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Sacha Jafri makes art with a heart

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Mayfair’s millennials

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Wareing's work ethic

News

Culture

A literary love affair

A literary love affair

The passionate relationship between Virginia Woolf and one of Belgravia’s most famous former residents, writer Vita Sackville-West, is exposed by a new book of their steamy love letters

Princely tales

Princely tales

Behind the iron will, rumoured liaisons and infamous gaffes, who is the real Prince Philip? Ingrid Seward’s new book puts the record straight

Desert Island Books

Desert Island Books

Furniture maker and honorary chairman of Christie’s, the Earl of Snowdon loves a historical book or a good biography

When Toto met Coco

When Toto met Coco

How the life of former Vogue cover girl and British spy Toto Koopman intertwined with the queen of couture and Nazi agent Coco Chanel

Art

Art with a heart

Art with a heart

Sacha Jafri has raised millions of dollars for charity through his art – and has just completed his most important work yet

Lifestyle

Natural beauties

Natural beauties

Bringing nature indoors needn’t be harder during the colder months. Here is our pick to bring in nature’s soothing palette

The Crown jewels

The Crown jewels

Show-stopping pieces inspired by the new series of Netflix hit The Crown

All my loving

All my loving

Give your partner a little lockdown love with our selection of romantic gifts for Valentine’s Day

Business

Meet the passport king

Meet the passport king

Investment migration is on the increase as families and individuals assess where they want to be in a post-Covid world. Henley & Partners’ Dr Kalin gives us the lowdown

Born to run

Born to run

Specialist knowledge, the right running gear and, more recently, online advice are all part of the service offered by Run and Become

Leaves of gold

Leaves of gold

Investors have had a rough ride over the past year due to uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, but there’s one market that has been quietly bucking the trend – that of rare books and manuscripts

Rethinking Retail

Rethinking Retail

With a vaccine on the horizon but the future uncertain, can retail reinvent itself?

People

Insta stars

Insta stars

Bella Roberts is the director of a steel business, who splits her time between Belgravia and the Cotswolds. She is the owner of Coco & Lily, who have their own Instagram page.

Meet the passport king

Meet the passport king

Investment migration is on the increase as families and individuals assess where they want to be in a post-Covid world. Henley & Partners’ Dr Kalin gives us the lowdown

Lasting impression

Lasting impression

Stewart Parvin might be couturier to the Queen, but he prides himself on making clothes that last for ‘real’ people living ‘real’ lives

Animal crackers

Animal crackers

Veterinarian Bruce Fogle’s clients have included Elizabeth Taylor, the Duchess of Argyll and a menagerie from Harrods’ famous pet department

Food & Drink

Pancakes around the world

Pancakes around the world

This pancake day (February 16), travel the world from your own kitchen, with five recipes from hotels across the globe.

Game for a laugh

Game for a laugh

The pandemic forced Marcus Wareing to swap his chefs’ whites for gardening gloves. Now back in the kitchen with a new outlook, the 50-year-old says it’s time to forget the critics and have fun

Finance

Passport to the future

Passport to the future

Amid a global pandemic, Citizenship by Investment is on the increase – and the UK is high on the list for overseas investors, thanks to benefits such as education, healthcare and quality of life

Trading places

Trading places

Aman Natt is co-founder of Mayfair-based trading company, AstroFX

Visas made easy

Visas made easy

Get your visa wrong and you could miss your whole trip. New firm Viselio simplifies the process and even fills out those tedious forms for you.

What women want

What women want

With increasing amounts of the UK’s wealth now in women’s hands, a new network seeks to challenge the male-dominated finance industry.

Property

The great escape

The great escape

Last year saw a growing trend for country living, with the pandemic proving a catalyst for many wealthy Londoners

Island Shopping

Island Shopping

You can buy a private island for a fraction of the price of a Mayfair pad – and it may be a sounder investment than a superyacht

Travel

Period drama

Period drama

This boutique hotel with interiors on the right side of kitsch is creating a buzz, so be sure to book your visit soon

Family fun

Family fun

Looking forward to spending time with the family? The Four Seasons Hampshire is the perfect choice

C’est magnifique!

C’est magnifique!

An escape to Raymond Blanc’s two Michelin-star retreat in Oxfordshire should be your first calling place when restrictions allow

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