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Eleven Madison Park opens EMP Summer House pop-up
To compensate for the refurbishment and temporary closure of the three Michelin-starred stalwart – recently named the best restaurant in the world – owners Daniel Humm and Will Guidara are upping sticks to East Hampton for the summer. EMP – in partnership with American Express’s Global Dining Collection – will comprise an indoor eatery, outdoor tent space and an extra area featuring games such as pétanque. The upgraded original is set to reopen in September.Add to Calendar
Wildlife Artist of the Year Shortlist Exhibition Opens
A shark approaching menacingly, leopards stalking the plains and a graceful, close-up lion: just some of the work on display at the annual exhibition from the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation, which showcases Wildlife Artist of the Year shortlisted artists. At Mall Galleries until 2 July.Add to Calendar
On the Pulse
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.
Set to open in mid-July, Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li will be the city’s only all-villa urban resort. It features “shikumen” residences marrying local and Western architecture.
Monaco mainstay Le Grill reopens in Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo. The redux has an 18-seater salon, a larger outdoor terrace and sea-themed decor.
After a six-month refurbishment and to celebrate 50 years, the Ferragamo-owned Hotel Lungarno reopened in Florence today with a fresh (yet, still nautical) Michele Bonan-design and more spacious accommodations.
Unveiled at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, the groundbreaking BMW Concept 8 Series – a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming 8 Series Coupe, and a rare break from the event's historic nature.
Sisley Paris has opened its first spa, Maison Sisley – an art deco-themed building housing a boutique, treatment rooms, relaxation area and secret café. The venue also contains the brand's new headquarters.