Robb Report Editors Select Luxury World’s Most Exceptional New Menswear and Accessories in 24th Annual “Best Of The Best” Special Issue

MALIBU, CA (May 29. 2012) — With its extraordinary selection of digital enhancements, the iPad edition of Robb Report’s 24th annual “Best of the Best” signature issue offers tablet users an interactive look at the international luxury world’s most exceptional new menswear and accessories.

Robb Report ’s “Best of the Best” iPad app—available in the iTunes App Store and offered for free to print subscribers—delivers unique content, including more than 50 videos, as well as slideshows and interactive pictures.

The app is accessible at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/robb-report-best-luxury-cars/id435226451?mt=8

The culmination of a year’s search for the most extraordinary new products and services, the “Best of the Best” issue highlights not only premium-quality fashions and pens, but also automobiles, motorcycles, yachts, hotels, wines, and more. The “Best of the Best” coverage—featuring comprehensive reviews by Robb Report ’s editorial staff and a team of seasoned contributing writers—spans 34 product- and service-related categories within six departments: Wheels, Style, Journeys, Leisure, Home, and Wings & Water.

Within the issue’s Style section, “Best of the Best” honorees include:

Men’s Fashion

• Designer: Kim Jones for Louis Vuitton

• Tailored Suits: Tom Ford

• Footwear: Bally

• Shirts: Corneliani

• Knitwear: Brunello Cucinelli

• Newcomer: Alessandro Sartori for Berluti

• Belts: David Yurman

• Evening Wear: Kiton

• Sportswear: Ermenegildo Zegna

• Ties: Prada

• Bomber Jackets: Stefano Ricci

• High-tech Sportswear: RLX Ralph Lauren

• Fabric Innovation: Isaia

• Bags: Gucci

Men’s Watches

• Multi-Complication: Loiseau 1f4

• Technical Innovation: Hublot King Power Cathedral Minute Repeater Tourbillon

• Conceptual Innovation: Hermès Le Temps Suspendu

• Visual Artistry: Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Chagall & l’Opéra de Paris

• Finishing: Audemars Piguet Millenary Minute Repeater

• Functionality: Breguet Classique Hora Mundi 5717

• Formal Styling: Piaget Altiplano

Women’s Watches

• High Jewelry: Cartier Tutti Frutti Secret Watch

• Complications: Patek Philippe Ladies First Minute Repeater

• Classic Design: Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Lady

• Innovative Design: Louis Vuitton Tambour Lady Spin Time Joaillerie

• Decorative Artistry: Van Cleef & Arpels Polar Landscapes


• Newcomer: Cindy Chao

• Colored Gemstones: Martin Katz

• Design Redux: Cartier Panther

• Colored Diamonds: Leviev

• Unconventional Materials: Hemmerle

• Designer: Viren Bhagat

• Innovator: Chanel Fine Jewelry

• Collection: Harry Winston

• Vintage: Fred Leighton Pens

• Metal: Jack Row Architect

• Enamel: David Oscarson Harlequin

• Wood: Graf von Faber-Castell Pen of the Year 2012

• Handpainted: Loiminchay Bodhisattva

Robb Report’s app content, with its stunning visuals, is presented in an innovative and user-friendly manner that enhances luxury enthusiasts’ experience of the magazine. The iPad version provides access to all print-edition content when viewed in portrait (vertical) format, and it unlocks a wide range of interactive enhancements when operating in landscape (horizontal) mode.

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