New & Noteworthy

Following a six-month renovation, the Dorchester Spa has reopened in the Dorchester hotel in London with signature facials by internationally renowned Vaishaly and new discovery Carol Joy of London...
A new design for challenging times, S.T. Dupont’s Defi, which in French means challenge, invites us to redefine our concept of luxury pens. Completely different from anything S. T. Dupont has offered...
French furniture designer Jean Bérenger de Nattes, who combines dark woods, metals, and 24-carat gilt bronze in his modern designs, has created a new collection of 10 pieces that were recently...
To mark its 40th year, Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Brut, the renowned rosé Champagne, collaborated with Baccarat to create a decorative dual-purpose crystal ice bucket that also serves as a vase. The...
Flat-panel TVs can hide in credenzas, in ceilings, under beds … and behind mirrors. The Pantel Mirror TV functions as a mirror when it is turned off, but when the power goes on a TV image appears...
Never mind the economy: Maybach is still making money. The 5.7-meter-long Maybach 57 and the 6.2-meter-long Maybach 62 remain—despite their bumper-to-bumper hand-craftedness—serious cash cows for...
Pristine Bay Resort, a second-home community located on the tropical island of Roatan nearly 35 miles off the coast of Honduras, will finish building its first phase of homes in December. The resort...
When the Metropolitan Museum of Art unveils its highly anticipated exhibition “Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul,” visitors will also see an exclusive jewelry collection...
London’s Savile Row is known for its tailored clothing, not cycling gear. So when Rapha, the British brand known for its premium cycling clothing, approached bespoke tailor Timothy Everest about...
Agave aficionados are expanding their horizons, thanks in no small part to three gringos: Master sommelier Richard Betts, contemporary art collector Dennis Scholl, and wine-producer Charles Bieler (...
Like several Swiss watchmakers who have heavily invested in becoming more independent from movement suppliers, Breitling spent the last five years developing its first in-house manufactured movement...
The new Back Cove 37 has the same rugged, handsome looks of its smaller siblings, but the twin-stateroom layout makes it a comfortable cruiser. Sabre, the long-established sailboat and motoryacht...
The World , the private residential community aboard a luxury yacht, is offering two- and three-week golf voyages this summer. Destinations include Mexico, the Pacific Northwest of the United States...
Ural’s early reputation for iffy reliability came from their insistence on manufacturing every last nut and bolt in-house. But they’ve since seen the light and departed from stubbornly vertical...
Older aircraft are a bargain these days, but if the cockpit panel has old-style “steam gauge” instruments, it can be a challenge to upgrade to today’s fully integrated all-glass computerized gear. It...
A brand best known for technical innovations, Ulysse Nardin flaunts a fresh sense of style with its Executive Dual Time, the latest addition to the Dual Time range. With a slick ceramic bezel and...
Video experts may debate whether or not Bang & Olufsen’s BeoVision 4 is the greatest television ever created, but it is without a doubt the most spectacular. The 103-inch plasma screen delivers a...
The Galerie Van den Akker furniture gallery in midtown Manhattan has unveiled a collection of recently rediscovered 1960s and 1970s light fixtures, tables, and bookshelves from Luigi Sormani Design,...
As part of a recent $1 billion renovation, Fontainebleau Miami Beach has added three new fine dining restaurants to its culinary offerings: Gotham Steak, Scarpetta, and Hakkasan. Highlights of Gotham...
When Greek immigrant and silversmith Sotirio Bulgari opened his shop on Rome’s Via Sistina in 1884, he could never have envisioned how his small business would evolve into a global luxury powerhouse...
To give clients easy access to the sale, Christie’s has moved its annual early-summer Fine and Rare Wines auction—this year on June 6—from the company’s Rockefeller Plaza headquarters to the Atwater...
To give clients easy access to the sale, Christie’s has moved its annual early-summer Fine and Rare Wines auction—this year on June 6—from the company’s Rockefeller Plaza headquarters to the Atwater...
Art Basel will celebrate its 40th anniversary this June with a new addition to its oeuvre: Il Tempo del Postino , a performance art piece composed of a group of leading visual artists who will create...
Devotees of Europe’s classic road races of the 1950s—such as the Mille Miglia and the Targa Florio—Dutch brothers Paul and Tino Huet wanted to bring the vintage road-rally experience to a new...
Sotheby’s and Aulden Cellars have teamed up to offer an exceptional selection of Burgundy wines for the final sale of the spring season at Sotheby’s New York on June 13. Alongside fine wines from...
Montblanc is celebrating the legacy of German archaeologist Max von Oppenheim with its 2009 Patron of Art Edition, an annual limited-edition pen dedicated to a contemporary figure in the arts...
Virgin Limited Edition, the collection of lavish retreats privately owned by Sir Richard Branson in secluded locales around the globe, has opened a new lodge on its private game reserve in South...
The Dutch company Carver got mixed reviews recently when it staged a “first flight” of its Personal Air and Land Vehicle (PAL-V) for a crowd of journalists and dignitaries. The aircraft that flew was...
Kiton is introducing a brand of clothing to the U.S. that can best be classified as Kiton Light. The company’s Sartorio label, purchased from Italian suit maker Attolini in 2002 and available up...
Hunt Yachts, which can trace its pedigree back to the first modern deep-V hull in the early 1960s, has engineered a leap forward with its new 52. Its first model, christened Godspeed, was launched in...

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