This story first appeared in the September issue of InStyle, now on newsstands and available for digital download

By Sharon Clott Kanter
Updated Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
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Even with the hottest restaurant in the world (Chiltern Firehouse) and the cutest baby on the planet (Princess Charlotte), London isn't slowing down. Here are five of the coolest things the foggy city has to offer right now.

The Beauty

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Jo Malone London's heralded perfumers were inspired by the vibrant paintings at the Leighton House Museum in Holland Park when they created the new Mimosa & Cardamom fragrance. ($125/100ML;

The Fashion

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Thakoon Panichgul was influenced by what he calls the metropolis's "inherently original vibe" for his tartan and English rose-filled 37-piece collab for Kohl's DesigNation, available September 10 at kohl' (coat, $175; shirt, $54; skirt, $50)

The Hotel

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Nestled in Notting Hill, the 51-room Laslett occupies five Victorian mansions and boasts a world-class bar, the Henderson. (Rooms starting at $332/night at

The Bags

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This season's most charming It bag from London brand Meli Melo has a Notting Hill post code, of course. "England has a timelessness and a traditional vibe that I love," says creative director Melissa Del Bono. ($1,155;

The Art

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Head to the Tate Modern from September 17 to January 24, 2016, to see "The EY Exhibition: The World Goes Pop," with nearly 160 works of pop art from around the world. (For tickets, visit