Not to be confused with the shape, the cut is the only man-made ‘C’ from the ‘four Cs’, referring to symmetry, proportioning and polish – here’s what you need to know
A line of limited edition trainers from Balenciaga designed to look extremely worn were heavily criticised in China for being out-of-touch and ugly.
Take penmanship to a whole new level with these five luxurious pens, from Cartier and Harry Winston to Montblanc and Lalique
From Valentino’s customisable carrier bag to fashionable collars by Fendi and Saint Laurent, here are the best accessories to spoil your furry friends with
We break down five popular timepiece complications for the stylish woman, from the practical chronograph and world time to the romantic moonphase
From its strict by hand blending method to the unique collection of scents in Les Classiques, here’s how French haute perfumery Henry Jacques is adhering to tradition while also embracing innovation
The return of the key Watches and Wonders Geneva show in-person capped an impressive rebound in the business in 2021, with many new manufacturers racing to meet demand
Chow Sang Sang saw half of its sales evaporate after tourists from the mainland disappeared, but things have improved after the jewellery retailer shifted its focus to a younger clientele.
Domestic purchases of luxury goods in 2021 in China was valued at US$74 billion, having totalled US$120 billion in 2019 for both domestic and international sales.
Constellation, Speedmaster and Seamaster are among the brand’s most famous collections and this year they all get new models – there’s even a new Moonwatch to mark the brand’s role in space
Creative director Jonathan Anderson sets the course for spring/summer 2022 for one of the world’s oldest luxury brands – and it’s characteristically bold and innovative
The haute perfumer’s collection is centred on 50 foundational fragrances, bottled in crystal flacons created by artistic director Christophe Tollemer
Add a pop of colour to your outfits with Celine’s iconic Triomphe in striking orange, Givenchy’s Kenny Mini or Valentino’s Garavani VLoco clutch
Paris’ famous Arc de Triomphe is commemorated in the interlocking double Cs logo prominent across the collection – and don’t forget the new Celine Heart and Cabas 16 bags too
Men’s tailoring might seem expensive, but those in the trade say that the longevity of their clothes makes them worth every penny
Ando’s chef on planning ‘to the second’ at his Hong Kong restaurant, craftsmanship, the importance of time off … and his Audemars Piguet Code 11.59
Giorgio Armani turned off the music to ‘send a message that we don’t want to celebrate’ as Anne Hathaway and other A-listers watched the muted show
Designers Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons explore the history of people in a collection that strips back looks and nods to the Italian fashion house’s past
Cartier claims its competitor in the luxury jewellery space stole trade secrets about products that can sell for as much as US$10 million from an employee it hired away.
Kross Studio’s limited edition Batman Tourbillon watch costs a cool US$100,000 and comes with a watch box that doubles as your very own Bat Signal spotlight
After previous years’ yellow and pink sapphires, garnets, mother-of-pearl and lapis lazuli, prepare for hearts to flutter at the brand’s even more colourful incarnation of the collection
Dior, Burberry and Georg Jensen are among the luxury brands to benefit from young royals swapping the military for fashion modelling
The Soleil d’Hermès collection, the latest from its La Table division designed by Arielle de Brichambaut, uses bold colour and natural forms to uplifting effect
Famously being tracked by a college student’s Twitter bot, the brand’s biggest business plane has room enough for 19 passengers to choose between cabin areas for working, eating or simply resting
The Uncharted star has an estimated US$350 million dollar fortune and he has never been afraid to spend it on the things he loves most … so what are they?
Wine critics say buy the big names like Bordeaux, burgundy and champagne, understand what makes them collectible – and above all, make sure to drink and enjoy your collection!
Mainland Chinese consumers’ spending on luxury items is unlikely to recover to pre-Covid-19 levels any time soon, owing to limited international travel and a bearish view on the economy, global consultancy Bain and Company said.
Coral Chung’s Italian luxury brand pioneered the convertible Maestra Bag beloved by celebrities, but she also knows the importance of taking a digital detox
The London-based fashion house predicted a 35 per cent jump in profit for the current financial year, on the back of strong online sales.