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Monday, 16 May 2016 14:43

The Summer Must Have Sandals

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Do we ever need an excuse to buy new shoes? The minute the sun sticks its head out, we start dreaming of hot carefree summer days and all those endless opportunities to wear all those sandals we have been dreaming about on those grumpy winter days. Dreams can come true, the sun is here and we have partnered up with Daniel designer footwear to bring you the summers hottest and must have sandals.

Liberate your feet with our selection of sandals from Daniel designer footwear.

William Square White Leather Studded Gladiator Daniel Sandal fashions FINEST

Our star buy! The William Square White Leather Studded Gladiator sandal part of their new season collection, crafted from premium leather featuring gold tone studded embellishment. A definite must have staple for your summer wardrobe. Perfect for everyday wear paired with a strappy sun dress.

Shop yours here William Square White Leather Studded Gladiator sandal also available in black and tan

Dress, bag and sunglasses from www.primark.com 

Plano Tan Leather Fringed Block Heel Daniel Sandal Fashions Finest

The Plano Tan Leather Fringed Block Heel Sandal, why not add a bit of retro vintage to your OOTD with these fringe and studded embellished Block Heel Sandals. Summer perfection!!

Shop yours here Plano Tan Leather Fringed Block Heel Sandal

Dress, bag and sunglasses from www.primark.com 

San Marcos Blue Ankle Tie Wedge Espadrille Daniel sandal Fashions Finest

No summer is complete without espadrilles, so you want to add the San Marcos Blue Ankle Tie Wedge Espadrille to your collection. Perfect for an afternoon of fun with its shimmery canvas leather lining, high raffia wedge and rubber sole.

Shop yours here San Marcos Blue Ankle Tie Wedge Espadrille

Dress, bag, necklace and sunglasses www.primark.com 

Puno Gold Leather Embellished T Bar Daniel Sandal Fashions Finest

If you cannot wear it on your finger, then wear your gold on your feet with these on trend Puno Gold Leather Embellished T Bar Sandal. A true treasure because it will make any plain outfit shine and you will so on trend with the beading and fringing detail.

Shop yours here Puno Gold Leather Embellished T Bar Sandal

Playsuit, bag, hat and sunglasses @ www.primark.com 

New England Red Leather Strappy Wedge Daniel Sandal Fashions Finest

Prints are a must and we love them on dresses and tops so why not take it down to our feet. Well now you can with these super quirky New England Red Leather Strappy Wedge a modern twist on a classic style. Love it, it is super chic and fashionable!!

Shop yours here New England Red Leather Strappy Wedge

Denim Shorts, bangles, bag, sunglasses and cropped t-shirt @ www.primark.com 

Palm Springs White Leather Woven DanielSandal Fashions finest

We all have that one occasion that calls for a dressier look and the Palm Springs White Leather Woven Sandals are just perfect for that occasion. These beautiful white heeled sandals are crafted from premium leather with its cut away detail, woven straps and block heel. You will look and feel a million dollars.

Shop yours here Palm Springs White Leather Woven Sandals

Dress @ www.riverisland.com, bag sunhat and earing’s @ www.primark.com 

Honey Brook Brown Leather Gladiator Daniel Sandal Fashions Finest

You will be as sweet at honey in these Honey Brook Brown Leather Gladiator Sandal Always a favorite among fashionistas, summer season after summer season and this SS16 it is no different. So if you do not have your pair of Gladiators yet, I am gently nudging you, to most definitely get the Honey Brook pair.

Shop yours here Honey Brook Brown Leather Gladiator Sandal

Dress, earing’s, sunglasses and bag @ www.primark.com 

Southaven Orange Suede Block Heel Cross Strap Daniel Sandal Fashions finest

Orange is the new black and it is such a nice warm color for summer. Bring that warmth to your feet with the Southaven Orange Suede Block Heel Cross Strap Sandal with its block heel and buckle fastening to the ankle for easy wear. What more do you need, it is colorful, stylish and easy on the feet and the eye, Gorgeous!!

Shop yours here Southaven Orange Suede Block Heel Cross Strap Sandal

Lace playsuit@ www.newlook.com, bag, sunglasses and earing’s @ www.primark.com 

For more styles and plenty more designer shoes visit Daniel Footwear

Bio true Re wetting eye drops AND BIO AND THERA PEARL EYE SSENTIAL MASK

With our busy lifestyles, spending long hours staring at a computer screen in heat conditioned offices and then heading off to party in windy conditions, as fun as it might be, takes a heavy toll on our health, including our eyes.

The environmental conditions combined with all those hours spend in front of a computer and enjoying our crazy social life, as well as the “not so nice” hay fever season leaves ours eyes feeling tired, dry, red and puffy and add to that an annoying headache. Believe me it is not a nice place for your eyes to be in.

I can vouch for that, as a sufferer of daily itchy irritated sore eyes. So you can image my joy when I was asked to try out the Bio True –re wetting drops and the Bio and Thera Pearl Eye-ssential mask.

First let’s get the business part out of the way with some product Facts

The Bio True rewetting drops comes in a 10ml dispenser with control grip making it easy to use in the office, during leisure time or while travelling. It is also preservative free and can be used for six months once opened.

