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Over the next two weekends, thousands of music fans will head to California’s Coachella Valley to see some of their favorite musicians perform at the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival...
Everybody dreads tax day. A few of us even go to great extremes to avoid it. With that fateful April day fast approaching, some of us might be thinking of getting away, perhaps to a place where the...
Unveiled yesterday at the New York International Auto Show , the 2018 Lincoln Navigator SUV is the latest milestone in the revitalization of the marque’s product lineup. Many of the design elements...
My quest to examine the Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 ($19,900) over the course of my annual pilgrimage to Baselworld came together in particularly fluid fashion, all told. Elbow deep into the planning...
Located in New York City’s Flatiron District, the 65-story Madison Square Park Tower is a striking sculptural building with a glass curtain facade and ornamental metalwork. Designed by Kohn Pedersen...
Once considered an afterthought, the hotel spa has become a major attraction, bringing lavish facilities and customized treatments to the overnight experience. Lately, the most lavish spas seem to be...
Creative aging bears fruit in the gorgeous aromas of the Dalmore’s most special whisky yet. Last September, Richard Paterson—master distiller for the Dalmore—reached a milestone: his 50th year in the...
This year, designers like Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, and Saint Laurent took a more-is-more approach to their spring collections—playing with proportions, clashing colors, and bold prints. Although...
Spring heralds the arrival of Easter and this year brings with it a fresh crop of whimsical sweets that appear to have been plucked straight from the garden. Whether you fancy a bundle of chocolate...
Much like ballet’s Mikhail Baryshnikov and basketball’s Michael Jordan, the powerfully agile 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R was born to perform brilliantly while making it look effortless— whether...
Sporting a stack of bracelets is a style statement that dates back thousands of years to ancient Rome and the Maya empire—cuffs and bangles are among the oldest forms of jewelry ever recorded. Many...
Rihanna is demonstrating her artistic range by bringing her bold, provocative sense of style to a new jewelry collaboration with Chopard . Caroline Scheufele, the Swiss jewelry house’s co-president...
Jelly beans are fine, and dyed eggs are cute, but the Easter tradition we love more than any other is a deliciously decadent chocolate egg. And nowhere is this spring treat more delectable than in...
Every evening on Grand Cayman, the sun seemingly sets the water ablaze with vibrant hues of orange and red. The Residences at Seafire —a collection of 62 private residences housed in a 10-story...
Sonoma County’s hyperconscious new restaurant presents a stunning reinvention of the fine-dining experience. It is admittedly obsessive. Chef Kyle Connaughton—who formerly headed the research and...
Since opening his first namesake boutique in Atlanta in 2007, Sid Mashburn (a former designer at Ralph Lauren and J. Crew), has become known for both his exceptional customer service and precisely...
Two of the world’s most mysterious waterways will let a few of their secrets flow to adventurers on the Shackleton & Selous Society’s 2017 African Odyssey —a 14-day exploratory safari through the...
In a nod to noted yacht designer Gerhard Gilgenast—whose credits include Octopussy , Ronin , and TM Blue — Zuccon International Project presented its first design for a new collaboration with...
Dining in Nashville reaches a new pitch of creativity to match the city’s vibrant music scene. Less than a decade ago, meat-and-three, barbecue, and chain restaurants dominated Music City’s culinary...
One of the leaders in luxury furnishings— Armani/Casa —debuted its largest store yet in style capital Milan, Italy, on April 4. The new flagship is located on the renowned Corso Venezia among iconic...
A new standard of luxury can be found in the Maisonettes at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta , a collection of three villa-style private residences (from $2.8 million) that are part of The Residences at...
A leather trunk and saddlebags are distinguishing features of the Indian Roadmaster Classic ( indianmotorcycle.com ), a new touring bike derived from the brand’s Roadmaster model. The leather is...
The designers behind the Lucid Air ( lucidmotors.com ) are clear about the inspiration for their electric luxury sedan. “We wanted to create an executive-jet experience for the road,” said Peter...
Carlo Riva , legendary boat and yacht designer and builder, passed away on Monday at the age of 95. Born in Sarnico, Italy, on February 24, 1922, into a respected and passionate boating family, Carlo...
This spring, wildflowers have painted Southern California’s high desert regions with an almost unprecedented palette of vibrant hues, a seasonal masterwork that has been mirrored by an automotive...
Parisian eyewear atelier Lafont —known for its handmade and artfully designed eyewear—is opening the doors of its first-ever atelier to let the City of Light’s denizens and visitors design custom...
A helicopter may seem at first glance like a simple, whirligig flying machine, but in fact it’s an incredibly complex collection of rotating parts that requires great skill to fly and maintain. How...
Countless hours spent leaning over a workbench with an assortment of cutting tools and a small hammer, each small tap picking away at a piece of metal that will ultimately become a modestly sized...
In Turks and Caicos, the water matches the sky—an endless extension of turquoise-blue bliss. Completed at the end of last year, Triton Luxury Villa was built to maximize beachfront views and provide...
Beirut, a modern melting pot of culture, art, and architecture, is home to some of the world’s most inventive jewelry designers. Lebanon’s capital city overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and is a lively...

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