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Beware being fashionably late or you may start losing your invitations
Luxury watch restorers have moved into creating their own high-end models
Simon de Burton
The timepiece market is booming… here’s how to find a bargain that will hold its value
The Range Rover Sport manoeuvres with the grace of a gazelle
The classic button-down is no more – unless you know where to look
Above: 1 Shard gold and garnet cuff, £7,500, Annoushka, 2 D’amour diamond bracelet, from £27,000, Cartier, 3 Paloma Picasso Olive…
What you could buy in London – and elsewhere for the same price
It isn’t just Westfield that has transformed W12
From deepest darkest Peru to Elstree Studios: Olivia Cole talks to Paddington Bear
A Prosecco shortage? Maybe try Grape Britain.
Classic leather straps
How Margate got it’s groove back
Give Thomas Heatherwick £175m and he’ll turn London into Venice.
Andrew Parsons’ behind the election curtains.
Gathering bricks and mortar, rather than oil and canvas.
Surely it should be OK to dislike Champagne?
The ginger-haired man in the three-piece suit had been standing at the bar all night, ordering gin and tonics in a proprietorial…
Ian Fleming went to Eton in the autumn of 1921 and left, aged 17, in 1926 for a crammer in…
Sarah Gadon has been in no fewer than three David Cronenberg films. She was cast in A Dangerous Method, his…
It’s remarkable the efforts some authors will make in order to achieve literary fame. Take the American writer James Frey.…
Was it the Russians? The Saudis? Or Elton John, who once received a florist’s bill for £293,000? Someone’s to blame…
When Lewis Carroll created Alice’s wonderland, he sent his diminutive heroine down rabbit holes and through looking glasses and in…
I’m what you call a Sixties person. I still believe in sex and drugs and rock ’n’ roll, and radical…
Above. Clockwise from left: Sea urchin spine necklace, £525, Patrick Mavros; Daisy Tryst ring, £21,500, Theo Fennell; Chrysoprase Amulette de Cartier,…