Budd London, Lower Sloane Street

Budd arrives in Chelsea

After more than 100 years in Picadilly Arcade, Budd are excited to open their doors to a second shop in Chelsea at 93 Lower Sloane Street. For the discerning gentleman, whatever their age, find their ready-to-wear shirts, including new design Slim Fit Shirts, nightwear, dresswear, ties and accessories as well as the opportunity to experience their made-to-measure service.

If you’re looking to discuss the optimum dress-code or explore the world of made-to-measure, their fantastic team will be on hand to share their expertise. This new outpost, takes Budd out of its comfort zone and places it in front of a new and for the main part, younger, style conscious audience, introducing them to a Budd’s core styles, principles and DNA.

More information can be found on their website here.

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Spruce up your spring with a competition

Here’s your chance to dust off those winter cobwebs with Pavilion Road’s spring competition! The winner and their guest will enjoy a spring beauty makeover at Cosmetics a La Carte, blow dry at Salon Sloane and complimentary drinks and cakes at The Roasting Party.

To enter, ‘like’ Pavilion Road’s competition post, tag a friend who you would like to share your prize with, and make sure you are both following @pavilionroad on Instagram.

The competition will start on Wednesday 20 March and will end at 11.59pm on Wednesday 27 March 2019. The winner will be chosen at random and notified on Thursday 28 March 2019.

Good luck!

T&Cs

Booking is necessary ahead of visiting Cosmetics à la Carte, Salon Sloane and The Roasting Party.

The total value of drinks and cakes at The Roasting Party is £15.

Salon Sloane and Cosmetics à la Carte reserve the right to choose a stylist and make-up artist for the winner and their guest.

The prizes cannot be exchanged for cash.

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Peggy Porschen Opens on the King’s Road

This spring, Chelsea welcomes a new pastel parlour to the King’s Road. In a striking fairy-tale pink, Peggy Porschen opens its doors offering a new all-day dining concept and private event space allowing visitors to relax and enjoy the delicious sweet treats.

The Salon, the Lounge and the Pink Peony Bar all offer beautiful backdrops surrounded by flowers to enjoy the new all-day dining menu, and of course her renowned cakes and bakes. As well as the dreamy sweet treats on offer in the picturesque décor, cake lovers can delight in watching one of Peggy’s resident cake artists at the “live chef’s station” and witness award winning sugar craft and decoration techniques.

Picking your favourite will be tough – so we suggest to try them all. Menu favourites will of course be present, including the ‘Best Cupcake in London’ (according Time Out); Banoffee, a banana chocolate chip sponge with banana and toffee centre, topped with banana frosting and a slice of fresh banana. The menu will of course have seasonal highlights, including the Speckled Nest Vanilla Cloud Cake; wonderfully light and fluffy vanilla chiffon sponge baked with real vanilla, layered with pink meringue buttercream and finished with speckles and a mini egg chocolate nest on top. Tummy rumbling just at the sound? Check out the full menu here. Keep your eyes peeled for the all-day dining menu arriving in Summer!

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Matcha Express!

If you don’t know where to begin with matcha, start at T2 Tea.

Ever wanted to learn all the tips and tricks for this highly-prized powdered elixir? T2 are running Matcha Express sessions in-store every Saturday from February 16 until April 6 so you can whisk it like a pro. There’s no need to book, just pop in to T2 Tea between 12pm – 1pm every Saturday throughout those dates – there’s a  session every 20 minutes!

 

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Hottest new opening in Chelsea: Belmond Cadogan Hotel

After a historic renovation, the wait is finally over for the hottest opening in Chelsea; Sloane Street’s Belmond Cadogan Hotel. It’s walls tell incredible tales from glamour to scandal, from Oscar Wilde to Lillie Langtry and now it re-opens in the heart of Chelsea offering a luxury home-from-home retreat in its next chapter.

It’s impressive doors on Sloane Street, with doormen dressed in uniforms reminiscent of 1960s London and the Mary Quant King’s Road era welcome you in to a roaring fireplace and sweeping staircase leading up to the 54 bedrooms. Impressive details include a bronze cast of 600 books, honouring Oscar Wilde’s story, and 400 pieces of original artwork lining the walls, commissioned from mostly British artists paying homage to the artistic enclave that is the Belmond Cadogan. Further details and playful touches, include Oscar the peacock, glittering in Swarovski crystals and the bespoke tea sets and hand-knitted tea cosies in bedrooms.

The “Best of British” dining is led by Head Chef, Adam Handling, and guests can expect daringly modern and innovative recipes which are enhanced by the restaurants sustainability ethos. Expect theatrical dishes such as Lamb Wellington and his signature creation, Truffle Cheese Doughnuts.

Each of the 54 bedrooms and suites are unique and offer nothing bust the most exception experience for guests. Working fireplaces, large bathrooms with deep, freestanding roll-top baths with bespoke book and champagne holders ensure a home-from-home experience for guests. Each guest also has private access, through 21 Pont Street, as well as access to the exclusive Cadogan Place Gardens so they too can feel like a Chelsea resident.

For more info and to book, visit their website here.

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