A seafront villa at the Ritz-Carlton residences in Bodrum, Turkey The concept of the branded residence was born in New York in 1927 when The Sherry Netherland Hotel began offering privately owned…

Photograph by Anne Emmanuelle Thion In the final part of our luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the subtle grandeur of Domaine Les…

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An aerial view of Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa and, to the right, the parkland of the Lichtentaler Allee In the third edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021…

Carl Gerges. Photograph by Charbel Abou Zeidan The Lebanese architect and co-founder of the country’s biggest indie rock band Mashrou’ Leila on his beautiful homeland and what it’s like to…

The whisky trail in the Scottish Highlands Tod Bradbury is head of rare and collectable whiskies at the renowned fine wine and spirits merchants Justerini & Brooks, London. Here, he tells LUX…

The Dolder Grand hotel with the city of Zurich beyond. Photograph by David Biedert In the second edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief…

Harlan Estate's vineyards in Napa Valley, California Will Harlan is the second-generation managing director of California’s iconic Harlan Estate, maker of some of the most expensive and desirable…

The Bouquet Light designed by Tord Boontje for Habitat in 2014 For product designer Tord Boontje, material is all. Whether made from upcycled blankets or crystals, his designs for anything from…

Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon, chef de cave of Champagne Louis Roederer. Image by MKB. Louis Roederer’s Cristal is one of the world’s most glorious wines. Rich, powerful and full-bodied, yet…

Dancers in the British Ballet Charity Gala at the Royal Albert Hall. Image by Isabella Sheherazade Sanai On Thursday 3 June, eight leading British ballet companies shared the stage at the Royal…

Auctioneer Oliver Barker directing Sotheby's global e-auctions. Courtesy of Sotheby's. Following the announcement of Sotheby's Cologne office, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie…

Inspired by the vibrant colours and laid-back lifestyle of the island of Capri, fashion designer Catherine Prevost’s latest collection was celebrated with an in-store exhibition of artworks by…

Inside the new Castiglione wing of the Hôtel Costes. Image by Alex Profit. The legendary celebrity magnet Hôtel Costes in Paris is reopening with 38 spectacular new rooms and suites in a new…

Suvretta House overlooks the Upper Engadine valley. Image courtesy of Suvretta House. High in the Swiss Alps, LUX indulges in a gastronomic tour like no other, all under the auspices of one…

Robilant + Voena at Masterpiece London 2019, photography Ben Fisher, Courtesy Masterpiece London In his final column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip…

Ice Garden by David Sinclair Over the course of his career, David Sinclair has photographed some of our planet's wildest landscapes and led numerous polar expeditions, working closely with local…

Photograph by Valentin Luthiger It's not just the breathtaking alpine landscapes that are attracting visitors to Andermatt Swiss Alp's golf course, but also its notable commitment to sustainability…

The view from the terrace of the Royal Penthouse suite at the Mandarin Oriental Geneva In the first of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief…

The 2019 Mille Miglia The Mille Miglia, once the world’s most challenging road race, is now a historical recreation with the original cars and their avid collectors. On the eve of 2021’s race, we…

Andermatt in summer As well as making it a world-class ski resort, the development of the Swiss village of Andermatt has from the very start aimed to attract people who want to live there…

Spearheaded by collector and patron Kamiar Maleki, Present the Future is a hybrid artist residency, that brings together British musician Tinie Tempah and French-Iranian artist Sassan…

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

Installation by teamLab, Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together – Transcending Boundaries, A Whole Year per Hour (2017). Courtesy of Superblue Blue-blooded art dealer Mollie…

The Badrutt’s Palace hotel’s grand frontage and its iconic tower. High in St Moritz, the grandest hotel in the Alps has just been revitalised. There’s nowhere better to take the summer air…

Markus Neff in the kitchen at Gütsch. Image by Valentin Luthiger At the top of the 2,300 metre-high Gütsch-Express mountain station in the Swiss ski resort of Andermatt resides Markus Neff's…

Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous This month, LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges reflects on the difficulties of the past year, and the lessons we've learnt As we all start to…

Lucy and Anthony Carroll's farm in Northumberland Artisanal growers may be small scale but their care for the land and their produce is making a big impact on how we eat and drink. Torri Mundell…

Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico with one of her landscape paintings As a new solo show of Georgia O'Keeffe's work opens in Madrid, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie Neuendorf…

