black and white portrait of a woman

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Woman standing on cliff

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Twin models wearing helments

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Model lying in underwear and skirt on the ground

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Shave head female model against blue sky

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Side profile portrait of an elderly woman wearing a statement earring

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Model lying on a beach in sportswear

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Asian model stands in desert setting wearing a bikini and jacket

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Mature model Mouchette Bell photographed against a white background

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Modelling campaign featuring a mature model wearing chic office wear

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Model poses in futuristic make-up and styling

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Woman lies on bed in underwear with her hair tied back in a bun

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Young woman wearing jeans and white top poses lying on the ground

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Washed out image of Girl sitting in a field in a white dress

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Model poses against pale blue wall wearing ruffled collar shirt with short black hair

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Two images of red haired model on yellow and turquoise backgrounds

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her new online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about…

Model poses in pattered one piece swim suit leaning against wooden door with tie headband

LUX’s model of the month series is back with new contributing editor Charlie Newman. Charlie is a model with Models…

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LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Model of the month

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Model and artist, Orla Carolin

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Charli Howard British model

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Rianne Ten Haken

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Supermodel alicia rountree

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Joanna Halpin by Dean Martindale

The models who look at us from our magazine covers and Instagram feeds are often astute businesspeople as well as…

immersive art installation

Blue-blooded art dealer Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst has always been known for her creativity. She has now teamed up with Pace Gallery…

Philanthropist Nadya Abela established the Nadezda Foundation in her hometown of Tver in Russia in 2015 to provide disadvantaged children…

Luxury hotel on peninsula at sunset

Why should I go now? Still dreaming of that perfect glass of chilled Puligny-Montrachet at sunset on the beach? Keep…

Ski resort hotel pictured at night with an indoor swimming pool and ice rink

Winter is here, and the world’s illuminati, glitterati and party-rati are agglomerating in mountain resorts, from Aspen to St Moritz,…

Lucian Freud painting of Susanna Chancellor and his dog, Pluto on display in Berlin

Whilst Lucian Freud is best remembered as a painter for his fleshy, bulging portraits, his etchings are perhaps even more…

william kentridge exhibition

Travelling from the Whitechapel Gallery in London to Museum der Moderne , Salzburg, “Thick Time” by William Kentridge is an…

Chloe women

Most people aren’t aware of Guy Bourdin’s close relationship with the fashion house Chloé, but between the late 50s and late…

Smart contemporary lobby area with cream sofas and modern light fitting

Luxury real estate developer Northacre was founded in 1977 by German architect Klas Nilsson. Owner of The Lancasters, a luxe development…

Brainchild arts and music festival

LUX’s Contributing Poet Rhiannon Williams puts the spotlight on British poet Bridget Minamore this month, exploring her unique portrayal of…

A woman with long black hair wearing a blue black and white shirt with her hand up in a karate position

Marina Abramović has been tortured and almost killed, by her own audiences, for the sake of her art. She has…

colours bursting out from a white city from a birds eye view

Celina Yeh is the Executive Director of Vive Arts, a platform trying democratise the art world through digital innovation. Here,…

A cartoon of a man with one screw eye, wearing a multicoloured jacket, a gold necklace and blonde braids

A new NFT project is promising to help offset the environmental impact caused by these digital assets, by creating a…

A painting of scribbles in blue black white and red on a brown and beige background

From a very young age, art has been a fundamental part of Shanyan Koder’s life. Here, the founder of Shanyan…

A catwalk with all the models walking down in black dresses

Identifiable by her first name alone, Donatella Versace is unique among designers. The creative director gives LUX the lowdown on…

Canada Goose logo on a wall in a factory where a woman is sewing with a machine

Heritage, authenticity, design pedigree, celebrity – Canada Goose has all the elements of a fashion success story. So how did…

A man painting by a window with a skyscraper outside

With the support of Silverstein Properties, Silver Art Projects was founded by Cory Silverstein and Joshua Pulman in 2018. Here,…

