The drama of Lech by night. Main photograph by Isabella Sheherazade Sanai High in the Arlberg ski region, the bijoux village of Lech has attracted royalty and aristocracy to its slopes for a…

KAWS surrounded by art in his Brooklyn studio. All Portraits and studio photography by Maryam Eisler You can find his works on the back of mass-market cereal packets, in leading museums and on…

In the second part of our Driving Force series from the AW 2022/23 issue, LUX's car reviewer gets behind the wheel of the Audi R8 V10 Spyder. We at LUX are not engineers. We leave analysis of the…

In the second part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn/Winter 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the Four Seasons Napa Valley in California Autumn and…

“This is one of my favourite areas of the house, as we often have meals or work together at this table. In the mornings, the sunlight as it hits the pool is reflected on the walls and ceilings.…

Rumble, 25 May 2016, South Coast New South Wales, Australia © Ray Collins With multifaceted threats to life on Earth, nature-based solutions are attracting scientists, governments, communities and…

A portrait of the multitalented Lily Cole The model and campaigner talks to Ella Johnson about environmental action, NFTs and how fashion can never be truly sustainable 1. What was your first…

The Bentley Continental GT Speed In the first part of our Driving Force series from the AW 2022/23 issue, LUX's car reviewer gets behind the wheel of Bentley Continental GT Speed. In this era of…

Will and Amanda Harlan Will and Amanda Harlan have taken over an American icon. The siblings are now running Harlan Estate, the legendary wine estate created by their father Bill Harlan, who…

Build your future-facing autumn wardrobe with these innovative eco pieces. Compiled by Ella Johnson Founded in 2019 in New York, vegan brand Alkeme Atelier combines the four elements (earth, water,…

Charlize Theron wearing Chopard’s responsibly mined diamonds at Cannes The new buzz phrase for business is “profit with purpose”. So how are leaders in the luxury and consumer industries…

Alan Lo The restaurateur, collector and leading figure in the Hong Kong art scene on who’s hot, what’s not, and why Singapore may soon be the next Asian art hotspot LUX: You have been involved…

Combustion, 10 March 2017, South Sydney, Australia. © Ray Collins A thought experiment for investors and policy makers: what if we redesigned our economic model to take into account the cost of…

Get set to hit the slopes in new-season sustainable style. Compiled by Candice Tucker This sleek, high-performance Prada ski suit is made from a two-layer technical nylon with goose down and…

The Plaza Athénée's effortlessly chic, light-filled La Galerie In the first part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn/Winter 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks…

Image courtesy of Rosewood Hong Kong Adrian Cheng is a leading tastemaker, founder of cultural-retail destination K11 MUSEA, art collector and investor in innovative companies. Here he outlines…

Louis Roederer CEO Frédéric Rouzaud, Prize judges and LUX contributing editors Maria Sukkar and Maryam Eisler, Prize winner Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah, judges Carrie Scott and Brandei Estes, and…

The Clos de Tart buildings and vineyard rising directly behind the local village A celebrated winery is acquired by one of the titans of the luxury industry. After a subtle transformation, Clos de…

Alice Audouin at the Art of Change 21 office The Paris-based polymath has spent nearly 20 years enabling an ecosystem in which art and environmental concerns meet in meaningful and magical ways.…

Whose Sari Now, 2007, by Charles Pachter On the 75th anniversary of the end of British rule in India, LUX’s Maya Asha McDonald speaks to Durjoy Rahman, Bangladeshi philanthropist, art collector…

Portrait of artist Shezad Dawood at the sea’s edge in East Sussex Shezad Dawood is seven years into 'Leviathan', a mammoth multidisciplinary project centred around our changing oceans. Maisie…

Jeppe Hein before a speech-bubble message and chalk panel, elements of the artist’s multimedia, interactive project for Ruinart Carte Blanche 2022, ‘Right Here, Right Now’ When Danish artist…

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar and Ali Jassim One is an artist and the other a financier, but in coming together to create a charitable foundation, Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar and patron, Ali Jassim have also…

