Hotels & Lifestyle

Prime Location

Expand your property portfolio with these hot investments in 2014, writes Sue Chester for FOUR’s International Edition…

The international investor-set are snapping up elite homes in the world’s established London and New York property markets, although Germany’s reputation as a financial safe haven has attracted investors towards the lifestyle metropolis of Munich. As for a pure lifestyle investment, the Italian Lakes offer some spectacular gems where you might find an opportunity to negotiate on price. Nicholas Barnes, head of research at...

March 06, 2014

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Haute Parfumerie

What defines a niche fragrance? Is it the use of rare as oppose to mass-produced ingredients? Antioco Piras explores haute parfumerie and looks at the finest in floral, fresh, oriental and woody scents for FOUR International Luxury Supplement…

“A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future." Coco Chanel Her black hair, picking up tones of brown in the Mediterranean sun, met her glowing sun-kissed skin, yet the only thing I could think of was the journey her perfume was taking me on. Inviting, warm, sweet, vanilla. Fields of lust, passion and desire. I was only 13, but at the time I was so in awe of the perfume she wore that she became my childhood crush. Only years...

March 01, 2014

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Food FOUR Art

London-based artist, Jennifer Crouch’s artwork depicts fictional worlds featuring banquets, picnics, giant roasts and cornucopias. She exclusively tells FOUR about her culinary inspirations and tableware designs.

"It’s a strange thing that the kind of plate you eat off should change the taste of what’s on it" What inspires your work? Despite my drawings being very decorative and working on projects with biomedical scientists and physicists, it’s the ordinary aspects of everyday existence that inspire me. I want to celebrate the 99% of our life that we spend on autopilot. How did you become to be interested in showing food and...

February 22, 2014

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Luxury Spas

Looking to set 2014 off to a shimmering start? Get inspired with FOUR’s round-up of luxury spas…

Rebuff, rejuvenate, refresh and revamp. All the ‘re’ buzz words synonymous with January New Year’s resolutions have returned in full to shake us from our post-Christmas culinary glee and throw us into a relentless regime of ‘work hard or go home’, all in aid of getting our bodies back to their former glory. But your 2014 health-kick needn’t be an unglamorous affair… Here to help you jump back on the band wagon in...

January 21, 2014

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