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The Boodles Ribbons Collection

Set to become an iconic collection of the house, Ribbons is a dazzling capsule of fabulous pieces imagined in multi-coloured gold and diamonds from beloved British jewellery brand Boodles. A homage to Japanese culture and the art of gifting, Rebecca Hawkins was inspired by the precision taken in wrapping gifts during a trip to Japan as well as the bow used to tie the dress of a bride she later…

London’s ultimate masseuse: Sarah Jane Watson

With more than 20 years of experience, Sarah Jane Watson’s healing hands are coveted by her loyal base of clients all of whom see her privately for her eponymous SJW Signature Treatment. Completely bespoke, this restorative treatment is tailored to each individual client and sees Sarah use a realm of techniques across Swedish, Balinese and Hawaiian massage. Offered either in the comfort of one’s home or by appointment in Sarah’s…

The Lifestyle List

With most of us still constrained to lockdown life, our team have picked out their home-life saviours bringing a touch of luxe to you. Clive Christian: A homage to its predecessor, Clive Christian’s Crown Collection pays tribute to the Crown Perfumery Company in a history of fine fragrance dating back to 1872. Nearly two hundred years on and Clive Christian continues to revive some of its most iconic creations in…

Luxe Pasta at Home with PastaEvangelists

  Bringing authentic luxury Italian pasta to the comfort of your home, PastaEvangelists continues to wow us with its high-quality ingredients and savoir-faire in fine dining. Whilst the artisan counter within Harrods remains closed, PastaEvangelists’ home delivery service continues to deliver fresh pasta daily with a revamped menu of Italian classics all presented in easy-to-prepare home kits. Available nationwide, one can enjoy the culinary creations with the knowledge PastaEvangelists uses…

Shan Shui: Asian Fine Dining at Bicester Village

Shan Shui

Bringing innovative Asian and Chinese flavours to Bicester Village, Shan Shui makes for the perfect pit-stop as part of a day’s shopping and takes inspiration from 1920s Shanghai. Very much in sync with the luxurious feel of the village, Shan Shui’s décor is modern with references to the glittering era at the heart of the restaurant throughout. A palette of pinks and blues add an art-deco vibe to space and…

Inside Novikov London

Taking its coveted position in Mayfair’s glitzy Berkeley Street, Arkady Novikov’s first restaurant outside of Russia remains the place to be and be seen by the international jet-set who flock to it on a nightly basis.       The restaurant mogul doesn’t need any introduction, having established himself as Russia’s favoured restaurateur since opening his first seafood restaurant back in 1992 and now counts more than 50 venues across…

Virtual Personal Shopping at Bicester Village

Perfectly timed for a spot of Christmas shopping, Bicester Village’s newly launched virtual services means avid shoppers can purchase from select boutiques from the comfort of their own home. A first for the village, this new offering allows clients to either contact boutiques directly and then shop via a digital consultation or book a dedicated personal shopper.         With more than 100 boutiques participating, the virtual shopping…

A Night at Down Hall

Striking the perfect balance between majestic grandeur and contemporary flair, Down Hall is a country-house hotel situated in the idyllic greenery of Bishop’s Stortford. Most recently in the limelight as the setting of The Great British Bake Off, this stunning rural retreat is surrounded by 110 acres of gardens and is just 45 minutes from London.       Popular with city dwellers looking for some much-needed downtime, business travellers…

The Fragrance Gift Guide

Our team has shortlisted our wishlist of irresistible scents and newly launched fragrances for the festive period.     TOM FORD Almost edible, the latest addition to Tom Ford’s Private Blend Collection is Bitter Peach, a juxtaposition of the alluringly sweet fruit and the spiciness of it in its ripest form. Housed in Ford’s iconic flacon, this fruity floral opens with delectable notes of Pêche de Vigne and Sicilian blood…

The Gift Guide

As we approach the festive season of giving, our shopping editors have shortlisted their picks of gifts and must-haves for Christmas.     For the champagne drinker: Pommery    Full of intensity and elegance, Pommery’s Blanc de Noirs champagne is the latest addition to the Apanage range and follows in the footsteps of the Apanage Blanc de Blancs released last year. Blended with 100% red grape varieties, this mature champagne…

The Beauty Gift Guide

Our beauty team have shortlisted their IT list from the realms of innovative skincare, luxurious makeup and party-ready hair products.     La Prairie Evoking the codes of haute-joaillerie, La Prairie’s Platinum Rare Collection has been relaunched with the addition of ground-breaking new technology and exquisite new packaging. Elevating La Prairie’s savoir-faire in its rarest form, the pinnacle of the haute-rejuvenation ritual is the cream housed in an amethyst coloured…

Fragrance News

As we approach the festive season, our edit of the most scent-sational new fragrances are sure to keep you smelling divine throughout the cooler months.     TOM FORD The latest interpretation of Tom Ford’s coveted cult classic Black Orchid is a newly launched Parfum. An intense version of the icon housed in a glamourous all-gold flacon, the Parfum evokes the old-school glamour synonymous with the original scent launched back…

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