Arcadia Magazine Autumn/Winter 2016 Private Dinner

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Iskra Lawrence

Sunday 18th September 2016

6pm – 8pm

Bluebird Chelsea

To celebrate the release of the Autumn/Winter 2016 issue of Arcadia magazine, we held a decadent private four-course dinner at the iconic Bluebird Chelsea. The evening was held in honour of our beautiful cover star, plus-size model and activist Iskra Lawrence. We also invited some of our favourite influential models and creatives to celebrate with us.

Pre-order Arcadia Autumn/Winter 2016 here…

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Guests

Iskra Lawrence

Arcadia magazine cover girl, plus-size model, activist and social media sensation with over 2.5 million followers on Instagram alone.

Lucy Watson

Puma ambassador alongside Kylie Jenner, former Made in Chelsea star and influencer with over 2 million followers on social media.

Diipa Kholsa

Law graduate and influential blogger with over 460,000 followers on social media.

Chloe Lloyd 

Model and IT-girl, she has graced the cover of Elle twice and modelled for Vogue, Thomas Sabo and Maybelline.

Amy Neville 

Leading creative influencer and model that has worked with some of the industries powerhouses such as MAC, Nars and Aspinal of London.

Hanna Hillier

One of London’s most celebrated and innovative photographers. She was personally scouted by Jessica Alba and invited to shoot her latest Honest beauty campaign.

SJ Speechly

Special Bookings Agent at Models 1

Will Bosz

PR Manager at Models 1

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Lucy Watson

Location

Bluebird Chelsea restaurant is a glittering Grade II listed Art Deco icon, situated in the heart of the famous King’s Road. The London landmark recently underwent a meticulous makeover. It is an aesthetic playground of bright colours, luxurious bespoke Celia Birtwell textiles and luscious mature greenery.

On the ground floor is a contemporary Café and Courtyard with one of the cities most enviable outdoor terraces. The first floor boasts a quietly elegant Restaurant and Bar and it comes complete with its own extensive Wine Cellar and Shop which sells designer fashion, art books and upmarket homeware.

Celebrities and societies elite have flocked to Bluebird Chelsea for decades. It still remains the place to see and be seen.

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Drinks

Guests had the choice of two delicious curated cocktails using Absolut Elyx.

The Arcadia

Served in a rose gold Pineapple

Absolut Elyx

Fresh Pineapple Juice

Cinnamon Syrup

and

The Bluebird

Served in a Japanese Black, Gold and Mint Cup

Absolut Elyx

Lime Leaves

Lemon Juice

Blackcurrant Syrup

Goji Berry Liquor

Fresh Cranberry Juice

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Iskra Lawrence

Food

Celebrated Executive Head Chef Liam Smith-Laing oversees Bluebird Chelsea’s contemporary Mediterranean menu, which pays homage to Bluebird’s renown sociable style with a selection of small plates and sharing dishes.

Guests dined on a decadent four course dinner from Bluebird Chelsea’s Autumn menu.

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

SJ Speechly and Lucy Watson

Appetisers

Artichoke Tapenade with Ficelle Croutons

Goats Curd with Herbs and Shallots

Starters

Steak Tartare Provençal with Chargrilled Toast and Chopped Chives

Yellowtail Carpaccio with Guacamole and a Citrus Marinade

Soupe au Pistou with Basil Pesto and Parmesan

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Amy Neville

Mains

Roast Chicken with Tarragon and Lemon

Steamed Sea Bass with Tomato and Grape Relish

Rigatoni with Pan Fried Ceps and Parmesan

Sides

Roast Garlic and Olive Oil Pommes Puree

Wilted Spinach with Lemon and Chilli

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Iskra Lawrence

Desserts

Créme Brûlée with Bergamot Compote

Chocolate Gianduja Mousse with Coffee Ice Cream

Autumn Fruits with Muscovado Sponge and Quince Sorbet

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Diipa Khosla

Giftbags

Luxurious curated gift bags were provided for all guests courtesy of Illamasqua.

They included:

Powder Blusher in Naked Rose, Hussy, Allure and Morale

Glamore Lipstick in Virgin, Naked, Vampette and Kitsch

Cream Pigment in Hollow, Dab, Emerge and Delirium

False Lashes in Grandeur, Lush, Captivate and Intoxicate

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Chloe Lloyd, Diipa Khosla and Amy Neville

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Lucy Watson

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Diipa Khosla and Amy Neville

Arcadia Magazine Launch Dinner with Iskra Lawrence

Chloe Lloyd

Bluebird

@BluebirdChelsea
350 King’s Road, London SW3 5UU
020 7559 1000
enquiries@bluebird-restaurant.com

Photographer

Atif Mahmood

Cocktails provided by Absolut Elyx 

@absolutelyx

Gift bags provided by Illamasqua

@illamasqua

Place cards designed by Rody Morgans

@RodyMorgans