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My London: Lady Kitty Spencer

The model loves the seductive vibe at Claridge’s Fumoir, adores the pasta at Scalini and once had a cabbie offer to be her hitman

Beauty

The new high-tech anti-ageing SPFs you need to know

Sun protection is the single most important step in your anti-ageing skincare routine. Joanna Taylor rounds up the latest and greatest products around

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The ultimate summer beauty list to prep you for Freedom Day

From calming ice cream to digital foundation and the hottest lashes and lips, Joanna Taylor has your beauty basket covered for the next few months

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The London chefs bringing the city’s restaurant scene back to life

With the toughest of times now (mostly) in the past, London’s restaurant scene needs to look ahead. Joanna Taylor meets four chefs with their sights set on the future

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Sibling: meet the LGBTQIA+ skating group ruling the London scene

Forget any notions of hardcore territories ruled by boys. Sibling, an LGBTQIA+ collective, has made skateparks their safe spaces. Joanna Taylor goes along for the ride

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The beauty spritz: what your skin should be drinking this summer

From a silky SPF to the skin-protecting blue light beater, freshen up with Joanna Taylor’s pick of the facial mists to know

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Can we kick it? Your big fat Euros guide

The crunch matches! The power players! And crucially, is football coming home? Jessica Benjamin and Joanna Taylor on everything you need to know about the Euros

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10 beauty bag essentials everyone should own

From probiotics to peels, put your best face forward with the ultimate toolkit of cult basics

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TikTokers are drinking chlorophyll for better skin—should you?

For clearer skin and a slimmer waistline Gen Z say plant pigment is the way forward. Joanna Taylor investigates

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Earth day: best eco-friendly beauty brands to buy

With increasing urgency surrounding climate change, it’s time to ditch the plastic polluters in favour of these planet-friendly products

Shop London

Shop London: Our top picks from beauty brands taking part

Curious which Shop London picks our beauty team won’t miss? These are the products they’ll be clambering to get their hands on

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London restaurants the celebs have booked for April 12

Clueless as to where you’ll be celebrating your liberation on 12 April? Follow these London leaders to the outside spaces they’ve sorely missed, says Joanna Taylor

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Hottest nail trends to know ahead of your April manicure appointment

From psychedelic swirls to the colour of the year, this is the trending nail art to book in for

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The new powerful anti-ageing super serums to know

There are a load of potent serums hitting the market. Here are the ones to know...

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The 2021 hair trends to ask your stylist for on April 12

From the new-wave mullet to Bardot’s biscuity tones, London’s best stylists on the tints and chops of the season

The Escapist

Sleepless nights? How to hack your way to better sleep

Lack of shut-eye has been one side effect of a year spent anxiously on the sofa at home. But there’s no need to prop open your eyes with matchsticks any longer, says Joanna Taylor — a raft of new products, services and techniques is on hand to help

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My London: Craig David

The singer on dawn missions to New Covent Garden Market, selfies with police officers and the beauty of Deliveroo

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The Greek islands loved by our favourite celebrity jet-setters

Azure seas, terrific tavernas and total relaxation — London’s style set share their favourite Greek spots with Joanna Taylor

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The modern man’s tweakment guide

The boys have got Zoom doom too. Joanna Taylor has a skincare toolkit

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The non-surgical face lifts that promise tip-top results

Looking to achieve smooth, firm, glowing skin without going under the knife? Joanna Taylor has all the options

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Your guide to nailing the at-home manicure

The very best advice for preened nails and soft, moisturised hands to keep you going until your April 12 appointment

Exhibitions

Martin Parr: ‘I never get tired of photographing people’

As a judge for our Life in Lockdown photography competition, the artists is looking for ‘the personality of the photographer’ in the image

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My London: Priyanka Chopra

The actress beds down at the Corinthia, clears her head in Holland Park and gets lost in the pages of her book collection

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The unstoppable rise of model Indira Scott

The New Yorker’s rise has been fast — and shows no signs of stopping. Joanna Taylor talks to her about her activism, how the pandemic has made her look at life differently and the real change she is starting to see in fashion

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Judy Murray got you worried about turkey neck? How to avoid it...

Feeling bad about your neck? Take Judy Murray’s lead and do something about it

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The best at-home hair colour products on the market

Everything you need to banish greys, roots and dull washed-out colour

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My London: Quo Vadis Jeremy Lee

The Quo Vadis chef stocks up at the Secret Smokehouse, splashes out at Margaret Howell and wants a distinctly unceremonious burial

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A guide to taming your (out of control) lockdown hair

You didn’t manage to cram in a last-minute pre-quarantine cut and colour, now you’re staring down the barrel of months of split ends and roots. Joanna Taylor has some quick fixes

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Best super supplements to take this winter

January left you running on empty? From boosting your brain power to getting your glow back, Joanna Taylor presents her pick of pills to pop

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My London: Stacy Martin

The actor rents films from Close-Up, sips wine at Noble Rot and fancies living in Kenwood House 

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Insta-sensation Laura Jackson on how a second pregnancy changed her

The insta-sensation isn’t short of a serious opinion or two

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Yinka Ilori has singlehandedly made the streets of London more joyful

His kaleidoscopic art has made walking through the capital more joyful these past few months. But Yinka Ilori’s trademark optimism runs deeper than his palette, learns Joanna Taylor 

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Sage Flowers on why there aren’t any black and brown florists

They are the Peckham florists beloved by stars from Rihanna to Stormzy — but founders Romy St Clair and Iona Mathieson are also on a mission to bring a more diverse future to flowers

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The terrifyingly busy life of Luke Edward Hall

Hotel-designing, collection-creating, country-pile-renovating… the artist and designer is busier than he’s ever been