New & Noteworthy

Like many Swiss brands in recent years, the American jewelry and watch brand David Yurman has radically altered the look of its Classic watch model by completely clothing it in black. But while most...
The Wimbledon Experience, which provides exclusive tours and hospitality for the Championships at Wimbledon tennis tournament (from June 24 through July 7), is offering U.S. corporations and...
Known for its seating, case goods, lighting, outdoor furniture, and other home furnishings that put a modern twist on traditional Italian designs, Fendi Casa is thinking outside the showroom by...
Top designers are bringing high style to some of Los Angeles’s newest residential buildings. BEVERLY WEST The Project: Thirty-five units spread out over 22 floors overlooking the Los Angeles Country...
Since 1842, when the 270-year-old house of Moët & Chandon began maintaining records, it has produced only 70 vintage Champagnes, each one representing an exemplary harvest. But the two latest...
La Mille Miglia , whose name translates from Italian as “1,000 Miles,” is one of Italy’s most celebrated road rallies. Held 24 times from 1927 to 1957, the Mille (as it is more affectionately known)...
Following a four-week refurbishment, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in London will not only feature fresh interiors; it will feature a fresh culinary presence, with Clare Smyth as the new head chef. Ramsay...
Influenced by everything from chinoiserie and art deco to the Bauhaus and African tribal works, the American designer Karl Springer (1931–1991) was known for his furniture and accessories in a range...
Since its launch in 2001, Time & Place has been providing short-term luxury-home rentals with five-star concierge service. The company has spent more than a decade developing its portfolio of...
Panama’s Pearl Islands have long held hidden treasures. The archipelago of some 39 islands and 100 islets, located about 56 miles off the coast of Panama City, has yielded some of the world’s most...
Ferrari has entered the hybrid arena at full throttle. LaFerrari ( www.ferrari.com ), which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March, is powered by a 6.3-liter, 789 hp V-12 engine and an...
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...

Pages