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Among Alessandra Ambrosio, Elle Fanning, Deepika Padukone and Anne Hathaway, who turned up the glamour and who dialled it down at the 75th Cannes Film Festival? Photos: PA, Xinhua, EPA-EFE, Reuters
The Cannes Film Festival 2022’s best red carpet looks so far

With everyone from Squid Games’ Lee Jung-jae to Anne Hathaway and Tom Cruise in town to promote their latest films, Cannes’ red carpet has been as dazzling as ever

21 May 2022 - 11:00AM
Everything you need to know about Jessey Lee and Chèrie Chan’s mysterious departure from Bling Empire ... Photo: @WebStyleStory
Bling Empire 2’s biggest mystery explained: why did Chèrie Chan and Jessey Lee quit?

Everything you need to know about Jessey Lee and Chèrie Chan’s mysterious departure from the reality series, from Lee’s mysterious ex-wife to their relationship with the current cast

21 May 2022 - 5:00AM
Celebrated professional golfer Bubba Watson sporting the new Pink Watch, the Tourbillon RM 38-02 that he and Richard Mille launched in collaboration. Photos: Richard Mille
STYLE Edit: Richard Mille and Bubba Watson launch The Pink Watch

Following the success of their previous collaborations together, Richard Mille and pro golfer Bubba Watson release the Tourbillon RM 38-02

20 May 2022 - 10:00AM
Doja Cat (far left) deserves an award for her Billboard Music Awards look, but Dove Cameron and Megan Thee Stallion made our worst dressed list. And what about Heidi Klum’s screaming yellow (far right)? Photos: Wires
Billboard Music Awards 2022 best and worst dressed

From award-winners Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion, to a style showdown between power couples Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott, against Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly

17 May 2022 - 2:30PM
Princess Charlene of Monaco was reunited with her two children, Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques, in March after seven months apart. Photos: @iamh0pe, @hrhprincesscharlene/Instagram
The price of royalty: new details about Princess Charlene’s health scare revealed

Princess Charlene has had a tough year with health concerns, but could she really be getting paid by Prince Albert for her return?

16 May 2022 - 6:00PM
British actress Michelle Dockery, famous for her role in Downtown Abbey, on the red carpet for the world premiere of the Netflix series Anatomy of a Scandal, in London, on April 14. Photo: AFP
Michelle Dockery on Downton Abbey’s film sequel and playing strong women

The actress who plays Lady Mary in the British period drama talks about the film sequel Downton Abbey: A New Era and her role in Netflix’s Anatomy of a Scandal

16 May 2022 - 5:06PM
How to get British actress Simone Ashley’s all-pink Pierpaolo Piccioli and Valentino Baftas red carpet look. Photo: AFP
How to get Bridgerton actress Simone Ashley’s all-pink BAFTAs look

The Netflix star blossomed on the red carpet in a bright pink Pierpaolo Piccioli and Valentino outfit – here’s how you can get the same look

16 May 2022 - 10:32AM
Rare Chinese teas can fetch five-figure sums, and counting. Photo: Handout
Why old Chinese tea leaves can be worth more than wine or whisky

Puer has been elevated from a table-side staple into a smart investment rivalling the traditional vintage wine market – one 70-year-old cake just sold for more than US$70,000

13 May 2022 - 4:00PM
While international demand for Australian homes is falling, Chinese buyers remain keen, especially for showpiece projects like the Regal Azzura development in Southport, Queensland. Photo: Regal Azzura
Where are Chinese property investors buying now?

