Christina Garofalo

Espa Arrives in Vegas

The spa and skin-care brand Espa recently opened a spa at the Vdara Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas—its first outpost in the western United States. While the British company has more than 350 spas in 55 countries, this is only its third U.S. spa, after the Acqualina Spa by Espa, in Miami, and Espa […]

Brioni’s Latest Footwear Showcases Italian Quality

The Italian fashion house Brioni has introduced three new shoe designs, each limited to just 500 pairs. The recently released Oxford, Derby, and Loafer shoes (prices upon request) are handcrafted from calfskin and polished with one of three finishes: natural leather, dyed ebony, or burgundy. The Goodyear-welted soles, also applied by hand, employ an antishock […]

Winter Wardrobe Essentials

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you have to forfeit great style to stay warm. We have uncovered some stylish accessories and clothes that will keep you dry and warm and looking dapper at the same time. From thick-layering knits to luxurious furs, these are the pieces you won’t want to leave home without. […]

The Broadmoor Makes Masters of Everyday Oenophiles

The title of master sommelier is a designation bestowed upon only a worthy few. For everyone else, the Sommelier Bootcamp at the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colo., is a fun step toward obtaining such masterful levels of knowledge as those possessed by these certified connoisseurs. The annual three-day experience—taking place this year from January […]

Sartorial Socks

The new remarkably soft and plush socks from the shoemaker Harrys of London are made of a rare, superfine material (13-micron diameter) known as Cervelt, which is woven from the down of New Zealand red deer. In addition to providing a soft feel, the limited-edition socks ($1,460 per pair) are especially strong and resilient and […]

Devon Works’ Innovative Tread 1 Timepiece in Gold

Devon Works managed to win over die-hard collectors and become a finalist in the 2010 Geneva Grand Prix for the eye-catching and innovative design of its Tread 1 series of watches—even though they run on a battery. Now the Los Angeles design lab, which is known for its work in automobiles, motorcycles, and most recently watches, […]

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