They say the pen is mightier than the sword, and legendary pen maker Montegrappa has been living up to that old adage for over a century.
What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens on a yacht seems to get out almost before the deed is done. This leads to some very entertaining stories on the high seas.
Miami retains its title as is the winter destination for all things boating and yachting with over $4 billion in new and brokerage vessels, marine accessories, glamorous clothing, art, food and music coming to town Feb 16-20. For its second year, over at the Miami Marine Stadium is the world-famous Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) with its Strictly Sail component at Downtown’s Miamarina at Bayfront Park. Collins Avenue is home to Yachts Miami Beach, a completely separate show; and Watson Island hosts the invitation-only Superyacht Miami.
For elites and Gilligans alike, we’ve collated a hopefully helpful A-Z of everything nautically necessary for a successful ship-bound lifestyle at sea.
Car aficionados love to wring their hands and wail: “If only Dad had bought a 1960s Aston Martin way back when and now I had it, I’d be sooooo happy.” If that sounds familiar, here’s your chance for a do-over.
Imagine a future where there is no need to stop at the fuel dock, where you can cruise in silence…except for the waves lapping against the hull. Marine solar technology is making great strides in that direction.
The gold standard of South Florida jewelry stores, Freddy’s Certified Diamonds & Fine Jewelry has been a must-stop for lovers since 1975.
It’s no coincidence that Rolex timepieces have long been associated with yachting. The Yacht-Master II is a great example: The watertight, eminently robust “oyster” case protects a reliable and accurate movement that’s uniquely engineered for sailboat racing.
There’s nothing like wearing your status on your face — especially when the sun is blazing high overhead or reflecting off the crystal-clear waters of some exotic destination.
Every vessel in this collection would make an excellent choice as a tender to a superyacht, providing transportation to and from shore, taking guests fishing, diving or on cruises to explore local waters where the main yacht can't go. Each would also be a great choice as a primary boat. Text by Bill Lindsey
We all know Moses is responsible for the 10 Commandments, but if he was a boater, he would have had to make one more trip up the mountain for the following words of wisdom.
It’s taken just over 80 years for The Boolchand Group to penetrate the North American continent, and with partnerships with such diverse brands as Pandora Jewelry, Canon and Crocs, this Caribbean conglomerate is ready for their next chapter.
A torrid love affair has been underway between drivers and the Chevrolet Corvette ever since the first model rolled off the line way back in 1953. The all-new Grand Sport Corvette keeps the love brightly burning.
Patrons of both fine art and fine timepieces are sure to appreciate Corum’s breathtaking new “Bubble” watch created in collaboration with renowned artist Elisabetta Fantone that reimagines an iconic masterpiece.
It can be difficult to choose between the rugged good looks of an iconic timepiece and the massive functionality of a smart watch, which is why you’ll love Alpina’s uber-smart, seriously sexy SeaStrong Dive Watch.
An eternal emblem of a singular love, there’s no possession more personal than one’s engagement ring. Which is precisely why, when you’re on the edge of popping the question, you should head to Freddy’s Certified Diamonds & Fine Jewelry.
Rolex watches are very predictable in that the “tool” models (Submariner, Sea-Dweller, Daytona, Explorer and GMT) utilize a robust, straightforward movement. However, Rolex does offer complication timepieces, including the remarkably unique and handsome Sky-Dweller.
Synonymous with all things glittering and good, below are a trio of top-notch Seybold Building merchants in the heart of Downtown Miami well worth a visit.
Yeah, we know, the title made you look. But now that we have your attention, what’s better than a convertible or a coupe? That’s easy — a car that’s both. Behold the miraculous 911 Targa.
Immersed as we are in an age of incessant adaptation, the modern entrepreneur can no longer be satisfied with resting on the cutting-edge
Chances are good you have some passing awareness of the 1970’s-era uber-cheesy Smokey & The Bandit movies. All 3 movies were truly stinkers, but the car was cool. Now it’s back and badder than ever.
While the latest timekeeping technology has charm, it just doesn’t have the soul of a classic Rolex or Omega. But attach the Chronos Disc and suddenly your epic watch has a bevy of useful apps.
For every shoe a woman wants, there’s a bag to match; Here’s an exclusive look at Jorge Bischoff’s Fall season’s best.
From world-championship racecars to James Bond’s car/submarine, Lotus has produced some of the most breathtaking cars the world has ever seen. The new Evora GT430 shows they still have the mojo to amaze us.
Singer Vehicle Design is known for creating painstakingly perfect air-cooled 911’s, so when they decided to build a watch, it had to be a lot more than “special,” it had to be stellar.
Fashionistas love roses and never more so than when they’re crafted of 46.09 carats of pink sapphires, 30.28 carats of rubies, 12.30 carats of tsavorites, 11.35 carats of white diamonds and 1.8 carats of emeralds set in 18K white gold.
Our biggest beef with smartwatches is you have to tap them to check the time, which is quite annoying to newer generations. However, with the incredibly unique Greubel Forsey Art Piece Edition 2, it’s part of the charm.
SUVs are popular because they can take the kids to school, accommodate a Labradoodle or two and swallow a week’s worth of groceries. But they can be boring, which is why we found one that is 100% unadulterated crazy fun.
It’s far and away the most important object you own, repository of all of a life’s memoria and potential. So why would you consign your phone to a clunky cookie-cutter covering? International conglomerate Gresso is adding glitz and glamour to one of our nation’s most necessary accessories.
Don’t have space for an entertainment room in your compact condo? With the futuristic Sonic Chair you can have an entire concert hall sitting with you as you enjoy the ultimate A/V experience.
The Meisterstück UNICEF Solitaire Skeleton 149 Fountain Pen isn’t just a work of art that would make any executive proud to sign a contract.
Car manufacturers are run by soulless bean counters that routinely discontinue slow-moving models. Usually no one notices or cares, as the car being whacked couldn’t get stolen unlocked while running in Tijuana. However, once in a while an epic model gets cut.
Bal Harbour is synonymous with exclusivity and excellence. The Bal Harbour Shops Collectors Weekend solidifies that reputation with special and limited-edition watches from the world’s premier watch and jewelry brands alongside an exhibition of prized show cars.
Understated is the new opulence. That trend has never been more true than with the Bang & Olufsen's BeoLab 50 Speaker
Being one step ahead of your opponent is good for business — and so is owning this over-the-top chess set...well, if you can swing it, that is!
Here’s a dilemma: You want to add a McLaren to your collection but you’ve run out of space in the garage. Here’s the solution: Strap it on your wrist.
The iconic Pandora jewelry brand celebrates sparkling moments in a woman’s life. This season, they make gold accessible with an exquisite new precious metal, Pandora Shine.
When considering electric cars, most lists include the breadbox-like BMW i3, a Tesla or the Porsche Mission E. What should be on the list is an import from Croatia that is perhaps the “Super-est” of supercars.
I learned very early in my career that being in the right place at the right time with the right people and the right reputation and skillset has the power to create a domino effect of success.
Brilliance Jewels is known for going to any length to find the most one-of-a-kind pieces on Earth, traveling the world multiple times a year to find beautiful, hidden treasures. When a client steps into one of their stores, they are met with a strong sense of luxury and exclusivity, and of course, a breathtaking selection of jewelry.