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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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Harrods welcome the Hartmann premium luggage range

Harrods welcome the Hartmann premium luggage range

Harrods will welcome a new premium luxury luggage brand at the end of March. The range will be available just in time for spring and summer getaways this year. Hartmann has been making travel cases and fine leather goods for over 135 years. Hartmann has a range of both hard and soft side luggage that is perfect […]

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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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Matcha: The latest healthy lifestyle craze

Matcha: The latest healthy lifestyle craze

One of the latest crazes for those seeking a healthy lifestyle is Matcha, the finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea. For those who want to hop on board and experience the benefits of Matcha, BLOOM have a selection of different flavours that are available exclusively in Harrods. Just 1g of the […]

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Hit the ski slopes in style

Hit the ski slopes in style

Following a slower than normal start to the ski season in the Alps, the snow has finally arrived in full force. If you are planning to escape to the slopes over the coming months, we recommend Val d’Isere as one of the best resorts to visit. That said, we are jetting off to Austria at […]

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Harrods introduce The Truffle Shop

Harrods introduce The Truffle Shop

The Truffle Shop has recently been launched in the Harrods Food Hall. It offers whole truffles and a decadent selection of truffle-inspired dishes-to-go. From sophisticated starters and mouth-watering mains to inventive desserts, the sought-after ingredient takes centre stage in an indulgent array of warming winter dishes. Harrods chefs have created a glorious menu and starters […]

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Twinkle toes: Festive Footwear

Twinkle toes: Festive Footwear

Now that December has arrived it is officially time to plan your festive wardrobe. If you want to really sparkle this Christmas, we have found some glittering footwear to suit every style. The Saint Laurent boots were first seen on the runway at fashion week and have since been pictured on many a-listers. Selfridges have […]

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Harrods for home: Sparkling Christmas decorations

Harrods for home: Sparkling Christmas decorations

This year Harrods have launched some key themes for decorating your house during the festive period. The concepts include Hideaway and Balmoral for those who enjoy a traditional Christmas. One of the highlights among the treats on offer is the incredible Wedgewood Advent Calendar. Handcrafted in the UK, the Advent House is laser cut to […]

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Jo Malone launch exclusive Harrods Illustrated Boxes

Jo Malone launch exclusive Harrods Illustrated Boxes

We are big fans of Jo Malone here at The Sloaney and we are also big fans of Harrods. So when we heard that these two iconic British brands are joining forces to offer a special treat for shoppers in the run up to Christmas we were over the moon! The exciting news is that […]

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Harrods Annual Champagne Event

Harrods Annual Champagne Event

The annual Harrods champagne event will take place from the 19th to the 20th of November. The prestigious occasion allows guests the chance to taste a selection of Champagnes from top producers, both large and small. It will also give you the opportunity to meet winemakers and proprietors from various different champagne houses. In addition to […]

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Carol Joy London facial pop-up at Harrods

Carol Joy London facial pop-up at Harrods

We don’t want to wish our lives away, but autumn is not too far off and we have some exciting news from the luxury beauty brand Carol Joy London that will help us look forward to the change of season. From the 30th of September until the 5th of October Carol Joy London will be hosting their […]

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Beautiful beach dresses

Beautiful beach dresses

Some of the best moments spent on the beach come at the end of the day. As the sun sets and dusk starts to arrive, relaxing in the late afternoon sun is a real pleasure. This is also when a stylish beach dress comes in handy as you start to think about leaving the sand […]

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The Swimwear Edit

The Swimwear Edit

If you are jetting off to a warm and sunny destination this summer, then shopping for the perfect bikini or swimsuit has probably been on your mind for some time. Buying new swimwear and hanging it in your wardrobe is an exciting reminder that you will shortly be escaping to a paradise island, or the like.  […]

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The world’s most luxurious Easter egg

The world’s most luxurious Easter egg

High-end jeweller Shawish has teamed up with a master chocolatier to create what could be the world’s most luxurious chocolate Easter egg ever. The Shawish Easter Surprise is an edible luxury available exclusively at Harrods and retailing at £28k. This exquisite chocolate egg, handcrafted by Geneva’s award-winning chocolatier Philippe Pascoët, is made of the finest chocolate blended with intricate, […]

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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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Wrap up warm with our top 5 winter hats!

