The Sybarite® Magazine

The Sybarite magazine is an online-only business and lifestyle content hub. Our writers showcase riveting interviews of influential personalities as well as reviews, features and the latest insights from the world of business, luxury and lifestyle.

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  • Mortimer House Workspace – Meet, Greet, Workout, Dine-in

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  • ‘Mens sana in corpore sano’ is a Latin phrase usually translated as ‘a healthy mind in a healthy body’. Your working environment has a massive impact on your day-to-day wellbeing, from the feng-shui of your workspace to keeping your brain engaged, Mortimer House has …
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  • The Valentine’s Prep Guide to Looking and Feeling Fabulous

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  • Posted 1 week ago

  • Valentine’s Day is a time of the year that people either dread or love. Whether you are off to dinner with your partner or having a girl’s night, we have all the things you need to do to be looking and feeling fabulous for February 14th.   Pre-Valentine’s Day: Perrico…
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  • Mortimer House Workspace – Meet, Greet, Workout, Dine-in

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  • Posted 2 days ago

  • ‘Mens sana in corpore sano’ is a Latin phrase usually translated as ‘a healthy mind in a healthy body’. Your working environment has a massive impact on your day-to-day wellbeing, from the feng-shui of your workspace to keeping your brain engaged, Mortimer House has …
  • The Top 5 Workouts for 2018

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • January, for many people, means getting back in to your gym routine after a rather indulgent Christmas period. The Sybarite is breaking down the top 5 workouts for 2018.   BXR – Climb to The Beat  Using a VersaClimber, this class is great to do an all over workout. Incor…
  • The Best of The BAFTAs 2018

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  • The 71st British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held last night at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Welcoming some of the biggest names in film, the absolutely fabulous Joanna Lumley introduced this year’s BAFTAs with some incredible acrob…
  • Valentine’s Day Lust List: Gifts for Her & For Him

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  • Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but don’t panic, The Sybarite is here to help you shop the perfect last minute gift ideas, guaranteed to make your loved one smile. Take a peek at the fashion, jewellery, sweet treats and romantic gestures we are lusting after. …
  • St Barts: The Rise and Fall of the Property Market

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  • Posted 3 weeks ago

  • A trend we’re seeing amongst our international clients is that they’re refinancing their assets in order to release equity for further investment. Within this, we’re seeing a shift towards investment for lifestyle purposes, and second homes. Away from the usual investm…
  • French IFI Tax changes save buyers of property thousands

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • France is the most popular location for second property investment, with over €297million worth of loans arranged by the international mortgage broker, Enness, in 2018. In 2018, these investors may save thousands in tax as a result of the implementation of the new wealth t…
  • The Difference Between UK and International Lenders

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • If you’re looking to finance a property in Europe with a local bank, you may be wondering how international mortgage lenders differ to their UK counterparts. Regardless of your experience in your native country’s property market, international mortgage lenders—and inde…
  • The Best of The BAFTAs 2018

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  • Posted 3 days ago

  • The 71st British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held last night at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Welcoming some of the biggest names in film, the absolutely fabulous Joanna Lumley introduced this year’s BAFTAs with some incredible acrob…
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  • Venice and Liu Bolin: Disappearing in Venice

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • I was recently in Venice and as soon as I landed and hoped off the water shuttle something struck me. It wasn’t the beautiful symmetry of the Doge Palace’s herringbone walls or the shadowy twin domes of the Basilica of Saint Mary.   It was something more humble: the…
  • Sybarite Selections: Sicily Is My Love

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Following Frigorifero d’Arte, Smeg’s successful collaboration with Dolce and Gabbana last year, the two brands launched a new colourful collaboration in October called ‘Sicily is my Love.’ The new unique collection, which was announced in April during…
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  • Sybarite Selections: Best Natural Skincare Brands

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  • Posted 9 months ago

  • As we become more aware of what we put into our bodies food-wise, we are also becoming increasingly conscious of what goes on our skin. With many leading brands still using parabens and chemicals in their products, consumers are turning to brands that use organic and natural…
  • Carolyne Faulkner Decodes the Stars

