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Enjoy healthy sleep with a Hypnos mattress

Enjoy healthy sleep with a Hypnos mattress

By KATIE ANN LAMB I have to be honest, I’ve never appreciated a mattress or really understood the significance of it. Maybe that is partly because, in the modern day, you can purchase a mattress in a variety of ways without even experiencing it before it arrives on your bed. I’m sure that everyone reading […]

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Feeling Festive: What to do During a December London Break

Feeling Festive: What to do During a December London Break

FEATURED ARTICLE The hustle and bustle of London make this city an exciting place to be any time of the year, but especially in the run-up to Christmas. With so much to do and so many magical things to see, the capital brings Christmas spirit alive, making it the ideal place for a festive winter […]

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Best Ways to Get Your House Christmas Ready

Best Ways to Get Your House Christmas Ready

FEATURED ARTICLE Whether you love it or hate it, the time has almost arrived to decorate the home in time for Christmas. Creating the perfect warm and cosy festive atmosphere involves so much more than simply sticking up the tree. So, if you’re looking to get your home Christmas ready, below you’ll discover some great […]

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The Sanderson hotel has a Willy Wonka theme this Christmas

The Sanderson hotel has a Willy Wonka theme this Christmas

This Christmas, the Sanderson hotel has been transformed into a Willy Wonka inspired chocolate factory. In keeping with the hotel’s tradition of celebrating the non-conventional with their Christmas tree, the Willy Wonka theme is showcased in an edible, rainbow tower in the lobby. Over two metres high and constructed from stacked vintage sweet jars stuffed […]

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Samsonite’s stylish range of luggage is ideal for the Christmas period

Samsonite’s stylish range of luggage is ideal for the Christmas period

By KATIE ANN LAMB Christmas is fast approaching and perhaps, like me, you’re jetting abroad or maybe you’re seeing 2019 in overseas. Regardless of your plans, I’m sure that there will be some travel involved over the festive period. As one of the original brands in travel, Samsonite has continued to leverage its craftsmanship and […]

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Facing the winter chill in style

Facing the winter chill in style

Temperatures are currently plummeting across the United Kingdom and winter has definitely arrived. Here are some key pieces that you can purchase to help you face the winter chill in style… We love these leather gloves by Barbour, which will keep your fingers nice and warm in the biting wind. Big jackets never go out […]

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Planning a New Year’s Eve Event with the Wow Factor

Planning a New Year’s Eve Event with the Wow Factor

FEATURED ARTICLE While you are busy getting ready for Christmas, planning and buying the perfect gifts, getting ready to adorn your home with your favourite festive decorations, there is something else you need to organise: New Year’s Eve. After all, it requires a lot of preparation to welcome 2019 in show-stopping style. So, whether you […]

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Raise A Glass: Toast the festive season with Bulldog Gin cocktails

Raise A Glass: Toast the festive season with Bulldog Gin cocktails

Cocktails are one of the best ways to toast the festive season. If you’re a gin drinker, you can take some inspiration from Bulldog London Dry Gin and enjoy one of their Christmas-themed tipples. This multi-award winning gin has an exotic blend of 12 botanicals from 8 different countries. It is smooth and delicate, which […]

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Winter Wonderland is coming to Hyde Park! Find out what’s in store this year…

Winter Wonderland is coming to Hyde Park! Find out what’s in store this year…

There is just one week to go before one of the highlights of the festive season arrives in London. Hyde Park Winter Wonderland open its doors for the Christmas period on Thursday 22nd of November. Many of the star attractions will be making a return this year and there will also be plenty of new […]

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Amazing Christmas shopping bargains available as Black Friday comes early to Hamleys

Amazing Christmas shopping bargains available as Black Friday comes early to Hamleys

After their biggest ever event last year, the countdown to Black Friday is on and Hamleys are giving families around the UK an early Christmas present by offering massive savings instore and online ahead of Black Friday. Head down to your local Hamleys toy shop or online at Hamleys.com/BlackFriday from today (Thursday 15th November) and enjoy […]