It delivers instant and natural hydration because of its specific preservative free formulation based on hyaluronic acid.

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The drops contain hyaluronic acid (HA), a favorite ingredient in beauty and skincare products. It is this essential ingredient that helps to keep your eyes lubricated and hydrated.

I tried the drops first as I suffer from daily itchy irritated sore eyes and was really looking for something to give me greater relieve, then previous products I have tried. I found that with Biotrue rewetting drops, instantly hydrated my eyes allowing me to get back to glaring at my computer screen.

I did however have one little problem with it, and it was that I found the blue bit, on the dispenser, that you have to push down a little awkward and would have preferred a squeeze bottle. But other than that I love the product and would highly recommend it.

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Thera Pearl Eye-ssential Eye Mask

Provides 20minutes of soothing stress relief and relaxation, it also reduces puffy eyes and relieves headaches. What’s more it is re-useable so you can use it for 20minutes every day. The mask uses unique Pearl Technology which means it can retain its temperature.

When used cold, THERA°PEARL® Eye-ssential Mask

• Relieves puffy eyes
• Takes the sting out of a brow wax
• Relieves headaches

When used hot, THERA°PEARL® Eye-ssential Mask

• Provides soothing stress relief
• Relieves symptoms of dry eye/computer strained eyes, as well as blepharitis, and it can also treat Styes

Headaches are the biggest annoyance to me and because I am not a fan of painkillers. I often go to bed with a headache only to wake up with the same annoying headache. So the THERA°PEARL® Eye-ssential Mask, wow a perfect product. My headache was gone before I even got under the covers and I woke up the next morning feeling refreshed and headache free.

Get your Bio true –re wetting eye drops in Boots and Superdrug. The eye drops come in a handy 10ml dispenser (£9.49), which can be used for six months once opened. They also come in single-dose packs (£6.49) Just the right size, to carry around with you in your handbag, to use wherever and when you need relieve from dry itchy eyes.

THERA°PEARL® Eye-ssential Mask is available from Superdrug RRP £7.99

Friday, 13 May 2016 13:21

Palmers Coconut Oil Formula Range

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Being a child of Caribbean descent Palmers Coca butter was one of the main beauty staples in my house (No one was leaving the house with no dry arms and legs), so of course I jumped at the chance to check out their award-winning Coconut Oil Formula range which includes a Body Lotion, Hand Cream, Body Cream and Body Oil.

I had been incorporating coconut oil in to my skin and hair care regime for some time now so it’s nice to cut out the middleman as brands are realizing the many benefits of including coconut oil in their products.

The Coconut Oil Formal aside from smelling amazing and leaving my skin feeling soft supple and moisturized without feeling greasy consist of mainly ethically and sustainably sourced raw, organic Coconut Oil which is infused with ancient Polynesian sacred oil, Tahitian Monoi Oil and is also free from Parabens, phthalates, mineral oil.

My favorite product from the range is the Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Body Oil as I loved the way the oils absorbed into my skin quickly and easily without feeling sticky and left me smelling heavenly.

I also like that fact that you can add a few drops to your bath to make your bathing experience a little bit more luxurious.

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Palmer’s Award-winning Coconut Oil Formula range is available for purchase at Boots, Sainsbury’s, Feel Unique and Amazon.

Thursday, 12 May 2016 12:37

6 Chic Outfits For Your Summer Holiday

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6 Chic Outfits for your Summer holiday

The dreary grey and damp days are fast becoming a thing of the past never to be thought of again, well at least not during the 3 months of glorious sunny summer days. With those sunny days comes summer parties, barbeques and lounging evenings of wine and laughter. So to be sure that you are ready for all your social engagements here are a few killer outfits for any occasion to get you through the summer social season.

For a mid-morning brunch date with the girls, you just want to get up and go, so slip into a Maxi dress, Green floral print tie waist wrap front maxi dress, wavy beach hair, slip on mules and your handbag. No hassle no fuss, because you do not want anything to come between you and your mid-morning Prosecco.

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Maxi dress @ www.newlook.com,shoes @ www.newlook.com, bag @ www.riverisland.com

Just because it is a backyard BBQ it does not mean that you cannot look good. So Ditch the cut-off denims and go for an African inspired look, with sunset and sand-dune colors. Slip into this Orange embroidered trim tie front slip dress pairing it with these jewel embellished animal print sandals.

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Hair Band @ www.uk.accessorize.com, sunglasses @ dress and sandals @ www.newlook.com, bag @ www.primark.com 

Date night calls for something romantic with a touch of sexy. With just the right appeal, the white split front floral print pencil skirt with a white lace camisole and red strappy heels.

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White cami @ www.phase-eight.com , shoes @ www.littlewoodsireland.ie, clutch bag @ www.dunelondon.com, Pencil skirt @ www.newlook.com 

Lounging next to a pool calls for something chic and cool like the orange lace Bardot top and white lace shorts.

Outfit for summer parties fashions finest

Hat & sunglasses @ www.primark.com shoes & tote bag www.newlook.com, Bardot top & shorts @ www.newlook.com 

Soak up the sun in this a fuss-free look, a swimsuit is the perfect starting point, and tropical playsuit to go from sea and sand to your favorite lunch spot, paired with lace-up pom-pom sandals, sun hat, sleek sunnies and hold all tote for all your essentials.

