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Lisa FullerLisa FullerFebruary 8, 2018


National Film Academy has announced a partnership with AZ Luxe Ltd as official VIP Chauffeur partner for the prestigious 4th annual National Film Awards 2018 taking place on the 28th of March 2018 at the Porchester Hall in London.

AZ Luxe Ltd have over 14 years experience in the industry and have acquired a reputation for delivering exceptional value and a first-class product. Whether you need a luxury car for an important meeting, trip, wedding, or other special occasions, the team at AZ Luxe Ltd will exceed all expectations and provide an experience that you’ll treasure forever.

The National Film Awards are one of the UK’s most hotly tipped annual event celebrating the best in motion picture. AZ Luxe Ltd have acquired the naming rights to the Best Thriller  category  with nominated films including;
You Were Never Really Here
Eat Locals
The Moving Theatre
The Snowman

Voting is currently live @ www.nationalfilmawards.org/voting

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Lisa FullerLisa FullerJanuary 25, 2018


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With eleven botanicals in total, the remaining botanicals featured in the gin include vanilla, pink peppercorn, angelica and liquorice, resulting in a smooth and fresh taste that can be enjoyed as a sipping gin, a cocktail gin or with the classic tonic water. A CollaGin G&T is best served with a slice of fresh pink grapefruit and star anise.
CollaGin is distilled with America’s number one collagen brand which does not affect the taste, smell or appearance of the gin. Co-Founder Camilla Brown comments: “This really is the smoothest gin I have ever tasted and works so well in many different ways. We’ve used complementary botanicals and a dose of pure, powdered collagen to create a surprise and delight product that gets people talking.”

Co-Founder Liz Beswick adds: “it took a year in the making and we have had many hurdles along the way, but we are so proud of the result. The gin is fragrant, soft and the aftertaste is velvety, with a hint of vanilla. It has been worth the highs and lows of starting our own business to beautify the world of

Over 50m bottles of gin were consumed in the UK alone outstripping sales growth in beer and sparkling wine. Annual gin sales rose 20% to smashing through the £1bn barrier, and CollaGin is set to capitalise on this ever-growing market with their unique offering. It has also been announced today that the company has signed an exclusive partnership deal with the National Film Academy -producers of the annual National Film Awards UK to become the exclusive Gin sponsor for the 2018 awards ceremony! CollaGin will be sponsoring the Best Independent Film 2018 and sampling on all the tables at one of the UK’s most prestigious film award shows.


Nominations for the Best Independent Film 2018 sponsored by CollaGin are;
God’s own country
Film stars don’t die in Liverpool
The Intent
My Name is Lenny
Lady Macbeth
Rise of the Footsoldier 3
Eat Locals

Voting is currently live here, and winners will be announced in March.

CollaGin is distilled in the Midlands, UK and bottled in Lancashire, UK. The bottle is 50cl at 40% proof and available now at DrinkSupermarket.com or  Collagin.co.uk for £34.99.

Get a taste of CollaGin at the National Film Awards UK taking place on the 28th of March 2018 or for more information. Visit: www.collagin.co.uk 

Lucy ColemanLucy ColemanJanuary 24, 2018


David Hugh – the company behind the widely celebrated Elysium chair launched the £38,000 Elysium-R at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London. The chair was in exhibition at the branch  until 19 January 2018 alongside the new Phantom, with a window display from DavidHugh showcasing Elysium-R to the Mayfair public Elysium is reported to be one of the most technologically advanced chairs in the world neutralising gravity, implementing floatation theory and taking comfort to a new level – and the newcomer takes that even higher.

– Priced at £38,000, Elysium-R is presented in a near-black pure aniline leather, with a black chrome-plated stainless steel base and a stunning almond-gold frame. It incorporates pioneering gel-filled, black-anodised aluminium armrests that sweep back to offer more support. Just 18 Elysium-R chairs are being made available worldwide.

