woman looking at a painting

The role of philanthropy has never been more urgent, and is reflected in our ongoing online series. Here, Umberta Beretta…

luxurious hotel suite with arched ceiling

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

entrance to villa

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

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…

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…

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…

man in vineyard

Lamberto Frescobaldi is the 30th generation (yes, you read that right) head of Florence’s Frescobaldi dynasty which has done everything…

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

public sculptures

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

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…

luxurious restaurant interiors

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

Two men in conversation

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Luxury hotel interiors of a drawing room with painted walls and soft furnishings

Since he created it in 1996, Sir Rocco Forte has grown his eponymous luxury hotel group to include multiple properties…

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…

hotel bar restaurant with view over New York City

President of Lightstone Mitchell Hochberg has put his stamp on New York with multiple real-estate developments, including luxury residences 130…

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…

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…

Luxury bedroom interiors showroom with double bed and grey armchairs

Founded in 1970, LEMA still remains family-owned and true to its ‘Made in Italy’ philosophy. The group collaborates with famed…

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…

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…

Italian designer Alessandra Rich

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

Interiors of Michelin-starred Esszimmer restaurant in Munich

LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai was recently invited to a private tasting of Italy’s greatest wine, in a spectacular location. Masseto…

Will Chalker and family in the new acqua di parma campaign for colonia pura

As famous for its striking yellow Art Deco packaging as its ‘colonias’, Acqua di Parma has developed over the years…

Il Cinema Ritrovato

LUX’s Contributing Poet, Rhiannon Williams finds herself treading the path of heroic visionary poets through Italy, and discovers the illusive…

Massimo Bottura

Massimo Bottura has the world at his feet: his three Michelin-starred Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, achieved the ultimate award…

Italian mansion Villa Giuseppina

By Darius Sanai, Editor-in-Chief As a collector of, and investor in, wines, I like to serve interesting and unusual wines…

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.