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21 Ultimate Gifts

Swedish supercar 240 mph Koenigsegg CCX and $7.3 million rare green diamond ring from deGrisogono. Plus exlusives from Moet Hennessy, Callaway golf, rocket racing league, Four Seasons, Parmigiani and more.

During Napoléon Bonaparte’s reign, European furniture styles reflected his ambition and his ego...
Nearly a decade after the death of Gianni Versace, who once described his couture as having “the...
To coincide with the opening of its fourth U.S. showroom, which is located outside Los Angeles in...
About the time in 1912 that Boston pharmaceutical tycoon and philanthropist George Robert White...
Domus has occupied the front ranks of the world’s architecture and design journals since its...
Sferra Fine Linens has created bedding so precious that you might hesitate to lie on it. The Burano...
“Frames are really the Cinderellas of the art world,” says Deborah Davis, author of the forthcoming...
Photograph by Greg Premra.
When neither east nor west is best, when matters on the Atlantic and the Pacific coasts demand...
An intricately detailed model of an automobile or superyacht of your choice, crafted by British...
In the English countryside, 30 miles south of London, an Arts and Crafts brick manor has been...
Those fond of the beach lifestyle now can own a part-time residence at the 118-year-old Hotel del...
The basement level of West Virginia’s Greenbrier hotel ( www.greenbrier.com ) contains rooms that...
Visitors to Nice, France, have a new venue for surveying the action along the Riviera, at the...
Town-car driver Russell Figaredo greets most members of Private Escapes Destination Clubs with a...
Entry for one team—you and five other players—in the next King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, to...
Photograph by Bernie Zilinskas.
“ Song soong ,” says a young mahout, urging an 8-foot-tall female to lift her leg off the ground...
Beginning in the early 1960s, as the Aga Khan developed Porto Cervo, his reach extended along Costa...
A shipment of $200 worth of Michel Cluizel chocolate, selected by you from the company’s range of...
Cigar smoking is an inherently low-tech activity. The product itself has barely changed in a...
In 1954, Leica Camera ( www.leica-camera.com ) launched its M-series of rangefinder cameras, which...
Traveling by steamboat and horse-drawn carriage, Alfred Barnard set out in 1885 to visit each of...
Recently, in the course of a conversation having nothing to do with wine, I was asked to explain...
Dine at the Modern, located inside the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Manhattan, and just as you...
Given the Delamain family’s wide-ranging assortment of extracurricular interests, it is remarkable...
Cameroon wrappers usually surround mild filler tobacco, as most cigar makers prefer to emphasize...
The Koenigsegg CCX, a made-to-order, 240-plus mph, 806 hp Swedish supercar, customized with the...
Four seasons’ worth of clothes from four American wardrobe consultants. The nearly 600 clothing...
A collection of Château d’Yquem that includes at least one bottle of every vintage produced from...
A custom skeleton Tecnica timepiece from Swiss watchmaker Michel Parmigiani. Three limited-edition...
Photograph by Cordero Studios/ www.corderostudios.com
ExperiMental, the first racing motorcycle made by Canadian custom bike builder Roger Goldammer...
Photograph by Stephen C. Reed
One of only five boxes (containing 100 cigars) of the Gurkha Black Dragon Edición Especial. A...
A 20-day trip for seven to play 10 Scottish and Irish golf courses of your choice. A past PGA...
Perpetual care of the 550 endangered American elms that line the entire east side of New York City’...
A golf makeover for four that begins with a custom club fitting at the Ely Callaway Performance...
A customized Mark-1 X-Racer rocket and the first Mark-2 X-Racer, which will succeed the Mark-1. A...
A premium membership in the invitation-only yachting club Private Sea. The membership includes...
Travel for a group of four to France for private blending sessions at the Veuve Clicquot Champagne...
A one-of-a-kind electric bass guitar from German luthier Jens Ritter. A day of recording in the...
Our goal is to stamp every sport on our “passports,” the passes we procure at Lake Placid’s...
A 1920s-era brochure for the Broadmoor shows an image of the then-new resort’s circular driveway,...
Midway through the race, five yachts— Viriella , Sei Tu 2 , OPS 5 , Flying Dragon , and Charis —...
An extremely rare, 25-carat green diamond, one of the largest of its kind. The cushion-cut stone is...
Since 1852, India’s Kasliwal family has adorned maharajas as well as European and Middle Eastern...
Brazilian jeweler H. Stern ( www.hstern.net ) is showcasing its new asymmetrical diamond cut, the...
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, copresident of Chopard, agrees that the manufacture he established to...
Tony Gaziano and Dean Girling are challenging England’s bench-made shoe establishment by defiantly...
Ralph Esmerian adeptly maneuvers around the piles of papers, boxes, and books that cover virtually...
A crowd gathered last summer in Moscow’s Sobornaya Square, within the Kremlin walls, to watch 120...
A watch manufacturer traditionally has demonstrated its mastery of the mechanical art by producing...
London-based clothier Thomas Pink ( www.thomaspink.co.uk ) has designed a men’s formal shirt to...
While serving as ballast on the sailing yacht Viriella during this year’s Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup,...
In the early 1950s, General Motors designer Harley Earl, fresh from watching world speed records...
Photograph by Scott Gilbert.
A 1931 Voisin C20 Simoun Demi-Berline, the only known remaining car of its kind. Price $5.5 million...
Ferrari North America President Maurizio Parlato was instrumental in establishing the Ferrari...
Like fingernails running down a chalkboard, Deep Purple’s “Highway Star” screeches from the...
The 8-year-old design of the P180 Avanti from Italy’s Piaggio Aero ( www.piaggioaero.com )—a...
A built-in parachute that provides a soft landing in an emergency, a cockpit warning system that...
Four to six years typically pass from design to delivery of a custom superyacht. But the Amels...
David Lester’s ship has not yet come in, but it should arrive in a few more months. Lester, the...
A full-size, airworthy replica of Charles Lindbergh’s plane, Spirit of St. Louis. The maps and...