Château Quintus, so named as the “fifth child” of the Domaine Clarence Dillon family group From Bordeaux to Paris and back again, Domaine Clarence Dillon, under the stewardship of HRH Prince…

Portrait photograph by Melanie Dunea Marina Abramović has been tortured and almost killed, by her own audiences, for the sake of her art. She has also redefined the genre and democratised it. The…

The latest Porsche Panamera, a comfortable, high-performance SUV, is less lumbering than other fast SUVs and provides genuine driver satisfaction In the fourth part of our supercar review series,…

Alex Mustard photographed healthy reefs in the Maldives As our oceans warm up, the spectacular coral reefs of the Maldives archipelago are dying. Michael Marshall reports on the new philanthropic…

‘Meat Fruit (c.1430)’ is a signature dish of chicken-liver parfait set in mandarin gel, by Heston Blumenthal. Photo by John Scott Blackwell As one of the world’s most recognised chefs, it’s…

A grassy terrace overlooking Lake Garda at Lefay Resort In the fourth part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the Lefay…

Marine biologist Matt Sharp was awarded the Ocean Conservation Photographer of the Year in 2020 for his incredible images, such as this one of a wave breaking in the Maldives in 2019 Marine life is…

The lobby in the new Castiglione addition to the Hotel Costes in Paris In the third part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in…

Lost at the Beach. Image courtesy of the artist New York-based architect-turned-artist Erin O’Keefe plays tricks with our perceptions with her photographs that look like graphic paintings. The…

The new Bentley Bentayga Hybrid is a lighter-feel luxury SUV that’s a wonderful mix of refinement and muscle In the third part of our supercar review series, LUX gets behind the wheel of the…

Jean-Michel Cousteau and his father, Jacques, onboard their wind ship, Alcyone. © Jean-Michel Cousteau Private Collection Darius Sanai speaks to Jean-Michel Cousteau, the French ocean explorer,…

Exterior view of the new Maybourne, Beverly Hills In the second part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at The Maybourne,…

Mangroves protect coastlines from erosion and flooding, sequester carbon and provide a home to species not found elsewhere If human beings are going to create a sustainable economic system, we must…

Rudolf Nureyev and Eva Evdokimova in Sleeping Beauty. Image courtesy of Francette Levieux On 5th-12th September, the celebration of the life and work of Legendary dancer, Rudolph Nureyev will be…

For a balanced supercar life, look no further that the new Mclaren GT In the second part of our supercar review series, LUX gets behind the wheel of the McLaren GT A GT car, traditionally, was a…

The entrance of Pavillon Ledoyen with an installation by Tadashi Kawamata Yannick Alléno is one of France’s top chefs, famous as much for his drive and ambition as he is for his expertise with…

Norbert Stumpfl, Executive Design Director at Brioni. Image courtesy of Brioni Until recently, Brioni was a menswear brand in flux, a 20th-century Italian formalwear legend that hit a couple of…

The Ritz-Carlton, Fari Islands, in the Maldives A new resort complex in the Maldives seeks to combine ocean exploration and conservation, extreme luxury, sustainability, and a cultural vibe the…

Chef Elena Arzak Award-winning Basque chef Elena Arzak is the latest in a long line of chefs from the same family. Working in the same eponymous restaurant that her great-grandparents began as a…

Exterior view of the 19th-century Grand Hotel Kronenhof in the Swiss Alps In a high valley near St Moritz, the Kronenhof in Pontresina combines Swiss culture with a Mediterranean mountain vibe. Who…

This special Heritage Design Edition of Porsche's 911 Targa 4S is the perfect compromise between a fixed-roof and a convertible- but your hair may still get messed up In the first part of our…

Geranium Head Chef, Co-owner, Rasmus Kofoed. Photo Credit Claes Bech-Poulsen Rasmus Kofoed, star chef of three Michelin-starred Geranium in Copenhagen, is influencing an entire generation of young…

The InterContinental's pool area Cascais, on the Atlantic coast of Portugal, has a fabulous summer climate, culture, history, cuisine, convenience – and a bijou hotel to enjoy it all from, as LUX…

The artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, holding a paint-scraping tool, which he uses for his special peinture raclée technique A new body of work by the French-Iranian artist generates energy on…

The leafy terrace at Mandarin Oriental Ritz in Madrid In the first part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the…

Milton Avery, Two Figures on Beach, 1950 In our ongoing online monthly series, LUX’s editors, contributors, and friends pick their must-see exhibitions from around the globe Péjú Oshin,…

Chef Clare Smyth at work in the kitchen of her London restaurant, Core by Clare Smyth As the first British female chef to acquire three Michelin stars, Clare Smyth is demonstrating to women all…

Chloe Dewe Mathews, The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan 2012, from the series Caspian: the Elements We live in an era in which we are becoming increasingly aware that we can’t get something out of our…

Chef Ángel León Ángel León is most famously known for his innovative use of seafood at his three Michelin-star restaurant, Aponiente, in his home province of Cádiz, Spain. He is an…

Precious Okoyomon and Gravity LUX catches up with the New York-based Nigerian-American artist whose immersive installations portray the glorious chaos of nature – and its imperilment by the…

Designer Rob Ryan's fresh take for Gaggenau's 'Art of the Kitchen' series With our increasingly urban lifestyle, biophilic design is becoming ever more urgent – in fact our happiness and…

An NFT from Tezos They’re being shown at Basel, included in Venice: let’s see what the data tells us about NFTs and their long-term potential. Our contributing editor and columnist Sophie…

The OWO Whitehall, Residents' Lounge. Image courtesy of Grain London London’s hottest luxury residential area? Westminster, next to the Houses of Parliament and Downing Street. So what took it so…

The world of NFTs combines immense allure and justified apprehension. Still in infancy, it has grown beyond its niche status as the metaverse moves into the mainstream. Fara Bashorun makes his…

Artists from around the world, including Bangladesh, Indonesia and Italy, came together for the Third Majhi International Art Residency in Eindhoven; and their installations on show in the 1918…

The Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, whose global seafood programme, Seafood Watch, advises the fishing industry and governments on how to operate sustainably Julie Packard, scion of the US…

Special cover created by LUX for The Futures, Summer 2022. A new NFT project is promising to help offset the environmental impact caused by these digital assets, by creating a carbon-neutral…

The terrace at Cervo Mountain Resort The arrival To get to the Cervo, you have first to arrive in Zermatt, an adventure in itself. The train (the resort is only accessible by train) winds through…

Donatella Versace at spring/summer 2022 Versace show, featuring a backdrop of the brand's iconic foulards. Image courtesy of Versace Identifiable by her first name alone, Donatella Versace is…

Durjoy Rahman, the founder of the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation Like many organisations, the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation saw its programming curtailed during the pandemic. In the first of this two…

Dani Reiss, Canada Goose CEO Heritage, authenticity, design pedigree, celebrity – Canada Goose has all the elements of a fashion success story. So how did a family brand that made functional…

Nicholas Party portrait, 2022 In our ongoing online monthly series, LUX’s editors, contributors, and friends pick their must-see exhibitions from around the globe Umberta Beretta,…

Left to right: Frédéric Rouzaud, Maria Sukkar, Maryam Eisler, Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah, Carrie Scott, Brandei Estes, Darius Sanai The Louis Roederer Photography Prize for Sustainability was…

Photograph by David Taggart Jeff Koons is the world's most expensive living artist, creating works that reflect modern life in their interplay with kitsch, materials and art history. Koons chats to…

Idris Khan in his studio with new works incorporating musical scores. Photograph by Maryam Eisler Idris Khan is one of the world's hottest abstract artists, drawing on his Muslim heritage to create…

María Berrío, 'Anemochory', 2019 New York City is a buzzing city known for its love and support of art and culture. The city is now making up for lost time since the pandemic and celebrating life…

Marlene Dumas, 'Betrayal' (1994). Private collection, courtesy David Zwirner. Photo by Emma Estwic. © Marlene Dumas As VIPs swarm to Venice for the pre-opening week of the Biennale, LUX columnist…

