Estate & Manor

Estate & Manor is an online magazine portal which is dedicated to global VIP staffing. Estate & Manor offers readers a glorious insight into the world of working with affluent individuals – All of our contributors are known for their expertise and knowledge in their given industry niche. These areas consist of: Estate Management, Lifestyle Management, Yacht and Jet Crew, Childcare and Education plus many more.

Roses to Ward off Pesky Paparazzi

Roses to Ward off Pesky Paparazzi Juliet:“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare told us that an aromatic rose is still a rose in it’s little rose soul, no matter what name you give it.  This much, I …

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Luxury Lifestyle Events for 2016

The realm of client hospitality and luxury lifestyle is buffeted by the winds of change as much as any other industry – and it is fascinating for industry stalwarts to observe as trends and tastes shift year on year. Whilst some events remain timelessly popular – particularly quintessential, national events …

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What does it take to work for a Celebrity?

what skills and qualities would you need to work for a superstar celebrity?

Many professionals within the private service and childcare industry see working for a celebrity as the pinnacle of ones career. Imagine working for megastars such as David Beckham, Justin Bieber (maybe not..) or Beyonce? I think many would at least enjoy the challenge of working for extremely high-profile, dummy spitting …

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Polishing Silver Correctly

Before getting started polishing the silver cutlery, you need to get prepared. Place a big cloth over a table – any old sheet will do and collect all the silver around the house. I recommend the use of Goddard’s Long Term Silver Polish and Silver Foam. An impregnated silver cloth …

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A Savile Row guide to maintaining and purchasing a suit.

Stowers are a renowned family owned Savile Row Bespoke tailors. Ray Stowers has worked on Savile Row for over thirty-three years and established Stowers with his son Chris in 2008. They have a first class reputation for service and quality. Their clientele include Royalty, Prime Ministers as well as the …

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The International Appeal of British Independent Schools

I was recently with some wealthy Russians when the conversation turned to schooling, they proudly described their children’s schools, the good facilities and the English tuition offered. The Russian educational system is slowly modernising but for a westerner it is still obviously megalithic with outdated books and a serious lack …

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Proper Wardrobe Storage & Preservation

So, you have the walk-in closet you always dreamed of and assembled an impeccable collection of priceless vintage, haute couture, evening wear, footwear and accessories. Now, how do you go about protecting your precious wardrobe and keeping items in pristine condition? Never store your wardrobe in: • Basements, attics or …

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Employing a Chauffeur or Outsourcing the Role?

We receive a fair few inquiries from wealthy individuals and families who are looking at the possibility of using an external supplier rather than directly employing a chauffeur. This could be for a number of reasons: cost, flexibility and the difficulty in finding a suitable candidate for a permanent role. …

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Emergency Planning For Private Residences

Understanding on how to protect one of your biggest investments from a disaster Many times a year, you read about large fire losses to mansions and estates due to fires that could have been easily detected and mitigated through pre-incident planning and fire/life safety systems. A quick search, of some …

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