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.

  • Claridge's
  • Yann Couvreur Comes To Claridge’s

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Despite the many talented pastry chefs that call Paris home, the queues at Yann Couvreur’s Goncourt district patisserie are a testament to the young man’s ability to create delicious, one-of-a-kind pastries. Couvreur’s passion for baking began as early as high school, …
  • Castello Dal Pozzo
  • Hotel Review | Castello dal Pozzo

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Laying at the foot of the Alps, on the border of France and Switzerland is the picturesque Italian region of Piedmont. Known for its wineries, slow food, and majestic lakes, Piedmont has been captivating visitors for decades. On our weekend trip to the region, we chose to st…
  • Windle and Moodie
  • Windle & Moodie | Three Decades of Hair Excellence

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Founded by Paul Windle, who introduced Bumble & Bumble to the UK in 2002, and later joined by session stylist Neil Moodie, Windle & Moodie has been based in Covent Garden for three decades.  It’s not hard to see why the salon boasts such a long-standing success—…
  • Hotel Review: Arowhon Pines in Algonquin

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Un-rough it in Algonquin Park. These were the words that encouraged us to book a stay at Arowhon Pines, the rustic but luxurious lodge and resort set deep within the Algonquin Provincial Park. We were warned ahead of time that despite being only a 3-hour drive from Toronto, …
  • Windle and Moodie
  • Windle & Moodie | Three Decades of Hair Excellence

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Founded by Paul Windle, who introduced Bumble & Bumble to the UK in 2002, and later joined by session stylist Neil Moodie, Windle & Moodie has been based in Covent Garden for three decades.  It’s not hard to see why the salon boasts such a long-standing success—…
  • The Best Non-alcoholic Beers And Spirits For A Teetotal Summer

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  •   Recent reports show that the UK has never been more sober. The number of Britons who do not drink at all has risen by 35% in recent years. Whilst the trend of low and non-alcohol beers and spirits has been spearheaded by millennials and their desire to live a healthie…
  • Summer Evenings – How to Make the Most of Longer Days

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Along with summer, comes longer and lighter days. As the days begin to get warmer, the sun sets later and later, opening up a whole new world of things to do with those all-important extra hours of daylight. To make the most of the summer evenings, especially mid-week, havin…
  • Luxury Fitness Retreats with Barreworks

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • This retreat is not your average retreat, its about training, eating well and getting incredible results, it’s the start of a lifestyle change. In a stunning location, trained experts and food cooked by a top health and detox chef provide the ultimate escape. Barreworks of…
  • Frugi Organic Clothing – it’s the way forward! 

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  • Posted 4 days ago

  •   For those parents out there looking for a luxury brand of kid’s clothing that is also kind to the environment and your little one’s skin, then look no further that ‘Frugi’. Since discovering the brand it has been a solid staple in the wardrobe of both my littl…
  • Windle and Moodie
  • Windle & Moodie | Three Decades of Hair Excellence

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Founded by Paul Windle, who introduced Bumble & Bumble to the UK in 2002, and later joined by session stylist Neil Moodie, Windle & Moodie has been based in Covent Garden for three decades.  It’s not hard to see why the salon boasts such a long-standing success—…
  • ‘Celebrating India’ Pop-up – Pippa Small Interview

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • In the midst of the Bicester Village ‘Celebrating India’ pop-up, The Sybarite speaks exclusively to ethical jeweller, Pippa Small, on her sustainability standards and her royal admirers. When did you know you wanted to start a jewellery line based on ethical consumption?…
  • My London Fashion Week – VanillaOnTop

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  • Posted 7 months ago

  • Ever wondered what London Fashion Week looks like from the inside? Paula Pötry, known from her Instagram account VanillaOnTop, gives The Sybarite a look at what happens in the front row of London’s most iconic fashion shows.  “A week full of inspiration and bre…
  • Castello Dal Pozzo
  • Hotel Review | Castello dal Pozzo

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Laying at the foot of the Alps, on the border of France and Switzerland is the picturesque Italian region of Piedmont. Known for its wineries, slow food, and majestic lakes, Piedmont has been captivating visitors for decades. On our weekend trip to the region, we chose to st…
  • Paris Hotel Guide: Maison Favart

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • A secret neo-classical bolthole in the heart of Paris. Just when you thought Paris couldn’t be more of a romantic place, we found La Maison Favart. Owing its name to a famous couple who established the renown of the Opéra-Comique: Charles-Simon and Justine Favart. The st…
  • BARNES Launches Luxury Jura Residence

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  • Posted 8 months ago

  • BARNES has announced their brand new contemporary luxury residence to hit the market, Jura, situated on the Wentworth Estate in Virginia Water, Surrey. The 6 bedroom luxury masterpiece is valued at approximately £18.75 million, and is the most architecturally modern house t…
  • Mallorca – The Ultimate Escape to the Mediterranean