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How to Survive Working Away at Christmas

How to Survive Working Away at Christmas

FEATURED ARTICLE Christmas is upon us, a time of parties and plenty of cheer. A time of gift giving and hoping for a snowy 25 December. While many will be cosying up with loved ones this yuletide, there are some who will have to work away from home through the festivities. If you’re one of […]

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Running Mum: Introducing the Britax Römer Revolution Pro

Running Mum: Introducing the Britax Römer Revolution Pro

Our Editor, Laura Toogood, is training for a 9 mile cross country running competition and will be writing a diary about the experience. First on her agenda was to find a suitable running pushchair so that her daughter could join her on her fitness journey…  Making time to exercise when you have young children can […]

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New Year’s Eve at The Savoy

New Year’s Eve at The Savoy

If you are in London for New Year’s Eve, The Savoy is a great place to spend the evening. Perfectly located on the River Thames, guests can view London’s mesmerising firework display as the countdown to 2019 begins. The Savoy is welcoming guests with various different menu options and experiences for NYE. The Savoy’s beautiful Beaufort Bar, will be offering guests unlimited canapés […]

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Experience the magic of Narnia at St Martins Lane hotel in Covent Garden

Experience the magic of Narnia at St Martins Lane hotel in Covent Garden

If you’re a fan of C.S. Lewis’s classic tale, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe then Covent Garden is the place to be this Christmas. St Martins Lane hotel will celebrate the festive season this year by bringing the world of Narnia to the heart of London. Guests will step inside the hotel’s white lobby […]

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Hotel Aurelio offers Bentley Winter Tour in Lech

Hotel Aurelio offers Bentley Winter Tour in Lech

This season, to celebrate its 10th anniversary five star superior Hotel Aurelio is offering guests an even more luxurious way to experience the Austrian resort of Lech, with the prestigious Bentley Winter Tour. Guests at Hotel Aurelio will be able to experience four of Bentley’s latest models, including two SUVs from their Bentayga range and […]

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5 Ways to Care for Your Horse During Winter

5 Ways to Care for Your Horse During Winter

FEATURED ARTICLE Winter can be a challenging time for both horses and owners, with colder temperatures meaning our four-legged friends require additional time, thought and attention. From riding to the stable, all areas of horse care need to be more carefully considered. In addition to providing shelter, here are some essential tips to consider. Avoid Brushing […]

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Planning a festive gathering in London? Here are some Christmas party venue ideas…

Planning a festive gathering in London? Here are some Christmas party venue ideas…

If you’re planning a festive gathering with friends, take a look at some of these top Christmas party destinations in London for a magical evening… Skylight Skylight, London’s most imaginative rooftop destination has recently launched its all-new winter season running from 1st November – 27th January. Set against a backdrop of the city’s iconic skyline, […]

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The Mary Howard Christmas Fair 2018

The Mary Howard Christmas Fair 2018

With the festive season only a matter of weeks away, it is time to get organised with Christmas shopping. The Mary Howard Christmas Fair has gained a reputation for being one of the must-visit destinations in the run up to the holiday season. The Fair returns to The Showground at Cotswold Airport next week and […]

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The giant Molton Brown Advent Calendar is back!

The giant Molton Brown Advent Calendar is back!

Molton Brown are celebrating the festive season and the launch of their exciting new Muddled Plum Collection with their super-sized, sparkling purple Giant Advent Calendar of Surprises. Behind every door on the Molton Brown Advent Calendar is a complimentary indulgent surprise for everyone who takes part. Following the success of its debut last year, The […]

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Champagne flutes that will make a statement this Christmas

Champagne flutes that will make a statement this Christmas

Christmas is coming and there will be plenty of opportunities to open a bottle of champagne over the festive season. If you want to serve your bubbles in a statement flute, take a look at these beauties… Versace Medusa D’Or Champagne Flutes (2); £432 Zieher Vaganza Platin, Crystal; £90 Versace Arabesque Amber, Glass; £166 Rosenthal […]

