embroidered artwork

In 2019, German embroidery artist Jess de Wahls had her works removed from the Royal Academy gift shop after 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….

man with glass decanter

On the 3rd February 1940 John Urquhart and his son, George, created a spirit at the Glenlivet Distillery, producing a…

portrait of a young black woman

Milk Honey Bees celebrates and empowers Black girls and young women by providing a safe space for creative expression and…

fields in Scotland

Located on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, the Fairmont St Andrews is a grand resort hotel with a…

art gallery behind gas station

Swiss gallery von Bartha recently announced the opening of a new space in Copenhagen, becoming the first international gallery to…

luxurious hotel suite with arched ceiling

Occupying a restored masseria – farmhouse – on a quiet street in the historic town of Lecce, Puglia, La Fiermontina…

classic cars

Last weekend saw the return of one of the world’s most glamorous classic car festivals, at one of the most…

stone sculpture

When it comes to contemporary art, Petworth in West Sussex isn’t a destination that immediately springs to mind, but with…

red car on the road

In the final part of our Fast & Luxurious car series from the Summer 2021 issue, LUX’s car reviewer takes…

swimming pool at night

Seclusion, service, tropical weather, Michelin-starred dining, multiple pools, golf, gardens and sports: The Ritz-Carlton, Abama offers an escape for everybody…

art installation

Leading art gallery Pace has long pioneered digital innovations in the art world, and recently announced its first dedicated platform…

abstract figurative painting

From prints and paintings to photography and NFTs, the diversity and scale of art world can be daunting to first-time…

silver sportscar

In the third part of our Fast & Luxurious car series from the Summer 2021 issue, LUX’s car reviewer gets…

luxurious drawing room with plants

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel and resort brand of Hilton Worldwide, recently embarked on a major transformation…

champagne drinking

LUX joins Moët & Chandon’s cellar master Benoît Gouez, over Zoom, at Château de Saran for an exclusive tasting of…

entrance to villa

The second half of our journey through Tuscany takes us to Dievole, a luxurious wine resort in the heart of…

safari

Fifth generation family business Cottar’s Safaris offers a more meaningful kind of luxury experience. With three camps based in the…

hilltop hotel in vineyards

Staying at two wine estates at opposite ends of the region, LUX experiences fine wines, history, cuisine and the spiritual…

White car on the road

In the second part of our Fast & Luxurious car series from the Summer 2021 issue, LUX’s car reviewer takes…

seafront villa

The concept of the branded residence was born in New York in 1927 when The Sherry Netherland Hotel began offering…

house hidden in trees

Why should I go now? For endless blue skies, crystal clear water, and the slow, seductive pace of island living….

hotel bedroom with plush furnishings

In the final part of our luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers…

man leaning against door frame

Life coach Simon Hodges has transformed the lives of royalty, entrepreneurs, billionaires and their families. In this month’s column, he…

convertible sportscar

In the latest iteration of our Fast & Luxurious car series, LUX’s car reviewer tries out four new versions of…

Have you ever dreamt of owning an invaluable piece of art history? Now is your chance. Digital asset bank Sygnum…

spa swimming pool overlooking forests

In the third edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius…

architectural pavilion in a city

The beauty and purity of form of Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava’s buildings around the world belie the marvels of engineering…

drummer on stage

The Lebanese architect and co-founder of the country’s biggest indie rock band Mashrou’ Leila on his beautiful homeland and what…

mountainous landscape with lake in distance

Tod Bradbury is head of rare and collectable whiskies at the renowned fine wine and spirits merchants Justerini & Brooks,…

mountaintop hotel overlooking a city

In the second edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius…

vineyards

Will Harlan is the second-generation managing director of California’s iconic Harlan Estate, maker of some of the most expensive and…

glass vessels

For product designer Tord Boontje, material is all. Whether made from upcycled blankets or crystals, his designs for anything from…

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…

ballet dancers on stage

On Thursday 3 June, eight leading British ballet companies shared the stage at the Royal Albert Hall to raise funds…

Following the announcement of Sotheby’s Cologne office, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie Neuendorf discusses shifting collecting habits and…

corridor and stairway

The legendary celebrity magnet Hôtel Costes in Paris is reopening with 38 spectacular new rooms and suites in a new…

swiss palace hotel

High in the Swiss Alps, LUX indulges in a gastronomic tour like no other, all under the auspices of one…

exhibition installation

In his final column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip Hewat-Jaboor shares advice on collecting…

natural ice landscape

Over the course of his career, David Sinclair has photographed some of our planet’s wildest landscapes and led numerous polar…

man playing golf

It’s not just the breathtaking alpine landscapes that are attracting visitors to Andermatt Swiss Alp’s golf course, but also its…

terrace views

In the first of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai…

summer in the alps

As well as making it a world-class ski resort, the development of the Swiss village of Andermatt has from the…

digital flower

Spearheaded by collector and patron Kamiar Maleki, Present the Future is a hybrid artist residency, that brings together British musician…

designer in his studio

Brunello Cucinelli has built a multibillion-euro clothing empire out of nothing and revived an impoverished community in central Italy. The…

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…

grand swiss hotel

High in St Moritz, the grandest hotel in the Alps has just been revitalised. There’s nowhere better to take the…

chef in the kitchen

At the top of the 2,300 metre-high Gütsch-Express mountain station in the Swiss ski resort of Andermatt resides Markus Neff’s…

man sitting at a desk wearing glasses

This month, LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges reflects on the difficulties of the past year, and the lessons…

selection of potatoes

Artisanal growers may be small scale but their care for the land and their produce is making a big impact…

landscape painting

As a new solo show of Georgia O’Keeffe’s work opens in Madrid, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie Neuendorf…

Rashid Johnson is a cult superstar among contemporary artists, inexorably leading the cultural narrative. His wife Sheree Hovsepian, herself an…

exhibition installation

Lisa Anderson is an independent curator and the founder of the Instagram account @blackbritishart, which she uses as a platform…

country hotel

Why should I go now? Bluebells, blossom, and undulating greenness rolling into the distance. So long as the weather plays…

collage artwork

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

woman looking at colourful artwork

In his second column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip Hewat-Jaboor discusses how art institutions…

vibrant painting of flowers

British artist Orlanda Broom paints lush, saturated landscapes that celebrate the beauty and wilderness of nature. Candice Tucker visited the…

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…

residential apartment

Andermatt Swiss Alps is the hottest destination in Switzerland right now. The sustainable ski/golf/mountain living resort in the mountains in…

collage artwork

In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Mathisen profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she…

wine estate entrance

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

art gallery exterior

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

women looking at art

In his first column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip Hewat-Jaboor discusses the joys of…

portrait of man on a beach

This month, LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges concludes his ‘how to thrive in uncertainty’ series by sharing some…

outdoor lounge area

The Garden Room at the Lanesborough hotel is one of the world’s most glamorous cocktail destinations. Darius Sanai celebrates the…

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…

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…

iceberg black and white

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf discusses how the art industry can…

LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges continues to explore how we can move away from a survival-based way of…

Phoebe Saatchi Yates is the daughter of art world titan Charles Saatchi and the co-founder of Mayfair gallery Saatchi Yates,…

textured figurative artwork

In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she…

performance art

Independent curator Eva Lin worked alongside French philosopher Bruno Latour and Martin Guinard to select contemporary artists and designers interrogating…

painting of a woman in green

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf outlines a brief history of women…

interior space

Anne T. Rogers is the founder of Amsterdam-based art consultancy  Culture A, which curates collections and experiences for a range…

Two of our favourite mountain restaurants have just received Michelin stars. You can’t get in there right now because of…

Over the next few months, LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges will be drawing on his own personal experiences…

British artist Antony Micallef’s practice blurs the boundaries between painting and sculpture. His textural artworks are the result of a…

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Sophie Neuendorf forecasts this year’s…

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…

alpine resort

The little-known area of Drei Zinnen, in the German-speaking Italian Dolomites, offers a cultural, culinary and slopeside experience like no…

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

Man wearing jacket

Last month, life coach Simon Hodges discussed why healthy dynamics often deteriorate and offered practical tools to help break out…

red sportscar

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

apple artwork

Danish artist Clara Hastrup graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020, and is one of the selected artists…

man sitting with bags

Belgium-born designer Jonathan Riss is the founder of JAH AHR, a luxury brand which transforms authenticated vintage designer bags through…

contemporary female nude

In our new online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she…

luxury hotel bedroom

In the final edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai enjoys the Parisian elegance and ease…

autumnal leaves

This Christmas LUX is partnering with transformational life coach Simon Hodges for a high value giveaway Life coach Simon Hodges…

In the second edition of her monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Sophie Neuendorf looks back…

LUX Contributing Editor Simon de Pury is also an auctioneer, art dealer, curator, photographer and DJ. He was most recently…

sand dunes

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

dancers

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

hotel suite drawing room

In the third edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief returns to Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte hotel…

emerald ring

Collector and dealer of modern, vintage and antique fine jewellery Katherine James runs her eponymous brand from her home in…

restaurant interiors

Tomorrow, Hive restaurant officially opens its doors on the third floor of Selfridges with a creative honey-based menu For thousands…

musician on stage

Filmmaker Gavin Elder has created films for the likes David Lynch, Mark Ronson, Duran Duran, ACDC and Pink Floyd’s David…

interior restaurant

In the second of our four part luxury travels view column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the elegant alpine charm…

winery at sunset

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

virtual reality

British artist Shezad Dawood’s interdisciplinary practice explores themes around climate change, migration, the history of aesthetics and the nature of…

virtual gallery space

Born in Taipei and raised in New Zealand, Shin Wong is a global creative influencer and this year’s curator-at-large of…

London-based sustainable knitwear label Aessai was founded by Argentinian designer Rebecca Kramer in 2017 to celebrate and support South American…

Artistic, playful and utterly spoiling, The Alpina Gstaad may just be the best hotel anywhere in Europe. So why don’t…

man outside in shirt and tie

Abdullah Ibrahim was discovered by Duke Ellington, fought against apartheid, and played at Nelson Mandela’s inauguration. The South African jazz…

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…

hotel lounge area

In the first of our four part luxury travel views column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai recalls the breathtaking views and…

Born in Iran, visual artist Afshin Naghouni immigrated to London in his mid-twenties where he began to establish a reputation…

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

family on a beach

Life coach Simon Hodges has transformed the lives of royalty, entrepreneurs, billionaires and their families. In the first of his…

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

render of a swimming pool

Sophie Toh began her career in London’s luxury PR industry before moving to the United Arab Emirates where she established…

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…

woman with red hair

Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s artistic impressions of Veuve Clicquot’s new vintage La Grande Dame 2012 pay tribute to the…

cable car

October is not usually known as a ski month. But at the Andermatt Swiss Alps development, you can cruise the…

aquarium

Through his Oceano Azul Foundation and game-changing Oceanário de Lisboa, Portuguese business leader and activist José Soares dos Santos is…

submarine

Once the sea casts its spell, it holds you in its net of wonder forever. So said the legendary Jacques…

collage artwork

Signature African Art, one of Nigeria’s leading contemporary art galleries, opened its first European location in Mayfair, London in March…

river in forest

Can the power of the financial markets be harnessed to address environmental issues such as ocean conservation? LUX talks to…

contemporary art

British artist Petroc Sesti has worked together with the likes of NASA and Sir David Attenborough to create striking artworks…

bird flying over sharks

Douglas McCauley directs the Benioff Ocean Initiative, the philanthropic organisation created by billionaire Salesforce founder Marc Benioff and his wife…

crashing waves

The investment community is waking up to the opportunities in our oceans. Impactful ethical investments in the blue economy can…

cityscape

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

house in the water

Claudio de Sanctis, the new Global Head of Wealth Management at Deutsche Bank, has been passionate about the oceans since…

public sculptures

Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose undulating, ethereal forms evoke a sense of fragility…

singer wearing glitter dress

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

German luxury appliance maker Gaggenau begins its search for three extraordinary makers and producers for their Respected by Gaggenau 2021…

women on a farm

The Kering group, owner of Gucci and Bottega Veneta, led the luxury industry by pioneering a sustainability strategy years ago….

Woman standing amongst tyres

Is Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B. the new Tracy Chapman? She has a soulful voice, thoughtful and concerned lyrics, and a…

fish in blue sea

A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action…

wine estate

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

woman wearing black dress and diamonds

Penélope Cruz brings her renowned energy to philanthropic and charitable work – and now she is designing jewellery for Swarovski….

sunken terrace

Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does it all – interiors, architectural design, weddings. Whether large-scale events or private homes, a converted…

woman dancing

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

two champagne bottles

Sometimes it’s the supplementary parts of art fairs that we miss the most. For yesterday’s virtual preview of Frieze art…

baby coral

She is one of the most compelling figures in ocean conservation. Kristen Marhaver, a marine biologist and TED and WEF…

black woman shouting

At the heart of Deutsche Bank’s worldwide art programme is one of the most interesting and diverse corporate contemporary art…

vintage ferrari

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

protest painting

From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth to his recent guerrilla monument to replace the toppled bronze of a…

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

The art of the handmade, and the appreciation of high-quality, low-volume makers, are having a resurgence. With the help of…

Lockdown: a word that’s more familiar to most of us now than it was this time last year, and one…

designer at work

The exclusive Chelsea Barracks residential development in London aims to be the epitome of contemporary luxury living. It also draws…

crystal star installation

Austrian crystal-maker Swarovski celebrates its 125th anniversary this year with a new creative director in charge. Operating in sectors from…

contemporary apartment

The transformation of the village of Andermatt in the Swiss Alps into a place for permanent residence or seasonal getaways…

artist studio

London-based artist Hugo Wilson works with drawing, painting and sculpture, combining images and techniques from Old Masters with contemporary references…

contemporary art sculpture

Dusseldorf-based, Cuban artist Diango Hernández has been blurring the lines between the virtual and physical since 2015 with his ongoing…

shop interiors

London-based jewellery brand Loquet is renewing the concept of a keepsake locket with sustainable, modern designs that consumers can personalise…

abstract painting

This Friday will see the public opening of Rebirth, an exhibition of new paintings and the unveiling of a major…

wine bottles

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

dining table

Since launching in 2015, Hannah Lohan Interiors has developed a reputation for designing uniquely decorative spaces. The studio’s portfolio includes…

