Your November issue of Country & Town House magazine is hitting newsstands this week, and this month it’s the men’s issue with cover star Levison Wood, and the beautiful Jewellery & Watches supplement.
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Our beautiful Jewellery & Watches supplement comes with this month’s magazine, too – your insight into the luxury jewellery industry and the best of the best when it comes to jewels, edited by Avril Groom.
Inside the November men’s issue, you’ll find…
Levison Wood: Our cover star, Levison Wood, is shy of his heart-throb status
Interview with Sebastian Coe: For this month’s Conversations at Scarfes Bar, Matthew Bell speaks to all-round Olympian Sebastian Coe
The Power of Words: Celebrating 60 years of London’s best bookshop, John Sandoe in Chelsea
House of Correction: Industries helping prisoners to prepare for life on the outside in creative ways – Anastasia Bernhardt finds out more
Plus: Carl Thompson gives us his lowdown on cool capital hangouts; 48 hours in Corsica; a guide to the best hotels and chalets; the men’s style guide; George Pragnell’s royal connection; interior design notes; why a wellbeing ski holiday is a no-brainer, and many more…
Some of our contributors share their man crush and greatest adventures…
What has been your greatest adventure so far? Driving to The Gambia in a Ford Escort. We had to dig ourselves out of sand drifts in the Sahara, but the car never let us down.
Man you’d most like to sit next to on a plane? Giles of ‘Giles and Mary’ from Gogglebox. I’ve known him for years and he’s even funnier in real life.
Fashion trend that never should have been invented? I hate anything made of plastic, so I never understood Crocs, which are actually made of foam resin and will probably survive the apocalypse.
Where do you go to retreat from the world? I’m very lucky to have a cottage in Wiltshire where there’s no mobile phone reception. Estate agents always talk up ‘connectivity’, but for some rural properties they should do the opposite. It’s bliss.
What has been your greatest adventure so far? I did a quadrathlon (four marathons in four days) in Norway, camping in yurts. Without doing any training I won the women’s division.
Man you’d most like to sit next to on a plane? My dad, on the way to India. Because it’s my favourite country and I’ve been trying for years to get my parents to go and experience it.
Fashion trend that never should have been invented? Skinny jeans – they weren’t designed for sporty girls with muscly legs!
Where do you go to retreat from the world? My sofa at home in the New Forest, curled up in front of the wood burner with my Rhodesian Ridgeback dog, Thala.
Jewellery & Watches
Jewellery & Watches is an annual C&TH supplement displaying the best in British luxury jewellery.
Avril Groom has vast experience writing about luxury and fine jewellery for several leading titles including FT How To Spend It and the Telegraph among others. As editor of C&TH’s annual jewellery and watches supplement, she looks at the best new jewellery and watches through a very British lens.
With leading contributors including Ursula Lake, Annabel Davidson, Joanna Hardy, Simon de Burton and Dan Kennedy, this glossy luxury guide is published with the November issue of Country & Town House as the perfect showcase for world’s finest luxury brands to reach the top end of the London market in plenty of time for Christmas.
Highlights in this issue include:
In ‘Ripping up the Rule Book’ we look at how true fashion revolutionary Coco Chanel’s legacy lives on through the house’s latest launches
In ‘Behind Closed Doors‘ Avril Groom investigates why high jewellery brands are selling their big pieces more discreetly
Why rubies are back in the spotlight, now that they’re being ethically mined
All this and more in the November issue of Country & Town House and Jewellery & Watches magazine, out Friday.
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