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5 Luxury Things to Do in London

5 Luxury Things to Do in London

If you’re looking for a luxury trip in the U.K., then look no further than the capital city of London. This city is home to some of the most luxurious tourist attractions, such as Buckingham Palace, the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey, where royal weddings take place. In addition, you can also find luxury shopping at the world-famous locations Bond Street, Mayfair, Covent Garden and Saville Row, to name a few. If you’ve got the…

DEVIEHL London, Coffee is a luxury experience.

DEVIEHL London, Coffee is a luxury experience.

Lifestyle is a matter of taste and not a matter of money. When clever people places Design at the service of a luxury lifestyle, DeViehl London is defined. Discover this amazing company that provides you probably the most outstanding experience in terms of Coffee cups design. All details count when it comes to a matter so passionate as coffee. When Andreas Bös and Jonathan Strauss decided to create DeViehl London, one strong idea united them: Their mutual passion for Coffee….

The Ampersand Hotel celebrates summer with style in South Kensington.

The Ampersand Hotel celebrates summer with style in South Kensington.

London will always be the symbol of elegance and lifestyle. The Ampersand Hotel is launching a new operation to celebrate Summer with style. Rediscover Hyde Park during a delightful afternoon tea Picnic with Champagne. Or you can also enjoy the pleasure of a horse riding lesson. Check this out. The Ampersand Hotel is an amazing place. A unique concept inspired by South Kensington cultural tradition. It’s design is in complete coherence with other mythical places like the museums of Natural…

Jump into Ireland, travel tips.

Jump into Ireland, travel tips.

If you are looking for the perfect place in Europe to spend either a long weekend or a week, you should try Ireland. Here are 5 things you did not know about Ireland: Technically, It Is an Offense to Be Drunk in Public in Ireland  An Irishman Founded the Argentinean Navy (William Brown) Only 2 members of U2 were born in Ireland A Hospital in Belfast is a world leader in kneecap reconstruction More Guinness is sold in Nigeria than…

The Little Black Jacket by Chanel

The Little Black Jacket by Chanel

Chanel initiated a world-tour photo exhibition called “The Little Black Jacket”. Next friday, it will be in London at Saatchi Gallery until October 28th. The exhibition is designed to show the versatility and creative genius behind the legendary fashion house as well as showcasing how the jacket can be worn in a multitude of ways. Karl Lagerfeld’s 113 photos of different celebrities donning the jacket will no doubt provide inspiration for budding fashionistas out there so head down to the…

Great Britain, you’re invited!

Great Britain, you’re invited!

Less than 2 month after the marvelous Summer Olympic games in London, VisitBritain launches a campaign called “Great Britain, you are invited”. The concept of the “You’re Invited” initiative unveiled five celebrity ambassadors, all of whom have recorded a short film promoting different aspects of Great Britain. Dame Judi Dench waxes lyrical on the nation’s heritage, Hever Castle and stately homes while Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel talks about the energy and multicultural fascination at the heart of London and…

Claire Milner, Swarovski crystals for a diamond jubilee.

Claire Milner, Swarovski crystals for a diamond jubilee.

Claire Milner is what we could call a virtuose of light and color. After an amazing Marylin Monroe’s portrait made of 65,000 Swarovski crystals, now she will reveal beginning of September a brilliant portrait of Queen Elisabeth. The “Swarovski Queen” will be exhibited in Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire, UK, as a feature of the Great North Art Show from 1st – 23rd September. It is a prestigious annual exhibition in a magnificent venue – the cathedral has a history dating…

Karl 2012 Olympics capsule – at Selfridges.

Karl 2012 Olympics capsule – at Selfridges.

Selfridges customers will be exclusively introduced to a temporary and dedicated KARL LAGERFELD space as the fashion house unveils a unique ‘pop up store’, in the heart of the 3rd floor within the store’s Contemporary Womenswear Department. This will allow customers and fans to experience and be part of the KARL LAGERFELD world. Karl Setting high standards of quality and accessible fashion, Selfridges is proud to debut the Autumn Winter 2012 KARL collection. The more casual of the two lines,…

Jessica Zoob’s PASSION.

Jessica Zoob’s PASSION.

Next month we will have the London Olympic games, so you will probably visit the british capital during that time. There is not only sports in live, art too. So if you will be in London then, you need to visit an interesting exhibition by Jessica Zoob. It is called Passion and  it will take place at NEO Bankside. The style expressed in this collection is amazing and electrifying. Passion liberates the artist. It make her get rid of barriers…

Luxury for everyone ?

Luxury for everyone ?

On Tuesday 27 March, in London, has been presented the new ad campaign from the famous tour operator lastminute.com (known most of all for its affordable online hotel, travel and leisure offers), in the luxurious and trendy hotel W Leicester Square. The event took place in Suite 717, big enough to welcome the guests and give a good idea of the services you are proposed in such a hotel category. But small enough as well, not to feel lost and…

Vintage Seekers, curating a Heritage lifestyle

Vintage Seekers, curating a Heritage lifestyle

Here is the discovery of the week: Vintage Seekers. I was really happy when I was contacted by them because it is by far one of the most original, interesting, high-class online shops for Collectibles, Design, Fashion, Motoring, Watches and more. www.vintageseekers.com Driven by a passion for the pieces they sell, Vintage Seekers’ small, dedicated team based in London’s Covent Garden sources from the world’s most reputable niche suppliers. For Vintage Seekers, buying vintage – that is, items of more…

5ive Star London, travel with style.

5ive Star London, travel with style.

Did you know 5ive Star London? It is a new website dedicated to Travel… with style. In deed and for the first time, major luxury hotels in London got together in order to offer a prestigious experience for online bookings. And this is the 5ive star London website. London is one of the most visited european capitals. Millions of people come to London, either for Business and/or lea sure. London welcomes over 14 million international visitors each year, making it…

London Fabergé Egg hunting by Spina Design.

London Fabergé Egg hunting by Spina Design.

London is known for being the capital of all eccentricities. This year, Fabergé is organizing a huge Egg hunting in the streets of London and over 200 eggs will be placed in the city. Everything starts on the 21st of February…. next week! And one of the important players is Spina Design. So imagine more than 200 eggs disseminated all around London in strategic locations. Members of the public will be able to hunt down the strategically placed, giant eggs, currently…

Amy Winehouse – Lioness, Hidden treasures

Amy Winehouse – Lioness, Hidden treasures

In the music industry, you have artists that pass by, others make one big shot and are forever gone and others… become legends. This is the case of Amy Winehouse. After her death last july, a new album is coming in december – Lioness hidden treasures. The “chick from London” was an English singer-songwriter known for her powerful deep contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres including R&B, soul and jazz. Winehouse’s 2003 debut album, Frank, was critically successful in the UK. Her 2006 follow-up album, Back to Black, led to six Grammy…

Joan Miro at The Tate Modern – UK

Joan Miro at The Tate Modern – UK

Last weekend, I visited the Miro exhibition at Tate Modern in London. Joan Miro’s work witness his vision of the society he lived. The exhibition collects 150 paintings and some sculptures. While visiting the exhibition, we have the feeling to have a History class from beginning of the century up to the post-world war II period.

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