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march • 2017

M Change is afoot in the fashion world; while questions are being raised as to the practicality of the fashion calendar, brands

such as Burberry have adopted a ‘see now, buy now’ approach, enabling customers to buy designs straight from the catwalk.

Another marked change is the rise to dominance of mid-market brands, where the likes of Whistles and Maje are thriving. Scarlett Russell explores fashion’s ‘sweet spot’ on page 18. One woman set upon making a change is Phoebe Gormley – Savile Row’s first women’s tailor. We talk to her about building a business in a man’s world on page 38. Richard Brown reports

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end of the high street A look at how mid-market fashion has risen to the top

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on page 28, and on page 50 Sandy Verdon, Hobbs’s creative

a grip on (virtual) reality

director, gives her own take on the must-have looks for spring.

The latest on the most

on the innovation and craftsmanship seen at this year’s SIHH

We report on the hottest beauty and style trends from the S/S17 shows on pages 54 and 66, and if you’re still in need of inspiration for the upcoming season, don’t miss Canary Wharf’s Spring Fashion Event from 31 March to 2 April.

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pop goes my (he)art Thai artist Pakpoom Silapham bridges the gap between the east and the west through the use of universally recognised brand logos from the likes of Pepsi and Sprite. A play on Pop Art and consumerism, the artist is inspired by Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali in his works now on show at Castle Fine Art. On show until 5 March. Pieces start at £2,950, Castle Fine Art, Canada Place

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E x p r e ss d e l i v e r y JKS Restaurants has launched a third Motu Indian Kitchen in Canary Wharf, delivering refined versions of Indian takeaway classics. The Feast Boxes take inspiration from the traditional tiffins used to distribute meals to workers across Indian cities and contain classic Indian dishes such as Kashmiri lamb shank rogan josh and Madras prawn masala. Other popular dishes include tandoori mixed grill and malai chicken chops, while dishes exclusive to the Canary Wharf kitchen include samosa pao and tandoori paneer naan roll. motuindiankitchen.com

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the mid-week dinner struggle a lot easier. Pick from five bases, then just add water and stir in a vegetable pot. We like the Super Green soup, made with broccoli, kale and spinach, along with the spiralled courgette and broccoli veg pot. The roast red pepper and bean soup is seriously filling.

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Mum’s the word

Taco lovers… Following the successful introduction of

Celebrate Mother’s Day on 26 March

Wahaca’s #TacoTuesday offer throughout

with brunch at Tom’s Kitchen. Indulgent

January, the restaurant has decided to extend

brunch favourites include truffled eggs

it for the rest of the year. Every Tuesday during

benedict and brioche French toast, and

2017, your first plate of tacos will cost just £1.

there’s also a children’s craft session in

In January, the offer saw more than 10,000

one of the private dining rooms, along

plates of £1 tacos snapped up by taco lovers

with a varied children’s menu. Kids can

across Britain. The general favourite? Classic

play, while busy mothers can indulge in

pork pibil tacos [pictured]. It’s a (well-priced)

a long, relaxed lunch. It’s a win-win.

taste of Mexico, right here on the Wharf.

Tom’s Kitchen, Westferry Circus

Wahaca, The Park Pavilion

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fo o d & D r i n k

review restaurant story All good stories have a

puffs with cheese filling, rabbit

beginning, a middle and an end. So

‘sandwiches’ coated in polenta,

I’m starting at the beginning, when

razor clams with Champagne

I made my way to Restaurant

snow atop a bed of dry ice, and

Story, the first venture from bright

‘Storeos’ – savoury Oreos with

young chef Tom Sellers. The

smoked eel mousse – form our

recipient of a Michelin star within

introduction to Sellers’ cooking

five months of opening – when the

– and we are enchanted.

chef was only 26 years old – the

k at y pa r k e r f a l l s u n d e r t h e s p e l l o f one of the uk’s most exciting chefs

Next onto Chapter 1,

restaurant occupies an interesting

Childhood, which marked our

position near Tower Bridge,

turn for the now-famous bread

the menu; don’t go to Story

with its floor-to-ceiling windows

with beef dripping candle.

hoping for profound conversation

offering almost unobstructed views

It didn’t disappoint. During

with your companion – service

of The Shard. Inside, the pared-

Chapter 2 – Sea – we enjoyed

here is sharp, snappy and close

back interiors border on spartan.

white crab with grapefruit and

to frantic, leaving conversation

But this is a clever move: the food

scallop with cucumber and ash;

threads frequently hanging in

is the star of the show here.

both dishes were works of art,

mid-air. Yet it seems churlish to

and displayed a complexity of

complain, particularly when the

tasting menus, and we are

flavours that belied the simplicity

dishes taste this good – and who

presented with the choice of seven

of the ingredients listed. This

needs conversation when you

or ten courses. We opt for the

is something that Sellers does

have a beautiful bowl of earthy,

longer menu and are consequently

very well. And while the menu is

rich, creamy risotto-style celeriac

met with a series of snacks

playful and abundant in modern

with Perigord truffle sitting in

presented in rapid succession,

flourishes and techniques, every

front of you? Not me.

which act as the ‘Foreword’ to

element on the plate has its place

Sellers’ story. Delicate potato

and is there for a reason.

The restaurant only serves

t h e n o w- f a m o u s b r e a d w i t h b e e f dripping candle... didn’t disappoint

By now, we are racing through

We move onto Chapter 3, Land, which starts with a light-as-air brioche accompanied by pickled cucumber and a divinely indulgent butter and foie gras terrine. The meat course of beef showcased the finest parts of the cow cooked to utter perfection, with a sweet apple and vanilla accompaniment, while the Crozier blue on crispy salsify was an inspired way of

photography / © antonio tiglio

photography / © John Arandhara-blackwell

presenting a cheese course. And now for the End of Sellers’ story. The almond and dill presented the perfect balance of textures and flavours, while candy floss sticks with chocolate parfait centres provided a sugar hit. It was a sweet finale to a first-rate lunch, and as foodie experiences go, I’d say Restaurant Story is definitely one for the books. restaurantstory.co.uk canary wharf | 17


High end of the high street I t ’ s b e e n d e s c r i b e d a s ‘ f a s h i o n ’ s s w e e t s p o t ’ , s o w h at i s i t a b o u t t h e m i d - m a r k e t b r a n d s t h at h a v e g i v e n u s s u c h w a r d r o b e e n v y ?

w o r d s b y / S c a r l e t t R u ss e l l

F

orget haute couture

high street store whose clothes

and cheap ‘n’ cheerful

are worn by the Duchess of

high street shops,

Cambridge, increased sales

British women have found

by 11 per cent to £62.9m

their fashion comfort zone

last year as it successfully

and it sits right in the middle

launched into the menswear

of the market.

market and expanded its

Brands such as Coast, Sandro, Maje, Whistles,

said its trading margins

Massimo Dutti, & Other

improved by 1.1ppt and

Stories and Self-Portrait –

its international growth –

more expensive and better

thanks to a partnership with

quality than the likes of

Bloomingdale’s – has nearly

H&M and Miss Selfridge but

doubled. “We have 445 points

cheaper than Céline – offer

of sale and are present in 32

accessible and affordable

countries compared with just

luxury. And they have taken

70 stores in 2009, which just

over the high street.

proves how much the demand

Mid-market high street

coast s/s17

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number of shops. Hobbs

is growing,” says Judith

stores reported a 3.7 per

Milgrom, the founder and

cent increase in UK sales in

creative director of Maje.

2015 and have been steadily

So, what’s the appeal?

growing since. Whistles, the

“We’re so used to seeing the


f e at u r e

“t

h

v ey’

ken e ta

over the hig h s tr

e et ly ” eal ,r – Oonagh Bren

an

sandro s/s17

claudie pierlot s/s17 & other stories s/s17 same old brands, it’s nice to

taken over the high

have something new,” says

street, really.”

stylist and fashion director

In an interview with The

Oonagh Brenan.“That’s why

Sunday Times last month,

I think these international

designer Jonathan Saunders,

brands are doing so well. The

who has recently taken

French powerhouses Maje,

the reigns at Diane Von

Sandro and Claudie Pierlot

Furstenberg, explained,

are some of my favourite

“DVF has a designer ethos

shops, and then you have the

and is a designer brand, but

Scandi versions such as COS

at an accessible price point.

and & Other Stories. They’ve

Customers want design,

massimo dutti s/s17

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but they don’t want to be

in the collection’s signature

patronised, or for something

dresses. “I wanted to elevate

to become unobtainable; they

the design, but make sure it

expect more than that. I also

still felt effortless. It moves

believe that people want to be

like a dream,” he says.

able to express themselves in a much quicker way.” One of the label’s key

The newspaper added that even top designers such as Gucci and Valentino are

dresses from Saunders’s debut

reaching out to customers

collection is less than £600,

who can’t afford their £3,000

thanks to cheap production in

evening gowns and offering

China. But the brand doesn’t

blouses, shoes, denim, T-shirts

skimp on quality, using silk,

and sweats that hover around

leather and precision cutting

the £300 mark.

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& other stories s/s17

ma je s/s17

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f e at u r e

well because you can buy

plays a part, too. “You get

Cameron has been dominating

in bulk,” says Brenan. “But

great customer service in

headlines with her own

mid-market brands give you

small boutique shops. I love

mid-market line, Cefinn, a

that without compromising

the flattering dressing rooms

40-strong collection with

on quality. They provide

with velvet stools. It’s just a

prices around £200-300 for

something you can’t get on

nicer experience all-round. It

dresses, and tops at £100-200.

the regular high street. The

feels more grown up.”

Topshop has even jumped

items are wearable, flattering

into the action. Its Unique

and well-cut. You can get

sweet spot isn’t souring

label, where prices are around

key pieces that work with

any time soon.

£145 for a shirt and £300

anything, and beautiful

Hobbs, Canada Place;

for a dramatic evening dress,

investment pieces as well that

Massimo Dutti, Cabot Place;

featured in catwalk shows

will last for years.”

Maje; Sandro; Whistles;

Meanwhile, Samantha

during London Fashion Week

It looks like fashion’s

French Connection, all

Milgrom echoes the same sentiment. “Women like to

Jubilee Place

Chimoa Nnadi, who said the

mix and match, buying the

brand’s “shrunken ribbed

odd T-shirt from a chain store

knits and sporty retro zip-

and then a more expensive

up tops were nice off-duty

investment piece. I think this

alternatives to the athleisure

is the natural evolution of our

trend dominating the runway

way of living.”

Unique saw an 83 per cent

designer labels, mid-market

increase in streaming figures

brands suit all styles. Sandro

between 2015 and 2016,

is known for its feminine,

while online sales were up

edgy pieces while Maje has

24 per cent year on year.

a cooler, rock chick vibe

Other mid-market high

ultimate style icon for cool

Expect to pay around

girls, Alexa Chung, who was

£200-300 for a casual day

a face of the Parisian brand.

or elegant evening dress, and

French Connection gives

between £300-500 for a coat

you classic white T-shirts

at French labels Sandro and

and various cut jeans, while

Maje. At French Connection,

Hobbs and Whistles tend

a bomber jacket comes in at

to be very classic with their

£150, while a top is £80.

A-line skirts and well-cut

You get the picture.

coats. Essentially, you get

“Women like to buy a lot, limit themselves to one piece, and the high street does so

ek

eet

we

favoured by the likes of

street prices are similar:

they don’t always want to

walk at fas hion

str

And, unlike many niche

ts

t

c at he

high

of late”. Indeed, Topshop

hi

and was praised by Vogue’s

topshop unique s/s17

your fix from the mid-market, whatever your style. Brenan adds that the shopping experience itself

photography / © catwalking.com

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c o l l ec t i o n coco avant chanel Chanel’s latest high jewellery

drama queen

collection pays tribute to its founder, Gabrielle Coco Chanel,

Chopard’s groundbreaking Garden

and the women who inspired

of Kalahari collection, unveiled at

and supported her before

Paris Couture Week, was created

her fashion house achieved

from the exceptional 342-carat

worldwide fame. The Jeanne

rough diamond of flawless colour

brooch [pictured] is beautifully

and purity sourced in Botswana’s

set with pink sapphires, grey

Karowe mine last year. The 23

spinels and white diamonds.

flawless, D-colour diamonds that were cut from the stone were set into six jewellery pieces – two rings, a necklace, bracelet, earrings and a secret watch – each one representing a different flower.

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Coco Avant Chanel collection, from £1,825, chanel.com

Jewellery news words /

OLIVIA SHARPE

About Time This year marks Pierre Hardy’s 15th anniversary as creative director of the Hermès fine jewellery division. Fittingly, the concept of time – and space – was his main preoccupation for the brand’s latest collection,

Diamonds and Pearls The founders of jewellery brand Kamushki, Mariam and Dania Sawedeg, recognise the importance of reinvention to stay relevant. Taking the late music legend Prince as inspiration, the pair have reinterpreted their signature fish in a collection of diamond and pearl pieces, modelled by DJ and presenter Zara Martin. The edgy range is the first time they have used Japanese freshwater pearls, which are cast in chokers, rings and earrings set in 18-karat gold. From £360–£3,500, available at Browns, kamushki-jeweller y.com

HB-IV Continuum. It is the brand’s fourth haute bijouterie collection, comprising three sets with strong, graphic lines, an abundance of colour, gold, diamonds and pearls. Two years in the making, it is well worth the wait.

HB-IV Continuum, POA, Hermès, hermes.com

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jewel in the crown

W i t h a n e w c o l l e c t i o n , a s t o r e o p e n i n g i n H o n g K o n g a n d o n l i n e e x pa n s i o n s a l l ta k i n g p l a c e t h i s y e a r , A n n o u s h k a D u c a s M B E i s s t i l l v e r y m u c h a h e a d o f t h e f i n e jewellery game, writes olivia sharpe

A

cccording to the

Good news, then, for

while the flagship is on

Economist Intelligence

Annoushka Ducas MBE, who

Mayfair’s South Molton Street).

Unit, the luxury

has just opened her first store

The Art Deco-inspired design

goods market in Asia,

in Asia for her eponymous

features fluted gold ceilings,

particularly China, is set to

jewellery label, located in the

brass-trimmed mirrors and a

grow significantly, accounting

five-star Mandarin Oriental

glittering crystal chandelier.

for 50 to 60 per cent of luxury

in Hong Kong.

revenue within the next few

“We see a huge amount of

While there is little difference in taste between her

years. This stems from the

Asian clients coming through

Eastern and Western clients,

ongoing rise of the global

our concessions in London,

Ducas stresses the sizing

middle classes – increasing to

whether it’s Harrods, Harvey

differences as Asian women

3.2 billion by 2020, according

Nichols or our own standalone

tend to have smaller hands.

to Mario Pezzini, the director of

stores,” she comments.

the OECD Development Centre

The Hong Kong store, which

With her first jewellery company, Links of London

(experts in analysis of global

opened at the end of January,

(which she sold in 2006),

economic development policies)

is modelled after the existing

and her second, Annoushka,

– and the fact that the bulk of

two boutiques in London (the

founded in 2009, Ducas has

this growth is predicted to come

studio boutique is situated in

been a pioneer in the fine

from Asia (largely China).

Chelsea’s Cadogan Gardens,

jewellery industry, offering

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c o l l ec t i o n

wearable and affordable luxury. However, the jeweller’s reasons for launching a store in Asia aren’t purely commercial;

now in a digital world it’s no longer necessary to have stores across the globe.” The global jewellery market

Ducas lived there for three

is capitalising on the benefits

years and it was where she

of reaching a larger audience

first realised her passion for

through e-commerce. A report

jewellery design.

by McKinsey & Co. predicts

Her mother had been

that the luxury jewellery

running a successful fish

market’s online sales will double

company and one day rang

from six to 12 per cent by 2020.

up her daughter to ask what

Annoushka appears to have

she could gift her chefs. It was

made the transition, with digital

then that Ducas commissioned

and online sales projected to hit

a local silversmith to make

£1m in the next year.

cufflinks shaped as fish. Ducas approached Harvey

paired or worn solo 18-Karat Black Rhodium and Black Diamond Crown Ring, £2,500

18-Karat Gold and Diamond Crown Ring Stack, £5,400

Ducas has always had her pulse. “I’ve always thought it

creating a line and the store

strange when designers treat

was immediately hooked,

jewellery differently to clothes,”

buying the collection under the

she says. “There are no strict

condition that Ducas would

rules in fashion, and I think

design additional pieces, to

jewellery is becoming like that.”

