Shop The Look: Velvet for Claridge’s

I’m constantly on the hunt, at the moment, for spiffy holiday wear. I’m not sure about you, but I’m always slightly worried about that whole idea of walking into a party and wearing the same dress as someone else. It’s happened to me twice, wearing Topshop. Shock horror, but should come as no surprise, as both times I was wearing…
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The Claridge’s Christian Louboutin Christmas Tree Reveal!

Ask anyone when the holidays well and truly begin for them and they will most likely have an exact date in mind. They’ll say it’s ok to start celebrating the Christmas period on the 1st of December, or the day after Thanksgiving, for example. Many have a date associated with a family tradition or a moment in time. For me,…
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The Mini Claridge’s Experience: A Child’s Fairytale in London

I guess I should start by saying that my little staycation at Claridge’s in London was intended to be a mini getaway from reality – a chance to put my feet up, order room service, get some piece and quiet, and potentially log a hundred pages of writing. This was the intention. The reality ended up being something completely different…
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Tea at Claridge’s: A tale of two lives…

When I first moved to London 12 years ago, I knew there was one place I had to visit while here. That place was Claridge’s. I’m not sure where I had first heard of Claridge’s, but somehow it was deeply rooted in my subconscious that this was the place that people went when they had made it.  To be honest,…
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A Dolce & Gabbana Christmas at Claridge’s: The tree, the food, the …

Last night in London, Stefano Gabbana welcomed guests to Claridge’s for a very special evening. It was the big night for the unveiling of Claridge’s Christmas tree. This year the tree was decorated by none other than Dolce & Gabbana and, as was expected, it was a visual none of us will soon forget. The tree itself is surrounded by hand-crafted Sicilian puppets and…
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