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…

fashion portrait

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

Man floating

British-Iranian, Canadian-born, American-raised artist darvish Fakhr’s multifaceted practice embraces dualities – light and dark, play and solemnity, movement and stillness…

country manor house

Luxury travel company Fish&Pips began by focusing on alpine holidays before expanding into the Mediterranean and more recently, the UK…

sushi plates

Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers the culinary delights of Italian Japanese restaurant Sumosan Twiga An Italian Japanese restaurant in London does…

black and white portrait man and woman

Over the course of his 60 year career, Terry O’Neill photographed the world’s most famous celebrities, but the true power…

sushi platter

Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai tries out the new at-home delivery service by London’s hippest Japanese restaurant Zuma Nowhere epitomises the (pre-corona)…

fine dining restaurant

Why should I go now? The last few years haven’t been easy for Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. Following the hotel’s…

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…

Render of apartment

Two new apartment buildings in the Swiss village of Andermatt offer the calm and luxury of contemporary Alpine living. LUX…

ceramics on a table

Brunello Cucinelli’s latest ceramic tableware collection evokes the warmth and rustic charm of rural Tuscany, says Chloe Frost Smith Brunello…

installation of octopus on roof

The art world has been hit harder than most industries by the global pandemic, but the industry is adapting quickly…

rainforest

Last month, The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation announced the winners of its 2020 awards, selected for their outstanding…

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…

luxurious restaurant interiors

Novikov, the famed Mayfair restaurant, is now offering perfectly prepared cuisine from its Asian and Italian kitchens, delivered to your…

Sketch of people holding weights

Dior Jewellery’s Creative Director Victoire de Castellane reimagines the latest additions to the brand’s ‘Rose des Vents’ collection in a…

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,…

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…

outdoor restaurant

Ahead of the re-opening of Monte-Carlo Beach hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant Elsa, we speak to newly appointed Head Chef Benoît Witz…

Country hotel

A couple of unspoilt Cotswolds rural idylls from the 14th and 17th centuries, a rare luxury hotel in Champagne with…

Landscape photography

LUX takes a journey from Alsace-Lorraine to Lake Constance, through a historic, beautiful, tranquil and gastronomic part of France and…

Luxury lakeside hotel

St Moritz is well known as the winter playground of Europe’s rich and aristocratic. But don’t dismiss the resort, and…

Artist painting

Marc Ferrero’s unique practice of ‘Storytelling Art’ combines aesthetic styles and visual references from different artistic movements and cultures to…

alpine village

In recent years, the tiny Swiss village of Andermatt has been establishing itself as one of the world’s most desirable…

Luxurious hotel bedroom

East London-based architecture and design practice Orms masterminded the renovation of Camden Town Hall Annexe in Kings Cross for The…

Two men in conversation

The designs of fashion superstar Giorgio Armani have become synonymous with the relaxed yet restrained and sophisticated style that has,…

man wearing watch

Hublot is celebrated for being the most pioneering and original brand in the world of haute horlogerie. The first watch…

Drawings of bottles

Glasgow-based artist David Shrigley is best known for his playful and humorous illustrations, which are often accompanied by deadpan captions,…

Exterior deck of yacht

Antony Sheriff has transformed the fortunes of Bernard Arnault’s yachtmaker Princess, creating boats that are stylish, in demand and environmentally…

public gardens by residential towers

Chelsea Barracks has already established itself as one of the most desirable places to live in London. Its gardens, with…

Ocean safari

Keith Rose-Innes is an environmentalist and globally renowned fly-fisherman. Having first travelled to the Seychelles as a fly-fishing guide, he…

Monochrome image of a man

Tattooed, athletic and outspoken, ballet maestro Sergei Polunin has a way of keeping everyone on their toes. LUX talks to…

glacial alpine lake

Climate change is creating challenges for mountain resorts the world over. In Switzerland, a new luxury resort is leading the…

fine jewellery

The heritage of Parisian jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels is being honoured by an exhibition at the Muséum National d’Histoire…

underwater sculptures

Artist, diver and marine conservationist Jason deCaires Taylor creates mesmerising underwater art that draws divers away from delicate coral ecosystems…

Octopus tentacles

The ancient art of steam cooking has gained new impetus with the revolution in healthy and mindful cuisine. Lisa Jayne…

Man wearing glasses

Erdem Moralıoğlu’s flagship store is in Mayfair, but the heart of this designer to the stars is in hip east…

Two men standing on promenade

The south of France, home to Matisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, has one of the greatest artistic legacies in the…

Artist works in the studio

New York-based Mickalene Thomas is an important and innovative voice in the art world. Her dazzling portraits of African American…

photograph of pink fields

One of the key elements of this year’s edition of Frieze New York was to have been an exhibition drawn…

Gallery exhibition of art

Peter Schuyff was a central figure in New York’s East Village scene in the 1980s, where he worked for a…

Woman's face close-up

Art photographer Senta Simond sets out to explore the female image through what she calls her own definition of a…

A view inside a painter's studio

French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar gives LUX readers a rare glimpse inside his Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat studio, normally open only to collectors and…

Pear with a slice cut out of its side

The everyday is transformed by the all-seeing eye of German photographer Wolfgang Tillmans “I take pictures, in order to see…

Architectural image

Barbara Kasten is one of the most intriguing and influential photographic artists of the past 50 years. Born in the…

Artist at work sculpting marble

Saudi Arabia is working hard to rediscover its cultural roots, promote contemporary art and establish itself as a cultural destination,…

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…

Suspended glowing lights

James Turrell’s practice has long centred around the manipulation of light and space. His works are designed to provide atmospheres…

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…

Jelly fish in the water

We’ve found a new form of meditation: watching the graceful drift of Monterey Bay Aquarium’s jelly fish via a live…

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…

Exhibition of kitchen appliances

Last week, LUX attended the launch of Gaggenau’s new combi-steam ovens, presented alongside underwater artworks by artist Jason deCaires Taylor…

Sculpture of hands in a bridge

Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn has been commissioned to create artworks for the likes of the Vatican, the State of Qatar,…

Church and square

Last week saw the official launch of the 13th edition of Knight Frank’s Wealth Report at Chelsea Barracks in Belgravia,…

Restaurant dining

With 21 Michelin stars to his name, Alain Ducasse is one of the world’s most decorated chefs. Over the course…

Interiors of restaurant bar

Wiltons first opened its doors in Mayfair 1742, offering a menu focused on fresh British produce. Whilst the restaurant remains…

interiors of lounge

Our editor-in-chief reflects on travels to some of the world’s great hotels, old and new, across Europe and Asia Brenners…

