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Autumn in London

Autumn in London

To every season… Autumn in London is a truly spectacular time of year, particularly when the leaves in the city’s many parks and green spaces start to turn. As cooler weather blows from the east and the city’s natural colour palette starts to change, residents start to reassess their wardrobe, thinking of the coming season’s colours and styles, and consider...

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rarity vaults

Rarity Vaults

Summer 2018 has seen Harrods’ latest campaign, ‘Rarity’, which showcased a unique portfolio of some truly exceptional vault deposits and rare experiences. Encompassing seldom seen wonders, the windows on Brompton Road offered a glimpse into the Rarity Vaults where precious gems, fabrics, limited edition collectibles and one-of-a-kind experiences could be found and purchased. Delving into the Rarity Vaults revealed a...

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Countryside in City

Finding the Countryside in the City

London is often called the city of villages, and rightly so. During the Victorian period London rapidly expanded from around two million residents to six and a half million residents. With this growth in population came a geographical expansion, and the city of London’s borders grew to engulf villages such as: Marylebone, Pimlico, Putney, Hampstead, Fulham and Twickenham. The very...

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Summer Hols

Make the Most of the Last Week of the Summer Holidays

With the new school year fast approaching parents and children alike are trying to squeeze the most out of the last days of Summer. Luckily, in London there’s plenty that both parties will enjoy. Harrods are putting on their own ‘School Rocks’ weekend of family fun on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of September, just before the schools go back....

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Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up at the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up exhibition presents an extraordinary collection of overwhelmingly intimate personal artefacts and clothing that belonged to the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. They were found in Kahlo's bedroom at La Casa Azul, her home in Mexico City where she was born, lived and died. The house is now a museum dedicated to the life and...

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Summer Styling

Summer Styling

In a hot summer the pressure’s off when it comes to dressing. There is no longer any need to construct layered and fashionable outfits - the simple objective is to stay cool, and preferably to look cool, in the process. While many of our trans-Atlantic and continental friends have this art down to a t, it can be more of...

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