Tom Doyle, Chairman and Managing Director, Lloyds Property Group
Finally Spring is here and we will soon see the wave of visitors wishing to enjoy our stunning beaches at Sandbanks and Canford Cliffs and sample the wonderful lifestyle that we are fortunate to experience. Amongst the visitors will, no doubt, be many potential house buyers who will be completely mesmerised by our exquisite collection of dream homes. We feel very privileged working within this niche market, selling luxury and waterfront properties in this beautiful part of the South Coast. Our quality property portfolio is showcased at www.lloydspropertygroup.com as well as our prestigious offices in Canford Cliffs village and Lilliput. On a more personal note, having produced 29 issues, I am still passionate about 'Living the Dream' and can't imagine life without Lloyds. My wife Ginny and son Christopher both work from the Lilliput office whilst I work from Canford Cliffs. As a family run business we could not maintain or achieve our high standards and expectations without our very loyal staff whom we consider to be more than just employees. Who can believe that our magazine has been in existence for 10 years now and has been read in so many countries throughout the world, even more so now due to the increasing demand from the on-line world audience. In this issue we have taken on board our readers’ requests for more culinary insertions which we hope you will enjoy, with particular emphasis on the ‘Best Chefs and Finest Restaurants on the South Coast of England’. We have exciting articles such as ‘Money, Money, Money’ with Jessie J. For those who enjoy horse racing we visit Glorious Goodwood; for luxury lifestyle living Steven Hall chats to Simon Chaplin, who needs no introduction. Finally, we also announce the world debut of the spectacular Rolls Royce Wraith. I would like to offer my congratulations to AFC Bournemouth for the wonderful achievement in winning promotion to the Championship League. Finally, I would like to extend my thanks to Steven Hall of TBC Publishing, for working tirelessly to fulfil our high expectations, Ginny and Sheila from Lloyds for property content, Albert Guchigov from Moscow for Russian input and distribution and Yana Nikodimova for the technical Russian translation. I hope you enjoy reading this special edition of ‘Living the Dream’. Your comments help us tailor the content to reflect your interests... so thank you. Please keep them coming and remember these magazines are now collectables!
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LOVE MUSIC, LOVE FOOD In aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, www.teenagecancertrust.org over 60 musicians have come together for a book that merges iconic portraits with captivating recipes, accompanied by personalised interviews.
LUXURY, LIFESTYLE LIVING Since Chaplins opened it’s doors almost 20 years ago it has showcased and delivered the very best in style, quality and service to a long list of discerning clientele, introducing many international brands to the UK market first. Steven Hall speaks with Simon Chaplin.
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD Widely acknowledged as the sporting and social highlight of the summer, Glorious Goodwood (Thursday 30th July to Saturday, August 3rd, 2013) is a quintessentially English event, synonymous with elegance and style.
DRIVING THE DREAM, THE ROLLS ROYCE WRAITH The most potent and technologically advanced Rolls-Royce in history. Wraith is a car for the curious, the confident and the bold. With the power, style and drama to make the world stand still, living the dream magazine takes a drive.
INTERIORS BY DESIGN The Woadden-Nash brand forms an amalgamation of industry experts to deliver a truly high end service to their clients.
IT'S NOT ABOUT THE MONEY, MONEY, MONEY For new starlet Jessie J, it is all about the giving. Steven Hall finds out more.
ROOM 517 Designer London chic and fashion with Fred and Ginger and Claudette Joseph.
LIVING THE DREAM, THE SPRING/SUMMER PROPERTY COLLECTION A selection of the finest homes currently availanle in the area via Lloyds Property Group.
102 BANKING ON A WINNER The Sandbanks Racing Club was founded by lifelong friends Patrick and Harry who share a passion for horse racing. 104 EATING THE DREAM Our guide to six of the leading chefs and finest restaurants on the South Coast. 116 THE DOM REILLY STORY - THE INSPIRATION FOR THE DOM REILLY BRAND During a 15-year career in Formula One, most recently as head of marketing for the Williams F1 Team, Dominic Reilly criss-crossed the globe encountering thousands of discerning consumers, travellers and brands. Spending more than half of each year on the road led to a keen appreciation of what makes for real quality when it comes to luggage and accessories. Style and supreme aesthetics certainly, but a lot more than that.
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LOVE MUSIC LOVE FOOD A Story of passion, collaboration, determination and draping pasta over rockstars
What do you get when you mix one of the world’s best food photographers, a hugely well respected music journalist & a top rock&roll chef to the stars, add a heaped spoonful of Heston Blumenthal then stir in a large amount of the world’s best musicians? You get LoveMusicLoveFood. A journey with a charitable aim started at the Lowry Hotel, Salford, & ended with Juliette Lewis wrapping her legs round a Gibson guitar dripping with chocolate in Miahaus studios, Los Angeles, LoveMusicLoveFood is the lovechild of award winning photographer Patrice de Villiers. Inspired by an aftershow conversation in the Lowry Hotel bar with Muse frontman Matt Bellamy who divulged that he makes his own pasta, the kernal of the idea was borne, to combine the epicurean delights of food & music in a collection of sumptuous, surreal images portraying the great, good, up & coming of the music industry with the food they love, or as in Noel Gallagher’s case, beverage, with his beloved Yorkshire tea. To make that idea a reality, Patrice enlisted the help of many talented individuals, generous companies and with the goodwill of over 60 artists and their mgmt/PR teams, LoveMusicLoveFood now exists 2 years later in exhibition and bookform. The book includes interviews by celebrated music journalist Andrew Harrison, recipes by rock&roll caterer Sarah Muir and a foreword by Brit superstar chef, Heston Blumenthal. And the force
behind it all comes from her desire to produce something extraordinary for an extraordinary charity, Teenage Cancer Trust. Teenage Cancer Trust is a UK based charity & many of it’s core supporters can be seen in LoveMusicLoveFood: The Rockstar Cookbook, from it’s most vocal patron, Roger Daltrey, to Paul Weller, Kasabian, Kelly Jones, Brian May Siouxsie Sioux, Ellie Goulding, Tinie Tempah even Sir Cliff Richard features as well as US stars such as Brandon Flowers and the list goes on. All proceeds from book & print sales go to Teenage Cancer Trust so to donate & get a fabulous book go online to: www.lovemusiclovefood.org (RRP £30) To buy exclusive limited edition prints go to: firstname.lastname@example.org For information about the charity please visit: www.teenagecancertrust.org Original concept & images: Patrice de Villiers Interviews: Andrew Harrison Recipes: Sarah Muir
