women at charity

Fashion entrepreneur Wendy Yu is the founder and CEO of Yu Holdings, an international ambassador for the French Fédération de…

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….

crystal star installation

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

fashion portrait

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

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 glasses

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

Pastel coloured timepieces

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

Man wearing slouchy outfit

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

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,…

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…

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…

Man and women wearing gym kit outside a building

Russian style and fitness guru Polina Kitsenko wants it all. Co-founder of the biggest charity marathon in her home country…

Child playing the piano

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

Fashionable kitchen with modern appliances

Originally established as an enamelling plant in 1948 by the Bertazzoni family, Smeg is now globally renowned for making stylish…

Prosecco bottle against brown background

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

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…

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,…

Woman standing on cliff

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

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…

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….

Luxury fashion installation

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

Twin models wearing helments

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

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…

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…

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…

Contemporary light well inside a building made from wooden panels

This September will see the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum in Eskişehir, Turkey. Designed…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

stylish contemporary interiors of a lounge space with orange chairs, big glass windows and wooden detailing

Co-working spaces are already well integrated into our urban landscapes. Companies like WeWork provide communal offices for start-ups and self-employed…

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…

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…

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…

Ramesh Nair worked under Martin Margiela and Jean Paul Gaultier at Hermès until luxury titan Bernard Arnault came calling in…

necklace with gold torso of a woman Anissa Kermiche

Parisian jewellery designer Anissa Kermiche takes inspiration from everyday objects and situations to create wearable pieces of art that are…

Italian designer Alessandra Rich

Alessandra Rich is the quintessential contemporary designer. Born in Italy, based in London and Milan, and showing in Paris, her…

Portrait of artist Viktor Wynd outside of his museum in east London,

Maryam Eisler is a busy woman; co-chair of the Tate’s MENAAC Acquisitions Committee,  member of the Tate International Council, trustee…

LA based accessory designer Tyler Ellis SS18 Handbag Collection

Tyler Ellis, daughter of American fashion designer Perry Ellis, is one of LA’s hottest accessory designers right now. Her clutches…

Balenciaga's envelope dress changed the shape of women's fashion

As the official London Fashion Week hotel, The May Fair has played host to some of the greatest names in…

Fashion designer Markus Lupfer new collection

German-born, London-based Markus Lupfer is the man who gave us wearable and fun statement knitwear, not to mention some of…

Salma Hayek wife of Kering owner joined UNICEF to meet Syrian refugees in 2015

Gucci is the biggest Kering brand and, as a producer of leather and fashion garments, the one with the biggest…

Women model posing in Louis Vuitton new collection campaign

The nature of luxury is evolving fast. Producers and consumers should wise up to the emerging multi-level landscape and never…

Luxury eyewear brand Tom Davies women and mens glasses

Tom Davies is a British eyewear designer offering a truly bespoke service. Kitty Harris sits opposite the designer in his Royal…

Czech fashion designer Jiri Kalfar launches honey bee collection

Czech based fashion designer Jiri Kalfar is known for challenging gender stereotypes through his fluid, vibrant designs. In 2015, NYLON…

poet, model and film-maker greta bellamacina

London-based Greta Bellamacina is one of those people who, once discovered, you can’t stop thinking about. Like a sleeper hit…

Kering Headquarters in Paris refurbished hospital

Plenty, if you listen to Marie-Claire Daveu. She is in charge of Kering’s 2025 sustainability strategy, the broadest plan of…

Hazel Townsend

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Wendy yu wears bespoke desinger dress

Wendy Yu is an entrepreneur and philanthropist, and the founder and CEO of Yu Capital. With investments in China and Europe…

Chloe women

Most people aren’t aware of Guy Bourdin’s close relationship with the fashion house Chloé, but between the late 50s and late…

Model of the month

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Mexico city shoppping street

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

Labassa Wolfe

Fitzrovia’s latest opening, Labassa Woolfe is the brainchild of Johan Labassa, an antiques dealer, and Joe Woolfe, previously Retail Director…

Rianne Ten Haken

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Fashion designer william fan

Following his debut runway show at the 2015 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, William Fan has emerged as one of…

