New & Noteworthy

Sotheby’s London will bring Amedeo Modigliani’s Jeanne Hébuterne (au foulard) —a portrait of the Italian artist’s lover Jeanne Hébuterne — to auction as part of its Impressionist & Modern Art...
The Sennheiser Orpheus beautifully combines some 6,000 components with a gorgeous (and supremely rigid) base of Carrara marble, and it pristinely conveys every recorded detail to provide a level of...
Audio: Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 90 The BeoLab 90 features 18 drivers sourced from Denmark’s Scan-Speak. Each of those units has its own onboard amplifier, and together the amps deliver 8,200 watts...
In a new collaboration, eyewear manufacturer Randolph Engineering has partnered with Detroit design brand Shinola to transform two of Randolph’s signature designs into fresh eyewear. Originally...
Lambo lovers in Southern California will be making a pilgrimage to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles for the North American debut of the Lamborghini Centenario on June 11 . The free event...
Revered for her biting comedic commentary and her impeccable sense of fashion, Joan Rivers made an indelible impact on the cultural landscape. This June, fans of the comedic genius (who passed away...
In the heady post–Memorial Day weeks—when seersucker, linen, and white shoes make their annual reappearance—our thoughts may turn to frothy, fruity drinks. But let’s get real—there’s never a bad time...
After decades of producing ultra-premium cigars from the Dominican Republic, Davidoff recently began experimenting with tobaccos from other parts of the world. This year, it blended Brazilian leaf—...
Long known for its full-bodied Nicaraguan puros, the family-owned and -operated Padrón brand created the Dámaso to suit contemporary tastes for a lighter smoke. It used Nicaraguan tobaccos for the...
A properly constructed box-pressed torpedo is a testament to the skills of a cigar maker. The bunching of the filler leaves has to be consistent, all the way to the tip of the perfecto head, so that...
If you long for the soft, savory flavor of a Jamaican-made Macanudo, try the Estate Reserve 2015: It tastes very much like one of those decades-gone cigars. Macanudo-branded cigars are now made in...
Elegant as this torpedo’s black-and-silver bands are, they unfortunately conceal most of the flawless, silken Nicaraguan Cuban-seed wrapper from Nestor Plasencia’s 2013 harvest. But once you remove...
This latest offering from Superformance, a Southern California company that distributes 1960s-era racecar replicas and continuation models, is a re-creation of a road racer that Corvette patriarch...
With its jackrabbit logo prominently displayed up front, the new Terlingua Mustang looks like the one that Shelby American built nearly a decade ago to mark the 40th anniversary of the Terlingua...
High-profile figures ranging from government officials to celebrities have used Becker Automotive Design’s vans and SUVs to travel comfortably, securely, or both. The Southern California company’s...
The Brute Double Cab DC350 is an American classic off-roader made invincible. It’s based on the Jeep Wrangler and inspired by the Land Rover Defender 130, the original off-road rhino. American...
A pleasure to observe in action and the definition of reliability, today’s finest luxury watches are just like Dad—handsome examples of complexity and elegance. Here are 10 new watches in time for...
Barret-Jackson rolls into Connecticut for the inaugural edition of its Northeast collector-car auction , to be held at the Mohegan Sun resort and casino in Uncasville, June 23 through 25. The auction...
Ten years after opening his first steak restaurant, Cut by Wolfgang Puck , in Beverly Hills, Calif., Wolfgang Puck celebrated the occasion with an anniversary dinner. On June 3, Puck—who was a...
It’s almost time for that one day a year when dad gets the spotlight. And while showering him with gifts certainly doesn’t prove a child’s love, it certainly doesn’t hurt. From a set of wireless...
With a capacity of 62 guests and a nimble size allowing for off-the-beaten-charts cruising, Crystal Esprit is more intimate superyacht than ocean liner. The newest launch from the acclaimed Crystal...
The rye revival is transforming what had become a rough-edged swig back into the complex whiskey it once was. And this past year, WhistlePig produced a bottle that soared past the world’s greatest...
Visitors to Bowmore’s No. 1 Vaults on the blustery Islay shores of Loch Indaal can feel the caress of the gentle saltwater spray that helps give this single malt its character. A precious few of...
There is a certain poignancy in sipping a great whisky that can never be created again. This 26-year-old is from distiller William Grant’s Ghosted series, sourced from distilleries that no longer...
In Las Vegas earlier this year, at Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill in Caesars Palace, I committed a sin. Knowing the restaurant stocked fine tequilas, I ordered a Premium Margarita made with Partida Elegante...
To make this limited-edition Dominican rum, the Brugal family’s maestros roneros —masters of rum—each year select rums from 36 of the rarest casks among the 250,000 aging in Brugal’s Puerto Plata...
A tale of long-forgotten barrels discovered in the shadowy corners of an old brick warehouse adds a note of intrigue to any spirit, including this 21-year-old Kentucky bourbon. It was distilled in...
If ever there was a gin to inspire conversation, this is it: a superbly crafted spirit by Crispin Cain, a Mendocino, Calif., distiller who ages his wheat-based London dry gin for one year in ex-...
High Jewelry: Van Cleef & Arpels Carpe Koï Some high-jewelry watches resemble traditional timepieces, and others appear fantastical. The Carpe Koï—a one-of-a-kind fish-inspired sculpture that Van...
High Jewelry: Van Cleef & Arpels Carpe Koï Some high-jewelry watches resemble traditional timepieces, and others appear fantastical. The Carpe Koï—a one-of-a-kind fish-inspired sculpture that Van...

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