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Minimalist Living: A Guide to Making More Out of Less

The minimalist interior trend has taken over Instagram recently, as well in interior design publications. If you’re currently living with clutter or a smaller space, you may think it’s a change that’s going to take a lot of work and sacrifice. However, with these simple updates to your home, you can be living that minimalist lifestyle in no time.

+ SKIN interior

Interior Design That Unlocks Potential and Creativity

As we come out of lockdown, having stared at the walls of our homes for what seems like an eternity, our environments have now taken on a new level of importance. This autumn will see a Chicago-based design and lifestyle brand SKIN launch in London, which creates spaces with an emotional impact. SKIN recognises that each client’s needs are different, but the end result is always a renewed sense of self in their new space.

+ EMEILLEURQ

London Entrepreneur Poised to Launch Luxurious Skincare Line for Black Women Battling Hyperpigmentation

Emeilleurq is a luxury cosmeceutical skincare and lifestyle brand that formulates cosmetic treatment products specifically for black women struggling with hyperpigmentation. After struggling with acne herself and finding that none of the affordable clinical skin products seemed to cater particularly for black skin, Emilia Makosa founded the company.

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Space Saving Techniques to Incorporate in Your Home

Each home holds a different size, whilst some people view theirs as too narrow, others are tired of their low ceilings making the room look smaller in size. If you decided that it is time to renovate your house to make it look spacious you should hold off and think about these clever alternatives in space saving. There are many quirky but stylish options available which ensure you are making the most out of the space in your house, from beds which have optimum storage solutions to unique shelving ideas, there is something for every room in every home.

+ plant article

7 Ways Plants Can Relax Your Mind

By bringing your attention to caring for your plants, you can focus solely on the present moment and distract your brain from anxious thoughts. Plants are also a great way to take a much-needed technology break, focusing on your plants even if it is a few minutes a day, forces you to stop. To help you learn just how effective plants are, the experts at Forest Healthcare have described the 7 ways they can relax your mind.

+ 3 Ways to Live a More Luxurious Life

3 Ways to Live a More Luxurious Life

If you’re not rich, the idea of living a luxurious life might seem a stretch. Still, assuming you’re finally earning a decent salary and now even have a little extra at the end of the month, you can enjoy more comfort and experience greater pleasure without going broke.

+ 5 Tips to Dressing Your Best on a Budget - LUXlife magazine

How You Can Dress to Impress on a Budget

Dressing your best on a budget might seem almost impossible, especially if you have a penchant for designer threads. But dressing in designer duds doesn’t have to mean paying an arm and a leg. In fact, you don’t have to sell your soul to dress to impress. With a few shopping hacks, you can be well on your way to getting the wardrobe you deserve. Here are five tips for dressing your best on a budget.

+ bride white smile

Pre-Wedding Beauty Treatments That Are Flourishing

There are so many fun things to do before your wedding. Your loved ones will want to throw you a bridal shower and a bachelorette party to have a great time and get rid of wedding planning stress. You may go on a mini-moon with your fiance before you walk down the aisle or prep to move into the same house. It’s also smart… Read More

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Fashion tips: Ways to look more put together

Are your outfits falling flat, or maybe you just want to add something new to your everyday style? Either way, there’s never any harm in jazzing up your look. While it may be the perfect excuse for a shopping trip, you don’t have to completely overhaul your wardrobe. Instead, change up your current pieces and add in some new accessories or ways of styling… Read More

+ Asian bridal lingerie

Pure Chemistry Launches Asian Bridal Lingerie Collection

Renowned for its bold colours and beguiling designs that effortlessly combine strength, sensuality, and playfulness, Pure Chemistry has always been one of the finest lingerie brands in the world. Now, catering for the ever-growing Asian market, Pure Chemistry has released a unique range of bridal lingerie, inspired by the founder’s Indian heritage and meeting a need for bridal lingerie that isn’t simply white or… Read More

+ Boy or Girl?

How to Plan a Safe Yet Lavish Gender Reveal Party

You’ve got a bundle of joy on the way! Congratulations! What makes this news even more exciting is that your ob-gyn has finally been able to identify the sex of your unborn child. Naturally, you want to share this news with your closest friends and family.

+ JDID Inc

Unique and Uncomplicated Design

As more designers seek to offer a plethora of ultramodern luxuries and sophisticated amenities, one Taiwanese design firm has chosen to instead focus on the luxury of pure uncomplicatedness in its design. For that reason, LUXlife has awarded JDID Inc. the title of Taiwan’s Best in Modern Home Design 2020 in our ongoing 2020 Leading Designers series. Following this latest success for the studio, we profiled it to learn more.

+ LALLAXRR

Dedicated Followers of Fashion

The fashion industry is always moving forward while looking back, combining the latest trends and needs of the day with the classic successes of the past. LALLAXRR is the epitome of this approach, with its contemporary, eco-friendly, unisex brand built on the recycling and up-cycling of vintage pieces. Having been acknowledged as one of 2020’s Leaders in Sustainable Fashion Design – London, we decided it was time for LUXlife to take a closer look.

+ Baden-Baden Tourism Board

Living the Good-Good Life in Baden-Baden

Seldom is it easy to find a cosmopolitan city in the heart of the countryside that offers both tranquillity and excitement. Yet, that is exactly what BadenBaden is; an idyllic international spa city in Germany’s Black Forest. Offering a wealth of stylish things to do and place to stay, discover the luxury of living the good-good life in Baden-Baden.

+ 6 Factors Luxury Hotels Have in Common and Why

6 Factors Luxury Hotels Have in Common and Why

Hotel guests have various expectations for their visits. A family may want larger rooms with a connecting door or an outdoor pool. People traveling for business likely want a comfortable place to sleep and round-the-clock room service.

