Monthly Archives: May 2012

By Royal Appointment: The six wives of Henry


  We’ll shortly celebrate the Golden Jubilee of our current monarch. We used this opportunity to celebrate our favorite monarch of all time or more particularly his wives….all 6 of them.   Catherine of Aragon: Poised (you can’t make these things up). In our time she’ll definitely be courted by Chanel, Zac Pose and Dior          Zac Posen Silk Faille gown; Dior Caplan 80’s Necklace; Chanel Vintage brooch             Boleyn: Passion Won’t be left alone by Alexander McQueen (We miss him); Oscar De La Renta Cavalli Oscar Drop Earrings; Cavalli Hand—crushed Silk gown; McQueen Stingray

Operation Visit


  If you’re visiting for medical reasons, whether its 3 months or half the year, accommodation is important. Once you have been referred to a hospital or chosen a private hospital, finding somewhere to stay while you’re in the UK is next on the agenda. You want to be comfortable and relaxed – and feeling at home is key to your recuperation. Poised can help you choose the best property for you, whether you want peace and quiet or to be close to your hospital – our property finding service tailors our search to your requirements, searching a variety of

What is on in the West End


A night out at the theatre is magical; you get transported to a new world of dancing, vibrant lights and singing. But with the sea of events in the West End it’s essential to see a show you’ll enjoy. The Woman in Black – Fortune Theatre Following the recent success of the Daniel Radcliffe film, this phenomenally frightening show has taken on a new lease of life and is one to go see again and again. With just two actors and the woman in black performing, it is an intimate affair and one that will have you on the edge

Where to stay during your renovation


  Whether knocking down a few walls or simply exchanging the décor for something new, inspiration struck and you decided to give your home an overhaul. With the plans settled and the contractors moving in, you’re faced with the prospect of cramming you, all of your valued possessions, and (even worse) the rest of the family into a hotel room. Inconvenient is an understatement.   The alternative is a short let on a property, which can offer you all the comforts of home when you’re not in your own. Imagine being able to cook the children their favourite meals in

Focus on: Peplum


When it comes to buying clothes, shape is just as important as style. The peplum shape, which first made an appearance in the 1940’s and reappeared in the 80’s and early 2000’s, has made a resounding comeback on the 2012 runways. With all things 40’s and Mad Men still hot, this is a trend that will stick around. The peplum shape is perfect for creating a nipped in waist, accentuating your curves and pulling off the ladylike look which is so popular at the moment. Also if you worry that you’ve not got enough curves, the peplum shape creates the