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Bag, hat & sunglasses @ www.primark.com, sandals @ www.newlook.com, bikini @ www.next.co.uk, playsuit @ www.newlook.com 

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A laid-back look with a bohemian flair perfect for a night of cocktails at the beach bar

Sunglasses @ www.primark.com, kaftan dress @ www.primark.com, wedge sandals & bag www.newlook.com 

For some more Sexy Outfit inspirations read on Bringing Sexy Back & for an update on your Festival Hair accessories- Ditch the flower crown

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 15:33

I Said Yes With Vashi Jewelry

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So you and your “BOO” has been going steady for a few years, your even started to argue like an old married couple, all that is missing is that shiny big engagement ring on your finger. Well we came up with a plan and teamed up with diamond experts Vashi to offer you a helping hand and nudge MR RIGHT in the right direction. Because we know that, at this stage there is nothing stopping him from putting the ring of your dreams on your finger.

So if you know that, he is going to be asking you the question soon, do head over to Vashi Engagement Rings To view their amazing catalogue of the most beautiful engagement rings.

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DIAMONDS ARE A GIRLS BEST FRIEND

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and it is that love that made me fall love with the striking half eternity style ring with its 14 dazzling diamonds that so beautifully sets of the central stone. Crafted in 18 carat White Gold, this stunning ring is both delicate and durable and a dream on my finger.

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Believe me the moment you choose your ring, your dream wedding flashes in front of you!! Mine would be in shades of Limpet shell, Peach echo and Rose quartz. Limpet Shell is a fresh, clear shade of green /blue and one of the top ten 2016 Pantone colors. With color splashes of Peach Echo and Rose quarts to compliment it. Giving it a beautiful beachy vibe.

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The dress, complimenting my gorgeous White Gold side stones engagement ring, from Vashi Jewelry, is the, Evangeline wedding dress. A simple chic and elegant white tulle full length skirt with a beading embellished top.

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What more does a girl need apart from an 18 carat White Gold diamond encrusted Vashi Engagement Ring Come on ladies make it happen and say YES with a Vashi Engagement Ring.

Sunday, 08 May 2016 10:19

3 Reasons to Visit L.A. this Summer

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Downtown Los Angeles (Photos by Eva Fydrych / Fashion Studio Magazine)

Los Angeles, the second-largest city in the United States after New York City, doesn’t really need an introduction. Famous centre of the American film and television industry, L.A. is a popular tourist destination all year round.

“The sun and palm trees in L.A. are so great for lifting the mood. It’s always nice coming over the hills and seeing the ocean.” - says celebrity stylist Kemal Harris.

This summer, discover the stylish side of Los Angeles and explore downtown’s Fashion District, vibrant art scene, and unique architecture.

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Shopping in L.A. / Broadway Street (Photo by Eva Fydrych / Fashion Studio Magazine)

LA Fashion District features hundreds of wholesale showrooms, textile stores, and retail boutiques.

“The LA Fashion District’s designer showrooms are located at the intersection of 9th and Los Angeles Streets. Our designer showrooms host five market weeks yearly, where buyers and retailers come to shop the latest in contemporary apparel and accessories. There are over 1,200 showrooms representing over 4,500 fashion lines.” - fashiondistrict.org

Santee Alley, located between Santee Street and Maple Avenue, is best known for its vibrant atmosphere and amazing bargains.

Art

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Tulips by Jeff Koons, The Broad (Photo by Eva Fydrych / Fashion Studio Magazine)

“Los Angeles is often billed as the "Creative Capital of the World", because one in every six of its residents works in a creative industry and there are more artists, writers, filmmakers, actors, dancers and musicians living and working in Los Angeles than any other city at any time in history.” - Wikipedia

Recommended Museums: The Broad (221 S Grand Ave), MOCA / Museum of Contemporary Art (250 S Grand Ave), and LACMA / Los Angeles County Museum of Art (5905 Wilshire Blvd) - currently holding an interesting menswear exhibition: www.lacma.org

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Broadway Street / LA Fashion District (Photo by Eva Fydrych / Fashion Studio Magazine)

Downtown Los Angeles has lots of interesting buildings and trendy restaurants, stores, and hotels to explore. Many places feature unique interiors and combine traditional style with bold, modern influences. One of the best examples of the stunning downtown architecture is Walt Disney Concert Hall designed by a Canadian-born American architect Frank

Gehry (see it on Instagram: www.instagram.com).

Have a fabulous summer in L.A.!

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 18:43

Bringing Sexy Back!

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What is summer, if nothing else, to show of that hot body you have been working so hard on.

So here's to summer and bringing sexy back. It is time to flaunt it, in intoxicating mini dresses, sexy jumpsuits, and shiny bling. So be ready to create your own sexy summer magic with these key pieces from Pretty Little Things, you will love !

Girls just want have fun!! and you surely will in these, Floral Print White plunging neck line Jumpsuit and white laser cut out mini dress.

