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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Ultimate Library: A Better Educated World

“Our greater purpose is to create a better read, better educated world,” starts Philip Blackwell, founder of Ultimate Library. We are in his office at Shapero Rare Books in Mayfair, home of Ultimate Library and some of the rarest books in London. Ultimate Library is the world’s leading supplier of bespoke libraries for hotels, resorts

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Atkinsons Bear: Out of Hibernation

The Atkinsons bear has finally come out of hibernation and is now taking centre-stage in an exclusive launch at Harrods. The famous Atkinsons bear has represented this 200-year-old perfume maker since their humble beginnings in 1799. And...

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Classic Cars: a better investment than gold?

As currency and stock markets underperform, investors look to diversify their portfolio with traditionally safe assets such as gold. But for those looking to buy for pleasure, classic cars could be a better investment. Seth Rowden speaks...

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

John Tsagaris: Chinese Medicine in Knightsbridge

John Tsagaris is at first glance an unlikely practitioner of oriental medicine. However, he has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 20 years, holds numerous qualifications and even worked in Xi Yuan & Yi Yuan...

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Boutique Children’s Clothing Shops in Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge is awash with beautiful boutique stores. It is the place to visit for the finest clothing, and has plenty to offer outside of the mainstream fashion houses. There are also several boutique children’s clothing shops in...

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

5 Things to do in Hyde Park this Summer

Hyde Park is one of the most versatile of the royal parks and offers much more than functioning as a border for Knightsbridge. There are many more activities available here than were first intended; the park that...

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Tiffany & Co: Great Gatsby Jewellery

Tiffany & Co might be synonymous with New York but there is also a special place for them in Knightsbridge — Harrods and Sloane Street, to be precise. Tiffany & Co is a popular destination for shoppers...

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The Best BBQ In London

The accolade of Best BBQ in London is highly prized and hotly contested. With a window of just a few weeks every year to hone our skills, the British are not a nation of renowned BBQ experts....

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

The Lost Lamborghini

The Lamborghini Jota was an engineering masterpiece, a one-off race car built in 1970 that was crashed irreparably shortly after completion. Years later, a small team of specialist engineers rebuilt the Jota working from little more than...

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Motcomb Street Party 2013

The Motcomb Street Party celebrated its 26th Anniversary yesterday evening, with an estimated 5,000 visitors squeezing the length of the street and enjoying a fantastic atmosphere of music, dancing, local food and champagne. Hosted by The Motcomb...

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