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A tawdry trio

As Amanda Clutterbuck and Ian Paton lose their attempt to reclaim £14 million worth of Kensington and Chelsea properties that they signed over to...

Where have all the gentlemen gone?

Matthew Steeples laments the loss of one of what once set London apart: Manners and gentlemen   In September in London, “normality” – if such ever...

The Ark of Brompton Cross

Playboys swarming the streets of SW3 have turned Brompton Cross into the Arabian answer to Oxford Circus   Animals allegedly went into The Ark 2x2 and...

A summery tea

Alexandra Naylor reviews the InterContinental Park Lane London’s ‘Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea’   Yesterday, on a beautiful summer’s day a friend and I enjoyed a...

A fond farewell to Juicy Couture

Claire Rubinstein laments the closure of Juicy Couture’s US stores   When I heard the news that the clothing brand Juicy Couture – famed for the...

Fool’s gold

Claire Rubinstein attends a party but doesn’t strike gold   The invite read: “Fashion Brands Viewing & Party At LFW - PRESS INVITE - must RSVP”....

The problems of perfume

“Alleged Saudi princess” claims to have spent £1 million on perfume in just two months   Sara Al Amoudi is perhaps an ideal illustration of the...

Jeremy Blake and Theresa Duncan (1971 – 2007 and 1966 – 2007)

Their story is a modern day equivalent of that of Romeo and Juliet and Vanity Fair chronicled their deaths as The Golden Suicides. “Handsome”...

Gaspard Ulliel

Best known for a brilliant performance in the 2007 prequel Hannibal Rising, this talented Frenchman is to play a young Yves Saint Laurent in...

Jo Malone MBE

This dynamo opened her first store at 154 Walton Street in Chelsea in 1994 and admits she had no money and made every error...
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