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By Michelle Johnson | 15 Aug 2019

Beauty industry magnate Didier Guillon on why his Valmont Foundation for the arts is his most important challenge yet

"The best place to buy art is Venice. This isn’t a city where artists sell their work, especially during the Biennale – you don’t see the price of a piece anywhere in the Giardi... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 07 Aug 2019

Inside the intriguing world of Grant Macdonald London, Britain’s finest silversmiths

Grant Macdonald jokes that he wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth, so he learned to make one. It’s this drive, creativity and, some could say, stubbornness that’s made Macdo... Read More

By Tempus | 30 Jul 2019

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition raises €700,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation

Bentley Motors auctioned a brand new Flying Spur First Edition at Sir Elton John's Midsummer Gala on 25 July, raising €700,000 for the singer's Elton John AIDS Foundation. An anonymous bi... Read More

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 Gareth Herincx | 18 Jun 2019

Bugatti president Stephan Winkelmann tells Tempus how the marque is standing the test of time

When Ettore Bugatti created his first car in 1909, he could never have imagined that his company would evolve into one of world’s most desirable luxury brands. Bugatti has had its challenge... Read More

By Tempus | 10 May 2019

The Tusk Ball at Kensington Palace raises £500,000 for the royal wildlife charity

The Tusk Ball charity gala, hosted at Kensington Palace on Thursday 9 May, has raised £500,000 for wildlife conservation projects in Africa. The charity, of which the Duke of Cambridge is royal ... 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 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 Tempus | 30 Aug 2018

Night at the museum: Tempus checks into Madrid's Urban Hotel 5* GL

Papua New Guinean tribal masks and Tambaran totems aren’t exactly what you’d expect to find in the centre of Madrid, but Urban Hotel 5* GL isn’t your typical five-star ... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 25 Jul 2018

Rediscover the glittering era of Viennese modernism with the Royal Academy

At the turn of the twentieth century, Vienna was the place to be. The formerly conservative Austrian capital blossomed into the artistic and intellectual heart of the world. Artists, writers, musician... Read More

By Ralph Taylor | 11 Jul 2018

Discover the design hotlist: artist Bran Symondson

From architecture and interiors to art and engineering, Tempus has teamed up with a board of leading experts to unveil the eight innovators set to shake up the design world in Britain in 2018. Each da... Read More

By Rose Adams | 05 Jul 2018

The first ever Celebration of Speed event is roaring into Lympstone Manor

Contemporary country house Lympstone Manor has announced it is to host its inaugural Celebration of Speed event on Wednesday 11 July 2018, in celebration of Porsche’s 70th birthday.&nb... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 22 Jun 2018

How do you turn a charity fundraiser into a global giving phenomenon? Eva Longoria reveals all

The phrase ‘fiscal responsibility’ is hardly the sexiest of buzzwords, but for Eva Longoria Bastón, it is the single ethos that has turned her charitable endeavour into a modest fun... Read More

By Scott Manson | 21 Jun 2018

Bangkok's Siam Hotel offers tired guests the perfect post-flight pick-me-up

On my recent trip to Thailand I was flying coach – 12 hours of baby-crying, passenger-snoring, lumbar-damaging hell. Add to this the airport transfer through Bangkok’s ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 06 Jun 2018

Barnebys report shows female artists are dominating the investment market

When it comes to investments that go the distance we may soon be calling time on watches, jewellery and motors and looking to the world of art instead, as a new report by auct... Read More

By Rose Adams | 06 Jun 2018

Christies exclusive Luxury Week achieves European record for a handbag sold at auction

They say you can’t put a price on luxury, but art business Christies Auction House certainly challenged that with the launch of its Luxury Week in London, inspired by the news that the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 01 Jun 2018

The first ever Tempus Earth Conservation Gala in aid of the WWF

Stars gathered at the Dorchester London on Thursday 31 May to join luxury lifestyle magazine Tempus in raising money for the WWF at the first ever Tempus Earth Conservation Gala. Hosted by Alan Carr, ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 31 May 2018

5 things you never knew about WWF

This Thursday 31 May, Tempus is thrilled to be hosting our first ever Tempus Earth Conservation Gala at The Dorchester London in aid of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), t... Read More

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