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The San Francisco–based firm Qardio has made a practice of creating best-in-class health monitors that are beautifully designed, and their latest offering is no different. The QardioBas e ($150) is...
In its November issue , Robb Report published a piece titled “ The Death of Fine Dining ,” claiming that “fine dining…is something no one cares about anymore.” In the same article, chef Eric Ripert...
Convenience rules when it comes to personal audio, so the next innovation is getting rid of those pesky wires connected to earbuds. Based on the assumption that these Bluetooth earbuds will become...
The new Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound Edition “D.H. Craig USA” from IWC Schaffhausen is not, as its name implies, a tribute to D.H. Craig. Rather, the limited-edition timepiece—exclusively...
Customers are designers in their own right at Jonathan Adler’s latest—and largest—showroom to date. Jonathan Adler grew up in a New Jersey household alive with inventiveness. “My favorite piece in...
Boutique cruise line Seabourn has partnered with integrative medicine expert Andrew Weil, MD, to offer a mindful-living program on its cruises. The experience launches with the inaugural sailing of...
The judges at Robb Report ’s annual Car of the Year competition in Napa Valley (taking place through November 11) are a busy lot: In just one short day, every member of each judging group will drive...
This December, Meadowood Napa Valley will celebrate the holiday season with a roster of seasonal culinary activities, with classes tutoring would-be holiday hosts in everything from home-cooked meals...
During the course of the United States’ 240 years as a nation, it has had 44 presidents, each creating a lasting imprint on the country while adding to the cumulative legacy of the position and its...
As the presidential election approaches and the spotlight on our nation’s capital intensifies, one top hotel is prepped for a close-up: the Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. has unveiled 400...
In November, when the John Hardy ( johnhardy.com ) jewelry company opens its two-story flagship location in Manhattan, visitors will be able to view Balinese craftspeople using wax carving, chain...
On January 20, 2017, the 45th president of the United States will be sworn in to office as part of the country’s peaceful (well, mostly) transition of power—an event celebrated with bipartisan pomp,...
With all due respect to JFK and Millard Fillmore, President Barak Obama just might qualify as one of our hippest leaders to ever hold the office. He sealed the deal at the White House Super Bowl...
Photography by Lorenzo Marcinno Like the FF that preceded it, the Ferrari GTC4Lusso is a stunning and powerful GT with plenty of room for four occupants, plus their ski and overnight bags. On a steep...
True to its name—rooted in the French word for lemon ( citron )— citrine is a gem that refreshes and enlivens. The November birthstone is a type of hearty quartz that can only be found in select...
Very few accessories have made more of an impression on pop culture than sunglasses, as the shades sported by celebrities and political figures have come to define their images in the public eye. So...
David Bowie’s treasures hit the auction block. David Bowie hid his art in plain sight. The late British rock star regularly lent works from his extensive collection to major institutions—among them...
Photography by Jeff Harris Styling by Wendy Schelah Watchmaking’s latest design trend proves that less is more. Led by brands like Richard Mille , the watch industry has put itself on a diet,...
Why Go: Nantucket avoids change like the plague. Cobblestones line the main street in this tradition-loving seaside town; there’s always a pie-eating contest on Independence Day and the Christmas...
From Wyoming to Southern California, new spa retreats are serving up a healthy dose of luxury.
Whether adding to your own collection or choosing a gift, selecting pieces by reputable brands is key. Sarah Blair, senior vice president of women’s accessories and shoes at Barneys New York, shares...
It’s always a gamble when a landmark hotel undergoes a renovation. Will it be a stunning transformation or a disappointing disaster? Luckily, these five U.S. hotels have emerged from bank-breaking...
Greg Kwiat, a partner in the jewelry company Kwiat ( kwiat.com ), describes Ashoka-cut diamonds as having “a fiery brilliance unlike any other diamond.” The New York–based diamond house William...
The healthiest Silicon Valley launch of 2016 is a new countertop home juicer that is as fast and easy to run as a coffee maker, with juices as delicious as those of your local juice bar. Matching the...
With its arsenal of top-flight chefs and iPhone-friendly dishes, the casual-culinary revolution has a rich tradition in terminal condition. Looking back, I can pinpoint the date, the time, the place...
A stay at a 21c property promises to surprise and delight. Anyone who pauses to admire the brick, steel, and glass exterior of Oklahoma City’s old Ford Motor Company assembly plant could become...
How do you discreetly carry $100 million in your pocket? In the form of diamonds. A handful of top-quality stones can be worth that much or more. Take, for instance, the Oppenheimer, a 14.6-carat...
To help you shift into high gear for another spectacular Robb Report Car of the Year competition , we present a quick guide to elegant and functional style for the distinguished motorist. After all,...
For a brand that’s already released a $450,000 collection of its finest and rarest whiskies, raising the bar can’t be easy. Thankfully, the Dalmore’s master distiller, the legendary Richard Paterson...
Northern Italy’s annual White Truffle Festival has been a local treat for the citizens of Alba—and all those who travel to the small town in the region of Piedmont—for years, and to celebrate the...

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