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Kylie Minogue, Photo by Pierre et Gilles, Jean Paul Gaultier, La Vierge aux serpents (Kylie Minogue), 2008

THE FASHION WORLD OF JEAN PAUL GAULTIER

Creative, cutting-edge, and controversial, Jean Paul Gaultier’s contribution to fashion over the past 40 years has been nothing less than spectacular. Chart his evolution at the first major exhibition of his work, on at the Barbican until 25 August

ZSL London Zoo have teamed up with London’s Carnaby in a bid to help save lions as part of the Zoological Society of London’s (ZSL) Lions400 campaign.

ZSL LONDON ZOO ROARS INTO CARNABY

For the very first time ZSL have created a pop-up shop at 15 Carnaby Street, selling a variety of products. Funds raised by the sale will go to the Lions400 campaign, a public fundraising project designed to raise £5.7m for the endangered Asian lion

Events at the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition

SUMMER EVENTS AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY

There are many events to enjoy at the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition season, from the glamorous summer ball to a choir performance of Pharrell Williams’ song, Happy. Cortlyn Stovall takes a look… What’s on this June Summer Singing in the Courtyard All are invited to listen to The Royal Academy staff choir perform alongside choirs from […]

The classic yankee hot dog from Dirty Bones

THE BEST STREET FOOD IN WEST LONDON

From Japanese ‘junk’ food at Kurobuta to deluxe hot dogs at Dirty Bones, there is a street food eatery that caters for your food cravings, as Cortlyn Stovall finds out  Kurobuta Japanese junk food is the new craze in west London, and foodies are flocking to Asian-fusion restaurant Kurobuta. Combining the traditional comfort pub food […]

Tea caddy modelled as a tea chest by royal silversmiths Parker & Wakelin, 1769, courtesy of Mary Cook Antiques

SEE ART AND ANTIQUES AT OLYMPIA

A diverse range of high-quality art, antiques, furniture and collectibles is on show at Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair until 15 June London’s largest and most established art and antiques fair is now in its 42nd year, and it is little wonder that its popularity ensues, with over 180 specialist exhibitors from across the […]

Lillie Square, Earl's Court, designed by Paul Davis + Partners

JUNE’S HOTTEST PROPERTY TRENDS

A new study reveals the rise of the Micro Mansion, the mini property bubble forming from the state school stampede, and the huge growth in housing market activity close to Crossrail stations.

Jason Atherton's City Social launches

JASON ATHERTON’S CITY SOCIAL LAUNCHES

Look to the sky as Jason Atherton’s City Social launches on the 24th floor of Tower 42 in Central London Renowned Michelin starred chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton, in partnership with Restaurant Associates, has launched City Social within iconic skyscraperTower 42. Situated in the City of London, the 90 cover venue features Art Deco style […]

Caroline Hawking from Hamptons International

MY MONTH: HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL

Caroline Hawking from Hamptons International Westminster office is free wheeling as Hamptons sponsors the Open Garden Squares Weekend again this year A personal highlight this spring has been purchasing our classic Hamptons Pashley bike – my colleagues and I have long used Barclays Bikes to nip around Pimlico and Westminster but with the summer around […]

Bourgoyne uses the best seasonal produce available from Britain and Europe

BOURGOYNE: SEASONAL PRODUCE AT ITS BEST

Tiffany Heskia has dedicated her food business Bourgoyne to delivering the best ingredients straight the doors of Chelsea, Mayfair, Belgravia and Kensington residents

Summer activities for children

KIDS NEWS THIS JUNE

Family activities at Kensington Palace, cover-ups for summer holidays and toys to keep your children entertained, we round-up the best of June’s child-friendly offerings  Bundle Bean Solar is perfect for keeping your child sun-safe on holidays and at the beach. Made of a breathable, moisture-wicking super soft mesh fabric, the 5-in-1 versatile blanket provides UPF […]