Vehicles

 

Inside Jaguar: Making a Million Pound Car

Faster, prettier and half the price of the competition, even old Enzo couldn’t help but stare. It’s 1961. The average UK jalopy starts to wheeze around 60 mph, and at 70 mph, is dangerously close to an automotive myocardial infarction. And then the Jaguar E Type happened.   Its revolutionary engineering and design was born out

 

Chasing the Solar Eclipse By Private Jet

On March 20, 2015, three Falcon 7X flying above the Faroe Islands carried a group of eclipse-chasers and scientists, led by Xavier Jubier and Amjet Executive, to film one of the most impressive solar eclipse of the century and arrived back with this stunning footage.   The Falcon 7X is a real performance jet, with

 

Inside Jaguar: Making a Million Pound Car

Faster, prettier and half the price of the competition, even old Enzo couldn’t help but stare. It’s 1961. The average UK jalopy starts to wheeze around 60 mph, and at 70 mph, is dangerously close to an automotive myocardial infarction. And then the Jaguar E Type happened.   Its revolutionary engineering and design was born out

 

Monte Carlo or Bust at Riva’s Trophy Event

Italian luxury yacht maker Riva has been crafting boats since 1842. Its polished mahogany-hulled launches are world famous, and quite rightly so. What other boat would the world’s most eligible bachelor use to sail down Venice’s Grand Canal; new bride at his side, the global press recording every single frame? Why, none at all. It

Lifestyle

 

Watching The Watchman: Maximilian Büsser Interview

Maximilian Büsser is clearly no stranger to criticism. “You need courage and you need guts to own and wear one of my pieces”, he explains when we meet. It’s fortunate then, that he’s a man with vision and when it comes to watchmaking he’s not about to curtail to conformity.   Making no excuses about

 

Hot Property: Penthouse 127, London EC1

Perched 154 feet in the sky above Tech City, Penthouse 127 is the best spot to enjoy epic 360-degree views of London’s coolest quarter. Get in the Cloud. Literally. The Fendi- and Hermes-inspired home, on the market at £4.75m, has gone big on luxury brands, with Interior designer Ida Sophie Fabricius (of Studio55) festooning it with the

Travel

 

Chasing the Solar Eclipse By Private Jet

On March 20, 2015, three Falcon 7X flying above the Faroe Islands carried a group of eclipse-chasers and scientists, led by Xavier Jubier and Amjet Executive, to film one of the most impressive solar eclipse of the century and arrived back with this stunning footage.   The Falcon 7X is a real performance jet, with

 

Diplomatic Relations Restored: Das Stue, Berlin

The very best of Berlin, courtesy of the Royal Danish embassy via the cream of Spanish design and culinary talent. Harmony in action.   One of the most striking things about Berlin is how much old architecture is missing. Old and new. Barely any buildings, other than some of the new homogenous glass rectangles at

Tech

 

Upper Crust – Dualit’s £1k Toaster

Comfortable in the knowledge that there are literally scores of punters who’d fork out £1,000 for a device that heats up bread, Dualit has added this 24-carat gold-plated toaster to its collection. The virtually unbreakable device combines a gold-plated retro design with four slots that can produce up to 130 slices in an hour. Which

Style

Bentley’s Bold Cologne

Did someone say “dark and throbbing?” There’s a small and elite club of brands that have the ability to cross seamlessly over into the luxury goods’ world. So much so, they’ll release an aftershave that can actually transform the quintessence of an already legendary brand into an elegant and confidently manly, fragrance. Defined by it’s

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