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From 1929, G. Lorenzi ( lorenzi.it ) was the source in Milan for exquisite men’s accessories and cutlery artfully handcrafted from such rare materials as horn and ebony. But in 2014, much to the...
If dinner and drinks in the company of classic and custom-made cars sounds like a good time, Miami has a new nightclub for you. The Miami Supercar Rooms ( miamisupercarrooms.com ), which opened in...
We may have turned our clocks forward this season, but guests of the Spa Montage Beverly Hills can turn the clocks back with skincare offered by the spa’s newest partner, L.Raphael Genève. The brand’...
Perhaps the most coveted feature of the new 41-story Pacific Gate luxury condominium complex in San Diego, Calif., is its stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and city skyline. Designed by...
A stone’s throw from Beverly Hills, the 40-story Ten Thousand is a new luxury apartment tower that promises resort-style living. Developed by Crescent Heights real estate, the high-rise tower...
Often overlooked in favor of the beach, Sri Lanka’s lush interior offers some of the South Asian country’s most breathtaking scenery. Promising to lure luxury travelers inland, Tri is a 6-acre resort...
When asked if his newest exercise machine is supposed to look scary, Sebastien Lagree blows a kiss and says, “Yes! Exactly!” Lagree is the creator of this Supraformer and the Lagree Fitness workout...
Shoppers browse three floors of Massimo Piombo’s colorful and boldly patterned clothing at the recently opened MP Massimo Piombo store ( mpmassimopiombo .com ) in Milan. “We mix colors and styles as...
In 1940, Shirley Temple’s stepfather paid $7,210 for a cushion-cut, fancy deep blue diamond ring in celebration of the child actress’s 12th birthday and her 44th film release, The Blue Bird . At the...
Miami is known for over-the-top homes, but a select few still manage to stand out. Such is the case for Villa Venetian , a Miami Beach property (about $17 million) seemingly suspended over the bay...
No longer polar opposites, luxury and Antarctic exploration have become synonymous thanks in part to International Nature and Cultural Adventures (INCA) and its Across the Southern Ocean experience...
“I believe in the jacket as the most essential part of a guy’s wardrobe, probably next to his jeans,” says Jeffrey Rüdes ( jeffreyrudes.com ), who established his eponymous Los Angeles–based fashion...
Three years after its acquisition by the deep-pocketed owners of England’s Chewton Glen, Cliveden House —the famed 17th-century estate on the banks of the River Thames—has emerged from a multimillion...
Though its bottle may be blue, this powerful new antiaging serum from Kerstin Florian relies not on blueberries to rejuvenate skin, but on raspberries, goji berries, and other super fruits high in...
When Garance Primat—the daughter of the French oil baron and billionaire Didier Primat—inherited her father’s 2,100-acre holiday retreat in the Charente region of France, her first order of business...
Scientific evidence is amassing to give credence to the adage about the health benefits of eating an apple a day. A new study released from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the...
The latest sunglasses present a variety of shapes, sizes, and lenses that promise to satisfy any mood or personality. Among the season’s hottest styles (clockwise from top) are Bottega Veneta...
Will you lead the pack, or bring up the rear? Cyclists who saddle up in Technogym’s new Group Cycle studio at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas will discover how they stack up to...
As complex cocktails using bolder spirits have come to dominate the boozy zeitgeist in the last decade or so, vodka has become the favorite punching bag of the cocktail cognoscenti. In fact, the most...
This summer, Chicagoans will be seeing red as the Oak Street Council and the Ferrari Club of America block off Oak Street and spread out 500 feet of red carpet for the daylong Ferraris on Oak...
When Jean-François Piège opened Le Grand Restaurant ( jeanfrancoispiege.com ) in Paris last fall, critics swooned over the magnificent interior. Instead of the fussy Louis decor that usually signals...
The revered resort brand Aman has deemed the Dominican Republic the next hot destination for its “Amanjunkie” loyalists. In November, the company opened Amanera atop a cliff along the Caribbean...
Italy wants not for luxuries. From its fashion to its food, the country has a reputation for fine craft and incredible attention to detail. The destination perennially tops vacation wish lists,...
Lincoln continues its renaissance with the daring Navigator Concept , unveiled on the cusp of the New York International Auto Show. Design director David Woodhouse, in an exclusive tête-à-tête, gave...
The Man of Steel may have otherworldly superpowers, but the Dark Knight defines the indomitable human spirit—a self-made hero fabricated from ingenuity and technological savvy (along with a...
In 2014, an Airbnb-style website of top-tier hotel suites emerged for those who love the luxury lifestyle. Since then, Suiteness , which is the first travel site to offer exclusive online bookings...
Built in 1704 and situated in the picturesque English countryside, Goodnestone Park is a Downton Abbey–esque estate with a fascinating history: Jane Austen’s brother Edward and her sister-in-law...
Known as the queen of Hollywood romance, author Jackie Collins wrote 32 steamy novels during her prolific career, several of which became movies. Colorfully depicting Hollywood scandals and trysts,...
Porsche enthusiasts can experience a taste of heaven this April at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction , where a bevy of vintage cars will be sold to the highest bidders. The most retro car on...
As questions swirl about the authenticity of imported olive oil, the quality of California oils keeps rising. Now three distinguished new purveyors are releasing bottles from the abundant 2015...

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