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  • Whilst working in the entertainment industry, Carolyne Faulkner began studying astrology and meditation, quickly discovering that through analysis of her birth chart, she could identify her personality traits, both good or bad and use them to her advantage.  Since then, Car…
  • Faryal Makhdoom Sits Down With The Sybarite

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Faryal Makhdoom is a busy 26-year old. The New Yorker is launching her own global cosmetics brand, is pregnant with her second baby, and just emerged from a marital media storm. The Sybarite sat down with Faryal at Sanctum Hotel in Soho to talk about her life and career. Far…
  • Five Simple Tricks to Sustaining an Energetic Personal Brand

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Everyone has a personal brand. It’s often described as what others say about you when you are not in the room. The type of impression you create, along with the reputation you build for yourself, is a big part of personal branding. But what happens when good ol’ physiolo…
  • French IFI Tax changes save buyers of property thousands

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • France is the most popular location for second property investment, with over €297million worth of loans arranged by the international mortgage broker, Enness, in 2018. In 2018, these investors may save thousands in tax as a result of the implementation of the new wealth t…
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  • LVMH Expects The Market To Do Better In 2018

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • The world’s largest luxury goods company LVMH (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton) reported a 12 percent increase in like-for-like sales for the third quarter of 2017 in October- a higher-than-expected figure. It surpassed analysts’ expectations of a 9 percent increase in the t…
  • Gucci Teams Up With Bocconi to Launch a Fashion Research Lab

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Gucci will partner up with Milan’s Bocconi University, a prestigious Italian business institution, to create the Gucci Research Lab in the beginning of next year. The research lab, which will be based in Italy’s business capital Milan, is a three-year project tha…
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  • Celebrate Chinese New Year at The Dead Dolls House, Islington

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  • Posted 6 days ago

  • Chinese New Year is upon us and there is only one way to celebrate The Year of the Dog, and that is with food and copious drink. On Friday 16th February, Dead Doll’s House will be celebrating from 5pm with bottomless bao buns, ‘healthy’ cocktails and amazing music.…
  • Ultraviolet Part I – Where Theatrics Play on Food

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  • Posted 1 week ago

  • Ultraviolet by Chef Paul Pairet is by all means a truly immersive if not manipulative sensory experience for both mind and taste buds. The concept conceived by Chef Paul Pairet is an ode to the human sensory experience where food of course spearheads this moving play. It tak…
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  • America’s Cup: The Latest Technological Boat Race

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  • Posted 9 months ago

  • Surface to Air, a new film by Altair Engineering, explores the world of America’s Cup racing and what really goes into competing for the oldest and most coveted global sailing trophy In recent years, the world’s oldest and most prestigious global sailing event, America…
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  • A New Way to Invest in Fine Art

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  • Posted 9 months ago

  • In uncertain times, the fine art market offers a reassuring investment opportunity. Largely immune to political change, it is less volatile than currencies or capital markets. The global market was worth more than $45billion last year, a 1.7% annual increase, according to th…
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  • Sybarite Selections: Innovative Tech

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  • Posted 10 months ago

  • Looking for a hot new gadget to play with, or something high-tech to spruce up your home and impress your friends? We’ve picked some of the most innovative pieces in luxury tech this year… Aster by Vertu £3,400 Handmade in London, Vertu isn’t shy of price tags…
  • Hare & Bone – A Sam Burnett Salon

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  • Posted 2 days ago

  • Hare & Bone created by Sam Burnett, is an award-winning hair-stylist whose innovative designs have inspired international campaigns and global brands. Conveniently, the salon is located about five minutes from Oxford Circus and a short walk to Bond Street so it couldn’…
  • valentines
  • The Valentine’s Prep Guide to Looking and Feeling Fabulous

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  • Posted 1 week ago

  • Valentine’s Day is a time of the year that people either dread or love. Whether you are off to dinner with your partner or having a girl’s night, we have all the things you need to do to be looking and feeling fabulous for February 14th.   Pre-Valentine’s Day: Perrico…
  • The Bite Size News: A Guide to the Latest Luxury News

