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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Kensington & Chelsea Art Weekend

Head to Kensington & Chelsea this weekend where over 50 participants, including museums, galleries, artists studios and iconic local venues across the borough, open their doors to celebrate its cultural legacy and extraordinary creative future at the  first ‘Kensington & Chelsea Art Weekend’. From South Kensington’s museum quarter to the bustle of the King’s Road, from the urban bohemia of Notting Hill, to the modern elegance of the  design museum, this weekend will be  a journey through history. Enjoy a diverse programme of events which includes gallery and museum exhibitions and specifically curated events, public talks, blue plaque tours, public art, children’s workshops, installations and food and drink pop-ups.

Renowned photographer will transform the iconic Square with a dynamic photographic art installation. O’Neill will honour the residents of Kensington & Chelsea through a series of large scale photographic images ranging from band members of the Rolling Stones to 60s icon Twiggy and chef, Gordon Ramsay.

Pavilion Road will host the Love Kensington & Chelsea Street Art Project, a competition for artists who will create a piece of street artwork using typography, using the heritage of the  area as inspiration. You can then vote for three shortlisted artists and the winner will install their artwork on Pavilion Road. Voting closes 24 July.

The Saatchi Gallery will host ‘After Nyne’ talks; these will feature a number of influential speakers including Alison Jackson, Michael Wolfson and Debbie Carne.

Explore the area at leisure in an array of ways to see as much of the action as possible. You can enjoy a self-led tour using the map, which can be downloaded here or collected on the day, through guided walking tours or a complimentary Red Double Decker Hop-on/Hop-Off bus which will be operating on Saturday (1-4pm) and Sunday (1-5pm).

Further information can be found here.



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Pure Leaf Pop-Up

Pure Leaf, the premium tea brand, is joining us on Sloane Square this month for an exclusive pop-up. They are offering tea lovers and thirsty shoppers the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the streets of Chelsea for some respite and refreshment while trying their ethically sourced teas.

The store, with us until 23 December, offers a truly unique tea experience to shoppers. This includes:

  • a wide range of hand brewed loose teas,
  • the chance to taste and purchase ten distinctive blends of tea, masterfully crafted for an exception taste
  • the opportunity to curate bespoke gift sets, with advice on selecting the right blends for friends and family

Join the masterclass with Pure Leaf’s Master Blender, Joyce Muendo, taking place on 13 December between 12pm – 1pm. Discover the mastery of Pure Leaf’s blends, the origins of the exceptional quality of the tea leaves and how to make the perfect brew. Book your place here.

Pure Leaf London will tantalise even the most expert tea-drinker’s taste buds with it’s indulgent flavours – from bursts of fruity aromas and pods of Madagascan Vanilla to deliciously scented Jasmine and sweet and spicy Chai. Do pop in, warm up and try their delicious teas while you can!

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