18-Karat White Gold and Brown Diamond Crown Ring, £2,500

This forward-thinking

her mother’s sudden death

approach can be seen in her

in 1989 left Ducas juggling

latest collection of rings, Crown.

businesses, and her then

The jeweller has evolved the

boyfriend (now husband),

stacking ring trend, creating

John Ayton, encouraged her

five new designs inspired by the

to get a loan from the bank

shape of a crown. They come in

in order to set up her own

five different variations, which

jewellery company. Links of

can be arranged in whatever way

London launched in 1990 and

the wearer sees fit.

the rest, as they say, is history.

Sparkle like never before: Annoushka’s designs can be

fingers firmly on the fashion

Nichols with the idea of

which she agreed. However,

stack ’em up

18-Karat Rose Gold and Diamond Crown Ring Stack, £5,500

“I’m interested in the attitude

Like Links, Annoushka has

of people and how they wear

been extremely successful, with

things,” she comments. “Our

two stores, 11 concessions and

lives have changed, and so has

a reported annual turnover of

the way we behave, and that

£10m. Does Ducas see more

has filtered down to fashion and

stores on the horizon? “No, I

jewellery. It’s more about an

don’t think so. It’s nice to have

attitude, rather than a trend.”

a stronghold in Asia, but living

annoushka.com

18-Karat White Gold and Diamond Crown Ring Stack, £2,900

18-Karat Rose Gold and Diamond Crown Ring Stack, £5,000

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Show time W h at c a n J a n u a r y ’ s S a l o n I n t e r n at i o n a l d e l a H a u t e H o r l o g e r i e , o r S I HH , o n e o f t h e w at c h world’s two major trade shows, tell us about the changing landscape of luxury? words by / Richard Brown

W

atch Land is in a state of flux; after many of the industry’s power players derided the smartwatch, TAG

Heuer has announced it shifted 50,000 of its Connected watches last year, helping increase revenue by ten per cent. Elsewhere, Audemars Piguet announced turnover of almost £720m in 2016; while Richard Mille has just unveiled another watch that reaches the million-pound mark. And yet, overall, for the past 18 months Swiss watch exports have been in steady decline, with brands forced to buy back £1billion of unsold stock in the first ten months of last year. So, what can we glean from the wares of the 30 brands that exhibited at the first major watch show of 2017? For some, it was all about consolidation, for others, it was a case of: ‘Crisis? What crisis?’.

A Return to Reality

the fine watch sector, where

pieces and lots and lots of

timepieces have an export

(cheaper) steel.

In 2015, Switzerland

price of CHF 6,000 (£4,800)

unpegged its currency from

or above.

Last year, to celebrate its 225th anniversary, Girard-

a fixed exchange rate with

Faced with slumping

the euro. The Swiss franc

sales and inventory-heavy

Laureato in a limited-edition

soared. Coupled with a

markets, manufacturers

run. Debuting in 1975, the

downturn in China, as well

are sticking to the tried

original Laureato arrived in

as across much of Europe

and tested; they’re playing

the decade of the steel sports

(the UK excluded), it meant

it safe and making more

watch, landing three years

that annual exports were

of what they know they

after Audemars Piguet’s Royal

down 9.9 per cent in 2016.

can sell. This means line

Oak and one year before

The decline is greater still in

extensions of entry-level

Patek Philippe’s Nautilus.

s l u x u ry lo n d o n .c o.u k s

Perregaux reintroduced the

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C O L L EC T I O N

This year, the Laureato

point, by presenting the

becomes a permanent

first ever steel version of

collection, delivered in four

the ultra-thin Tonda 1950.

sizes: 34mm, 38mm, 42mm

It’s now possible to become

and 45mm. In the flesh,

a Parmigiani punter

the blue-dial versions are

for £7,950.

most beguiling. Jaeger-LeCoultre has

Elsewhere, Montblanc’s TimeWalker Date Automatic

announced its new, most

includes a unidirectional

accessible model: the Master

black ceramic bezel, sapphire

Control Date features an in-

crystal and a smart sporty

house automatic movement,

perforated black rubber

a date display and a solid

strap. The watch is water

gold winding rotor visible

resistant to 100m, is subjected

through a sapphire crystal

to 500 hours of tests during

case back. High spec for a

production and beats with

watch that costs £4,800.

an in-house movement. It

Parmigiani Fleurier also

punches above its weight

lowered its entry-level price

at £2,565.

Panerai’s Carbon Potential

LAB-ID, approx. £42,500, Panerai

Laureato 42mm, £7,400, GirardPerregaux

Tonda 1950, £7,950, Tonda 1950, £7,950, Parmigiani Fleurier Parmigiani Fleurier

Master Control Date, £4,800, JaegerLeCoultre

harnessed the potential of

overcoming one of the

carbon quite like Panerai.

greatest hurdles of

Stealing the spotlight at

accurate timekeeping.

Today, innovation in

this year’s show, the brand

watches is as much about

announced that it has

movement in the brand

materials as it is movements.

created a calibre comprised

new LAB-ID, a watch the

In the battle to improve

of ‘low-maintenance

brand is offering with a

the resilience and accuracy

self-lubricating and dry-

previously unheard of 50-

of their timepieces, brands

lubricating materials.’

year guarantee.

Panerai has housed the

have moved away from

Both the silicon

traditional watchmaking

escapement and two

treatment continues. The

materials – gold, silver and

mainspring barrels of the

LAB-ID also features a case

various non-precious metals

Calibre P.3001/C have

milled from ‘Carbotech’,

– and are inventing space-

been finished with a layer

a carbon-fibre weave

age composites of carbon,

of diamond-like carbon

conceived by Panerai in

ceramic and silicon. Cartier,

(DLC), while its bridges

2015, and a dial consisting

Ulysse Nardin, Jaeger

and plates are made from

of carbon nanotubes, which,

LeCoultre, and even that

a low-friction tantalum-

by reflecting almost no

paragon of traditionalism,

based ceramic. As a result,

light, makes for a face that’s

Patek Philippe, have all

the movement requires

impossibly black. Fifty

embraced the anti-magnetic

only four jewels, or

pieces will be produced,

qualities of silicon. No

bearings – alleviating

each priced at €50,000

watchmaker, though, has

the need for oils, and

(approx. £42,500).

On the exterior, the carbon

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Royal Oak Frosted White Gold 37mm, from a selection, Audemars Piguet

Altiplano 34 mm, £44,600, Piaget

Women’s Watches Looking back on 18 months of slumping sales and forward towards a luxury landscape that appears about as smooth as the Swiss Alps, watch industry execs have been brainstorming ways of

Da Vinci Automatic, £31,500, IWC

creating new revenue

36 comes in three. There

and houses a manually

streams. The buzzword on

was also a pared-back

wound movement that’s

their whiteboards ringed

Automatic, which,

just 2.1mm thick. There’s

with the largest circle

at 40mm, can be classed

also the Altiplano 34mm,

and followed by the most

as unisex.

which is delivered with two

exclamation marks

Cartier, the biggest

dial options: turquoise or

brand at SIHH by revenue,

opal. The former features

reintroduced the Panthère,

an 18-karat white gold

lot of airtime at SIHH this

a decadent, square-faced

case; the opal alternative

year, with presentations

family born in the 1980s.

sits within a pink gold

of some of the biggest

Marketed as a piece of

case. Both are set with 72

brands anchored around

‘jewellery first, timepiece

brilliant-cut diamonds.

their new, or updated,

second’, the extensive

women’s collections. IWC

quartz range arrives in two

another manufacturer

announced the return of its

sizes, 22mm or 27mm, and

taking women’s watches

Da Vinci line, presenting

a total of 17 styles. Choose

seriously. Its Royal Oak

five new models, two of

between white, yellow or

ladies’ line celebrates its

which are specifically for

pink gold, as well as steel

40th anniversary this year

women. Restored with

and a steel-gold hybrid,

and has been updated with

round, rather than barrel-

with or without diamonds.

the use of frosted gold –

shaped, cases (the Da Vinci

The Panthère de Cartier

where gold is hammered

range has always been one

collection will be available

by a diamond-tipped tool

of IWC’s more under-loved

from June.

to create tiny indentations

is ‘women’. Ladies’ watches got a

lines, and round watches

Within Piaget’s new

Audemars Piguet is

that sparkle. The dazzling,

are far easier to sell), the

Altiplano collection is the

diamond-free timepieces

Da Vinci Automatic 36 is

supremely elegant 34mm

come in either 18-karat

offered in four variations,

60th Anniversary model.

pink gold or 18-karat white

while the Da Vinci

It is only available with

gold, in either 37mm or

Automatic Moon Phase

a pink dial and strap,

33mm cases.

s l u x u ry lo n d o n .c o.u k s

Panthère collection, from £3,200, Car tier


C O L L EC T I O N

E l s e w h e r e at SIHH …

Building on the hugely

Weighing less than 40

in height.

successful launch of the

grams, strap included,

greubelforsey.com

Drive last year, Cartier has

Richard Mille’s RM 50-03

borrowed a base-calibre

is the lightest mechanical

from Piaget to deliver a

chronograph ever created,

slimmed-down version of

thanks to a new material

the handsome dress watch.

that earned its creator the

One of the few criticisms

Nobel Prize in physics.

that could be levelled at the

Richard Mille took

original timepiece was that

graphene, a substance first

it felt a little cumbersome

isolated in 2004 at the UK’s

under a shirt sleeve – an

University of Manchester,

issue that’s resolved in

and introduced a carbon

the 6.6mm-deep Drive de

composite to create Graph

Cartier ‘Extra-Flat’.

TPT, a material that’s six

cartier.co.uk

times lighter than steel, and

Astronomical Grand C o m p l i c at i o n 3 6 0 0 , p OA , V a c h e r o n c o n s ta n t i n In 2015, Vacheron Constantin presented the most complex

come with a 1:5 scale model of the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 car. richardmille.com

his family’s business after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Sadly, the father of modern-day A. Lange & Söhne passed away aged 92 during this year’s show. Fittingly for a man of such ambition, Lange’s passing coincided with the launch of the Tourbograph Perpetual ‘Pour le Mérite’, a watch that unites five grand complications within a platinum case: a fusée-and-chain regulating transmission, perpetual

G r a n d e S o n n e r i e , £ 1 .1 m , Greubel Forsey

calendar, chronograph,

57 complications. It was

Even by Greubel Forsey’s

tourbillon. Fifty pieces will

also 131.7mm high and

own bar-setting standards,

be produced.

50.55mm thick. Far more

the Grande Sonnerie it

alange-soehne.com

practical is the one-of-a-

launched this year represents

kind Celestia Astronomical

a new level of watchmaking.

Grand Complication

As both a grande sonnerie

3600. It clocks up 23

and a minute repeater, the

(mainly astronomical)

watch will chime the hours,

complications thanks to

quarter-hours and minutes

a calibre containing 514

of the day, a technical feat

components and six spring

that only a handful of

barrels. Remarkably, all of

industry heavyweights can

this is packaged within a

achieve. What makes Greubel

wrist-friendly 45mm case.

Forsey’s creation even more

vacheron-constantin.com

spectacular is the inclusion of

O

split seconds function and

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Chronograph is the first watch in the world to allow you to set the time zone, as well as the date, simply by rotating

in s

its bezel.” Timezoner, £10,250, IWC, available at David M Robinson, Jubilee Place

anager at David M m M Ro b

RM 50-03, Richard Mille

the 75 pieces produced will

Walter Lange resurrected

Reference 57260 boasted

watch ever made. The

Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600, Vacheron Constantin

200 times as strong. Each of

Tourbograph Perpetual ‘Pour le Mérite’, approx. £410,000, A. Lange & Söhne

harf ar w

Grande Sonnerie, Greubel Forsey

measures just 16.13mm

Can

Drive de Cartier ExtraFlat, Cartier

a tourbillon in a case that

in

Tourbograph Perpetual ‘Pour le Mérite’, A. Lange & Söhne

RM 5 0 - 0 3 McL a r e n , £996,500, Richard mille

on

D r i v e ‘ E x t r a - F l at ’ , f r o m £6,300, Cartier

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a day for mum The unsung hero of families everywhere, spoil your mum this month with all t h at ’ s o n o f f e r at C a n a r y W h a r f

plateau Opening especially for Mothering Sunday this year, Plateau is the perfect backdrop for drinks and dinner to celebrate your mum. With unbeatably stunning views overlooking Canary Wharf and interiors full of pure elegance and indulgence, you are bound to make her feel special. The delicious menu of French dishes and informal grill will only ensure you get in her good books and treating her to a cocktail bursting with flavour surely wouldn’t hurt either.

mothering sunday Show your mum just how much you care and take her out to celebate in style on

Plateau, Canada Place; plateau-restaurant.co.uk

Sunday 26 March

es

ult

imat

e re l a x at

If you’re after something a little different for

ion

Mother’s Day, why not take her to Sticks’n’Sushi

The Ritual of Sankra collection, £65, Rituals, Jubilee Place

h a set that en

su

r

sticks’n’sushi

where she can get her fill of the highest quality fresh Japanese food going. Stylishly situated in Crossrail Place, not only can you try the traditional sushi and yakitori sticks from the grill, there is also a selection of meat and

wit

vegetable skewers to tempt your tastebuds.

um

Sticks’n’Sushi, Crossrail Place; sticksnsushi.co.uk

spoil y ou

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m

canarywharf.com

@yourcanarywharf

@canarywharflondon


pamper her

chai ki Spice up your day with a visit to Chai Ki; Canary Wharf’s first-class take on traditional Indian cuisine, with a contemporary twist. Its sharing plates are bursting with spicy flavours and the Toddy Shop bar menu allows you to experience

Jo Malone London, Jubilee Place

true soul food and heavenly cocktails. Chai Ki, Crossrail Place; chai-ki.com

heaven scent Take your mum to create her very own bespoke fragrance at Jo

iberica

Malone London in Jubilee Place.

Head to Ibérica for a fiery Spanish Sunday with your mum. Renowned for its spectacular gastronomy inspired by Spain, exquisite wines and entertaining festive culture, it’s a

Bobbi Brown, Cabot Place

guaranteed way to put a smile on your mum’s face. Experience authentic dishes created by

beauty update

three-Michelin-star chef Nacho Manzano, including the classic paella and a whole

Make your mum feel extra

assortment of tapas, ideal for sharing.

beautiful with a mini makeover

Iberica,Cabot Square; ibericarestaurants.com

at Cabot Place’s Bobbi Brown.

top picks to treat her Nothing shows your appreciation quite like a gift that tells her you know her ; take your pick of these select, luxury items available from stores in Jubilee Place. Bathing and hand gift trio, £25, Molton Brown, Jubilee Place

Ashdown Rose Tea for One, £28, Cath Kidson, Jubilee Place

Piper bangle, £19.50, Oliver Bonas, Jubilee Place

Terre de Lumière Eau de Parfum, £78 for 90ml, L’Occitane, Jubilee Place Leather mini purse, £24, Cath Kidston, Jubilee Place

Classic and limited edition chocolates, £30, Godiva, Jubilee Place

Best mum mug, £7, Paperchase, Jubilee Place

Complexion Rescue™ tinted hydrating gel cream, £27, bareMinerals, Jubilee Place

Organic Mercury tealight holder, £15, The White Company, Jubilee Place

Three-toned diamond ring, £225, Links of London, Jubilee Place


Celebrating 100 years of

D E AR BO EI N G , HAPPY 1 0 0 T H AN N IVER SARY. DO E SN ’ T TIM E FLY. The Boeing 100 mechanical watch, limited to only 300 timepieces, recognises Boeing’s leading position as a defense and commercial aircraft manufacturer. The watch is manufactured from Boeing aviation-grade Ti 6-4 titanium, a special metal that is significantly stronger than commercial titanium. It also features carbon fibre composite from the historically significant and technologically advanced Boeing Dreamliner flying testbed aircraft, ZA004, which can be found integrated into the crown of each timepiece.