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Every week, The Sybarite collates its pick of the hottest luxury lifestyle news into bite size chunks. In this week’s bite size news, we cover the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Christmas at Bluebird Cafe, the opening of Granary Square Brasserie, and the ann…
  • The Bite Size News: This Week’s Previews

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  • Every week, The Sybarite collates its pick of the hottest luxury lifestyle news from London and beyond into bite-size chunks. In this week’s bite-size news we cover the new Chi Kitchen Winter Warmers Drinks Menu, Out of the Blue at The Berkeley, the Vera Wang X Ernest Jone…
  • BITE SIZE NEWS: THIS WEEK’S PREVIEWS

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  • Every week, The Sybarite collates its pick of the hottest luxury lifestyle news into bite-size chunks. In this week’s edition, we cover the opening of Hovarda in Soho, Bea Vo’s all-American bakery opening, Mortimer House Kitchen and Thanksgiving at 108 Brasserie. H…
  • BITE SIZE NEWS: THIS WEEK’S PREVIEWS

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  • Every week, The Sybarite collates its pick of the hottest luxury lifestyle news into bite-size chunks. In this week’s edition, we cover the opening of Agatha Christie’s favourite hangout, membership club Mortimer House, a four-course Piemonte truffle dinner at Rotor…
  • The Guide to Achieving Healthy Skin from the Skies.

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  • Posted 6 months ago

  • Flying can be a challenging situation for your skin, no matter what continents and climates you are switching between and how regularly you do it. 365 Aviation – one of the best-chartered airline companies in the world – asked their customers for their best advic…
  • Americas Cup boat race
  • America’s Cup: The Latest Technological Boat Race

  • By
  • Posted 9 months ago

  • Surface to Air, a new film by Altair Engineering, explores the world of America’s Cup racing and what really goes into competing for the oldest and most coveted global sailing trophy In recent years, the world’s oldest and most prestigious global sailing event, America…
  • Sybarite Selections: Men’s Yacht Style

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  • Posted 10 months ago

  • With yachting season just around the corner, it’s time to start updating your wardrobe with the latest luxury accessories and fashion pieces. See our pick of the must-have men’s luxe style items for summer.  Salvatore Ferragamo F-80 Watch This handsome timepiece fea…
  • Equal Among Firsts – Flying First Class With BA

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  • Posted 1 year ago

  • “Thanks for warming my nuts.” A public conversation beginning with these words would expectedly go bad very quickly. Not, however, in British Airways First Class and not when the nuts in question are a sublime mixture of pecans, macadamias, almonds and brazils served (w…
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  • Celebrate Chinese New Year at The Dead Dolls House, Islington

  • By
  • Posted 6 days ago

  • Chinese New Year is upon us and there is only one way to celebrate The Year of the Dog, and that is with food and copious drink. On Friday 16th February, Dead Doll’s House will be celebrating from 5pm with bottomless bao buns, ‘healthy’ cocktails and amazing music.…
  • New Year’s Eve 2017: The Sybarite Guide to Romantic Getaways

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • As 2017 draws to a close, you could be forgiven for thinking that this year has seemingly gone by faster than any before, with the season’s festivities in full swing and most of us still struggling to believe that it is ‘that time of year’ once again. However, a few we…
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  • Mortimer House Workspace – Meet, Greet, Workout, Dine-in

  • By
  • Posted 2 days ago

  • ‘Mens sana in corpore sano’ is a Latin phrase usually translated as ‘a healthy mind in a healthy body’. Your working environment has a massive impact on your day-to-day wellbeing, from the feng-shui of your workspace to keeping your brain engaged, Mortimer House has …
  • Hare & Bone – A Sam Burnett Salon

  • By
  • Posted 2 days ago

  • Hare & Bone created by Sam Burnett, is an award-winning hair-stylist whose innovative designs have inspired international campaigns and global brands. Conveniently, the salon is located about five minutes from Oxford Circus and a short walk to Bond Street so it couldn’…
  • Mandarin Oriental Shanghai – Exceeding Expectations

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • If The Sybarite had to pick their most favorite hotel thus far it would have to be none other than The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. It is one of a story-telling nature that effortlessly hones in on every touch point making for an undeniably unforgettable experience. The re…