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Bringing Miami Beach to London

It’s meant to be summer time in London yet at night the wind is still so strong that it gives us chills. So, what’s the best way to solve this? Beaches are quite far from London and the cold weather is not helping!  What’s better than bringing the Miami beach to a club in London? Dubbed the new Richard Branson of nightlife, Joe Fournier, senior partner of London’s super central and luxe Bonbonniere Club launched their new themed Friday nights titled “Welcome to Miami.”  The usual interior of the club, inspired by the Fabergé Egg was transformed into Miami fashion with blow up pool toys, palm trees, flamingos and serve...
Categories: Night Life

Coolest Lingerie Launch Party at Raffles Chelsea, London

Told you Londoners do know how to party. And they do know how to throw a good party too. Earlier I went to the launch party of the latest fashions from high-end Parisian lingerie brand, Chantal Thomass.  The French-inspired themed night titled ‘My Mistress Lives in Paris.’ was held at the regally famous private members club, Raffles on King’s Road in the heart of Chelsea. The evening was invite only, and attendees were couriered invitations printed on red and black French fans.  The club was also celebrating the launch of their newly launched VIP Black Room above the club, with access given to guests that evening via ...
Categories: Luxury

Welcome to the Shoe Heaven

Who doesnt love shoes? I do, and by now you should know I’m a shoe-aholic who owns way more than sufficient pairs. So during London Fashion Week, aside from shows there are events that brands would love to take the opportunity to gather everyone in the industry, simply because everyone is everywhere and too busy to gather. It’s such a fun night to meet all these designers again. Celebrating the opening of the world’s largest luxury shoe destination, now open on the fifth floor of Harrods, a cocktail party was held last week, inviting brilliant designers and editors from international and local publications to share their passi...
Categories: Luxury