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Sloaney Lifestyle provides you with news on a range of topics. From the most advanced fitness workouts or most desirable gifts, we cover an array of topical aspects.

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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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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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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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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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Flowers that last a whole year

Flowers that last a whole year

We all love receiving flowers. Whether they are a romantic gift or just a thoughtful present, they bring a smile to your face. While fresh flowers create a great initial impression, their lifespan is limited. For those who want to give flowers that will last much longer than the usual bouquet, Personalised Lux Flowers by […]

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Expert tips for protecting your skin pre and post workout

Expert tips for protecting your skin pre and post workout

Whether you’re a gym bunny or prefer a gentle jog through the park, packing in regular exercise has many health benefits. However, while frequent workouts will improve your fitness and benefit your mind, it is important to pay extra attention to your skin. While sweating is natural and healthy, managing the your skin pre and […]

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Celebrate the Bank Holiday weekend in style at Tonteria

Celebrate the Bank Holiday weekend in style at Tonteria

Temperatures are set to reach record highs for the start of summer and our first May Bank Holiday weekend is going to be a warm one. There’s nothing quite like a bit of sunshine to get everyone in to the party mood. For those who want to celebrate in style, Pommery have launched their new […]

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Our essential guide for BBQ season

Our essential guide for BBQ season

The recent spring sunshine has put the forthcoming BBQ season firmly at the front of our minds. With two Bank Holidays in May and the start of summer on the horizon, it is time to get your outside space in order so that you can make the most of all the al fresco dining opportunities […]

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Celebrate in style with the London Eye Champagne Pommery Experience

Celebrate in style with the London Eye Champagne Pommery Experience

If you’re looking for something a little bit different to do when planning a special celebration in London, the Champagne Pommery experience at the London Eye is a great choice. The Sloaney team visited this famous landmark recently to enjoy a glass of bubbles in the sky and it is the perfect start to a […]

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Sporting legends gather in Cheltenham’s new VIP hotspot, The Green Room

Sporting legends gather in Cheltenham’s new VIP hotspot, The Green Room

The Cheltenham Festival 2018 is proving as popular as ever and there is one place in particular where sporting legends and screen stars are escaping the crowds to indulge in some banter and a flutter or two. The Green Room has become the celebrity hotspot at Cheltenham and the concept has arrived fresh to the […]

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Luxurious new scented candles by Victoria Cator London

Luxurious new scented candles by Victoria Cator London

Fragrances can add so much to your various experiences in life. Whether you have a wedding scent that reminds you of your special day or a specific aroma that comforts you while travelling, evoking your sense of smell can relax or excite. Some of the best properties that we have visited for our travel pages […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is approaching and we have some excellent gift ideas to impress your other half.  We will be adding new ideas to our Valentine’s Day gift guide as the romantic day approaches, so make sure you keep checking back for inspiration. Diptyque has launched a Limited Edition collection called Rose Delight and the scent […]

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Blast your body ahead of party season at Best’s Bootcamp

Blast your body ahead of party season at Best’s Bootcamp

By KATIE ANN LAMB It is the final countdown to Christmas which means copious parties, rich foods and lots of champagne- everything to help pile on the pounds. Some of us may have exotic overseas plans for the New Year or just prefer not to enter 2018 looking like Santa’s twin. So when I was […]

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The best Christmas Markets in Britain

The best Christmas Markets in Britain

It is coming up to that time of the year again when we start to think about Christmas and winter holidays. There is no need to venture too far away to enjoy the festive spirit and there are some incredible Christmas Markets in Britain. Here is a selection of some of the best Christmas Markets […]

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Jo Malone Ice Cream Van to the rescue!

Jo Malone Ice Cream Van to the rescue!

If you are sweltering in the London heat, Jo Malone are coming to the rescue! To celebrate British Summertime, this week the #JustBecause Jo Malone London Ice Cream Van will be travelling around the capital to a location near you. You can choose from a selection of deliciously scented flavours including Lime, Basil & Mandarin, […]

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The lowdown on the new Annabel’s

The lowdown on the new Annabel’s

After more than 50 years at the heart of London’s nightlife, during which Hollywood stars and royalty alike have descended under the striped canopy on Berkeley Square, Annabel’s is preparing to open the doors to its much-anticipated new home just two doors down from the original Club. Over the past five decades, Annabel’s has become […]

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London to bloom during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

