Mystery + Luxury at Casa Silencio in Xaagá, Mexico

Solar-powered and self-sustaining, this agave-surrounded hacienda overflows with color, texture and character

Casa Silencio (which officially opens its doors tomorrow, 15 September) sits at the base of a mountain within Silent Valley just outside the small town of Xaagá, Oaxaca. The stunning, solar-powered hacienda—from the founders of Mezcal El Silencio, Vicente Cisneros and Fausto Zapata—is full of juxtapositions. Comprising just six suites, a large indoor/outdoor dining room, bar area, library and boutique-meets-lobby, it feels simultaneously opulent and …

NYC’s First Ever Affordable Watch Fair

Today through 25 October, digital publication worn&wound (known for reviewing affordably priced timepieces) will be hosting a NYC first. At 101 Wooster St in Soho, more than 18 boutique watch brands—all with reasonably priced offerings—are joining the website for a pop-up affordable watch fair, featuring both quartz and automatic watches. With many CH favorites represented, it will be a worthy event for novices and collectors …