One of the hotel's garden suites Why should I go now? It's the first proper February London fashion week since pre-pandemic, and the London scene is hotting up as the latest wave disappears, so a…

Image by Sterling Davis As the art world's elite flock to Los Angeles for Frieze art fair, Olivia Muniak, founder of catering company La Cura and LA resident, shares her guide on the best places to…

The Royal Champagne is built into south-facing vineyards on the Montagne de Reims In the final part of our luxury travel views series from the Autumn/Winter 2021 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief…

A botanical themed wedding designed by Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does everything from interiors and architectural design to weddings and luxury parties. Here, he…

The Splendido with its legendary pool and restaurants, above Portofino. Image courtesy of Belmond/Mattia Aquila In the third part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn 2021 issue,…

The Mercedes-AMG G 63 is part limousine, part sports car and part SUV, with its lavishly appointed interior, sheer pace and rugged details such as the extended wheel arches From supercar to supreme…

Chef Alain Ducasse, who currently holds twenty-one Michelin stars, has teamed up with Dom Pérignon and renowned chefs Albert Adrià (one Michelin star), Romain Meder (3 Michelin stars) and Jessica…

One of Molori’s recent and largest projects is this 2,100 sq m home in California, remodelled as a resort Molori Designs takes the concept of bespoke to a whole new level. Answering all your…

The kitchen of a Cologne family designed for socialising, with Gaggenau equipment including a 200 series oven, a 400 series cooktop and discreetly hidden fridge-freezer and dishwasher. The impact…

An impression of the ‘Tiger’s Eye’ bespoke decorative scheme for one of the Chedi Gems, a series of penthouses in The Chedi Andermatt hotel A major hotel, property and infrastructure…

Why should I go now? In the lead up to Christmas London really comes into its own. With sparkling light displays, artisanal markets and towering Christmas trees, it's one of the best places to…

The new Rolls-Royce Boat Tail was unveiled at Concorso d’Eleganza, Villa d’Este, Lake Como Rolls-Royce unveiled the world’s most expensive new car at a glamorous event on the shore of Lake…

Gordon & MacPhail's Generations 80-Years-Old from Glenlivet Distillery with decanter and case designed by David Adjaye On the 3rd February 1940 John Urquhart and his son, George, created a…

Suite "Antonia" features the building's original high-vaulted stone ceilings Occupying a restored masseria - farmhouse - on a quiet street in the historic town of Lecce, Puglia, La Fiermontina…

Image by Mark Fagelson Photography In the third part of our Fast & Luxurious car series from the Summer 2021 issue, LUX's car reviewer gets behind the wheel of Porsche’s powerful SUV: the…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Garden Room at The Lanesborough hotel, Knightsbridge The Garden Room at the Lanesborough hotel is one of the world's most glamorous cocktail destinations. Darius Sanai celebrates the end of…

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…

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…

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante In the final part of our supercar review series, LUX takes the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante for a test drive What is a sports car? In an era of AI…

Bentley Continental GT V8 Convertible In the third part of our supercar review series, LUX gets behind the wheel of the Bentley Continental GT V8 Convertible Certain cars have visual drama. Other…

Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD In the second part of our supercar series, LUX drives the new and improved Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD Amid the current debate about cultural appropriation, we have a…

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…

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…

October is not usually known as a ski month. But at the Andermatt Swiss Alps development, you can cruise the slopes down the 3000m Gemsstock in the morning, and be back for some witches' brew at…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Hublot ambassador Maxime Plescia-Büchi. © Hublot SA Hublot is celebrated for being the most pioneering and original brand in the world of haute horlogerie. The first watch brand to sponsor…

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…

The Göscheneralpsee reservoir west of Andermatt is fed by the Dammastock glaciers. Climate change is creating challenges for mountain resorts the world over. In Switzerland, a new luxury resort is…

Steam cooking can preserve the nutritional value and flavour of delicate vegetables such as mushrooms The ancient art of steam cooking has gained new impetus with the revolution in healthy and…

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…

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…

Bentley’s third generation Continental has the lot – power, handling, looks, and even a rotating display next to the dashboard In the third and final of our supercar reviews, LUX sits at the…

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio In the second of our supercar reviews, we test drive a road-burning Italian sports car suitable for all the family: the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio One of the…

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante In the first of our supercar reviews, we take one of the world's fastest convertibles for a spin: the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante What is the…

Masseria Cardinale is one of The Thinking Traveller's larger villas in Sicily, located in the countryside with authentic design features The Thinking Traveller is a villa rental company that offers…

Monte Rosa, the second highest mountain in the Alps at 4,634m (left), towers over Zermatt’s Gorner Glacier. Lyskamm (right) is another of the 33 peaks higher than 4,000m surrounding Zermatt.…

Residents of Clivedale London's latest luxury development can enjoy branded services and amenities provided by the Dorchester Collection Mayfair-based developers Clivedale London recently unveiled…

L'École, School of Jewellery Arts, is housed within the Van Cleef & Arpels headquarters in Paris L'École is a school of jewellery arts based in Paris and supported by Van Cleef & Arpels,…

