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As its name suggests, Benetti ’s new 220-foot superyacht Seasense was designed to maximize the connection with the sea. The yacht was launched last week from Benetti’s shipyard in Livorno, Italy. The...
A venerable Savile Row tailor brings its expertise to the States. When the hedge-fund manager and financier Pierre Lagrange acquired the century-and-a-half-old tailor Huntsman ( huntsman​savilerow...
After wading into the “see now, buy now” concept by making a limited number of looks from its fall collection available to be tailor-made for select clients , Ermenegildo Zegna —under new artistic...
It took 37 years to assemble the collection of 35 perfectly matched large golden South Sea pearls for this newly unveiled necklace by Jewelmer Joaillerie , the world’s premiere source for golden...
It was 2013 when Lang Walker got a phone call about a private island for sale. The Australian billionaire and developer—an avid sailor and diver who has spent 40 years adventuring among the...
Southern Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway, with its sweeping curves over rolling hills, has long been a siren’s call to driving enthusiasts. Now, however, the region gives them an opportunity to truly...
Unique charms can add a spark of personality to any piece of jewelry—see which designers are finding fresh inspiration with this fun trend…
Just 75 miles south of Mexico City at the foot of the active Popocatépetl volcano, the UNESCO World Heritage city of Puebla is renowned for its colonial architecture, colorful Talavera pottery, and...
What are the editors most excited about this month? Everything from a private yacht at the America’s Cup in Bermuda to one of the world’s most beautiful cars coming up for auction in Italy.
Mooney ’s fast single-engine airplanes, with their distinctive backward tails and all-metal cabins, each of them hand-built in Kerrville, Texas, have maintained their popularity for decades, with...
Built in the 1600s, the Bramshill House—a Jacobean mansion located in Hampshire, England—has been called a glory of English architecture by British historians. Remarkably, the house has an almost...
It’s that time of year again. The Met Gala will roll out the red carpet tonight, hosting every celebrity you can imagine for the black-tie extravaganza. Officially known as the Metropolitan Museum of...
The 5th-annual Collective Design fair kicks off in SoHo May 3 and will spotlight dozens of modern artisans who have applied their creative talents to jewelry. Here, we highlight five unforgettable...
Chef Daniel Humm, the mastermind behind New York City’s three-Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park (which was named the World’s Best Restaurant by the World’s 50 Best Restaurants), believes...
Upgrade your tired, go-to beach bag this season with a sleek and sturdy style from Tumi and Orlebar Brown . The two brands—the former known for its ultra-reliable travel cases and the latter for its...
To celebrate its fifth anniversary, the Maldives’ tranquil Jumeirah Vittaveli has kicked its already-luxurious accommodations into overdrive with this month’s unveiling of the lavish five-bedroom...
Triton Submarines ’ new 7500 series submarines let two or three people explore ocean depths that no other personal submarines can reach. The two- or three-passenger subs, with their clear panoramic...
After finding the perfect car to compete in the current version of the Mille Miglia, Italy’s famed motorsports event, Michael Stehle still had one obstacle left—convincing his wife to let him buy it...
All eyes seem to be on London these days—and we’re not talking about Brexit. The British capital has an ever-growing roster of hotels from swanky Mayfair to funky Shoreditch, and with them, a host of...
On the heels of a successful soft launch in a handful of markets last fall, boutique tequila maker Código 1530 is now in the midst of a nationwide rollout of its extra-añejo, Origen . As the...
If a landing party from the Starship Enterprise were issued an after-hours survival kit, this is the flask it would contain. And unlike most current 21st-century portable pouring devices, it would be...
The MB&F Legacy Machine No. 1 has seen a few iterations since its launch, and after six years on the market, MB&F has decided to give the piece one last hurrah with the LM1 Final Edition ...
When it comes to prepping your wardrobe for spring and summer, it can be tempting to invest in pieces that are perfect for your upcoming getaways, but may not work as a part of your day-to-day closet...
This extremely rare BMW 507 was in sorry shape when Klaus Kutscher, a BMW Classic’s restoration expert, found it in a barn on a pumpkin farm, missing many of its parts and needing a lot of work. Much...
There was once a time when cruise-ship shore excursions comprised little more than the typical tourist-site tours and lackluster nature walks. But a number of luxurious cruise lines have lately...
Auction season is in full swing, and this May, all the major players have a glut of rare and highly collectible pieces ready for the upcoming sales scheduled for Geneva and New York. That said, many...
The Macallan’s limited release of a 40-year-old blended Scotch ($8,000) from its Sherry Oak line represents only the second time a non-vintage 40-year-old expression has been released in the entire...
Two superlative fine-dining chefs—one an American virtuoso of sustainable seafood, the other an Italian mastermind who revolutionized Modenese cuisine—are joining forces for the first time to prepare...
For the cover photo of her 2015 book, Home, comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres sat in the master sitting room of the Villa . The Montecito estate—which listed this spring for $45 million, up...
There is a fundamental shift occurring in the high-end watch industry, and its name is bespoke. Sure, there is still a market for premium goods produced in volume (case in point: the five-year...

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