New & Noteworthy

Joining the list of luxury hotels offering health and wellness packages, the Trump Hotel Collection (855.878.6700, www.trumphotelcollection.com ) unveiled its new Trump Wellness concept this summer...
Joining the list of luxury hotels offering health and wellness packages, the Trump Hotel Collection (855.878.6700, www.trumphotelcollection.com ) unveiled its new Trump Wellness concept this summer...
In Hasselblad ’s second notable launch of the year, the Swedish camera manufacturer has unveiled a 20.2-megapixel point-and-shoot unit called the Stellar. The news comes on the heels of the company’s...
The 283-room St. Regis Abu Dhabi opened on August 15 with the potential to become the top hotel in the city. Why to Go : Eight years ago the $3 billion gold-and-marble-laden Emirates Palace hotel...
Collectors will remember the city of Venice as the inspiration for the Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin ’s famous San Marco minute repeater. This year, the company’s newest limited-edition minute...
The career of Sandrine Stern, design director at Patek Philippe , spans a period when the traditional Geneva manufacturer transformed itself into a viable, if not enviable, maker of women’s watches...
Another artfully constructed stone wall marks the front edge of the property. After passing through the stone wall’s opening, visitors follow the cobblestone road, which leads to a greeting area with...
Eleven years after the watch’s debut, Louis Vuitton has updated its signature chunky Tambour with an edgy black metal-matrix composite used in Formula 1–caliber racecars. Available on either the...
The 16-month construction of a global headquarters and airport hub for XJet at Dubai World Central’s Aviation City has begun. The new center should be fully operational by December 2014 and will...
Crazy Me is the latest launch from Heesen Yachts , a builder that has made a name for itself by offering a variety of semicustom yachts. From the waterline up to the yacht’s sundeck, and in all of...
As in the recent evolution of men’s swim trunks , the eyewear market has experienced a renaissance of its own this season. With an array of fresh styles and innovative frames, the latest shades will...
Hotel Arts Barcelona is giving guests the chance to explore Spain’s Costa Brava and nearby villages in their choice of a 1986 Rolls-Royce Corniche II Cabrio, a 1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II, a...
Glenfiddich 50 Year Old, one of the rarest single-malt whiskies ever released by the scotch distillery, will be available to taste for one night only, Wednesday, September 4, at the San Antonio...
Since its debut in 2011, Inspirato has been leading the charge for next-generation destination clubs, offering exceptional homes in exciting locales with little up-front membership costs and no...
The U.S.-based Indian Motorcycle is offering its first collections of new bikes since being acquired by Polaris Industries in 2011. Manufactured in Polaris’s state-of-the-art facilities, which also...
A variant of Jaguar’s new F-Type roadster, called Project 7, was developed as a way to pay homage to the marque’s seven victories at Le Mans between 1951 and 1990. The vehicle, only one of which was...
Automotive buffs will have a new destination this fall, when Canada’s first top-level concours d’elegance makes its debut. Held on September 14 at the Cobble Beach Golf Resort Community in Kemble,...
When the 100th anniversary of Aston Martin was celebrated in July with a display at London’s Kensington Gardens, much of the focus was on cars ranging from the earliest production models to the DBR1...
The new Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu opened this month, steps from the Temple of Confucius, the Mansion of Confucius, and the Cemetery of Confucius, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Sites in...
Chances are you may have noticed some new fixtures on the back bars of your favorite cocktail lounges. No, we’re not referring to lights or libations per se, but rather to wooden barrels—relatively...
The Four Seasons opened a 183-room hotel in St. Petersburg, Russia, this summer, situated next to St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Winter Palace, and the Hermitage museum (from $450 per night). Built in...
These new or soon-to-be-released coffee-table books showcase high design from some of today’s top designers. Fifth Avenue Style by Howard Slatkin Slatkin’s own Fifth Avenue apartment is the focus of...
In Robb Report Home & Style ’s September/October issue, which will be out later this month, the City Style section features hotels, restaurants, fashion houses, and shops in Stockholm, all of...
Starting September 19, the Ralph Pucci showroom in Los Angeles will showcase the work of designer Jim Zivic , whose self-described “industrial-luxe” furniture is made from materials such as steel,...
Following a 14-month renovation,Cambodia’sHotel de la Paix reopenedthis month as the Park Hyatt Siem Reap— Hyatt’s first hotel in Cambodia. It has 108 rooms (from $280 a night), which feature dome-...
Lincoln has embarked on an ambitious program to remake itself, turning away from such traditional fare as the full-size Town Car and banking on a new generation of midsize cars and crossovers with...
Three full-floor residences in the neo-Georgian-style Whitman building on Madison Square Park have sold, but the historic structure’s penthouse is still available. Priced at $25 million unfurnished,...
Miami’s latest condo project is not inspired by the sand, the sea, or even the skyline, but rather by Great Britain’s most famous fictional secret agent. Upon its completion in early 2016, the Bond...
The striking Golden Bridge watch, first unveiled by Corum nearly 35 years ago, has been reimagined with a ceramic case. The black ceramic case is a technical feat for the brand, requiring a labor-...
The Ritz-Carlton , Los Angeles , is offering five exclusive getaway packages for two people to attend the American Music Awards from November 22 to 24. Priced at $15,000, the package includes three...

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