New & Noteworthy

Although connoisseurship usually must be nurtured over the course of years, if not decades, through...
Easton Neston, an estate covering more than 3,300 acres in Northamptonshire, England, epitomizes...
From its summertime berth on the Italian coastline, Giant , a 247-foot IHC Holland behemoth with a...
A side from several understated features—aluminum side mirrors and a slightly modified spoiler, for...
The airliner touches down in Bologna, a group of Italian teenagers on board cheers and applauds and...
In the fable The Emperor’s New Clothes , a pair of con artists posing as tailors dupe his royal...
The skeleton watch is a prime example of how fine Swiss mechanical watchmaking is driven more by an...
The jewelry designers featured in this issue’s “ Artful Hands ” story—Michael Zobel, Scott Gauthier...
Ever since 1884, when the world accepted a system of 24 official time zones, travelers have battled...
What does a woman want? Everything—quality, practicality, eye-catching design, even a little glitz—...
Zoltan David frequently offers a piece of advice to his clients: “If you want the best from an...
Scott Gauthiér enjoys relaying an ancient legend about how the Ming Dynasty traded two cities for a...
Michael Zobel, in striving to create harmony between metal and stones, continues to pioneer...
Jewelry emanates from nature: Gemstones and metals form deep within the earth, while pearls grow in...
More than a century after Tiffany & Co. designer Paulding Farnham earned the gold medal at the...
Skis once served the single, simple purpose of sliding on snow. Now the best skis are designed for...
What better way to begin a golf gathering, season an afternoon social, or end an elegant dinner...
Knowing that the food served can make or break a party, a wise host chooses his menu carefully or...
It is odd that the father of classical tragedy should have penned what may be the truest truism...
Drinks. Whether in the more formal form of a cocktail, or simply poured straight up, one is born (...
The salt-encrusted sea bass arrives at our table with head and tail intact, sizzling amid a...
Not until i have finished the meal’s second course, a combination of sugar-cured trout and wasabi...
Like a proud parent, Tom LaTour, the chairman and CEO of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, has...
In a sunlit studio in rural Oxfordshire, England, Joanna Migdal, dental drill in hand, kneels...
Impossible. That’s the word that once would have come to mind when confronted with such a challenge...
Cartier recently invited Italian designer Ettore Sottsass to comb through the 1,200 watches, clocks...
The interstate highway traditionally has been the playground for bikes bearing the BMW propeller...
Ian Valentine completed the deal of a lifetime four years ago, when he sold his company, a firm...
When Maltese Falcon is completed next year, the 289-foot Perini Navi vessel will become the largest...
If the 2005 Porsche 911 has indeed been in development since the fall of 1998, then it could appear...

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