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HANDS-ON: The Hublot Classic Fusion Ferrari GT

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The Ferrari–Hublot collaboration has produced a stream of watches since 2011, each time with a different look and feel: from Big Bang variations to the outstanding MP-05 LaFerrari and, two years ago, the Techframe. But where the Techframe is all straight lines and strong angles, this new Classic Fusion piece …

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How much should you spend on a Luxury Watch

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There are two questions that, as a watch critic, I hate being asked. The first comes with alarming frequency, and is this: “What’s your favourite watch?” Often, before my hand can hit my face, it’s caveated by, “I’m sure you get that question all the time…” Or, “you probably don’t …

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A journey back home #IAMAFRICA

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African fashion is a political statement. It is a representation of our heritage, where creatives draw inspiration to design a modern depiction of Africa.  Creatives from across Africa will turn up in Cape Town and the “mother city” will experience a week-long of fashion and lifestyle festivities from the 9 …

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Tailor-Made Experiences with Tom Ford

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Explore craftsmanship behind the brand synonymous to the likes of sartorialism in the past decade. In today’s mercurial world of fashion, the modern man has a kaleidoscope of options when it comes to dressing up. However, while faddish pieces are a dime a dozen in this trend-driven industry, one classic …

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KAHAARI: Extending African Print To The Boardroom & Beyond

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Who says African print should be confined to special occasions? Certainly not Kahaari (ka-haa-ri). Originating from the Swahili word “Kifahari”, which means elegant, this Made in Kenya brand wants to make African prints and designs a staple in the casual and office wear too. The founder, Rebecca Muriuki, experienced the …

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Swatch Unveils the New Flymagic with an Unexpected Twist

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The new Flymagic is also the first to feature the Nivachron hairspring, introduced in collaboration between Swatch Group and Audemars Piguet  Back in 2013, Swatch proved itself to be at the forefront of innovation when it announced the Sistem51, a robotically-produced Swiss mechanical watch positioned at a low price point. This …

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A Luxury Guide for Men: The Modern Smart Casual Style Explained

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What does the dress code “Smart Casual” really mean?  You’ll now discover how to instantly upgrade your style with a few simple garments. The Modern Smart Casual Style Explained If you’ve been invited to a party that requires a smart casual attire, you might be wondering exactly what that means. …

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The Maison unveils its selection of original creations for Valentine’s Day

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Through everything that the Maison creates and embodies, Chopard infuses the act of giving with authentic grandeur and nobility: gifts become links conveying emotions and shared values. Valentine’s Day provides the watchmaker-jeweller with a renewed opportunity to express its creative genius and its alchemist’s touch. By transforming matter into precious …

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Omega embraces Atelier Manufacture with reintroduction of New Calibre 321

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The New Omega Calibre 321 harkens back to an era of atelier style manufacture and when horology’s biggest names shared the same base Lemania calibre from which the movement descended The original Omega Calibre 321 from 1957 Omega has reintroduced the Calibre 321. To most watch connoisseurs, its a nice …

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Pamper Your Skin with 54 Thrones Botanical Skincare Made In Africa

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More and more people are shunning chemically formulated on the shelf beauty products in favour of natural, holistic handcrafted formulations, and the beauty industry has witnessed a rise in brands around the world catering to this need by tapping into their own home grown beauty rituals and bringing them to …

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