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Abigail Bailey's Guide to London

A North London fan, here Abi gives us her lowdown of the city ahead of her headline set at the Familia 2nd Birthday alongside DJ Pierre, Francois K and Cristian Varela this Saturday November 1st at Egg London.

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The Highest Yoga Class in London

Spirituality, enlightenment, relaxation… if yoga is about all those things then The View from The Shard might be the perfect place to practice – and now you can! Breath in... and out... but don't look down!

The Ultimate Restaurant List

The Ledbury tops Ultimate List for a third year running Picture
The Ledbury tops Ultimate List for a third year running

Brett Graham and his team at The Ledbury have scooped the coveted gong for a third year running as they top the definitive list of London's top 100 restaurants.

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Top autumn pop-up shops

We give you the lowdown on the hottest pop-up shops this autumn

Lindsay Lohan stars in Speed-the-Plow Picture
Lindsay Lohan stars in Speed-the-Plow

Multi award-winning movie star Lindsay Lohan takes her first ever stage role... When a hugely bankable star agrees to appear in a sure-fire commercial hit, film producers are convinced this is the break of a lifetime... until a temporary secretary derails

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Nightcrawler

Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a freelance crime journalist intent on covering the LA crime scene. It's murder, mayhem for Lou as his search for the action entangles him in a cut-throat, unsavoury world and puts him at the centre of his own story.
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BLOG Three of the Best: Radley AW14

Radley is undoubtedly one of those brands which has slowly but surely crept into my conscious in the last year or so. Collaborations with Holly Fulton and a more slick, directional design has led it to a whole new fanbase and it's easy to see why it'...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Wednesday 29th of October 2014
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BLOG This Season's Celeb Favourite? Matalan's Alphabet Scarves for Alder Hey

There's a brand new must-have accessory on the block this season beloved by celebrities across the globe, yet in spite of its popularity, it's as far as it can be from the celebrity price tag one would assumecame with... I'm talking about Matalan'...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Wednesday 29th of October 2014
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BLOG Is it bad manners to air kiss? Apply make-up on the tube? Let's find out shall we...?

Luckily, Debrett’s has the answers. For the first time in its history, Debrett’s, the authority on social skills and modern manners, have revealed the questions they are most frequently asked by the public. The list, which covers everything from s...read more
Posted by: AIL Staff on Tuesday 28th of October 2014
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BLOG British Red Cross Celebrates 100 Years of Charity Pop Ups with Covent Garden Fashion Boutique

Next Friday, 7th November, will see a very special pop up shop opened in Covent Garden by the British Red Cross, as they launch an exclusive fashion boutique for 10 days only to celebrate 100 years of the charity pop up. Designers such as Erdem, S...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Tuesday 28th of October 2014
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NEWS Abigail Bailey's Guide to London

A North London fan, here Abi gives us her lowdown of the city ahead of her headline set at the Familia 2nd Birthday alongside DJ Pierre, Francois K and Cristian Varela this Sa...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 27th of October 2014
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BLOG Diane von Furstenburg Talks at the V&A

Diaries at the ready; you certainly won't want to miss this. Next Thursday, November 6th, fashion legend Diane von Furstenburg will be in our midst as she visit the V&A Museum for a very special one off talk, Diane von Furstenburg: Journey of a Dress...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Monday 27th of October 2014
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NEWS London's Best Halloween Clubnights

Admittedly there are some clubs out there which are pretty scary already - but we've rounded up all the best clubnights and parties which have been designed to frighten the be...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 27th of October 2014
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BLOG No Tricks, Just Treats

This year's vanished before my very eyes so swiftly I've only just realised Friday is Halloween. Yes I know, a bit slow on the uptake... Whereas usually I would be donning my finest and heading out to a party or three, I'm actually not partaking t...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Monday 27th of October 2014
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BLOG Shun the Sun for a Spa Staycation...

I have to admit, much as I adore a summer vacay on a sun-drenched beach, there's something almost as wonderful about a cosy staycation in the UK, particularly as the winter months draw in. From countryside lodges, to stately spas or even just a night...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Sunday 26th of October 2014
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BLOG My Autumn Face: Paul & Joe Beauty

It's that time of year when my hair gets dyed a little darker and my make up follows suit. Gone are the golden eyes of the summer months, the peachy blush and the bronzer, in come the smoky purple, green and bronze hues, the subtle nude cheeks and th...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Sunday 26th of October 2014
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BLOG Duck & Dry: London's Newest Blow Dry Bar

The ladies of SW3 have a new hair hero in the hood in the form of London's newest blow dry and up do bar; Duck & Dry. 'Chic, fun and fast with nibbles and drinks on tap', Duck & Dry offers a menu of eight signature blow dries (£25) and eight up do...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Sunday 26th of October 2014
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BLOG Clinique Pops Up in Covent Garden