Maria-Theresia Mathisen, Jill Mulleady and Cornelia Mensdorff-Pouilly (clockwise from top left) in the grand hall Each summer at her family’s fairy-tale castle above the Côte d’Azur, curator…

Rashid Johnson in the studio with a work from his series Anxious Red Paintings. Photograph by Sheree Hovsepian Rashid Johnson is a cult superstar among contemporary artists, inexorably leading the…

Installation view of A History Untold curated by Lisa Anderson at Signature African Art London. Photo © Mora Ltd Lisa Anderson is an independent curator and the founder of the Instagram account…

Minster Mill sits on the edge of the River Windrush in the Cotswolds Why should I go now? Bluebells, blossom, and undulating greenness rolling into the distance. So long as the weather plays ball,…

Nina Mae Fowler, Love VI. Copyright the artist, courtesy of COB Gallery The Stand is a new digital art platform that raises money for charitable causes through curated online auctions, featuring…

Opera Gallery at Masterpiece London 2019. Photograph by Ben Fisher. Courtesy of Masterpiece London In his second column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip…

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

Axel Heinz is a winemaker and the estate director of Ornellaia and Masseto Axel Heinz is Italy's most celebrated winemaker, responsible for star Super Tuscan wines Masseto and Ornellaia, among…

Before founding J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey in 2015, Louise McGuane worked at LVMH, Diageo and Pernod Ricard in New York, London, Singapore and Paris. She is now based back on her family farm in…

Cristal is the champagne of champagnes, and the new vintage is both brilliant and biodynamic. Give yourself a home-made health cure by buying and sampling, says Darius Sanai Beetroot Kombucha.…

Matteo Lunelli, CEO & President of Ferrari Trento Italian sparkling wine producer Ferrari Trento was founded in 1902 and is now under the leadership of the third generation of the Lunelli…

Andermatt's newest apartment building Altera features twelve luxury residences Andermatt Swiss Alps is the hottest destination in Switzerland right now. The sustainable ski/golf/mountain living…

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

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

Pace Gallery's new space in Palm Beach, Florida As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf discusses the cultural shifts caused by the pandemic and…

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Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous This month, LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges concludes his 'how to thrive in uncertainty' series by sharing some practical advice on how to…

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

Founder of Xupes, Joe McKenzie Joe McKenzie and his father Frank founded Xupes in 2009, selling a handful of pre-owned Cartier watches from their home in Bishop's Stortford. The company now sells…

A bold new series of paintings by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar are inspired by the artist's childhood memories of fields of flowers in the mountains of north Tehran. To Behnam-Bakhtiar, these flowers are…

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Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges continues to explore how we can move away from a survival-based way of thinking and towards a mindset which will…

Kevin Pinsembert, Sans Titre (Décor +), 2020. Acrylic on cotton. © Kevin Pinsembert, 2020Image courtesy of Saatchi Yates Phoebe Saatchi Yates is the daughter of art world titan Charles Saatchi…

Portrait of Maxwell Alexandre 2020. Copyright the artist. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising…

Chin Cheng-Te, Lee Chia-Hung, Lin Chuan-Kai, and Chen Yi-Chun, still image from Making Friends/ Fire, 2020, mixed media installation, dimensions variable. Videographer: Lee Chia-Hung. Independent…

Tamara de Łempicka, Young Lady with Gloves (1930) As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf outlines a brief history of women artists, and discusses…

Culture A's hospitality projects include London's new wellness hotel Inhabit, which will open this summer. Image courtesy of Inhabit Hotels Anne T. Rogers is the founder of Amsterdam-based art…

What happens when you combine a brutal lockdown, a prima ballerina from the Matthew Bourne company, an alternative fashion designer, and a creative photographer? You get Michela Meazza dancing on…

Restaurant Markus Neff and The Japanese at the top of Gütsch in Andermatt Two of our favourite mountain restaurants have just received Michelin stars. You can’t get in there right now because of…

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Antony Micallef in his London home turned studio. Photograph by Maryam Eisler British artist Antony Micallef's practice blurs the boundaries between painting and sculpture. His textural artworks…

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Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous Last month, life coach Simon Hodges discussed why healthy dynamics often deteriorate and offered practical tools to help break out of old destructive…

