fields in Scotland

Located on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, the Fairmont St Andrews is a grand resort hotel with a…

woman holding glass of champagne

Vitalie Taittinger took over her family’s champagne house in 2020. As well as controlling the creation of one of the…

perfumer's studio

Christine Nagel is one of the most admired perfumers in the world, and has worked as the “nose” of Hermès…

Orange Car

In the third part of our supercar review series, LUX gets behind the wheel of the Bentley Continental GT V8…

water villa

Olivier Jolivet has sat at the helm of COMO Group since 2017. He oversees the COMO Hotels and Resorts portfolio…

luxury pen

Responding to the ever increasing demand for custom-designed products, Italian luxury brand Montegrappa has recently launched an online configurator which…

man listening to music with headphones

British company Warwick Acoustics has developed a reputation for innovating and producing innovative audio technology. Their flagship headphone system, the…

cable car

October is not usually known as a ski month. But at the Andermatt Swiss Alps development, you can cruise the…

Millie Walton speaks to four design leaders – Bentley’s Stefan Sielaff, Gaggenau’s Sven Baacke, Tom Dixon and Cristina Celestino –…

woman standing in front of pink flowers

Portia Antonia Alexis is a neuroeconomist and consumer goods analyst specialising in the luxury and beauty sector. Following the publication…

Pastel coloured timepieces

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

White convertible supercar on road

In the third and final of our supercar reviews, LUX sits at the cockpit of another super fast convertible: the…

Artist desk with lamp, paintings and paints

L’École is a school of jewellery arts based in Paris and supported by Van Cleef & Arpels, offering a luxurious…

Contemporary style kitchen with stools

Of all rooms in the house, kitchens demand the best design for function as well as looks. Cultural critic Stephen…

Luxury dining experience in wilderness with monkey running across

Why should I go now? Thanks to  stricter wildlife policies, India’s population of endangered Bengal tigers has increased by 33…

Luxury cruise ship on the ocean at sunset

Luxury cruise brand Oceania Cruises is in the midst of multi-million dollar project, which will see the refurbishment of their…

Luxurious hotel bedroom with four poster bed

Why should I go now? The English countryside is at its most beautiful in the final few weeks of summer;…

Aerial view inside a bed making workshop

In 1905 The Savoy Hotel decided to create a bespoke bed for its guests, and so began the legacy of…

Sir Elton John standing with a Bentley sports car

Bentley auctions its new First Edition Flying Spur to raise funds for the Elton John Aids Foundation at a Midsummer…

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…

Man sitting on the floor in front of sculptures of dinasours

French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his bold, pop-art sculptures, which have appeared at French Grand Prix and on…

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…

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…

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…

Explorer walking past base camp on a snowy landscape

At the age of 76, LUX contributor and founder of luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent Geoffrey Kent is still…

Velocity black branded truck in a desert facing sand dunes

In 2014, Zia Yusuf quit his job at Goldman Sachs and started an online, ultra-luxury concierge service with his school friend Alex Macdonald. The…

Dramatic mountainous landscape of Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, South America

Geoffrey Kent, Abercrombie & Kent’s chairman and founder, spends around 270 days on the road every year. In this month’s…

Desert polo in Jaisalmer Indian desert

Geoffrey Kent is a pioneer of luxury travel and the founder of the multi-award winning Abercrombie & Kent global travel…

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…

Architect and designer Bill Bensley has designed over 200 luxury hotels across the world

Bill Bensley is the go-to designer for one-of-a-kind luxury hotels. The Bangkok-based architect has masterminded over 200 properties in 30-plus…

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…

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…

Luxury country hotel Stapleford Park in the county of Leicestershire

Stapleford Park is a historic manor house hotel set in stunning parkland two hours north of London. But it is…

Buckland Manor luxury hotel owned by Andrew Brownsword

In an era of parallel entrepreneurs, who start several businesses at once, Andrew Brownsword is a serial entrepreneur, in two…

Priya Paul, one of India’s most prominent entrepreneurs, is chairperson of the design conscious, luxury five-star boutique hotel group ‘The…

The Anam Vietnam hotel

Why should I go now? Monsoon season is one of the most beautiful times to go to Vietnam. The landscape…

Chiang Mai hotel

Chiang Mai is fast becoming Asia’s most appealing tourist destination with its verdant scenery, glorious temples, thriving arts scene and…

The Excelsior hotel Hong Kong

Luxury hotels are not all about marble bathrooms and art in the corridors: without perfect service and functionality, a luxury…

Himalayas Nepal

Since the devasting 2015 earthquake, Nepal has slowly been rebuilding itself as a travel destination. Until now, visitors tended to…

Glenburn Tea Estate himalayas

The Himalayas are one of the few corners of the earth that remain unconquerable by humans. Many of the world’s…

Hotel Byblos and its nightclub Les Caves du Roy are French Riviera legends, hosting celebrities, old wealth, young Bohemians and…

bangkok luxury hotel

Why should I go now? Thousands of tourists flock to Thailand every year to take part in intensive wellness and…

The Royal Suite

Why should I go now? Paris in the spring; summer fashions adorning the Parisiennes and their offspring and canines; do…

Lola James Harper shop

Rami Mekdachi has worked as a perfumer for over twenty years, collaborating with some of the world’s best known brands,…

More and more luxury brands are pledging their commitment to protecting our planet by valuing environmental concerns as highly as their…

Alexander Wang

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

Delhi by Igor Ovsyannaykov

In the past, India’s heaving capital has been a fly-in, fly-out destination for most tourists, but with a booming art…

Marie-Claire Daveu on Kering Sustainability plan

The luxury giant is taking the lead in sustainability – and now will the world listen? We are all now…

Reignwood group development, 10 Trinity square

As if opening the first luxury hotel in the City of London weren’t enough, Reignwood, which owns luxury real estate in Hawaii, Wentworth, and Voss water, among many other assets, has a bigger, bolder, and longer-term strategic aim. LUX Editor-in-Chief, Darius Sanai sat down with Songhau Ni in the Latour Room, to find out more.

In the five years since it opened, The Alpina Gstaad has become an iconic European hotel, featuring award-winning restaurants and…

Francois Paul Journe is the CEO of the eponymous Geneva-based watch company that is the ultimate object of desire for some of the world’s most discerning collectors. For our Luxury Leaders series, he talks to LUX about how F.P.Journe’s watch business has thrived as an independent, focused on scientific precision, in a world dominated by luxury groups.

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

Speed and posing in Monte Carlo: Francesca Peak revels in the most glamorous destination on the F1 calendar, courtesy of Rolex

luxury hand bags Moynat boutique

Guillaume Davin is CEO of Moynat, the uber-luxe leather goods brand established privately by Bernard Arnault as a rival to…

A new series on investment philosophy and strategy by LUX readers and luxury leaders, starting with Javad Marandi, international entrepreneur with interests in the UK and continental Europe.

Driverless cars – this year’s big thing in automobiles – trade emotion for efficiency. Can the company that invented the…

The head of future mobility at the world’s leading luxury car manufacturer predicts that the transformation of the auto market…

Online shopping may be thriving, but the world is awash with swanky boutiques offering indulgent fantasies of every type to…

A government crackdown on conspicuous consumption may have slowed China’s luxury market, but opportunities still abound at the top end…

Theaster Gates is a phenomenon — one of the world’s most influential artists, he features at number 56 on Art…

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…