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Oozing cool and sexy in the Tarlia Multi Sequin Plunge Playsuit

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All you need is a bit of sparkle!! Shine bright in the Omaria White Sequin Backless Dress

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Be daring in the Charlay Silver Metallic Halter neck mini dress and flaunt it, your sexy abs, killer arms and glowing skin, in the printed co-ords as a set or as racy separates.

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Steal the show and his heart in the Vayla Green Choker Printed Playsuit

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Shop these looks and more @ https://www.prettylittlething.com 

Sunday, 01 May 2016 16:09

5 Best Jewelry Trends in 2016

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So are you ready to welcome the fine jewellery trends setting up for year 2016? We don’t always have time to discuss the economy or world politics all the time. We all do regular things such as waking up, brushing teeth, getting dressed, open and staring at our closet and try to get the best items there that we actually like. Most of us are also curious about the recent fashion trends and start revamping our closet. In order to inform you about the fine jewelry trends, here are the best jewellery trends for 2016:

1. Oversize Earrings and Diamond Necklaces

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Remember the Oscar Awards where many celebrities were wearing oversized earrings and even oversized diamond necklaces to flaunt at the event. You can also get customized earrings depending upon your personal requirements.

2. Statement Necklaces with Finest Crystal Work

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This would definitely be one of the popular custom jewelry trends in 2016. The finest crystals working on statement necklaces make you look elegant and charismatic.

3. Crosses

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Today, we live in a global world and no more appreciate things merely on the basis of their religious association. You are now free to choose any rustic jewelry pieces or any customized jewelry without any hesitation of being judged by others. ‘Crosses’ is one of the finest and religiously customized jewelry items which is expected to be echoing in the jewelry market in 2016.

4. Chains

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I am not kidding. Chains would definitely be back in fashion and it would also be coming in different forms such as palm bracelets, chokers, belts and double chain earrings in different colors, sizes and shapes.

5. Hoop

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This trend will remain evergreen or would be trending at least for a long time. Their geometric forms, conventional designing and a chain fragment to make a hoop make them the fine jewelry items globally.

Thursday, 28 April 2016 19:49

Prints You Will Love If You Don't Do Floral

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Spring and florals are one and the same but if you are not into florals you will need a new print to rotate into your spring/summer wardrobe. So if florals are not your thing, why not try out these prints.

Rainbow Stripes

Bold and in your face, rainbow stripes are not for the faint hearted, but it offers a welcome alternative to the traditional black and white stripes.

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Dress @ www.newlook.com 

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Bardot Top @ www.newlook.com

Tie-Dye

The iconic 60’s music festival wear to the grungy 90’s street style, with it vibrant twist and splashes of color. Great for beach or everyday wear.

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Top @ www.newlook.com 

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Swimsuit @ www.prettylittlething.com

Polka Dots

A print that can easily look more, primary school girl, but the trick is to keep your silhouettes modern and go for smaller dots. But if you do love a bit of dramatics and favor large round circles, keep the rest of your look minimal.

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Chic black and white, print of print – pair polka dot with more polka dots for a more mature look.

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Dress and Bag @ Kath Kidston @ www.daisypark.co.uk 

Sleek and chic Pinstripes

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Available @ www.newlook.com 

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Dress at www.newlook.com

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Button-down skirt @ www.newlook.com 

Make a graphic statement with Geometric prints

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Jumpsuit @ www.riverisland.com 

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Shift dress @ www.riverisland.com 

Relaxed with a bohemian flair the Eastern inspired tribal

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Wednesday, 27 April 2016 12:05

Italian Street Style: 5 Tips for Inspiration

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Before I married my husband I didn’t pay too much attention to fashion. I was a student and happy in thrift store hand-me-downs, mixed with high street latest must-haves. Then, I was a traveller and spent the best part of 18months hanging around beaches in Thai fishing pants and flip flops. My nails were chipped and unpainted. My hair was bleached and crispy from the sun and my lips hadn’t been glossed in months!

Marrying an Italian was a revelation. Having style is like breathing air in Italy. The nation is brought up on “la bella figura” which literally translated means “a good figure”. It’s better understood as “a good image” and of course, Italians love to have a good image!

I had to up my game. I had just married into a country where Valentino designs the police uniforms and the footballers are kitted out by Armarni! Slowly I introduced colour into my wardrobe, I wore nail varnish and make-up and over time, I “Italianised” myself.

Italian fashion is so effortless. When I’m in Italy there’s nothing better than sitting at a cafe in a piazza and watching the world go by. The girls look glamorous and the men look polished. They don’t even try. I make so much more of an effort with my appearance when I’m in Italy. It’s not a case of fitting in but more a case of not standing out!

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Here are my top 5 tips for achieving the Italian look, Street Style:

1) Accessories – Italians, male and female, love to match! Never leave home without a bag, necklace and sunglasses. Styles and shapes need to coordinate. If the necklace is small, the ring is huge! There is no age limit on accessories – it’s a cultural norm.

2) Big Hair – Italian women love nothing better than a blow dry. The bigger, the bouncier, the curlier, the better! Looking coiffed is almost a birth right in Italy!

3) Colour – It has to match. Colour coordination is big business. The shoes, the bag, the belt, they all have to complement each other, not necessarily in the same tone but you must accent your outfit.