A girl posing in an art gallery and a man taking a photo on his IPhone

Kamiar Maleki entered the art world at a young age and quickly became a leading curator and collector. Now Director…

people sitting on an orange floor in front of a mural of a village

Ahead of the opening of Radio Ballads, the new, social-minded exhibition featuring works by Sonia Boyce, Helen Cammock, Rory Pilgrim and…

fashion designer

As the world’s fashion capitals gear up for fashion week, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a…

painting

In our ongoing online monthly series, LUX’s editors, contributors, and friends pick their must-see exhibitions from around the globe Sophie…

Penny Hughes wearing a black top and white trousers holding a book sitting on the arm of a sofa

Penny Hughes is the Chairman of Riverstone, a group that is changing the senior living sector. Samantha Welsh speaks to…

green and black car

Maarten Ten Holder, Managing Director of Bonhams Motoring, tells LUX his top picks at Les Grandes Marques du Monde in…

shoe campaign with red heels and trainers

Superstar shoe designer Christian Louboutin, whose signature red-soled pumps with vertiginous stiletto heels are the de facto shows for glamourwear,…

luxury beach residence

Molori Designs takes the concept of bespoke to a whole new level. Answering all your lifestyle needs, whether you’re on…

installation of paintings

The pandemic has changed the art market forever. A new model of purchasing and enjoying art is amazing, and a…

car event at Italian villa

Rolls-Royce unveiled the world’s most expensive new car at a glamorous event on the shore of Lake Como last week….

horse working on vineyard

Louis Roederer’s Cristal is one of the world’s most glorious wines. Rich, powerful and full-bodied, yet delicate and effervescent, it…

collage artwork

The Stand is a new digital art platform that raises money for charitable causes through curated online auctions, featuring works…

art gallery exterior

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf discusses the cultural shifts caused by…

man with handbags and watches

Joe McKenzie and his father Frank founded Xupes in 2009, selling a handful of pre-owned Cartier watches from their home…

Man standing in front of painting

Art collector and patron Durjoy Rahman founded the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation in 2018 to promote South Asian art and artists…

portrait of a woman in a living room

Tessa Packard is the founder of her eponymous fine jewellery brand, and a business mentor for several youth and education-focused…

man giving speech on a stage

French entrepreneur, author and philanthropist Alexandre Mars founded nonprofit organisation Epic in 2014 to help change the lives of disadvantaged…

conference

Attorney, author and actress Juanita Ingram began working as a volunteer for women’s charity Dress for Success in the United…

water villa

Olivier Jolivet has sat at the helm of COMO Group since 2017. He oversees the COMO Hotels and Resorts portfolio…

sand dunes

In last month’s column, life coach Simon Hodges explained how and why problems arise in familial relationships. Here, he shares…

women on the red carpet

Chopard’s Artistic Director Caroline Scheufele speaks to Torri Mundell about the Swiss company’s new Magical Setting range, aimed at creating…

cityscape

Dynamic leadership and entrepreneurial thinking are required to help the global economy recover. We speak to seven leaders in the…

singer wearing glitter dress

As the fashion industry comes under scrutiny for its environmental credentials in an age of sustainability, one young designer is…

woman dancing

Tamara Rojo has spent the past two decades wowing spectators at the Royal Ballet and now at the English National…

vintage ferrari

Modern classic cars, desirable machines from the 1980s onwards, are hotter than ever, with demand not damped by the pandemic…

Millie Walton speaks to four design leaders – Bentley’s Stefan Sielaff, Gaggenau’s Sven Baacke, Tom Dixon and Cristina Celestino –…

fashion portrait

Following in the footsteps of Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and Peter Beard, Cathleen Naundorf is a world renowned photographer who…

black and white butterflies

As the RCA’s virtual graduate show comes to a close, LUX explores its diverse offering of curated collections and events…

Computer screen showing art lectures

London Art Studies is the world’s first online arts education subscription website, offering mini video lectures and courses on artworks,…

woman standing in front of pink flowers

Portia Antonia Alexis is a neuroeconomist and consumer goods analyst specialising in the luxury and beauty sector. Following the publication…

LUX Contributing Editor and artist Maryam Eisler has been photographing some of the world’s greatest artists over FaceTime and WhatsApp for LUX.