Ferrari 812 Superfast In the first of our supercar review series, LUX enjoys an exhilarating drive in the Ferrari 812 Superfast Ferrari is regularly voted the world’s most powerful luxury brand,…

Artist Clara Hastrup in her studio at the Royal Academy of Arts in London Danish artist Clara Hastrup graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020, and is one of the selected artists in this…

Jonathan Riss has designed a collection of bags exclusively for One&Only Belgium-born designer Jonathan Riss is the founder of JAH AHR, a luxury brand which transforms authenticated vintage…

Sofia Mitsola (Portrait). Courtesy of the artist and Pilar Corrias, London. Photo: Mark Blower. In our new online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising…

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

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An artwork by Minjung Kim installed over the fireplace in the residential side entrance lounge of the Waldorf Astoria LUX Contributing Editor Simon de Pury is also an auctioneer, art dealer,…

Simon Hodges. Photograph by Matt Porteous In last month's column, life coach Simon Hodges explained how and why problems arise in familial relationships. Here, he shares his top tips for breaking…

Still from Within, directed and choreographed by Benjamin Millepied with music by Thomas Roussel. Photograph by Melissa Roldan To celebrate the launch of their latest timepiece, Richard Mille…

The Jackie O. Suite at the Villa Kennedy In the third edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief returns to Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte hotel in the centre of Frankfurt, to…

A ring design by Katherine James Collector and dealer of modern, vintage and antique fine jewellery Katherine James runs her eponymous brand from her home in London. Here she talks to Abigail…

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

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La Muña restaurant at La Réserve Eden au Lac Zurich. In the second of our four part luxury travels view column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the elegant alpine charm of La Réserve…

The vineyards of Château Mouton Rothschild. Photo © Studio Goodday. Courtesy Château Mouton Rothschild This morning, Château Mouton Rothschild revealed its latest artistic collaboration with…

The Circular Fairisle Sweater from Connolly's Autumn/Winter collection. Photograph by Robbie Lawrence Practical design does not have to mean dull looks. What about these subtle and…

Nets 5 – Pumbley Cove (2019), Shezad Dawood, acrylic and wool on linen, 80 x 100 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Timothy Taylor, London. British artist Shezad Dawood's interdisciplinary practice…

FLOCK (shown here in the deTour 2020 virtual space) is an interactive artwork by Whatever Inc. and one of Shin Wong's favourites from this year's festival Born in Taipei and raised in New…

Palermo poncho by Aessai London-based sustainable knitwear label Aessai was founded by Argentinian designer Rebecca Kramer in 2017 to celebrate and support South American craftsmanship. The brand…

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

Caroline Scheufele (left) and actress Julianne Moore at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival wearing Chopard.Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images Chopard’s Artistic Director Caroline Scheufele…

The reception area at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore In the first of our four part luxury travel views column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai recalls the breathtaking views and chic ambience…

Afshin Naghouni in his studio. Photograph by Maryam Eisler Born in Iran, visual artist Afshin Naghouni immigrated to London in his mid-twenties where he began to establish a reputation for his…

Jimi Hendrix, London, 1967, Gered Mankowitz With many national lockdowns reinstated across the globe, the majority of this year's festive shopping is taking place online. Launching her new…

Life coach Simon Hodges with his family. Photograph by Matt Porteous Life coach Simon Hodges has transformed the lives of royalty, entrepreneurs, billionaires and their families. In the first of…

The Spirit of the Rose pink diamond, will be auctioned by Sotheby's on 11 November In celebration of an upcoming sale of an ultra-rare Russian pink diamond known as The Spirit of the Rose,…

Sophie Toh represents several luxury brands, including House of Garrard (pictured above) Sophie Toh began her career in London's luxury PR industry before moving to the United Arab Emirates where…

Warwick Acoustics' flagship headphone system, the APERIO, promises the ultimate listening experience. Image courtesy of Warwick Acoustics British company Warwick Acoustics has developed a…

An underwater photographer wearing the Blancpain Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph. Image by Harald Hois Swiss watch brand Blancpain has long championed the exploration and conservation of our oceans…

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Yayoi Kusama portrait with La Grande Dame x Yayoi Kusama Limited Edition © Yayoi Kusama Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's artistic impressions of Veuve Clicquot's new vintage La Grande…

