oak barrels of wine

Axel Heinz is Italy’s most celebrated winemaker, responsible for star Super Tuscan wines Masseto and Ornellaia, among others. Over three…

bottle of whiskey

Before founding J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey in 2015, Louise McGuane worked at LVMH, Diageo and Pernod Ricard in New York,…

a horse in a vineyard

Cristal is the champagne of champagnes, and the new vintage is both brilliant and biodynamic. Give yourself a home-made health…

Man standing against pillar

Italian sparkling wine producer Ferrari Trento was founded in 1902 and is now under the leadership of the third generation of…

wine estate entrance

Spottswoode Estate is Napa valley wine aristocracy. Its wines, selling for hundreds of dollars a bottle, are in demand from…

mother and daughter in vineyard

LUX tries an at-home wine tasting experience with VIVANT, and discovers a group of women who are committed to producing and…

man throwing champagne botle

Olivier Krug, sixth generation director of the Krug champagne house, sits down for a tasting with a musical difference with…

jewellery boutiqe

Parisian couture jewellery house GOOSSENS opens the doors to its first London boutique in Burlington Gardens, Mayfair French jeweller Robert…

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 in vineyard

Lamberto Frescobaldi is the 30th generation (yes, you read that right) head of Florence’s Frescobaldi dynasty which has done everything…

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante

In the final part of our supercar review series, LUX takes the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante for a test…

Orange Car

In the third part of our supercar review series, LUX gets behind the wheel of the Bentley Continental GT V8…

In the second part of our supercar series, LUX drives the new and improved Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD Amid the…

red sportscar

In the first of our supercar review series, LUX enjoys an exhilarating drive in the Ferrari 812 Superfast Ferrari is…

dancers

To celebrate the launch of their latest timepiece, Richard Mille invited choreographer Benjamin Millepied and composer Thomas Roussel to create…

winery at sunset

This morning, Château Mouton Rothschild revealed its latest artistic collaboration with Xu Bing. We take a closer look at the…

With many national lockdowns reinstated across the globe, the majority of this year’s festive shopping is taking place online. Launching…

luxury pen

Responding to the ever increasing demand for custom-designed products, Italian luxury brand Montegrappa has recently launched an online configurator which…

In celebration of an upcoming sale of an ultra-rare Russian pink diamond known as The Spirit of the Rose, Sotheby’s…

man listening to music with headphones

British company Warwick Acoustics has developed a reputation for innovating and producing innovative audio technology. Their flagship headphone system, the…

underwater photographer diver

Swiss watch brand Blancpain has long championed the exploration and conservation of our oceans through their Bathyscaphe range of innovative…

wine estate

For the cosmopolitan Prince Robert de Luxembourg, owning one of the world’s most celebrated wine estates, Château Haut-Brion, was not…

vintage ferrari

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

wine bottles

This week, Italian wine producer Ornellaia opened its 12th annual online benefit auction in collaboration with Sotheby’s and the Solomon…

silver timepiece

LUX discovers Rolex’s striking new editions to the iconic Submariner, Datejust, Oyster Perpetual and Sky-Dweller collections The New Submariner Rolex’s…

car on cliff side

LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers Bentley’s new, faster and more environmentally friendly Bentayga model revealed earlier this week You, dear…

classic car parked outside blue doors

LUX discovers how UK start-up ionic cars is replacing the original engines of classic cars with zero-emission electric power According…

Standing wine cabinet

British-owned business Spiral Cellars designs, makes and installs a range of luxury wine storage options from free-standing cabinets to bespoke…

Pastel coloured timepieces

The colourful collection of new limited edition Hublot timepieces features an uplifting pastel palette, alongside some bolder takes on Spring…

White convertible supercar on road

In the third and final of our supercar reviews, LUX sits at the cockpit of another super fast convertible: the…

red sports car shown on the road

In the second of our supercar reviews, we test drive a road-burning Italian sports car suitable for all the family:…

