Maranello, the Breadvan is perhaps the most instantly...
Early in Jack Smith’s writing career, the Philadelphia Inquirer dubbed him “Our man on the macho...
Sipping a cocktail while lounging in the Patio de Caballos at the elegant Hacienda La Boticaria...
City streets, interstates, and showrooms abound with two-seaters masquerading as racecars built for...
The public had yet to catch a glimpse of Speed, Style, and Beauty, the exhibit that ran from March...

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