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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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Style Icon: How the Palais-Royal Influenced Generations

France has always been the epicentre of fashion and opulence. From today’s brands such as Louis Vuitton and Chanel to those from yesteryear, France has always led the way when it comes to style.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Quintessentially British Seaside Bridal Boutique

The Bridal Boutique of Jules is a British bridal boutique in the quaint town of Walmer, Deal in Kent. In November, the boutique was named the ‘Most Outstanding Luxury Bridal Boutique in Kent’ in LUXlife Magazine’s 2019 Best of the Wedding Industry programme. We spoke with the boutique’s Owner, Jeska McGeehan, to find out how she has created a truly luxurious experience for prospective brides.

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Spring 2019: The Lightweight Down Jacket

A change in the seasons means a change of clothes too, and many people see fit to rearrange their wardrobes. Of course, the transition from winter to spring isn’t always immediately apparent. Wednesday 20th March will be mark the first day of change, but the cold weather and bleaker skies are unlikely to suddenly disappear on this date.

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How to Create a Luxury and Warm Living Space

When it comes to refurbishing or remodelling your home, there’s a tendency to focus on changes that can add value to the property. Building a new conservatory can generate around £5,750 in profit, for example, while delivering an impressive ROI of 108%.

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Creating Memorable Environments and Exceptional Spaces

Resonate Interiors offers creative Interior Design & Architecture. Passionate about design and specification at every level, they imbue a sense of quality and rigorous detailing through everything that they do. Recently, we profiled Resonate Interiors and spoke to Principal, Pernille Stafford who provided us with a detailed insight into the award-winning design firm.

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Five Quirky Hotels So You Can Holiday In Style

In today’s hotel market, it’s important to stand out, but with so many establishments now desperate to be different it can be hard to tell the genuinely unique and venues simply trying to entice guests with a quirk. As such, Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson gives us the low-down on five truly unforgettable experiences you can enjoy around the world so that you can have… Read More

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Five Tips On How To Travel The World With Only Hand Luggage (And Still Look Fabulous)

LUXlife Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson has travelled the world with just a 25-litre backpack, and still managed to impress CEOs, Business Leaders and fellow journalists alike with her outfits. She explains how she does it and why it has made her life so much easier.  Having travelled across the globe on press trips, holidays and exercises to free myself of wanderlust, over the years… Read More

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Aurora Pets – where function, design and style collide

Our mission is to find the world’s highest quality products for pets that are fashionably elegant and seamlessly blend in with your own style. We realise the importance of buying products made with un-compromised high-quality materials that are timeless and stylish. Experience Aurora Pets and see the latest collections of luxury dog accessories and designer apparel from the best international designers.

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Leaflet marketing for your beauty business

Hair and beauty is one of those industries that customers are willing to pay for quality — looking good is big business. Women spend up to £40,000 on hair and £100,000 on make-up in their lifetime, according to hairtrade.com, and few people will book an appointment at a salon that looks shabby. So, it’s important that you project professionalism at all times and portray… Read More

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2019 Best of the Wedding Industry awards

Now in its second year, the 2019 Best of the Wedding Industry programme has been designed to recognise the businesses and individuals who go above and beyond to make every wedding day special – those who help make the journey from engagement to becoming a married couple as perfect as possible.
Worth billions, the wedding industry is a vibrant and eclectic space encompassing everyone from wedding planners and decorators through to tailors, hotels, photographers and everything in between. With couples constantly looking for new and creative ways to share their special day, the market has become incredibly diverse.

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How to Make Your Home Look More Luxurious

We aren’t all blessed enough to live in giant country homes or hang multimillion pound pieces of art on our walls. That doesn’t, however, mean that we can’t live luxuriously. Your home is your palace, whether you’re living in a 14-bedroom manor or a tiny studio apartment. With some savvy design know-how, anybody can make their home look and feel like the interior of a luxury hotel. Here’s how.

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Play Like Mum Launches New Silver Cross Toys for Christmas

An exclusive new collection of Silver Cross doll’s prams, pushchairs and accessories have been launched by Play Like Mum to make this Christmas the most special yet for little ones.

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Breaking Traditions in Interior Design

Another Design International is dedicated to providing professional interior design which works both aesthetically and commercially for their clients. In November, the firm was recognised in LUXlife Magazine’s 2018 Leading Designers programme with the ‘Award for Excellence in: Luxury Residential Interiors’. We spoke with the firm’s Creative Director, Pal Pang, to find out more about the inspiration behind his innovative designs.

