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. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford […]

A Match Made In Heaven For Gray & Farrar – The Sybarite Sit Down with Managing Director Kalina Boyadjiew

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“The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is to #PressforProgress, of which I am a firm believer – not just in carving my own path to success, but in setting a precedent for my female counterparts and future successors” – Kalina Boyadjiew, MD at Gray & Farrar. In the wake of a International Women’s […]

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, Carolyne has gone on to host in-house astrology sessions at Soho House and Harrods, and […]

The Sybarite Spoke to Laura Kay London, Leading Permanent Makeup Specialist

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With permanent makeup becoming increasingly popular over the last few years we spoke to leading permanent makeup specialist Laura Kay from Laura Kay London. After doing family friend and GMTV fitness presenter Nikki Waterman’s makeup back at the tender age of 15, Laura realised she had found her calling and after receiving high praise from […]

Film maker Therese Shechter: “Being child free could be considered a luxury”

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Therese Shechter is about to make the first film out there about women who consciously decide not to have kids. The film, My So-Called Selfish Life, is funded via a Kickstarter campaign, (Shechter’s third crowdfunded film project), which closes next week. The film will show how choosing to be child free in today’s society is […]

Meet Iain Robertson, head distiller at the R&B Distillery

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After 18 months under construction, whisky production is underway at the first (legal) distillery on the Isle of Raasay. The Sybarite spoke to Iain Robertson, distiller at the Raasay Distillery, about life on the island and the pressures surrounding his new role. Between the beer and whisky tastings, Iain studied Brewing and Distilling at Heriot-Watt University […]