+ Ted’s Grooming Room

Ted’s Grooming Room launches first ever VIP barbering experience in an exclusive Mayfair Location

Hidden in the exclusive lower ground floor beneath Ted’s Grooming Room in Mayfair; the VIP Seat is reserved for London’s most discerning gentlemen who wish to have a top-shelf whiskey in hand while their expert barber exceeds their grooming expectations.

+ country house

Traditional English Country House Interiors

You don’t have to have a grand ancestral home to recreate this enduring style. There are many ways you could give your modern house a nostalgic twist and create a setting worthy of a classic English novel.

+ Royal Wedding car

The best royal wedding cars of all time

From the bride’s dress, to the service, to the cake, to the music- royal weddings are some of the most lavish ceremonies in the world. With weddings so full of style, it makes sense that the Royals also arrive and leave the venue in fashion. Whether it be the wedding getaway cars, security or custom-made vehicles, the experts at Design 911 have rundown the best royal wedding cars of all time.

+ sustainable fashion

5 ways to make your style more sustainable

With nature-inspired colour palettes dominating London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020, the trend to go green manifested in pieces from the likes of Victoria Beckham and Christopher Kane. ‘Buy less, choose well, make it last’, were the words of Dame Vivienne Westwood, and so to help you do your bit for the environment, here are five frugal tips to help you do more with less…

+ Colourful room

How injecting colour into your home can alter your mind and change your mood

Colour is something we take for granted each and every day, but it works wonders in elevating our mood and wellbeing. It can make us feel motivated, fill us with confidence, calm us or even spark romance. It affects our attitudes and our minds and is an important thing to consider when making your decorating choices for your home. Here, Vanessa Arbuthnott has listed 8 of the most popular colours people choose when decorating their homes, and the science behind them.

+ monochrome

How to wear Monochrome this season

Monochrome is far from boring, it’s timeless, and this is the reason for it remaining a firm favourite for street style and celebrities alike.

+ Halloween

Personalised gift brand Vanilla Reindeer is creating Halloween gift bags set to make your celebrations extra memorable

You don’t need to know witchcraft to make this Halloween spook-tacular! Personalised gift bag brand, Vanilla Reindeer, has created some out of this world designs, guaranteed to make your Halloween celebrations extra memorable.

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A Private Jet Broker You Can Trust to Meet the Highest of Standards

Based in Ireland, Privatejetfinder LTD – also known as Privatejetfinder.com – is an international aviation broker who specialise in selling charter flights to discerning clients.

An expert’s guide: How to style your sofa

A sofa is an essential part of any room, the one you choose must accentuate the size of the room but how you style it is key. Styling a sofa goes way beyond throwing a few bland cushions aimlessly and hoping for the best – any sofa will look bare without any accessories and cluttered with too many. Whether you want contemporary style or a traditional look, a little goes a long way.

+ Record Player

Why does everyone love a retro revival?

Whether we’re driven by nostalgia for the ‘good old days’, a desire to stand out and rebel against fashion trends, or we’re just drawn to the retro aesthetic, many of us can’t resist a throwback. From how we listen to music, to what we wear and how we decorate our homes, the retro style is an undeniable favourite.

+ BShirt

The Bshirt is a multi-award winning breastfeeding vest top designed to improve women’s confidence breastfeeding in public

The Lift the Flap top looks just like a normal vest so can be worn on its own or layered with a mother’s favourite clothes. Made in a range of colours from wardrobe staples like black and white to something brighter, it’s designed to be worn with regular clothes to enable new mums to keep their sense of personal style and feel like themselves again.

+ Coffee table

7 luxurious ways to style your coffee table

Coffee tables have multiple functions as dining tables, footrests and games tables whilst infusing the living room space with functionality and comfort. If designed right, a coffee table has the potential to bring together a whole room and make the space appear more elegant. Speaking to the interior experts at Helen Green Design, they give us their best 7 coffee table styling tips to make your space look luxe.

+ Seetal Fatania

Marketplace Fifth & Blue brings luxury wearable tech and stylish innovations to fashion conscious consumers

Bringing you Bluetooth necklace earphones, contactless payment rings and voice enabled smart sunglasses, fashion-tech company Fifth & Blue is the go-to marketplace providing stylish innovations and luxury wearable tech, direct to consumers.

