Life & Art

A new watch made from 
pieces of the Concorde jet

Bremont partners the most legendary passenger airplane of all time, 50 years on from its creation
By JUSTIN HAST Planes just don’t seem to get the same ...

A Manhattan penthouse faces reality, cuts price to US$62m

By OSHRAT CARMIEL
The developers of one of Manhattan’s most expensive condos say they’re facing reality. Citing a slowing ultra-luxury market — and ...

Never stay at crummy 
airport hotels ever again

With these 6 properties, there’s no need to sacrifice convenience for quality
By SARA CLEMENCE A few years ago, producer Christina Wayne decided to ...

The best breakfast in London, according to top chefs

It’s the one meal the Brits have always done well
By KATE KRADER & RICHARD VINES  The novelist Somerset Maugham once observed that, “To eat ...

The mixed tea experience in the highlands

Among the more hip and younger crowd, tea is now also used to make mocktails, as well as other fancy drinks that might just offer various experiences
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At this Arctic adventure base, you can ski under the midnight sun

And the wine cellar has 60 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
By JEN MURPHY The wild terrain of the Arctic used to be the playground of explorers. ...

The details that separate good vintage watches from great ones

A Hodinkee editor offers some hints for being in the know among timepiece collectors
By STEPHEN PULVIRENT It wasn’t that long ago that spotting a ...

Spain’s best winemaker is on the move. Here are the bottles to buy

An exclusive chat with Vega Sicilia CEO Pablo Alvarez
By ELIN MCCOY Pablo Alvarez, CEO of legendary Spanish winery Vega Sicilia, fiddled with his watch ...

New York’s fine dining scene is skewing in one direction

Japanese cuisine dominates, but no changes on the highest level, according to the latest Michelin Guide
by KATE KRADER IF YOU want to get a Michelin ...

This designer is selling a collection of 20,000 vintage dresses

Keni Valenti, a collector who calls himself a ‘fashion extravaganza’, is unloading couture. Are we at the top of the retro clothing market, or just the ...

The small dealers shaping the vintage watch business

And a big business it is
By KIM BHASIN / Pic By BLOOMBERG There’s a stereotype in the world of vintage watches, thanks to a classic cartoon trope. A ...

Damascus museum reopens with millennia-old lion in the garden

The lion was just 1 of the artefacts on show after the museum reopened 1 of its wings
By MAHER AL-MOUNES / Pic By AFP The antiquities museum in the ...