Italian entrepreneur Flavio Briatore's newest restaurant opening offers a lad-back fine dining experience in Knightsbridge Flavio Briatore has never stood still. From Formula One racing, to a…

Supported by the Lady Bamford Foundation as a centre for craft and sustainable design, Nila House occupies a 1940s residence in Jaipur restored by Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai. Image…

Traveljar guests can enjoy unique wildlife experiences such as morning walks with the orphaned elephants in Zambia. Imag by Andrew White Traveljar designs luxurious travel itineraries tailored to…

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…

Visitors to The Garrison Club at Chelsea Barracks are greeted by the art-deco inspired lobby Chelsea Barracks in Belgravia is one of the most spectacular luxury developments in the world. And at…

Dinner hosted by the owners of Château Mouton Rothschild at the Palace of Versailles. Image by Leif Carlsson The Palace of Versailles hosted one of its most opulent evenings since the times of…

Polina Kitsenko promotes fitness in the Running Hearts marathon, which she cofounded with Natalia Vodianova Gauhar Kapparova Russian style and fitness guru Polina Kitsenko wants it all.…

You’ll bump into The Gstaad Guy at the yacht club, the art fair and on the slopes; if you don’t know him already, you’re clearly in the wrong milieu. Here, the Instagram legend’s two…

Ombra Di Pantera is a new producer of Prosseco, and businessman Utsava Kasera's latest investment Utsava Kasera is an entrepreneur and investor with interests in luxury brands, fashion, art and…

A sculpture by LouLou Siem installed in Gaggenau's Mayfair showroom Last Wednesday evening the doors of Gaggenau's Mayfair showroom were locked for a private party hosted by LUX with an exclusive…

The One&Only Kéa Island resort is situated on a 60-hectare beachfront site on the west side of the island Due to open in 2021, One&Only Kéa Island is a luxury resort offering private…

Number 16 Clifford Street in Mayfair, Cifonelli's new residence One of Paris' most illustrious tailoring houses has opened the doors to its a new London boutique. LUX takes a look inside It's not…

Sirena is the newest addition to Oceania Cruises' fleet Luxury cruise brand Oceania Cruises is in the midst of multi-million dollar project, which will see the refurbishment of their six ship…

L'Hotel Marrakech is one of Voyager Club's Hidden Gems in Morocco Sophie Caulcutt is the co-founder of luxury travel and fashion concierge company Voyager Club, which connects travellers with…

Eurocave's wine storage cabinets can be built into kitchen interiors, such as this cabinet from the Inspiration range LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai shares his experiences of storing and spoiling…

The Abama overlooks the volcanic island of Gomera LUX steps into a different universe of tranquillity, colour and cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton Abama resort in Tenerife, a short hop from western…

Grevillia is a waterfront residence on the port of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, on the market for €56m Lord Andrew Hay. Image by John Wright Lord Andrew Hay is Global Head of Residential at Knight…

The 15th edition of the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers' Awards took place at the Royal Academy of Arts, London Last week, the 15th edition of the annual Louis Roederer International Wine…

“I worked in nature as if it was in the studio. The vineyards seemed to me a very poetical, mysterious and playful environment.” – Marie Benattar Louis Roederer makes what might just be the…

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…

The Classic Fusion Mykonos is available in two versions, featuring titanium or king gold Hublot's latest series of classic fusion chronographs is a celebration of the laid-back Mediterranean…

The Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo parked on a clifftop above St. Mawes, Cornwall. Image by James Houston The Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo camper van provides a luxurious and hassle-free alternative to…

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…

Opera singer Anna Netrebko portraying Adriana Lecouvreur, wearing a costume encrusted with Swarovski crystals. © Swarovski/Thomas Steinlechner LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai attends the premiere…

David Furnish and Sir Elton John with the Bentley Flying Spur at the Elton John Aids Foundation Gala in Antibes, France. Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Bentley auctions its new First…

Italy retains its place as one of the most desirable second home destinations in the world, says Andrew Hay. This property, Le Bandite is located in Umbria with easy access to Rome Lord Andrew…

French artist Richard Orlinski with two of his T-Rex sculptures French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his bold, pop-art sculptures, which have appeared at French Grand Prix and on the…

The entrance to the Moxy Hotel in Chelsea, NYC President of Lightstone Mitchell Hochberg has put his stamp on New York with multiple real-estate developments, including luxury residences 130…

The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda Expeditions to the remote and barely explored corners of the planet are not for everybody, but with the help of luxury travel company…

A Porsche passes through Aix-en- Provence in the Rallye des Princesses Ferraris! France! Finish lines! Equal parts grit and glamour, the Rallye des Princesses is a female-only classic car race with…

St Moritz at night St Moritz, in Switzerland’s Engadin, is an Alpine paradise in winter, with some of Europe’s best hotels for your skiing vacation. But it could be yours all year round with…

The Rosewood Baha Mar's pool There has never been a better time to luxuriate in the Bahamas, as Jenny Southan finds out at the new exclusive luxury resort of Baha Mar in Nassau on New Providence…

