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People, Places

London Fashion Week Q&A. Four stylish locals share their favourite haunts

London Fashion Week Q&A. Four stylish locals share their favourite haunts

Yesterday marked the end of another London Fashion Week and in a tribute to our stylish capital; we’ve gathered four home-grown tastemakers to share their favourite London hotspots. Megan Trimble, […]

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Places

Sales spotlight: up to 49% off a collection of British boutique boltholes

Sales spotlight: up to 49% off a collection of British boutique boltholes

The Yew Tree Set within a 17th Century country pub, Yew Tree Inn offers a real rural retreat just an hour from London. This charming getaway location has a reputation […]

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Places

Our stay of the week – Ace Hotel London Shoreditch

Our stay of the week – Ace Hotel London Shoreditch

Only a couple of months into its new life across the pond, Ace Hotel London Shoreditch is the latest outpost of the hipster-magnet Ace Hotel group and the first to […]

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Places

Hotel Week NYC – stay in the Big Apple for $100 a night

Hotel Week NYC – stay in the Big Apple for $100 a night

Big Apple beckoning but you’re on a budget? New York hotels are right up there with wallet-wounding Paris and London when it comes to high prices. A (probably handmade and […]

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Places

Our stay of the week – The Rectory, the Cotswolds

Our stay of the week – The Rectory, the Cotswolds

Nestled on the edge of the Cotswolds in three acres of immaculate walled gardens is The Rectory Hotel, a grand Georgian country house. Perfecting the tricky blend of welcoming luxury, […]

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Places

Secret Escapes’ top five travel destinations for 2013

Secret Escapes’ top five travel destinations for 2013

The Cotswolds All thatched cottages, meadows, rolling hills and market towns that (probably) hold summer fetes, the Cotswolds – designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – is as English […]

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Places

Hotel of the Month: GoldenEye, Jamaica – a sustainable five-star with a legendary heritage

Hotel of the Month: GoldenEye, Jamaica – a sustainable five-star with a legendary heritage

The 52-acre GoldenEye retreat in Jamaica can lay claim to a bunch of impressive accolades. For starters, it has a stellar literary connection as the former home of James Bond […]

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Food & Drink

London afternoon tea series: Mad Hatter’s tea at Sanderson

London afternoon tea series: Mad Hatter’s tea at Sanderson

Sanderson hotel can lay claim to London’s most wonderfully whimsical afternoon tea. Initially launched in conjunction with Tim Burton’s (shameful) big-budget remake of Alice in Wonderland, the Mad Hatter’s tea […]

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Places

Three cities, three ways: Amsterdam

Three cities, three ways: Amsterdam

Romance in Amsterdam? Well I Nether! To get it on in Amsterdam, you don’t have to pay for the privilege. It might not be an obvious choice, but the Netherlands’ […]

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People

London Fashion Week Q&A. Day four: Niamh Quinn, make-up artist

London Fashion Week Q&A. Day four: Niamh Quinn, make-up artist

Favourite places in London for: Breakfast or brunch?  I haven’t been to the newly-opened Balthazar in London yet, but its my first port of call in New York, so I […]

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People

London Fashion Week Q&A. Day three: Rachael Wood, co-founder of Chinti and Parker

London Fashion Week Q&A. Day three: Rachael Wood, co-founder of Chinti and Parker

(Rachael pictured above with cousin and Chinti business partner, Anna Singh)  Favourite places in London for: Coffee & cake? Ottolenghi (Notting Hill or Angel) expensive and tight on space, but well […]

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People

London Fashion Week Q&A. Day one: Megan Trimble, co-founder of Zanzan eyewear

London Fashion Week Q&A. Day one: Megan Trimble, co-founder of Zanzan eyewear

London Fashion Week is here again, so in a tribute to our  capital; we’ll be posting a quick Q&A with a home-grown tastemaker every day over LFW. We want their […]

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