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…

Greenhouses with woman walking

Strawberry Greenhouses (above), is one of the finalists’ entries of the European Environment Agency’s latest photographic competition. Part of a…

Mountainscape of peaks and glacier

Zermatt, in Switzerland, has mountain views and activities that are the stuff of legend. It also has the highest altitude…

Luxurious lounge area of town house

Mayfair-based developers Clivedale London recently unveiled the interiors for a townhouse at Mayfair Park Residences, an exclusive residential development managed…

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…

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

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

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

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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…

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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

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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…

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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…

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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…

High altitude restaurants on ski slopes

Two of Europe’s highest restaurants have opened amid contemporary chic architecture, high above Andermatt, Switzerland Hold onto your chopsticks. A…

People standing in water holding boats

This year, Francis Alÿs becomes the seventh artist to receive the Whitechapel Gallery’s prestigious annual Art Icon award in partnership…

Exhibition installation shot

Founded in 1990 by three friends in the Tuscan town of San Gimignano, Galleria Continua now represents the likes of…

Child playing the piano

Alina Uspenskaya is the Founder and Director of ArtSocial, a foundation that supports and establishes arts therapy programmes to help…

Luxury dining experience in wilderness with monkey running across

Why should I go now? Thanks to  stricter wildlife policies, India’s population of endangered Bengal tigers has increased by 33…

Artist sitting by sculpture of a gorilla

The contemporary art world might turn up its nose at Richard Orlinski’s Disney collaborations, but the French artist couldn’t care…

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 exhibition

Following a major exhibition at MoMA at the end of last year, Betye Saar’s latest solo show Call and Response…

White dessert with layers of pastry

Anne-Sophie Pic’s London restaurant La Dame de Pic has already been awarded two Michelin stars for its innovative French cuisine,…

Contemporary building sitting on ski slope

Last weekend saw the opening of two new restaurant concepts at the Gütsch-Express mountain station in the Swiss ski resort…

Exterior of an alpine hotel in winter

Why should I go now? While many Swiss resorts suffer from “deep valley” syndrome in midwinter, with the sun hidden…

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LUX columnist and Abercrombie & Kent founder Geoffrey Kent reveals his hottest destinations for the new year plus top tips…

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Utsava Kasera is an entrepreneur and investor with interests in luxury brands, fashion, art and tech. Most recently, his attention…

Sculpture of a head standing on a counter in a kitchen

Last Wednesday evening the doors of Gaggenau’s Mayfair showroom were locked for a private party hosted by LUX with an…

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 interiors of a beach villa bedroom

Due to open in 2021, One&Only Kéa Island is a luxury resort offering private residences on the little-known Cycladic island…

Panoramic image of alpine scene

Looking for the perfect early-season ski break? Crans-Montana has it all, from sunny slopes to spectacular views across the Swiss…

Installation view of three abstract paintings

Last week saw the opening of Monaco’s latest contemporary art gallery Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar. LUX recounts the evening On Thursday…

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Lord Andrew Hay is Global Head of Residential at Knight Frank, the international real estate consultancy, and has built up…

Cosy hotel bar lounge area with fireplace

Located just two hours from Paris, Deauville has long been a chic weekend destination for Parisians and now with the…

Man walking across stadium wearing watch

Richard Mille’s latest timepiece has been designed in collaboration with Italy’s football team manager Roberto Mancini to celebrate the sport’s…

Render of luxurious beachside villa

Due to open in 2022, Half Moon Bay Antigua is set to offer luxury hotel accommodation and private beach-front residences…

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…

Luxurious rooftop terrace of a hotel suite

Mandarin Oriental Geneva is now home to one of the biggest and most luxurious suites in the city Spanning 325…

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…

Contemporary portrait painting

Jean-David Malat is part of a new wave of art dealers. Clients include Bono, Kate Moss and Lily Allen, you…

Luxury bed with headboard and personalised linen

Founded in St. Tropez, Stranos Linen has a reputation for creating luxury bespoke linens. Now based in London’s Chelsea, the…

First class aeroplane seat

British Airways has had a hard time from business travellers, some of it justified. But LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai rediscovered…

One of Paris’ most illustrious tailoring houses has opened the doors to its a new London boutique. LUX takes a…

Snowy mountain village of St Mortiz

With snow already falling in the Swiss Alps, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai looks forward to another first-class ski season in…

facade of Victorian townhouse with red brick and white windows

London might seem spoilt for hotels, but if you’re looking for small-scale, intimate luxury it’s not so easy to find…

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…

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…

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…

Woman wearing a bowling hat wearing jewellery

Founded in 1980 by Anthony and Diane Hirsh, luxury jewellery brand Hirsh is now under the creative direction of Jason…

Portraits hanging on red painted wall of a gallery

Tim Walker’s photographs are usually found on the glossy covers and pages of high-end fashion magazines, but his work holds…

Guggenheim museum Bilbao at night

This month, our columnist and Abercrombie & Kent’s founder Geoffrey Kent focuses in on Spain’s diverse offering of cultural itineraries…

Cliffside hotel with view of the ocean

Sophie Caulcutt is the co-founder of luxury travel and fashion concierge company Voyager Club, which connects travellers with unique hotels,…

Gorilla with a baby in the forest

One&Only Gorilla’s Nest is the luxury brand’s second resort to open in Rwanda, offering guests the opportunity to trek after…

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

Grand facade of luxury five star hotel

Earlier this month, the opening of the Fullerton Hotel Sydney marked the Singapore-based brand’s first expansion overseas. LUX takes a…

Woman standing on cliff

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

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…

Abstract painting with geometric patterns

Argentinian artist Ruben Alterio is known for his large-scale abstract paintings, created in his Parisian studio, two floors up from…

Children celebrating Holi festival in India

This month, Geoffrey Kent, founder and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent, reports on his industry’s move towards sustainability and why…

Glamorous woman lounging by exotic pool

Launching our new insider guide feature, Italian designer Alberta Ferretti reveals her favourite spots in her hometown Cattolica – as…

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…

Hong Kong skyline

LUX Contributing Editor and Hong Kong art and design doyen Alan Lo in conversation with Suhanya Raffel, the director of…

People admiring artworks in a gallery

The launch event of Louis Roederer’s Brut Nature 2012 saw twelve students from the Royal Academy of Arts artistically interpret…

Man standing in front of street artwork

Philipp Plein is the partying designer for the Monaco private-jet set, who has also retained his status among fashion’s elite….

