LUXURY NOW / IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT

TOP OF THE GLASS

Since the beginning of time, glass has dazzled with its luminosity. Contemporary artists take to the foundry, creating spellbinding works of fragile beauty that are commanding as much attention at auction as they are in museums.
ART

DITA REVEALS ALL

As burlesque queen Dita Von Teese prepares for her spectacular starring role in the Gentry de Paris Revue in the French capital, she offers LuxuryCulture an exclusive peak behind the fantasy.

FINE DINING, CLEAR CONSCIENCE?

Endangered species such as bluefin tuna and shark can still be found on the menus of some of the world’s most respected restaurants. As the debate between restaurateurs and environmental campaigners continues, we look at the evidence.

SHAUN LEANE: HIGH JEWELRY MEETS HIGH FASHION

The London-based jeweler Shaun Leane fuses precious stones with feathers, Fabergé and fashion to create avant-garde pieces that question traditional notions of jewelry. We talk to the designer about his work and his celebrated celebrated collaborations with Alexander McQueen.

ARANDA LASCH: ARCHITECTURAL ALCHEMY

Benjamin Aranda of New York-based multidisciplinary practice Aranda\Lasch discusses their critically-acclaimed work; a innovative mix that fuses the disciplines of architecture, art and science.