Despite travel restrictions, Australia remains favoured by Chinese property investors while Thailand and the UAE are of interest too

13 May 2022 - 10:00AM
Crazy Rich Asians and Marvel’s Eternals star Gemma Chan turns heads in her outfits. Photos: @gemmachan/Instagram, EPA-EFE
16 of Gemma Chan’s best red carpet looks, from Valentino to LV

Her impeccable style is often overlooked … here are 16 of Gemma Chan’s best red carpet moments that prove she’s a fashion icon

16 May 2022 - 10:57AM
Boucheron New Maharajahs collection, New Sarpech brooch.
5 dazzling diamond brooches to channel your inner royal with

Looking to make a statement with a luxury brooch like Queen Elizabeth? Try the Panthère de Cartier, Harry Winston’s nature-inspired crane piece or Graff’s Tilda’s Bow

12 May 2022 - 5:30PM
Imagine if this scene was right outside your office window? For visitors to the Amanyara, Turks and Caicos resort, that dream could now become a reality. Photo: Aman
Is the ‘workation’ here to stay? How luxury resorts accommodate remote work

Once the realm of diehard digital nomads, post-pandemic trends have seen a whole host of working holiday options open up in the luxury sector

19 May 2022 - 3:14PM
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth waves to well-wishers during a walkabout on her 90th birthday in Windsor, west of London, on April 21, 2016. Photo: AFP
Everything you need to know about Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee

And why Meghan and Prince Harry won’t be joining their relatives on the palace balcony this year

11 May 2022 - 6:00PM
New watches including this Richard Mille R032 diving watch limited edition. Photo: Richard Mille
4 watchmakers’ newest models, from Gucci and Bulgari to Richard Mille

From wafer-thin technical wonders to diamond-studded designs and others inspired by fairgrounds or a Caribbean idyll, these pieces show off skill, artistry and range

11 May 2022 - 3:28PM
Designer pens, such as Montblanc’s Meisterstück Great Masters Pirelli LE1872, remain in vogue today. Photo: Montblanc
5 best luxury fountain pens to buy – including Cartier’s US$114,000 piece

Take penmanship to a whole new level with these five luxurious pens, from Cartier and Harry Winston to Montblanc and Lalique

11 May 2022 - 2:00PM
Try the spicy fish at Grand Majestic Sichuan. Photo: Grand Majestic Sichuan
4 new restaurants in Hong Kong to try now, reviewed

As pandemic restrictions relax in the city, try these delicious new dishes – from char siu at old-school Cantonese joint Ship Kee to pork wontons at Grand Majestic Sichuan

10 May 2022 - 11:45AM
Jaeger-LeCoultre’s celestial watches are a universe in miniature, highly complex yet also ethereally beautiful. Photos: Jaeger-LeCoultre
Watches & Wonders Edit: Jaeger-LeCoultre looks to the stars for 2022

For Watches and Wonders 2022, Jaeger-LeCoultre announced its The Stellar Odyssey theme, with brilliant new astronomical inspired timepieces

10 May 2022 - 10:00AM
Creative directors Kim Jones at Dior and Jonathan Anderson at Loewe are leading the way towards a more sustainable model for luxury fashion, with offerings such as Dior’s Beachware 2022 collection. Photo: Dior
3 stylish luxury fashion accessories that won’t cost the Earth

Brands and their creatives – from Kim Jones at Dior to Jonathan Anderson at Loewe – are getting on board with the need to be sustainable and do good, as well as look good

10 May 2022 - 10:37AM
Green open spaces – such as Hilly Fields Park in Lewisham, seen here – are one key to London’s attractiveness with international buyers, with Hongkongers now leading the way. Photo: iStock
How Hongkongers became the biggest foreign homeowners in London

Investors from the SAR have long been keen on property in the UK capital, but now research shows that in many areas they hold the biggest share of residences with international owners

10 May 2022 - 8:00AM
Everydays: The First 5,000 Days, a digital work by the artist Beeple, sold for millions and began an NFT-led, blockchain-driven revolution in the global art market. Photo: Beeple
How are NFTs and blockchain disrupting the art market?

Ever since Everydays in March 2021, sales of digital art and NFTs of more conventional works have exploded, drawing celebrity investors and no end of hype – but just how excited should we be?

9 May 2022 - 6:00AM