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Cha Cha to the Moon

It’s all about the Cha Cha Moon.  Fast, easy and oh, so good. The man behind Hakkasan, Yauatcha and Sakenohana, Alan Yau has a new venture that’s all about delicious but speedy food. Cha Cha Moon is his new walk-in Chinese noddle bar that follows a similar plan as places like Wagamama and Busabai Eathai in it’s open plan kitchen and vast communal seating with long benchs and tables. Treat yourself to some  char sui ja jain udon soup, crispy duck lo mein or Peking-style noodle soup which be at your table fast then you can say cha cha moon […]

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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 […]

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Pete for Amika

What a Shambles Should Pete Doherty really be out clubbing after just getting out of prison? Not sure what his parole office would say about that. But Amika seems to think it’s fine as he has been hired by them to host an evening this Thursday called F*ck Rehab. What an appropriate name. At the weekend, rap star Nelly, hip hop star Usher and Kelly Rowland were all seen dancing till 4am at the lavish London night club where they reportedly spent £110,000 on their tables which included £16,000 jeroboams of white-gold Dom Perignon. Let’s see if it’s the same […]

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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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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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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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Montblanc Watch Launch

Montblanc’s celebration of the first Montblanc Chronograph with its own in-house movement: “Montblanc Star Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph” A glamorous evening Gala and spectacular show by Robert Wilson – the worldpremiere of the “Montblanc Star Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph” takesplace on 9 April at the SIHH 2008. In honour of the new chronograph with the firstever in-house manufactured Montblanc watch movement, theatre visionary RobertWilson will stage a performance entitled “Writing Time”. World renowned composerPhilip Glass will supply the music and a very special male celebrity surprise guestfrom Hollywood’s A-list actors will present this genuine “time writer” in the presenceof more […]

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Quintessentially Models

Quintessentially, the global luxury lifestyle group, is thrilled to announce the launch of Quintessentially Models, a new boutique model agency that will focus on ethical model management and refuse to represent any ‘size zero’ models. Taking a firm stance on the issues that are at the forefront of the fashion industry, Quintessentially Models are working together with B-eat, the biggest eating disorder charity in the UK, to raise awareness of the size zero concern. The agency will provide an in-house councillor for their models, on-hand to talk to and advise the girls if they are feeling the pressures of the […]

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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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Swarovski Crystallized

Celebrated world-wide for its continual drive towards innovation and inspiration, and for its CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements, the famous perfect, brilliant, precision-cut crystals, Swarovski now launches a ground-breakingly new, interactive and creative retail concept, the Swarovski CRYSTALLIZED™ Cosmos and Lounge. Here, in a relaxed and welcoming environment, everyone can discover the endless multi-faceted versatility of CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements, the new product brand for loose crystals. Set to open in London, at 24 Great Marlborough Street London W1, in the heart of the city’s shopping metropolis, in January 2008, the Swarovski CRYSTALLIZED™ Cosmos and Lounge, designed by Virgile & Stone […]

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The Handbook

The Handbook is the ultimate online portal into the PR and Events industry. Organising an Event can now be a simple and a quick task. The Handbook will give the general public access to a directory of high profile PR, Events and Celebrity Contacts, which have normally only ever been available to larger conglomerates due to high costs associated with accessing this information. Simply register, at no cost and immediately you will have access to a wealth of information on high profile Celebrity Contacts, PR companies, all the fabulous events London’s nightlife has to offer and much, much more. It […]

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