Mayfair

By Tempus | 02 Sep 2019

Valkyrie re-establishes the gold standard

In an unassuming red brick building in the heart of London’s Mayfair, exists a company that works beneath the surface to protect and power some of the UK’s most important companies –... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 02 Sep 2019

Step inside Mandarin Oriental's first European standalone residence

Longing for an apartment that offers the familiar luxury of a prestige hospitality brand but without feeling like you’re staying in an actual hotel? A new branded residence development in one of... Read More

By Farzana Ali | 02 Sep 2019

The UK's finest fragrance houses reveal why the artisanal approach rules

The rules are out. As mass-produced fragrances continue to hit a sour note with discerning perfume wearers, the move towards prestige and niche fragrances continues to rise. And as more of us continue... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 29 Aug 2019

A cut above? We put ADAM Grooming Atelier's speed-barbering skills to the test

For some, going to the barbers can seem like a laborious chore. After enough poor cuts, the quest for the perfect barber can quickly become a search for anyone who can manage a fairly consistent job, ... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 15 Jul 2019

With revolutionary nanotechnology and otherworldly materials, the Senturion Key could be the most unique supercar accessory in the universe

In a modern era where we can pay for bills with our phones and unlock devices with our faces, the physical act of carrying car keys seems an unnecessary obligation. Car keys are one of the last mechan... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Jun 2019

The world's first robot artist announces solo exhibition at Oxford University

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is creating such a v... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 06 Jun 2019

Scott's opens its doors to the world's most 'expensive restaurant interior' with its new dining room

Legendary Mayfair establishment Scott’s is set to take fine dining to a new level with the launch this week of an exclusive private dining room, billed as “the most expensive restaurant in... Read More

By Peter Malmstrom | 04 Jun 2019

100 years of pace and elegance: how the First Edition Bentley Continental GT Convertible is starting a new century in style

Bentley Motors has just achieved its 100th year of building some of the world’s finest and most desirable motor cars. To celebrate this magnificent milestone, the manufacturer launched the First... Read More

By Tempus | 09 May 2019

Chinese artist Li Tianbing brings conflict and colour to Mayfair

Chinese artist Li Tianbing is best known for his politically charged and boldly abstract paintings, reflecting the conflict and tension of his subject matter through a clash of realism and expressioni... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 26 Apr 2019

A castle estate turned luxury hotel, Glenapp offers a country escape on the Scottish coast

You won't find any road signs for Glenapp Castle on Scotland's rugged Ayrshire coastline. This may at first seem like an oversight but is, in fact, quite deliberate. Perched at the top of a lo... Read More

By Mark C O'Flaherty | 22 Apr 2019

A family jewel: how family-run Boodles has become England's most historic fine diamond retailer

In a world of mass consumerism, multi-generational artisans in Mayfair are keeping the crafts of their ancestors alive. Away from the high gloss of the corporate-owned window displays, with all their ... Read More

By Mark C O'Flaherty | 16 Apr 2019

Henry Poole & Co's Simon Cundey tells Tempus why Savile Row is so well suited for his historic family-run tailors

In a world of mass consumerism, multi-generational artisans in Mayfair are keeping the crafts of their ancestors alive. Away from the high gloss of the corporate-owned window displays, with all their ... Read More

By Mark C O'Flaherty | 07 Apr 2019

Mayfair hatters Lock & Co gives Tempus an insight into the oldest hat shop in the world

In a world of mass consumerism, multi-generational artisans in Mayfair are keeping the crafts of their ancestors alive. Away from the high gloss of the corporate-owned window displays, with all their ... Read More

By Mark C O'Flaherty | 02 Apr 2019

Made to measure: how family-run footwear boutique John Lobb has stood the test of time

In a world of mass consumerism, multi-generational artisans in Mayfair are keeping the crafts of their ancestors alive. Away from the high gloss of the corporate-owned window displays, with all their ... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 01 Mar 2019

Tempus explores a fresh taste of Italy with Franco's new vegan menu

Franco’s London has, for many a year, been famed as the West End's home away from home for the finest Italian food. Set in a sumptuous, yet familiar, St James setting, large bowls of seafood... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Feb 2019

Luxury professional womenswear brand Cherida launches core collection with Mayfair women's event

Luxury professional womenswear label Cherida held a glamorous launch event on Wednesday 13 February, bringing together women in business including executives from watch brand Breguet, CEOs from archit... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Feb 2019

As new private members’ club The Court prepares to open, Harry Mead shares his vision

When entrepreneur Harry Mead decided to launch private members' club The Court, he had a vision to redefine the typical club experience by collaborating with some of the biggest names in hospitali... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 30 Jan 2019

The Athenaeum's red brick Residences are shaking up how guests can experience Mayfair

The most prestigious area in London, Mayfair, is famed for its red-brick Victorian townhouses, fine dining restaurants, high-end boutiques and Savile Row tailors. While there are some nice luxury hote... Read More

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