LUXURY MAGAZINE
Fall/Winter 2023

Food Drink and Bucket-List Touring
 Mutation by Fabienne Verdier
Culture

Fabienne Verdier

By Brooke Mazurek

Model Nation by Tony Kelly
Culture

Fine art photographer Tony Kelly

BY Brooke Mazurek

Stacked wine barrels in front of winery
Culture

The Wine Geese of Ireland

By Frank Vizard

Mandarin Hotel Hyde Park’s royal afternoon tea with champagne, tea and coronation-themed pasteries being served.
Culture

A Guide to Great Britain’s Coronation Celebrations

By Irene Rawlings

Culture

Artist Andrew Dadson

By Brooke Mazureka

Black and white vintage photo of a variety of Italian bitters bottles
Culture

A Spirit of Adventure

By Shaun Tolson

Culture

Immersive Art Exhibits

BY IRENE RAWLINGS

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Technicolor Bouquets

Flowers in all their fleeting glory sustain the vibrant work of Japanese artist AZUMA MAKOTO.

BY BROOKE MAZUREK

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Steeped in Tradition

Have a taste for tea? Do indulge.

Emma Blum

Culture

Grand Openings

New and remade museums around the world set their sights on a post-pandemic future.

JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

Culture

Artful Beauty

Since its inception in the 1930s, Swiss luxury skincare brand La Prairie has had an intrinsic link to art. Its latest collaborations uphold that tradition.

BY DEBORAH FRANK

Culture

Color Her World

Photographer ANDREA HAMILTON captures a certain magic in her photos, one that she’s painstakingly unearthed via a careful, methodical process. Her current focus? A groundbreaking digital platform.

BROOKE MAZUREK

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New World Wines

There are no bragging rights in serving your guests a fine Bordeaux. But what about uncorking a top-tier red, quite literally, from Shangri-La, or a delicate koshu white—it’s a Japan-only grape, you know. Across the world, there’s a raft of noteworthy wine regions on the rise that jostle for space in your cellar with the classics. Here are the key names to know.

BY MARK ELLWOOD

Culture

As American as Pie

Pastel-colored paintings of pies and cakes launched his career, but there is more to the American Master WAYNE THIEBAUD than just desserts.

JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

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Museum Moneymakers

The curation of a cultural institution’s gift shop is an art all its own.

MARK ELLWOOD

Culture

Shaken Up and Stirred

In addition to being the official start of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Louisville is home to a number of cocktail bars that are putting an imaginative spin on the region’s well-known spirit.

SHAUN TOLSON

Culture

Finding the Light

CLAUDE MONET’s luminous pictures of the French countryside offer a welcome armchair escape.

JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

Culture

Online Views

Museums, galleries, auction houses, and even car manufacturers, are going all-out digital.

IRENE RAWLINGS

Culture

An American Life

One of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century, EDWARD HOPPER painted melancholic cityscapes and rural scenes imbued with loneliness and uncertainty—now eerily prescient.

JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

Culture

Artfully Done

Three collectible books celebrating art, photography, and history.

BY IRENE RAWLINGS

Culture

Save the Species, Save the World

A recent UN report predicts unprecedented rates of animal extinctions and the outcome is entirely dependent on human behavior.

Ted Alan Stedman

Culture

Nature Study

Pennsylvania-based artist KIRBY FREDENDALL paints modernist landscapes that seek to engender the feelings of introspection and calm she experiences in the outdoors.

By JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

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New Museums and Exhibits

Discover a mix of pop culture and literary heritage from Dublin to Vegas.

By Irene Rawlings

Culture

The Magic Kingdom

Time has stood still in Bhutan—until now.

By Francisca Kellett and Photographed by Jonathan Pozniak

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Dining in D.C. and Hot-New Restaurants

From acclaimed chefs opening their first venues to the biggest openings of 2019.

By Irene Rawlings

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Coup de Theater

Dresden has risen from the ashes of war and is making headlines with its much-desired treasures.

By Jason Edward Kaufman

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Beyond the Museums

Art walks through old Dresden and day trips to nearby Meissen and Leipzig.

By Jason Edward Kaufman

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We’ll Drink to That!

Bringing back popular vintage liquors via modern science.

By Mark Ellwood

Culture

Desserts & Drinks

Perfect pies, creative cakes, and the single malts to buy now.

By Irene Rawlings

Culture

Holiday Pop-Ups and Late-Night Speakeasies

Champagne tastings, craft cocktails, and rare vintages.

By Irene Rawlings

Culture

WOW ZAO

The work of Chinese-born, French-inspired abstract painter Zao Wou-Ki bridges East and West aesthetics—and shatters auction records.

by Jason Edward Kaufman

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Setouchi Triennale Festival

Islands off the coast of Hiroshima in Japan host the fourth edition of one of the most anticipated fairs.

By Mark Ellwood

Culture

The Masters on View

Da Vinci and Rembrandt headline the fall exhibition calendar.

By Jason Edward Kaufman

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The Beauty of Art Basel

At the go-to global fair for collectors, a skincare brand paid homage to women and made its presence known.

By Deborah Frank

Culture

The Spice of American Life

Forget London! Cities across the US are finally getting serious about Indian food.

By Shivani Vora

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Shops, Books, Food and Drink

Fragrances at the Louvre, Hasselblad’s master photographers, bespoke cakes, and more.

By Irene Rawlings

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Cathedrals of Culture

The newest museums and artistic venues to visit now.

By Jason Edward Kaufman

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Bars

Champagnes by the glass in San Francisco and New York, retro cocktails in West Hollywood, and a high-tech dance floor in Shanghai.

By Irene Rawlings

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Growing Trend

A new generation of second-home owners are buying into agrihoods, residential communities that offer a five-star farmer, rancher, and vintner lifestyle.

By Irene Rawlings

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Restaurants

Top dining experiences from New York to Hong Kong to Los Angeles.

By Irene Rawlings

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The Art of Collecting

Seven of the best private museums in the world right now.

By Mark Ellwood

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Art, Culture and Design

Exhibits to see and a new gallery to visit.

By Irene Rawlings

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The New Old Masters

Naturalistic paintings so real they could be mistaken for photographs.

by Jason Edward Kaufman

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Nature: Helping Hands

A private Florida community partners with an NGO to help restore local reefs.

BY TED ALAN STEDMAN

Culture

Turn Up the Volume

Music festivals have been upgraded to first class.

BY ALEXANDRA CHENEY

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Bauhaus Celebrations in Germany

It’s the 100th anniversary of the movement.

BY IRENE RAWLINGS

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Taking Aim

A bright spot among America’s postwar painters, KENNETH NOLAND composed spare geometric designs to explore the interplay and impact of color.

BY JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN


Culture

Cai Guo-Qiang: An Explosion of Art

The Chinese artist harnesses the destructive power of gunpowder to create masterpieces bursting with color and imagery

BY JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN


Culture

Madagascar

As the world’s largest producer of vanilla, the African island’s farmers are sleeping with guns to protect their investments

BY KATHRYN ROMEYN


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Dining Out

From Cal-Asian to Swiss farmhouse foods.

BY IRENE RAWLINGS