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.

  • Has Social Media Wrecked Your Confidence?

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  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Rebecca is a translator by day, and a traveler mostly at night. She is an expert on living with jet lag – and packing in tiny suitcases. You can read more of her exploits at RoughDraft. You are on Instagram, as everyone else is in the world, right? You want to keep up with…
  • Getting Inspired on International Women’s Day

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Erica Wolfe-Murray is the UK’s leading business and innovation expert. As a pioneering thought leader, she combines creative, financial and legal imagination to advise on business growth and the inventive use of IP. I love International Women’s Day. It is so inspirin…
  • A Match Made In Chelsea – An Interview with Lara Asprey

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Lara Asprey founded exclusive dating agency, Asprey Introductions, in 2014 which has since crowned her as the most sought after connector amongst aristocracy and London’s elite bachelors and bachelorettes. Her business ventures have given her the opportunity to write a…
  • Hong Kong’s Best Kept Secret – The Pottinger Review

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • One of Hong Kong’s best kept secrets is a little-known luxury boutique hotel tucked alongside the steep uphill pathway that is Pottinger Street. Discover this luxury Hong Kong hotel in the centre of the city’s hustle and bustle is actually a quiet respite from the bu…
  • Luxury Fitness Retreats with Barreworks

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  • Posted 2 days ago

  • This retreat is not your average retreat, its about training, eating well and getting incredible results, it’s the start of a lifestyle change. In a stunning location, trained experts and food cooked by a top health and detox chef provide the ultimate escape. Barreworks of…
  • An Interview with Wellness Expert Ricardo Barbato

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  • As the leading wellness expert on the upcoming Mykonos Wellness Experience, Ricardo Barbato will be working with all guests on a variety of fitness and health activities at the beautiful ALEGRIA Estate, including Hatha Flow yoga, running and body-weight exercises and meditat…
  • How Wellness can Transform your Business

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  • Posted 1 week ago

  • We spend a vast majority of our time during our adult lives at work. If you were to take time out to add these hours up you might be quite startled by your resulting figure – if not a little horrified! Work certainly challenges and inspires most of us but are we as hap…
  • My London Fashion Week – VanillaOnTop

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Ever wondered what London Fashion Week looks like from the inside? Paula Pötry, known from her Instagram account VanillaOnTop, gives The Sybarite a look at what happens in the front row of London’s most iconic fashion shows.  “A week full of inspiration and bre…
  • Ethical Engagement Rings by Lydia McCarthy-Keen

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Are you looking for a more ethical way of popping the question? Lydia McCarthy-Keen has launched a range of engagement and wedding rings using exclusively lab-grown diamonds, offering a more ethically conscious choice for couples this Valentines Day.  The stunning range inc…
  • Haute Couture SS19 Highlights

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • From the dreamiest gowns to bold statement-making designs, we round up the highlights of Haute Couture Week SS19. Valentino Behold the collection that brought front row couture rock star Celine Dion to tears. This stunning collection included intricate lace and embroidery, p…
  • Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams Review

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams opened on 2 February and is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition about the house of Dior ever staged in the UK. The show offers an in-depth and wide ranging study of unique couture garments, spanning over 70 years from 1947 to the …
  • BARNES Launches Luxury Jura Residence

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • BARNES has announced their brand new contemporary luxury residence to hit the market, Jura, situated on the Wentworth Estate in Virginia Water, Surrey. The 6 bedroom luxury masterpiece is valued at approximately £18.75 million, and is the most architecturally modern house t…
  • Mallorca – The Ultimate Escape to the Mediterranean

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  • Posted 6 months ago

  • Mallorca is blessed with Caribbean-style beaches and stunning landscapes as well as a range of social, cultural and sporting events. Along with it’s idyllic landscapes, there are fantastic shopping possibilities in the authentic city centers of Palma de Mallorca, and d…
  • International mortgages| Where & What You Can Borrow

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  • Posted 1 year ago

  • If you’re considering buying a luxury holiday home or relocating in Europe, finding a property is easy enough—but the next step, international property finance, is considerably trickier to arrange. From language barriers to different lender attitudes, arranging a large l…
  • Stick Man – A Must for Young Theatre Goers

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Ever since my son was a baby we have taken him to the theatre. At the age of just 2 he sat through an entire performance of The Lion King and ever since then, whenever we tell him we have booked tickets to see a show, he gets very excited. Now 3 and a half years old, [...]…
  • My London Fashion Week – VanillaOnTop

