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Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield

Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield is a four-star luxury boutique hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere in the resort town of Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District. The hotel sits amidst six acres of landscaped gardens with unrivalled views over England’s largest lake.

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How to Stick to Your Healthy Regime While Travelling

There’s nothing quite like travelling for throwing you out of sync and getting you out of your healthy routine. From over-indulging on the buffets on offer to developing bags under your eyes because you’re not sleeping as well, travelling can really take its toll on your health. So how do you stick to your routine when you’re travelling for work or pleasure?

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Add a Touch of Luxury to Your Home

When you think about luxurious homes, you’ll probably conjure up images of penthouse apartments, celebrity pads and out-of-this-world mansions.

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Your 2019 Style Guide: Perfecting The Shirt And Blazer Combo

The shirt and blazer combination has been a significant style in men’s fashion for years.  From casual get-togethers to formal affairs, this look has carried men effortlessly through almost every style of event — but are you maximising its full potential? It’s all about staying on trend. Not sure which colours, fabrics and patterns got together? Check out our shirt and blazer guide for… Read More

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The foolproof way to wear every type of skirt

If you’re a stoic fan of trousers and jeans, skirts can seem like a whole new territory. But certain situations call for the sleek look of a skirt, and so inevitably, you’ll need one or two skirts in your wardrobe for these occasions. There’re so many different cuts and lengths and styles to choose from — but how do you pull off a certain… Read More

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What’s in the market for luxury gifting?

The lives of the rich and famous often seem far removed from our own. In the lives of unbelievably rich, £600,000 for a diamond encrusted Christmas tree topper is seen as acceptable. And it doesn’t stop there, there are pens available for just short of £1 million and Rolex watches fitted with diamonds for close to £45,000. Together with Angelic Diamonds, retailers of marquise… Read More

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The Natural Materials company working with Frog Skin, Puffer Fish, Termite’s Nest and Tobacco Leaf to create luxury finishes

Application of heritage artisan skills is what we do. Sustainability of natural material is what we stand for. Environmental, economic and social well-being is our mission. Our company was founded in 2000 by two partners, Paul Hoeve and Lay Koon Tan, whose mission was to create meaningful, sustainable and exciting employment opportunities for people in developing countries. In an age of rampant globalisation and at the… Read More

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Lounge for longer with Chelsea Peers NYC

Winter may be over but there are still plenty of reasons to stay-in with Chelsea Peers NYC…. Pride Short Set £25  As the days get longer, spend your extra time wisely in the brand new Chelsea Peers NYC SS19 collection. The perfect brand for those who love to lounge and want to look good doing so!  The stylish-sleepwear and luxe-loungewear brand have launched their… Read More

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Luštica Bay Announces Launch of Centrale Year-Round Coastal Living

Luštica Bay, the emerging 690-hectare Montenegrin coastal town offering waterfront residences, hotels, berths, golf & lifestyle facilities

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LOVE YOUR LONG STAY: STAYBRIDGE SUITES® OPENS NEW EXTENDED STAY HOTEL AT HEATHROW AIRPORT

New Staybridge Suites® hotel opens just five minutes away from Heathrow on Bath Road Offers 145 spacious studios and 45 one-bedroom suites for an extended stay, boasting an impeccable finish Located just five minutes drive from all Heathrow terminals and within a short distance from Heathrow tube and train stations, plus the airport shuttle bus Now open in the heart of the Heathrow area and just five… Read More

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5 reasons why you should consider a walk in wardrobe

The walk in wardrobe is rapidly becoming a big trend! It’s now a must have for many middle-class homes. They have always been a symbol of luxury and the functionality of its features can ultimately bring a sense of order in to your life.   A walk in wardrobe can be like stepping in to Narnia. Inviting and luxurious, walk in wardrobes can bring… Read More

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Don’t just get fit, get iFit: With High-Tech Treadmills

There’s nothing more luxurious in life than avoiding the crowded gyms in favour of a home gym with one of latest state-of-the-art treadmills and a fitness coach to assist you. Join the new trend of fitness influencers, weight-loss programs and instagrammers turning their backs on the traditional gym environment for a more personal way to keep fit. Our time is of high value: there’s… Read More

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Living Well in Austria

Austria, with its majestic mountains, enchanting forests, fresh air and clear thermal springs is an ideal destination for a wellness break. It comes as no surprise, that the demand for wellness holidays has grown steadily over the past few years and, at one stage, contributed 3.7% to Austria’s GDP The desire for a healthy lifestyle has moved on from wellness holidays to an increasing… Read More

