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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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Al Fresco Dining in London

Al Fresco Dining in London

Summer in city can be a challenging experience, but provides the perfect excuse for evening drinks and dining al fresco.  The option of open air dining has long been embraced on the continent and is something that London has started to do exceptionally well of late. Whether it is the increasingly warm summers or a fundamental change of heart, if...

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Gelato in London

Best Gelato in London

Summer in London is certainly the season for gelato, but with so many places claiming to offer the ‘very best’, budding gelato connoisseurs may be hard pressed in their quest for chilled perfection. Harrods Estates are delighted to have undertaken extensive research on your behalf and here are the summer 2018 Gelato cool picks: Pierre Marcolini on Marylebone High Street...

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BBC Proms 2018

BBC Proms 2018

Currently on until 8th September, the world’s greatest classical music festival, the Proms, is taking place in The Royal Albert Hall. The first night commemorated 100 years since the end of the First World War, with two works composed as a response to the conflict, performed on the night: Holst’s much-loved The Planets and Vaughan Williams’s choral masterpiece Toward the...

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Ruya

Rüya, the award-winning restaurant concept from Dubai

Rüya, the award-winning restaurant concept from Dubai and one of this year’s most anticipated restaurant openings, opened its first London location in June. Inspired by second generation restaurateur Umut Özkanca’s heritage, Rüya, meaning dream in Turkish, offers sophisticated, contemporary dishes to showcase the rich traditions of Anatolian and Turkish cuisine. With Chef Patron Colin Clague, formerly of Zuma and Caprice...

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Secret Summer Escapes, Rooftop Bars in London

Secret Summer Escapes, Rooftop Bars in London

This summer, London seems more electric than ever. Our spirits have been lifted by the wonderfully hot weather and England’s footballing success and it seems most Londoners have piled into the city’s beer gardens to revel in the atmosphere. These bustling spots are certainly easy to find, just follow cheering crowds and the chinking of glasses, however, for those looking...

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