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Paul Weller loves CafĂŠ Latte and amaretti biscotti
The perfect latte and amaretti biscotti: For the amaretti biscotti (makes 36): 400g plain floor 2 tsp baking powder 125g butter softened 200g caster sugar 2 medium eggs 2 tsp finely grated orange zest 1 tsb almond extract 75g almond fakes, toasted 1 large egg white, lightly whisked, to glaze
For the latte: Preheat your mug with hot water. Pour enough milk into a jug to almost fill your mug. Place the steam wand in the mug and steam for 10 - 20 seconds. Steam with the end of the wand partially out of the milk to acrate it - this creates a lovely velvety foam. After the first 10 - 20 seconds move the steam wand to the bottom of your jug and steam the milk until hot. Make 1 or 2 espresso shots depending on your desired taste. Pour into the warmed mug and then pour the milk on top, holding back the foam with a spoon. Fill the mug to about 1cm from the top, gently spoon on the foam from the jug to top off your latte. For the amaretti biscotti: Preheat the oven to 190*C/Gas mark 5. Line a baking tray with baking parchment. Sift the flower and baking powder together and set aside. In another large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the orange zest and almond extract. add in the flour and stir until smooth. Finally mix in the toasted almonds. Divide the dough in half and shape each into a log, about 5cm in diameter. Place both on the baking tray and gently flatten.brush the tops with egg whites. Bake for 25 minutes until light brown. Leave to cool slightly then gently cut the logs diagonally into 1cm slices. Place the slices flat on the baking tray and bake for a further 10 minutes until crisp. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Store the biscotti in a paper bag to help them soften slightly.
Mick Hucknall loves Lobster Thermidor & Roasted vegetables
Lobster Thermidor & Roasted vegetables: Serves 4 2 large lobsters, cooked 40g parmesan cheese, freshly grated For the sauce: 60g butter 2 shallots, peeled and finely chopped 570ml fish stock 2tbsp medium dry white wine 110ml double cream Â˝ tsp English mustard 1tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1tbsp chopped fresh chives 1tbsp chopped fresh dill Juice of 1 lemon Pinch of cayenne pepper Sea salt and freshly grounded black pepper Lemon wedges, to serve For the sauce: Lay the cooked lobsters belly down on a board, hold firmly and cut lengthways in half. Remove all the meat from the claws, tail and head, saving any coral. Cut the meat up into small pieces and place back in the shell with the coral. For the sauce, melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the shallots and cook until softened. Add the stock, wine and cream and bring to the boil. Let bubble until reduced by half, then add mustard, chopped herbs, lemon juice and cayenne. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Preheat the grill to high. Spoon the sauce over the lobster meat, sprinkle with the parmesan, and place the lobster halves under the grill for 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Serve with lemon wedges.
For the roasted vegetables: 8tbsp olive oil 2 large red onions, peeled and quartered 10 asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into long diagonal slices 2 courgettes, trimmed, halved and cut into long diagonal slices 1 fennel bulb, trimmed, halved lengthways and cut into 10cm think slices 8 garlic gloves, peeled 1tbsp fennel seeds, crushed Pinch of salt (ideally Fleur de Sel de Camargue) 4 trusses of baby plum tomatoes on the vine Drizzle of good-quality balsamic vinegar 1tbsp chopped fresh basil 1tbsp chopped fresh parsley
For the roasted vegetables: Preheat the oven to 200*C/Gas mark 6. Poor half of the olive oil into a large ovenproof dish and place in the oven to heat up. Meanwhile, put the red onion, asparagus, courgettes, fennel, garlic, fennel seeds, salt and remaining olive oil into a large bowl and toss well. Carefully tip it all into the heated dish. Cook in the oven for 15 minutes, checking after 10 minutes and turning down the heat if the vegetables are browning too quickly. Add the tomatoes on their vines and roast for a further 5 minutes or until the vegetables are caramelised. Serve immediately, drizzled with balsamic vinegar and sprinkled with the chopped herbs.
Katie Melua loves Nori Rolls
Nori-Maki: Serves 4 Â˝ cucumber, peeled and deseeded
Cut the cucumber into 10cm long matchsticks and set aside.
2 standard sheets toasted nori seaweed
Cut the nori sheets in half lengthways. Place a strip of nori, shiny side down, on a bamboo mat, with the shorter edge of the mat and nori sheet directly in front of you. Place a weight, such as a knife, on the opposite short end of the nori.
2 tbsp wasabi paste, plus extra to taste 1 tsp rice wine vinegar 3 tbsp water 4 cups cooked sushi rice 115g tuna, salmon or cooked prawns, cut into strips
Mix 1 tbsp wasabi paste with the rice wine vinegar and water and use this to moisten your hands. Use your fingertips, spread about 1 cup of sushi rice over three-quarters of the sheet in a layer about 5-7mm thick, leaving the end furthest away from you free of rice. With you index finger, smear a thin line of wasabi paste across the width of the rice, about a third of the sheet from you. Lay the cucumber, tuna, salmon or prawns strips along the wasabi paste. To roll, hold the line of ingredients firmly in place with your fingertips. With your thumbs push up and turn the end of the bamboo mat up and over the filling until the two ends of nori sheet meet and form a cylinder. Press the roll firmly and evenly inside the mat. The filling should be in the centre of the rice. Place on a board with the exposed end of the nori sheet underneath the roll and remove the bamboo mat. Repeat the process with the other 3 nori sheets. To serve, cut the rolls into 2.5cm rounds with a sharp knife, wiping the knife clean between cuts.
Noel Gallagher loves Yorkshire Tea
The perfect Cuppa: Serves 1 To start with, use water that has only been boiled once; any more than that and the level of oxygen in the water will be reduced, causing your tea to be a bit flat. Pour the freshly boiled water directly onto your tea bag in the mug; this way the tea infuses better than if you add the tea bag to the water. Leave to brew for 2-3 minutes, according to your taste. Remove the tea bag with a spoon, giving it just one squeeze. Add milk, sugar or lemon, as you desire, and enjoy with a big slice of Yorkshire brack or York biscuits. This recipe was supplied by Taylor's of Harrogate, the home of Yorkshire tea.
