The Beauty Issue

How Hublot’s attracting a new generation of customers

Hublot is fusing smart technology with sleek design to enthral a new generation of customers. Jason Barlow reports Hublot is enjoying a renaissance. A renaissance that began with four weeks in the global spotlight this June, its prominence during the most compelling...

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Zenith: traditional watchmaking reinvented

With its revolutionary new mechanism, Zenith has challenged a 300-year-old watchmaking standard. Rachael Taylor meets the innovator behind the brand In the Jura mountains, a high-altitude stretch of Switzerland deeply embedded in watchmaking heritage, Julien Tornare...

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Art auctioneer Simon de Pury on modern philanthropy

Whether painting, music or immersive experiences, artists – and the art they produce – play a huge role in raising hundreds of millions of dollars for some of the world’s most deserving charities, says art auctioneer and LUX contributing editor Simon de Pury I’ve done...

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Cool Hunter: Autumn 2018

With a gimlet eye for the latest and newest, LUX’s Cool Hunter and Digital Editor Millie Walton reveals what is grabbing her attention this season 50m Experimental isn’t a term one associates with London’s upmarket Belgravia, but that’s where you’ll find the new...

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Why Master Sommeliers still play a role in the modern day

The art of the Master Sommelier is steeped in tradition, but with the rise of ever-more sophisticated technology, Rebecca Gibb reports on the evolution of the role for the modern age It was 7.30pm and the sun had descended into the western horizon, leaving another...

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The road less travelled: Tajikistan

From jagged-peak mountain ranges to glacial lakes and towering valleys, LUX Editor-at-Large Gauhar Kapparova explores Tajikistan’s incredible landscapes – perfect for thrill-seeking adventurers Think of the world’s most iconic highways and what springs to mind? The...

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How Los Angeles became a world-class art capital

No longer an outlier from the busy Europe– New York art corridor, Los Angeles is rapidly becoming a serious contender as a thriving hub on the world art scene. Janelle Zara looks at the people and places that are making the City of Angels hot, hot, hot This autumn in...

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Gallerist Angela Westwater: the women who have inspired me

As we celebrate the 100 year anniversary since women were given the vote in parliamentary elections, Angela Westwater, one of the art world’s pre-eminent gallerists, reflects upon the great women gallerists who have inspired her, and the changing landscape of the New...

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Frieze London Special: Tracey Emin’s ‘Another World’

Artist Tracey Emin and Deutsche Bank are marking 100 years of women’s suffrage with a show of work by female artists from the bank’s collection at Frieze London and Frieze Masters, as well as a secret postcard sale for women’s charities. Anny Shaw reports from the...

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Villa Giuseppina: inside Lake Como’s luxury residence

The swimming pool at the legendary Villa Giuseppina looks out across Lake Como to its eastern shores, with the Alps of Valtellina beyond Halfway along the western side of Lake Como, in a magical spot opposite the fairytale village of Bellagio, sits one of its most...

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Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar: a dialogue across time and space

When artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar came across a 1960s film by Jean Cocteau, he was stunned to discover they were both addressing the same ideas in their work. Virginia Blackburn meets him to discuss his new exhibition – set in the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat villa that’s...

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Caroline Scheufele on Chopard’s gold standard

Caroline Scheufele is co-president of Chopard, the Swiss jeweller and watchmaker that has been run by her family for more than 150 years. As head of the women’s collections and fine-jewellery range, she has made the Cannes Film Festival a dazzling stage for the...

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Adrian Cheng & James Corner are redesigning Hong Kong

Entrepreneur Adrian Cheng and landscape architect James Corner are transforming Hong Kong with a multi-billion dollar development plan. Leading architecture writer Mark C O’Flaherty reports Every city wants its own High Line. Designing an urban park that sits cheek by...

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