New & Noteworthy

Connoisseurs of both timepieces and timeless cars should find parking space on their coffee tables for Drive Time: Watches Inspired by Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Racing from Rizzoli. The...
Three years ago Fabio Salini ( fabiosalini.it ) collaborated with the furniture-designing Campana brothers to create jewelry that united gold and diamonds with bamboo and straw—just one example of...
Given the level of recognition that Carole Forestier-Kasapi—Cartier’s head of movement creation—has achieved with her flying tourbillons and watches that mimic the brand’s famous see-through mystery...
Since Icarus donned his ill-fated wings, humans have hungered for better ways to fly. And after Orville and Wilbur Wright’s flight got modern aviation off the ground in 1903, advancements have...
Concept superyachts , much like their automotive counterparts, provide yacht designers with a unique opportunity to push their imaginations to the limit and develop ideas that may find their way into...
I couldn’t believe my eyes—or my ears, nose, skin, and tongue, for that matter. Earlier this week, a decidedly unknown tech startup called Sensory VR flew me to Silicon Valley aboard a Gulfstream...
The untimely death of Zaha Hadid on March 31, 2016, came as a shock to the design world and beyond. At just 65, the Iraqi-born architect was inarguably at the height of a career that seemed to know...
Though usually a taxing day for many, April 15 will see spirits lifted with the launch of Drink Drone—the world’s first cocktail delivery service by aerial drone . Working in collaboration with top...
Abtidoon Rahmin, the nephew of a pirate involved in the Captain Phillips misadventure, embodies the very best of pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps grit. Despite initially following in his uncle’s...
Many top-tier vodka labels boast about the smoothness of their spirit—going so far as to triple- and even quadruple-distill the liquor to minimize the bite characteristic of lower-end products. But...
For the third year in a row, Big Pride Cat Company has received the coveted Lionhearted Ambassador Award from the Savannah Plains Historical Conservation Society, which presents the sought-after...
New York, NY (April 1) — Robb Report , the world’s definitive guide to luxury, has announced the launch of Toddler Tycoon , a new publication focused on the topics and trends important to the growing...
Taking a cue from modern alpinism, the new Montblanc TimeWalker ExoTourbillon Minute Chronograph Limited Edition 100 summits challenges with high-tech materials and precise action. Designed for peak...
Sure to be a sold-out hit, Zenith’s Academy Christophe Colomb Tribute to The Rolling Stones watch commemorates a band who certainly has time on its side. Released to coincide with the iconic rock...
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Cuba’s legendary Cohiba cigar . To commemorate the occasion, celebrity chef Charlie Palmer , the winner of multiple James Beard awards, is hosting a gala...
The Polmard Eleveur Boucher butcher shop in Paris is revolutionizing the process of “aging” beef, and the result is the most expensive steak on Earth. At the helm of the revolution is Alexandre...
The Italian boatbuilder Benetti ( benettiyachts.it ) has enlisted the Los Angeles–based automotive designer Henrik Fisker ( henrikfisker.org ) to craft a sporty 164-foot yacht series. Fisker’s...
For Alessandro Sabbatini, every earring that he creates must lie beautifully on the ear, flatter the face, feel lightweight, and move gracefully with the wearer. This is no small feat, considering...
10 techniques to make stress help you stay young. Th is column is the second of two on why stress ages you, and on some of the tactics that I offer the patients I coach. Many of us have two thoughts...
The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival —taking place this year from April 15 through 24—brings dedicated music and art enthusiasts the world over to Indio, Calif., for an extended...
An innovative tour de force in the jazz world, Miles Davis was a man as mercurial as his music, a case study in the duality of creative genius. Living life in the fast lane, he was a connoisseur of...
Of a magnitude similar to Oahu’s massive surf, Turtle Bay’s $50 million renovation is bringing a new wave of refinement to the luxury retreat. The sole resort on the island’s famed North Shore, its...
Having formerly succumbed to a fiery finish, a revered roadster will soon be resurrected. The Jaguar XKSS continuation will be hand-built to the exact specifications of the original 1957 model, and...
Dailuaine is not one of the better-known distilleries in Scotland, but most whisky drinkers have probably tasted its yields. Among the largest distilleries by volume owned by the American spirits...
A new series of open sports yachts, the Palmer Johnson Niniette ( palmerjohnson.com ) represents a collaboration between the Monaco-based boatbuilder and the French automaker Bugatti ( bugatti.com...
Most of us have experienced jet lag, that shift in sleep patterns as we cross time zones, and it often feels like it puts a damper on our well-being. New research from scientists at Brigham and Women...
With its spherical shape and high-gloss finish, the Zemi Aria wireless speaker ( zemiaudio.com ) will catch your eye before its sound fills your ears. The Italian speaker designer Francesco Pellisari...
Auto-show season comes to a close in New York, where after months of unveilings and world debuts, some manufacturers still managed to save a few surprises for last. Unlike the Geneva International...
Baseball season is about to begin, and if you’re planning a visit to Boston to catch a Red Sox game, Hotel Commonwealth in the city’s Kenmore Square, has just the room for you. The Fenway Park Suite...
A new 328-foot concept yacht promises to change the design parameters of expedition vessels. Impossible Productions Ink in New York and Tim Dempers Studio in Cape Town, South Africa, collaborated for...

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