Lifestyle

Openings & Launches

TAG Heuer Celebrates

The fashion and entertainment elite came out to celebrate Maria Sharapova’s 21st birthday at a party hosted by luxury watch brand TAG Heuer. The festivities took place at New York hotspot Tenjune where celebrity DJ Cassidy – fresh from his turn behind the tables at Jay-Z and Beyonce’s post-nuptial soiree – was on hand to spin the tennis champion’s favorite dance tunes. The invitation-only event for the three-time Grand Slam winner drew several celebrities including Michelle Trachtenberg and Dave Annable. Vogue’s Anna Wintour also made an appearance at the party, along with designers Vera Wang, Doo.Ri and Brian Wolk and […]

Celebrities & Influencers

Vintage For All

A little vintage in my wardrobe. Vintage Fashion Fair Hurry on up to Notting Hill for Anita's Vintage Fashion Fair with over 30 stands selling wonderful fashion finds dating from 1800 to 1970's including Vivienne Westwood, YSL, Channel and Zandra Rhodes.       It's the place to be for incredible one-off peices and those hunting for exciting vintage treasures. Prices ranges from £5 – £500. So you're sure to find a few bargins. It's all happening on Sunday the 18th May & 13th July at the 20th Century Theatre, on Westbourne Grove.   Contact Anita 07768 346999 Future Fairs: […]

Culture

Sample Sales

  Shop, Shop Away. With the weather how it is at the moment, sun, sun, sun why not do a little shopping to get your wardrobe in the mood as well. We have the three best sample sales happening this week that will have you and you wardrobe in the holiday feel even though you’re still stuck in the office. Head down to the Juliet Dunn Holiday Sample Sale for up to 70% off sarongs, beach shoes and more.   14 & 15 May. Wed., 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Thurs., 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.  Flat 1, 93 Cornwall Gdns., SW7 4AX (020 […]

Read more

WIN!

It's free to enter our competitions + you can win amazing prizes!

Win A Family Trip To Disneyland® Paris With Staycity Aparthotels

Open until 18th October 2019

On September 3rd 2019 the award-winning Staycity Aparthotels opened its first ever resort-style property in France, Paris Marne La Vallée – just five minutes from Disneyland® Paris.

Click to read for answer

What is the first name of Disney's founder?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
By entering your email you agree that you are happy for us to email you with other competitions, offers and Handbook news
Openings & Launches

The Hoxton Pony

Getting all mixed up. It's all getting mixed up in Shoreditch tomorrow with the launch of the long anticipated Hoxton Pony. This new all-day bar and restaurant has been started by some of the best mixologists, including Gerry Calabrese and Andy Pearson, who is the current UK Bartenders Guild Nation Champion. The pair have made sure that all the cocktails on the menu, and it's quite a list, use organic, British produce and with a seansonal emphasis it's  regularly changing. All compotes, purees and syrups are made on-site and every one of the 200+ spirits are handed selected. With DJ's and […]

Read more

News

Dunhill Home not ready!

Ready or Not? Here comes the new Alfred Dunhill Luxury Home…..or maybe not! Well, not as quickly as we thought or were hoping! I have to say it looks like the long awaited Luxury Alfred Dunhill Home in London is not going to be ready for its grand opening which was scheduled for later this summer. The beautiful Bourdon House situated in the heart of Mayfair which will one day make the perfect home for the Alfred Dunhill Experience is not looking very far ahead. The stunning property currently looks like a bomb-site with boarded up windows and not much […]

News

Sofiane me, Please!

What's In This Summer Want to know what anyone who's anyone is going to be wearing this summer? We're talking sunglasses and this new collection is a must have.You'lI want every single one! (I know i do!)  The luxury brand Oliver Peoples, whose stunning sunglasses are a favourite with Claudia Schiffer, Kate Hudson and Justin Timberlake, is launching a new brand called 'Sofiane'. But this is not just another collection, these are not just any pair of sunglasses, these are different. This will be the debut of Oliver Peoples elite and new category of eyewear called Suspended Metal. It has […]

Read more

Become An Insider

Want free instant access to secret locations, exclusive parties, the latest openings and much more!

Openings & Launches

Anya Hindmarch

Named in honour of Anya’s grandmother, the Cooper is the definitive style to carry this season. This shoulder bag is absolute in its allure and flawless finish. Smooth calf edged in reflective mirror; caramel with brash gold, stone grey with silver and cream with pale gold. Clasped with a rectangular lock inlaid with leather, the Cooper is the perfect addition to the simplified, pared down elegance of Spring’s wardrobe. The finish of woven leather on the Lancer and the Osmond provide texture and hardware shines on metal links and clasps. The Osmond is oversize, slouchy and softly structured for day […]

Read more

Openings & Launches

Fair Trade Gifts

If you thought fair trade was all about coffee and bananas, a new company aims to challenge that view. Fairgift has searched the world to find high quality products for that original gift idea or wedding list. They've discovered original gifts for the home and garden such as stylish tables, gorgeous bed linen, stunning wedding albums and beautiful household accessories. Founder Brian Walmsley says, “Just being fair trade is not enough. The products also need to be of outstanding design and quality.” “We and our partners work with the producers in order to make that happen. What Fairgift does is […]

Read more

Openings & Launches

Red Bull ‘Simply Cola’

Red Bull is launching their own brand cola, ‘Simply Cola’ in seven countries this year. The foray into the cola market comes as the company is losing market-share of energy drinks due to increased competition. Due to hit the shelves in the U.K. & the rest of the E.U. at the end of April and the United States at the end of June the premium cola has some unusual selling points that it is hoped will persuade consumers to pay more for a soft drink. The ‘healthy’ cola contains 16 natural ingredients including caffeine from coffee beans, Kola nuts and […]

Openings & Launches

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent will sponsor the Opening Night Gala benefit performance of Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment, the Met’s new production starring Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Flórez, directed by Laurent Pelly. Yves Saint Laurent will subsequently sponsor a new production gala premiere at the Metropolitan Opera for the next three seasons, making for an innovative four-year collaboration wherein a fashion house with historic affiliations to the opera makes an unprecedented commitment to the form. Among the expected attendees are : Stefano Pilati, Naomi Campbell, Diane Kruger, Joshua Jackson, Rinko Kikuchi, Eva Mendes, Emmy Rossum, Leighton Meester, Ginnifer Goodwin, Valérie […]

Read more

View in full-screen
Openings & Launches

Mischa Bartons Collection

Inspired by her experience of the world of fashion, talented Hollywood actress and model Mischa Barton has created her own contemporary collection of handbags. The range consists of 30 styles which combine Mischa’s love of vintage finds with her timeless sense of bohemian chic. The collection ranges from clutch to oversize bags, and Mischa has personalised them with her very own twist – an original ‘flowerette’ logo she designed herself. Key aesthetics include aged leathers, tapestries, patent and metallics finished with antique brass hardware. The NEW Mischa Barton accessories range will launch in store this June  

Read more

Openings & Launches

Introducing The Block

This February London’s creative undergrowth is embraced when a group of key protagonists of the city’s new wave circle the East End with a series of consecutive shows on the Fashion Week schedule, entitled THE BLOCK. Taking place on Wednesday 13 February, The Moet Tour Bus will lead guests round this vibrant neighbourhood, ferrying them from show to show, culminating in a special BLOCK PARTY hosted by Moet to celebrate London fashion and it’s effervescent spirit. It all kicks off with House of Holland’s first solo show, followed by Lulu Kennedy’s Fashion East (from where Henry Holland graduated and showed […]

Read more

  • * a company email is required to download this file
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.