Luxury, Lifestyle, Living… Steven Hall chats with Simon Chaplin. Since Chaplins opened it’s doors almost 20 years ago it has showcased and delivered the very best in style, quality and service to a long list of discerning clientele, introducing many international brands to the UK market first. Spread over 25’000 square feet, Chaplins scour the international design scene to display over 180 of the biggest and most exciting European furniture and lighting brands including B&B Italia, Cassina, Ligne Roset, Molteni & C and Reflex Angelo, to name but a few. All these wonderful collections are held under one roof, making it an inspiring one-stop solution for your entire home furnishing needs. Managing Director, Simon Chaplin is the second generation to take control of what is a family run business. Simon’s fascination stems back to his youth, “I was fortunate enough to grow up in a furniture family so even though I was not working, I was learning through osmosis!” Simon’s vision when taking over the Chaplins dynasty was to not only showcase the largest retail space showing high-end contemporary furniture and design in the UK, but to also build a concierge service around it, offering their clients a fully tailored package from the building stage to the finishing touches. He goes on to explain, “Running a business enables me to build a team that I value who share the same design ethos. Furniture runs in my blood, It is not a business for numbers although they always have to add up! It is a business that has to be led by passion or the end result will reflect this.”
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As an independent run store all Chaplins staff have a background in design and are qualified to give you the fullest possible assistance, which is friendly, expert and efficient, taking your personal wishes into account. Simon goes on to say, “The love of design can be seen in every element of our customers’ lives, from the cars they drive to the watches they wear to the houses they live in. It is our skill of interpretation using these outwards signs which enable us to connect with our client base.” When asked what makes Chaplins unique to other furniture stores Simon explains “Working with over 150 design houses, it allows us to edit collections rather than be dictated to by a single brand as many furniture stores around Europe are. This reflects in the individuality of our displays and crosses over to our client’s homes. At Chaplins we enjoy a freedom to express our love for design and to push boundaries and trends quickly, without having to run through and constantly analyse figures." If all the fabulous pieces on display in this design heaven proves too much for you, Chaplins also offer a ‘Home Design Service’ as many of their elegant storage systems for bedrooms and offices require an expert level of planning, which naturally they provide. This includes full floor plans, plus delivery and installation which is always carried out by their own team of fully trained fitters who know how to handle furniture and realise the importance of each piece, protecting and caring for it throughout delivery and installation as if it was their own. As well as working on projects throughout the UK, Chaplins work all over the world. Liasing with designers and architects on various sized projects. Recent projects have included a 40 million Euro home in Cap Ferrat, South of France and 68,000 sq ft mansion in Dubai. However they are just at home working on a TV room in the quiet suburbs, which surround them. So what does Simon predict will be the next big trend in contemporary furniture design? “I’d like to think great interiors are timeless. An interior should reflect an individual’s personality and lifestyle more than current trends." Although Chaplins are very proud of their showrooms in Hatch End, Middlesex and Chelsea Harbour, London they also appreciate that buying trends are changing and people are using the internet for both research purposes and to make the occasional purchase. The Chaplins website (www.chaplins.co.uk) and new App for the iPhone/iPad are well worth the visit. As well as stylish furniture and accessories, they feature a trend-led section full of inspiring ideas and product news. For more information about Chaplins please call 020 8421 1779 email email@example.com or visit www.chaplins.co.uk
Glorious Goodwood Widely acknowledged as the sporting and social highlight of the summer, Glorious Goodwood (Thursday 30th July to Saturday, August 3rd, 2013) is a quintessentially English event, synonymous with elegance and style. Over 100,000 people flock through the gates each year to enjoy this chic, relaxed and incredibly glamorous sell out five-day festival that celebrates the very best from the world of fashion and horseracing. Part of the unique appeal of Goodwood Racecourse is its incredible setting. High in the Sussex Downs, Goodwood is renowned as being one of the most beautiful racecourses in the United Kingdom. It forms a key part of the magnificent 12000 acre Goodwood Estate; situated just outside Chichester with stunning views out to sea and as far as the Isle of Wight on a clear day. The looped course hosts around 130 flat races each season: and the thrill of the chase makes for spectacular entertainment. As top racing pundit John McCririck puts it, “If you ever come racing, there is no better place than Goodwood.” Glorious Goodwood is no exception, with the standard of horse racing always exceptionally high. Actor Clive Owen sums it up quite simply, “It is considered one of the great meetings of the year. That’s why they call it Glorious.” Over four million pounds in prize money emphasises the calibre of racing on offer at Glorious Goodwood and 2013 will be just as exciting. However for many, world class sport is really just the back-drop to a fabulous day out, and Glorious is quite unique. According to model and die-hard equestrienne Jodie Kidd, “There is something very, very special about Goodwood and especially
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Glorious Goodwood. It’s quintessentially English.” Glorious is widely regarded as one of the most stylish race meetings in the UK and yet, unusually, this doesn’t come about through the enforcement of stringent dress codes. In fact, it is a much more relaxed affair; top hats are replaced with Panamas and guests in the hip Gordon Enclosure sip G&Ts to the lilts of a jazz band. One of the highlights of Glorious is Ladies’ Day, celebrated on the Thursday of race week each year. Needless to say the style stakes are raised, and the parade ring is the perfect place to spot beautiful people. In honour of celebrating all things female and raising some serious sums of money for women’s charities, Goodwood launched an all female, amateur horse race, the Magnolia Cup, in 2011. Twelve plucky ladies, selected for their outstanding achievements, were each lent a horse and taught to race by a top trainer. Famous names from the world of fashion gave their time to design the race silks, ensuring that each lady jockey looked the part. Supermodel and face of Burberry, Edie Campbell, won the inaugural event wearing silks designed by Jasmine Guinness. She was unable to defend her crown in 2012, with jewelry designer, Philippa Holland, winning a thrilling second edition of the race. The Magnolia Cup has so far raised hundreds of thousand of pounds for the nominated Ladies’ Day charities’. In 2013 they are the Haven Breast Cancer Support Centres and Best Beginnings, a charity working to give every baby in the UK the healthiest start in life. At racing yards throughout the country ladies are riding out in preparation and designers are once again hard at work designing the silks. Doubtless it will be a jewel in the crown of another fine festival at Goodwood. Glorious forms part of 19 exciting days of racing offered at Goodwood over the season, from May to October. As if to prove it’s not just about horses, other highlights include the sell-out Three Friday Nights held in May and June, when a top DJ follows an afternoon’s racing transforming the parade ring into a huge dancefloor and the family favourite August Bank Holiday Weekend where organisers recreate a 1950s summer holiday vibe, complete with an old-fashioned funfair, replica beach front and live music. The racecourse has three enclosures, cleverly tailored to different guests: the Richmond Enclosure, well-appointed for a smart day out, the Gordon Enclosure offering the perfect setting to hang out with friends, have a flutter and enjoy the great range of food and drink on hand and the family-friendly Lennox Enclosure an affordable and relaxed option, ideal for those with children. This year’s racing season at Goodwood starts on Saturday, May 4th. For tickets and hospitality visit www.goodwood.com Telephone 01243 755055
Racing pundit John McCririck, actor Clive Owen and Jodie Kidd all enjoying Glorious Goodwood. 28 •
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A touch of the noir Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly presents the world debut of Wraith, the most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history. At its heart lie hallmark Rolls-Royce attributes of luxury, refinement and hand-craftsmanship, but the new model from the world’s pinnacle super-luxury marque also presents a unique character defined by power, style and drama. With just a hint of the noir.