Following in the footsteps of Chanel and Burberry, Friday saw the opening of Clinique's latest beauty offering in Covent Garden Piazza. With over 700 square foot of retail space, customers will have the chance to experience first-hand a day in the...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Sunday 26th of October 2014
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BLOG Get your Christmas gifts sorted now

Well, we've put it off as long as we can, but with Christmas just around the corner, we should probably start thinking about gifts. But great pressie ideas don't have to be hard work – in fact, with just few taps online, you can pretty much sort...read more
Posted by: The Art Stop on Thursday 23rd of October 2014
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BLOG Autumn Fashion Reads from Rizzoli

Oh how I secretly relish this time of year. Don't get me wrong, I adore summer, but I do love spending an evening curled up under a pile of blankets poring over beautiful books. This season sees a crop of new releases from purveyor of fashion's fines...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Wednesday 22nd of October 2014
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BLOG Fashion Find of the Week...

And so it is that I find myself facing something of a moral dilemma... Have you SEEN Boden's exquisite jewelled pumps? Beautifully crafted in suede with the most stunning jewel and crystal detailing, they are undoubtedly screaming out my name for...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Wednesday 22nd of October 2014
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BLOG Amazed at the searing wit of The Scottsboro Boys musical

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect in a musical about the racist and flawed American legal system of the 1930s and its impact on nine innocent young black men accused of rape but I was blown away with the humour and skill in which this important stor...read more
Posted by: May B on Wednesday 22nd of October 2014
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BLOG Things to do this month

With Halloween coming up and winter settling in, it's time to find some fun indoor (and maybe a bit spooky) activities to enjoy in our lovely city. But where to start? Here are some of our favourites... Go to see Wicked Can you believe Wicked t...read more
Posted by: The Art Stop on Monday 20th of October 2014
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NEWS AIL meets… Kerry Ellis

We chat to West End stage royalty Kerry Ellis...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 20th of October 2014
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NEWS The hottest swinger in town (that could be you)

Growing up, honing our crazy gold skills in deprived seaside towns, we never thought we’d see the day that we could bring our talents to a London nightspot where everyone coul...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 20th of October 2014
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NEWS Senor Ceviche goes permanent in Soho

The team behind Señor Ceviche has been running hugely successful pop-up restaurants for a while now, but here we have their permanent, much anticipated restaurant right in the...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 20th of October 2014
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BLOG Traditional and elegant afternoon tea at Harrod’s Georgian Restaurant

It took us a while to navigate to The Georgian restaurant which is tucked away on the fourth floor (next to all manner of other wonderful dining places). Our breaths were taken away at the glorious space. There’s a beautiful, ornate overhead conserva...read more
Posted by: May B on Saturday 18th of October 2014
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BLOG Tilda Swinton is the new Face of NARS

One of my favourite make up brands, NARS Cosmetics has today announced today that Scottish actress Tilda Swinton will be the face of its Spring 2015 campaigns. The campaign imagery features the iconic actress in a series of four portraits photogr...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Friday 17th of October 2014
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BLOG Temperley London Pops Up on the Kings Road

One of my all-time favourite brands has opened its first pop up shop on the Kings Road. Temperley London's new abode opened its doors on Thursday and will be in residence at SW3 until February. Featuring a special edit of the Autumn and Winter 20...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Monday 13th of October 2014
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BLOG My Burberry

A change in season calls for a change in scent and there's none finer than the new addition to the Burberry fragrance portfolio, My Burberry. With a campaign featuring Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne shot together for the first time, by Mario Testin...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Monday 13th of October 2014
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BLOG Topshop's New Season Knitwear

Looking outside at the grey skies and perpetual drizzle I'm reminded of the need to hit the shops and update my autumn wardrobe; half of my tops, knitwear and jeans are literally full of holes and falling apart at the seams... not such a good look......read more
Posted by: Laurel on Monday 13th of October 2014
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NEWS The World's Best Bar is in London

Complacency is anathema to head bartender Alex Kratena, for whom yesterday’s achievement is irrelevant in the face of today. He barely sleeps. ...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 13th of October 2014
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NEWS National Chocolate Week in London

Seven days of chocolate indulgence, culminating in the world’s largest chocolate show, Salon du Chocolate, returning to London for its second year. With some of the finest cho...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 13th of October 2014
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ARTICLE The AIL List, October 2014

