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Hotels & Travel

Luxury Layover with Sergio Momo

Founder of Xerjoff perfumes, Sergio Momo tells us about what his perfect weekend would be…

I would wake up in… Tibet I would stay at… Shangri-La Lhasa Hotel Breakfast would be… Tsamba By day, I would wear... Jeans with leather finish designed and produced for myself, a white shirt from Finamore, Naples and Church Shanghai shoes. In the evening, I would wear... Dondup trousers, a Barba shirt, Santoni shoes and anAlexander McQueen leather jacket. My travel essentials would be... My iPhone with headphones andHomme perfume from my 17/17 collection. I’d listen to... Deep Purple & Blues. I’d visit… MoMA in New York (over...

December 02, 2014

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Luxury Layover with Noreen Ferguson-Hughes

Noreen Ferguson-Hughes, Commercial Director at Antler — the British heritage travel brand that is celebrating its 100 year anniversary this year – shares her perfect weekend with FOUR…

Where would you like to wake up? It has to be Cornwall with a view of the sea and the sound of the waves - it’s magnetic and always inspiring. Where would you stay at? Hotel Tresanton, St Mawes. Olga Polizzi’s stunning relaxed, informal, quite beautifulhotel overlooking the sea - this hotel has gorgeous interiors, a lovely welcoming restaurant serving fresh local food - it also hassumptuous dream inducing beds.There is something magical about this hotel and this place. What would your breakfast be? Champagne and local Sausages. What would you wear?...

October 31, 2014

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Luxury Layover with Gerald Bodmer

Gerald Bodmer, CEO of Launer London — royal warrant holder and luxury accessories label offering handbags and small leather goods for him & her – shares his perfect weekend with FOUR…

I’d wake up in… Florence, Italy And stay at… The Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio, close to the Medieval Ponte Vecchio over the Arno River, close to the Galleria degli Uffizi, the Vasari Corridor and Palazzo Pitti. Breakfast would be… I always look after myself so it would have to be fruit salad and muesli. Sometimes if I’m feeling adventurous I’ll have some bone-dry fette biscottate (dried, packaged squares of “toast”), sometimes dipped into an oversized cup of steamingcaffè latte. I would wear… One of my Savile Row tailors, a suit from...

October 22, 2014

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#FOURNEWS | Hotel St-Barth Isle de France Joins Cheval Blanc Collection

Tomorrow will see the unveiling of Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France, a new Maison for the Cheval Blanc collection

Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France, an enduring island favourite was acquired by LVMH in July 2013 and has since been managed by LVMH Hotel Management. Capitalizing on the property’s tremendous assets, it has since been undergoing a series of enhancements before re-openingfor the new season tomorrow. This will be the third Maison in the portfolio, joining Cheval Blanc Randheli in the Maldives, which opened in November 2013 to great acclaim, and Cheval Blanc Courchevel, the 36-room ski-in ski-out Maison in Courchevel 1850. A Cheval Blanc Spa The four treatment room...

October 13, 2014

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