How To Spend It stage
The How To Spend It Stage will feature talks from the acclaimed writers of the FT’s own luxury magazine as well as a range of guest speakers. This stage is hosted by Gillian de Bono, Editor, How To Spend It.
11.00am – 11.45am
Jonathan Margolis reveals how mobile phone photography is challenging conventional digital cameras, plus an all-day demo of the soon-to-be-released Light L16 camera
12.00pm – 12.45pm
Thomas Heatherwick talks to Lucia van der Post about projects past, present and future
1.00pm – 1.45pm
Roland Mouret, designer of the iconic Galaxy dress, talks to Gillian Tett about the six pivotal moments that changed his life
2.00pm – 2.45pm
How to Spend It drinks columnist and FT Weekend contributor Alice Lascelles leads a tasting of some of the world's most exciting and innovative spirits including a Japanese gin, a rare single malt and the first whisky to be distilled in London for 100 years.
3.00pm – 3.45pm
Legendary perfumer Roja Dove defines The Smell of Success across the ages and which perfume ingredients communicate power in 2017
4.00pm – 5.00pm
John Blashford-Snell recounts his recent philanthropic expedition to a remote tribe in Colombian Amazonas and explains how to join him on future expeditions