John Boyd Milliner
Meet the Milliner: An Interview with John Boyd MBE

John Boyd MBE is one of Britain’s most loved and longest serving milliners. With a career that spans over seven decades, Boyd began his millinery training after the Second World War and has since become one of the industry’s most celebrated hat-makers. He chats to us about highlights from his incredible career and his most unusual request: a hat for The Egerton House Hotel’s Milly the dog.

16th August 2017

Half a Sixpence
We Talk to Half a Sixpence’s Leading Man, Charlie Stemp

Congratulations on the West End transfer of Half a Sixpence, how does it feel to play your first leading West End role? It feels like a dream. I think it is secretly most performers' dream to be able to say that they were or are a West End lead. I feel very privileged to be

13th October 2016

Womenswear Design
In Conversation with: Head of Reiss Womenswear Design, Louise Palmer

We delve a little deeper into the mind of Louise Palmer, who heads up the Womenswear Design team at Reiss, and find out what inspires her, and what she’s working on now. What inspired you to follow fashion design as a career path? I grew up being inspired by fine art, and clothing has always

16th September 2016

Egerton House Hotel Bar
Behind the Scenes at the Egerton House Hotel Bar with Esley Gunaratne

Barman Esley Gunaratne learnt and perfected his craft across Sri Lanka, Qatar and Rome, before travelling to London to join us at The Egerton House Hotel. Today, he can be found behind the bar at the Egerton, showcasing his cocktail making and sommelier skills and treating guests to expertly prepared and presented drinks. We caught

12th July 2016

The Hotel Nanny
Meet the Founder of The Hotel Nanny

Having successfully worked as a nanny herself, Angela Roach was inspired to set up The Hotel Nanny, providing the same high level of childcare a nanny offers within the home environment but now within luxury hotels. Working in partnership with our London hotels, this venture focuses on bringing the highest calibre of personal childcare to

25th May 2016

A Brief History of Underwear
An Interview with a V&A Curator: A Brief History of Underwear

The world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, the V&A lies at the heart of Knightsbridge. And, just footsteps from The Egerton House Hotel, it’s easily explored during your stay. This month, there’s an even greater reason to venture over with the launch of the greatly anticipated exhibition, Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear,

29th March 2016

Female Business Travellers
Maiden Voyage: The Network for Female Business Travellers

Inspired by her own solo business trips, Carolyn Pearson founded the Maiden Voyage network in 2008, aiming to bring women travellers on business together with travel advice and hotel recommendations. And now Red Carnation Hotels are among those recommended. We speak to Carolyn about the network she created and how it awakens a passion for

29th March 2016

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