Virginia Blackburn

Personal Luxuries

Travel games

Playing with these highly collectable sets – created to pass the time on military campaigns or Grand Tours – brings the era beautifully to life, says Virginia Blackburn
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Art

Sailors’ Valentines

From the charming to the coquettish, these 19th-century love tokens have become covetable collectables – and now is the time to buy, says Virginia Blackburn
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Art

Out of Africa

The first Contemporary African Art Fair, 1:54, opens in London
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The A-list hairstylists

It’s scissors at dawn for two celebrity coiffeurs, but as their rivalry gets out of hand, who will be cut down to size?
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