Luxury Fashion Inspired by Italy – Made in Soho by Nico DiDonna

Despite his initial training and critical acclaim as a menswear designer, Nico DiDonna also knows his way around a woman’s body…. like the varying ways materials drape effortlessly around the curves of the bosom and hips, giving just enough snatch on the waistline (with room to accommodate lockdown weight). He’s good at what he does and itContinue reading “Luxury Fashion Inspired by Italy – Made in Soho by Nico DiDonna”

What is a City but the People?

West End resident, Jessica Toale reflects on the past year… In March last year the shutters came down on London. The once bustling streets were hushed. Restaurants and shops closed their doors for the foreseeable. And we all ran out of toilet paper. The intervening months saw us lurch from hope to despair as theContinue reading “What is a City but the People?”

Lighting Up Oxford Street with W1 Curates | My Soho Times

As the season changes and with it comes the first signs of Christmas, we take a stroll down memory lane to the ‘Soho side‘ of Oxford Street where W1 Curates lit up (and continue to) a famous High Street with art…

A Cosy Nook in The Heart of Soho: London Clinic of Hypnotherapy

We reflect on the past year with ‘Takeaway Stories‘; local people share what they’ve taken away from navigating through a pandemic… Lydia Johnson, founder of London Clinic of Hypnotherapy starts off the series.

6 Pasta Plates in Soho for World Pasta Day

The Italian community in Soho is one of the most established and extensive in London. Since the 1860s when the first major inrush of Italian political refugees hit the city, locals of the boot shaped nation have helped shape the geographical and cultural landscape of the central London district. When one thinks of Soho-Italia, foodContinue reading “6 Pasta Plates in Soho for World Pasta Day”

Measuring up to Tony the Soho Tailor

Ever walked through Soho’s buzzing streets and looked above the shop-ground windows to wonder what’s up above? Editor-in-Chief and Soho local, Kai Lutterodt takes us up into one of those rooms – the studio of Tony Phillips aka Tony the Soho Tailor– for a rare interview…

Time to Celebrate the Shining Stars of East and South East Asian Hospitality!

Food blogger Liv Alice (@livbyfood) attended the 2021 Golden Chopsticks Awards… It was an honour to be invited to the fabulous Golden Chopsticks Awards on the 27th September at the Marriott Grosvenor Square, hosted by the legendary Gok Wan MBE. The evening was a wonderful, heart-warming way to recognise all the incredible, innovative and resilient UK businessesContinue reading “Time to Celebrate the Shining Stars of East and South East Asian Hospitality!”

Inked in Soho: Diamond Jack’s Tattoo Parlour

Despite a recent facelift, Walker’s Court is still home to some of the last of Soho’s establishments from the years of neon lights. The Tattoo sign still shines above the door of Diamond Jacks, which has been offering body art since 1985; it was founded by Dennis Cockell who still works with the current ownerContinue reading “Inked in Soho: Diamond Jack’s Tattoo Parlour”