Gold contemporary art piece

Young British artist LouLou Siem’s latest solo exhibition entitled A pregnant woman wishing her child to be beautiful must look…

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…

Luxury fashion installation

In Rome, history, style and a captivating jewellery collection come together in an engrossing new exhibition by home-grown global label…

Man and woman walking through stubble field

Sustainable luxury fashion brand Riley Studio creates elegant gender-neutral wardrobe staples using recycled waste materials and natural fibres. Following the…

Hilltop luxury villa hotel surrounded by forest

Why should I go now? Tuscany is always beautiful, but especially so when basking in firey Autumnal hues, the ground…

Luxurious beach side resort

LUX steps into a different universe of tranquillity, colour and cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton Abama resort in Tenerife, a short…

Charging elephants photographed in black and white

Born in Kenya, Mirella Ricciardi has worked as a photographer for over 65 years, shooting everything from high-profile fashion campaigns…

Inside a knife making workshop

Whether cooking or dining, some of our most memorable experiences are steeped in history and heritage. Abi Smith speaks to…

Elephant walking through plains

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

Installation shot of exhibition with display cases and photographs

Maison Chaumet’s latest exhibition Autrement reimagines selected jewels through drawings from its Parisian archives and a series of transformative photographs…

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…

Abstract painting in bleached colours

Favouring themes of conflict, violence and death, renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans fulfils the brief of brooding artist, yet his…

Abstract ink painting in black and pink

Navigating the deep waters of the Asian art scene could be treacherous, without a guide such as Calvin Hui. Jason…

Photograph of classical sculptural with human body part draped over

Dutch artist Viviane Sassen is known for her visceral portrayals of the human form in all its beauty and frailty….

Luxurious villa property

Lord Andrew Hay is Global Head of Residential at Knight Frank, the international real estate consultancy, and has built up…

Twin models wearing helments

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

A man painting onto an orange wall

LUX Contributing Editor and photographer Maryam Eisler is entranced by Spanish artist Secundino Hernández. Here, she visits and photographs him…

mixed medium ink painting with beige and black ink

Hong Kong-based artist Chloe Ho revives ancient techniques of Chinese ink painting with a contemporary perspective. Following the opening of…

Image of people in a bar with a wolf on the bar counter

Art photographer David Yarrow on his new image of the Pioneer Bar, Cindy Crawford and a wolf We called last…

Louis Roederer International Wine Awards

Last week, the 15th edition of the annual Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards took place at The Royal Academy…

Man on ski slope wearing a red fleece with skis on his shoulder

Irene Bellucci meets World-Cup-winning Alpine ski racer Alexis Pinturault and super-G skiing and giant slalom snowboarding Olympic gold medallist Ester Ledecká…

Interiors of a contemporary concert hall

In Andermatt, the sound of music soars beautifully from a remarkable newly opened concert hall. Laura Archer discovers how the…

Vineyards pictured at night with orange sky

Louis Roederer makes what might just be the world’s most famous champagne, Cristal, and a range of others all renowned…

Grand university building and lawn

As a business leader, scientist, activist, media owner and philanthropist, Kevin Xu is the embodiment of a Renaissance entrepreneur. Andrew…

Man and woman standing in the doorway of a museum gallery space

Following the exhibition’s first home at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna earlier this year, Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and…

Luxurious outdoor deck at safari lodge

Nobody wants to go where everyone else has been. Creating a holiday that eschews the well-trodden tourist trail requires knowledge,…

Facade of a contemporary building at night

Is he the new Nick Jones? Is he the new Adam Neumann? Or is Francesco Costa a totally different type…

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…

Render of a timber stacked contemporary structure

Last weekend saw the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum  founded by art collector Erol…

Lenny Kravitz wearing an animal print blazer holding champagne

The rock star turned interior designer takes the LUX hot seat, and shares a particularly fond memory involving a bottle…

Painter's hands using a scraper to shave paint on a canvas

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s body of exuberant, multi-layered paintings, created with a signature technique that sees each point on the canvas scraped…

two woman standing in front of an abstract artwork at an exhibition

Born in Paris and raised in New York, Laura de Gunzburg is a partner of the exclusive members art club…

Installation shot of racing car photos in black and white against a yellow wall

Ahead of this weekend’s Goodwood Revival, an exhibition of photographs by South African photographer Koto Bolofo celebrating the glamour of…

Photograph of a bare tree in water covered in birds

American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz wins the 2019 Leica Oskar Barnack Award with his eight-year project exploring the world’s water crisis…

colourful mist lit suspended in the air

Standing in front of Olafur Eliasson’s Beauty, a shimmering mist suspended by light, is both a grounding and unsettling experience….

Luxurious hotel bedroom with four poster bed

Why should I go now? The English countryside is at its most beautiful in the final few weeks of summer;…

installation view of a contemporary art exhibition

Lawrence Van Hagen set out to start a travel tech company, and somewhere along the way, ended up curating a…

Polo players mid match with sticks raised

This weekend Hublot’s high altitude polo tournament returns to the Swiss resort of Gstaad Gstaad annually plays host to the…

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…

Two watches resting on a white wall with ocean in background

Hublot’s latest series of classic fusion chronographs is a celebration of the laid-back Mediterranean lifestyle Evoking the mood of luxuriously…

luxurious camper van with pop up roof and ocean in distance

The Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo camper van provides a luxurious and hassle-free alternative to camping, as Digital Editor Millie Walton discovered…

Two reflective boxes stacked on top of each other in a white room

In 2015, Lorenzo Uggeri swapped his job as an analyst in the steel industry to launch an online marketplace for…

Orchestra in performance

LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai attends the premiere night of Adriana Lecouvreur sponsored by Swarovski at the Salzburg Festival LUX had…

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…

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…

Painting of erupting volcano

The Watercolour World is an ambitious online project to digitise the world’s watercolours and rescue this all-too-often overlooked but artistically…

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…

Display of Van Gogh sunflower paintings

One of the world’s most famous paintings Sunflowers (1889) has been carefully investigated, explored and restored for Van Gogh and…

Model leaning over a mirror wearing a red dress and diamond jewellery

Valérie Messika grew up playing with precious stones. Her father, Andre, was renowned in the diamond industry for decades, but…

City of zermatt with the matterhorn mountain in the distance

Summertime in the Alps is exhilarating and inspiring. The sun (usually) shines, the air is clear, temperatures aren’t too sweltering…

Facade of a hotel at night lit with a purple sunset behind

Why should I go now? July is the month the city of Nice, capital of the French riviera, comes alive….

