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Future Talent at Wolf & Badger

Wolf & Badger, firmly behind its mantra of promoting and supporting the most innovative independent talent, is taking advantage of London Fashion Week to showcase its new collection. Launching their most exciting AW13 fashion, accessories and jewellery brands on the 15th, a 5 day show room will follow. Sure to be an exciting event featuring some of their top designers; all set to be future stars of fashion. All the designers participating in the showroom are stocked at Wolf & Badger’s stores, and the showroom is designed to increase their profiles. Emerging designers often have a hard fight to succeed so it’s […]

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Nobu Unplugged returns

Unplugged is back for the first session of 2013 this Sunday 27 January with a live performance from international music artists Tori Kelley and Andreas Moe – alongside a little signature Nobu sustenance. Californian Tori Kelly, who has over 30 million views on YouTube and works with Justin Bieber's management Scooter Braun. Her love of music began at a young age and has since earned her worldwide recognition and high profile fans including Ryan Seacrest. Andreas Moe has most recently collaborated with dance DJ’s Avicii and Tiesto and the singer-songwriter will release his second EP in March, titled 'This Year', […]

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Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor take on VIVA FOREVER

February begins with a ‘hurrah’ sounded throughout the UK as those who managed to abstain from drink throughout January finally crack. Harvey Nichols tells us what we want – what we really really want – with a Viva Forever themed cocktail menu. Available till April these opulent cocktails come with a bow and are each named after and themed around the famous five; though I’m sure that the fact the ‘Posh Spice’ contains grapefruit bitters is just a coincidence. In true Harvey Nicks style the Viva Forever cocktail menu should follow (or accompany) the Afternoon Tea of the same theme. […]

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Champagne & Cigars in the City

This Valentine’s Day witnesses the launch of brand new venue ‘Voltaire’: a City bar named after the famous French writer and philosopher. This impressive grade II listed building features an incredible vault bar, a gorgeous al fresco cigar terrace, and London’s largest collection of Pommery champagne – reputed to be the world’s best! Interior designer Sue Wheldon has been let loose on the venue, transforming the stone vaults of the former bank above into a unique bar area, ‘The Vaults at Voltaire’. These boast cosy alcoves draped in silks and animal prints, where guests can relax with drinks brought by a […]

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A feast of Scottish delights at supperclub

Celebrated Scottish chef Hardeep Singh, of Masterchef fame, is cooking up an exquisite Burn’s Night feast on the 18th January, complete with a Scottish-themed evening of music and entertainment. Staff at London’s supperclub will be sporting full tartan and kilts, and diners will be treated to a four-course culinary journey, including both traditional dishes and Hardeep specialties, such as Cullen skink, Balmoral chicken and Cranachan. Exciting ceilidh dancing will get the party started, leading a creative and inspirational troop of entertainers, featuring dancers, singers, musicians, and even acrobats! Later in the evening, internationally acclaimed DJs will take to the decks, […]

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Zeo: booze free style

Looking for a booze alternative for January? Step forward ZEO, inspired by the challenging flavours of premium gin and vodka, master blenders have created the alcohol free spritz in the spirit of alcohol but without the content. Intrigued? The intricate flavour is made from a secret blend of botanicals from all over the world and the clean, crisp taste and peculiar kick promises to be chilling, warming, peppery and tingling all at the same time. Oh yes and if you’re looking for any more encouragement, it comes in at only 38 calories per bottle – which had it served at […]

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Barts Downright Bloody Mary Menu

So how’s the head? Not to worry, this month Barts is launching the Queen of all hangover cures, The Bloodshot Bloody Mary Menu.Drinks have suitably sanguine names such as Mary Tudor (a devilish blend of Bloodshot, Rose Jam, Fresh Lemon Juice, Sugar Syrup and served with a garnish of Rose Jam on Toast), Bloody Liability (a heady mix of Belvedere Vodka, Bloodshot, Fresh Beetroot, Fresh lemon Juice, Honey and a garnish of Green Salad topped with Beetroot and Parmesan Shavings), The Devil’s Punchbowl (a warm drink served in a teacup and saucer and made with Harvey’s Bristol Cream, Bloodshot, Merlot, […]

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Tayo’s Tracksuit Party

Well you should have got tonight sorted by now but spare a thought for the morrow. It’s going to be a bright sunny day so no lounging around at home in that xmas onesie. Don your best vintage tracksuit instead and head off to Paradiase by way of Kensal Green for Tayo’s Tracksuit New Year’s Day Party 2012. Actually it doesn’t start til 7pm so you can even get away with doing both! This annual shindig offers a chance for people to get their style on in some nylon – and for Tayo to show off his own tracksuit collection […]

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W London Hall of Fame 2012

W London is inviting guests to see in the New Year with a Hall of Fame themed party and encouraging revellers to dress up as their favourite celebrity who’s made the news this year. Start the night in the W Studios with party preparations from hair and make-up team Sort Yourself Out Love who promise to bring out your inner Kylie, Goldfrapp or Madonna. From 9pm onwards you can enjoy the show in the W Lounge and karaoke in the Screening Room with John Sizzle of The Lipsinkers fame who, for one night only, has pulled together super group, The […]

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Sanderson Sessions NYE

NYE is practically upon us and so is the 2012 finale of Sanderson Sessions (Singtank, AlunaGeorge, Citizens!, Karin Park and Saint Lou Lou) with a NYE party featuring an intimate performance from Marina and the Diamonds in the Sanderson Hotel’s courtyard garden.  This year saw the Welsh singer-songwriter who rose to fame with her debut album, The Family Jewels, making No.1 in the UK albumb chart with second album, Electra Heart. Guests will be hosted in Long Bar, Suka and the garden and greeted with a glass of Champagne on arrival while food platters will be available to purchase throughout the […]

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SushiSamba opening party

Wednesday night saw the opening party of SushiSamba on the 38th floor of the Heron Tower.  Looking down on the twinkling lights of the city below, guests, including, Matthew Williamson, Amber Atherton and Jaime Winstone, drank cocktails and Champagne and nibbled on mini burgers, sushi and indulgent chocolate tortes. With stunning views of London’s iconic landmarks, an unrivalled set from Mark Ronson and a performance from Pixie Geldof’s new band Violet, SushiSamba definitely know how to put on an opening party.   sushisamba.com

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Forza Win(ter) Rooftop Fonduta Supperclub

Held in a secret location Forza Win(ter) has transformed their rooftop into a Fonduta supperclub for the winter. The rooftop has been covered and gorgeous rugs, hot cocktails and heaters brought in to ensure a warm ambience. Rather than pizza, as served in the summer, Forza Win(ter) will serve Fonduta; a Northern Italian Fondue style dish prepared with young Fontina cheese, raw milk and butter, perfect for sharing. In addition to the delicious cheese, the supper club will be serving tasty seasonal, organic British grown vegetables, meats from the Ginger Pig, bread from E5 Bakehouse and naturally the most wonderful […]

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