The Wally One

Posted on September 25, 2012 Under Design

The latest to the fleet of Wally powerboats. Gorgeous beyond words.

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Six Senses Zighy Bay

Posted on June 28, 2012 Under Travel

On my last trip to Dubai, I had a few free days to check out some neighboring countries.  Top of my list this trip was Oman, mostly because I had heard such great things about their rich and interesting culture,…

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Bamford x Dr. Romanelli x Cartoons

Posted on June 12, 2012 Under Fashion

Beetle Bailey and Popeye on a black PVD Bamford Rolex? Wild. I told George if he did Mickey hands he would have me. The Army vs Navy Watch Collection will be released in very limited numbers at colette (Paris), Dover…

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Four Seasons Jackson Hole

Posted on February 6, 2012 Under Travel

French military leader Napoleon Bonaparte once said a picture is worth a thousand words. But not even a thousand pictures could give you the feeling of spending time in Jackson Hole, WY at the Four Seasons. The views, the clean…

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Posted on December 1, 2011 Under Design

How do you get more than 20 million AK47 assault rifles out of Africa? My friend Peter Thum is financing their destruction through the creation of an incredible new luxury brand called Fonderie47. Melding ancient technique with leading edge precision,…

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Gion Hatanaka: Kyoto, Japan

Posted on November 13, 2011 Under Travel

Situated in the wonderful Gion District of Kyoto, Gion Hatanaka is easily one of the best city Ryokan experiences I've had in all of Japan. To begin, Gion is a magical part of Kyoto– the setting of the novel Memoirs…

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Hotel Villa San Michele: Florence, Italy

Posted on September 6, 2011 Under Travel

I never thought I'd like living in a 16th Century monastery until I visited Florence. In fact, if I had it my way, I would have moved into Hotel Villa San Michele for the whole summer. I pulled up in…

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Posted on May 25, 2011 Under Travel

StndAir is simultaneously ridiculous, and ridiculously smart. Travel to the Hamptons and beyond this summer will be fun, easy, and accessible with StndAir, starting May 26th through October 10th, 2011. It is available for the public, as well as Standard…

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Æsir by Yves Béhar

Posted on March 15, 2011 Under Gadgetry

A dead sexy mobile device. The real question I have is all about functionality though. Ceramic, sapphire crystal glass and in 18k red gold for 42,000 euros, or stainless steel for 7,250 euros. Æsir, a new Copenhagen-based, design-focused mobile phone…

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Luis Morais: New Work

Posted on November 3, 2010 Under Design

I've written about jewelry designer Luis Morais before– and now he's at it again. I love the juxtaposition of the skulls, teeth, luxury, decadence and mischief. This new line brings unique perspective to the realm of the otherwise ordinary, a fresh…

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