When it comes to luxury, this sophisticated mountain town is home to a wealth of exquisite items and esoteric experiences for any connoisseur of culture and the good life. Whether you are seeking props for escapism, the ultimate in handcraftsmanship, soul-stirring art, bespoke experiences, the purr of a high performance engine or haute couture, Park City has it all.
HIGH PERFORMANCE AUTOMOBILES
The Audi Q8 seamlessly marries revolutionary design with luxury gadgets and performance for the ultimate driving experience. A perfect mountain-lifestyle car, this new 2019 SUV is equally powerful and robust as an offroader, as it is stylish and eye-catching with its sleek lines and coupe design. Added touches include its gorgeous hi-tech cockpit, a thumping B&O sound system and exceptional driver assist technology to keep you safe and sound. Test drive one of these beauties at Audi Salt Lake City. audisaltlakecity.com
Rare finds at the Stein Eriksen Wine Cellar
Serious wine collectors are a passionate breed. You’ll find poetry in the language of the oenophile, along with a gentility and decorum when it comes to proper tastings and rituals involving the fine wine. Stein Eriksen Lodge hosts one of Utah’s largest and most varied collections encompassing 14,000 bottles and more than 1100 selections. Of note are the extensive Burgundy verticals of Armand Rousseau and Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Bordeaux such as Château Latour and Château Cheval Blanc with vintages from mid-eighties, and hard-to-fi nd gems like Jacques Selosse Champagne, Bartolo Mascarello Barolo, Domaine Serene’s Coeur Blanc and Château Musar (1966 and 1969) from Lebanon. Experience the wonders of this collection in their recently expanded wine cellar during a private wine seminar, behind-the-scenes tour and tasting with Stein’s in-house sommelier.
BAUBLES AND GEMS Princess Flower Diamond
& Ruby Bracelet
With a flower serving as a symbol of giving and beauty, this timeless Roberto Coin bracelet with its pretty petals conjures up romantic love, fit for a fairytale. The dignified design, with its sequence of flowers in varying sizes and hues, plays on the idea of a real flower garden, intended to delight to the senses. Part of the Princess Flower Collection, the 18k white gold piece with 4.7 carats of diamonds and 2 carats of rubies can be yours for $20,300 at the Italian jeweler’s Montage Resort location.
Louis XIII Cognac
A Cognac like no other first created in 1874, this Remy Martin brandy is a blend of grapes eaux-de-vie from the Grande Champagne region that have matured over time inside oak casks. Th e aromatic Louis XIII, with its notes of honey, myrrh, dried roses, leather, figs, cigar box and passion fruit, represents the vision, talent and craft smanship of multi-generations of cellar masters in France. Sip it slowly as this legacy elixir, served on a silver tray in crystal glasses, costs $240 for a 1.5 ounce pour at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Park City. If you’re lucky enough to be the one who finishes the bottle’s last sip, you’ll get to keep the ornate, glass-blown decanter, an iconic keepsake as sublime as its contents.
“Songs of Grace” Clear Acrylic, Edition 150
Frederick Hart, a respected 20th century sculptor and National Medal of Arts award winner, believed in the transforming power of beauty. A pioneer in casting fi gurative work in clear acrylic resin, he created Songs of Grace, based on his bronze sculpture Daughters of Odessa, and this hand-frosted acrylic piece has been part of the Hermitage Collection in St. Petersburg, Russia since 2005. Th e play of light on the forms lends an ethereal feel, evoking a sense of mystery and spirit in this compelling piece. If owning a unique sculpture that’s in a major museum appeals, collectors should head to the Thomas Anthony Gallery where Songs of Grace is available for $55,000.
POSH PLACE SETTINGS
Forest at La Niche
When it comes to entertaining, nothing says elegance better than a beautiful tabletop with luxurious linens, accent pieces and striking tableware like this forest pattern dinner set from Portugal. Table design is a great reflection of one’s own personal style with dishware serving as the foundation of the setting. You’ll
find a bounty of beautiful treasures and gourmet goods at La Niche, the charming boutique inspired by the lifestyle and refined taste found in Provence.
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For 80 years, this family-owned-and-operated company has been offering premium authentic fur coats. Alaska Fur, which specializes in contemporary shearling and fur fashions, works with world-class master furriers to create these extraordinary handmade pieces. Light in weight and luxurious, this Natural Russian Sable and Broadtail jacket combines two of the world’s finest furs. The broadtail’s watermark texture gives it an amazing shine in natural light, while the sable collar and cuff s add a touch of elegance. In addition to their impressive selection of garments, Alaska Fur has a fabulous variety of fur blankets to cozy up with on a snowy winter’s night.