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Anya Hindmarch Hampers

Anya Hindmarch has collaborated with Selfridges to develop this years Christmas hamper collection. Tired of hampers containing unwanted mincemeat and trinket-filled crackers, Anya set out to create hampers filled with things that people actually want. Anya has designed the hamper to be traditional basket with a twist and spent many happy hours in Selfridges at night choosing all of the contents. Anya says, “I have always been fascinated by hampers, their history and Britishness, but am always disappointed by yet another basket whose contents I don’t actually want to keep. When Selfridges asked if I wanted to design a hamper, […]

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Diesel Xxx NY

Kiss Me I’m Xxx Brooklyn was the place to be last night, Saturday October 12th, for the hugely anticipated Diesel Xxx “Rock and Roll Circus” themed party. A 24 hour non-stop party happened across the globe, in 17 major cites around the world, covering 8 different time zones. It was one major party! And the finale…..New York City! The reason for this massive event- the biggest international party the world has ever seen – to celebrate Diesel’s 30th Anniversary.  Beginning in Tokyo the party moved from one city to the next – Beijing, Dubai, Athens, Amsterdam, Milan, Zurich, Munich, Paris, […]

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Charity Opening Ball

On the 10th of October, the Gentlemen of the Kate Kennedy Club have the pleasure of hosting The Charity Opening Ball 2008 in support of Home Start. An exciting blend of old world luxuries and modern refinery, the Opening Ball promises to be one of the most extravagant and spectacular black tie events of the season. As it marks the beginning of the social calendar at the University of St Andrews, the Opening Ball provides the first point of contact between new undergraduates, and existing students, creating an atmosphere vibrant with enthusiasm with fresh excitement. Before the ball, guests are […]

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Character & Cocktails 2008

Grey Goose is once again celebrating Character with its Grey Goose Character & Cocktails 2008 public party in London on Thursday 23 October 2008. Following the sensational success of last year’s Grey Goose Character & Cocktails party, Grey Goose is joining forces with David Furnish and the who’s who of the celebrity world to create their dream home bars and cocktails in benefit of the Elton John AIDS Foundation. This year Grey Goose Character & Cocktails is back with a dazzling list of celebrity guests from the world of fashion, art, design and jewellery including: David Furnish, Patrick Cox, Theo […]

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Gucci Collection

Make a permanent mark: Help save children’s lives. Gucci has announced the launch of the white Tatto Heart Collection, together with a landmark advertising campaign – both devoted to the company’s unique global partnership with UNICEF. Award-winning musical artist Rihanna will appear in a unique international advertising campaign to highlight the 4th annual Gucci Campaign to Benefit UNICEF. The ad campaign will run worldwide in December 2008 and January 2009 publications and will feature key pieces from the Tatto Heart Collection dedicated to UNICEF. Since 2005 Frida Giannini, Gucci’s Creative Director, has designed an exclusive annual collection to support UNICEF’s […]

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Vendome Mayfair

September this year will see the launch of Vendome nightclub in Mayfair, located on the site that was formerly Pangaea. Following the success of the award winning Vendome, Walton Street, which won best new bar at the London club and bar awards 2008 consultant Freddie Frampton embarked on a design mission with the legendary and truly original interiors guru Paul Daly to resurrect the dance floor. Vendome has been created to induce patrons back on to the dance floor and revive the atmosphere of the clubs of old with people from all walks of life partying with abandon under one […]

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Inamo

Inamo, an innovative pan-Asian restaurant and bar that features virtual menus navigated via table top projections, as well as sophisticated audio-visual ambience control, will open this September on Wardour Street in London’s Soho. At the core of the Inamo concept is an interactive ordering system. Diners order from an illustrated food & drink menu, projected in front of them onto a table surface with a touch sensitive panel. Each table in the ground floor, 62 cover restaurant, has its own projector, housed in a differently designed cocoon. Customers can choose from a range of animated appearance settings creating a virtual […]

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Johnnie Walker

Exclusive access to the Monaco Grand Prix and teeing off with professionals at the Johnnie Walker Golf Championships are experiences that even the wealthy amongst us can only dream of…until now. Johnnie Walker Blue Label Blended Scotch Whisky, synonymous with luxury, rarity and craftsmanship, has produced the ultimate Christmas gift for those who enjoy the finer things in life – The Johnnie Walker Blue Label Diary, By Appointment Only. This unique diary contains invitations for three once-in-a-lifetime experiences, allowing you exceptional access to these events, as well as a concierge service that will arrange a series of Blue Label events […]

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Mahiki Rum

Rum is the drink of the moment and Mahiki has jumped on the band wagon. The world famous Mayfair club, has created its own range of premium rums in an attempt to tap into the fast growing market for exotic cocktails.  Mahiki's blend of rums was created by Papa Jules, who manages the tiki themed rum bar at the Mayfair club. Each blend of Mahiki rum has its unique flavour. Distilled, blended and bottled in Barbados (the world's oldest rum producing island) the line consists of three different rums, Mahiki white rum, Mahiki Gold rum and Mahiki cognac cask rum. […]

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The Connaught Bar

August marks the opening of the Connaught Bar at the newly restored 110-year-old Connaught Hotel in Mayfair. The intimate 54-seat bar, which has its own distinctive entrance on fashionable Mount Street, has been created to offer a perfect blend of the finest cocktail bar traditions of the past, coupled with new ideas and innovations for the future. This has also been reflected in the design by David Collins who has built a reputation for seamlessly interweaving design past into an elegant present. The Bar menu offers guests access to a handpicked selection of some of the most exclusive vintages and […]

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