New & Noteworthy

The Hermès family upholds its tradition of producing practical products and elegant curiosities that, in turn, create meaning and memories for generations of owners.
While traversing the sea in a superyacht is a singular experience, the excessive amount of fuel consumed by these thirsty vessels can put a damper on the festivities—and the owner’s bank account. But...
“If everything is under control, you’re not going fast enough,” said renowned racer Mario Andretti—but that was before he had a chance to drive any of the high-powered performers that debuted in 2015...
The new Overmarine Mangusta 132 yacht, which made its debut at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show, is not just a typical undifferentiated middle child. The fourth model of the Mangusta Maxi Open series,...
From gorgeous smart devices to gym togs, these gifts are the ideal fit for health enthusiasts.
Situated on a more than 200-foot stretch of sugary beachfront, 3700 Ocean Drive in Vero Beach, Fla., is a resort-style tropical oasis. Flanked by palm trees, fire pits, gardens, and an ocean-facing...
Whether a safari by water or helicopter is more your speed, the newly reopened Belmond Eagle Island Lodge excels at both. Why Go: Surrounded by some of the deepest stretches of the Okavango Delta,...
From December 27 through January 8, a convoy of three classic cars will be making the pilgrimage back to their point of production in Detroit, Mich., during the Drive Home rally—a collaboration...
While many megayachts rely on repetitive interior design to fill space, the A Group’s 279-foot A470 yacht concept renounces such redundancy. Streamlined in both look and layout, the five-deck dandy...
Once home to Hawaii’s largest pineapple plantation, Lanai (located nine miles west of Maui) is Hawaii’s smallest inhabited island, and the ideal tropical getaway for those seeking the ultimate in...
Los Angeles–based seafood restaurant Providence has been celebrating its 10th anniversary since June of this year with a series of celebrity guest chef dinners , and the end of the festivities is...
It’s been 26 years since the hoverboard first floated into our collective consciousness, thanks to the 1989 film Back to the Future Part II . From the moment Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) traveled to...
The Lady 8 Flower collection from Swiss watchmaker Jaquet Droz celebrates femininity in fabulous fashion. An exquisite reflection of the manufacture’s nearly 300 years of horologic artistry, the...
Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November, the Bentley Bentayga First Edition SUV is being hailed as the fastest, most powerful vehicle in its class. Featuring a twin-turbocharged, 6-liter W-...
In 2009, American entrepreneur and humanitarian Peter Thum traveled to war-ravished areas in Africa with the express purpose of finding a way to reduce gun violence across the continent. After...
Starting in mid-2016, the Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 passenger jets will feature lie-flat seating and luxury design elements. The premium-class cabins, developed in partnership with Italian design...
After a six-month restoration, the 1997 Panoz Esperante GTR-1 Le Mans Homologation Special was a darling of the 2015 Dubai International Motor Show, which took place mid-November. But this one-of-a-...
Travelers yearning for an adventure off the beaten path need look no farther than the Cazenove + Loyd monkey safari . The 11-day Brazilian trip winds from Rio de Janeiro to Tiradentes and then from...
Passengers on business jets may soon have a new option for passing the time on long flights—a glass-enclosed SkyDeck installed at the top of the fuselage that would provide 360-degree views of the...
For many, the days of regal banquets and traditional place settings are a thing of the past. Today’s hosts prefer spontaneity over formality, with spur-of-the-moment meals and relaxed gatherings of...
As Art Basel begins taking over Miami’s booming Design District, we offer our top recommendations…
Every December, Art Basel Miami turns the already pulsating Miami scene into a whirlwind. But the four-day extravaganza, set to descend upon the Magic City for its 14th year on December 3 through 6,...
McLaren 675LT Spider will be priced at $372,600. Only 500 examples of the car will be made. With 666 hp, it is McLaren’s fastest convertible yet. A 3.8-liter, twin-turbo V-8 engine allows...
Hundreds of artisans, celebrities, and sightseers will soon descend upon the streets of Miami for Art Basel , taking place December 3 through 6. After feasting their eyes on some of the world’s...
Although many of the year’s hottest cars already made their first appearances a few months ago in Frankfurt , a few manufacturers saved some love for the Los Angeles Auto Show with world debuts from...
Last year, interior designer Holly Hunt told The Wall Street Journal, “There’s nothing worse than drywall and carpet. You need wood, stone, metal, and plaster.” Expect much of the latter in Hunt’s...
Tucked above Pacific Coast Highway in the Pacific Palisades, a wealthy West Los Angeles suburb, 14800 Corona Del Mar holds a significant claim to fame—it is the only case-study home by midcentury...
Earlier this month, Lucara Diamond, a Canadian-based mining company with quarries in Botswana and Lesotho, unearthed the second-largest diamond ever discovered, the Karowe AK6 . Discovered in...
All-wheel drive too tame for you? The new rear-wheel-drive Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2 provides the responsive feel of a racecar for drivers who want to add a little spice to their Sant’Agata bull...
The story of how a crafty thief stole Breguet’s Marie Antoinette pocket watch—and got away scot-free…

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