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Viva la Vintage

Hailed as a ‘vintage clothing legend’, Irishman Oliver Harkness loves nothing more than the hunt, being on the road, whether that road leads to an auction in Ireland, a flea market in France, or a thrift store in Iowa. Scotland, Germany, Brazil, Peru and Japan are also within his trawling radar as he seeks out…

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College Trip Tips for the People Who Aren’t Going to College – the Parents

Third child, third college trip, too many information sessions and campus tours to count. I’ll take the pain of childbirth (ok, there was an epidural on constant drip) over the tedium of information sessions and campus tours any day. Yale, Brown, Columbia, Princeton, Penn and Georgetown. Must they all say essentially the same thing? Couldn’t…

Bloomin’ Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury is blossoming, and not just on a sunny day – although that doesn’t hurt. Start with the just renovated Curzon Bloomsbury – once the much-revered art-house icon Renoir that had fallen on hard times. Not anymore. The new Curzon Bloomsbury is perfect date-night material. With its gold bar, sleek lounges, minimalist look, “The Canyon”…