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Tron – the crypto with a distinct niche

Source: Tron website Cryptocurrencies have captured the mainstream media headlines for over a year now. Even as people overcome the overwhelming scepticism of cryptocurrency, a new name joins the band and makes waves, making investors sit up and watch out. Similar to the stock market where each company wants to create niche distinct from peers and not be seen as just one of the players… Read More

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New Quirky Properties from Mulberry Cottages

New Quirky Properties from Mulberry Cottages Leading boutique holiday lettings agency Mulberry Cottages is regularly adding new properties to their website. Here are five unique new additions to the Mulberry Cottages portfolio. Barefoot Beach House, Camber Sands, Sussex Sleeps 8 Pet friendly: 3 nights £1300/ 7 nights £1800 Barefoot Beach House is sat right on beach at Camber Sands with stunning panoramic views. The property… Read More

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Make Your Bathroom Great Again

Voucher Box aim to provide the highest quality vouchers to their worldwide community of savvy shoppers. Here, they highlight one of their recent discount deals with Pebble Grey, a bathroom supply store based out of Castleford, West Yorkshire.

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Leading Interior Design in the Sunshine State

Collins Interiors is a full-service luxury residential interior design firm. In June, LUX Life named Collins Interiors among the esteemed winners of the ongoing 2018 Leading Designers Awards with the title of Most Outstanding Full-Scale Interior Design Firm in Florida. On the back of this win, we reached out to Barbara Gardner, Founder and President of Collins Interiors, to find out how she has created an award-winning, sector-leading design studio.

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Must-see destinations for fashionistas

Some people head abroad to seek the sun. Others go to discover new cuisine. And for some, the best part of a holiday is the shopping. There’s something exciting about going to shops and malls away from home, discovering the local trends, styles, patterns, and prints. What’s hip in Italy? What are Parisians wearing this year? If you’re looking to be inspired, or just to inject a little flair into your style, it might be time to head abroad.

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How to dress for the airport?

A man’s guide to dressing for different flights As soon as you have all your holiday gear together, it’s time to think about what you’re going to wear at the airport. You need to strike a balance between comfort and style at the airport. From feeling on-trend for drinks at the airport lounge to feeling comfy on a long flight, this SS18-inspired fashion guide… Read More

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Dopamine dressing — does it work?

Ever wondered if colourful clothes can improve your mood? Well that’s the idea behind ‘dopamine dressing’, the latest fashion trend that dips a toe into the world of health trends. But can a splash of brightness in your wardrobe really bring a smile? Changing your mood with colour Did you know that colours can have a profound effect on our psychology? Studies have shown… Read More

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What are the different wedding traditions from around the world

Weddings are very personal affairs, but there are undoubtedly some cultural traditions that people from different countries tend to abide be when getting married. QUIZ, retailers of dresses, tell us a few weird and wonderful wedding traditions from around the world. Weddings in Spain A Spanish wedding is quite different from the events we enjoy in the UK. For example, they don’t include bridesmaids,… Read More

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Luxury Kitchen Trends 2018

Luxury Kitchen Trends 2018 Purchases made to make your home more luxurious are an investment as well as making your life more comfortable. The YouGov Affluent Perspective Global Survey identified luxury kitchen appliances as a particularly strong category for growth amongst the affluent. However – there has to be substance to this luxury. As opposed to many luxury items, the decision for kitchen purchases… Read More

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Set Sail

Yacht Charter for a Unique Luxury Holiday What is better than being with the most important people in your life aboard one of the greatest luxuries money can buy? Whether you’re looking to get away for some unparalleled fun with the family and kids, embark on a romantic adventure, or want to explore the waters of an exotic destination with all the amenities usually… Read More

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Suit Up Like Southgate

Suit Up Like Southgate: A Tailor’s Guide to Waistcoats We’re only into the quarter finals, but already the World Cup is hitting fever pitch. The highs, the lows, the questionable dives and….er…Gareth Southgate’s waistcoat. Who could have predicted that the England manager’s style choices would set the internet alight? But it has – and as a style choice his waistcoat is a nifty one…. Read More

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Beth Nicholas creates astonishing 8.5m paintings for the Address Downtown Hotel in Dubai

Beth Nicholas creates astonishing 8.5m paintings for the Address Downtown Hotel in Dubai Albany Arts Communications is delighted to announce artist and designer Beth Nicholas’s latest commission – five 8.5-metre-high paintings for the 63-storey Address Downtown hotel in Dubai. The dramatic artworks, which are executed in Nicholas’s signature style – swirling cosmoses of blues and whites, embellished with startling bursts of gold and silver… Read More

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The ups and downs of the property market with Alex Newall

From South Africa, to Spain to London: the ups and downs of the property market with Alex Newall Alex Newall is Managing Director of BARNES Private Office one of the UK’s leading private offices. Alex is recognised as one of the top real estate advisors in London and has some of the world’s most affluent individuals as clients. He has transacted in excess of £1… Read More

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Chinawhite Returns During the Henley Royal Regatta to Host this Summer’s Most Exclusive Party

Chinawhite Returns During the Henley Royal Regatta to Host this Summer’s Most Exclusive Party at Temple Island This summer, legendary London nightclub Chinawhite returns for the sixth year running to The Henley Royal Regatta. This unmissable weekend of revelry and entertainment will take place on Friday 6th July and Saturday 7th July with a series of exclusive parties headlined by the legendary Cédric Gervais… Read More