Jared Leto stars in new gucci fragrance campaign

One of Hollywood’s great mysteries, Jared Leto has spent his career defying its received wisdom that you can only fit…

Nyhaven copenhagen

A young writer’s view on why Copenhagen makes such an impression; and her pick of six hip young Danes, talking…

Alexander Wang

New York interior designer Ryan Korban has designed retail spaces for  the biggest names in fashion – most recently the…

Tuscany Wine Estate

Salvatore Ferragamo has been an Italian luxury legend ever since its footwear was adopted by Hollywood sirens in the 1920s. Recently, Ferruccio Ferragamo, son of the eponymous founder and currently president of the company, and his own son Salvatore, have ventured into the world of fine wine and hospitality (following in the footsteps of Ferruccio’s younger brother Massimo, who owns the Castiglion del Bosco wine estate and luxury hotel). As part of our Luxury Leaders series, Salvatore Ferragamo speaks to LUX about restoring the medieval Tuscan village of Il Borro, ponders luxury’s demand for authenticity, and reveals his favourite Italian dish.

Vilebrequin model cactus

Roland Herlory, CEO of luxury swimwear brand Vilbrequin continues our Luxury Leader series. He spoke to LUX about Saint Tropez’s 1970s rock’n’roll lifestyle, the influence of social media and working in St. Bart’s

For the launch of her AW16 collection, luxury accessory designer Stefania Pramma teamed up with artist Sara Berman to create a playful installation of handbags and paintings, displayed for one night only in the colourful interiors of 5 Hertford Street’s exclusive nightclub, Loulou’s. Millie Walton spoke to the designer about her inspiration, Italian heritage and obsession with dogs.

Léa Seydoux, the French star who’s conquered Hollywood and is the new face of Prada Candy, speaks to Caroline Davies about…

For family-run objet d’art purveyor and producer Lotus Arts de Vivre, it is all about relationships – and not just…

London Fashion Week is an increasingly unmissable item on the global style calendar. With the help of Tom Ford and…

Heir to the tailoring dynasty, Luca Rubinacci is a regular on blogs around the world Our columnist is renowned as…

Christian Hemmerle and his wife Yasmin

They may have begun by bejewelling Bavarian royalty, but Hemmerle is far from being a throwback. CAROLINE DAVIES speaks to…

Master tailors are not confined to the town houses of Savile Row or the ateliers of Italy; with the boom…

Does make-up all look the same to you? Are you tired of telling your Revlon from your Lancôme? If that’s…

Red is autumn’s punchiest colour so surround yourself with bright flashes at home and out  and about to keep your spirits lifted. View…

Moynat could justifiably claim to be the world’s most luxurious bag maker, but it doesn’t. It is both historic and…

  Lanvin is a great French fashion house that no longer (since 1992) creates Haute Couture, the most exclusive and…

By Jessica Bowen For full style marks this summer have the courage to go bold with super-bright colours and clashing…

Quality and quantity might just be what Singapore needs to be in with the rest of the cool kids in…

  Mayfair is so 2012. The future of London retail, art, cuisine, and trends, is east, on the grimy streets…

DESIGNERS ARE SETTING THEIR SIGHTS ON THE NEXT GENERATION, AS THE FIRST GLOBAL KIDS FASHION WEEK IN LONDON PROVED High fashion for…

From ‘Princess Kate’ Middleton to Lady Gaga, celebrities are nobody without a Philip Treacy hat. But what drives London’s divine…

  ROJA DOVE’S SCENTS ARE THE ROLLS ROYCES OF THE PERFUME WORLD. AND THE FLAMBOYANT ENGLISHMAN WHO HAS REWRITTEN THE…

GIORGIO SERMONETA RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WORLD’S MOST DIVINE GLOVES, IN EVERY CONCEIVABLE HUE. Caroline Davies TRAVELS TO ROME FOR AN…

NOW HAS A THRIVING HOMEWARE BUSINESS AND IS LAUNCHING SELF-DESIGNED HOTELS AROUND THE WORLD. LUX EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Darius Sanai CATCHES UP WITH…

Chinese jewellery designer Dickson Yewn combines contemporary chic with rich historical references – and is a favourite of Michelle Obama….