Man in office with paper in his mouth

Armando Iannucci is Hollywood’s most withering satirist. Here, the director of The Personal History of David Copperfield talks to Katie…

Artist desk with lamp, paintings and paints

L’École is a school of jewellery arts based in Paris and supported by Van Cleef & Arpels, offering a luxurious…

Monochrome portrait of man wearing sunglasses

Flavio Briatore has never stood still. From Formula One racing, to a nightclub empire, to high-end restaurants, he has transformed…

Man wearing slouchy outfit

Anvita Sharma founded her Delhi-based fashion label Two Point Two to celebrate individuality through genderless collections that reject all forms…

Stainglass windows lining a corridor

Legendary French designer Philippe Starck gives Mark C. O’Flaherty his radical vision of the future: a time when designers won’t…

Entranceway to a beautiful whitewashed building

Lady Carole Bamford, the founder of Daylesford Organic, beauty brand Bamford and numerous charitable foundations including Nila House gives us…

Lion walking across wild plains

Traveljar designs luxurious travel itineraries tailored to guests’ interests and led by industry experts such as scientists, Olympic medalists and…

Historic jewelled brooch

The creations of quintessentially Parisian jewellery maker Chaumet may have been fit for an empress in the late 18th century…

Countryside landscape with river

The recent opening of the spectacular Chais Monnet country hotel in Cognac has put southwest France on the touring map….

Interiors of smart business centre

Chelsea Barracks in Belgravia is one of the most spectacular luxury developments in the world. And at its heart is…

Product image of glasses and fishing nets

François van den Abeele had a dream – to turn discarded plastic fishing nets into high-fashion, hand-finished eyewear. People once…

Spider on lake in countryside

Hotels have long housed art collections, and now many are opening their own gallery spaces alongside art-focused programmes to offer…

Design exhibition with contemporary furnishings

Earlier this month, the invitation-only design fair NOMAD returned to St. Moritz for its third edition, showcasing collectible objects and…

Models on catwalk at fashion week

Rayan Al Sulaimani is the female entrepreneur behind the growing couture fashion house Atelier Zuhra. Since its launch in 2015,…

Artist portrait of a branch

Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz has responded to Ruinart’s Carte Blanche commission by going back to the roots “A photograph marks…

Cara Delevinge in jewellery campagin

Dior Jewellery’s Creative Director Victoire de Castellane continues to take inspiration from the language of love for the brand’s latest…

Woman sitting on leather sofa in a contemporary space

Shirin Neshat’s devastatingly striking art combines dream, reality and an undercurrent of anger and sadness. As a major retrospective of…

Artist installation in the desert

Artists have long explored themes of environmental sustainability in Southern California, but a recent series of devastating wildfires has brought…

Young filmmaker with camera

The inaugural Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award at 2020’s Frieze Los Angeles recognizes ten young filmmakers who have…

Artist working in his studio vintage photograph

For a special exhibition at Vieux Chalet in Gstaad, Hauser & Wirth brings together ceramics and paintings by Picasso alongside…

Contemporary style kitchen with stools

Of all rooms in the house, kitchens demand the best design for function as well as looks. Cultural critic Stephen…

Installation shot of contemporary art exhibition

Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar, a new gallery in the heart of Monaco, celebrates its opening with an exhibition of works by…

Grand dinner in palace

The Palace of Versailles hosted one of its most opulent evenings since the times of Louis XVI, as the owners…

Rooftop garden in a city landscape

Adrian Cheng has high hopes for the new K11 MUSEA in Hong Kong: to change the way retail, art and…

Man and women wearing gym kit outside a building

Russian style and fitness guru Polina Kitsenko wants it all. Co-founder of the biggest charity marathon in her home country…

Abstract artwork with digital screen

Olivia Giuntini is brand director at family-owned Swiss watch manufacturer Audemars Piguet, known for its thoughtful artistic collaborations. LUX travels…

Female model wearing tailored suit

Nigel Curtiss makes suits for A-listers, with cuts and fabrics that fuse the wearer’s own personal style with a timeless…

Two young men in their rooms

You’ll bump into The Gstaad Guy at the yacht club, the art fair and on the slopes; if you don’t know him already, you’re clearly in the wrong milieu.

Mountainside city at night

Why should I book now? Thinking of booking a spring break? There are few places more lovely than the Caucasus…