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3 Best Diver's Watches
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3 Best Diver's Watches

Many watch manufacturers claim to have waterproof and shockproof watches but not all of them are as reliable as they claim to be. When you want more from a watch than just time, it is important for you to search smartly. Most of the diver’s watches don’t come cheap therefore, you need to be very certain about the kind of watch you’re opting for.

The dream job - travel for free and as a £2,000 a week Instagram 'apprentice'
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The dream job - travel for free and as a £2,000 a week Instagram 'apprentice'

The role is for a Shore Explorer apprentice to go on an all-expenses paid world trip for three weeks. In addition to Japan, Alaska, Europe and the Middle East, they will be one of the first to visit Perfect Day at CocoCay – a new and exclusive private island in the Caribbean.

The link between fashion and casinos – high fashion for high rollers
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The link between fashion and casinos – high fashion for high rollers

Casinos and high fashion have always had something in common – glitz, glamour and the allure of big money. There have been few occasions where this has been more apparent than in Karl Lagerfeld’s Summer 2015 show for the fashion house he’s creative director of: Chanel.

Smythson - bespoke leather accessories
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Smythson - bespoke leather accessories

They endeavour to make the ordinary extraordinary and the everyday timeless. Rooted in deep heritage, they represent over 130 years of British luxury leather goods at their most refined, with an enduring dedication to unrivalled craftsmanship. Smythson has long catered to the highly discerning, from European Royalty and the Indian Maharajas to the likes of Grace Kelly, Katharine Hepburn, Claudette Colbert and Vivien Leigh. Influential figures, leading extraordinary lives, from Sigmund Freud to Sir Winston Churchill, recognised the timeless purity of tr heicreations.

Escorial wool - the pinnacle of luxury
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Escorial wool - the pinnacle of luxury

Escorial is a rare and luxurious wool from a small sheep originating from the Spanish Royal flocks of El Escorial, today only to be found in small numbers in Australia and New Zealand. The story of Escorial wool is one of remarkable rediscovery. Once a fibre prized by the 15th Century Spanish Royalty, Escorial's heritage, authenticity and rarity combine to make it the pinnacle of luxury today.

Happy birthday Prince Harry
Celebrity fashion

Happy birthday Prince Harry

His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, informally known as Prince Harry, is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. He was born on September 15, 1984 and we wish him Happy birthday and good health!

The triumph of the Barbour jacket
The dandy style

The triumph of the Barbour jacket

This phenomenon is a convincing proof that one product could be sold with no advertising, when it has a long decades of history behind.

Morning dress
The dandy style

Morning dress

For women, only a day dress with a hat is acceptable. For men, black or gray morning coat with top hat is required. During a wedding, traditionally only the groom wears gray.

Royal Designers for Industry: Gilles Clément
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Royal Designers for Industry: Gilles Clément

Gilles Clément is an acclaimed French horticultural engineer, gardener, landscape architect, botanist and writer. He was one of the first to allow nature to participate, and often lead, in the creative and ecological shaping of new landscapes and, for the last 40 years, he has had a significant influence on landscape design across the world.

Royal Designers for Industry: Richard Rogers
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers first came to prominence in the late 1960s with the competition-winning scheme for the Pompidou centre in Paris, and he has been at the cutting edge of architecture and urban design for 50 years since.

Royal Designers for Industry: Neil Thomas
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Neil Thomas

Neil Thomas is one of the most inventive structural engineers of his generation. With more than 30 years of working alongside architects, artists, and production designers, his work is often the invisible hand that delivers extraordinary and ambitious visions with elegance and quality.

Royal Designers for Industry: Fernando Gutiérrez
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Fernando Gutiérrez

Over the past two decades, Fernando Gutiérrez has developed into a highly individual and distinctive graphic designer, and of the most talented in the UK. Through his many books, catalogues, magazines, exhibitions and posters, he has raised public awareness of challenging social issues, made museum and gallery collections more accessible, and reignited public interest in classic literature.

Royal Designers for Industry: Helen Storey
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Helen Storey

Professor Helen Storey MBE studied fashion design and achieved critical acclaim in the industry for many years before changing the focus of her career to explore new creative challenges within the field of science.

RSA announced the new Royal Designers for Industry
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RSA announced the new Royal Designers for Industry

Last night (November 27th 2014) four of the UK's best designers were recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society by becoming Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) at an award ceremony held at the RSA.

Cartier announces its 30th year of polo sponsorship
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Cartier announces its 30th year of polo sponsorship

On Sunday 15th June 2014, the Cartier Queen's Cup Final will mark Cartier's 30th year of polo sponsorship. As the longest standing polo sponsor in history, 'The King of Jewellers', is proud to celebrate and honour its longstanding relationship with polo, the 'King of Sports'. We would like to take the opportunity to look back and celebrate the wonderful years that Cartier has been privileged to support polo worldwide.

The worst dressed guests at the Royal Wedding
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The worst dressed guests at the Royal Wedding

At the Royal wedding, considered as the biggest event of the year, we expected from all the guests to show their best style. Not surprisingly, there is always someone who stands out with bad taste.

One of the top places will be awarded to Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden. Her vision was determined by stylists as "vulgar" because of the inappropriate dress in pinkish-orange color, more suitable for a cocktail rather than a royal wedding.

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