Monochrome image of models backstage

The weird and the wonderful come together in the extravagant creations of fashion designer and Comme des Garçons protégé, Kei…

Lighthouse villa with views over sea

The Thinking Traveller is a villa rental company that offers exclusive access to some of the most desirable properties in…

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…

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…

Model wearing layers of pendant necklaces

This month, we’ve got our eye on Chaumet’s new playful collection of medallion necklaces. Chloe Frost-Smith discovers Whilst layering jewellery…

Model wearing drop earrings

Theresa Bruno established her jewellery brand Jordan Alexander in 2013 and since then, her designs have been worn by the…

installation view of artworks on gallery wall

Henrik Uldalen is a self-taught artist, who caught the attention of gallerist Jean-David Malat via his Instagram account. His impasto…

Luxurious beach swimming pool

The Tongsai Bay is a family-owned luxury resort on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand. Set amidst acres of…

Luxury cruise ship on the ocean at sunset

Luxury cruise brand Oceania Cruises is in the midst of multi-million dollar project, which will see the refurbishment of their…

Private jet with ladder down on runway

Jahid Fazal-Karim joined Jetcraft in 2008, and has since transformed the company from a primarily US-based organisation to a global…

Vibrant abstract painting

Last week saw the opening of Franco-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s latest solo exhibition Extremis at the Setareh Gallery in Düsseldorf…

Open kitchen living space with exposed beams

John Pawson is one of the UK’s most renowned architects, known for his signature white, pared-back aesthetic that celebrates space…

Elephant walking through plains

Philanthropists have long played a huge role in wildlife conservation, but now a more holistic approach is needed in a…

Man in a suit standing next to a red ferrari sportscar

No detail is small enough to escape Ferrari designer Flavio Manzoni’s razor-sharp focus. Rachael Taylor discovers how his expertise in…

Aerial view inside a bed making workshop

In 1905 The Savoy Hotel decided to create a bespoke bed for its guests, and so began the legacy of…

Yellow Ferrari sports car pictured in the desert

LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai tries out Michelin’s supercar tyres on his Ferrari 430 Spider to see whether they’re worth the…

Luxury hotel interiors of a drawing room with painted walls and soft furnishings

Since he created it in 1996, Sir Rocco Forte has grown his eponymous luxury hotel group to include multiple properties…

Backstage image of a model wearing a tiara

Tiaras are the cult jewel of maison Chaumet, and their latest exhibition ‘Chaumet in Majesty’ at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco…

Model stands looking out of blinds wearing multiple jewels

Bvlgari brings back Hollywood decadence with their latest high jewellery collection inspired by 1950s cinema Long defined by its unconventional…

Hands drawing on pieces of paper in a workshop setting with shoe insoles

Newly launched shoe brand Maison Baum combines French luxury design with German medical expertise to create a high heel that’s…

Models pose with lips puckered at fashion designer backstage

With a decade of successful collections behind her and a penchant for outside-the-box collaborations, Mary Katrantzou is a designer not…

Coloured paper cutouts scattered on a wooden floor

German photographer Thomas Demand has become celebrated for his compelling, sometimes shocking, abstract recreations of the everyday. He talks to…

Two women watch water rising up out of a surface in a black room

The Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson famously brought the sun to Tate Modern. He is now returning for a major retrospective…

Classic car driving along a country road in the French countryside

Ferraris! France! Finish lines! Equal parts grit and glamour, the Rallye des Princesses is a female-only classic car race with…

Two businessmen standing beside a giant sculpture of a blue gorilla

Luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot is letting artists design their timepieces, and their customers and collectors love them. Rachael Taylor examines…

Entrance to grand country home through a flower garden

The Michelin-starred Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons restaurant, run by chef Raymond Blanc, is at the forefront of the culinary…

Portrait of arts management agency founder Marine Tanguy

Marine Tanguy is the founder of arts talent agency MTArt, which represents the likes of Sarah Maple, Alexandra Lethbridge and…

Architectural render of a public space and contemporary apartment buildings

The new One Monte-Carlo development could just be the swankiest place in the world for you to hang out with…

