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Election Crunchtime!

Crisp manufacturer Tyrrells will launch a limited edition range of party political potato crisp flavours to mark next week’s General   Over 2000 people from across the country voted on which flavours and tastes they would associate with the UK’s main political parties. The results of the poll have now inspired the ingredients for a new election snack range.Cameron Crunchies (Eton Mess), Gordon’s  Gourmet (Scotch Egg and Brown Sauce) and Clegg’s Cocktail (Hummous and Roasted Vegetables) will go on sale at Selfridges London from Tuesday 4th May and will be available from www.tyrrellspotatochips.co.uk. The findings of the national vote revealed […]

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Rachel Trevor Morgan Hats

If you want to turn heads, nothing works better than a great hat. And nowhere is this more apparent than at the races, where sky’s the limit as far as eye catching creations go. So as this summer’s sporting social season draws nearer, it’s time to see who’s got the top hat. This years Investec Derby Festival, held at Epsom Downs Racecourse, is providing the perfect opportunity to help get your eye in the hat game. Rachel Trevor Morgan has been designing hats for Her Majesty The Queen since 2006 and has been appointed as the ‘Official Milliner’ for this […]

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Browns 40th Birthday

Designers from all over Planet Fashion have come together to give the famous London store, Browns of South Molton Street, and its loyal customers, an amazing 40th birthday present: an iconic piece which will be part of the fashion haven's "Future Collectables" collection. FORTY iconic portraits to celebrate forty years of discovering and recognising new talent Paolo Roversi has photographed 40 Browns ambassadors – including models, actors and musicians – for the exhibition, which also includes film footage of iconic catwalk shows. Meanwhile, acclaimed set designer Simon Costin has curated it. The exhibition will open the official Browns 40th anniversary […]

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Louis Vuitton iPad Cover

It was only a matter of time wasn’t it…? We’re already getting emails with that tell-tale ‘sent from my iPad’ signature so it stands to sense that luxury label Louis Vuitton is straight into the game with a little something in which to keep your new toy safe and warm. The ergonomic shape of the cover means that your iPad will slide in and out instantly – protected all the while by a microfiber lining. Launching on 15 May, it will be available in two canvas lines: Monogram (created in 1896 by Georges Vuitton a cool half century before the […]

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S.Pellegrino Restaurant Awards

S.Pellegrino pulled out all stops last night for the 2010 World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. The ceremony took place at London’s celebrated Guildhall which, despite the best efforts of the Icelandic volcano, was packed to the rafters with the great and the good from the international restaurant scene. The ‘list’ is the result of an extensive poll of the world’s most celebrated chefs, renowned food critics, leading restaurateurs and jet-setting gourmands who make up The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy.  Comprised of 806 members, each selected for their expert opinions, they divided the globe into 26 geographical regions, each of […]

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Butterdrop Cakes

Watch out Hummingbird, there is a new kid on the block – Satski Gamble, who used to be a baker at New York’s divine Magnolia Bakery in New York.  Satski has set up a cake business ‘Butterdrop’ which runs just outside of London, from Red Velvet to Coconut Meringue , all the edible cupcakes  are just mouth watering.  The birthplace of the cupcake craze has taken over, they are now a must at all events, parties and weddings. Satski has made cupcakes for the TV show “Sex And The City” and birthday cakes for Tom Cruise, Kevin Bacon, Meryl Streep and George Soros, to […]

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Madonna fronts Dolce & Gabbana

Madonna will front the new campaign for Dolce and Gabbana, it has been confirmed. Stefano Gabbana said she will front the campaign for the autumn/winter 2010 womenswear range. Speculation had been rife the 51-year-old singer would be the face of the Italian duo’s autumn/winter 2010 womenswear range, following the success of her adverts for the fashion house last year, and now Stefano Gabbana has spoken of his excitement. He tweeted: “Madonna…..she’s always the BEST!!!! I’m going on the set of the woman campaign… The shooting is going very well! We look forward to seeing the campaign!

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Nobu to go

Utter the name ‘Nobu’ and you immediately think of; style, class and most importantly, a world renowned Michelin starred restaurant. Getting a table at the exclusive restaurant can not, however, always be easy. You also have to look the part. Going in your lounge-wear (no matter how ‘trendy’ net-a-porter tell us it is), simply won’t do. Oh and a measly bank balance does not a Nobu make. Nobu is the opposite of what springs to mind for ‘grab and go’ food. It’s certainly not your Pret, your Costa or even your Itsu. However, now the new takeaway ‘bento box’ has […]

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Dalmore Mackenzie

Dalmore Distillery has just launched its newest malt, the Dalmore Mackenzie, in a solemn ceremony beneath the shadow Benjamin West’s famous painting, Fury of the Stag. A limited run of only 3,000 bottles has been released to mark a new era in the distillery’s long affiliation with The Mackenzie Clan and to help raise funds to refurbish its ancestral seat, the famous Castle Leod. The family which has owned The Dalmore distillery for almost a century has both lent its motto, ‘I shine not burn’ , to the brand and provided inspiration for The Dalmore’s iconic stag head logo. The […]

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What’s Your Beef?

Ah there's nothing like a good old steakhouse to get the blood coursing through our veins while we prepare for the release of Eclipse, third installment in the Twilight series. And this summer promises fresh blood on London's carnivorous dining scene. Yes, following in the grand tradition of The Palm, Hawksmoor and Gaucho come JW Steakhouse and Goodman, Old Jewry Street . Next month, JW Steakhouse, brand new addition to Park Lane's exclusive Grosvenor House Hotel will feature unique cut, one mother of a 32 ounce rib eye on-the-bone that goes by suitably Wild West moniker, "The Tomahawk." The kitchen […]

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