Hotels & Lifestyle

The YBFS

Taking the capital’s experimental dining scene by storm, one culinary art piece at a time, is a generation of YBFs—the Young British Foodies—who are following in the footsteps of creative jelly architects, Sam Bompas and Harry Parr, of Bompas & Parr. Simone Miché explores in FOUR’s UK Edition…

First there were the YBAs. Emerging in the late 1980s, a generation of artists who flourished in London’s contemporary art scene, led by Damien Hirst, followed by Tracey Emin and Sam Taylor-Wood and supported by art collector Charles Saatchi. 25 years later and a new generation of conceptual artists have arrived—the YBFs. Young British Foodies, for those who haven’t brushed up on the acro-jargon of late. Not just an umbrella term...

December 26, 2013

read more

Animal Instinct

From classic styles with rose rims to lux-sport, high-aesthetics meets the latest technology in these timeless pieces from FOUR’s International Edition

Ritz Rivoli Tourbillon, £75,000, www.ritzfinejewellery.com; Arnold & Sons HM Perpetual Moon, £12,900, www.arnoldandson. com; IWC Portuguese Tourbillon Mystere retrograde in platinum, £96,000, www.harrods.com; F.P. Journe Chronometre Souverain, £25,760, www.williamandson.com; JEANRICHARD 1681 Small Second, £15,100, www.harrods.com. Laurent Ferrier Galet Classic Tourbillion, £137,600, www.williamandson.com; Arnold & Sons...

December 25, 2013

read more

An Abandoned Banquet

Rare stones and precious pieces; haute joaillerie inspired by a decadent bygone era from FOUR’s International Edition’s Luxury supplement.

Floral Bombé diamond brooch, £17,500, www.ritzfinejewellery.com; Piaget Rose ring in white gold set with 107 brilliant-cut diamonds (0.40 ct), £5,050, www.piaget.com; Garrard diamond set necklace, POA, www.garrard.com; Tiffany Soleste pear shape Tsavorite ring, set in platinum with diamonds, £31,700; Tiffany Soleste pink tourmaline ring, set in platinum with diamonds, £4,875, www.tiffany.co.uk; Peacock emerald diamond earrings...

December 25, 2013

read more

Gadgets

Stylist, smart and at the cutting edge of technology, as seen in FOUR’s International Edition…

Garia Monaco 2+2 (Street Legal And Non-Street Legal) Sporty, dynamic and inspired by the world’s most coveted cars, the latest edition to the garia collection, the garia monaco 2+2, challenges all current golf cart conventions. With a drive train built by an italian company that also produces ducati gearboxes, aluminium profiles made by the same company that supplies aluminium profiles to aston martin, jaguar and volvo, luxury...

December 25, 2013

read more