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Belgravia Drama

Acres of Luxury

Well Suited

Slice of La Dolce Vita

Onward and Upwards

Call in the big guns

Community Awards

Community Awards winners

Community Awards winners

The Community Awards of Mayfair & St James’s 2020 were presented by Alexander Armstrong, from the BBC’s Pointless, at a glamorous ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel.

The judges

The judges

You nominated the shortlist for the Community Awards of Mayfair & St James’s. Now meet the judges whose decisions will be announced later this month at a glittering awards event.

The shortlist

The shortlist

The shortlist of local businesses and people nominated for The Community Awards of Mayfair & St James’s has been announced! We can’t wait until winners are named later this month.

Lifestyle

Strong silhouettes

Strong silhouettes

When she quit modelling as a teenager, Aigana Gali used the experience to build her bespoke brand, based in Belgravia, blending fashion and art.

Human touch

Human touch

Discover how Jeremy Hackett rose from school drop-out to head of global menswear brand Hackett which has just opened a flagship store on Savile Row.

Always the groom

Always the groom

There’s a boom in male grooming and new ranges of bathroom products for men thanks to fresh lifestyle trends among younger generations.

Combatting loneliness

Combatting loneliness

You can support the award-winning Kensington & Chelsea Foundation, an independent charity raising funds to invest in local charities combatting pressing needs.

ART

Celebrity portraits

Celebrity portraits

Famous faces – from actors to writers – depicted by members of The Royal Society of Portrait Painters go on view at the Mall Galleries in March.

Strong silhouettes

Strong silhouettes

When she quit modelling as a teenager, Aigana Gali used the experience to build her bespoke brand, based in Belgravia, blending fashion and art.

Picasso: the legend

Picasso: the legend

Picasso’s granddaughter the art historian Diana Widmaier-Picasso talks about growing up with his paintings decorating her home, and her new book about him.

Seize the clay

Seize the clay

Studio Pottery London, in Eccleston Yards, encourages city workers to get creative and enjoy therapeutic sessions working with clay.

Food / Drink

Pancake perfection

Pancake perfection

Looking for the perfect pancake? Whether you’re after a classic sweet crepe or a breakfast version with bacon and eggs, here’s some of London’s Shrove Tuesday best.

Waste not

Waste not

Enjoy a sumptuous six-course dinner at a one night only event at Dukes London and discover how to “respect everything and waste nothing”.

Local gems

Local gems

Swerve the supermarkets and shop locally in independent stores offering gourmet treats and fabulous reviews.

Business

Making plans

Making plans

Designing luxury superyachts with “crazy budgets” is all part of the varied work of architect Randa Hanna of Belgravia’s Map Projects.

A class act

A class act

From carbon-neutral flying to boosting your brain power, here are some of the latest developments in high-end business travel.

Onwards and upwards

Onwards and upwards

What’s the secret of Fortnum & Mason’s commercial success? We talk to Ewan Venters, CEO of the store which has supplied goods to royalty for over 300 years.

Belgravia awards

Belgravia awards

Luminaries were lauded at the Belgravia Awards 2020 which celebrated the people and businesses which make this area special.

People

A theatrical life

A theatrical life

Celebrated theatre producer and agent Richard Jackson talks about his star-studded life from meeting Walt Disney to spending a night with David Bowie.

Tamara Beckwith’s day

Tamara Beckwith’s day

Tamara Beckwith talks about her day, her daughters and her new Misela handbag collection.

Empowering others

Empowering others

Anita Choudhrie is the matriarch of an eminent Indian family based in the UK. Her charity is helping female disabled athletes get to the Tokyo Olympics.

Singing from the heart

Singing from the heart

Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery became the oldest ever winner of Britain’s Got Talent last year. Here he talks about the sudden change in his life at the age of 89.

Travel

A class act

A class act

From carbon-neutral flying to boosting your brain power, here are some of the latest developments in high-end business travel.

Dream team

Dream team

Looking for team building days with a difference? Here’s six corporate breaks full of adventure and fun both at home and abroad.

Sail into the sunset

Sail into the sunset

Experience authentic Kerala from the comfort of the luxury Oberoi Vrinda cruiser which offers delicious food, cultural trips and impeccable service.

Finance

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.

Buying a super yacht

Buying a super yacht

Buying a super yacht is not plain sailing. We get inside advice from the experts on how to avoid the problems and sail off into the sunset.

Property

Dar Alebda Group

Dar Alebda Group

An investment opportunity in the Ellington Group’s latest project – Wilton Park Residences in Dubai.

Hip, hot and happening

Hip, hot and happening

What’s going to be big in the world of luxury interior design this year? We ask some of the leading experts in the field.

Property powerhouse

Property powerhouse

When Mayfair estate agents Wetherell joined together with lettings experts Dexters last year, a new property powerhouse was born. And the timing was perfect.

Acres of luxury

Acres of luxury

When the site of Chelsea Barracks was bought, it was Britain’s largest property deal ever. Now it is one of the world’s most desirable addresses.

Culture

A theatrical life

A theatrical life

Celebrated theatre producer and agent Richard Jackson talks about his star-studded life from meeting Walt Disney to spending a night with David Bowie.

Calling in the big guns

Calling in the big guns

Young Guns are the entertainment providers behind some of the best parties on the planet. Here the company owners share some of their highlights.

The show goes on

The show goes on

Famous London music venue The 100 Club has seen its future secured after Westminster City Council granted it special status and slashed its business rates.

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