April 30, 2021 08:56 PM IST
Big launches and our top picks of luxury watches at the 2021 edition of the watch event organised in Geneva and Shanghai.
- April 25, 2021 01:39 PM IST
The complex, which spans the Taj Hotel & Convention Centre and the classic Cidade de Goa, is perched on a cliff, with views of the Arabian Sea, Zuari River and Vainguinim Beach.
- April 19, 2021 05:40 PM IST
In the last few years, as the national demand for vegan foods has increased, the vegan cheese industry has boomed. Competition is fierce, and the best slices, shreds and other mass-produced vegan cheeses are nothing like the disappointing, often repulsive, starchy goop that I remember from the early 2000s.
- April 10, 2021 07:28 AM IST
Exceptional timepieces in alternative shapes that should find a place in your collection.
- April 04, 2021 11:54 AM IST
Confused between the Derby and Oxfords? Not sure what a wingtip or Jodhpur boots are? A lowdown on every kind of style that a well-dressed man’s shoe wardrobe must include and how to care for them
- March 26, 2021 07:23 AM IST
As online sales see an uptick, tech innovations change the café culture and the home brewing market gains prominence, ‘woke consumers’ are demanding information about the origins of the brands and the immunity-boosting quotient of the produce.
- March 20, 2021 05:08 PM IST
As for artworks, although the number of individual artist records halved last year compared with 2019, most of the winners were young artists, increasingly referred to as Red Chip, according to The Wealth Report – Knight Frank.
- March 20, 2021 08:36 AM IST
Just as we thought that the restaurant segment would stay depressed for some time, iconic celebrity chefs are opening up new eateries, restaurants are showcasing immersive 3D dining experiences, and vegan ‘meat’ such as banana blossom has made its way to a restaurant’s menus.
- March 13, 2021 12:10 PM IST
The Last Drop hunts down forgotten spirits maturing in forlorn warehouses and cellars and releases them in extremely limited editions. There is now talk of potential collaborations with the likes of Paul John and Foursquare.
- March 06, 2021 08:19 AM IST
Luxury brands may have been motivated by loss of business due to lockdowns to integrate technology into their businesses, but the uptake has been quick and exciting.
- February 25, 2021 10:26 PM IST
For some couples in business together, the end of a love affair can spell the end of the professional partnership, as was the case with Chris and Tory Burch.
- February 24, 2021 09:45 AM IST
Sea-facing apartments, bungalows in tree-lined boulevards in the country’s power district and ultra-luxury homes with private lifts to guard privacy—when the rich and powerful go shopping, they go big. The need for a spacious home with a dash of green was never felt more acutely than it was during the lockdown. A cut in stamp duty in markets like Mumbai made the shopping experience even more gratifying.
- December 26, 2020 11:00 AM IST
Run by the fifth generation of the Grant-Gordon family, Glenfiddich is one of the few Scottish distilleries to remain family-owned
- December 12, 2020 02:16 PM IST
After the death of Calanos, Alexander wanted to organise a competition after the style of the Olympics in memory of the departed. But to Alexander's utter despair, the native Indians and Persians weren't familiar with any athletic event they could compete with the Macedonian soldiers. How about a drinking competition then! Someone suggested.
- November 30, 2020 12:54 PM IST
A supreme luxury e-commerce group is a compelling idea, but no one so far has been able to pull it off. Can that be about to change?
- November 28, 2020 12:47 PM IST
GlenDronach obtained its official licence in 1823, quite early in a country where illegal hooch was the norm for centuries. It was second only to Glenlivet, that supreme Scotch expression, in obtaining official permission to distill whisky.
- November 14, 2020 09:34 PM IST
Film and fashion have a long relationship, and Gucci is not the first fashion house to team up with a filmmaker, even during the pandemic. What perhaps makes GucciFest's unveil unique is its episodic format.
- November 13, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Punjab’s Atta Chicken to Uttar Pradesh’s Cauliflower Tahiri, Rajasthan’s Mawa Kachori and Kerala’s Unniappam, each of these dishes is easy to cook at home and yet supremely indulgent.
- November 12, 2020 02:29 PM IST
In a quiet transformation, pastry chefs, restaurateurs, chefs and an older generation of mithai brands have created a luxury gourmet segment, rooted in the past and contemporary in its expression.
- October 22, 2020 10:26 AM IST
Experts monitor the health of the luxury spending by tracking the watch industry sales and auctions. Watches are one of the most sought-after luxury accessories and as the segment picks up, rare watches are coming back at auctions. Our pickings from auctions in India and abroad.
- October 03, 2020 10:22 AM IST
Viticulturists and oenologists in France look forward to comets appearing in the sky before harvest season in vineyards because they swear a successful vintage is assured.
- October 01, 2020 09:37 AM IST
Restaurateur Riyaaz Amlani, known for innovating with restaurant concepts, creates a COVID-influenced design code for two new outposts of the famous SOCIAL chain.
- September 26, 2020 04:25 PM IST
With no fixed timeline for a COVID-19 vaccine, it will be hard to predict what customers will want six months from now. But for luxury fashion, the shows must go on.
- September 19, 2020 09:54 AM IST
The eureka moment came when a conflagration ate into the stock of a distillery owned by Elijah Craig, a Baptist preacher, and educator charring some of his oak barrels
- September 15, 2020 02:43 PM IST
COVID-19 or not, the advantage of the watch industry was that while a customer may not buy a watch today, he’d buy it two or three months later, according to Georges Kern