New & Noteworthy

Of a magnitude similar to Oahu’s massive surf, Turtle Bay’s $50 million renovation is bringing a new wave of refinement to the luxury retreat. The sole resort on the island’s famed North Shore, its...
Having formerly succumbed to a fiery finish, a revered roadster will soon be resurrected. The Jaguar XKSS continuation will be hand-built to the exact specifications of the original 1957 model, and...
Auto-show season comes to a close in New York, where after months of unveilings and world debuts, some manufacturers still managed to save a few surprises for last. Unlike the Geneva International...
Baseball season is about to begin, and if you’re planning a visit to Boston to catch a Red Sox game, Hotel Commonwealth in the city’s Kenmore Square, has just the room for you. The Fenway Park Suite...
Already the Champagne of cosmopolitan addresses, Monte Carlo will have its innate effervescence enhanced with the launch of Dom Pérignon’s pop-up suite at Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo , now through...
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’...
A new 328-foot concept yacht promises to change the design parameters of expedition vessels. Impossible Productions Ink in New York and Tim Dempers Studio in Cape Town, South Africa, collaborated for...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...

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