Alain de Botton: Best Selling Author and Everyday Philosopher

The Cambridge and Harvard educated writer, who moved to England as a boarder at the…

Ron Arad, Design Maverick and Superstar of London Art

The London-based artist and architect, born in Israel in 1951, is without a doubt one…

Hélène Darroze : the «Wonder Woman» of French cuisine

Hélène Darroze (43), the most famous French female chef, surprised everyone when she moved from…

Marc Lévy, the French literary sensation

With the combined worldwide sales of his nine novels -translated in 41 languages- exceeding the…

Sir James Dyson : The “Gyro Gearloose” of British engineers

Like his creations, James Dyson (64), made famous by the invention of the bagless vacuum…

Mourad Mazouz, the king of London nights

With his restaurants, bars and clubs (Momo, Sketch, Double Club…), Mourad Mazouz has left his…

David Downton, Fashion Illustrator and Claridge’s Artist in Residence

Best known for his classically elegant, yet contemporary, illustrations of style icons such as Catherine…

Catalina Guirado: Music Prodigy, Model and Art Curator

Discovered by British Vogue’s booking editor aged 15, British model Catalina Guirado (37) has appeared…

Patrick Cox, Shoe Maestro and Sex (Cake) Shop Owner

Canadian Patrick Cox (47) has made his name by designing shoes for Elton John and…

Vanessa Branson: Art Patron, Hotelier, Little Sister…

Vanessa Branson (51) might have a more famous big brother, but within the London art…

Nicolas Anelka, the Man behind the Football Star

The talented (ex-)Chelsea footballer is as famous for his brilliant game on the field as…

Designer Nicole Farhi: French chic, London style

The famous French designer was born in Nice in 1946 in a Turkish immigrant family….

Alastair Campbell, Novelist and Political Animal

The former Spin Doctor in chief might have turned his back on politics for a…

Sir Stuart Rose: not just a boss, an M&S boss

As the head of the quintessentially British Marks & Spencer, Sir Stuart Rose (60) is…

Roland Mouret, the most glamourous French in London

Roland Mouret moved from his native France to London in 1991, where he has become…

Betty Jackson, the “grande Dame” of English fashion

To celebrate the start of London Fashion Week (18-23 Sept) and its 25th Anniversary this…

Ron Arad, the London King of Contemporary Design

The London-based artist and architect, born in Israel in 1951, is without a doubt one…

Resistance Fighters, Gestapo Survivors and Heroes

French Resistance heroes Stéphane Hessel (93) and Raymond Aubrac (96) were in London on the…

Chic-Londres at The Connaught with marvellous Hélène Darroze

The famous French chef -and the only woman to hold three Michelin stars- welcomed Chic-Londres…

Sciences-Po Dinner at the French Ambassador’s house with former Prime Minister Alain Juppé

Chic-Londres was a guest at the beautiful dinner organised on January 13 by Sciences-Po Alumni…