Signature Series

While we like elaborate pleasures – we’d hardly put this magazine out if we didn’t – sometimes we have to step back and appreciate a simple joy. Using a fountain pen, for example, particularly one as well-crafted as these. The Breguet pens are particularly desirable, with their satisfying weight and the sort of craftsmanship you’d…
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Aquariva Gucci

What do you get when you cross two of the most renowned design houses? It’s not a joke: the punchline is a highly desirable, iconic boat for the 21st century. The Riva has long been a symbol of La Dolce Vita, and this modern interpretation maintains the pure Italian elegance and allure you’d expect from…
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La Réserve, Geneva

Swiss efficiency is hard to beat. Within minutes of landing at Geneva airport, I’m speeding down the motorway at 140kmph, only to arrive three minutes later at the gates of La Réserve. It must be the shortest transfer ever, and I like it. But the good first impressions don’t stop there. La Réserve’s lobby is…
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The Falkensteiner Iadera, Croatia

I can’t say that I’ve ever put the words ‘five-star’, ‘Eastern block’ and ‘music festival’ in the same sentence before, or had even dreamt I’d need to. Except maybe for an absurd drunken word game at an awkward social gathering. But such was the beauty of my most recent assignment, an eclectic collection of both…
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New Ferrari 799 Mugello

During the last 20 years the car industry has seen an injection of SUVs from marques that, before, had spent their time honing sports cars and family cars. If you wanted a luxury 4×4 there was really only one place to look: the Range Rover. It still tops my sought after list. However, a gap…
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Put It in Neutral: Geneva Motor Show 2012

Geneva. It’s clean, it’s neat, it’s somewhat quaint and understated. It is then the least likely city to host what’s probably Europe’s (and arguably the world’s) leading car show. However, for a week every March, that’s what happens in the several acres of Geneva’s Palexpo exhibition hall. This year, the buzz words have been iPhone…
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Of Noble Design: LUSSO 16 Cover Shoot

Near Buckingham Palace, London, the LUSSO team check in to one of the best boutique hotel’s in town, “41”.   Photographer Lars Hansen and stylist Tilly Hardy shoot the men’s style and accessories shoot for the 16th edition of LUSSO magazine.
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Sani Resort, Greece

I am not a number. I am a free man. Suggestions of The Prisoner may not be the most flattering comparison for a holiday destination but: a) that was my first reaction on seeing the sprawling, orange-toned  “private village” of the Sani Resort; and b) five minutes into the stay, you realise you’re anything but…
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Amazing-Mini-Super-Jumbo

Already popular within the United Arab Emirates, it was only a matter of time before Europe got a taste of the Embraer Lineage 1000. Given the spec of the machine, it also won’t be long before you see several more. This first has been brought in by Hangar8 for its charter fleet and it’s a…
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