4) Make-Up – Never EVER leave home without it. If you’re not made up, you have no self respect. Simple as that. Make-up matches the outfit, it finishes you off. Eyes are usually bold and lips soft. Nails and feet must be painted at all times. I don’t think I’ve ever seen my mother in law without varnish!

5) Mess it Up! – Once you’ve done all of the above, mess it up. Don’t look like you’ve worked too hard. You’ve managed the chic, now you need to adopt the style. Street style is huge in Italy when on Saturday’s you’ll find Tewnty-Somethings meandering around the piazza purely to show off their outfit. They’re tailored but trendy, cool but casual.

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Italian street style is not about making an effort. It’s about being chic. The women are elegant and feminine whilst the men are suave. Style in Italy comes as easy as eating pasta!

Written by Kelly Ann Schiavo

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 21:40

Urban Decay’s new Disney range

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I’m so so excited about the new Urban Decay collaboration with Disney launching on 5th May. Urban Decay have done numerous collaborations with Disney over the years but this is set to be their best.

Teaming up with Disney’s new film ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ in cinemas May 27th UD bring you a limited edition, pop-up palette with tribute to their favourite characters from the film along with 5 limited edition shades of lipstick to match.

Using the visually stunning film as their inspiration, UD have created 20 new shades of eyeshadows and based them on their 5 favourite characters Alice, Mad Hatter, Mirana - The White Queen, Iracebeth - The Red Queen and Time - a peculiar creature who is part human, part clock.

The eyeshadow palette is arranged into 5 columns by their 5 favourite characters. Simply use the shades in the columns to steal the iconic character looks or mix them up to create countless others.

Each eyeshadow has been made using UD’s ‘Pigment infusion System’ a blend of ingredients that gives every shade it’s velvety texture, rich in colour with serious staying power and bendability. So whether it be the softer shades inspired by Alice’s look in the film or the bold bright shades seen on The Mad Hatter, each eyeshadow will give you the perfect application.

Team your eye makeup looks with one of the 5 favourite character lipsticks and you will have everything you need to recreate your favourite look from the film.

And what’s more the packaging of the products feature a colourful, kaleidoscopic pattern inspired from the film, flowers, butterfly’s and several quotes from the film make these beautiful new products look pretty in anyone’s makeup bag.

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Alice: Through the Looking Glass Eyeshadow Palette £45.00

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Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick £16.00 each

Monday, 25 April 2016 20:01

Steal Her Style

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Starting her career as a stylist Chriselle Lim, the founder of, The Chriselle Factor, this popular LA-based fashion, beauty and interiors blogger, and Youtube is a true style star.

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Clean, classic, simple and elegant drawing from style icons like Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelley.

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Chic feminine and sophisticated pieces making her style aspirational and accessible.

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Cool stylish pieces that makes you feel beautiful and confident

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Top and trousers @ Miss Selfridge - www.missselfridge.com, shoes & Bag @ www.dunelondon.com, sunglasses @ www.topshop.com – Image Source Pinterest

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Image Source Pinterest, Hat @ www.topshop.com, skirt @ www.riverisland.com 

Monday, 25 April 2016 19:28

4 Tips to Look Fashionable in Low Budget

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Most people have a desire to wear clothes that are latest and fashionable. But it seems that keeping up with latest fashion without having lots of money in your pocket is really difficult these days. This is because designer label items of clothing and clothes inspired by celebrity clothing are certainly very expensive and out of reach of the common man. However, there are many ways to look fashionable and trendy without breaking the bank or burning a hole in your wallet.

Focus upon classic, timeless items of clothing

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If you try to catch up with the latest fashion and buy clothes accordingly, you will find that half of the garments in your wardrobe are such that you have no interest in wearing them. Fashion trends keep on changing and new and stylish clothes start to look outdated pretty quickly. But there are clothing items that remain timeless and classic such as black trouser, little black dress, white skirt, and so on. You can always look fashionable with the help of these classic items of clothing without spending a lot of money.

Buy more with less

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There is nothing to worry if you do not have enough money to buy a designer dress for a party next week. Just take out your old party dress and get it ready for the event. Now buy new accessories to wear and carry during the function. Believe me, most people become engrossed with your handbag and the bracelet that you have worn instead of gazing at your dress. These bold and bright accessories give an altogether new look to your old dress and you become a star of the evening.

Keep an eye on sales

It goes without saying that like early bird that catches the worm, you can lay your hands on beautiful and fashionable dresses if you are aware of the end of season and clearance sales being organized by stores in your area. Also subscribe to receive news about discount sales on online stores to make the most of these opportunities.

Be Street Smart

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You can look fashionable and trendy in very little money by buying items of clothing from vendors on fashion streets of your city. Believe me, you can beat all your friends wearing designer labels if you buy stylish clothes from street fashion and know how to accessorize to look very glamorous.

Last but not the least, pay attention to your beauty and hair care to dazzle others in cheap clothes and accessories.

Friday, 22 April 2016 19:29

Stylish Ways To Wear A Playsuit

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We spend our summer days in flowery dresses, flowy skirts and maxi dresses but what about that sexy playsuit, a summer must have and the chicest onesie!! It can take you from boardroom to bar in two seconds flat. Keep it fresh all season long, with these #OOTD ideas.

