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.

  • Punta Tragara – Where Your Spirit Lingers

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  • Perched high above the Faraglioni rock formations sits a stupendous red stoned façade overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. It was here that the likes of Sir Winston Churchill and General Eisenhower resided during the Second World War using it as the base for their Allied forces.…
  • Virgin Launches UK’s First ‘Pride Flight’

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  • Posted 6 days ago

  • Virgin have made history this week by being the first UK airline to launch a ‘Pride Flight’ between London and New York City, to take place in June 2019. With an entirely LGBT+ cabin crew, the one-off flight will be packed full of special guests and live performa…
  • Luxury Luggage with Personal Travel Assistance by Horizn Go

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  • Posted 3 weeks 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 …
  • 8 Healthy Holidays for Winter Wellness

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • If merely the thought of darker days and cold temperatures is spinning you into a winter slump, fear not, Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists has just the solution. From mountain trekking in India to holistic healing experiences in Thailand, discover …
  • RightAngled – Your Personalised Healthcare Journey

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • When we think of ‘genetic testing’, images of futuristic robots, hospitals and unfriendly medical instruments might spring to mind. What very few people know is the extensive impact that your genetics have on your health. Heading up the campaign to change the of…
  • 8 Healthy Holidays for Winter Wellness

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • If merely the thought of darker days and cold temperatures is spinning you into a winter slump, fear not, Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists has just the solution. From mountain trekking in India to holistic healing experiences in Thailand, discover …
  • Your Daily Meditation Practice By Zest Retreats

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Are you struggling to clear your head at work? Do you find it difficult to concentrate and feel stressed at the end of each day? We asked Ali Lemaitre, the co-founder of Zest Retreats and leader of the Dear Body Programme, to guide us through a daily meditation practice to e…
  • Meet The Women Behind Zest Retreats

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • The Dear Body Programme is a wellness retreat like no other. Teaching guests valuable lessons in mindfulness, self care and self-nourishment, the programme aims to nurture the understanding of the links between emotional happiness and physical health, and is now available on…
  • Izabela Calik SS19 Show at London Fashion Week

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  • Posted 3 weeks ago

  • If you happened to be at 100 Wardour Street -in the heart of Soho- on Monday night for the Izabela Calik evening show during London Fashion Week, you would have found yourself in a room packed of people all waiting to savour the latest creations from six designers. Cocktails…
  • Styles, piglets, lamb and goat in second Gucci campaign

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Harry Styles, known for his flamboyant take on fashion debuts Gucci’s Cruise 2019 Men’s Tailored collection amidst an enchanting setting accompanied by adorable farm animals. Photographed by Glen Luchford, the campaign is an ode to Gucci Men’s Tailoring featuring their…
  • Victoria Beckham’s 10th Anniversary – Taking it Home

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  • To celebrate her brands 10th anniversary, Victoria Beckham took her SS19 collection back home in London. After 10 years showcasing in New York, the designer featured her collection at London Fashion Week where Stella Tenant opened the show at Mayfair’s Galerie Thaddaeus Ro…
  • Fashions Finest SS19 Collection at London Fashion Week

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  • Fashions Finest is an established and professional platform showcasing hand selected emerging and established designers each season,both from the UK and across the world during London Fashion Week. The Sybarite went along to the SS19 showcase during London Fashion Week to ta…
  • International mortgages| Where & What You Can Borrow

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  • Posted 6 months 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 9 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 10 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…
  • sketch London Unveils New Interactive Online Experience

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  • Posted 1 month 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 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show – 2018 Best Bits

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • If you’ve snapped up tickets to this years RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, you can be sure that along with a day in the scorching British sunshine, you will be treated to a huge variety of what can only be described as horticultural excellence. Regulars to the show will…
  • Sybarite Selections: Sicily Is My Love

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  • Posted 12 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 1 year 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…
  • RightAngled – Your Personalised Healthcare Journey

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • When we think of ‘genetic testing’, images of futuristic robots, hospitals and unfriendly medical instruments might spring to mind. What very few people know is the extensive impact that your genetics have on your health. Heading up the campaign to change the of…
  • Meet The Women Behind Zest Retreats

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • The Dear Body Programme is a wellness retreat like no other. Teaching guests valuable lessons in mindfulness, self care and self-nourishment, the programme aims to nurture the understanding of the links between emotional happiness and physical health, and is now available on…
  • Leo Lourdes – The Mind, Body and Spirit of Yogasphere

