London Pictorial: Why I’d like to live in Mayfair

June 12, 2013

mayfair windowBecause my windows could look like this.

leashold1Because my flat could look like this….and…

leasehold…the leasehold could have approximately 963 years remaining. Approximately. AND Harrods Properties gives reward points for every purchase. Not joking. Even rich people like free stuff.

free meat

I could qualify for a free meat thermometer if I patronized this pricey, well-known butcher shop. Again, even rich people like free stuff.

rolls barclayM’s driver could wait outside Barclay in the Rolls while M. does business.

mayfair bentley

While my driver could take the Bentley.


This is my neighborhood shoestore.

loewes bags

Either of these Loewe bags would do. Oh, hell, I live in Mayfair, so I own them BOTH.

mayfair doorway

This is the entry to my Mayfair flat.


And when you visit us, you can stay at our neighborhood hotel, the Connaught.

model shoot best

Magazine fashion shoots are always done on my street.

balenciagaIf I need a ball gown, I simply walk out the door and turn left.

delarentaWhen I hit 75, I’ll buy my gowns here.

mayfair bkbinderThe family  history must be bound SOMEWHERE….

rare booksAnd the library MUST be stocked.

mayfair razorForgot disposable razors. Only the finest for M.

may statesmanAnd of course, the neighborhood is rife with history.

Ah, a girl can dream, right?

Note to Anglophiles:  We’re flying home this afternoon, but that doesn’t mean the end of London posts–have quite a few more sights and sounds to share in coming weeks. Enjoy!

One comment on “London Pictorial: Why I’d like to live in Mayfair
  1. Susan Cooper says:

    This absolute torture you know. I would live to learn there. IF I could afford it. 🙂

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