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Engagement ring selfie: 5 tips to taking the perfect ring photo

An engagement ring is worth showing off, especially when you consider how much effort your partner has put into picking it out for you. Whether you’re announcing your engagement for the first time or simply showing your appreciation, you won’t want to upload any old photo. Take your time to take a ring selfie that is truly worth gracing your Instagram with our top… Read More

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Why the Package Holiday is Making a Comeback

During the 1980’s, package holidays were all the rage, with glossy brochures promoting weeks away in sunny beach locations such as Spain and Portugal. Over the years, package holidays began to decline in popularity with many holiday goers seeking city breaks and ‘DIY’ holidays over the internet. With the shock collapse of various seemingly established online holiday websites, waves of wary consumers are now… Read More

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Bamford London unveils the Mayfair Sport

The Third Design in Bamford London’s Signature Mayfair Collection The Bamford London team launch its new Mayfair Sport, a watch that has been crafted to make a stand-out impression all year round. The third timepiece in Bamford London’s signature Mayfair collection, the Mayfair Sport comes in an array of brightly coloured designs, making it a picture-perfect accessory for any occasion. Whilst fashionable in design,… Read More

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Emma Witter: Remember You Must Die

18th – 22nd September 2019 Sarabande FoundationArtist Emma Witter is breathing life back into bones in solo show at Sarabande Foundation Artist Emma Witter will present a new series of work in Remember You Must Die, a solo show at the Sarabande Foundation from Wednesday 18th September to Sunday 22nd September, 2019. Featuring sculpture and special objects, derived mostly from bone, alongside photographic prints… Read More

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LONDON LEATHER DESIGNER LAUNCHES WITH THE MEANTIME COLLECTION

Charles Laurie London crafts four timeless pieces for debut men’s collection British leather designer and craftsman Charlie Laurie has launched the first collection of his new eponymous solo venture, Charles Laurie London. The Meantime Collection is a contemporary take on timeless classics – the quartet of beautifully hand-crafted leather goods are designed to take their discerning owners from work, through to the weekend in… Read More

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Small Beer Brew Co. unveil new beer: Session Pale

Get ready for the ultimate summer session… Small Beer Brew Co. have launched their highly-anticipated Session Pale, the latest beer from the team of big thinkers that champion world-class taste at a “sociable” ABV. Adding to their family of classic beer styles below 2.8%, as the name and ABV suggest, it is a truly sessionable Pale Ale. At 2.5%, it gives you all the… Read More

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K Spa Launches Cryo-Oxygen Facial Treatment

Say yes to rejuvenated skin with the new Cryo-Oxygen Facial Treatment from the award-winning K Spa in Shepherd’s Bush. Considered the most effective and advanced skin rejuvenation treatment yet, the Cryo-Oxygen Facial is designed to tackle lines, wrinkles and pigmentation leaving your skin revitalized. Whilst Cryo-Oxygen cools and oxygenates the skin, a unique Micro-channelling Roller creates thousands of microscopic channels effectively getting down to the layers… Read More

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Unveiling The Macallan boutique launch at Dubai

Macallan has now opened the first of their new whisky boutique collections in Dubai International Airport (DXB).

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6 simple steps to extend the life of your clothes

It’s no secret that, thanks to fast fashion, Brits have  become something of a throwaway nation. But no matter how many trends may come or go, we’ve all got those treasured items in our wardrobes that we can’t do without. Whether it’s a pair of jeans that fit just right, or an occasion dress, over time through wear and wear, our favourites might lose… Read More

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The Most Elegant English Sparkling Cider You Will Ever Serve….

Do you want to serve something a little different this summer? Slightly tired of packing the usual sparkling wine and prosecco into the picnic hamper to enjoy at the polo, opera and tennis? Look no further, award winning Chalkdown Sparkling Cider, is something you can impress your family and friends with, still with the theatre of releasing the cork and familiar sounding pop! Chalkdown… Read More

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Follow in Attenborough’s footsteps and uncover the secrets of Indonesia whilst helping to protect one of the world’s richest marine environments

For those who have watched Attenborough’s explorations in awe, now’s the time to follow in his footsteps and shun the shores of the Mediterranean for the mystical islands of Indonesia. There is no better way to explore the 17,000 islands that make up this archipelago, than onboard the 51 metres Dunia Baru. This spectacular vessel, which was handcrafted from teak and ironwood over eight… Read More

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Caorunn Launch New, 54% Highland Strength Gin

Caorunn have launched their highest strength gin yet: Caorunn Highland Strength.   Crafted at Balmenach Distillery in the Scottish Highlands, Gin Master Simon Buley has expertly handcrafted Caorunn Highland Strength at a bold 54% abv to enhance the traditional Scottish botanicals that distinguish Caorunn Gin. This stronger version of Caorunn Gin utilises Scotland’s unique natural resources by infusing five locally foraged Celtic botanicals and… Read More

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How to be sustainable when buying luxury jewellery

