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A CUT ABOVE

With his company set to celebrate its 30th anniversary this autumn, Kathryn Conway catches up with award-winning jewellery designer John Calleija

THE AGE OF GLAMOUR

The Art Deco design movement may have taken the world by storm almost a century ago, but its dynamic patterns and luxury detailing have kept it a firm favourite among collectors and dealers across the world. Lois B-E investigates the era’s continuing appeal

KATE: THE ICON

In the year that Kate Moss celebrates her 40th birthday, fashion editor John-Michael O’Sullivan offers his thoughts on why one of the most famous faces infashion continues to endure

THE HISTORY OF THE SUIT

Throughout centuries of change, the suit has remained an enduring staple of the British gentleman’s wardrobe. Lois B-E looks at the evolution of this well-loved classic

DINING LEGENDS

Sample some of the best cuisine the capital has to offer at these bastions of good food

MADE IN ENGLAND

England is home to the creation of a surprising number of staples in a man’s wardrobe. Dominic Wells celebrates six of the nation’s best fashionable inventions

ISABELLA BLOW: PASSION AND PATRONAGE

As a new exhibition celebrating the fabulous life and wardrobe of British stylist and creative visionary Isabella Blow opens at Somerset House, Laura Jackson takes a look at what made her ideas so influential on London’s fashion scene

UNLOCKING THE VAULTS

IN London is treated to an exclusive look at the treasures available at two very different companies to uncover why, whether you’re buying old or new, the capital is one of the best destinations in the world for fine jewellery


LUXUARY BRIEFING: STYLE

IN London speaks to three designers at the top of their game

FLORAL FANCIES

Throughout history, flowers have captured the imagination of the world’s greatest artists and artisans. Be it Vincent Van Gogh’s famous still life paintings of sunflowers – one of which can be viewed at London’s National Gallery – or the spiritual symbolism of the lotus flower in Buddhism, our fascination with petals and plants has placed them, quite literally, on a pedestal.