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.

Gillian do Bono, Editor, How To Spend It

Gillian do Bono, Editor, How To Spend It

Sessions include:

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

Thomas Heatherwick talks to Lucia van der Post about projects past, present and future

Roland Mouret, designer of the iconic Galaxy dress, talks to Gillian Tett about the six pivotal moments that changed his life

Alice Lascelles hosts a tasting of the most sought-after whiskies, tequilas, rums and gins now setting the spirits agenda

Legendary perfumer Roja Dove defines The Smell of Success across the ages and which perfume ingredients communicate power in 2017

John Blashford-Snell recounts his recent philanthropic expedition to a remote tribe in Colombian Amazonas and explains how to join him on future expeditions


The variety of events offered on the different stages and the opportunity to see all the columnists that I’ve have been
reading in the FT for years in one place was fantastic.

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