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#OOTD for the office

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The key to wearing a playsuit to the office, is to keep it professional. So pair it with sophisticated outerwear and accessories and opt for a playsuit in a neutral color with block heels, like the metallic ones featured from Office. Add some texture and creative flair with a printed cropped jacket.

Playsuit @ www.riverisland.com, Shoes @ www.office.co.uk, bag and earing’s @ www.accessorize.com, jacket @ www.primark.com, sunglasses @ www.next.com

#OOTD After hours’ drinks

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Playsuit and Jacket @ www.riverisland.com, Shoes @ www.dunelondon.com, bag and jewelry @ www.accessorize.com 

The playsuit makes going from office to after hour’s drinks that much easier. Go for a modern but yet boho-chic look, with stylish heels, a crochet jacket and embellished clutch bag. Give it a sexy edge with vibrant red lipstick and simple yet stylish jewelry.

#OOTD Weekend style

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Keep it chilled and play up that weekend relaxed look with leather sandals, a tote bag, sunglasses, charm bracelets and statement earing’s.

Playsuit @ www.riverisland.com, Shoes @ www.office.co.uk, bag and jewelry @ www.accessorize.com, sunglasses @ www.next.com 

Friday, 22 April 2016 11:46

Get The Charley Monroe Look

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The talented designer and our very own Britain’s Top Designer winner Helen Woollams CEO of fashion house ‘Hellavagirl’ dressed previous X Factor Contestant Charley Monroe last weekend for The Essex Entertainment Awards.

For the Essex awards we opted for one her Helen’s signature pieces from her A/W16 collection The Birds. Helen then designed and made a bespoke shoulder piece to attach to the dress.

I decided to create a makeup look that was quite glam but remembering that it also needed to be quirky to match Charley’s style. So after prepping Charley’s skin with my favourite skincare products from Nude, Clarins and Dr.Paw Paw I created the perfect look.

I went for flawless skin with a strong bronze contour and highlight, defined brows, a gold sparkling glitter eye over a smoky green and brown winged base and a black eyeliner flick as long as the winged out eye makeup. This added that quirkiness in the look. I then added lots of thickening mascara and a slightly winged pair of false lashes.

I finished the look with the most beautiful shade of red lipstick and pencil from the new GWEN STEFANI range by Urban Decay.

I did a slight wave in her hair pinned to one side and applied long stiletto nails painted in the same shade of red as her lipstick and added gold leaf to match some of the embellishments in the shoulder piece that Helen had made.

Charley looked incredible and guess what? She WON!

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Get Charley’s look:

Skincare

Nude Skincare: Perfect Cleanse, Youth Oil
Caudalie: Beauty Elixir
Clarins: Daily Energising Moisturiser, Beauty Flash Balm, Instant smooth perfecting touch
Benefit: Pore Professional Primer and Don’t Stray eye primer
Dr. Paw Paw: Original balm
Becca: Shimmering Skin Perfector in shade pearl

Makeup

Mehron UK: Celebre pro HD foundation
Mac Cosmetics: Mineralize SkinFinish natural, Mineralize Skinfinish soft and gentle, Glitter in gold and Gel eyeliner.
Benefit Cosmetics: Zing Brows, Gimme Brow and Hoola Bronzer
Chanel: Blusher in shade Rose Glacier
Bare Minerals: BareSkin complete coverage concealer
Urban Decay: Naked 1 Palette, Perversion black mascara, Gwen Stefani pencil and lipstick in shade wonderland.
Mink and Co Lashes: In smoke
Skin prepping is a massive must have for me before doing any makeup application.

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No matter you’re a teenager or someone in 20s, first date is always a big deal for all of us. Yes, you are confident, clever and charismatic enough to charm your partner at your first date but this does not mean that you should not plan out for your first date.

Just imagine if you’re learning to drive first time and you hit it to a pole, will you have the same confidence to learn driving the next time. No, you don’t. Your confidence might not be shaken but it did hit you somewhere. Similarly, your first date is not something you can ruin just like that. Here are the 3 most important styling tips for your first date so that you don’t mess it up:

1. Be Casual

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You may not believe in “First impression is your last impression” but this does not mean that your partner also does not believe in it. Primary advice for you here is to wear something that really fits the occasion. For instance, if you’re just here for a coffee, a casual dress with a comfy and cozy sweater and ankle boots will be enough to charm him.

2. Be Gorgeous and Sexy at the Same Time

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If you know your first boyfriend through some online forum and you may know what his likes and dislikes about a woman’s dressing, you can use these tiny details at your first date with him. However, first date does not really mean that you’re going to have sex with him right away. So you need to look gorgeous and sexy at the same time. So it will be great if you wear a cool and elegant top with a cute and somewhat striking and attractive skirt to charm your man.

