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Chantecaille New Nano Gold

Have you ever wondered how the French have for so long monopolised the world’s perception of female beauty? For years women have questioned, is it their diet, their fashion, genuine poise or in fact….their skincare and cosmetics? Chantecaille, the leading French beauty range has been hyped as the holy-grail for women and might be about to give us our answers. Their latest concoction and addition to the nano gold range is the new firming treatment. Anti ageing, hydrating, wrinkle reducing, may be a familiar advertisment but this is practically the small print on their new firming cream. The product contains stem […]

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Vive La Revolution

"Once you kill a cow you gotta make a burger" says Lady Gaga to Beyonce in the feature length video for her latest single, Telephone and if the new Guerilla Burger joint in James Street is anything to go by, we reckon she’s definitely onto something. With slogans including ‘The People’s Patty’, ‘Drop Food Not Bombs’ and ‘Buns Not Guns’ you might be forgiven for thinking that Guerilla Burgers is some kind of pop-up marketing stunt dreamt up by the adverting gurus at the nearby Selfridges. However, it’s actually the new offering from the team behind the highly successful Giraffe […]

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Erick Morillo for knomo

These days no self-respecting superstar DJ on the international party circuit is without his trusty laptop so it stands to sense that Platinum selling Erick Morillo has joined forces with luxury luggage brand knomo to produce his own limited edition capsule collection of laptop cases and luggage. “Travelling constantly, I need something practical yet fashionable to see me around the world. I’m delighted to be working with knomo,” says Morillo.     The exclusive collaboration includes 4 bag styles: Saxby Slim messenger, Riley tote and Lincoln and Tokyo slim briefcases and then there’s the Lisbon trolley, Berlin Weekender and Berlin […]

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The Wam Bam Club

Burlesque is having quite a moment. The dazzling dance form accompanied by sultry music and charismatic madames made its way to the cultural forefront thanks to the ever-graceful Dita Von Teese, and is now infiltrating legendary London nightspot Café de Paris with a brand new Saturday night event. Welcome to the Wam Bam Club, a multi-faceted evening of entertainment featuring dance, music, comedy and magic, guaranteeing a night of non-stop fun. The old school glamour of the Café makes it the perfect location for a glamorous show, showcasing the best in vintage-inspired routines, and generously hosted by the First Lady […]

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French Fancy

Ooh la-la – there is a little bit of Parisian chic in London’s iconic Liberty’s store, as Merci (the French concept store) sets up a limited edition collection on Carnaby Street.  With a pinch of British finesse and a hint of French fancy, Merci’s Creative Director Marie France Cohen has designed a unique limited edition range, awash with beautiful floral prints. The collection has covered all bases; from home-ware and stationary to a charming Merci script engraved bracelet.   There is also a very cute limited edition Meadow Print Jumpsuit, the perfect out fit to welcome warmer climes.  Or for those […]

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Ladies Who Lunch

Do lunch with a clear conscience – join Lisa B, Yasmin Le Bon, Trinny Woodall, Natalie Massenet and Anya Hindmarch and host a lunch this month to raise funds for children in need. Fast-growing charity, Mothers4Children, is launching its “Let’s Lunch” fundraising campaign this Mother’s Day. The initiative encourages women across the UK to host a lunch at home or at work, to raise money for charity.  Chanel hosted the exclusive launch event at its London boutique with well turned-out guests including Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Jasmine Guinness, Kelly Hoppen and Alice Temperley.  Simply log in to the website www.letslunch.leapanywhere.com for celebrity […]

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Mothering Sunday Hampers

Harvey Nichols have always produced famously delicious hampers, from cheese selections to weekend picnic baskets they never fail, and this time they might be about to save us again. As Mother’s Day creeps closer and closer and interesting and new ideas evade us, Harvey Nichols have created the Mother’s Day Hamper. Coming in an elegant white wicker basket, The Harvey Nichols’ hamper is full of sumptuous treats. From pink grapefruit marmalade and mouth-watering strawberry jam to their own English breakfast loose-leaf tea, the hamper is an ideal present to wake up to on Mothering Sunday. There are even clotted cream […]

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Primavera 2010

With Fashion Week but a memory, we turn to Primavera 2010 offerings with a more gastronomic bent. From Italy’s fashion capital of Milan comes the Alvaro Group’s Pollen nestled in Vogue House territory just behind Hanover Square and Cielo on New Burlington Street does it for the Sardinian contingent. At only 29, slick Italian entrepreneur Livio Bisterzo is still a spring chicken but the founder of ultra fashionable Maddox Club and men's skincare range Kyoku, is certainly not one to let the grass grow under his feet. Recently named one of the most influential Londoners by the Evening Standard for […]

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Grace Kelly at The Connaught

Live out those screen siren fantasies at the Connaught Hotel this spring. To coincide with the Grace Kelly exhibition at The Victoria & Albert Museum, The Mayfair hotel is paying tribute to the movie legend with its Grace Kelly Style Icon Weekends. The iconic hotel was once the actress's London home and many of the staff still vividly remember her extraordinary presence as she floated about the renowned establishment. Guests can kick off their kitten heels in The Connaught's elegant bedrooms while viewing such movie greats as To Catch a Thief, High Society and Rear Window. Additionally, a specially created […]

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DVF for Claridges

Ok, we know you can't actually wear an hotel but this is surely the next best thing. Much-lauded fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg who reinvented the wrap-dress for a whole new generation is set to unveil her first interior design project. In June of this year, the esteemed fashionista will launch a series of rooms and suites at Claridge's Hotel. Her signature style of iconic prints and bold colours is the perfect fit for Mayfair's Art Deco landmark and with original pieces of furniture to boot, the collaboration is sure to be the talk of the town! Furstenberg is a […]

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A Glittering Gift

It creeps up on any doting daughter or son (for that matter) – Mother’s Day!  But we may have an innovative gift solution – which would put a smile on any Mothers face.  Westwood Rocks in Wimbledon is a gorgeous gemstone treasure trove and this Mothers day they are offering courses to make your Mother sparkle. Each participant will have the opportunity to design their own unique piece of jewellery, choosing from the wide range of freshwater pearls and glittering gemstones on offer. The Mothers day course runs on Saturday 13th March, giving devoted offspring the chance to create a […]

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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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