It is tempting to write off Franck Muller’s latest jewelry collection as wretched excess for a certified watch maniac.
For years, New York investment manager Ed Shugrue III traveled to England on a regular basis to have his suits custom-made on Savile Row a
Before the dot-com bubble burst and shattered so many portfolios, it yielded the dividend of the Lodge at CordeValle.
There are two kinds of fly-fishing, a saltwater guide once told me: bonefishing and everything else.
Ever since the first illicit stills began producing whisky in the Grampian Highlands more than 200 years ago, a cachet has been attached t
The roads range from tiny, twisting, uneven single-track mountain passes to smooth, deserted highways that sweep through the heather.
Time has stopped.
“Florida is flat as a pancake.
“I want to get away from the predictable in British interiors and introduce confidence, color, wit, and glamour,” pronounces Mark Humphrey
A subset of video processors is drawing attention from two disparate groups: videophiles, who are excited by even the slightest improvemen
It has been 20 years since 11 unknown architects (Michael Graves and Aldo Rossi among them) introduced elegant silver tea and coffee sets
The sight of a commercial fishing vessel usually conjures up images of long hours of arduous labor often conducted in rough weather and al
In the opinion of Chief Class Judge Winston Goodfellow, the Best of Show winner at last year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance should hav
The cars featured on the following pages are among the world’s rarest, each considered a treasure for collectors persistent or fortunate e
Concept cars always generate excitement, and none in this century has excited the public and press more than the Cadillac Sixteen.
The portly harley-davidsons that John D’Orazio had tuned for years were rendered irrelevant in a matter of minutes.
A wristwatch cannot be considered truly complicated unless it is also complicated to read.
When it comes to acquiring large and exceedingly rare diamonds, New York diamond dealer William Goldberg is known for his audacity.
According to legend, the Luttrell family managed to retain possession of its vast Irish estates through roughly 350 years of interesting t
In the course of a recent conversation, one Napa winery owner confessed to me with some relief that he suffered from “an obsessive-compuls
A scrub jay chirps as it soars overhead while I sit comfortably upright, immersed in the ancient practice of mindful meditation.
Kari Nieminen’s first name reflects his Viking ancestry, but the 43-year-old Finn rose to prominence through his mastery of an ax very dif
Before Robert Pirsig explored the connection between Zen and motorcycle maintenance, before Peter Fonda hopped on a chopper and headed out
The atmosphere is easy, relaxed. A woman’s laugh intermingles with the strains of a lilting, lazy guitar solo and floats over the crowd.
Sparkling turquoise water, steep cliffs, rosemary swaying in the breeze.
According to the Kohler Company, 87 percent of Americans spend an average of 80 hours a year in the shower.
To design aficionados, one of the more seductive features of the 1996 movie Ransom was not Mel Gibson but the exotic, sleek maple dining t
Harry Winston’s latest limited edition Opus timepiece is as intriguing as a Rorschach test.
As with any megayacht, there is a story behind the name of Anson Bell, a 156-footer built by Palmer Johnson.
How does a gentleman who owns 60 tanks celebrate the Fourth of July? However he wants to.