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S HOP S MA RT Smartech, an experience-led concept store, opened its flagship in Selfridges in October. Dubbed ‘The Store of The Future’ by the Financial Times, Smartech brings life to a new era of ground-breaking makers, creators and start-ups. This tech playground has over 80 cutting-edge innovation pieces. Fronted by exclusive robotics, IoT, smart art, FemTech and the latest in Deep Tech, it’s a mind-blowing experience at the iconic department store. www.smartech.buzz

BOOK NOW Based on the celebrated novels by Elena Ferrante, the play My Brilliant Friend is an epic tale. Following a sell-out run at Rose Theatre Kingston, the acclaimed two-part adaptation, by April De Angelis (Jumpy), is reworked for the Olivier stage by Melly Still (Coram Boy). Niamh Cusack and Catherine McCormack also return to the roles they originated in as Lenu and Lila www.nationaltheatre.org.uk

N O NEWS, NO SHOE S Soneva Fushi’s first-ever overwater villas will open by April 2020. The eight new Water Retreats mark the start of a new chapter for this iconic Maldivian resort. Designed to exist in harmony with the idyllic Baa Atoll, the new retreats adhere to Soneva’s sustainability ethos, and its renowned ‘no news, no shoes’ philosophy. They’ve been carefully designed to ensure the utmost privacy, as well as to make the most of the picture-perfect ocean vistas. www.soneva.com/soneva-fushi

M ORE I S H MA U R I T I U S Mauritius’s culinary experiences are a real draw; and Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel offers high-quality authentic cuisine. Recent renovations have brought about new dining experiences. The restaurants truly cater to all; for those who want a romantic treat, the Cove is an intimate dining spot, while XO restaurant is cosy yet sophisticated, and Peninsula Restaurant offers flavours from around the world with their tapas menu. Paradise on a plate, served every way. www.paradisecovehotel.com

C H I C WEEK Go behind the scenes of the London Fashion Week Hub to discover an immersive innovative experience, including designer catwalks; creative installations; the DiscoveryLAB (an experiential space where fashion meets art, technology and music); and a #PositiveFashion Designer Exhibition where the work of progressive designers explores the most compelling stories around sustainability, community and ethics. Sign up and be a part of the celebration of fashion and much more. www.londonfashionweek.com, from 15–16 February. Our readers can get 20 per cent off tickets using the code KCRLFW20. IMAGE: BURBERRY SS20 FOH (GETTY, BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL)

A P HEASANT TIM E WAS HAD The Pheasantry in King’s Road, Chelsea has attracted musicians from the West End and US. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, it held four very special shows from 11–14 November, including Fascinating Aïda, Pete Atkin, Summer Strallen, Nicky Haslam and Liane Carroll who have all previously performed here. Also on show were neverseen-before photographs of the building and artists associated with it. www.pizzaexpress.com



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