New & Noteworthy

Earlier this month, after more than two years of construction and ahead of schedule, Heesen delivered the 213-foot yacht Galactica Star (formerly known as Project Omnia), the Dutch shipyard’s largest...
Billed as a state-of-the-art urban country club, Golf & Body NYC is a groundbreaking facility that offers golf aficionados a year-round, all-weather place to play. “I used to have to relearn golf...
Last month the Manhattan-based company Bespoke Global—which pairs its clients with accomplished designers and other highly skilled craftspeople for the development of custom furnishings—began working...
Part rock ’n’ roll, part fine furniture, the new Embassy Wing Chair is a collaboration between the fashion designer Logan Riese and the Los Angeles–based furnishings company Phyllis Morris , in honor...
Following a two-year renovation, the Hotel d’Angleterre in Copenhagen, Denmark, has reopened. While the nearly 260-year-old hotel’s ornate architecture remains, its original 123 rooms have been...
Miele’s Combi-Steam oven ($3,695) combines steam and convection in one device, as the company’s previous models have done, but it comes with a 40 percent larger interior, to cook more food. The new...
As a follow-up to the white Moxie showerhead that Kohler debuted last November, the appliances brand has made the musical device available in new colors and finishes: chartreuse, retro blue, navy...
Stately is a word usually associated with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars , but in the case of the new Wraith, another S word— stunning —seems far more appropriate. Based on a shortened Ghost platform, the...
One of the challenges of owning a high-performance vehicle is finding places that allow you to test the car’s limits on the road. Racetracks offer safe environments where you can open the throttle...
Take a gander at the 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe equipped with white-and-brown leather interior as part of the German automaker’s Individual program.
Let’s get this straight: The CXC Motion Pro II is not some video game on steroids. Rather, this full-motion simulator was built specifically as a trainer for professional racers, according to Chris...
Following a two-year restoration, Prince de Galles , a Luxury Collection Hotel, reopens this month with stylish new decor featuring art-deco-style furnishings, Saint Laurent marble floors, and bronze...
Long Island Distillery is a craft spirits producer surrounded by 5,000 acres at the western end of Long Island’s North Fork wine trail, not far from the Hamptons. This month it will release its first...
In 2009, as part of the annual Ultimate Gift Guide, Robb Report debuted a concept home cinema from the theater designer extraordinaire Theo Kalomirakis in collaboration with the commercial movie-...
Bedarra Island reopened this month on a private island off the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland, Australia. It had been ravaged by Cyclone Yasi in 2011. The sustainable island resort is located...
It was just four years ago that Aston Martin introduced the Rapide, and already the British automaker is back with a new and improved version of this sporty four-door. The new model, called the...
The Roman design firm Zuccon International Project, which the architects Gianni Zuccon and Paola Galeazzi founded in 1972, has designed countless yachts, including for shipyards in the Ferretti Group...
The following is one in a series of impressions taken at BaselWorld 2013, one of the Swiss watch industry’s most important venues for introducing new models. Anyone who has ever stood watching an old...
One of the Bahamas’ oldest settlements, Harbour Island has served as a home to pirates, British loyalists, and Prohibition-era outlaws. But over the last two decades, the idyllic island known for its...
Whether you plan to hit the beaches of Saint-Tropez or rest poolside in Los Angeles, the swimsuit asserts your summer style both in and out of the water. This season, men’s swimwear brands are...
Since 1999, when Florentine artist and jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno launched her New York–based fine jewelry company, Ippolita , it has been a top seller at Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue...
Faraone Mennella —run by the design duo Roberto Faraone Mennella and Amedeo Scognamiglio—opens its newest jewelry boutique this month in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, where it will showcase a collection...
The Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island opened in May with 138 rooms (from about $260 per night), including six suites, with floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over the city’s historic buildings on...
Just in time for summer, three notable luxury homes hit the market in California’s most beloved beach town. 25160 Malibu Road , $14,750,000 Scott Gillen , a builder known for having developed...
The transformation of Monastero Santa Rosa—a former monastery built in 1681 in the town of Conca dei Marini—into a resort worthy of this year’s Best of the Best honor took more than a decade. Here,...
In its 47th year, the Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance (held this time on June 30) is known for its lineup of some of the world’s best cars, from prewar classics to modern exotic models. This year’s...
Looking cumulatively at this year’s new-watch introductions, it might be tempting to declare that the recent revolution in watchmaking—the one that was supposed to take us to a future of daring...
Known for its use of luxurious materials, such as shagreen, precious metals, and polished horn, Scala Luxury has amassed an inventory of more than 450 furniture and accessories designs, all of which...
Less than two months old, Amanusa's 10 new villas are on offer for rent. The three- to six-bedroom private dwellings sit adjacent to the legendary resort, which opened in 1992 with 35 rooms. Each of...
A fast way to update your spring/summer wardrobe with a shot of personality is to add a bright-colored sport coat. They’re appearing a range of colors, including bright blue, crimson, and yellow; in...

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