CHANGING LANDSCAPES

When garden designer, Laura Bedell-Pearce, moved to Reigate from London with her husband to start a family, she found herself with a “proper garden” for the first time in her life and…

PAMPER PLACE

Sumita Nandy is the best advert for her own spa: an astonishing three decades in the high-end skin care and treatment business makes you think she must’ve started when she was still…

GUT FEELINGS

Claire Paphitis – or The Ayurveda Coach – got interested in Ayurvedic practice after a tough year. A former international music agent who studied music at the prestigious King’s College London and Royal…


EDITOR PICKS


DOG DAYS

Kirsty McCole set up Charlie Brown’s Dog Walking (named after Snoopy’s owner) after watching an in-flight movie. Being a flight attendant working out of both Gatwick and Heathrow, the films didn’t usually…

LATIN COUTURE

SolloLondon, based in central Reigate, is the new indie in town. Imbued with a whirlwind of enthusiasm and energy that emanates from founder Marlla Church, Sollo offers wearable fashion-forward clothes for women…

FOOD WITH FEELING

Two Many Cooks is a catering and cafe business that was the brainchild of Joanna Rowlands. After graduating from Leith’s School of Food and Wine school she began a sandwich round and…


MADE FOR LIFE

Nathan Kingsbury Design is a design studio specialising in bespoke kitchens and interiors run by husband and wife partnership Nathan Kingsbury and Amber Yorkshire. Both had a background in the arts before…

WE SEND LOVE LETTERS

Don’t settle for sweet nothings; receive sweet somethings instead.

MATERIAL GIRL

If you’re someone who thinks of curtains as something you sling up to stop the neighbours gazing in, take a look at Louise Cowan’s website and think again. Louise makes beautiful bespoke…

GREEN TEETH

Bamboo Club is the passion project of Maggie Charters and her best pal, Kim Cuthbertson. After seeing the statistics on single-use plastic and how devastating these were for the planet, the two…

UNTAMED LUXURY

When Rebecca Black of This Wild House and The Reigate Pop Up worked for Virgin Atlantic, she was forever finding beautiful artisanal pieces wherever she flew. “I’d describe my style as modern…