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Lucy Smallbone: Edgelands

Lucy Smallbone: Edgelands Lucy Smallbone, Blue Vista, Oil on Canvas, 150 x 125cm, 2018 British Artist Lucy Smallbone’s second ever solo exhibition, Edgelands, opens 24 October and runs until 15 December 2018 at Fiumano Clase, Unit 12, 21 Wren Street, London WC1X 0HF. Smallbone specialises in modern landscape painting and creates works which investigate the effect of memory in altering our perceptions of a… Read More

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Indulge this National Afternoon Tea Week with Mulberry Cottages

Indulge this National Afternoon Tea Week with Mulberry Cottages To celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week (14th –  20th August 2018), boutique self-catering  lettings agency Mulberry Cottages has shared the best places to enjoy afternoon tea in Kent and Sussex, located near a selection of their handpicked properties. Now you only need decide what goes first on the scone, jam or cream? Castle View, Whitstable,… Read More

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Suit Up Like Southgate

Suit Up Like Southgate: A Tailor’s Guide to Waistcoats We’re only into the quarter finals, but already the World Cup is hitting fever pitch. The highs, the lows, the questionable dives and….er…Gareth Southgate’s waistcoat. Who could have predicted that the England manager’s style choices would set the internet alight? But it has – and as a style choice his waistcoat is a nifty one…. Read More

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Roger Holtom: Boom

Roger Holtom: Boom Roger Holtom, Lady, 2018, 96 x 161 cm, mixed media on board Fiumano Clase is delighted to announce Roger Holtom’s fourth UK solo exhibition: “Boom”, from 13th September – 19th October 2018 at Unit 12, 21 Wren Street, London WC1X 0HF. British artist Roger Holtom’s practice is based on the principle of learning through experimentation. He has spent the last three… Read More

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2018 Leaders in Luxury awards

The 2018 Leaders in Luxury awards have been designed to recognise the companies and individuals who are excelling within the ever-growing industry of luxury products and services – those who go above and beyond to ensure that they are maintaining an excellent standard of customer service. Our awards programme is coordinated entirely by LUX Life’s experienced team of researchers. Handpicking each participant, they have… Read More

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The Eagerly Awaited Second Chedi in Europe To Open

The Eagerly Awaited Second Chedi in Europe To Open in Luštica Bay, Montenegro Luštica Bay is delighted to announce the launch of the first of seven hotels, The Chedi Luštica Bay, situated on the waterfront with superb views of the bay, marina and the Adriatic Sea. The parent hotel company GHM and the Chedi brand which initially established its name in Asia and the… Read More

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Beth Nicholas creates astonishing 8.5m paintings for the Address Downtown Hotel in Dubai

Beth Nicholas creates astonishing 8.5m paintings for the Address Downtown Hotel in Dubai Albany Arts Communications is delighted to announce artist and designer Beth Nicholas’s latest commission – five 8.5-metre-high paintings for the 63-storey Address Downtown hotel in Dubai. The dramatic artworks, which are executed in Nicholas’s signature style – swirling cosmoses of blues and whites, embellished with startling bursts of gold and silver… Read More

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2018 Global Luxury Restaurant & Bar awards

The 2018 Global Luxury Restaurant & Bar Awards have been designed to celebrate the very best restaurants and bars, and pay homage to the hardworking people behind them – all the way from chefs, producers and suppliers and more – those that are passionate about maintaining an outstanding level of excellence within the hospitality industry. Our dedicated team of in-house researchers have handpicked each… Read More

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The Hottest Luxury Getaways this Summer

The Hottest LuxuryGetaways this Summer The world really is your oyster this summer with a host of up-and-coming luxury travel destinations all vying for your interest. But if you’re looking for something a little different or off the beaten track, then it can be tricky to know what to go for. So we asked Marc Harris, founder and director of luxury travel specialists, Odyssey… Read More

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Best Beach Properties with Mulberry Cottages