“Today we launch the ultimate gentlemen’s gran turismo, a car that embodies the spirit of Charles Stewart Rolls,” commented Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. “The most powerful Rolls-Royce in history, Wraith promises the sense of adventure and speed that drove our founding forefather. But of course, Wraith’s starting point is luxury, refinement and quality, traits that remain as important to Rolls-Royce customers today as they were more than a century ago.” Rolls-Royce Chairman and BMW Group board member Harald Krüger added the following: “The BMW Group today reconfirms its full commitment to the future of Rolls-Royce. Growth and a prosperous future lie ahead thanks to continued investment, careful brand stewardship and the launch of groundbreaking new models like Rolls-Royce Wraith, a magnificent addition to the product range.” In profile, Wraith’s sweeping fastback design gives the car its unique character. Bold lines, tension in the panels and a raked rear screen evoke the image of a world class athlete poised in the starting blocks. Further expression of dynamic intent can be seen in Wraith’s deeply recessed grille, wide rear track and dramatic two-tone presentation. Coach doors open to reveal a sumptuous interior complete with softest Phantom-grade leathers and expanses of wood called Canadel Panelling. Named after the famous cove in the South of France where Sir Henry Royce and his design and engineering teams spent their winters, this contemporary and tactile finish sweeps through the interior, cosseting four occupants in a space bathed in light and warmth.
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The interior ambiance is complemented by Starlight Headliner, a Bespoke feature available beyond Phantom family cars for the first time. 1,340 fibre optic lamps are hand-woven into the roof lining to give the impression of a glittering, starry night sky. Performance delivers on the promise of Wraithâ€™s styling. Power delivery is effortless, but dramatic, thanks to a V12 engine married to 8-speed automatic ZF transmission. 624 bhp / 465kW is available to the driver while the 0-60 mph sprint is achieved in 4.4 seconds, compared with 563 bhp / 420kW and 0-60 in 4.7 seconds for Ghost. From 1,500 rpm 800 Nm of torque is available (780 Nm for Ghost), while a wide rear track, shorter wheelbase and lower roof height further contribute to the most powerful, involving driving experience of any Rolls-Royce in history. The carâ€™s suspension has also been tuned to minimise body roll and discreetly amplify feedback when cornering;
while steering weight is heavier at high speeds and lighter at low speeds adding to the spirited drive. However, Wraith is no GT bruiser. Agility improvements have been achieved with absolutely no compromise to the sensation of riding on a bed of air. Furthermore, the debut of Satellite Aided Transmission (SAT) technology takes the powertrain to a new level of effortless delivery, one that perfectly suits the Rolls-Royce brand. Satellite Aided Transmission uses GPS data to see beyond what the driver sees; it anticipates his next move based on location and current driving style, then selects the most appropriate gear for the terrain ahead. Corners, motorway junctions and roundabouts are all anticipated in advance meaning Wraith is constantly poised to deliver on its promise of performance.
A more polished, effortless driving experience and even better response brings a new, more dynamic dimension to the famous Rolls-Royce trait, waftability. For over a century a Rolls-Royce motor car has featured technologies designed to support occupants discreetly, delivering a peerless driving experience epitomised by the term ‘effortlessness’. In every Rolls-Royce these assist the driver when called upon, but are prepared to return without fuss to the background when no longer required. Advances in mechanical and electrical technology deliver systems like head-up display, adaptive headlights and Wraith’s keyless opening boot. But improvements in connectivity have taken the human-machine interface to a new level of sophistication, a suite of aids that could be likened to a contemporary on-board valet Voice activation commands, for example, come with a one-touch call button located on the steering wheel. A destination no longer requires manual input from a navigation menu and route assistance begins immediately, on-screen and via audio guidance following a voice command such as “navigate to Piccadilly in London.”
