convertible sportscar

In the latest iteration of our Fast & Luxurious car series, LUX’s car reviewer tries out four new versions of…

Have you ever dreamt of owning an invaluable piece of art history? Now is your chance. Digital asset bank Sygnum…

mountaintop hotel overlooking a city

In the second edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius…

swiss palace hotel

High in the Swiss Alps, LUX indulges in a gastronomic tour like no other, all under the auspices of one…

man playing golf

It’s not just the breathtaking alpine landscapes that are attracting visitors to Andermatt Swiss Alp’s golf course, but also its…

summer in the alps

As well as making it a world-class ski resort, the development of the Swiss village of Andermatt has from the…

grand swiss hotel

High in St Moritz, the grandest hotel in the Alps has just been revitalised. There’s nowhere better to take the…

residential apartment

Andermatt Swiss Alps is the hottest destination in Switzerland right now. The sustainable ski/golf/mountain living resort in the mountains in…

lake in Switzerland

Etienne d’Arenberg hails from one of Europe’s oldest families and is treasurer of the Arenberg Foundation, whose mission is the…

Two of our favourite mountain restaurants have just received Michelin stars. You can’t get in there right now because of…

Artistic, playful and utterly spoiling, The Alpina Gstaad may just be the best hotel anywhere in Europe. So why don’t…

cable car

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

contemporary apartment

The transformation of the village of Andermatt in the Swiss Alps into a place for permanent residence or seasonal getaways…

black and white portrait man and woman

Over the course of his 60 year career, Terry O’Neill photographed the world’s most famous celebrities, but the true power…

Render of apartment

Two new apartment buildings in the Swiss village of Andermatt offer the calm and luxury of contemporary Alpine living. LUX…

Luxury lakeside hotel

St Moritz is well known as the winter playground of Europe’s rich and aristocratic. But don’t dismiss the resort, and…

glacial alpine lake

Climate change is creating challenges for mountain resorts the world over. In Switzerland, a new luxury resort is leading the…

Artist working in his studio vintage photograph

For a special exhibition at Vieux Chalet in Gstaad, Hauser & Wirth brings together ceramics and paintings by Picasso alongside…

High altitude restaurants on ski slopes

Two of Europe’s highest restaurants have opened amid contemporary chic architecture, high above Andermatt, Switzerland Hold onto your chopsticks. A…

Contemporary building sitting on ski slope

Last weekend saw the opening of two new restaurant concepts at the Gütsch-Express mountain station in the Swiss ski resort…

Panoramic image of alpine scene

Looking for the perfect early-season ski break? Crans-Montana has it all, from sunny slopes to spectacular views across the Swiss…

Luxurious rooftop terrace of a hotel suite

Mandarin Oriental Geneva is now home to one of the biggest and most luxurious suites in the city Spanning 325…

Snowy mountain village of St Mortiz

With snow already falling in the Swiss Alps, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai looks forward to another first-class ski season in…

Interiors of a contemporary concert hall

In Andermatt, the sound of music soars beautifully from a remarkable newly opened concert hall. Laura Archer discovers how the…

Polo players mid match with sticks raised

This weekend Hublot’s high altitude polo tournament returns to the Swiss resort of Gstaad Gstaad annually plays host to the…

City of zermatt with the matterhorn mountain in the distance

Summertime in the Alps is exhilarating and inspiring. The sun (usually) shines, the air is clear, temperatures aren’t too sweltering…

Two men sniffing a glass of white wine in a restaurant

Marc Almert was recently named Best Sommelier in the World at the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) championships in…

Nighttime view of ski resort village St Moritz

St Moritz, in Switzerland’s Engadin, is an Alpine paradise in winter, with some of Europe’s best hotels for your skiing…