Cara Delevingne Model Cara Delevingne is everyone’s favourite model right now. It’s impossible to escape her – she’s on magazine covers and advertorials fronting campaigns for Chanel, Burberry and Mulberry; walking the catwalk for Topshop at Londo...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 6th of October 2014
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NEWS London Restaurant Festival

From Michelin-starred restaurants to neighbourhood bistros, London Restaurant Festival is your passport to discovering London's finest cooking. Join us in this citywide celebr...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 6th of October 2014
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ARTICLE London’s best views

You may have noticed that London is becoming more and more like New York - just look at the number of diners and burger joints that have opened in the last couple of years. The city is also becoming home to a large amount of skyscrapers. Whether you ...read more
Posted by: All In London on Thursday 28th of August 2014
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REVIEW Seven Park Place Reviewed 8/10

Seven South Place is the smallest Michelin-star restaurant in the UK but it is to be found in an imposingly large building, home to a suitably prestigious hotel (St James's Hotel & Club/). If this nineteenth-century edifice with its ornate turrets an...read more
Thursday 21st of August 2014
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ARTICLE The AIL List

Rodney P He’s the godfather of UK hip hop, having spearheaded British rap since the mid-80s, first as part of London Posse before going solo and collaborating with people as diverse as Bjork, Roni Size and Dub Pistols. He’s also politically outspoke...read more
Posted by: All In London on Friday 8th of August 2014
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REVIEW Typing Room Reviewed 8/10

Any new quality restaurant opening in Tower Hamlets – not in trendy Brick Lane but unglamorous Bethnal Green – is worthy of attention and when the food there is an outstanding as The Typing Room’s you best scoot across town asap and relish the experi...read more
Monday 30th of June 2014
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REVIEW Apero Reviewed 7/10

A restaurant in a basement is always suspect – subterranean, possibly claustrophobic, probably arches, bare brick – and Apero is not entirely innocent; a bit hard to find through the hotel and next to the spa but once you find the place, it’s a chee...read more
Monday 30th of June 2014
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REVIEW Mediterraneo Reviewed 7/10

Tired from walking around Portobello Market in the unexpected hot sunshine, we ventured into this corner (of Kensington Park Road) restaurant which has those window-walls from which a few tables and chairs had spilled onto the pavement and which made...read more
Monday 16th of June 2014
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REVIEW Belushi's Reviewed 7/10

London is no place for ‘backpackers’; it is expensive and lags behind the rest of Europe in providing the type of cheap accommodation that young travelers need to make their money stretch. However, one thing it does have is Belushi’s. The chain of yo...read more
Wednesday 4th of June 2014
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ARTICLE A brief history of Leicester Square’s cinemas

Once upon a time before the 19th century, Leicester Square was a little like today’s Chelsea, patronised only by the wealthy. But then as happens in big cities all this changed, with the aristos moving out and the area falling into neglect until thea...read more
Posted by: All In London on Tuesday 3rd of June 2014
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Charlie Hides Charlie Hides is the diva impersonator that is taking YouTube by storm. His depictions of Cher, Madonna, Miley Cyrus, Joan Rivers and Lady Gaga - who are more often than not feuding with each other - are not only hilarious but spookily...read more
Posted by: All In London on Tuesday 27th of May 2014
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REVIEW The Happenstance Reviewed 7/10

Should one find oneself in the City of an evening or enjoying the trappings of St Paul’s at the weekend, one could do worse than pay a visit to The Happenstance. Situated right in front of the London landmark, the bar cum restaurant, part of the Drak...read more
Monday 12th of May 2014
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REVIEW Après Reviewed 8/10

Was I glad that I took one of my beautiful early twenties friends with me as I discovered that Apres is a place where the young, cool and well-off folk hang out. And whilst there were one or two after work types in suits, most seemed to be in chill-o...read more
Friday 9th of May 2014
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REVIEW Baranis Reviewed 8/10

Many years ago I worked on Chancery Lane and after a tough week we would escape into the depths of a former incarnation of Baranis. We loved the dark, cellar brick walls and hidden feel of the place and the intimacy of those cave-like private booths....read more
Thursday 8th of May 2014
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REVIEW Charlie Wright's Reviewed 8/10

The question on everybody’s lips: just who is Charlie Wright? Well, Charlie Wright was an old boxing hero from the 1940’s and a local hero in these parts. And since his name was the nickname given to this bar anyway, when they needed a fresh start ba...read more
Tuesday 22nd of April 2014
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REVIEW The Beaufort Bar Reviewed 9/10

For those that like to boast about their bar experiences, whether by old-fashioned word of mouth or new fangled Instagramming, the Beaufort Bar at The Savoy Hotel will prove irresistible. Forget the history and the rumours of what famous patrons got ...read more
Friday 18th of April 2014
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