Tiffany cuts sales outlook as Asia slows

Luxury jeweller’s profits narrowly miss Wall Street estimates

Cadillac chief keeps brand’s prices high

New boss says strategy may cost carmaker market share

Fortnum & Mason prospers with new stores

Record profits for luxury food and gift retailer

Driverless car

Huawei bets on 5G for driverless cars

5G technology will allow autonomous control from behind the driver’s seat

Sophie Elgort with ballerina Darcey Bussell, 1989
©Arthur Elgort

Sophie Elgort: my father’s eye

As a new book and exhibition celebrate the career of photographer Arthur Elgort, his daughter Sophie recalls life behind – and before – his lens

From left: Acne; Miu Miu; Rodarte; Hunter; Christopher Raeburn (all fall/winter 2014)

The mac pack

The wet season is upon us but fashion’s playful take on rainwear should dispel the gloom

George Northwood with Alexa Chung at his London salon in April
©Debbie Bragg

The tong weekend

The man behind Alexa Chung’s ‘waves’ now offers lessons on how to do the do

Matt Taylor at an interview on the 'BBC Breakfast' show

The lesson for today: men, be more boring

Leave the off-duty rock star look at home. No one will notice you, but at least you won’t offend

Sotheby’s chief Ruprecht to step down

Shares rose 7.4% to $42.12 in after-hours New York trade following departure

BMW i8

Commentary: Sleek hybrids are likely to be the future of motoring – at least for now

The latest fleet of electric cars give supercars a run for their money

K-Pop boosts AmorePacific sales to Chinese

Cosmetic maker enlists South Korean film stars and singers to sell beauty products to other Asian women

Daimler targets China for Maybach revival

Mothballed luxury car brand to be relaunched in Guangzhou

William Lauder, executive chairman, Estée Lauder

Role change has been good for the family businessman

Ma blames the ‘greedy’ for widespread fakes

Alibaba founder defends company over counterfeit claims

Mary McCartney’s candid fashion shots

The photographer talks about the intimate moments behind her images

Why fashion still puts faith in stores

A flurry of luxury stores have opened in London. What role do bricks-and-mortar shops play in the digital age?

Samsung Gear S: a smartphone on the wrist

Wearable’s connectivity makes it feel like gadget from the future

Mansion taxes in global cities hit Savills

Prospect of similar levy in UK also ‘moderating’ sales

Are scarves the new ties?

The rise of casual tailoring has seen the humble scarf elevated to star accessory status - and the tie becoming undone

Feels like bikini-buying weather, again

You head into the shops with thoughts of cashmere and mittens – and you’ll find summer clothes

Floral jewels

Craftsmen have long been captivated by the floral world. From Hollywood necklines to royal lapels, here is a selection of sparkling earthly delights

Wentworth Woodhouse goes up for sale

Palladian masterpiece will cost millions to restore

Bonomi in talks with KKR for Club Med bid

Last-minute attempt may renew struggle for French holiday group

Sotheby’s narrows third-quarter losses

Auction house beats forecasts in ‘robust’ art market

Italian fund buys 23% of Rocco Forte Hotels

Sir Rocco aims to double luxury portfolio in five years


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