The Real Knightsbridge

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Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

The Best Breakfast in Knightsbridge

If you are staying in Knightsbridge this summer, you are sure to be enjoying some of the finest shopping and entertainment London has to offer. With so much to see and do, it is important to start your day on the right foot — and so began our search for the best breakfast in Knightsbridge.

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Hedley’s Humpers

Knightsbridge is renowned for the famous people that pass in and out of the area, but little is said about their possessions. Seth Rowden speaks to a London company specialising in moving fine art, rare antiques, and...

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Life Lessons from the Red Arrows

The Red Arrows are recognised as being the best pilots in the world. Seth Rowden spends a day behind the scenes at RAF Scampton with Flight Lieutenant Ben Plank (Red 8) and the team to understand what...

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Good Things Come in Small Packages

Bespoke fine-scale miniature cars are the ultimate expression of automotive passion. These hand-built models are so detailed that they are often indistinguishable from the real thing. Seth Rowden meets Oliver Strebel-Ritter, the owner of World Collector and...

Monday, May 13th, 2013

What Makes Roger Smith Tick?

Isle of Man master-watchmaker Roger Smith produces only 10 watches a year. The apprentice to the late George Daniels shares his thoughts on watchmaking and speaks about why he cannot afford to buy one of his own...

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

The Wellesley Hotel

The Wellesley Hotel is a new edition to the most prestigious luxury hotels in London. The 36-room boutique hotel was opened in December 2012 and is located at 11 Knightsbridge, which was previously the original entrance to...

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Les Senteurs: The finest perfume boutique in London

This niche perfume boutique located in the heart of Belgravia has a nose for selecting undiscovered scents that later become iconic. Seth Rowden explores their shelves to find out if he can learn the art and poetry...

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

David Lalubin: Lost for Words

This modest French artist is a bookbinder who tears apart even the basic concept of what a book is. His work has been likened to that of Jean-Paul Gaultier, Louis Vuitton and Pierre Loti and is so...

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Workshops from Belgravia’s Award-Winning Chocolatier

Award-winning Motcomb Street chocolatier Rococo Chocolates are famous for making some of the finest chocolates in the world. Their workshops and masterclasses aim to teach the key principles of working with this temperamental ingredient, covering everything from...

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

A Lifetime in Fine Jewellery

Carolina Bucci is a bespoke jewellery designer based on Motcomb Street, Belgravia. Her creations have been praised for re-inventing her family’s rich heritage of making fine jewellery, whilst redefining what jewellery can be, and how it should...

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