Woman walking bare foot along the beach

Abercrombie & Kent founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent discusses how a new generation of consumers are influencing brands How…

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 posing with large contemporary artworks

Move over minimalism, Cartier’s latest high jewellery collection is an adventurous exploration of magnified dimensions Magnitude by Cartier is as…

Woman walking towards table wearing a smart dress and holding a parasol

Photographer and LUX Contributing Editor Maryam Eisler’s latest series reimagines a romantic version of the ‘Sublime Feminine’ set amidst the…

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

Render of birdseye view of a harbour from the top of a building

Lord Andrew Hay is Global Head of Residential at Knight Frank, the international real estate consultancy, and has built up…

Dinner table laid out with champagne bottles and antique plates

This week, Ruinart opens the doors to a one bedroom luxury hotel concept created in collaboration with fashion designer Jonathan…

Man sitting on the floor in front of sculptures of dinasours

French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his bold, pop-art sculptures, which have appeared at French Grand Prix and on…

Luxury dining room area with contemporary stylish furnishings

Fashion designer Roksanda Ilinčić has curated the interiors of a penthouse apartment inside Gasholders London, a new residential development in…

Close up photograph of a gorilla's face

Abercrombie & Kent’s Founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent tells us his six top safari destinations from Brazil’s wetlands to…

Woman walks in front of an artwork fanning herself

The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre brings Kuwaiti contemporary art to Venice with a mixed-media group exhibition by young…

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…

Installation shot of an art fair with guests walking around a sculpture

Ahead of the public opening of Masterpiece London’s 10th edition, we ask the fair’s chairman Philip Hewat-Jaboor for his exclusive…

Installation view of a contemporary art exhibition with round canvases

Last week, Mayfair’s JD Malat Gallery celebrated its one-year anniversary with a summer party and private view of a psychedelic…

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…

Abstract painting of a curved black line

To the majority of people, Dora Maar is Picasso’s lover and his muse, and yet Maar was an innovative and…

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…

A gold ring on a pink surface with half pink circles in the background

This season, we’ve got our eye on the new, youthful additions to Van Cleef & Arpels’ Perlée collection Perlée is…

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…

Luxury mansion building with manicured gardens and an outdoor swimming pool

Why should I go now? Long, bright days, undulating fields of wild flowers and balmy evenings. Tuscany is beautiful all…

Painting of a group of young women in a bedroom setting

Frank Cohen is one of the UK’s most renowned art collectors. Since selling his DIY business in 1997, he has…

Base camp of mount everest with mountains in the background

Expeditions to the remote and barely explored corners of the planet are not for everybody, but with the help of…

Ceramic sculpture in a museum

Edmund de Waal is known as a contemporary ceramist, who pushes the preconceived ideas of his discipline, by questioning an…

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 men sniffing a glass of white wine in a restaurant

Marc Almert was recently named Best Sommelier in the World at the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) championships in…

A naked woman crouched in a green bare landscape with flowers on her spine

When Maryam Eisler, LUX Contributing Editor and author of The Sublime Feminine, visited Iceland the results were spectacular At first…

Nighttime view of ski resort village St Moritz

St Moritz, in Switzerland’s Engadin, is an Alpine paradise in winter, with some of Europe’s best hotels for your skiing…

Baha Mar Rosewood luxury resort

There has never been a better time to luxuriate in the Bahamas, as Jenny Southan finds out at the new…

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…

Grand terrace of a pink mansion house with umbrellas and lots of greenery

Rome has a lot to offer the modern traveller beyond classical ruins, and at the heart of this burgeoning contemporary…

Artist at work in his studio

Franco-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, despite a childhood spent escaping war, then living in post- revolutionary Iran and enduring the subsequent…

Andermatt Swiss Alpine village in summertime

Andermatt is rapidly becoming one of Switzerland’s best year-round Alpine destinations. Already famed for its winter sports, the resort is…

Portrait of businessman Samih Swiris

Mass automation will mean the majority of human beings will have little prospect of being in employment. It is essential…

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…

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…

Artist Philip Colbert pictured in his London studio

In a warehouse in east London, Philip and Charlotte Colbert are creating a world of Pop art and sculpture that…

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…

Two young ballet dancers leaping in unison

This year, London Children’s Ballet is celebrating their 25th anniversary with a summer production of Ballet Shoes. LUX gets a…

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…

Luxury hotel cottage rooms made from red clay with cactus trees in the foreground

Why should I go now? Most people go to the Greek islands in summer, but springtime is a far more…

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…

In early 2019, Frieze invited surrealist photographer Trevor Hernandez to point his Instagram-focused lens, @gangculture, at its Los Angeles fair….

Large scale artwork by Turkish artwork Refik Anadol

Space in the hands of today’s artists means not just making sculpture but also whole physical or digital environments that…

Large horizontal drawing of hybrid characters dancing on a table

Nigerian-born, US-based ruby onyinyechi amanze, the official artist of 2019’s Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Lounge at Frieze New York, is…

Sculpture of a family in a domestic setting by artist Cathy Wilkes

Traditionally, art exhibitions have been directed by curators, but now there is a move to hand the reins over to…

Portrait of chinese art collector Kelly Ying

Co-founder of Shanghai’s contemporary art fair Art021, Kelly Ying is considered one of the most influential young art collectors in…

Contemporary architectural steel work on the facade of a glass building

A new kind of luxury hotel in Cognac sets new standards of comfort, cuisine and architecture for those exploring the…

A sommelier in the act of pouring wine into a table of glasses

More than sheer knowledge of wine, it takes dexterity, impeccable service and the ability to inspire the diner to be…

Gallery installation shot showing work by Sarah Morris

Standing in front of one of Sarah Morris‘ expansive architectural grids is a challenging, giddying experience. Confronted with a maze…

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…

American artist Kenny Scharf’s work straddles a line between pop-art, street art and neo-expressionism. Through surreal imagery and humour, he…

This year’s edition of artmonte-carlo brings international galleries to the Côte d’Azur. We speak to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat resident and artist Sassan…

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…

Colourful interiors of a living room with velvet arm chairs and illustrated walls

This month, a new members’ club opened its doors in Marylebone, London. Sister to Home House, Home Grown is geared…

Horizontal Falls in Talbot Bay, The Kimberley, Australia

Fresh from an expedition to the South Pole, Abercrombie & Kent Founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent is planning his…

Architectural rendering of luxury beach side villa with a private plunge pool

Dutch designer Piet Boon’s eponymous studio envision every detail of a design from the exteriors to the interiors, lighting and…

Luxury hotel skyscraper building against a blue sky

Hong Kong’s brand-new Rosewood Hotel is a triumph of taste and style, says Darius Sanai It was the party to…

Installation shot of a Luc Tuymans exhibition with a small painting between two columns at the top of stairs

Venice is gearing up for the Biennale with a whole host of exhibitions opening up around the city. One of…

Alpine village of Andermatt in winter

The fairy-tale village of Andermatt is fast becoming one of Switzerland’s most desirable destinations with the recent opening of a…

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…

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…

Rachel Whiteread sculpture on the edge of a lake in the US

Rachel Whiteread, winner of the 2019 Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon award, has illuminated the world’s art scene with her blazing…

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…

An artwork on paper by artist Raqip Shaw

Spearheaded by the recent opening of Deutsche Bank’s ambitious PalaisPopulaire, new developments are rapidly placing Berlin at the centre of…

Eccentrically dressed artists pose in Bicester Village luxury retail destination

Today marks the beginning of luxury shopping destination Bicester Village’s springtime campaign featuring artists and designers from East London If…

Business woman Vicky Xu poses with a black horse

Vicky Xu, the head of Hong Kong venture capitalists Global Group’s new Lifestyle & Sports Club, has brought her lifelong…

Exterior of luxury ski hotel on the edge of a piste

Why should I go now? The snow in the French alps this season is sensational; the skiing is velvet-powder perfect…

