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  • Photography Tour at Ten Manchester Street Hotel, London

    Photography Tour at Ten Manchester Street Hotel, London

    Ten Manchester Street Hotel is a luxurious urban bolthole in chic Marylebone, just moments away from the hustle and bustle of central London. The Edwardian boutique hotel feels cosy and refined with 44 guest rooms and a small but welcoming lobby with dramatic red velvet armchairs by Christopher Guy. I visited [...]

  • Sweet Thursday, Hackney

    Sweet Thursday, Hackney

    Sweet Thursday is one of my favourite local discoveries – a colourful spot with the most delicious pizza and a chilled out atmosphere. The charming Italian restaurant is nestled among a row of shops and restaurants on Southgate Road in leafy De Beauvoir just a short walk away from Kingsland Road. [...]

  • Pierre Hermé Easter Collection

    Pierre Hermé Easter Collection

    Pierre Hermé brings a touch of elegance and fun to Easter with his festive chocolate eggs and adorable chocolate bunnies. Not only is the Easter collection a feast for the eyes, but in typical Pierre Hermé fashion, the chocolate is out of this world. I was delighted to attend a [...]

  • A Cocktail Tour of Paris with Le Bar du Bristol

    A Cocktail Tour of Paris with Le Bar du Bristol

    Le Bar du Bristol is a favourite haunt among stylish Parisians and clued-up visitors for a chic apéritif or an evening of creative cocktails. Opened at the end of 2012, the bar is an intimate, cosy hideaway within the luxurious five star palace hotel Le Bristol, in Paris’ prestigious eighth [...]

  • Fairground Launches in Haggerston

    Fairground Launches in Haggerston

    East London’s thriving street food scene shows no signs of slowing down with the arrival of new venture Fairground, kicking off tomorrow for ten weeks. The pop-up project is headed up by Dominic Cools-Lartigue, founder of the enormously popular Street Feast, and is set to have a unique festival vibe with [...]

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Anndra Neen for The Beverly Hills Hotel

Anndra Neen for The Beverly Hills Hotel

Anndra Neen, winners of the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize 2011, have created a limited edition collection of jewellery inspired by The Beverly Hills Hotel. Since presenting their pieces at The Beverly Hills Hotel in 2011, Phoebe and Annette Stephens’ label has become known for its intricate metalwork and is stocked at [...]

April 9, 2014 × 0 comments
Photo Diary: Lisbon, Portugal

Photo Diary: Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal -01.04.14 – 03.04.14 All photos by Chérie City

April 8, 2014 × 1 comment
Tallulah & Hope for The Luxury Collection Resorts

Tallulah & Hope for The Luxury Collection Resorts

High end beachwear brand Tallulah & Hope has collaborated with The Luxury Collection Resorts to design a limited edition range of kaftans inspired by four of its Asia Pacific destinations. The idyllic tropical resorts include The Naka Island in Phuket, Vana Belle in Koh Samui, Laguna Nusa Dua in Bali [...]

April 7, 2014 × 0 comments
Flowers and Friendship

Flowers and Friendship

In the springtime, I love to take long walks in the park and pick up some blooms from Columbia Road Flower Market to brighten up my home. Flowers are such an instant mood lifter and it’s such a lovely feeling to give or receive a beautiful bouquet.  Peonies are my [...]

April 5, 2014 × 1 comment
Bistrot Terroir Parisien-Palais Brongniart de Yannick Alléno

Bistrot Terroir Parisien-Palais Brongniart de Yannick Alléno

Celebrated French chef Yannick Alléno brings a modern touch to traditional Parisian cuisine with the second outpost of his Bistrot Terroir Parisien at the stately Palais Brongniart. Opened late last year in the Paris Bourse former stock exchange building, the Right Bank restaurant offers reinterpreted classic dishes with a focus [...]

March 28, 2014 × 1 comment
Last-minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Last-minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, so keep it simple with something special that she is sure to love.  Here are a few gift ideas for what to buy your rockstar mum… China Blue Love Cushion, £72, Jan Constantine Fable Red Tree Accent Plate, £7, Royal Doulton Bobbi Brown Lip Color [...]

March 25, 2014 × 2 comments
Shangri-La Bosphorus Istanbul

Shangri-La Bosphorus Istanbul

Shangri-La Bosphorus Istanbul is one of the city’s newest five star hotels, bringing a touch of Asian luxury to the European bank. The elegant hotel occupies a prestigious location next door to Dolmabahce Palace in the converted 1930s Besiktas Tobacco Warehouse. Within walking distance is the chic Nisantasi shopping district while the Besiktas [...]

March 24, 2014 × 0 comments
L’Éclair de Génie, Paris

L’Éclair de Génie, Paris

L’Éclair de Génie is one of Paris’ most exciting addresses where the humble éclair has been elevated into the realms of haute patisserie. Following the macaron phenomenon, éclairs have become the fashionable pastry of the moment in Paris and French pastry chef Christophe Adam’s creations are as innovative as they come. Adam [...]

March 20, 2014 × 0 comments
Dorset Square Hotel with HotelTonight

Dorset Square Hotel with HotelTonight

Dorset Square Hotel is a stunning Regency townhouse hotel in leafy Marylebone fitted with designer Kit Kemp’s signature colourful, quirky interiors. While the design may be familiar, the intimate, discreet hotel is a world apart from Firmdale Hotels’ buzzing, ‘scene’ hotels such as the Soho Hotel and the Haymarket Hotel. [...]

March 17, 2014 × 1 comment
Ena Salon, Covent Garden

Ena Salon, Covent Garden

Ena Salon is a chic hair and beauty salon housed in an elegant three-storey townhouse in Covent Garden. The Great Queen Street salon has a refreshing approach to haircare, combining style with a commitment to the environment.  It’s the London flagship salon for Italian luxury eco haircare brand Davines, which [...]

March 11, 2014 × 0 comments
Italian Food by Nife Is Life

Italian Food by Nife Is Life

Nife is Life (short for Nice Italian Food Everyday) is a fantastic home delivery service that brings the very best of Italian produce to your door.  It offers a mix of everyday Italian products, fresh ingredients sourced directly from Italian producers and the finest olive oil, vinegar and wines. I [...]

March 10, 2014 × 0 comments
Dining in Istanbul

Dining in Istanbul

A highlight of a trip to Istanbul is the fantastic food.  The streets are filled with the mouthwatering aromas of delicious ocakbasi chargrilled meat, honey-drench fresh baklava and freshly-pressed pomegranate juice.  Here are some top picks for eating out in Istanbul… Antiochia Tucked away on a side street in Asmalimescit, [...]

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