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Ways to Get Your Home Looking and Feeling Luxurious for Winter

Ways to Get Your Home Looking and Feeling Luxurious for Winter

FEATURED ARTICLE When winter comes around a lot of us spend much more time indoors, given the cold, wet and dark weather that becomes the norm. Many things can fall by the wayside as the chillier conditions are used as an excuse to avoid doing general chores and other tasks. That’s why it’s so important to […]

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Alternative Ways to Tackle the Daily Commute

Alternative Ways to Tackle the Daily Commute

FEATURED ARTICLE Are you tired of doing the same commute day in, day out? As convenient as it is to while away that half-hour to the office on the bus or squeeze into busy train carriages, sometimes a change can do you good. If you want to update your mode of transport to make your morning […]

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Essentials for a shooting weekend

Essentials for a shooting weekend

The shooting season has arrived and this weekend we hosted a clay shoot. Whether you are planning to escape the city for something similar or have received an invitation to join a friend’s shooting party, here are a few things you need for a shooting weekend… If you shoot regularly, you will no doubt have […]

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Five of the best winter wellness retreats for Christmas and New Year

Five of the best winter wellness retreats for Christmas and New Year

If merely the thought of darker days and cold temperatures is spinning you into a winter slump, fear not, you can plan an escape to warmer parts of the world. There are some amazing winter wellness retreats around the globe. From adventurous fitness in Oman and mountain trekking in India to holistic healing experiences in […]

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A new Liz Earle hero product hits the shelves

A new Liz Earle hero product hits the shelves

Regular readers of The Sloaney Beauty pages will know that we are big fans of Liz Earle. The Cleanse & Polish must be one of the most successful skincare products on the market. It is easy to use, delicately scented and provides utterly excellent results. If you have never tried it before, we recommend it […]

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Stay warm and cosy during winter with luxurious and ethically sourced bedding from House Babylon

Stay warm and cosy during winter with luxurious and ethically sourced bedding from House Babylon

We spend many hours in bed during our lifetime and creating the perfect sleeping environment is essential for restful evenings. The quality of bedding plays an important role in creating the most comfortable surroundings. We recently discovered House Babylon. This company specialises in creating outstanding bedding and linens, with an ethical focus too. All the […]

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The City Tour Lux lightweight pram by Baby Jogger is great for city living  

The City Tour Lux lightweight pram by Baby Jogger is great for city living  

By KATIE ANN LAMB Lightweight prams are becoming a must have for the modern parent – whether it’s for travelling purposes or simply whizzing around town! When looking for the most suitable one for our lifestyle we settled on the Baby Jogger – brand new City Tour Lux. The main reason behind this was its […]

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Verona: The Secret Cultural Capital of Italy

Verona: The Secret Cultural Capital of Italy

Looking for somewhere to go on vacation? If you like great culture, fine food and fabulous weather then Verona in Italy could be the place for you as this is deemed the secret cultural capital of the country by many. This beautiful city has a tremendous amount to offer whether you are travelling with that […]

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Naples: Why It Should be on Your 2019 Getaway List

Naples: Why It Should be on Your 2019 Getaway List

Planning a getaway in 2019? There are many fantastic destinations all around the world to consider, but one which should certainly be on your list is Naples. This fabulous city found in sunny southern Italy is a beautiful part of the world with rich culture, a lovely climate and intriguing history with Pompeiian ruins and […]

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Must Haves for a City Commuter

Must Haves for a City Commuter

The daily commute to work can be a real drag. No matter how you choose to commute in the city, there’s no denying it can be both a stressful and a boring experience. However, these days there’s a lot of different items out there that are designed specifically for city commuters. Here, we’ll look at […]

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Metallic magic: Add some glamour to your autumn/winter look

Metallic magic: Add some glamour to your autumn/winter look

Autumn and winter often lead us towards muted tones in our wardrobe. A palette of browns, rustic reds, soft navy and black tend to dominate. If you want to inject some subtle glamour into your look at this time of year, think about accessorising with metallics. Here are some of our favourite products and styles […]

