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Tour de force at the V&A with ChanelDecember 2023, London

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The Gentlewoman Club’s 10th anniversary celebrations culminated in high style in London with our special members’ tour of the V&A’s Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto exhibition — the hottest ticket in town — led by none other than its curator Oriole Cullen, who wowed us all with her knowledge of all things Coco. Photography by Holly Whittaker.

A legendary lunch with Versace IconsDecember 2023, London

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How better to toast the glamour and ambition of Versace Icons than with a Gentlewoman Club feast along a Medusa-bedecked table? Guests from the worlds of film, fashion and music convened at Cromwell Place in London for a lunchtime lecture by Susan Irvine exploring the mythic tendrils of the Italian house’s definitive iconography. Bellissima! Photography by Holly Whittaker.

The Gentlewoman Club turns 10October 2023, London

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It was all round to Cromwell Place to celebrate 10 years of The Gentlewoman Club and the launch of the Gentlewoman T-shirt, made in collaboration with our friends at Arket. As the champagne flowed, guests enjoyed a special performance by Florence Shaw of Dry Cleaning. What a laugh! Photography by Dunja Opalko.

Sarah Lucas: Happy Gas with BurberrySeptember 2023, London

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Art, fashion and rip-roaring cab rides through central London were the order of the day as The Gentlewoman Club and Burberry hosted friends new and familiar for a private view of Sarah Lucas: Happy Gas at Tate Britain. Photography by Holly Whittaker.

A Denim Masterclass with Levi’sJuly 2023, London

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The Gentlewoman Club discovered the secrets to the perfect fitting jeans in a denim masterclass by the expert makers at Levi’s, as together we celebrated 150 years of the iconic Levi’s 501. Photography by Holly Whittaker.

The Gentlewoman nº 27 launch do at magCultureMarch 2023, London

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Issue nº 27 was ushered in with a jovial evening at magCulture — thanks to our dear readers for turning out. And a special word of gratitude for our friends at Veuve Clicquot for keeping everyone refreshed.⁠ Cheers! Photography by Adam Slama.

Modern Manners Live!July 2022, London

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Modern Manners: Instructions for living fabulously well was live at the Twenty Two in London’s Grosvenor Square, with special guest readings from our esteemed contributors Caroline Roux, Joan Juliet Buck, Otegha Uwagba and Susan Irvine. Sincerest thanks to our hosts at the Twenty Two and to Equiano Rum for the delicious refreshments.⁠ Photography by Adam Slama.

Celebrating Sonia BoyceMay 2022, London

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In honour of Radio Ballads featuring Sonia Boyce at Serpentine, Bettina Korek, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Penny Martin hosted a special tour of the exhibition for members of The Gentlewoman Club in the company of Sonia herself. Photography by Holly Whittaker.

A London launch at CASA LOEWEApril 2022, London

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Issue n° 25 was welcomed by readers, friends, well-wishers, and the iconic Dame Zandra Rhodes, one of the fabulous gentlewomen gracing its 304 pages this season. Enjoy these photographs from the launch do at CASA LOEWE London. Photography by Adama Slama.

In Milan with Fondazione PradaNovember 2021, Milan

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The Gentlewoman Club made a thrilling return to Milan with our friends from Fondazione Prada. Club members enjoyed private tours of Sturm&Drang at the Osservatorio Fondazione Prada, the Domenico Gnoli retrospective, and the Atlas exhibition, as well as the hearty fare of Pasticceria Marchesi and Restaurant Torre. Oh, Milano! Photography by Adam Slama.

A marvellous mini-book signing in LondonFebruary 2020, London

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It was mini books and max jollification on the Mall for The Mini Magazine festivities at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in St. James’s, London. Photography by Adam Slama.

Celebrating Issue nº 20 at Hauser & WirthSeptember 2019, London

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The 20th issue of The Gentlewoman magazine, marking a decade of style and purpose in print, was welcomed in a fabulous flurry of friends, well-wishers, gentlewomen of past and present and tasty tequila cocktails by Casamigos. The dear Xavior sizzled on the baby grand, while La Grotta Ices ensured everyone kept their cool. Here’s to 20! Photography by Marco Torri.

A very private view with Christian DiorMay 2019, London

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The hottest ticket in London town this summer is Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Club members were treated to a dreamy, early-morning private view courtesy of our friends at Dior. Photography by Kasia Bobula.

A vinyl love-in at 5 Carlos PlaceApril 2019, London

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It was Bring-Your-Own-Vinyl as The Gentlewoman Club and MATCHESFASHION.COM got together to compile the ultimate gentlewoman playlist at a disco-down in Mayfair. On the wheels of steel was the heavenly Hanna Hanra, while the incomparable Kate Tempest captivated with a performance of new, as of yet unreleased, work.

Enjoy the evening’s playlist in full, here, on Spotify.

In Firenze with GucciNovember 2018, London

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The Gentlewoman Club spent an autumn afternoon in Florence with our friends from Gucci, enjoying the wonders of the Boboli Gardens, a five-course luncheon at Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura and an exclusive tour of the Gucci Garden led by curator Maria Luisa Frisa. Photography by Adam Slama.

A night at the pictures with Agnès VardaSeptember 2018, London

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The eighteenth edition of The Gentlewoman arrived in spectacular style with an exclusive screening of the film Faces Places in the company of its director and issue cover star, Agnès Varda. Special thanks to our friends at Curzon for their wonderful hospitality. Photography by Holly Whittaker.

