Sheila J. Gibson

Robb Report’s 21 Ultimate Gifts: A Towering Offer

Golf, sport, travel, and real estate come together in this unique package from the Carnegie Clubs, Peter de Savary’s exclusive members-only retreats. You and three friends will enjoy a week’s vacation that begins when you board a private jet in New York and fly to Carnegie Abbey (below), a private golf club on Narragansett Bay […]

Robb Report’s 21 Ultimate Gifts: Rings Supreme

The Sonnerie Souveraine is one of François-Paul Journe’s most remarkable accomplishments in watchmaking. Containing nearly 500 parts, it was three years in the making and completed in time to celebrate the arrival of the new millennium in 2000. The original Sonnerie Souveraine belongs to a private collector, but F.P. Journe will replicate it for one […]

Robb Report’s 21 Ultimate Gifts: Gentleman’s Gym

Build a man a gym, and he will exercise for a day; build a man a custom-tailored workout environment, and he will exercise for a lifetime. That twist on an old axiom explains why Mark Harigian is a giant among home gym designers. He creates personalized workout areas that encourage even the most reluctant exerciser […]

Robb Report’s 21 Ultimate Gifts: Good Meals Come in Threes

Viking feeds your appetite for learning and cooking with this three-day, three-city, three-chef package for you and five of your friends. The first stop is the Viking Culinary Arts Center in Garden City, N.Y., where popular Food Network chef Bobby Flay will teach your group how to grill with fiery flair on a 53-inch Viking […]

Robb Report’s 21 Ultimate Gifts: A Gourmet Odyssey

The Antique Wine Co. of Great Britain has assembled a weeklong food and wine fantasy cruise vacation for you and as many as 23 of your friends. It begins in Nice, France, where your party will board the Christina O, the legendary 325-foot yacht once owned by Aristotle Onassis. By day, you can lounge on […]

Robb Report’s 21 Ultimate Gifts: Champagne Dreams

True romantics everywhere will swoon over Perrier-Jouët’s romp through France and Italy. Following a Concorde flight from New York to Paris, you and your beloved will sip chilled Perrier-Jouët 1993 Champagne Blanc de Blancs as a limousine takes you on a half-hour ride to the town of Condecourt. There you will spend a week at […]

Robb Report’s 21 Ultimate Gifts: The Noble Touch

Sir Humphry Wakefield is an expert on art and architecture, a noted interior designer, and the guiding force behind Baker’s Stately Homes program, which creates fine reproductions of furnishings and decorative items from aristocratic estates in Europe. He has agreed to help two Robb Report readers design a room, or perhaps even an entire house, […]

FrontRunners: Shine On

In the 1920s, Maharaja Sir Bhupindra Singh asked Louis Joseph Cartier to set some loose gems into a showstopping piece of jewelry. The maharaja was not disappointed. The necklace, completed in 1928 and called the Patiala after the region of India that he ruled, includes five Art Deco–style platinum chains that once contained 2,930 diamonds […]

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