New & Noteworthy

Sonus Faber , Italy’s prominent loudspeaker manufacturer, began delivering its new Olympica line of speakers this month. The line comprises two floor-standing models and a smaller, stand-mounted/...
The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond 1950-1990 opened this month at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, featuring 150 specially selected jewelry designs that reflect the brand’s defining...
For the opening of its new 6,000-square-foot penthouse suite, occupying the entire eighth floor, Rome’s Regina Hotel Baglioni is featuring an art installation titled Luxury Is Not a Waste . Vincenzo...
It’s difficult to say the words “single malt” without quickly following them up with “scotch.” But while Scotland is indeed the largest producer of single-malt whiskies, Japan is the second-largest...
Wajer & Wajer , the Dutch builder of sophisticated weekend cruisers and tenders, has launched its new flagship, the Osprey 38. Whereas the yard’s previous flagship, the Osprey 37, was more of a...
Thailand’s Anantara has opened the first glass-floored, overwater accommodations in the United Arab Emirates. Anantara Dubai The Palm debuted September 15 on the eastern side of Dubai’s most famous...
The Harry Winston Ocean Tourbillon Jumping Hour—one of the latest timepieces in the watchmaker’s Ocean Collection—employs a new mechanical movement that features both a tourbillon and a jumping hour...
Tumi has made it easier to have your cocktail on the go with its new smart and stylish cocktail-ready cases and backpacks. The Italian-made Tumi Mixology Set ($4,995) comes equipped with a bottle...
Lamborghini is issuing yet another limited edition version of the Gallardo, this time recognizing its motorsports effort with a street going version of the Super Trofeo race car called the Squadra...
Using the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance as a backdrop, General Motors’ luxury division unveiled a new concept coupe that foreshadows an all-new rear-drive flagship line that could appear within...
From October 25 to 27, Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort will provide a getaway into the legendary Lompoc Wine Ghetto, one of the most concentrated pockets of winemaking in California’s Santa Ynez region...
The luxury beach resort Ayana has opened a new enclave on its 190-acre property. Set back from the ocean, in the forest, Rimba Jimbaran Bali launched this month with contemporary rooms overlooking...
The British photographer Pam Weinstock has been selling her nature-focused images since 2009, and more recently she has made some of her one-off furniture pieces available as well. Now the artist is...
These new chandeliers, lamps, and sconces are lighting up the market in a variety of materials, from blown glass to translucent porcelain to brass. Baroncelli London and New York The family-owned...
The Rolls Royce Phantom I was built in the 1920s as a replacement for the marque’s original Silver Ghost, but Umed Singh II, the maharaja of Kotah (India), envisioned something different for the...
The Turkish yacht builder RMK Marine and the acclaimed Italian design firm Hot Labs Yacht & Design have unveiled details on the much-anticipated RMK 5000 Explorer concept. Designed to perform...
After nearly 25 years as the city’s premier seafood restaurant, downtown Los Angeles’s famed Water Grill has opened its second location—in view of the Pacific, on Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica. The 8,...
The bathroom manufacturer Duravit launched its DuraStyle and Happy D.2 collections this summer in North America, and now the German brand is making a number of whirlpool-bath technologies available...
Timed with the company’s 180th anniversary this year, Jaeger-LeCoultre has unveiled the Jubilee Collection, which celebrates some of its best historic timepieces in striking new variations. Inspired...
On October 9, Nobu Matsuhisa will gather 28 of his executive and sushi chefs from Nobu restaurants across the country—including Malibu, Miami, Aspen, and New York—to host an exclusive seven-course...
Just in time to pack up for your fall getaway, there are many new versatile weekender bags in a range of smart shapes, supple leathers, and rich colors. Here are six of our favorite new styles. Etro...
The family that owns David Family Wines is not named David. This boutique producer of Pinot Noir based in Santa Rosa, Calif., was founded in 2006 by Michelle Reeves, an entrepreneur from Australia...
The wallpaper company Graham & Brown opened in 1946, on the heels of World War II and during a period of paper shortages. Sixty-seven years later, the still-thriving East Coast manufacturer is...
The site of a former Vons grocery store is set to become the next luxury-living enclave in California’s Central Coast region. Alma del Pueblo —a three-story residential development in Santa Barbara’s...
The jeweler Paolo Costagli has assembled a mouthwatering collection of unusual, hard-to-find colored gemstones for his new Bespoke series of one-of-a-kind pieces. Extraordinary gem specimens include...
On October 7, two extraordinary diamonds will hit the auction block: An enormous 118.28-carat D-flawless diamond nearly the size of a small chicken egg—the largest D-flawless diamond ever to appear...
The reopening of the Hermès flagship boutique in Beverly Hills—which took place last week following an 18-month renovation—marks a new era in the brand’s U.S. retail presence. Its address at 434...
Montblanc has introduced the newest model in its Nicolas Rieussec chronograph collection, which launched five years ago boasting a rotating disc in the place of hands to measure the hour. The new...
A good year is worth its weight in wine, according to the Napa Valley winery Domaine Carneros , which has announced that for $20,000, it will stock the cellars of Champagne lovers for the next year...
Mercedes-Benz had barely taken the wraps off its new S-Class before it also announced the high-performance AMG version of the flagship sedan. Usually, a manufacturer will introduce a new model and...

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