Seventy thirty dating
Utterly charmed by Anna, a glamorous 38-year-old PR executive (“She was so stunning I almost knocked over my glass of water”), Jake married her seven months later. Jake had travelled nearly 5,000 kilometres from New York to meet London-based Anna, to whom he was introduced by Seventy-Thirty, a matchmaking service that helps high-net-worth individuals find love, wherever in the world they are based.
The couple are typical of this new jet-set dating elite — the super-rich whose lives are so international they don’t see a few oceans as a barrier to true love.
“Many view big cities on the other side of the pond as having a more romantic and cosmopolitan approach.”There are practical considerations at play, too.
Mac Lynn and Thomas’s clients may have the cash to spend on wooing prospective partners but little time to do so.
First-date nerves are par for the course and Jake was no exception.
As he made his way to Marks, the posh private members’ club frequented by David Cameron and Boris Johnson, the 47-year-old venture capitalist struggled to contain a “rush of anxious energy.” He needn’t have worried.
I suggested dinner in an amazing Italian restaurant.
Courtship in these elite circles is often a matter of logistics.“We’ll have people come to us and say they’re looking for a match in multiple cities or countries,” says Mac Lynn.
“The locations tend to be based around where they have offices or do business.
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