Best Beach Properties with Mulberry Cottages As the heatwave continues, British beaches are capturing our attention. For the perfect coastal getaway this summer, we’ve rounded up properties in English seaside towns which can host between two and 20 guests. Dungeness – Lemon Fish, Dungeness, Kent (Sleeps 2) Prices from – 3 nights £320 / 7 nights £400 Lemon Fish boasts an ideal location for those looking… Read More

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Private Jet Charter Vs Private Jet Clubs

The Benefits of Private Jet Charter Vs Private Jet Clubs Private jet clubs are a growing trend in luxury travel, essentially allowing members the opportunity to share the cost of private charter flights. The Uber Pool of the skies, this concept has been successfully used in the US for many years as using private jets to hop from state to state is commonplace with… Read More

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‘Angel Cake’ The Visual Arts Summer Show Is Now Open

Angel Cake West Dean College of Arts & Conservation Visual Arts Summer Shows 2018 The West Dean Summer Show 2018 ‘Angel Cake’ showcases original work by emerging artists studying for their Graduate Diploma or Postgraduate MFA qualifications. The free exhibitions, held at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation and then in London, display a diverse range of practices including sculpture, installation, print, painting,… Read More

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2018 Leading Designers

The 2018 Leading Designers Awards have been designed to recognise the companies, teams and individuals who are excelling in this ever-growing industry – those who set the highest standards by pushing creative boundaries within the industry of interior design and architecture. Within this programme, we look to give recognition to the best designers, architects and developers, and give them the chance to demonstrate to… Read More

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British Polo Day Celebrates its 10th Anniversary Year

British Polo Day Celebrates its 10th Anniversary Year, raising money for The Royal Foundation and Sentebale (Photography taken by Sam Churchill) Henley-on-Thames, UK – Held under royal patronage, with members of four royal families playing, British Polo Day Great Britain is presented by Chelsea Barracks and hosted by The Schwarzenbach family at The River Field in Henley-on-Thames, home of the Black Bears. Funds raised… Read More

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Royal Salute Toasts Mid-Autumn Festival with Limited Editions

Royal Salute Toasts Mid-Autumn Festival with Limited Editions The ‘King of Whisky’, Royal Salute, has unveiled two limited edition gift sets in celebration of the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival. The first in an annual series celebrating British royal traditions, the limited edition gift sets depict the impressive ‘Art of Blending’ and draw parallels between the skill, craftsmanship and rituals involved in blending Scotch whisky and… Read More

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Great Pools and Gardens for the June British Heatwave with Mulberry Cottages

Great Pools and Gardens for the June British Heatwave with Mulberry Cottages With the heatwave on all our minds at the moment, we’ve put together these pools and gardens for a roundup. Royal Inspired Garden Pool (Sleeps 2+1) –The Barn at Sopps Farm, West Tytherley, Wiltshire Prices from – 3 nights £308 / 7 nights £440 The Barn at Sopps Farm is located in the… Read More

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The ups and downs of the property market with Alex Newall

From South Africa, to Spain to London: the ups and downs of the property market with Alex Newall Alex Newall is Managing Director of BARNES Private Office one of the UK’s leading private offices. Alex is recognised as one of the top real estate advisors in London and has some of the world’s most affluent individuals as clients. He has transacted in excess of £1… Read More

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Hostmaker partners with The Body Shop

Hostmaker partners with The Body Shop to bring premium toiletries to homestays Hostmaker launches The Body Shop toiletry products in all its homestays in Barcelona, London and Paris Hostmaker, Europe’s leading home rentals management company, has announced a partnership with The Body Shop, the cosmetics and skin care brand, offering a range of the brand’s toiletries in Hostmaker’s top performing cities. To create that… Read More

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Niquesa Launches Exquisite Online Hub for Luxury Desires