Alpine village of Andermatt in winter

The fairy-tale village of Andermatt is fast becoming one of Switzerland’s most desirable destinations with the recent opening of a…

the rolling mountains of the swiss engadine in summertime

Switzerland’s Engadine region has been the enchanted holiday home of the likes of Friedrich Nietzsche, Gerhard Richter and some of…

Luxury hotel complex on top of a hill overlooking Lake Lucerne in Swtizerland

At the new Bürgenstock resort in Switzerland, medical science meets luxury indulgence. Darius Sanai gets checked out at the spectacular retreat…

Ski slopes lit by lights at night in St. Mortiz

It’s been another winter of fantastic snowfall, and Darius Sanai is dreaming of his favourite location in the Alps, and…

Ski resort hotel pictured at night with an indoor swimming pool and ice rink

Winter is here, and the world’s illuminati, glitterati and party-rati are agglomerating in mountain resorts, from Aspen to St Moritz,…

Luxury timepiece assembled by hand with tweezers

With its revolutionary new mechanism, Zenith has challenged a 300-year-old watchmaking standard. Rachael Taylor meets the innovator behind the brand…

Alpine village of Andermatt in winter

Up next in the exciting new development of Andermatt Swiss Alps? A state-of-the-art concert hall and artworks by a Swiss…

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…

Bürgenstock is the most ambitious resort development in European history, a spectacular complex of luxury hotels, spas, contemporary restaurants and…

Street art painting by Los Angeles based artist Alec Monopoly depicting TAG Heuer's CEO Jean-Claude Biver

Street artist Alec Monopoly’s distinctive creations are a blend of subversive graffiti culture and post-pop colour. And he has now…

a thin road winding up a lush green mountain with a cloudy sky

The St Gotthard, Oberalp and Furka are three of the most spectacular mountain passes in Europe. And the new Holiday…

birds eye view of photo basel art fair

photo basel is Switzerland’s first and only international art fair dedicated to photography, showcasing works from both contemporary and classic…

collage image of watches using different sustainable strap materials

Uber luxury goods holding company Richemont owns some of the world’s biggest brands in the watch and jewellery industries including Cartier,…

Luxury men's watch with black and red dial

URWERK’s unique approach to high horology has established it as one of the most creative and desirable brands in the…

striking architecture of a hotel in the snow set against a forest

The wintersports season may feel a long way away, but you need to book now to get a room at…

Luxury hotel pool area on the edge of Lake Geneva

Why should I go now? Switzerland’s lowland lake district has cast off its winter shroud of snow and ice, the…

five star hotel in the Swiss alpine village of Andermatt

Deep within the Swiss Alps, tucked between Zermatt and St. Moritz, lies what is perhaps the most ambitious little town…

Waldhaus Sils five star swiss hotel rising up from the trees in front of the snowy mountains in Winter

The Waldhaus Sils sits on a rock amid a forest in the heart of the Engadine, Switzerland’s legendary high mountain…

New timepiece by luxury watchmakers Ulysse Nardin, the FREAK VISION launched at SIHH 2018

The venerable Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, known for its elaborate and striking timepieces, was purchased by luxury group Kering (owner…

LUX's featured luxury destination Davos, Switzerland

Why should I go there now? The Belvédère is the hotel for top dignitaries at the World Economic Forum in…

A landscape scene of summer in the Swiss alps

A short blast in a vintage Ferrari from the crowds of the Côte d’Azur, the two most prestigious villages in…

Above Zermatt, Switzerland’s most spectacular mountain village and home to the Matterhorn, high-altitude restaurants like Chez Vrony combine tradition with…

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.

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.

The Alps are at their most sublime when the sun is warm, the snow has given way to meadows, and…

DARIUS SANAI’S Luxury travel views Where our Editor-in-Chief ponders culinary conundrums from his sojourns around the world Not so long…

DEEP BLUE SKIES, PERFECT TEMPERATURES, NO TEEMING CROWDS, EXCELLENT CUISINE, CLEAN AIR, ENVELOPED BY NATURAL BEAUTY: WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE…