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Melanie Grant

Melanie Grant

is luxury editor of 1843


The jeweller’s art

James Taffin de Givenchy comes from one of fashion’s grandest families. But, as Melanie Grant discovered on a visit to his New York studio, his use of gemstones is more original than traditional

The power of asian taste

The luxury market’s centre of gravity has moved eastwards. Melanie Grant explores how changing taste in jewellery reflects shifts in economic power

It’s complicated

More women than ever say they’re interested in buying mechanical watches. But can they find any they actually like?