Mayfair Boutique · 29 South Audley St, London, W1K 2PE · Tel: +44 (0)207 493 5150 City Of London Boutique · 12 The Courtyard, Royal Exchange, London EC3V 3LQ · Tel: +44 (0) 207 220 7134

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S l ug fo l i o green with envy The S/S17 campaign from COS is all about a sculptured silhouette, with the galleries of New York’s fashionable West Chelsea ar t district forming the perfect backdrop. Photographed by Zoë Gher tner and with neutrals at its core, the collection is the ultimate style inspiration as we ease into spring.

COS, Jubilee Place

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m o t her m ee t s m i r a n d a Fashion brand MOTHER and supermodel Miranda Kerr have collaborated on a 12-piece capsule collection, the proceeds of which will go to charity. The range includes high-waisted jeans, denim shorts and a cut-out jumpsuit. A signature pink suede patch logo and Miranda’s handwritten message on interior waistbands appear throughout. From $105 (approx. £83), Miranda x MOTHER, motherdenim.com

STYLE HER wo r d s b y / c h a r l ot t e p h i l l i p s

twiggy says Twiggy’s latest 18-piece collection for Marks & Spencer

bennett, baby L.K. Bennett’s S/S17 collection is elegant and sophisticated; think voluminous bell sleeves and threequarter length trousers. Ever functional, it’s your spring wardrobe sorted.

From £75, L.K. Bennett, Jubilee Place

s l u x u ry lo n d o n .c o.u k s

includes a biker jacket updated with suede and stitching detail, and a fabulous burnt orange lace skir t and top. Pair with the vibrant orange suede brogues, if you dare.

From £25, Marks & Spencer, Jubilee Place


fa s h i o n

top buys mad for michael This season at Michael Kors, it’s all about contrast, with strong shoulders and romantic ruffles.With a colour palette ranging from neutrals to aqua and tangerine, and accessories from sandals to utilitarian satchels, there’s something for everyone.

Trench Coat, £1,745 Large Blossom Necklace, £99, Ted Baker, Canada Place

From £200, Michael Kors, Jubilee Place

our spring edit March means the gloomy days are (almost) behind us. Celebrate with a shopping spree. Here, our top picks found in Canary Wharf this month – we’re easing in with a neutral palette.

yours to own Ownthelook.com is a new styling and shopping platform. It will introduce more than 40 contemporary labels, with industry insiders styling key trends. Each

Mini Madison in Indigo, £195, Reiss, Jubilee Place

curated outfit can be purchased with an ‘Owning The Look’ button.

ownthelook.com

Delia Embroidered Skirt, £195

w h i s t l e a w ay The Whistles S/S17 collection is boho and floral-inspired, with maxi dresses and smock detailing kept sharp with stripes. Lightweight denim, suede and lace feature, while fringes and tassels make the collection tactile. The colour

Elena Strappy Leather Heeled Sandals, £100, French Connection, Jubilee Place

palette is bright, with poppy and Elba Flat Sandal, £169

marigold standing out. We love the seasonal citrus print.

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Gamble

on it Gormley & Gamble is making a name for itself in bespoke womenswear. We meet its entrepreneurial – and very young – founder wo r d s b y / C H A R L OT T E P H I L L I P S

PHOTOGRAPHY / © GORMLEY & GAMBLE

s l u x u ry lo n d o n .c o.u k s


I N T E RV I EW

ranging from tweed and wool

a skill they’d help out with

to chiffon and silk, designed

fabric.” From there, she

and tweaked to be entirely

started customising her dad’s

bespoke. “Because we’re on

old suits to fit her. It was

Savile Row, people assume we

while out and about, strutting

just make workwear, but we

her stuff in bespoke menswear

make so many dresses,” says

in her “teeny village”, she

Gamble. “Our client base is

was told she’d better head

a real mix of corporate and

to Savile Row. And off she

ladies of leisure.”

went, doing internships there

It offers a unique, quality

W

hen Phoebe Gormley launched her semi-

eponymous fashion brand back in 2014, it was risky. Bespoke, made-to-measure womenswear, in the style of a gentleman’s Savile Row tailor, just wasn’t something that had been done before. Gormley used her final year’s tuition money to get it off the ground, dropping out of university in the process – hence why ‘Gamble’ was added to the company name. Fast forward to today and it’s clear it has paid off. Now, the only dedicated womenswear brand based on Savile Row custom makes suits, dresses, shirts – everything busy women could need, in hundreds of fabrics

every summer from the age

product and seamless (pun

of 15 to 19. Now, at the

intended) service: the head

ripe old age of 23, she’s

tailor spends an hour with a

never looked back.

client, discussing her lifestyle,

“I was head over heels with

preferences, job and so on,

Savile Row. The glamour, the

before advising on shape,

Britishness, the craftsmanship.

colour and fabric. Eight

It’s the antithesis of the fast

weeks later is a fitting, before

fashion we have today. I

adjustments are made and

wanted to be able to wear

the items are couriered over

the clothes I saw, and not

to the customer.

just in a way that they were

Gamble started

adapted to women, but made

dressmaking for herself at

entirely differently to be

the age of 14. “I lived in the

totally feminine. So that’s

middle of nowhere and had

what we did.”

an insatiable appetite for

It can’t have been easy,

fashion. My parents weren’t

but Gormley is remarkably

the type to buy me endless

positive. “I really didn’t find it

clothes, but if I was learning

an obstacle being female; it

“I was head over heels with S a v i l e R o w. T h e g l a m o u r , t h e Britishness, the craftsmanship”

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almost didn’t cross my mind. What was actually harder was my age because some people thought I just didn’t have the experience.” Gormley will go above and beyond for her best customers. A typical day – if there is one – includes walking her dog, Lunar, and working until 9pm in back-to-back fittings, as many of her clients prefer post-work appointments, though her favourite part of her job is the design element. “I’m a problem-solver. When

As for best advice, it came

Looking ahead, the

someone says they tend to

from a Savile Row tailor.

brand is collaborating

wear these colours and have

Gormley’s first business plan

with everyone’s favourite

this body and need a dress for

was a range of suits to sell

workwear label Jaeger to

a wedding, I love that.” One

in department stores, as she

produce a jacket – “it has an

Gormley & Gamble service,

assumed she didn’t have the

amazing embroidered crest”

the Wardrobe M.O.T, involves

experience to go bespoke.

– and will also be rolling out

her spending hours poring

Luckily, he told her to give it a go.

a range of set suit styles this

over a client’s wardrobe,

Gormley has plenty of proud

summer, which can be mixed

helping to identify what needs

moments to choose from for

and matched for a more

tailoring, if there’s a jacket

someone so young. “Having

affordable, but still bespoke

missing a matching skirt, or

our hundredth customer –

take on made-to-measure.

what needs to be binned.

and being named on Forbes’s

With International

Fashion, says Gormley,

30 under 30 this year was

Women’s Day falling on

isn’t frivolous. “Lots of our

so exciting.” You wouldn’t

the 8th of this month, it is

people are client-facing, and

imagine she has much time

fitting that Phoebe Gormley

what you wear has a huge

to relax, but when she does,

is making strides in a

impact.” She takes inspiration

the dream is “getting away to

traditionally male world.

from all over: Donna Ida with

the Endsleigh Hotel in Devon.

Dresses for women, through

her jeans emporium, Angela

Gorgeous, but not so stuffy

a service run by a woman,

Ahrendts at Burberry – “the

you feel you can’t walk around

as more women in corporate

coolest woman ever”.

in your slippers.”

roles need to be suited and booted? Gormley & Gamble

‘‘being named on Forbes’s 30 under 30 this year was so exciting’’

40 | canary wharf

is leading the way. Jaeger, Cabot Place; gormleyandgamble.com

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d r a w i n s p i r at i o n f r o m t h e s / s 1 7 c at w a l k s . w i t h a r a n g e o f t r e n d s – f r o m d a r i n g c o l o u r a n d s t r i k i n g p r i n t, t o A d v e n t u r o u s f a b r i c s a n d l o u d f o o t w e a r , y o u c a n a f f o r d t o g o b o l d p h oto g r a p h y b y / A l e x a n d e r B e e r Styling by / Graham Cruz

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ted front

FROM LEFT Nell:

Jac ket, £840, T ro use r s , £ 5 8 0 , b ot h Pau l Sm i t h, cabot pl ace ; b o dys u i t wi th c o l l ar, £ 2 7 0 , Bo dy E dit io n s ,

bo dy edi t i o ns.co m; b o ots , £399, J .F. L o n d o n , jf lo n d o n .n e t ;

R em y:

THREE - p i e c e S u i t, POa, Dsqua r e d 2 , ds qua r e d2 .c o m; Sh i rt, £6 2 0 ,

Be rluti, b er lu t i .co m; sho es, £945, Chr i st i an L o ub o u t i n , c hr i s t i a n lo u b o u t i n .c o m ;

Coco:

B l az e r, £ 6 7 5 , tro u se r s, £ 3 9 5 , b ot h DA KS , daks .

com ; b lo u se, £685, Pr een by Tho r nto n Br e ga z z i , p r e e nby t ho r n to n br e ga z z i .c o m ; H e e ls, £ 6 6 0 , Sa lvato r e F e r raga m o, f er r aga mo. co m;

Farh iya:

jac ket, £1,165, tro u ser s, £560, bot h V i o n n e t, vi o n n e t. c o m ; s hi rt, £ 8 4 5 , Va le n t i n o, va le n t i n o.c o m ; m u l es , £ 5 6 5 , G iu s e ppe Za n ot t i,

g iusepp e zanot t i des ign. co m;

Ja m e s:

jac ket, £1,4 9 5 , tro u s e rs , £ 3 9 5 , bot h Gi e ve s & Haw ke s , g i e ve sa n d haw k e s .c o m ; wai s tcoat, POa , C a r us o,

m rport er .co m; ro ll nec k, £159, DAKS, as bef o r e ; sho e s, £ 6 2 5 , B a lly, bally.c o.u k;

Pa u l :

j ac k e t, £ 2 ,5 0 0 , T ro us e rs, £ 1 ,1 0 0 , Bot h bil l io n a ir e,

harrod s. com; sweater, £190, J o hn Va rvatos, jo hnva rvato s. c o m ; S c arf, £ 3 8 5 , D r ake ’ s , d r ake s . c o m ; l oafe rs , £ 8 0 5 , Gi us epp e Za n ot t i, as b ef o r e

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FROM LEFT Pau l: N e ll:

bl a zer , £ 1,380, tro u s ers , £460, bot h Pal Zi ler i , palz i le r i .c o m ; shi rt, £ 1 6 5 , Chu cs , c hu cs. c o m ; s ho es , £ 5 6 5 , Chr is t i a n L o ub o ut in , as b ef o r e; D r e ss , POa , A lexandr a L o n g, alex andr alo ng.c o m ; s ho es, £ 8 7 5 , Chr i s t i a n L o ub o u t i n , as be fo r e ;

Fa rh iya :

d re ss , £ 6 9 0 , Ale x a n dr a L o n g,

as be f ore ; dia mond harness , POa, Anto ni o Ber ar di , an to n i obe r a r d i .c o m ; s an dal s , £ 7 5 0 , Se r g i o Ro ss i , s e rgioro ssi.c om ;

Ja m e s:

Do u b le- Brea sted S u it, £815, Po c k e t S q uare , £ 5 5 , b ot h R i ch a r d Ja m es , r i c ha r dja m e s . co.u k; t- shi rt, £ 1 2 5,

Gie v e s & Hawk es, as befo r e; S ho es, £795, Chr i st i an Lo ub o u t i n , as be f o r e ;

R em y:

J ac k e t, £ 1 ,0 9 5 , B a lly, ba lly.c o.uk ; tro u se r s, £ 1 1 0 ,

Broo ks Broth e rs , bro o ksbrot her s.co m; shirt, £105, hu go B O SS, cab ot plac e ; s ho es , £ 4 0 0 , Cro ck e t t & J o n e s , cab ot pl ac e ; Pilotto, ha rrods. co m; Jac ket, POa, Ds qua r ed2, as befo r e ; p l atfo rm s, £ 5 6 5 , Gi u s e ppe Zan ot t i , as b e f o r e .

l u g g a g e : whi s k y

on suit c a se, £ 875, whi sky leather pio neer stowaway s u i tc a s e , £ 9 7 0 , b ot h St r e a m li n e lu ggag e , s t r ea m li n e lu ggag e .c o m

s l u x u ry lo n d o n .c o.u k s

Coco:

D r ess , £1 , 2 9 5 , P et er

l e athe r p i o ne e r c a r ry-


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fa s h i o n

FROM LEFT J ame s :

jac ket, POa, tro u sers, POa, b ot h Ds qua r e d 2 , as be f o r e ; shi rt, £ 1 9 5 , J o hn Varvatos , as b efo r e ; s ho es , £ 1 8 9 , hu g o BO S S , as b ef o r e;

Nell:

dre ss , POa, Ds qua r e d 2 , as b ef o r e ; s ho e s, £ 4 4 5 , Chr i s t i a n L o u b o u t i n , as b ef o r e ;

Coco:

to p, £1 , 0 3 0 , S p o rt m a x,

sp ortm ax .c o m; dress , £1,145, Red Valent i no, r e dva le n t i n o.c o m ; s ho e s , £ 5 6 5 , Ch a r lot t e O ly m p i a , c h a r lot t e o ly mp i a . co m; piece sui t, £530, hu go B OSS, as b efo r e; shirt, £ 3 0 0 , Pa l Z i le r i , as b e f o r e ; sho e s , £ 4 1 0 , Cro ck e t t & J o n e s , as be f o r e ; T e m pe rley lo ndo n, t emp er ley lo ndo n.co m; b o ots, £ 8 2 0 , An d r e w G N , m at c hesfas hi o n .c o m ;

Pa u l :

Fa rh iya:

R emy:

t wo -

j ump s ui t, £1 , 7 9 5 ,

Bl az e r, £ 1 ,8 9 0 , D u n h il l , du n h il l . c o m;

ro ll nec k, £398, Bi lli o n ai r e, as b e f o r e ; tro u se rs , POa, Gu cc i ( vi n tage ) , 1 s t d i bs.c o m ; T rai n e rs , £ 2 2 0 , hu g o BO S S , as b e f o r e.

l u g g a g e : re d ve g an

l e athe r e n tre p re n e u r s towaway s u i tc as e , £ 3 8 5 , s t r ea m li n e luggag e, as b ef o r e

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FROM LEFT Farh iya:

dr e ss , £930, Red Va lent i no, as be fo r e; heels, £56 0 , An d r e w G N , as b e fo r e ;

R em y:

j ac k e t, £ 1 ,4 9 5 , tro u s e rs , £ 4 9 5 , s hi rt, £ 1 2 5 , a l l

G ie v es & Hawkes, as befo r e; Po c ket S q uare, £70, D r ake’s , as b e fo r e ; s an dal s, £ 6 3 0 , Gi u s epp e Zan ot t i , as b e f o r e ;

N el l :

s hi rt, £ 5 4 0 , E m p o r io

A rma ni, arm a ni.co m; bra, poa, Ma x Mar a , maxm ar a.c o m ; sk i rt, £ 5 5 0 , K A LITA, m atc hesfas hi o n . c o m ; s an dal s, £ 7 1 5 , Va le n t i n o, as b e f o r e;

J ame s :

C r ew neck , £240, E mpo r i o Ar m a ni , as befo r e; shirt, £ 1 2 9 , tro u se rs , £ 1 9 9 , bot h hu g o B O SS, as b ef o r e ; l oafe r s, £ 2 5 6 , J u s t C ava l l i,

ju st cavalli.com;

C o co :

dre ss, POa, L u isa Be cca r ia, lu i sab e cca r ia .i t ; B ag , £ 6 ,2 0 0 , E t ha n K , e t h a n k . c o m ;

plac e ; t rous er s , £ 3 00, Em po r i o Ar ma ni , as be f o r e; sandal s, £ 3 9 5 , B ally, as b e fo r e . suit c a se w it h brown leather strap s , £615, st r eamli ne lu ggage , as be f o r e

s l u x u ry lo n d o n .c o.u k s

l u g g a g e : deep

Pa u l :

s hi rt, £ 1 3 5 , Hack e t t, cab ot

g re e n l e athe r d i p l o m at s towaway


fa s h i o n

credits model s / Pau l Scu lfo r , Jame s Ro uss eau, Remy C le rima, C oco Knig ht, Nell, Far hi ya Shi r e, all at Se lect Mo del Ma nag ement h a ir / Brady Le a at St ella Cr eat i ve Art is t s using C olo r Pro of ma k e-up / J o nas Oli ver u s i ng MAC p ro ph otog r apher’ s a ssi stants: Radi Konstanti nov and Br a dley Po lki ng ho r ne st y l ist ’s ass istants / So phi e Whi t mo r e and C arm e n Hud ges set de sig n / Do m Chi nea

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Meet...

sandy

verdon S a n d y V e r d o n i s c r e at i v e d i r e c t o r o f H o b b s , o u r s ta p l e f o r w o r k w e a r a n d sm a r t c l a ss i c s . H e r e , sh e ta l k s t o C a n a r y Wh a r f a b o u t m a n i c u r e m a i n t e n a n c e , w a l k i n g h e r c o c k a p o o a n d r e a d i n g o n h o l i d ay WO R D S / c h a r l ot t e p h i l l i p s

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i n t e rv i ew

On favourite hobbs pieces… “My favourite pieces are from our new premium occasionwear collection ‘By Invitation’. The original artwork for the prints was hand-painted by a studio located near Lake Como in Italy. The cherry blossom print makes me think of spring and trees bursting into bloom after a long winter.”

