Style

The Wish List

Timeless watches

3 Nov 2016

Forget the fashion for flat shoes, high heels empower short women like me

51 per cent of women prefer flats, but heels are still vital to many

4 Oct 2016

Want to shine at a party? Make like Boris and Rachel

How to survive the party season

25 Sep 2016
Georgie Lane-Godfrey edges past Camilla at the finish

Let’s throw kosher to the wind… and go veggie in Israel

Who needs meat when the alternative is so muscular?

22 Sep 2016

Surrey’s new rich

What happened to the quiet, leafy county Daisy Dunn once knew?

22 Sep 2016

The fight for Notting Hill

Some locals are determined to preserve its soul in the face of bankers, MPs and planners

22 Sep 2016

Wish List: Stunning Pearl Jewellery

Stunning pearl jewellery

22 Sep 2016
Taki with Joan Collins at El Morocco

The King of Clubs

El Morocco, lined in zebra-stripes and known as Elmo’s to New York insiders, was the ultimate in glamorous nightspots, says Taki

22 Sep 2016

Stilettos, feminist? You’re fooling yourself

I have a pile of press cuttings about women who maim people with shoes; there have been 150 violent crimes…

23 Jun 2016

The fox: Friend or foe?

When you see a fox, what do you feel? More than any other animal in Britain, the fox can elicit a…

21 Jun 2016

Heady times as the great hat revival takes off

Everyday headgear is no longer the exclusive realm of the eccentric and attention-seeking

11 Jun 2016

Wish List: Heirloom Watches

Time is money… so why not mark its passing with a classic heirloom watch?

11 Jun 2016

A festival for the fable-minded

The annual shindig at Port Eliot in Cornwall mines a rich local seam of myth and eccentricity

11 Jun 2016

Is Lewisham really so ’orrible?

It’s scruffy and scary, but things are looking up

11 Jun 2016

The new Fiat 500 is overpriced and oversugared

It’s been improved in some ways, but really, this is like a Walls Cornetto to real Italian gelato

11 Jun 2016

For the ultimate posh picnic, the sky’s the limit

Silver napkin rings £350, basket with bike attached £33,659… or come back down to earth with classy tin plates for £5.95

6 Jun 2016

The Wish List

Sparkling jewellery

23 Mar 2016

Not only fools and horses

Peter Robins on the rapid rebranding of Peckham

23 Mar 2016

Fasten victim

Harry Mount asks why he now has to struggle to find a three-button suit

23 Mar 2016

Live blog: The Oscars

Sunday 28th February, from 11.30pm

25 Feb 2016

Apparently, I’m the Basil Fawlty of the English country house

Thanks to personal and insulting attacks on TripAdvisor, I’m thinking of giving up the personal tours of my home I have been providing since I was 15 years old

12 Jan 2016

Cool rider

Electra’s Townie is at the top of my christmas list

11 Dec 2015

Death as decor… the art of taxidermy

Want a statement snake or an upside-down giraffe on the ceiling? Here’s where to look

5 Dec 2015

Vauxhall’s next for the hipster cavaliers

London’s least fashionable area is about to be invaded by brigades of men trying to look like D.H. Lawrence

5 Dec 2015

Right on time

Beware being fashionably late or you may start losing your invitations

5 Dec 2015