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Harrods sold to Qatar Holdings

Mohammed Al Fayed has sold London department store Harrods to the Qatari royal family’s investment company for a reported £1.5bn ($2.3bn). The Egypt-born tycoon acquired the business in Knightsbridge following a £615m takeover in 1985. Ken Costa, an adviser to the deal with Qatar Holdings, said Mr Al Fayed was retiring “to spend more time [...]

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Salon Prive, London’s Supercar Show

On July 21, the UK will host the fifth annual Salon Prive, the country’s luxury supercar display & concours d’elegance, which promises to be the best edition to date. Salon Prive offers a unique opportunity to see the most exotic modern and vintage super cars in the world, with the exquisite and exclusive Hurlingham Club [...]

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Vivienne Westwood casts spell on London palace

Kensington Palace will be taken over by British designers in a bid to lure in the masses. The palace is at the center of a transformation project designed to make the royal residence in London more accessible to the public! … even though the designs of Vivienne Westwood, Stephen Jones, or William Tempest — who [...]

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London Fashion Week: first highlights

From fashion design’s big stars such as Matthew Williamson, who presented timelessly elegant cuts combined with colorful prints, and Vivienne Westwood’s punky chic to London’s new stars Mark Fast and Kinder Aggugini, the edgy capital’s fashion week kick-off didn’t disappoint.

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Exclusive luxury dunhill movie

Iconic British luxury brand, Alfred Dunhill, have for the first time in 100 years let the cameras roll in their London workshop showcasing the same manufacturing techniques that has been employed for a century. This initial movie showcases a Tradition Double Document Case (£1,800) being manufactured (by hand) from start to finish. The movie reflects [...]

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£5 million London property lottery

A couple plan to sell their £5 million home in the heart of Belgravia London in a competition where potential homeowners can buy tickets for just £50. The winner has to guess the correct auction value of the house, which has been calculated by averaging valuations by three local estate agents. Property competitions have become [...]

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