Niquesa Launches Exquisite Online Hub for Luxury Desires Brand expands world of immaculately curated luxury products and services with launch of new e-partment store Niquesa is delighted to announce the launch of its new luxury e-partment store, offering UK-based consumers unprecedented access to some of the world’s most desirable products, alongside exceptional customer service via a dedicated Niquesa Personal Assistant. An international launch is… Read More

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The Story of Hitomi Hosono and Wedgwood

Artist in Residence: The Story of Hitomi Hosono and Wedgwood The Wedgwood Artist in Residence programme celebrates Wedgwood’s renowned heritage of innovation and craftsmanship dating back to 1759. The newest artist to join the residency is the incredibly talented Japanese Ceramicist, Hitomi Hosono. Hitomi grew up in an area that she describes as ‘the Stoke-on-Trent of Japan’, surrounded by potteries. Her grandfather was a… Read More

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The Rise Of Experiential Gifts With A Difference

Daily Bread Surfboard Founder, Chris Clark, On The Rise Of Experiential Gifts With A Difference Chris Clark, founder of Daily Bread Surfboards, is often commissioned to create bespoke, handmade wooden boards as a gift – including the opportunity to join him in his workshop to create a board from scratch. We talk to Chris about the increasing popularity of experiential gifts with a difference… Read More

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The Mysticism of Persian Mythology

The mysticism of Persian Mythology explored at CAMA Gallery London in solo show of contemporary Iranian artist Ali Nedaei Ali Nedaei Untitled Gold Leaf and Silver Marker on Canvas 2 Mystical and mesmerising paintings influenced by Persian mythology make up the second show at CAMA Gallery London. Following the success of their inaugural exhibition, CAMA have announced their second show as a solo show… Read More

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Chinawhite Returns During the Henley Royal Regatta to Host this Summer’s Most Exclusive Party

Chinawhite Returns During the Henley Royal Regatta to Host this Summer’s Most Exclusive Party at Temple Island This summer, legendary London nightclub Chinawhite returns for the sixth year running to The Henley Royal Regatta. This unmissable weekend of revelry and entertainment will take place on Friday 6th July and Saturday 7th July with a series of exclusive parties headlined by the legendary Cédric Gervais… Read More

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Wartski at Masterpiece London

Wartski at Masterpiece London This summer, from 28 June – 4 July 2018, antique jewellery specialists Wartski will be exhibiting at Masterpiece London (stand C1), in The Royal Hospital Chelsea. Notable pieces include a 17th century Iberian carved rock crystal and enamelled talisman (pictured above). This clenched hand, with the thumb protruding between the first and second fingers, is a potent symbol from the… Read More

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Berenice Sydney’s Dancing With Colour at Saatchi Gallery

Dancing With Colour Saturday 23 June – Sunday 8 July 2018 Private view: Monday, 2 July 2018, 6 – 8pmSALON, in collaboration with Mallett and Dreweatts 1759, is delighted to announce Dancing with Colour, a selling exhibition of paintings by the British artist Berenice Sydney (1944 – 1983).  This show, remarkably the first presentation of her work staged at a major public art gallery… Read More

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Pegasus launches flights to two popular destinations

Pegasus launches flights to two popular destinations on the Arabian Gulf: Muscat and Dammam Pegasus is expanding its network with daily flights to Dammam and three times weekly flights to Muscat from London Stansted via Istanbul. LONDON (19th June 2018) — Pegasus Airlines is adding Oman’s capital Muscat and Saudi Arabia’s business hub Dammam to its flight network, to open up new markets in… Read More

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2018 Best of the Wedding Industry awards

Worth billions, the wedding industry is a vibrant and eclectic space encompassing everyone from wedding planners and decorators through to tailors, hotels, photographers and everything in between. With couples constantly looking for new and creative ways to share their special day, the market has become incredibly diverse. Within this programme, LUX is looking to showcase the businesses and individuals who go above and beyond… Read More

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What Goes Into Creating A Handmade Bespoke Surfboard?