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  • Posted 10 months ago

  • Mallorca is blessed with Caribbean-style beaches and stunning landscapes as well as a range of social, cultural and sporting events. Along with it’s idyllic landscapes, there are fantastic shopping possibilities in the authentic city centers of Palma de Mallorca, and d…
  • Castello Dal Pozzo
  • Hotel Review | Castello dal Pozzo

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Laying at the foot of the Alps, on the border of France and Switzerland is the picturesque Italian region of Piedmont. Known for its wineries, slow food, and majestic lakes, Piedmont has been captivating visitors for decades. On our weekend trip to the region, we chose to st…
  • A Taste of South India in London – Ooty Review

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Tucked away in the heart of Marylebone is a fine dining establishment that brings the flavours of South India to London. Ooty is the more well-known name of the heavenly hill station called Udagamandalam in the state of Tamil Nadu. Taking inspiration from the idyllic town, f…
  • My London Fashion Week – VanillaOnTop

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  • Posted 7 months ago

  • Ever wondered what London Fashion Week looks like from the inside? Paula Pötry, known from her Instagram account VanillaOnTop, gives The Sybarite a look at what happens in the front row of London’s most iconic fashion shows.  “A week full of inspiration and bre…
  • Ethical Engagement Rings by Lydia McCarthy-Keen

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  • Posted 7 months ago

  • Are you looking for a more ethical way of popping the question? Lydia McCarthy-Keen has launched a range of engagement and wedding rings using exclusively lab-grown diamonds, offering a more ethically conscious choice for couples this Valentines Day.  The stunning range inc…
  • The Luxury Valentines Day Gift Guide for Her

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  • Posted 8 months ago

  • Whether she’s a comfort lover, a tea expert or is passionate about interior design, The Sybarite have selected the best luxurious gifts for the woman in your life this Valentines Day. Botonique If she’s taking part in dry January, this alcohol alternative may jus…
  • ‘Celebrating India’ Pop-up – Pippa Small Interview

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • In the midst of the Bicester Village ‘Celebrating India’ pop-up, The Sybarite speaks exclusively to ethical jeweller, Pippa Small, on her sustainability standards and her royal admirers. When did you know you wanted to start a jewellery line based on ethical consumption?…
  • An Interview with Wellness Expert Ricardo Barbato

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • As the leading wellness expert on the upcoming Mykonos Wellness Experience, Ricardo Barbato will be working with all guests on a variety of fitness and health activities at the beautiful ALEGRIA Estate, including Hatha Flow yoga, running and body-weight exercises and meditat…
  • Mastering Modern Wellness – An Interview with Paris Angelika

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  • Posted 6 months ago

  • Founder and CEO of Premium Wellness, Paris Angelika has mastered the art of modern wellness. Providing fitness and wellbeing retreats to a global audience, Paris has found the magic formula, mixing exercise and wellness with the beautiful cultural experiences that the island…
  • Food Trend, Glorious Food Trend

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Aren’t we lucky? The UK has one of the most dynamic food industries in the world – and it’s all on our doorstep. Whether we choose to cook for ourselves, eat out, eat in, go to the big cities, roam across our countryside – everywhere we go there will be someone doing…
  • Your Conscious Future Awaits – Sustainability in Business

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • At any one time I am lucky enough to be working with a wide range of companies helping them with their growth, planning innovation initiatives and developing their creative and financial trajectories. Over the last couple of years, there has been an additional dimension to f…
  • How Wellness can Transform your Business

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • We spend a vast majority of our time during our adult lives at work. If you were to take time out to add these hours up you might be quite startled by your resulting figure – if not a little horrified! Work certainly challenges and inspires most of us but are we as hap…
  • Is Your Business Fit For Social Media?

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  • Posted 6 months ago

  • Erica’s new book ‘Simple Tips, Smart Ideas : Build a Bigger, Better Business’ is out now.  Full of her usual easy-to-use advice, lots of case studies, quick tips, diagrams and innovative ways to think about growing your business – its 288 full colour pages will help…
  • Claridge's
  • Yann Couvreur Comes To Claridge’s

  • By
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Despite the many talented pastry chefs that call Paris home, the queues at Yann Couvreur’s Goncourt district patisserie are a testament to the young man’s ability to create delicious, one-of-a-kind pastries. Couvreur’s passion for baking began as early as high school, …
  • Party planning
  • Planning the Perfect Party

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  •   Having attended my fair share of glamorous parties in my television career, when it came to planning my own event, I wanted to make sure I really added the wow factor and a big sprinkle of magic.  While sending out the invites early is a must, getting the venue right…
  • Ekte
  • Celebrating Summer With a Crayfish Party at Ekte Nordic Kitchen

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  • Posted 3 weeks ago

  •   Skål! The Scandinavian word for “cheers” was something I heard throughout my evening spent at Nordic restaurant Ekte. Conveniently located within the Bloomberg Arcade in the City, Ekte means “genuine” in Norwegian, and this is exactly the ethos that Danish-bo…
  • Castello Dal Pozzo
  • Hotel Review | Castello dal Pozzo

