Generation “Hero”

What’s in a generation? Will we be named the generation that lived through a terrible pandemic – probably. Will we live through more? Who knows. I catch myself wondering how we will all look back on it and how the historians will analyse this phase in our lives. I can’t help but question whether our generation has been focusing on the wrong stuff for far too long, placing importance on things that in a crisis situation actually have little power of helping, let alone saving us.

 

Generation “Hero”Wearing Safari suede dress by D.O.T Studio Belarus

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Noir Fur

With its hot, dry summers and Mediterranean climate, Lebanon seems like an unlikely location to launch a label specialising in fur. But one strong-willed fashionista has done just that. “In the beginning I was laughed at” designer Maya Masri tells us during a recent catch up. With a remarkably short winter season, indeed the market for fur in the Middle East was diminutive, but with a proven penchant for luxury, she believed she could make it work.

 

Noir Fur

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Ethan Koh

Those who are lucky enough to own an Ethan K creation can attest to the fact that it’s far more than just a handbag. Focusing on quality over quantity, the brand’s founder, Ethan Koh, ensures exclusivity as well as impeccable craftsmanship.

 

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St Moritz

You’ve got to love St. Moritz! When it comes to ski resorts it’s by far my favourite – there’s a beautiful town centre with some amazing restaurants and shopping, broad and gentle hills for ski-lovers and an exciting array of apres-ski activities.

 

St Moritz I’m wearing a sweater by Excess Only

 

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Gloriously global gift ideas for Valentine’s Day

 

With the year’s most romantic day fast approaching, we figured we better get our Valentine’s Day wish-list out there. With our last post celebrating the joys of multiculturalism, we’ve come up with a selection of gift ideas inspired by some of our all-time favourite places.

 

Gloriously global gift ideas for Valentine’s Day

Wearing new dresses from Donata Davidoff collection in L’Oscar London

 

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Vjera V

Utterly feminine, elegant and also remarkably edgy, Vjera V is our latest label obsession. The brands’s namesake, Vjera, made it her mission to create made-to-order pieces that are both high-fashion and whimsical in equal measures – and you can expect plenty of intricate embellishment. Vjera V’s founder is Croatian born, and London educated, while she also trained at the prestigious Ecole Lesage in Paris, specialising in haute couture embroidery. All of this is evident in her designs which champion her exceptional skillset.

 

 

Vjera V
Clara Cardigan

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Luna Luxe

Superior craftsmanship and lavish materials are at the heart of Luna Luxe – a burgeoning brand that specialises in handmade resortwear. Its founders, Laura and Cecelia, met while working on some of the world’s grandest super yachts, combining their previous experiences in both the worlds of fashion and luxury.

 

Luna Luxe

I’m wearing a beautiful shirt dress by Luna Luxe Resortwear

 

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Sara Hartley Jewellery

Sara Hartley has been creating jewellery from her central London studios for over two decades. The simple and chic aesthetic of her eponymous brand is easily observed, with wearability, elegance and timelessness at its core. Indeed when you purchase a piece of Sara Hartley jewellery – whether from a collection or by personal commission – you can be certain it will remain stylish and treasured forever.

 

 

Sara Hartley Jewellery

 

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IRYNVIGRE – new brand to watch

IRYNVIGRE is a brand that reflects a lot of our favourite things. Functionality, sustainability and originality lay at the heart of the London-based label, founded by designer and namesake, Iryn Vi in 2015. Expect pieces that ingeniously comprise minimalism and the avant-garde, creating collections quite unlike any other label out there.

 

IRYNVIGRE - new brand to watch

I’m wearing a wool coat from their AW 19/20 collection 

 

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Christmas in London: the best festive offerings 2019

Prop up the bar at a pop-up

 

It’s hardly surprising that London will host a plethora of pop-ups over the festive period, so there’s a little something for everyone. Cider enthusiasts should make a beeline for South Bank where Rekorderlig’s Cider Lodge features fire pits, Swedish food and of course plenty of hot and cold alcoholic apple offerings.

 

Christmas in London: the best festive offerings 2019

 

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