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The DropIt cart – Crown Estate’s ‘convenience’ offer for Christmas

London’s Crown Estate – the landlord behind Regent Street – has come up with a ‘surprise and delight’ way to encourage shoppers in the final flurry before Christmas. Working with certain stores (with more to follow) shoppers can drop off their purchases at branded carts located on the street and have the goods sent home or to hotels in the London ...
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Creative Cocktails: The Club at Cafe Royal

London venue Cafe Royal has launched the new winter menu for its members' area, The Club. Inspired by fashion, perfume trends and the winter season, flavours include Japanese plum essence, Siberian pine needle oil and rhubarb and custard sherbet.
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Gareth Pugh Designs V&A Christmas Tree

Fashion designer Gareth Pugh has created the V&A's Christmas tree this year. Called Ceremony, the golden, 4-metre high tiered pyramid has a beacon of light at its centre. Mirrored surfaces are gathered around this beacon to evoke the idea of community and coming together for the holiday season.
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Designing Experience: Key Themes From REMIX Summit 2014

Held at Google's London headquarters this week, REMIX Summit brought together entrepreneurs and innovators from technology, art and culture for two days of panels and keynotes. With a focus on experience design, digital curation and immersive storytelling, the key ideas from the summit apply across many industries, from event design to retail and marketing.
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NORR 11 Opens Showroom in London

Scandinavian manufacturer of furniture and homewares NORR 11 will opens its first London showroom next week. The company's collection, which draws inspiration from other countries and cultures to create contemporary Danish design, has never been showcased in the UK before. NORR 11 already has shops in Berlin, Tallinn, Aarhus and Copenhagen.
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LONDON: Guy Bourdin exhibition

Somerset House is currently staging the largest exhibition to date of the works of renowned fashion photographer Guy Bourdin, featuring over 100 pieces and previously unseen material.
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THUMB 1. Charles Jourdan, Spring 1979 -® Guy Bourdin

LONDON: Chloé and House of Voltaire pop-up store

Fashion house Chloé has teamed up with biennial pop-up shop House of Voltaire for its third outing in the city.
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Hackett caters to City customer with new London store

British menswear brand Hackett has opened a new store in the heart of the City of London, at 55 Old Broad Street. The 150sq m store has been designed with the City customer in mind, offering the brand’s full range of bespoke, made-to-measure and personal tailoring services. Personalisation is a strong focus of the new space: alongside a bespoke service ...
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Photographer Credit : Ed Reeve

LONDON: Allen Jones exhibition

This autumn the Royal Academy showcases a major exhibition of Allen Jones’ work, the first in the UK since 1995.
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Ben’s House: Cured, Created, Crafted in London

Lifestyle shop Ben's House has recently opened its doors in London's Fitzrovia with a very simple premise: all products showcased are created and made in London.
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Tom Dixon Sandwich at Harrods

British designer Tom Dixon has opened a cafe in London's famous department store, Harrods. Tom Dixon Sandwich pays homage to the snack that names the space, but the menu also includes salads and cheese/charcuterie plates.
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21st century revamp at New Look’s Oxford Circus flagship

New Look has opened the doors to its revamped Oxford Circus flagship, which puts the focus on product and makes greater use of videos and in-store iPads. All four floors of the 26,000sq ft store have been completely refurbished and remerchandised with a much clearer, uncluttered layout designed to show off the product and to increase sales space. The refit also ...
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Menswear scene heats up on Mayfair’s Duke Street

Duke Street is fast becoming a new menswear hotspot as The Grosvenor Estate continues its redevelopment of the area. With Duke Street being well positioned to attract tourist traffic from nearby Selfridges and Oxford Street, as well as affluent shoppers from north Mayfair’s prime shopping strips such as Mount Street, it has a strong appeal for luxury and contemporary retailers ...
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Hip Swedish brand Our Legacy opens first London store

Contemporary menswear brand Our Legacy has opened its first store outside Sweden in the heart of London’s Soho, close to stores such as Sunspel, Supreme, YMC and Oliver Spencer. Tucked away on Silver Place, just off Lexington Street, the store carries the brand's range of elevated basics and fashion-forward statement pieces for men. The interior design reflects the brand’s Swedish ...
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HOH x Mr Men -

Mr Quiffy: the latest character to be born following the recent collaboration between House of Holland and the Mr Men book series. Mr Quiffy is currently touring Asia with the HOH X Mr Men collaboration in tow. Henry Holland has created a collection for women with exact mini versions for girls. Inspired by the familiar characters, apparel features Mr Men pattern ...
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