Mayfair Insider: Joann Chia
Our Mayfair Insider series showcases Freelance Editor and Writer Joann Chia’s family holiday from Singapore
In a city that never sleeps and a district that boasts such a large variety of shopping, culture and art, it can be tricky to pinpoint the very best of what to see and do whilst staying with us in the heart of Mayfair, so we’ve compiled our top picks of what to do near Mayfair throughout July.
Mayfair has an array of luxury stores available but sometimes it can be overwhelming knowing where to start. To help make the most of your stay in London, we’ve compiled a small selection of our favourite places which are just a stone’s throw away from The Athenaeum, your home from home in the heart of Mayfair.
Wolf & Badger is home to some of the world’s prestigious independent clothing designers for men, women and kids. From Apothecary 87 for men’s grooming, Jurekka for luxury high-end accessories or Little Wardrobe London for effortlessly sophisticated kids-wear, Wolf & Badger is perfect for those of you who love unique and exclusive luxury clothing and homewares.
Just a short walk away through Berkeley Square Gardens, you will find yourself at the famous Temperley London flagship store for perusing their latest stunning collection or to book in for an appointment-only for a personal shopping experience – a must for those special occasion pieces whilst you’re in London.
Located only ½ mile away from The Athenaeum, Bremont, an award-winning British company producing beautifully engineered chronometers, host an Adventurers Club event each month where they invite a Bremont Ambassador to share with you inspirational stories. Want to see their latest collection? Arrange a private viewing over a glass of sparkling wine to experience the luxury of Bremont.
Following the beautiful Piccadilly road along the scenic Green Park, you can find yourself soaking up indulgence at Guy & Max, a contemporary fine jewellery designers who have used inspiration from Deco, Digital and Vintage through conceptual design with their newest collections.
After a long day of shopping and exploring all that Mayfair has to offer, you might want to indulge in a lavish pampering session with Hiro Miyoshi, world renowned hair stylist based in the heart of Curzon Street. The salon boasts a beautiful minimalistic interior design using natural colour palettes, setting the ambience and calm of Hiro’s Japanese culture.
To finish your luxury pampering session, stop in to The Spa at Athenaeum to indulge in a heavenly REN treatment (or two!) and a long soak in our cedar-wood hot tubs and enter full relaxation bliss.
Book your stay direct at The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences for the best deal on your luxury Mayfair break.