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Shaping fashion

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

While fashion may once have been seen as simply being about the clothes we wear, this is clearly no longer the case.  Fashion over the years has drastically evolved, not just in its appearance, but also in terms of how we perceive it.   Now to each and every one of us, the word fashion brings up different meanings and connotations. ...

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Fine Wines

Fine Wines

Red, white or rose?  We all have our own personal preference and thankfully there are wines to suit just about every taste, pallet and season: curled up by a roaring fire on a cold winter’s night, devouring a hearty meaty meal, you could be perfectly paired with a rich, full-bodied Malbec or Zinfandel.  Spring is in the air and the...

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Serafina

Calling all art lovers - the 2017 Venice Biennale

True art lovers know that Venice is a destination not to be missed, particularly during the Art Biennale, which takes place this year. While the city’s dreamlike architecture, wonderfully narrow streets and breath-taking canals leave plenty to keep even the most exacting traveller enchanted, Venice also serves as a cultural epicentre: home to an incredible array of art galleries, boasting...

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Queen's Gate

Spotlight on Queen’s Gate

While there is no shortage of famous streets in the capital, there are always some areas that will stand apart, continually wowing residents and visitors alike with their fascinating heritage. Queen’s Gate is one such location. Located in South Kensington, Queen’s Gate is an historic, tree-lined boulevard, steeped in prestige.  Occupying a unique and enviable position, a stroll along Queen’s...

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Scent

The sweet scent of home

There is a truly beautiful power in smell - the right scent can evoke happy memories and emotions, bringing a sense of calm and security.  After all, there’s nothing quite like strolling through the front door after a long day, taking a deep breath, and taking in that intangible, sweet scent that lets us know that we’re home.    With...

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Rose

London’s Garden Squares

While there are countless touches that set London apart from its European counterparts and other international cities, the fact that it is one of the greenest cities is a key appeal: 38% of the city’s space taken up with public and Royal parks and gardens, making London greener than many other global cities including Paris, New York and Tokyo. Add...

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