New & Noteworthy

The nearly flawless, colorless diamond unearthed from a mine in Angola is the largest to ever come from the southwestern African nation and the 27th-largest diamond ever recorded. Measuring about 7...
Cognoscenti of sophistication and style, Italian artisans infuse beauty and craftsmanship throughout all genres of creativity, including one of their leading categories—boatbuilding. Italy, which is...
The developers at the major watch companies walk a fine line as they weigh their own visions and horological ambitions against commercial expediency. Even in the collector’s market, disciplined...
As any supervillain knows, never underestimate Mr. Bond, or in this case, his car, as 007’s Aston Martin DB10 sold on February 20 during Christie’s James Bond Spectre: The Auction for $3.5 million—...
Distinctive duality is on display with Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso One collection —a feminine homage to one of the manufacture’s horologic innovations from 85 years ago. The Swiss watchmaker’s...
The Point—that iconic Rockefeller camp turned adults-only resort on Upstate New York’s Saranac Lake—is an opulent and adventurous retreat where lavish wooded cabins have been dubbed “log mansions”...
Lady Gaga’s controversial David Bowie tribute, Taylor Swift’s record-breaking win, and Adele’s glitchy performance were not the only takeaways from the 58th Grammy Awards . From Carrie Underwood to...
BMW enthusiasts talk about old M cars with a light in their eyes. From the first M3, the E30, that garnered a small but fiercely loyal following to the E46 M3 that set a whole new generation...
The Oscar telecast is the most watched award show of the year, and the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday, February 28, will be no different. But even if you are not one of the 3,400 guests seated inside...
Maserati announces the first SUV in its history. On- and off-road performance pairs an electronic suspension with intelligent Q4 all-wheel drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission. Available with...
In 1493, plucky Italian explorer Christopher Columbus discovered St. Barts, a tiny tropical isle between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Today, the hotel Eden Rock, St. Barths, honors his...
Less than half an hour from Lake Tahoe, one of California’s most desirable getaways, Martis Camp , is the ideal home away from home. The 2,177-acre property boasts a Tom Fazio–designed golf course, a...
On February 19, the green flag will fly on the 2016 season of Lamborghini’s Esperienza and Accademia driving courses. The raging bull will charge out of the gate with experiential events geared for...
Switzerland has long been neutral ground—and we’re not talking about politics. Because the country lacks its own auto industry, the annual Geneva International Motor Show —taking place March 3...
In early December, the Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet welcomed clients, press, and celebrity friends of the brand to a “winter wonderland” at its new boutique on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills —...
During the recent Artcurial Rétromobile Auction in Paris, a 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti (chassis No. 0674) sold for $35.6 million, which is the second highest price ever paid for a Ferrari —or...
With France’s famed wine-growing region as a backdrop, the recently opened InterContinental Bordeaux—Le Grand Hotel pays homage to its posh predecessor, the Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa, while...
Tired of your best bottle of wine turning out tainted? Shafer Vineyards’ innovative cork technology ends the torment of trichloroanisole (TCA)—the corrupting compound that can vanquish even the...
Originally built in 1938 as the home of CBS, California’s 4.7-acre Columbia Square featured a tapestry of recording studios and theaters that bolstered the Golden Age of Hollywood. The area was...
With cinephiles focused on the upcoming Academy Awards on February 28, RobbReport.com looked back through some of Hollywood’s most unforgettable movies and the timeless memorabilia that helps make...
The spotlights remained forever focused on David Bowie , whether he was on stage or off, thanks to his unparalleled style. The British rock star continuously redefined not only music, but himself—...
A haven for horologic investments, Buben & Zörweg’s X-007 Extreme is a watch-winding vault built for Bond. The Germany-based safe manufacturer pairs its hallmark artistic aesthetic and innovative...
Only the most beautifully designed yachts can compete with an interior by Pininfarina—the legendary 86-year-old Italian coachbuilder known for its work with Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Maserati, and more...
A dream machine born from two different motorcycle modalities, Ducati’s Draxter concept bike is a beautiful beast. Built from the new XDiavel , a feet-forward, knees-in-the-breeze cruiser (the first...
After exploring the Bahamas and Cuba, Christopher Columbus reached the northeastern shore of Hispaniola (the modern-day Dominican Republic) in December of 1492, reportedly claiming, “There is no...
A conversation with the golf course architect and aviator. David McLay Kidd was born into the golf world. The Scotsman grew up around the Gleneagles Hotel, where his father was the director of...
Through precise heat-treating of lightweight titanium, David Yurman ( davidyurman.com ) has transformed the classic chain-link design into a series of stylish contemporary pieces. The heat treatment...
Music mavens will have a unique opportunity to acquire instruments from standout artists at Guernsey’s Guitar Auction on February 27, in New York City. Culled from several private collections, the...
Equal parts charming and vintage, New York’s DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) neighborhood features a restored 1920s carousel, a plethora of art galleries nestled in historic...
With a series of preliminary races, Bermuda offers a taste of what it will be like when it hosts the world’s most prestigious sailing competition. Drums pounding, bagpipes wailing, and resplendent in...

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