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Below The Surface
Amongst the array of stunning timepieces by horology icon Richard Mille, it’s difficult for a specific watch to stand out. This isn’t the case with the RM 032, a masterpiece of design and engineering. A proper diver’s watch, with a black, silver-grey
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Island Spice
“A passionate food culture set amongst the backdrop of an absolutely stunning location” is how chef Shawn McClain of Sage at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas described the culinary scene in the Turks and Caicos following a recent visit. “The cuisine
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Champagne Society
Champagne, that most aristocratic of libations, is at crossroads. Exports have now overtaken domestic consumption of the French sparkling wine that Benedictine monk Dom Pérignon is, according to popular mythology at least, often said to have invented
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Driven To Extremes
A day in early fall. The low, thick fog invades the valley, the wind is so weak it barely moves the leaves. The Emilian countryside, in the province of Modena, Italy, stretches for miles, pervaded by cultivated fields, streets, and rivers. Time has t
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Sparkling Wit
Velvety. Vanilla. Toffee. Caramel. Tickling your taste buds as the bottle disgorges its golden elixir to the final precious drop. I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy many a bottle of Krug, a champagne like no other. Fantastic enough to seduce even a dyed
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Vision Quest
Leonardo Del Vecchio is quite simply a genius. A business savant who not only controls a celebrated eyewear empire, but is responsible for permanently altering that very market in the first place. He didn’t invent sunglasses, or even many of the bran
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Mod Squad
When he trots out his Champagne Papi alter ego, you can never be 100% sure if Drake is joking or not. But there’s nothing to laugh at about the rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer’s latest business endeavor, a luxury champagne brand called
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Southern Exposure
Originally from Tijuana, Mexico, but now a resident of Los Angeles, Yaret Lora has built a passionate fanbase on both sides of the border. Building her career, Lora began in the theatre and moved to Los Angeles to further pursue acting, before findin
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Smoke Signals
Cigars have of course been popular with Manhattan’s movers and shakers as well as connoisseurs of fine living in general for many years. So it may surprise you to learn that the city recently got its very first Cigar Sommelier, now in residence at th
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Bold, Brash And British
If nothing else, Dani Divine certainly makes a statement. The stunning, unapologetic beauty has brought the alternative lifestyle into the mainstream, emerging victorious in the Maxim UK Cover competition. The London-native, whose modeling and perfor
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Top Guns
Trolle Ljungby Castle in the south of Sweden, medieval in origin, is a notable historic landmark in a part of the country famed for its hunting traditions. It would be hard to find a more fitting setting for the home of VO Vapen, the family-run gunsm
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The Legend Of Tom Brady
You could start the Legend of Tom Brady at any of several moments: replacing Drew Bledsoe on September 23, 2001, after a vicious hit crumbled the All Pro starting quarterback. Or the infamous Tuck Rule Game, when the Patriots somehow beat the seasone
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Cross It Off The List
On December 26th, 2018, Colin O’Brady became the first person to traverse Antarctica solo, completely unsupported and unaided. With no resupplies, he had to drag everything he needed for the journey, without so much as a kite to help pull his sled. I
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Storm Watch
Since Alexandra Shipp first took on the role of Storm in 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse, a lot has changed for the 27-year old actress. No longer merely an emerging star, Shipp now occupies a major role in the billion-dollar mega-franchise, which has paved
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Show Business
Nick Cannon is a worker, a grinder, a hustler. In the world of social media, insta-celebrity and shortcuts to fame, Cannon, Maxim’s Entertainment Adviser, is old-school, working across the industry from TV and film to music. He’s as likely to appear
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Maxim Big Game Experience Atlroyalty
THE MAXIM BIG GAME EXPERIENCE DREW A WHO’S WHO OF ATHLETES, ARTISTS, CELEBRITIES, MODELS AND VIPS TO MAXIM’S ANNUAL PRE-SUPER BOWL EXTRAVAGANZA IN ATLANTA. The crowd went wild for killer performances by Future, Jamie Foxx, Diplo, Zaytoven and Yo Gott
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Enterprising WOMEN OF THE WHITE HOUSE
Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump and Louise Linton — you may know them as the stylish beauties of the White House, but are you also aware that between them they represent considerable business expertise and success? From fashion to jewelry lines and even
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SHAIK, RATTLE & ROLL
In a world that suddenly seems overpopulated with “supermodels,” there’s only one Shanina Shaik; her striking hazel eyes casting a seductive gaze, her flawless skin a glowing bronze with a dusting of freckles, the unmistakable exoticism that sets her
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Laid Back LUXURY
A few summers ago when the $300 million-plus Philippe Starck-designed megayacht Motor Yacht A slipped into its berth in Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos, the local newspaper reported that its owner, Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, was o
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Smoke Show
If you should never judge a book by its cover, then it’s also wise to never judge a cigar by its wrapper, or at least by its nation of origin. For while some might turn their noses up at anything that wasn’t born in Cuba, the truth is that world-clas
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Joy Ride
In automotive parlance, a “unicorn” is a vehicle so rare that most people will never lay eyes on it — a Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic, Mercedes-Benz 300SL “Gullwing” or a McLaren F1, for example. Finding one in the wild is tantamount to trapping the my
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Below the Surface
While it may be captivating to stare out over the clear, turquoise waters of the Turks and Caicos, there is perhaps just as much beauty underneath the surface of this jaw-dropping archipelago. To experience the wonders that surround the islands, hook
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Blue Bloods
On the open water, two things remain paramount: style and functionality. The Franck Muller Vanguard Yachting Tourbillon raises both of these traits to perfection. With a bold blue face and similarly hued strap, in addition to a fantastically-engineer
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The Grand Tour’s Luckiest Man
First as a host of the BBC’s Top Gear, which was the world’s most watched factual program reaching hundreds of millions of global fans, and now on the immensely popular The Grand Tour, Richard Hammond lives the life most men dream of; driving the wor
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Custom Deluxe
In the 1950s, with time on their hands and adrenaline in their veins, London’s rebellious youth rolled up their sleeves and started modifying BSAs, Triumphs, Nortons, Vincents and other Britishbuilt motorbikes to go much, much faster. Channeling Marl
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Fantastic Beast
There were plenty who scoffed at the idea of a Lamborghini SUV when the legendary Italian marque rst revealed the Urus project a few years ago. After all the original Rambo Lambo, aka the LM002 SUV that debuted in 1986, is more of an automotive oddit
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Dutch Courage
Spring is the season of gin. While we hunker down in the wool sweater months with our favorite browns, keeping the soul toasty via a steady collection of Scotch, cognac and bourbon, when the sun finally returns it’s time to clear things up. Literally
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Sneak Piqué
If soccer in Brazil is best described as a religion, soccer in Spain is closer to an education. Youngsters emerge from the academies across the nation to fill many of the best domestic, and foreign, club sides in the world, helping Spain to a run of
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The Real Aquaman
Water polo has a nasty reputation as a sport not for the weak of heart. Combine grueling endurance swims with underwater physicality (even violence) between opponents, and it can be a sport that turns out athletes forged as stainless steel, impossibl
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Spectacular Mixers
• 2 oz Blackened American Whiskey • 6 oz Q Ginger Beer Glass: Highball • Pour 2 oz of Blackened American Whiskey over crystal-clear cubed ice into a highball glass • Tilting the glass, add the desired amount of Q Ginger Beer • Top off with Q Ginger B
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