Sustainability

By Juliet Herd | 04 Oct 2021

The Londoner: a beacon of light for Leicester Square

From the minute you enter The Londoner, Leicester Square’s new super-boutique hotel, you can feel its pulse – “like a heartbeat” remarks a member of staff - and find yourself e... Read More

By Tempus | 29 Sep 2021

Rolls-Royce announces first-ever fully electric car

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has revealed plans to launch its first-ever fully electric model by the end of 2023, putting in motion the manufacturer’s scheme to phase out all combustion engine product... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Sep 2021

House of Suntory launches Japan's oldest-ever whisky

Iconic Japanese whisky firm House of Suntory has unveiled the oldest whisky ever produced by a Japanese distillery, the Yamazaki 55.  The spirit, originally crafted in the 1960s&nb... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 06 Sep 2021

The New Ultras

The number 21, says The Economist’s Tom Standage, is connected with ‘luck, risk, taking chances and rolling the dice’ and, for the world’s ‘New Ultras’, that s... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Sep 2021

Transformative travel: Jeremy Jauncey on how to change the world with wanderlust

What is true luxury? For me, it’s being able to visit far-flung places and have an experience that money can’t buy. It's not having lots of things to show off, but rather the moments t... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Aug 2021

Top 10 things to see at the Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival is the world’s greatest historic motor race meeting; the only sporting event of its kind to be staged entirely in a period theme, as well as a celebration of sustainability.... 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 Tempus | 06 Aug 2021

Oceana and Blancpain set sail to protect the reefs of the Gulf of Mexico

Ten months after iconic watchmaker Blancpain announced it would be undertaking the role of the exclusive watch partner of ocean conservation organisation Oceana, the pair have teamed up... Read More

By Judy Cogan | 29 Jul 2021

Second skin: designer fashion brands enter the digital gaming world

The act of shopping in a luxury store is a unique and visceral experience. Browsing rails of precisely-spaced, perfectly curated garments; the subtle scent of a butter soft leather bag; the light touc... Read More

By Tempus | 28 Jul 2021

Knightsbridge Circle launches world's most expensive concierge service

Luxury lifestyle and travel management company, Knightsbridge Circle, has announced that it will be launching a new Elite Tier membership, priced at £100,000 per year – making it the most ... Read More

By Nicky Morris | 27 Jul 2021

The designer brands that are leading the move towards sustainable fashion

Canada Goose recently pledged to end the use of fur in its products by the end of 2022 as a move towards a more environmentally-conscious strategy.  But the luxury winter coat brand isn’t t... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 24 Jul 2021

Why the conscious fashion set are turning to rental when they want to glam up

If proof were still needed that renting clothes had become the height of fashion, then the appearance of some of London’s most stylish women in glamorous rental gowns at a gala event last week m... Read More

By Tempus | 22 Jul 2021

Laurent-Perrier announces limited-edition Cuvée Rosé Butterfly Robe

Iconic Champagne house Laurent-Perrier has announced the launch of a new limited-edition casing for its rosé bottles to highlight the importance of protecting the environmen... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 12 Jul 2021

The good apple: how entrepreneur Portia Hart turned trash into job opportunities for Colombian locals

Back in the noughties, Portia Hart was selling yachts in sunny Monaco, living a glamorous life with the international jet set. Fast forward a decade, and she was elbowdeep in waste disposal and broken... Read More

By Rebecca Prince-Ruiz | 22 Jun 2021

A positive change: Rebecca Prince-Ruiz writes about the power of Plastic Free July

In 2011 I was working in local government in Perth, Western Australia when I visited a recycling facility. There, I could see where mine and my friends and family’s waste actually went, and witn... Read More

By Nicky Morris | 15 Jun 2021

INTERVIEW: Simon Geere on paving the way for sustainable private jet travel as new CEO of Farnborough Airport

After joining Farnborough Airport as CEO last year, Simon Geere has big plans for the future of business aviation. Citing the sector as a key player in the UK’s economic recovery and a springboa... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 12 Jun 2021

Blooming lovely: the budding flower arranging trends of 2021

There’s something wonderfully comforting about a bouquet of fresh flowers. They can light up a room, add a pop of colour to a space and nurture feelings of happiness. This is doubly true in... 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