Aficionado (April '17) - Oracle Time
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Aficionado (April ’17)

Richard Mille RM 50-03 McLaren F1 Tourbillon

1. THE FUTURES ORANGE

As bold and exuberant as ever, the new colours on the stunning Richard Mille RM 50-03 McLaren F1 Tourbillon really make it pop.

Price: 980,000 CHF; richardmille.com

Maldivian Resort Ozen by Atmosphere

Maldivian Resort Ozen by Atmosphere

Maldivian Resort Ozen by Atmosphere

2. TASTE OF PARADISE

The new over-water suite at luxury Maldivian resort Ozen by Atmosphere includes a gym, pool, private sand bank and even a stunning overwater bar, serviced 24 hours a day. We can’t think of anything else you’ll possibly need.

ozen-maadhoo.com

Ferrari 246 GTS Dino

3. I’LL TAKE A DOZEN

This exclusive, incredibly rare Ferrari 246 GTS Dino, from 1974, is one of only 12 built worldwide. Previously owned by F1’s new managing director, Ross Brawn, it is now available to view at Hexagon Classics in London – but be quick.

Price: £595,995; hexagonclassics.com

Hublot Classic Fusion Italia Independent Tartan

4. CHECKERED PAST

The collections that have resulted from Hublot’s partnership with Italia Independent and Lapo Elkann have, unsurprisingly, been stylish, wearable pieces. We were pleased to hear, then, that the model is the latest to undergo a suave makeover. This newest watch, the Hublot Classic Fusion Italia Independent Tartan, references a collection of tartans the House of Rubinacci holds in its archives from the Seventies.

hublot.com

Blancpain Villeret Skeleton 8 Days Power Reserve

5. I HAVE THE POWER

The Blancpain Villeret Skeleton 8 Days Power Reserve, available exclusively at Harrods, is a testament to the technical innovation Blancpain represents.

blancpain.com

Fusion Tables Vintage Collection

6. PUT IN A POOL

The new Vintage collection from Fusion Tables brings together reclaimed wood timbers and a sleek metal frame for a stylish result. The simple, well-thought out design means the table can be a natural part of your living space when not being used to play pool.

fusiontables.com

Linn Klimax LP12 Turntable

7. DO A GOOD TURN

The Klimax LP12 Turntable from Linn may come with a hefty price tag, but the precision engineered upgrades mean it’s better than ever. As it’s modular, it can be easily altered when new updates are available, meaning it’s also a pretty safe investment piece.

linn.co.uk

Lotusier Tea Humidor

8. TIME FOR TEA

A pleasing, everyday ritual – making a cup of tea – will never be the same again thanks to Lotusier’s exquisite tea humidor. A functional item and an objet d’art in its own right, it is crafted from fine woods and utilises exceptional European artisans skills. Teas are stored in optimum conditions, perfectly preserving their flavours.

lotusier.com

Boat International Joy Superyacht 9. WATERWORLD

Boat International’s recent design awards singled out the ultimate in modern, innovative superyachts. Joy, which picked up the award for best exterior design and styling, impresses thanks to a chilled family hang-out space that’s large enough for a basketball court.

boatinternational.com

 

About the author

Hannah Silver

Hannah is a luxury lifestyle journalist specialising in watches and jewellery. Immersing herself in timepieces, she complements her stints at Oracle Time with The Daily Telegraph’s beautiful watch publication, Telegraph Time.

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