As the managing editor of Robb Report, Lori Bryan manages the editorial production of the monthly luxury-lifestyle magazine; oversees the publication’s home and design coverage; and occasionally covers other categories, including travel and dining. She is also the editor of the bimonthly magazine Robb Report Home & Style,which launched with the March/April 2013 issue. Before joining Robb Report in 2004, she was an editor of a trade magazine for the beauty industry. Her other past endeavors have included working as a freelance writer and serving as an editorial consultant for a health-care nonprofit. A graduate of UCLA, Bryan lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their young son.

Ship’s a Joy: On the Water Front

A number of high-end cruise lines are charting new courses, offering updated amenities and services, and, in some cases, launching ships. Following is a brief rundown to help you navigate the options. CRYSTAL CRUISES A recently completed $25 million renovation has transformed much of Crystal Cruises’ 922-passenger Symphony, including the vessel’s 982-square-foot Crystal Penthouses. In addition […]

Journeys: Ship’s a Joy

A smartly attired septuagenarian short on neither diamonds nor spunk pivots on her designer pumps to face me. “You are entirely too young to be in this elevator,” she says, her statement engendering giggles among her lady friends and declarations of don’t-you-mind-her from their dapper male counterparts. She might have a point. On this late-July […]

Home: The Latest Dish

When Traditional Arts made its debut on January 31, 2007, the London-based tableware maker kept a low profile. The Prince of Wales announced the start-up to just 80 guests during a dinner at his London home. The invitees—patrons of the prince’s School of Traditional Arts, which, as part of his charitable foundation, teaches the arts […]

Feature: All Decked Out

Portofino, St. Barts, Southeast Alaska, and Nantucket have distinctive dress codes. From the latest spring and summer menswear collections—which feature wind- and water-repellent jackets, linen and cashmere knits, and a boatload of seaworthy accessories—we chose ensembles that are perfect fits for these prime yachting destinations. And we offer suggestions on how to spend your time […]

Robb Design Portfolio: Glasses of 1917 and ’25

Before austrian architect Oswald Haerdtl (1899–1959) taught at Vienna’s School of Applied Arts, he studied there under Josef Hoffmann (1870–1956), a leader in Europe’s modern architecture movement. Hoffmann’s influence seems evident in Haerdtl’s Ambassador liqueur decanter (fifth from left). The crystal vessel—a 1925 design from Haerdtl’s Ambassador Service, part of the Museum of Modern Art’s […]

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