Style

THE JEWEL IN A ROOM

A Matter of Taste: are pendant lamps a turn-on, or a turn-off? Kassia St Clair sheds light on a new trend read more »
  • TO CONCEAL, THEN REVEAL

    The Line of Beauty: it may have started life as a way to keep warm, but now a hood can contain a multitude of meanings. Matthew Sweet uncovers the possibilities read more »
  • A SHRINE TO WINE IN BEIJING

    The Wine-List Inspector: at a former television factory in China's capital, Tim Atkin finds a list that deserves an Emmy read more »
  • THE TOAST OF THE TOWN

    Lipsmacking: the toasted truffle sandwich at Michel Rostang is renowned throughout Paris. Isabel Best finds out what all the fuss is about read more »
  • FASHION SENSES

    Applied Fashion: touch, taste, smell, even sound—close your eyes, and clothes sense is at your fingertips. Rebecca Willis explains  read more »
  • THE LOVING SPOONFUL

    My Madeleine: as a pleased-with-herself graduate, Taiye Selasi thought she knew it all. But Ghana, and a bowl of soup, taught her otherwise read more »
  • POETRY ROCKS

    Six original poems, each about a stone; six pieces of jewellery, each made with that stone. Ruth Padel, Fiona Sampson and others dig into the mineral world read more »