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By Michelle Johnson | 15 Nov 2017

Jumeirah Carlton Towers hits the perfect note with their Opera-themed Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea in London is always a favourite among the city's visitors, and while trendy brunch spots have lured locals away from old-fashioned finger sandwiches, clever hotels are revolutio... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Nov 2017

Chefs Chris Galvin and Bryn Williams kick off Tottenham Hotspur's On Four dining experience

With their new football stadium set for completion next year, Tottenham Hotspur is cooking up a storm with their planned hospitality suite The H Club. The pioneering private members club, costing from... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 15 Nov 2017

Enter the dragon: Touker Suleyman on the future of big brands post-Brexit

Touker Suleyman, best known as one of the fiery faces of television series Dragons’ Den, is a tough-talking businessman with an impressive career history, particularly in the retail sector. From... Read More

By Tempus | 10 Nov 2017

As Bulgari celebrates 25 years of Thé Vert, we look at why this classic scent is still our cup of tea

It's hard to believe that Bulgari's classic cologne, Eau Parfumée au Thé Vert, was never intended for public sale. In fact, Bulgari's first venture into the world of perfume ... Read More

By Tempus | 10 Nov 2017

Storms at sea make for perilous sailing and thrilling views during the Volvo Ocean Race

As Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race – the world's longest and most difficult competitive sailing event – got underway this week, the seven daring teams found themselves battling the eleme... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 10 Nov 2017

A winter wonderland with fairytale views, the White Forest sets the festive bar high

If you thought rooftop bars were exclusively for summer evenings, Madison in St Paul's will make you think again. The bar and restaurant's famous rooftop terrace – with unrivalled views ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 09 Nov 2017

Rosemary Smith on her groundbreaking rally career and why Lewis Hamilton should watch his tracks ahead of the Brazil Grand Prix

It would be almost too easy to say that rally driver Rosemary Smith changed the face of women in racing, particularly at her peak in the mid-1960s when she won everything from Le Mans to the Tulip Ral... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Nov 2017

Maximilian Riedel on his personal crusade against champagne flutes, and working with Sir Elton John

Whether they're making exclusive decanters for Sir Elton John or inventing new manufacturing processes to add colour to their collections, Austrian crystal glassmakers Riedel is as innovative as i... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 02 Nov 2017

Calling all art collectors – imitation really is the best form of flattery

When it comes to investing in art, the Ming and Qing dynasty ceramics of East Asia have long been considered among the most valuable and popular collectible items. But for Dr Nicole Chiang, curator at... Read More

By Tempus | 01 Nov 2017

Restaurateur Jason Atherton's time to shine as his Clocktower restaurant achieves its first Michelin-star

Chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton has been awarded his second Michelin-star for his daring U.S. venture in The New York EDITION hotel. The Clocktower NYC, which is now the first ever Michelin-star ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 01 Nov 2017

Oscar-winning costume designer Alexandra Byrne on 'feisty' Daisy Ridley and dressing up a Murder on the Orient Express

From Cate Blanchett's Elizabeth I to Benedict Cumberbatch's Doctor Strange, Oscar-winning costume designer Alexandra Byrne is known for realising even t... Read More

By Scott Manson | 30 Oct 2017

Flaming grills, ashing blades and a thrilling wine list – Ginza Onodera is London’s best new Japanese restaurant

Ginza Onodera has a lot to live up to – it’s set in the same site that, for 23 years, was home to celebrated Japanese restaurant Matsuri. We spotted a couple of its former staff on the nig... Read More

By Tempus | 29 Oct 2017

The Luxe List: from the spooky to the sensational, here are 5 luxury products to knock 'em dead

Featuring Hallowe'en treats, strutting peacocks and feathers of diamond, this week's Luxe List is a celebration of the most primal and sensational products on our must-have list. We&... Read More

By Tempus | 27 Oct 2017

Take a look at the new hotel opening next to the Palace of Versailles

Just 200m from the historic Palace of Versailles, the Hôtel Le Louis Versailles Château, MGallery by Sofitel opened its doors this month to offer guests a glimpse of French ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 27 Oct 2017

Rise of the machines: 5 reasons we can't get enough of MB&F's mechanical masterpieces

Maximilian Büsser may have began as a traditional watchmaker for Harry Winston's rare timepieces, but ever since he created Maximilian Büsser & Friends in 20... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 26 Oct 2017

Oris partners with award-winning London barber for a Movember shave down

Luxury watch brand Oris is partnering with the award-winning Nomad Barber to support the Movember Foundation, the international men’s health charity that encourages gentlemen to wear a moustache... Read More

By Tempus | 26 Oct 2017

We took Bentley's newest Bentayga for a test drive and found a smooth operator with serious power

Driving through the winding roads of Berkshire, through the lush green gardens of Windsor Great Park where Guards Polo Club calls home, calls for a true thoroughbred with some serious horsepower. So, ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 25 Oct 2017

Conserving a masterpiece: Old Royal Naval College's William Palin on the challenges of preserving Thornhill's Painted Hall

Art and architecture are rarely so perfectly intertwined as in Sir Christopher Wren’s famous London buildings – from St Paul’s Cathedral to Kensington Palace – but for architec... Read More