Autumn 2019: In Brief

Autumn 2019: In Brief

What to do, where to go and how to spend your stay in the capital

Zoë Irwin’s hair-accessory styling masterclass (from £135 with Zoë or £75 with other John Frieda Alford Street stylists) could be the answer to bad hair days. Spend an hour with John Frieda’s Creative Director learning how to complement your personal style, or try something new. From Gucci-inspired Seventies turban bands to oversized bows, Zoë will help you find your perfectly accessorised style.

Sep 23rd 2019

Green-fingered duo, Kathryn Popplestone and Erni Visser, have the answer to fleeting floral arrangements. Using the latest biotechnological processes in floristry, the pair provide a beautiful alternative to synthetic and freeze-dried flowers, with bouquets (from £30) undergoing a unique biotech conservation process to maintain their freshness, beauty and scent for up to 12 months without sun or water.



The Great British weather was the inspiration for Jo Malone London’s new City Edition London candle (£52). The dark, enigmatic scent of Pomegranate Noir has been paired with a hand-sketched illustration that represents the rain as well as angles, edges and idiosyncrasies that make London unique.


Ultra-prime developer, Northacre, has announced the joint agency of JLL and Clifton Property Partners for the sales of No. 1 Palace Street. Located near Buckingham Palace, it was constructed in 1860 to host the overflow of royal guests. With 72 uniquely designed apartments that translate the building’s heritage to the inside, it boasts glorious views of the Palace gardens, stunning and bespoke interiors and access to personal staff around the clock.


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The Berkeley launches Rooftop Winter Cinema

The annually anticipated Rooftop Winter Cinema returns to chic London hotel, The Berkeley, from 15th November through 31st December.

Harrods Unveils New Mens Shopping Experience

'Men's Revolution' is part of the ambitious redevelopment strategy currently underway throughout the Knightsbridge store.

Boss collaborates with historic porcelain manufacturer, Meissen

This holiday season, two internationally recognized German names, BOSS and Meissen, are coming together for the first time. 

L’OCCITANE and EL&N launch the Beauty Café

Set to become a go-to beauty, wellness and gifting destination, the L’OCCITANE x EL&N Beauty Café is open now on London’s Regent Street.

Paddington Central Welcomes Its First Ever Light Installation

Paddington Central, the busy work and social hub will be turned into a hybrid environment combining the virtual and physical from 25 November until 6 January 2020.

Claridge’s Christian Louboutin Christmas Tree

The Claridge’s Christmas Tree has been a seasonal London landmark for a decade, annually marking the beginning of the festive season in the capital and drawing visitors and Londoners alike to admire its innovative design.