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Royal Salute World Polo brings the sport of kings to the people of China

When Royal Salute whisky joins forces with the Tang Polo Club in Beijing something magical happens – the elite sport of kings becomes a frolic that …

Perfectly chic Christmas gifts from Quintessentially Asia magazine

Luxury is an experience and the best brands create beautiful products that become an intimate part of life’s narrative. Quintessentially Asia’s …

Amanresorts Opens Tokyo Hot Springs Hotel Amid Shareholder Spat

Amanresorts International Pte is known for providing luxury accommodation far from the madding crowd. Its latest retreat overlooks Tokyo’s financial …

The Online Retailer's Christmas Wish List: More Data, More Analytics, More Bandwidth

The turkey leftovers are long gone and the holiday shopping season is moving into crunch mode. And though Thanksgiving-weekend retail sales were a …

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Christie’s rock stars

<b>In December Christie’s will auction the jewellery and couture collections of screen legend Elizabeth Taylor. As John Lyttle discovered, the event</b> …

Jewelry

Good as gold

The black market for gold in china now sees up to 100 billion yuan worth of trade every year. The world’s most precious metal may seem like a great …

Folli Follie's Big Fat Greek Photo Shoot

It was crazy, but then so is the brand that paid for all this mayhem. Folli Follie (Crazy Craziness in Italian) was founded in 1982 and it will …

Hat Tricks, DeDe Valentine

“If you want to get ahead, get a hat,” the old advertising jingle advised. Let’s update. If you want to get ahead, get a DeDe Valentine hat.<p>The …

Top luxury entrepreneurs discuss strategy for the China market

<b>What’s the best way to build a market in China, and how does a successful entrepreneur stay hungry? Ketty Koutsolioutsos, co-founder of Folli Follie,</b> …

For explorers IWC have watches that are rugged and beautiful

The sea and sky represent a harsh environment for watches but IWC-Schaffhausen has made their reputation creating timepieces that are a match for the …

Inside Dior, the struggle to replace John Galliano was an epic battle

John Galliano departed from The House of Dior over one year ago. Speculation about who would replace him raged throughout 2011, but now the more …

In London Stephen Webster makes celebrity jewelry a rock and roll art form

Webster’s high jewellery collection is known for its bright stones<p>Stephen Webster is the king of celebrity jewelers but his wedding rings for Madonna …

Precious Metals

In China Hermès is searching for success with a powerful set of tools

THE LUXURY COMPANY HERMèS HAS BEEN CREATING LEATHER ACCESSORIES FOR 175 YEARS, FROM ITS BIRTH AS A SADDLEMAKER TO ITS LATE 20TH CENTURY REINVENTION …

Romeo Gigli's FW 2013 collection at Joyce

Romeo Gigli<p>Iconic fashion designer Romeo Gigli came to Hong Kong last month to launch his gorgeous Fall Winter 2013 collection at Joyce, where he …

Romeo Gigli's comeback enthralls Asia as he casts his critical eye at European fashion

He was one of the world’s most admired and successful designers of the 1990s, then Romeo Gigli lost it all. As he makes a quiet comeback in Venice, …

Polo takes centre stage in the brand identity of two iconic British companies

Andrew Lloyd Webber made a fortune with tunes based on T.S.Eliot’s Cats but it was four legged creatures of a more muscular type that frolicked …

A Bally design team that was a charming exercise in contrasts

It has been two years since Michael Herz and Graeme Fidler took charge of the creative process at Bally, the Swiss brand that has exploded its reach …

In Asia suits are still a potent weapon in the stylish man's armoury

<b>Like Eve’s Apple, the men’s two-piece has almost become taboo, a clothing combination emasculated by casual Friday and Americans who dress like five</b> …

Raf Simons explores the deep codes of Dior with his Spring/Summer 2013 collection

When John Galliano ran Dior he was a Godly figure worshipped by his boss, LVMH chief Bernard Arnault. After he fell, dashed Satan-like into dark …

Late, great, radical democrat Diana Vreeland

Surely the most bizarre, but instructive, style lesson inadvertently taught by that eternal arbiter of taste, Diana Vreeland, is just how …

IWC Schaffhausen has unveiled a new flagship boutique in Beijing

IWC’s New Beijing flagship store will take the level of service it provides in China to a whole new level, all inside a space that sets a standard …

Wrist attachment, URWERK, Geneva

URWERK’s UR‑210<p>[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]atch fans can now buy a timepiece that gives them feedback on the state of their relationship. The …

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Romeo Gigli falls in love with fashion again at Joyce

To have John Galliano and Romeo Gigli working again is a dream come true, but that’s not because <i>The Fashionable Truth</i> is a nostalgic romantic with …

Zac Posen is ready for his close up

Zac Posen is fulfilling the promise of his enormous talent, and he’s doing it with style.<p>Zac Posen is a fabulously successful 20-something designer …

Omar Salam and the motherly magic of Sukeina

The Senegalese designer Omar Salam, who debuted his FW 2013 collection on February 10 2013, says he chose to call his brand Sukeina because it’s the …

Zac Posen's frocks give Crystal Renn a rosy glow for Amfar

The FW 2013 Fashion show season kicked off big-time on February 6 2013 with the amfAR(The Foundation for Aids Research) gala ball in New York City. …