New & Noteworthy

New models from Ferretti, Fairline, and Horizon were among the boat shows’ highlights. Back in February, when in much of the Northern Hemisphere yachting enthusiasts could only dream of days warm...
Italian shipyard Baglietto announced at the Singapore Yacht Show a new 180-foot displacement superyacht project with exterior design and naval architecture by Milan-based Santa Maria Magnolfi. This...
Nearly 100 years after her great-grandfather founded the Buccellati jewelry house in Milan, 28-year-old co-creative designer Lucrezia Buccellati is imbuing the world-renowned brand with modern...
With the opening of Time + Tide’s new King Lewanika Lodge , Zambia is quickly emerging as a premier safari destination that offers a worthy alternative to the crowded and tightly controlled game...
This newest entry, Nikka Coffey Malt Japanese Whisky ($75), from the distillery founded in 1934 by Masataka Taketsuru, the father of Japanese whisky, utilizes a pair of column-shaped stills invented...
Between the heavy propagation of steel watches and the ever-expanding list of watch brands adding less complicated (and thus more affordable) models to their collections, “bang for your buck” is the...
Should your plans call for celebrating the Jewish holiday of Passover in a restaurant, here are several places where you can enjoy a sumptuous Seder or Passover holiday meal in style. This year...
When it comes to the vintage watch market , tracking down the chart-topping models from historical watchmaking houses is easy. We all know what a vintage Rolex Daytona or a Patek Philippe Perpetual...
When it comes to dressing for spring and summer, nothing feels quite as easy as slipping on a pair of espadrilles. The versatile, comfortable shoe straddles the line between a chic sandal and a more...
The recent revival of Venice’s Grand Canal palazzos has been an ongoing source of excitement for luxury travelers, with one historic property after another being transformed into a stunning super-...
The head of Mercedes-AMG tests the brand’s upcoming convertible in the Nevada desert. This past fall, about a year before the scheduled U.S. on-sale date of the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster ( mercedes-...
Flower power will soon impact the North American automotive market as sales of the Lotus Evora Sport 410 are about to blossom. The latest variant of the British marque’s Evora model, which debuted in...
Los Cabos has long lured homeowners looking for warm weather, sandy white beaches, and prime swimming and snorkeling destinations. Offering secluded beaches and a lively nightlife scene, the region...
It’s no surprise that audiophiles will pay top dollar for high-end loudspeakers and stereo equipment. But it may be shocking to learn the extreme prices hi-fi aficionados will pay for cables. Believe...
Manhattan’s skyline is changing, and a plush penthouse is ideal for soaking up the evolving views. Topping some of the city’s most notable new towers—from the waterside Hudson Yards development and...
Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda arrived at a Miami Beach waterfront mansion earlier this year piloting the new Lexus Sport Yacht ( lexus.com ), a 42-foot one-off concept. It was...
Colored diamonds—mainly yellows, blues, and pinks—have been energizing collectors and making a splash on the auction scene for the last few years, but another hue has been smoldering in the...
Boasting white-sand beaches, craggy limestone bluffs, and ancient ruins, the Spanish island of Mallorca has long called to travelers. Last summer, Sir Richard Branson opened Son Bunyola , a 680-acre...
French heritage house Berluti is getting a dose of Golden State style with their latest collaboration, teaming up with cult-favorite Los Angeles–based eyewear label Oliver Peoples to produce the...
A set of rare the Macallan whiskies housed in limited-edition Lalique crystal decanters sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong on April 2 for $993,000—a new world record for any lot of whisky sold at auction...
Aficionados know that a fine sipping rum is as complex and rewarding as a great aged whisky or cognac. The larger spirits audience is beginning to figure this out as well; American sales of super-...
If you haven’t heard of hygge , you probably haven’t picked up a dictionary in the last few months. The Danish term—pronounced “hue-guh” and roughly translated to “coziness”—was shortlisted to be...
The newest jewelry from Yael Sonia ( yaelsonia.com ) presents colorful gemstones in gold designs that are playfully kinetic. It’s a continuation of Sonia’s fascination with mobility—a theme she has...
For collectors of Japanese whisky, the 0 is a holy grail, one of the rarest and most sought-after whiskies ever made. Aged for 52 years and limited to 41 bottles, it sold for a record $118,500 when...
A bygone beauty is back as Jaguar Land Rover Classic recently announced its Jaguar E-Type Reborn —a new take on a timeless tourer. The limited-edition lineup will be built from original Series 1 E-...
S.J. Phillips has long attracted the rich and royal to its doors in the heart of Mayfair. Established in 1869 by Solomon Joel Phillips, it is one of the oldest family-owned antique jewelry stores in...
The term “log home” often conjures images of tiny timber cabins on isolated patches of land, à la Little House on the Prairie . Today’s log homes, however, are more elevated interpretations of the...
After a tense five minutes of bidding, Sotheby’s Hong Kong sold the 59-carat Pink Star diamond to Hong Kong jeweler Chao Tai Fook by phone for $72.1 million—the highest price ever paid for any...
An all-ceramic case and high-level finishing make Audemars Piguet’s latest Royal Oak the belle of the ball. Rarely does the announcement of a new case material for an existing watch model generate...
No matter how excited you are to jet off on a well-deserved spring vacation, deciding what to bring along with you to your tropical getaway or chic city break is always difficult. To help nail down...

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