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By Floyd Woodrow | 10 Jun 2019

Column: From SAS success to empowering British schoolchildren, Floyd Woodrow shares why great leadership is all about values

Floyd Woodrow MBE DCM is a leadership specialist, author and entrepreneur. Woodrow’s early career was as a soldier in the Parachute Regiment before joining the Special Air Service at the age of ... 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 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 Sophie Ball | 20 May 2019

Tempus takes a look inside the former Morocco home of the legendary Yves Saint Laurent

"Marrakech taught me colour,” Yves Saint Laurent once said. The late, great couturier would go on to purchase a private residence in the medina and eventually have his ashes scattered there... Read More

By Tempus | 10 May 2019

Could Classic Parade hire service be the answer to supercar ownership in the city?

Imagine being able to drive a different supercar every day of the week. Whether taking a Ferrari GTC4 Lusso for a spin to take your amour on a country drive, a Hurracan Performante to be the cool pare... 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 Mark C O'Flaherty | 22 Apr 2019

A family jewel: how family-run Boodles has become England's most historic fine diamond retailer

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 Georgia Peck | 16 Apr 2019

Rolls-Royce bespoke designer Alex Innes tells us about his driving ambition to produce the brand's first ever luxury 4x4

Last year was the time of the luxury SUV, with Lamborghini, Maserati and Porsche all unveiling highly rated models. And so, entering an already saturated market, Rolls-Royce needed to do something dif... 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 Rachel Ingram | 03 Apr 2019

Tempus lifts the curtain on London’s newest membership club Home Grown

Opening in the heart of Marylebone on 3 April is London’s newest private member’s club, Home Grown. The sister club of the historic Home House – which has been a key part of the area... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 02 Apr 2019

How hot design duo Ralph & Russo are leading the rise and rise of British couture

London’s only couture house, Ralph & Russo, has been challenging the industry since its inception in 2007. In fact, in 2014, it became the first British brand in almost 100 years to be invit... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 01 Apr 2019

Editor's Letter: explore London's historic family businesses and more in the Tempus Style Edition

With the UK’s future hanging in the balance as Tempus goes to press, it’s important to remember the strength of British character and craftsmanship. In London alone, numerous brands, from ... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Mar 2019

Model Jodie Kidd celebrates English craftsmanship at a showcase by British lifestyle brand Englana

Model and presenter Jodie Kidd swapped the countryside for the city on Friday 15 March to celebrate the launch of natural British lifestyle brand Englana's latest collections. A dedicated ambassad... 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 Tempus | 15 Feb 2019

Luxury professional womenswear brand Cherida launches core collection with Mayfair women's event

Luxury professional womenswear label Cherida held a glamorous launch event on Wednesday 13 February, bringing together women in business including executives from watch brand Breguet, CEOs from archit... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 30 Jan 2019

The Athenaeum's red brick Residences are shaking up how guests can experience Mayfair

The most prestigious area in London, Mayfair, is famed for its red-brick Victorian townhouses, fine dining restaurants, high-end boutiques and Savile Row tailors. While there are some nice luxury hote... Read More

By Scott Manson | 30 Jan 2019

Discover the style staples no gentleman's wardrobe is complete without

When it comes to kitting out the male wardrobe, it can be tempting to fill your space with oodles of colours and shapes, but all you really need is a minimalistic set of staples fr... Read More

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