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Build your autumn wardrobe from the collections of ethically and environmentally minded designers Mara Hoffman’s Catalina jacket evokes a tropical mood in a vivid red hue with lightly…

OceanX’s sub Deep Rover filming for ‘Blue Planet II’ in Cocos Island in the Pacific Ocean, 2015. Image by Ian Kellett. Once the sea casts its spell, it holds you in its net of wonder forever.…

The Power Of Black And White, Dennis Osakue, Acrylic & Collage on Canvas, 150cm x 150cm, 2020 Signature African Art, one of Nigeria's leading contemporary art galleries, opened its first…

Drone footage of Atlantic Forest in Brazil. Image by FG Trade Can the power of the financial markets be harnessed to address environmental issues such as ocean conservation? LUX talks to Jörg…

The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, located off the coast of California. Image by NOAA/Mark Norder Douglas McCauley directs the Benioff Ocean Initiative, the philanthropic organisation…

From David Eustace's series ‘Mar a Bha’, which translates from Gaelic to 'As It Was’ The investment community is waking up to the opportunities in our oceans. Impactful ethical investments in…

Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan with landmark Baiterek tower. Image by cosmopol. Dynamic leadership and entrepreneurial thinking are required to help the global economy recover. We speak…

The Lisbon Oceanarium, Europe’s largest informational and educational space on the oceans, is operated by a foundation launched by Portugal’s Dos Santos family. Image by Paulo Maxim Claudio de…

Installation view of Looking Up, Helaine Blumenfeld's exhibition at Canary Wharf 2020. Photo © Sean Pollock Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose…

Fashion designer Kevin Germanier. Image by Alexandre Haefeli As the fashion industry comes under scrutiny for its environmental credentials in an age of sustainability, one young designer is…

The Respected by Gaggenau initiative recognises excellence in the categories of food, wine and design German luxury appliance maker Gaggenau begins its search for three extraordinary makers and…

Marie-Claire Daveu with Elodie Brunstein of ecological engineers Solicaz in French Guiana. Image by Magneto. The Kering group, owner of Gucci and Bottega Veneta, led the luxury industry by…

Ruth B. photographed during making of her video for the single ‘Dirty Nikes’, 2020. Image by Gabriel LN. Is Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B. the new Tracy Chapman? She has a soulful voice,…

Better stewardship of the oceans is at the heart of the blue economy and is the core message of the next generation of environmental campaigners for ocean conservation. Here are the activists a…

Mahi photographed by Annie Guttridge A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action to save the oceans DEUTSCHE BANK…

Château La Mission Haut-Brion. Courtesy of Domaine Clarence Dillon For the cosmopolitan Prince Robert de Luxembourg, owning one of the world’s most celebrated wine estates, Château Haut-Brion,…

Penélope Cruz at the 2018 Cannes festival wearing Atelier Swarovski jewellery. Courtesy Swarovski. Penélope Cruz brings her renowned energy to philanthropic and charitable work – and now she…

Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar. Image by Marko Delbello Ocepek. Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does it all – interiors, architectural design, weddings. Whether large-scale events or private…

Tamara Rojo © Karolina Kuras Tamara Rojo has spent the past two decades wowing spectators at the Royal Ballet and now at the English National Ballet where she is artistic director. LUX speaks to…

Ruinart recently launched its 'second skin' case, a stylish and more sustainable alternative to the traditional champagne gift box, as pictured above with the Brut Rosé NV and Blanc de Blanc…

Baby pillar coral, being bred in quarantine, at six months. Image by Kristen Marhaver She is one of the most compelling figures in ocean conservation. Kristen Marhaver, a marine biologist and TED…

Aquajenne in Paradise II Elevator Girls (1996) by Miwa Yanagi. Courtesy Deutsche Bank Collection At the heart of Deutsche Bank’s worldwide art programme is one of the most interesting and diverse…

This 1995 Ferrari F512M Coupé will be on sale at the Bonhams auction in Zoute, Belgium on October 11 Modern classic cars, desirable machines from the 1980s onwards, are hotter than ever, with…

Marc Quinn in his studio with his work Viral Painting. A Man Tapes Himself to the Colorado Soldiers Monument, Artnet (2020) From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth to his recent…

Tom Dixon's Fat chairs, Beat pendant lights and Tube table. Image by Peer Lindgreen. Millie Walton speaks to four design leaders – Bentley’s Stefan Sielaff, Gaggenau’s Sven Baacke, Tom Dixon…

