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Holland & Holland – Umang Hutheesing SS14 collection

London's influential fashion and luxury leaders descended on Holland & Holland's legendary showroom in Mayfair's elegant Bruton Street to be dazzled ...

Coffee table book: The Perfect Gentleman

  English Luxury recommends... The Perfect Gentleman. The Pursuit of Timeless Elegance and Style in London. Written by James Sherwood, with ...

Coffee table book: Savile Row

  English Luxury recommends... Savile Row. The Master Tailors of British Bespoke Written by James Sherwood • Foreword by Tom Ford “if I ...

Restaurant Review: Asian Room at Novikov

Novikov is not a Grand Slam tennis player nor a principal dancer at the Bolshoi. Both were gems offered to me by a comedic doorman at a gambling ...

Caviar delights at Novikov

Caviar has long been viewed as the delicacy of aristocrats, the “food of the Tsars”, so it is only fitting that Novikov Restaurant, which in 2011 ...

Restaurant Review: Brasserie Chavot

Back in the days when such things were permissible, your intrepid restaurant critic was dispatched by the FT to go to Cannes, where an English chef was ...

Restaurant Review: Tamarind, Mayfair

I remember 15 years ago going to the opening night of Tamarind, then the first and still one of only a few super-slick Indian restaurants in London. It ...

Restaurant Review: China Tang at the Dorchester

Confucius say: When opening Chinese restaurant in Manhattan, make it Kosher. And when opening one in Mayfair, make it halal. There are only two ...