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The ultimate gift guide for discerning Style

The Ultimate Gift Guide Czapek Quai Des Bergues, $10,850 Words by Natasha Silva-Jelly Photography by Your gift wish list sorted with our handpicked guide to the season’s statement-making items. The Day Bag with a twist Antoine Amato Uno, Brown Onyx with Amethyst top, from $7700 Add personality – or even multiple personalities – to your day look, courtesy of a structured handbag with a bold, quirky twist.  The classic...

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Philip Treacy’s hat-raising VIVID Grand Show in Berlin

Philip Treacy’s VIVID Grand Show in Berlin Words by Marion Hume Photography by Take the most famous hat designer in the world. Add the late Michael Jackson’s show producer and the late Alexander McQueen’s fashion stylist. Offer a budget of over €12 million, a line-up of the world’s best dancers and the world’s largest theatre stage, in the centre of Berlin. It’s no wonder the VIVID Grand Show, at the...

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Wolseley Wonderland

The WolseleyThe Wolseley Words by Steve Beale Photography by The Wolseley Dinner party tips from The Wolseley founder Jeremy King. As a key figure in London’s culinary renaissance, Jeremy King is admired for his amenable and tasteful take on hospitality. And recently, his flagship restaurant The Wolseley has launched an online Christmas gift store – it’s so much more agreeable than Amazon – delivering hampers, civilised confectionery,...

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Classic children’s books your child will treasure forever

Classic Children's Books  Words by Alex Rayner Photography by Quentin Blake Classic storytelling is one of the best gifts you could ever give a child.  Promising to live on in the imagination forever, these five treasured books are must-read for adults and children. Fog Island by Tomi Ungerer There’s something almost gothic about this slightly spooky tale, published in 2013 and penned by the 87-year-old French-born, Irish-based author...

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Celebrate 2019 in star-studded New York style

Celebrate 2019 in star-studded New York style  Words by Natasha Silva-Jelly Photography by Make the arrival of 2019 one to remember.  Here’s our hit list of the ‘where to be and be seen’ when the ball drops in the Big Apple. Top of The Standard with The Pointer Sisters, The Standard Highline Hotel Usher in 2019 at the luxe lounge and cocktail bar Top of The Standard, The Standard...

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A glass of wine with the CEO of VIOLET GREY, April Uchitel

Violet Grey  Words by Natasha Silva-Jelly Photography by Diego Uchitel New Yorker and former fashion tech founder April Uchitel recently moved to Los Angeles to head up VIOLET GREY. Her mission was to shine the spotlight on female founders and entrepreneurs, as well as celebrate the best beauty products on the market and the enviable LA lifestyle. The Conciergerie Services: You’ve parlayed a career in fashion and...

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The Line of Luxe

Cunard Cruises  Words by Alex Rayner Photography by Cunard Why settle for business class? Cunard proves that classic luxury is alive, well, and thriving at sea. Tread lightly, when you dance across the wooden flooring of the Queens Room ballroom on board Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2. Those very boards have been meticulously attended to in a far more laborious manner, by a team of highly skilled...

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Get Ski-Body Ready

Get Ski-Body Ready  Words by Alex Rayner Photography by Associated Press For Nathalie Schyllert, it’s an all too familiar story. The CEO of the upscale fitness and wellness company, Bodyism – which counts Elle Macpherson and Hugh Grant among its satisfied clients – has seen many otherwise healthy winter sports fanatics hobble back into her club in Westbourne Grove, having assumed that they could “jump straight...

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Glad Tidings

Fayre of St James Words by Alex Rayner Photography by Which present does Joanna Lumley look back on most fondly this Christmas? A simple copy of Daphne du Maurier’s classic English novel Rebecca, which she can remember receiving and devouring, a few winters ago. “I adore books,” she said, sitting in the pews at St James's Church, Piccadilly, as she waited for festivities to begin at The...

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Experience the Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam Light Festival Words by Marion Hume Photography by Peter Hunt If you’re looking for an art and culture fix this holiday season, head to Amsterdam to be illuminated by the Light Festival, a showcase of works and installations by globally renowned and emerging artists, which runs until 20thJanuary 2019. Experience the wonder of the Amsterdam Festival  There are three great ways to make the very best of...

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