The ship True North and its helicopter
©Ken Kochey

Exploring the Solomon Sea

The islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea receive few visitors but a luxury cruiser, complete with helicopter, now allows adventurers to explore

Destination inspiration

Rose Cottage at Dormy House
Hotels and holiday homes that are perfect for a short break from the city
The open road in southwest Iceland ©Luz Photo
Sail into deepest Myanmar or drive the route of Italy’s Mille Miglia road race: the world’s best road trips and river journeys
Joe Kidd takes his fatbike over some rocky outcrops on the Oregon coast ©Tim Neville
From a ‘fatbike’ tour of Oregon’s coast to heli-biking in New Zealand and a cycle trip through the Bhutanese Himalayas
Gucci China Flagship Store in Golden Eagle Department Store Shanghai

Gucci fails to bag sales growth

Kering’s full-year results show falling sales for luxury brand

Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger — New York Fashion Week AW15 show report

Ali MacGraw meets AFL at Tommy Hilfiger’s 30th anniversary show

Week in Review

Week in Review, February 14

Luxury groups in China; Credit Suisse, Apple, Rio Tinto and more

Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Week auction: Gerhard Richter's Abstraktes Bild (left) and part of Peter Doig's The Architect's Home in the Ravine (right)

Christie’s boosts online collection service

Auction house in $16m deal for Collectrium platform

A model wearing Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren shares slide on profit fall

US luxury retailer hit by strong dollar

Discreet luxury in Klosters

One of the most remarkable chalets in the Alps offers a retreat from the hubbub of the World Economic Forum, writes Tom Robbins

Pippa Small in her Notting Hill boutique
©Rosie Hallam

Interview: Pippa Small

The jeweller and activist sees a more ethical future for goldmines

Jane Seymour at her home in California
©Koury Angelo

My favourite pieces: Jane Seymour

The actress has marked her film career with unique and vintage items from around the globe

Unveiled: the stars of the 2015 SIHH show

A selection of the most creative and innovative timepieces to delight the crowds in Switzerland

Competition hots up for West End boutiques

Luxury watch brands are rushing to open London outlets, but is the market saturated?

Cartier chief on a creative mission

Interview: Cartier’s Stanislas de Quercize plans to be daring in a difficult market

Strong franc brings new risk for exports

Currency decision and geopolitical tensions are adding to watchmakers’ woes

Niche Swiss watch brands try to woo crowds at SIHH

Satellite fairs seek to capitalise on SIHH’s popularity

HK protests dent Burberry sales

Luxury goods group says underlying retail sales rose 8% in three months to end of December

Off-piste and off-grid at Le Grand Joux

A new luxury ski chalet in the French Alps is difficult to reach, but a true wilderness experience

Spring Summer 2015’s celebrity campaigns

Justin Bieber for Calvin Klein, Joan Didion for Céline and Marine Vacth for Miu Miu: the ads include a dynamic offering

Christmas returns: where’s the jingle?

Pearls and classic cars just keep on giving

CEO and creative director to leave Gucci

Bizzarri to take helm as di Marco and Giannini depart amid falling sales

Ruprecht to hold fort at Sotheby’s

Outgoing auction house CEO expects to stay in post for months


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