New & Noteworthy

If you cannot decide what cuff links to wear, Brioni has created a clever concept that delivers six options in one design. The new white-gold cuff links ($3,900) come with six interchangeable mother-...
The San Francisco–based men’s luxury retailer formerly known as On the Fly has opened a new 21,000-square-foot store and private club in the historic Bank of Italy building in San Francisco under the...
Anantara Sanya Resort and Spa has opened on the southernmost tip of China’s Hainan Province situated between a lush mountain region and the South China Sea. The seaside property has 122 rooms and...
For the month of February, the Mandarin Oriental, Paris , is offering a “Love in Paris” lovers’ retreat. The package (from $1,770 per night) includes a stay at the hotel with breakfast delivered to...
Perrelet ’s Diamond Flower diamond-encrusted stainless-steel watch on a red crocodile strap ($9,250) is an ideal way to savor time. Featured for Valentine’s Day, the feminine-styled watch features...
The London-based artist Alexandra Llewellyn ’s bespoke backgammon tables—which may be fashioned from rare materials including ebonized ash and ferns from the British countryside, and can be...
From February 11 to 14, Huvafen Fushi will host a one-of-a-kind sensory experience led by the world-renowned French perfumers Nicolas and Isabelle Maillebiau. Guests will explore the history of...
The popular Infiniti G Sedan is changing its initial to Q —it will become the Q50 with the 2014 model. In fact, Infiniti is renaming its entire lineup for 2014, and the letter Q will be in all the...
Progetto50 is a new kitchen collection from Toncelli that includes three tall cabinet styles, each produced in Tuscany by master craftspeople working in the age-old art of wood marquetry. The cigar...
It is no wonder that the BeoPlay A9 self-powered loudspeaker system, the most powerful performer from Bang & Olufsen’s sister brand B&O Play, won a coveted “Best of Innovations” award at the...
Raffles Makati has opened in the thriving business district of Makati—part of the Metro Manila region of the Philippines—with three different components within a 30-floor tower: 32 Raffles hotel...
When John Boone—who with his husband Christopher Lockwood owns John Boone Inc. —was searching for a fitting way to honor his mentor, the late antique dealer and furniture designer Paul Jones, he...
Auto Concierge is a new members-only vehicle-storage center and private club that caters to the needs of devoted car collectors. Its first location—a 15,000-square-foot facility in the heart of West...
This year’s Naples Winter Wine Festival —anannual food-and-wine event to benefit underprivileged children in Collier County, Fla.—has an exceptional list of rare wines up for auction, and has...
While its roots are in creating sophisticated military timepieces, Panerai has lately been adding a sporty character to its watches, particularly those equipped with the in-house P2006 manual split-...
Chef Alain Ducasse will host the first annual BurdiGala, a nonprofit gala in honor of the food and wine of Bordeaux, at New York City’s St. Bartholomew’s Church on February 22. For the first time in...
Sentient Jet ’snew 25-Hour Card provides travelers in the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe access to all aircraft sizes and additional upgrades. The card includes 25 hours of flight time on...
There’s a special thrill that comes with discovering something you didn’t know you wanted until you laid eyes on it. Bonhams ’ annual Gentleman’s Library sale specializes in precisely those things...
A 1955 Lincoln Futura that became the famous Batmobile in the 1960s television series and movie will be on the auction block at Barrett-Jackson ’s 42nd annual Scottsdale car auction on January 19,...
Bourbon is often enjoyed before dinner, while port is typically thought of as a digestif. But the small, family-owned A. Smith Bowman distillery in Fredericksburg, Va., has found a way to combine...
A tailor-made Italian dress shirt typically offers the best fit, but many men simply cannot wait a few weeks for the delivery if they need it for a special occasion. To accommodate these clients, the...
Lasvit , a Czech company dedicated to reviving the legendary art of fine Bohemian glass, has commissioned designer Michael Young to create the Homune table. Bohemian glass has been produced since the...
Audi ’s previous S8, retired after the 2011 model year, was blessed with a brutish version of the 5.2-liter V-10 engine from its corporate cousin Lamborghini. It was also cursed (on occasion) with a...
As popular as it is, George Dickel has long been overshadowed by that other Tennessee whiskey, Jack Daniel’s. Naturally, both have to be made in Tennessee, and must have a mash bill of at least 51...
Relais & Chateaux’s Chewton Glen , a 58-room country hotel in Hampshire, England, is bringing guests closer to nature with a set of six new tree-house lodges lining New Forest National Park. Each...
The United Kingdom has a new royal—the Princess 40M , which is the largest yacht to date from England’s Princess Yachts. Named for its length in meters, the 132-foot model marks the shipyard’s first...
The West Coast Fishing Club , which has four resorts located in prime fishing territory, is partnering with chef David Hawksworth of Vancouver’s Hawksworth Restaurant at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia...
The new Circuit of the Americas—the first and only FIA-certified Grade 1 track in the United States—defined the capital of the Lone Star State as a hub for the motorsports community. Adding to the...
After a 16-month $49 million renovation, the Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires boasts sleeker interiors—featuring rosewood-marble floors, turquoise crystal chandeliers, and modern works of art—and a...
The Istanbul-based Armadi Art is famous for its over-the-top wall-mounted bathroom vanities (a crystal version tops out at $50,000). The firm’s newest vanity collection is Aqua, which comes in a wide...

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