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Spirit & Speed

Chelsea studio house built for “spiritual artist” Arild Rosenkrantz and later home to the extremely eccentric lesbian heiress and powerboater ‘Joe’ Carstairs for sale...

Out of Fashion

London echoes New York in bemoaning what its Fashion Week (and other events) have become dominated by   Earlier this month, the New York Post’s Raquel...

Taking Aston to another level

Aston Martin to be sold in New York could fetch in excess of £10 million and become the highest priced British car ever to...

Marking 2 million

2 millionth Land Rover to be auctioned for charity on 16th December by Bonhams in London   Though its future has been killed off by the...

Ava Gardner (1922 – 1990)

Once described as “having a mouth like a truck driver and the looks of a goddess”, thrice married American actress Ava Gardner spent her...

Bettina Graziani (1925 – 2015, born Simone Micheline Bodin, also professionally known as ‘Bettina’)

A French fashion model and muse of Hubert de Givenchy, Simone Bodin was renamed Bettina Graziani by the designer Jacques Fath who told her:...

Nati Abascal y Romero-Toro (formerly The Most Excellent The Duchess of Feria)

This Spanish socialite and fashion model has – alongside Coco Chanel, Carolina Herrera, Diana, The Princess of Wales, Baroness Thatcher and Anna Wintour –...

Carolina Herrera (born María Carolina Josefina Pacanins y Niño)

Undoubtedly the “First Lady of Fashion” and known for her “exceptional personal style”, Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera has been married twice and is...

Samuel Whiting and Lucas Alexander: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the duo behind the Heart of House music label, Samuel Whiting and Lucas Alexander: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times...

The cult of “celebrity”

Matthew Steeples bemoans an overused word   They’re everywhere: you’ll find them on magazine covers, on the television and at events. They stalk out the cameras,...
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Shoplifter Stephanie Pratt fulfils her prattish surname in urging urges cops to shoot shoplifters.

Beautiful Bolehyde

Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million.

Wigan Wanderer Whacked Out

Woman from Wigan named Deborah Barlow wins latest round in the long-running case of ‘walk in a park ruined by exposed tree root’ at the Court of Appeal.