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Taylor Morris launches at Harvey Nichols

TAYLOR MORRIS LAUNCH, HARVEY NICHOLS

Taylor Morris Eyewear, the brainchild of former Made in Chelsea star Hugo Taylor launched at Harvey Nichols with a celebrity bash at the Fifth Floor restaurant Former Made in Chelsea star Hugo Taylor and best friend Charlie Morris were on hand to entertain the crowds at Fifth Floor restaurant, Harvey Nichols recently for the launch […]

Rosie Millard's top Islington garden squares

ROSIE MILLARD’S TOP ISLINGTON SQUARES

Green with envy? Rosie Millard explains why Islington’s garden squares quite rightly bring people flocking to the area and selects her top picks Walking with my children to the bus stop the other day I pointed out some people wandering into our square. Anoraks, excited faces, maps at the ready. Clearly tourists. ‘I bet they […]

The interior of L'Etranger

SOUTH KENSINGTON’S FRENCH TAKEOVER

Olivia Palamountain discovers how South Kensington became a key destination for London’s French community Everything sounds better in French. It’s the language of love – and for good reason; there’s not an English word I can think of that isn’t improved with a little va va voom. Except, come to think of it, Bute Street, […]

Webb's Road in Battersea is a popular haunt for London's French community

WHY THE FRENCH LOVE BATTERSEA

Christopher Nye finds out why the French love making SW London, especially Battersea, a home from home London is now, officially, the sixth biggest French city, with some 400,000 French people living here. That makes it more French that Nantes, Montpellier or Bordeaux and twice as French as Toulon. There have always been a lot of […]

Kelly Rutherford launches dog and owner jewellery

KELLY RUTHERFORD LAUNCHES DOG JEWELLERY

Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford has collaborated with luxury brand, Mungo & Maud, to create the ‘Paw Little Nose’ jewellery for dog and owner Friendship bracelets take on a whole new meaning now that your dog has a tag to match. Actress Kelly Rutherford’s Paw Little Nose collection features a bracelet and dog tag that […]

COCOBANANAS LAUNCH IN BATTERSEA

COCOBANANAS LAUNCH IN BATTERSEA

The team behind Battersea bar Bunga Bunga Inception Group open a new bar on Howie Street in Battersea Battersea’s party scene has a new kid on the block. From the brains behind Bunga Bunga comes Cocobananas, a Brazilian bar-shack-themed club that’s opened in time for the World Cup in Brazil this summer. Party goers joined […]

Chelsea Flower Show

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW’S YOUNG DESIGNERS

There’s something about garden designers.  Their enthusiasm for their work is so infectious that even if you are not particularly interested in gardening it makes you want to grab a trowel and start planting. With the Chelsea Flower Show set to sell out again this year the British love of gardening just keeps on growing.  One […]

French furniture inspiration in West London

FRENCH SHOPS IN NOTTING HILL AND WESTBOURNE GROVE

French restaurants, fashion boutiques and designers, drawing on our recent love in with all things French, here we highlight the best of French style inspiration in West London…

London Cabaret Club Launches in South Kensington

LONDON CABARET CLUB LAUNCHES

Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Millie Mackintosh, Chloe Green and Donna Air, gathered together at The Collection, South Kensington recently to celebrate the launch of The London Cabaret Club’s summer pop-up The London Cabaret Club gala launched in style recently with a live performance from Alexandra Burke, rounded off by a high-octane DJ set from Vogue […]

Interesting stories about Portobello Road

THE STORY OF PORTOBELLO ROAD

Deciding to write a book on Portobello Road, where would local resident Julian Mash begin, wonders Lisa Hedlund? It all starts with a film…