Category Archives: Luxury

The Summer House Hampshire + Winter

Off Season So it’s Royal Circle seats at the Glyndebourne performance of Jules Massenet’s Cendrillon (Cinderella). The French composer’s comic opera celebrating the power of fantasy is a blend of colourful characters, generous melodies and sumptuous orchestral textures in bewitchingly … Continue reading

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Chicks with Bricks + The Ned London

We’re Going to Have a Ball It comes as no surprise that women in property and construction only make up 12 percent of the workforce. Men make up 12 percent of Chicks with Bricks: inverse proportionality. “It’s diverse, interesting, very … Continue reading

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Akiva Reich + Tamar Madmoni Reich + Hasbrouck House New York

Estate of the Arts New York couple Akiva and Tamar Madmoni Reich recently graced Nobu Hotel London with their glamorous presence. They’re no strangers to gorgeous hospitality. It’s two years since they opened their own upscale hotel in Hudson Valley, … Continue reading

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Boutique Hotel Awards + +

The First Resort | Going Places With Platinum Sponsors as prestigious and diverse as Blacklane (chauffeurs to take you places) via Visoanska (beauty products to get you looking hot) to My Private Villas (destinations of desire) it’s sure to be … Continue reading

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Boutique Hotel Awards + Elisabeth Visoanska

Carpe Diem  “Without the connection you have nothing. It’s the people that really make the experience.” The impossibly beautiful Elisabeth Visoanska.

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Boutique Hotel Awards +

Quite Simply The Universe’s Most Glamorous Hospitality Awards Gala Dinner  How the great poses? “We do it all the time!”

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Mary Martin London + Irish Fashion

A Pre Raphaelite Reordering

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Mary Martin London + Cecil the Lion Dress + Ireland

Worn with Pride “The way we are living, timorous or bold, will have been our life.” Seamus Heaney When it first appeared on the international runways, the now legendary dress created a media frenzy. The Huff Post and BBC World … Continue reading

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Dunbrody House Hotel Wexford + Lord Newborough

Searching for a Title By hook or by crook we will dine at Dunbrody House. Oliver Cromwell, ever the joker in the pack, reputedly quipped he would take Ireland “by Hook or by Crook”. That is, start a-raping and a-pillaging … Continue reading

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Villa Escher + Belvoir Park Zürich

Swiss Heir “You must have good taste!” exclaimed Lucy Worsley over lunch at the Marriott Grosvenor Square London last week. The Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces was looking resplendent in a red velvet dress. She was returning the compliment … Continue reading

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