New & Noteworthy

As long as electric vehicles have roamed the roads, range anxiety has riddled those who choose battery power as their sole means of propulsion. Zero Motorcycles­­ (based in Santa Cruz, Calif.)...
The largest gem-quality rough diamond to be found on Earth in over a century is coming to auction June 29. Sotheby’s London will present the huge tennis-ball sized gem—dubbed the Lesedi La Rona...
It’s summer, and that means, inevitably, that it’s time to drink tequila . Sure, it’s fun to think iconoclastically and declare that the calendar cannot dictate what one wants to drink. But the lure...
While fans of Formula 1 gear up for the Monaco Grand Prix—held May 26 to 29—car collectors the world over will be racing to the RM Sotheby’s Monaco auction on May 14. Tracing the automotive industry’...
Co-President and Artistic Director, Chopard In addition to overseeing Chopard’s high-jewelry and ladies collections, Caroline Scheufele is a pioneer in—and an advocate for—the use of Fairmined gold...
Steamboat Bay Fishing Club hooks guests on the wilds of Alaska. I am braced and furiously cranking my fishing line when the humpback whale bursts from the Pacific Ocean. Just a few hundred yards from...
WhistlePig exploded onto the American whiskey scene in 2010. Having all but disappeared by the end of the 20th century, rye was then making a slow, steady comeback among bartenders and whiskey buffs...
Vin de Tahiti breeds balance from nature’s extremes. In a world overrun with imitations and spin-offs, uniqueness remains a rare commodity. That phrase, however, aptly describes Vin de Tahiti, which...
It’s time to upgrade your footwear with distinctive summer styles that exude an effortless elegance. This season’s top choices are colorful espadrilles made with sturdy rubber soles for beach or city...
The margarita is one of the world’s most famous cocktails, and it lends itself to experimentation like no other. Whether you’re throwing an epic cookout or just chilling around your pool, spice...
As daylight lasts longer and the temperatures become toastier, it is clear that summer is almost here. And what better way to celebrate the season than by exploring the Golden State behind the wheel...
Chairman and CEO, Abercrombie & Kent Since cofounding Abercrombie & Kent with his parents in 1962, Geoffrey Kent has explored every square inch of Earth—and brought along 400-thread-count...
In the Caribbean, new meditative programs bring mindfulness to the fore. The Bermuda grass is cool under my bare feet as I sit cross-legged on a leafy embankment near the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort...
WhistlePig takes a page from the single-malt playbook with its latest release. When WhistlePig unveiled its 10-year-old, 100-proof rye whiskey in 2010, the distillery and its team—which includes...
Street-style savant and Bloomingdale’s former fashion director Josh Peskowitz has left his native New York City for Los Angeles in order to open Magasin —a menswear store curated for the refined yet...
The rumors are true: There is a bourbon shortage in America , which explains the lack of certain in-demand bottles—think Pappy Van Winkle , Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel , and W.L. Weller...
For the first time in culinary and smoking history, six of Europe’s award-winning chefs have combined their tastes and talents to create the Davidoff Chefs Edition , a limited edition 6x54 toro...
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you want to make the perfect impression on mom, you need the right gift. Whether jewelry dripping with multihued gemstones or watches with colorful...
Greubel Forsey and Philippe Dufour are reviving manual watchmaking techniques. Dubbed Le Garde Temps—Naissance d’Une Montre (The Guardian of Time—Birth of a Watch), Greubel Forsey’s latest...
Sometimes the need for speed cannot be satisfied by the average street car. So, for the driver who is serious about racing, a GT version of their favorite sports car might be the perfect way to...
With more than a half dozen pools, seven restaurants and bars, and nearly 300 guest rooms, the JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa could easily have drowned in a flood of outsize ambition...
There is likely nothing mom wants more than time away from her routine. Thus, we’ve scoured the nation to find the 10 best retreats to treat mom this Mother’s Day. Whether she wishes to sit by the...
The emerald is at once breathtaking and soothing. Its deep grass-green tone is said to have calming properties. And alongside rubies and sapphires, it is part of the Big Three—the powerhouse trio of...
CEO, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Torsten Müller-Ötvös has spent his entire career with the BMW Group, ​the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. He joined BMW in 1989 as a marketing project leader and...
President, Frescobaldi Toscana From birth, Lamberto Frescobaldi was immersed in tradition. As a member of one of Tuscany’s oldest families, he literally grew up walking the halls of history, whether...
As the city’s art scene sizzles, major galleries are heading west. Los Angeles’s emergence as a world capital of contemporary art has hinged largely on the city’s ever-expanding roster of museums, a...
Mauritius’s storied Le Touessrok first opened in 1978 on the African island’s pristine Trou d’Eau Douce bay. Last December, the 200-room property emerged from a $30 million makeover as Shangri-La’s...
For a city that prides itself so much on its culinary prowess, San Francisco has had quite the Achilles heel for some time: its serious lack of a strong sushi game. The vast majority of sushi bars in...
B&B Italia sets up shop in a stylish Tokyo neighborhood. The contemporary furnishings brand B&B Italia ( bebitalia.com ) has rolled out the welcome mat in Tokyo’s Aoyama district, an area...
Jack Nicklaus helped put New Zealand on golfers’ play lists when he completed the Kinloch Club on the misty shores of Lake Taupo in 2007. This January, the highly acclaimed club became more...

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