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Pure Taste in Notting Hill Can Handle Any Type of Diet You're On

Apr 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Elisabeth Rushton

The paleo (or caveman) diet has been en vogue for the past couple of years—in 2013 it was Google’s most searched-for weight-loss method—and now there are restaurants that cater specifically to paleo devotees. One such restaurant is Pure Taste, which tailors their menu to fit over 16 types of diets, including paleo.

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Bulgari Takes on Fitness With Personal Trainers, Assessments & Gym Inside London Hotel

Apr 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Exclusive to the Bulgari Hotel in London, the new Workshop Gymnasium offers a unique and luxurious way of looking at health and fitness. Opened late last year, the gym offers guests a comprehensive workout and body assessment to help them better obtain their weight-loss goals.

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5 Luxury Hotels With Fashion Designers Behind Their Runway-Chic Uniforms

Apr 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Luxury hotels typically pull out all the stops when it comes to designing their property, deciding on which furnishings to use and what amenities to provide. But those looking to set themselves apart go even farther by hiring fashion designers to create their runway-style staff uniforms. 

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Jaguar's Daring 59-Foot High-Wire Driving Stunt Unveils the XF Above Canary Wharf

Mar 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

How would you unveil a brand new luxury auto? Well, someone at Jaguar had the insane idea of putting their all-new, previously unseen, XF car up on high-wires stretched over London’s Canary Wharf, with a stunt driver inside to actually drive across. It sounds crazy, but surprisingly enough, Jaguar made it happen! As you can see in the above video, the epic crossing was done on two 28mm-wide carbon fiber cables (which is about the width of a th... Read More

London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show Kicks Off the Summer Travel Season

Mar 12, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Summertime isn’t too far off, which means many are already looking to book yacht charters and figure out where they’ll be jetting off to for vacation. Wanting to take advantage of that, the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show is hitting the UK city April 8-10. Bringing together the best forms of luxury transportation, the bespoke event will be held by the River Thames at Old Billingsgate and St. Katharine Docks. 

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Fabulously British Leather Everything: The Smythson Heritage and the Brand's Many Famous Clients

Mar 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Imagine Queen Victoria jotting a note to one of her trusted advisors on ornate stationary; or picture Katharine Hepburn adding one of her famous friends to her elegantly-engraved address book—the name embossed on both of these specialty items was none other than Smythson.

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Selfridges & Harrods: How Two Iconic Department Stores Revolutionized the Shopping Experience

Mar 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Anyone with a penchant for the finer things knows of Harrods and Selfridges. Although established 75 years apart, their individual roads to retail royalty have no doubt intersected. Each founding father set out to change the consumer’s definition of shopping, and neither dared shy away from any opportunity to get the public’s undivided attention.

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Hundreds of Years in the Making: Three of the Oldest and Most Storied Luxury Store Fronts in London

Mar 16, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

London is widely known for boasting unparalleled retail therapy, offering fashionistas major shopping opportunities that first became popular in the 19th century. Perhaps the most famous is the West End, home to many of the city’s biggest stores and entertainment venues that span Oxford Street, Regent Street, and Bond Street. 

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High Tea in High Style: London's Most Storied Tea Rooms Offer an Unforgettable British Experience

Mar 16, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The United Kingdom is one of the biggest consumers of tea, making it no surprise that the UK is now synonymous with the popular drink. The beverage was first introduced in the 17th century when green tea was exported to London from China, appearing in coffee houses accompanied by little pamphlets that explained what it was. 

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Behind-the-Scenes of Asprey: London's Finest Jeweler and Luxury Goods House

Mar 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Established back in 1781, London-based Asprey has gone from being a silk printing manufacturer to the luxury goods powerhouse it is today, with eight retail locations in the UK, USA, Switzerland, and Japan. They may be best known for their incredibly famous jewelry pieces, but they also offer a polo line, home goods, pens, timepieces, incredibly rare books, and leather items.

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From Savile Row to Astor & Black: A Look at Some of London's Most Iconic Clothiers

Mar 16, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

A man in a well-fitted suit is everything. He walks and talks differently, and moves with the kind of confidence only the Brad Pitts and George Clooneys of the world are afforded. Typically, behind every well-dressed, sophisticated gentleman, is a renowned clothier. In London, there is no shortage of celebrated tailors clothing everyone from celebs to royalty. Below, we feature seven handpicked influential, storied and inconic clothiers in the city to help you during your next suit-shopping trip.

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Londonís Calling: 5 Reasons To Visit London Right Now

Feb 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Air New Zealand

Posh accents, perfect tea brews, and a 2,000 year-old history aside, there are hundreds of other unique events, scenery and shops to scope out in London Town. Check out these five London experiences that you might not know about for your next trip across the pond. 

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The May Fair's 80 Year History is Filled With Royalty, Celebs & Decadent Parties

Feb 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

It’s hard to find a more fashionable area of London than Mayfair, which is probably why The May Fair itself has been such a popular hotel ever since King George V and Queen Mary opened it with much royal fanfare in 1927. Since then, the 400-room, 12-suite property has undergone many changes and owners and is now part of the Edwardian Group London founded by Jasminder Singh. 

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Named Best Upscale Hotel Brand

Jan 30, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

On January 19, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company was recognized as “Best Upscale Hotel Brand” during the annual Business Travel Awards in London. The highly-regarded awards event was attended by 1,300 people and celebrates the achievements of the travel industry's leading teams, individuals and businesses within a 12 month period.

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New 36-Room Boutique Property Offers a Modern Take on the Glitz of the Jazz Age

Jan 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Some of the best hotels are not those with the most modern architecture or high-tech amenities—they are the properties with a history and a story to tell. But London’s new boutique hotel, The Wellesley combines the best of both with a historic venue and tech-savvy updates. Originally a 1920's townhouse, the property was turned into a jazz club before finally becoming a hotel.

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