Jeff ArmstrongJeff ArmstrongJanuary 8, 2018


London Fashion Week Men’s event kicked off with a party by Liberty London to host Belstaff . Attendees included; Delphine Ninous (Belstaff Creative Director), Laura Robertshaw (Liberty London Menswear Buyer), Ross and Hugo Turner, Max Rogers, Gregory Emvy, Clym Evernden, Roger Frampton, Michael Hennegan, Teo Van den Broeke, Jack Saunders, Jack Fox, Fletcher Cowan, Jack Brett Anderson, Henry Conway, Alistair Guy, Slick Rick, The Lotto Boyzz

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 08: Liberty London menswear buyer Laura Robertshaw and Belstaff creative director Delphine Ninous attend luxury emporium, Liberty London, London Fashion Week Mens Event to celebrate the launch of the Belstaff Origins collection in store at Liberty on January 8, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Nicky J Sims/Nicky Sims/Getty Images for Liberty London) *** Local Caption *** Laura Robertshaw;Delphine Ninous

Held in the store’s Menswear department, guests enjoyed music from DJ James Brackenbury of Steady Levels and drinks from Holy Water. Synonymous with the city its shop stands in, Liberty London is a brand driven by discovery. Born in 1875 from the adventurous and disruptive spirit of Arthur Lasenby Liberty, the brand has remained true to its heritage and is famed for its print, fabrics and design. Liberty London continues to be associated with the worlds of arts and culture, building on its founder’s legacy to seek out the new and beautiful.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 08: Ryan Barrett attends luxury emporium, Liberty London, London Fashion Week Mens Event to celebrate the launch of the Belstaff Origins collection in store at Liberty on January 8, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Nicky J Sims/Nicky Sims/Getty Images for Liberty London) *** Local Caption *** Ryan Barrett

Today, Liberty London is recognised for its cultural collaborations, inspiring curation and directional design. The iconic Regent Street shop encompasses six floors of fashion, beauty, Little Liberty childrenswear, accessories and homewares- bringing together the world’s leading premium and luxury brands and housing them alongside its own Liberty London range.

Jeff ArmstrongJeff ArmstrongDecember 6, 2017


This December Ketel One will be popping up at Callooh Callay to launch their brand new flavour Ketel One Oranje. The festive pop-up, which will be open throughout December, will boast a festive hideaway and a private bar as well as an exclusive limited-edition menu of adventurous cocktails using the new spirit.

‘Upstairs’ at Callooh Callay is an area which has been created to allow the expert bartenders to explore and experiment outside the standard cocktail menu. Exclusively for this pop-up they have been challenged to create cocktails using ten key ingredients and an overarching theme as well as the New Ketel One Oranje Vodka which is infused with all natural essential oils from Valencia and Mandarin oranges meaning each creation will have it’s own festive twist.

Opening throughout December the pop up is available for walk-in guests on a first come first serve bases as well as having availability to book private tables in advance.

 ‘Upstairs’ at Callooh Callay

65 Rivington St,



Jeff ArmstrongJeff ArmstrongOctober 19, 2017


Last night on Wednesday 18th of October, Bluebird hosted a private event with Taylor Morris, the star studded event saw the likes of  Hugo TaylorRob Knighton and Lucy Chappell. The launch celebrated the Taylor Morris collaboration with Morgan Motor in the autumn courtyard at Bluebird.

Hugo Taylor and Rob Knighton at the Taylor Morris Eyewear x Morgan Motor Company Launch in London, UK on the 18th October 2017
Photo: Zak Hussein/SilverHub

Joined by international model and actor Rob Knighton and actress Lucy Chappell, Hugo’s array of glamorous friends tried on sunnies whilst sipping on Royal Salute, Nyetimber and Aspalls cider and snacked on crisp fried forest mushroom mac & cheese and pumpkin & mozzarella arancini created by chef Simon Gregory.

Lucy Chappell and Hugo Taylor at the Taylor Morris Eyewear x Morgan Motor Company Launch in London, UK on the 18th October 2017
Photo: Zak Hussein/SilverHub

The VIP guests were seen enjoying the courtyard which was transformed into a tangled wilderness with autumn trees intertwined with sparkling lights, hanging apples, haystacks and baskets of seasonal shrubs. The Chelsea based sunglasses brand, Taylor Morris Eyewear, have given their shack on the Bluebird courtyard an autumnal make-over. The luxury eyewear brand launched the ‘Taylor Morris Shack’, their first standalone retail space, on the terrace at Bluebird last Summer. After a successful season, the brand has transformed the Summer shack into an Autumnal store, in-keeping with the ‘Wild Table’ theme at Bluebird.

