Culture

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Jun 2019

Exclusive: Jodie Kidd on championing British-made brands and giving her competitive side a work out

Jodie Kidd makes no secret of her competitive nature. Her relentless drive and ambition have fuelled her career from early show jumping success to her domination of British fashion in the 1990s, as we... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Jun 2019

The world's first robot artist announces solo exhibition at Oxford University

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is creating such a v... 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 | 04 Jun 2019

Float therapy: Tempus discovers how the luxury Seabourn Odyssey is rebooting the traditional cruise

Luxury cruise line Seabourn doesn’t like the word ‘boat’ for a reason. Preferring the term ‘floating hotel’, each ship sleeps up to 458 guests who enjoy Michelin-sta... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 03 Jun 2019

Editor's Letter: behind the scenes of our exclusive cover shoot with Bentley and Breitling

This year is a monumental year for motoring. Not only is 2019 the 100-year anniversary of Bentley Motors and 110 years of Bugatti but, on the other end of the scale, it has also seen the premiere of t... 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 | 28 May 2019

Veuve Clicquot president Jean-Marc Gallot on the importance of female role models in business

On 23 May, the world’s longest-running business women awards returned to the UK, recognising three exceptional business women whose entrepreneurial spirit is well worth a toast. Hosted at London... Read More

By Tempus | 24 May 2019

The Alexander's Hayk Sahakyan on why Armenia is the next big luxury destination

With its historic status as one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities, and its economic transformation in the early 2000s, it's little wonder that Yerevan, Armenia is emerging as... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 20 May 2019

Thai break: from eco-living in Koh Samui to cultural immersion in the capital

The Kingdom of Thailand is known for its fine cuisine, sandy beaches and rich cultural heritage. But what efforts is this hot-spot making when it comes to luxury travel? From my experience hopping fro... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 May 2019

Explorer Ben Fogle on taking his Celebrity Cruises adventure series to the cutting Edge

As one of Britain's best-known explorers, and a self-described journeyman with 30 years of world travel experience, Ben Fogle is the man to go to when it comes to finding the experiential travel o... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 13 May 2019

Naomie Harris: Film companies need to be more sustainable

While movie stars often talk about sustainability, many overlook the fact that the film production industry itself is actually one of the most "non-environmentally friendly" indust... Read More

By Mark Southern | 12 May 2019

Detox your holiday at Spain’s Healthouse Las Dunas

Healthy eating fans may be familiar with Naturhouse, the innovative nutritionalists, responsible for revolutionising the way four million people around the world eat. The brand made its name for its h... 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 Michelle Johnson | 08 May 2019

Former Army pilot Hannah Shergold collaborates with Born Free for her wild new exhibition

Former Army helicopter pilot turned sought-after artist Hannah Shergold has collaborated with wildlife charity Born Free for her new exhibition. Shergold's new collection is inspired by Born Free&... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 May 2019

The art of exclusivity: Scarlet Events share the secrets behind its ultra-VIP parties

Scarlet Events CEO Marc Ahmed is the secret ingredient behind some of the world's most exclusive parties. Since 2010, his company has organised luxury events, star-studded parties, exclusive weddi... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Apr 2019

Which of these paradise islands in the Bahamas suits your holiday style?

The Bahamas is well known for pristine white-sand beaches, vibrant culture and local delicacies, but with more than 700 islands and cays making up the Caribbean nation, ranging from lively resorts to ... Read More

By Mark C O'Flaherty | 07 Apr 2019

Mayfair hatters Lock & Co gives Tempus an insight into the oldest hat shop in the world

In a world of mass consumerism, multi-generational artisans in Mayfair are keeping the crafts of their ancestors alive. Away from the high gloss of the corporate-owned window displays, with all their ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 Apr 2019

As the V&A launches its landmark Mary Quant exhibition, we find out how the designer became the face of a generation

Dame Mary Quant is synonymous with the Swinging 60s. Credited with popularising the miniskirt and inventing hotpants, the British designer was also the first to use PVC fabrics for her ‘wet look... Read More

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