New & Noteworthy

As cities grow increasingly more congested, many homeowners are longing to swap city lights for wide open spaces. Offering sweeping vistas and star-speckled skies, desert properties are the perfect...
For the first time ever, Cartier customers will be able to purchase one of the brand’s latest releases online before it reaches retailers and Cartier boutiques around the globe. The brand recently...
The Montage Laguna Beach resort, stretching majestically along the cliffs overlooking Southern California’s Pacific coast, may not seem to have much in common with the 1¼-mile oval dirt track of...
Henry David Thoreau’s words “simplify, simplify” are aptly aligned with the “café racer” culture that has captured the fancy of a good many motorcycle enthusiasts. The movement is vested in a...
Not so long ago, Americans’ exposure to mezcal was limited to just a few less-than-premium selections. Thanks to some enterprising importers, however, in the last five years quality mezcal has become...
During her short life, Marilyn Monroe became one of the world’s most popular and enduring icons, known best for her sexy roles in films like Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Some Like It Hot . Perhaps...
Buying a reissue of a vintage watch has its perks—warranty coverage, serviceability, and so on—but there is something to be said for owning an original. As we continue to see brands lean on their...
California-based distillery Lost Spirits made waves a few years ago with a series of heavily peated single-malt whiskies, among the opening salvos in the American single-malt movement. But while...
The Distilled Spirits Council issued a report this week indicating that the high-end tequila category has seen a 706-percent increase in growth in the United States since 2002. That’s good news for...
While San Francisco’s most expensive penthouse is under construction, you could move into the city’s priciest standalone home immediately. The seven-bedroom, 11,400-square-foot house (which was built...
The margarita is one of the world’s most famous cocktails, and it lends itself to experimentation like no other. In honor of Cinco de May , we asked a few of America’s best bartenders to share their...
Automotive design is as much an art form as it is a negotiation with physics. Massaging metals into provocative, aerodynamic shapes requires the vision of a designer and the precision of an engineer...
When we first saw the Christophe Claret Maestro ’s spec sheets, specifically its 42 mm case and sub-$100,000 price of entry, we were smitten. Available in both titanium and red gold (seen here), the...
Legendary New York City retailer Saks Fifth Avenue has unveiled the Vault , its first-ever specialty store devoted entirely to top-tier jewelry. Located in Greenwich across from Saks’s Connecticut...
From a garage with an automobile turntable to one that comes equipped with $30 million worth of rare cars, the following garages are worthy of the world's finest collections.
Now that spring is in full swing, the suit that saw you through the fall and winter can start to feel a bit suffocating. Combat rising temperatures on days full of important meetings or formal...
Don’t get us wrong: We love Cinco de Mayo as much as the next guy. But we prefer to celebrate with more than tacos and margaritas. Our favorite May 5 activities include Mayan cooking classes in Playa...
A perennial favorite in menswear, blue is showing up in au courant shades that are fresh and bright and promise to deliver a pop of personality to your spring wardrobe. Left to right: Berluti linen...
The women’s watch category is in full bloom, and it would seem for 2017, floral designs continue to reign supreme. More major brands than ever have jumped on the bandwagon, providing an ample...
May the Fourth, a day when we celebrate the immense cultural impact of the Star Wars franchise, is usually a time for rejoicing within the fandom, but this year the date is a little bittersweet, as...
While some celebrities are accused of being manufactured, that is certainly the case with Fusion Motor Company’s Eleanor Mustang Fastback , an officially licensed version of the model made famous in...
Phillips has assembled a strong lineup for its 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale , scheduled for May 18 in New York. Leading the pack is Rosedale , a 1991 oil on canvas by the Scottish...
The tequilas spotlighted here have at least two things in common—they’re un-aged, and they’re among the best sipping tequilas around. Indeed, with Cinco de Mayo looming, we strongly recommend that no...
Pre-owned watch sales can be a touchy subject in some circles. It’s a market replete with fakes, frauds, and other inherent risks, but more important, it can often be a gateway to luxury watch...
Revered since ancient times, pearls are a miracle of nature, formed most commonly as perfect spheres when a parasite or foreign substance slips into an oyster between mantle and shell. “There’s no...
Ever on the forefront of stylish innovation, the newest trend in Parisian boutique hotels is chic, home-style design and bespoke lifestyle services. Suites are conceptualized as cozy living spaces...
World Golf Hall of Fame member Greg Norman is partnering with Solmar Group to develop a residential enclave at Rancho San Lucas, a master-planned private resort community in Los Cabos. The branded...
Beretta ( berettausa.com ), a family-owned Italian business that has been producing firearms and aristocratic hunting garb for nearly 500 years, has updated its classic outerwear for spring. Under...
Now into its fifth year, New York’s Collective Design Fair will open its doors this Wednesday showcasing some of the biggest talents in modern and contemporary art and design. This year’s edition—...
On May 13, the Bonhams 2017 Aston Martin Sale will attract both car collectors and those who just want to amass memorabilia from the acclaimed luxury marque. The auction house will hold the event at...

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