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John Lewis celebrates 150 years

JOHN LEWIS CELEBRATES 150 YEARS

John Lewis marked its 150 anniversary by inviting the likes of Alice Temperley, Nicky Haslam and Jasmine Guinness to party on its rooftop gardens recently John Lewis brought old Victorian London to life at its 150th birthday, launching the Stories of a Shopkeeper exhibition. Jasmine Guinness and Nicky Haslam joined to admire the recreation of John […]

A CHARITABLE GARDEN AT CHELSEA

A CHARITABLE GARDEN AT CHELSEA

Landscape architect Patrick Collins is designing a show garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show to celebrate the work of the neonatal unit at St George’s Hospital in South London Patrick, from Raynes Park, whose daughter Isabel was cared for at the Tooting-based hospital from when she was born until the age of three months, is donating his […]

5 for French style in North London

5 FOR FRENCH STYLE IN NORTH LONDON

London is embracing French style, none more so than North London. Here Mark Kebble picks out five of the best North London venues to give you a little va va voom

Celebs party at Battersea Power Station

CELEBS PARTY AT BATTERSEA POWER STATION

Celebrities flocked to Battersea Power Station on Wednesday 30 April for a party to thank everyone that has made the Battersea development a reality Guests, including Grace Jones, Jack Whitehall and Eliza Doolittle, were treated to an intimate gig by Sir Elton John. Other entertainment at the star-studded event included a dazzling 4D light show […]

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THE DESIGNERS BEHIND NEW BRAND YOLKE

Meet Anna Williamson and Ella Ringner two young women changing the meaning of ‘lifestyle brand’ with their stylish company, Yolke

As the 50th anniversary of Carnival approaches, we asked 14 Notting Hill residents to share their favourite memories

NOTTING HILL LOCALS SHARE THEIR CARNIVAL MEMORIES

As the 50th anniversary of Carnival approaches, we asked 14 Notting Hill residents to share their favourite memories of this diverse area

The Great British Sewing Bee star Tilly Walnes

GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE STAR TILLY WALNES

Brixton resident Tilly Walnes, who appeared on first series of The Great British Sewing Bee, waxes lyrical about sewing, blogging, Brockwell Park and her first book, Love at First Stitch

Oliver Sharp runs the Blackheath and Greenwich branches of Black Vanilla gelateria

BLACKHEATH’S BEST INDEPENDENTS

With independent businesses facing tough trading conditions, The Guide Resident chats with some of the local stores keeping our high streets vibrant and unique

Murano, Angela Harnett

CHEF ON TOP, ANGELA HARTNETT

The celebrity chef has a long food association with Mayfair, firstly at the Connaught and now at Murano. She tells us the secrets to her success

MAYFAIR FASHION DESIGNER JOHN ROCHA

John Rocha has been at the top for 30 years and his Mayfair boutique is testament to a glittering fashion career A long and illustrious career has befallen John Rocha and his flagship boutique on Dover Street in Mayfair is an enviable address. It would seem a long way away from his beginnings, having studied at […]