New & Noteworthy

Laurence Graff was only 14 years old when he dropped out of school to work as a jeweler’s apprentice. Six decades later, the London-born diamond purveyor purchases record-setting stones at auction...
Award-winning designer Jay Jeffers is elevating the hosting experience just in time for the holidays. The San Francisco–based designer teamed up with the Dallas-based furniture and lighting company...
Set on 6.3 oceanfront acres in Malibu, Calif., the 16,107-square-foot estate La Villa Contenta is lavish even by local standards. Built in 2002, the stately family home of developer Richard Weintraub...
This morning, the applause of audiophiles everywhere filled the air after the announcement of Sennheisser’s new Orpheus headphones —the German sound pioneer’s latest acoustic alchemy. Touted as “the...
In the 1980s, Brazil’s Serra Pelada gold mine was a bustling locale that attracted thousands of miners; today, it is an abandoned open pit located south of the Amazon River. Brazilian designer Roque...
One of the most visually striking boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival this year was the Fjord 48 Open . The flagship of the German-built Fjord series, the Patrick Banfield design retains the same...
If you dream of being a lady-killer like James Bond , your first step is to buy a tailored suit worthy of 007. (Your second step, naturally, is to order a martini—shaken, not stirred.) To celebrate...
From October 24 to 27, Japan’s roadways resonated with the rumble of the Alfred Dunhill Rally Nippon —a 621-mile, scenic round-trip circuit from Kyoto to Shikoku, which tracked some of the country’s...
Originally published in the Fall 2015 issue of Robb Report Health & Wellness as “ Medical Myth Buster: XX Marks the Spot ” Gender may help make precision medicine even more personalized. Myth:...
Originally published in the October 2015 issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Gates of Heaven ” Colorado’s Gateway Canyons Resort is a paradise for adventurers and auto enthusiasts. “Now, a lot of...
Originally published in the November/December issue of Host’s Guide as “ Whisky & Whiskey ” Compass Box Hedonism Quindecimus Fifteen years ago, spirits professional John Glaser left Johnnie...
The McLaren P1 GTR Driver Program got off to a roaring start last week, as the brand’s most powerful car was put through its paces at the Circuit de Barcelona–Catalunya in Spain. Seven McLaren P1 GTR...
Adding 2 feet to its CC160 production model, Carbon Craft ( carboncraft.com ), a yacht-tender builder based in Tampa, Fla., recently completed an 18.5-foot custom model powered by a 295 hp diesel...
Originally published in the November/December issue of Host’s Guide as “ America’s Finest ” Wild Turkey Russell’s Reserve 1998 Jimmy and Eddie Russell, the father-and-son team of master distillers at...
Referencing a classic cruiser from the 1960s, Cantieri di Pisa’s new 72-foot Kitalpha 22 pairs the sophisticated stylings of that bygone era with innovative design and contemporary comforts to...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ Plugged In to the Future ” Stylish, luxurious, more practical, more environmentally responsible, more family friendly—this is how CEO...
Though Halloween can be a time for elaborate costumes and extravagant makeup, sometimes a subtler way of expressing the spirit of the season is in order. Whether a spider-web-themed bracelet, a watch...
With Arnold & Son’s limited white-gold edition DSTB timepiece , the 251-year-old horologic house brings its artistry to the surface. As the name would suggest, the latest Dial Side True Beat (...
With a streamlined design focused on maximizing aerodynamics, the Audi E-Tron Quattro Concept is an electric crossover that made its first appearance at this year’s Frankfurt auto show . It is no...
Originally published in the October 2015 issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Rock ’N’ Romanée ” Meet Joe Smith, the man who introduced the Eagles to Château Pétrus. An imperial of 1961 Château...
The fifth annual Napa Valley Film Festival will screen more than 100 independent films and studio sneak previews at 14 venues on November 11 through 15. Fittingly, on opening night, the festival will...
Originally published in the November/December issue of Host’s Guide as “ The Highlands & Islands ” Ardbeg Perpetuum Founded in 1815 and located on the southern shores of the fog-shrouded island...
During a 1975 trip to Bali, Canadian jeweler John Hardy fell in love with the island’s rich culture and artistry. Transfixed by the local Balinese jewelry, Hardy designed his own line of handmade,...
Given its remote setting in New Zealand’s Southern Alps, it is no wonder that helicopters are an ordinary means of transport at the 65,000-acre Minaret Station resort. Given its proximity to some of...
It was a perfect day for flying. Greg Zackney—who served as a Harrier pilot for the U.S. Marines before becoming a contract pilot for Icon—powered up the Icon A5 , popped open my passenger-side...
The P stands for performance...
Originally published in the November/December issue of Robb Report Home & Style as “ Design Seen: In Living Color ” A new series of vessels at Ralph Pucci casts a chromatic spell. Glass is...
BMW has revealed the limited-production M6 Coupe Competition Edition —a race-ready version of the BMW M6 Coupe that will be limited to only 100 examples in the United States. The special edition...
Known for its quick and aggressive ships, Monaco’s Wally Yachts has officially launched Galateia (the third ship in its popular Wallycento series that includes Magic Carpet ). The 100-foot Galateia...
We are in the midst of watchmaking’s blue period . Call it azure, navy, sapphire, or cerulean, the color has been an emerging watch fashion sensation for years. In March, at the Baselworld fair in...

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