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Lady Dior in Grey London

The fourth and final episode of the Marion Cotillard’s Lady Dior story for Christian Dior is now complete with Shades of Grey. The French actress is standing atop the London Eye Ferris Wheel, carrying the Lady Dior bag in grey. This represents the fourth and final episode of the handbag saga, which has also seen [...]

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Harrods considers opening a hotel

Vogue UK reports that Harrods in London is considering adding a luxury hotel on the roof of its Knightsbridge store. Harrods managing director Michael Ward said the potential hotel opening was one of several options being considered. He said: “Are we looking at it? Yes. Have we considered it? Yes. It is something we would [...]

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London’s Savoy re-opens this weekend

Luxury hotel chain Fairmont has released more details about what will be on offer at London’s The Savoy hotel when it reopens this weekend. Fairmont says that the hotel will “reclaim its position as one of the world’s great hotels” when it opens its doors on October 10. New highlights include nine “Personality Suites” which [...]

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London to get another landmark hotel

Spanish hotel group Sol Melia is to open a landmark hotel in London ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games, it announced this past week. The ME London hotel will open in London’s Aldwych, close to Holborn, Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, in a landmark building previously occupied by the BBC and Marconi Company. The hotel [...]

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Hotel at London landmark set for 2011 opening

Marriott announced September 21 that its landmark hotel at St Pancras station in London will open in May 2011, after two years of delays. The St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has taken more than ten years to reconstruct, with its doors remaining firmly closed as the renovated St Pancras opened its doors to Eurostar traffic in [...]

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Selfridges Opens World’s Largest Shoe Department

UK-based department store chain Selfridges has unveiled the world’s biggest shoe department (35,000 sq ft) named Selfridges Shoe Galleries in London, designed by Canadian architect Jamie Fobert. The Shoe Galleries houses more than 5,000 shoes from 120 brands, including 35 new labels and more than 30 exclusive styles designed just for the retailer. The space [...]

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