Daily Bread Surfboards Founder, Chris Clark, Discusses what Goes Into Creating a Handmade Wooden Board The striking wooden surfboards created by Chris Clark, founder of Daily Bread Surfboards, are a far cry from the popular foam and fibreglass boards surfers typically ride today. Both a high performance piece of equipment and a work of art, each board is inspired by his passion for surfing… Read More

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Peaky Blinders is the New Lux Look for Summer Eventing

Peaky Blinders is the New Lux Look for Summer Eventing Having won a fifth series and a BAFTA, Peaky Blinders is also taking the crown in the edgy men’s style stakes. But according to bespoke tailoring outfitters, King & Allen, the look is also the ideal way to put your own spin on luxury men’s fashion for the summer season. Jake Allen, Owner and… Read More

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Sun Siyam Launch Sun Aqua Iru Veli: The Ultimate Island Indulgence with a Naturally Playful Twist

Sun Siyam Launch Sun Aqua Iru Veli: The Ultimate Island Indulgence with a Naturally Playful Twist As UK visitor figures to the Maldives rise, a vibrant new resort takes luxury all-inclusive to another level Set on Aluvifushi, a secluded, previously uninhabited private island forming part of the South Nilandhe Atoll, also known as the Dhaalu Atoll, Sun Aqua Iru Veli will offer guests the… Read More

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Engagement Ring Myths

Engagement Ring Myths Although we can dream, the price tag for many engagement rings isn’t within our budget, with many celebrities forking out an extortionate amount for their wedding day. There are many types of different engagement rings out there, all priced differently. Together with Angelic Diamonds, stockists of tension set engagement rings, we take a look at the various tiers of engagement rings… Read More

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Share the Exotic Spirit of Rum this Father’s Day with Havana Club

Share the Exotic Spirit of Rum this Father’s Day with Havana Club Treat Dad to Havana Club Añejo 7 Años: the original Cuban sipping rum For too long, Father’s Day has been synonymous with new socks, golf accessories and whisky, so Havana Club is calling upon sons and daughters around the world to inspire their father’s this June with something new: the exotic spirit… Read More

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The Picasso of Plant-Based Opens a Unique Restaurant and Food Studio in London

The Picasso of Plant-Based Opens a Unique Restaurant and Food Studio in London PLATES, where plant-based creativity meets Michelin-star techniques is opening its food studio and restaurant in London today. Spearheaded by siblings, Keeley and Kirk Haworth, Plates is the most exclusive and finest plant-based restaurant to launch in London. Currently the U.K. is home to over 3.5 million people who adopt a plant-based… Read More

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The Evolution of Wedding Photos

The Evolution of Wedding Photos While the fundamentals of getting married have remained unchanged, many aspects of weddings have — including wedding photography. Once, wedding photography was a formal affair. Your grandparents and great grandparents’ wedding photos will likely be incredibly formal, often featuring the newlyweds in almost standardised poses — outside the church or against a background. While these snaps are still treasured,… Read More

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Drinks brand Nix & Kix launches new flavour Blood Orange & Turmeric

Drinks brand Nix & Kix launches new flavour Blood Orange & Turmeric Nix & Kix are thrilled to announce the launch of their new exciting soda flavour Blood Orange & Turmeric. Turmeric has been hitting the headlines over recent years regarding its positive health benefits due to the compound Curcumin. This ingredient has been found to feature antioxidant properties as well as being an… Read More

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Artist Hannah Shergold announces first solo Mayfair exhibition

Artist Hannah Shergold announces first solo Mayfair exhibition Hannah Shergold announces first solo Mayfair exhibition of a new collection which will be held in La Galleria, Pall Mall 25th-30th June 2018. Featuring a series of bold, vibrant oil paintings that celebrate the movement and raw energy of British wildlife, the new collection marks a significant milestone for the former military lynx pilot’s career as… Read More