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…

Philip Colbert lobster art installation

London-based contemporary artist Philip Colbert works within the self-defined movement of ‘Neo Pop Surrealism’. His distinctive, wildly vibrant aesthetic speaks…

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…

Private tropical beach with sun loungers and palm trees

Baha Mar is the latest and most prestigious resort to open in the Bahamas. With three leading hotel brands and…

Explorer walking past base camp on a snowy landscape

At the age of 76, LUX contributor and founder of luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent Geoffrey Kent is still…

Luxury apartment interiors decorated in neutral colours with wooden floors

LUX travelled to Monaco for the opening of One Monte-Carlo, the swankiest residential and retail development, in the most expensive…

Campaign for Alsara by Damiani jewellery collection inspired by Kazakh traditions

How does a historic Italian jewellery brand come to dedicate an entire collection to the traditions and culture of Kazakhstan?…

the rolling mountains of the swiss engadine in summertime

Switzerland’s Engadine region has been the enchanted holiday home of the likes of Friedrich Nietzsche, Gerhard Richter and some of…

Installation shot of a gallery exhibition showing digital videos

We live in interesting times – so interesting, in fact, that not only are artists using ever-newer technologies and digital…

Tom Pope performance artist pictured floating in mid air

What do you get when you squeeze all the opulence and exclusivity of a private members’ club into a box about the…

Digital art installation of multiple screens by Victoria Fu

California-based artist Victoria Fu, the official artist of 2019’s Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Lounge at Frieze Los Angeles, is at…

Artist Betye Saar pictured in her studio

As Frieze Los Angeles highlights West Coast art, Andrew Perchuk and Kellie Jones of LA’s Getty Research Institute introduce the…

Velocity black branded truck in a desert facing sand dunes

In 2014, Zia Yusuf quit his job at Goldman Sachs and started an online, ultra-luxury concierge service with his school friend Alex Macdonald. The…

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…

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG silver car pictured against blue sky

Our high-performance Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG is transformed further by the simple expedients of an excellent annual service, and new high…

Render of Avenue of the Stars ocean walk in Hong Kong

The Avenue of the Stars is the oceanside promenade in Asia’s most exciting city that has just been reworked as…

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?…

Explorers climb through an ice cave in the South Pole

Increasingly businesses and professionals are using Instagram as a way of promoting their brand, but the app can also function…

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…

Luxury hotel complex on top of a hill overlooking Lake Lucerne in Swtizerland

At the new Bürgenstock resort in Switzerland, medical science meets luxury indulgence. Darius Sanai gets checked out at the spectacular retreat…

A Hong Kong market place at night photographed by @nelis_vansia

Has Instagram been taken over by fake follower fever, banal mirror selfies and blatant product promotion? Not if you’re one…

Ski slopes lit by lights at night in St. Mortiz

It’s been another winter of fantastic snowfall, and Darius Sanai is dreaming of his favourite location in the Alps, and…

White cliffs of dover with the channel stretching into a blue horizon

The DFDS ferry from Dover to Calais only takes 90 minutes, but with beautiful views, good food, and the comforts…

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…

Miniature painting by artist Hana Louise Shahnavaz of galloping horses

Are you a scientist or an artist, a genius or a poet? Do you really have to choose? Perhaps humans…

closeup photo of turned on computer monitor

By Greg Williams A LUX x ROSEWOOD COLLABORATION In recent years, ambitious parents have added a further endeavour to the…

close-up photo of SPMTE color bars

By Dylan Jones A LUX x ROSEWOOD COLLABORATION I remember the very first time I met Jonathan Ive [Apple’s chief…

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…

South african open air safari camp pictured at night

Why should I go now? Whilst the frost is settling over Europe, it’s summer in South Africa and the sun…

Fashion look book with two images of models wearing suits and white heels

Mongolian designer Mandkhai Jargalsaikhan’s eponymous brand is dedicated to the sustainable production of high quality cashmere. Using yarn spun from…

Luxury dining room with large windows into the gardens

First opened in 1946, Mediterranean restaurant Rampoldi is legendary in Monaco for hosting Hollywood icons such Princess Grace and Roger Moore….

Swiss sculptor Giacometti's famous collective of female sculptures entitled Women of Venice

Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti is renowned for his figurative sculpture and dedicated exploration of the human condition. His work, in…

Aerial shot of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Africa

Abercrombie & Kent founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent forecasts the hottest travel experiences and destinations for the coming year…

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….

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,…

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…

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…

Luxury indoor swimming pool surrounded by plants inside a glass atrium

Grand Luxury is a curated hotel booking site and a concierge service through which clients can arrange exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime experiences….

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…

Watercolour design sketches of buckles and clasp fittings by luxury brand Moynat

Each year, Parisian luxury brand Moynat selects one aspect of their craft to spotlight. This year the focus is clasps,…

Actress Isabelle Huppert poses in front of wall in blue shirt and red lipstick

Acclaimed actress Isabelle Huppert, 65, has appeared in more than 120 films since her debut in 1971, including her Golden Globe-winning…

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…

Alpine village of Andermatt in winter

Up next in the exciting new development of Andermatt Swiss Alps? A state-of-the-art concert hall and artworks by a Swiss…

Book launch at Hatchard's London with Christmas decorations and guests chatting

Last week saw the launch of author and photographer Hossein Amirsadeghi’s latest book Equine Journeys: The British Horse World at Hatchard’s bookshop…

Watercolour drawing of a nude woman in bridge pose by French artist and sculptor Rodin

Auguste Rodin is best known for his sensual, turbulent sculptures, but he was one of those rare artists, like Picasso,…

Whilst the sharing economy has made travelling more convenient and affordable, consumers need to be wary of companies that are…

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…

Fashion collection on display within a stately ballroom

Florentine aristocrat Emilio Pucci founded his eponymous label in post-war Italy; now the fashion house is internationally renowned for its…

Aerial image of Menaggio village on Lake Como, Italy

Emma Love discovers a slew of fresh restaurant openings and exciting events attracting a cool new crowd to one of…

Chais Monnet is a luxury country hotel in southwest France with striking contemporary architecture

Last week saw the official opening of the most swanky hotel in southwest France, by Anglo-Iranian entrepreneur Javad Marandi, owner…

Anna Wallace-Thompson speaks to curator and artist Maryam Eisler about the characters in her latest book, Voices: East London, which…

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…

Vintage library scene with wooden bookshelves and a table and chair at the window

Oxford University is the world’s best, according to august publications like The Times. Oligarchs, CEOs, kings and presidents clamour alongside ordinary…

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…

gallery view of art exhibition with hanging punch bag and colourful paintings on the walls

Marking the centenary since some women won the right to vote in Britain, London’s newest Mayfair gallery Unit celebrates the…

Man testing wine from a line of oak barrels

The art of the Master Sommelier is steeped in tradition, but with the rise of ever-more sophisticated technology, Rebecca Gibb…

Epic landscape of rugged mountains and lake with powdering white clouds in a blue sky