Additional improvements in communications come in the design and functionality of the elegant Spirit of Ecstasy Rotary Controller. This allows navigation through onscreen functions using a touch pad that features pinch and pull functionality to echo smart phone usage. Letters can also be ‘drawn’ onto the pad by hand rather than by scrolling through a series of available characters on-screen. In Europe, Wraith will be priced at c. €245k. Confirmation and further pricing details in all markets will be revealed later in the year. First deliveries of Wraith will be made to customers in the final quarter of 2013. Rolls Royce at Harrods, Knightsbridge In April the Wraith was showcased in Harrods, London’s most prestigious department store. Rolls-Royce Motors Cars occupied two windows on the exclusive Brompton Road, Knightsbridge. To mark the UK debut of the Wraith Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Sunningdale held an Exclusive Invitation Only Evening on Tuesday 30th April for a select number of VIP Guests. Guests were invited to attend Harrods after closing hours to preview the Wraith whilst enjoying champagne and canapés in a completely unique venue. Guest speakers from Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Goodwood welcomed guests and explained the design, power and detail behind the new addition to the Rolls-Royce family before guests were invited to enjoy a closer look at the Wraith Rob Lowe, General Sales Manager at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Sunningdale commented “The Wraith is truly a new generation for Rolls-Royce. The Wraith showcases power, style and drama with all the trademark Rolls-Royce characteristics – luxury, opulence, excellence in engineering and hand-craftmanship. The most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce ever built but yet still embracing the finest things in life, the most beautiful materials, absolute exclusivity and perfection in its finely detailed interior. A really exciting chapter for Rolls-Royce, we are looking forward to its arrival at our showroom in Sunningdale”.
The Sunningdale Showroom is easily accessible and a haven away from the City for our customers where they can take time to enjoy the experience and be immersed within the Rolls-Royce brand. Whether it is a New, Used Approved Sales or Service and accessories enquiry, everyone is given personal attention and our team is fully committed to offering a first class service for you to enjoy what we believe to be a truly unique experience of this superb marque. We look forward to welcoming you to our showroom soon.
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Its not about the money, money money… For new starlet Jessie J, it is all about the giving. Steven Hall finds out more. Jessie J’s bold, honest and uncompromising attitude has set her apart from today’s typical popstar and turned her in to a role model for all those struggling with their identity. Using her popularity and influence, she has made the most of her success to help others. Such success certainly didn’t come easy though and any achievements have been backed up by years of hard work and personal tussles. At the age of 11 Jessica Cornish was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome which causes an irregular heartbeat and she was forced to undergo numerous treatments. One particular drug caused her skin to turn green for which she was mercilessly bullied. Jessie, singled out for her big teeth and strange appearance, had rocks and taunts of ‘Alien’ thrown at her. The singer has been dogged by poor health; a few years ago even suffered a minor stroke. These setbacks have undoubtedly made her a more robust character and caused her to set herself apart from her counterparts. “I’ve look at the big stuff straight in the eye, had people sitting on the end of a hospital bed wondering what’s going to happen next and genuinely not knowing. I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. I can’t touch drugs. I can’t even have caffeine. I
have to be confident. Because I can’t intoxicate myself with those props ordinary young people have to give them confidence.” Her position as a role model is an important one and Cornish has often spoke out about her struggles with bullying and the intention to give her fans hope and strength. Her hit single “Who’s Laughing Now”, which featured the lyrics ‘Thank you for the pain. It made me raise my game. And I’m still rising’, is just one example of a whole host of songs which were written to inspire. Jessie J has also talked candidly about being comfortable with her sexuality and her efforts to help other feel comfortable about who they are. Speaking early on in her career, she proclaimed, “I want young people to know that they can belong – whatever your culture, your religion your sexuality – that you can live life how you want to live it and feel comfortable how you are.” Jessie started her music career by writing hits for the likes of Miley Cyrus, Alesha Keys and Crhis Brown. She actually wrote ‘Do It Like A Dude’, her first hit single, for superstar Rihanna, but on advice from another big name mentor, Justin Timberlake, she released it herself.
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Jessie J burst on to the music scene and in to the charts in late 2010; landing herself the top spot on the BBC’s Sound of 2011 – a list which predicts who is likely to be a success in the coming year. Her debut single, ‘Do It Like A Dude’, was a gutsy, attention-grabbing single, which certainly did grab the attention of the media and hordes of new fans. The singer used her bold persona and striking fashion sense to cement this first impression. However Jessie proved that she was by no means a limited artist with her first album, Who You Are. The number one album featured several soulful heartfelt offerings, showing a softer side to the singer and a versatile talent. The album has gone on to sell over 2.5 million copies and was the biggest selling debut album in the UK in 2011. Following the success of her first album, Jessie was soon being offered numerous opportunities to embark on new projects. In December 2011, it was confirmed that Jessie J would be one of four coaches on The Voice – the popular BBC talent show now in its second series. She was chosen to work alongside legend Tom Jones, will.i.am, and boyband member Danny O’Donoghue; the singer was paid a reported £200,000 for her part in the series. This fee was also part of what ensured her number 14 place in the under 25’s 012 Rich List, where it was revealed that she had earned £5 million in the previous year. Jessie has certainly not wasted her new-found star power. She recently shaved her head for Red Nose Day rising much needed money for the charity. “Bic it, powder it, who cares? My hair will grow back... Be good. Do good. Feel good”. “Her less than easy start in life has given her a unique perspective, whilst her popularity has enabled her to use these experiences to make a difference.” Furthermore, Jessie J is a regular supporter of the Make - A - Wish Foundation, which aims to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illness and has also revealed that she frequently donates her clothes to charity. More recently, she has been involved in this year’s Comic Relief campaign. Joining a host of other celebrities, the singer has been encouraging people to bid for a signed porcelain Lindt bear. It is clear that Jessie J has a serious commitment to helping her fans and anyone else in need. Her less than easy start in life has given her a unique perspective, whilst her popularity has enabled her to use these experiences to make a difference. She has already marked herself out as someone different from the average celebrity and looks set to have enduring power – Jessie J is here to stay. One of your first chances to see Jessie live this year is at Chester Rocks as she headlines the show on Sunday 16th June www.chester-rocks.com
