Hilary Whitney

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India Mahdavi’s Paris

The acclaimed architect and designer's portfolio includes the Connaught's Coburg Bar, Hotel Thoumieux in Paris and Hôtel on Rivington in New York.
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Sevan Bicakci’s Istanbul

The jeweller, who launched his first collection in 2002, creates intricate, sculptural designs often influenced by the palaces, churches and mosques of his home city.
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William Dalrymple’s Delhi

Internationally acclaimed travel writer, historian and broadcaster William Dalrymple is the co-founder of the Jaipur Literature Festival, Asia’s leading literary festival.
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Lulu Guinness’s West London

Lulu Guinness’s distinctive handbags and accessories are sold worldwide and have also been exhibited at Sotheby’s and in the V&A Museum’s permanent collection.
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Sarah Chang's Philadelphia

Former child prodigy Sarah Chang has emerged as one of the world’s top violinists. She was named a Young Global Leader for 2008 by the World Economic Forum.
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Angela Hartnett's London

Head chef of The Connaught for five years, Gordon Ramsay-trained Angela Hartnett is now chef patron at Murano, which won a Michelin star last year, and also at York & Albany.
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William Asprey’s London

As chairman of William & Son, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, William Asprey is part of the seventh generation of the Asprey family to specialise in luxury goods.
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Ian Rankin's Edinburgh

Ian Rankin is the bestselling crime author in the UK. His Inspector Rebus novels, mainly set in Edinburgh, have been translated into over 36 languages and ITV has televised 13 of them. His latest book, The Complaints, is published by Orion.
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