Five of the Best Outdoor Bars in New York City for Summer [SLIDESHOW]

03 July 2015

Rebekah Bell Whether you are craving a pre-dinner aperitif or a late-night cocktail, there is no better place to order a drink than at one of these New York institutions. With prominent views of the Museum of Modern Art, Times Square, the Hudson River, and other iconic New York landmarks, these five bars allow you […]

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Stuck Waiting for Your Flight? Go for a Spin in a Porsche

03 July 2015

Layovers have long been the bane of jet-setters’ existence, but Lufthansa has finally figured out how to solve the insufferable problem. The German airline is now offering first-class passengers and private-jet guests in Frankfurt and Munich the opportunity to rent a Porsche 911 or Panamera for an afternoon of sightseeing prior to departure. Available on […]

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The Highland Park Odin Cask-Strength Scotch Whisky Is Fit for a Norse God

03 July 2015

In 2012, Highland Park—a remote distillery that was founded more than two centuries ago on northern Scotland’s windswept island of Orkney (once a favored Viking haunt)—created the Valhalla Collection, a limited-edition collection of cask-strength single malts that each pay tribute to a different Norse god. First there was Thor, a 16-year-old single malt representing the […]

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Adorn Your Feet with Socks Woven from the World’s Finest Fibers

02 July 2015

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Watchmaker Arnold & Son’s Time Pyramid Guilloché Is Patterned After the Past

02 July 2015

Building on over 250 years of watchmaking experience, Swiss manufacture Arnold & Son has released its new Time Pyramid Guilloché, an homage to Englishman John Arnold’s skeleton regulator clocks of the late 1700s. The timepiece is a contemporary reflection of the detailed precision for which Arnold became renowned, having made the first instrument to be […]

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Top Five Hybrid Supercars

02 July 2015

To this day, hybrid cars remain a casualty of misconception, with many still looking down on them as the product of automakers compromising performance in the pursuit of fuel efficiency. Fortunately, nobody explained that to the world’s foremost automotive innovators. The following hybrid supercars—one of which is the Robb Report Car of the Year—are the apex of […]

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William Penn–Era Estate in Pennsylvania Hits the Market for Nearly $9 Million

01 July 2015

Twin Silo Farm, a 100-acre estate in Doylestown, Pa., dating back to 1710, has one of the few remaining stone homes built when Pennsylvania was still a colony defined by the William Penn land grant. The house, which started as a single-room farmhouse in the 1700s, has been expanded through the centuries to its current […]

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Digital Exclusive July 2015: Essential Summer Sunglasses

01 July 2015

Carolyn Meers With summer comes the need for a wardrobe of sunglasses that suits a man’s mood, style, and demands. Following are our top 10 frames from leading brands including Persol, Gucci, and Barton Perreira, ranging from the tried-and-true classics to bolder shapes, colors, and retro-inspired models.  

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Revival of the Fittest: The Lina Bo Bardi Bowl Chair Is Back

01 July 2015

Sometimes a design talent goes unnoticed for too long and a certain brilliance awaits, hoping for a turn in the spotlight. Designer and architect Lina Bo Bardi, who died in 1992, was one such designer. In the past five years ever since a Bo Bardi retrospective was a highlight of the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale—she […]

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Required Reading: 5 Design Books for Summer [SLIDESHOW]

01 July 2015

In a season for slowing down and taking an occasional break, summer asks for little more than a sunny afternoon with a good book. Here, we present a selection of five stylish titles—published or updated in the past year—that explore fashion, design, and outdoor living, and encourage lingering well past bedtime. Each one earns a […]

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