Interview with an influencer: Paula Karaiskos, talent manager

Storm Models’ long-term Head of Press, has worked in the fashion industry for 25 years, from the original supermodel phenomenon through to today’s new wave of social-media industry giants. Paula’s remit for what makes a star remains consistent, and she is always on the look-out for a maverick, with an ambitious work ethic and uncompromising and […]

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Design, Hotel, Influencer, Interiors, London, New York

Jerome Dodd’s Little Shop of Curiosities

Jerome Dodd is proprietor of the characterful antiques shop Les Couilles du Chien which will be hosting a pop-up shop at The Laslett hotel from the end of October 2016. Paris-born Dodd’s raison d’etre is sourcing and selling unusual antiques and treasures – he’s traded for over 25 years on Golborne Road in West London. […]

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Hotel, Lifestyle, London

London’s Bailey’s Hotel Celebrates 140 Years

A lot has happened in the last 140 years. 1876 was the year Victoria was Queen and Benjamin Disraeli was PM. No doubt you have it marked in your calendars as being the year that the grey squirrel was introduced to Henbury Park in Cheshire; which didn’t work out well for our native red squirrels (unless you […]

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Food & drink, Hotel, London

Mash Inn Accomplished

We’re in with the inn crowd. We go where the inn crowd goes. The Robb Report got it right when they declared that ‘the classic English country escape now includes inventive regional cooking’; and they were looking towards Foxhill Manor, Soho Farmhouse and Wild Rabbit in the Cotswolds and The Pig near Bath. But they missed one […]

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