New & Noteworthy

Martin Green has served as Bonhams’ whisky specialist since 2008, though his most shining achievement in the world of whisky collecting occurred in 1989, when he curated the first dedicated whisky...
Chris Ivy began his career in sports memorabilia as a professional grader for the Sportscard Guarantee Corporation. He transitioned to Heritage Auctions in 2000, and three years later was...
Fractional provider Flexjet has rolled out the new Flexjet Red Label program that grants its customers access to a fleet of jets with newly customized interiors, featuring a warm color palette,...
Fall 2015 Letter from the Editor, Robb Report Health & Wellness .
Originally published in the October 2015 issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Drink Up (or Not) ” On some level, anyone who possesses a collection wrestles with the same quandary: preserve it for...
A tiny hotel with an authentic heart woos Westerners across the Atlantic to Normandy. Why Go: Life in the Pays d’Auge region of Normandy, France, revolves around three economic staples: apples,...
It does not take a super genius like Wile E. Coyote to recognize that Heritage Auctions’ Chuck Jones Birthday Auction will draw a crowd. In honor of the iconic cartoonist who helped bring life to...
Partnering two Italian powerhouses, the 279-foot Fincantieri Ottantacinque yacht concept designed by Pininfarina is sure to be a modern maritime masterpiece when built. Named after the Italian word...
With pristine waters, imposing limestone cliffs, and ancient temples, Southeast Asia is an enticing destination for those looking for adventure off the beaten path. One of just a handful of...
The film director Jean-Luc Godard once said that photography is truth—if so, Sotheby’s Photographs auction on October 7 will be a stunning display of honesty. The collection of 223 black-and-white...
As if sipping fine wine in Napa Valley was not memorable enough, the new Joseph Phelps Vineyards Exceptional Wine Experiences will leave an indelible impression on the senses. Five unique...
UPDATE: Janis Joplin's Porsche sold on December 10 for $1.76 million, more than four times its presale estimate. On December 10, a colossal and colorful relic of rock-and-roll history will become...
Carved from stone, shell, coral, or mother-of-pearl, cameos date to 18th-century Naples, where a community of artisans began carving the Greco-Roman–inspired portraits, eventually devoting an entire...
The new Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht from North Carolina–based boatbuilder Hatteras Yachts has the same enticing combination of alluring beauty and sophisticated hospitality as any Southern belle. The 70-...
A spaceship-like estate (90 feet in diameter), nestled against the Santa Rosa Mountains in Rancho Mirage, Calif., has hit the market for $4.5 million. Located in the Coachella Valley’s prestigious...
One of the largest private boatbuilders in the world, the Azimut Benetti Group proved Goliath at the Cannes Yachting Festival earlier this month, launching three new yachts during the weeklong...
While time and tide may wait for no man, the same cannot always be said for historic timepieces. Such was the case of the famed 15th-century clock of Paolo Uccello , which was restored by horologists...
Originally worn by pilots in WWI, leather bomber jackets have since become an iconic fashion item. Here is a list of our favorite new styles—from traditional looks to edgy interpretations.
Set back from the world-class beaches in San Diego’s North County is the equestrian hamlet of Rancho Santa Fe, which allows easy access to the amenities of the greater San Diego area away from the...
From September 11 through 13, approximately 1,200 car collectors and connoisseurs made their way to the 13th annual Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance in Tacoma, Wash., where over 160 acclaimed...
When the Hope Spinel —a rare 50.13-carat, rose-hued gemstone that was once part of a collection owned by British collector Henry Philip Hope— crossed the auction block for the first time in nearly a...
When Georg Weber took a sip of a Bordeaux premier grand cru classé one evening in the late 1990s, he had a change of heart—or rather, a change of career paths. As a student studying business...
Paying $100 for three tacos and one cocktail may sound steep, until you read the dish’s description. Not your average street food, the gourmet tacos are crafted by Café on the Green at the Four...
In the perfect combination of power and grace, the British gymnast Max Whitlock effortlessly rotates around the pommel horse in a sequence of masterful maneuvers. It is no surprise that the 22-year-...
A famed estate with a spirit that matches the essence of Las Vegas has found its way to the market. Once referred to as “Wonderland” by the late Michael Jackson (who took interest in purchasing the...
The Chinese design firm Haeco Private Jet Solutions has created a private-jet interior concept inspired by the ancient philosophy of feng shui, which celebrates harmony between people and their...
The globe-trotting artist and textile designer Madeline Weinrib has launched World of Influence , a pop-up store in the 9th-floor Chelsea Passage home department at Barneys New York . Running through...
For runners looking to step up their game, Sensoria Fitness Smart Socks has them covered. Integrated within each sock are Sensoria’s proprietary textile sensors that run across the top and bottom...
Some New Yorkers have commented on the scarcity of fine-dining options on the Upper East Side. Chef Michael White’s newly opened Vaucluse French brasserie on the corner of Park Avenue and 63rd Street...
With the Project Sea Hawk superyacht concept , the London-based design firm Hawk Yachts aims to create a superyacht that is not only big in size, but substance as well. The 338-foot yacht concept has...

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