Ever since the ebullient Nick Jones opened Soho House in a warren of panelled Georgian rooms in 1995, it has been a by-word for laid-back cool. Membership of this urban sanctuary has been virtually essential for creative types who dabble in the overlapping worlds of film, fashion, art and publishing and love to make a deal over chunky-cut chips and cocktails.
And as the original devotees have grown up, so has the group. Today, there are 17 houses around the world, from Malibu to Istanbul. Five more houses are opening in the next year; Barcelona is the next on the map, with the rollout continuing in Mumbai, London’s White City, New York’s Lower East side, Los Angeles and Amsterdam.
This blog is by Bethan Ryder. Written for the Daily Telegraph online – To read the full article click here.