Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe

Hublot’s CEO, Ricardo Guadalupe knows that a new generation of consumer needs more than just a watch. This evolution is about innovation and authenticity How is the watch industry adapting to deal with the impact of Covid-19? We expect that 2021 will see a rebound from last year, but it depends on each brand. Hublot…

Why The Cartier Tank Remains a Timeless Icon

It’s over a century old, but the Cartier Tank will forever be one of the most iconic watches. In December 1916, France was mired in the First World War. In Paris, which was not too far from the front lines, the 41-year-old Louis Cartier was living at the Ritz Hotel on Place Vendôme, a few…

Countryside Pursuits – Four Seasons Hampshire

The Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire offers visitors a slice of quintessentially British country living, with outdoor activities and a stately abode that brings aristocratic living to present-day lords of the manor. The English country gent is one of the great sartorial looks – traditional, refined and well-cut but with a workable, everyday, effortless appearance. Where…

Andrea Incontri

Tod’s Andrea Incontri on Why Less is More

With his penchant for not complicating things, Andrea Incontri is bringing Tod’s into the modern era. “We just want to have a life that is not only better but easier,” says Andrea Incontri, creative director of menswear at Tod’s, when asked why so many high-end brands are now making sneakers. It’s part of the casualization of menswear,…

Aston Martin Vantage

Aston Martin Vantage

There’s a moment, somewhere between the third and fourth gear, where the magic happens. The road straightens out just enough so you can pull out and overtake. A squeeze of the accelerator and the Aston Martin Vantage launches you forward, making one of the most beautiful noises you’ll hear on the road: a glorious roar,…

The Maldives Island That’s Unlike the Others

You’ve probably seen the Maldives already, even if only in magazines and on websites. You may have actually visited. Felt pretty special, right? But there are lots of places in the Maldives that can give you roughly the same thing, while for those who can afford it, there is one place that’s a true exclusive-use…

The Oliver Sweeney Shoes, Ideal for Secret Agents

Shoemaker Oliver Sweeney has created a bespoke set of dress shoes that come with secret compartments to hide a variety of items. Each pair can be filled with up to six items — three per shoe — and you can select from 12 thing that include: the world’s smallest phone, a tiny video camera, a…