Art of Everywhere
On the Pulse
Opening November 1, Alila Villas Koh Russey is set upon a private island on the Cambodian Koh Rong archipelago. This 13-villa (it has 50 pavilions too) sustainable boutique resort promises lush greenery and azure waters paired with Khmer charm, culture and hospitality.
Milan Fashion Week turned into competitive entertaining. Giorgio Armani took over the vast airport hangar that bears his Emporio brand’s name for the city’s biggest (and longest) show, followed by a pop concert.
Jil Sander’s cool modernity replaced Gucci’s maximalism in Milan this year. The show followed London’s lead with shirts as jackets and dresses – easy yet luxurious.
Whimsical fashion illustrations on a bag? See this new collaboration between Giles Deacon and Aspinal of London, whose creative director Mariya Dykalo is a Giles client. She asked him to create pieces adorned with his beautiful sketches – debuted at LFW.
London Fashion Week got political. Nicholas Kirkwood showed shoes via a hard-hitting yet funny scenario imagining Britain under an anti-creative dictatorship. Aided by model Winnie Harlow, his wildly colourful footwear won out.
The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, opening next month, boasts a mix of island and over-water villas and suites, which form a sweeping shape across the coral waters of the beautiful Baa Atoll.
Behold Bugatti’s Divo – a track-ready version of the iconic Chiron, with second-to-none aerodynamics, improved downforce, an 8l 16-cylinder engine and a top speed of 236mph.
Catch the last few days of the Rarity collection at Harrods in London, and grab a unique find. Highlights among the exclusive items include a 1911 Gabriel Gaveau-signed Edelweiss piano and a 36-month-old Comté cheese.