Flying to the Paul Ricard Circuit

Here at Lusso we love to travel and we’re also rather fond of a good old road trip. The tried and tested formula of mixing a few of Italy’s finest and adding a preposterously impractical, but suitably rapid support vehicle has served us admirably thus far. Feeling suitably ambitious and ready for our next logical globe…
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Rolls Royce Unveil Serenity – A Bespoke Phantom with Silk Interior

Rolls-Royce has just unveiled Serenity, an extended wheelbase Phantom and the latest one-off commission demonstrating just what their Bespoke team is capable off – and it turns out, quite a lot. For the design, the team looked to Japan, taking cues from Japanese Royal robe motifs which they set against contemporary interpretations of European furniture. The Phantom’s cabin features China-sourced…
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Bentley’s First SUV Will be Called the Bentley ‘Bentayga’

Bentley’s all-new and ground-breaking luxury SUV will be revealed to the world later this year and a name has been chosen: Bentley Bentayga. The name, released at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, comes from the ‘Roque Bentayga’, a rugged and challenging mountain peak in the Canary Islands, where volcanic eruptions have formed vertical cliffs, cracks and…
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Bremont and Chivas Collaborate On the ‘Chivalry’ Watch

This year’s Chivas ‘Made for Gentlemen’ collaboration is with the (usually) aviation-themed watch company Bremont. It’s a good fit in more ways than one: Bremont, like Chivas, was founded by two brothers, both passionate about craftsmanship and investing in the details that matter. After a visit to the Strathisla distillery where they met Chivas Master Blender…
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The Rolls Royce Wraith

You want a bona fide luxury set of wheels. But you hate rear doors. However, you’re obliged to pretend you might take some people in back at some point. After the Astons and the Bentley GTs and the Merc SL 500s, the next step up in the sublime coupe world is Rolls Royce’s Wraith. Enter…
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Fresh Feline Fury in Jaguar’s Re-Clawed XJ

The previous XJ aged not only quickly, but poorly – in my opinion. The fact that the new XJ looks more like a ‘normal’ car may not be a bad thing. Although normal, the Jaguar has an array of high-tech elements both inside and outside, including the space age gear selector that rises from the…
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At Home With Robert Houston MP

Rumoured to be considering legal action against the producers of the West End play ‘The Duck House’, a political comedy about the expenses scandal, Robert Houston, Member of Parliament is visibly disturbed. “I am deeply disturbed about all the publicity surrounding this so-called ‘play’, and I’m of the firm opinion that the best way to…
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