THE MALE WARDROBE AS GENDER IDENTITY

Men’s dress relaxes its traditional resistance to change, opening up to every possible interpretation of the masculine, from bespoke tailoring to dress-down street, and defining a new language more in step with the times. For the longest time, men’s dress has been viewed as a balance of conventions forever associated with resistance to change. This having […]

FESTIVAL TIME FOR THE TURTLES

The first ever Monaco Oceanographic Museum Festival attracted more than four thousand visitors to the Principality, with a special day for the inauguration of the “Odyssey of the Sea Turtles”, a new structure dedicated to caring for turtles. Despite its meagre dimensions, the Principality of Monaco has always been a guiding light in the global […]

IT’S ALL IN THE NUMBERS

Rarely in the heavily saturated superyacht charter market do we find ourselves truly astounded. Yes, every yacht can be considered spectacular in some way – be it from having a heavily stocked toy cupboard to a 10-man Jacuzzi – but then there are those yachts that rise above the rest. At 136m in length the […]

The 58th Venice Biennale loses some of the poetry

Ralph Rugoff’s curation of the 58th Biennale involved the entire art world in what today is certainly a globalising issue:  May you live in interesting times. A title drawn from an English expression wrongly attributed by certain British politicians to an ancient Chinese curse, alluding to periods of crisis, uncertainty and disorder; “interesting times” as, […]

AUDEMARS PIGUET AT THE BIENNALE D’ARTE 2019 – IN CONVERSATION WITH OLIVIER AUDEMARS

The commitment of Audemars Piguet to the development of contemporary art finds further, intense confirmation at the 2019 Venice Biennale. Vice-president of the Audemars Piguet’s Board of Directors and great-grandson of Edward Auguste Piguet, one of the Maison’s founders, Olivier Audemars explains the strong affinities that link the haute horology brand with the universe of […]