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‘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.


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.


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


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

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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

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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


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



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

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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


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


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

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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.


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


Finding the right outfit to attend a wedding of a different culture

Getting a wedding invitation is an exciting event — what could be more flattering than to be invited to celebrate the biggest day of someone’s life? Of course, this naturally leads on to planning your outfit, which can be stressful at the best of times. But it’s even more complicated if you’ve been invited to a wedding of a different culture. Luckily, there’s a… Read More


How to style each of the skirts in your wardrobe

Having a skirt in your wardrobe is a fashion-must for a lot of women. But, how should you style each type of skirt? With the help of fashion retailer Quiz Clothing  we have a look into styling different types of skirts. The chic pencil skirt Often reserved for the office or a formal occasion, pencil skirts are a wardrobe essential. Flattering and easy to… Read More


Considering tying the knot abroad? Here’s a list of marriage laws from all over the globe

Your wedding day is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life. Whether you’re the groom waiting at the alter or the bride walking down the aisle, it’s a moment you’re going to remember for the rest of your life. According to research, the average UK wedding in 2017 cost £15,000, even though 61% of couples made their own favours. Twenty-seven… Read More


4 of the most precious jewellery the world

Necklace: The Hope Diamond Weight:52 carats Worth: $200-$250 million (£151,035,000.00 – £188,738,750.00 approx.) Possibly the most famous piece of antique diamond jewellery on our list, the Hope Diamond is a cushion-shaped dark blue diamond presently crafted into a necklace. In the past, the diamond has been set in a several different ways, from headpieces to pins. Presently owned by the Smithsonian Institution, the diamond… Read More



Anlaby launches line of Poncho’s for those ‘in-between’ seasons and winter breaks Home to the oldest Merino Stud in South Australia, Anlaby Station was founded in 1839 and was the first to ever sell a bale of wool to London in the early 1800’s. The brand now produces an exclusive range of throws, scarves and baby blankets from its small flock of 500 sheep; all direct decedents… Read More


Time for change: Luxury packaging enterprise leads the way on sustainability with re-brand

A pioneering luxury packaging provider has undergone a rebrand as it makes exciting plans for the future.  With innovation and creativity at its core, Delta Global delivers quality solutions for a variety of sectors, including fashion, cosmetics and footwear. The business counts top names such as Estée Lauder, Coach, Tom Ford and Ted Baker among its clientele and now boasts a new name, logo and up-to-the-minute website. Specialising… Read More


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


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



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


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


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



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


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


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


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