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When you think of speakers, you probably picture a box.
Ribbon speakers produce the upper frequencies—the most important segment of the sound spectrum—with superb speed and clarity, which is exactly why Michael Kelly is partial to them.
Some mind games—such as chess or backgammon—are eternally entertaining. Chess sets themselves are often treated as works of art.
Monaco's Villa La Vigie, which at various times was home to Karl Lagerfeld and to Princess Caroline, is now available for weekly, monthly, or year-round rental.
All of us imagine a place to unwind—a theoretical oasis of serenity in a world of tumult about which, during the less frenetic interludes of our daily routines, we sometimes dream: an ideal enviro
The winning squad in last year’s World Series of Birding, an annual competition in which more than 50 teams vie to spot the most bird species in 24 hours, admits that it had an edge: killer binocu
Much like the finest wines, the Macanudo Gold Label (www.cigarworld.com) can be made only after an exceptional harvest.
Lancaster Estate Nicole’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1999
If it were possible to accurately, consistently foretell the future, day-trading would still be a viable profession and operating a casino would not be.
Last year, Catherine Zadeh (212.274.9984, www.catherinezadeh.com) added an unexpected natural element to her fanciful collecti
Linen, the world’s oldest known cloth, never wore so well as it does in Loro Piana’s (212.980.7961) spring collection of linen pants ($435) and shirts ($335).
Rodolfo Valentin may have the requisite foreign accent, but he is not your typical celebrity hair stylist, or designer, as they prefer to be called now.
Like a breathtaking sunset, an exquisite orchid, or a fresh snowfall, an exceptional gemstone is the awe-inspiring product of Mother Nature.
You don’t need a compass to recognize that the concept of mobility is the prevailing undercurrent for spring fashion.
While many porschephiles are upset about the new Cayenne SUV, their ire is not focused on any shortcomings that the vehicle might exhibit. Instead, they decry its very existence.
Of the 700 functions that BMW’s iDrive mechanism can control, only one is regularly employed by the average 7 Series owner; the remaining 99.6 percent of the system’s capabilities tend to be ignor
In 1989, the Campagna T-Rex made a dubious debut.
Designing a yacht is no big feat, says an architect who will remain unnamed to spare him the fury of boating professionals. “Space is space,” he says.
Patricia Poitras does not feel guilty anymore. When charities approach her foundation for donations, she bases her response on two simple yes-or-no questions.
As with wines, many of us stick to what we know: Just as we cling to our Silver Oak, our Pétrus, our Phelps Insignia, so do we adhere, in the case of resorts, to the safe, the familiar, the comfor
Here in the remote Seychelles Islands off the African coast, you’ll find crystal waters, coral reefs, verdant gardens, palm tree–fringed coastline, and unspoiled white-sand beaches.
Reminiscent of a tranquil Mexican village, Esperanza—the newest Auberge resort—combines Baja’s relaxed sensibilities with five-star luxury.
It takes only a short stroll along Middleburg’s leafy streets to confirm that you have arrived in one of America’s equestrian capitals.
Chetek, Wis., might not be the first place that leaps to mind when you are mulling over romantic getaway spots, but it happens to be home to the only Midwestern resort that has earned membership i
A couple of years ago, I was browsing at a flea market on London’s Portobello Road when a sterling silver cigar case caught my eye.
In 1957, acclaimed entertainer and Rat Pack mainstay Sammy Davis Jr. placed a special order with Hermès of Paris.
Test your sea legs on the newly launched Island Explorer at the Four Seasons’ 12-acre private island resort.
This is the first resort on beautiful Mai Khao Beach, adjacent to Sirinat Marine National Park and a sea turtle nesting area.
At this safari-style camp, you’ll follow the footsteps of early explorers, revel in solitude and serenity, and share a pioneer’s sense of wonder as you gaze upon sweeping views across red-earth sa
For more than 100 years, princes and princesses, maharajas and sultans, presidents and prime ministers have visited this London landmark.
Need a ride through midtown Manhattan? Your Bentley awaits—part of the Ritz’s complimentary limo service. Did a storm hit you by surprise? Burberry raincoats are on loan.
Ancient people once gathered on Camelback Mountain to make offerings to their gods. Today, this peaceful setting continues to awe and inspire.
Forget Southern California casual: From its majestic artwork to its Mediterranean ambience and Tuscan-inspired architecture, this resort evokes the grandeur and grace of a Renaissance painting.
This idyllic enclave overlooks the pristine sands of Long Bay Beach and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.
As its second edition approaches, the International Yacht & Jet Show already has a legend attached to it.
Küppersbusch (kewp-puhrs-boosh), a deluxe line of ultrasleek cooktops and ovens, is the latest of Germany’s superbly engineered kitchen appliances to reach the United States.
Would you buy a watch from a designer whose work was thrown out of Switzerland’s most prestigious exhibition? For many watch enthusiasts, whether they realize it or not, the answer is yes.
When art dealer Otto Naumann was ready to bring to market his finest acquisition, a $40 million Rembrandt painting of the goddess Minerva, he knew exactly where the grand unveiling should take pla
The numbers do not lie to Jim Ferraro, a product liability lawyer from Miami, Fla. For him at least, one-eighth of 8 million equals more than 6 million.