Abstract artwork of microbe type shapes floating in a colourful background

Genetically modified organisms have courted controversy since they were first developed. Mark Lynas’ new book explores the surprising extent to…

Panel discussion held by YPO with speakers sitting on stage

The YPO may just be the most influential organisation in the world that most people haven’t heard of. An association…

A Rohingya refugee child in a camp in Bangladesh

Last year, 13-year-old Dagmar Rothschild travelled to Bangladesh to visit the Rohingya refugee camps with the non-profit organisation BRAC. Here…

A triptych of three male nudes

Whilst the female body is a commonplace subject in art and historical discussion, representations of the male body remain limited….

Two female models pose in candy coloured suit and dress

Vibrant, digitally-created prints give Skeena S’s eponymous womenswear label a uniquely feminine and whimsical aesthetic. We speak to the designer…

Portrait of designer Olivier Rousteing

The French label Balmain, known for its 1950s couture, has been turned into a leader of the 21st-century pack by…

Skier on a run down into a valley

This winter sees the opening of a spectacular new ski region in Switzerland, with the completion of a link between…

Portrait of London College of Fashion student and youtube star Derin Adetosoye

Remember the days when being creative meant you were someone who couldn’t cut it in the world of real jobs?…

Vintage photograph of Jack Heuer of TAG Heuer swiss watches greeting Enzo Ferrari seated at a table

Famed for its relationships with key drivers in the 1960s and its innovation with the Ferrari F1 team in the…

Immersive digital art installation with coloured lights surrounding a room

It’s not just the consumption of art that is being revolutionised by technology; it’s all about the democratisation of who…

Watch designer Richard Mille watches Formula One

Richard Mille is the name adorning some of the world’s most expensive – and outrageous – timepieces. But the eponymous…

Singer Lenny Kravitz performs on stage with Leonardo DiCaprio and Madonna

Whether painting, music or immersive experiences, artists – and the art they produce – play a huge role in raising…

an exhibition space of design pieces such as furniture and sculptures

With a gimlet eye for the latest and newest, LUX’s Cool Hunter and Digital Editor Millie Walton reveals what is…

Aerial skyline shot of Milan's Porta Nuova district at sunset

Born in Brazil to Greek parents, travel and culture enthusiast and Instagram influencer Tamara (@tkloves) has lived in Italy and…

Photograph of man with large metal horn positioned on a tripod

As the globe’s art lovers gather at Frieze London, Anna Wallace-Thompson interviews one of the world’s greatest living artists exclusively for…

luxury wrist-bracelet with black strap and metal detailing

British brand Senturion has launched a new limited collection of high-tech supercar key bracelets Senturion’s latest collection of luxury tech-bracelets…

Entrepreneur Wendy Yu poses with locals from Rwanda

Wendy Yu – entrepreneur, investor, cultural ambassador, fashion devotee, and frequent flyer between Shanghai, Hong Kong, London and New York…

stylish contemporary interiors of a lounge space with orange chairs, big glass windows and wooden detailing

Co-working spaces are already well integrated into our urban landscapes. Companies like WeWork provide communal offices for start-ups and self-employed…

Maserati Multi 70 sailing boat pictured in action on the ocean

Giovanni Soldini is one of the world’s most famous sailors, most recently setting the Tea Route record sailing from Hong…

contemporary facade of brass curving lines

A former warehouse in the heart of the town of Cognac is set to reopen this year as a luxury…

Herd of Zebra with heads leaning on each other's necks

Joss Kent is a born adventurer. Son of LUX columnist and Abercrombie & Kent CEO Geoffrey Kent, Joss left behind…

Ramesh Nair worked under Martin Margiela and Jean Paul Gaultier at Hermès until luxury titan Bernard Arnault came calling in…

Victoria-Hislop-presents-the-prize-for-the-Fiction-Competition

The Oxford Review of Books (ORB) was founded last year at Oxford University and is a celebration of culture featuring…

Hussein Chalayan is high fashion’s savant and one of the most influential designers of the past two decades. He speaks…

