Behind the curtain at Paul Costelloe

American-Irish designer, Paul Costelloe is in my own humble opinion – severely underrated. Not only does the name encompass a family-run design business, with collections that include womenswear, menswear, bags and accessories, homeware, jewellery, eyewear and children’s occasionwear, Costelloe is also a bright leader in the use of hand-crafted, luxurious fabrics combined with cutting edge design, […]

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Erotic: Passion & Desire at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s plays host to their first saucy auction – Erotic: Passion & Desire where the boundaries between the sensual and the obscene are gloriously blurred. It’s often said the difference between pornography and erotica is simply a matter of lighting: Forensic attention to sexual details or subtle evocation of mood? “The erotic is a realm where […]

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Paris Haute Couture Week SS17

This season’s couture shows displayed an ode to nostalgia but ultimately, a need to move forward, and none so effective than through loud feminine wiles. Chanel Chanel has traditionally held a spectacle for their shows to compliment the theme, spectacles and sets such as a casino with the Chanel muses playing cards, an airport complete […]

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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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The New Influencers: How Luxury Brands are Targeting Millennials

In today’s internet-age, luxury brand’s most effective way to target millennials is through the certified use of ‘influencers’; these are young, like-minded individuals who have reached levels of fame through the use of social media. Gone are the days of becoming rich or famous through reality TV and leaked porn tapes – today’s influencers thankfully […]

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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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