On best advice… “Product-wise, always use the best possible fabrics you can afford. You can see it and feel it, and it makes such a difference when you wear it. There is no substitute for good quality.”

On grooming… “I have a very busy life so I need to be extremely organised. I book regular hair appointments one year in advance and a manicure every three weeks. I don’t have the time to pamper myself too much but I do treat myself to a spa day once a year.” ph oto gr aphy / © hobbs by invitation s/s 17

“a lw ay s u s e t h e b e s t p o ss i b l e f a b r i c s y o u c a n a f f o r d . . . there is no substitute for good quality” canary wharf | 51


On favourite brands… “As well as Hobbs, I wear French brands such as Claudie Pierlot and Sandro, and the US

On Hobbs in three words... “ U n d e r s tat e d B r i t i sh s t y l e ”

brand Theory. If money was no object I would buy Valentino and Dries Van Noten.”

On health and fitness… “I have a seven-month-old lively Cockapoo and keeping up with her gives me all the exercise I need!”

On potential Hobbs collaborations… “Being a British lifestyle brand, home accessories feels like a natural extension, so to collaborate with an expert in this field could be exciting.”

blackberry wine by joanne harris, published by transworld

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photography / © hobbs by invitation s/s17


i n t e rv i ew

On reading…

Cleo Earrings, £25

“I do love a good book on holiday. I like books by the

Kenwood Blazer, £179

author Joanne Harris. She wrote Chocolat and the last one I read was Blackberry Wine. Her books really feed the imagination.”

On reLAXING…

Naomi Necklace, £59

“I live close to the River

Pimlico Mini Bag, £149

Thames and have a small boat. There is nothing more relaxing for me than being on the river with my family and a nice bottle of wine.”

Charlotte Dress, £349

Grace Mule, £119

On business mistakes… “Lots! It’s how you learn.”

On DREAM DINNER PARTY GUESTS... “Paul Smith, Kevin McCloud and Jennifer Saunders.”

On top luxury items… “Spare time, anything in cashmere, a year’s supply of Champagne.”

On HOME… “I live in Oxfordshire and enjoy the mix of working in London but living in the country. It gives me the perfect blend of inspiration and stimulation. My home is very eclectic as I always like to collect things from all the wonderful places I visit.” Hobbs, Canada Place

“ My ho m e i s v e r y e c l e c t i c a s I a lw ay s l i k e t o c oll e c t t h i n g s f r o m a ll t h e w o n d e r f u l pl a c e s I v i s i t ” canary wharf | 53


Chloé

Balenciaga

pa u l s m i t h

topshop unique

If any colour dominated at the S/S17 shows, it was pink. Play it safe with blush and peachy tones, or go bold with fuchsia, as seen at Topshop Unique.

Céline

fendi

Mercer Medium Leather Crossbody Bag, £225, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Jubilee Place

delpozo

GIAM B ATTISTA V ALLI HAUTE C OUTU R E

get th e

lo

ok

think pink

get

th

e lo

michael kors

Giorgio armani

dries van noten

valentino

ok

Almond Cotton-Blend Coat, £265, Reiss, Jubilee Place

love stone

fendi

Eternally flattering and wonderfully wearable, stone was the designers’ shade du jour for S/S17. Pair with bright colours for contrast or embrace neutrals with a matching jacket and trouser combo.

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get t he lo o

fa s h i o n k

fendi

erdem

Long Mixed Material Dress, £120, Maje, Jubilee Place

s t e l l a m cc a r t n e y

strap in roksanda

m a r y k at r a n t z o u

Chloé

victoria beckham

Straps are back, but for S/S17 it’s out with the ’90s-inspired spaghetti straps and in with a thicker, wider iteration that makes more of an impact. Draw inspiration from Erdem and Chloé.

I t ’ s o f f i c i a l : s p r i n g i s i m m i n e n t, a n d w i t h t h e t u r n i n g o f t h e s e a s o n s comes a need for us to shake up our wardrobes. Skip shopping angst with our rundown of the hottest trends for s/s17

fendi

pa u l s m i t h

w o r d s b y / K at y Pa r k e r

get

the look

balenciaga

square up

ami

prada

missoni

Navy Wool Check Trousers, £185, Paul Smith, Cabot Square

Lending itself to both tailoring and casual wear, squares of varying sizes were abundant on the S/S17 catwalks. Opt for pastel shades for a perfect spring update. canary wharf | 55


peace offering For S/S17, Paul Smith promotes a message of peace and positivity, expressed through warm colours and prints. Both past and present inspire the collection, with ’60s tailoring references mixing with super lightweight, contemporary fabrics. The pieces are bold, bewitching and simply a no-brainer. Paul Smith, Cabot Place

ST Y L E h i m w o r d s b y / j o a n n k h at i b

in the swim of things The Kooples has launched men’s swimwear for the first time this season. The quirky collection will feature a total of nine men’s swimming trunks and has been designed for the ‘urban traveller’, meant to be worn both in and out the pool.

The Kooples, Canada Place

if the shoe fits... The S/S17 Christian Louboutin men’s collection mixes traditional Italian leather manufacturing with innovative design – think studs and mixed materials – demonstrating what can happen when skill meets creativity. This is statement dressing at its best.

christianlouboutin.com

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made to measure For S/S17, British menswear brand Gieves & Hawkes has included linen and wool fabrics, bringing an air of freshness and simplicity to tailored business attire. The colour palette is perfectly suited to spring with shades of pistachio, pomegranate, raspberry and duck egg blue.

gievesandhawkes.com

in black and white This month, Troubadour has introduced a new collection of technical canvas and leather bags, perfectly combining practicality and effor tless style. Handcrafted in northern Italy, the collection was inspired by the brand’s philosophy of clean design, function and performance.

selfridges.com

top buys

Collar Stiffeners, £55, Links of London, Jubilee Place Raymond Weil Tango Watch, £975, Goldsmiths, Canada Place

fun functionality With the aim of bringing together fun and functionality, Penguin created casual pieces that could slip into any man’s wardrobe this spring. With a nod to safari and retro sport themes, the collection features coloured block lines creating athletic stripes, rugged textural fabrics, hero logos, geometric patterns and animal print. You’ll find sporty colours of samba red and diva blue, mixing seamlessly with coral and teal tones. originalpenguin.co.uk

Optic holdall, £65, Dune, Cabot Place

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Milano: Galleria V. Emanuele

ITALIAN TRAVEL BAGS SINCE 1952

Available at Harrods, Selfridges, John Lewis and caseluggage.com


in the frame

t h e l at e s t t r e n d i n b e s p o k e e y e w e a r ? n at u r a l h o r n f r a m e s , o f c o u r s e . c u s t o m i s e y o u r s at t o m d a v i e s

W

hat does ‘luxury’

more than 36 hours to produce.

mean? In the world

And good news for animal

of eyewear, it is often

lovers and environmentalists:

misconstrued as just being about

the natural horn comes from

a designer label, even if said

sustainably farmed resources.

label is inscribed onto a rather

E a c h f r a m e ta k e s s i x craftsmen more than 36 hours to produce

For a final luxury bespoke

average frame. But for British

touch, the leftover horn material

eyewear designer Tom Davies,

from the plates is used to make

true luxury eyewear isn’t about

matching cufflinks or a ring.

a big name for the sake of it,

Both are designed to be worn

but “having something created

every day and are unique to you.

to fit your lifestyle and personal

If that’s not luxury, we don’t

features. Glasses are such an

know what is.

intimate object, I want them to

Natural horn eyeglasses from

be perfect.” Now, the brand is

£995, Tom Davies, Cabot Place,

taking that one step further to

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focus on the material frames are made from, with a bespoke horn frame “the ultimate accessory”. The process of choosing glasses at Tom Davies is collaborative, starting with you personally selecting the actual plate of material to be used in the frame. Plates are made by laminating antique British silks or carbon fibres between sheets of horn, ensuring that glasses are sturdy, beautiful and unique. It’s a refined process: each horn frame takes six craftsmen

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the

fa s h ion s ho w t ime s F r i d ay 3 1 M a r c h Canada Place 12pm / 2pm / 5pm / 7pm Jubilee Place 1pm / 4pm / 6pm

S at u r d ay 1 A p r i l Canada Place 12pm / 2pm / 4pm / 6pm Jubilee Place 1pm / 3pm / 5pm

S u n d ay 2 A p r i l Canada Place 12pm / 2pm / 4pm Jubilee Place 1pm / 3pm / 5pm

spring

L i v i n g a n d w o r k i n g i n C a n a r y W h a r f h a s a lw ay s h a d i t s p e r k s . N o w, t h e s a r t o r i a lly i n s p i r e d c a n c o m e a l o n g t o t h e S p r i n g F a s h i o n e v e n t, w h e r e s h a d e s a r e b r i g h t e r a n d t e x t u r e s l i g h t e r

Wave cut-out top, £135, Sandro Paris, Jubilee Place Pleated-effect lurex top, £120, Maje, Jubilee Place

monsoon s/s17 Skirt in multicoloured tulle, £209, Maje, Jubilee Place

Silver metal sunglasses, £180, Bimba Y Lola, Jubilee Place

Breton stripe travel wallet, £22, Cath Kidson, Jubilee Place

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righten up a ny to b t e ou ck t

fi t

o n -t r e n d b o mb n an i er st

j

Sienna cloud pink heels, £225, L.K.Bennett, Jubilee Place

stripes of spring From wide and colourful to slender and simple,

White diamond infinity pendant, £400, Goldsmiths, Canada Place

stripes were all over the S/S17 catwalks and are now all over the Canary Wharf shopping malls. At the spring fashion event, from Friday 31 March

ve

until Sunday 2 April, you can find out exactly how Linen stripe bomber jackets, £195, Whistles, Jubilee Place

in

canarywharf.com

to wear the trend in all its forms; bright and bold in skirts and tops and in the details of shoes and bags.

@yourcanarywharf

@canarywharflondon

Blue pattern heels, £315, Sandro Paris, Jubilee Place


some sh or ts

to you

r w ar dr obe,

Navy spor t swim shorts, £95, Orlebar Brown, Jubilee Place

the sun

shades, made appearances across most catwalk shows this season. Explore the mammoth variety of blue pieces you can add to your wardrobe from the stores at Canary Wharf and pick up a few mix and matching tips from Canary Wharf ’s

Chinos, £64.95, Massimo Dutti, Cabot Place

Spring Fashion Event.

Rough jeans tee, £25, French Connection, Jubilee Place

Jersey Woven Breton stripe dress, £99, Jaeger, Cabot Place

Westbury slim-fit Chinos, £110, Reiss, Jubilee Place

Evelyn Cuff, £25, Hobbs, Canada Place

Blue wave bag, £209, Sandro Paris, Jubilee Place

Persol sunglasses, £225, David Clulow, Cabot Place and Jubilee Place

Marlin crew neck jumper, £95, Ted Baker, Canada Place

Indigo suede ‘Gerald’ Chelsea boots, £200, Paul Smith, Cabot Place

hugo boss s/s17

for

The colour blue, in all its glorious

Birdseye Polo, £55, Levi’s, Canada Place

dy

hues of blue

re

Leather effect jacket, £59.99, Zara, Cabot Place

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fa s h i oe vn ent

add


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pretty picks pretty ballerinas, in canary wharf’s jubilee place, has introduced its new s/s17 collection of shoes, p e r f e c t f o r t h e w a r m e r w e at h e r

£15

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ballerina bliss

£21

Each shoe is named after

Ella, £2 29, Pretty Loafers

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an iconic female screen star or music icon. Paig

e, £ 20 Balle 9, Pret ty r ina s

9, o, £16 Rosari llerinas Ba y tt re P

Ella Audrey, £179, Pretty Ballerinas

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Abigail, £209, Pretty Ballerinas

, £1 2 Ball 9, Pre er in t as ty

ith spring officially

new S/S17 collection, filled with

on its way, who

an epic array of beautifully made

really needs another

styles, innovative textures and

excuse to buy new shoes? We say

striking colours that the Spanish

switch out your leather boots and

brand is renowned for. Don’t stop

bring back the ballerinas. Luckily

at ballerina flats though, check

for you, Pretty Ballerinas, which

out its sandals and loafers too.

has a charming boutique store in

Pretty Ballerinas, Jubilee Place;

Jubilee Place, has introduced its

prettyballerinas.com

canarywharf.com

@yourcanarywharf

@canarywharflondon


b e au t y

wake-up call Not getting your full eight hours? Fake it with the new Multi-Active Eye from Clarins. The refreshing cream-gel formula contains revitalising teasel extract alongside illuminating pigments, helping to brighten the skin under your eyes.

£35, Clarins, Boots, Canada Place

photography / © Guerlain

flower girl On the hunt for an unbeatable Mother’s Day gift? Look no further, for Guerlain’s latest addition to its Aqua Allegoria range offers the perfect solution. Bergamote Calabria is a musky, citrusy fragrance with notes of bergamot offset by pink peppercorn and ginger. The bottle is beautiful, too. £48.50, Guerlain, Waitrose Food, Fashion & Home, Canada Square

the artist The new collection from Jo Malone London celebrates the lives of the famed Bloomsbury Set, whose unconventional ideas in the realms of arts and literature inspired generations.

BEAUTY NEWS

The scents are similarly inspirational; we love the sultry Tobacco & Mandarin. £46 each, Jo Malone London, Jubilee Place

w o r d s b y / k at y p a r k e r

it’s all white Newsflash: everyone’s favourite purveyor of chic interiors has now

top of the pops NARS is known for its iconic blushers, and the brand looks to be striking gold yet again with Pop Goes the Easel. Featuring new and limited-edition shades, the collection is the perfect beauty update as we move into spring, and features the dreamy Misconduct [pictured].

From £22, NARS, selfridges.com

moved into beauty. The Advanced Skincare Collection from The White Company includes a cleanser, eye cream and night oil, and promises protection against the signs of ageing.

From £20, The White Company, Jubilee Place photography / © jonathan gregson 2016

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IS IT WORTH CHECKING YOUR SCALP? Top salon owner Sean Hanna talks about his new Hair & Scalp MOT. It’s a funny thing; you would think that we’d feel quite comfortable discussing our scalp issues with our hairdresser but quite often this isn’t true. The health of your scalp is just as important as the health of your hair so the salon should be the perfect place to discuss your scalp in detail. I think we can sometimes be embarrassed to talk about our oily scalp or dandruff, which is one of the reasons I have developed our Hair & Scalp MOT. It’s a simple but effective 5 step consultation which focuses on the health of your hair and scalp.

