New & Noteworthy

The historic Peabody estate—on the market in its current incarnation since November—has a notable heritage. The prominent businessman and philanthropist Frederick Forrest Peabody purchased the...
The 547-acre Eilean Aigas , which was featured in the Smart Showings section of Robb Report Home & Style ’s March/April issue, is a rare find. Located just 11 miles from the city of Inverness,...
“There’s never been a better time to be a wine collector,” says John Kapon. He is the CEO of Acker Merrall and Condit—the world’s largest auction house for fine and rare wine—and the author of a new...
While from the front it looks like an archetypical Franck Muller Curvex model, a look at the back of the new Cintrée Curvex 7 Day Power Reserve ($23,200) reveals a surprise. In place of the modern...
Philippe Marti seems a little uncomfortable as he shows off the ceramic production operations at G. & F. Chatelain SA. Marti is the director of this Chanel-owned case and bracelet maker in La...
Equal parts five-star hotel and deluxe conveyance, the Royal Scotsman is the United Kingdom’s only luxury sleeper train. In April, it will offer three itineraries that wind through some of Scotland’s...
Given its racy good looks and ease of construction, it is small wonder that carbon fiber has been used in more varied ways in watches over the last two decades than any other material. But unlike the...
The Hull Historical division of the Ft. Worth–based Brent Hull Companies—renowned for its top-tier millwork and preservation—has unveiled the limited-edition Brent Hull Signature collection of...
While showcasing a new complication, the Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater ( www.jaquet-droz.com ) also pays homage to the work for which the boutique Swiss watchmaker’s founder initially gained renown. The...
Tally Ho The Grand Sport Vitesse astounds by its numbers alone. It has a 7.9-liter, 16-cylinder, 1,200 hp engine; four turbochargers; a top speed of 255 mph; 10 radiators; tires that cost about $27,...
Wagon to a Star The FF is an anomaly in Ferrari’s lineup: It is the only all-wheel-drive model and the only shooting brake (two-door wagon). Many of the judges were aghast at the car’s anime-style...
Wolfgang Puck, one recent warm winter evening, is describing the epiphany he had about three years ago when he walked into Spago Beverly Hills, the flagship of his 100-restaurant-plus empire. "You...
The Cessna Citation sovereign has always defied classification. Its coast-to-coast range, 12-passenger seating capacity, and 500-plus mph cruising speed can place it in the super midsize category...
For years, the oldest official tequila classification was añejo , which defined tequila that had been barrel-aged for 12 to 35 months. And yet many of Mexico’s maestros tequileros— master...
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of its explosively successful J12 watch, Chanel has released a limited-edition model that builds on the attitude of the original. The J12 White Phantom ($5,400)...
Maybach is the latest luxury automobile brand to develop sleek leather accessories that echo the car’s distinctive aesthetic. Its first collection of men’s leather goods, priced from $165 for an...
Capella Hotels and Resorts will open its first stateside Capella-branded hotel in late March in the historic and charming Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC. The intimate hotel has 49 rooms...
No one can accuse Lauren Adriana of suffering from an identity crisis: “Being a jeweler is all I’ve ever wanted to do,” the 27-year-old asserts. She has accomplished as much in pretty impressive...
No slouch when it debuted for the 2011 model year, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing coupe has nonetheless benefited from a steady stream of meaningful revisions. Last year saw the launch of the SLS...
Vicem Yachts is renowned for its Down East–style cruisers made from cold-molded wood and epoxy. So the Turkish builder’s entry into the megayacht market, with the Vulcan line, has caused quite a stir...
Bally ’s new limited-edition crocodile duffel (price upon request) has a sporty edge, with the brand’s red-and-white-striped emblem hand-painted down the center of the bag. The Swiss-made bags are...
Aston Martin is kicking off its first comprehensive motorsports program in United States with the sale of 12 of its famed GT4 racecars ($195,000 each) and 10 new car models set to race at speedways...
As the Year of the Snake kicks off with Chinese New Year festivities, Bulgari is paying homage to its own glittering snake designs, which span more than 70 years. The Italian luxury house has...
Having produced several versions of its highly recognizable four-counter in-line chronograph, the Swiss watchmaker Eberhard has now released a model designed for pure durability. The Chrono 4 Géant “...
Back in 1998, The Dalmore became the first distillery to create a single-malt scotch specifically for cigar smokers. Of course, this made perfect sense, as there was a cigar boom going on in America—...
The new Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster is the most outrageous model to come from the extreme Italian automaker in five decades, a car so wholly and magnificently over-the-top that it...
“Most men don’t have just one type of dress shirt,” says David Schottenstein, who started the men’s custom clothier Astor and Black, and sold it in 2011. “They have one from Brioni, one from Zegna,...
The Portuguese furniture maker Boca do Lobo has taken two of its most popular designs—the Diamond sideboard and Pixel cabinet—and modified them for two limited editions (only 20 will be made of each...
Menswear designers are reinterpreting the classic three-piece suit in new ways, making it an unexpectedly versatile item that easily goes from the boardroom to stylish casual environments. “This...
With a length of 34 feet, the Atlantis 34 is the smallest model to date from Atlantis Yachts, but what the new boat lacks in size it makes up for in sportiness. The Atlantis 34 echoes elements of the...

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