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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 Jonathan Baker | 03 May 2021

Community spirit: Turnbull & Asser's Jonathan Baker shares his hopes for the future of luxury retail

Mayfair’s Jermyn Street is the spiritual home of shirt-making in the same way that Savile Row is synonymous with suits. Turnbull & Asser has been on Jermyn Street for 135 years – we&rs... Read More

By Tempus | 01 May 2021

The best London rooftop bars for spring 2021

The partial lifting of lockdown restrictions in the UK has breathed new life into London, which has been abuzz with the communal excitement of being able get back out and experience the city... 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

By Juliet Herd | 24 Apr 2021

Wedding belles: bridal powerhouses Vera Wang and Pronovias Group team up to make the perfect match

Vera Wang has designed wedding dresses for some of the world’s most famous women, including Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham, Alicia Keys and Hailey Bieber. Now, the doyenne of bridal wear has t... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Apr 2021

New York state of mind: Photographer Phil Penman’s STREET exhibition is an ode to NYC

Acclaimed British-born street photographer Phil Penman’s STREET selling exhibition launched at London’s Leica Gallery on 12 April, paying tribute to the vibrant city streets of New York Ci... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Apr 2021

Julius Baer publishes second Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report 2021

Julius Baer has released its Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report 2021 (GWLR), which takes a basket of consumer goods and services that reflect the HNWI lifestyle and analyses their prices in 25 key cit... Read More

By Suzanne Baum | 14 Apr 2021

Review: Garden Globes at The Dorchester

The night after the Baftas took place, I found myself experiencing my own golden globe in the forecourt of The Dorchester Hotel. There may have only been two guests in attendance (me and my husba... Read More

By Tempus | 13 Apr 2021

Watches & Wonders 2021: the best timepieces from the Geneva watch show

Watches & Wonders, the extravagant watch showcase formerly known as SIHH, drew to a close on Tuesday after an action-packed five-day extravaganza which saw some of the most spectacular design... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 13 Apr 2021

UK lockdown partially ends: eight of the best luxury experiences now available

While the hospitality industry may not return to full capacity until May, some of the UK’s most glamorous spaces have flexed their creative muscles to give us that longed-for luxu... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Apr 2021

The future is now: Meet the 2021 Walpole Brands of Tomorrow

While there’s much to be said for the wellness benefits of the intangible riches we’ve been learning to love during the last year – from self-care to the curative powers of... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 10 Apr 2021

Hair we go again: the best hair and beauty salons to visit as the UK exits full lockdown

One thing we can probably all agree on as life begins to return to some kind of normality is that most of us are in dire need of hair and beauty maintenance – haircuts being top of the list, if ... Read More

By Suzanne Baum | 09 Apr 2021

Chameleon London: the cream of the crop

After a year of working from home, I’d got used to my Zoom meetings and commute from bed to home study. So, to suddenly find myself in swanky Marylebone, in one of the most luxurious dining... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Apr 2021

Yunnan Province: the travels of a gallerist

Bordering Tibet, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar in China’s southwest, the remote Yunnan Province is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. The most diverse province in China with 55 ethnic minorit... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 31 Mar 2021

The luxury British brand selling trunks to save (elephant) trunks

Oliver Tomalin, founder of ethical men’s swim and resort wear label Love Brand & Co, is deadly serious when he says he was destined to launch a fashion and lifestyle brand committed to savin... Read More

By Tempus | 30 Mar 2021

The best luxury hotels with history

Beyond the more predictable features of a luxury hotel - spacious rooms, haute cuisine and a state-of-the-art spa - one facet often overlooked by travellers is the hotel's significance in his... Read More

By Tempus | 24 Mar 2021

Hackett London renews long-term partnership with Aston Martin and returns to Formula One

British menswear brand Hackett London has announced the renewal of its long-standing partnership with Aston Martin. This new era between the two iconic brands sees an extension of ... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Mar 2021

Six pub and bar terraces you need to book for 12 April

Fingers and toes crossed: if all goes to plan and we are spared another jarring plot twist, the UK government will allow people to gather in groups of five in outdoor spaces from 12 April, including o... Read More