New & Noteworthy

I couldn’t believe my eyes—or my ears, nose, skin, and tongue, for that matter. Earlier this week, a decidedly unknown tech startup called Sensory VR flew me to Silicon Valley aboard a Gulfstream...
The untimely death of Zaha Hadid on March 31, 2016, came as a shock to the design world and beyond. At just 65, the Iraqi-born architect was inarguably at the height of a career that seemed to know...
The Polmard Eleveur Boucher butcher shop in Paris is revolutionizing the process of “aging” beef, and the result is the most expensive steak on Earth. At the helm of the revolution is Alexandre...
The Italian boatbuilder Benetti ( benettiyachts.it ) has enlisted the Los Angeles–based automotive designer Henrik Fisker ( henrikfisker.org ) to craft a sporty 164-foot yacht series. Fisker’s...
For Alessandro Sabbatini, every earring that he creates must lie beautifully on the ear, flatter the face, feel lightweight, and move gracefully with the wearer. This is no small feat, considering...
10 techniques to make stress help you stay young. Th is column is the second of two on why stress ages you, and on some of the tactics that I offer the patients I coach. Many of us have two thoughts...
Taking a cue from modern alpinism, the new Montblanc TimeWalker ExoTourbillon Minute Chronograph Limited Edition 100 summits challenges with high-tech materials and precise action. Designed for peak...
Sure to be a sold-out hit, Zenith’s Academy Christophe Colomb Tribute to The Rolling Stones watch commemorates a band who certainly has time on its side. Released to coincide with the iconic rock...
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Cuba’s legendary Cohiba cigar . To commemorate the occasion, celebrity chef Charlie Palmer , the winner of multiple James Beard awards, is hosting a gala...
The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival —taking place this year from April 15 through 24—brings dedicated music and art enthusiasts the world over to Indio, Calif., for an extended...
An innovative tour de force in the jazz world, Miles Davis was a man as mercurial as his music, a case study in the duality of creative genius. Living life in the fast lane, he was a connoisseur of...
Dailuaine is not one of the better-known distilleries in Scotland, but most whisky drinkers have probably tasted its yields. Among the largest distilleries by volume owned by the American spirits...
A new series of open sports yachts, the Palmer Johnson Niniette ( palmerjohnson.com ) represents a collaboration between the Monaco-based boatbuilder and the French automaker Bugatti ( bugatti.com...
Most of us have experienced jet lag, that shift in sleep patterns as we cross time zones, and it often feels like it puts a damper on our well-being. New research from scientists at Brigham and Women...
With its spherical shape and high-gloss finish, the Zemi Aria wireless speaker ( zemiaudio.com ) will catch your eye before its sound fills your ears. The Italian speaker designer Francesco Pellisari...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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