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A Formal Round-Up So let’s dive straight back into it, shall we? Suits When it comes to the jacket, make sure that it hugs your shoulders, is slim in the body and that it covers your bottom. The trousers should be slim, not skinny, and have a break that suits…

Nothing screams elegance like formal attire, but often occasions don’t call for a full suit. With the smart casual dress code being admired by many, how does a man pull it off? Recent advice has often made things confusing but I’m here today to strip it right down for you, giving you…

Virgil Abloh showcases one of his biggest inspirations in his next collection, the Royal style icon In the 20th year since Princess Diana’s tragic death, there has been a slew of books, documentaries and tributes dedicated to the people’s princess. Now, Virgil Abloh is taking it a step further, as the first…

Stepped bookshelves help to divide and characterise this house just outside of Paris, renovated by Italian architect Andrea Mosca. Mosca designed the interior for a family of five, who were enamoured with the room-length bookshelf at a friend’s house, where they were staying during the remodelling. He made the element a... Read more
Mexican-American firm Gracia Studio has completed a single-family home in the city of Tijuana that comprises a weathering-steel volume perched atop a monolithic concrete ground floor. The four-bedroom Casa GS is located only a few kilometres from the US border. The ground floor of the 290-square-foot (30-square-metre) home was... Read more
Furniture designers Tom and Danielle Raffield have used steam-bent timber to cover this extension to an old gamekeeper’s lodge in Cornish woodland, which featured in UK television show Grand Designs earlier this month. The house is set in six acres of woodland at the Trevarno estate in Cornwall, southwest England, where... Read more
Angular balconies extending from the front of this apartment block in Paris are framed by white concrete screens featuring a perforated pattern that resembles brickwork. Local firm Odile Guzy Architectes designed the complex of 28 dwellings for a plot in the French capital’s 13th arrondissement. The long and narrow... Read more
US studio Desai Chia Architecture has overhauled a country home in Long Island, New York, and created an extension that is meant to be an “expressive counterpoint” to the main dwelling. The Watermill House is located in Watermill, a hamlet in the Hamptons, and is situated on a tree-dotted property... Read more
A grid of glazing covers the long, gabled form of this Milan building designed by Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron to host a research centre and offices. The Feltrinelli Porta Volta building occupies a plot of land in the city’s Porta Volta district – named after a gate in the 16th-century walls that once surrounded the... Read more
Andy Martin Architecture (AMA) has completed the interior of ‘fucina’, an italian restaurant in london’s marylebone district. the eatery features a curved handcrafted brick ceiling that references the inside of a traditional pizza oven and forms a distinct focal point for diners. meanwhile, the floor, which has been carefully... Read more
Vibe Design Group has reinterpreted the traditional Australian beach house to create a timber and glass residence sheltered beneath a folded metal roof. The Brisbane architecture and design studio used forms and materials typical of the country’s seaside architecture for its Sorrento House, which is located on the Mornington Peninsula to the... Read more
Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has released more images of his proposed Dubai Creek Tower – now under construction and expected to surpass the 828-metre-high Burj Khalifa. The landmark observation tower broke ground earlier this week on Dubai Creek Harbour, a vast development along the waterfront of the United Arab Emirates city. Calatrava hasn’t revealed... Read more