Robb Report Unveils 15th Annual 'Best of the Best'

May 12, 2003

Robb Report Unveils 15th Annual 'Best of the Best'

Hitting Newsstands on May 22, Eagerly Awaited June Issue Reveals Luxury World's Most Exceptional Products and Services

MALIBU, CA– Scheduled to hit newsstands on May 22, Robb Report magazine’s 15th annual “Best of the Best” offers readers an unprecedented selection of products and services that personify the very finest that the international luxury world has to offer.

Culminating a year’s search for the most extraordinary products and services, “Best of the Best” features the premium-quality automobiles, boats, jewels, vacations, wines, fashion and other exceptional items.

“Best of the Best” offers 120 pages of editorial coverage, with comprehensive reviews from Robb Report’s editorial staff, as well as a team of seasoned contributing writers. Six primary departments covering 109 separate categories provide an expert’s view of the international luxury market. These include:

Wheels
Robb Report editors select the world’s most exceptional sedans, coupes, sports cars, SUVs, and aftermarketers, as well as the most powerful motorcycles on the market.

Wings & Water
The ultimate in air and sea craft are revealed, with “Best of the Best” choices for megayachts, speedboats, production yachts, sailboats, business jets, personal aircraft, helicopters and fight services.

Style
Recognizing the significance of individuality, Robb Report offers three distinct wardrobe profiles: custom, traditional and contemporary. The luxury world’s most exceptional watches, jewelry and pens are also revealed.

Journeys
Fulfilling “anywhere-but-here” wishes, “Best of the Best” showcases a stunning selection of resorts, hotels, airlines, dining, and golf resorts and communities.

Leisure
From the vineyards to the humidor, Robb Report offers the ultimate in domestic and international wines, spirits and cigars.

Home
With its largest array of “Best of the Best” selections ever offered in this category, Robb Report reveals the world’s finest furnishings, appliances, audio/video and home automation. Also included are recommendations for the world’s foremost architects, interior designers, landscape architects, art galleries and antiques dealers.

Robb Report’s June issue also introduces “Best Things First,” which recognizes 10 of the “finest essentials that you may not have thought of.” This “collection of unique treats” includes special services such as exceptional New York florist Michael George, Berkeley, California chocolatier Scharffen Berger, and croquet equipment maker Jacques of London.

In addition, the June issue also features “Undiscovered Bests,” which recognizes 13 items, destinations and companies that warrant recognition despite lacking the notoriety or availability possessed by selections in the other primary categories.

Now in its 27th year, Robb Report is the international authority on the luxury lifestyle. Each month, the magazine reports on issues and trends affecting the affluent market, with coverage of exclusive events and features on exceptional automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft, art, jewelry, watches, fashion, travel, homes, wines, spirits and cigars. Additional information can be accessed through the magazine’s Web site, www.robbreport.com.

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