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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...
The spotlights remained forever focused on David Bowie , whether he was on stage or off, thanks to his unparalleled style. The British rock star continuously redefined not only music, but himself—...
A haven for horologic investments, Buben & Zörweg’s X-007 Extreme is a watch-winding vault built for Bond. The Germany-based safe manufacturer pairs its hallmark artistic aesthetic and innovative...
Only the most beautifully designed yachts can compete with an interior by Pininfarina—the legendary 86-year-old Italian coachbuilder known for its work with Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Maserati, and more...
A dream machine born from two different motorcycle modalities, Ducati’s Draxter concept bike is a beautiful beast. Built from the new XDiavel , a feet-forward, knees-in-the-breeze cruiser (the first...
After exploring the Bahamas and Cuba, Christopher Columbus reached the northeastern shore of Hispaniola (the modern-day Dominican Republic) in December of 1492, reportedly claiming, “There is no...
A conversation with the golf course architect and aviator. David McLay Kidd was born into the golf world. The Scotsman grew up around the Gleneagles Hotel, where his father was the director of...
Through precise heat-treating of lightweight titanium, David Yurman ( davidyurman.com ) has transformed the classic chain-link design into a series of stylish contemporary pieces. The heat treatment...
Music mavens will have a unique opportunity to acquire instruments from standout artists at Guernsey’s Guitar Auction on February 27, in New York City. Culled from several private collections, the...
Equal parts charming and vintage, New York’s DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) neighborhood features a restored 1920s carousel, a plethora of art galleries nestled in historic...
With a series of preliminary races, Bermuda offers a taste of what it will be like when it hosts the world’s most prestigious sailing competition. Drums pounding, bagpipes wailing, and resplendent in...
Billed by its Florida-based manufacturer as the world’s deepest-diving submersible with a transparent acrylic hull, the Triton Submarines Triton 6600/2 ( tritonsubs.com ) is designed to take its...
London-based Winch Design recently unveiled plans for its 328-foot trimaran concept , an impressive superyacht with a designated landing deck and hangar for the AgustaWestland 609 TiltRotor aircraft...
First appearing in 1952 as a racecar, the evergreen Mercedes-Benz SL ( mbusa.com ) arrives for 2016 as an athletic GT with a folding metal top that retracts into the trunk. That feature isn’t new,...
The success of his namesake Italian fashion brand provided BRUNELLO CUCINELLI the resources to acquire and restore the historic properties in the center of Solomeo, a medieval village in Umbria...
Land Rover wants to prove diesel is not a dirty word. For 2016, the maker of some of the most rugged SUVs on the market is offering the Range Rover Td6 , a 3-liter turbo-diesel, across its lineup for...
Benetti’s 11∙11 superyacht is a sleek and stylish superyacht marked by graceful, arching curves; 180-degree windows; and an open-concept interior. With luxurious lounges and an abundance of...
Hailing back to 1692, South Africa’s Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm that evokes images of the Garden of Eden. Spread across eight acres, the property’s gardens are woven together in a...
The artists Cao Fei and John Baldessari will create the next BMW Art Cars ( bmw-welt.com )—numbers 18 and 19 in a series that began in 1975, when Alexander Calder painted a 3.0 CSL. Every few years,...
MALCOLM ROGERS, the former director of Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, long coveted a sculpture he had seen featured on the cover of a magazine. Decades later he came to own that very work of art...
Epicures enticed by tony tipples will not want to miss the Nth 2016 Ultimate Whisky Experience at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas from March 2 through 5. Presented by Mahesh Patel, founder of Universal...
Introduced in January in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show, the new Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S deliver more power than their predecessors and display revised styling. Both...
Sixteen years ago, the British jeweler STEPHEN WEBSTER bought an all-original 1959 Ford Thunderbird for $5,000. Three years later he enlisted the help of a friend to restore it...
For travelers who enjoy the comforts of traditional train travel but need the speed of an intercontinental jet, a new interior from Airbus aims to satisfy. The Airbus Corporate Jet Centre , in...
This year, Chinese New Year falls on February 8, kicking off a 15-day festival in which Chinese communities around the world will celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Fire Monkey . Every year...
Prized Porsches from comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s collection are coming out of the vault and will be available at Gooding & Company’s Amelia Island Auction in Florida on March 11. Seinfeld is giving...
Known for its luxurious clothing and outerwear, Stefano Ricci ( stefanoricci.com ) is introducing its first line of performance skiwear. The family-owned business, which is based in Florence, has...
Los Angeles neonatologist PHILIPPE FRIEDLICH is a lifelong scuba diver who grew up in southern France with Jacques Cousteau as one of his heroes. He made his most memorable dive three decades ago...

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