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Frances Prescott TRI-BALM: A convenient all-in-one cleanser, exfoliator and moisturiser that delivers results

Frances Prescott TRI-BALM: A convenient all-in-one cleanser, exfoliator and moisturiser that delivers results

Life is hectic and often the best beauty products combine great results with convenience. The Frances Prescott TRI-BALM ticks all the boxes when it comes to skin prep. This product is a luxurious 3-in-1 skincare solution that cleanses, exfoliates and moisturises all in one go. The Frances Prescott TRI-BALM stick is ideal for those with […]

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Raise A Glass: Toast a special occasion with Champagne Lanson Black Label

Raise A Glass: Toast a special occasion with Champagne Lanson Black Label

Whether you’re hosting a party for Halloween or Bonfire Night, stocking up for Christmas or simply want to make a memorable toast, champagne is the perfect tipple for marking a special occasion. For our latest insallment of our Raise A Glass series, we sampled Champagne Lanson Black Label. Champagne Lanson Black Label is one of the […]

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Winter Racing: Top class horses, hospitality and style awaits racegoers

Winter Racing: Top class horses, hospitality and style awaits racegoers

The likes of Ascot and Glorious Goodwood may be a distant memory now that we are well into the autumn months, but there is still plenty of horse racing to keep you entertained at this time of year. Highlights include this weekend’s Dubai Future Champions Festival, which takes place at Newmarket. Meanwhile, Newbury Racecourse hosts […]

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Protect your skin from winter sun with Fade Out Advanced Even Skin Tone Eye Defence Cream

Protect your skin from winter sun with Fade Out Advanced Even Skin Tone Eye Defence Cream

The intense summer rays of sunshine may be a distant memory, but that doesn’t mean that we should pack away the SPF. In fact, SPF is helpful throughout the year for protecting your skin. The new Fade Out Advanced Even Skin Tone Eye Defence Cream contains SPF 25 and it brings lots of benefits in […]

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Mum-to-be Diary: The luxurious Unity Beauty range

Mum-to-be Diary: The luxurious Unity Beauty range

By Katie Ann Lamb You should definitely spend some time during pregnancy taking care of yourself and spoiling yourself. I have recently discovered the luxurious brand Unity Beauty, which was founded by Parvathi Nair, who identified a lack of choice for luxury pregnancy beauty products and so created Unity Beauty. Unity by name, unity by […]

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Top class racing and entertainment at the Dubai Future Champions Festival 2018

Top class racing and entertainment at the Dubai Future Champions Festival 2018

The two-day Dubai Future Champions Festival returns to Newmarket’s Rowley Mile on Friday, 12th October and Saturday, 13th October, bringing with it amazing entertainment, top class racing and a host of exciting activities and experiences for racegoers this Gold Season at the Home of Horseracing. Friday welcomes the return of Autumn Ladies Day, featuring the […]

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Seven of the Best Luxury Candles

Seven of the Best Luxury Candles

Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for a friend or an indulgent treat for yourself, a luxury candle is the must-have home accessory that can transform any room. Candle obsessives rejoice; we have you covered with a roundup of some of the best luxury candles available right now. Figuier, £62 | Diptyque https://www.diptyqueparis.co.uk […]

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Roaring through autumn: Animal print is among our top trend tips for the coming months

Roaring through autumn: Animal print is among our top trend tips for the coming months

Autumn has arrived and while many of us may feel a little bit sad to see summer go, there is so much to look forward to at this time of year. Cold, crisp mornings are matched with cosy evenings by the fire. The shooting season is in full swing for those escaping to the countryside […]

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The Restora Treatment returns the gloss to your hair, with results lasting up to six weeks

The Restora Treatment returns the gloss to your hair, with results lasting up to six weeks

If your hair needs a pick-me-up, here at The Sloaney HQ, we are loving the Restora Treatment Set. This is like rehab for hair and it helps to revive it and also brings the shine back. Whether you have been over bleaching during the summer months or using too much heat with curling tongs and […]

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