The first of BMW’s ultimate driving machines arrived more than a decade before the German carmaker began employing its now-famous tagline.
Since its founding 50 years ago, Lamborghini has consistently heralded the future and fueled imaginations with its groundbreaking designs.
The 356, the first automobile to bear the Porsche moniker, emerged from a barn in Gmünd, Austria, in 1948 and quickly made a name for its
Over the last decade or so, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has forced its competitors to change the way they approach busine
In recent years, the world’s top shipyards have launched larger-than-ever megayachts with eye-catching designs and over-the-top amenities.
Arguably the most recognizable boats on the water, Wally Yachts scream speed and aggressiveness with their carbon-fiber components and bol
The debut of the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto last October marked an evolution for the 52-year-old Canadian brand.
The opening of Singita Ebony Lodge in 1993 ushered in a new era for the African safari.
By all rights, Ducati should have crested the horizon and become a footnote in motorcycle history, just as Laverda, Mondial, Moto Morini,
Since 1910 Ermenegildo Zegna has been a masterful producer of Italian textiles.
Two integral components of high-end watchmaking—unorthodox complications and new materials technology—owe their genesis at least in part
In 1858, Louis Vuitton created the first flat, stackable travel trunk—a concept that, though revolutionary for the luggage industry at the
Not long after the 40th anniversary of Audemars Piguet’s flagship Royal Oak model—an occasion the watchmaker celebrated in 2012 with vario
Historic brands oftenrevisit the past for inspiration, but perhaps not one does it as imaginatively as the French fashion house Chanel.Whi
Hermès has long been famous for its classic leather goods and accessories, including the Birkin bag, the H belt buckle, and a line of quie
In 1987, when many American diners would have blanched at the idea of eating raw fish, Nobu Matsuhisa opened a small Japanese restaurant i
Zino Davidoff demonstrated his independence in the summer of 1989, when the Cuban government demanded 51 percent ownership of his namesake
In no field of endeavor is the friction between tradition and innovation more evident than in the making of fine wine; and no label presid
Considering the process for producing Scotch whisky, which is crafted by hand and then aged for years and often decades, it is not surpris
Peter Lyngdorf has almost single-handedly brought digital audio into the realm of high fidelity.