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Most whiskey—whether made in Scotland, Canada, Japan, Ireland, or just about anywhere else—started out in American oak. It’s not that American oak is necessarily better than any other country’s (...
Unlike the specimens in the first all-meteorite salesroom auction at Christie's , the idea for the sale didn't just fall from the sky. James Hyslop, science specialist at Christie's London, says that...
BMW marked its 100th anniversary with the BMW Vision Next 100 , a concept car that demonstrates what the future of driving could look like. Made from recycled carbon fiber and other materials, the...
In celebration of St. Paddy’s Day we have compiled a collection of cars in green that will have any driver feeling the luck o’ the Irish. Painted as green as the Emerald Isle, the following cars...
An Irish whiskey resurgence is afoot. Irish whiskey (spelled with an e , unlike Scottish “whisky”), which is triple distilled and usually unpeated, has been gaining popularity in recent years...
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These days, with the resurgence of classic menswear and, with it, a lessening of the stigma of being a well-dressed man, three-piece suits have made a notably strong comeback. No longer just for...
Exuding an elegant air of antiquity, the Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Tourbillon Chronograph pays haute homage to its namesake, who cofounded the Swiss manufacture in 1875. Framed in an ethereally...
Built in 1969 by philanthropists Roland and Ramona Sahm, the Del Dios Ranch estate in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., is currently the most expensive home on the market in the San Diego area ($92 million),...
The search for the perfect shoes may seem endless, but according to Steven Taffel —founder and owner of Leffot , the celebrated multi-brand men’s shoe store in Manhattan’s West Village—there is a key...
Drinkers and mixologists have found a renewed zeal for Irish whiskeys , causing a new surge of the unpeated libation to hit the market, but there are many tried-and-true favorites that need not be...
Portugal’s Vista Alegre has been crafting porcelain for nearly two centuries. Rosário Tello tries to bring a taste of her native Portugal to her interior-design projects, and for a nearly 9,000-...
In the three years since The Dead Rabbit bar opened in New York City, it has become a popular watering hole and was awarded the title of World’s Best Bar at the 2015 Spirited Awards at Tales of the...
On April 5, Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present the De Beers Millennium Jewel 4 for auction at the Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale. This internally flawless fancy vivid blue diamond is among...
In the luxury-watch business, independence is a tricky thing to define. Does it refer to freedom from corporate rule? Or to a lack of reliance on outside suppliers? Most Swiss watch connoisseurs...
All that’s rugged is refined at this sophisticated family retreat in Big Sky. Understandably, Cori Bates emphasizes the setting when sharing details of her family’s recently completed vacation home...
You are too old to drink green beer on St. Patrick’s Day. That’s not to say you shouldn’t celebrate the holiday—you should, it’s fun—just not with green beer. We suggest a more sophisticated cocktail...
Superyacht-like styling anchors this lavish residence in China. The portuguese studio Sá Aranha & Vasconcelos (SA&V) has designed stunning interiors for some of the world’s most impressive...
As can be seen by comparing these before and after videos, the Wider 150-foot Project Genesi yacht has been beautifully realized from its renderings and includes the Italian boatbuilder’s Floating...
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been called one of the most important models in the German carmaker’s lineup, with more than 13 million units sold worldwide since the car’s introduction in 1993. For...
This Venice-based company’s artisans gave the new Sky Fall pendant lamp (starting at $1,150) a bulbous shape reminiscent of a wine decanter. The lamp is made from handblown Murano glass and has two...
Kara Mann’s new Liquid dining table for Milling Road ($4,995) pairs veneered walnut with an overlay of polished, oil-rubbed bronze that adorns the inside of the curved legs. “The legs of dining...
Few names have become as synonymous with a sport as that of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, and when Julien’s Auctions presents Pelé: The Collection, June 7 through 9 in London ,...
For the adventurous, it is imperative to have the correct tools at one’s disposal. Whether flying the skies, diving under the waves, or rocketing around the track, the right purpose-built watch can...
Built by Curvelle shipyards in Turkey and delivered in 2013, the 111-foot Quaranta , which is available this summer in the Mediterranean for around $130,000 per week, is both speedy and spacious. As...
The aptly named Flower tub from Hastings Tile & Bath is reminiscent of the natural world’s soft and flowing forms. Created by glass artisans in Italy, the bath is made from lightweight fiberglass...
Last fall, the 15-year-old Sanctuary resort in Scottsdale, Ariz., unveiled its new look. The destination spa—nestled into Camelback Mountain and offering views of Paradise Valley—completed a...
Spring break is around the corner. No doubt you already have your resort booked and maybe even your tee times, but do you have all of your gear ready? Here are eight golf essentials you do not want...
Artcurial auction house—which recently sold the world’s second most expensive Ferrari —will place some of French gastronomy’s most historical ingredients on the table. Taking place in Paris on May 9...
On the eve of the Geneva International Motor Show , where several amazing luxury cars made their debuts, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet was introduced to the automotive world. The open-top...

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