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Alison Jane, The Ethical Hedonist Talking to Dan Doherty, Executive Chef at The Duke and Waffle.

The Wedding Blues, Blame it On George Clooney!

The Wedding Blues, Blame it On George Clooney! Photography by Elisabetta Landoni How times have changed. When my parents tied the knot in the late 1950s, my raven-haired mother got married in a Dior, new look style taffeta gown costing the princely sum of £14.00, from a department store in Birmingham; the reception was held […]

The V-neck Henley Jumper Dress by Celtic&Co

Tangled Up in Sexy Snow Queen British Knitwear

Tangled Up in Sexy Snow Queen British Knitwear By Elisabetta Landoni, Edited by Alison Jane Reid With September approaching it’s time to get our wardrobes ready for the cold season. The EH fashion team is here to help you do it in style without giving up the warmth and comfort of the most exquisite woolen, made in […]

Organic Health and Beauty

portobello

Plantastic Organic Summer Survival Guide

Plantastic Organic Summer Survival Guide by Monica Wilde from Napiers, Scotland. Photo by E. Landoni   It’s the height of summer and it’s wonderful to get away and recharge. Read our super useful guide to natural health and wellbeing on holiday, from how to avoid tummy troubles, to the best natural remedy for prickly heat and insect […]

Alison Jane at The Philanthropy Club, Hair by Theo Bambacus, Using Colourherbe Natural Hair Colour

Goddess Natural Hair Colour Tips: The Jane Asher Sixties Chick Look

Goddess Natural Hair Colour Tips: The Jane Asher Sixties Chick Look Theo Bambacus, Colour Maestro for Herbatint and Grip Salon, Wimbledon Village, Shares His Top Tips for Achieving Fab Natural Hair Colour at Home.   Hands up, who wants to look like a latterday Jane Asher? With her mirror, strawberry blonde locks, gazelle like grace, […]

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Royal Rose, Slow Luxe Dress By L Saha, Now in the EH Shop!

Shopping and Philanthropy, This is for You Mum!

A World of EH Shopping, Philanthropy and Emerald Revolution! Dear Readers, Firstly, I hope you are having a wonderful summer, wherever you are this August. What a year it has been at EH HQ! Back in January, I was looking forward to adding lots of thoughtful, beautifully considered slow luxury treasures to our very special […]

Interviews

An hidden door on the MSO 451

Lost Love Letters from Mobile Sorting Office 451

Lost Love Letters from Mobile Sorting Office 451 “Hellooo, can I get you a sherry?” trills Great Aunt Sofya welcoming us inside the Mobile Sorting Office 451. She wears a silk headscarf and a flowered shirt, bright red lipstick surrounds her smile. As we walk in the van parked on the Ventnor esplanade she is busy stuffing […]

The Ethical Hedonist wears a rare vintage Lanvin couture military coat.

Sherlock Style and the Lanvin Vintage Winter Coat

    Sherlock and the Lanvin Vintage Winter Coat The Ethical Hedonist has been dreaming of the perfect slow, sustainable luxury winter coat. A coat of great refinement, beauty and tailoring, with a dash of masculine daring! The sort of coat Sherlock Holmes  wears with such brilliance, part matador, part Houdini! Then we discovered a […]

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Slow Luxe Fashion

Deckchair weather at the Ventnor Fringe

Ventnor Fringe, Made in Britain Beside the Seaside

The Ethical Hedonist ran away to the seaside, to an extraordinary arts festival beside the sea! The Ventnor Fringe is inspired by the celebrated Edinburgh Festival, and it succeeds where others fail because it is remains determinedly quirky, homespun, idiosyncratic and original. It is born out of the thriving music and arts scene in the […]

Naomi standing next to the Design of the Day

Fearless Fashion: from Manchester to the King’s Road

Fearless Fashion: from Manchester to the King’s Road   If you go for a walk on the King’s Road in the next two weeks,  you will spot something rather surprising at number 340. In the clear window overlooking one of the most glamorous streets in London a young woman sits at a sewing table. In […]

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Slow Luxe Travel

How very Ethical Hedonist! Alison Jane enjoys an early morning yoga session at The Bingham, beside the Thames at Richmond.

