Summer sunshine makes the perfect season for exotic escapades and exclusive experiences. Our cool hunting trend scout Jonathan Spindel seeks and finds the best of the best for you to enjoy.
The premier international show for Modern and contemporary art brings top galleries from around the world to the heart of Europe. Uniquely situated between Switzerland, France and Germany, Basel’s world-class theaters, concert halls, and architecture make it one of Europe’s most alluring cultural cities. June 18-21. At Artbasel.com
Taking over the famed Le Côte Basque in New York, famous for French food and Capote lunches with Mid-Century socialites, Ralph Lauren has created the new Polo Bar. Cushy, clubby and chic, the restaurant is likely to be the new favorite clubhouse of visiting Texans. At Ralphlauren.com
Everything from your clothing to your home decor suits you perfectly, so isn’t it time you had a signature scent that does the same? Fly to Paris and meet Master Perfumer Olivier Creed, who will work with you to create the ultimate custom scent. This royal experience is available during summer 2015, exclusively at Neiman Marcus
Be among the first to experience Bentley’s newest flagship model, the Bentayga. Redefining the luxury SUV category, this exciting coach will take you anywhere — from all-terrain adventures to new uncharted worlds of luxury. At Lateeuropean.com
WINE & DINE IN PARADISE
A feast for all senses awaits you at the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival at the Ritz-Carlton. Enjoy exclusive wine tastings, gourmet dining, a golf tournament, and more captivating experiences on the beautiful northern shore of Maui from June 11-14. At Kapaluawineandfoodfestival.com
As one of City of Love’s former “grand hotels” built in 1908, The Penninsula Hotel is resplendent with period decoration and the ultimate in grand accommodation. Its Historic Suite offers an exclusive view over the Arc de Triomphe, has two-bedrooms (and an en-suite dressing room), and a marble bathroom, making it a one-of-a-kind premier accommodation in Paris.