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

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
Pippa Small in her Notting Hill boutique
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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

Abbey Clancy and Daisy Lowe attend the Watches Of Switzerland flagship showroom launch on July 17, 2014 in London, England
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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: Stanislas de Quercize plans to be daring in a difficult market

Strong franc brings new risk for exports

The Swiss National Bank’s decision to scrap its currency ceiling has unnerved the industry

MAD Gallery

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%

The barrel sauna at Le Grand Joux
©Stephen Hyde

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

Why luxury air travel is taking off again

Its demise has long been predicted but first class is undergoing a renaissance. Tom Robbins reports

Apple Watch set for face off with Swiss

Arrival of smartwatches as a new market segment set to rock Alps

Versace maintains growth rate in China

Fashion house develops organically as it side steps crackdown

Burberry and Mulberry fuel luxury woes

Brands feel the effects of slowing demand from Chinese shoppers

No ordinary sailing holiday

Even complete novices can experience some of Europe’s most celebrated regattas. Claire Wrathall joins the crew

What protest? Sotheby’s has record wine sale in HK

While some retailers suffer, Sotheby’s wine lot goes for $1.6m

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