Richard Mille Ambassador Mutaz Essa Barshim wearing the new RM

Ultra-luxe watchmaker Richard Mille combines artistry, technology, a nod to architecture, Kitty Harris speaks to their latest partner, Qatari Silver Olympic Highjump Medalist Mutaz…

Fashion designer Markus Lupfer new collection

German-born, London-based Markus Lupfer is the man who gave us wearable and fun statement knitwear, not to mention some of…

Luxury eyewear brand Tom Davies women and mens glasses

Tom Davies is a British eyewear designer offering a truly bespoke service. Kitty Harris sits opposite the designer in his Royal…

Luxury kitchen appliance brand, Gaggenau, gets creative with Brazilian-born artist, Mayra Sérgio, to host an exhibition, ‘Sensorial Shelter’, in their…

The Excelsior hotel Hong Kong

Luxury hotels are not all about marble bathrooms and art in the corridors: without perfect service and functionality, a luxury…

Himalayas Nepal

Since the devasting 2015 earthquake, Nepal has slowly been rebuilding itself as a travel destination. Until now, visitors tended to…

Venice Biennale artists Yelena and Viktor Vorobyev

Once again, Venice becomes a stage for the world’s best art with the 57th edition of the Biennale opening this…

Westminster School

Westminster School in London is probably the best school in the world. From Beijing to Buenos Aires, the global elite…

ferrari test

The Ferrari 550 Maranello and its successor, the similar-but-different 575M Maranello, are becoming two of the most sought-after cars of…

Modern classic cars

Classic cars are, for a new generation of luxury collectors, something of a conundrum. On the one hand, they are…

TeamLab Transcending Boundaries

Pace, one of the big five leading contemporary art galleries in the world represents more than 80 artists and estates,…

More and more luxury brands are pledging their commitment to protecting our planet by valuing environmental concerns as highly as their…

Nyhaven copenhagen

A young writer’s view on why Copenhagen makes such an impression; and her pick of six hip young Danes, talking…

Delhi by Igor Ovsyannaykov

In the past, India’s heaving capital has been a fly-in, fly-out destination for most tourists, but with a booming art…

Ferrari 575 Maranello

By Darius Sanai, Editor-in-Chief A few months ago I was invited to take part in a panel discussion on investing…

Fotofever Paris is a friendly kind of art fair. It welcomes newcomers, whether or not their pockets are deep, and favours fresh faced talent. Ahead…

Francois Paul Journe is the CEO of the eponymous Geneva-based watch company that is the ultimate object of desire for some of the world’s most discerning collectors. For our Luxury Leaders series, he talks to LUX about how F.P.Journe’s watch business has thrived as an independent, focused on scientific precision, in a world dominated by luxury groups.

The Maserati Suite interiors at Hotel de Paris

For a few months every year, a new luxury brand takes up residence in Suite 321 at Hotel de Paris. Most recently, Maserati has been handed the keys. Millie Walton takes the room for a test drive

By Darius Sanai Editor in Chief One of the truisms of collecting, whether you are Imelda Marcos hoarding shoes or…

Monaco is the place where yachtsmanship and money combine in an intoxicating and irresistible blend. Millie Walton is charmed by the…

For family-run objet d’art purveyor and producer Lotus Arts de Vivre, it is all about relationships – and not just…

Moynat could justifiably claim to be the world’s most luxurious bag maker, but it doesn’t. It is both historic and…

DARIUS SANAI’S Luxury travel views Where our Editor-in-Chief ponders culinary conundrums from his sojourns around the world Not so long…

  Christopher Boffoli is the photographer and inspiration behind the astonishing ‘Big Appetites’ series of photographs, of which we publish…

DEEP BLUE SKIES, PERFECT TEMPERATURES, NO TEEMING CROWDS, EXCELLENT CUISINE, CLEAN AIR, ENVELOPED BY NATURAL BEAUTY: WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE…

NOW HAS A THRIVING HOMEWARE BUSINESS AND IS LAUNCHING SELF-DESIGNED HOTELS AROUND THE WORLD. LUX EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Darius Sanai CATCHES UP WITH…