Big-wave surfer and model Laird Hamilton knows a thing or two about looking good while being active, and launched Laird Apparel late last year to prove it. Now One&Only Resorts has partnered with Hamilton to offer an exclusive collection within his men’s line, including quick-drying T’s and board shorts, to be sold at the hotels. Currently at One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, the clothing will be available at One&Only resorts in the Bahamas, Mauritius, Maldives, Cape Town, Dubai and Australia by year’s end. Prices range from $30 to $120. www.oneandonlyresorts.com.
Take style for a spin around the vineyards and hill towns of Tuscany in the new Ferrari Drive Experience offered at Castello di Casole, the 4,200-acre estate with restored farmhouses-turned-villas and a 41-suite hotel lodged in a centuries-old castle. Drivers get the keys to not just one red Ferrari but several of the latest models, which guests are invited to take on a tour around the Chianti countryside. Moving into a higher gear, the Red Passion Ferrari package includes four nights, daily breakfast and a full day of Ferrari piloting. The drive experience costs 1,100 euro per night. 888-548-9429, www.castellodicasole.com.
Todd Oldham has done it all, from filmmaking to book publishing, graphic design, furniture and interiors. But he originally broke out in the 1990s with his fashion collection, to be celebrated in the show “All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion” at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence, R.I. Oldham closed the doors to his fashion atelier in 1999, and the exhibit of 65 ensembles — ranging from Swarovski-crystal-encrusted frocks to harlequin-patterned separates — indulges in the exuberance that made him the toast of the fashion world. The show runs April 8-Sept. 11. 401-454-6500, http://risdmuseum.org.
The ranch lifestyle meets DIY food sourcing in the new forage-by-horseback offering at Smith Fork Ranch in western Colorado’s West Elk range. This summer, guests can ride with one of the ranch’s chefs in search of mushrooms, wild herbs, berries and other edibles. Returning to the ranch, which offers a mix of log cabins and homes decorated in Western art, riders will join the chef in the kitchen to prepare a meal. Satisfying both cowboys and foodies, the resort invites guests to help with the ranch work or harvest in the on-site kitchen gardens and gather eggs from the henhouse. Six-night stays start at $7,500 for two, all inclusive. 970-921-3454, www.smithforkranch.com.
Two spring food fests champion national and regional star chefs. In Las Vegas, Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit, April 28-May 1, hauls in the heavyweights with appearances by Giada De Laurentiis, Emeril Lagasse, Gordon Ramsay and Nobu Matsuhisa in events ranging from cocktail classes to grand tastings. Regionally focused Southern Grown Festival on Sea Island, Ga., June 10-12, features chefs from Florida to Tennessee behind hot restaurants like Hog & Hominy in Memphis. It kicks off with a meat-and-three picnic and continues with sessions on gardening, smoking, table-setting and storytelling. Vegas Uncork’d tickets from $90; 877-884-8993, http://vegasuncorked.com. Southern Grown tickets from $72; 800-732-4752, www.southerngrown.com.
How far would you travel for a memorable meal? Perth in western Australia is anything but convenient, yet its foodie reputation is drawing the culinary cognoscenti. New on the scene, the 48-room Como The Treasury occupies a refashioned 19th-century building with a destination restaurant, Wildflower, in a glass box on the roof. The menu rotates with the six seasons of the indigenous Nyoongar calendar, and focuses on western Aussie products from scallops and lamb to Margaret River wines. Work it off in the indoor pool or at yoga class in the spa. Rooms from $430. 011-61-8-6168-7888, www.comohotels.com.