Truffle hunting has been in severe decline since the early 20th century, but is once again on the rise as a craft and is currently highlighted by the Respected by Gaggenau campaign The art of the…

Gillian Wearing Lockdown exhibition view: Maureen Paley, London, 2020 © Gillian Wearing, courtesy Maureen Paley, London / Hove Lockdown: a word that's more familiar to most of us now than it was…

Mulberry Square townhouses at Chelsea Barracks The exclusive Chelsea Barracks residential development in London aims to be the epitome of contemporary luxury living. It also draws on a wealth of…

A look from Area’s AW16 collection, incorporating an official collaboration with Swarovski. © Swarovski Corporate Archive Austrian crystal-maker Swarovski celebrates its 125th anniversary this…

The penthouse apartment at Alma, one of two apartment houses to become available in Andermatt The transformation of the village of Andermatt in the Swiss Alps into a place for permanent residence…

Untitled drawing by Hugo Wilson made with charcoal, black chalk, sandpaper and a sanding machine, paper mounted on aluminium. Photograph by Maryam Eisler London-based artist Hugo Wilson works with…

'La marea bajita' from Diango Hernández's Instopia Instagram project Dusseldorf-based, Cuban artist Diango Hernández has been blurring the lines between the virtual and physical since 2015 with…

Loquet's London shop located at 73 Elizabeth Street, SW1W 9PJ London-based jewellery brand Loquet is renewing the concept of a keepsake locket with sustainable, modern designs that consumers can…

Soul Healing by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar This Friday will see the public opening of Rebirth, an exhibition of new paintings and the unveiling of a major public installation by French-Iranian artist…

Ornellaia 2017 Solare Vendemmia d'Artista 6 litre with label designs by Tomás Saraceno This week, Italian wine producer Ornellaia opened its 12th annual online benefit auction in collaboration…

Woolsery Cottage, a private residence with interiors by Hannah Lohan Since launching in 2015, Hannah Lohan Interiors has developed a reputation for designing uniquely decorative spaces. The…

The new Oyster Perpetual Submariner, 41mm in Oystersteel. © Rolex/Alain Costa LUX discovers Rolex's striking new editions to the iconic Submariner, Datejust, Oyster Perpetual and Sky-Dweller…

Sunset, a limited edition photograph by Cathleen Naundorf. Courtesy of Cathleen Naundorf studio Maryam Eisler Following in the footsteps of Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and Peter Beard,…

darvish Fakhr photographed by Hugh Fox British-Iranian, Canadian-born, American-raised artist darvish Fakhr's multifaceted practice embraces dualities - light and dark, play and solemnity, movement…

Sibton Park Manor House in Suffolk is one of the hideaway properties in Fish&Pips' UK portfolio Luxury travel company Fish&Pips began by focusing on alpine holidays before expanding into…

Sumosan Twiga offers a fusion of Italian and Japanese cuisine Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers the culinary delights of Italian Japanese restaurant Sumosan Twiga An Italian Japanese…

'Faye Dunaway, Morning After Winning Oscar', 1976. Photograph by Terry O’Neill, Iconic Images courtesy of Maddox Gallery Over the course of his 60 year career, Terry O'Neill photographed the…

Zuma London (pictured here) might have reopened, but for those cautious about visiting, the restaurant's delivery service allows you to recreate the same experience at home. Image by Richard…

Beet gnocchi from Le Clarence cookbook of recipes by head chef Christophe Pelé. Image © Richard Haughton Earlier this year, Domaine Clarence Dillon, the luxury French company who owns…

Located in heart of Knightsbridge, Mandarin Oriental London backs onto Hyde Park Why should I go now? The last few years haven't been easy for Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. Following the hotel's…

'Butterflies' by James Wilde, MA Photography As the RCA's virtual graduate show comes to a close, LUX explores its diverse offering of curated collections and events Over the last few months, art…

One of the luxury apartments in the Arve building with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape Two new apartment buildings in the Swiss village of Andermatt offer the calm and luxury of…

Brunello Cucinelli's Spring/Summer 2020 lifestyle collection includes handcrafted ceramic tableware Brunello Cucinelli's latest ceramic tableware collection evokes the warmth and rustic charm of…

