Jack Row Debuts Mirage Collection of Writing Instruments and Cuff Links

16 September 2014

Last month, Birmingham, England’s Jack Row—the innovative young maker of writing instruments and accessories whose 2012 release Architect took home Best of the Best honors in the pen category that year—introduced his newest collection, Mirage. Like the desert phenomenon that lends the collection its name, the writing instruments and cuff links that comprise it exhibit […]

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Oceanco Launches the Y710

15 September 2014

In July, the Dutch shipbuilder Oceanco—whose previous yachts include Nirvana (the 2013 Best of the Best winner in the megayachts category) and Steven Spielberg’s 282-foot Seven Seas—launched its latest build, the 290-foot Y710. While much information about the vessel remains confidential, Oceanco has revealed that its striking exterior was designed by famed naval architect Espen […]

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Experience the Bordeaux Wine Harvest at Château Cordeillan-Bages

15 September 2014

Château Cordeillan-Bages—a Relais & Châteaux hotel built around a 17th-century manor located just north of central Bordeaux, near the west coast of France—is toasting oenophiles with a special travel package this harvest season. The experience, called To the Harvest, is available from September 15 through October 15 and entails a smorgasbord to delight culinary and […]

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Parabellum Opens Flagship Boutique in Los Angeles

14 September 2014

The leather-goods brand Parabellum has opened its debut flagship store, bringing its lines of men’s and women’s bags, wallets, belts, and other accessories under one roof for the first time. Located on Melrose Avenue in Beverly Grove (just outside of Beverly Hills in Los Angeles), the 1,100-square-foot minimalist space showcases the brand’s approximately 35 accessory […]

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The Four Seasons Introduces New Sport Packages

13 September 2014

From the sun-soaked beaches of Southern California to the sky-high peaks of British Columbia, these four sports programs offered by various Four Seasons resorts call in pro athletes and experts to provide unforgettable activities for athletic travelers. The Olympic gold medalist Todd Rogers will take your beach-volleyball game from casual to competitive through a series […]

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Blancpain Introduces a New Addition to the Villeret Collection

12 September 2014

Blancpain’s classically inspired Villeret collection—named after the manufacture’s hometown in Switzerland—recently welcomed a new addition, the 2014 Villeret 8 Jours (from $28,900), which features an elegantly understated grand feu dial. Used by watchmakers for centuries, grand feu enameling involves adding successive layers of enamel and firing at very high temperatures between each application. Unlike traditional […]

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Givenchy Delivers New Men’s Products

11 September 2014

For this fall season, Givenchy has launched a new series of versatile men’s hybrid bags. Such bags have entered the spotlight recently now that men are looking for alternatives to the classic briefcase, and Givenchy delivers new models that effortlessly transform from backpacks into duffel bags with the use of stylish zippered handles. The collection […]

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Florida’s Acqualina Resort & Spa Reveals Redesigned Rooms

11 September 2014

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, located just north of Miami Beach, will unveil 98 redecorated guest rooms this fall. Created by Isabel Tragash of Miami’s STA Architectural Group in collaboration with the resort’s owners, Stephanie Trump and Deborah Yager Fleming, the revitalized accommodations range in size from 750-square-foot guest rooms to a 2,300-square-foot […]

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Hasselblad Offers Shutterbugs The Adventure of A Lifetime

10 September 2014

For two weeks this November, Hasselblad—the camera company that facilitated the most famous image ever taken of our planet, The Blue Marble—is offering a more intimate encounter with a specific section of the world. Through its Hasselblad Xcursions program, the company is presenting Vietnam, Laos, & Cambodia: A Photographer’s Journey through Southeast Asia. This voyage […]

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Prevention and the Prostate

10 September 2014

Paul Turek, MD, on September’s prostate-cancer awareness month As a man ages, he is more likely to look at travel experiences as a series of restroom stops. He might begin navigating his way to the grocery store, the gas station, or a friend’s house based on where the public restrooms are. This may sound like […]

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