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.

  • The Best Sunday Lunch in London

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  • Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Even though we’re only just getting over the copious amount of chocolate and treats from the Easter weekend, we just can’t get enough of London’s delicious Sunday lunch offering. From golden crisp potatoes and seasonal greens, to the staple Yorkshire pudding with lashi…
  • London’s Best Mother’s Day Brunch Spots

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Mother’s Day is coming up and what better way to celebrate than to treat Mum to brunch? We have rounded up our best brunch spots from across the capital that are perfect for banding together with siblings as let’s face it, at least one of you has forgotten that this day …
  • The Ultra Sports Clinic

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  • Posted 1 week ago

  • Physiotherapist to the stars, Ashleigh Wienand has opened a state-of-the-art, multi-discipline treatment facility for fitness fanatics and gym buffs alike. The newly opened Ultra Sports Clinic (USC), located in the heart of The City is a stone’s throw away from the …
  • Listen to Your Gut – Modern Baker, A New Way to Bake

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • “There is an ever-growing awareness that much of the food we are encouraged, tempted and even advised to consume is responsible for a whole host of modern illness and that is at the heart of why Modern Baker exists. We want to provide you with an alternative that we believ…
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  • Mortimer House Workspace – Meet, Greet, Workout, Dine-in

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  • Posted 2 months 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 …
  • A Night at The Oscars – 90th Academy Awards

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • The weather has thankfully thawed and not a minute too soon.  Predictions in and glad-rags on, the biggest names in the movie business gathered together on Sunday night to celebrate the hottest date in the awards season calendar: The 90th Academy Awards – The Oscars! Lead…
  • Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Show your mum a lot of love this Mother’s Day with the perfect present from our luxurious gift guide. Zatchels – Brown Leather Bag – £75 Handmade in England from the finest quality leather, this satchel makes the most elegant Mother’s Day Gift.  Each bag is…
  • Haute Couture SS18 Highlights

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • “There is time for prettiness when the world is becoming too ugly.” To echo Karl Lagerfeld’s impeccably terse thoughts, Haute Couture week is a time I personally most look forward to in the fashion calendar; where designers offer a sense of escapism amongst princess-pr…
  • The Best of The BAFTAs 2018

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  • Posted 2 months 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…
  • International mortgages| Where & What You Can Borrow

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  • Posted 2 weeks 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…
  • St Barts: The Rise and Fall of the Property Market

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  • Posted 3 months 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 4 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…
  • Tony Kitous| A Labour of Love

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Last month saw the launch of Feasts From The Middle East, the second instalment from chef and creator, Tony Kitous. The Sybarite sat down with Tony to find out more about the man behind the restaurant brand Comptoir Libanais and his passion for simple and delicious food. Tu…
  • The Wonder Women Brunch

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Yesterday, International Women’s Day was marked by both inspirational moments and a clear message that we still have a lot to do. From the recent uncovering of abuse in Hollywood to the discussion of the gender pay gap, women are still fighting for support and an equal voi…
  • A Night at The Oscars – 90th Academy Awards

  • By
  • Posted 2 months ago

  • The weather has thankfully thawed and not a minute too soon.  Predictions in and glad-rags on, the biggest names in the movie business gathered together on Sunday night to celebrate the hottest date in the awards season calendar: The 90th Academy Awards – The Oscars! Lead…
  • Sybarite Selections: Sicily Is My Love

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  • Posted 6 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 11 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…
  • Tony Kitous| A Labour of Love

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Last month saw the launch of Feasts From The Middle East, the second instalment from chef and creator, Tony Kitous. The Sybarite sat down with Tony to find out more about the man behind the restaurant brand Comptoir Libanais and his passion for simple and delicious food. Tu…
  • Lemon Compendium – Q&A With Author Yasemen Kaner-White.

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Some say that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Well, after talking with Yasemen Kaner-White, we’d say – lemon makes everything better. Following her recent talk at the Devonshire Club, we caught up with her, to talk books, travel and all things lemony. Vibr…
  • Carolyne Faulkner Decodes the Stars

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • 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…
  • French IFI Tax changes save buyers of property thousands

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  • Posted 4 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 5 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…
  • Tony Kitous| A Labour of Love

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Last month saw the launch of Feasts From The Middle East, the second instalment from chef and creator, Tony Kitous. The Sybarite sat down with Tony to find out more about the man behind the restaurant brand Comptoir Libanais and his passion for simple and delicious food. Tu…
  • The Best Sunday Lunch in London

  • By
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Even though we’re only just getting over the copious amount of chocolate and treats from the Easter weekend, we just can’t get enough of London’s delicious Sunday lunch offering. From golden crisp potatoes and seasonal greens, to the staple Yorkshire pudding with lashi…
  • Celebrate Easter With A Modern Baker Simnel Cake

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  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Can you believe it’s Easter week already? For the Sybarite, this means gorging on chocolate, a traditional roast dinner and of course a four day weekend – Woohoo! So what better way to celebrate, than with a cup of English tea and slice of this beautiful Simnel c…
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  • America’s Cup: The Latest Technological Boat Race

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  • Posted 11 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 11 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 1 year 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…
  • Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  • By
  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Show your mum a lot of love this Mother’s Day with the perfect present from our luxurious gift guide. Zatchels – Brown Leather Bag – £75 Handmade in England from the finest quality leather, this satchel makes the most elegant Mother’s Day Gift.  Each bag is…
  • Hare & Bone – A Sam Burnett Salon

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  • Posted 2 months 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’…
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  • The Valentine’s Prep Guide to Looking and Feeling Fabulous

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  • Posted 2 months 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…
  • Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby boy

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  • Posted 3 days 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…
  • The Bite Size News: A Guide to the Latest Luxury News

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  • Posted 5 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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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • 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…
  • The Guide to Achieving Healthy Skin from the Skies.

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  • Posted 8 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…
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  • America’s Cup: The Latest Technological Boat Race

  • By
  • Posted 11 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 12 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…
  • The Wonder Women Brunch

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Yesterday, International Women’s Day was marked by both inspirational moments and a clear message that we still have a lot to do. From the recent uncovering of abuse in Hollywood to the discussion of the gender pay gap, women are still fighting for support and an equal voi…
  • A Night at The Oscars – 90th Academy Awards

  • By
  • Posted 2 months ago

  • The weather has thankfully thawed and not a minute too soon.  Predictions in and glad-rags on, the biggest names in the movie business gathered together on Sunday night to celebrate the hottest date in the awards season calendar: The 90th Academy Awards – The Oscars! Lead…
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  • Andreas Gursky’s exhibition at Hayward Gallery

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • For an artoholic Londoner like me, there is no better way to start the year than by discovering the opening (or, technically, a re-opening) of a public art gallery. In fact, when I realised that after visiting Modigliani’s exhibition I’d have to wait till April to see a …
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  • Celebrate Chinese New Year at The Dead Dolls House, Islington

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  • Posted 2 months 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.…
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  • Mortimer House Workspace – Meet, Greet, Workout, Dine-in

  • By
  • Posted 2 months 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 months 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’…