SUPERYACHT CHARTER: Photo Tour of Perini Navi’s 240-Foot Grace E [SLIDEHSHOW]

02 September 2015

Rebekah Bell Envisioned as a floating spa at sea, the 240-foot superyacht Grace E—built by the Italian shipyard Perini Navi under its Picchiotti brand—is a stunning vessel with an eco-friendly exterior and stunning interior design. The famed naval architect Philippe Briand, through his firm Vitruvius Yachts, designed Grace E, which Robb Report named 2015’s Best […]

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At Maui’s Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Health and Wellness Take Center Stage

02 September 2015

September 25 through 27, one of Maui’s premier resorts, the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, will host the third annual Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, E Malama Kou Kino (Hawaiian for “care for your body”) wellness retreat. Over the course of the three-day event, a host of highly qualified health and wellness experts will guide attendees through a range of holistic […]

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WINE of the WEEK: 2012 Vietti Nebbiolo Perbacco

02 September 2015

Barolo is not for those seeking instant gratification. That wine made from the nebbiolo grape, like some of the old-line winemakers who produce it in the region, has a reputation for surliness—but unlike those particular Piemontese, the notoriously tannic wine mellows with age. However, Italy’s DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita), in its seemingly […]

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Uber Apps for Private Jets

01 September 2015

Originally published in the September 2015 Robb Report Private Aviation Sourcebook as “Touch and Go.”   At an aviation conference in 2007, PrivateFly founder Adam Twidell made a presentation in which he introduced his idea for an online portal for booking charter flights directly. It would allow customers to choose jets from multiple charter companies, […]

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10 Top Auction Cars from the 2015 Monterey Car Week [SLIDESHOW]

01 September 2015

Laura Burstein With last year’s Monterey Car Week resulting in a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO selling for the highest price ever paid for a car at public auction, everyone entered this year’s sales with uncertainty. But, 2015 did not fail to deliver, and the Monterey Peninsula saw more than $400 million in collective auction sales […]

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The World’s 23 Best Private Aircraft [SLIDESHOW]

01 September 2015

  Originally published in the September 2015 Robb Report Private Aviation Sourcebook as “Air Supremacy.” These business aircraft have been selected by the Robb Report Private Aviation Advisory Board as the top models currently in service and in production. They are categorized according to their size and capabilities.

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Michael Sieger, Lorena Sarbu, and Philipp Plein Give a Tour of Their Homes

01 September 2015

Jorge S. Arango Originally published in the September/October 2015 issue of Robb Report Home & Style as “Some Like it Haute” Between the clothes that fashion designers create and the environments they live in, there is little boundary. The Iberian opulence of Cristóbal Balenciaga’s home in Orléans, France, was of a piece with his intricately beaded toreador jackets. […]

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The San Francisco Design Team BAMO Creates High-Impact Interiors across the Globe

31 August 2015

Michael Webb Originally published in the September/October 2015 issue of Robb Report Home & Style as “Portfolio: BAMO” Four good friends—Pamela Babey, Michael Booth, Gerry Jue, and David Moulton—were working for the renowned San Francisco designer Charles Pfister in the 1980s, collaborating with the best talents in the business. When Pfister died and his office closed in 1990, the four decided […]

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The San Francisco design team BAMO Creates High-Impact Interiors across the Globe

31 August 2015

Michael Webb Originally published in the September/October 2015 issue of Robb Report Home & Style as “Portfolio: BAMO” Four good friends—Pamela Babey, Michael Booth, Gerry Jue, and David Moulton—were working for the renowned San Francisco designer Charles Pfister in the 1980s, collaborating with the best talents in the business. When Pfister died and his office closed in 1990, the four decided […]

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The Maserati Polo Tournament Is Coming to Santa Barbara Labor Day Weekend

31 August 2015

This Labor Day weekend, from September 3 through 6, Italy’s iconic automotive marque Maserati and the haute haberdasher La Martina will show how the posh play when they team up for the USPA Maserati Silver Cup polo tournament in Santa Barbara, Calif. The third stop on the Maserati Polo Tour, the tournament at the Santa […]

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