HAIR SCALP MOT Book your complementary 5 step hair and scalp MOT today! Download your voucher to recieve a FREE treatment worth £15 to replenish and boost the condition of your hair. Discover more at seanhanna.com

seanhannasalons

Jubilee Place 020 7513 2660

IT ALL STARTS WITH THE SCALP There are a number of scalp conditions that your stylist will be able to identify such as dandruff, eczema, oiliness and inflammation. All of these are quite common and a professional hairdresser is trained to deal with them. In most cases they will be able to recommend products and/or treatments to help resolve any issues you are experiencing.

DOES YOUR CUTICLE LOOK CUTE IN THIS? We will look at the porosity of your hair by examining the outer layer of the hair (the cuticle). Whenever the cuticle becomes damaged, it develops small holes in the surface. Even if we add moisture, your hair is unable to retain it, which can leave it feeling dry and may lead to split ends. The hair can also lose its shine, as the surface is damaged and uneven. So how can we analyse the hair properly? If needed, we have specialised cameras, which allow us to see the hair in close detail and assess if there is any damage. Previously, we would use a moisturising shampoo or conditioner to conceal any dry ends but nowadays we can use advanced treatments that actually repair the damage.

A BIT OF A STRETCH! We will also examine the elasticity of your hair. This is determined by the strength of the inside of the hair (the cortex). If our hair loses its elasticity it will stretch and snap off which mostly happens during brushing or styling. We have a number of treatments that will leave the hair feeling much more healthy and less likely to snap.

HAIR TODAY- GONE TOMORROW! Out of all the concerns that we have with our hair, hair loss can be the most stressful. We all lose a certain amount of hair each

day but excessive hair loss can cause our hair to feel thinner and weaker. We may experience excessive hair loss for a whole variety of reasons. In many instances, we can dramatically slow down or even halt hair loss. Your stylist will be able to discuss this with you during your consultation.

ONGOING MAINTENANCE Finally, we will ask you a few questions to help your stylist understand how you currently maintain your hair. We will be able to give you advice on how to develop and improve your hair care routine. It’s a simple but focused consultation, which will hopefully set you up with healthy hair for 2017. Our Hair & Scalp MOT is available as a free service during February and March 2017 when having any cut or colour service in any of our seanhanna salons. You can also download your voucher for a FREE LUXURY CODITIONING TREATMENT worth £15. Just go to www.seanhanna.com.


BEAUTY

we look to the s/s17 c at w a l k s t o b r i n g y o u t h e s p r i n g beauty l o o k s y o u c a n ’ t d o w i t h o ut w o r d s b y / k at y p a r k e r

the bold lip When it comes to lip colour, be

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fearless in vibrant hues of red and pink, as seen at the likes of Mary Katrantzou and Giambattista Valli.

Designers favoured a matte finish, with minimal make-up elsewhere to make the lips stand out. Get the look with the Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour by MAC

M a r y Kat r a n t z o u s/s17

feline flick A modern update to the classic cat eye, the MAC make-up artists at Elie Saab displayed a darker, more pronounced

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line with an elongated flick for maximum impact. Use Bobbi Brown’s Ink Liner with a steady hand to create the desired effect.

£21, Bobbi Brown, Cabot Place

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e l i e s aab s/s17 © Greg finck

in the eye-catching Personal Statement and Feels So Grand.

£17.50, MAC, Jubilee Place


b e au t y

3 eighties fever Eighties tributes were ubiquitous at the S/S17 shows, from the rainbow dreadlocks at Marc Jacobs to the electric pink blushers on cheekbones seen at Chanel. Hairstylist Duffy presented a reworked version of the retro perm at Topshop Unique; book in for a blow dry at Canary Wharf ’s Blow Ltd to emulate the look.

From £40, Blow Ltd, Jubilee Place

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hie

u p d at e

t o p s h o p u n i q ue s/s17

n a t u r a l ly ve a

barely there make-up The ‘no make-up make-up’ trend shows no signs of abating, Michael Kors and Isabel Marant

les

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fla w

with the models at Zac Posen,

s

all sporting bare-faced, natural

ok

Cushion Foundation is an easy way to achieve this look, with its luminous matte finish and fresh, weightless formula.

£25, Dior, available at Boots, Canada Place

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looks. Dior’s new Forever

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GROOMING

better bearded

face first

Anthony helps hairy-faced men with

New in at MR PORTER is

a simple three-step regime. A pre-

skincare brand NYDG (New

shave oil softens the beard, shave cream

York Dermatology Group).

prevents over-shaving and an aftershave

Try its oatmeal cleanser,

balm helps soothe. Simple.

luminising skin essence,

From £18, Anthony, Space.NK,

ultra-light hydra-gel, daily

Cabot Place

moisturiser, eye gel and sunscreen with SPF30. From £42, NYDG, mrporter.com photography / © yoox at net-a-porter group

photography / © michal baginski

thanks, ted Ted’s Grooming Room harks back to the golden age of barbers, offering a full range of treatments in stylish surroundings. We like the Full Ted Service – a haircut and exper tly close shave, followed by a massage. Walk out a new man.

Treatments from £12.50, Ted’s Grooming Room, Churchill Place

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summer shampoo Crabtree & Evelyn’s new seaweed shampoo and conditioner, part of the La Source range, are lightweight and contain antioxidant-packed black algae extract. The sea breeze scent makes us dream of summer. Each £15 for 250ml, Crabtree & Evelyn, Waitrose Food, Fashion

t o ta l b o d y The new Braun Multi-Grooming kit is the ultimate multitasker. The detachable clipper combs offer facial hair trimming, with 13 precise length settings between 0.5mm and 21mm, while hair clippers, ear and nose trimmers and body grooming heads enable a head-to-toe grooming session. £52.49, Braun, Boot s, Canada Place

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& Home, Canada Square

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T ECHN O LO GY

surround sound The master of quality sound, B&O PLAY, has unveiled the Beoplay M5, a wireless speaker with multi-room audio capability and a stylish look designed by Cecilie Manz. Available in both natural and black, the speaker disperses sound evenly in all directions and is easy to connect to your iPhone or tablet via Bluetooth. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy studio-standard sound from the comfort of your sofa.

£529, Bang & Olufsen, South Colonnade

l e i c a l i k e t h at Leica’s new M10 is the slimmest ever digital M rangefinder camera, seamlessly blending tradition with innovation. With a super-fast processor and a chic, lightweight design, this M10 has everything you need to be a first-rate photographer. £5,600, Leica, leica- camera.com

pearly whites Treat your teeth this month with the new ISSA Hybrid from Swedish brand being gentle on gums, the toothbrush has a USB charger and lasts for six months after a one-hour charge.

£140, FOREO, foreo.com

photography / © leica

FOREO. Delivering a rigorous clean while

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All brand names, product names, and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Certain trademarks, registered trademarks, and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. Crestron is not responsible for errors in typography or photography. Š 2016 Crestron, Ltd.


Get a grip on

(virtual)

reality

j oann k hatib dis c ov ers what all the buz z is about: v irtual realit y for the c ons umer, what it means f or fa s hion and what will happen in the f u t u r e

problem. Fighting zombies to photography / © oculus rift, oculus.com

clothing. Tech brand Bang &

Downtime on Mars? Sure.

Olufsen has created iPad app

So how does it all work?

items in your home and see

technical. Virtual reality

how they would look. much talked about Oculus Rift,

world, by displaying two

a VR headset to use at home,

slightly different angles

it’s surely only a matter of time

of the scene to each eye,

before it becomes something

while a variety of different

everyone has.

life-like experiences. f there is one thing this over the years, it’s the

With the recent launch of the

believing you are in a 3-D

filming techniques create

I

BeoHome, where you can place

Well, here’s where it gets tricks your brain into

generation has embraced

And it doesn’t just relate to

save the world? Off you go.

“360 video tech is going to become much more accessible for more and more people.

FOR CONSUMERS

People will be shooting and sharing their own user-

advancement of technology. We

When online shopping became

generated 360,” says Henry

are the generation of Instagram

popular, it became quite

Stuart, CEO and co-founder of

likes and Snapchat filters and

obvious that the way we buy

award-winning London virtual

the latest trend is officially here:

has changed forever, and it

reality production company

virtual reality (VR).

looks likely to change again

Visualise. “Realistically, for

with VR screens making

VR to reach the same kind of

has exploded in the past few

appearances in a whole host of

penetration as something like

years, quite simply because it’s

shops, with several big retailers

TV, we’ve got a few years to

phenomenal: all you have to

including Zara, Harvey Nichols

go. Goldman Sachs actually

do is strap on a headset and

and Macy’s trialling smart

predicted that by 2025 the

you’re transported. Climbing

fitting room technology with

revenue of the VR industry will

mountains in Thailand? No

interactive mirrors.

be bigger than that of TV.”

Interest in this new platform

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t ec h n o lo gy

‘‘We’ll be able to explore a photorealistic model of the item from all angles, seeing t h e d e ta i l s , s h a p e a n d f i t ’ ’ h e n r y s t u a r t, v i s u a l i s e c e o

photography / dior rtw s/s17 © adrien dirand

FOR FASHION

FOR THE FUTURE

item from all angles, seeing the details, shape and fit. Another

In the world of fashion, VR is

So what does the future of

gesture and it’s in your shopping

moving much faster. Several

virtual reality look like?

basket, the show fades up and

distinguished brands have

“The consumer uptake of VR

the models start walking again.

integrated this new technology

is not going to be overnight,

into their catwalk shows.

it’s going to be steadier,”

be immersing customers in the

Not only did high street

according to Stuart.

brand. They won’t need to stare

brand Topshop live-stream its

“When it comes to the future

“Another exciting aspect will

up at a billboard of a couple in

London Fashion Week show

in fashion, we should be able

Belstaff jackets, they can put

back in 2014, Tommy Hilfiger

to pause the action on the

their headset on and be there

allowed customers to watch its

catwalk, and using a simple

with them, taking a unique

2015 catwalk show in VR in

gesture, select the outfit and

journey and connecting with

select stores too. Meanwhile,

place it in front of us while

the brand on a deeper level.”

the likes of Balenciaga

the background fades away.

Bang & Olufsen,

broadcast its A/W16 show in

We’ll be able to explore a

South Colonnade;

virtual reality meaning that

photorealistic model of the

visualise.com

anyone with a headset, invited or not, could take a front row seat. Hussein Chalayan released a 360-degree video of its show and Dior took it one step further creating Dior Eyes, its very own VR headset. More recently, Coach brought its A/W17 runway to VR headsets available to shoppers in select shopping malls globally.

photography / © coach a/w17

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h e a lt h & F i t n e s s

fresh for you Fresh Fitness Food provides daily bespoke food packages for fitness lovers. Speak to their nutritionist about your goals (from fat loss to muscle gain) and they’ll devise a menu with all the macros clearly labelled. You can vary your carbohydrate intake day-by-day and tweak the programme as you go. From £18 per day, freshfitnessfood.com

sweat it out Spring is here and Sweaty Betty is transporting us from the slowly-getting-brighter lights of London to the warm climate of Marrakech with its new collection shot against a desert backdrop. Switch layers and knits for ocean shades, vibrant prints and sleek swimwear, perfect for a March break. Blue may be the stand-out colour, but you certainly won’t be feeling it. From £35, Sweat y Bet t y, Jubilee Place

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nike x third space

don’t be down

This is your last month to make the

Health app Lifesum has partnered with juice

most of Third Space’s class with

company Crussh to help people in the UK

Nike, free to attend and available to

counter seasonal affective disorder, as nutrient

both members and non-members.

supplementation helps maintain physical

Led by Nike trainers, Nike Training

and mental wellbeing

Club Endurance is a high-intensity

during darker months.

workout class involving sport-

Ingredients in the Blues

inspired and partner drills designed

Beater smoothie include

to keep your heart rate up and

blueberries, kefir and

improve your ability to exercise

spinach, along with a

for longer. See you there.

vitamin D booster.

Every Wednesday at 5.25pm,

Blues Beater from £3.80,

Third Space, Canada Square,

Crussh, Jubilee Place,

nike.com/london

lifesum.com

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In the heart of Canary Wharf, The Pearson Room does much more than serve a great breakfast and a world travelled menu. A relaxed space for eating, drinking and meeting with private hire available for events with music. Contact lola@thepearsonroom for more information.

To see Whats On go to www.thepearsonroom.com

020 7970 0920 16-19 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, E14 5ER, London


su perdry

pop-up shop Keep your eyes peeled for the

s tudio .

Superdry Studio range pop-up shop on 6 and 7 March in Canada Place

Head down to canada Place’s Superdry and check out its brand new ‘yoga wear’ capsule collection. s e pa r at e t o t h e s p o r t s w e a r r a n g e , t h e s t u d i o l i n e is designed with comfort and performance in mind

Q

uality, comfort and professional performance are the three things that Superdry’s new Studio

technical textile

collection brings to the table this S/S17.

Superdry’s flattering and breathable hi-tech fabrics featuring the hottest colour trends ensure you stay looking stylish, while maintaining a professional performance. The technical fabrics of the sports bras and stretch-ready yoga leggings are designed for moisture management and breathability allowing asana-ready performance.

With loose-fit yoga tops, drape detailed cardigans and leggings ready to stretch as you move, the contemporary and firstrate pieces are fierce and focused, with a super-soft touch and secure fit. Superdry, Canada Place; superdry.com

Stirup leggings, £29.99

Softrib jogger, £44.99

Knot cardigan, £29.99 Drape vest, £24.99

Drape Crew Sweater, £29.99

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Gone with

the

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m oto r i n g

wind O f f e r i n g t h e b e s t o f b o t h w o r l d s , t h e M a z d a M X- 5 RF delivers convertible fun with coupĂŠ refinement w o r d s b y / m at t h e w c a r t e r p h oto g r a p h y b y / d o m i n i c f r a s e r

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M

But perhaps we are not quite

more Targa than fully blown

Englishmen go out

as dumb as we seem. In the final

convertible as once the roof

in the midday sun.

years of the previous generation

section has been stowed, the

But even dogs have more sense

Mazda MX-5 – the world’s

flying buttresses and small

than to drive a convertible in

best-selling two-seater sports

three-quarter rear windows

the bleak midwinter with the

car – around 80 per cent of

return to their original position,

roof down. Yet why do we

sales in the UK were not of the

cleverly offering roll-over

so frequently see hardy souls/

simple fabric-roof option, but of

protection as well as a degree

complete idiots (delete as you

the more complex and costlier

of added cosiness.

see fit) driving along with the

version with a folding hard-top.

ad dogs and

roof down when there’s slush on the roadside?

Little wonder, then, that

The downside of a folding metal roof, aside from the added

Mazda has sprinted to market

cost – Mazda charges a premium

with a hard-top version of

of around £2,000 for the RF –

justifying the purchase – ‘I’ve

the latest generation MX-5,

is extra weight. Around 45kg

got a convertible and I’m going

introduced last year. Only this

has been lobbed, literally, on top

to use it no matter what’. Let’s

time it’s done much more to

of the little two-seater, which

be honest, a soft-top isn’t a

differentiate the two models:

has an effect on performance

terribly sensible buy in the

the newcomer doesn’t just have

and, thanks to a higher centre of

UK if you’re looking to top

a hard-top but a ‘retractable

gravity, its handling.

up a tan.

fastback’, as reflected in the

Perhaps it’s a case of

And yet the UK is Europe’s second largest market for

‘RF’ of its name. It is a comprehensive

Or at least it should do. In fact, Mazda has retuned the suspension and steering

convertibles behind Germany.

re-engineering and restyling

to compensate for the extra

Not France or Italy, you’ll

job. With the roof in place, it

weight. The result is a car that,

notice: they are rather more

looks more like a coupé than

if anything, has a more planted

wary of the dangers of the

a convertible and retains much

feel than the soft-top version,

burning sun in Cannes than

of that look when the hard-top

with more accurate steering and

they are in Clacton.

has been retracted. In truth, it’s

a stiffer front end that allows the car to change direction more readily. Performance? Well, against the clock the RF takes just 0.1 seconds longer than the standard car to sprint from 0-62 mph, but (and it’s an important but) that’s in 2.0-litre form. In soft-top form, the version powered by the smaller 1.5-litre engine is generally regarded to be the better option for, although less powerful, it is lighter and nimbler.