Wrap up warm with our top 5 winter hats!

It’s time to get your winter accessories out! Chunky scarves, cute mittens and, last but not least, a stylish hat. We lose most of our body height through our head, so as the temperature falls, this is a very important part of our body to dress. There are oodles of hats in the shops at […]

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Try a world class hydrating facial at the Carol Joy Pop Up in Harrods

Try a world class hydrating facial at the Carol Joy Pop Up in Harrods

By LAURA TOOGOOD I have been travelling quite a lot recently and I always find that flying takes its toll on my skin, especially at this time of year. It becomes dry, dehydrated and generally rather dull looking. I will admit that I am certainly not the best water drinker, in fact, far from it. […]

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Give your timeless wardrobe staples a fresh twist with a statement necklace

If your wardrobe is full of classic items for autumn that can be worked into any trend, then there is no need to go on a seasonal shopping spree for new clothes. Classic white shirts, subtle beige tops, your favourite LBD and tailored jackets are all timeless pieces. However, if you want to give your […]

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Quintessentially Weddings Atelier: A gathering of the world’s finest wedding artisans

While our Bride-To-Be Diary has now been completed after Natasha Eddery walked down the aisle at the beautiful Villa San Michele in Tuscany, wedding fever may have only just begun for some. If you are recently engaged, you will be interested to read about the launch of the Quintessentially Weddings Atelier. The event takes place […]

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Changing seasons: Key transitional pieces for Autumn 2013

Now that September has arrived our summer wardrobes will sadly start to become more and more redundant. Although the daytime sunshine still brings some heat with it, the fresh mornings and cool evenings mean we need to start unpacking those snug cardis and winter cover-ups that have been hidden away for the last few months. […]

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We celebrate the Harrods Thai windows extravaganza with luxury spa range Erb

If you follow The Sloaney on Twitter, you will have seen our picture of the adorable baby elephant statue in the window of Harrods this morning. The luxury department store is currently hosting a month long festival that celebrates Thailand’s vibrant culture. The Thai extravaganza offers a window shopping experience unlike any other, allowing guests to […]

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Baccarat concession re-opens at Harrods

Baccarat, renowned for exquisite craftsmanship and exceptional design, has recently re-opened their concession at Harrods ahead of the iconic brand’s upcoming 250th anniversary. Located on the second floor of the luxury department store in Knightsbridge, the expansive 200 square-meter space has been designed by acclaimed architect and designer Rafael de Cárdenas. Following the distinctive design concept of Baccarat’s New […]

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The Radical Skincare Instant Revitalizing Mask will leave your skin energised and fresh

While The Sloaney Beauty Team love indulging in a luxurious spa day or trying the latest progressive facial treatments, we also hope to discover the best products for giving skin some TLC in the comfort of your own home. With this in mind, we are very excited that Radical Skincare has released a progressive new […]

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Delicious Easter treats, luxury hampers and chocolate gifts

With Easter just around the corner, we have been feasting our eyes on some of the delicious chocolate treats that will help you celebrate the weekend ahead. Fortnum & Mason have a wonderful selection of hampers, including the Easter Feast Hamper that includes half a leg of lamb, fresh rosemary and a jar of mint […]

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Spring 2013 Trend Alert: Squares and Stripes create abstract designs

As we are on the cusp of Spring it is time to start thinking about making some seasonal additions to our wardrobe. Whilst it may have been all about the Stars and Stripes for Super Bowl Sunday in the States, when it comes to fashion for 2013, Squares and Stripes will be taking centre stage. […]

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Take some fashion inspiration from the January blues

If you are missing the festive fun or the weather is getting you down, perhaps you are suffering from a bout of January blues. Rather than feeling down and dull we think it is the perfect inspiration for experimenting with some marine shades this month. Here are some of our favourite shades of blue… This […]

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Add some sparkle to your wardrobe for the festive party season

