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Oli & Jasper

Jasper Garvida won Project Catwalk 2008, hosted by Kelly Osbourne, was because his collection was just simply…….. Amazing. Every piece was elegant, sophisticated with a wonderful twist. They were bold, simply, rich, fluid and beautiful all at the same time. His collection for the final looked unbelievably professional, as though he had been doing it for years, and he stood out from the rest of the designers by miles. Zandra Rhodes commented on his work by saying, ‘I can’t believe the detail in Jasper’s workmanship, it’s knockout!’ And it was. But now Jasper is going on to join Oli (www.oli.co.uk) […]

Openings & Launches

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 […]

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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Fashion & Beauty

InParlour

Rush, rush, rush. That’s all life seems to be at the moment.   Do you feel that you never seem to be able to find time for just you? Not even one hour of total uninterrupted you time?  Stop stressing and book an appointment with InParlour.co.uk If you can’t make it to the beauty salon for your manicure or facial or a relaxing massage because your day is just too hectic then don’t worry InParlour is here to help. This at home Beauty Parlour comes right to your home, so no need to run around town for all your treatments. You […]

Fashion & Beauty

Fake It

Envious of all those girls with their flawless tans that looks like they have just spent the last two weeks on some private yacht in the Caribbean. Well stop being jealous. If you can’t get it naturally, fake it. It’s the best tan from a bottle on the market and you know it’s true. We all have a bottle of Fake Bake somewhere in our bathroom. When you need a little of that simply cute sun-kissed look or need a bit of colour on those pasty winter white legs Fake Bake is perfect. But for you pale beauties out there […]

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Market Shopping

 Click on and take a wander around the stalls at the Prêt-a-Portobello-market  Love shopping on Portobello Road, at the market and at other markets in London but hate all the crowds, the hassle, the bad weather and the possibility of them not having your size? Well we have the answer for you.  Prêt A Portobello. It’s easy, it’s chic, quirky and fun and it’s instant access to new hip and talented designers and their collections. It’s the perfect place for you.     Prêt a Portobello is a brand new fashion market on the internet which is good for news for […]

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Fashion & Beauty

Treat Yourself

The Elemis Spa Need some you time? Well, we have just the thing for you. Something new is available and it’s just what one needs to chill out and slow down from the fast moving pace of the city this summer. Try out the new Hot & Cold Aroma Stone Massage & Facial at the ultra chic Elemis Spa at the InterContinental Hotel on Park Lane. This treatment uses a cooling gel and hot stones to massage away stress, tension, tiredness, aches and pains from your body. The sensation of the cooling gel and then the heat from the stones […]

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No Complaints Here

If it smells as good as the man looks who is going to be in the ad campaigns it’s going to be sensational. The new face of the new Emporio Armani fragrance Diamonds for Men is not bad at all. I don’t think there are going to be any protests with these ad campaigns. He’s tall, dark and unbelievably handsome. Any ideas who it might be? Georgio Armani announced yesterday that Josh Hartnett will be the face of Emporio Armani Diamonds for Men. This new fragrance with be unveiled at the Spring Summer 2009 Men’s Fashion Week in Milan in […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Fish & Chips in Chelsea

A Chippy on the corner. This is not your normal greasy little English ‘Chippy’ down the road. Far from it. This is the new Tom Aiken’s restaurant, Tom’s Place. Right in the heart of Chelsea, just off the Kings Road on Cale Street where Tom Aiken’s seems to be slowly taking over with now three restaurants with in nearly a 30 second walk is his new addition. It’s the perfect place for good relaxed all British food and this is one of the main aspects of the restaurant. All-British. Everything on the menu is sourced in the United Kingdom from […]

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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 […]

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

White tie & tiaras

If your invitation to Elton John's legendary White Tie & Tiara Ball has been lost in the post, don't worry, Jo Malone has a little something that will make you feel included.   The World of Jo Malone has teamed up with the Elton John AIDS Foundation to launch a limited edition fragrance exclusively in aid of the Foundation. This stunning fragrance inspired by an exceptional combination of orange blossom, rose and jasmine will have you dreaming of hot summer nights. The perfect blend of cedar wood, amber and sandalwood highlighted with hints of lime and orange will get you […]

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