Style February 2022
PISTE DE RÉSISTANCE
There might have been fondue and furs rather than pools and pisco sours, but Slim Aarons was equally happy capturing the good life at 1,500 metres as he was in a tropical paradise. Stuart Husband takes a walk through the photographer’s winter wonderland…
Style June 2021
What Slim Saw
He began his career as a combat photographer in the second world war, and it was an experience that defined the rest of Slim Aarons’ life. ‘Beaches were made for lying on, not invading,’ he concluded. Decades later, the Aarons legend — as chronicler of the jet set, high-society’s leading impressionist — is as strong as ever.
Style August 2020
Acapulco Gold: Mexico's Halcyon Days
As documented by Slim Aarons, once upon a time this Mexican seaside resort town was the gold-standard vacation destination.
Code June 2017
A History of the French Riviera
The French Riviera was once saturated with humble fishing ports rather than luxury yachts. Just how did this picturesque stretch of land become an infamous luxury destination?
Icons June 2017
Slim Aarons: The Life Aquatic
No one has better encapsulated the sun-kissed haute vie of the blue-blooded “splasherati” than Slim Aarons.
Pleasure June 2016
Hotel Il Pellicano: The Original Riviera Retreat
Il Pellicano, perched on the cliffs above the Argentario coast, has always been synonymous with discreet luxury. One of the original retreats of the jet-set, today it is a more exclusive destination than…