Burberry’s New Flagship Store in London

Burberry has announced the opening of its new London flagship store, which is the first location to feature the company’s new global design concept. The new store is located at No.1 Sloane Street in the heart of London’s Knightsbridge. The site boasts an SW1 postcode, which is particularly special to the luxury British brand – over 130 years ago, founder Thomas Burberry opened his first London store in the SW1 area, in a building that, to this day, is the brand’s global headquarters. The No.1 Sloane Street flagship has been designed in collaboration with renowned Italian architect, Vincenzo De Cotiis, using a new concept that aims to encapsulate the essence of the luxury brand. For example, the iconic colors of

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Hotels and Styles that Defined Each Decade

WHAT A LONG, stylish trip it’s been. The first issue of Travel+Leisure was published in 1971 and since then the magazine has been committed to showcasing not just the most upscale hotels and resorts around the world, but also the most au courant. When going through our archives, we were reminded of how certain properties truly set the standard for an era. And while the mood of Thailand in the 1990s or Tokyo in the 2000s might be a distant memory, this summer’s styles can transport us there. The 1970s: La Mamounia From the late 60s through the next decade of the counterculture, Marrakesh’s La Mamounia (doubles from US$536) drew a bohemian crowd—David Hockney, Anita Pallenberg, Paul McCartney—who wore the heady

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Best Collabs Between Luxury Goods and Hotel Brands

CHOCOLATE ON YOUR PILLOW? Consider it a given. Private plunge pool? But of course. Personal BMWs, complimentary Tumi luggage sets and exclusive collaborations with designer giants like Aquazzura, Dior and Ferragamo though? Now we’re talking. In a cutthroat world where every hospitality business is vying for that coveted booking, amenities and experiences that were once considered lavish and groundbreaking just don’t cut it anymore. Travelers are searching for unique experiences and have raised the bar on what they expect to find at luxury properties. Going the extra mile has become more crucial than ever to lock down those reservations, and that in turn has led to some of the most exciting branded collaborations. For a long time now, hotels have

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Fashion and Shopping in Cambridge, England

Most famous for its prestigious university (and the accompanying rivalry with Oxford), Cambridge is a city break that deserves to be on your UK hit list. Set on the River Cam in eastern England, under two hours from London, the historic city is compact but exudes character from every corner: College gateways lead to quiet courtyards and dreamy pastures, while lofty spires peek out above spectacular buildings designed by architects like Sir Christopher Wren and James Gibbs. Old and new happily co-exist in Cambridge, so a collection of classic pieces that transcend time is the best attire for exploring and shopping the collegiate city. Elegant eateries Oysters from Trinity Cambridge / ©David Thorpe Photography One of the best-located places to

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Exclusive Parisian Personal Shopping Now At Galeries Lafayette

France’s leading department store, Galeries Lafayette, has now made the whole process of shopping for that perfect dress or Christmas gift so much easier. Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, the flagship store, home to the most desirable fashion brands in the world, has now made their personal shoppers available for access, by appointment, on live video assisting shoppers like us with putting together a wardrobe that reflects the desired style with personalised advice. Achieving the famous, effortless Parisian style is now at your fingertips. This new online shopping concept “Remote Personal Shopping” by Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann is exclusive, personalised, luxurious and realistic at the same time, an experience that you can indulge in all from the comfort of your home.

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Exclusive Parisian Personal Shopping Now At Galeries Lafayette

France’s leading department store, Galeries Lafayette, has now made the whole process of shopping for that perfect dress or Christmas gift so much easier. Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, the flagship store, home to the most desirable fashion brands in the world, has now made their personal shoppers available for access, by appointment, on live video assisting shoppers like us with putting together a wardrobe that reflects the desired style with personalised advice. Achieving the famous, effortless Parisian style is now at your fingertips. This new online shopping concept “Remote Personal Shopping” by Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann is exclusive, personalised, luxurious and realistic at the same time, an experience that you can indulge in all from the comfort of your home.

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Behind the Stunning Duffy London Civilization Collection

Duffy London, an acclaimed design studio, is known for the whimsical (the ‘Up Balloon Coffee Table’ is a glass table that appears to be held up by gold and silver balloons), the fascinating (the ‘Abyss’ table, perhaps the most famous piece, depicts the layers of the seabed in absorbing detail) and the downright mind-bending (the ‘Shadow’ chair appears to stand on only two legs). Founder Christopher Duffy has a spectacular way of taking inspiration from nature and architecture, redefining and presenting them in a piece that is more than simply a coffee table; a conversation starter for sure, but one that has the ability to both blend in and stand out. “Inspiration is not just one thing — we work

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