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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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Statement necklaces for the Christmas party season

Statement necklaces for the Christmas party season

Accessories are a great way to give a special touch to an outfit. Whether you want to add some extra sparkle or inject some colour into your Christmas party dress, we have selected some gorgeous statement necklaces to do the job. We love this Kenneth Jay Lane chocker and chockers are very much on trend […]

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PIPER-HEIDSIECK launch their first ever prestige cuveé rosé champagne

PIPER-HEIDSIECK launch their first ever prestige cuveé rosé champagne

By KATIE ANN LAMB Ladies love a bit of sparkle at Christmas time and I recently attended a fabulous private tasting at the Sanctum Soho Hotel to try the full range of PIPER-HEIDSIECK champagne. There were plenty of expert tips shared just in time for the party season and I have to pass some of […]

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Top 5 party dresses for Christmas

Top 5 party dresses for Christmas

December has arrived and it is the season to be jolly! With so many parties taking place you will likely need a few special dresses in the wardrobe. We have selected our favourite 5 party dress for the Christmas season so you can look your best for the champagne toast… Snow Queen We love this […]

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Delicious Christmas dinner treats by Ginger Pig

Delicious Christmas dinner treats by Ginger Pig

For many people food is one of the most important parts of the festive season. Hot ham, roast turkey, mince pies, chocolate log and Christmas pudding with brandy butter are among the treats that we all look forward to enjoying during the holiday period. If you want to have the best quality food for the […]

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Bring your Christmas tree to life with ScentSicles

Bring your Christmas tree to life with ScentSicles

December is nearly upon us and that means it is time to start thinking about decorating the house and putting up the Christmas tree. We love these fabulous scented decorations by ScentSicles. They will really help your home smell lovely and festive. As soon as you encounter ScentSicles you are reminded of Christmas. Mulled Wine, Orange […]

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The Natural History Museum ice rink to sparkle with Swarovski

The Natural History Museum ice rink to sparkle with Swarovski

With the festive season approaching, we have many exciting Christmas treats ahead. Ice skating is a highlight of the holiday season for many families and friends. This year the Natural History Museum will be partnering with Swarovski for the second time running to create one of London’s most beautiful winter attractions. The ice rink will […]

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Christmas is Coming: Willberry Wonder Pony decorations

Christmas is Coming: Willberry Wonder Pony decorations

Christmas is coming and we have just launched our 2016 seasonal pages here at The Sloaney. Over the coming weeks we will be previewing all the best festive fun for the holiday season, including restaurant menus, gifts, decorations, beauty treatments, events and much more! One thing we are really looking forward to this year is […]

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Diptyque 34 Bazaar pop-up launches at Liberty

Diptyque 34 Bazaar pop-up launches at Liberty

Yesterday we popped along to the launch of the Diptyque 34 Bazaar pop-up at Liberty. The beautiful Liberty store will host the pop up until the end of the year and it is definitely worth visiting, especially when it comes to Christmas shopping. A selection of new products and old favourites were showcased at the Diptyque 34 […]

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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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Christmas by candlelight with Noble Isle

Christmas by candlelight with Noble Isle

During the winter months it is lovely to relax at home in candlelight. The gentle flickering of a flame that causes shadows to dance across the walls is very calming. With Christmas on the horizon, candlelight is also good for creating soft lighting during festive gatherings. We have long been fans of Noble Isle products […]

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A festive feast at The Imperial

A festive feast at The Imperial

By Katie Ann Lamb December is finally arriving tomorrow and we can enjoy all that comes with it. From festive decorations to mince pies and turkey. To get into the spirit of Christmas I went to sample the Festive Feast that is a new offering at The Imperial on New Kings Road. This gorgeous Gastro […]

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Christmas beauty treats from Liz Earle

Christmas beauty treats from Liz Earle

By LAURA TOOGOOD Personally, I have yet to find a better cleanser than the one that has been created by Liz Earle. Their Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser is brilliant and leaves your skin in spotless condition. I use it twice a day and it also works really well as a makeup remover. With this […]

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Christmas afternoon tea launches at Harrods

Christmas afternoon tea launches at Harrods

In anticipation of the festive season, Harrods has announced the launch of a Christmas afternoon tea at their flagship restaurant, The Georgian. The Christmas-inspired tea will be available from the 6th of November and can be booked in advance from now. Menu highlights include finger sandwiches such as Roast Dee Valley turkey, rocket leaves and spiced […]

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Gift ideas aplenty at Christmas in July at Selfridges

Gift ideas aplenty at Christmas in July at Selfridges

Christmas in July always presents us with a bit of a dilemma. While it is perfectly normal for those of us in the media world to be whisked into a winter wonderland, most other people are busy enjoying the summer vibe and soaking up the sunshine. As you should be! Back in the land of […]

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Christmas Shopping Preview: Selfridges

Christmas Shopping Preview: Selfridges

Christmas at Selfridges is all about personalisation this year. From Nutella jars emblazoned with your name to luxury leather goods featuring your initials in a subtle corner, tagging your friends and family in their gifts is the thing to do! We popped into the annual Christmas Preview to take a look at what the luxury […]

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Crabtree & Evelyn launch Christmas #CrackerSpectacular Campaign

Crabtree & Evelyn launch Christmas #CrackerSpectacular Campaign

This morning Crabtree & Evelyn hosted a festive breakfast launch party at their flagship store on Regent Street. The event was to mark their exciting seasonal campaign that gives customers the chance to win £1 million worth of gifts with their purchases. When you purchase anything from the store you will be given a Christmas […]

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Canary Wharf Ice rink returns with Q on Ice pop-up

