Your suit is one of your biggest sartorial investments, and should provide you with many years of enjoyment – assuming that A) you remain able to fit into it, and B) you take good care of it. While we can’t offer you much help with the former – save for pointing you in the direction of a good selection of sportswear – we do know a man more than qualified to advise on the latter. [Read More]
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Starting this month, guests of 45 Park Lane’s rooftop Penthouse Suite will receive the keys to a 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith for a half-day joyride. The turbocharged 12-cylinder, 624 hp Wraith—the fastest and most powerful Rolls Royce ever—is arguably the British marque’s most stylish model to date. Touting an athletic silhouette inspired by Italy’s 1950 Lancia Aurelia and 1967 Maserati Ghibli, the $285,000 fastback coupe is meant to appeal to drivers both youthful and sophisticated. As such, the Wraith pairs well with the new and elegant Thierry Despont–designed penthouse, which combines cerused mahogany and suede accents; custom-made furnishings in leather and silk velvet; and sweeping views of Hyde Park and London’s skyline. The 1,755-square-foot penthouse is priced at about $11,500 per night. [See More]
In the latest installment of the The Way I Cook video series, author of the Clean and Lean diet book series and the founder of Bodyism, a top gym nestled in the exclusive surroundings of London's Bulgari Hotel, Mr. James Duigan cooks a simple meal of Baked Sea Bream with a salad of pecan, cucumber, fig and avocado, that will, in his own words, "get you looking and feeling amazing". Watch the video above, to see how to make this no-nonsense, nutrient-rich dish, and to hear the mission statement of the man who inspired the following testimonial from one of his clients, none other than Mr. Hugh Grant: "James has made me thin and lightly muscled, and frankly irresistible." Enjoy.
Interior architecture firm TG-Studio has outdone itself with a beautiful renovation of a penthouse within England’s famed St. Pancras Chambers. The building itself dates back to 1873 and as such retains a beautiful Neo-Renaissance-style façade that overlooks the heart of London’s cityscape. Inside, the penthouse occupies three floors of space, woven together by an oak staircase. Starting from the master bedroom of the top floor, the apartment also features two spare bedrooms, two bathrooms, dining and entertainment rooms. The penthouse also comes with an overwhelming sense of self-satisfaction. Explore the space of this wondrous apartment after the jump. [See More]
After honing his craft producing exclusively made-to-order pieces, we are proud to present the very first retail collection from Oliver Ruuger. The collection launches with four distinct umbrellas, commissioned especially for LN-CC in a custom range of materials and colourways. Each umbrella is hand crafted in Ruuger’s small, London workshop using many intricate processes in order to execute these bold, premium pieces. Umbrellas are used as traditional, everyday items and have almost been forgotten in design. Oliver Ruuger however, has reintroduced these familiar items as something luxurious and indulgent by using specialist, time consuming techniques and carefully-sourced exotic leathers, woods and metals.
Premium vodka brand Three Olives has announced the launch of a new $20 million advertising campaign featuring Academy Award-nominated actor Clive Owen. Shot at various locations across London, the atmospheric images of Clive aims to reflect the brand's British origins and run internationally in newspapers, magazines, out of home and digital from this month. Enjoy.
Having a bad day? New Victoria’s Secret model Katsia Damankova from Belarus will get you through the day. While completing homework in a café one day, she was approached by an agent from Select in London and officially began her path as a model. Thank GOD for that man and his eye for talent, checkout all her amazing assets after the jump. [See More]
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From Dubai to Las Vegas, London and Zhengzhou, China, restaurants catering to a female-only clientele are becoming increasingly popular the world over. The latest eatery to cater to the fair sex is set to open next month in London’s Soho area. According to The London Evening Standard, Sofakingcool on Frith Street will reopen as KC’z Bar on February 1st as a women’s-only restaurant. [Read More]
The capital's menswear showcase, London Collections: Men, returns for a second installment next week and to coincide, the London College of Fashion has decided to put the spotlight on men's style with a series of short films. First up is Team GB silver medal-winning gymnast and Strictly Come Dancing champion Louis Smith. The 23-year-old possesses an arsenal of smart suits, skinny jeans, ties and bow ties, topped off with his ultimate accessory: his statement semi-shaved head. Enjoy.
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