New & Noteworthy

Turn on the magic of Sharon Marston’s dazzling designs. When the Four Seasons hotel in Abu Dhabi opens later this year, guests passing through the property’s lobby will behold the soft, shimmering...
March is notoriously trench coat season for much for the Northern Hemisphere. The 160-year-old British luxury fashion house Burberry, whose name is synonymous with the trench coat, has just updated...
While as bold and beautiful as its automotive antecedent from the blockbuster film Spectre , the new Aston Martin DB11 packs more heat. Debuted at the Geneva International Motor Show , it is the most...
Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco , the elegantly rustic retreat located in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Tuscany, does not horse around when it comes to providing traditional and authentic Italian...
Everything old is new again with Chivas Regal The Icon blended Scotch whisky. First released last May, the dark amber distillate is a synthesis of over 20 expressions from some of the most regaled...
The world’s fastest and most luxurious cars made their debuts at this year’s highly anticipated Geneva International Motor Show —which is still taking place (March 3 through 13)—where we saw...
On a drive from Sangiovese grape country to the Adriatic coast, the 488 Spider shows it belongs in the brand’s venerable line of gt convertibles. Dawn chased the waning moon over a ridge and cast a...
In the Bay of Naples, every island has its own distinct—and delicious—cuisine. Capri, Ischia, and procida, the trio of beautiful islands in the Bay of Naples, are like surprisingly dissimilar...
Each year, the world’s top carmakers unveil their latest and greatest at the Geneva International Motor Show , and this year’s exhibition was no exception. One of the scene-stealers was Bentley...
This May, racecar fans can celebrate the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with a cigar worthy of the occasion. Davidoff of Geneva is debuting an exclusive 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500...
Named after the Catalan moniker for Spain’s party mecca, Ibiza, Naoyacht’s 249-foot Eivissa II reflects the sensually seductive aesthetic of its eponymous town. One of four current concepts from the...
The twin-engine Eclipse 550 is a true “personal jet”—small, nimble, and designed to be flown by an owner-pilot. Now the five-seat (a sixth-seat option is available) jets are available to all pilots...
Italy has long been a land of exceptional jewelry, a country of unique regions with their own enduring styles. Many of today’s Italian masterworks, including pieces of woven or coiled gold...
Whether atop a craggy Capriote cliff or amid the vineyards of the Val d’Orcia, an Italian villa vacation is on the bucket list of just about every traveler. To find the best of these storied retreats...
Resembling an intergalactic explorer more than pelagic pleasure craft, the Sea Level 262-foot CF8 Future Concept yacht will, when realized, be out of this world. The Netherlands-based design team has...
The long-awaited Wider 150 superyacht has successfully completed its sea trials, and the Italian yacht builder has released details about its lavish, newly completed 1,000-square-foot beach club,...
The late Jerry Weintraub’s estate at Bighorn is now on the market and it is ready for the next movie mogul to move in. Located within the exclusive golf community in Palm Desert, Calif., the...
If we ever perfect the true flying car, it is likely to look something like E-Volo’s prototype—a vertical-takeoff-and-landing, semi-autonomous, two-seat multicopter with an electric engine. The...
Proving that sustainability and style are not mutually exclusive, Pininfarina’s H2 Speed concept car is a 503 hp, hydrogen-fueled track star that is definitely dashing. The iconic automotive design...
Ranging in color from translucent pale blue to deep teal, aquamarines channel one of Earth’s greatest wonders—the ocean—and they were once believed to calm waves, protect sailors at sea, and enhance...
Reminiscent of beautiful Florentine frescoes, the season’s Italian fashions have been styled from a painterly palette. Together they create an arresting tableau of relaxed tailored-clothing ensembles...
With the Latin word for “warrior” as its namesake, the Spyker C8 Preliator reflects its fighter-plane pedigree and the indomitable spirit of the Dutch marque. Debuted at the Geneva International...
Since its introduction in 1931, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso has stood as an icon of modern watchmaking. Over time, however, the range of watches in the line grew a tad unruly. “Two years ago, we saw...
Expertly crafted clothing is still the pride of Naples, thanks to the city’s top tailors, who are bolstering the tried-and-true Neapolitan style. In the 1930s, a jacket made waves in the coastal city...
Storybook charm defines every inch of Montenegro. Medieval castles, red-roofed houses, and tiny fishing villages add to its old-world allure. A popular destination for boaters, the Balkan country is...
For much of the 20th century, Italy’s independent coachbuilders set the design trends that the world’s automakers followed. Filippo Sapino, former design chief of Ghia, once compared the creations of...
Napa Valley is the crown jewel of California wine country, and for good reason. With a plethora of vineyards and wineries, the picturesque region has been a mecca for wine lovers since being put on...
“Romeo y Julieta? Montecristo? Cohiba?” I had climbed the unlit concrete stairs just off a quiet street in central Havana expecting to arrive at a smoker’s boutique. Instead, I found myself standing...
Despite designing over 1,000 structures (532 of which were built) during his storied career, architect Frank Lloyd Wright never ran low on creative inspiration. Each of his masterpieces—from the...
A new wellness retreat rises on the shores of a revered Italian destination. Clad only in a plush terry-cloth robe, I rush past Lake Como toward the stone steps of Villa Emilia. I am absurdly...

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