As well as celebrating the Autumn courtyard, Taylor Morris announced the second volume of their debut collaboration with British car manufacturer Morgan Motor, and even brought in a Morgan three-wheeler parked in the courtyard to illustrate the designs.  which was launched at the Bluebird last night.

Justine PhilipponJustine PhilipponJuly 25, 2017


1- Gianvito Rossi Elysium Heeled Sandals 105

This is our first choice for this week. Here is the Elysium high-heeled sandals from Gianvito Rossi. They will improve your fashion style for your cocktail and party dresses. Don’t miss them!

Buy here: www.harrods.com

£ 1.205 

2- Stefano Ricci Crocodile Skin and Cashmere Cap

This is for you man, the one who wants to be stylish and stay simple. Expertly crafted in Italy with super-soft cashmere, this cap features a crocodile skin visor alongside polished logo detailing. Buy it now : www.harrods.com

£ 1.265

3- Burberry Alligator Buckle Bag

What is better to go outside than a cute Burberry bag? Perfect to bring everywhere all the essential things a woman need, its design will not let you indifferent.


Buy here : https://uk.burberry.com

4- Dolce & Gabbana Embellished Round Sunglasses

These classic sunglasses are just wonderful for your summer day. With this Dolce & Gabanna designer touch, you will look absolutely fabulous.


Buy here : http://store.dolcegabbana.com

5- La Mer The Moisturizing Soft Cream

Our last accessory but not least, the soft cream from La Mer. How can you get outside without putting a new kind of cream on you? With its technology ingredients, it will bring you beautiful benefits, as you have never expected before.

£ 2.060 for 16.5 oz.

Buy here: http://www.cremedelamer.com


AdminadminJuly 7, 2017


Staycations are bang on trend this year, and camping is on the ‘let’s do’ list for families, couples and groups of mates alike. The great thing is, by doing just a little homework, you can make your staycation memorable for all the right reasons.

Here’s our top five tips for choosing the right tent for a great UK break, whether you’re feeling the festival vibe, keeping cool in the countryside or baking at the beach.

1. First on the list, of course, is a tent to make you smile – you wouldn’t choose a dull B&B or distinctly average hotel for your special break, so why choose a run-of-the-mill tent when you can shine on the campsite?

2. Make sure your tent is up to the job. ‘Cheap’ and ‘cheerful’ don’t always go together, especially if your tent can’t withstand the unpredictable British weather. Check it’s 100% waterproof and ideally go for a ‘Three Season’ tent – this means it’s ultra-reliable and will withstand unexpected changes in weather conditions. Also, as with all important purchases, check the small print – you need a tent that’s fire retardant with a CPAI-84 stamp of approval. (P.S. They don’t come sturdier than ‘Bricks and Mortar’).

3. Staycations are for R and R, not stressing over putting up a complex system of poles and guylines. Find out how long it will take to put up the tent before your adventure begins. Smaller tents should take no longer than ten minutes to unpack, lay out and erect. In fact, practice before you go, if you want to look like a real pro in front of other campers.
(Make sure it’s a vacation to write home about: ‘Wish You Were Here’).

4.There’s nothing wrong with being a bit nerdy about your camping gear either – impress the other campers with your knowledge of the of Aluminium Alloy poles over Fibreglass (spoiler: they are stronger and lighter). Even better, if you can move on to the subject of metal pegs which provide a better anchor than plastic ones, especially in harder ground. And finally, who could fail to be captivated by your knowledge of waterproofing when you talk about the need for a flysheet with a Hydrostatic Head of at least 3 metres? (You can talk about the intricacies of tent design to your heart’s desire, ‘By the Light of the Fire’).

5. Finally, even though you’re camping, the amount of space you have under cover is important. Enough height to sit up or even stand in the tent is vital – and maybe look for one with decent porch space to keep your essentials safe, like wellies, bags and even bikes. (The perfect Space Invaders design – a limited edition, but not limited on space).

Oh and some final words of wisdom for novice campers…
Always aim to act like a scout – and ‘be prepared’! Make a list of everything you need to take, and check that it’ll fit in your car. Remember, it’s not just holdalls and hand luggage – a tent, sleeping bags and mats, fold-up chairs, cool box, stove, and foody treats are just some of the essentials on any camping trip. A car top box might need to be added to the shopping list if you struggle to travel light. (Would a ‘Shabby Chic’ camper van help solve the space in the car problem? Nope, but it looks really cool).

