Over the last decade or so, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has forced its competitors to change the way they approach business-jet design.
In recent years, the world’s top shipyards have launched larger-than-ever megayachts with eye-catching designs and over-the-top amenities.
Arguably the most recognizable boats on the water, Wally Yachts scream speed and aggressiveness with their carbon-fiber components and bold lines.
The debut of the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto last October marked an evolution for the 52-year-old Canadian brand.
The opening of Singita Ebony Lodge in 1993 ushered in a new era for the African safari.
By all rights, Ducati should have crested the horizon and become a footnote in motorcycle history, just as Laverda, Mondial, Moto Morini, and a host of other once-famous Italian marques did.
Since 1910 Ermenegildo Zegna has been a masterful producer of Italian textiles.
Two integral components of high-end watchmaking—unorthodox complications and new materials technology—owe their genesis at least in part to the experiments of Ulysse Nardin, which was little more
In 1858, Louis Vuitton created the first flat, stackable travel trunk—a concept that, though revolutionary for the luggage industry at the time, seems in hindsight a rather modest beginning for on
Not long after the 40th anniversary of Audemars Piguet’s flagship Royal Oak model—an occasion the watchmaker celebrated in 2012 with various galas, the introduction of special models, and a global
Historic brands oftenrevisit the past for inspiration, but perhaps not one does it as imaginatively as the French fashion house Chanel.While reinventing Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’s tailored tweed ja
Hermès has long been famous for its classic leather goods and accessories, including the Birkin bag, the H belt buckle, and a line of quietly distinctive ties.
In 1987, when many American diners would have blanched at the idea of eating raw fish, Nobu Matsuhisa opened a small Japanese restaurant in Beverly Hills.
Zino Davidoff demonstrated his independence in the summer of 1989, when the Cuban government demanded 51 percent ownership of his namesake cigar company.
In no field of endeavor is the friction between tradition and innovation more evident than in the making of fine wine; and no label presides more completely over past and future than Dom Pérignon,
Considering the process for producing Scotch whisky, which is crafted by hand and then aged for years and often decades, it is not surprising that change usually comes slowly to the industry.
Peter Lyngdorf has almost single-handedly brought digital audio into the realm of high fidelity. In 1998, the Danish acoustic engineer spearheaded the creation of the first all-digital amplifier.
Over the course of a four-decade career, Philippe Starck has stamped his name on everything from toothbrushes and tableware to electric cars and yacht interiors.
Even the most carefully considered wardrobe requires a few versatile components to lend the wearer a touch of personal style.
Weighing in at 50 pounds, about half of which is wool, Sharapova stands indifferent to an admiring crowd of international journalists.