Galvin Weston

Charbonnel et Walker

‘Social media is crucial in getting your pink truffles to conquer the world,’ says Charbonnel et Walker’s chairman and the Queen’s favourite chocolatier, Galvin Weston. Global internet domination aside, the Royal Warrant-holding brand is also omnipresent in its offline form,… Read More

Adam Toop

Adam Phones

Adam Toop’s success began when he failed his Cambridge interview, and Bill Clinton, George Bush and Barack Obama may be grateful he did: his company, Adam Phones, provides secure telecoms services for US presidential visits to Europe. Other clients include… Read More

Nikki Tibbles

Wild At Heart

Every well-versed shopper will recognise Nikki Tibbles’ flowers in pots outside the Liberty department store. Abandoning a career in advertising in the early 1990’s, Tibbles’ entrepreneurial success began inside the ethereal-sounding and iconic Turquoise Island shop in Notting Hill. She… Read More

Paul Thomas

Paul Thomas Flowers

When Paul Thomas was 12, he watched an episode of Upstairs, Downstairs which influenced the course of his life. Watching the decoration of a long table for a visit from Prince Edward VII, Thomas decided that he wanted to use… Read More

The Rosebery

The Bus Business

Where better to host a memorable social gathering than aboard a striking, evergreen-hued vintage Routemaster bus, revamped with a classical and evocative interior? The downstairs is home to a glamorous cocktail bar, while the upstairs is fitted with tables and… Read More

Neill Strain

Neill Strain Floral Couture

‘From the bunch of tulips hastily snatched from the neighbour’s garden for my mum after school, to the ambitious and grandiose rose- and lily-laden projects I embarked upon for my first love, I’ve always been infatuated,’ says Neill Strain. After… Read More

Moyses Stevens

Moyses Flowers

Founded in 1876, Moyses Stevens is an iconic London brand with shops across the capital. The Royal Warrant holders have outlets in Sloane Square, Regent Street, Great Portland Street and Temple Fortune, as well as inside Harrods and St Pancras… Read More

Elly Stancliffe

The Handbook

Founded by Elly Stancliffe when she was just 23, The Handbook’s mission is clear: ‘to offer the best of London, from exclusive events to the coolest new openings. For those truly wanting to get the low down on the best… Read More

Alison Smith

Knightsbridge Property & Lifestyle Management

‘We provide seamless, 360-degree solutions to daily property and lifestyle needs,’ says Knightsbridge Property & Lifestyle Management’s lifestyle director Alison Smith, summing up the firm’s specialism running high-value London residential real estate. Smith has been working with HNW families since… Read More

Steve Sims


Steve Sims, who says he is known as a real-life Wizard of Oz, heads the concierge service Bluefish. He promises ‘once-in-a-lifetime experiences which are beyond imagination’ to a range of clients from corporate executives and celebrities to professional athletes. From… Read More