Around Chelsea & Knightsbridge


The L’OCCITANE Group, a pioneer in beauty and well-being products using natural ingredients, has decided to reassign some of its facilities to manufacture 70,000 litres of hand sanitiser. These products will be donated to the health authorities and healthcare workers in France.

Saatchi Gallery launches #SaatchiTakeover

Ahead of the closure of its galleries due to the increasing concerns relating to the Coronavirus (or COVID-19) pandemic, Saatchi Gallery is announcing the the launch of their social media initiative, #SaatchiTakeover, set out to engage its audiences with art and creativity from all over the world.

INEOS to build hand sanitiser plant

INEOS, one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, has today announced plans to produce 1 million hand sanitisers per month to help with the European shortage. These will be produced according to World Health Organisation specifications and be specifically designed to kill bacteria and viruses.

A statement from The Royal Parks 

“We believe strongly that having access to green space has never been more important than it is today for people’s physical and mental wellbeing, particularly for those without a garden. It is up to all of us collectively to adhere to the latest guidance, otherwise we will have to consider closing the parks. We will keep the situation under constant review.”

K+C Foundation launch Covid-19 Appeal

As the Covid-19 pandemic dominates all our thoughts, the K&C Foundation has outlined how it is affecting the work with vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our community, and how you can help.

Hotpod Yoga Live Online

Staying indoors doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on your Hotpod fix of relaxing yoga, customers can now continue their practice in the comfort of their own home with Hotpod Yoga’s new live online classes.

Cooking with Bread Ahead

The bakery, known for its delicious sourdough and doughnuts, is now offering a series of free online bakery workshops and demonstrations.

Sasha Gusov

Photographer Sasha Gusov shoots campaigns for local brand Tom Davies in a Chelsea studio.

Behind the windows

Meet Janet Wardley, head of visual design at Harvey Nichols. She has been designing the famous department store’s window displays for 24 years.

New art sensation

A stunning collection of art and design pieces for every taste is on display at the first Open Art Fair in Duke of York Square this month.