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.

  • Where to Watch Wimbledon 2018 in London

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  • With the 2018 Wimbledon championships now in full swing, it’s time to don our straw hats, pop open the bubbly and of course, indulge in the undisputed champion of Wimbledon food: strawberries and cream. For those of us unfortunately not lucky enough to journey to South…
  • Casa Angelina – A Chic Hideaway on the Amalfi Coast

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  • Posted 2 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…
  • Capri – The Sybarite’s Guide to the Emerald Isle

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • As far as first impressions go, Capri couldn’t be any more magical. Glittering azure waves lap up to the harbour, filled with adorable Italian boats and vintage Riva’s, to the multi-coloured houses of the seaside town. As loud and busy as it is due to day-tripper tourist…
  • Your Daily Meditation Practice By Zest Retreats

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  • 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 weeks 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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  • 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…
  • The Top 5 Fine Jewellery Trends of 2018

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  • We’re a little more than halfway through 2018, and it’s already been an absolutely epic year for jewellery. Scorching new trends and reminiscent throwbacks have been spotted everywhere from the runway, to festivals, to street fashion hot spots. With nods to both statemen…
  • Penhaligon’s Perfumes – A Regal Treasure Trove of Scents

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  • Posted 4 weeks 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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  • 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…
  • A Guide to 2018’s Biggest Bridal Trends

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  • In light of the upcoming royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, many people are waiting with baited breath to see what stunning gown future princess Ms. Markle will wear down the aisle on May 19th. We’ve taken a look at the biggest bridal trends of 2018 to get in…
  • International mortgages| Where & What You Can Borrow

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  • 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 7 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 8 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 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show – 2018 Best Bits

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  • Posted 2 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…
  • Leeds Castle – ‘The Loveliest Castle in the World’

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  • Known as ‘the loveliest castle in the world’ and dating back some 900 years, Leeds Castle oozes history, romance and intrigue and is one of my favourite places for family day out. From the adventure playground to the maze and grotto, there is so much to keep the …
  • Sybarite Selections: Sicily Is My Love

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  • Posted 10 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…
  • Meet The Women Behind Zest Retreats

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  • Posted 3 weeks 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 weeks 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…
  • Tony Kitous| A Labour of Love

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

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  • Posted 8 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 9 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…
  • Stoke Place Appoints David Jaram As New Head Chef

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Country house style hotel Stoke Place announces it has appointed a new head chef, David Jaram. The stylish four star hotel is highly recommended in the Michelin Guide and the Good Food Guide, built in 1690 by Patrick lamb, chef to many English kings and queens. Jaram joins S…
  • Elite travel club PK’s List launches luxury hotel app

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  • Posted 3 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…
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  • America’s Cup: The Latest Technological Boat Race

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  • Posted 1 year 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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  • 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…
  • Penhaligon’s Perfumes – A Regal Treasure Trove of Scents

  • By
  • Posted 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 3 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…
  • Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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  • Posted 6 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…
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed at Windsor Palace

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 12 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

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

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  • 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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  • 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 6 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 6 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 …
  • Penhaligon’s Perfumes – A Regal Treasure Trove of Scents

  • By
  • Posted 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 2 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…