Fall Fashion issue - Style in the City of Light, seamless looks for midday or midnight in Paris. Plus, Rolls-Royce Phantoms, four phenomenal models unveiled for 2013.
Photography by David Roemer; Styling by Christopher Campbell; Photographed at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris
When he is working on a new product, Wolfgang Dürheimer, the tailored, urbane 53-year-old chairman of the Bentley and Bugatti brands, likes to develop a story around it.
From its ancient canals dotted with gondolas to the Doge’s Palace and Piazza San Marco, Venice is an anachronism with unmatched allure.
If the words Cadillac luxury sedan conjure visions of Fleetwoods and DeVilles, step out of your leisure suit and into model year 2013.
Tom Ford is the master of elegant evening wear, and this black-and-gold jacquard jacket ($4,590) in a textured silk blend is one of his most sophisticated pieces yet.
No doubt most Bentley EXP 9 F SUVs will see more soccer fields than sand dunes. But Bentley buyers might not need a family-vehicle option if they already own a Mulsanne.
To boost both model and brand, Bentley has eviscerated the Bentley Continental GT and replaced its thunderous W-12 with a lighter, smarter, thriftier V-8 engine.
Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa was letting loose during the opening weekend of its new spa facility, Miraval Life in Balance with Clarins, in May.
Philippe Bourguignon, CEO of the Denver-based destination club Exclusive Resorts, has nothing against hotels. Nor does he deny the allure of renting a vacation home.
In 1985, the firm of Marchesi Antinori introduced to the marketplace what certainly ranks among viticulture’s oddest offerings: a nonvintage red wine known as Secentenario.
During John Herzog’s first year with his father’s Manhattan brokerage firm, Herzog & Co., the most significant trade he made involved a defunct stake in a 19th-century railroad.
The story line could have been lifted from a fable, or perhaps a Mel Brooks film: During the renovation of a venerable Moscow mansion in 1990, workers opened up a wall and discovered a c
If golf architect Pete Dye ever decides to retire, Teeth of the Dog will lead his legacy.
Purebred Arabian horses graze among groves of palm trees at the new Selman Marrakech, a sprawling Moorish-style palace that opened in May at the foot of the Atlas Mountains.
The Barnes Foundation is not the only Philadelphia institution reveling in a glorious second life.
Though California’s Napa Valley has a reputation for producing some the world’s finest red wines, Robert Mondavi, the region’s most celebrated vintner, achieved his first success with a
The iPhone’s limited audio capabilities inspired the V-Moda Vamp (www.v-moda.com), a $650 device that transforms App
Centuries-old glassmakers Riedel and Baccarat continue to reshape our notion of glassware.
British shoemaker John Lobb has collaborated with compatriot Aston Martin to create Winner Sport (www.johnlobb.com)
In recent years, Ferrari has lent its brand to surfboards, bicycles, and even a theme park.
To create each of the earrings and rings in the Cora Tahitian Pearls collection (www.corainternational.com), jeweler
The Cigarette Racing Team has launched two new powerboats: the 42' Huntress and 38' Top Gun 90+ MPH (www.cigaret
Cirrus Aircraft, manufacturer of the SR22 personal piston plane, a repeat Robb Report Best of the Best selection, is adding a personal jet to its lineup.
Instead of adorning its timepieces with precious stones, Swiss watch brand Louis Moinet uses dials made of polished stone for its Treasures of the World Collection (
Packing more horsepower than any previous Viper—or any other SRT production model—the 2013 SRT Viper (www.drivesrt.com
The Park Hyatt Sydney has never lacked for location.
The newest hotel in London’s Knightsbridge neighborhood is no grande dame in traditional garb.
After more than a decade of distractions following its bizarre transformation into a BMW Group subsidiary in 1998, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is standing tall and breathing evenly.
When he was young, John Hendricks was fascinated, as boys often are, with wildlife, dinosaurs, space, automobiles, and adventure.
No other metropolis enjoys Paris’s particular reputation as a center of style and culture.
To the contemporary eye, a pocket-watch case may seem an overly discreet form of housing for a mechanism as magnificent as a grand complication.
It was a spectacle of otherworldly beauty, a celestial dance of shooting comets and blazing meteorites.
1916 Hispano-Suiza Type 32 Collapsible Brougham
In a quiet village outside Paris, a small group of craftsmen slices strips of wood by hand, while other workers meticulously hammer tiny brass nails one by one.
To remain competitive in the flight-services industry, companies have been updating and upgrading their fleets and expanding their offerings beyond fractional aircraft shares.
If not good times, these are at least better times in Wichita, Kan., home of Bombardier Learjet, Cessna Aircraft, and other business-jet and personal-aircraft makers.
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Their clients want to feel at home even when they are 40,000 feet in the air, so private-jet interior designers create cabins that reflect the owners’ tastes and address their desires in terms of
Like most industries, private aviation is cyclical and susceptible to the vagaries of the economy and other worldwide forces.
Members of the Robb Report Private Aviation Advisory Board chose the aircraft recognized in this section based largely on each of the models’ performance, availability, aver