Canary Wharf Ice rink returns with Q on Ice pop-up

Canary Wharf has announced the long-awaited return of its unique open air ice rink. This year joined by restaurant and pop up bar Q on Ice from 1st November 2014 until 28th of February 2015, this enchanting ice rink will transform Canada Square Park into a magical festive landscape. Set amidst the towering skyline of Canary Wharf and […]

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The magical Eric Lanlard Festive Afternoon Tea at Jumeirah Carlton Tower

The magical Eric Lanlard Festive Afternoon Tea at Jumeirah Carlton Tower

If you are planning some last minute Christmas Shopping this weekend in London or even a trip to Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park between now and New Year, we have discovered a truly scrumptious addition to your festive plans.   The Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge has partnered with top chef, Eric Lanlard to […]

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Ice Cool Box: Ideal for those who love champagne

Ice Cool Box: Ideal for those who love champagne

If you are fond of Champagne then stop what you are doing right now! A little birdie has told us about the perfect Christmas gift for fans of the bubbly stuff. It is time to give a warm (or should that be cool) welcome to the Ice Cool Box. The Ice Cool Box is a […]

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Sophisticated and festive Christmas drinks at The Hyatt Churchill

Sophisticated and festive Christmas drinks at The Hyatt Churchill

The Hyatt Regency Churchill sits proudly on Portman Square and is one of London’s finest hotels. This month, the luxury venue has a particularly special atmosphere as it embraces the festive season with finesse. Impressive fireplaces, a selection of Winter Warmer cocktails, artistic Christmas decorations and bright white lights draped over the trees outside make […]

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Makeup treats that are perfect for a Christmas stocking

Makeup treats that are perfect for a Christmas stocking

By ELLA BUNTING As a teenager I love trying out girly beauty treats or fun cosmetics and I certainly hope to find some in my stocking this Christmas. I recently tried some fantastic items of Avon makeup and want to share some of my favourites with readers of The Sloaney. Makeup with staying power is […]

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Editor’s Comment: Christmas is Coming…

Editor’s Comment: Christmas is Coming…

By LAURA TOOGOOD December has arrived and we have been itching to talk about all things festive for a while (as you can probably tell by some of the sneaky seasonal features that popped up in November)! Now that Advent has begun and the famous Coca Cola advert has hit the airwaves, we can openly […]

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Merry Kissmas: Top 5 Lipsticks for the Christmas party season

Merry Kissmas: Top 5 Lipsticks for the Christmas party season

The party season has arrived and at this time of year your makeup is just as important as your dress. We have selected some of the best lipsticks for the festive period and if you need some tips for how to create the perfect pout, read our guide here. Whether it is powerful red lips […]

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Fortnum & Mason and Quintessentially Foundation’s ‘Fayre of St James’

The festive period is not a million miles away and members of The Sloaney team are starting to get very excited about a plethora of seasonal events that are already filling up our calendars. We will be sharing lots of highlights in the run up to Christmas and want to start by bringing our readers […]

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Healthy hints to help you beat the post-Christmas bulge

Wow…what a hectic few weeks! The Christmas and New Year celebrations have finally finished and we are actually looking forward to a detox after overindulging during the festive season. We are sure many of you feel the same so here are a few quick tips to help kick-start a healthy January… Green Tea: It’s out with the […]

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A very Merry Christmas from The Sloaney team

We would like to wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope you have a wonderful holiday season and we are looking forward to ringing in a successful 2013.

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Have a Merry Kissmass with a perfect pout for the party season

With the Christmas party season in full swing, we are pretty sure you will already have picked out your party dress for the holiday season. However, one accessory that will add some extra va va voom to your look is a dramatic and glossy pout. It’s time to pass the mistletoe as we take a […]

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Order the perfect advent calendar to begin the countdown to Christmas

December is just around the corner and the festive hype is building quickly. Don’t forget to order your advent calendar now to make sure that it arrives in time to enjoy the series of daily treats next month. There are some luxurious choices available this year and here is a selection of some of our […]

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The Sloaney’s guide to Christmas in London

By LAURA TOOGOOD With the festive season fast-approaching, there are a number of places in London to visit for some seasonal fun. Whilst we are still in November, many of the best occasions require pre-booking, so is time to start planning now… An evening at the Olympia International Horse Show The Olympia International Horse Show is not just […]

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Bespoke ‘Match-heads’ by Artist David Mach; the gift for someone with everything!

We all have that friend who just seems to have everything. If you are scratching your head and wondering what you can possibly buy such a person for a forthcoming birthday or Christmas present, we may have found the answer. Artist, David Mach, who is a Turner Prize nominee, has announced that he is now taking […]

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It’s time to start baking the perfect ‘Sloaney Christmas Cake’

It’s time to start baking the perfect ‘Sloaney Christmas Cake’

It is that time of year again! We have an everlasting recipe and method for baking the perfect Christmas Cake. Before you ask, November isn’t too early to start making it! Read on to find out why you should get going now… By SARAH BACON Although we are still in November, Christmas is fast-approaching. Whilst I […]

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The Sloaney’s essential style secrets for the festive party season

BY CHLOE COCO ARNOLD Christmas is such an exciting time of year and festive parties provide the ideal opportunity to express your style. Here are some practical tips for staying on trend during the celebrations. Playful patterned legs Wacky hosiery, quirky tights, whatever you choose to call them; it is officially time to explore this […]

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Hosting a Christmas drinks party? Make an impression with some scrumptious canapés

BY OLIVER GOTTO It somehow feels a little incongruous to be writing about food in a magazine that has articles about Anti-Cellulite leggings. Crucial as they may be, they fall somewhat outside my area of expertise; even though I’m getting to the point where they may have to become an indispensable part of my wardrobe. However, before the […]

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