Lifestyle & Culture

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Set designer Bunny Christie My Cultural Life: Bunny Christie

The pioneering set designer on what she’s listening to, reading and more

Missoni family at Christmas Christmas according to the Missoni family

Fashion designer Angela Missoni on how she celebrates en famille during the festive season


Laura Jackson at home How to style a vintage Christmas, with Laura Jackson

For the first festive season in her new home, the style maven will dress her table with dried flowers, colourful candles, and clashing platters for a vintage feel


Christmas scenes illustrations How to have a sustainable and considered Christmas

However you like to celebrate, there are dozens of ways to make the festive period more mindful. Here are a few suggestions from ELLE Decoration and friends...


image 8 of the best concept stores for stylish Christmas gifts

We ask a few of our favourite shops 'what's in store for Christmas?'

Choreographer Matthew Bourne My Cultural Life: Matthew Bourne

The lauded choreographer on what he’s listening to, reading and more



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Skandium Christmas popup shop in Shoreditch, London. Skandium opens thoroughly festive Christmas pop-up in Shoreditch

It will be dressed for the season and packed full of Scandinavian gift ideas for design shoppers

bambi ornament All I want for Christmas is...

Zoe Williams is on a quest for festive perfection, but Santa isn’t delivering


Museum of the Home Hoxton 2020 London’s Geffrye to reopen next summer as Museum of the Home

The Hoxton institution will reveal the results of its £18m revamp, which sees exhibition space doubled


dining table with greenery Expert advice: how to make your dinner party a roaring success

As party season begins, London supperclub hosts Laura Jackson and Alice Levine share their dinner party tips


Claridge's Louboutin Christmas tree Christmas in the capital: where to see London’s best festive pop-ups

London’s hotels and restaurants welcome the party season with sparkling firs, bows and baubles galore

Aesop book Aesop’s fables unveiled in a new monograph

The Australian-born brand has published a chronicle documenting its first three decades



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JJ Martin from La Double J La DoubleJ launches pop-up at Matches Fashion

Milan-based tastemaker JJ Martin brings her flamboyant pattern-popping lifestyle brand to London

Artworks and sculoptures from the Francis Gallery on display at Connolly, London See a selection of the Francis Gallery’s finest artworks displayed at Connolly

View and buy pieces by Mari-Ruth Oda, Jean-Baptiste Besançon and Spencer Fung


Neisha Crosland pattern print exhibition British designer Neisha Crosland debuts artworks

‘A Portrait of Pattern: fine works on paper by Neisha Crosland’ debuts at The Afridi Gallery


John Lewis Retail Report 2019 Discover what Britain bought in 2019

John Lewis & Partners’ Retail report reveals how JOMO replaces FOMO this year


Forte Forte, draycott avenue, London Italian womenswear brand Forte Forte makes its London debut

Brick, brass and stone contrast harmoniously in the design-led Chelsea concept store

Illustration Shonagh Rae What’s in store for the future of British retail?

In this time of uncertainty for the high street, constant innovation is vital. But eagle-eyed consumers may be able to reap the rewards – and help keep bricks-and-mortar stores afloat



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Loos in the Mews at Annabel’s by Martin Brudnizki, Photography James McDonald In search of the ultimate bathroom selfie

Once an afterthought, hotel and restaurant loos are now the centre of attention

Luca Guadagnino Aesop Store London Aesop opens in London’s Piccadilly Arcade with interiors by Luca Guadagnino

It’s the second space created for the brand by the eponymous Italian design studio


National Museum Sweden exterior The renovation of Stockholm’s National Museum is a celebration of Scandinavian design

Sweden’s grand dame of an exhibition face has been given a facelift, and there's more to love than ever before