Man holding glass of whisky

Tod Bradbury, Head of Rare and Collectable Whiskies at leading London wine and spirits merchant Justerini & Brooks recommends five…

sports car on road at sunset

In the first of our supercar reviews, we take one of the world’s fastest convertibles for a spin: the Aston…

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…

Luxury watch shown front and back against blue background

The latest in a series of chronograph collaborations between Bucherer and Panerai pays tribute to its namesake colour in more…

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…

Cinematic still featuring a bottle of champagne

Last week, Champagne Bollinger celebrated the 40th anniversary of its partnership with James Bond with a special event in Paris…

Vintage photograph of race track with Tag Heuer branding

TAG Heuer is celebrating the anniversary of its Monaco timepiece with a series of limited editions. Chloe Frost-Smith takes a…

Contemporary kitchen interiors with wine storage cabinet

LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai shares his experiences of storing and spoiling wine, and explains why Eurocave cabinets offer the optimum storage…

Courtyard party showing large monochrome artwork of hands

Italian wine producer Ornellia’s 11th annual online benefit auction in collaboration with Sotheby’s and the Solomon. R. Guggenheim museum, featured…

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…

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…

Sir Elton John standing with a Bentley sports car

Bentley auctions its new First Edition Flying Spur to raise funds for the Elton John Aids Foundation at a Midsummer…

Last weekend saw the 5th edition of Richard Mille’s annual automotive competition in Chantilly, France. Here, we recall the event…

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…

Contemporary concrete architectural entrance way to a building

Masseto, Italy’s most celebrated wine, is made from spectacular vineyards by the Tuscan coast, backed by ancient forests, looking out…

Underground wine cellar with wooden barrels and concrete walls and ceilings

Italy’s most celebrated wine producer, Masseto, recently opened a stunning new underground wine cellar. Irene Belluci discovers Masseto’s new wine…

A classic car driving along a mountainous road

The Mille Miglia is one of the world’s most prestigious motor-racing events. Founded in 1927 as a speed race, today…

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…

Ballet dancers in performance with a male lead

Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, head of the Mouton Rothschild family wine empire, recently inaugurated a new prize for the arts….

Hublot logo projected onto Tate Modern facade with Bucherer

Hublot’s recently launched timepiece in partnership with Bucherer is at the top of our Christmas list. Here’s why it should…

Hublot brand ambassador Usain Bolt poses in front of textured wall

Hublot is fusing smart technology with sleek design to enthral a new generation of customers. Jason Barlow reports Hublot is…

Aerial shot of Château de Versailles, France

Throughout Spring 2019, Sotheby’s will auction 75-limited edition cases from Château Mouton Rothschild to help fund restoration projects at the…

Luxury timepiece assembled by hand with tweezers

With its revolutionary new mechanism, Zenith has challenged a 300-year-old watchmaking standard. Rachael Taylor meets the innovator behind the brand…

Luxury Corum watch shown on a man's wrist with rectangular watch-face

Luxury Swiss watch brand Corum is known for its boundary-pushing designs and adaptability. Following the relaunch of the iconic Golden…

Maroon Maserati GranTurismo sportscar pictured on a drive in the woods

We take the Maserati MY18 GranTurismo MC on a road-trip through France to test for comfort, power and satisfaction Focus…

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…

Chelsea FC football players in their blue tracksuits standing outside of a Hublot shop front with Ricardo Guadalupe

Monday night saw the official opening of Hublot’s flagship boutique on New Bond Street Celebrities and fashionistas lined the pavements…

Vintage aesthetic of a Riva boat with Lia Riva on board

The sleek, Mahogany retro-glamour of Riva boats sings of the Riviera’s Golden Era. The Riva family began making boats in Italy’s…

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…

yellow sportscar manufacturing process in workshop with engineer working on engine

It costs as much as a McLaren 570S and will turn just as many heads. We love the RM 11-03 McLaren…