Installation view from Huang Yong Ping's exhibition 'Wu Zei' at Musée océanographique de Monaco (represented by Kamel Mennour) The art world has been hit harder than most industries by the global…

Image by Tobias Tullius Last month, The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation announced the winners of its 2020 awards, selected for their outstanding commitment to the conservation of our…

Bentley's latest Bentayga SUV is more environmentally friendly, faster, more comfortable LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers Bentley's new, faster and more environmentally friendly Bentayga…

Novikov 2 Go is a new service from the innovative Mayfair restaurant, offering tasting menus cooked, packaged and delivered to your door. Novikov, the famed Mayfair restaurant, is now offering…

Dior Rose des Vent 'Sport', a sketch by Victoire de Castellane Dior Jewellery’s Creative Director Victoire de Castellane reimagines the latest additions to the brand's 'Rose des Vents' collection…

London Art Studies offers mini art online art history classes for members London Art Studies is the world's first online arts education subscription website, offering mini video lectures and…

ionic cars makes over classic cars with high performance, zero-emissions electric power LUX discovers how UK start-up ionic cars is replacing the original engines of classic cars with zero-emission…

Elsa at Monte-Carlo Beach hotel is the first 100% organic Michelin-starred restaurant, as certified by Ecocert Ahead of the re-opening of Monte-Carlo Beach hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant…

The Lygon Arms in the Cotswolds dates back to 14th century A couple of unspoilt Cotswolds rural idylls from the 14th and 17th centuries, a rare luxury hotel in Champagne with a touch of the…

The view across the Rhine valley from Alsace’s Chateau de Haut-Koenigsbourg to Germany’s Black Forest. LUX takes a journey from Alsace-Lorraine to Lake Constance, through a historic, beautiful,…

Badrutt’s Palace overlooking Lake St Moritz St Moritz is well known as the winter playground of Europe’s rich and aristocratic. But don’t dismiss the resort, and especially its venerable and…

Marc Ferrero in his studio Marc Ferrero's unique practice of 'Storytelling Art' combines aesthetic styles and visual references from different artistic movements and cultures to create striking,…

Andermatt. Image by Peter Wormstetter In recent years, the tiny Swiss village of Andermatt has been establishing itself as one of the world's most desirable and forward-thinking alpine resorts, but…

The exterior of The Standard hotel, Kings Cross. Image by Tim Charles East London-based architecture and design practice Orms masterminded the renovation of Camden Town Hall Annexe in Kings Cross…

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

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The Princess Yachts’ X95 flybridge Antony Sheriff has transformed the fortunes of Bernard Arnault’s yachtmaker Princess, creating boats that are stylish, in demand and environmentally…

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Jean-François Dieterich (left) with Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar at the Villa Cuccia-Noya. The south of France, home to Matisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, has one of the greatest artistic legacies in the…

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

'James Turrell' installed at Pace Gallery, 6 Burlington Gardens, London. From left: Sagittarius (2019); Cassiopeia (2019); Pegasus (2019). Photograph by Damian Griffiths James Turrell's practice…

Set with 50 diamonds, the new limited editions of Spirit of Big Bang are uplifting evolutions of the Swiss brand's iconic collection The colourful collection of new limited edition Hublot…

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Knight Frank launched its 2020 Wealth Report at Chelsea Barracks, a new luxury residential development in Belgravia, London Last week saw the official launch of the 13th edition of Knight…

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Dev Patel as David Copperfield in The Personal History of David Copperfield directed by Armando Iannucci Armando Iannucci is Hollywood’s most withering satirist. Here, the director of The…

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Vintage Dior haute couture by Gianfranco Ferré, from the late 1990s In Rome, history, style and a captivating jewellery collection come together in an engrossing new exhibition by home-grown…

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Peter Beard & Mock Elephant Charge (1985), by Mirella Ricciardi Born in Kenya, Mirella Ricciardi has worked as a photographer for over 65 years, shooting everything from high-profile fashion…

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'Autumn' (2019), Chloe Ho . Chinese ink and acrylic on cloth Hong Kong-based artist Chloe Ho revives ancient techniques of Chinese ink painting with a contemporary perspective. Following the…

Art photographer David Yarrow on his new image of the Pioneer Bar, Cindy Crawford and a wolf We called last year’s photograph of the mountain men at the bar The Usual Suspects, as that is…

