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‘This is an actual job?’ Rose Byrne on acting and a new role: producer

She is one of Australia’s greatest, and most prolific, acting exports. But after three decades in show business, Rose Byrne is adding another role: producer.

  • Lauren Sams

Definitely not a suit: tailor Patrick Johnson’s final going-out attire

For his last hurrah, the man behind the P. Johnson fashion brand would like to wear an Egyptian tunic and a lot of gold.

  • Patrick Johnson

Nigella’s 13 favourite eateries (and top menu picks) in Australia

From Vegemite curry to fish and chips, the queen of the kitchen is overjoyed to find herself back in Australian restaurants after all the lockdowns in London.

  • Nigella Lawson

Rose Byrne sees red, and wants to tell women’s stories

In an exclusive interview with Fin Magazine, Byrne discusses the founding of her production company, Dollhouse Pictures.

  • Lauren Sams

No Italy trip planned? No worries, test-drive this new Maserati here

Maserati is giving its Australian market a chance to experience the new MC20, right here Down Under.

  • Tony Davis
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August

Why it can pay to let your architect decorate the house, too

Bass Coast Farmhouse, on the dunes behind a 12-kilometre stretch of pristine East Gippsland coast, might be John Wardle’s finest creation.

  • Luke Slattery

Rare Australian gemstones revealed in high jewellery collection

Cartier’s 2022 Beautes du Monde explores beauty with new stones and unique combinations, including opals from NSW’s Lightning Ridge totalling 23.9 carats.

  • Philippa Coates

This collector wears two luxury watches and owns 5000 more

Aficionado Paxton Wong set up a watch fair to share his passion for timepieces, which all started with his father keeping a gun and an Omega under his pillow.

  • Bani McSpedden

How Italian label Pucci finally got its groove back

With its trove of archival prints, Pucci is primed for a rebound – especially with new artistic director Camille Miceli at the reins.

  • Lauren Sams

How to cruise to the most northerly settlement on earth

With just 2400 residents and a lot of ice, Svalbard’s main town of Longyearbyen will become easier to visit next year thanks to a new ship route.

  • Luke Slattery
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At this luxe hotel, see Roman ruins and maybe a former Beatle

Cash to splash and a certain style have gone into creating what is surely Britain’s hottest-ticket accommodation.

  • Jane Knight

Take out the Trump and a new luxury hotel is born

Many would argue the old Trump International Hotel in Washington DC has bad vibes. The Waldorf Astoria begs to differ.

  • Hannah Wootton

Fashion inspired by Bezos and Branson, coming soon to your wardrobe

The world’s runways are taking inspiration from the final frontier. But remember, no one can pull off a too-tight jumpsuit. That’s reaching for the stars.

  • Lauren Sams

Design studio founder reveals her signature style favourites

Yasmine Ghoniem, of interior design agency YSG Studio, loves a cohesive clash, whether it’s decor, fashion, furniture or art.

  • Eugenie Kelly

May

Great hotels are about emotion, say the Sibuet family. Here’s why

France’s premier small luxury hotelier clan are synonymous with stylish stays. Their just-released property in Provence is no exception.

  • Jane Knight

Martinis but not too many: how Maurice Terzini wants to be remembered

When last drinks are called for this restaurateur, he’ll be dressed in Brioni. The food will be simple and beautiful, but there’ll be no background music.

  • Maurice Terzini

Is this Australia’s finest private collection of contemporary art?

Grand Victorian Gothic architecture, harbourside position and works collected over four decades by gallerist Roslyn Oxley combine to make Carthona a house like no other.

  • Brook Turner

Inside the life (and wardrobe) of artist and troublemaker Kirsha Kaechele

The American-born wife of MONA founder David Walsh talks Givenchy, Picasso, and why she’s learning French to be “United Nations-ready”.

  • Matthew Drummond

Marc Newson on what the pandemic taught him

Sydney born and raised industrial designer Marc Newson vows to travel less and chase health and the good family life in the new world order.

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  • Fiona Carruthers

First look inside designer Marc Newson’s Greek island summer home

A house on the isle of Ithaca has a special resonance for Newson and his wife, stylist and entrepreneur Charlotte Stockdale.

  • Fiona Carruthers
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Three new ships in 30 days: luxury cruising is back

As the world returns to some sort of normal, you could do worse than to stay calm and carry on sailing.

  • Fiona Carruthers

$1m+ gets you a Porsche 911 with added ‘Viagra’

Got a classic German sports car lying around? Singer Vehicle Design wants to give it some virility – and get it back on the road.

  • Tony Davis

The (simple) food lesson a top chef learnt on a trip to Italy

Culinary artists have a natural inclination to improve dishes with creativity. But for this acclaimed one, a holiday was a lesson in the power of restraint.

  • Danielle Alvarez

Feeling fashion trends more than usual this season? Here’s why

Right now, fashion feels different – literally – as brands go full frou-frou with fabrics.

  • Lauren Sams

Why this executive goes big with her luxury watch collection

Neha Sandher is part of a new breed of timepiece buyers: engaged, knowledgeable and brand savvy.

  • Bani McSpedden