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Laying at the foot of the Alps, on the border of France and Switzerland is the picturesque Italian region of Piedmont. Known for its wineries, slow food, and majestic lakes, Piedmont has been captivating visitors for decades. On our weekend trip to the region, we chose to st…
  • The Ultimate Luxury Gifts for Him This Christmas

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  • Posted 10 months ago

  • Men are notoriously difficult to buy anything for, let alone Christmas presents. At some point in their lives they stop wishing for a lengthy list of toys and start to claim that they “don’t need anything”. This dreaded statement makes shopping for a dad, a husban…
  • The Latest in Ski-Tech and Wellness

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  • Posted 10 months ago

  • Over the past couple of years, innovative technologies and creative methods of augmenting wellness have completely altered the sporting world, and the ski scene is no different. With the aim to enhance physical performance and encourage mental wellbeing, tech and wellness pr…
  • Luxury Luggage with Personal Travel Assistance by Horizn Go

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  • Posted 12 months 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 year 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…
  • Luxury Makeup Review

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • A girl can’t have too much makeup. I am always looking to add to my collection; here’s a little selection of my new favourite brands. Inika Organic If you’re looking to go greener with your beauty regime, to ditch the chemicals, or are simply concerned about what’s i…
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  • Allow Your Skin Some Luxury This Summer

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  •   With the weather finally hotting up, make sure you keep your skin hydrated with The Sybarite’s top luxury facial products for an extra summer glow.    Rodin Luxury Face Cream Founded by Linda Rodin, a former stylist and fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, thi…
  • Inanch London – A Hair Salon With a Touch Of Class

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  •   For my latest cut and blow dry, I headed to London’s renowned salon Inanch. Set up by the award-winning hairdresser Inanch Emir and her husband Joe, the small yet stylish salon sits on Great Portland Street in London’s exclusive Fitzrovia, nestled among fine-dinin…
  • The Best in Vegan and Cruelty-Free Beauty

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  • Posted 6 months ago

  • Vegan and cruelty-free beauty is grabbing everyone’s attention. But why? For people who are looking to live a healthier lifestyle, vegan and cruelty-free products allow them to extend their lifestyle pledge into other areas of their lives. These products also omit the…
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed at Windsor Palace

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  • Posted 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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…
  • Experience Lisbon Like a Local with LX GUEST

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  • Posted 9 months ago

  • Lisbon; a highly popular getaway destination for its culture, food, sight-seeing and accessibility. Those who would rather explore Lisbon in comfort and true local style would be wise to experience a unique VIP service that will not only look after you but provide whatever i…
  • Barefoot Luxury – Caribbean Superyacht Charter

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  • Posted 9 months ago

  • Once a pastime exclusively of the super-rich, superyacht charter is becoming evermore accessible and growing in popularity with groups of friends and families who’ll share a larger vessel, and the cost, to experience the indulgent luxury and total freedom afforded by this …
  • Claridge's
  • Yann Couvreur Comes To Claridge’s

  • By
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Despite the many talented pastry chefs that call Paris home, the queues at Yann Couvreur’s Goncourt district patisserie are a testament to the young man’s ability to create delicious, one-of-a-kind pastries. Couvreur’s passion for baking began as early as high school, …
  • Party planning
  • Planning the Perfect Party

  • By
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  •   Having attended my fair share of glamorous parties in my television career, when it came to planning my own event, I wanted to make sure I really added the wow factor and a big sprinkle of magic.  While sending out the invites early is a must, getting the venue right…
  • The 91st Academy Awards Round-Up

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  • Posted 7 months ago

  • The 91st Academy Awards was a showstopper of celebrations of fantastic filmmaking, wacky outfits and amazing achievements. Read on to find out the winners, the best dressed and some of the best bits! The Winners Best Actress Olivia Coleman won Best Actress for her leading ro…
  • The Best Non-alcoholic Beers And Spirits For A Teetotal Summer

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  •   Recent reports show that the UK has never been more sober. The number of Britons who do not drink at all has risen by 35% in recent years. Whilst the trend of low and non-alcohol beers and spirits has been spearheaded by millennials and their desire to live a healthie…
  • Hotel Review: Arowhon Pines in Algonquin

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Un-rough it in Algonquin Park. These were the words that encouraged us to book a stay at Arowhon Pines, the rustic but luxurious lodge and resort set deep within the Algonquin Provincial Park. We were warned ahead of time that despite being only a 3-hour drive from Toronto, …
  • Staycation | Hawkstone Hall

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Live out your most opulent fantasies in this 18th-century mansion. The Grade I-listed stately home, Hawkstone Hall & Gardens in Shropshire, opened in April earlier this year. This spectacular Georgian property, set within 88 acres of manicured gardens, has been restored …
  • Luxury Makeup Review

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • A girl can’t have too much makeup. I am always looking to add to my collection; here’s a little selection of my new favourite brands. Inika Organic If you’re looking to go greener with your beauty regime, to ditch the chemicals, or are simply concerned about what’s i…