Jeff ArmstrongJeff ArmstrongJanuary 12, 2017


Lexus today revealed a new sport yacht concept that envisions how the brand might expand in the future into new areas of lifestyle and recreation. The yacht was introduced by Akio Toyoda, Lexus Chief Branding Officer, at Di Lido Island in Biscayne Bay, Florida.

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Project origin

The inspiration for the Lexus sport yacht concept can be traced back a few years to the Toyota Marine Department’s preparations for a new range of premium Ponam yachts that are soon to be launched in Japan.

Toyota President Akio Toyoda was invited to spend several days driving the new craft and he was impressed by the power of the turbodiesel engines and the handling and stability of the advanced hull designs. As Lexus International’s Chief Branding Officer, he also recognised how a stylish performance yacht could complement the Lexus lifestyle profile.

Consequently the marine department explored how such a yacht could extend the Lexus brand into new areas. The result is a running proof-of-concept Lexus Sport Yacht.



A brief was given to two separate teams at the Lexus Design Centre in Japan to create an open sport yacht for recreational day sailing, accommodating six to eight people, powered by twin high-performance Lexus V8 engines, with advanced handling and styling. Their concepts were submitted for evaluation in summer 2015.

“This allowed us to explore how Lexus design language could be applied to a maritime idea,” said Yoshihiro Sawa, Lexus International Vice President.  “For the Lexus Design Centre this project has been very exciting. The effort is valuable to us as it stirs our creative energies and pushes our imagination to design and lifestyle possibilities outside of the automotive realm we know so well.”

The selected proposal was refined throughout 2015, with the Marine Department engineering the construction and on-board marine systems.

The concept revealed today is a bespoke, one-off project; there is no intention to put the yacht into production.

The Marine Department selected the Marquis-Carver Yacht Group, based in Wisconsin, to build the concept, based on its engineering and manufacturing capabilities and its skills in working with large, hand-laid, composite structures.



The upper deck and outer hull are seamlessly bonded around an inner structure. Each piece is a single, massive structure made from hand-laid Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic (CFRP). CFRP is a materials technology used in the construction of race cars and road-going supercars such as the Lexus LFA, as well as for high-performance aircraft, competition skis and bicycles and world-class racing yachts.

The Lexus Sport Yacht’s CFRP construction saves almost a tonne compared to the weight of a similar yacht made from Fibreglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP). The underwater hull has a stepped design to reduce drag and improve handling balance at high speeds.

The concept is powered by twin 5.0-litre V8 petrol engines, based on the high-performance unit featured in the Lexus RC F coupe, GS F sport saloon and the new LC 500 luxury coupe. Each engine produces more than 440bhp/328kW, driving the yacht at speeds up to 43 knots (49mph) through a pair of hydraulically controlled inboard/outboard stern drives. A bow-thruster with joystick control aids with docking.

The captain monitors and controls on-board systems from a touchscreen panel. Screens show GPS navigation, digital charts, surface radar, underwater sonar, lighting and entertainment systems. The captain’s seat is power-adjustable with armrests that fold out to become jump seats on either side.

The standing-height forward passenger cabin is finished in luxurious Lexus leather with wood and glass details. Sofa seating for six, a table and air conditioning create a comfortable environment for entertaining.

In the galley there is a two-burner stove, sink and under-counter refrigerator. The facilities in the head include a shower. Videoworks of Italy have created the fully networked, integrated audio and video entertainment system, with 4G, WiFi and WAN. Sound reproduction is by Revolution Acoustics surface-mounted drivers using the ceiling panel as a transducer, powered by a Mark Levinson Reference digital amplifier

Outline technical specifications

Overall length              12.7m

Beam (width)              3.86m

Payload                       Eight people

Total power                 885bhp/660kW

Top speed                   43 knots



Annie PalmerAnnie PalmerJanuary 6, 2017


Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, Dylan Jones OBE, Chair of London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM) and Caroline Rush CBE, Chief Executive British Fashion Council (BFC) host the official opening of LFWM at The Store Studios, 180 Strand.

The inaugural event of its name, London Fashion Week Men’s is the tenth edition of the London menswear showcase. Since its inception as a one day display of menswear at the end of London Fashion Week, LFWM has grown to be recognised as one of the most exciting platforms for menswear in the world. Previously known as London Collections Men, the event was renamed London Fashion Week Men’s to recognise its equal importance to womenswear and better engage with a consumer audience.

