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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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Sloaney TV: Inside the luxurious hotel and gardens of La Mamounia

Sloaney TV: Inside the luxurious hotel and gardens of La Mamounia

The Sloaney Travel Team recently visited Morocco for the first time to explore Marrakech. We stayed at La Mamounia, which is a truly outstanding luxury venue (read the full travel feature here). The hotel regularly welcomes some of the world’s highest profile individuals and Winston Churchill often chose La Mamounia for his winter breaks. It […]

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Fall in love with the Food and Mood at L’Avenue in Marrakech

Fall in love with the Food and Mood at L’Avenue in Marrakech

By LAURA TOOGOOD During my recent visit to Marrakech for our travel pages, I dined at a fabulous restaurant called L’Avenue. I have to say, this is one of the best places that I have ever eaten and the team provide guests with a gourmet sensation. The venue, food, wine and ambience exceeded all expectations […]

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Introducing the London Rain collection by Jo Malone

Introducing the London Rain collection by Jo Malone

We adore Jo Malone and their distinctive fragrances here at The Sloaney. Katie Ann Lamb recently visited the Jo Malone boutique on Sloane Street to create a bespoke wedding scent and we are also pleased to bring you news of the new London Rain collection. The London Rain collection is now available to purchase in […]

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Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Hyatt Regency London

Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Hyatt Regency London

We were definitely in the mood for a lazy Sunday earlier this month when we visited the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill for brunch. However, it wasn’t just any lazy Sunday and it wasn’t just any brunch. Far from it; we walked across Hyde Park in glorious sunshine and arrived at Portman Square for […]

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Feu de Beaumont: Luxury, gold-plated scented candles

Feu de Beaumont: Luxury, gold-plated scented candles

Finding the perfect scented candle is like discovering a little pot of gold and it is almost as difficult, too. The market is currently saturated with products that often disappoint. Discovering something special for your home that features the right combination of fragrances, a long burning time and good scent proliferation is difficult. If you […]

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The Vineyard: Experience a little piece of California in England

The Vineyard: Experience a little piece of California in England

By LAURA TOOGOOD The Vineyard Hotel in Berkshire recently featured in our dining pages because of its fabulous ‘Judgement Menu’. The fine-dining and wine tastings are arguably the main attraction when it comes to booking an escape to this luxury five star hotel. However, it also offers a pleasing place to unwind in the South […]

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California vs France: Reenact the Judgement of Paris at The Vineyard

California vs France: Reenact the Judgement of Paris at The Vineyard

By LAURA TOOGOOD It is not often that a menu really catches my attention but when I came across the ‘Judgement Menu’, my eyes widened with excitement. This fine-dining experience is offered at The Vineyard, which is a luxury five star hotel that boasts a distinctive American feel. It champions Californian wine and celebrates the actual […]

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Yacht Chartering: The most fashionable high-net-worth holiday

Last year we visited the Monaco Yacht Show to cover it for Sloaney TV. The Red Arrows performed a dramatic flyover to celebrate Superyacht UK’s 10th anniversary and there was a packed crowd enjoying the occasion. Needless to say, the luxury yacht scene is alive and kicking. It is also experiencing growth, particularly in the […]

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Skiing in the French resort of Val d’Isere

Skiing in the French resort of Val d’Isere

After trying several ski destinations in America, LAURA TOOGOOD returns to the Alps to explore Val d’Isere… In recent years I have ventured to America for my annual skiing trip. My first experience of taking to the slopes stateside was at Killington in Vermont, before heading to Vail in Colorado and finally Lake Tahoe in California. […]

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A weekend escape in the city at The Corinthia

A weekend escape in the city at The Corinthia

POPPY CROSS sets off in search of some peace and quiet within hectic London… When I think about getting away from it all – the noise, pollution, pushing and shoving, traffic, congestion, crowds and generally the crazy pace of London life – my mind wonders to the mountains. I imagine that I am high above the […]

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The Royal Scotsman introduces The Golf Tour for 2014

The Royal Scotsman introduces The Golf Tour for 2014

The UK’s only luxury sleeper train, The Royal Scotsman, has launched The Golf Tour; a five day journey exploring Scotland’s famed golf courses. Departing from Edinburgh on 18th May and 22nd September 2014, the train will travel through the Scottish Highlands, transporting guests seamlessly between the world class courses, in the height of luxury. En route, golfers will […]

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Escape to the spectacular surroundings of Raemoir Country House

Escape to the spectacular surroundings of Raemoir Country House

LAURA TOOGOOD visits Raemoir Country House in Aberdeenshire for a walking holiday in the inspiring Scottish hillside… Health and fitness New Year resolutions are among the most common and I was certainly not alone when I made a vow to champion an active lifestyle in 2014. So, it seemed rather apt that I found myself flying […]

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The magic of the German Christmas Market in Dusseldorf

The magic of the German Christmas Market in Dusseldorf

By LAURA TOOGOOD Christmas Markets have become increasingly popular in England and Winter Wonderland seems to be growing bigger and bigger every year. However, if you want to experience the real deal then a trip to a German Christmas Market is a must and there is still time for a flying visit this year! Last […]

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Enjoy the pinnacle of luxury in Marseille with a stay at the Intercontinental Hotel Dieu

By LAURA TOOGOOD When I mentioned to friends and colleagues that I would be visiting Marseille, I was slightly disappointed by their reaction. In my own mind, I imagined a quaint and historic French city with that alluring southern ambience that makes the Rivera so irresistible. Instead, it was described as ‘transient’, with one friend […]

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Dive into summer with beautiful Roksanda Ilincic beachwear from Cocosa.com

Cocosa, the online shopping destination for handpicked luxury, will be hosting a Roksanda Ilincic flash sale tomorrow (12th of June). Shoppers can avail of up to 55% off the elegant cut-outs and flattering forms that are presented among the latest Roksanda Ilincic swimwear collection. These beautiful designs from Serbian designer Roksanda Ilincic are the epitome […]

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The Grand Opening of the luxurious InterContinental London Westminster

Last week The Sloaney team attended the Grand Opening of the new InterContinental London Westminster. The extravagant party certainly made an impact on the social scene with a number leading names from the world of politics and high society attending the plush affair. Champagne – Laurent Perrier to be specific – and canapés welcomed guests […]