A Slice of Eden

A St. Barts insider simplifies the complex path to vacation-home ownership. Remote, exclusive, and largely French, St. Barts has long reigned as the Caribbean’s most glamorous destination. But the idyllic island can prove to be a nightmare for people looking to acquire a vacation home. Barriers to ownership on the 8.1-square-mile stretch range from limited […]

The Robb Reader: Salvatore Ferragamo

A conversation with the fashionable hotelier, winemaker, and polo player. Named after his grandfather, Salvatore Ferragamo is inextricably linked to his family’s famed fashion brand. But the 42-year-old Florentine strayed from his clan’s sartorial legacy, instead forging his own path in hospitality and winemaking. After attending boarding school in England—where he developed a fondness for […]

Design Seen: September/October 2014

London: Laps of Luxury  The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park’s new pool and fitness center is swimming in smart style.  A recently completed 6,500-square-foot fitness facility conceived by the New York–based designer Adam Tihany incorporates a technology that promises to make a splash with lap swimmers. Guests who use the sleekly styled gym at London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park […]

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