Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree
As far as celebrated Christmas trees go, Claridge’s annual unveiling is guaranteed to cause a collective gasp from guests and visitors alike. In the case of this year’s goofy woodland scene by Dolce & Gabbana, it will melt even the most hardened of ‘bah humbug’ hearts.
Watch the video HERE
Legendary drinks expert Salvatore Calabrese thinks we deserve better than the usual round of Christmas cocktails. That’s why the ‘Maestro’, as he is fondly called, has handcrafted five brand new winter warmers with a modern kick, all exclusive to Salvatore’s Bar and the Playboy Club London until the middle of January. Read the recipes HERE
British Fashion Awards 2014
It was a night that drew in a host of A-list stars from the world of fashion, film and music. On Monday 1st December, the likes of Rihanna, Kate Moss and Victoria Beckham attended the British Fashion Awards at London’s Coliseum. The elite of the fashion industry celebrated the achievements of British fashion at the prestigious event which saw Victoria Beckham, Cara Delevingne and Emma Watson walk away with gongs in hand.
From bulb to bloom, by Penhaligon’s
Penhaligon’s have announced the launch of Ostara, a new luminous solar floral scent, created by Master Perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour. Ostara is a modern interpretation of the daffodil, a delicate and incandescent flower which symbolises the optimism and revival of Spring. The world of Ostara reflects the radiance of the daffodil, from the notes of the sun-drenched floral bouquet to the stunning outer packaging by Melissa Bailey www.penhaligons.com
Shop Tactics with Jane Sheperdson
When it comes to British fashion retailing and creating collections with a runway edge, Whistles CEO Jane Shepherdson is one of the most revered in the business. With a swish new womenswear flagship housed at number 30 Dover Street, just where does she go in search of French pastries and conceptual fashion labels?
FIND OUT HERE
Bond’s Best; La Perla
Crafted from the finest Italian lace and lightly boned for extra support by seamstresses in Bologna, La Perla’s luxe bodysuit (£484) is too good to keep covered up. Wear it peeking out from underneath your tux jacket during the party season and you’ll be right on fashion’s lingerie-as-outwear trend.
Read more HERE
Heading To The Heddon Street Kitchen
Gordon Ramsay’s latest opening, The Heddon Street Kitchen in Heddon Street, opened its doors on Saturday 8th November. This all day eatery is a fantastic pre-shop, post-shop, anytime pitstop for shoppers. 3 – 9 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BN
Bond Street Station Re-Opened
After extensive planned works, Bond Street station will return to full operation as of Friday 5 December, in time for the final few weeks of Christmas shopping. This means that both the Central and Jubilee lines will operate a full service, and customers will be able to both enter and exit the station.
For more information about planned closures, and to plan your journey please visit www.tfl.gov.uk
The Bond Street Association
Established in 1924, The Bond Street Association is a pro-active business to business Association, with members drawn from both the retail and business sectors in Bond Street and the surrounding area. The Association serves as an important business network and social nucleus within the Mayfair area; organising events, brand partnerships and promotions for the benefit of its members.