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The best looking doughnut in London

Friday 22nd of June 2018

If you haven't yet come across the culinary wonders produced by Doughnut Time you've been missing out. The Aussie bakers, who have six outlets across London, don't do subtle and delicate; their doughn...read the rest



Shoreditch's Princess-Worthy Workout

Monday 21st of May 2018

It's no secret the world has gone Meghan crazy in recent months. Thanks to a whole host of titbits you can get your own little slice of the princess life and since she revealed last year that she's a ...read the rest



Discover the meaning of luxury at Selfridges

Sunday 29th of April 2018

Selfridges has this weekend opened a new free-of-charge exhibition about the meaning of luxury in today’s world.

Running to 20 May, the exhibition, called the Flipside, was created by esteemed st...read the rest



Keep your eyes on the skies this Thursday for the FOREO UFO...

Wednesday 25th of April 2018

It may have escaped your diary, but with tomorrow being National Alien Day London beauty fans should keep their eyes on the skies for the chance to win a treat for their skin...

To celebrate the la...read the rest




Date for the Diary: The Jasper Conran Sample Sale

Monday 16th of April 2018

Sample sale alert! With summer (at last) on the horizon, the time has come for a wardrobe clearout and refresh. Jasper Conran's sample sale next week is the perfect excuse to add a few new classics to...read the rest



Skin Design London comes to John Bell & Croyden

Friday 13th of April 2018

The addition of luxe skincare line Skin Design London to the shelves of London's cult beauty emporium John Bell & Croyden last summer was exciting enough, but the announcement this week that the brand...read the rest



Why Clapham's So Me has manicures nailed

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

It’s one thing having a five star salon on your doorstep, but even more impressive is when it has a rainbow of nail shades so expansive you’ve never seen anything like it before. 

Luckily for ...read the rest



The new studio bringing a taste of New York fitness to London

Friday 23rd of March 2018

There's obviously no shortage of fitness studios in London, yet every so often one comes along that shakes things up a little.

This month has seen the launch of DEFINE.London, a New York import br...read the rest



Your new favourite facialist

Wednesday 7th of February 2018

Sometimes you come across something that really leaves you torn, in the sense that it's so marvellous half of you wants to shout it from the rooftops, but then you kind of want to keep the secret to y...read the rest



Date for the Diary: Super Sharp at Fashion Space Gallery

Tuesday 23rd of January 2018

A new fashion exhibit opened its doors yesterday at London College of Fashion's Fashion Space Gallery, curated by Tory Turk and jointly conceived with Saul Milton of Chase &
Status.

The exhibitio...read the rest



The new breed of extensions from Beauty & Melody

Monday 15th of January 2018

It’s no secret I’ve always wanted thicker hair. It’s been mentioned right here once or twice; as someone ‘blessed’ with poker straight, super fine locks, that kind of luxurious, bountiful, b...read the rest



Pump Up Your Jan with Be At One

Wednesday 3rd of January 2018

Determined to banish the blues and add a spring to our steps this January, cocktail aficionados Be At One have introduced Pump Up Your Jan, a series of free Cocktail Bootcamp fitness classes every Tue...read the rest



Topshop's Bargain Chloé Dupe

Tuesday 2nd of January 2018

Oh hi there January sales. I'll be honest, I haven't really got the energy to be trawling through actual shops on an actual high street (mostly because I can't be dealing with annoying sales shoppers....read the rest



The New Year massage you never knew you needed...

Monday 1st of January 2018

We’re not going to lie, January can be bleak. It’s a month of staying in, trying to undo some of the damage December did on both wallets and waistlines, just willing the days toe get a little long...read the rest



Soho's Hairclubbing Salon

Thursday 28th of December 2017

Hairclubbing? I have to admit I too was intrigued when I first heard the word, but it all makes perfect sense. Blade really is a salon like no other and their hairclubbing has been touted as the lifes...read the rest



Three of the Best: Winter Loungewear

Tuesday 19th of December 2017

The next week and a half essentially affords a totally guilt-free excuse to spend the majority of your time indoors swathed in pyjamas. I'm sure I'm not the only one who, after a few busy months at wo...read the rest



The Christmas Candle Edit

Sunday 10th of December 2017

Filling the house with the scent of Christmas is par for the course at this time of year. Nothing beats indulging in an abundance of scented candles; I love having a different one in each room to tak...read the rest



Big Hair Helpers

Sunday 10th of December 2017

Voluminous hair has always been my follicular holy grail. They say the grass is always greener and never more so than when you are blessed with the kind of hair you wished would play ball a little mor...read the rest



An Alternative Christmas Gift Guide

Sunday 10th of December 2017

There’s also someone to buy for at Christmas who proves to be… somewhat tricky. For me, it’s my parents. Given that they are in their 60s and hoping to downscale in the not too distant future, t...read the rest



A Vintage Christmas Jumper Day

Sunday 10th of December 2017

This Friday marks Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day, an excuse to dig out your fave festive knitwear and throw some cash at a brilliant cause. If (like me...) you've not quite ever been organis...read the rest



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