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Ever wondered what London Fashion Week looks like from the inside? Paula Pötry, known from her Instagram account VanillaOnTop, gives The Sybarite a look at what happens in the front row of London’s most iconic fashion shows.  “A week full of inspiration and bre…
  • Ethical Engagement Rings by Lydia McCarthy-Keen

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Are you looking for a more ethical way of popping the question? Lydia McCarthy-Keen has launched a range of engagement and wedding rings using exclusively lab-grown diamonds, offering a more ethically conscious choice for couples this Valentines Day.  The stunning range inc…
  • The Luxury Valentines Day Gift Guide for Her

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Whether she’s a comfort lover, a tea expert or is passionate about interior design, The Sybarite have selected the best luxurious gifts for the woman in your life this Valentines Day. Botonique If she’s taking part in dry January, this alcohol alternative may jus…
  • Experience Lisbon Like a Local with LX GUEST

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Lisbon; a highly popular getaway destination for its culture, food, sight-seeing and accessibility. Those who would rather explore Lisbon in comfort and true local style would be wise to experience a unique VIP service that will not only look after you but provide whatever i…
  • An Interview with Wellness Expert Ricardo Barbato

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  • Posted 1 week ago

  • As the leading wellness expert on the upcoming Mykonos Wellness Experience, Ricardo Barbato will be working with all guests on a variety of fitness and health activities at the beautiful ALEGRIA Estate, including Hatha Flow yoga, running and body-weight exercises and meditat…
  • Mastering Modern Wellness – An Interview with Paris Angelika

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  • Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Founder and CEO of Premium Wellness, Paris Angelika has mastered the art of modern wellness. Providing fitness and wellbeing retreats to a global audience, Paris has found the magic formula, mixing exercise and wellness with the beautiful cultural experiences that the island…
  • Refresh Your Mind, Body and Soul with The Modern Sanctum

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  • We have all had moments when we crave an escape. Whether you are feeling sluggish from an unhealthy winter, or stressed after a difficult time at work, often a trip away and an escape from your daily routine can help you change things up and feel entirely renewed. With The …
  • How Wellness can Transform your Business

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  • Posted 1 week ago

  • We spend a vast majority of our time during our adult lives at work. If you were to take time out to add these hours up you might be quite startled by your resulting figure – if not a little horrified! Work certainly challenges and inspires most of us but are we as hap…
  • Is Your Business Fit For Social Media?

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  • Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Erica’s new book ‘Simple Tips, Smart Ideas : Build a Bigger, Better Business’ is out now.  Full of her usual easy-to-use advice, lots of case studies, quick tips, diagrams and innovative ways to think about growing your business – its 288 full colour pages will help…
  • The World’s Ultimate Luxury Network with Helena Warren

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • As Global Head of Business at The Luxury Network, Helena Warren is no stranger to working with the best luxury brands in the world, and connecting huge companies with the relevant brands to develop unique and exciting partnerships. The Luxury Network is a private membership …
  • Spring 2019’s Perfect Pasta Round-Up

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  • Spring has been teasing us with sunny skies interrupted by sprinklings of rain and we can’t think of a better time to snuggle up with a warm bowl of hearty pasta. From traditional ribbons, just like nonna would make, to more innovative sauces using non-traditional ingredi…
  • Zheng Chelsea Review

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Malaysian-Chinese cuisine in Chelsea is not something you come across very often. The elegant Zheng restaurant on Sydney street is owned by Executive Chef Izlinda Baharom and her husband General Manager Adam Abdullah. Their original Zheng in Oxford garnered rave reviews, and…
  • Wilton’s Unveils Spring Menu

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  • Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Known as a bastion of Britishness, Wiltons has been serving some of the best oysters and game meat in London since 1742. With the 20th of March marking the first official day of Spring, The Sybarite was delighted to be invited to celebrate the beginning of the season by expe…
  • Murger HanHan Mayfair Review

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Murger HanHan is a small Mayfair restaurant specialising in dishes from North-central China and is London’s first authentic Xi’an restaurant. Its name comes from “murger”, considered to be the world’s oldest sandwich or hamburger. The type of bread used can be trac…
  • The Ultimate Luxury Gifts for Him This Christmas

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • Men are notoriously difficult to buy anything for, let alone Christmas presents. At some point in their lives they stop wishing for a lengthy list of toys and start to claim that they “don’t need anything”. This dreaded statement makes shopping for a dad, a husban…
  • The Latest in Ski-Tech and Wellness

