Josh Sims

Josh Sims

Josh Sims is a london-based writer and editor contributing to the likes of The Times, CNN, The Economist and Wallpaper, among other titles. He's the author of several books on style and design, the latest being 'Men of Style' (published by Laurence King)

Latest from Josh Sims

Meet Mick Rock, the legendary music photographer who shot everyone from David Bowie to Queen’s Freddie Mercury, and Madonna to Miley Cyrus – exclusive interview

The legendary ‘man who shot the 70s’ caught candid heyday snaps of everyone from David Bowie and the Sex Pistols to Madonna and Miley Cyrus – here he opens up about his storied 50-year career exclusively to STYLE

The legendary ‘man who shot the 70s’ caught candid heyday snaps of everyone from David Bowie and the Sex Pistols to Madonna and Miley Cyrus – here he opens up about his storied 50-year career exclusively to STYLE

14 Nov 2021 - 7:00AM
From Stradivarius violins to a Gibson Les Paul, antique instruments and vintage guitars are 2021’s smartest financial investment – really

There are only about 300 violins left by 17th century Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari – and they’re adding zeroes to their value fast

There are only about 300 violins left by 17th century Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari – and they’re adding zeroes to their value fast

30 Jul 2021 - 3:58PM
What defines avant garde jewellery? Discerning high jewellery clients are snapping up statement pieces by Cartier, Chanel, Van Cleef & Arpels and Boucheron – but independent designers are leading the pack

‘High jewellery clients want pieces they haven’t seen before,’ says designer Devyn Downing – but others ‘still just want a big flashy stone’

‘High jewellery clients want pieces they haven’t seen before,’ says designer Devyn Downing – but others ‘still just want a big flashy stone’

6 Jun 2021 - 8:00AM
Electric cars are being joined by luxury yachts and commercial aircraft – and Tesla isn’t leading the electrification of sports supercars, but small start-ups

Electric supercar maker Elextra is being joined by luxury yachts and commercial aircraft engines such as Heesen and Magnix, but sustainability isn’t their main motivation

Electric supercar maker Elextra is being joined by luxury yachts and commercial aircraft engines such as Heesen and Magnix, but sustainability isn’t their main motivation

16 Nov 2020 - 4:15PM
Supersonic passenger planes will become a reality again soon – reducing emissions, noise and the price of faster-than-sound air travel

Aerospace’s big noises bet on better materials and better engines to usher in new era of quieter – as well as quicker and less polluting – faster-than-sound flight

Aerospace’s big noises bet on better materials and better engines to usher in new era of quieter – as well as quicker and less polluting – faster-than-sound flight

4 Jul 2020 - 3:22AM
VR gets touchy-feely with electronic skin – a game-changer for stroke rehabilitation and prosthetics to gaming and social media

VR has broadened our horizons to a dizzying degree, but scientists are now working on a physical dimension – that will be able simulate everything from changing temperatures to being punched

VR has broadened our horizons to a dizzying degree, but scientists are now working on a physical dimension – that will be able simulate everything from changing temperatures to being punched

21 May 2020 - 6:00AM
Why forged art might be better than the real thing – with a ‘real Van Gogh, what you’re actually looking at is the money’

More than half the artwork in circulation is fake, according to the Fine Art Expert Institute – but does that really matter if it brings the same effect to the eyes?

More than half the artwork in circulation is fake, according to the Fine Art Expert Institute – but does that really matter if it brings the same effect to the eyes?

8 Feb 2020 - 4:00PM
Millennials are demanding exclusive bespoke services, and luxury brands like Fendi and Ettinger are listening

People associate luxury with exclusivity, but also now with individualism – and companies like Ettinger and Havelock Bay are cashing in on the demand for customised luxury goods

People associate luxury with exclusivity, but also now with individualism – and companies like Ettinger and Havelock Bay are cashing in on the demand for customised luxury goods

8 Oct 2019 - 10:00AM
Recycled coffee grounds? Creations at Milan Design Week

Creative leaders experiment with a dazzling range of furniture, homeware, fashion, art and lighting products

Creative leaders experiment with a dazzling range of furniture, homeware, fashion, art and lighting products

20 May 2019 - 11:15AM
How StockX is putting the ticks on sneakers – with Mark Wahlberg and Eminem’s help

Mark Wahlberg and Eminem among backers of online stock market for limited edition sneakers and streetwear

Mark Wahlberg and Eminem among backers of online stock market for limited edition sneakers and streetwear

17 Apr 2019 - 12:04PM
Audiophiles, would you pay US$1.2 million for a pair of speakers?

Audio lovers are obsessed with cutting-edge components and equipment that can sometimes cost more than a home

Audio lovers are obsessed with cutting-edge components and equipment that can sometimes cost more than a home

28 Jan 2019 - 10:54AM
Sacha Jafri – whose paintings are loved by Bill Gates, George Clooney and Madonna – is lighting up the future for children

The British artist has raised US$48 million for charity by auctioning off his works over the past 20 years

The British artist has raised US$48 million for charity by auctioning off his works over the past 20 years

19 Jan 2019 - 10:09AM
Gillette’s #MeToo ad, Jane Walker whisky and Boy de Chanel make-up – how do brands deal with gender stereotypes?

From products to advertisements, brands walk a delicate line between taking a stand and pleasing today’s socially-aware customer base

From products to advertisements, brands walk a delicate line between taking a stand and pleasing today’s socially-aware customer base

23 Jan 2019 - 2:20PM
Fake fur or real - do labels lie?

More luxury brands are jumping on the ‘no fur’ bandwagon, but fur supporters claim it has less environmental impact than faux fur

More luxury brands are jumping on the ‘no fur’ bandwagon, but fur supporters claim it has less environmental impact than faux fur

1 Jan 2019 - 12:02PM
Limited-edition automobiles rule the road as carmakers produce special vehicles to attract consumers

Special-edition cars are giving production-line models a run for their money

Special-edition cars are giving production-line models a run for their money

14 Oct 2018 - 10:06AM
Why the Campana brothers favour kitsch over Scandi minimalism

The Brazilian designers use elements of their colourful culture in the their work, and approach projects with a sense of exuberance and a love for novel materials

The Brazilian designers use elements of their colourful culture in the their work, and approach projects with a sense of exuberance and a love for novel materials

7 Oct 2018 - 10:02AM
Young Iranian artists are offering glimpses into the country's history with dark but striking works

The value of Iranian artworks has grown as they gain more exposure and fetch high prices in auctions

The value of Iranian artworks has grown as they gain more exposure and fetch high prices in auctions

30 Jun 2018 - 10:00AM
Orange fibres, 3D printing: Luxury brands look for environmentally friendly biotextiles

Sustainability issues push luxury brands to research and develop biotextiles

Sustainability issues push luxury brands to research and develop biotextiles

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