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Sitting on level 24 of the Shard, looking out over London whilst the summer sun was gleaming on the buildings with trains coming and going from London Bridge Station, The Sybarite sat with Leo Lourdes, the co-founder of the phenomenally popular Yogasphere. “Every human bei…
  • French IFI Tax changes save buyers of property thousands

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  • Posted 10 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 11 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…
  • Indian Afternoon Tea at The Chilworth

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  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Afternoon tea, first conceived in the 1830s as stop-gap between luncheon and dinner, is an indulgent tradition that is still very much alive today. Indeed, there is nothing more Instagrammable than exquisite teas served in the finest china, accompanied by a beautifully-prese…
  • Luxury Luggage with Personal Travel Assistance by Horizn Go

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  • Posted 3 weeks 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 1 month 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…
  • Elite travel club PK’s List launches luxury hotel app

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • Author of seven travel books and creator of his own elite travel club Philippe Kjellgren has launched the app PK’s list, which offers members an exclusive guide to the best hotels in the world and unique benefits such as gift vouchers and hotel upgrades. Known for hav…
  • Crowning Glory – Arabella Rose Salon Review

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Hair extension specialist and blow dry bar Arabella Rose sits far out of the city, in an unassuming part of Buckinghamshire, so why should you travel all the way from central London to the end of the Metropolitan line? Because Arabella Rose understands the importance of hair…
  • Penhaligon’s Perfumes – A Regal Treasure Trove of Scents

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Beautiful things are gifts of scents. Taking your breath away, captivating and divine, Penhaligon’s perfume selections are treasure troves of gorgeous potions in delectable vintage-esque bottles boxed up in their own individual intricate parcels of aesthetic curiosity.…
  • The Beauty Edit

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • The Sybarite’s top skincare picks that have proved to be worth the investment. Following an arduous hand-picking skincare extravaganza, we at The Sybarite have narrowed it down to these fabulous products for their efficacy in the current skincare environment. The focus: an…
  • The Chapel – Hairdressing With A Difference  

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • My last hair salon experience was a bit of a disaster, so with baby number two on the way and no knowing when I would be able to book in for another three hour appointment I couldn’t wait to experience The Chapel in Sevenoaks. I had heard some great reviews about this plac…
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed at Windsor Palace

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  • Posted 5 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 6 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 6 months 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…
  • Bentley Celebrates 100 Years of Automotive Innovation

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  • Iconic luxury car brand Bentley Motors is entering its 100th year of creating the world’s most iconic Grand Tourers, and the British company are marking their centenary year with the release of a short film ‘Together we are Extraordinary: The Story of Bentley Motors.’ …
  • The Guide to Achieving Healthy Skin from the Skies.

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  • Posted 1 year 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…
  • London Craft Week 2018: The Sybarite’s top picks

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • London Craft Week 2018 starts today, kicking off five days of workshops, tours and exhibitions all across London, celebrating unique and beautiful craftsmanship in all its forms. With over 200 different brands, designers, and galleries involved in the festival this year, The…
  • The Wonder Women Brunch

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  • Posted 7 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

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  • Posted 8 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 8 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 …
  • Indian Afternoon Tea at The Chilworth

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  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Afternoon tea, first conceived in the 1830s as stop-gap between luncheon and dinner, is an indulgent tradition that is still very much alive today. Indeed, there is nothing more Instagrammable than exquisite teas served in the finest china, accompanied by a beautifully-prese…
  • Penhaligon’s Perfumes – A Regal Treasure Trove of Scents

  • By
  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Beautiful things are gifts of scents. Taking your breath away, captivating and divine, Penhaligon’s perfume selections are treasure troves of gorgeous potions in delectable vintage-esque bottles boxed up in their own individual intricate parcels of aesthetic curiosity.…
  • The Beauty Edit

  • By
  • Posted 3 months ago

  • The Sybarite’s top skincare picks that have proved to be worth the investment. Following an arduous hand-picking skincare extravaganza, we at The Sybarite have narrowed it down to these fabulous products for their efficacy in the current skincare environment. The focus: an…
  • Casa Angelina – A Chic Hideaway on the Amalfi Coast

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Praiano is a tourist-free former fishing village between Positano and Amalfi, where you can find the enchanting Casa Angelina, accessible only by a steep and twisting private road. We took the hotel’s taxi shuttle from the beautiful town of Positano, where the greatest dra…