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

After the unexpected success of his first two books, Amish Tripathi resigned from his career in financial services and became a full-time writer of spiritual fiction. Twelve years on, he has sold…

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

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

Legendary shoe designer Christian Louboutin. Copyright and courtesy Christian Louboutin Superstar shoe designer Christian Louboutin, whose signature red-soled pumps with vertiginous stiletto heels…

Ebinehita Iyere, founder of charitable youth organisation Milk Honey Bees Milk Honey Bees celebrates and empowers Black girls and young women by providing a safe space for creative expression and…

Hermès perfumer Christine Nagel. Photograph by Sofia Etmauro Christine Nagel is one of the most admired perfumers in the world, and has worked as the "nose" of Hermès since 2016. Most recently,…

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…

Wendy Yu on her trip to Rwanda with Women For Women International charity Fashion entrepreneur Wendy Yu is the founder and CEO of Yu Holdings, an international ambassador for the French…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

A dining room interior by SKIN. Image by Andrew Miller Photography Founded by interior designer Lauren Lozano Ziol and graphic designer Michelle Jolas, SKIN is a luxury interior design studio that…

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…

Gaggenau's new combi-steam ovens 400 and 200 series Last week, LUX attended the launch of Gaggenau's new combi-steam ovens, presented alongside underwater artworks by artist Jason deCaires Taylor…

The creations of quintessentially Parisian jewellery maker Chaumet may have been fit for an empress in the late 18th century when the company was founded. But the jeweller aspires to be equally at…

The White Millefeuille is chef Anne-Sophie Pic's 'masterdish' at her restaurant inside the Four Seasons Ten Trinity Square London Anne-Sophie Pic's London restaurant La Dame de Pic has already been…

The Cleopatra alexandrite and diamond set by Hirsh Founded in 1980 by Anthony and Diane Hirsh, luxury jewellery brand Hirsh is now under the creative direction of Jason Hirsh with his wife Sophia…

Punta Norte (2008), Ruben Alterio Argentinian artist Ruben Alterio is known for his large-scale abstract paintings, created in his Parisian studio, two floors up from the one once…

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

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…

The artist Secundino Hernández in Venice, holding one of his preparatory studies for a larger palette painting LUX Contributing Editor and photographer Maryam Eisler is entranced by Spanish…

Spring Place Beverly Hills is housed in a building designed by Belzberg Architects Francesco Costa Is he the new Nick Jones? Is he the new Adam Neumann? Or is Francesco Costa a totally…

The Hublot Classic Fusion Ferrari GT 3D No detail is small enough to escape Ferrari designer Flavio Manzoni’s razor-sharp focus. Rachael Taylor discovers how his expertise in supercar design…

Rock star turned interior designer Lenny Kravitz created a limited-edition collection for Dom Pérignon The rock star turned interior designer takes the LUX hot seat, and shares a particularly…

The KIKU by Savoir Beds features panels of hand-painted gilded silk wallpaper by London-based company Fromental In 1905 The Savoy Hotel decided to create a bespoke bed for its guests, and so began…

The Penthouse kitchen and dining room designed by Roksanda. Photography by Michael Sinclair. Styling by Olivia Gregory Fashion designer Roksanda Ilinčić has curated the interiors of a penthouse…

Studio Piet Boon are the lead designers on Half Moon Bay Antigua, the new and exclusive Caribbean resort Dutch designer Piet Boon's eponymous studio envision every detail of a design from the…

An image from the first Alsara by Damiani campaign with Aliya Nazarbayeva wearing earrings and ring with turquoise and black-and-white diamonds How does a historic Italian jewellery brand come to…

Tolani Shoneye, Milena Sanchez and Audrey Indome of 'The Receipts Podcast' Remember the days when being creative meant you were someone who couldn’t cut it in the world of real jobs? Now artistry…

Instagram: @nelis_vansia Has Instagram been taken over by fake follower fever, banal mirror selfies and blatant product promotion? Not if you’re one of the new wave of creatives, eschewing…

Looks from the MANDKHAI Autumn/ Winter 2018 collection Mongolian designer Mandkhai Jargalsaikhan's eponymous brand is dedicated to the sustainable production of high quality cashmere. Using yarn…

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

The Heritage Corum Lab 01 Luxury Swiss watch brand Corum is known for its boundary-pushing designs and adaptability. Following the relaunch of the iconic Golden Bridge collection with a brand new…

Model and entrepreneur, Lydia Graham. Image courtesy Models 1 LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about…

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

Richard Mille chooses sports personalities as brand ambassadors, including Ukrainian high jumper Yuliya Levchenko Richard Mille is the name adorning some of the world’s most expensive – and…

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Model and musician Rebeca Marcos. Image courtesy of Models 1 LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about…

'Shabdiz', 2017. Natural pigments and 24ct gold on handmade hemp paper. Hana Louise Shahnavaz British-Iranian artist Hana Louise Shahnavaz spent 6 years studying the art of traditional Persian…

Spring Place New York: members-only collaborative workspace and social club Co-working spaces are already well integrated into our urban landscapes. Companies like WeWork provide communal offices…

London based model, actress, filmmaker and Mental Health Foundation ambassador, Florence Kosky Charlie Newman LUX's model of the month series is back with new contributing editor Charlie…

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…

The UR-105 provides an analogue and digital display of the time URWERK’s unique approach to high horology has established it as one of the most creative and desirable brands in the industry.…

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…

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…

Pit Power Pendant Parisian jewellery designer Anissa Kermiche takes inspiration from everyday objects and situations to create wearable pieces of art that are as bold and quirky as they are sensual…

Luxury groups like Gucci owner Kering (Paris headquarters pictured) are adapting to a fresh wave of consumer demand Fashion and luxury brands need to transform they way they work, think and…

Poet, co-founder of poetry night BoxedIn and host of Jawdance, Yomi Sode Eclectic, competitive and radical, Slam Poetry is a fringe form of spoken word poetry and protest, blurring the lines…

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Hussein Chalayan is fashion’s avant-garde experimentalist and supreme craftsman Hussein Chalayan is high fashion’s savant and one of the most influential designers of the past two decades. He…

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Joe Sitt, President and CEO of Thor Equities Joseph Sitt, President and CEO of Thor Equities, sits atop a luxury property, retail and advisory empire that straddles the western hemisphere. His…

The Three Magic Flowers Of Jitchu, Kagami Lake, Todai Ji Temple in Nara, Japan by Nadim Karam Born in Senegal, and raised in Lebanon, Nadim Karam is an architect, painter, sculptor, writer and…

Rami Mekdachi has worked as a perfumer for over twenty years, collaborating with some of the world's best known brands, such as L'Oréal, Colette, Lacoste and Chloé. And now, he's created his own…

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Due to the technological revolution, design is more integral to our daily lives than it ever has been; but creativity will always be a fundamentally human trait, says our columnist, Gorden Wagener.…