Tim Anscombe-Bell - Contributors | Monocle

Contributors / Tim Anscombe-Bell

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Open doors

As deepest Italy bears its vintage art and vaulted ceilings, the Balearics’ smallest island shows off its wild side and a sleepy French town conducts itself with the utmost warmth, you can count on New York and Copenhagen…


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It’s all in the timing

Baselworld, Switzerland’s annual watch fair, threw up some interesting questions this year. How badly has China’s economy affected the industry? Are oversized watches still in? And when will the ‘smartwatch’ break into the…

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Acquired tastes

Inspired by a creative affinity for the country, a band of Japanese craftsmen have set up shop in Italy. Monocle speaks to a shoemaker, glass artist and tailor about embracing the techniques and traditions of their foreign…

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Pitti of angles

From renowned fashion houses producing new capsule collections to fresh brands rolling out eye-catching tailoring, the 85th incarnation of the Pitti Uomo trade fair was home to all manner of innovative approaches to mens…

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The best of time

The trade fair that takes place in Switzerland each spring showcases the latest in watch-making design and this year, the venue itself was one of the real stars of the show.


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