Archive of ‘LIFESTYLE’ category

EVA ESPRESSO: FROM LONDON TO PARIS IN A FLASH

Fashion and events photographer Eva Espresso might not have that exact name on her passport, however it’s certainly her identity. Probably best known for her work with Cartier, Paris Fashion Week and VOGUE diaries, British-born Eva is now firmly based in her spiritual home of Paris from where most of her work emanates. Here we […] Read more…

THE TALENTED MISS BOGLE: ‘NO ONE KNOWS’

Olivia Bogle is a twenty year old singer/songwriter from West London who has been surrounded by music all her life and writing songs since she was the age of eight – her first song was titled ‘Misery’, which she says her parents may have found slightly disturbing. After training classically, Olivia has taken musical influences […] 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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