New & Noteworthy

Santoni’s antiqued Quebec oxford ($690) and Shipley boot ($795) exhibit the sort of soft patina that usually results from extensive wear and care. Yet the Italian shoemaker spends a painstaking three...
Every bit as fashionable as previous models, the new Vertu Ti mobile phone ( www.vertu.com ) is even more functional. It is equipped with the Android 4.0 operating system and has a 1.7 GHz processor...
If traveling to Paris or Milan only to be stuck inside a convention center—strolling through aisle after aisle of home decor booths—is not your idea of a good time, then you may wish to seek out such...
Kiawah Island, S.C., owes much of its allure to the 10,000-acre community’s slow, meticulous development of individually designed homes—an aesthetically minded approach that began with Kiawah’s...
With the launch of its latest catamaran, the Turkish brand Curvelle , in conjunction with the Curvelle-Logos shipyard, proves that two legs are better than one. Thanks to its wide beam and two-hull...
Now in its 15th year, the Gumball 3000 has established itself as one of the world’s most unique celebrations of the supercar culture. Each annual gathering draws numerous vehicles of the highest...
Fogo Island Inn opened this month off the northeastern coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Planned as a cultural and ecological hub, the inn was designed to take advantage of its remote location’s local...
When Joseph Phelps came to the Napa Valley as a construction executive in the late 1960s to oversee a major project, he did not realize that the venture would ultimately lead to a change in career...
Saying that Cigarette knows something about performance boats is like saying that Jackson Pollock was somewhat familiar with paint. Cigarette’s latest speedster, the 42 Huntress, is the fourth...
Trident Hotel and Trident Castle have opened in Port Antonio, Jamaica, offering exclusive accommodations with ocean and mountain views. The Trident Hotel has 13 freestanding villas, each with a...
Saying that Cigarette knows something about performance boats is like saying that Jackson Pollock was somewhat familiar with paint. Cigarette’s latest speedster, the 42 Huntress, is the fourth...
Of all the countless classifications of spirits, those with the widest spectrum of flavors are the single-malt whiskies from Scotland. Whether they come from the Highlands, the Lowlands, Campbeltown...
While Rolex is probably best known for its hard-to-find older steel Daytona models, the German watchmaker A. Lange & Söhne also produced a handful of steel Lange 1 models that are even more rare...
The Resort at Isla Palenque has opened on a 400-acre private island off the coast of Panama in the Gulf of Chiriqui. The property currently has six rooms and will be opening 10 tented suites this...
A definitive must on any car enthusiast’s checklist is a visit to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, especially now that the previously off-limits basement vault is open for tours...
The F12 descriptor, chosen by Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo, references the brand’s Formula 1 racing heritage and the car’s cylinder count; berlinetta is Italian for "little saloon." As of mid-...
As the lure and legend of a true “barn find” grows here in the United States, the opportunity to actually obtain an extremely rare classic car in pristine condition with low mileage is hard to come...
Mecum Auctions has built its reputation around one very important niche in the collector-car market: American muscle. So, naturally, it is the company offering up one of the world’s most famous...
Pininfarina , the Italian automotive design firm, has partnered with Chivas Regal to pay tribute to Chivas Regal 18 Year Old scotch. Pininfarina created two custom carrying cases with wood-and-veneer...
Nizuc Resort and Spa had its soft opening last month in Punta Nizuc, Mexico, at the gateway to the Riviera Maya. The property has 274 suites and 29 private villas set among the lush scenery of...
What happens when 20 top interior designers collaborate to create toy houses? The results are in: Ten dollhouses—each a one-of-a-kind work of art—have been outfitted with the same level of detail and...
The Exhibit: View from the People Wall, Re-think the Eames When: April 9 to May 3 Where: Design Project Room, Geneva University of Art and Design The American designers Charles Eames (1907–1978) and...
For years, Ferrari and McLaren have battled each other in the rarefied air of Formula 1 racing, but increasingly they have taken that competition to the street, now that the U.K.-based McLaren has...
Robb Report ’s Private Aviation Forum is where the members of our Private Aviation Advisory Board discuss the hot-button issues that directly affect jet owners, fractional-share holders, and fliers...
The new Bikini Island line, conceived by the German designer Werner Aisslinger for the Italian company Moroso , features sculptural chairs that appear as though they were dip-dyed, and a modular...
Ideally sited between two golf courses and close to both South Beach and Bal Harbour, Peloro Miami Beach will offer 113 condominiums within a seven-story structure on a 1.2-acre lot, as well as boat...
The Restaurant at Meadowood , one of Napa Valley’s favorite destinations, has freshened up its design, added an expansive bar menu, and opened a new lounge, where guests can order cocktails and...
A new Anantara opened in March in Xishuangbanna, China, tucked away in the lush forests of the Yunnan Province, with 80 rooms and 23 pool villas. The resort seeks to meld Chinese, Thai, and Burmese,...
Located on the Upper East Side, on East 61st Street and Madison Avenue, the 1950s-era Carlton House , with its limestone-and-brick facade, has the kind of elegant appearance that only comes with age...
Now open at the Viceroy Anguilla and at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro (see our City Style guide to Rio here ) , Seaside Luxe’s newest resort-based boutiques are bringing the company’s well-...

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