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InParlour

Rush, rush, rush. That’s all life seems to be at the moment.   Do you feel that you never seem to be able to find time for just you? Not even one hour of total uninterrupted you time?  Stop stressing and book an appointment with InParlour.co.uk If you can’t make it to the beauty salon for your manicure or facial or a relaxing massage because your day is just too hectic then don’t worry InParlour is here to help. This at home Beauty Parlour comes right to your home, so no need to run around town for all your treatments. You […]

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No Complaints Here

If it smells as good as the man looks who is going to be in the ad campaigns it’s going to be sensational. The new face of the new Emporio Armani fragrance Diamonds for Men is not bad at all. I don’t think there are going to be any protests with these ad campaigns. He’s tall, dark and unbelievably handsome. Any ideas who it might be? Georgio Armani announced yesterday that Josh Hartnett will be the face of Emporio Armani Diamonds for Men. This new fragrance with be unveiled at the Spring Summer 2009 Men’s Fashion Week in Milan in […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Fish & Chips in Chelsea

A Chippy on the corner. This is not your normal greasy little English ‘Chippy’ down the road. Far from it. This is the new Tom Aiken’s restaurant, Tom’s Place. Right in the heart of Chelsea, just off the Kings Road on Cale Street where Tom Aiken’s seems to be slowly taking over with now three restaurants with in nearly a 30 second walk is his new addition. It’s the perfect place for good relaxed all British food and this is one of the main aspects of the restaurant. All-British. Everything on the menu is sourced in the United Kingdom from […]

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Cha Cha to the Moon

It’s all about the Cha Cha Moon.  Fast, easy and oh, so good. The man behind Hakkasan, Yauatcha and Sakenohana, Alan Yau has a new venture that’s all about delicious but speedy food. Cha Cha Moon is his new walk-in Chinese noddle bar that follows a similar plan as places like Wagamama and Busabai Eathai in it’s open plan kitchen and vast communal seating with long benchs and tables. Treat yourself to some  char sui ja jain udon soup, crispy duck lo mein or Peking-style noodle soup which be at your table fast then you can say cha cha moon […]

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The Sloane Eat

Where to eat this weekend Try something new, and we mean new, the opening party was only last Tuesday and it was a great success. The Botanist is the place to be if you’re in Chelsea this weekend.   This little gem right on Sloane Square is just the place to go for relaxed and sophisticated fine dinning. It’s the latest addition to Tom and Ed Martin’s renowned gastro empire that includes The Empress of India and The Gun.   The Botanist draws together influences from all over the world while remaining essentially British at heart. So have lunch there this weekend and try the white asparagus […]

Openings & Launches

TAG Heuer Celebrates

The fashion and entertainment elite came out to celebrate Maria Sharapova’s 21st birthday at a party hosted by luxury watch brand TAG Heuer. The festivities took place at New York hotspot Tenjune where celebrity DJ Cassidy – fresh from his turn behind the tables at Jay-Z and Beyonce’s post-nuptial soiree – was on hand to spin the tennis champion’s favorite dance tunes. The invitation-only event for the three-time Grand Slam winner drew several celebrities including Michelle Trachtenberg and Dave Annable. Vogue’s Anna Wintour also made an appearance at the party, along with designers Vera Wang, Doo.Ri and Brian Wolk and […]

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Bras and Charity

Don’t be scared if on Saturday night when driving home after a late night out a crowd of women walking down the street in just their bras. Apparently, it’s all for charity! In a few days the streets of London are going to be swarmed with 15,000 enthusiastic women and men dressed in decorative Playtex Bras power walking 26.2 miles around the capital for Walk the Walk. Walk the Walk is a grant making health charity which is the reason behind this unforgettable experience and the whole event is dedicated to raising money for vital breast cancer causes. The walk […]

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Guess who’s back

Who’s coming to London. It’s London’s favourite girl Paris Hilton who will be returning to our wonderful city tomorrow for the launch of her new perfume Can Can. The launch is taking place at Selfridges, Oxford Street tomorrow (Thursday 15th May). And as Paris will be there from 12:30pm till 2:30pm to see all of her London fans. But to get the chance to meet Miss Hilton one must purchase one of her fragrances from Selfridges on Oxford Street today (Wednesday 14th May) to get one of the limited special VIP passes which will grant you access to the Heiress. […]

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Pete for Amika

What a Shambles Should Pete Doherty really be out clubbing after just getting out of prison? Not sure what his parole office would say about that. But Amika seems to think it’s fine as he has been hired by them to host an evening this Thursday called F*ck Rehab. What an appropriate name. At the weekend, rap star Nelly, hip hop star Usher and Kelly Rowland were all seen dancing till 4am at the lavish London night club where they reportedly spent £110,000 on their tables which included £16,000 jeroboams of white-gold Dom Perignon. Let’s see if it’s the same […]

Celebrities & Influencers

Vintage For All

A little vintage in my wardrobe. Vintage Fashion Fair Hurry on up to Notting Hill for Anita's Vintage Fashion Fair with over 30 stands selling wonderful fashion finds dating from 1800 to 1970's including Vivienne Westwood, YSL, Channel and Zandra Rhodes.       It's the place to be for incredible one-off peices and those hunting for exciting vintage treasures. Prices ranges from £5 – £500. So you're sure to find a few bargins. It's all happening on Sunday the 18th May & 13th July at the 20th Century Theatre, on Westbourne Grove.   Contact Anita 07768 346999 Future Fairs: […]

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Montblanc Watch Launch

Montblanc’s celebration of the first Montblanc Chronograph with its own in-house movement: “Montblanc Star Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph” A glamorous evening Gala and spectacular show by Robert Wilson – the worldpremiere of the “Montblanc Star Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph” takesplace on 9 April at the SIHH 2008. In honour of the new chronograph with the firstever in-house manufactured Montblanc watch movement, theatre visionary RobertWilson will stage a performance entitled “Writing Time”. World renowned composerPhilip Glass will supply the music and a very special male celebrity surprise guestfrom Hollywood’s A-list actors will present this genuine “time writer” in the presenceof more […]

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Quintessentially Models

Quintessentially, the global luxury lifestyle group, is thrilled to announce the launch of Quintessentially Models, a new boutique model agency that will focus on ethical model management and refuse to represent any ‘size zero’ models. Taking a firm stance on the issues that are at the forefront of the fashion industry, Quintessentially Models are working together with B-eat, the biggest eating disorder charity in the UK, to raise awareness of the size zero concern. The agency will provide an in-house councillor for their models, on-hand to talk to and advise the girls if they are feeling the pressures of the […]

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