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Play It Safe

The Hoodie of the Future


The Hoodie of the Future

British clothier Vollebak makes garments for today’s superhero.

A Classic Martini

Wine and Spirits

A Classic Martini

A drink from New York City’s Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel

Sohm looks at the color and how fine the mousse is — the fine streams of bubbles — a sign of great quality.

Wine and Spirits

How to Drink Grower Champagne

Legendary sommelier Aldo Sohm on rarer bubbles.

No more nerve-racking trips to and from the bank. Stockinger produces custom-made safes for home or office so personal treasures can be kept close at hand without compromising security. Each safe is designed and built after detailed consultations with the client. Interiors can accommodate specific objects or pieces of jewelry (one avid watch collector requested an automatic winder for his moonphase timepieces) and are finished in either velvet or ostrich skin. The exterior can complement the decor of a room, with a color palette ranging from deep understated black to hot pink, or even a choice of simulated exotic hardwoods. The use of high-tech materials makes the safes considerably lighter than conventional models and allows for placement on any floor, while the state-of-the-art electronic locking mechanism is user-friendly. Discretion is assured: Specifics regarding construction are only given in person, and installation is performed worldwide by Stockinger's own Munich-based team, which delivers each safe in unmarked trucks. $65,000-$295,000. 35 Maximilianstrasse, Munich; 866-872-7233; 49-89-748-23-20; fax 49-89-785-33-23;


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