Monthly Archives: November 2011

What to wear when


  The Christmas period is a time to dazzle in that all important cocktail dress. Kate Bosworth styles the black YSL and white Chanel short dresses with elegance. If you opt for the short cocktail dress, demureness is needed on top. This smart (designer?) black dress exudes sophistication and gives the perfect balance to wow the crowd. We think it is best teamed with simple black pumps and a metallic clutch. From Left: Carven, Lanvin If you are bored of black and want to shine with a bit of colour we love this Marchesa number. The bright colour is daring

Meals fit for a King


  If you’re looking for a wonderful Christmas dinner without the hassle, select from one of these handpicked personal chefs, who can either cook on site or deliver the food right to your door. And, as always, Poised will be on hand to provide help you with those all-important gifts, shopping and even Christmas entertainment.   Hepworth’s Kitchen offers dinner party menus from £300 for 4 people, £400 for 6 and £40 a head thereafter. Joe Hepworth will discuss your individual requirements with you, whether you’d like everything down to the washing up done for you, or to get your

Where to stay over Christmas


  Escape for the Christmas season and enjoy some of the luxurious and complimentary offers and extras available at the following handpicked hotels in the Capital, all in perfect proximity to the best sightseeing and shopping London has to offer. And remember, Poised in on hand for all those seasonal errands you’ll need to be run.   Landmark Hotel http://www.landmarklondon.co.uk/en/home   If the private dining room, Victorian features, 3 flat screen TVs and the option of connecting two rooms in the Presidential Suite aren’t tempting you, then how about the option of asking your own Santa’s Little Helpers to prepare

Where to stay Over Christmas: Durley House


  A luxury holiday apartment is not always easy to find when you’re a busy person. That’s why at Poised Concierge we love to help you find the perfect place for you, and we have found somewhere rather special based in the heart of Chelsea. This classic hotel offers 11 elegant suites measuring 54 square metres with a stunning king size bedroom, large living and dining area as well as your own kitchen – perfect for a couple looking to escape for the weekend. Durley House evokes the feel of a private residence but has all the perks of a

Party Season Dilemmas


  It’s that time of year again… Christmas parties galore! Here’s a summary of  key looks this party season:   Style number 1: The LBD has always been a wardrobe staple and Christmas time is no exception. We recommend the latest bandage dress by Herve Leger £1365 (pictured below). Celebs, Alexa Chung and Amy Adams, work the LBD all year round. The addition of simple but essential accessories can really make an outfit. We love this Lanvin rose choker £2460 and Lulu frost crystal bib necklace £815 to add a little bit of glam.  Where: www.net-a-porter.com Team the dress with