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Snow Leopard Spring Party

  We don’t need much persuading when it comes to attending a party but Thursday’s bash at Aura nightclub is a definite no-brainer. It’s all in aid of the Snow Leopard Trust, set up in 1997 to preserve the existence of these beautiful creatures, of which only 3500 remain in the wild today across Mongolia and the mountain ranges of Asia.  Snow Leopards are routinely slaughtered by herders as they have a reputation for killing livestock so the Trust has instigated a community-based conservation program working with locals. It provides the herders with the training and support they need to […]

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From Our Lips

She made 2009 her own, carving out a reputation as the most eccentric fashionista and one of the world’s greatest performers, with fans by the bucket load.  But Lady Gaga’s inspirational qualities don’t stop there.  She loves her fans and because of this she wants them to practice safe love too! She has now combined forces with the equally successful Cyndi Lauper and the just as flamboyant MAC for their VIVA GLAM – FROM OUR LIPS campaign.  With a passion for fashion and a love of lipstick, these two sizzling hot senorita’s want to tell women and girls about a […]

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The Smallest Boutique Hotel … Ever!

  Visit London has teamed up with Radisson Edwardian Hotels which has created a roving mini-me within a luxury American Airstream complete with dedicated concierge, check in desk, room service, a flat screen TV, double bed and all the requisite en-suite facilities – Glasto this ain’t!     From 15 and 19 March, it will pop up in a range of iconic London locations so if you fancy staying out all night but without the ill-effects then register at www.visitlondon.com/popup for the a chance to win yourselves a spot. Ports of call include The London Eye and London Zoo where […]

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The Brits do it Best

 GO-BRITISH.CO.UK is a new online boutique specializing in British luxury gifts for men, women and children. Founded by Claudia Marodim, a Brazilian-Italian fascinated by British style, Go-British is a one-stop shop for the best of British luxury goods. British style and its strong sense of identity, captivates the attention and the imagination of people around the world. Whether one has now moved abroad and misses a little of home, or is considering the perfect gift for an overseas friend or relative, GO-BRITISH.CO.UK is the place to go for unmistakable British style. Quintessentially British heritage brands feature alongside rebellious Cool Britannia […]

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The New Society

Prepare for a social shake-up of seismic proportion. London’s elite will soon have a trio of new playgrounds in which to broker deals, meet and party in high old style. Beaufort House, the capital’s newest private members’ club is all set to open on the King’s Road, Chelsea favourite, Mamilanji has been reborn as Tuatara and Burlington Street has just welcomed the boutique Luxx Club into its Mayfair fold. Chelsea has long lacked the ‘work, rest and play’ style members clubs of the West End and their East-Side outposts. But now SW3’s entrepreneurs can put their taxi money towards the […]

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Cabaret at The Criterion

You haven't done cabaret until you've done it at London's Criterion Restaurant. Prepare for a no holes barred extravaganza of an evening as the exclusive restaurant pulls out all stops on Sunday 7 March. Yes Sunday is the new night to be seen out on the town and Cabaret at The Criterion promises to be an evening of fine dining and entertainment like no other. Renowned entertainer and magician, Fay Presto, will headline and host the evening with three other acts performing – two West End lead singers and a Speciality act no less! Doors open at 7.00pm and dinner service […]

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Continued support for Haiti

London’s newest events space, ‘Altitude London’, continues to raise more money for the British Red Cross in aid of Haiti, with Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan. Following the success of last week’s celebrity charity fundraiser iRock4Haiti*, which has raised so far an impressive £55,000, ‘Altitude London’ has launched an eBay auction in association with The British Red Cross, which will be hosted on both eBay and their website from February 23rd 2010. The lots for the eBay auction have been personally sourced and donated by Lohan and ‘Altitude London’, with the aim of bringing the total sum raised to over £100,000. […]

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Olyvia Fine Art presents ‘Andy Warhol: Portraits’

An unmissable exhibition of paintings, unique prints and films celebrating some of Warhol’s most remarkable works is opening at Olyvia Fine Art next month. The exhibition will showcase famous pieces as well as other previously hidden gems. Alongside these exclusive portraits, will be a rare series of ‘Screen Tests’. These enchanting silent films created by Warhol provide a voyeuristic record of the characters that once roamed his factory studio; characters, which ranged from Hollywood celebrities and well-heeled aristocrats to reputed academics, cultural figures and trendy beatniks. The subjects are Factory denizens and visitors, both famous and anonymous. Asked to pose, […]

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I Blame Coco – Haiti Fundraiser

Some of the world’s hottest talent join forces for The Haiti Earthquake Fundraiser at London’s Roundhouse in aid of the worst natural disaster in a decade. The most talked about of rock offspring, I Blame Coco (Coco Sumner) is taking the music world by storm with her unique style of reggae-tinged pop and will be joining the soon to be “Godlike Genius” NME award winner Paul Weller for the Haiti Earthquake Fundraiser at Roundhouse on Thursday 25th February. They are joined by KT Tunstall, Seasick Steve, The Futureheads and Mr Hudson. The established acts will be joined on stage by, […]

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Hot Hybrid Action

If you thought the pop-up and secret restaurant trend had abated then think again. A genre-defying fusion with the cabaret, burlesque and all manner of performance arts of the supperclub phenomenon has led to a whole new oeuvre of fun and frivolity in the shape of Maison du Chien at Bumpkin Notting Hill and Full House at … well … if we told you we’d have to kill you and that would be illegal! Town meets country club, Bumpkin restaurant in London’s uber-trendy Notting Hill has got a new tenant until 1 April and its attic space has gone to […]

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