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Interview: Owners Of Countryside Mansion Discuss Romance, Renovations & Renting

Oct 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Armed with a love of historic buildings, former lawyer Chris Badham and artist Damian Llambias embarked on a project of a lifetime. They ditched their lives in London and bought the magnificent 30-bedroom Huntsham Court, a beautiful Grade II*-listed Victorian mansion located in the heart of the rolling Devon countryside. Recently, we were able to chat with the pair about the purchase, renovations and vision for the manor.... Read More

Top 10 Richest Cities in the World: Is Yours No. 1?

Sep 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you're reading this from New York City or London, congratulations because your city is incredibly wealthy! MSN recently revealed the top 10 wealthiest cities in the world, basing their findings on Knight Frank's Wealth Report 2013.... Read More

Tidy Minds Gives Women the Tools to Focus on Their Professional Futures

Sep 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Anna Hill is the type of person every woman needs in her life. Weíve been talking for only 45 minutes, and already my mind is focused and my action plan is forming before my eyes. Hill is a fixer, a sorter, a de-clutter(er) who uses her skills and experience to advise women on how to take the next step in their lives. You know, things like: the business idea that will make you millions, the never-ending paperwork that won't go away, getting a new job or even the home that needs to be organized and boxed up before itís sold.... Read More

Tom Ford RTW Spring 2014: How His Collection Won Us Over

Sep 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien  |  1 Comment

I told myself not to write about Tom Fordís runway show. He doesnít need more coverage does he? We already know heís great. But after seeing his new Spring collection during London Fashion Week, what started as an internal struggle became a full-fledged war.... Read More

Burberry Prorsum RTW Spring 2014: A Candy-Colored Dream Collection

Sep 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Classic, clean and lady-like separates and outerwear were the main focus at Burberry Prorsum yesterday during London Fashion Week. The British fashion house is known for its outerwear, including jackets, coats and trenches, but in a pull away from the slim tailoring and hardware weíve been seeing from the designer in the last few seasons, this collection shifts into lighter, delicate silhouettes.... Read More

Burberry & Apple iPhone 5s Collaborate for Spring/Summer 2014 Runway Show

Sep 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Inspired by shared values of design and craftsmanship, Burberry is collaborating with Apple to exclusively use the new Apple iPhone 5s to shoot and show photos and video images from this weekís Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2014 runway show... Read More

Christopher Kane RTW Spring 2014: Mixing Science and Fashion Make An Educational Combination

Sep 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Over the weekend Christopher Kane premiered his flower inspired Spring 2014 collection during London Fashion Week. Putting a scientific twist on one of the most common spring trends, his designs were nothing if not innovative, creating a whole new way to wear floral. Dresses and sweatshirts were emblazoned with the word FLOWER, while several pieces were imprinted with full botany diagrams.... Read More

EDITION Hotels and Nowness Introduce Five Films Centered on the Concept of Collaboration

Aug 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The London EDITION, the latest from EDITION Hotels has celebrated its new property by forming a new partnership with the online magazine Nowness.... Read More

Shortlisted Finalists for Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize Announced

Aug 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

A shortlist of finalists for the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize was announced this past July following judging sessions in Los Angeles, London, Geneva, Paris, and Milan.... Read More

Contemporary Luxury at the Five-Star One Aldwych in the Heart of London

Aug 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

At the end of a flight many airlines have the pilot get on the speaker to extend a thank you to travelers with the oft repeated tag line: ďWe know you have a choice of airlines so we appreciate that youíve chosen to fly with us today.Ē The same holds true for hotels. Nowadays any major city has a wide variety of accommodations to choose from. Two key factors that influence your decision are usually location and cost. In the luxury market, that criterion expands to include service, style and additional amenities.... Read More

Claridge's New Lounge Caters to London's Elite Business Travelers

Jul 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Claridge's, a landmark hotel in Londonís posh Mayfair neighborhood whose devotees include Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman, Kate Moss, Mick Jagger, Madonna and Victoria Beckham, has unveiled a luxurious new lounge.†Dubbed the Map Room, itís specifically intended to cater to elite business travelers looking for a retreat in which to read, relax, meet with clients, check on world markets or just be refreshed.... Read More

Umbrella Jousting, Tug of Hair & More at The Ninth Chap Olympiad Games

Jul 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Itís a sporting event unlike any other. Where else in the world can you find Bakewell Battles, Beach Vollybowler, Breadbasket Ball or Tug of Hair? Thatís right, this weekend The Chap Olympiad is back for another session of eccentric sporting panache, or as the organizers like to call it, ďa world-famous celebration of sporting ineptitude and immaculate trouser creases.Ē... Read More

Borrow a Cup of Sugar From Richard Branson: $30M London Mansion For Sale

Jul 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

A luxurious Victorian mansion in Londonís exclusive Holland Park, known for high-profile residents like Virgin billionaire Richard Branson, entertainment mogul Simon Cowell and actor Kenneth Branagh, has been listed for sale by Christieís International Real Estate affiliate Strutt & Parker for £19.5 million (about $30 million).... Read More

Tasting Menu at Clos Maggiore, London's Most Romantic Restaurant

Jul 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Nestled in the heart of bustling Convent Garden, sits Clos Maggiore, being recently voted Londonís most 'romantic' restaurant by Harden's Guide 2013. In a capital city such as this, thatís not an easy accolade to scoop. Yes, there are plenty of luxurious eateries vying for visitorsí attention, proffering five-star gourmet cuisine, but the word romantic is subjective; one manís rose is anotherís tacky display of affection.... Read More

Find Summer Romance at These 5 Fabled Love Story Locations

Jul 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Our favorite romantic movies and novels have the ability to whisk us away to these magical lands where two people just canít bear to be without one another. You ask yourself "where in the world are these love-provoking locations and how do I get there?" Then you realize these places arenít so far away and mysterious after allóTom Hanks and Meg Ryan made sparks fly in New York City and Scarlett OíHara was fighting for her happy ending near Atlanta. Turns out these fabled affairs occur in places you are well aware of and might have visited before. And even though these stories are fictional, the romance that can be found in these cities is very real.... Read More

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