This is England: The Most Stunning Snaps From R29's London Launch

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    Because nothing says "cheerio" quite like free-flowing champagne, an intimate members-only enclave, and a crowd full of sophisticated tastemakers, the Refinery29 crew descended upon The Arts Club in Mayfair for the official launch of our London edition.

    The evening featured a cutting-edge set by local indie rockers The Foxes, a steady stream of hip-hop classics courtesy of DJ Leah Weller (daughter of The Jam's Paul), and a parade of beautiful British lovelies like actress Olivia Grant; Made in Chelsea star/jewellery designer, Amber Atherton; and model Zara Martin.

    And, while New York City may be the city that never sleeps, the Big Smoke proved to be no slouch in the party department either, as these delightful party snaps can attest. Click through to get in on the action.

    London, we think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. xoxo, R29

    Photo: Dave Benett/Getty Images

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