It’s time to add some sparkle to your look for the festive season. Our favourite shopping haunts are currently glittering with an array of sequin and embellished pieces that are ready to be welcomed into your wardrobe for the holiday season. This stunning La Mania fur and sequin dress (£2,350) is ideal for creating a Snow Queen […]

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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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Paint the town red with our favourite fiery cosmetics

Whether it is devilish lips for Halloween, fiery nails for Guys Fawkes Night or poppy cheeks for Remembrance Sunday, the next few weeks are all about embracing our favourite shades of red. For a pout that really pops, we love this hot red lipstick by Bobbi Brown (£18). Although it feels light to apply, it […]

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Update your look and invest in a trusty tweed jacket this Autumn

Tweed is always a popular choice for the Autumnal weather and adding some texture is an easy way to update your look for the new season. The equestrian theme proved popular on the catwalks and if you want to adopt a country feel as the leaves change colour, this Michael Kors jacket (£285) will do […]

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You’ll be singing in the rain with this season’s most stylish trench coats

Most of us are in need of cheering up as yet more miserable dark rain clouds move into our skies. Here at The Sloaney, we have a sudden urge for some retail therapy and it is time to embrace the autumn storms and use them as an excuse (not that we need one) to dress […]

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Editor’s Comment: Start your holiday in style

By LAURA TOOGOOD Wow; time really does fly. Whilst I realise this month’s comment piece is a little overdue, I have a relatively good excuse. At the start of September, I escaped the grey streets of London in exchange for the sandy beaches of Sicily. A full travel feature is imminent but, in the meantime, […]

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A print dress is the perfect transitional piece as we head towards autumn

As we begin to make the transition from summer to autumn, fashion savvy ladies will be adjusting their wardrobe accordingly. A print dress is one ideal way to switch to a more autumnal colour scheme. Many designs lend themselves well to being worn with tights, meaning this investment piece can be enjoyed throughout the winter […]

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Embrace the Rosy Days of late summer with shades of pink

As we bask in regular interludes of glorious sunshine and enjoy the warm evenings, rose pink is the perfect colour to express the feeling of having a happy summer glow. For a striking take on the colour theme, you can coat your nails with Wild Roses Sheer Gloss (£12) from Rococo. The fuchsia shade has […]

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Paint your nails a dazzling shade of white to follow this summer’s hottest beauty trend

One of this summer’s hottest beauty trends is white nail polish. Initially spotted on the catwalk, a number of stars including Scarlett Johansson and Eva Longoria, have also been seen flaunting this latest fashion on their fingertips. White is a notoriously unforgiving colour to paint on your nails, so those with little patience for straying […]

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The Brompton Bar and Grill offers stylish dining in suitably upmarket surroundings

Located a stone’s throw from one of our favourite luxury department stores, Harrods, The Sloaney recently discovered a plush haunt that offers a sophisticated dining option and also regularly hosts live Jazz performances. Although the saxophonist was absent on our recent trip, we were very impressed with the atmosphere at the Brompton Bar and Grill. […]

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Going for Gold! Join the Gold Rush and follow this summer’s brightest trend

Team GB secured its first gold medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games yesterday when rowers, Heather Stanning and Helen Glover, stormed passed the finish line at Eton Dorney. It wasn’t long before a gold rush followed, with Bradley Wiggins becoming Britain’s most decorated Olympian after winning his cycling event later in the day. As […]

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GET THE LOOK: Work the Little Black Dress like Heidi Klum

We all love to work the Little Black Dress look for a special occasion. A wardrobe staple, this is one piece of attire that is always guaranteed to flatter your figure. Even during the summer months your can opt for an LBD and brighten up the ensemble with colourful accessories or a flash of your […]

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GET THE LOOK – Follow Hilary Swank’s contemporary summer style

With the changeable weather this season, it is always good to have a summer outfit in your wardrobe that brings a little bit of brightness to the day, but that will still keep you warm should a blustery breeze arise. Hilary Swank recently stepped out in a perfectly matched combination for the unpredictable forecast and […]

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