Michelle Johnson

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2019

How Breitling's aviation legacy is helping its new timepieces take flight

There are few Swiss watch brands so closely tied to the skies as Breitling. The high-end watch brand was founded by Léon Breitling in 1884, focusing on the creation of simplified chronographs t... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2019

Electric dream: Lunaz Design is sparking bright new interest in the longevity of classic cars by plugging in to futuristic tech

As the car industry becomes ever more conscious of its impact on the environment, the question of how future generations can enjoy the unique driving experiences of classic cars is more important than... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Jun 2019

Flow Water founder Nicholas Reichenbach on how his health and eco-conscious brand is making waves

It's fair to say that water brands are rarely considered a novelty, but for Nicholas Reichenbach, the founder and CEO of eco-friendly brand Flow, water has been at the pinnacle of his entrepreneur... Read More

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 Michelle Johnson | 06 Jun 2019

Automobili Pininfarina's design director shares the brand's driving ambition to create the world's first zero-emissions hypercar

Automobili Pininfarina makes its UK debut of its flagship vehicle, the fully electric Battista hypercar, which will be displayed at the British Library from 6-9 June in partnership with the&... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 Jun 2019

Compass For Life Foundation for children launches at the House of Commons

The Compass For Life Foundation was launched at a high-profile lunch event hosted by founder Floyd Woodrow MBE DCM and Richard Harrington MP at the House of Commons on 4 June 2019. The lunch even... 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 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 Michelle Johnson | 02 May 2019

How kitchen design brand Lanserring is revolutionising family life in the home

The kitchen has long been considered the heart of the home, but for bespoke kitchen designers Lanserring, that well-known sentiment is the true north for every interior created for its exclusive clien... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Apr 2019

How Many Hopes Charity is empowering girls to end poverty in Africa

When journalist Anthony Mulongo first began working with street children in his native Kenya, he was struck not just by the extreme poverty experienced by the country's 2.6 million homeless childr... 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

By Michelle Johnson | 03 Apr 2019

Chakra Kensington aims to heal from within with its elegant Indian cuisine

It's an unfair stereotype, but Indian food is often considered more accessible than it is elegant, thanks to the wealth of the brilliant mid-range restaurants that London has to offer. Enter Chakr... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 02 Apr 2019

Born to be wild: Joanna Lumley on how she is bringing the focus back to nature

Joanna Lumley is a national treasure. Yes, it’s a phrase bandied about with alarming frequency, yet with a career spanning 50 years as a BAFTA-winning actress, author, presenter, model and activ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Mar 2019

Vikings actor Elijah Rowen on his role in Sky drama Curfew and why he embraces negative feedback

Dublin-born actor Elijah Rowen has been tipped as one to watch since his breakout role in hit series Vikings, and now the 25-year-old rising star is proving his mettle with a supporting turn in Sky On... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Mar 2019

As Colombia becomes the must-visit destination of 2019, boutique hotel CannĂșa shares why sustainability is key

For 50 years, Colombia has been largely off limits thanks to a civil war that only officially ended in 2016. But now the country – including the once-infamous capital Bogóta – is be... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Mar 2019

Great Hotels of the World shares why these independent destinations are mixing big business with luxury leisure

Trends in luxury travel often focus on the destinations or activities that are growing more popular, but experts have also seen changing trends in the people enjoying these choices. Great Hotels of th... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Feb 2019

The luxury living trends attracting investors to London from around the world

While questions abound about Brexit deadlines, strength of the pound and city expansion, the one thing investors can be sure of is the value of bricks and mortar. At least, that's the message... Read More

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