Carefully spanning the distance between tradition and modernity, the latest trends and counter-trends, high fashion and underground style, minimalism and state-of-the-art technology, the Nhow hotel in Milan achieves a balance between innovation and provocation, irreverence and excellence. Its 249 rooms and facilities are multi-faceted spaces enlivened by original works of art where anything can happen, from an exclusive cocktail party to a fashion show to a photo shoot.
Without a doubt, the ultimate in sophistication is the 320 square metre suite set on two floors, where a clear-bottomed pool on the upper level forms the liquid ceiling of the lower,
In 1889, the British capital's first luxury hotel opened. Emulating the modern facilities found in American hotels, the Savoy was the first establishment in London to boast electric lifts – known as 'ascending rooms' – electric lighting and en-suite bathrooms in almost every room. Now, after a major restoration that has lasted three long years and cost over £100 million, the elegant doors are reopening: once more, the Savoy is set to impress with its opulence, technology and style.
Famous for hosting movie stars like Marilyn Monroe and Errol Flynn, in 2007 the hotel closed its doors for the first
Since the success of the Chilean miners' rescue mission, President Sebastian Pinera has seen his approval ratings at home rocket.
And he is clearly enjoying his moment in the spotlight.
This week, the Chilean leader landed in the UK where he met with both the Queen and Prime Minister David Cameron – and he didn’t arrive empty-handed.
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The 60-year-old former businessman, accompanied by his wife Cecilia Morel Montes, presented the monarch and the politician with a rock brought out of the San Jose copper mine by Mario Sepulveda, the second miner to be rescued.
Mr Sepulverda, 40, took out a
She was the epitome of the girl-next-door in Gavin and Stacey, but beneath the cheery smile and bubbly persona hid cheekbones like a pair of chicken fillets and the smooth, clear skin of a child.
Which is presumably what Superdrug saw when they decided to make Joanna Page their new face and star of the brand's new TV ad campaign.
We caught up with Joanna, 33, who's married to Emmerdale star James Thornton, 34, to try to find the key to her natural beauty (we’re sure it helps that even her dad moisturises!).
I see myself as down to earth,
The historic city of Toledo was converted into an haute couture catwalk as a parade of stylish guests came together to witness the high society wedding of the year in Spain.
A Cavalli-clad Eva Herzigova, said to be expecting her second child, was on hand as Rafael Medina, Duke of Feria pledged himself to Laura Vecino in the magnificent 16th-century Tavera Palace.
Along with his younger brother Luis, the 32-year-old groom, was one of the country's most eligible bachelors and regularly features on international best dressed lists.
And his mother, former model Naty Abascal, is one of the best
"I expected a flashy New York sports type, and instead I met this reserved guy who didn’t make a pass at me right away. He treated me like something special" – Marilyn Monroe on her first date with Joe
The school gates have become the perfect place to spot A-list fashionistas, with celebrity mums pulling out the style stops as they drop their kids off for the day.
Claudia Schiffer leads the way for trendy mothers everywhere, making sleek appearances in a range of stylish outfits.
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