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From the 'Water' series by Mustafah Abdulaziz American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz wins the 2019 Leica Oskar Barnack Award with his eight-year project exploring the world's water…

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Image by Oliver Schwendener After years of exploring the remotest corners of the globe, Geoffrey Kent has perfected the art of being prepared. Here the Abercrombie & Kent Founder reveals his…

The RM 11-03 McLaren watch It costs as much as a McLaren 570S and will turn just as many heads. We love the RM 11-03 McLaren Automatic Flyback Chronograph with a desire that is almost…

The impressive facade of The Royal Crescent Hotel, Bath English country house hotels are wonderful, but it can be a challenge to get to them from the capital; and they can be teeming with families…

The sinuous curves leading up to the St Gotthard pass The St Gotthard, Oberalp and Furka are three of the most spectacular mountain passes in Europe. And the new Holiday Village Andermatt Reuss is…

Henrik Uldalen at work in the studio The JD Malat Gallery opens with an exhibition by an artist discovered on Instagram Jean-David Malat is known for championing emerging artists, although with some…

LVMH's Delphine Arnault with Karl Lagerfeld at the LVMH Prize 2018 cocktail reception ©François GOIZE The LVMH prize is the most prestigious and desirable award for any emerging designer. Lauren…

Dead End, 2015 by Mouna Rebeiz Mouna Rebeiz in the studio French-Lebanese artist Mouna Rebeiz lives and works in London and is debuting her second solo show in the capital at the Saatchi…

The Thief boutique hotel sits on the edge of a peninsula known as Tjuvholmen Why should I go now? One of the fastest growing capitals in the world, Oslo is in the midst of some serious…

Axel Heinz, Masseto's Estate Director and Winemaker The maker of Masseto hosts a private dinner for LUX readers in London, along with LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai Axel Heinz is not what you…

Even luxury hotels in the world's great metropolises, like Hong Kong, sometimes get it wrong, according to Geoffrey Kent It’s surprising how often ‘luxury’ hotels get even the simple things…

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar in the studio French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar's latest exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery is refreshingly uncontroversial. And that's the point. Aptly titled…

Richemont's debut watch brand Baume aims for total sustainability Uber luxury goods holding company Richemont owns some of the world's biggest brands in the watch and jewellery industries…

520 Park Avenue, under construction, seen from Central Park Gennady Perepada is New York’s go-to real estate broker who curates lavish lifestyles for his elite, high-net worth clients. LUX…

Friday night's dinner is typically hosted at various wineries across the Napa Valley. Image by Briana Marie Photography This month sees the latest edition of the annual Auction Napa Valley, one of…

French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar with his work 'Guardians of Life' 2017, at his solo exhibition 'Oneness Wholeness' This week saw the London opening of Oneness Wholeness, a much-awaited…

Swarovski Designers of the Future 2018: Study O Portable, Frank Kolkman and Yosuke Ushigome (from left to right) Every year, the Swarovski Designers of the Future Award x Design Miami/ selects a…

Moynat's shop in Selfridges, London It was hand-painted handbags at dusk at the new, gallery-like Accessories Hall at Selfridges in London as Moynat, the uber-exclusive Parisian leather goods…

Untitled, 1944, Henri Michaux. Private collection. © Archives Henri Michaux, VEGAP, Bilbao, 2018. Photo: Jean-Louis Losi Belgian painter and poet, Henri Michaux stubbornly refuses to fall into…

The Tschuggen Grand Hotel in the alpine town of Arosa, Switzerland Laetitia Sanai The wintersports season may feel a long way away, but you need to book now to get a room at a top hotel for…

Moynat's Artistic Director, Ramesh Nair Ramesh Nair worked under Martin Margiela and Jean Paul Gaultier at Hermès until luxury titan Bernard Arnault came calling in 2011,with his personal brand…

Gaggenau’s Vario cooling 400 Series appliances such as this wine climate cabinet are designed to be as much part of the architecture as they are functionally capable Kitchens were once the…

In Kenya at Sanctuary Olonana, Abercrombie & Kent guests have the opportunity to go on walking safaris and take survival lessons led by Maasai warriors. Image supplied by Abercrombie &…

The Ritz-Carlton Almaty has a spectacular panorama of the Tien Shan mountains Why should I go now? It’s mid-winter in Kazakhstan, a spectacular time to see the biggest and most historic city in…