A classic returns: the re-imagined Zaika of Kensington is now open
There’s no doubt about it—London is one of the best cities in the world for luxury shopping steeped in years of tradition and heritage. British and foreign brands alike have called the capital’s most exclusive areas their home for years, whilst luxury labels have clambered to bag a space in some of London’s most desirable shopping locales. So if you’re looking for some top quality shopping in heart of the city’s most refined and beautiful areas, look no further than our top five picks.
For most people the next few weeks are all about the Christmas rush. But in the London, it’s always about looking forward and the fashion calendar starts to fill up once more come the beginning of the year, kicking off with the coveted men’s collections presented in January. This year, however, marks peaked interest in these shows as two heavy-hitters confirm their attendance for the line-up.
London landmark, The Ritz, debuts new suites
A mere month into its grand UK opening and luxury skincare brand Trésor Rare is already making waves on the London beauty scene, tucked in the heart of the exclusive Mayfair area. After initially launching Stateside, the brand has decided to open shop and test the London market and, with its range of signature fragrances, anti-ageing treatments and facial masks, it really is a spa experience right in the centre of the capital.
Medieval-inspired Urwerk UR-105M “Dark Knight” looks anything but stuck in the Middle Ages, writes Arthur Touchot…
Dover Street Market, the multi-level concept store created by Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons and a firm style favourite in London’s exclusive Mayfair area, is set to find a new home in none other than the original Burberry building on Piccadilly’s Haymarket.
The Tulse Hill Hotel has reopened following an extensive refurbishment
Preparing for another record-breaking attendance at the Dubai International Film Festival, DIFF Chairman Abdulhamid Juma shares his thoughts regarding the creation of the event, cultural awareness and the power of film.
December is well and truly here and no festive season would be complete without a peek at some of London’s most dazzling window displays. This year, our favourite department stores have pulled out all the stops, drawing on a variety of influences to create spectacles of colour and imagination that will definitely add that magic touch to your Christmas shopping. Here is our roundup of the best offerings from the capital.