London to bloom during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is only a few weeks away and it is a highlight of the newly launched Sloaney Season, which provides an extensive guide to the most prestigious events of The Season. When the famous flower show comes to London it spreads its love of florals throughout the capital city. Lots of […]

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New Heesen superyacht proves that silence is the ultimate luxury

New Heesen superyacht proves that silence is the ultimate luxury

Heesen has officially launched a new superyacht that offers a silent cruising mode. The Fast Displacement 50m Home was recently unveiled in The Netherlands and the technology makes her the first of a new breed of vessels for the shipyard. The superyacht is an ultra-efficient and low fuel-burning yacht, but it is also one of […]

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Introducing the new Peony and Rose Home Fragrance Collection from Floris

Introducing the new Peony and Rose Home Fragrance Collection from Floris

By LAURA TOOGOOD Floris London was founded in 1730 and the family perfumers have tremendous experience with creating enticing scents and luxury products. The new Peony and Rose range is no exception and this delightful fragrance combines the best floral elements of two summer favourites. I am quite particular when it comes to scenting my […]

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Last minute Mother’s Day gifts

Last minute Mother’s Day gifts

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and if you have yet to find your mum a special treat, we have some great last minute gift inspiration… Perfume and flowers Jo Malone London Mother’s Day Floral Box is a London Exclusive. It opens to reveal a gleaming glass bottle, nestled among freshly cut blooms. It is exclusively […]

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Mother’s Day by Jo Malone

Mother’s Day by Jo Malone

The Jo Malone London Mother’s Day Floral Box is a beautiful gift...

Mother’s Day is approaching and there is no better way to treat your mum than with a special package from Jo Malone. The Jo Malone London Mother’s Day Floral Box is a London Exclusive and it is a real treat for any special lady. The iconic Jo Malone London box opens to reveal a gleaming glass bottle, […]

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Diptyque Sablier Launch: Take a moment for yourself

Diptyque Sablier Launch: Take a moment for yourself

This week we attended the launch of the Sablier by luxury brand Diptyque. The Sablier is the unique fragrance release product that gives you a whole hour of beautiful scent that is diffused gently in to your home. The hourglass diffuser symbolises the importance of time and the whole theme of the launch was focused […]

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Rossana International Launch: The grand unveiling of the K-In K-Out Kitchen

Rossana International Launch: The grand unveiling of the K-In K-Out Kitchen

Last week, Rossana hosted the International Launch of the stunning K-In K-Out kitchen at the Saatchi Gallery. The event was supported by Wallpaper* magazine and over 600 guests arrived at the famous London venue to enjoy a Pommery champagne welcome reception. The evening began with an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by artist Philipp Rudolf […]

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Roland Mouret declares his love on The May Fair Hotel’s windows

Roland Mouret declares his love on The May Fair Hotel’s windows

As Official Hotel of London Fashion Week, The May Fair Hotel continues its series of window collaborations by partnering with esteemed designer, Roland Mouret this month. Marking his return to London Fashion Week and celebrating his 20th anniversary as a designer, Roland Mouret’s window design, ‘The Look of Love’ is his declaration of love to […]

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Valentine’s Day with Selfridges

Valentine’s Day with Selfridges

It is nearly the most romantic day of the year and if you need some gift inspiration then Selfridges are celebrating Valentine’s Day in style.  The great thing about Selfridges is that you get so much variety under one roof. Whether you want to buy your partner a special bottle of champagne, a new item […]

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Fitness First help counter the January Blues! 

Fitness First help counter the January Blues! 

By KATIE ANN LAMB Fitness First are helping us to kick the January Blues by partnering with health and fitness Instagram sensations Zanna Van Dijk (pictured below), Clean Eating Alice, and Bradley Simmonds. They are all fighting to boost the nation’s mood and help battle the post-holiday lull by hitting the gym and getting those […]

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The ultimate health retreat: Wellness by the Lakes is coming back

The ultimate health retreat: Wellness by the Lakes is coming back

If you need something in the pipeline that will help keep motivation high for your healthy New Year resolutions, we have some good news. The Lakes by yoo has announced that their successful Wellness by the Lakes retreat is coming back in March 2017 (17th – 20th). The Lakes by yoo is billed as an […]

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Welcome to 2017: Motivational quotes to start the New Year

Welcome to 2017: Motivational quotes to start the New Year

Happy New Year and welcome to 2017! To start the year we have selected a few quotes to help us channel a positive attitude over the coming months. These little sayings are also great to keep in mind if the coming year signals change and the start of a new chapter. New Year Quotes — […]