The Bingham – A Wind in the Willows Night Beside The Thames

The Bingham – A Wind in the Willows Slow Luxury Bolt Hole Hotel Beside the Thames The Bingham is one of those rare, twinkling slow, sustainable luxury hotels that pulls you back, time and time again to be Ratty and Co larking beside the river Thames. For it offers a beguiling slice of perfection. The […]

Truffle expert Eric Jaumard and his dog will guide your hunt

Explorers’ Tales, Truffle Hunts and Wine Awards

Explorers’ Tales, Truffle Hunts and Wine Awards Written by Elisabetta Landoni, Edited By Alison Jane Reid If you’re back in the City but craving more adventures, on Monday 14th September meet the Turner twins at  Mr Fogg’s for an evening of enchanting tales in one of the most refined but lively bars in the heart […]

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Integrated Medicine

Portovenere, Italy

Clever Probiotics for a Healthier Holiday

From Sun Damage to Stomach Bugs: 5 Reasons Why Probiotics Could Help You Have a Healthier Holiday! Clever Probiotics for a Healthier Holiday Clever Probiotics excite and fascinate me. A new generation of sophisticated, multi strain probiotics such as Renew Life Critical Care are fast becoming an effective way to boost immunity, guard against developing a […]

What not buy an organic veg box to help kickstart  your detox

Time to Detox and Let Go Says Nutritionist Elizabeth Montgomery

  Time to Detox and Let Go Says Nutritionist Elizabeth Montgomery Springtime has finally arrived. Now is the time when the earth is bursting to life with new growth and ever increasing daylight hours. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the expansive energies of early spring make it the ideal time to detoxify. Here are a […]

Dating

Alison Jane, The Ethical Hedonist Talking to Dan Doherty, Executive Chef at The Duke and Waffle.

The Wedding Blues, Blame it On George Clooney!

The Wedding Blues, Blame it On George Clooney! Photography by Elisabetta Landoni How times have changed. When my parents tied the knot in the late 1950s, my raven-haired mother got married in a Dior, new look style taffeta gown costing the princely sum of £14.00, from a department store in Birmingham; the reception was held […]

Mr Wrong -  The Ethical Hedonist's Star Dating Columnist, and Secretly Mr Right!

The Love Couch with Mr Wrong

Dear Mr Wrong, I recently discovered that my husband ‘Alan’ has been having an affair with his PA.   I had no idea – but apparently it started at the Christmas party more than 2 months ago.  He and I are both 42.  She is 27.  I feel utterly betrayed. I have devoted my life to him for […]

Astrology

Leo

EH August Horoscope By Alex Trenoweth

 EH August Horoscope By Alex Trenoweth July ended with a spectacular blue Moon in Aquarius—which seemed like a fitting end to an astronomically beautiful month. August sees its fair share of astrological action, starting with Venus’ retrograde motion back into Leo. Ancient wisdom warns us not to rush into passionate love affairs during this time. […]

Gemini

July EH Horoscope By Alex Trenoweth

 July EH Horoscope By Alex Trenoweth Alex is an acclaimed astrologer, teacher, author and winner of the coveted “Best International Astrologer, 2015” prize from The Krishnamurti Institute of Astrology. Although Alex works with people from all walks of life, she specializes in the astrology of adolescence and works extensively with parents and teachers of adolescents as […]

Eat Local and Organic

Alison Jane, The Ethical Hedonist Talking to Dan Doherty, Executive Chef at The Duke and Waffle.

The Wedding Blues, Blame it On George Clooney!

The Wedding Blues, Blame it On George Clooney! Photography by Elisabetta Landoni How times have changed. When my parents tied the knot in the late 1950s, my raven-haired mother got married in a Dior, new look style taffeta gown costing the princely sum of £14.00, from a department store in Birmingham; the reception was held […]

A magnificent puffball, the star of Kieran's sophisticated burger!

Slow Fast Food Burger By Kieran Jefferson

Slow Fast Food Burger This recipe is in three parts. Three fabulous ingredients that can be used in any number of ways on their own – puffball mushroom, pickled samphire, and pickled ginger – but when combined here make possibly the best (veggie) burger I have eaten. Yum, and again, yum. I have given shop-bought […]

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