LIVING THE DREAM
Photographer: Dave Kai-Piper Lingerie: Fred & Ginger Dresses: Claudette Joseph Model & M.U.A.: Chloe-Jasmine Whichello
She wears the Black Label collection 100% French Silk Satin Kimono with traditional open sleeves and waist tie R.R.P. £340.00
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She wears the Show Girl collection Can Can Plunge bra in 100% stretch silk with monochrome stripe trim bust panel and finished with a luxuriously soft Italian Chantilly lace trim and detachable feather jewelled trim R.R.P. ÂŁ155 Matching Can Can knickers R.R.P. ÂŁ90
Small images: (top to bottom) She wears the Arabian Delights collection Isa Gown in 100% Silk chiffon in soft pink with lattice trim under bust and sleeve detail and soft pink Chain-mail neckline trim R.R.P. £260 Matching Sahara Knickers R.R.P. £90 She wears the Black Label Collection 100% Silk Satin/Chiffon mix Corset with french Chantilly lace neckline edge trim and hook & eye back fastening R.R.P. £260.00 Black Label silk stretch satin shorts R.R.P. £80.00 She wears the Arabian Delight collection Sahara soft cup Bra in soft pink French silk satin with under-bust front tie and silk chiffon neckline frill R.R.P. £130.00
She wears, slate grey sleeveless day dress with full skirt, with organic curved seams that follow the natural lines of the body and is made from the very finest pure new wool R.R.P. ÂŁ230
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Three steps to garden heavenâ€Ś Chris James, landscape designer at Graduate Landscapes and nominated finalist in the RHS Show Tatton Park Young Garden Designer of The Year category, talks about the three principles he uses to help him in his work to create beautiful, functional and unusual garden designs. Having had the privilege and opportunity to have worked on a huge number of garden design projects, I strongly believe there are really just three simple steps to creating the perfect garden design. With the right planning and imagination and, most importantly the confidence to know when to stop designing, any outdoor space has the potential to be visually stunning, versatile and practical. Designing your perfect garden is a lot like furnishing and decorating your living room or kitchen. It needs careful planning and forethought to ensure the finished result is both functional as well as enjoyable. Itâ€™s worth considering how the space will be used, who will use it and how often
it will be used. You also have to think about your personal style: your garden has to fit with your home and with you as a person. Do you prefer a formal style or want a more relaxed and loose setting? High maintenance or low? You can see that there is a lot to consider and itâ€™s well worth researching options and deciding what look and feel you want before getting started. My role as a landscape designer is to get to know my clients, to understand what they want, but to add my expertise and creativity to the mix. I want to ensure the design I create maximises the space available and fulfils client objectives in terms of what they want the space to do and say about them as people. It is this daily challenge that led me to try my hand at a show garden piece in an
Did you know that Graduate Landscapes is exhibiting at Tatton Park and that Chris James, senior designer, is nominated for an award there?
Chris has recently been nominated as a finalist in the Young Garden Designer of the Year category. His garden, entitled ‘GreEnCO Sense’, is a conceptual show garden space and was a very different challenge to his usual projects. The garden offers locally sourced, recycled materials and aims to be a haven for insects, bees and butterflies. Within the design Chris has identified key aspects of any well designed space by careful thought into the way in which vistors will view and move around the garden. He has created a three dimensional design by considering heights of plants and the hard landscaping involved. The ultimate aim is to provide an interactive and interesting journey through the garden. About Chris Chris’ background and training has positioned him ideally to design garden spaces that are creative, innovative but ultimately very liveable. He achieved a BA in geography before studying at The Oxford College of Garden Design for his post graduate diploma in residential landscape design. He is a strong believer in spending time considering garden spaces, so that well thought out projects can be constructed with ease and save the user and owner time and money.
attempt to bring together all the knowledge and experience I have accumulated so far, along with some of the less mainstream ideas I have always wanted to try! In the past year at Graduate Landscapes we have created some wonderful gardens which highlight good design detailing. Whether it is our multi levelled, modern, courtyard garden in Cobham, our natural swimming pool garden in the Hampshire countryside or our cottage garden in Guildford, each garden requires every element to be considered and implemented with care and precision. Within these gardens we have dealt with a range of problems which need solving. In Soberton, we had a rundown sixties’ pool garden which required a complete overhaul. At Cobham we had dramatic level changes with
a stark and unusable garden space set within the boundary of a large, six bedroom house which internally had been finished to the highest level of detail. All these projects required very specific and varied planting schemes and each one threw up a wide range of questions that needed to be addressed within the design brief, whether it be heavy clay soils, a shady spot or even the client looking to explore a variety of different or unusual options. That is why I am immensely proud that this year I will be exhibiting at the RHS Show at Tatton Park as one of the three finalists in The Young Garden Designer of The Year category. I am very aware that even in designing this conceptual show garden space, which was a very different challenge to my usual projects, I found myself
going back to those three simple steps – planning, imagination and confidence. I would love to show you some of my designs and ideas, particularly my show garden which is called GreEnCO Sense. Why not come to Tatton Park from 25 to 28 July and visit me in the sunshine? I look forward to meeting you. Chris James, Graduate Landscapes Lake House, Haslemere Road, Liphook, Hampshire GU30 7LG Telephone: 01483 685012 or 01428 724080 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.graduatelandscapes.co.uk Twitter: @GardenDesignGL
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on a winner The Sandbanks Racing Club was founded by lifelong friends Patrick and harry, who share a passion for horse racing. Harry is a professional jockey, based at the world-famous Newmarket, where he works with trainer Terry Clement at the same yard where legendary jockey Lester Piggott used to live. Harry rides for numerous trainers and oversees the Newmarket side of the syndicate. Patrick, who is based in Dorset, has high hopes for the syndicate and believes that their numerous connections in the facing world will ensure success. Sandbanks Racing Club offers a high level of personal service, with each share-holder being treated as if they own the horse. Interest parties are regularly updated on the progress and well-being of their horse, as well as any running plans. The Club offers a range of syndicates, varying between 10 and 20 shares per horse. A syndicate usually lasts for two seasons and throughout that time each shareholder is entitled to a share of the prize money and the proceeds from the sale of the horse. Training fees are fully inclusive, and shareholders are entitled to a share agreement, complimentary tickets, stable visits and regular updates. Sandbanks Racing Club is committed to ensuring that every owner enjoys their ownership to the full and that each horse reaches its maximum potential.
