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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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Corinthia Hotels Announces Corinthia Hotel London

Maltese luxury brand Corinthia has released further details on its forthcoming flagship property, which will open early next year. The Corinthia London will be the ninth hotel for the brand and its highest-profile property so far, with the firm promising a “true grand hotel for the 21st century.” Although Corinthia currently operates properties in Hungary, [...]

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London penthouse goes for record £140m

A luxury penthouse in London has sold for a record-breaking £140 million ($220 million), as the market for “trophy homes” bucks the wider property slump. The two-floor apartment at the One Hyde Park development in Knightsbridge features bullet-proof windows, an air purifying system and a panic room. The new owners will have access to 24-hour [...]

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Largest Picasso painting exhibited in London

Pablo Picasso‘s largest-ever painting, a 10.4 metre-by-11.7 metre cloth used in a performance of the Ballets Russes in 1924, went on exhibition for the first time in London on Thursday. The canvas, designed and signed by Picasso but finished by seven other artists, was used in a performance of the one-act ballet “Le train bleu” [...]

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McLaren shows off London showroom

McLaren has confirmed its flagship London dealership will be based at One Hyde Park in Knightsbridge. Strategically located between Harvey Nichols and Harrods, the landmark development is due to be completed at the end of the year. Jardine Motors Group, McLaren Automotive’s London dealer, has secured the largest ground floor retail unit for a high-profile [...]

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London’s Black Cab – the world’s best taxi

London‘s Black Cabs have come out top in a quality survey of taxi services in the world’s biggest cities. Fifty-six percent of travelers surveyed by Hotels.com said that London’s cabs offer the best service, followed by New York and Tokyo. Taxis in Berlin came in fourth place, whille Bangkok’s Tuk Tuks came fifth, jumping from [...]

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