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Journeys | Resorts: Cheval Blanc Randheli

In the ever-expanding realm of luxury brands, travel has emerged as the de rigueur accessory. Fashion firms from Armani ...

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Wings & Water | Megayachts: Heesen Galactica Star

The unusual naval architecture of the 213-foot Galactica Star, the largest build from the 36-year-old Dutch shipyard Heesen...

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Style | Men’s Watches | Complications: Graham Geo.Graham Tourbillon Orrery

Eric Loth, founder and CEO of Graham, describes one of his latest timepieces as “the watch I’ve wanted to build since founding the company.”

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Leisure | Spirits: Redbreast 21 Year Old Single Pot Still Whiskey

The recent double-digit growth in consumption of Irish whiskey can be attributed in part to Redbreast, a single-pot-still whiskey...

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Wheels | Sports Cars: Ferrari 458 Speciale

Before the advent of computer-aided design, or CAD, draftsmen plied their trade with T-squares, compasses, templates, and a bewildering number ...

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Journeys | Hotels: The Langham, Chicago

The world’s only hotel to occupy a Ludwig Mies van der Rohe–designed building, the new Langham, Chicago...

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Wings & Water | Business Aircraft | Entry-Level: Cessna Citation M2

Sharing many features with the company’s Citation CJ series jets, the new Cessna Citation M2 (316.517.6056, www.cessna.com) was designed ...

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Style | Men’s Fashion | Sportswear: Ralph Lauren Purple Label

Ralph Lauren took tried-and-true menswear elements—including tweed, plaid, and flannel—and transformed them into a wardrobe ...

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Home | Home Entertainment: Prima Cinema

Until recently, you had to have some connection to the film industry if you wanted to view first-run movies at home...

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Wheels | Coupes & GTs: Rolls-Royce Wraith

Once perceived by the masses as dusty relics from a bygone era, Rolls-Royce motorcars began to shed that image around the turn of the millennium ...

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Journeys | Golf Courses: The Blue Monster

Donald Trump first visited Miami’s Doral resort as a child in the 1960s. A wide-eyed kid from New York, the Donald basked in the Florida sun ...

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Wings & Water | Semicustom Yachts: Overmarine Group Mangusta 110

The design brief for the Overmarine Group Mangusta 110 (786.440.3434, www.overmarine.it) dictated that the yacht retain the sporty style ...

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Home | Decor: Les Nécessaires d’Hermès

Back in the 1920s, the interior designer Jean-Michel Frank enlisted Hermès to swathe some of his furniture pieces in the company’s supple leathers...

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Leisure | International Red Wines: Vieux Château Certan 2010 Pomerol

The first test of a truly great man is his humility,” asserted the English art critic and social theorist John Ruskin, whose contemporaries ...

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Wheels | Convertibles: Porsche 918 Spyder

Every decade or so there comes a car that is years ahead of its time, one that provides a completely new driving experience...

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Journeys | Resorts: Belmond El Encanto

The eucalyptus-covered hills of Santa Barbara’s Riviera neighborhood conceal some of Southern California’s finest examples of Craftsman- and Spanish Colonial Revival...

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Wings & Water | Business Aircraft | Large-Cabin Ultralong-Range: Gulfstream G650

The 8,000-mile-plus range of the Gulfstream G650 (912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com) puts it in a class by itself, one that could be called super-ultralong-range...

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Style | Jewelry | Best Practices: Chopard

Celebrated for its technical and artistic prowess in both the watch and jewelry fields, Chopard made quite a different statement last year...

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Leisure | Cigars: Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel’s Share

Established in 1912 in Tampa, Fla., by the late Arturo Fuente Sr., the company that is now called Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia is the world’s largest...

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Wheels | Sedans: BMW M6 Gran Coupe

The sport-sedan category now includes models from manufacturers as diverse as Aston Martin and Volkswagen. Everyone, it seems...

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Journeys | Vacation Homes: Kohanaiki

The Big Island of Hawaii’s easygoing ambience has helped make the island one of the most coveted destinations for vacation-home owners...

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Wings & Water | Production Boats: Dominator 640

The Italian-built Dominator 640 (+43.24027.522, www.dominatoryachts​.com) has amenities and operational systems that are more common to long-range megayachts...

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Style | Women’s Watches | Design: Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Florilège

Vacheron Constantin has a longer history of creating artisan-decorated watches than any other company in the modern era. Florilège is a trio of Métiers d’Art limited editions...

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Leisure | Dining: Zaranda

There may be no more profound sense of well-being than that which descends upon Zaranda at sunset. The fading light glows off the sandstone walls...

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Wheels | SUVs & Wagons: Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S

How did a wagon earn top honors in a field that includes the best new SUVs? None of the other vehicles offers a better combination of all-weather practicality...

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