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 friendlyContinue reading “In The Country: Shoot-Friendly Stays”

FAST FASHION: HOW LUXURY E-TAILERS ARE KEEPING UP WITH ONLINE DEMAND

Online sales are set to triple in the next decade (McKinsey & Co). By 2025, the online share of total luxury sales is predicted to be 18%, and a whopping £70 billion annually. As a result, luxury e-tailers are still finding their feet when it comes to meeting high consumer demand, especially during the busyContinue reading “FAST FASHION: HOW LUXURY E-TAILERS ARE KEEPING UP WITH ONLINE DEMAND”

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 makingContinue reading “RISQUÉ BUSINESS: THE DAWN OF FEMALE SEXUAL EMPOWERMENT”

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 TheContinue reading “HOW TO BECOME AN ART COLLECTOR”

OFF-PISTE LUXURY: PREMIER SKI RESORTS

‘Tis the season to ski, and what better way to celebrate than to take indulgence on some of the world’s finest ski hotels and chalets. Sufiyeh at The Sybarite has you covered with our picks of Europe’s premier resorts. Saint Moritz Suvretta House Obviously. History states we can’t pass up Saint Moritz; from the hedonistic tales ofContinue reading “OFF-PISTE LUXURY: PREMIER SKI RESORTS”

A GAME-CHANGING SUPPER CLUB

Mayfair’s oldest establishment, The Punchbowl, delivered a game-changing (excuse the pun) supper club last week, hosted by game expert Jose Souto. The Sybarite partook in an educational experience in all things game. Secreted away at the top of the building, hosted in The Club private dining room, the Mayfair Supper Club is surrounded by whatContinue reading “A GAME-CHANGING SUPPER CLUB”

SYBARITE SELECTIONS: VELVET AW16 TREND

Trending from the autumn/winter ’16 catwalks to appearances in must-see shows such as ‘The Crown’, take in this season’s most sumptuous and regal fabric of choice through our top picks below… Aquazurra Velvet Boots Following in the footsteps of Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Kendall Jenner, Sybarites should try on these thigh-high velvet beauties for size.Continue reading “SYBARITE SELECTIONS: VELVET AW16 TREND”

INSIDE DAVID BOWIE’S PRIVATE COLLECTION

The performer, the collector, the icon that is the late David Bowie is commemorated through his vast and highly personal art collection at Sotheby’s this week, before going to auction in a three-part series. Bowie’s maverick ways of re-invention and curiosity are mirrored through his weird and wonderful art collection, which has been kept private up untilContinue reading “INSIDE DAVID BOWIE’S PRIVATE COLLECTION”

INTERVIEW WITH A FLÂNEUR: TREVOR PICKETT

The quintessentially English eccentric, Trevor Pickett is a prominent pillar of the Mayfair luxury sect. Having founded his eponymous brand, Pickett, in 1988, Trevor is not a designer but an editor, with an eye for style. Quietly exclusive and with a longstanding ethos to provide luxury leather goods that are handmade in England, everything about PickettContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH A FLÂNEUR: TREVOR PICKETT”

ORMER MAYFAIR OPENS

From the shores of Jersey to the heart of London, chef Shaun Rankin’s much-anticipated restaurant Ormer Mayfair arrives within the mirrored walls of the luxury boutique hotel, Flemings Mayfair. Resembling that of a townhouse brasserie; dimmed lighting, forest green velvet booths and white linen tables, it’s no wonder one could get very comfortable here veryContinue reading “ORMER MAYFAIR OPENS”