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When you’re out and about on the street there are three things people notice about you first: your coat, your bag and your shoes. With these three items you can really make a statement whether that’s through style or colour. We decided to take a look at the statement handbag to see what has been fashionable through the ages, and what you should look for when buying a bag. History of statement handbags In the...

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Nestled in historic Speightstown, St. Peter, The Gallery of Caribbean Art treats visitors to a mind-blowing excursion with a breathtaking backdrop, intricate architecture, Bajan culture and traditional cuisine. It is certainly not a coincidence that the scenic second largest town in Barbados was chosen as home to what has now become one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious art galleries, praised by international, regional and local art aficionados. In recent years, Speightstown has undergone a renaissance...

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong has announced the sale of over 3,000 bottles of wine from the cellar of Fux Restaurant. In over 500 lots, the collection is expected to reach over HK$13.5 million/ US$1.7 million in returns. This wine auction will mark the beginning of the 2017 Sotheby’s Hong Kong autumn sale series. The wine auction, to be held on 30 September, comprises of a wide range of vintages from the award-winning restaurant’s collection. Currently, Fux...

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Bringing you a mix of the high-minded, eccentric, regal, random and unmissable events as we look ahead at the unmissable events of 2017. Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction Shining a light on the artistic achievements of women between the end of World War I and the beginning of the feminist movement in the late 1960s, Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction features 100 landmark works—many on view for the first time at the famous...

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Discover with Arts & Collections the rich history of the Palazzo Tornabuoni, one of the most important Renaissance buildings in Florence.   Palazzo Tornabuoni, whose origins date back to the 15th century, remains one of the most important privately owned Renaissance buildings in Florence. Its location, on the corner of Via Tornabuoni and Via Strozzi, places the Palazzo in the historical centre of the Tuscan capital and at the heart of Florence’s contemporary life. Entering the...

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More high-net-worth individuals acquire second passports; collectors take note. Globalisation has created a new class of mobile citizen seeking multiple nationalities. A second (or perhaps third) nationality provides the high net worth individual living in a fractious world with a way to pursue business, financial and personal opportunities in geographies with political and economic stability and better overall quality of life.  An additional passport can facilitate residency abroad, ease of travel and access to, and...

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Every good golfer carries a story with him, a good story, ingrained in his memory. A succession of chapters that see him sharpen his technique stroke after stroke – while movements are being assimilated by his body – perfecting his distances, going in and out of bunkers on his more or less inspiring days, always seeking to improve… As he dreams of that hole in one. Step by step, walking through the grass season in...

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Located far away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore’s business district, you’ll find a workshop that is home to some of the best craftsmen in the country. Since its establishment in 1938, all creations that emerge from this workshop have had to first meet the exacting standards set by the founder. The workshop and brand focus solely on crocodile leather handbags and accessories, which are notoriously difficult to work with. Each craftsman working here...

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30 years since its conception SICIS is now exploring luxury interior design, still guided by its original founding principle—the mosaic as a form of art A historic form of art going as far back as the third millennium BC, the mosaic has now been propelled into the contemporary art landscape. Sicis, a leading creator and designer of exquisite mosaics that are 100% made in Italy, has become synonymous with luxury and uniqueness. Born in Ravenna...

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Rome offers some of the most desirable and extraordinary travel experiences the world has to offer. The Villa Spalletti Trivelli proves itself to be no exception. An elegant, early 20th-century villa owned by an Italian aristocratic family, Rome’s Villa Spalletti Trivelli is an opulent and intimate hideaway just steps away from the iconic Trevi Fountain. Two plush garden suites are located in the building across from Villa Spalletti Trivelli, connected via the villa’s garden. Each features a double bedroom, two...

Unique in its broad international coverage of both arts and cultural events, Arts & Collections covers fine art from antiquity to modern times, auction records, a special sale preview by Sotheby’s, as well as market trends that inform collectors of the world’s finest items.

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