Spectator Life – Style

The wish list

17 June 2017 9:00 am

Above from left: Hublot Classic Fusion Racing Grey, £17,700; Boucheron Epure, £14,450; Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph, £5,900; Bremont Supermarine…

The wish list

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Photography by Arthur Woodcroft1. Theo Fennell fire opal and diamond orange blossom ring, £ 11,000 2. Cartier Amulette de Cartier…

The wish list

3 November 2016 9:00 am

Photography by Arthur WoodcroftAbove (left to right): 1. Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze £2,730 2. Breitling Transocean Chrongraph, £6,100 3.…

The wish list

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Above (left to right): 1. Tessa Packard Pacific Cocktail Ring, 18ct white gold with pave-set diamonds and a white pearl,…

Heady times as the great hat revival takes off

11 June 2016 9:00 am

Hats are no longer just for show-offs, says Camilla Swift

The wish list

11 June 2016 9:00 am

Time is money... so why not mark its passing with a classic heirloom watch?

A festival for the fable-minded

11 June 2016 9:00 am

Port Eliot mines a rich local seam of myth and folklore, says Violet Hudson

Fasten victim: why will so few shops sell me a three-button suit?

26 March 2016 9:00 am

Harry Mount asks why he now has to struggle to find a three-button suit

Photography by Arthur Woodcroft. 1 Tiffany Cobblestone pendant in platinum and pink sapphires, £11,600 2 William & Son The London Collection pink sapphire earrings, £10,920 3 Villa Milano heart-shaped sapphire drop earrings, £7,500, exclusive to Nigel Milne 4 Boodles ‘Shades of Fire’ multi-coloured fancy diamonds, price on application 5 Paradise by Marco Bicego five-row ­gemstone bracelet, £3,110 at Nigel Milne

The Wish List

26 March 2016 9:00 am

    Above: 1. Tiffany Cobblestone pendant in platinum and pink sapphires, £11,600 2. William & Son The London Collection…

Wine with a view at London's Oxo Tower

Why we need no longer fear a prosecco shortage

15 February 2016 5:14 pm

English vineyards could provide the solution to the summer’s prosecco drought

The Wish List

5 December 2015 9:00 am

  Above 1. IWC Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days ‘BFI London Film Festival 2015’, £8,250 2. Bremont Jaguar MKI, £8,450 3.…

Death as decor... the revived art of taxidermy

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Taxidermy is becoming a cliché. Hang a stag’s head on your wall and you’re a toff; put a pair of…

The Wish List

26 September 2015 9:00 am

  Above 1 Shard gold and garnet cuff, £7,500, Annoushka 2 D’amour diamond bracelet, from £27,000, Cartier 3 Paloma Picasso…

More bang for your buck

26 September 2015 9:00 am

A look at similarly priced properties in London and the country

A Frank Gehry building at Paddy McKillen’s architectural theme park in Provence

Bored of collecting art? Try architecture

13 June 2015 9:00 am

The finest art has become so pricy that smart multi-millionaires are moving on to architecture

Why we need no longer fear a prosecco shortage

13 June 2015 9:00 am

English vineyards could provide the solution to the summer’s prosecco drought

The wish list

13 June 2015 9:00 am

Above. From left: Perpetual Calendar, £70,380, Patek Philippe; Altiplano Chronograph, £21,800, Piaget; Tonda 1950 Squelette, £30,000, Parmigiani Fleurier    From…

Dahlia’s design for a plane bed

My little oligarch: inside the playrooms of the 0.1%

28 March 2015 9:00 am

There is a growing market in fantasy bedrooms for very, very rich children

The Wish List

28 March 2015 9:00 am

Above. Clockwise from left: Sea urchin spine necklace, £525, Patrick Mavros; Daisy Tryst ring, £21,500, Theo Fennell; Chrysoprase Amulette de Cartier,…

Lotus has now made the car that featured in The Spy Who Loved Me a reality

James Delingpole says no thanks to James Bond gadgets

29 November 2014 10:40 am

How action films invented the modern world

Get through airports hassle free

29 November 2014 10:40 am

Fed up with airport security? Have your luggage delivered door-to-door

Prince’s Lodge at the Connaught hotel

Behind the scenes at Claridges

29 November 2014 10:40 am

Guy Oliver’s life in interior design, from Claridge’s to the Kremlin