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Aman’s new resort in Vietnam is a natural wonder

It was the middle of the afternoon and I was floating several metres beneath the surface of Vietnam’s East Sea when the deluge began. From an otherwise pellucid blue sky a single dark rain cloud had arrived...
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Guerlain rebuilds a fragrant legend in Paris

The Fashionable Truth's editor in Chief Daniel Jeffreys had the chance to make a private visit to the recently restored and renovated historic Guerlain flagship at 68 Champs-Elysées on December 18. The...
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Ducati’s motorbikes are geared to fit like a glove

Superstar Tom Cruise is measured for height, weighed for less or extra poundage and forensically studied for changes in preferred driving posture for each of his exacting Vyrus motorcycles, those peerless...
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Jing Yaa Tang makes The Opposite House taste grand

China has an astonishingly diverse food culture but it can take courage to try a new restaurant where the rice might be like sand and the noodles like water. And sometimes even a favourite eatery may...
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Ma Jian

Ma Jian’s novel The Dark Road uses scorching satire to expose the agony that China’s One Child Policy has brought to parents who breach its rules. And the novelist is less than impressed by recent signs...
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Bulgari, La dolce diva

For the better part of the last decade, Carla Bruni was better known to the world as Nicolas Sarkozy’s wife. That all changed this summer, when Carla stepped back into the limelight as the face of Bulgari....