Author Archives: JPS

Back at the Bullfights in San Miguel

We’re back in San Miguel waiting out some wicked weather and it’s bullfight season once again. You no doubt saw our dispatch on ACL from the last such outing. This occasion was a slightly more amateurish affair, but as always … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Winter Style

Now that seriously cold weather has us in its grip, it’s tempting to stay inside huddled by the fire. However you can step out in style as much as any other season if you play the game right. Here from … Continue reading

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A Spyder in Italy

A quick preview from our recent excursion to Italy. Stay tuned for more….

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Inside the E-Type

  Courtesy RM Auctions Here we have a peek inside the legendary Jaguar E-Type, one of the most beautiful cars ever built both inside and out, courtesy of RM Auctions’ upcoming Salon Privé sale in London. Read more at A … Continue reading

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Fred Astaire’s Ferrari

Courtesy of RM Auctions On offer at RM Auctions‘ Monterey sale during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 19–20: this race-winning 1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Scaglietti Spider, which played a starring role in the 1959 apocalyptic thriller On the … Continue reading

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Motoring with Mick Jagger

Courtesy of DRIVEN It’s 1971 and the Stones have just released Sticky Fingers. Mick is in need of some R&R, so in true rock star style he jumps in his Morgan roadster and lights out for St. Tropez. Read more … Continue reading

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Gatsby Country

Gatsby’s house was recently torn down but the sporting spirit of Long Island’s North Shore lives on… in pictures like these. Above, world class polo player Stewart Inglehart at the Meadow Brook Club. Check out the scene c.1946 at A … Continue reading

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Faulkner from Hollywood to West Point

Whether in Hollywood doctoring scripts in the 1940s (above) or addressing cadets at West Point, literary lion William Faulkner was a paragon of style. Read more at A Continuous Lean….

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Finds: Pan Am Pilot’s Rolex

Courtesy Antiquorum At Antiquorum’s important watches sale in Geneva this weekend: a Pan Am pilot’s 1957 Rolex “Tropical Dial” GMT-Master, complete with the flyer’s cap, briefcase, lighter, ashtray and flight instruction manual, estimated at $27,000 – $38,000 (Read more at … Continue reading

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Caine in Cannes

From Cannes Cinema (Cahiers du cinema, May 2011, $39.95) ©Traverso / courtesy Cahiers du cinema In honor of the Cannes film festival which starts today, we bring you this snap of the great Michael Caine from the cinematic happening in … Continue reading

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