Archive of ‘LIFESTYLE’ category

VOYAGE, VOYAGE: WITH TIM GOSLING, DESIGNER

Tim Gosling is best known for his international interiors projects, his collection of marine furnishings, the daily documenting online of the restoration of his chateau in northern France and also for being on the judging panel of the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards. In this two-part interview, we discuss Tim’s new collection for eco […] Read more…

HEALTHY FUSION CUISINE: ALESSANDRO VERDENELLI

Chef Alessandro Verdenelli of ‘Sushi Cupcake’ originates from Rome, Italy. His professional background includes five years studying at the Institute for Food & Wine Services and Hotel Hospitality, then gaining essential experience working in the kitchen of various high end restaurants in his home city, including one owned by his uncle and another in the well-heeled […] Read more…

‘ST TROPEZ – VOILE BLANCHE’ BY NICKY SUMMER BOUGIE

The perfect candle for summer, scented with linen, hydrangea and a hint of sea breeze, ‘ST TROPEZ – voile blanche’ by Nicky Summer Bougie celebrates the annual regatta in the gulf and is available from boutiques and luxury hotels the length of the Cote d’Azur. This all white candle with handprinted linen labels and hand-stamped […] Read more…

MICHAEL TOMAN: STORY OF EVE

BY NICKY SUMMER As a visual story teller with a background in editorial design, Michael Toman of the boutique film and lifestyle photography studio ‘Story of Eve’ is renowned as one of the best, using his talent to wind intricate tales on behalf of dream clients that include The Luxury Collection group of hotels. A […] Read more…

IT TAKES A VILLAGE: MONANNIE CAKES

If you’d like to travel, meet fabulous people, work with the elite in your chosen industry and see all the best places around the world there are several careers to choose from including airline pilot, travel agent, private chef, photographer or… gourmet Cake Designer! As the founder of ‘MonAnnie’, Fen Bolodeoku creates elegant, bespoke, ‘flavour-first’ […] Read more…

VALENTINE’S DAY: FROM PARIS WITH LOVE

Arlaux Champagne is best known for being served in Michelin star restaurants and the most exclusive hotels around the world – for example, Joël Robuchon in Hong Kong, Kikunoi in Tokyo  or the Gstaad Palace in Switzerland… We spoke with Pierre-Christian, the owner of Arlaux about how his Champagne is best served for Valentine’s Day: […] Read more…

LEOUBE: DREAMING OF A ROSE FUTURE…

Celebrating new beginnings with a glass of chilled rose is how many people envision the start of a new life, whether commencing 14th February or any other day of the year. Most often associated with relaxing summers in the South of France, Leoube can be enjoyed year round at all our favourite bars, hotels and […] Read more…

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