Style

How to smarten up Boris

A pressed suit and a trip to Savile Row would do wonders for Boris ahead of a potential leadership race

30 Jan 2019

How to master smart casual

This contradictory dress code can lead to much befuddlement as to what to wear

22 Jan 2019

Bed linen: how to ensure a good night’s sleep

Lara Prendergast on why we should all be perfectionists when it comes to beds

2 Jan 2019

How to pull off black tie dressing

My office is on Upper Brook Street, which means that throughout the year, hoards of black tie party-goers amble along…

17 Dec 2018

I’m bewitched by my watch

This year I fell in love. The object of my affection wasn’t a boy — rather a gift from one.…

28 Nov 2018
Arne Jacobsen cutlery from Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

As seen on screen: where to find iconic objects from classic movies

How a sinister carpet from The Shining inspired a thriving business

28 Nov 2018
Amazon Echo Plus

Christmas 2018: The best new gadgets to buy

What a cornucopia of goodies to choose from! I’ve always had a weakness for high-tech gadgetry and here were some…

28 Nov 2018

Christmas 2018 Gift Guide

1 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona watch, £POA2 Cassandra Goad Conversacion green tourmaline and ruby pendant, £6,8903 Polly Wales stud…

28 Nov 2018

Timely Art

Some horophiles believe the art of the watch lies only in the mechanical heart that makes it tick. But for…

13 Jun 2018

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