urban park

Manfredi Catella is the CEO of COIMA, the real estate company behind Porta Nuova in Milan, one of the most…

interior space

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

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

Man awarding medal

Keith Breslauer is the founder and Managing Director of private equity company Patron Capital, and a trustee and donor to…

women at charity

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

aquarium

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

river in forest

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

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…

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…

Luxurious villa property

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

Johnny Hon, founder of venture capital and investment company Global Group, is on a mission to lower cultural and trade…

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…

Mexico city shoppping street

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

ferrari test

The Ferrari 550 Maranello and its successor, the similar-but-different 575M Maranello, are becoming two of the most sought-after cars of…

Modern classic cars

Classic cars are, for a new generation of luxury collectors, something of a conundrum. On the one hand, they are…

It’s the biggest classic car auction in European history – and there’s no reserve, meaning cars have to sell for whatever is bid. There may be no better place to buy an investment you can fly around in, says Darius Sanai

Joe Macari is one of the most renowned names in the classic car business, his showroom in London a wonderland of racing cars, supercars and hypercars of all eras, plus the occasional dalek. A racing driver and car nut himself who spends much of his time crisscrossing the world to secure multimillion dollar deals on automotive rarities, Macari has high net worth customers all over the globe and cuts a flamboyant figure commuting to work in his $3m 1960s Ferrari Daytona Spider, cigarette firmly planted in mouth. Macari also has an official Ferrari and Maserati servicing workshop, and was recently appointed an Approved Ferrari pre-owned dealer. For our Luxury Leaders series he speaks to LUX about his maverick reputation, Brexit, and the hottest cars to buy now

Adam Brett-Smith is managing director at one of the world’s most prestigious wine merchants, Corney & Barrow. The firm has unique and exclusive relationships with the world’s greatest wine producers including Chateau Petrus, Domaine de la Romanee Conti, and Salon champagne. As part of our Luxury Leader series, he speaks to LUX about the evolving market, wine investors, and the world’s thriving wine culture.

Auoportait: an oil on canvas by Erik Bulatov

The investment potential of the best art will just keep on increasing, says Simon de Pury, one of the world’s most renowned auctioneers, as art becomes ever more aligned with high luxury. A continuation of our series on investment and business philosophy and strategy.

By Darius Sanai Editor in Chief Like art, fine wine and limited-edition watches, classic cars fall into the category of…