Archive of ‘LIFESTYLE’ category

‘WHEN A TORNADO MEETS A VOLCANO’

Allegra Handelsman has inherited many of the fine qualities that took her parents to huge success – on first appearance, she has the cool, calm, demure and modest demeanour of her mother, top lifestyle PR Elizabeth Crompton-Batt; dig a little deeper and Allegra has all the independence, resilience and dynamism of her father, leading developer […] Read more…

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: THE CORDONY KITCHEN

Over the past months, home catering services around the world have been essential – convenient, comforting and providing a small luxury for those locked up at home. Three outstanding services we recommend include Julie Anne Rhodes of The Roving Stove in Los Angeles for delicious, specially tailored menus, Alessandro Verdenelli of Sushi Cupcake in London […] Read more…

AUGUST 2021: INTERIOR LOFT LONDON

September 2021 sees the international Maison & Objet (9-13th Sept.) interiors exhibition in Paris, back after an absence of 18 months on the design calendar due to lockdown. Just prior to that event, during August, we’ll be showcasing a new interiors brand, INTERIOR LOFT LONDON, who’s appearance on the scene coincides perfectly with the return […] Read more…

SIMON DE PURY: THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD…

GOING…GOING…GONE! Over a year ago events around the world came to an immediate halt as lockdown was announced. Gone were the summer galas, weddings and product launches as we instead got used to dressing up to stay at home, Zoom parties replacing cocktail parties. The impact on the huge number of international event suppliers was […] Read more…

EM BUTLERS: SECRET SERVICE

MAURICIO FREITAS, of internationally renowned EM Butlers, is a name that can be relied on in the hospitality business. He started the company in 2006, employing only highly trained British and European staff, after spending ten years working for one of the biggest catering companies in the UK plus an additional two years working as […] Read more…

BRUCE MUNRO: BEACON OF LIGHT

Described many years ago by a school tutor as just a ‘dreamer’, the award winning British designer BRUCE MUNRO has been turning his imagination into reality over the past twenty years by creating outstanding light sculptures around the world. His unique installations have been seen across the USA, the UK, France, the UAE, Barbados, South […] Read more…

STEVE VARSANO: JET-PROPELLED FROM NYC

This feature has been kept on the back burner for quite a long time… mainly due to the fact that we couldn’t quite compete with the volume of quality media coverage STEVE VARSANO was already receiving when we caught up in London. Steve operates ‘The Jet Business’ from possibly the most unique aviation showroom in the […] Read more…

NICKY SUMMER BOUGIE

The ‘BARCELONA – the city/after dark’ bespoke limited edition scented candle is inspired by this beautiful Spanish city that is famous for it’s art, restaurant, club, dancing and live music scene. The scent is dark velvet rose and oud with a hint of musk and amber, fragrances and essences cultivated in the centre of the […] Read more…

LUCY PERFECT: THE PERFECT PORTRAIT FOR 2020

LUCY PERFECT is a London- based fine artist who paints portraits, nudes and animals. Always interested in people, anatomically, and what makes individuals who they are, Lucy is driven by a need to understand their thoughts, interests, how they feel about themselves and the world around them. Lucy’s aim is to capture the soul of her subjects, […] Read more…

THE OCEAN GALLERIES: WORLDWIDE

One of the subjects most regularly featured here in City & Beach Magazine is ART, and we’re therefore delighted to have launched THE OCEAN GALLERIES in conjunction with Nicky Summer Interiors and The Year Of Coasts & Waters 2020 – offering unique artworks to our clients, friends and readers. The pop-up galleries in Malibu, Scotland, […] Read more…

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