1 in 3 consumers care about sustainability and with the fine jewellery market worth over £3.3 billion, it’s no surprise that brands want to attract this key market of conscious customers. Premium products are now often associated with good ethics and environmentally positive production practices. However, this is not often as simple as finding a sustainability logo on a brand’s website. Precious metals and… Read More

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Taste of London: Firetree Launches Rich, Single-Estate Chocolate From the Volcanic Pacific Islands and Madagascar

‘Redefining Taste’ with a smooth, rich dark chocolate, which is also dairy-free and vegan-friendly Firetree, the UK’s new super-premium chocolate brand, is delighted to announce the launch of its single-estate, volcanic chocolate range. The superior tasting cocoa beans are sourced from small, island estates in the ‘Pacific Ring of Fire’* and Madagascar, where the volcanic terroirs produce cocoa beans with natural flavours that change,… Read More

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Miss Bugs new resin popsicles highlight social media sickness

Miss Bugs Do No Harm Thursday 4 – Sunday 21 July 2019: Jealous Gallery Shoreditch 53 Curtain Rd, Hackney, London EC2A 3PT Wednesday 4 – Sunday 29 September 2019: Jealous Gallery Crouch End 27 Park Rd, Crouch End, London N8 8TE Mixed Media artist Miss Bugs is to unveil a new installation, entitled Do No Harm at Jealous Gallery. The installation consists of 900 vibrant coloured… Read More

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21 BUTTONS LAUNCHES IN BRAZIL AND RUSSIA

The well-known app and fashion social network continues its expansion and launches in Latin America and Eurasia. 21 Buttons expands its presence and launches in Brazil and Russia reinforcing its international strategy. From yesterday, Sunday 09th, the fashion app is now available in both countries and throughout the month of June it will be launching in Mexico and Turkey to continue its growth strategy…. Read More

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Luštica Bay: A Dream-Worthy Montenegrin Development Shining The Spotlight on Sustainability

Luštica Bay – the emerging marina town set to become Montenegro’s only greenfield investment project and the largest in South Eastern Europe at 690 hectares – is unveiling a new sustainability strategy. From green construction methods, energy efficient architecture to cooperation with local communities and businesses, Luštica Bay is on a mission to become a model of sustainability steeped in the motto: ‘Life as… Read More

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ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN PRACTICE SYBARITE DESIGNS NEW LUXURY CINEMA BRAND FOR SKP

Sybarite has created a luxurious, futuristic and standalone cinema brand for SKP – with its own strong and scalable design language – that will complement the luxury retailer’s existing brand Whereas most cinemas are dark spaces, where seemingly little attention has been paid to the design, Sybarite wanted to develop something unexpected and futuristic with the SKP Cinema brand. The first SKP Cinema opened… Read More

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OatPantry: UK’s first Porridge and Granola subscription service launches in Shropshire

A unique subscription service launched on 3 June (2019) will bring a healthy, tasty breakfast direct to your letterbox with flavours which change monthly. Oat Pantry will deliver Shropshire artisan granola and flavoured porridge to households throughout the UK. The product will not only be healthy due to reduced sugar and all-natural vegan ingredients, but its environmental impact will be minimal due to its… Read More

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Scott Eaton Artist+AI: Figures & Form in the Age of Intelligent Machines

Exhibition Dates: 18 June – 23 June, 2019 Private View: Tuesday 18 June, 7 – 10pm The convergence of the human hand and the latest Artificial Intelligence technology is explored in Scott Eaton’s debut exhibition, Artist+AI: Figures & Form in the Age of Intelligent Machines, which opens at Somerset House, London, on June 18, 2019. The exhibition combines the latest in generative artificial intelligence… Read More

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LUXlife 2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is once again upon us. Here at LUXlife, a last-minute dash to the store to buy a card and some socks simply will not do: we’re all about the latest ‘must-haves’, not the quick ‘it’ll-dos’.  So, let’s treat all the father figures in our lives to something a little bit special with a selection of gifts below. Maestro DOBEL Humito® 1. Maestro… Read More

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The Secret Cooking Trick Of London’s Leading Fine Dining Establishments: Fine dining straight to your door

Forman & Field, the only luxury food brand to deliver artisan food and fresh restaurant handcrafted dishes to homes nationwide, along with a selection of London’s leading restaurants and hotels. Forman & Field is an independent family business specialising in the best of fresh British produce. All of the dishes are either handmade within the H.Forman & Son smokehouse or sourced from artisan producers… Read More

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The must-have indoor plants for Instagram interiors in 2019

The indoor plant scene on Instagram has boomed over the last couple of years. Plant Instagrammers are now a thriving subset of social media influencers, and cultivating your very own ‘jungalow’ is now more popular than ever. This can get expensive and will be as costly or as extravagant as your space allows. Hanging plants from the ceiling, coupled with water features and study… Read More

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Have a Need for Speed? Indulge in a Membership at this Supercar/Lifestyle Club