â€œSandbanks Racing Club offers a high level or personal service, with each share-holder being treated as if they own the horse.â€? LLOYDS
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Eating the dream
Our guide to the best chefs and finest restaurants on the South Coast
Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder, Hartnett Holder & Co at Lime Wood in the New Forest Relaxed but with a hint of sophistication, Hartnett Holder & Co opened on 11th February 2013 and is changing the face of country hotel cooking. Flushed from the overwhelming success of The Pig just 10 minutes down the road, the team behind Lime Wood has come up with yet another refreshing new innovation for the restaurant scene in the sticks. The ground floor space has undergone an extensive makeover by interior designer du jour, Martin Brudnizki (Le Caprice, Corrigan’s, Hix, Scotts, J. Sheekey Oyster Bar). Angela Hartnett and Lime Wood’s Luke Holder, with their team, are creating locally sourced English dishes with a respectful nod to the seasons and to Italian culinary ideologies. Hartnett and Holder’s food is a natural blend of British with the much loved Italian approach to eating - where family and sharing is everything. The style is chefs’ home-cooked food not chefs’ food cooked for restaurants. Both Angela and Luke are famed for their informal, grounded style of cooking and their care in sourcing the best quality produce. As Robin Hutson, Chairman of the Lime Wood Group says: “This is FUN dining, not fine dining. We’ve banned big plates, they’re no longer fun, and instead have introduced smaller less formal crockery. Formal restaurants have too many rules, we don’t like rules at Lime Wood, they’re restrictive and suffocating. The aim has been to deformalise the restaurant where sitting at the bar in the middle of the room nibbling on arancini and octopus has become the norm.” Starters cost from £6.50 - £12.50; main dishes start at £14 and a 45-minute lunch costs from £15. Hartnett Holder & Co, Tel: 02380 287 167 www.hartnettholderandco.co.uk
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James Golding Head Chef at The Pig, New Forest When THE PIG opened in 2011 we wanted to ensure that we served the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients that are produced sustainably and locally. I believe the best dishes are made using the freshest ingredients and it was this immediacy from garden to plate that was key for us. THE PIG really is a restaurant with rooms; the focus is very much on the cuisine – fabulous, uncomplicated and simple British garden food, true to the micro seasons and influenced by the forest, with the emphasis squarely on fresh, clean flavours. We have a walled garden, which we grow a variety of herbs, fruit and vegetables; we also have fruit cages and our own chickens, quails and pigs on site. I’m really passionate about finding new things to grow in the garden, last year I planted some Pineberries, which were delicious. In the kitchen we are assisted by our on site forager who goes out to search for the freshest food and our menus change daily to reflect what will provide the tastiest dishes, depending on what has been unearthed. I am a local lad and on my days off I love nothing more than foraging with my children, there are some real hidden gems in the area, we usually start with a picnic at Wooten Bridge and then walk through the forest collecting apples, blackberries and mushrooms. What can’t be grown or foraged is sourced from local suppliers within a 25 mile radius of THE PIG, these include T Bartlett and Sons, Loosehanger Cheese, Lyburn Farmhouse and Sunnyfields. In fact last year we were awarded the Sustainable Restaurant of the Year award in recognition of our commitment to locally sourced food, having scored the highest in the areas of sourcing, environment and society. Tel: 0845 539 500 www.thepighotel.com
Alex Aitken Chef Patron, Upper Deck Bar & Restaurant Experience the new Upper Deck Bar & Restaurant, now open at Christchurch Harbour. A great place to relax, dine and drink, where yacht chic meets coastal heritage, all with the backdrop of Harbour views. Expect produce from our local larder and food that you want to eat, with menus designed by Alex Aitken and a relaxed, restyled restaurant. The stylish new bar will drift out onto an outdoor terrace, for great grills and al fresco cocktails as the boats sail by. With his success at The Jetty and The Kings in Christchurch, Alex Aitken brings his awardwinning passion to the new Upper Deck Bar & Restaurant, as Chef Patron for Harbour Hotels. To book a table call 01202 483434 or book online at www.christchurch-harbour-hotel.co.uk
Chris Howard Head Chef at Patrick's Restaurant, Poole Currently celebrating its seventh anniversary this year, Patrick's Restaurant, Bar and Event Catering is based in the heart of the vibrant, urban village of Ashley Cross. A home away from home, the relaxed and friendly atmosphere makes Patrick’s a great place to eat, drink and socialise with work colleagues, friends and family. Open every day from 10am, breakfast at Patrick’s is the perfect way to start your day. With free Wi-Fi access you can log on to the latest world news and check emails while waking up over a beautifully brewed coffee. Many customers come regularly for lunch or to watch live sport and think of the staff as an extended family. Patrick’s has become renowned for its live music and cabaret nights, where high quality entertainment is accompanied by good value food, cooked with the freshest and finest of local ingredients. Head chef Chris Howard has been with the restaurant since it first opened its doors in 2006. He understands what his clientele wants and creates inspiring menus, which are updated regularly to showcase the best fresh produce of the season. The popular lunchtime menu includes great classic dishes such as the flavoursome lambs liver and bacon and locally sourced haddock and chips. Patrick’s offers a selection of lunchtime dishes for £5 which act as a taster for the comprehensive a la carte menu, enticing customers back in the evenings and on weekends to try what else the restaurant has to offer, such as the delicate tempura of lemon sole and the succulent Barbary duck breast. Bring the restaurant’s culinary expertise into your own home or the venue of your choice with Patrick’s event catering. From BBQs to birthdays, the experienced events team’s personable approach and top notch service will free you up to focus on your guests and enjoy the day. Tel: 01202 734000 www.patricksrestaurants.co.uk
Richard Tregaskes Head Chef at Cafe Shore, Sandbanks Cornish born Richard Tregaskes has been Head Chef at Cafe Shore for 6 years. Richard trained in Cornwall before making the move to France at seventeen to continue his learning of the trade. He then moved to at the time the 5 star Royal Bath Hotel before moving to Bermuda to the famous Cafe Lido on Elbow Beach, it was there where he met and married his wife Wendy. Richard returned to Dorset to settle down with his young family and started to work at Cafe Shore. Recently his ethos has turned away from fine dining back to his Cornish roots of cooking simply with fantastic local fish, shellfish and steaks believing in taking great produce of Dorset and England and showcasing them to the customer. He is looking forward to launching his new concept in the bar area aimed at family dining in the early summer alongside the seasonally changing A La Carte Menu in the Waterfront Restaurant. The Private Dining Room in the Waterfront Restaurant at Cafe Shore provides a luxurious setting for any occasion, available for Private Parties, Reception Drinks or Corporate Events. The grand table, complete with distinguishing chandelier, accommodates up to fourteen guests. Amaze your friends and family with our specially tailored packages; including champagne and canapés on arrival and an indulgent five-course meal. The Private Dining Room can be hired for a cost of £100.00. Cafe Shore will endeavor to make your evening unforgettable and our highly experienced events co-coordinator will help you organise any bespoke requests. Tel: 01202 707271 www.cafeshore.co.uk
