Language of Luxury workshop by Daniel Jeffreys

Speaking in signs, language of luxury

Language of Luxury Workshop by Daniel Jeffreys Fans of these pages can hear The Fashionable Truth's Daniel Jeffreys speak at the Hong Kong Design Institute on May 16, 23 and 30 as he presents the...
UMAID BHAWAN PALACE, JODPHUR

UMAID BHAWAN PALACE, JODPHUR

There was a dawn chorus at the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodphur, but the birds were only bit players. The main performance was from sitar and drums, played by musicians who sat on steps beneath the wide terrace...
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Hilary Mantel brings up Kate Middleton’s body

The British media must secretly hate Kate Middleton. Why else would they poisonously misquote the brilliant Hilary Mantel? Ok, some context. Mantel is an extraordinary woman, who has won the Man Booker prize...
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Van Cleef & Arpels take a chance on fate

I had a strange sense of déjà vu when I toured the compelling Van Cleef & Arpels Palais de la chance collection at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts last week. As I strolled with Sybille Jammes,...