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Enjoy an endless summer at Forte Village in sunny Sardinia

Enjoy an endless summer at Forte Village in sunny Sardinia

Laura Toogood catches the last of the summer rays at the luxurious Forte Village… and it’s not too late for you to do the same! — By LAURA TOOGOOD Regular readers of The Sloaney travel pages will know that I adore Italy and I have been lucky enough to visit many times. From pretty, picturesque […]

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Trussardi Donna: A fresh summer scent

Trussardi Donna: A fresh summer scent

We are loving the new Trussardi Donna perfume for summer. This fragrance is presented in a beautiful white bottle and it pays tribute to the most successful fragrance in the history of this Italian brand. Trussardi Donna is fresh, elegant and an ideal scent to wear for the British Summer Social Season events. The fragrance suits […]

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Luxury summer barbecues in the heart of Belgravia

Luxury summer barbecues in the heart of Belgravia

By ROSEMIN ANDERSON As the heat of summer hits the capital, there is no better place to be than on an outdoor terrace sipping on cocktails. Luckily for Londoners, there’s a gorgeous spot in Belgravia that fits the bill. The Terrace at Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel is nestled between the green spaces of Knightsbridge and offers […]

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Pedrino: A refreshing tipple for the heatwave

Pedrino: A refreshing tipple for the heatwave

With London and much of the British Isles enjoying the hottest day of the year so far, we are sure picnics and BBQs will be planned for many. Sam Showering whose family created Harvey’s Bristol Cream & Babycham and Joseph Knopfler the son of Mark Knopfler from the Dire Straits have created a premium alcoholic […]

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Sizzling summer wines from Cloudy Bay

Sizzling summer wines from Cloudy Bay

Cloudy Bay has an excellent selection of wines to suit the record-breaking temperatures in Britain during our current heatwave. We particularly like the light and refreshing Cloudy Bay Te Koko Sauvignon Blanc 2012. It is perfect for the warmer summer temperatures and also works really well when paired with BBQ foods. So, whether you are […]

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High Summer Beauty Essentials

High Summer Beauty Essentials

Summer is in full swing and the British Isles is experiencing some glorious weather. We need to take extra care of our skin and hair at this time of year due to humid conditions and strong rays. Beauty regimes can be pretty low maintenance because the focus is on looking effortlessly glamourous in the sunshine. […]

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Editor’s Comment: The Summer Social Season is in full swing

Editor’s Comment: The Summer Social Season is in full swing

By LAURA TOOGOOD Summer has officially arrived and I was lucky enough to mark the occasion by attending Trooping of the Colour as a guest of Dame Emma Jane Brown last weekend. I will be writing all about the experience soon but needless to say, the pageantry and spectacle of the annual Queen’s Birthday Parade […]

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Celebrity milliner releases new collection

Celebrity milliner releases new collection

The launch of our British Summer Social Season Guide acted as a timely reminder of the impressive selection of events ahead. The Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Ascot, Henley and many more are on the horizon. Dressing to impress is part of the fun and Rosie Olivia Millinery has recently announced the launch of her brand […]

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Summer style inspiration from this week’s top celebrity outfits

With temperatures continuing to rise in London, it came as little surprise that many of the city’s top fashionistas stepped out in summer dresses for various events this week. The queen of British models, Kate Moss, led they way with a simple but stylish black dress. To help give our readers some fashion-inspiration for the […]

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A Very Big Art Show Celebrates British Art in British Summertime

By REBECCA JARVEST With the gorgeous sunshine we’ve seen over the past couple of weeks looking set to stay, the thought of heading inside for an exhibition is tough for even the most dedicated art lovers. That’s why I was thrilled to discover that this year’s biggest art show is taking place outdoors. Art Everywhere […]

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Safe sunbathing: How to protect your skin in summer sunshine

By LAURA TOOGOOD Our Twitter followers will already know from seeing some of our French-themed snapshots that I am currently combining a summer break in the South of France with a travel feature for The Sloaney. As you would expect, the weather is glorious and I spent most of yesterday relaxing on the beach in […]

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The Sloaney’s guide to the top social hotspots at The Henley Royal Regatta

By KATIE ANN LAMB Recent gale force winds may have blown away all hopes of summer, but fear not, highs of 25°C are predicted in time for The Henley Royal Regatta next week. Henley is undoubtedly renowned as the best Regatta in the world and a definite highlight of the British social season. With thousands […]

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Pimm’s and Hymns at The White Horse on Parsons Green

The White Horse on Parsons Green (known as The Sloaney Pony to locals) will be hosting its annual Pimm’s and Hymns event on Wednesday 19th June. The fantastic evening brings together the local community with delicious summer tipples and stirring tunes. The renowned West London boozer, which is a favourite haunt for young socialites, will be stoking up their popular BBQ […]

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Follow Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s lead and turns heads in dramatic printed trousers

Whether it is dramatic tribal prints, delicate floral patterns or bold psychedelic colours, this season you should make a statement with your trousers. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley showed us how to carry off this eccentric trend in style when she recently donned a pair of floral loose pants for the Lana Del Ray concert earlier in the […]

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The Sloaney is celebrating the sunshine by launching a summery competition…

To celebrate the glorious sunshine, we are launching a fabulous new competition for readers of The Sloaney. The lucky winner will walk away with a complimentary table and cocktails at Chelsea’s newest cocktail bar, Kona Kai. The venue is a Polynesian paradise, with exotic cocktails and cuisines served alongside summer soundtracks and live entertainment. From […]

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Prepare your legs for the sunshine and follow in the steps of the Duchess of Cambridge

By LAURA TOOGOOD With much of the United Kingdom expecting to see a glimpse of sunshine this week, it is time to prepare your legs for floaty summer skirts and pretty dresses. The bare-legged look has never been more popular, with the Duchess of Cambridge and Pippa Middleton committed advocates of this style. If you […]

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