New & Noteworthy

England’s Blenheim Palace plays backdrop to a courtly display of classics, supercars, and concepts…
Robert A.M. Stern Architects has just released renderings of 30 Park Place—the New York firm’s new billion-dollar project—which includes the Four Seasons Private Residences New York Downtown . The 82...
With no aging, all tequilas come from the still as a clear blanco . However, as these agave distillates are barrel-matured to become reposados , añejos , or extra añejos , they take on ever-deepening...
During its auction at this month’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance—taking place August 15 and 16— Gooding & Company’s 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series II Coupe may be expected to fetch about...
Following up on the Wajer & Wajer Osprey 38 cruiser , the Dutch builder recently unveiled a sportier and more sociable speedboat, the Wajer 38 S . More than 2,100 pounds lighter than its sibling...
From Indo to Mexico, these retreats are a new wave in refinement, with premier surf breaks to boot…
Original footage of the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans shows the aluminum monocoque Porsche 956 chassis 003 sputtering for the win at the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans, narrowly crossing the finish line as...
A luxury hideout opens with convenient access to China’s giant pandas. Why Go: For tourists, pandas remain Chengdu’s main draw. Up-close rendezvous with the bears (native to central China’s...
The three-bedroom house features beautiful 1970s-era architecture and direct beach access...
Master distillers Jimmy Russell and his son Eddie have just announced one of their rarest bourbons, Wild Turkey Master’s Keep ($150). Aged 17 years, this limited edition is the oldest bourbon that...
Hiding among the green forests of Germany’s Grünwald is a $23 million masterpiece estate. Landscaped roofs almost camouflage the nearly 9,000-square-foot home even from an aerial view. One must look...
Emphasizing the simple forms of circles, squares, and triangles, a new wave of geometric jewelry designs is taking shape. Sleek and edgy, these pieces are softened by sparkling diamond and gemstone...
No fewer than three Brooklyn ateliers collaborated with the New York designer Erin Sullivan to create her striking handmade Hex bookends ($1,500 each, sold individually). From metal shop to...
Proof that creativity can strike at any moment, Buenos Aires–born architect and designer Daniel Germani was on a phone call when he began doodling the base of the Daniel Germani Designs Chaos console...
A photo exhibit, menu makeover, and concert are part of a 100-day tribute to the posh performer…
The naval architect Federico Fiorentino and the 26-year-old Italian shipyard Eurocraft have joined forces to create the 141-foot planing yacht Eldoris , which combines Fiorentino’s characteristically...
The Sonus Faber Venere S , for Signature , is the Italian speaker maker’s newest loudspeaker and now the flagship of its Venere collection. The collection launched three years ago, exemplifying the...
From mansions in the sky to townhouse duplexes, these are four of the hottest properties in Miami...
First shown at this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, Asztalos’ latest release is the Wiener Chair and Tea Table , created in collaboration with Luxury Living Group. If the studio’s founder,...
The new club features an expanded pool, more menu options, and a new lounge...
To emphasize that speed is the name of the game, Lotus recently unveiled its brand-new Lotus 3-Eleven at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England. Available in both road and race...
In June, the London wallpaper and furnishings brand de Gournay expanded into Asia, adding showrooms in Beijing and Shanghai to its repertoire of five stores in London, New York, Paris, Istanbul, and...
Saturday, August 15, Jay Leno will present a car at the Gooding & Company Monterey sale that held a special place for its owner and the people who knew him. Frederic Paroutaud owned his 1967...
The new Oban Little Bay is a welcome new single malt whisky from one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. Oban has always been a single malt whisky in short supply, primarily due to its Western...
The mod cruiser sports polished mahogany and teak, leather seats, and a windscreen from a Jaguar…
The holographic Quesada Cigars tobacco-leaf logo on the band is the first indication that this is no ordinary cigar. Likewise, the depth of coloring on the medium tan wrapper and the spicy-sweet...
The nearly 100-year-old pearl house Assael, known for its exquisite rare pearls, is turning its attention to wildlife preservation with the Endangered Species Collection by Julie Parker for Assael ,...
Following some of the recent interest generated by the Airbus EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style Helicopter and Airbus H160 medium-sized helicopter —the French aircraft manufacturer plans to spend two years...
The elegantly retro, diamond-faceted decanter of I.W. Harper 15 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon looks as if it has just been beamed into the 21st century from the 1920s, and with good reason: It...
Each villa has five bedrooms, an infinity pool, and Caribbean-themed decor...

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