3. Formal and Dazzling Outlook

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In case, you’re meeting your man for an after-work drink, it’s important for you to wear somewhat a formal dress to mark your presence. You cannot simply go into your casual trousers in this case. In order to get the perfect attire for your first date, you can wear skinny jeans along with a stunning blazer and high neck blouse.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:00

Top 6 Legging Trends to Follow in 2016

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When it comes to the most comfortable garment, leggings are one of the most preferred fashion trends for women. However, as we all are experiencing diversity and globalization today, so we have countless types of leggings available in the market and we sometime get confused whether to buy a specific one or not. Analyzing their flattering ways, level of comfort they provide and being able to wear it on regular basis, here are the top leggings trends you can follow in 2016 without worrying that you’re going to regret your decision eventually:

Don’t forget to read important rules to follow while wearing leggings as these rules can make you look charismatic and appealing in public instantly.

1. Translucent leggings

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If you are looking forward to trying out something unique and trendy in 2016, translucent leggings which offers you the best Canadian legging designs but decorated with North American tattoos taken from the Indian tribes.

2. Leather Leggings

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If you want to look super-cute, glamorous and appealing in public gatherings, go with the glossy, soft but attractive and traditional leather leggings as it will make you look stunning and appealing in public. Usually, women prefer to wear black leather leggings in addition to green and dark blue leather leggings. What color would you be choosing this year?

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3. Jeans Leggings

 

Would you really think that your wardrobe is complete without jean leggings? It’s the trend that’s going to last for decades now and you just cannot help wearing jeans leggings wherever you go.

4. Classic Leggings

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There is always room for wearing vintage and classic leggings especially if you like leggings with high waist. You will look stunning and elegant in high shoes and strict blouse. Classic leggings are especially recommended for fall and winter seasons.

5. Floral Leggings

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Floral leggings are often associated with the most feminine type of legging and that’s why every girl wants to wear it. Most often women like to wear it in Spring and Summer Seasons. However, today autumn designs are also available in different colors, which propose a little bit darker tone in the shades of dark blue and burgundy.

6. Printed Leggings

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That’s a relatively newer trend and if you think that you can only get leopard or tiger printed leggings, printed leggings are much more than that. So ready to witness some fascinating printed leggings this year.

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Basic Rules to Follow Here

• Match it with your over-the-knee boots
• Make it a flirty cocktail dress by choosing not so bright colors
• Get yourself a moto-jacket with your favorite leggings when you are done with your routine work out

Monday, 18 April 2016 16:10

Sweet and Sizzling Summer Interiors

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Sweet and sizzzling summer interiors
I love décor and interior design and feel that every fashionista needs a beautiful space where she can be herself and express her sense of style. My favorite room to spruce up and make my own is my bedroom because it is the one place where we spend so much time. So why not make this our own fashionable haven. Fill it with the things you love and style it a decorative theme.

At the moment I am loving soft pops of color that inspires white floating fluffy clouds and whimsical day dreams.

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Available @ www.primark.com 

Sugary powdery pastels, from pale mint, rose pink and serenity blue are top of the interior color trends for SS16. Balance it out with creamy whites, soft grey and a sprinkle of rose gold.

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Available @ www.primark.com 

If the soft hues are to “girly” for you, go bolder and turn your room into a fiesta with contrasting flaming shades of reds and yellows with cooler tones of greys and blues.

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Available @ www.primark.com 

Use statement pieces, like duvets, throw pillows and rugs to create a welcoming ambience.

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Available @ www.primark.com 

If you are a décor styling newbie, the easiest way to start, is with throw pillows, but do not overdo it!! You should use just the right amount of pillows to make your bed look sumptuous and inviting, so the right number should be between 2 and 6 pillows depending on the size of your bed.

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Wall art is another great way to add personality to your room.
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Throw pillows and wall art Available @ www.primark.com 

Saturday, 16 April 2016 11:38

Cru Kafe 100% of Deliciousness

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Never heard of Cru Kafe? Well there is no time like the present, it is UK coffee week after all.

CRU Kafe was founded in 2013 by three friends who wanted to get the best possible coffee out of their Nespresso® machines. It is Fairtrade and 100% organic deliciousness.

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Photographer Trashy Blonde

For the past month I have freely enjoyed the taste of Cru Kafe first thing in the morning and a coffee break with my friends and colleagues and I’m not sure what I will do when it’s all gone. Here’s what I received…

1. Intense - Hazelnut with dark chocolate & cherry12 Capsules/Pods per pack. A powerful bold espresso, combining an exceptional Indonesian Arabica with one of the worlds best Organic Robustas. Roasted dark to bring out a deep chocolate body, this coffee is perfect for those who are looking for a strong, black coffee @6.99 per pack.

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2. San Antonio - Single Origin Guatemalan Ground Coffee250g Capsules/Pods per pack Full bodied and naturally sweet with a lovely rounded earthiness in the mouth @5.99 per pack.

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Cru Kafe are even giving everyone the opportunity to have a taste for free so what are you waiting for?

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Written by Deborah St. Louis (Fashions Finest Director)

Friday, 15 April 2016 13:42

Beyoncé launches IVY PARK with Topshop

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Now you can sweat like Beyoncé... Well kind of!

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R&B megastar Beyoncé and Topshop's billionaire owners, Sir Philip Green are to launch a sexy active wear label called Ivy Park

THE Ivy Park’s debut collection combines fashion led design with technical innovation resulting in an extensive active wear line which is suited for everybody and every body shape.

