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SLOAN Christmas 2018

The Christmas 2018 edition features exclusive interviews with Tom Daley, Louise Redknapp, Rowan Cheshire and Rosemary Shrager; Colorado Ski Trips to Steamboat Springs & Winter Park; Luxury Hotels of Ireland & Wales; Luxury Cars from Lexus and David Brown Automotive; The Active Affluent; Pampered Pooch; all-new SLOAN! BABY; Christmas Gift Guides; Festive Fragrances; Winter Tipples, Techtastic Treats; SLOAN! Book Club; Ask The Expert featuring a host of leading specialists in their field; fabulous Prize Giveaways; The 62nd BFI London Film Festival and lots more.

The Active Affluent

The Active Affluent HAGLÖFS The Eco PROOF Jacket is built to last a lifetime. As well as providing superb protection, the jacket has been designed in a way so that every small detail – right down to the zipper – can be removed and easily replaced. Let it accompany you on all of your adventures, and really put it through its paces: safe in the knowledge that wear and tear isn’t going to put it out of action. And it’s also genuinely in sync with nature. To minimize the environmental footprint of the jacket, the material used in its construction is bluesign® approved, even down to the smallest details. It’s made from recycled materials and completely free from fluorocarbons. Key features we love include cord adjustment at front hood and elasticated webbing at back to provide great protection in harsh weather in addition to multiple front storm pockets and one chest pocket to stow away items. The Eco Proof Jacket is £270 and is available from the Haglofs store in London, various outdoor retailers across the UK and online at Here’s our pick of the best of sporty & outdoorsy for active affluent lifestyles this autumn NORMAN WALSH The fine quality design and craftsmanship that distinguish the Lexus CT F Sport luxury hatchback have inspired a new, handcrafted sports trainer produced by premium UK manufacturer Norman Walsh Footwear. The unisex CT trainers draw on the design, colour palette and interior materials of the car – a selfcharging hybrid model – combining cutting-edge style with comfort, and lasting quality. £165 available from LUMIE Bodyclock Shine 300 is an alarm clock that mimics the light and colour of a real sunrise so when you open your eyes you feel properly awake and refreshed. Waking like this helps to regulate your sleep-wake cycle and has even been shown to boost mood, energy and productivity levels for the rest of the day. Bodyclock Shine 300 uses improved LED technology to produce smooth changes of light and colour for a lovely, realistic sunrise and sunset. Extra customisation options allow you to choose the duration of the sunset and sunrise, light intensity of the sunrise alarm and add complementary sleep/wake sounds. Results speak for themselves. The British Swimming team use Lumie Bodyclock to get them up bright and early for training on dark, winter mornings. £125 from 26 SLOAN! | E-mail us at

RAZOR® TURBO JETTS Razor® Turbo Jetts are electric, motorised heel wheels giving a one-of-a-kind boost to any pair of trainers. Remoteless, the Turbo Jetts use an integrated, pressure-sensitive, power control system to deliver a comfortable ride at speeds of up to 10mph (16km/h) for up to 30 minutes of continuous use. Riders simply step into the heavy-duty polymer ‘quickclick’ frame and tighten the hook and loop fastening for a secure fit, suitable for trainers UK youth size 11 to adult 11. It’s a futuristic ride like no other. £129.99 from Harrods, and Argos BELLABEAT Bellabeat’s Leaf Chakra is powered by smart, stress-predicting technology to guide women on their wellbeing journey. Connecting to the Bellabeat app, Leaf Chakra tracks activity, sleep and reproductive health while using a unique algorithm to determine resistance to stress. Made from the latest celebrity craze – energy harvesting gems and crystals –this new wellness device is a must-have product. £129 available from IFFLEY ROAD Exclusively made in the UK, the Exmoor Base Layer from Iffley Road has been crafted using 100% merino wool to naturally wick away sweat and regulate body temperature in all conditions. Guaranteed to be one of the most comfortable pieces of gear you’ll own thanks to its soft texture and seamless design, you can wear it on its own or underneath another top for extra warmth. The Exmoor offers the perfect solution for the transition months of autumn, covering you on those cool yet sunny days. Available in Gravel Black, Pebble Grey and Night Sky. £80 from FAT LAD AT THE BACK This Hybrid Cycling Jacksey from Fat Lad At The Back is made for guys built for comfort not speed who still enjoying the benefits of cycling. The feature rich premium windproof jersey, combines a technical Tempest fabric front with a microfibre fleecy back, offering improved fit, exceptional comfort and wicking, ensuring that you stay warm, comfortable and dry. The Jacksey combines the superb wicking qualities and warmth of a microfibre long sleeve fleecy jersey with a wind and waterproof membrane fabric front to keep the wind from bothering you on your ride. £99.99 available from FASCIABLASTER This deep-tissue fascia tool phenomenon opens the fascia - the “sheets” of connective tissue that connect and envelope every organ, joint, muscle, and system of the body – helping with issues such as relieving pain, improving muscle performance and the appearance of cellulite, as well as contributing to the overall improvement of health and wellbeing. This popular product is the #1 selling selftreatment fascia tool for opening fascia at the deeper layers and loosening fascial adhesions. The FasciaBlaster® is designed to be used on any area of the body. £89 from Follow us on social media @sloanloves 27