Archive of ‘LIFESTYLE’ category

AT HOME IN THE ’BU: THE LOCALS FAVOURITES

BY NICKY SUMMER MALIBU is home to some of the most beautiful private residences on the west coast and the support system for the locals, weekend visitors and holiday makers is second to none. We’re talking rustic beauty in a land of sunshine, surf and sunsets where you can let your hair down, walk bare-foot […] Read more…

WINTER WHITE: AWARD-WINNING GARDEN DESIGN

Beautiful gardens come with the territory when referencing dream homes, therefore we’re thrilled to feature the work seen here of Chelsea Flower Show award winning designer Richard Miers alongside luxurious residences presented by property expert *Charles McDowell in our New Year 2023 content (*see separate feature on the front page January 2023). Following on from […] Read more…

NINA NAUSTDAL, QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

Residing in London, Norwegian ’wonder woman’ Nina Naustdal is a highly-recognised face both in the media and on the red carpet; truly the embodiment of the self-made woman, Nina has evolved from international athlete to fashion model, influencer, designer, TV personality, singer, actor and award-winning lifestyle entrepreneur of global renown… Nina is a believer of […] Read more…

CITY & BEACH PLATINUM CONCIERGE CARD

The City & Beach Lifestyle Platinum Concierge Card entitles holders to benefits at almost all the hotels, restaurants, spas, boutiques and private members clubs plus interior design suppliers that you see mentioned, profiled or reviewed here in the online magazine and beyond. Business introductions, upgrades, priority booking, ultra VIP service, special events and gifts. Membership […] 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…

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