Car: Ma zda MX-5 RF L aunc h Edition s l u x u ry lo n d o n .c o.u k s

Price : £28 ,995

Engine: Front- m ounted, 1,998cc, 4-cyl pe tro l

Power: 160PS


m oto r i n g

It is a comprehensive re-engineering and restyling job But the extra weight of the

the touch of one switch, and

17-inch alloy wheels, sports

RF means the 1.5-litre struggles

it can be done on the move...

suspension, strut brace for

a little and, therefore, the

well, at up to speeds of 6mph

extra rigidity, limited slip

2.0-litre is the engine of choice.

at any rate.

differential, adaptive lighting

And it’s not a bad choice

As well as the choice of

and keyless entry – and adds

at all. With sufficient power,

two engines, there are two

Alcantara-covered Recaro

a delightful snickity-snick

trim levels on offer, SE-L Nav

seats, BBS wheels, a twin

six-speed manual gearbox (an

and Sport Nav. As the names

tone roof, piano black spoiler

automatic MX-5 is available

imply, both models have a

and door mirrors, and the

for the first time in the UK, but

fixed tablet-style seven-inch

choice of red or grey metallic

you’ve got to ask why anyone

touchscreen display in the

paint. It also has a standard

would bother) and a responsive

centre of the dashboard for

Safety Pack, which provides

chassis, you’re going to have

the standard sat nav and

automatic dipping of the lights

fun on the open road ahead.

multimedia system.

and blind spot monitoring.

With the roof up, the car

But perhaps the model to

is almost as quiet as a proper

go for is the Launch Edition,

it’s a hefty £3,300 more than

coupé – there is a little more

which is limited to just 500

the Sport Nav, but exclusivity

wind noise at motorway speeds,

examples. Available only with

never comes cheap. Just

perhaps – and it’s certainly

the 2.0-litre engine, it has all

remember, please, not to lower

more refined than the soft-top

the equipment found in the

the roof in winter – unless

version. Lowering the roof

Sport Nav version – including

you want to risk looking like

takes less than 15 seconds with

a premium sound system,

a total twit.

P er f or man ce : 134mph ma x , 0-60mph in 7.4 secs

At a fiver short of £29,000,

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spot the moths Monitor your clothes and look out for any holes randomly appearing. Ensure your wardrobe is fresh, clean and moth-free all year round by combining Efendi’s Moth Box with a selection of its Antimoth products and Natural Moth repellents; the Moth Box catches the males and the repellents deters the females.

S

oft and rich, cashmere

breathable garment bags or Acid-

garments make an

free tissue paper for folded pieces.

appearance in most people’s

Washing it correctly is simple:

wardrobes, yet very few know the

“Use delicate wool hand wash,”

right ways to care for their beloved

Janan Shakir from Efendi Dry

items. March happens to be the

Cleaners states. “Rinse out the

month that the moths come out to

detergent and add a handful of ice

play, and much like humans, one of

into water and let it soak.”

their favourite fabrics is cashmere.

For more advice and moth-

Feeding off food, hair and skin

fighting products, pop into Jubilee

particles, it’s essential that you

Place’s Efendi Dry Cleaners, who

only put your pieces back into

are more than happy to assist.

the wardrobe clean and store

Efendi Dry Cleaners,

those items you’re not wearing in

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S l ug fo l i o

manolo in milan To mark the opening of Manolo Blahnik. The Art of Shoes in Milan, Four Seasons Hotel Milano is partnering with the master shoemaker on an exclusive package, where guests will receive a unique pair of slippers designed by the man himself.

€€830 (approx. £712) per night, fourseasons.com

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photography / © IL borro, tuscany

t h e i tal i a n j o b Restored to its former glory, Il Borro in Tuscany is a place where time stands still. After some much-needed TLC, the Ferragamo family – who own the ancient property – have returned everything to its original medieval condition and transformed it into a luxury five-star, eco-friendly resort, boasting a negative carbon footprint. Rates st ar t from €175 (approx. £150) per night , ilborro.it

TRAVEL NEWS w o r d s / j o a n n k h at i b

travel essentials

photography / Waldhaus Flims © pia grimbuehler

mountain makeover The Waldhaus Flims Grand Hotel & Spa in the Swiss Alps reopened at the beginning of the year after a £33m makeover. We’re talking a complete redesign, including a new state-of-the-art spa. From CHF 549 (approx. £240), waldhaus-flims.ch Leather jacket, £299, Jaeger, Cabot Place; Large Dover Street bag, £750, Aspinal of London, Cabot Place


t rav e l

forest retree-t

photography / © pedras salgadas, portugal

Get lost in the forests of northern Portugal in your very own luxury treehouse. Suspended in the tree tops, the stylish eco-houses at Pedras Salgadas Park are unique hideaways.

€€180 (approx. £152), pedrassalgadaspark.com

french haven Prestigious restaurateur Charles Masson will unveil the long-awaited Majorelle in New York’s The Lowell Hotel this month. Expect a vibrant colour palette, exotic plants and illuminated fountains. Rates from $960 (approx. £770), lowellhotel.com photography / © the lowell hotel

top three designer hotels BuLGARI RESORT, BALI Located in one of the most exclusive destinations, the Bulgari Hotel in Bali is the perfect combination of contemporary design, traditional Balinese forms and high Italian style. We recommend the Bulgari Villa, with its own private entrance and 20-metre private pool, extensive terrace and very own spa treatment room. It’s a truly one-of-a-kind

photography / The Bulgari spa © Murray fredericks

Bulgari experience that you’ll long to return to. photography / © hÔtel metropole

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hôtel metropole, monte carlo

Palazzo VERSACE, GOLD COAST

Hôtel Metropole’s spa reopened at the end

The Palazzo Versace was the world’s

of February with a new partner in tow:

first fashion-inspired hotel and it’s

Givenchy. Designed by Didier Gomez, the

everything you’d expect. Think

Spa Metropole is beautifully integrated

exceptional architecture, bespoke

and perfectly complements the lavish hotel.

Versace furnishings, postcard-worthy

The treatment rooms reflect Givenchy’s

views, a distinguished spa and award-

distinctive style and promise remarkably

winning restaurants. It’s a sanctuary of

sophisticated service. metropole.com

pure indulgence and Italian charm. photography / © Palazzo versace

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photography / jade mountain Š lucas gilman 2013

The simple L e a v i n g a l l t e c h n o l o g y b e h i n d , E m i ly A d a m s e m b r a c e s t h e e a s e a n d t r a n q u i l l i t y o f St L u c i a’ s m o u n t a i n pa r a d i s e

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“W

e make

at sea level, the landscape is

everything

dramatic, rugged and pleading

happen

to be explored.

here,” says Allen Susser, head

we circle around the Sulphur

St Lucia’s top luxury hotels.

Springs (the world’s only

Dining on the terrace at

drive-through volcano), travel

the top of the resort, I can

through the colourful, vibrant

see Mars as clearly as the

town of Soufrière, and tackle

glistening full moon and in

a treacherous drive up the

the darkness, I can make

mountain, always inches

out the shadow of St Lucia’s

away from a sheer drop. If

World Heritage Site, the

what was at the end of this

Pitons – twin volcanic spires

road wasn’t so spectacular,

that seemingly burst from

I’d wonder if the journey was

the sea – watching over us.

really worth it. But knowing

The setting is more magical

what you’ll find there, I’d

than anything my mind could

walk the road barefoot just

conjure up and Susser doesn’t

to see it again.

need to convince me; for the

life

While driving to the resort,

consultant chef at one of

For lying in wait is the

past five days, everything I

600-acre St Lucian beachfront

have wanted – and more –

estate, where you’ll find

has effortlessly happened here.

two hotels: Anse Chastanet

A nine-hour flight from

and Jade Mountain. Both

London is more than worth

are designed by Russian-

it when St Lucia is your

Canadian architect Nick

destination. Unlike its island

Troubetzkoy, and both

neighbours, this Caribbean

have unrivalled views of the

gem is unusually mountainous

Pitons. Troubetzkoy’s love

and covered in lush greenery.

of large, open spaces and St

When I step off the plane into

Lucia’s stunning scenery has

a dense wall of heat, I can

resulted in nothing short of

only assume I’ve arrived in the

a masterpiece. This is not a

middle of Jurassic Park. Even

high-rise concrete creation

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photography / jade mountain © 2006 macduff everton

atop a mountain: this is

likes should be the reason you

sustainable living experience

miss a moment in paradise.

carved into the natural world.

sounds of tropical wildlife

wife Karolin, he is locked

fill the darkness. I feel scarily

away, tirelessly working on a

vulnerable but when a storm

new idea for the estate, so I

hits in the middle of the night,

never catch sight of the elusive

I’m thankful that I don’t have

man, but his name and work

curtains to shut out the sight.

are everywhere. Everything

Wind blows straight through

the couple do is with the local

my room, rain cascades off the

community and environment

roof, lightning illuminates the

in mind. Nearly all of the staff

Pitons and it’s liberating to

live in Soufrière at the foot

not be confined by something

of the mountain, and with its

so simple as a window.

dependency on tourism, the

It’s like camping, but with

resort is a lifeline to a town

a luxury twist. Creeping higher up the

past, not least due to the

mountain, you’ll find the

erratic nearby volcano.

newer hotel, Jade Mountain,

During my time in St Lucia,

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When the sun sets, the

According to Troubetzkoy’s

that has faced a challenging

i t ’ s l i b e r at i n g t o n o t b e confined by something so simple as a window

of emails, texts or Instagram

a lovingly designed and

a jungle playground that

I get the chance to try out

stands high above the coconut

both of the resort’s hotels.

palms. This second concept

I start in Anse Chastanet; a

devised by Troubetzkoy

series of whitewashed cottages

features 24 sanctuaries, each

decorated with traditional

with its own infinity pool and

St Lucian tartan, dark wooden

private walkway. I thought I’d

furniture and not a window

fallen for Anse Chastanet, but

in sight – there is absolutely

then I set eyes upon my own

no barrier between my room

private pool sweeping along

and the rainforest and the

the edge of the room, tumbling

Pitons. From the moment I

over the side of the mountain

see the view, I put down my

into a front-row view of the

iPhone and hide my tablet,

Pitons. As before, there is no

laptop and headphones,

fourth wall. I’m sold.

because this place deserves

Each sanctuary is ranked

my full attention. There is, of

in size from the smallest Star

course, Wi-Fi available but a

rooms to the Galaxy suites,

stay on this island should be

the highest and largest rooms

technology-free. No amount

that have dual aspect of the


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rainforest and the seafront.

beans grown on the estate, go

summed up, all those people

The design is bold: think

snorkelling in the crystal clear

really do make everything

stone columns, tiled walkways

Caribbean sea, go jungle biking,

happen here. While aboard

and colourful recycled glass

whale watching, or climb the

a sunset cruise, I fancied a

statues, giving it an ancient

Gros Piton. Alternatively, you

glass of bubbles, and there it

Aztec vibe. It is also a shrine

could do as I did and stand

appeared. I wondered when

to the natural environment

awestruck on the beach,

I would have time to enjoy

and it fits seamlessly into

panicking about fitting it all in.

my whirlpool and when I

the landscape. Each of the

Our guide Mano takes us

returned from dinner, it was

rooms is open-plan, from

through the thick rainforest,

all laid out for me, complete

the four-poster bed to the

telling us about the island’s

with towels folded into swans

whirlpool bath, but as with

rich history. It seems everyone

and dotted with tealights.

Anse Chastanet, the finishes

on this island has a story

are classic and simple. It’s a

to tell, and it is truly the

offering is extremely special.

honeymooner’s haven and

St Lucian people that make

The only way I can really do

I’m starting to love this

this place what it is.

it justice is to implore you to

unconfined jungle kingdom.

And just as chef Susser

What the Troubetzkoy’s are

photography / jade mountain

photography / jade mountain © larsen collinge international

experience it for yourself.

Walking into my new palace, I’m met by one of three personal butlers, or

British Airways Holidays offer seven nights at Anse Chastanet from £1,469 per person, and seven nights at Jade Mountain from £3,589 per person. Both British Airways Holidays are for selected departures in September and include return flights from London Gatwick, ba.com/stlucia; jademountain.com; ansechastanet.com

‘major domos’, as they’re

photography / Jade mountain © larsen collinge international

called here. After talking me through what’s on offer at Jade Mountain, including the Mountain Club with a menu created by chef Susser himself, I am equipped with a mobile phone that will connect me directly with the butler’s team whenever I want or need anything, 24 hours a day. I wouldn’t blame anyone for spending their entire trip in their personal sanctuary – apparently it’s quite common here – but with such beautiful surroundings, it seems a waste not to explore and make the most of the resort’s activities. You can make your own Jade Mountain chocolate using cocoa

photography / jade mountain © lou metzger, aphotograph.com

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the house

Vers T h e l at e s t i n a s l e w o f f a s h i o n h o t e l s , t h e Pa l a z z o V e r s a c e D u b a i i s a s o s t e n tat i o u s a s i t s n a m e s u g g e s t s

w o r d s b y / K AT Y P A R K E R

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ac e b u i lt

T

he announcement

the brand has unveiled

that another hotel is

Palazzo Versace – a palatial

opening in Dubai is

tribute to this behemoth

hardly news. Ever since the

of Italian fashion.

desert metropolis emerged as

The hotel is in fact the

a global city and the financial

second of its kind: Versace’s

hub of the Middle East,

first outpost opened 17

luring in business travellers

years ago on Australia’s

and tourists alike, hotels

Gold Coast, with 200 rooms

have sprung up with the

and 72 privately owned

proverbial frequency of

apartments. The brand’s

mushrooms after rain.

latest venture is situated at

One name, however, that

the heart of Dubai’s Culture

may give cause to sit up and

Village – one of the city’s

take notice is this: Versace.

more up-and-coming areas

Following the trend for

– which, when completed,

fashion hotels (Dubai is

will comprise a harbour

already home to an Armani

in addition to cultural and

Hotel, while the Bulgari

exhibition centres.

group is set to expand

The lobby gives a first taste

into Shanghai, Dubai and

of the opulence the brand is

Moscow this year),

know for, and it

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the suites upstairs, which are decked out in striking hues of turquoise or salmon, exquisite Versace artworks line the walls and mosaics sit over the bathtubs. And if you’re looking for the last word in luxury and unobstructed views of the ever-developing Dubai skyline, reserve one of the two Imperial suites, which offer 360-degree vistas, as well as private patios, pools and Jacuzzis. continues throughout the

or a particularly iconic gown.

hotel. Case in point,

The green-and-white leaf

a gargantuan chandelier

pattern that decorates the all-

hangs overhead, crafted

day dining Giardino restaurant,

from 3,000kg of hand-blown

for example, is reminiscent of

Bohemian glass. Versace’s

the dress that stunned the world

design influence is evident

when worn by Jennifer Lopez to

everywhere – from the

the Grammy Awards in 2000.

patterns on cushions to

All of this comes as no

staff uniforms. Furniture pieces were created

surprise when one learns that Donatella herself oversaw

exclusively for the hotel;

the conception of the entire

some are replicas of items

hotel. The chief designer’s

that founder Gianni Versace

personal touch can be found

once displayed in his villas.

on the hallway walls (look

Depending on how much of

out for sketches of Kate

a Versace aficionado you are,

Moss and Naomi Campbell

specific patterns may call to

sporting Donatella’s own

mind certain fashion collections

couture creations), while in

D o n at e l l a h e r s e l f o v e r s a w t h e c o n c e pt i o n o f t h e e n t i r e h o t e l

s l u x u ry lo n d o n .c o.u k s

The Palazzo’s superlative offering also extends to its fine dining; a total of eight restaurants and bars offer a range of international cuisines, with signature restaurant Enigma being the central attraction. Playing host to a rotating roster of world-class chefs,


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of the hotel’s two swimming pools, which overlook the Dubai Creek and echo the neoclassical style found throughout the Palazzo. And if you need a break from the heat, visit the Versace spa, where you will find another beautiful mosaic – this time carved from mother-of-pearl. In November last year, the hotel celebrated its official launch amid much fanfare with a star-studded photography / © antonio saba

event hosted by Donatella and attended by fashion’s

the restaurant offers a

masks. Currently in Enigma’s

finest, including supermodels

unique, one-of-a-kind

kitchen is chef Yunus, who

Alessandra Ambrosio, Helena

dining experience.

has worked in the restaurant

Christensen and Natasha

since its launch last year and

Poly. An opulent and lavish

chef will arrive at Enigma,

is serving up his modern twist

affair, it encapsulated all

with a new team, a new

on Turkish fare.

that we have come to expect

Every three months a new

concept and a new menu.

