Nick Scott

Dunhill Collaborates With Chinese Mega-Influencer

If you’ve not heard of White Day, it’s a romantic celebration that takes place over much of Asia, exactly one month after Valentine’s Day, on which men who received gifts from their female beloveds on the 14th February return the favour. And, to mark the occasion, British fashion giants Dunhill – which has a strong […]

Inspired By Genius: The Tate Gallery’s Van Gogh Menu

It won’t be the first multi-sensory experience in a London gallery, but surely one of the more bizarre: a tasting menu and three course lunch menu, created by Head Chef of Rex Whistler restaurant Alfio Laudani and inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s vivid colour schemes and Dutch flavours, to mark the Van Gogh and Britain […]

Porsche Design & Puma’s Inaugural Collection

One is the accessories branch of a much lauded high-performance motorsport company; the other is a giant in the world of athletic and casual footwear and apparel. Together – with the former bringing premium technical know-how to the table, the latter sportswear innovations such ultra-light materials and cushioning systems – they’ve come up with a […]

Robb Reader: Arksen Founder Jasper Smith

The world’s major boat shows are always replete with technical and aesthetic innovation – but rarely does a newcomer roll up with an entirely different ethos on what a water craft’s purpose actually should be. That happened last month, though, at The Dusseldorf Boat Show, when Jasper Smith – founder of gaming businesses including Playjam […]

Crafty Küche: the Respected by Gaggenau Campaign Launches in Paris

There’s more to culinary excellence than the appliances in a kitchen – the ingredients are imperative too. That’s the underlying philosophy on which the world’s foremost luxury kitchen appliance manufacturer has built its new Respected by Gaggenau campaign – which was launched in Paris on Monday. The initiative in question will see Gaggenau collaborate with […]

“The Luxury SUV of the Seas”

Set to be revealed later this year, this co-project with legendary styling house Pininfarina SpA is promising to redefine expectations of luxury yachts inside and out. “The X95 breaks the mould of traditional yacht design,” says Antony Sheriff, Executive Chairman of Princess Yachts. “The layout provides 10 per cent more outdoor space and 40 per […]

Dolce Carnevale: Haute Hedonism at the Rio Carnival

The phrase “party of the year” hasn’t exactly ingratiated itself with discerning revellers over the years, referring as it usually does to the kind of shindig at which hoards  of youths gyrate along to music which resembles a persistent car alarm. The annual ball at Belmond Copacabana Palace, however – which takes place at Rio […]

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