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Model Jeans

New Jeans for Fall  This September why not try something new. How about a new part of jeans. A girl can never have enough jeans and it is sometimes hard to find the perfect pair. But this September Harrods is launching the first collection of GirlsMustHave jeans by former model Alexandra Classen. Classen decided that as a jeans addict herself she wanted to design her own collection that filled all her demands when looking for the perfect pair.         This new collection distinguished it’s self by the workmanship, elaborate manufacturing process and the various different washes. All made […]

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Krug soars away

A manifest expression of near-unattainable luxury, the Krug Balloon is an airborne experience illuminating the freshness, power and finesse of the gleaming, gold Krug Grande Cuvée. Krug’s eight guests, a flight commander and waiter will soar in the arctic-white basket, suspended by a giant white orb. Extracted from the chaotic march of time, suffused in the rhythms of nature’s soft silence, select Krug balloonists will experience a private, out-of-this-world poetic expression of discerning individuality. Panos Sarantopoulos, Krug president and CEO, has invited master craftsmen Bruno Domeau and Philippe Pérès, artisans of bespoke luxury, to customise the basket with an overlay […]

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Parkvogel

ParkVogel’s new Spring/Summer 2008 collection is everything you new. This unique LA based label has hit London hard in the must-haves department for relaxed, chic everyday living. All are total essentials. Their motto: to create luxury ‘wardrobe essentials’. And this is excatly what Vanessa Vogel and Julie Park have done, perfectly. Using high quality materials like fine cashmere and Pima-cottons ParkVogel has created simple but luxurious must-have basics – tees, cardigans, dresses, tops and hoodies which are accentuated with Signature Butterfly and flower buttons, latticework collars and made from environmentally friendly fabrics. Conscious minded in so many ways. www.parkvogel.com

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Rolling Disco

Ah, the 1970’s, the decade of E.L.O., unemployment, flares and awful hair. Still it’s not all bad, great things were possible despite all the Nylon, Spandex and John Travolta. Starsky & Hutch, Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith were all there as well, although given their lifestyle you probably know more about it than they do. As ever retro is cool, whether it’s furniture, clothes or cars you don’t have to look far these days to see something that was at least partly inspired by the 70’s. The folks over at Nokia reckon they’ve created the perfect hybrid of Seventies and Noughties, the Roller […]

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Daisy Diamonds

Bling, Bling. But elegant bling, bling. Just to make sure the girls don’t feel left out Asprey is introducing a new ‘dazzling’ ladies watch. Dazzling may be the wrong word, possibly blinding is better. This glittering jewellery watch is inspired by the Asprey Daisy jewellery collection which is one of the most iconic collections of the House. This watch features a rhodium-plated 18ct white gold round case framed in a beautiful border of diamonds. But the best part is the watch strap which is a stunning bracelet of daisy flowers which consists of a total of 142 marquise and brilliant […]

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The Supper Club

Can you answer Yes to the following? a. Don’t have enough time to organise your own social life? b. Think you are “interesting, charismatic, charming and attractive”? c. Want to meet people who are “interesting, charismatic, charming and attractive”? d. Have a spare £750 to £2500 lying around? If you know two people who are already members of The Supper Club and who will refer you, if you are willing to sit through an informal interview and coffee with Tamsin Lonsdale and her Supper Club team and if you are prepared to attend a Supper Club cocktail party to meet […]

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The Right Stuff

Right Gin is officially coming to the UK this year. The brand, the first ‘premium’ gin was launched in Las Vegas last year and was only available there for 100 days before making its way to other selected markets including New York. It should make the right splash on this side of the pond as well having being universally admired for the quality of its ingredients. The Gin itself is manufactured in Sweden using among other things pure arctic water, which makes it a cut above the mass produced brands that currently dominate the market. www.rightgin.com

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Caprice Holdings

Exclusive Caprice Holdings the group encompassing among others, Caprice, Daphne’s, The Ivy and The Birley Group which is owned by Richard Caring is planning a large expansion to the Middle East and North Africa in partnership with Tatweer. The Dubai based group is controlled by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the current ruler of the Emirate and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates. The Caring/Tatweer partnership is planning to open 30 restaurants across the Middle East and North Africa with Istanbul and Marrakesh already having been chosen as possible locations. The expansion will include Daphne’s, Caprice and Rivington but […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Snog

Fancy a Snog? ‘Can’t wait for my first snog.’ No, not a kissing type of snog, a Frozen Yoghurt type of Snog. It’s summer time and unfortunately those yummy Tom’s Cookies & Hummingbird Bakery cupcakes are not on the diet for that bikini body but if you are having a little sugar need moment then there is an alternative. Snog. This new hotspot in South Kensington is all about frozen yoghurt. And it’s healthy, (sort of). Delicious frozen yogurt that lacks fat, shuns sugar and has hardly any calories. Frozen yoghurt comes in pots called Snogs. Little Snog 78 cal […]

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The Titanic Pen

It’s impressive, sleek, sophisticated, and exclusive and made from….parts of sunken ship? Not quite what you thought when we said Titanic Pen but now it seems to make sense. In 2007 Swiss luxury watchmaker Romain Jerome brought us wristwatches made out of parts acquired from the Titanic, genuine wreck-salvaged rusty metal from the sunken ship. (I know what you’re thinking.) Now they are doing it again but this time with a fountain pen. (Just what you have always wanted, right?) Each Romain Jerome Titanic-DNA fountain pen is decorated with a ring of oxidized steel at the barrel with the metal […]

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Oxfam Boutiques

Oxfam has launched its new fashion boutiques, with spectacular one-off pieces created by seven of the country's most influential young designers from Oxfam's second-hand clothing and fabrics. Oxfam's boutiques, the first of which is in Westbourne Grove, London, have been created by Oxfam with the help of fashion guru Jane Shepherdson, and are set to create a new benchmark for sustainable fashion. They will provide shoppers with unique style, beautiful one-off clothes, and the assurance that every item will raise money to fight poverty around the world. The seven reworked pieces have been created by Giles Deacon, Henry Holland, Christopher […]

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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 […]

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