Keeping the British end up

Jeremy Hackett, founder of the Hackett brand on British style, manufacturing, red trousers, Mods and the basics rules of style. Words: Matt Pomroy “I struggle with pocket squares because I am conscious it looks as though I’ve made too much effort,” Jeremy Hackett says. Right there, in that one line, is all you need to…

Connecting the dots

It’s no understatement to say that Jean-Claude Biver is shaking up the watch industry. The Rake takes a look at his latest model for TAG Heuer, a watch that puts personalisation at the forefront. TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver is on a roll: “You never know what’s happening in the future so now we have…

Lamborghini Huracan

Over the last decade or so there appears to have been a homogenization of cars, but one car maker has remained utterly distinctive – a Lamborghini will always look like a Lamborghini. It’s not a brand of curves. The sharp angular, supermodel lines are part of the Lamborghini DNA and in a region where supercars…

Ossiano

There’s talk that the Michelin Guide may be coming to Dubai, and although we hear this every six months without any actual confirmation from the people at Michelin, it continually raises the question of which restaurants might get awarded stars if they do. The one restaurant that gets mentioned by pretty much all the food…

Trussardi – the family business

At just 35 years of age, Tomaso Trussardi is one of the youngest luxury-brand CEOs and is taking his Italian label into e-commerce and new territories, while remaining faithful to the family aesthetic, writes Matt Pomroy. Tomaso Trussardi could quite easily have elected to live out his charmed life in the enviable tradition of an…

Wagyu is in its prime, but is it the best cut?

There are more than 100 places to get steak in the UAE and more steakhouses are opening all the time, which is testament to the fact that beef is one of the world’s most popular dishes. If there’s one thing the UAE likes to eat it’s beef, and the country’s connoisseurs have long enjoyed a…