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this precious community spirit”

– Stephen Fry

Sacha Jafri makes art with a heart

Is this London's next Mayor?

The Maldives resort setting the standard for sustainable luxury

Mayfair’s millennials

Nicholas Coleridge - a life in vogue

Wareing's work ethic

News

Culture

Hardy perennial

Hardy perennial

Vincent Square has housed the Royal Horticultural Society for over a century. Sue Bradley discovers why thousands of people visit this part of Victoria every year.

Bubblecious

Bubblecious

Whether in your bubble or with friends when restrictions allow, here are five experiences to enjoy in Victoria and Westminster this spring

Silent Witness

Silent Witness

St Margaret’s Church is a much-loved local gem that has played a pivotal role in the history of power and politics

Abbey Secrets

Abbey Secrets

Scott Craddock, head of visitor experience, picks out his defining images of Westminster Abbey

Art

Return of Art Dubai

Return of Art Dubai

The UAE’s leading art fair, Art Dubai, is set to take place at the end of the month, bringing international galleries together for the first time in over a year.

A decade of diversity

A decade of diversity

Gazelli Art House has become a fixture of Mayfair’s art scene. Reyhaan Day speaks to founder Mila Askarova about the gallery’s journey so far

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

Insiders’ guide

Insiders’ guide

Richard Marshall, owner and founder of Pall Mall Barbers, a historic gentlemen’s barbers, picks his favourite places in Victoria and Westminster

A walk on the wild side

A walk on the wild side

Celebrated jewellery designer Vicki Sarge on hitchhiking in a riot, the wild days of New York’s Studio 54 and her Big Apple neighbour, Truman Capote

Business

Theories of relativity

Theories of relativity

These family-run businesses are all very different, but what they have in common is a shared interest and passion for what they do

London will rise again

London will rise again

Ruth Duston OBE OC, chief executive of the Victoria and Victoria Westminster BIDs, on the importance of being nimble and how our capital can be stronger

Back to life

Back to life

Leader of Westminster City Council, Rachael Robathan discusses how the council hopes to get the cogs whirring for residents and businesses again

Business women

Business women

We chat to three women in business: local mother and daughter business duo Stone and Mason and a woman in the business of motherhood, Anita Worlidge.

People

Secrets of a Hollywood Star

Secrets of a Hollywood Star

A Hollywood star since the 1950s and a Belgravia resident for the past 30 years, Dame Joan Collins and her daughter, Tara, talk fame, motherhood and the uncensored diaries that promise to pull no punches

Love & loss

Love & loss

Former Tatler editor Gavanndra Hodge talks about a wild childhood on the King’s Road, and the tragic death of her younger sister on a family holiday which inspired her book Consequences of Love

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

Food & Drink

Called to the bar

Called to the bar

A modern take on the traditional pub is what these two new additions to the area will be offering once they open for business

The world on a plate

The world on a plate

With travel still off the agenda, we pick five of our favourite local restaurants that will transport your taste buds across the globe

Darroze Gold

Darroze Gold

As the only woman in Mayfair to have ever received three Michelin stars, The Connaught’s Hélène Darroze hopes to encourage more women into the world of gastronomy

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

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy

Matthew Flood, head of occupier markets at Landsec – responsible for Victoria’s Nova development – talks to Reyhaan Day about how the company plans to continue its work to revitalise the area post-pandemic

Brand values

Brand values

With more flexible working practices seen as a result of the pandemic, and wealthy individuals seeking to buy into the quality and high levels of service associated with high-end luxury brands, we look at what’s available.

The Officer

The Officer

The Officer is a collection of chandeliers designed to bring the ultimate piece of jewellery into a home, says brand ambassador Victoria Christian

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

Travel

Cool and Quirky

Cool and Quirky

The charming island of Ios offers the cool sophistication of Mykonos and the stunning sunsets of Santorini without the crowds

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

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