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In this series, presented by Mariella Frostrup, Harrods explores people’s ideas of what luxury is. How does an object become valuable? What stories can some objects tell? What is the relationship between people and the things they own? Is modern luxury craftsmanship? Is it scale? Is it emotion, or beauty? Listen with Mariella as she asks designers, artists, craftsmen and more to share their own personal tales of luxury.

In this series, presented by Mariella Frostrup, Harrods explores people’s ideas of what luxury is. How does an object become valuable? What stories can some objects tell? What is the relationship between people and the things they own? Is modern luxury craftsmanship? Is it scale? Is it emotion, or beauty? Listen with Mariella as she asks designers, artists, craftsmen and more to share their own personal tales of luxury.
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United Kingdom

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In this series, presented by Mariella Frostrup, Harrods explores people’s ideas of what luxury is. How does an object become valuable? What stories can some objects tell? What is the relationship between people and the things they own? Is modern luxury craftsmanship? Is it scale? Is it emotion, or beauty? Listen with Mariella as she asks designers, artists, craftsmen and more to share their own personal tales of luxury.

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Episodes

6: Terry de Gunzburg

3/28/2019
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Terry de Gunzburg is a trailblazer in the beauty industry. After a 15-year career as Creative Director at Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, where she created the cult classic Touche Éclat concealer pen, she launched her eponymous beauty range, By Terry, which has become renowned for its distinct approach to colour, light and texture. In this exclusive bonus episode, Terry talks to Mariella about her addiction to buying shoes, how she believes make-up should enhance our beauty and never be used to...

Duration:00:34:32

1: Stephen Webster

3/4/2019
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Jeweller Stephen Webster describes his extraordinary journey from the east end of London to designing for Elizabeth Taylor. He reveals why he's racked up a million air miles, and showcases a personalised cutlery set that means so much to him.

Duration:00:38:19

3: Amanda Wakeley

3/4/2019
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A Royally-favoured designer, OBE Amanda Wakeley takes us on a walk down a fashionable memory lane, from her favourite teenage looks to her mission to empower and elevate women.

Duration:00:32:28

4: Jackson Boxer

3/4/2019
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Top London chef and restraunteur Jackson Boxer takes us back to where his love of food was born, his history as a bad-boy chef and the story behind his favourite knife.

Duration:00:30:55

5: Roksanda Ilincic

3/4/2019
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The Serbian designer discusses what makes clothes luxury, her love of colour and her architectural approach to design, plus the ceramic that she thinks does something extraordinary.

Duration:00:32:31

2: David Batchelor

3/4/2019
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We hear artist David Batchelor, creator of wonderful colour-filled installations, discuss the relationship between art, colour and luxury. Then he reveals something that came from inside a volcano.

Duration:00:31:36