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By Michelle Johnson | 09 Sep 2021

Leica announces 007 Edition camera and exclusive photography exhibition to celebrate the release of No Time To Die

Leica Camera unveils its new Leica Q2 007 Edition to celebrate the release of the 25th Bond film, No Time To Die. Launched on 8 September and limited to 250 pieces, the special edition camera features... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 01 Sep 2021

Quest for perfection: sitting down with A Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid

German watchmaker A Lange & Söhne is on a mission to make the perfect timepiece. The evolution of each new expression of the brand’s six “families” – the Lange 1, Zeitwer... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 31 Aug 2021

Oxford vaccine Prof Sarah Gilbert and Depop CEO Maria Raga are finalists of the The Bold Woman Award by Veuve Cliquot

Professor Sarah Gilbert, the vaccinologist who helped create the Covid-19 vaccines, is among the 2021 finalists of 49th annual Bold Woman Award and Bold Future Award by Veuve Clicquot.  Honouring... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 31 Aug 2021

INTERVIEW: bespoke jeweller Benjamin Hawkins talks exclusively to Tempus

Benjamin Hawkins is one of the London jewellery scene’s best kept secrets. His eponymous fine jewellery brand was quietly founded in 2016 when, after training in gold smithing and fine diamond w... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Aug 2021

Revive and thrive: the return of Goodwood's historic festival

Any aficionado will tell you that classic cars are about far more than what’s under the bonnet. The world of vintage automobiles is a lifestyle, encompassing everything from vehicle restora... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 26 Jul 2021

Six shucking-ly good London seafood bars to celebrate National Oyster Day

While Giacomo Casanova may have famously considered oysters an aphrodisiac in the 1700s, London’s own love affair with this dish dates back nearly 2,000 years.  Native oysters were consider... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Jul 2021

Local heroes: Private White VC founder James Eden tells us about honouring his remarkable family legacy

Manchester-based menswear brand Private White VC has been an understated style staple of discerning gentlemen since its launch in 2013. But, behind the scenes, founder James Eden is also using his uns... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Jul 2021

Glorious Goodwood: The Festival of Speed marks its triumphant return

The Goodwood Festival of Speed returned this year in triumphant style as motoring fans descended on the history Goodwood Estate to delight in the range of classic and modern racing cars, all-new EVs, ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 25 Jun 2021

Forging her own path: a talk with Anita Choudhrie

Philanthropy is far more than a fashion statement to Anita Choudhrie. The Path to Success founder has been championing the rights and abilities of disabled athletes and wheelchair users for more than ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Jun 2021

Personal best: an exclusive interview with Sir Mo Farah

If asked to name the world’s greatest athletes, it would be fair to say that the name Sir Mo Farah would feature on many peoples list. During his illustrious career the long-distance runner, 38,... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Jun 2021

Arnold & Son CEO Bertrand Savary shares the quintessentially British design ethos driving the brand’s collectible novelties

Known for its stylish aesthetic and unique dials, Arnold & Son describes itself as a Swiss watchmaker with English roots. The brand’s heritage dates back to 1764, when Cornish watchmaker Joh... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 17 Jun 2021

The Singleton of Dufftown 54-Year-Old is a paragon of time for the Scotch whisky brand

The Singleton of Dufftown revealed its second and final bottling of in its acclaimed Paragon of Time Collection: a 54-Year-Old 1966 vintage Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The rare expr... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 09 Jun 2021

Come sail away: ocean explorer and filmmaker James Aiken shares his passion for solo adventure on the high seas

When it comes to exploring the high seas, there are few people who can combine the wild romance and environmental urgency of our oceans quite like James Aiken. The single-handed sailor and filmmaker&n... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Jun 2021

Review: Solas at The Savoy creates an enchanted evening for al fresco dining

Entering The Savoy never fails to deliver a touch of 1920s glamour. As soon as you turn off the Strand and onto the art deco styling of the Savoy Court, leading to the theatrical European exterior of ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 May 2021

Brora distillery reopens after 38-year absence

The word iconic is overused, but what other term could describe the legendary status of Brora? The Highland distillery in Sutherland, Scotland, was sadly closed in 1983, after a 202-year history of cr... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 10 May 2021

Built for speed: an interview with Le Mans record-breaker Phil Hanson

British driver Phil Hanson is just 21 years old, yet the endurance racing champion is already dominating the world of motorsport. In 2020, amid the pressures of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Hans... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 May 2021

When in Rome: an interview with Brioni’s executive design director Norbert Stumpfl

Italian menswear brand Brioni is known for creating chic and stylish suits beloved by the likes of Brad Pitt and Barack Obama. Under executive design director Norbert Stumpfl, the brand embodies ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Apr 2021

Rising to the challenge: an interview with the CEO of Paris' most famous bakery

Poilâne is the most famous bakery in Paris. Its signature loaf is still made from the same sourdough starter that the boulangerie’s founder, Pierre Léon Poilâne, brought from ... Read More