The vineyards of Masseto slope down towards the sea from the mountains of Tuscany's Maremma region Masseto, Italy’s most celebrated wine, is made from spectacular vineyards by the Tuscan coast,…

Summer in Andermatt with bike trails, the historic village streets, the Radisson Blu hotel and the new golf course Andermatt is rapidly becoming one of Switzerland’s best year-round Alpine…

Exterior render of the new One Monte-Carlo residences in Monaco The new One Monte-Carlo development could just be the swankiest place in the world for you to hang out with your money, your trophy…

Home Grown is the latest members' club to open in London aimed at business professionals This month, a new members' club opened its doors in Marylebone, London. Sister to Home House, Home Grown…

The new flagship Rosewood hotel in Hong Kong Hong Kong's brand-new Rosewood Hotel is a triumph of taste and style, says Darius Sanai It was the party to end all parties in Hong Kong last…

The exterior of Deutsche Bank’s PalaisPopulaire, the new Berlin home for its art collection. Opposite: Lohe (1994) by NeoRauch, included in the exhibition ‘The World on Paper’ Spearheaded by…

Vicky Xu with one of her racehorses LUX Editor-at-Large, GauharKapparova Vicky Xu, the head of Hong Kong venture capitalists Global Group’s new Lifestyle & Sports Club, has brought her…

The beach at the Rosewood Baha Mar Baha Mar is the latest and most prestigious resort to open in the Bahamas. With three leading hotel brands and all the residential lifestyle amenities you could…

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…

The latest release from renowned champagne house Philipponnat: Clos des Goisses 2009 Festive drinks parties might not have started just yet, but it's never too early to stock the cellar, or drink…

Two side release clasps open the S177 wrist piece, mimicking the design of a supercar’s 'gullwing’doors. British brand Senturion has launched a new limited collection of high-tech supercar key…

View from a penthouse in the Parc Du Cap development by the Caudwell Collection In 2006 British entrepreneur John Caudwell sold his pioneering telecommunications company, the Caudwell Group,…

The Buckingham Gate entrance at Northacre's No.1 Palace Street development Luxury real estate developer Northacre was founded in 1977 by German architect Klas Nilsson. Owner of The Lancasters, a…

Ms. Lia Riva on a Riva Aquarama The sleek, Mahogany retro-glamour of Riva boats sings of the Riviera's Golden Era. The Riva family began making boats in Italy's Sarnico back in 1842, but it is…

The Wentworth Club, located on the exclusive Wentworth Estate in Surrey, is the birthplace of the Ryder Cup and the BMW PGA golf Championship Invitation only, private members club Wentworth is home…

Flagpole Summer 18 Collection New York based swimwear label, Flagpole is a Cali-surfer girl's dream. Clean lines, block colours and bikinis that won't fall off every time you dive into the sea.…

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…

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…

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…

Blue skies and sunshine: springtime is picture perfect in the Canary Islands Why should I go now? Spring sounds good in theory, but in much of the northern hemisphere it means grey and cold as…

The captivating expanse of the Moroccan desert In his latest column for LUX, Geoffrey Kent, founder of leading luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, discusses the growing interest in luxury…

The remote alpine village of Andermatt, Switzerland. Image by Laureen Missaire Deep within the Swiss Alps, tucked between Zermatt and St. Moritz, lies what is perhaps the most ambitious little town…

Mercedes-AMG C 63 Estate The era of fast cars is, surely, over. Traffic jams, speed cameras, environmental concerns, enhanced policing – all are good reasons to be passengers in a Prius, rather…

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…

By Darius Sanai, Editor-in-Chief A few months ago I was invited to take part in a panel discussion on investing in modern classic cars, by the Financial Times, at its annual reader event in…

By Darius Sanai, Editor-in-Chief As a collector of, and investor in, wines, I like to serve interesting and unusual wines to my guests, as well as the classics. This can be a two-edged sword,…

Bombardier's newest jet, the Global 6000 Millie Walton takes to the skies in a Bombardier Global 6000, this season's jet of choice for the discerning billionaire I’ve just boarded the Bombardier…

Finchatton's exclusive residential development on Cheval Place in Knightsbridge (above: the penthouse reception room) Knightsbridge, Belgravia or Mayfair? That’s the choice that faces most…

For the launch of UP 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…

Michael Wainwright is Managing Director and co-owner of Boodles, the British society jeweller, which has nine stores in London and its heartland of northwest England. Soon after the opening of the…

With a billion people about to become luxury consumers over the next decade, real luxury will become more personal, more individual and more secretive. So predicts our columnist, Jean-Claude Biver,…

As artistic director and co-president of Chopard, Caroline Scheufele sees it as her duty not only to keep the famed jewellery house’s A-list clientele happy, but also to have a vision of the…

By Darius Sanai Editor in Chief One of the truisms of collecting, whether you are Imelda Marcos hoarding shoes or a 21st century gentleman acquiring classic cars, is that enlightenment comes with…