From jagged-peak mountain ranges to glacial lakes and towering valleys, LUX Editor-at-Large Gauhar Kapparova explores Tajikistan’s incredible landscapes – perfect…

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…

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…

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…

Black and white portrait of Ai Weiwei

No longer an outlier from the busy Europe– New York art corridor, Los Angeles is rapidly becoming a serious contender…

Image of an old empty swimming pool with a turquoise surface

Frieze art fair might be over, but London’s still the top destination for art this month, says Digital Editor Millie…

Installation set up around a staircase of a crane holding a glowing yellow planet

Featuring over 300 works by some of the art world’s biggest names alongside emerging artists, Deutsche Bank’s new exhibition space,…

Historical suffragette photograph in black and white of women's parade holding signs with the suffrage message

As we celebrate the 100 year anniversary since women were given the vote in parliamentary elections, Angela Westwater, one of the art…

Vintage library scene with wooden bookshelves and a table and chair at the window

Oxford University is the world’s best, according to august publications like The Times. Oligarchs, CEOs, kings and presidents clamour alongside…

A bottle of Philipponnat champagne surrounded by roses

Festive drinks parties might not have started just yet, but it’s never too early to stock the cellar, or drink…

Close up photograph of a black gorilla's face in the wild

Abercrombie & Kent’s Founder and CEO, and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent has visited 148 countries, racking up a total of 17…

Performance art scene of people hanging over surrounded by mist and pink lights

As the world’s leading contemporary art galleries come together for this year’s Frieze London in Regent’s Park, Iwona Blazwick, director of…

Neon pink lights spelling Another World in Italics

Artist Tracey Emin and Deutsche Bank are marking 100 years of women’s suffrage with a show of work by female…

Three miniature style paintings hanging on display in a gallery setting

British-Iranian artist Hana Louise Shahnavaz spent 6 years studying the art of traditional Persian painting in Iran under the tutorage of master painter…

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…

Vibrant mural painting of an angel with sculpture of a colourful man standing in front

When artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar came across a 1960s film by Jean Cocteau, he was stunned to discover they were both…

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…

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…

Actress Lupita Nyong’o spinning in a silk pink dress in front of Chopard board on the red carpet

Caroline Scheufele is co-president of Chopard, the Swiss jeweller and watchmaker that has been run by her family for more…

Facade of the K11 Musea Hong Kong development with roof gardens

Entrepreneur Adrian Cheng and landscape architect James Corner are transforming Hong Kong with a multi-billion dollar development plan. Leading architecture…

Two colourful sculptures of men standing in a lush green garden

Last week saw the private view and opening of French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s latest exhibition. LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai was entranced….

Luxury outdoor restaurant with round tables and potted trees

Why should I go now? Any number of reasons: visiting Fashion Week; dropping by some dealers ahead of next month’s…

Rooftop restaurant with tables laid ready for dining and views of the sea and a fort in the distance

Most luxury travellers know that the most beautiful corners of Ibiza are in the North, far away from the strip…

Life-size sculptures of male silhouettes with one real man at the back of a line of three

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s latest exhibition responds to the work of French polymath Jean Cocteau. Virginia Blackburn travels to the Cote d’Azur to meet the…

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…

Giraffe stands by tree in Africa against an orange sunset

Founder and CEO of luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, and regular LUX columnist, Geoffrey Kent began his career by…

Munch inspired prints by pop art artist Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol first became properly interested in Edvard Munch on a visit to Oslo in 1971, where he spent time…

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…

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…

large contemporary lounge area with sofas and armchairs

Invitation only, private members club Wentworth is home to one of the UK’s most exclusive and historic golf courses. After…

Aerial shot of luxury swimming pool surrounded by wooden decking and cabanas

Why should I go now? Speak to Monaco residents and they may tell you that August isn’t the ideal time…

Sommelier pouring wine in modern style kitchen

Last week Gaggenau’s 2018 UK Sommelier competition took place in London to decide which young sommelier would go on to…

Three female models standing in a field wearing pastel coloured outfits

Bright colours, androgynous silhouettes and billowing fabrics: just three of the reasons we’re currently obsessed with womenswear label Brøgger. We speak…

large gorilla sits at edge of river looking into the distance surrounded by lush jungle

In his latest column, Abercrombie & Kent Founder Geoffrey Kent considers the difficulties of discovering new destinations and crossing frontiers…

Colour photograph of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo holding a traditional figurine against a blue door

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up is an examination of the creation of an artist – and a person, –…

Close up image of swimming pool with white sun umbrellas reflected in the water and the ocean in the distance

Club Dauphin at Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat by Four Seasons feels more like a private island than one of the most…

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…

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…

Open restaurant kitchen with window showing chefs preparing food

Michelin-starred chef Ollie Dabbous’ latest restaurant Hide is one of the hottest openings in London this year. A joint venture…

Grand restaurant interiors with plush leather arm chairs, white table cloths and open kitchen

Why should I go now? Summer is hot and steamy in Hong Kong and traditionally a stopover in this most…

London-based architecture and interior design practise Design Haus Liberty might be a relatively new name in the industry, but it…

Abstract black and white landscape painting by British artist John Virtue

This September, Fortnum & Mason in collaboration with art collector Frank Cohen will present an in-store exhibition of British landscape…

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…

Street art painting by Los Angeles based artist Alec Monopoly depicting TAG Heuer's CEO Jean-Claude Biver

Street artist Alec Monopoly’s distinctive creations are a blend of subversive graffiti culture and post-pop colour. And he has now…

Model wearing blue and yellow off the shoulder swimsuit lying on a pebbled beach

New York based swimwear label, Flagpole is a Cali-surfer girl’s dream. Clean lines, block colours and bikinis that won’t fall…

vibrant abstract painting of Sienne Port by S.H. Raza

The first major exhibition of Sayed Haider Raza since his death in 2016, S.H. Raza: Traversing Terrains explores five decades of…

Chewton Glen hotel main house pictured in the summer light

Why should I go now? English summers: you can’t beat them. Especially when you’re staying in a luxury treehouse, overhanging…

lone traveller stands on the top of stones overlooking mountains

After years of exploring the remotest corners of the globe, Geoffrey Kent has perfected the art of being prepared. Here…

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…

curved Georgian building with columns and lawn scattered with yellow leaves

English country house hotels are wonderful, but it can be a challenge to get to them from the capital; and…

a thin road winding up a lush green mountain with a cloudy sky

The St Gotthard, Oberalp and Furka are three of the most spectacular mountain passes in Europe. And the new Holiday…

Model Emily Ratajkowski pictured wearing white suit surrounded by photographers

The LVMH prize is the most prestigious and desirable award for any emerging designer. Lauren Cochrane reports from Paris on…

Artist Mouna Rebeiz sits amongst bespoke piggy banks

French-Lebanese artist Mouna Rebeiz lives and works in London and is debuting her second solo show in the capital at the Saatchi…

Luxury hotel bedroom with huge double bed, gold wall and plush linens

Why should I go now? One of the fastest growing capitals in the world,