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Flexjet Flies to the Vancouver Winter Games

The Flexjet 25 Jet Card program, which allows guests to customize the number of hours and type of aircraft that best meet their needs, has teamed with Olympic sponsor Jet Set Sports to offer a select few the chance to attend the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Flexjet 25 Jet Card 2010 […]

Boating: WHY Not?

Luca Bassani, president, CEO, and founder of Wally Yachts, insists that his latest project is not a yacht at all. “It’s a floating island,” he says while unveiling a 190-foot-long, 125-foot-wide wooden mock-up of the vessel at Wally’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. Bassani’s description seems appropriate given the vessel’s considerable girth, which will prevent it […]

Palm Beach Art Fair Presents Roster of New Exhibitors

This year’s American International Fine Art Fair in Palm Beach, Florida, will feature more than 30 new exhibitors, providing a lineup that will surpass 80 exhibitors. The fair, which helps kick off Palm Beach’s social season, runs February 3-8 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The show will feature pieces ranging from Old Master […]

New Baja Getaway

A small fishing community just outside of Los Cabos, Mexico, is vying to become the next great getaway. La Capilla, located on the east cape of the Baja Peninsula, is a private resort community near the town of Los Barriles that is currently accepting deposits for its first phase of homesites, which is expected to […]

Daniel Boulud Crosses the Pond

This spring, famed chef Daniel Boulud will take his cuisine from New York–where he has lived and created a gastronomic name for himself since 1982–across the pond to London and open Bar Boulud, London in the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel. Although the Lyon, France-born Boulud was trained by legendary chefs in his native country, […]

Exclusive Chalet Opens in the French Alps

The Hotel de Charme Les Airelles in Courchevel, France, unveils its latest escape from the cold this winter: a nine-bedroom, five-floor private chalet, located less than 20 feet from the Bellecôte slopes. The 3,000-square-foot Chalet Ormello, which officially opened in December, can accommodate up to 15 guests and features a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, cinema with […]

The Pierre, Finally

For the past four years, New York locals and visitors have watched in anticipation as one of the city’s most famed hotels, The Pierre, underwent a $100 million renovation after its purchase by Taj Hotels. This fall, the Pierre reopened with 11 new Grand Suites (including the two-bedroom 1,980-square-foot Presidential Suite) all with sweeping views […]

Guy Regal and Newel Join Forces

Guy Regal, a neoclassical furniture dealer, has joined forces with Newel, a decorative antiques house, to create the newly unveiled Guy Regal Ltd /Newel gallery, an expansive three-floor gallery on East 60th Street that will present joint exhibitions. The first exhibition, “ Neoclassicsm: Discoveries from the 18th through 20th Centuries,” is on exhibit now through […]

Caran d’Ache Reveals its Masculine Side

Pen maker Caran d’Ache has introduced a collection of limited-edition writing instruments dedicated to men. Defined by dark ebony details set with geometric patterns, the Varius Link Series 1 offers a fountain, roller, and ballpoint pen (starting at $1,600) and mechanical pencil styles, in a numbered series of 1,001 each. Fine leaves of mother-of-pearl have […]

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