New & Noteworthy

InterContinental Davos, Switzerland’s new mascot, earns the gold medal for largest resort and highest city—it is the highest city in Europe, in fact, and it hosted the 2014 World Economic Forum.
Zilli has developed its first collection of skiwear and skis this winter. The new products combine performance materials and the latest technology with Zilli’s design elements.
Honolulu’s Kahala Hotel and Resort will celebrate its 50th anniversary throughout 2014 with a variety of special perks and vacation packages.
Nominated as the best up-and-coming chefs in 2012, these Culinary Masters competitors went on to a year filled with more accolades, new restaurants, and a book deal. Katie Button of Cúrate, Asheville...
The Swedish camera maker Hasselblad has introduced the new amateur-friendly HV DSLR, which features a 24.3-megapixel full-frame sensor, a Carl Zeiss 24-to-70 mm lens and 35 mm full-frame HD-video...
Air France has unveiled its newly redesigned business-class seating. Conceived by Mark Collins of Design Investment, which has previously created cabins for Airbus and Lufthansa, the new business-...
This year’s two-day Artcurial Motorcars’ auction on February 7 and 8 totaled almost $40 million in sales, making it the most successful sale of collector cars in France...
For over 40 years, the month of January has brought automotive enthusiasts to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the Scottsdale Collector Car Auction Week . At the 2014 auctions, Barrett-Jackson, Gooding &...
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Hexagon has announced that it will cease selling new cars to focus entirely on classic-car sales through Hexagon Classics and the newly formed Hexagon Modern...
The 2014 Amelia Island Concours d’Eelgance is set to take place March 7 through 9 on its namesake coastal island near Jacksonville, Fla.
The Epic LT six-seat single-engine turboprop began as a build-it-yourself kit aircraft about 10 years ago. Now, the manufacturer is in the process of certifying the production version of that plane,...
The sailing yacht Mondango3, built by Alloy Yachts in Auckland, New Zealand, will be delivered to its owners later this month.
The new Arteriors showroom, which opened earlier this month on the corner of Melrose Avenue and Huntley Drive in West Hollywood, is the 25-year-old brand’s first store selling directly to consumers...
Resource Furniture, a 14-year-old distributor that specializes in multifunctional pieces that maximize space, is now the exclusive dealer of Stealth Kitchen Modules. Occupying a footprint as small as...
The U.S. exhibition of The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk (currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum) may be coming to an end this weekend, but starting in...
What does your favorite car have in common with ancient rulers, deities, and saints? It too can be immortalized in sculpture, thanks to the stone specialists at Lapicida . The English company has...
Perched on the rim of a dramatic gorge, Alila Jabal Akhdar christens the Sultanate of Oman’s newest luxury travel destination. Why Go: Three years ago, Sultan Qaboos issued a decree to establish an...
This January, the German porcelain house presented a 23-piece furniture collection at the historic villa that speaks to the company’s future.
Santa Fe is a haven for artists and a mecca for art lovers, with 200 galleries within 2 square miles. The following are a few stops to include in a leisurely gallery crawl. Gerald Peters Gallery A...
As the head of distilling and whisky creation for Glenmorangie , Bill Lumsden has been responsible for some extraordinary single malts finished in barrels that previously held something other than...
A Christian Liaigre–designed villa is currently for sale at Le Sereno, a beachfront hotel on the northeast end of St. Barts. The Parisian designer of interiors and furniture kept the 7,500-square-...
For the past 13 years, Fabio Micucci has selected the finest of Italy’s contemporary decorative arts for his eponymous showroom in Los Angeles, which he describes as an “Italian conceptual space.”...
Two of the world’s most celebrated shorelines—the Amalfi Coast and Santa Monica State Beach—will come together this week when Southern California’s Shutters on the Beach welcomes Positano’s Le...
In 2012, the Aston Martin Owners Club formed AMOC Racing , an organization that holds races throughout England to provide Aston Martin owners an opportunity to compete on professional auto-racing...
The owners of vineyards sometimes exhibit personalities every bit as faceted as their wines. Katherine Crofton Cebrian Pringle was such a person. This figure of 20th-century San Francisco society...
After receiving numerous requests from clients who travel to dangerous regions of the world for business, Garrison Bespoke has developed a custom bulletproof suit….
The classic seersucker suit has been given a contemporary spin this season by the 105-year-old New Orleans–based menswear brand Haspel . Its founder, Joseph Haspel Sr., helped popularize the...
In 2011, the London financiers and frequent travelers Abel Samet and Samuel Bail embarked on an obsessive 18-month search for the perfect travel bag. “Most leather bags we found were too flashy,...
“In cities across the world, guys are leaving the car behind and discovering the simple buzz of cycling,” says Michael Herz, a former creative director (with Graeme Fidler) of the Swiss menswear...
The 1923 New York Yankees world-championship watch presented to George Herman “Babe” Ruth will cross the auction block on February 22 at Heritage Auctions’ Sports Platinum Night Auction in New York...

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