+ Mother's Day Gift Guide

The LUXlife 2020 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again where we recognise our Mothers for being the absolute queens they are. Of course, we appreciate them all year round, however, mothering Sunday is a chance for us to really show our gratitude by spoiling our matriarchs with gifts and most importantly our love. From stunning bouquets to luxury jewels, here, we have compiled the ultimate Mother’s Day gift guide to help you with finding your mother the perfect gift for this Sunday 22nd March.

+ Estate Agents

An Estate Agent That Excels in Every Way

Established in 2014, Minors & Brady is a local, independent estate agent based in Norfolk. Following their recognition in the 2019 UK Property Awards as the ‘Leading Independent Estate Agents in Norwich’, we spoke with one of the firm’s Managing Directors and Founders, Alex Brady, to find out more about their best in class services.

+ boots

Great Boots for Every Occasion

Trying to find a shoe that will carry you through the day can be difficult. Boots are a great option as they go with nearly every outfit you could choose from. No matter what you have planned for the day, boots will see you through. Here are some of the best options you could pick if you are searching for the right boot.

+ Sapphire Styling

Sapphire Styling : Creating that Picture-Perfect Wedding Look

Sapphire Styling specialises in bridal and occasion hair styling and makeup in Dorset and the surrounding counties. Following their success in the 2019 Ones to Watch in the Wedding Industry programme, where they were named ‘Dorset’s Most Outstanding for Wedding Hair Styling’, we spoke with Sapphire Styling’s Owner, Wendy Peart, to find out more about their work and inspirations.

+ yacht party

LUXlife’s Guide To Planning An Unforgettable Yacht Party

One of the most impressive ways to create a spectacular party experience is to host a celebration onboard your own private yacht, as these magnificent vessels are feats of phenomenal engineering and crafted to perfectly navigate stunning expanses of open water.

+ Luxury Bathroom

Luxury Bathrooms: 6 Ways to Give Your Bathroom Fancy Hotel Vibes

Even with a tight budget, it’s possible to transform your bathroom into a luxurious sanctuary. With the right mix of colors, furniture and accessories, you can achieve an atmosphere of extravagant leisure. Remember, simple touches can do so much to make your space look brand new. Take a look at these six tips and tricks that’ll make your next makeover a breeze.

+ Carolina Spaces

Designing Dream Spaces

Viewing a property for the first time can often mean seeing a building in its barest state. With the structure complete, and little else, it can sometimes be hard for potential buyers to connect emotionally with a space. Show homes can be the perfect way to grab a buyer’s attention, and Carolina Spaces Furniture & Design specialize in just that. As we showcase the business, find out why it was such a worthy winner of LUXlife’s 2020 Award for Excellence in Luxury Home Staging Services across South Carolina.

+ fashion

Revealed: The Best And Worst Fashion Trends Of The Past Decade

2010s fashion was completely transformed by social media, influencers and, in the latter years, sustainability. The decade saw trends come and go, some more questionable than others, but for British women, it seems the favourite trend is skinny jeans, as the figure-hugging denim was voted the most popular style of the past decade. But which other styles are Brits carrying into the 20s? And which would be better left in the past?

+ gifts to avoid

Valentine’s Day: The Presents You Should Avoid

Valentine’s day is almost here, so whether you’re in relationship, treating your Galentine or buying something thoughtful for your mum, you might be planning what gifts to buy them. To ensure that you don’t purchase the wrong item this year, a holder of the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, high-end independent corporate gifting specialists, Veritas Gifts have rounded up the 7 things to avoid when trying to put a smile on someone’s face during this romantic holiday season.

+ hagen

Pioneer of Live Communication

Celebrating forty years of extraordinary success, HAGEN INVENT is considered one of the strongest agencies of its type. Constantly innovating and adapting to the needs of the client, and the needs of the day, we take a closer look at what HAGEN INVENT are all about.

+ Valentines Gift Guide 2020

The LUXlife 2020 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

On February 14th, couples around the world celebrate their love, cherishing the time they’ve spent together which often involves the exchanging of gifts. To ensure you’re well prepared for Valentine’s Day this year, we have compiled the ultimate Valentine’s gift guide to give you some much needed inspiration- so there’s no excuse for you or your significant other to buy a last minute box of chocolates from the petrol station. Our gift guide has something for everyone; so whether you’re married, in a long term relationship, single or celebrating ‘Galentines’, our guide is well worth a read.

+ Jennifer Ryan Design

Making a House a Forever Home

Drawing on the experience of its Founder and namesake, Jennifer Ryan Design offers quality interior design and contracting services. Following her success in the 2019 Leading Designer program, we invited Jennifer herself to tell us more about the work she undertakes and how she collaborates with her clients to produce a space they can cherish forever.

+ Plain Spaces

Design as Architecture

Plainspace Architecture and Design DPC is a specialised residential and commercial architecture, interior and design firm based in and out of New York City. Following the firm’s recognition in the 2019 Leading Designers program, where it received the ‘Award for Excellence in Innovation’, we spoke with Principal and Founder, Angelica M. Ruano, and Co-Founder Marc J. Albertin to find out more about their exemplary approach to design.

+ colour me cosy

Relax and Rejuvenate with Color Me Cosy

For Teri Shadbolt, life simply needs quiet moments. To take the time to relax, recuperate and, eventually, to carry on to tackle whatever life decides to throw at us. As you can imagine, Teri has thoroughly embraced this idyllic ethos as part of her utterly luxurious cushion designs over at Color Me Cosy. Intrigued, we took a deep dive to find out more.

+ eco house

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!

+ beauty

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.

+ River’sTone

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.

+ Poker

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.

+ Christmasfruitpuddingonaplate

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.

+ christmas stocking

“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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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.