+ Chanel

How introducing luxury into your life can stop the throw-away fashion culture

Aimed at consumers who demand wardrobe change in an instant, affordable and trend driven basis, the persistent market for ‘fast fashion’ is in dire need of reform and according to a top CEO luxury retail might just be the solution.

+ Mother of The Bride

Mother of the Bride -The Perfect Plan

The day a daughter gets engaged is surely one of the most exciting and proud moments of a mother’s life. As the mother of the bride, you’ll no doubt be thrilled at the idea of getting everything in motion to prepare the perfect day for your daughter. Preparation is key, so take a look at our mother of the bride tips below to get started.

+ Luxury Fashion

‘Purpose’ over ‘profit’: Why businesses shouldn’t fear embracing a zero-waste future

With fashion giants such as Christian Dior embracing the waste-free beauty model and Nike announcing that the brand would only use recycled plastics in all their shoes and clothing by 2024, there is a worldwide determination to solve the environmental crisis we are all in. But pledging to put ‘purpose’ before ‘profit’ could actually deter many businesses who need to act now, says Robert Lockyer, CEO and founder behind luxury packaging provider Delta Global. The company provides bespoke and sustainable solutions to top names such as Tom Ford and Estee Lauder.

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Scottish knitwear brand Glenmuir celebrates their 130-year anniversary with a limited-edition heritage collection

Glenmuir are pioneers in golf clothing, and are celebrating their upcoming 130th anniversary with a limited-edition heritage collection being released at the beginning of October. From the brands beginnings, to 130-years in the making, Lux Life uncovers how Glenmuir has continued to be successful throughout the centuries, leading to the company’s celebration with the new milestone collection.

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Ascott Opens Southeast Asia’s Largest Co-Living Property Lyf Funan Singapore

Ascott’s first lyf property offers a dynamic live-work-play environment with its collaborative spaces, weekly social programmes and the plethora of amenities at its doorstep

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Hamilton Grand – The Ultimate Dream Home for Golf Enthusiasts

26 luxury residences on the world’s most famous golf course – the perfect place to watch the Alfred Dunhill Championships from this September.

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How to convert your loft into a luxury space

Designing a loft can be difficult. Many people neglect this space due to having to consider the rooms configuration, the lighting and the energy efficiency of a loft. However, when designed correctly, a loft can be converted from a typical room to a luxury hideout for you and your loved ones. Speaking to interior expert, Tim Murray from Helen Green Design, he shares 7… Read More

+ sunglasses front cover

TIPS TO BEING YOUR OWN SUNGLASSES CONNOISSEUR!

For some, sunglasses are just there to help shield our eyes from harmful UV rays. For others, sunglasses don’t just protect our eyes, they’re also a fashion accessory that can make or break an outfit. Which means, to be the most fashionable of all your friends, it’s time to turn yourself into your own sunglasses connoisseur with our top tips: Sunglasses Frame When it… Read More

+ Fitness people

Top 5 Fitness Fanatics: Are You Following These Influencers on Instagram?

The craze around having a social media presence has truly escalated in recent years. With around 2.62 billion users around the world, each platform allows people and brands to develop their own online personas and help them to attract a large following by posting meaningful content.  To help advertise a brand though, marketers are on the hunt for people with high followings to promote… Read More

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The thirty years of being a Jeweller

The life and role of a jeweller has changed dramatically, or has it? New technologies may have been implemented to develop the jewellery making process, but does this go hand in hand with good old-fashioned knowledge and basic understanding of the jewellery industry?  As a jeweller of more than 30 years, Chris Green has seen it all. Joining his family-run jewellers Crystalink, in Birmingham’s… Read More

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Maskells Estate Agents Ltd: Leading Lights in London’s Luxury Estate Agent Market

Supporting clients throughout London and around the world, Maskells Estate Agents Ltd is able to offer them some of the finest properties for sale and rent across the UK’s capital city. Having selected the firm as our Most Outstanding Leading Independent Estate Agents – the UK for 2018 we profile it to show how it came to deserve this prestigious title. Established in 1965,… Read More

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Hair by Monique : More Than Just a Salon

Located in the heart of California’s thriving San Francisco Bay Area, Hair by Monique is an exclusive, appointment-only hair salon committed to offering quality treatments for men, women and children. We profile the salon to find out more. Drawing on the passion and commitment of Founder Monique Siglinger, Hair by Monique offers clients a wide range of quality treatments to give them the confidence… Read More

