Hinsdale is already one of Greater Chicagoland’s major luxury centers — and it just got another luxury center in the form of a newly remodeled and rebranded Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® office located at 8 E. Hinsdale Avenue. This makes two Global Luxury offices in Chicagoland for the prestigious Global Luxury program; the other is…

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Can you put a price tag on absolute luxury? When it comes to buying a home, it may just be $20 million. At that number, you have some serious options, and really no location is off limits. This month, we’re taking a look at five properties for sale in that vaulted range. A few California…

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Inevitably, Big Sur always makes a list of epic California getaways. It’s got jagged cliff points. Pine-tree-laden mountains. Poetic views of the open sea  and clear starry night skies. Big Sur may be the environmentally conscious stepsister of posh Carmel and Pebble Beach, but it has established its own definitions of luxury amid its fabled…

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Setting your GPS. Changing your radio station. Turning on the ambient lights. No matter how fancy or how advanced your car is, you still have to do something to perform these actions. The Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR is aiming to change that, with its new concept car powered by thought. Yes, the VISION AVTR is brain-powered.…

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It is not every day that you come across the opportunity to purchase a generously sized single-family home that blends historic detail with 21st-century living in Boston — but that is exactly what you find in this Back Bay classic. Expertly renovated, this 1869-built home beckons with architectural charm and craftsmanship that cannot be replicated…

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Last month I opened my first Curated message with a question: “What does luxury mean to you?” In the last 18 months, it’s become a value-based proposition, almost like asking someone, “What do you value most?” There has been a growing shift toward more value-driven spending in the luxury sector. It has been particularly pronounced…

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It’s been an established trend for the last few years in the luxury residential space: affluent buyers want new construction. This month’s collection of new $10 million+ listings illustrates this point beautifully. Dominating the list are a handful of spectacular mansions with 2021 completion dates, including a modern designer waterfront showpiece in Boca Raton and…

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This article originally appeared in JamesEdition. Leading design agency Studio F.A. Porsche and Italian superyacht builder Dynamiq have joined forces to create a bespoke and sleek megayacht: Dynamiq GTT 115. Available in 2022, the 35.5-meter beauty combines high-speed cruising with transatlantic range, utilizing advanced technology for super-efficient performance. Only seven editions of the GTT 115…

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Golf communities have enjoyed a resurgence during the pandemic; after all, it’s one of the few sports that can be safely enjoyed outdoors in wide-open nature. This prized residence in Raleigh, N.C. brings the golf lifestyle right to your back door with 7,100 square feet overlooking the scenic lake and green fairways of the North Ridge…

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It has been called “a rare and extraordinary piece of art and antiquity.” Built in 1917 and designed by Francis T. Underhill, the architect behind the legendary Montecito Biltmore Hotel, Far Afield lives up to that description in every way. The rare prestige estate recently hit the market for $74 million following a 15-year restoration…

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