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Fabulous, flirty and fun, Ali McGregor is hands down the most glamourous attraction at this year’s feast of comedy. LUXE catches up with the corseted, top-hat sporting ringmistress to chat about her showcase and stage wear.
But a toga’s toss from the heart of Centro Storico is Palazzo Manfredi’s delectable stunner, Aroma, now boasting a Mich-star to match her stellar city vistas.
LUXE rounds up London’s best under-the-radar street markets peddling food, flowers and fabulous faddle – cor blimey guv, get a cop of these melons!
Kiki Niesten is so last season, and we mean that in the most fabulous way. Even better? You can shop her 35-year addiction via her marvellous Amsterdam boutique.
Set below bustling Hollywood Road, this low-lit sister-act nest of cleverly constructed experimental blends has garnered the attention of savvy quaffers, thanks to painstakingly paired menus of seasonally-inspired signature cocktails and sophisticated morsels. Go hungry, thirsty, and with an open palate. A la carte drinks menu too.
Once a fool's errand, locating locavore Cantonese slow food that's free of MSG but full of carefully-sourced, classically-prepared ingredients is now oh-so easy - if you can get a table, that is. This intimate, chandeliered bi-level's lip-smacking steamed crab and spare ribs are highly-coveted... so book well ahead!
The most darling, French-inflected nursery-loft in town with just about anything your precious lil’ burdens could want. Squeal with delight at too-cute rompers, pleated skirts, swim trunks and PJs, plus games, soft toys, furniture, décor, art and more. Trop chic, les petits!
With regular exhibits by emerging and established local/international names (particularly Australian and British) including Emma Hack, Mark Demsteader and Kho Sang Woo, Cat Street Gallery bridges the gap between affordable and fine art for an eager fanbase of contempo art-ficionados.
Creative cats beeline to this restored heritage landmark now housing 8 floors of design-led retail, dining, markets and special events, including standout store Smith & Norbu - with its consummately chic range of bespoke eyewear handcrafted from Tibetan buffalo and yak horn - plus Jason Atherton's Brit-centric dining desti Aberdeen Street Social.
Step inside this stylish, knick knack-packed PoHo shophouse for precision mani/pedis and one of the city's best and most exclusive polish selections including Tom Ford, Deborah Lippman, YSL and OPI, plus funky nail art, Shellac treats, spa-rty sessions and dancey tunes. Yep, nailed it.
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Bold, brash, beaut and ballsy, there's only one thing this Wintour Wonderland never is and that's out of style. Just peep her killer slew of LUXE-worthy stays and see for yourself.
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Cultish following in Singapore, check. Now low-key heavyweight Kilo is bringing its flavoursome food and unpretentious style to lush scene queen Bali.
It has been 130+ years since the likes of Baudelaire and Verlaine flittered with la feé verte in the cafés of C.19th Paris, but half a world away in a hip little pocket of Ebisu, the Wilde days of the Belle Époque live on at Bar Tram and Trench.
Nothing lasts forever, not even in the Eternal City, but in recent history one man has played a monumental role to ensure that Rome’s exquisite mosaics might just stand the test of time.