Simon De Burton is a journalist and writer on the topics of watches, automobiles, and luxury. On top of being the author of Classic Cars: A Century of Masterpieces, he is a regular contributor to the Financial Times, GQ and Vanity Fair, among others.
If you know Simon, you quickly realise he is never in one place for long, hopping between a car rally in Switzerland to riding a motorbike through the Moroccan desert.
We got to spend some downtime with Simon in his home, safely tucked away in the British countryside. Heated by an old stove, this is where he takes the time to think, write and recharge.
With a somewhat ambiguous origin story, the martini cocktail has become a must for all bartenders to master. Whether shaken, stirred or otherwise, undoubtedly one of the best locations to enjoy one is at Dukes Bar in London’s St James. Headed up by Alessandro Palazzi along with his team, Dukes bar has become the go-to location for many, not only...