Christina Garofalo

Ski with the Pros at the St. Regis Deer Valley

Guests who stay at the St. Regis Deer Valley in Park City, Utah, can embark on a daylong private ski tour led by the two-time Olympian and World Cup champion skier Shannon Bahrke. Offered as a part of the hotel’s Celebrate Snow package ($15,000 per night for two), the outing also includes a set of […]

Mark Cross Visits the Archives for Its New Collection

The venerable leather-goods company Mark Cross has resurrected some of the best-selling men’s accessories and travel bags from its archives, making slight modifications for today’s well-traveled man. The showpiece is a leather duffel ($2,750 at Barneys) inspired by a vintage duffel from the 1950s. The duffel bag is handcrafted from vegetable-tanned calfskin and features waxed-thread […]

Bowers & Wilkins Introduces Maserati Headphones

Following the success of last year’s 805 Maserati Edition loudspeaker, the British audio company Bowers & Wilkins has again partnered with the Italian automaker. The P5 Maserati Edition Mobile Hi-Fi headphones ($400) feature a handsome blue-leather lining for the headband and ear pads, gold-plated connector, and the same drivers as in the original P5 headphones, […]

Cire Trudon’s Exceptional Handmade Candles

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Cire Trudon—the 370-year-old Parisian maker of opulent candles for the royal court at Versailles—has created a $160 box set of three of its top-selling scents (Prolétaire, Ernesto, and Abd El Kader), called Odeurs Révolutionnaires. The three 3.5-ounce candles have notes of rose, grapefruit, clove, and jasmine and are sold […]

Unfading Flowers on a Valentine’s Day Handbag

Nancy Gonzalez—the Colombian handbag designer known for her wide selection of precious-skin bags and accessories—has devised a welcome Valentine’s Day alternative to traditional red roses. She has adorned this decadent red crocodile clutch with a bouquet of playful, hand-sewn crocodile bougainvillea bracts. The bag is available by special order for $3,150 at Bergdorf Goodman. (888.774.2424, […]

Technogym Introduces Its Google Glass–Ready Treadmill

Last fall, Technogym released the Artis—a treadmill that employs the Italian company’s Unity digital control console, which runs on a platform based on Google’s Android operating system. In addition to allowing users to enhance their workouts by creating custom training programs, the Unity console also enables them to engage with social media during their exercise. […]

A Parisian Artisan Elevates the Umbrella

Fabergé pendants, ostrich feathers, and pearly shagreen leathers are among the materials used by Michel Heurtault to create his new line of custom umbrellas and parasols. Indeed, the Parisian designer and artisan—who recently received the Maître d’art honor for his highly skilled work—believes that an umbrella is not just an item of utility but an […]

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