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The Chedi Sakala, Bali, raises the bar for luxury along the white-sand beaches of Bali’s Tanjung Benoa neighborhood. Why Go: Tanjung Benoa is best known for its calm seas and plethora of marine...
Como Hotels and Resorts has partnered with Chapman Freeborn to host a seven-night travel package with private flights to and from Bhutan. Upon arrival, guests will divide their time between Como’s...
The Maldives’ new Cheval Blanc Randheli is primed to become one of the best resorts in the world. Why Go: In the luxury sector, a single group of brands parented by the company LVMH Hotel Management...
Wally’s Auction House will hold its inaugural New York auction, with more than $3 million worth of fine and rare wines, on November 13 at an exclusive dinner at the Whitney Museum of American Art...
Kaleidescape ’s media players and servers have long been favorites of audio-video system installers looking to provide their clients with a whole-home solution for playing back music and movies from...
Things are looking up at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples, following a face-lift this summer of the grande dame on Florida’s Vanderbilt Beach. Why Go: Firmly established as the social center of Naples, Fla...
Evan Yurman, the trailblazing chief design director for David Yurman, has created a collectible bottle stopper for Patrón Añejo tequila that reflects his edgy design aesthetic, which often pairs...
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...
A rare Archibald Quincy Jones estate in Trousdale—an exclusive enclave of Beverly Hills—is now on the market. The modernist architect and University of Southern California professor, better known as...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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