beauty

Guest Post: The Best Waterproof Make-Up

  Water and makeup do not usually go well together, which is bad for those of us who like to go on beach holidays or enjoy swimming to keep fit! If this describes you, then it might be time to invest in some good waterproof make-up. Whether spending the day on inflatable pool floats on holiday or getting fit by swimming lengths in your local pool, many girls want to know what great waterproof makeup brands to wear. So, if you are a girl (or boy!), who loves swimming and wants to wear make-up while doing it, here is some of…

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fashion

The Classic Biker Jacket: 5 ways to wear

Women’s winter coats rarely get more iconic than the classic biker jacket. It’s just one of those fashion staples that’s endlessly versatile. Dressed up or down, it never looks out of place and can be counted on to bring any outfit up from zero to chic in about ten seconds flat. Full-length, cropped, in classic black or bright pink – there’s no wrong way to do it. Plus, it doesn’t need to have a high-end price tag to fit into a high-end wardrobe. The high street serves an incredible selection of pocket-friendly options, like the range of coats and jackets…

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travel

Summer in the City: Coolest Ways to Cool off in Tokyo

Summers in Tokyo are notoriously hot. I’ve spent many a frantic morning in hotels where between stepping out of the shower and dressing myself, I have begun to sweat and my hair dried completely all in a matter of minutes. And let’s face it – nobody wants to spend their entire holiday running between shops purely to relish the air con. Without some forward thinking, you may well find yourself becoming a sweaty mess more often than you’d like amid the scorching summer heat. Here are a few activities to tick off the list on those particularly hot days in…

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fashion

Athleisure: Get the sports-luxe look

Although it doesn’t come across in my outfit posts, most of the time I’m dressed pretty casual. As I work from home, I do like been comfortable. The Athleisure trend embraces comfort and style and I’m 100% on board. Now, we can step out in trainers, leggings, loose-fitting tees and even jogging bottoms all in the name of athleisure, officially our favourite EVER trend. You don’t even need to go to the gym to pull of this look. It’s all about styling up comfort classics and basics; Check out some of my top tips to go from slob to sass. Athleisure Essentials…

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travel

Being a Good Traveller: 5 Ways to Prepare

 Heading off on an adventure in the coming months? Taking time out from the world is fun, but you’ll need to be ready for what it has to offer you. Plan ahead with our helpful guide. Here are five ways to be a good traveller by being prepared. Budget Think about how much money you’re going to need before heading off on your travels. Do you imagine you’ll be breaking into four figures for expenses alone? Regardless, start saving months in advance of the time you’re meant to head off. Having a wad of spare cash free when you get…

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lifestyle

A Very British Mother’s Day with The Draycott Hotel

If you are spending Mother’s Day in London this year and are unsure on how to treat your mum, we have put together the perfect luxury Mother’s Day gift ideas for you to choose from during your time in London… Taking a walk around the Chelsea neighbourhood and you will notice many luxury stores, especially along the King’s Road. With so many options you are likely to find the perfect purchase for Mother’s Day. At the Draycott, our 5 star hotel in London, we have put together a list of our favourite luxury picks for you to choose from. Beautiful Blooms…

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