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The Best Ways To Celebrate Burns Night This Weekend

Saturday the 25th January marks the Scottish tradition of Burns Night; the celebration of the life and poetry of Robert Burns. Here we have compiled some of the best ways to celebrate the night, from cocktail making at home, to dining out in some of the best Michelin star restaurants. All including whiskey of course!

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Experts Estate Agents in Luton and the Surrounding Areas

Experts Estate Agents in Luton and the Surrounding Areas Harnessing half a century of expertise in the Bedfordshire property market, Giggs & Bell – based in Luton – have become one of the region’s leading experts, thriving through an ability to exceed their client’s expectations at every turn. They absolutely understand that every property transaction is about relationships so always take time to get… Read More

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Discover London’s ‘Izakaya’ At Hakata Ramen+Bar, Bermondsey Street

Situated in the heart of London Bridge on Bermondsey Street, HAKATA champions exceptional Japanese cuisine with its delicious Ramen accompanied by fukusai; smaller delicious dishes that perfectly accompany any drink.

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Get Your Winter Boating Fix With Ancasta At Boot Düsseldorf International Boat Show 2020

Explore a selection of new and award-winning boats in Düsseldorf with Ancasta.

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6 Ways To Make Your Home More Sustainable

From making changes to the products we buy to creating an ecosystem at home to recycle more and even sharing what we consume with locals. With new technologies allowing us to become kinder to the planet, here are 6 simple ways you can improve your footprint and even help lower your bills!

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Five Beauty Resolutions To Make In 2020

New Year’s resolutions are fun to make, but often difficult to keep. Luckily, in the beauty world there are a few simple tweaks and adjustments you can make to your regime that will benefit your skin and makeup routine. The skincare specialists at ZO Skin Health UK, have narrowed it down to five easy beauty resolutions to make in 2020 to ensure you are maintaining your skin’s health whilst looking your best.

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Exploring the Algarve: Portugal’s Most Desirable Destination

With over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year and 200 kilometres of stunning coastline it’s hardly surprising that the Algarve has become Portugal’s most popular tourist destination. The Algarve really does have something for everyone, whether you want to just relax on a beach or get stuck into some serious sporting activities, whether you are single or travelling as a family.

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5 Luxury Destinations That Are Cheaper Than You Think

Here, for our North American readers we have selected the best places to consider when planning the trip of a lifetime- and you don’t even have to leave North America or break the bank.

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The Cavendish London Unveils Plant-Based Menu For Veganuary

Veganism has skyrocketed in recent years, with a ‘plant-based revolution’ a top trend prediction for 2020, according to Innova Market Insights. The Cavendish London is taking part in Veganuary by offering a full vegan menu in its 2AA Rosette fine dining Petrichor Restaurant this month.

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Gold-Standard Symphony of Success for River’sTone

Having created what is unquestionably one of the greatest -and most expensive- sound systems the world has ever seen, River’sTone deserves all the plaudits it has received. A collaborative effort between former Sony audio designer Michio Sakamoto and Anodic Supply Co., River’sTone is the ultimate luxury for any lover of sound who wants the absolute best of the best.

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The LUXlife 2020 New Year’s Gift Guide

2020 has begun and it’s now time to get the new year and even the new decade off to a good start. January is all about setting yourself new goals and being positive with looking forward to the new year ahead. So to help you out with your new year’s resolutions- whether it’s to get fit following the indulgence of Christmas or you need motivation to start work again- we have compiled a gift guide which will enable you to start 2020 off in the best way.

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Best National Dessert Parlour Chain 2019 – Treatz Luton

It could be the selection of childhood favourites or the temptation of those luxury items, which feature combinations from beyond your wildest dreams. Treatz dessert parlour of Luton inspires those who are longing for a sweet treat. Here at LUXlife, we took a closer look at the company to find out more.

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Starbucks Kicks Off 2020 With A New Selection of Food and Drinks, Including The Blonde Macchiato Trio

They say good things come in threes… and the brand-new Blonde Macchiato trio is the latest taste sensation to hit Starbucks stores in the UK. They’re also launching a scrumptious new Winter menu including healthier vegan and meat based options.

+ How to Better Care for Yourself with a Little Luxury

How to Better Care for Yourself with a Little Luxury in Your Life

Luxury is completely subjective. While some may believe luxury means higher-priced items, for a lot of people it simply means comfort and elegance, whatever that might mean personally to you.

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What is the ideal outfit for playing poker?

Undeniably one of the most popular casino games, poker has become a worldwide hit as mega casinos continue to open up all around the world. Regardless of the location, poker is almost always available to play at luxury casinos and hotels; it’s one of the games that that first comes to mind when people think of casinos, and the glitz, glamour and excitement that go along with it.

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The World’s Most Expensive Christmas Treats

From old familiar festive favourites to the most delicious new European imports, read on for our look into the most expensive examples of Christmas treats.

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“All I Want For Christmas” Is A Luxury Stocking Filler: Why Less Is More This Season

As shops are filled to the brim with an abundance of gifts this season and the recent cyber weekend sales have fed the fast-purchase frenzy of consumers, a leading packaging entrepreneur says brands need to drive a more minimalist mindset for customers. And, he says that a luxury stocking filler may be the right way to do it.

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JEMP, an eight-day festival of Polish contemporary electronic and experimental music is returning to London

The festival presents specially commissioned works by the Polish artists Zorka Wollny, Wojtek Blecharz and Konrad Smoleński, as well as one by the London-based sound artist Ben McDonnell and the British choral group, Vocal Constructivists.

