WOMEN-ONLY PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUBS

Drawing on the tradition of men-only clubs established in the west-end of London, women have been focusing to even out this sexist tradition with their own, intelligently led private members clubs – from 1888, when the University Club for Ladies opened on New Bond Street at the instigation of Gertrude Jackson, from Girton College, Cambridge. Clubs […]

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Members Only: New Club Openings

Take a sneak peek into the world of clubland with our handy guide of the hottest new members club openings… For the fear of missing out: Ned’s Club at The Ned London – Opening early 2017 From Soho House’s Nick Jones and the Sydell Group, owner of Manhattan’s NoMad, The Ned is independent from Soho House […]

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Incredibly British Breaks

Who says you need to travel abroad to get the most out of your holiday? Why not staycation in a top luxury hotel across the land of crumpets  –  take a look at my favourite picks… Cowley Manor, Gloucestershire Behold! A 30 bedroom contemporary country house hotel and spa located in the glorious Cotswold countryside […]

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Lagom-Inspired Scandi Retreats

Forget the world of cosy over-indulgence brought to you by Hygge, 2017’s new lifestyle trend is the Swedish concept of “not too much, not too little.” Lagom translates to “enough, sufficient, adequate, just right.” Lead a frugal yet fruitful existence with these top picks of the best Scandi retreats to start afresh… Fjällnäs, Sweden Fjällnäs, […]

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In The Country: Shoot-Friendly Stays

Championing the best of the British countryside, Sufiyeh of The Sybarite has picked out the most luxurious of rural sanctuaries where guests can savour home-grown produce, drink local ciders or fine wines and relax in utmost tranquility. Set within the most inspiring landscapes, these inns offer a wealth of country sporting activities, all dog friendly […]

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RISQUÉ BUSINESS: THE DAWN OF FEMALE SEXUAL EMPOWERMENT

When someone mentions an ‘adult private party’ one’s thoughts immediately draws to the ominous and sexually charged erotic drama ‘Eyes Wide Shut’. Since its inception in 1999, the underground world of hedonism has let slip its mask to the rest of the world. Fast-forward to today, and you’ll find the likes of Killing Kittens making […]

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HOW TO BECOME AN ART COLLECTOR

From decorating the empty walls of your new apartment to a need to break into the art world, the search for art can be joyous, and with some thought behind it, your purchases can turn into a collection, and possibly an investment. Here are some tips for new collectors… Check Out The Pre-Season Auctions The […]

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