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 […]

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Henley Royal Regatta: An Insider’s View With Mahé Drysdale

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There is little that personifies the class and eclecticism of the British social calendar quite like Henley Royal Regatta. Not only a firm fixture in the international rowing calendar, this exclusive event is also looked upon as a hive for socialites, personalities and spectators alike. With a reputation that precedes it, Henley Regatta is renowned […]

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Making Waves: Meet Georgia Thompson, Founder of Swimwear Brand Evarae

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The Sybarite spoke to Georgia Thompson, founder and Creative Director of luxury swimwear and resortwear brand, Evarae. We spoke to the businesswoman about how she started her company, advice for future entrepreneurs and her inspirations behind the SS17 collection. After 10 years of working for different companies, Georgia Thompson bit the bullet and decided to […]

Knightsbridge’s Best Kept Secret: Lisa Franklin Clinic Privé

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Hidden away in the core of Knightsbridge lays every woman’s answer to beautiful skin. Lisa Franklin is a renowned facialist and skincare expert who’s self-titled boutique clinic provides bespoke consultations and treatments to anyone wanting to take a tailored approach to their skin. Lisa and her team provide traditional hands-on techniques along with the latest […]