LFWM showcases the very best creative and design talent from around the world through a packed schedule of shows, presentations, installations and events from Friday 6th to Monday 9th January 2017.

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London commented: “London Fashion Week Men’s is a truly international celebration of fashion, design and creativity. As Mayor, I’m proud to be able to provide funding to support this event and the next generation of London designers. Fashion is the largest employer of all our creative industries, supporting almost 800,000 jobs and worth an astonishing £28 billion to the UK economy. From Burberry to Stella McCartney, Agi & Sam to Vivienne Westwood, London has been at the forefront of modern fashion, shaping and defining the latest styles and trends for decades. Today, press and buyers from as far away as Beijing, Seoul and Montreal will flock to London Fashion Week Men’s, showing that London is truly open to business, talent and visitors from across the globe.”

Dylan Jones OBE, London Fashion Week Men’s Chair commented: “London has always prided itself on showcasing creativity, particularly when it comes to fashion, and as the city has always been a keen exponent of the traditional and the rebellious, it’s no surprise that in the last six months, our capital has become even more renowned as a centre of excellence.”

The Menswear Industry by numbers

  • The men’s clothing market grew by 4.1% in 2015 to reach £14.1billion (up from £13.5billion in 2014). This is compared to 3.7% growth in womenswear – menswear now accounts for 25% of the total clothing market (Mintel’s British Lifestyles 2016)
  • Menswear is predicted to grow by 22.5% between 2015 and 2020 to reach £17.3billion (Mintel’s British Lifestyles 2016)
  • 59% of men have purchased clothes online in the last 12 months (Mintel’s British Lifestyles 2016)
  • $440bn (£298bn) worth of sales in menswear globally in 2014. $40bn (£27bn) further sales predicted in the menswear apparel market reaching $480bn (£325bn) by 2019 (Euromonitor, 2015)
  • 27% of male shoppers show a preference for purchasing British clothes, shoes and accessories (Mintel, 2015)
  • 29 central London venues will play host to catwalk shows and presentations around the central hub at 180 Strand
  • 17.4% growth in online sales of menswear between 2010 and 2015 outpacing all other categories. IbisWorld predicts that online menswear also stands to grow more than other selected categories with an annual average of 14.2% between 2015 and 2020 (IbisWorld, 2015)

The LFWM Schedule

This season Vivienne Westwood will return to the schedule to show their womenswear and menswear collections together in a Monday evening show. J.W.Anderson, nominated for British Menswear and British Womenswear Designer at The Fashion Awards 2016 in partnership with Swarovski, is on the main catwalk schedule alongside British Emerging Talent nominee Charles Jeffrey, who will show as part of the Fashion East MAN initiative alongside Fen Chen Wang and Per Götesson.

The BFC’s NEWGEN initiative will see London’s brightest emerging menswear designers showcase their January 2017 collections. Alex Mullins, Craig Green, Cottweiler, Liam Hodges and Wales Bonner will host catwalk shows whilst Kiko Kostadinov and Phoebe English Man will host presentations. NEWGEN graduate Bobby Abley will also present on the catwalk schedule this season.

Belstaff, Christopher RÆBURN, Nigel Cabourn and YMC are amongst the brands showing merged men’s and women’s collections this season. A number of brands will be debuting collections immediately available to buy including Barbour, Chester Barrie, John Smedley and Maharishi.

Globally acclaimed brands Maison MIHARA YASUHIRO, SONGZIO and XIMONLEE presented by GQ China will also be returning to the catwalk schedule. The wide range of talent on display in London confirms it as the global home of menswear, including E. Tautz, Kent and Curwen, Lou Dalton, Matthew Miller and Sibling.

Blood Brother, Edward Crutchley, Harrys of London, MCCVIII, Michiko Koshino and Qasimi are all new to the presentation schedule this season, with John Lawrence Sullivan joining the catwalk schedule.

The Designer Showrooms will increase its footprint at The Store Studios to host more than 60 designers, occupying the central gallery as well as the East and West Wings. The East Wing will house the Accessories Showrooms as well as Multi-Label Showrooms and the Toni&Guy Salon. The Central Gallery will continue to host the Ready-to-Wear Designer Showrooms, NEWGEN Pop-Up Showroom and The Store at LFWM.


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