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Ted Baker Store

Following the success of his womenswear store in Langley Court, Covent Garden, Ted has decided to bring a decadent touch of femininity to South Molton Street. Aside from also stocking his divine womenswear collection, this 1272 sq ft store is very much its own lady, with a style all of her own. A refuge from the hustle and bustle of the West End, the store’s an opulent oasis. The interior has a classical feel that was inspired by glorious Mayfair ladies of old and their equally splendid homes – mirroring the elegance of the clothing perfectly. A gold rose layered […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Kindred, West London’s most exciting members’ space, has teamed up with The Handbook to exclusively offer one lucky winner a complimentary brunch + guest and a three-month membership, which includes: Two floors of co-working space including The Library for quiet working, lounge space for meetings, phone booth for private calls, and a members bar to order food and drink Targeted introductions and weekly members networking to grow your business Weekly events such as Monday morning Coffee Club, meditation on Tuesdays, 60 seconds networking Wednesdays, and river walks on a Thursday Opportunity to showcase your work in their newsletter to 2k+ […]

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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 […]

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Lulu Guinness Collection

‘French Kiss’ For Autumn Winter 2008 Lulu Guinness has created a romantic and stylish collection entitled ‘French Kiss’. The story is based on French romantic cinema and the actress Anna Karina. Lips feature strongly in this collection, and iconic pieces like the Perspex lips and the Snakeskin lips are already a hit with ‘Model of the Moment’ Agyness Deyn. Lips have also been used in quilting details, prints and embroidery. Clutches covered in soft black or silver snakeskin, with a pair of silver lips as the clasp. Using a strong black, red and silver colour palette, complemented with touches of […]

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Luxury Homes of Alfred Dunhill

Committed to advancing the pursuit of male indulgence, this British luxury menswear and accessories brand has developed a unique global concept which embraces the male luxury and retail lifestyle. Reflecting its pillars of masculinity, functionality, quality and Britishness, the Homes of Alfred Dunhill will represent the third dimension of luxury – The Experience, allowing the customer to truly live the brand. As well as offering a superior and effortless retail experience, the Homes of Alfred Dunhill will be further distinguished by a range of considered services. Every Home will boast a bespoke tailoring service, barber’s shop, bar, a Bentley chauffeur […]

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Celebrate Spring in Style

Links of London have launched one new product and one new Collection. A Limited Edition Travel Charm Bracelet has been created to celebrate the opening of Links of London at Heathrow Terminal 5. The bracelet will be sold exclusively at Links of London in Heathrow Terminal 5 from the opening on Thursday 27th March 2008. The Sterling Silver classic charm bracelet features a selection of six holiday inspired charms from the extensive Links of London charm bar selection. The charms include the Copacabana Bikini, Flip Flop 3 Flowers, Globe Trotter, Jumbo, Jackie O Sunglasses and Lucky Catch Shell. Duty free […]

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Carolina Bucci Collection

Carolina Bucci’s Flagship store has been going from strength to strength, her clients include some of London’s greatest style icons; Sarah Jessica Parker, Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Richie and Lindsay Lohan to name a few. Perhaps this is because her pieces offer something truly unique, Carolina always injects a personal sense of fun and playfulness into her jewellery. Carolina recently launched The Lucky Collection which beautifully captures the spirit and essence of ‘friendship bracelets’ within the world of fine jewellery. The latest charm to be introduced into the lucky portfolio is the Evil Eye which is traditionally […]

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Millymoy new range

The collection is fresh and modern with a romantic and playful spirit. Each piece is lovingly created with a light and playful touch. Using some of the most beautiful designs, combining vibrant colours, exclusive prints and natural fabrics such as silks, Millymoy has achieved a chic and feminine look. The Autumn – Winter collection of 2008 was inspired from the 1970’s. An era of confident colours and creative use of fabrics. Palets of pewter, red, emerald green, mink and gold are the main eye catching colours with highlights in prints of fusia pinks and chocolate browns. The light silk dresses […]

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Bamford and Sons Collectors Pieces

NEW for SS08, Bamford & Sons have launched a limited edition Aqua Dial vintage Rolex Daytona. Sourced by the in-house team at Bamford & Sons, these highly covetable collectors pieces are limited to 25. This customisation of the Rolex Daytona follows on from the successful ranges of vintage Rolex Daytona’s, Submariners and GMT’s which continue to be available from Bamford & Sons. The stainless steel Aqua Dial Rolex Daytona will become one of the most sought after watches of all time. Due to the higher profit margins in the gold and mixed metal Rolex watches, this led to a shortage […]

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