Andrew Du Bourg and Luke Matthews Head Chef and Executive Head Chef of Vetiver at Chewton Glen Chewton Glen takes pride in staying true to its heritage, but changing tastes demand careful evolution and the latest chapter in our story is Vetiver, a new restaurant for a new era. Spread across five rooms, including a wonderful Wine Room and the newly constructed Summer House, Vetiver offers settings to suit all dining occasions, seasons or times of the day. The service matches that of the hotel, welcoming yet refined, attentive yet unobtrusive. From a light lunch or supper, a wine tasting dinner or a relaxed meal with family and friends, Vetiver exceed expectations with its flexibility and style. The menu is English at its core, carefully sourced ingredients are combined with cosmopolitan flair, to create seasonal menus to tempt and delight. Gone are some of the traditions that can stifle the enjoyment of a good meal and in their place is Vetiver, a restaurant perfectly balanced to take the dining experience at Chewton Glen forward to new heights. Head Chef, Andrew Du Bourg, has developed seasonally inspired menus and, as well as using the New Forest as a larder, Chewton Glen has its own vegetable garden with greenhouses, a new walled kitchen garden, a recently planted orchard of 250 fruiting trees and bee hives for home-produced honey. The ‘garden to the table’ approach has been a huge success and guests love the freshness and variety of produce that is used. At lunchtime the three-course £25 ‘Daily Set Lunch Menu’ compliments the á la carte menu and on Sunday, this is replaced by the Sunday Lunch Menu at £39.50. Vetiver, Chewton Glen, New Forest Tel: 01425 275341 www.vetiverchewtonglen.com
Frederic Seweryn Head Chef at the Guildhall Tavern Restaurant, Poole At the age of forty French born Frederic first started cooking when he was sixteen years old, having learned his trade in Opio, at the Golf club in the South of France, He then trained in some famous fish restaurants in Antibes and Grasses, where the fishermen used to deliver the fish straight from the boat, not cleaned and too fresh to be cooked! Frederic is passionate about food, especially fish, and enjoys a new cooking as a new challenge every day. ''Fish and seafood , when locally sourced and in season are a great enjoyment to cook to perfection and suffice to itself to reveal its own taste and flavors, simplicity, high quality products and beautiful presentation is my motto'' Guildhall Tavern is a French seafood restaurant located in Poole in Dorset, is located just two minutes from the Quay in the heart of the old town, it offers a friendly atmosphere and a very warm welcome. It has an extensive menu with house specialities of locally landed delicious fish, crab & lobster prepared in mouth-watering French style. Meat and vegetarian dishes are also available. Bouillabaisse and other fish party fare are prepared on request. Tel: 01202 671717 www.guildhalltavern.co.uk
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The inspiration for the Dom Reilly Brand During a 15-year career in Formula One, most recently as head of marketing for the Williams F1 Team, Dominic Reilly criss-crossed the globe encountering thousands of discerning consumers, travellers and brands. Spending more than half of each year on the road led to a keen appreciation of what makes for real quality when it comes to luggage and accessories. Style and supreme aesthetics certainly, but a lot more than that.
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Dom Reilly Weekender Lightweight, elegant and exquisitely hand-crafted in full grain leather. Dom Reilly Briefcase The ultimate travelling companion for the busy modern executive. Dom Reilly Travel Wallet An exquisitely crafted travel wallet, tailored for the executive traveller. Combining a mix of full grain and smooth leathers to create a sophisticated layer of textures. Dom Reilly Phone Case The Dom Reilly phone case cleverly doubles up as a credit card or business card case whilst affording your phone outstanding protection. Dom Reilly Watch Roll A supremely elegant case affording unprecedented protection for up to four wrist watches. Stylish and functional while remaining uncomplicated and elegant.
INNOVATIVE luxe brand Dom Reilly has debuted its premiere collections with the unveiling of its premium luxury travel accessories and Dom Reilly for Williams F1 range. The Dom Reilly range breaks new ground in combining high quality classical craftsmanship with the design philosophy of a Formula One race team. Completely original and proudly unique, the collection sees timeless design fused with cutting-edge technology plus an attention to detail that’s normally only associated with race teams from the world’s most prestigious motorsport. Collaborating with lead technicians at the Williams F1 Team, Dom Reilly specialises in ‘engineered style’ and the brand’s debut collection is designed for individuals who travel the globe. By combining design, knowledge and innovation, Dom Reilly has created a range that is lighter, stronger and smarter than other luxury travel accessories, but has done so without sacrificing the aesthetic appeal you’d come to expect from a premium luxury brand. Inspired by Formula One’s pursuit of perfection, Dom Reilly’s inaugural collection incorporates cutting-edge materials - such as a unique high-density foam that is normally used in F1 cockpits. This material absorbs up to 97% of the energy exerted from an impact – helping keep valuables safe and secure. The collection also adopts other avant-garde features such as microscopic electroplated metalwork to produce stronger and more efficient zips. Spearheading the collection, the Dom Reilly Weekender is a luxurious and lightweight weekend bag that’s also elegant in design. Handmade by classical artisans,
the bag offers refined elegance and understated sophistication. The complete range will also feature a perfectly appointed briefcase, laptop case, watch roll, travel wallet, phone case plus various credit card cases. Everything a stylish executive might need for regular travel. It also includes a unique gift item for the man who has everything – a beautifully finished crash helmet case. With a desire to create something different within the luxury travel market, Reilly partnered with Williams F1 Team co-founder, Patrick Head, who is also widely regarded as one of Britain’s greatest engineers having masterminded multiple F1 World Championship-winning cars. Collaborating jointly with a design team that has also produced collections for a variety of traditional luxury brands, engineered style was conceived and the beginnings of the Dom Reilly brand was formed. Dom Reilly is also the official supplier of the Williams F1 team with a new range of Dom Reilly luggage to compliment the premier collection of luxury accessories. All race team personnel make use of this range as they travel the world.
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