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Mark Hedley

Mark Hedley

Editor

Mark Hedley is Managing Director of Threadneedle Media, the publisher of Square Mile, Foodism and HEDGE magazines. He was part of the team that founded Square Mile magazine more than 16 years ago – and his day-to-day job is editing Square Mile magazine. Originally, he began his career as a photographer but rapidly realised, like most great British sportsmen, he was more suited to sitting down. He has a passion for fine wine, fast cars and luxury travel – none of which he can afford, so it’s just as well he became the editor of a luxury lifestyle magazine.

Mark Hedley's articles

"These paintings are my redemption" | Ross Muir: artistic rebel with a cause

For Ross Muir, art not only gives him a voice and redemption, but helps him fight for causes close to his heart

London calling | Middle Eight hotel

Looking for a hip hotel that marches to its own beat? Covent Garden’s Middle Eight takes it to the bridge…

London calling | The Westminster London

The latest addition to Hilton’s Curio Collection, The Westminster London is fresh from a lockdown revamp. We check in and check it out

London calling | The Beaumont

The Beaumont hotel brings 1920s New York glamour to Mayfair. Mark Hedley checks in to the coolest hotel this side of the Atlantic

Spring/Summer 2022 Style Guide

From the latest streetwear to the freshest workwear, the finest shirts to the toughest outdoor gear, this is our guide to the best SS22 launches – for whatever the situation dictates. Just leave the grey sweatpants in 2021…

Rosie Day: "I can't sleep without Modern Family"

Rosie Day has acted alongside some of the biggest names, but she’s not stopping there. Writing is her new passion – so expect to see more of her work on and off the camera

Christmas Gift Guide 2021

From the world’s finest fragrances to local hand-crafted accessories, this is our kind of Christmas list

London calling | Page8 Hotel, St Martin’s Lane

Page8 brings both laidback luxury and sustainable fashion to the Covent Garden hotel scene

Taste makers | Rodolphe Frerejean Taittinger, CEO, Frerejean Frères

Rodolphe Frerejean Taittinger is the CEO of Frerejean Frères – a fine craft champagne maison he founded with his brothers in 2005. Originally intended for friends and family, the champagne became so widely sought-after that the business began to grow

Bisushima offers fun in high places

Lounge back and sip on a cocktail or two at Bisushima’s rooftop terrace overlooking Trafalgar Square. The food is pretty epic as well

The Dawn Black Badge is the coolest Rolls-Royce yet

The Rolls-Royce Dawn was already one of the most desirable cars ever made. And the Black Badge treatment has taken that up a gear…

AW21 Style Guide

A brave new world calls for a fresh new wardrobe. Whether you’re finally heading back to the office or taking your working-from-home look up a gear, we have the brands and styles for you

Above at Hide is taking fine dining to a whole new level

From people watching to the wine tasting, Above at Hide offers London’s ultimate tasting experience. Welcome to Ollie Dabbous' Mayfair masterpiece…

London calling | The Biltmore Mayfair, Grosvenor Square

Grosvenor Square has shed its American Embassy skin and now hotels like The Biltmore can really shine…

Taste makers | Brando Baccheschi Berti, head of wine at Castello di Vicarello

Brando Baccheschi Berti swapped his career as a professional sailor to take on the family business. His new role? Head of Wine at Castello di Vicarello

Dram fine | Cask 88 Unfiltered Series

Cask 88 may be better known for dealing in full whisky casks, but its new Unfiltered series gives you the perfect taster without the large investment

Best of British Craftsmanship 2021

Each summer, we round up some of or favourite British-made luxury products. The list ranges from sparkling wine to sports cars, but what links them all is their superb attention to detail

The Grove is exactly the escape you need right now

Pitched as the capital’s country escape, you won’t believe The Grove is just 18 miles from Central London. From walled gardens to beach bars and swimming pools, it feels a world away

Why Montblanc Explorer Ultra Blue is the scent of the summer

Montblanc Explorer is already one of the most popular scents of the last decade. And the new Ultra Blue version is a timely continuation of its story

"I had to get my bayonet out..." Levison Wood on a life of adventure

Professional adventurer Levison Wood has pushed himself to the limit for more than 20 years taking on some of the world’s toughest environments and surviving to tell the tale. But how did the modern-day explorer cope in lockdown?