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Burberry Men's Show Returns Home After Years Abroad

Mar 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With the launch of the London Men’s Fashion Week last year, more and more brands are moving their menswear shows to “The Big Smoke.” Following Alexander McQueen and Tom Ford, it seems only fitting that the most quintessentially British luxury fashion label brings its menswear shows home after years of presenting at other international fashion weeks.... Read More

Historic London Mansion on Legendary Cheyne Walk Listed at $34 Million

Feb 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

A historic mansion with an aristocratic pedigree in the heart of London’s Chelsea has been listed for sale at about $34 million by Christie’s International Real Estate. Belle Vue House is located in Cheyne Walk, a street that’s been home to famed figures over the years from Henry James, George Eliot and Laurence Olivier to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.... Read More

Luxury Fashion and Tea Come Together at the Lanesborough Hotel

Feb 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

This spring, The Lanesborough Hotel will collaborate with leading fashion house, Beulah London to celebrate the beginning of the city’s social Calendar.

To prepare you for this summer’s prestigious events, offering fashion inspiration for each occasion, The Lanesborough is delighted to present key pieces from Beulah London’s spring/summer 2013 collection over a sumptuous afternoon tea in the elegant surroundings of Apsleys, the hotel’s famed restaurant. The Lanesborough is proud to collaborate with Beulah London, a brand which has developed an international reputation as an ethical, luxury, British fashion label producing ready-to-wear silk garments for women, which are manufactured to the highest quality in Europe. This exclusive event will showcase the highlights of Beula... Read More

Bacon and Basquiat Top Half Billion-Dollar London Art Auctions

Feb 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Over half a billion dollars in fine art will be sold in London this month as the major auction houses stage landmark sales of contemporary, modern and impressionist art. Topping the list are multimillion-dollar works by the likes of Francis Bacon, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Germany’s Gerhard Richter (the world’s top selling living artist).... Read More

Aqua Nueva Launches One of The Finest Spanish Wine Bars in London

Feb 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Explore one of the finest and largest selections of Cava in London when aqua London launches the Aqua Nueva Cava Bar in March. A Spanish rooftop restaurant on Regent Street, Aqua Nueva’s new bar will be... Read More

Virgin Atlantic Partners with British Artist for Gallery in the Air

Jan 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Art-lovers travelling from London to New York are being invited to take part in a brand new way of acquiring fine art – purchasing it from a commercial gallery at 35,000 feet. Upper Class passengers on Virgin Atlantic will have the opportunity to view and purchase a series of one-of-a-kind paintings by renowned British artist, Ben Eine, all from the comfort of their seat.... Read More

Peek Inside The First Women-Only Members' Club in London

Jan 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

London’s first members’ club for women has fully opened its doors this month, and JustLuxe was offered a private viewing. Grace Belgravia, the vision of businesswoman Kate Percival, is an exclusive, private club for sophisticated and health-conscious women.... Read More

Luxury London Hotel Offers Cocktails and Cigars at the Garden Room

Jan 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

London’s premier address, The Lanesborough, recently introduced a cigar and cocktail pairing menu. Custom made by the leading figures in the industry, the cocktail and cigar pairings menu features select drinks to complement each cigar’s distinctive elements - creating the ideal balance for the smoker.... Read More

$2.5 Million Fantasy Bra on Display in London

Jan 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

London has had a spectacular last couple of years, and it looks like England's capital is starting 2013 off on the right foot. The $2.5 million Fantasy Bra worn by Victoria's Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio at the brand's 2012 fashion show is going on display at its new Bond Street location in London. The jewel-encrusted piece of lingerie and a matching belt are adorned with over 5,200 precious gemstones, including handset amethysts, sapphires, tsavorite, rubies, white, pink and yellow diamonds, which are all set in 18-karat rose and yellow gold. Laying at its center is an astonishing 20 carat white diamond.... Read More

Luxury Hotel in London Gets a Facelift

Jan 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

London’s Meliá White House has recently made some additions to improve upon the guest experience. The luxury hotel has been a favorite spot for Spanish travelers visiting England's most iconic city.

The centrally located hotel has renovated more than 200 rooms, enhanced its “The Level” executive floors, and transformed its restaurant and bar facilities. The building retains all of its original architectural style, and is an excellent example of late 1930’s Art Deco. The renovation of this 4-star hotel started in 2011, and has now been completed in 200 of its 581 rooms, including all of the superior rooms and the Meliá The Level VIP service, allowing guests to enjoy an even more exclusive hotel experience during their visit to London. ... Read More

Discover A Few of London's Hottest Places to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Jan 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Chinese New Year is set to bring colorful celebrations to London next month, with the largest festivities outside Asia. Welcoming the Year of the Snake for 2013 on February 10, there will be special events held in... Read More

Celebrate The Year of The Snake Inside London's The Dorchester

Jan 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

While New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and even Lima, Peru have some of the most incredible displays of Chinese culture outside of Asia, London has established itself as one of the leading destinations in which to celebrate the Chinese... Read More

Get a Taste of London's Fashion Week at the Berkeley Hotel

Jan 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Renowned for unparalleled luxury and innovative style, The Berkeley has long been a beloved destination of the fashionable international traveler. Just in time for winter collections, the chic Knightsbridge hotel overlooking Hyde Park has just launched the new Prêt-à-Portea Winter 2012/2013 Collection. Prêt-à-Portea at The Berkeley was created to add an inspired twist to the classic elements of the traditional English afternoon tea with cakes and pastries resembling the latest catwalk designs.... Read More

Experience The 1920's with Claridge's Charleston Masterclass Dance Lessons

Jan 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

If a stay at the Mayfair escape, Claridge’s, is in your future, than you may want to pack a pair of dance shoes. The luxurious Art Deco hotel is partnering with The Bee’s Knees, “London’s Finest Flappers,” to offer the Charleston... Read More

Top 10 Wealthiest Execs in the U.K.

Dec 28, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

A report by the high-end business development specialist firm, Wealth-X, cites the wealthiest executives in the United Kingdom. Chairman and CEO Lakshmi Mittal of Arcelor Mittal, topped the list with personal wealth... Read More

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