Bespoke styling and shopping with London’s designer concierges

Bespoke styling and shopping with London’s designer concierges

London hotels are now flocking to offer unique shopping experiences, acknowledging that guests want more than directions to the nearest boutique. Enter the designer concierges. Stylist Rachel Anthony has recently launched a private styling service for guests of the London Hilton on Park Lane (www.hilton.com). She’s normally found styling celebrities...

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Guide to your luxury Autumn/Winter 2016 wardrobe

Multiple Choice            They say the customer is always right, and this season you have more choices than ever when it comes to key pieces. Burberry’s new snake obsession involves genuine python trench coats (£4,995 – in bright green or mineral blue) and printed alternatives in...

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In Conversation with Lucy Choi

When talking of a fashion or design “collection” what immediately springs to mind is the idea of cohesiveness. Usually centred on a particular colour scheme, theme or core idea, there is a consistency of vision throughout. But for women’s shoe designer, Lucy Choi, the notion of a “collection” has a...

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The Ultimate Guide to London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week will set the capital alight again this month, with the world’s fashion press descending to cherry-pick the best new designs from Ready-to-Wear collections. Here’s what the fuss is about. Essential Information London Fashion Week (LFW) runs from 16th-20th September. Venues include Soho’s Brewer Street Car Park, the...

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Pantone Prophesy: What’s the new black?

Pantone Prophesy: What’s the new black?

Colour is a universal, yet silent form of communication that defines the world. From an early age, the colours of our environment provide a heavy influence on psychological decision-making in our everyday lives; from something as simple as choosing an outfit to the more subconscious, such as how different colours...

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All eyes on the British Fashion Council’s Instagram

All eyes on the British Fashion Council’s Instagram

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has officially launched its new Instagram account (@londonfashionweek) to coincide with the release of the London Fashion Week in September 2016. The new account will introduce BFC followers to all of the London Fashion Week and London Fashion Week Men’s content. Each member will be...

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Summer Streets finale to keep Regent Street shoppers cool this Sunday

Summer Streets finale to keep Regent Street shoppers cool this Sunday

Regent Street’s Summer Streets campaign comes to a close this Sunday (24th July) with the final installment of its traffic-free shopping events highlighting the area’s fashion credentials. The ‘Fashion with Magnum’ event, sponsored by Magnum, will run from 12pm-6pm and includes a 16 station ice cream dipping bar and live...

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How to dress for a summer wedding

How to dress for a summer wedding

The summer wedding season has come round again, with the same dreaded inevitability as hay fever and as many dress code issues as Wimbledon. Whether you’re a close friend of the bride and groom or someone’s plus-one, the sartorial dilemmas remain the same. First, a confession: I used to find...

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Vogue 100: A Century of Style

National Portrait Gallery Until 22 May 2016 Admission £17 www.npg.org.uk   It is probably easier to say who is not in this show than who is. Certainly, the list of contributors reads like a Who’s Who of photographers going back over the last hundred years, with names like Cecil Beaton,...

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History’s weirdest diets

Weight loss has become a massive global industry, with its value expected to reach £220 billion by 2017. But it seems the fad of losing weight isn’t a new craze, looking back into history many horrifying regimes were followed in the quest to lose those extra pounds. Lord Byron’s vinegar...

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