New & Noteworthy

For her contemporary jewelry designs, Hedy Martinelli embraces the look of historical armor. Hedy Martinelli knew exactly what to do with the 13th-century soldier’s armor she uncovered while browsing...
Examples of Ferrari’s 250 GT series—cars that were designed for the road and for racing—won the Tour de France endurance competition nine consecutive times from 1956 through 1964. The Italian marque...
The future is here, and it looks slick. The new McLaren 570GT —the third model in the new Sports Series family —promises to usher in a new era in the supercars saga. The stylish car features an...
From the truffle-laden north to the anchovy-steeped south, Italy is a paradise for food lovers. And Massimo Bottura, the country’s leading culinary talent and the owner of the Michelin three-star...
Cessna is taking aim at its competitors with an all-new, globe-trotting, large-cabin corporate jet called the Hemisphere . The stand-up cabin, with a diameter of 8.5 feet—the widest in its class—will...
The English poet John Keats coined a term, “negative capability,” that aptly applies to the peculiarly Italian brand of genius we celebrate from cover to cover in this month’s special issue. This...
1963 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso I​n addition to Formula 1 champions and Le Mans winners, the Ferrari bloodline includes some of the most stunning cars ever built. And as an object of beauty, no...
BMW’s M brand is big business. In 2015, the German automaker saw a 40-percent increase worldwide in sales of M-badged vehicles over the previous year, with the biggest demand by far here in the...
The nearly flawless, colorless diamond unearthed from a mine in Angola is the largest to ever come from the southwestern African nation and the 27th-largest diamond ever recorded. Measuring about 7...
Perched on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific, Mexico’s Casa Cuixmala resort endured the worst of Hurricane Patricia’s wrath last fall. The storm was the second-most intense tropical cyclone ever...
Ready to ply the world’s waters with panache, McMullen & Wing’s 164-foot Y/N 1016 expedition motor yacht is sailing through its sea trials. The commissioned cruiser is the largest yacht built to...
Cognoscenti of sophistication and style, Italian artisans infuse beauty and craftsmanship throughout all genres of creativity, including one of their leading categories—boatbuilding. Italy, which is...
The developers at the major watch companies walk a fine line as they weigh their own visions and horological ambitions against commercial expediency. Even in the collector’s market, disciplined...
As any supervillain knows, never underestimate Mr. Bond, or in this case, his car, as 007’s Aston Martin DB10 sold on February 20 during Christie’s James Bond Spectre: The Auction for $3.5 million—...
Distinctive duality is on display with Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso One collection —a feminine homage to one of the manufacture’s horologic innovations from 85 years ago. The Swiss watchmaker’s...
The Point—that iconic Rockefeller camp turned adults-only resort on Upstate New York’s Saranac Lake—is an opulent and adventurous retreat where lavish wooded cabins have been dubbed “log mansions”...
Lady Gaga’s controversial David Bowie tribute, Taylor Swift’s record-breaking win, and Adele’s glitchy performance were not the only takeaways from the 58th Grammy Awards . From Carrie Underwood to...
BMW enthusiasts talk about old M cars with a light in their eyes. From the first M3, the E30, that garnered a small but fiercely loyal following to the E46 M3 that set a whole new generation...
The Oscar telecast is the most watched award show of the year, and the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday, February 28, will be no different. But even if you are not one of the 3,400 guests seated inside...
Maserati announces the first SUV in its history. On- and off-road performance pairs an electronic suspension with intelligent Q4 all-wheel drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission. Available with...
In 1493, plucky Italian explorer Christopher Columbus discovered St. Barts, a tiny tropical isle between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Today, the hotel Eden Rock, St. Barths, honors his...
Less than half an hour from Lake Tahoe, one of California’s most desirable getaways, Martis Camp , is the ideal home away from home. The 2,177-acre property boasts a Tom Fazio–designed golf course, a...
On February 19, the green flag will fly on the 2016 season of Lamborghini’s Esperienza and Accademia driving courses. The raging bull will charge out of the gate with experiential events geared for...
Switzerland has long been neutral ground—and we’re not talking about politics. Because the country lacks its own auto industry, the annual Geneva International Motor Show —taking place March 3...
With France’s famed wine-growing region as a backdrop, the recently opened InterContinental Bordeaux—Le Grand Hotel pays homage to its posh predecessor, the Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa, while...
Tired of your best bottle of wine turning out tainted? Shafer Vineyards’ innovative cork technology ends the torment of trichloroanisole (TCA)—the corrupting compound that can vanquish even the...
Originally built in 1938 as the home of CBS, California’s 4.7-acre Columbia Square featured a tapestry of recording studios and theaters that bolstered the Golden Age of Hollywood. The area was...
In early December, the Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet welcomed clients, press, and celebrity friends of the brand to a “winter wonderland” at its new boutique on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills —...
During the recent Artcurial Rétromobile Auction in Paris, a 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti (chassis No. 0674) sold for $35.6 million, which is the second highest price ever paid for a Ferrari —or...
With cinephiles focused on the upcoming Academy Awards on February 28, RobbReport.com looked back through some of Hollywood’s most unforgettable movies and the timeless memorabilia that helps make...

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