New & Noteworthy

Give your father the luxury of time with Talon Air’s Father’s Day jet upgrade bonus. In honor of Dad, Talon Air is offering one complimentary class upgrade with the purchase of any of its year-long...
The Aston Martin DBS made quite a theatrical debut: James Bond, played by Daniel Craig, flipped it seven-and-a-half times in Casino Royale. But this car was not built to act; the aggressive front...
Inspired by the colorful, flamboyant jewelry made for India’s maharajas in the first half of the 20th century, Cartier unveiled a collection of equally imaginative high-jewelry designs last winter. A...
For years, Crestron has been engineering automation products that allow control of an entire home’s light, climate-control, home-entertainment, security, and other systems from a single panel. Seldom...
Clothing makers often reference designs from the 1930s and 1940s as a way of holding on to the golden age of menswear. But in creating his new Voyager collection of luggage and leather goods,...
Iconic French architect and interior designer Andrée Putman brings her unique style to the furnishings world with a new collection for Bisazza home design, launched at the Salone del Mobile 2008 for...
Midnight Express, the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida-based maker of performance-based luxury sports yachts, has taken the idea of a pied-a-terre to sea with its newest boat. The 34-foot Pied-a-Mer is the...
Swiss watchmaker Ernst Benz unveiled its first diver’s watch with intention of appealing to serious divers. The ChronoDiver features a rotating bezel marked for 60 minutes to measure the length of a...
The newly opened Sevva—pronounced “savor” —offers a menu as diverse as the city it calls home. Located on the roof of the 28-story Princes Building in Hong Kong’s Central District, the 233-seat...
The Greenbrier Sporting Club, a private residential sporting community and membership club tucked within the Allegheny Mountains of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, is going green. The Sporting...
Six Senses Destination Spa in Thailand is premiering a modern immersion into healthy living and complete luxury relaxation this June. Located on the island of Naka Yai, ten minutes from Phuket, the...
Inspired by the mythical Valley of Diamonds, De Beers has unveiled a 13-piece high jewelry collection featuring exotic cobras, a Komodo dragon, and a dramatic diamond-studded phoenix. The new pieces...
Although home-theater enthusiasts have always loved video projectors for the generously large images they create, many of today’s compact projectors produce insufficient contrast to deliver realistic...
The House of Rémy Martin is offering 300 connoisseurs the chance to purchase a limited-edition of Louis XIII?dubbed the Black Pearl Magnum ?a rare Grande Champagne cognac aged in a specially crafted...
Jetworks Jets, a Southern California-based private aviation company chartering flights for individuals and corporations since 2002, has started a new global concierge program. ConciAirge is designed...
The name Mondavi is synonymous with California wines, and now it’s making its mark in luxury skin care. Davi was established last year by Carlo Cesare Robert Mondavi, the grandson of Robert Mondavi,...
With its leather upholstery and elegant interior accoutrements, the Lincoln Town Car has remained one of the best-selling American luxury sedans since its introduction in 1981. Sadly, due in large...
Any classic boat aficionado will view the Riva Italian speedboats with the same respect as luxury automotive marques like Ferrari or Maserati: It has the same celebrated Italian heritage and...
Arguably the most rideable superbike, the GSX-R750 from Suzuki sometimes gets forgotten as riders move up from their 600cc sport bikes to the ultimate performers: the liter-bike class. But it would...
Just as fragrances are commonly customized to satisfy a client’s personal desires, chocolate can now also be created to fulfill any taste preference. The latest addition to the world of bespoke...
The newly opened Mandarin Oriental in Riviera Maya, Mexico is situated on a 26-acre secluded paradise set between white beaches and a tropical jungle with protected mangrove reserves and a deep...
Querencia, one of the first private communities in Los Cabos, Mexico, is offering new residences with up to one acre of land on prime real estate along the Sea of Cortez. In its second phase,...
French furniture dealer Renaud Vuaillat has opened a flagship New York gallery specializing in limited-edition modern furniture by European designers. Twentyfirst/Twentyfirst , which opened in late...
Blancpain first revealed the modern diver’s watch in 1953, and now the brand known for its understated elegance presents a new generation of timepieces, the Fifty Fathoms Automatique. Its sporty...
The 16th tee of the Powerscourt Estate’s West Course invites lingering. You will want to stop at this hillside spot 12 miles south of Dublin, Ireland, and enjoy the sweeping views across the valley...
"Why don’t you play something for us?" asked Dan DeMars, owner of DeMars Guitars, an instrument maker from Norwich, Vt., that was among the roughly 1,500 companies displaying their wares at January’s...
With all due respect to Joël Robuchon, Thomas Keller, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and other world-renowned chefs who have flocked to Las Vegas, some of the city’s greatest meals are off the Strip. The...
Gently prod the start button and it glows red, then pulses, like a beating heart. Touch it again and the overture becomes a performance as the cushioned explosion of a big V-8 smoothes into a grumble...
The bicycle jockey was working so hard at being good. Perspiring profusely, he downshifted and then stood up to grind his pedals as he approached the Broadway Bridge in Portland, Ore. I waved and...
An exceedingly rare 1960 Ferrari 246S Sport Dino Fantuzzi racecar could fetch as much as $6 million on May 18, when Ferrari hosts the second annual Leggenda e Passione classic car auction at its...

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