New & Noteworthy

Top European stemware manufacturers celebrate their notable collections with these exquisite new goblets, flutes, and crystal accessories. Lalique Wingen-sur-Moder, France Last fall, crystal...
The usually tranquil country roads of California’s premier wine region once again resound with the revving of supercharged engines and flash with glints of polished chrome as a select cadre of Robb...
Chefs Todd English, Michael Chiarello, Christopher Kostow, and Masaharu Morimoto are headlining this year’s Flavor! Napa Valley Wine and Food Festival , from November 20 to 24. The five-day event,...
Ahead of its official launch in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Porsche Macan SUV has been spotted during testing in Southern California. Details of this addition to the German automaker’s...
Boffi’s Duemilaotto line of contemporary kitchen cabinetry, which was introduced in 2008, now includes an innovative way to conceal a washer and dryer. The first models of the multiunit shelving...
After being out of print for almost four decades, the Zervos Picasso Catalogue —the authoritative reference on Pablo Picasso’s life work—will be available exclusively through Sotheby’s starting in...
This fall, silversmith and tableware company Christofle has added a Beverly Hills showroom to its list of over 70 store locations around the globe. Though the French brand is steeped in nearly two...
Over the last century, Poltrona Frau has become known worldwide not only for its au courant furniture but also for the leather it supplies to top automobile marques such as Ferrari, Maserati, and...
The Viceroy New York ’s interiors by Roman and Williams are garnering attention among Manhattan’s slew of recent luxury-hotel openings. Why Go: Ever stylish and well-dressed, Viceroy hotels tend to...
Louis Roederer has wrapped its Cristal 2002 jeroboam in 23 feet of hand-carved 24-karat-gold latticework ($25,000). Designed by the Paris-based artist Philippe Di Méo, this is the first limited-...
Omega has issued a limited-edition version of its 1969 Seamaster Bullhead chronograph—one the brand’s most sought-after timepieces—with a new automatic movement. The new Co-Axial calibre 3113...
In just nine years since its founding, Nisi Yachts has quickly risen to the forefront of the maritime design world, thanks largely to the trademark angular lines of models such as the 2400, which...
Look closely at Breguet’s special-project pocket watches
Time is best when shared, according to the Swiss watchmaker Montblanc , which has released a limited run of 58 pairs of his-and-hers watches—available only as a set ($103,200)—with matching dials...
Louis Moinet received a lot of attention in 2010 for its $4.5 Million Meteoris series, which featured slices of meteorites on four limited-edition watches. Now the boutique watchmaker is at it again...
The shoe brand Harrys of London , known for stylish, comfortable men’s footwear, has teamed up with Frette, the Italian maker of fine linens, on a capsule collection of fall footwear. The unlikely...
More than one media mogul has been cautioned to slow down and take a break from the industry. But when Steve McPherson’s wife, Jennifer, gave the then-president of ABC Entertainment this advice, she...
Families and weekend warriors looking for upscale mountain homes may find nirvana in this High Sierra enclave.
Occupying the entire top floor of the eight-story Regina Hotel Baglioni, the new 6,028-square-foot penthouse offers guests a residential oasis in the heart of the Eternal City. The Milan-based...
Just 14 lucky guests will get an unparalleled view of the untouched mangrove swamps, six miles of waterways, and some 200 species of wildlife native to Mayakoba, Mexico, as a part of the Wildlife...
Sunreef Yachts has unveiled the design concept for its latest custom megayacht, the 210-foot 210 Power Trimaran . As Sunreef’s first model with three hulls, the vessel is more stable at its cruising...
On November 10, chef Josiah Citrin will host a seven-course dinner—along with other chefs including Trey Foshee (a cohost of the event) of George’s at the Cove in La Jolla, Calif., and Michael Tusk...
The Flatiron Room , which has one of the most comprehensive whiskey selections in Manhattan, is paring down its 750-bottle list to feature six of its most important, celebrated vintages in a 14-...
Jaguar , thanks to its partnership with Land Rover, has long resisted the siren call to develop an SUV or crossover, concentrating instead on sedans, coupes, and sports cars and leaving more truck-...
Last year, Bentley introduced V-8 power to its Continental line for the first time in the Continental GT coupe and convertible. It has now tweaked the formula to offer a more powerful version that...
The audio quality delivered by smartphones falls far short of the tolerance of serious audiophiles, but the V-Moda Vamp Verza helps bridge the gap between hi-fi and on-the-go audio. The new Vamp...
The artisanal condiment maker Kensington & Sons has added a line of mayonnaises to its offerings that surpasses anything one is likely to find on supermarket shelves. Sir Kensington’s Gourmet...
Casa Herradura, which invented the reposado category nearly four decades ago, recently reinvented the popular spirit with Herradura Colección de la Casa Reserva 2012 , the first bottling in a series...
The Dutch yacht company Moonen Shipyards has teamed up with the all-star designer Nick Mezas to create a series of smaller motor yachts ranging from 59 to 79 feet. The announcement came shortly after...
A collection of 270 Champagnes dating from 1914 to 2004 will make their debut on November 13, when Sotheby’s London auctions off Moët & Chandon’s Grand Vintage Collection. The bottles were...

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