Mark Hedley is Managing Director of Threadneedle Media, the publisher of Square Mile, Foodism, Escapism and HEDGE magazines. He was part of the team that founded Square Mile magazine more than 18 years ago – and his day-to-day job is editing the title. Originally, he began his career as a photographer but rapidly realised, like most great British sportsmen, he was more suited to sitting down. He has a passion for fine wine, fast cars and luxury travel – none of which he can afford, so it’s just as well he became the editor of a luxury lifestyle magazine.
Danish watch brand REC takes the souls of cars and embodies them in watches – even to the extent of including actual car parts within their construction. A new collaboration with Porsche tuning company RWB has resulted in its most extreme collection yet
Harry Winston’s 33m Emerald watches are now available to buy. But what’s the story behind one of the most distinctive watch case shapes in recent times?
Dolce & Gabbana’s forays into high watchmaking are becoming increasingly ambitious. Its most recent Manifattura Italiana collection includes its own in-house calibre – not to mention plenty of Italian flair
Malone Souliers has been heeling the well-heeled since 2014. In the first of our new editorial series interviewing entrepreneurs – 'How I built it' – we meet the founder Mary Alice Malone as she branches out from women’s shoes into the men’s market
The Arts Collection at One Blackfriars was created to honour acclaimed British artists. This residence – named after Thomas Gainsborough – certainly has vistas worthy of one of the grand masters
The Greek island of Corfu is one of the most idyllic spots in the Ionian Sea. Mark Hedley discovers how to stay there in style
The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park boasts one of the most distinguished locations in London – and now it has the rooms to match
Duke + Dexter is already one of the coolest British brands on the scene right now. And it's just enrolled Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button and dare-devil free skiing prodigy Jon Olsson to help launch its new sneaker line
The new Bentley Bentayga Speed may be the fastest SUV in the world – but its top speed is only the tip of the iceberg. This is one of the most impressive all-round SUVs ever made