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Verbier Festival Begins
Classical music fans will take delight at this two-week celebration of the genre. A series of concerts takes place in this aesthetic Alpine retreat, while the joined Fest’off activities aim to bring audiences together via exhibitions, workshops and chess tournaments. Until 7 August.Add to Calendar
Restaurant Mirazur’s Collaborative Dinner
For one night only, two-Michelin-starred chef Mauro Colagreco welcomes the White Rabbit’s head meal-maker Vladimir Mukhin to cook with him at the world’s fourth-best restaurant, Mirazur. Cote d’Azur-flecked classics will meet Moscow mainstays.Add to Calendar
On the Pulse
A sneak peek at the jewellery shoot for the upcoming edition of Centurion magazine – with the objects of desire intriguingly nestled in a tiny house.
Guntu, a floating hotel comprising 19 guest rooms, a beauty salon and a gym, will serve fresh local produce as it travels around Japan’s island-dotted and serene Setouchi inland sea from September.
Azzedine Alaïa’s first Paris haute couture show for six years was lit up by Naomi Campbell. The wizard of finely cut exotic skins was showcasing one-off pieces that will grow in value.
The launch party for Dior’s Couturier du Rêve exhibition at the Musée des Arts Decoratifs was Parisian elegance encapsulated. Running until 7 January next year, it celebrates 70 years of the House of Dior.
Hotel chain the Ritz-Carlton is moving onto the water: from 2019 it will offer bespoke, intimate cruises on three custom-built yachts. Reservations open next May.
A sneak preview of the handcrafted items showing at jewellery showcase Goldsmiths’ Fair, beginning 26 September. Pictured are delicate sapphires from Maya Selway.
Welcome to the future: Rolls-Royce’s vision vehicle for the next 100 years, code-named 103EX. It has no steering wheel, a luxurious white-silk sofa and is the epitome of automotive haute couture.
The modern-yet-classic Alila Yangshuo, in a former sugar mill, is nestled among rugged hills while affording great views of the Li River. Opens 1 July.