Oregon Truffle Festival: Eugene and Willamette Valley Truffle Country Weekend
Back for a 14th year, the first part of the festival (the second is in February) will feature a truffle dog contest, forums, a truffle hunt and a wide-ranging marketplace, packed with artisan food samples and cooking demonstrations. Ends 27 January.Add to Calendar
On the Pulse
SIHH 2019: Vacheron Constantin goes into the blue with the new Patrimony Retrograde Day-Date. The model features a pink-gold case and a midnight-blue dial with sunburst satin finishing.
SIHH 2019: it’s all about confectionary at Richard Mille this year. The brand launched its Bonbon Collection, divided into two lines: six models of “Fruit” and four of “Sweets”, all designed by Cécile Guenat.
SIHH 2019: A. Lange & Söhne’s iconic Lange 1 is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new white-gold version limited to 250 pieces, featuring a deep-blue printed argenté dial and an engraving of Lange’s headquarters on the back.
Fans of the understated design and exemplary craft of German watch brand A. Lange & Söhne can now enjoy its first standalone London store. In-house offerings include the limited edition, burgundy pink Little Lange.
Until Friday London jeweller Bentley & Skinner is hosting the Jewels Inspired by Nature exhibition, showcasing 44 stunning enamelled pieces by contemporary Russian designer Ilgiz F influenced by the Art Deco and Art Nouveau periods.
Tod’s has unveiled the first in a new series of collaborations with other designers: Alessandro Dell’Acqua, best known for a lingerie-inspired take on femininity, adds velvet bows and kitten heels to the iconic pebble-soled shoe, among other items.
PRU, Jim Ophorst’s farm-to-table restaurant at Trisara Phuket, which plates delicious meals using the locale’s abundant harvest, has been awarded a Michelin star – the province’s first.
Wilderness Safaris’ six-tent Magashi camp in Rwanda, set to open in March, will offer its guests life-affirming tours on which chances to spot rare wildlife such as the shoebill stork will be in abundance.
Image: Wilderness Safaris