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

The gift guide

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

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

Tweed – meet the new weave

This traditional fabric is suddenly cool, fashionable and sexy

This is a ride that has been well and truly pimped

Jacob Rees-Mogg: a sartorial standard-bearer

The MP for North East Somerset is the best dressed man in the House of Commons – but has room for improvement

Hairclubbing in Soho

Henry Jeffreys pays a visit to the trendy London salon with a cocktail bar in its basement

Move over Bond – Kingsman are the real spy masters

The film franchise is perfect for those who miss the wit and eccentricity of old 007 movies

Unlike father, unlike son: the Whitehalls double act

One’s crabby and conservative, while the other is genial and impeccably PC. No wonder Jack and his dad Michael make such compelling TV

The Wish List

Sparkling jewellery

Ecole Lesage: the embroidery school for haute couture

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

A cut above

Our new columnist shares excerpts from her bestselling lifestyle guide, If I Can Do It, So Can You!

How to get a better night’s sleep

Gin, sex and carbs will all help you get a decent kip

The topless Audi A5 is the automotive equivalent of a Page 3 Stunner

That’s to say, it’s fun, flirty – and with not a lot under the bonnet

His fair lady: Givenchy on his devotion to Audrey Hepburn

The designer remembers the most elegant of creative friendships

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

The wish list

Watches with wow factor

Gifts that dad will actually appreciate on Father’s Day

On June 18, say it with food, fitness gadgets or even flowers

Prince Philip: a sartorial star

The retired Duke of Edinburgh has always had an eye for simple but outstanding suits

Six alternative yoga classes

Yoga sessions inspired by heavy metal, hip-hop and man’s best friend

Legs of young sportswoman with fitness tracker on hand in black leggings sitting on the floor in gym

Why leggings deserve to be grounded

United Airlines should not be pilloried for enforcing its dress code

Tesla’s Model S makes all other cars seem obsolete

This is to the luxury family sedan what the iPhone is to the Nokia

A bunch of flowers by Flowers by Hayford and Rhodes

Mother’s Day presents that aren’t a load of old rubbish

A guide to gifts that won’t leave mum feeling angry, or even disappointed

Tailored suits: the ultimate buyer’s guide

Everything you need to know about splashing out on a bespoke suit