HOUSEKEEPING TODAY: HIGH STANDARDS AND HIGH FASHION

For those establishments wishing to impress guests with a first-class experience throughout their stay the tick list goes well beyond the fluffiest towels and pristine bed linen and tableware. They want every aspect to be perfect – and that includes the appearance of staff from...

the caterer: Made in Chelsea Belmond Cadogan Hotel

The distinctive touches range from the doormen’s red tartan uniforms, inspired by the punks who made Chelsea’s King’s Road famous in the 1960s (“when Adam Handling saw the doormen he wanted one too. We’ve tweaked budgets so there will be a doorman at both entrances...

Step Inside the all new Belmond Cadogan Hotel

It’s a welcome return today to the Belmond Cadogan Hotel in Chelsea, after almost a five year absence for a complete refurbishment. Its multi-million pound restoration starts an exciting new chapter in the fashionable hotel’s 132 year history, as it joins the Belmond group and...

The Telegraph: Travel Destination: Belmond Cadogan Hotel

Staff are memorably and beautifully accoutred in uniforms that variously echo both the Chelsea style of Mary Quant and the Swinging Sixties (bold checks), and that of Oscar Wilde (tweed; velvet jackets). The doormen in particular cut a splendid dash in their bright red overcoats. READ...

The Telegraph: Inside Chelsea’s Belmond Cadogan Hotel

The few forthcoming staff uniforms I saw too deserve a nod. They’re inspired by 1960s London and the legacy of Kings Road. Expect strong check prints (a nod to Mary Quant), doormen in bright red overcoats and housekeeping staff in botanical prints - another allusion to...