Man picking purple grapes on a vineyard

The maker of Masseto hosts a private dinner for LUX readers in London, along with LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai Axel…

collage image of watches using different sustainable strap materials

Uber luxury goods holding company Richemont owns some of the world’s biggest brands in the watch and jewellery industries including Cartier,…

picturesque setting for dinner by the poolside at a luxury villa

This month sees the latest edition of the annual Auction Napa Valley, one of the most lavish and interesting events…

Luxury men's watch with black and red dial

URWERK’s unique approach to high horology has established it as one of the most creative and desirable brands in the…

New timepiece by luxury watchmakers Ulysse Nardin, the FREAK VISION launched at SIHH 2018

The venerable Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, known for its elaborate and striking timepieces, was purchased by luxury group Kering (owner…

Mercedes-AMG C 63 Estate car driving through the countryside

The era of fast cars is, surely, over. Traffic jams, speed cameras, environmental concerns, enhanced policing – all are good…

Interiors of Michelin-starred Esszimmer restaurant in Munich

LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai was recently invited to a private tasting of Italy’s greatest wine, in a spectacular location. Masseto…

Artistic shop front of Hublot boutique Hong Kong

Jean-Claude Biver was celebrated as the saviour of the luxury mechanical watch industry when it was threatened 40 years ago…

Will Chalker and family in the new acqua di parma campaign for colonia pura

As famous for its striking yellow Art Deco packaging as its ‘colonias’, Acqua di Parma has developed over the years…

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…

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…

gorden wagener with mercedes benz concept car

Due to the technological revolution, design is more integral to our daily lives than it ever has been; but creativity…

It’s the biggest classic car auction in European history – and there’s no reserve, meaning cars have to sell for whatever is bid. There may be no better place to buy an investment you can fly around in, says Darius Sanai

Joe Macari is one of the most renowned names in the classic car business, his showroom in London a wonderland of racing cars, supercars and hypercars of all eras, plus the occasional dalek. A racing driver and car nut himself who spends much of his time crisscrossing the world to secure multimillion dollar deals on automotive rarities, Macari has high net worth customers all over the globe and cuts a flamboyant figure commuting to work in his $3m 1960s Ferrari Daytona Spider, cigarette firmly planted in mouth. Macari also has an official Ferrari and Maserati servicing workshop, and was recently appointed an Approved Ferrari pre-owned dealer. For our Luxury Leaders series he speaks to LUX about his maverick reputation, Brexit, and the hottest cars to buy now

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.

Jude Law pictured with classic car for Johnnie Walker Blue Label's short film

Is Jude Law the coolest actor alive? The star of ‘Sherlock Holmes’, ‘The Talented Mr Ripley’ and ‘Alfie’, among many others, chills out with LUX amid a plethora of classic cars to speak about beauty, gratitude, the importance of wearing hats – and how to serve the perfect whisky.

Rolls Royce Wraith model in the sunshine

In the third part of our car reviews series, LUX experiences the silent joy of driving a Rolls-Royce Wraith

Speed and posing in Monte Carlo: Francesca Peak revels in the most glamorous destination on the F1 calendar, courtesy of Rolex

By Darius Sanai Editor in Chief Like art, fine wine and limited-edition watches, classic cars fall into the category of…

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

Driverless cars – this year’s big thing in automobiles – trade emotion for efficiency. Can the company that invented the…

The head of future mobility at the world’s leading luxury car manufacturer predicts that the transformation of the auto market…

Ahead of the new Formula 1 season, CAROLINE DAVIES caught up with two of its stars, Mercedes AMG Petronas driver…

It’s the combination of history, hospitality and a superb location in the heart of South Kensington that makes Cranley Hotel…

In which Darius Sanai experiences the latest model of the most iconic sports car of all, and an updated version…

  OVER THE PAST DECADE, MERCEDES-BENZ AMG MODELS HAVE BECOME A BYWORD FOR THE ULTIMATE COMBINATION OF POWER, LUXURY AND…

When your everyday car is a Rolls Royce Phantom and your back garden stretches over thousands of hectares, a drive…