Shio Kusaka at David Zwirner, New York In our ongoing online monthly series, LUX’s editors, contributors, and friends pick their must-see exhibitions from around the globe Bettina Korek, CEO…

Edeline Lee embraces femininity and female empowerment through her clothes. Photo by Nick Thompson. As Fashion Weeks comes to a close, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a…

Meeting art doyen Jeffrey Deitch at his gallery in West Hollywood Part One: Art & rediscovery in LA When I was spending a lot of time in LA in the 1990s, there were some areas a visitor would…

Abe Odedina, They’re Playing Our Song, 2021. Courtesy of the Artist, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles. Photo by Robert Wedemeyer. In our ongoing online monthly series, LUX’s editors,…

The 'Evering Small Tote' by BEEN London This month, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a more sustainable and ethical fashion industry. Here, Genia Mineeva, the founder of…

On Monday London bore witness to a storm of ages; and no, not Franklin, but Ozwald Boateng’s historic return to the fashion week fold after a twelve year hiatus. Fara Bashorun, one of the…

As fashion week kicks off in London, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a more sustainable and ethical industry. Here, Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, the founders and…

Olafur Eliasson: Your light spectrum and presence installation view at Tanya Bonakdar gallery As Los Angeles gets ready to launch this year's edition of Frieze, our Contributing Editor Sophie…

Patrick McDowell in his studio at the JCA London Fashion Academy. Photograph by Aaron Bird As the world's fashion capitals gear up for fashion week, we're celebrating designers who are paving the…

Installation view of Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, September 29, 2021-February 13, 2022). From left to right: Savarin, 1982; Savarin, 1982; Savarin, 1982;…

Suvretta House is surrounded by forest with sweeping views of the mountains Why should I go now? Seriously? Because January is the best month for winter sports in the Alps. Properly cold with…

Lindblad Expeditions travellers explore Booth Island, Antarctica Sven-Olof Lindblad is an influential Ocean Elder whose work combines marine conservation, education and eco-tourism. He speaks to…

The health of the world’s oceans is under threat. But the seas can be part of a visionary plan to address climate change and create a more sustainable economy. Andrew Saunders reports on the new…

Although Jeff Koons has had a profound impact on contemporary art and remains one of the world's most influential artists, recent data supports a strong decline in his market, reflecting the tastes…

Rachel Jones, SMIIILLLLEEEE, 2021. Oil pastel, oil stick on canvas. Photo by Eva Herzog. Courtesy Thaddaeus Ropac gallery In our new online monthly series, LUX's editors, contributors, and…

Cary Fowler outside the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Hemis/Alamy Cary Fowler is the American visionary who established the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to ensure the security of all our crop seeds…

Maureen Bryan & Don McCollin in their studio. Photograph by Maryam Eisler 43 years ago, Don McCollin and Maureen Bryan met and formed a bond which would later result them to become an iconic…

© The artist, courtesy of the artist and Gagosian. Photo Mike Bruce. In the mid 1960s, Michael Craig Martin emerged as a key figure in early British conceptual art, later becoming the teacher of…

Galerie Nagel Draxler's booth at Art Basel Miami Beach After the scaled-back events of last year, Art Basel is back and it's bigger than ever with 250 galleries from over 36 countries. Our…

Georg Karl Pfahler in his studio, 1965 Our contributing editor and columnist Sophie Neuendorf caught up with renowned Mayfair gallerist Simon Lee to discuss the Asian art market, NFTs and the…

In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Mathisen profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she speaks to British artist Antonia Showering about her…

The Autumn/Winter 2021 issue with logo design by Jeff Koons For our Autumn/Winter 2021 issue, we asked award-winning photographer David Taggart to capture Jeff Koons in a way that he'd never been…

Utsava Kasera is a next-gen portfolio entrepreneur who has put his faith in his latest investment: a premium Prosecco, aimed at shaking up the drink market in the UK and US. The Indian-born,…

Pomellato’s Kintsugi collection brings the old Japanese technique of repairing broken ceramics with lacquer and gold dust to the upcycling of broken gemstones. Courtesy of Pomellato Continuing…