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chic

03/05/2018

What exactly is ‘style’?

Brian Marshall, Director of luxury lifestyle boutique The Luxe Company tries to get to the crux of the matter. It’s an age-old question that has so many subjective answers. Everyone has an opinion but let’s try to by-pass subjectivity and aim to get to the essence of what style actually is. So, where should we start? Maybe it’s easier to start with what style isn’t. Well, in our humble opinion, style is not fashion. That’s another can of worms entirely. In the words of Yves Saint Laurent, ‘Fashions come and... Read More

10/02/2018

Luxe Life: A little slice of Cotswold luxury – The Lygon Arms, Broadway

Imagine a hotel where roaring log-burning open fireplaces hint at its roots dating from the 1300’s. Picture a Great Hall with a vaulted ceiling and original wood panelling built in the seventeenth century. Visit a hotel that has been coloured by the characters of history. At The Lygon Arms, Broadway, you can stay in the suite that Oliver Cromwell stayed in the night before the Battles of Worcester in 1651. The Lygon Arms has roots reaching right into the 1300’s. It’s a historic hotel in the Cotswolds, with a typically... Read More

10/02/2018
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The secrets of Hotel Bedroom Chic

  “Luxury hotel bedroom.” It’s a phrase that instantly conjures up an image of stylish interiors, intimate lighting, sumptuous soft furnishings and extravagant little details. But it doesn’t have to end when you check out. Follow our  guide and you can create your own little slice of luxury in your own five star boudoir. Step 1 – Luxurious Linen. If there’s one thing that says luxury hotel it’s quality bed linen. Buy the best you can afford. Consider it an investment rather than a luxury as it will pay you... Read More

20/08/2016
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7 Fabulous Lifestyle Decor Ideas for Reindeer Hides

As those summer nights start to slip away and thoughts turn towards Autumn & Winter what could be more cozy than snuggling up beneath a Reindeer skin? Luxurious, practical and versatile, here’s a few ways to use your reindeer hide to add impact to your home. (Reindeer hides are now in stock at https://www.theluxecompany.co.uk/gifts-c5/furnishings-decor-c55/lx-by-luxe-reindeer-hide-fur-rug-p417 ) Buy yours with a clear conscience in the knowledge that our hides are a natural by-product from the Scandinavian meat industry and they are not sourced from flocks farmed purely for their fur. Use them in the... Read More

30/07/2016
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Luxe Life: L’Auberge du Père Bise, Talloires, France

  There are some experiences in life that become benchmarks against which all else is judged. Such is the case with our recent visit to L’Auberge du Père Bise. This stunning restaurant and boutique hotel, situated in the picture postcard perfect Bay of Talloires on the shore of Lake Annecy is a true jewel in it’s surrounding stunning landscape. We arrived after a full day’s drive from the Italian Riviera to find ourselves entranced by the stunning azure blue of the lake, reputedly the purest water in Europe. The picture below looking through the window... Read More

Lacroix Capsule Collection from Aubade 27/07/2016
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Relax, Sweetie, it’s Lacroix…

It’s arrived! The new capsule collection from Mr. Christian Lacroix, the master of seduction, and Aubade is here.  It was certainly worth the wait. This very Parisian Aubade capsule collection holds an irresistible appeal. We first saw this collection at trade shows back in February and we were so impressed with it that we placed our order immediately. We’ve been waiting with excited anticipation for it to arrive so that we could introduce it to our customers and we’re delighted to be able to present it to you now Monsieur... Read More

18/05/2016
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A Guide to Neutral Style

Pioneered as a concept by Giorgio Armani in the ‘80s and championed by the likes of Helmut Lang, Jil Sander and Calvin Klein in the ‘90s, neutral colour palettes were the antidote to the flamboyant style of the ‘70s, punk of the ‘80s and grunge of the ‘90s. Working hand in hand with minimalism, it was the grown-up cool, defined by clean lines and fuss-free, pared-back accessories; in essence, completely effortless. Minimalism brought it’s own challenges though. Who can really live in a spotless environment? Didn’t those razor sharp lines leave you feeling... Read More

09/03/2016
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Top French lingerie brand Aubade joins The Luxe Company

Aubade, the legendary French designer lingerie brand, joins The Luxe Company to bring you a range of stunning erotic chic designer lingerie that will feature in the Boudoir Privé department of our new website launching in April 2016. We are thrilled to be working with this fabulous label who are know for their stunning promotional campaigns that highlight the beauty and eroticism of the female form. Here’s a video review of the range…

08/03/2016
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Bluebella brand joins The Luxe Company stable

Another great coup for The Luxe Company! We’re delighted to announce that UK erotic chic lingerie brand Bluebella will be on the starting line up for the launch of our new website in April 2016. We’re looking forward to bring you their stunning range of boudoir lingerie. Here’s a video preview of what’s to come, featuring Binky Felstead of Made in Chelsea, the face of Bluebella…

05/03/2016
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Uber sexy lingerie brand L’Agent by AP comes to The Luxe Company

The Luxe Company is proud and excited to announce the addition of the L’Agent by AP label to its range of brands. Launching in April 2016, our new website will feature a stunning range of lingerie from the L’Agent collection, designed by Agent Provocateur in conjunction with superstar actress and model Penelope Cruz and her sister Monica. Here are a few words from Penelope herself about the L’Agent collection and how their collaboration with Agent Provocateur came about…