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Olympia Horse Show: Shopping highlights

Olympia Horse Show: Shopping highlights

While many people flock to Olympia Horse Show to watch some of the best riders in the world battling it out at top level competition, the shopping village is also a huge attraction for those looking to pick up some exclusive winter products. The shopping area is huge and many of the leading country lifestyle […]

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Floral fun with the Collier Campbell stationary range

Floral fun with the Collier Campbell stationary range

Collier Campbell has expanded their gorgeous Flower Patch range into the world of stationery, and you can now inject some colour into your desk through fun floral designs. The Flower Patch Writing Set (£11.95) contains 12 sheets of paper individually printed with a delightful floral design. There are also six matching floral notecards and 12 […]

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Country sports come to London

Country sports come to London

As the days get shorter and the trees start to turn, St James’s Hotel and Club look to English tradition to make the very most out of Autumn in London. Launching this October and running until the end of November, the hotel is delighted to be partnering with Purdey, leading craftsmen of the world’s best […]

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The mid week spa break is back at Lucknam Park

The mid week spa break is back at Lucknam Park

One of England’s top luxury country house hotels is providing a special deal for guests choosing to start the autumn with a mid week spa break. Those who want to escape to the countryside and enjoy a stunning estate can book an overnight stay at Lucknam Park, which will include dinner at The Brasserie, full English […]

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Daphne’s restaurant in Chelsea is welcoming dogs at lunchtime

Daphne’s restaurant in Chelsea is welcoming dogs at lunchtime

Daphne’s restaurant in Chelsea is welcoming dogs at lunchtime for the very first time. In celebration Lulu Guinness has designed an exclusive hand-painted ceramic dog bowl inspired by her own pooch – Daphne the Westie.   Only 50 have been made and will be available via her online shop and at the restaurant, priced at £60. […]

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Sweaty Betty introduce exclusive New Balance trainers

Sweaty Betty introduce exclusive New Balance trainers

With the London Marathon only just over a week away, it seems apt for us to be talking about trainers. More specifically, Sweaty Betty trainers and their fashionable new designs. That’s right, Sweaty Betty have teamed up with New Balance to create some funky footwear for fitness addicts. Whether you feel inspired by the London […]

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Special rates offered at Chateau Eza for the Monaco Grand Prix 

Special rates offered at Chateau Eza for the Monaco Grand Prix 

The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the highlights of the European sporting and social calendar. The Formula One motor race is held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. Since 1929 it has been widely regarded as one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world. Those planning to attend the Monaco Grand Prix in […]

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Almost Essential: Connecting you with the City’s essential services

Almost Essential: Connecting you with the City’s essential services

What if you could raid the little black book of some of London’s most fashionable hostesses? They would be filled with the numbers of the best florists, plumbers, artists, decorators, chefs, dry cleaners, children tutors and personal trainers… These numbers are normally swapped (and guarded) by close circles of friends. However Michelle de Biolley, a […]

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5 inspiring quotes for the New Year

5 inspiring quotes for the New Year

To mark the beginning of 2016 we have selected five inspiring quotes to keep in mind for the coming year…  Inspiring Quotes for 2016 1 With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. – Eleanor Roosevelt – Don’t ponder too much on the past. Yes, we can learn from our mistakes but with […]

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Walk your way to fitness in the Merrell Eventyr Bluff walking boot

Walk your way to fitness in the Merrell Eventyr Bluff walking boot

By Sarah Bacon Everyone feels slightly portly during the festive season. With Christmas dinner, chocolate, mince pies, cake and various different tipples, there is just so much to enjoy! I have no regrets about overindulging because life is for living and we should make the most of delicious treats on offer at this time of […]

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James Haskell: How to maximise your Rest and Recovery

James Haskell: How to maximise your Rest and Recovery

No matter how hard or how smart you train, you’ll never get the results you want if you’re not paying proper attention to your rest and recovery. The science is simple; when you are in the gym or playing sports, you cause small tears to occur in your muscle fibres. Your body repairs these tears […]

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James Haskell: Muscle building without a gym membership

James Haskell: Muscle building without a gym membership

By JAMES HASKELL As we enter the final run-in to the festive season, understandably most people’s thoughts will be  revolving  around lists of all the food, drink and tasty ancillary bits they need to buy over the coming 10 days, plus of course all the presents they have yet to buy! Additionally no doubt they […]

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