After all of this excitement

from fashion royalty such

This may sound like a

some relaxation may be in

as Versace.

logistical nightmare, but in

order; top up your tan by one

From £575, palazzoversace.com

a city like Dubai – one that never stands still – this may be exactly what its restaurant scene needs. Just don’t arrive expecting your average

T h i s i s e x p e r i e n t i a l d i n i n g at its most shocking and exciting

three-course meal and wine pairing – this is experiential

photography / © antonio saba

dining at its most shocking and exciting. An average evening here might involve appetisers that resemble pebbles, starters served on dry ice and a theatrical dessert course brought to you by waiters wearing bull

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Canary Wharf Sports Personality of the Year 2016 Ruqsana Begum was crowned Sports Personality of the Year for her impressive kickboxing achievements. She won her first World Title in April 2016 and is currently the World Kickboxing Association 48kg champion. Candidates are nominated by the local community and members of the public for their impressive sporting achievements

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from the past twelve months. This event forms part of Canary Wharf Group’s ongoing support and commitment to fostering social, as well as economic development within the area.

Canary Wharf Contractors takes part in Build UK’s Open Doors As part of Build UK’s Open Doors Week, Canary Wharf Contractors will be offering members of the public the chance to visit a construction site, allowing an insight into the projects and the construction industry, as well as its associated career paths. From Monday 27 March – Saturday 1 April, individuals and groups will be able to book onto a pre-arranged tour of either the Newfoundland or Southbank sites. To book a tour, please visit: opendoors.construction.

Canary Wharf Group supports

Cwg sponsors Martial Arts festival

Bangladesh High Commission The ‘Outstanding Achievement Award

Canary Wharf Group recently sponsored the Community Martial Arts Trust’s Martial Arts Festival at the Brady Arts Centre in east London, which promoted the various schools of martial arts to the community. It included a variety of performances from their members, welcoming more than 150 people on the day.

Event’ was presented by the Bangladesh High Commission to celebrate the academic excellence of BritishBangladeshi secondary school students in the UK, to top achievers in GCSE and A Level exams.

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liliane lijn Liliane Lijn Poemdrums and Koans will be showing at One Canada Square until 11 March. Free, open daily

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jewellery lovers This Lemon Green Conifer Necklace and Cuffs are Ar t Deco-inspired and made through an extensive process using embossed pressed fern leaves.

COMMUNITY GALLERY Showcasing local arts projects

Handmade and one-of-a-kind, they are a form of art unto themselves. Sue Gregor and her botanical jewellery will be at MADE this month.

MADE LONDON is a new event bringing top contemporary designers to Canary Wharf ’s Canada Square Park. There will be two shows – 17-20 March and

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22-25 March. Each will present 60 different makers.

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Canada Place 10 March – 12 May

G e o rg e G r e e n ’ s S c h o o l : T h e C h a n g i n g Is l a n d A photographic project carried out by a group of Years 7 and 9 students as part of ‘George Green’s School Days: A Living Legacy Then and Now’, this is one strand of a broader project, supported by the

textiles time

Heritage Lottery Fund, that celebrates the history and heritage of George

Sam Pickard’s linen cushions are

Green’s School. The students, working with

spring-like and vibrant. Her screen-

professional photographer Mike Seaborne,

printed textiles are inspired by the

who documented the Isle of Dogs in the

patterns and colours of the natural

1980s, were introduced to the idea of

surroundings in Exmoor where

looking at old photographs to investigate

she lives and works, bringing

the past and re-photograph selected

a sense of calm, greenery and

locations to show the ‘then and now’.

peacefulness indoors.

The original school was founded in 1828 by George Green, a wealthy shipping

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magnate and philanthropist. Last year marked the 40th anniversary of the school’s move from its original location in Poplar to the Isle of Dogs.

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MADE LONDON t h e de s i g n and c r a f t s f a i r at c ana r y w h a r f t h i s mon t h i s no t t o b e m i s s ed . u n i q u e and c r eat i v e , i t ’ s t h e p e r f e c t p la c e t o b u y g i f t s – o r t r eat y o u r s el f

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ADE LONDON

furniture and more, from a

contemporary design

range of materials including

and craft fair comes

ceramic, textile, wood,

to Canary Wharf this month,

leather, silver and other more

with two different shows

distinctive materials. Because

over two weeks. More than

each fair showcases completely

100 of the best designers and

different makers and designers

makers in the country will be

with fresh new products, a

showcasing and selling their

visit to both weeks is highly

unique handmade products.

recommended – especially as it

Each week will offer a

is so conveniently located.

different selection of bespoke,

Following on from MADE

high-quality homeware,

LONDON’s hugely successful

fashion, jewellery, lighting,

fairs at Bloomsbury and

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Marylebone, the Canary

Refreshments from

Wharf shows offer a friendly

Canary Wharf’s bars,

and relaxed atmosphere for

cafés and restaurants

browsing, with the opportunity

are allowed into the

to source a one-of-a-kind item

fair, so take your

for your home, a stunning gift

time and enjoy a

for someone special or that

creative day out at

bracelet you’ve been looking for.

Canary Wharf.

Excitingly, the makers and

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designers will be on hand to

@yourcanarywharf

tell you more about their work,

@canarywharflondon

the design system, commissions

#madecanarywharf

and future collections.

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PROPERTY NEWS SALES LEE O’NEILL Head of sales at Knight Frank Wapping comments on the trends in the residential sales market We’re now firmly in 2017, so I am determined not to mention trigger phrases like ‘2016’s Stamp Duty Land Tax increase’ and the ‘EU referendum’.

K e e p ta b s o n t h e m a r k e t, w h e t h e r y o u a r e l i v i n g o r i n v e s t i n g i n t h e c a p i ta l

t h e r e ’ s a n e s t i m at e d £54 billion worth of r o o f s pa c e i n l o n d o n h a r o o n b h at t i , i n v e s t m e n t d i r e c t o r of apex housing group

I did set out to not mention the election of Donald Trump too, but it seems he loves a headline as much as I love an exchanged contract. January brought several new instructions, and with that we have seen a refreshing amount of new enquiries and agreed a healthy number of sales. This is a good sign; we finished 2016 in a very good position and we’re hopeful that it was a result of hard work and the good advice we had given, not the slice of luck that many agents feel they are due. With new instructions, good offers and agreed sales, I feel confident we have a really good gauge on the market and can continue through 2017 confidently. Towards the end of January, I heard a new phrase that is the heir apparent to last year’s SDLT raise and EU Referendum: ‘The triggering of Article 50.’ I heard whispers that some people were waiting until this triggering was well under way before stepping back into the market, but why? Let us recap. There has not been a credit crunch-esque crash to the housing market. Sure, we have seen adjustments made but there are buyers wanting to buy, they’re making good offers, and sellers are agreeing PHOTOGRAPHY / © adam carter 2016

to sell. A good and knowledgeable agent will advise you the world is changing, whether it’s the EU, Donald Trump’s presidency or currency exchange rates, the list goes on; but what remains is that this is the city of London, and ‘bricks and mortar’ have always been and will remain a sound investment and, more importantly, provide a great home at the same time. So choose your time to enter the market, but do it with a good, experienced agent who has the best tools to aid your property requirements.

Knight Frank Wapping 020 7480 6848 knightfrank.co.uk

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Groove is in the art Brissi’s S/S17 collection sees a colourful transition for the brand, introducing pinks, greens and blues. The collection includes wall art and textiles.

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lettings JON REYNOLDS Lettings manager at Knight Frank Tower Bridge comments on the trends in the residential lettings market The advent of spring traditionally signals an uplift in the lettings market. This year,

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to tax relief on mortgage interest, the introduction of inheritance tax for overseas landlords and the banning of letting agency fees. The wider UK economy is also likely to be affected by the triggering of Article 50 to commence the UK’s exit from Europe. At the time of writing, a draft Brexit bill is

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making its way through parliament following a Supreme Court ruling that an Act of Parliament is required before the government can trigger Article 50. The bill is expected to be approved before the end of March and is therefore unlikely to delay the process of triggering Article 50, but what the full Brexit package will look like still remains unclear. This year has also seen Donald Trump taking on the role as president of the United States and the signing of a number of controversial executive orders, but it will

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take time to see how the global economy responds to his presidency. The rest of this year therefore looks set to be another rollercoaster ride, but that’s not to say that the lettings market should be viewed negatively. Last year, it was widely expected that a vote for Brexit or a vote for Donald Trump would be a vote for economic doom and gloom, but what people failed to consider was that for all those who voted for Brexit and Donald Trump, the result was obviously not a negative one and therefore consumer confidence helped the economy grow. Certainly, we have observed a very busy start to 2017,

The Sol 4 desk can be a free-

with both applicant and instruction numbers up on the

standing four-legged desk, a

previous year. However, there is a greater bias towards

wall-mounted two-legged desk

instruction numbers, which means that landlords need to

or a wall-mounted shelf. Inside

get the pricing and presentation of their property right or

is a power socket with Qi wireless charging technology.

Sol desk, from £2,623, Aye chair, from £1,469, Wharfside, wharfside.co.uk

face a void period. Once a tenant is found, it would be wise to sign a long-term tenancy and provide some security during otherwise uncertain times.

Knight Frank Tower Bridge 020 3837 1520 knightfrank.co.uk

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Discovery Dock, Isle of Dogs E14 A one bedroom apartment for sale in South Quay. Bedroom, bathroom, reception room, kitchen, balcony and concierge. EPC: B. Approximately 55.93 sq m (602 sq ft). cwharf@knightfrank.com Office: 020 3641 6112

 

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Guide price: £650,000

Wheel House, Isle of Dogs E14 A two bedroom, two bathroom apartment for sale. Master bedroom with en suite, bedroom, bathroom, reception room, kitchen, 3 balconies, concierge, leisure facilities and private parking. EPC: B. Approximately 92.19 sq m (992 sq ft). cwharf@knightfrank.com Office: 020 3641 6112

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Belgrave Court, Near Canary Wharf E14 A two bedroom apartment for sale near Canary Wharf. Master bedroom with en suite, bedroom, bathroom, reception room, kitchen, balcony and private parking. EPC: B. Approximately 101.73 sq m (1,095 sq ft). cwharf@knightfrank.com Office: 020 3641 6112

 

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Baltimore Wharf, Nr Canary Wharf E14 A two bedroom apartment with a Dock view. Master bedroom with en suite, bedroom, bathroom, reception room, kitchen, 2 balconies, concierge, leisure facilities and private parking. EPC: B. Approximately 85.49 sq m (952 sq ft). cwharf@knightfrank.com Office: 020 3641 6112

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Guide price: £775 per week

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Guide price: £900 per week

Ocean Wharf, Nr Canary Wharf E14 Duplex penthouse apartment set over the ninth and tenth floors of this riverside development. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, reception room, kitchen, terrace. EPC: D. Available furnished cwharf@knightfrank.com Office: 020 3641 9294

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BALTIMORE WHARF, CANARY WHARF E14 ● ● ● ●

2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Balconies Allocated parking

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Concierge Approx. 995 sq ft (92 sq m) Crossharbour DLR - 0.1 mile EPC: B

Guide price £749,999 Leasehold For more information, call Michael Whittaker 020 3813 5941 or email Docklands.Sales@eu.jll.com

11 Westferry Circus Canary Wharf E14 4HE

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BLOCK WHARF, CANARY WHARF E14 ● ● ● ●

2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Balcony 3rd Floor

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Balcony Approx. 721 sq ft (67 sq m)

Heron Quays DLR - 0.3 mile EPC: C

Price £440 per week Furnished For more information, call Charlotte Malone 020 3813 5821 or email Docklands.Lettings@eu.jll.com

Potential tenants are advised that administration fees may be payable when renting a property. Please ask for details of our charges.

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p r o p e rt y

insider knowledge

t h e p o s t- b r e x i t m a r k e t diana alam, head of residential development sales, jll

Most of the activity has been below the £600,000 bracket, but Q4 demonstrated some positive signs that this is increasing, with several sales agreed around the £900,000 to £1.25m price point. Meanwhile, in the City, the market showed encouraging signs of recovery with a strong finish to Q4 2016 and a flurry of exchanges following a tense few weeks post-Brexit. The weakening of sterling has brought an increase in

T

overseas activity, which in turn has he question of how Brexit has

UK to see upward pressure on price as

impacted the London property

a result of the referendum decision.

market still lingers, and in

London developers have been forced

increased ‘UK-based’ interest. There is a good selection of both off-plan and completed stock

truth the national and London market

to curb activity post-referendum in

in the City, with prices ranging

has responded to the referendum

response to rising costs and slowing

from £500,000 to the higher-end

outcome in a more favourable way

price growth. A greater exposure to

apartments in excess of £2m.

than most commentators expected.

high-density schemes that require

London’s market weaknesses pre-date

bigger financial commitments also

but with news of large City-based

the referendum and are largely borne

represents too great a risk for some

companies ‘un-freezing’ their hiring,

out of changes to stamp duty, which

schemes. This will have a knock-on

we hope to see more investors taking

impacted on high-value properties.

supply impact and ultimately place

advantage of strong rental demand,

The immediate aftermath of Brexit

upward pressure on new-build prices.

and increased levels of owner-

was a turbulent time for the London

However, strong rental demand

occupiers returning to the market.

residential property market and

continues and this will support the

the long-term impacts are yet to be

conversion of some ‘for sale’ schemes

option for buyers and east London

seen, but in the short term we expect

to the burgeoning Build to Rent

locations are at present offering

relative price and rent stability.

market, where institutional investment

the best value for money, as well as

demand continues to strengthen

strong growth stories. We think areas

despite the referendum outcome.

such as Hackney will benefit from

In prime London, the perceived threats to the financial services sector have exacerbated the negative

There is still uncertainty in this area,

East London is still an attractive

Crossrail as commuters can travel into

impacts from higher stamp duty

City & East Market Update

Liverpool Street and then quickly on

changes announced in 2014 and

When we look to east London, Q4 of

to Canary Wharf or the West End,

2015. However, a devalued pound

2016 remained stable in the Canary

and we therefore predict these areas

sterling has opened up a large buying

Wharf residential sales market. There

will become more attractive to a wider

opportunity, notably from the dollar-

is still a wide choice of available

group of working Londoners.

pegged currencies of the Middle East

stock in the E14 area, ranging from

For more information, please

and Asia. Paradoxically, prime London

properties that would suit first-time

call 020 7337 4004 or email

may be the one housing market in the

buyers to large penthouses.

diana.alam@eu.jll.com

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LETTINGS

The Heron, City of London EC2 £1,100 per week*

We are CBRE Residential, your sales and lettings team.

A luxurious 25th floor two bedroom furnished apartment to rent in this highly popular development in the City of London, just a 3 minute walk from Moorgate Underground Station.

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24 hour concierge services Residents’ bar Gymnasium facilities Parking EPC rating C

020 7205 4674 cbreresidential.com *Potential tenants should be advised that as well as rent, an administration fee of £270 including VAT and referencing fee of £50.40 including VAT per person will apply when renting a property. Please visit cbreresidential.com/uk/en-GB/rent/tenant-fees for more information about other fees that may apply. Prices correct at time of going to print.


SALES

Berkeley Tower, Canary Wharf E14 Guide price ÂŁ895,000*

We are CBRE Residential, your sales and lettings team.

020 7205 4673 cbreresidential.com *Prices correct at the time of going to print.

A wonderful two bedroom, two bathroom apartment for sale in the Canary Riverside development complex offering impressive views of the City and Canary Wharf skyline.

