Stephanie Meza

Rediscover Arizona’s Hidden Jewel at L’Auberge de Sedona

Arizona’s award-winning L’Auberge de Sedona resort has recently completed a year-long $25-million expansion and renovation project, which includes 64 new or remodeled private cottages, 25 redesigned guest rooms, the addition of the Verdana bar and a number of other improvements timed with celebration of the resort’s 25th anniversary. L’Auberge de Sedona has been a coveted […]

A Cape Cod Upgrade

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club is tucked away among 27 acres of salt marshes and woodlands on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with spectacular views of Pleasant Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. At the centerpiece of its recent $40 million renovation is the Signature Collection, a series of suites with lavish interiors and outdoor features such […]

An Enigmatic Klein Masterwork Leads Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale

On June 28, Sotheby’s will launch its Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London with Yves Klein’s striking work, RE 49, Relief Eponge Bleu.  Klein’s paradigmatic blue sponge reliefs have generated considerable interest among art collectors in recent years, especially among connoisseurs of abstract expressionist and minimalist works.  This signature piece, which comes from the distinguished […]

Leading Hotels Caters to the Passionate Golfer

The Leading Hotels of the World has exercised its international clout in the world of golf to create a multi-platform, global golf initiative. Created in collaboration with Perry Golf, one of the world’s most popular golf and travel experts, the newly established Leading Golf program offers luxury travelers a variety of customized options to suit […]

An Oriental Oasis on the Las Vegas Strip

The Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, which opened in CityCenter in December, is a serene sanctuary located in the center of the bustling Las Vegas strip. From the moment you enter the non-gaming hotel’s 23rd-floor lobby with soaring views of the city, it is clear the hotel has a different point of view. It has an […]

A Controversial Picasso Masterpiece on the Auction Block

On June 23, the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will make its second attempt to sell Pablo Picasso’s illustrious masterpiece Portrait of Angel Fernandez de Soto. The painting, originally scheduled to be sold in November 2006, was withdrawn from the Christie’s auction due to controversial ownership claims tracing back to the 1930s. A resolution between the […]

Lugano’s Butterfly Takes Flight

Lugano Diamonds has unveiled a unique one-of-a-kind butterfly ring that exemplifies its ability to envision age-old diamonds in new, artistic forms. The butterfly ring ($8,600), designed by company president Moti Ferder, combines thinly sliced rough diamonds framed by faceted pink diamonds in the form of wings and set atop an 18-karat yellow, rose, and black […]