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Wish List: Luxury watches

Luxury watches

25 Apr 2018

The best of Baselworld

The industry is climbing out of a downturn thanks to innovative new models that went on show in Switzerland

25 Apr 2018

How luxury watches smartened up their act

The latest generation combine smartphone technology with time-honoured craftsmanship

25 Apr 2018

Watches: a buyer’s guide

Mechanical watches are remarkable things. An inanimate movement, made up of hundreds of parts, until the addition of a wheel…

23 Mar 2018

Wish List: Luxury travel accessories

From sunglasses and suitcases to seriously impressive watches

21 Feb 2018
Paul Newman and his Rolex Cosmograph Daytona. PHILLIPS; KEYSTONE FRANCE VIA GETTY; GETTY

Paul Newman’s $17.8m Rolex is transforming the watch market

As prices head for the stratosphere, timepiece collectors are turning to other quality names

29 Nov 2017

Christmas 2017 Gift Guide

TIME TO SHINE 1 Stone Paris Love Letter ring, £3,3602 Venyx World Rainbow Aton necklace, £5,5203 Cassandra Goad personalised gold…

29 Nov 2017
The private cinema at Lillie Square

How upmarket flats became Home Suite Home

Expensive apartments used to have the odd gym or bar. Now they offer everything you get at a five-star hotel

29 Nov 2017

Tweed – meet the new weave

This traditional fabric is suddenly cool, fashionable and sexy

29 Nov 2017

Wish List: Sparkling jewellery

Sparkling jewellery

20 Sep 2017

Ecole Lesage: The Embroidery School for Haute Couture

Inside Ecole Lesage, an artisan workshop that provides exquisite needlework for the top fashion houses

20 Sep 2017

Why Warren Buffett’s early advice is still essential reading

The Oracle of Omaha was ahead of his time in understanding that we teach the wrong kind of capitalism

20 Sep 2017

Low Marx for Das Kapital

John McDonnell may think there’s a lot to learn from this tract, but its predictions were hopelessly wrong

14 Jun 2017
From left: Hublot Classic Fusion Racing Grey, £17,700; Boucheron Epure, £14,450; Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph, £5,900; Bremont Supermarine Type 301, £2,995; Rolex Cellini, £14,250; TAG Heuer Autavia, £3,900

Wish List: Watches with wow factor

Watches with wow factor

14 Jun 2017

William Asprey: The best of British

The chairman of William & Son on the importance of heritage to the future of British luxury

14 Jun 2017

Warren Buffet says this is ‘by far the best book on investing ever written’

Benjamin Graham, author of The Intelligent Investor, really understood how markets work over the long term

23 Mar 2017

Wish List: Easter Jewels

Above 1. Theo Fennell fire opal and diamond orange blossom ring, £ 11,000 2. Cartier Amulette de Cartier ring, £2,120…

23 Mar 2017
Aidan Hartley takes aim with a Holland & Holland

Shopping for a gun? Aim high

On the shooting range, grouse moor or in the African bush, there’s nothing so much fun as a bespoke rifle or shotgun, says Aidan Hartley

18 Jan 2017

Rolex and exploration

At Rolex, we believe in the spirit of adventure that lies within each man and woman. This innate potential gives…

8 Dec 2016

Rolex and the arts

Since its inception at the beginning of the 20th century, Rolex has always encouraged individual excellence and the pursuit of…

8 Dec 2016

Rolex and Sports

For almost a century, Rolex has been associated with the quest for excellence inherent in sport. Today, Rolex is present at the most prestigious events in…

6 Dec 2016

Rolex and architecture

A Profound Synergy Just as great buildings are created by visionary architects, visionary watchmakers create watches that meet the highest…

6 Dec 2016

High-end headphones: can you get away with such a monstrously selfish treat?

Your ears really do deserve something like these

3 Nov 2016

The real secret of Swiss watch craft: apprentices

Lots of people argue about what makes the Swiss watch business different. I think I’ve met the answer

3 Nov 2016

Good companies

William Robert Scott’s The Constitution and Finance of English, Scottish and Irish Joint Stock Companies to 1720; John Littlewood’s The Stock Market: 50 Years of Capitalism at Work

One’s watch

Even queens wear Patek Philippe, says William Cook

3 Nov 2016