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An Exploration of Minimalist Interior Design

Established in 2013, Flipping Design is an interior design firm based in West Hollywood, California. Earlier this year, Flipping Design was recognised as the ‘Best Minimalist Residential Interior Design Business’ in LUXlife’s 2019 Designer Awards. We spoke with the firm’s Founder and Designer, Fernando Cuevas, to find out more about his unique aesthetic and ethos. More than anything, Fernando has impressed through a dedication… Read More

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In Truth, Purity and Beauty

JDID Inc is an established interior design firm based in Taipei, Taiwan. Following the firm’s success in LUXlife’s 2019 Leading Designer Awards, where JDID was named ‘Taiwan’s Best in Modern Home Design’, we spoke to Head Designer JD Yin to find out more about their unique design ethos. “My main concept about design is based around the idea that ‘Form follows Function’, meaning that… Read More

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Achieving Excellence in Sustainable Design

INSIDE – Arquitetura e Design de Interiores is a specialised interior design and architecture firm that is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. As Brazil’s ‘Architecture Firm of the Year’ in LUXlife’s 2019 Year in Review programme, they have seen success through a singular dedication to creating outstanding spaces that push the boundaries of the greater design industry. Here, we take a closer look at… Read More

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Achieving Perfection Through Imperfection

Ana Engelhorn Interior Design is a London-based design firm that brings together the old and the new to create interesting, fresh and unusual interiors for residential and commercial properties. Following the firm’s recognition in the 2019 Leading Designers programme, we sat down with Ana Engelhorn to find out more about her inspiration and design ethos. Where some designers embrace the pursuit of perfection, Ana… Read More

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London’s Most Outstanding Architecture Firm 2019 & 2019 Award for Excellence in Innovation Excelling Through Experience

By all considerations, Extension Architecture is one of the leading Architect and Planning Consultant practices under one roof. On the back of their success in the 2019 Leading Designers programme, where they were spotlighted for their innovative approach to architectural services, we endeavoured to take a closer look at the firm. Extension Architecture has forged their success through a two-pronged expertise: highly experienced architects… Read More

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STATEMENT SHOES & SUEDE DOMINATE LONDON BROGUES’ SUMMER COLLECTION

London Brogues’ newest collection is its boldest and most contemporary to date, building on its core range of traditional oxford brogues, monk shoes, loafers, and boots. Statement shoes For those who like to make a statement, the suede Harry loafer and Clive oxford come in a variety of colours including sky blue, stone grey, navy, and bordo, making them the ideal choice for grooms… Read More

+ children Milestones

These Are The Milestones Your Child Should Be Reaching, According to Parents

As parents, we can all agree that there is rarely a ‘right’ or a ‘wrong’ answer when it comes to developmental milestones. We understand that each child is different and, though health advice exists to indicate where there may be issues, on the whole we focus on supporting our child in the way that’s best for them. It is, however, always interesting to know… Read More

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How To Build A Men’s Minimalist Wardrobe

It’s that time of year again and men’s fashion week has been in full swing. From Paris to Milan, the future of men’s fashion has been proudly paraded on the catwalk for all the world to see. But, that’s the thing, fashion is a cycle that comes and goes – style, however, is timeless. The best way to ensure you always look and feel… Read More

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Challenges and opportunities in the luxury watch industry

 By Matthew Cule, Founder of CuleM Watches Technology, innovation, AI, affordability; not necessarily terms associated with the luxury watch industry.  Indeed, the Swiss watch industry has dominated ever since the 1800s when farmers assembled handcrafted mechanical watches during harsh winter months. Today Swiss watches are synonymous with luxury and prestige but how can the Swiss watchmaking industry both survive and thrive in today’s world?… Read More

+ Japan’s Unmissable Luxury Experiences

Japan’s Unmissable Luxury Experiences

In the lead up to Japan hosting the Rugby World Cup this Autumn and the 2020 Summer Olympics, Alison Brinkworth, writing for LUXlife, highlights unmissable experiences the country has to offer.

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Top lifestyle changes to improve your hair

By Tracey Berman, Head of Marketing at Harvey Water Softeners In a recent survey of UK adults, it was revealed that almost 9 out of 10 men and women were unhappy with their hair. Importantly, that’s both men and women having confidence issues due to one singular aspect of their looks. Hair care is a massive industry and people are now more aware that hair… Read More