AutoXotica is a supercar-lifestyle club based at MSV’s Donington Park circuit that offers club memberships, driving experiences and supercar hire. With an emphasis on providing people from ‘all works of life’ with easy access to some of the best supercars on the market, AutoXotica has swiftly made an impression in an industry which has often been described as elitist and inaccessible. Here we take… Read More

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SYBARITE DESIGNS AWARD-WINNING* FINE-DINING RESTAURANT BEIJING KITCHEN FOR SKP XI’AN, CHINA

London-based architecture and design practice Sybarite has created an elegant, intimate dining experience for Beijing Kitchen at luxury department store SKP Xi’an The restaurant’s design and layout are inspired by Xi’an’s streetscape and urban structure, as well as by the grids, symmetry, hierarchy and greenery of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Also taking design cues from the original Beijing Kitchen at SKP Beijing, this… Read More

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Continental and EverSwiss Timepieces: A Great Gift For Dad, Even if That Happens To Be You

It happens every year, yet every year we still get stuck on what to buy dad for Father’s Day. There’s one thing most men like and that’s watches, from casual timepieces for the weekend and sports to dressy timepieces for events and the office.   This year two Swiss made timepiece brands made their debut in the UK via online retailers WatchShop.com and The Watch Hut…. Read More

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The Art of Drinking Small

World class tasting lower ABV beer – crafted for those who think big! Small Beer Brew Co. is the creation of two big thinkers who were searching for a new category of drinks that would deliver world-class taste at a sociable ABV. Setting out on a mission to reignite the lost art of brewing classic beers below 2.8%, James Grundy and Felix James opened… Read More

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The Most Beautiful Places to Stay in Wales

Wales has become a hotspot for travellers who want to enjoy and explore the country’s enviably picturesque landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. With the ‘rise of the staycation’, Wales has soon become the next luxury mainstay, as people around the UK and overseas are drawn to its unique atmosphere, warm hospitality, hearty cuisine and exceptional hotels, B&Bs and properties. Below we have chosen to… Read More

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Here’s how to get this season’s major fashion must-have look with Dylon Dyes

Loved our Tie Dye piece? Why not try Using a lesser-known technique called ice-dyeing, here’s how you can transform glum garments into this year’s hottest trend… You’ll need:  DYLON Hand Dyes – we recommend using more than one colour An old (or new) white cotton or linen shirt –  it needs to be clean Bag of ice cubes Rubber gloves Cooling rack Large plastic tray… Read More

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De Vere Cotswold Water Park and Blenheim Palace Partner for a luxury weekend break

Located among the 152 lakes that make up the Cotswold Water Park area, De Vere Cotswold Water Park has partnered with World Heritage Site, Blenheim Palace to create a special weekend break package that includes an overnight stay with breakfast plus a pair of tickets to the world-famous Blenheim Palace.  Blenheim Palace boasts over 300 years of history and is one of Europe’s grandest… Read More

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Discover the hidden beauty, and scientific treasures, of Antarctica, with Cookson Adventures.

From Cook Island, to Patagonia, to the remote white wildness of Antarctica, Cookson adventures has delivered an incredible journey of scientific discovery  Kickstarting this adventure was the urge to explore the Antarctica Peninsula, a love of wildlife, and a desire to link up with the superyacht Planet Nine. One of a new breed of explorer superyachts, Planet Nine’s ice class specification allows her to go… Read More

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British Polo Day New York combines great British luxury with American sparkle and world class polo

A Celebration of British Luxury Brands in the city that never sleeps against a backdrop of world-class polo hosted by Chelsea Barracks, supported by VistaJet, and generously supported by Sam Ramirez and his family In this, its 10th anniversary year, British Polo Day was excited to be back Stateside for the second New York event and the 74th British Polo Day. British Polo Day… Read More

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Explore The Newly Re-Opened Portofino And Its Stunning Natural Park

In the Italian district of Liguria lies Portofino Park, a protected location offering a breath-taking view of the Ligurian coast.

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LOVE HENRI LUXURUIOUS SHEA BALM – GO TO HOLIDAY BEAUTY

Looking to streamline your beauty kit for a trip to the sun? Love Henri’s Luxurious Shea Balm is all you need to be a summer beauty this season – in one eco-friendly jar!  Created by leading UK aromatherapist Henrietta Cassar, every gorgeous jar of Love Henri Luxurious Shea Balm is hand crafted and it’s the combination of the African shea tree nut whipped into… Read More

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Top 2019 luxury travel destinations according to Instagram

Instagram has become a main source of inspiration for many things in our lives – wedding, birthdays, fashion and of course, travel. We analysed which destinations had received the most likes, comments and hashtags and then compiled a list of the world’s top travel destinations and calculated how much a nights stay will cost you in each location if staying in an Airbnb. The… Read More

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Spend Father’s Day on the fairway

Trump Turnberry opens series of golf events with a family focu  Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort is gearing up for the summer season with a host of family friendly events across their iconic courses including the Open Championship Ailsa course.  Voted the Best Golf Resort Great Britain & Ireland 2019 by Golf Digest, Trump Turnberry will be running Family Golf Days throughout the year…. Read More