A lively life drawing with Giorgio Armani, Julie Verhoeven and Studio VoltaireJuly 2018, London

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Giorgio Armani and The Gentlewoman Club got together at the Royal Academy of Arts for an exuberant life drawing class led by the artist Julie Verhoeven, with special guest sitter Anna Calvi. Sincerest thanks to our friends at Studio Voltaire and to Armit Wines for the delicious refreshment on a balmy evening. Photography by Kasia Bobula.

Stepping out in BrooklynMay 2018, New York City

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McNally Jackson were our gracious hosts on the occasion of The Gentlewoman Club's first outing in the Big Apple. Photography by Adam Slama.

A summer supper with Tory BurchMay 2018, New York City

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To welcome forth a new season, Tory Burch and Penny Martin fêted the wild and wondrous women of New York City at the designer's Manhattan home. Photography by Adam Slama.

A gentlewomanly get-together at TenderbooksFebruary 2018, London

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A festive unveiling of The Gentlewoman nº 17 at Tenderbooks in Covent Garden, London.
Photography by Adam Slama.

Cocktail Hour at BlacksNovember 2017, London

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An evening of delicious Martinis at Blacks Club in London's Soho district on the occasion of the launch of The Cocktail Needle by The Gentlewoman and Delfina Delettrez — the exquisite pick of the divine and the dissolute. Cheers! Photography by Adam Slama.

Glimpses of the Future: Los AngelesSeptember 2017, Los Angeles

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COS and The Gentlewoman Club travelled through the architectural highlights of Los Angeles on the first stop of the Glimpses of the Future international architectural tour. Photography by Adam Slama.

Ciao, Milano!March 2017, Milano

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The Gentlewoman welcomed its fifteenth edition with a sublime get-together in Milan at Pasticceria Marchesi. Special thanks to our friends at Prada – sweet dreams, indeed!

An intimate dinner in honour of Lauren CollinsOctober 2016, London

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The Gentlewoman assembled some the magazine's nearest and dearest for a charming dinner in celebration of contributing writer Lauren Collins' new book When in French: Love in a Second Language, published by 4th Estate. Photography by Adam Slama.

A sumptuous soirée with Filippa KSeptember 2016, London

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The Gentlewoman and Fantastic Man co-hosted a grand celebration of fashion in print with our friends at Filippa K, with performances by Xavior and Lung Dart. Photography by Adam Slama.

B.Y.O.V.April 2016, London

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The Gentlewoman Club celebrated Record Store Day with a Bring-Your-Own-Vinyl shindig at Alleycat on London’s famous Tin Pan Alley, aka Denmark Street. Beloved post-punk prima donna Brix Smith Start also regaled with tales from rock ’n’ roll's frontline in a reading from her memoir, The Rise, The Fall, And The Rise. Photography by Adam Slama.

Enjoy The Gentlewoman B.Y.O.V. playlist on Spotify

A springtime celebrationFebruary 2016, London

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An evening with friends and well-wishers on the occasion of the launch of The Gentlewoman No. 13 and a smashing sartorial collaboration with Sunspel. Photography by Adam Slama.

A guided tour by Es DevlinOctober 2015, London

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The Gentlewoman Club was treated to a very special tour of the exhibition Louis Vuitton Series 3 – Past, Present, Future by the award-winning stage designer Es Devlin. Please enjoy these photographs from the evening's festivities. Photography by Adam Slama.

The Gentlewoman Running Club: Summer 2015Summer 2015, London

Eight weeks’ training, 18 runners and a collective time of 73:28:21 – this is what it took to ace the Nike Women’s 10KM. Meet the team that ran the final stretch.

Meet the team

The Gentlewoman in SohoFebruary 2015, London

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The Gentlewoman No.11 was ushered in for spring and summer two thousand and fifteen with a sublime party at Claire de Rouen books in London's Soho. Photography by Fernando Uceda.

The Gentlewoman keeps shop at House of VoltaireDecember 2014, London

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It was a jovial evening of affordable art, drinks and shopping as The Gentlewoman played shop with special guest gentlewoman shopkeeper actor Maddy Hill at House of Voltaire. Photographs by Kareem Abdul.

Christmas Ghost WalkDecember 2014, London

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The Gentlewoman Club hosted its first Christmas Ghost Walk on a chilly December evening with a terrifying exploration of Soho and Covent Garden convening at Sunspel on Old Compton Street for warming post-walk drinks. Photography by Danny J Peace.

An intimate screening with Anne CollierOctober 2014, London

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The Gentlewoman Club hosted a film screening with Studio Voltaire and the artist Anne Collier at The Club at Café Royal. Anne selected the cult classic “Eyes of Laura Mars”. Photography by Danny J Peace.

A super-duper party in BerlinOctober 2014, Berlin

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To Berlin! The Gentlewoman and Fantastic Man caught up with old friends and made some new at Voo Store in Kreuzberg, who hosted a super-duper party in honour of the new issues of both magazines. The evening also featured a special live performance by Heatsick. Wunderbar!

A tour of Bridget Riley’s show at David Zwirner LondonJuly 2014, London

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To celebrate Bridget Riley: The Stripe Paintings 1961-2014 at David Zwirner London, friends and members of The Gentlewoman Club were treated to a special tour of the exhibition by Angela Choon, senior partner at David Zwirner. Photography by Ivan Ruberto.