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Gated development 24 hour security and concierge services Two private balconies No onward chain EPC rating D


Bridewell Place, Wapping E1W

Cordage House, Wapping E1W

ea2 are pleased to offer for sale this larger than average executive studio Ea2 are pleased to offer for sale this modern built first floor 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment. This development has recently been built and every apartment is apartment within this secure mews style development in the heart of Wapping.The Wellington Terrace, Wapping E1W £695,000 finished to the highest standard. Balcony. 24 Hour concierge. Use of residents apartment benefits from a spacious open plan lounge and kitchen with duel aspect 2 double bedroom, 2 storey house set within this gated CCTV development. The property has been fully modernised to include leisure facilities including gymnasium, plunge pool and cinema room. Residents windows. Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, second bedroom and family double glazing, replacement ceilings, floors, , alarm, central heating systemlibrary. operated viatoremote phone orand amenities. Close Wappingcontrol, station, smart local bus routes 4 piece bathroom suite. Covered securewood allocated parking space. Residents courtyard. internet. kitchen. Double bedrooms fitted wardrobes. Garden. Secure Underground parking space. Onsite Lounge. caretaker. Fully Close fitted to Wapping station, local bus routes and with amenities.

Potential to extend into the loft subject to planning permission. Close to Wapping station and local amenities. £700,000 £390,000

Wellington Terrace, Wapping E1W

Prospect Place, Wapping E1W

£850,000 - £875,000

£750,000

Ea2 are pleased to offer for sale this modern built ground and first floor 2 double Ea2 are pleased to offer for sale this rare opportunity to acquire this modern built 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment within this popular secure gated development double bedroom, 3 storey house with an amazing view and located within a secure gated Tudor House, Tower Bridge, SE1fitted and integrated kitchen. Spacious within the heart of Wapping.The development benefits from a spacious lounge, development. The property benefits from modern £1,595,000 separate fitted Master kitchen diner, study area anden-suite garden.The apartment has been leading2onto garden.Bedrooms, Modern family Newly finished master bedroomRoom, 6threception floor luxury Double 2 bathroom. Bathrooms, Open Plan Reception large fully balcony. bedroom with finished to Estates, a high standard throughout and also benefits from a garage. with bathroom and dressing area. Spectacular far reaching24 south west views by Harrods andsuite walk in en-suite wardrobe. Modern Integrated Kitchen, Balcony, Hour Porter Residents Gymnasium, Swimming of the Bridge and the Shard. Secure underground parking space. to London Bridge. Pool, LiftsCity toofallLondon, floors.Tower Close to Local Shopping Facilities, Walking Distance

ea2 Estate | 35a Wapping StreetStreet | Wapping | London E1W 1NR ea2 Estate AgencyAgency Heritage Court | 8-10High Sampson | Wapping | London E1W 1NA t: 020 7702 3456 t: 020 7702 3456 | f: 020 7702 9168 www.ea2group.com | enquiries@ea2group.com www.ea2.co.uk | property@ea2group.com


Orient Wharf, West Wapping E1W

Capital Wharf, West Wapping E1W

Rental Price: £350 Per Week

Rental Price: £500 Per Week

China Court, West Wapping E1W

Willoughby House, Wapping E1W

ea2 are pleased to offer to rent this modern built 850 sq ft 1 bedroom apartment within ea2 are pleased to offer to let this modern built 5th floor 1 bedroom apartment. this popular riverside development.The apartment benefits from a spacious entrance, The apartment benefits from wood floors, fitted kitchen, 3 piece bathroom suite. Roding Wapping E1W £1,300 lounge, bedroom, separate fully fitted kitchen, 3 piece bathroom suite andper balconyweek with River views Mews, from the lounge and bedroom. Close to St Katharine’s Dock and ea2 are pleased to be able to show you this 6 bedroom 4 bathroom house for rental with a garden. This property is a views of the River Thames,Tower Bridge and the Shard. Secure underground parking. 24 Tower Hill stations. very unique property and has views over the canal. Would suit 6 professional people. Close to Tower Hill and Wapping hour concierge/security. Residents Gymnasium. Close to St Katharine’s Dock,Tower Hill station and the City of London.This apartment is 850 sq feet Overground and close to Waitrose.

ea2 are pleased to show you for rent this 2 double bedroom duplex on ea2 are pleased to offer for rent this split level 2 double bedroom apartment is the top floor. Kitchen. Reception. Bathroom. Situated close to Wapping situated within the Quay 430 gated development. 2 bathrooms. Fitted kitchen, station and within easy access to the City and Docklands. St per Katharine’s reception and own garden.Docklands Secure parking. ‘Waitrose’ Cascades Tower, E14 supermarket is nearby. £500 week Docksdevelopment. and Waitrose Comprising is nearby. a reception Within easybedroom, access to the City & Canary 2 double 2 bathroom 11thWharf. floor apartment within this secure modern

room with water/ City views, fitted kitchen, master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe & en suite bathroom, additional shower room. Balcony. Swimming pool, Gymnasium & Tennis court. Concierge. Rental Price: £350 Per Week Rental Price: £440 Per Week

ea2 Agency Estate Agency | 35a Wapping StreetStreet | Wapping | London E1W E1W 1NR 1NA ea2 Estate Heritage Court | 8-10High Sampson | Wapping | London 020 7702 3456 t: 020 7702t: 3456 | f: 020 7702 9168 www.ea2group.com | enquiries@ea2group.com www.ea2.co.uk | property@ea2group.com


Mayfair Showroom 66 Grosvenor Street, London, W1K 3JL 28 offices in Central London and over 60 across London

Portland Place, W1B ÂŁ3,195,000

Situated within this prestigious, portered mansion block is this second floor apartment close to Regents Park. The property has two large bedrooms, two bathrooms and a generous sized living room. Further benefits include secure underground parking, energy rating c. Dexters Marylebone 020 7224 5544

Hertsmere Road, E14 ÂŁ1,499,950

Set on the top two floors of this eighteenth century Grade I Listed warehouse is this penthouse conversion. The property has a large reception room/kitchen, three double bedrooms and three bathrooms. Further benefits include two parking spaces and a 24 hour concierge, energy rating e. Dexters Canary Wharf 020 7517 1199

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St James’s Place, SW1A

Clink Street, SE1

An elegant Grade II Listed townhouse which is presented in excellent condition throughout. There are three reception rooms, five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a patio terrace, energy rating e.

A three bedroom riverside apartment within a warehouse conversion. The property has a large reception room/kitchen and a private balcony, energy rating d.

Dexters Mayfair 020 7590 9590

Dexters London Bridge 020 7483 6390

Tea Trade Wharf, SE1

New Providence Wharf, E14

An impressive three bedroom riverside apartment in Tea Trade Wharf. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with a large wrap around balcony, gym access and 24 hour concierge, energy rating c.

This two bedroom Penthouse apartment has been recently refurbished, it has two bathrooms and a large terrace with views across the City and River Thames. There is a 24 hour concierge and parking, energy rating e.

Dexters Tower Bridge 020 7650 5105

Dexters Docklands 020 7093 4500

£3,500 per week

£1,450 per week

£2,200 per week

£1,100 per week

Tenants fees apply: £180 per tenancy towards administration, £60 reference fee per tenant and £144 towards the end of tenancy check out report (all inc VAT).


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Now available to view, nine brand new two bedroom apartments. Positioned in a zone 1 location and within one of London’s most exciting regeneration projects, Elephant & Castle. Now from only £525,000

Purchase price: £525,000 5% deposit: £26,250 HTB contribution: £210,000 Mortgage amount: £288,750

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Beckenham 020 8663 4433 Bromley 020 8315 5544

Chislehurst 020 8295 4900 Locksbottom 01689 882 988

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Chislehurst BR7 A superb home offering a wealth of accommodation arranged over approximately 11,000 sqft.

£5,500,000 F/H Six bedrooms

Six bathrooms

Five receptions

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Contact Chislehurst 020 8295 4900

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An exceptional, detached Edwardian house, set in the Langley Park Conservation Area.

An elegant family home, located in the sought after ‘Knoll’ area with local amenities close by.

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Six bedrooms

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Contact Beckenham 020 8663 4433

The Acorn Group, incorporating:

Contact Orpington 01689 661 400

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LETTINGS

2

2

£575 pw | £2,492 pcm

Arena Tower, 25 Crossharbour Plaza, E14 •

735 sq ft

24 hour concierge

Large private balcony with stunning views

Access to luxury health and fitness centre

Short walk to Crossharbour DLR station

EPC: B

For more information call our Canary Wharf branch on: 020 3668 1030

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SALES

2

£610,000

2

Admirals Tower, 8 Dowells Street, Greenwich, E14 • 24 hour concierge • Allocated parking space

• Short walk to Royal Greenwich Park

• Moments away from National Rail and DLR links

EPC: C

For more information call our Greenwich branch on: 020 8418 3609

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A world famous view only a few will call home Discover London’s new riverfront address The Dumont is the centre-piece of Albert Embankment Plaza, London’s most prestigious new riverfront residents quarter. Soaring 30 storeys it affords unparalleled views over the most famous stretch of the River Thames and a lifestyle without equal. Facilities include ten-pin bowling, games room, cinema, 12th floor lounge, dining room and roof gardens. Along with a state-of-the-art gym, infinity pool, spa and 24-hour concierge service. A collection of suites, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments with elegant interiors are available.

Prices from £595,000 Coming soon – to register your interest please call 020 3740 2695 or email dumont.london@stjames.co.uk To discover more visit www.thedumont.co.uk or the Marketing Suite at 21 Albert Embankment. Sales & Marketing Suite open daily 10am to 6pm. Prices and details correct at time of going to press. Computer generated image is indicative only.

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Computer generated images of Bermondsey Works. Prices correct at time of going to press. Help to Buy is subject to the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) terms and conditions and is available on new build homes up to £600,000 to customers where the property represents their only residence. You will require a minimum deposit of 5%, a Homes and Communities Agency equity loan of 40% and a mortgage of 55%. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or any other debt secured on it. If you are in doubt seek independent financial advice.


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reach for the top s p r i n g i s i n t h e a i r a n d t h e r e a r e s o m e g r e at i n v e s t m e n t s t o b e m a d e o n t h e l o n d o n p r o p e r t y s c e n e . h e r e , t h e b e s t a m e n i t i e s , l o c at i o n , d e s i g n a n d l a n d s c a p i n g photography / queenshurst © swinson berkeley group

photography / queenshurst © swinson berkeley group

Queenshurst, kt2 A new phase of 93 homes has now been released at

and linear park, while a restaurant and commercial space to

Berkeley Homes’ Queenshurst in Kingston Upon Thames.

the east of the development provide further leisure facilities,

The contemporary collection features a blend of Manhattan suites and one-, two- and three-bedroom

reflecting Berkeley’s ethos of high-quality placemaking. Demand for phase two is expected to be high, according

apartments, all available to purchase off-plan and finished

to Vita De Vita, project sales manager at Queenshurst.

to Berkeley’s premium standard and superior specification.

She says, “Professionals make up a large proportion of

The homes will be ready for occupation in the latter half

our purchasers. These buyers are looking to upgrade their

of 2017. Queenshurst is perfectly positioned for residents

home but want to remain in Kingston for the fantastic

to enjoy the vibrancy and regeneration of this fashionable

connections to the city and extensive amenities in the area.

district of London, as well as train journeys of as little as

The tranquillity of the nearby River Thames and two of the

31 minutes into the centre of the city.

largest royal parks, Richmond and Bushey, coupled with

Designed with busy lifestyles in mind, Queenshurst provides residents with exclusive and convenient use of an

Kingston’s excellent education establishments, make it an ideal move for families too.”

on-site gym, cinema room, Wi-Fi lobby and business suite. The new homes frame a private landscaped courtyard

From £445,000 for a Manhattan suite

q u e e n s h u r s t, k t 2 020 3393 9886 q u e e n s h u r s t. c o . u k

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p r o p e rt y

thirty2, nw3 At Thirty2, Fairview New Homes has combined wellconnected, stylish city living with Hampstead village life. Part of Fairview’s Prestige collection, only 56 apartments will be sold within this boutique development, housed within one striking building on Lawn Road. Buyers can choose from luxury studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with a specification that includes integrated appliances, fitted wardrobes and oak veneer doors. Thirty2 is close to Hampstead Heath, where residents can head for a stroll to take in the sprawling green open space and stunning views over London, and a short walk away from Belsize Park Underground station, placing Tottenham Court Road just 11 minutes away on the Northern Line, as well as being near to Hampstead Heath station.

From £500,000 for a studio apartment

Albert Embankment, se1

photography / the dumont © st james group

Albert Embankment by St James (part of the Berkeley Group) is a trio of iconic mixed-use developments, including The Corniche, which has 252 apartments; Merano Residences, which offers 40 homes and The Dumont, a collection of 186 high-specification apartments designed by David Walker Architects. Launching later this spring, The Dumont will complete the riverside destination between Vauxhall and Westminster with an elegant 30-storey tower that both complements and contrasts with its neighbouring developments. It will also present the final chance for buyers to be part of one of central London’s most sought after waterfront communities which, once complete, will be a thriving neighbourhood that can be enjoyed by residents, visitors and workers alike. photography / the corniche © st james group

From £595,000

a l b e r t e m b a n k m e n t, s e 1 0 2 0 8 24 6 4 1 9 0 b e r k e l e y g r o u p. c o . u k

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Actual view from new show apartment on the 27th floor

MOVE IN TODAY At Dollar Bay, located in Canary Wharf on the Studio residences from £555,000, docks of the Thames, only the water stands 1 bed residences from £680,000 and between you and uninterrupted views of the 3 bed residences from £2,500,000.* city skyline. Development by: New show apartment now open. The property is the pinnacle of style and Book your appointment today. character, that truly stands apart, offering exclusive homes with warmth and personality +44 (0)20 3504 7362 unlike any others along the waterside. sales@dollarbay.co.uk | dollarbay.co.uk

* Prices correct at time of going to print.

LONDON: THE ULTIMATE UNRESTRICTED VIEW


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Why London? 2017 & Beyond A PRESENTATION BY BERKELEY HOMES & CBRE In an ever changing political and economic landscape, Berkeley Homes and CBRE present an insightful presentation on the impact of global and domestic policy on the London property market, 2017 and beyond. Alongside the briefing there will be an opportunity to discover the transformation at 250 City Road and the Islington environs.

Presented by Jennet Siebrits Head of Residential Research at CBRE Join us on: Thursday 30th March 6pm - 8pm Presentation at 6:30pm Sales & Marketing Suite 250 City Road, Old Street London EC1V 2QQ Strictly RSVP only EMAIL: 250CITYROAD@BERKELEYGROUP.CO.UK CALL: 0203 642 3851

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF GALLERY INTERIOR

A MARYLEBONE GALLERY SO PRIVATE, ONLY A FEW WILL EVER SEE IT

A new gallery now open in fashionable Marylebone is unmissable; but to visit this venue at The Chilterns, on Chiltern Street, you’ll need to buy a property there – and just three apartments remain, each designed by Rabih Hage. As a resident, you’ll have exclusive access to the gallery, displaying large-scale works by iconic photographer David Bailey, and there’s a five-star concierge, private spa, gymnasium and cinema. Minutes from Mayfair and the Regent’s Park, Chiltern Street has fabulous boutiques and restaurants, including the celebrated A-list Chiltern Firehouse - all on your gallery’s doorstep.

thechilternsw1.com For more information about The Chilterns or to arrange a private appointment, please contact Oksana d’Offay on +44 (0)20 3770 6278 or email oksana@thechilternsw1.com


A CALM S PA C E IN A VIBRANT PLACE

Prices and details correct at time of going to press. Computer generated image is indicative only and subject to change. Walking times source: *walkit.com

Queenshurst - Phase 2 Now Launched A new collection of Manhattan suites, one, two and three bedroom apartments and duplexes just 5 minutes walk* from Kingston’s train station and town centre. A private residents’ gym and concierge add to the range of leisure facilities nearby, giving residents a truly enviable lifestyle.

Prices starting from £445,000. Call to book your appointment 020 3411 0610. Sales & Marketing Suite: Sury Basin, Kingston, KT2 5NZ. Open daily 10am – 6pm (Thursdays 8pm).

www.queenshurst.co.uk

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