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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…
With Vacheron Constantin’s Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 , the world’s oldest continuously operating manufacture advances the art of horology while remaining true to its past. The new timepiece...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Spirit of Bali ” The village of Ubud is the epicenter of Bali’s Hindu culture, where ancient temples rise from forests filled with...
Rimowa (a 117-year-old German luggage manufacturer) has built a stunning modern replica of the historic Junkers F13 airplane , which was built by the Germans at the end of World War I (and named for...
In October, Robb Report Club Members took in the brilliant oranges, reds, and yellows of New England’s fall foliage through Aston Martin windshields, stopping throughout the drive at a curated...
Indian Motorcycle , the first American motorbike manufacturer and a mainstay of the motorsport for the first half of the 20th century, has been going full-throttle since its return in 2013—and the...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Celebratory Smokes ” Partagás Aniversario To commemorate the 170th anniversary of its Partagás...
Two years ago, when Lamborghini was debuting the Veneno Roadster , the company chose 1201 Laurel Way in Beverly Hills to host a VIP viewing event. The home’s five-car showroom—where floor-to-ceiling...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ The Human Factor ” Relationships define the terroir-rich wines of Donelan Family in California’s Sonoma County. The same asset that...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Limited Editions ” Quesada Reserva Privada A medium-mild cigar, the Quesada Reserva Privada...
This holiday season, aviation fanatics can tour the Caribbean like never before, island hopping in a private Gulfstream G650 jet and experiencing some of the world’s most thrilling airport landings...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Magic Dragon ” The Gift: ❄ DeepFlight’s new 16-foot-long, two-person submersible. ❄$1.5 million Although the new DeepFlight Dragon...
As a prelude to the opening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens , Sotheby’s will host Return of the Nigo , an auction comprising much of Japanese entrepreneur Nigo’s personal collection of Star Wars...
Originally published in the November/December issue of Host’s Guide as “ Dessert Wines ” R.A. Harrison Family Cellars 2009 Nobility While at Beringer Vineyards, Roger Harrison honored the legacy of...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ The Dish Down Under ” Farm-to-table is nothing new in New Zealand, where long-standing agricultural traditions are finally translating...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ Phinisi Fantasies ” Silolona Sojourns’ sailing expeditions through Indonesia uncover a wondrous world of whale hunters, dragons, and...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Into the Light ” Davidoff Winston Churchill Short Series Unlike other Churchill cigars,...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Lost and Profound ” In 2008, three veteran spirits executives teamed up to launch the Last Drop Distillers Limited, an independent...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Above and Beyond ” The Gift: ❄ A donation to Rhinos Without Borders to fund the organization’s capture, transport, and release of two...

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