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By Rachel Ingram | 07 Aug 2019

Inside the intriguing world of Grant Macdonald London, Britain’s finest silversmiths

Grant Macdonald jokes that he wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth, so he learned to make one. It’s this drive, creativity and, some could say, stubbornness that’s made Macdo... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Aug 2019

These are the young designers ready to create a "better tomorrow" with their prototypes

The Lexus Design Awards Milan Design Week is far more than a furniture fair. As the interior design world descends upon the northern Italian city each April to delve into future trends, luxury automot... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 06 Jun 2019

No Brexit blues for UK luxury as Brand Britain booms

While much of Britain has been worrying about the effects of a no-deal Brexit, the luxury industry has been quietly growing at an unprecedented rate, according to experts Walpole. In just four years f... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 03 Jun 2019

Exclusive: As Bentley Motors’ celebrates its 100-year anniversary, Tempus looks at the future of Britain’s most iconic motoring brand

On 10 July, Britain’s most iconic motoring brand, Bentley Motors, celebrates its centenary. Not only is this a chance to look at the manufacturer’s incredible service to motoring, it&rsquo... Read More

By Tempus | 09 May 2019

Chinese artist Li Tianbing brings conflict and colour to Mayfair

Chinese artist Li Tianbing is best known for his politically charged and boldly abstract paintings, reflecting the conflict and tension of his subject matter through a clash of realism and expressioni... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 08 Mar 2019

Walpole CEO Helen Brocklebank on the enduring success of the UK’s luxury industry and why brand Britain is stronger than ever

London is the fifth biggest city in the world for luxury. According to research by Walpole – the official sector body for more than 200 of the Uk's finest brands – Britain's luxury... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 31 Jan 2019

The five essential private jet adventures that will take your holiday to new heights

Round-the-world trips were once the remit of gap-year backpackers, but as the trend of private jet tours continues to rise, the concept is enjoying a much-needed face-lift, with bespoke private jet ho... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Jan 2019

Time to fly: pilot Matt Jones on preparing to travel the world by historic Spitfire

When pilots Steve Boultbee and Matt Jones founded the Boultbee Flight Academy 10 years ago, they hoped to share their love of the classic Spitfire aircraft with the masses. Now, their Goodwood academy... Read More

By Rose Adams | 23 Jan 2019

Standing out from the crowd: Attilus Caviar leads the way in the sustainability stakes

As pressure mounts for brands in every realm of luxury business – from food to travel – to cement their commitment to sustainable luxury, one brand that’s throwing all other competit... Read More

By Mark Captain | 18 Oct 2018

How Enemigo is making tequila the spirit of choice for discerning dinner guests

In its first year alone, Tequila Enemigo has become the winner of five prestigious international awards and created a sipping spirit designed to be drank from a champagne flute. The 28-year-old maveri... Read More

By Rose Adams | 17 Oct 2018

Tempus meets iconic jewellery designer Stephen Webster

Stephen Webster is one of the most prolific jewellery designers of our time. Renowned for his avant-garde collections inspired by a host of references from nature to music to literature, Webster has n... Read More

By Rose Adams | 14 Sep 2018

Secrets of the runway: Tempus meets Gucci model Jack Chambers

With endless travel to exotic destinations, an enviable list of contacts and gorgeous designer wardrobe, working as a prolific catwalk model may appear glamorous from the outside, but is life rea... Read More

By Scott Manson | 30 Aug 2018

Tempus puts the Dorchester's definitive five-star experience to the test

Opened in 1931 in the heart of Park Lane, The Dorchester is a storied affair – Prince Philip held his stag do here in 1949, for example – but one that has moved with the times. A look arou... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 24 Aug 2018

Heaven on earth: how to find the ultimate private paradise in Mauritius

Mark Twain famously wrote that “Mauritius was made first and then heaven; and heaven was copied after Mauritius”, and it’s pretty hard to disagree. If we made a checklist for paradis... Read More

By Rose Adams | 09 Aug 2018

These are the best ways to celebrate Afternoon Tea Week

A tasty brew from a china cup and fresh finger sandwiches followed by a scone slathered in a generous helping of jam and cream – there’s nothing quite like Afternoon Tea. Good news&nb... Read More

By Scott Manson | 25 Jul 2018

Green is the new black: how sustainable design and luxury goods came together

There was a time when luxury and ecological concerns were uneasy bedfellows. How to square the conspicuous consumption and excess of high-end goods with the perceived hairshirt nature o... Read More

By Rose Adams | 28 Jun 2018

The Duke of Sussex competes at British Polo Day

On a sunshine soaked Wednesday 27 June, the picturesque River Field at Henley-on-Thames played host to this year’s British Polo Day, of which marked its 10th anniversary. The Duke... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 22 Jun 2018

How do you turn a charity fundraiser into a global giving phenomenon? Eva Longoria reveals all

The phrase ‘fiscal responsibility’ is hardly the sexiest of buzzwords, but for Eva Longoria Bastón, it is the single ethos that has turned her charitable endeavour into a modest fun... Read More

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