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highlights the welcoming spirit

of St. James’s and Mayfair…

it’s a large and valued part of

this precious community spirit”

– Stephen Fry

Renowned choreographer Akram Khan

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

Selfridges launches Project Earth sustainability initiative

News

Culture

Desert Island Books

Desert Island Books

The bestselling author, television presenter and adventurer Simon Reeve reveals the five books he could not be without on his castaway island

The mole in Windsor Castle

The mole in Windsor Castle

When local resident James Reatchlous used to tell his young daughters stories about a mole, little did he know they would one day be made into a global tv series.

Lord of the dance

Lord of the dance

Akram Khan is one of the world’s most respected choreographers – with his company celebrating its 20th anniversary

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

Business

Rethinking Retail

Rethinking Retail

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

A self-made man

A self-made man

Self-made entrepreneur Syed Ali Naqvi on his path to success

Peninsula rising

Peninsula rising

Sonja Vodusek is the managing director of the emerging Peninsula London

Young guns

Young guns

Mayfair’s millennial businessmen and women are boosting the area’s vibrancy and economy

People

On the fast track

On the fast track

At just 21 years old, local resident Phil Hanson has become the youngest person to win the iconic Le Mans race. He tells Adrian Day what’s driving his ambition

Wishing for a star

Wishing for a star

Columnist and author Sophia Money-Coutts tells Cally squires about the joys of writing and researching her third novel, The Wish List, in Chelsea.

Striking Spirit

Striking Spirit

He’s the only man to have scored a hat trick in a World Cup final – and for England too! That was over half a century ago – but it’s not all over for Sir Geoff Hurst

Food & Drink

Strong Stuff

Strong Stuff

Auction houses have seen healthy sales of wines and spirits over the past few months as the focus on digital attracts a more diverse – and younger – audience

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

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

Ready, set, bloom

Ready, set, bloom

With added time on your hands to let your green fingers flourish, Chelsea Physic Garden offers five tips on how to manage your own blooms at home  1. Think about what it is you are aiming to achieve. Are you trying to encourage bees and pollinating insects? Are...

Travel

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

Barefoot luxury

Barefoot luxury

The Soneva Fushi resort in the Maldives opened 25 years ago – and is now setting the standard for sustainable luxury

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