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Kerry Joyce prefers to blur the lines between contemporary and classic forms.
French designer Philippe Starck describes his designs as an attempt to bring poetry and surprise to the otherwise mundane.
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Rowers seem to be overlooked as a travel demographic, but Randonnee Tours (204.475.6939,
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The image of the Sporting Gentleman has remained firmly embedded in the human psyche for eons.
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The nauseatingly sweet scent of crushed sugarcane lingers in the air on a sweltering morning at Industrias Licoreras’ Escuintla processing pl
There is something very fishy about Laurent Tourondel’s past and present.
The nebbiolo grape is the force behind Piedmont’s most revered reds, Barolo and Barbaresco, but Barbera, the region’s most widely grown grape
Like all of us as we mature, old vineyards have acquired a well-weathered depth of character.
George Bennett, an ambitious immigrant from Bandon, Ireland, arrived on Oregon’s southern coast in 1873.
Now here is a pleasant view: Rising steeply just across the road from my balcony at the Hotel Jagdhof in Neustift, in the Austrian Tirol,
For watch fetishists whose tastes run toward the bizarre, Harry Winston’s annual Opus projects never fail to arouse.
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A wardrobe staple of Ivy Leaguers in the 1950s, the colorful and coarse Harris Tweed wool sport coat eventually lost its cachet when its popu
Soon after Polish immigrant Sam Kwiat arrived on Ellis Island at the turn of the 20th century, he began peddling loose diamonds and discovere
“Hublot,” Jean-Claude Biver declares with all of the vehemence that he can muster, “is like a sick man on his deathbed!” Then Biver, the new
On a March evening in 1930, Woolf Barnato, heir to a South African diamond fortune and chairman of Bentley Motors, was attending a dinner
Driving any Ferrari is a glorious experience, but make it a spider, drop the top, and motor to a speed that is almost too fast, and the ex
The public had yet to catch a glimpse of Speed, Style, and Beauty, the exhibit that ran from March through early July at Boston’s Museum o
City streets, interstates, and showrooms abound with two-seaters masquerading as racecars built for the street.
Everyone agreed that the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was a lovely car with an intriguing history.
Sipping a cocktail while lounging in the Patio de Caballos at the elegant Hacienda La Boticaria Hotel near Seville, Spain, BMW board membe
Early in Jack Smith’s writing career, the Philadelphia Inquirer dubbed him “Our man on the macho beat” for his coverage of the French Fore
Born in the wake of the 1961 Palace Revolt at Maranello, the Breadvan is perhaps the most instantly recognizable Ferrari—for both its quir
The action of the chassis, the sound in your ears, and the feedback through the steering wheel make a ride aboard the Virtual GT racing simul
Although Wes Selvidge has owned Sunken Treasure for a decade and has shown it at Lake Tahoe’s annual Wooden Boat Week for each of the last f
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Although Wes Selvidge has owned Sunken Treasure for a decade and has shown it at Lake Tahoe’s annual Wooden Boat Week for each of th
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