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Festive Wine Pairings Made Simple By A Wine Expert

When it comes to food, we can struggle to find the perfect wine pairing. Balancing the abundance of different tastes, textures and flavours with the characteristics of a wine is understandably overwhelming- especially with the wide variety on the market. So to help with this, we spoke to Lukasz Kolodziejczyk, head of fine wine at Cult Wines who provides his suggestions for the right wine pairings to complement your dining experience.

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Designer for the Kardashians Launches Luxury Skincare Brand

Designer, Ollia Tzarina has launched a luxury, chemical free skin care brand. The designer who has sold her fur coats to stars including Kylie Jenner and Beyonce, speaks to Lux Life about why she’s now decided to enter the beauty industry.

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Give Wear Love Launches British-Made Fashion Praxis; Ethically Sourced, Organic and Sustainable Womenswear

British-made Fashion Praxis is now live on Give Wear Love with an exclusive capsule collection of womenswear made from ethically sourced, organic and sustainable fabrics, all of which are organic and all but one are Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified.

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How To Style A Christmas Tree According To Interior Experts

Christmas tree decorating is one of the most magical parts of the festive season. Everyone wants their Christmas tree to look beautiful, luxurious and encompass their style of Christmas. From gorgeous ornaments to sparkling tree lights to the showstopping tree topper, we spoke to five different interior experts who provide their five tips on how to style a Christmas tree.

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5 Ways You Should Gift Yourself A Little Luxury

Whilst gifting our loved ones is a wonderfully fulfilling thing to do, it’s important that we don’t forget to treat ourselves. Setting yourself goals with a treat at the end is the perfect way for totally guilt-free self-gifting. Here are 5 ways in which you could gift yourself a little luxury, because, well, you deserve it.

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How To Rock Sequins This Christmas Party Season

With the festive season upon us and Christmas party outfit planning in full swing, so is the return of the sequins. With the search for the perfect outfit underway, one question many might have is “is there such a thing as too many sequins?”

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A Guide on How to Host the Perfect Christmas Day

Having guests round and being the host can be enjoyable, yet very stressful. There is a lot of pressure to cook the perfect dinner, keep drinks topped up and guests entertained, especially on Christmas Day. But fear not, here at Lux Life we have compiled a guide to help you host a show stopping Christmas Day which everyone will enjoy.

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The Negroni Cocktail Celebrates Its Centenary Year With A Spectacular Art Exhibition In Milan

The Art of Negroni features 29 artistic interpretations from around the world of the iconic cocktail with a Campari soul. The exhibition is a homage to the extraordinary world of Campari advertising material, which ever since its origins in 1860, has made use of the arts as its narrative vehicle and communicative channel of choice.

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7 Sustainable Gift-Wrapping Ideas

This year, the most popular trend is also the most ecofriendly as no one likes non-recyclable gift wrap. To cut down on the sheer amount of paper, which is being used, a holder of the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, high-end independent corporate gifting specialists, Veritas Gifts have complied their 7 most sustainable gift-wrapping ideas so you can make your presents ecofriendly this year.

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The Finest Restaurants To Dine Out At This Christmas

Whether you’re going for a light lunchtime bite to eat with friends, or for a three course meal with a large group, these London fine dining restaurants are well catered for the festive period, providing a dining experience to suit everyone this December. They’re providing both Christmas and New Year’s Eve set menus too offering divine cuisine including delicious vegetarian and vegan options.

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The Ultimate Experience Gift Guide

Life’s about making memories, so treat your loved ones to something different this Christmas with an experience gift. Here’s a selection of luxurious experiences you won’t forget, from a celebrity hair styling experience to a VIP Rugby day at Twickenham.

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Sustainable luxury wedding trend tips to throw the perfect eco-friendly celebration

Eco-friendly weddings are becoming more and more popular, but going down the sustainable route doesn’t mean sacrificing quality and luxury. Here, Charlotte Ricard-Quesada, Founder of luxury wedding company, La Fête shares her tips on throwing the perfect eco-friendly celebration!

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7 luxury hen do destinations inspired by celebrities

It is not uncommon to look to celebrities when planning a hen do, as they are notorious for having the best and most lavish hen parties of all time. With this in mind, the experts at Nude Life have compiled a list of 7 celebrity hen do destinations so you can travel and treat the Bride to an A-listers hen-do.

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How to store fine wine

We’ve all heard the saying ‘like a fine wine, you get better with age’- but what if we told you that fine wine can deteriorate if stored in the incorrect conditions? Particularly if you are investing in high-end wine, storing it professionally in controlled conditions is vital to increase its value, keep the wine fresh and allow the wine to reach its full potential. To navigate you through the storage process, the experts at Cult Wines have whittled it down to 5 top tips on how to store fine wine.

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Black Friday Bargains You Can’t Miss This Weekend

The end of November only means one thing, Black Friday! This weekend is the best time to get your Christmas shopping done as shops are slashing their prices, giving you the best deals of the year up until Cyber Monday. From discounted televisions to teeth whitening kits and bargain buffet servers, here are some of the best premium discounts on the market this Black Friday.

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A Leading Light in Global Interior Design

Michelle Evans & Associates (MEA) is a boutique interior design company with over thirty years’ experience in the hospitality sphere.

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Looking Beyond the Visual Veil

Based in Washington D.C., Architextual is a small, boutique design firm that is focused on delivering quality design, technical documentation, and project execution to a varied clientele, ranging from single-family property owners to largescale developers.

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Jöttnar Launches New Mountain Range to Conquer Nature’s Giants This Season

Featuring salopettes, soft and hard shell jackets, base layers and thermals, the new collection contains everything an adventurer needs to hit the slopes and go beyond the boundary to conquer nature’s giants.