New & Noteworthy

A collaboration between the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows of Santa Monica, Calif., and Robb Report Home & Style magazine.
This has been a busy year for the Italian Sea Group , which recently celebrated its seventh launch of 2014.
Starting September 16, R & Company, a New York–based gallery that maintains a collection of vintage furniture, will present a exhibition curated by the interior designer Steven Volpe, founder of...
Originally built in 1919, at a time when the Hamptons had emerged as the ultimate high-society summer destination, Villa Maria recently underwent a five-year complete renovation, restoring its...
Through October 12 at Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris, a celebration of the newly launched Dom Pérignon Rosé Vintage 2003 is taking over living and dining spaces alike.
RM Auctions is offering for sale, the aerospace vehicle revered as the fastest machine within Earth’s atmosphere .
Though electric and hybrid cars have existed for quite some time now—in fact, the first vehicle Ferdinand Porsche ever created was an electric model—a rise in consumer demand for low- and no-...
One of the world’s rarest gems, the Blue Moon Diamond , will be on exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County from September 13 through January 6, 2015.
With a dramatic flair true to the company’s style, Icon Aircraft unveiled the first production copy of its A5 light sport aircraft in July at EAA AirVenture, the world’s biggest general-aviation air...
In honor of the brand’s origins as a travel-trunk manufacturer, the new Louis Vuitton Tambour Heures du Monde is equipped with a GMT function that lets a traveler track the time in two separate time...
Perhaps the most significant timepiece ever created, the Henry Graves Supercomplication will cross the block on November 11 at Sotheby’s Important Watches sale in Geneva.
It is fairly well settled among all but the grimmest misanthropes and most grasping misers that it is better to give than to receive.
Bejeweled starfish, sea urchins, stingrays, and seashells, among other sea-inspired designs, make up the new Coastal Collection, the latest line of jewelry designed by Moti Ferder, design director...
Designed by the famed naval architect Espen Oeino, Kismet ’s exterior is painted in gray with black deckhouse walls and white highlights and features long banks of windows spread across all four...
The Sealy, Texas, tuning shop that created the Hennessey Venom GT —the supercar that (unofficially) broke the production-car world speed record—recently revealed the first details about that vehicle’...
This month, the Swiss watchmaker Arnold and Son revealed two new style variations for its ultrathin Instrument Collection UTTE series—which was first introduced at last year’s Baselworld watch and...
Several treatments are on the cusp of FDA approval…
The distinctive Italian-built Piaggio Avanti II twin turboprop is now available in an all-new version, with a boost in performance plus a reduction in fuel costs and noise. The Piaggio Avanti EVO is...
Hermès has launched Tie Break, an informative and whimsical mobile app that uses a playful mix of video games, funny phrases, comics, and videos with young actors to tell the story behind the brand’s...
The motorsports manufacturer Polaris—known for its off-road vehicles and snowmobiles, as well as the motorcycle brands Indian and Victory—has introduced its first three-wheeler, the Polaris Slingshot...
For as long as it has been an elite summer destination, the Hamptons’ iconic shingle-style homes have ranked among the most expensive in the nation.
Wilderness Safaris’ new Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp accesses a remote oasis within a vast Namibian desert.
Mr Porter has partnered with Wooyoungmi , an edgy South Korean menswear brand, on a collection of eight minimalist pieces that each has a unique twist on a basic.
Eight years after Bernard Arnaud, chairman of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, first announced the project, the Fondation Louis Vuitton art museum will finally open its doors on October 27.
In June, the Cessna Aircraft Company delivered its first new Citation X+ jet, reclaiming its position as the producer of the world’s fastest civil aircraft.
Revisit delivers functional leather bags and accessories that are made with eco-friendly elements including antique brass hardware and leather sourced from EcoHide, a Los Angeles tannery that uses...
Montegrappa’s Miya line of writing instruments, which was previously available in sterling-silver and celluloid versions, recently welcomed a new addition sporting a barrel crafted from carbon fiber.
When college friends Ben Earley and Evan Fript started their banking careers in New York City, they couldn’t find smart-looking, high-quality footwear that met their discerning standards.
The latest limited-edition version of the Doettling Fortress is the German safe maker’s first offering that melds high-level protective features with full customization.

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