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • Over the past couple of years, innovative technologies and creative methods of augmenting wellness have completely altered the sporting world, and the ski scene is no different. With the aim to enhance physical performance and encourage mental wellbeing, tech and wellness pr…
  • Luxury Luggage with Personal Travel Assistance by Horizn Go

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  • Posted 7 months ago

  • Berlin-based luggage brand Horizn Studios has just made your weekend trips away a lot easier. The sleek Model M Cabin Case is the perfect size for cabin luggage with a spacious interior and a fold-able laundry bag to ease with packing on the way back. The TSA approved lock …
  • sketch London Unveils New Interactive Online Experience

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  • Posted 7 months ago

  • Those who are familiar with the magical and intriguing world of sketch London will know that any visit to the Mayfair venue is bound to be far from ordinary. As one of the most Instagrammed places in the world, sketch has built it’s brand on striking interiors, mysteri…
  • The Best in Vegan and Cruelty-Free Beauty

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  • Vegan and cruelty-free beauty is grabbing everyone’s attention. But why? For people who are looking to live a healthier lifestyle, vegan and cruelty-free products allow them to extend their lifestyle pledge into other areas of their lives. These products also omit the…
  • New Year, New You

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Let’s start 2019 off with some positivity; a way to be your best self. For some people, this might mean making plans to hit the gym four times a week. For others this might mean doing more charity work. But let’s start with the basics; no one can help you be truly happy …
  • The Ultimate Luxury Gifts for Her this Christmas

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • Whether it’s your mum, your sister, your wife or your best friend, not everyone is easy to buy for when it comes to Christmas. If you’re struggling with shopping this year, The Sybarite have put together an easy guide to the best festive gifts for the women in yo…
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed at Windsor Palace

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  • Posted 11 months ago

  • On this royal wedding day, The Sybarite sends it’s congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as they are pronounced husband and wife, and we welcome a new member into the British royal family. Meghan was escorted down the aisle of St George’s Chapel by he…
  • The Bite Size News: Cinco de Mayo and guilt free chocolate

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  • Posted 12 months ago

  • In this edition of bite size news, we compile the hottest luxury lifestyle news just for you, including Cinco de mayo celebrations, lifestyle boutique openings and the release of a brand new guilt-free chocolate. Cinco de Mayo weekend at Corazon From Friday 4th to Monday 7th…
  • Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby boy

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  • Posted 1 year ago

  • Congratulations are in order for Prince William and Kate Middleton as they welcome their third child, a royal baby boy, who is now fifth in line to the throne. Weighing 8lbs 7oz, the prince was born at 11:01 UK time, and whilst we haven’t had a statement on his name ye…
  • Experience Lisbon Like a Local with LX GUEST

  • By
  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Lisbon; a highly popular getaway destination for its culture, food, sight-seeing and accessibility. Those who would rather explore Lisbon in comfort and true local style would be wise to experience a unique VIP service that will not only look after you but provide whatever i…
  • Barefoot Luxury – Caribbean Superyacht Charter

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Once a pastime exclusively of the super-rich, superyacht charter is becoming evermore accessible and growing in popularity with groups of friends and families who’ll share a larger vessel, and the cost, to experience the indulgent luxury and total freedom afforded by this …
  • The 91st Academy Awards Round-Up

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • The 91st Academy Awards was a showstopper of celebrations of fantastic filmmaking, wacky outfits and amazing achievements. Read on to find out the winners, the best dressed and some of the best bits! The Winners Best Actress Olivia Coleman won Best Actress for her leading ro…
  • Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams Review

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams opened on 2 February and is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition about the house of Dior ever staged in the UK. The show offers an in-depth and wide ranging study of unique couture garments, spanning over 70 years from 1947 to the …
  • Zheng Chelsea Review

  • By
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Malaysian-Chinese cuisine in Chelsea is not something you come across very often. The elegant Zheng restaurant on Sydney street is owned by Executive Chef Izlinda Baharom and her husband General Manager Adam Abdullah. Their original Zheng in Oxford garnered rave reviews, and…
  • Wilton’s Unveils Spring Menu

  • By
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Known as a bastion of Britishness, Wiltons has been serving some of the best oysters and game meat in London since 1742. With the 20th of March marking the first official day of Spring, The Sybarite was delighted to be invited to celebrate the beginning of the season by expe…
  • Cubé Oden Bar Review

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  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Hidden underneath Cubé, the modern Japanese tapas and sushi restaurant in Mayfair, is a concept never seen before in London: The Oden Bar. Considered one of the oldest fast foods in Japan, oden refers to a one-pot dish with various ingredients stewed in a dashi broth. We de…