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Creating Surroundings To Be Enjoyed For A Lifetime

Jennifer Ryan Design is a full-service interior design and remodelling company based out of Bellingham Washington. Recently, we caught up with Jennifer Ryan to discover more about how she creates such extraordinary designs for clients. Jennifer Ryan Design projects can range from small room mini re-designs to whole house interior design. From colour consultation, furniture selection, all the way to complete design and finish… Read More

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The Perfect Escape in the Heart of the Cotswolds

The Lakes by YOO is a private estate of second family homes and rental residences in the heart of the Cotswolds. In November, the estate was named in the LUX Global Luxury Hotel and Spa Guide as the ‘Most Outstanding Luxury Estate in the UK’. We took the opportunity to speak to John Hitchcox, Co-founder and Chairman at YOO, to get some insight into… Read More

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Hartey Wealth Management Ltd: Offering A Service Like None Other

With an experienced team of experts, a focus on service and vast experience in the investment management space, Hartey Wealth Management Ltd is fully equipped to offer clients a first-class service. As a winner of one of our 2018 Wealth & Asset Management Awards we profile the firm to learn more about its service offering and how it works closely with clients to provide… Read More

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Creating The Room Of Your Dreams

From simple solutions to entire overhauls, Wendy Interiors can change the look and feel of your home. Following her success in LUX Life’s End of Year Feature as the Innovative Interior Design Studio of the Year – 2018, we profiled the firm and caught up with Wendy who provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of her award-winning brand. As a designer, Wendy… Read More

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Discoveries

Fiumano Clase is delighted to announce this year’s Discoveries exhibition will take place from 13th February – 6th April 2019 at their contemporary London gallery, 21 Wren Street, WC1. The second ever Discoveries exhibition features work by three recently graduated emerging artists scouted by gallery directors, Francesca Fiumano and Andrés Clase over the past twelve months.

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Exceeding Expectations in Luxury Travel

Blacklane provides high-quality chauffeur and airport concierge services in more than 500 airports, 300 cities and 60 countries around the world. In November, Blacklane was recognised in LUX Life Magazine’s 2018 Luxury Lifestyle Awards as the Most Outstanding Luxury Chauffeur Service. Following this win, we spoke with Blacklane’s CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Jens Wohltorf, to find out more about this extraordinary business. Founded in… Read More

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This Baronial Country House Offers a Taste of Luxury on the Scottish Border

As we prepare to celebrate the start of the new year, LUXLife reflected on the extraordinary establishments we have featured over the last twelve months. One such establishment is Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, a magnificent country house by the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders. Recently, we recognised Dryburgh as the ‘Most Outstanding Country House Hotel in the UK’ in our celebratory 2018 End of… Read More

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The Byre at Inchyra: A Wedding Venue Like No Other

Nestled in the heart of Perthshire, the Byre at Inchyra is a stunning wedding venue offering a full-service wedding package to give guests a truly unique and exceptional experience. To find out more we spoke to Caroline Inchyra. With an entire 150-acre estate at their disposal, couples seeking to host a truly impeccable wedding need look no further than the Byre at Inchyra. The… Read More

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Arabian Excellence and World-Class Luxury

Located just a 30-minute drive from Doha’s City Centre, Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, is a world-leading example of hospitality and refined taste. In November, the resort was recognised in LUX Life Magazine’s End of Year Feature as the ‘Best Luxury Accommodation’ in the state of Qatar. We spoke with Mr. Nawaf Ali Al-Obaidly, General Manager at Sealine, to find out more about how… Read More

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Great Design That Thinks Outside the Box

The Tabou Agency is a design firm that specialises in creating innovative interiors for exhibition, restaurants, hotels and retail clients. In October, the firm’s Founder, Pascal Permentier, was recognised in LUXlife Magazine’s Leading Designers programme. Naturally, we were eager to speak to Pascal to find out more about his firm’s innovative work and ethos. Great design can be subtle: A masterly blending of a… Read More

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Alkaline Skincare for Sensitive Skin

Born out of a passion to create products that would have a real impact on people’s lives, the founders of Sönd realised their opportunity had arrived when they were introduced to scientists at the forefront of cell health and regeneration.   Mixing the best of nature with the best of science, the entire collection has been created not only to alkalise the skin, but… Read More

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LUXlife Valentines Gift Guide 2019

It’s that time of year again where couples look back, reminisce on treasured memories and cherish their time together. However, like every year before, you are running the gauntlet when it comes to selecting the perfect gift for your significant other. Do you opt for the heart shaped balloons, the bouquets of roses and the boxes of chocolates, those hardy stalwarts of St Valentine’s,… Read More

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NEW IN THE CLASSIC METAL SERIES – AGOSTINO

LIGHTWEIGHT – CONTEMPORARY – BOLD – WITH UNIQUE 3-IN-1 LENS TECHNOLOGY   The new launch Agostino boasts a thin, lightweight frame with a very modern flat design and is handcrafted for ultimate comfort. When you pair this with Serengeti®’s Ultra-Light lens featuring Photochromic, Spectral Control® and Polarized technologies, the result is clear: the ultimate classic, unsurpassed in performance and style. Serengeti®’s Ultra-Light lenses are… Read More

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Fewer Calories, Same Great Taste? That’s Gen!us

With the healthy eating market on the rise, consumers are turning their attention to the alcoholic drinks they enjoy in an effort to reduce their calorie intake. New craft lager brand Gen!us aims to offer drinkers the opportunity to enjoy their favourite drink with fewer calories: but does it live up to expectations? LUXlife tried it to find out. Gen!us’s branding evokes imagery of… Read More

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Six Senses Residences Courchevel reaches new heights of luxury

Courchevel 1850 is renowned as the home of some of the world’s finest pistes, as well as for its unrivalled designer shopping and Michelin-starred fine dining. Completing this luxury lifestyle is Six Senses Residences Courchevel, a boutique collection of apartments that raise the bar in six-star mountain living.

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World famous Round the Island Race for sailors opens entries for 2019!

The Round the Island Race 2019 is set to attract thousands of sailors from all over Great Britain, mainland Europe and from as far away as the USA, to the Isle of Wight on 29th June 2019. Entries for the world’s best loved race will open at midnight on 25th January, when participants will be able to take advantage of an early bird online… Read More

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Curve unveils world-first ‘all your cards in one’ metal card with premium lifestyle benefits

Curve, the smart card that lets users keep all their credit and debit cards on a single card, has unveiled the world’s first metal ‘all your cards in one’ card that opens a world of exclusive benefits tailored to meet the needs of the “Experience Generation”. Curve Metal offers all the current benefits of Curve and more. Metal customers can now enjoy unlimited fee-free… Read More

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Where is the fashion industry heading?

The future of the fashion industry looks a little hazy, with once-beloved high street brands closing down and new e-commerce outlets springing up every single day. Mobile sales are the new major avenue for so many fashion retailers, and bricks-and-mortar stores are losing their edge. After all, if you can shop in your pyjamas on the sofa and not have to look for a parking space at a shopping centre, who wouldn’t?

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The Most Luxurious Restaurants in the World

There are plenty of good restaurants in the world. But what if you’re looking for a truly exceptional restaurant, one that offers the most luxurious experience that money can buy? A restaurant where the food, atmosphere, location, and service are all phenomenal — somewhere that tends to be frequented by only the richest of the rich. After all, it’s no secret that extreme wealth… Read More

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Picture Perfect Photography

Victoria Gray is a professional wedding and portrait photographer based in the market town of Brigg, North Lincolnshire, in the United Kingdom. In December, Victoria Gray Photography was recognised in LUXlife Magazine’s 2019 Best of the Wedding Industry Awards as the ‘Most Trusted Wedding Photography Service’ for Doncaster. We were eager to speak to Victoria to find out more about her expertise and services…. Read More

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Running into the New Year with infrared sportswear

The original producer of infrared sportswear, KYMIRA Sport, has launched its new smart tech running apparel, including enhanced leggings and ‘2in1’ shorts.

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Setting a New Standard in Personalised Luxury Gifting

Launched in 2016 by Elliot Bishton, Engravers Guild of London is a personalised gift retailer with a heritage going back to the middle of the 19th century. We spoke with him to find out more about the business, his inspiration and ambitions for the future. While Engravers Guild of London represents a new beginning for Elliot, there’s no doubt that its success is rooted… Read More

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Win A Spectacular Gold-Dipped Rose For Your Loved One!

For the person who has it all, a gold-dipped rose is a unique representation of your love. In collaboration with Eternity Rose LUXlife is offering readers the chance to win one of these stunning blooms.