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Recognizing the truth to the adage that home is where the heart is, we have assembled a selection of 10 American cities, towns, and other locales best suited for specific tastes and preferences or
On a recent spring evening, a mix of some 20 New York architects, interior designers, and magazine editors chat over Champagne and hors d’oeuvres in Manhattan’s SoHo district.
Tomas, properly attired in a waiter’s white jacket and black tie, pauses graciously at his dinner guest’s left side and extends a silver platter of fresh-baked breads.
It’s impossible to write about bespoke furniture designer David Linley without mentioning his parents, the late Princess Margaret and photographer Lord Snowdon.
Normand Laprise was referring to himself, not the tall chef’s hat, when he named his restaurant Toqué!
It was without a doubt one of the most unusual and interesting whiskies I had ever sipped.
Kopi Luwak, with a price tag of about $175 a pound roasted, just may be the rarest and most expensive coffee in the world. But it’s not the cost that some coffee lovers will find hard to swallow.
Any watch’s ultimate purpose is to tell the time of day, but an obviously unbridgeable gulf exists between a mass-market-manufactured Timex and the expertly handcrafted mechanics of a Patek Philip
In the early 1990s, June Jacobs and Peter Thomas Roth became pioneers in the clinical skin care business by launching a collection of spa products under the Roth label.
If you haven’t been to a spa lately, you’re in for a surprise.
Las Vegas, with all its diversions, is a noisy place where one’s senses are assaulted with a never-ending cacophony of sounds and pictures promoting the latest shows, nightclubs, restaurants, and
Each summer, the Mediterranean island playground of Capri attracts scores of global jet-setters who touch down to explore picturesque beaches, pristine grottoes, and a dynamic social scene.
Recent patriotic fervor has the American flag appearing on everything from automobile bumpers to watches.
After cultivating a devoted female following, British jewelry designer Stephen Webster (212.226.6160) is looking to attract a male audience with his first men’s collection, dubbed Rayman.
The creations for the human foot from Silvano Lattanzi, the master of Italian shoemaking, display a brilliant palette of hues drawn from his observations and travels.
Martin Carstarphen has spent the last five years investing his money, time, and talent in reintroducing genuine Sea Island cotton to the lexicon of luxury fashion.
Designer John Hardy lives and works in a luxurious retreat in Bali, where he frequently draws upon the island’s vast natural resources for his creations.
When Audemars Piguet introduced its groundbreaking Royal Oak in 1972, the company assumed a split personality that has lasted for 30 years.
Affluenza is a dysfunctional relationship with money or wealth, or the pursuit of it. —The Affluenza Project Having grown up in a wealthy New England family, Barbara Blouin knows first
The Sound of Music includes a scene in which the Baroness Schraeder character explains to her friend Max Detweiler how she plans to avoid the chores of motherhood after marrying Capt.
The Darwinian principles of survival had the Galápagos Islands as their testing laboratory; those of financial survival (what in contemporary parlance we term wealth management) had as theirs Pari
Ferrari enthusiasts may soon understand what Formula One champion Michael Schumacher experiences as he rips down the straightaway at Indianapolis or slices through Monaco’s turns.
At first, the mileage and route seemed daunting.
Some people buy books online, others purchase clothes. A select few have raised the concept of online shopping to new altitudes.
We’re somewhere between Miami and Baltimore, some 60 miles out on the Atlantic Ocean.
For everyone, the realization comes differently.
Jaguar’s S-Type hasn’t exactly crumbled the competition, nor has it become lodged among our longings.
Parked beside the cream clapboard colonial building that houses Linney’s pearl emporium in Broome, Australia, proprietor Bill Reed’s Mercedes M-Class stands out from the array of dented Land Rover
In 1995, when John McLaren finished writing his first novel, Press Send, the former diplomat celebrated the occasion by placing his manuscript on the passenger seat of his Jaguar E-Type and headin
When Scott Jones decided he wanted to watch movies in his turn-of-the-century English manor near Indianapolis, he called noted home theater architect Theo Kalomirakis.
“I think California is the best country in the world and always will be no matter who comes into it or what is done to it,” wrote publisher and impassioned builder William Randolph Hearst in 1906.
The doorbell rang, and the Connoisseur opened the front door to find his old chum Smedley at the threshold. He looked as if he might burst with excitement.
The automobile has captured our imaginations for more than 100 years—each new design the standard-bearer of the technology, aesthetics, and values of its era.
A story—in all likelihood apocryphal—has an Englishwoman telling Ettore Bugatti that he built the fastest cars in the world, but that Rolls-Royce built the best.