The collection includes leggings with three different rise options, as well as a range of second skin pieces i.e. tanks with built-in sports bras, bodysuits, and medium-impact sports bras. There will also be streetwear pieces like logo sweatshirts, T-shirts, and parkas which can be mix and matched to create the ultimate outfit for punching a bag or pounding the pavement.

You will be able to shop the Ivy Park collection at Topshop from Thursday 14th April

Shoes Fashion
Today, shoes are more beyond the things we need to walk on. Now it’s more about personal flair and how shoes offer an attractive and appealing finishing touch to your outfit. Usually, it’s easy to talk about different types of shoes but it’s pretty hard to narrow them as per your personal taste and preference. Many online platforms offer a variety of attractive and stylish shoes depending upon your personal as well as professional requirements. Here are a few popular products you should pick at least once in life:

1. Ballet Flats

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It was one of the most iconic shoe style shown in one of the popular movies of 50s named as “Funny Face”. Ballet flats are normally known for its comfort and classy style. It provides you with numerous kinds of beaded, studded, quilted as well as the ballet flats made from plastic along with different colors and designs for our customers. Ballet shoes are mostly preferred to use casually like when you’re going around somewhere on a weekend or some casual event with your partner.

2. High Heels

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As women sometimes want more than a classy pump in the form of sandals, peep toes and slingbacks in order to offer a unique, trendy and appealing flair in their life. High heels offer you a whole range of high heel shoes in terms of color collection, design and innovation to soothe your craze for high heels.

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3. High Heel Boots

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Women cannot wear the open high heel sandals during winter but this does not mean that you need to wait for other seasons to wear high heels again. You can complete your passion for high heels through high heels which offers you a taller, sexy and classier look on almost every outfit. It is especially recommended for working women as they have to walk around at different places during winter on daily basis. Imagine yourself with a pair of high heel boots along with a knee length skirt or fitted trousers depending upon your outfit requirements, your personality will surely prove to be appealing and convincing at a glance.

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Are you ready to upgrade your wardrobe for 2016? No matter what kind of tops or other clothes you’re buying, you just cannot deny the importance of jeans. It’s like a new fashion symbol which everyone has to wear with no exceptions. It does not matter whether it’s winter, spring or any other season of the year, you always love to buy yourself a wide range of jeans due to its new silhouettes, soft fabrications and washable jeans.

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However, we should always pick the right pair of jeans, which also matches with the fashion trends of that particular season. This blog will be talking about the jean trends for woman. Here is a list of latest and popular 5 women jeans trends you should be following in 2016 if you’re a true jean lover:

1. Cropped Jeans

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If you need a short length jean along with comfortable and easy strides in relatively hotter period, cropped jeans will be the best jean for you. Cropped jeans are cooler, breathable and playful, thus the best choice for you in Spring Season 2016.

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2. Kick Flare Jeans Style

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It is almost like cropped jeans but with an addition of a flared hem. It’s a relatively new jeans trend among girls, which allow them to express a bit of leg action and make it a flirty jean type.

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3. Flared Jeans

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In case, you like the indigo hues and two-toned blues on your jeans, flared jean is the best jean for spring and summer months. It’s a trusted denim silhouette, so it would be best in quality and fabric.

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4. Deeply Distressed Denim Style

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Want to get a cool-girl vibe look? Deeply distressed denim style will make you look elegant and allow showing your wild side. Won’t that be exciting?

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5. Raw-Edge Jeans

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If you love to wear raw hem due to its loose and seamless feature, raw-edge will give you a casual and cool look on your weekends at home or at any hill station for a family trip.

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Friday, 08 April 2016 19:26

East SS16

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EAST SS16

Eastern inspired pieces in vivid colors, texture and prints. The SS16 collection from East is an eclectic collection designed to complement your unique individual style. Here are my favorite pieces from the collection.

Yumiko silk maxi dress reminds me of a beautiful sunset

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Accessories Available at www.east.co.uk, Shoes @ www.office.co.uk

Fall in love with this elegant duster coat designed with the exquisite Kyoto bloom print. A perfect piece a special event.

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Accessories Available at www.east.co.uk, Shoes @ www.office.co.uk

For some boho magic the Blue silk boho maxi dress is perfection!!

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Accessories Available at www.east.co.uk, Shoes @ www.office.co.uk 

What feels more luxurious against your skin then silk, this Japanese pattern kimono is a real show stopper.

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Bag Available @ www.east.co.uk, Shoes @ www.office.co.uk

Friday, 08 April 2016 10:43

Give the cold shoulder

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This season loves the bardot style - the off-shoulder. Whether you're going somewhere fancy, or just hanging out with friends, there's pretty much a bardot suitable for every occasion.

The off - shoulder style is definitely flattering; but if you don't enjoy baring all shoulders and collar bone, you can opt for ones that hang on the hinges of the shoulders or the cut out styles.

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What's your favourite bardot style?

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You can call it Activewear, Athleisure or sportswear but no one can deny the fact that it’s been on rise for a few years now and people are ready to move from usual fashion trends to Activewear especially in western countries. Initially, activewear was just present in the gyms, crossfit, dancing classes and yoga studios but it has now been present in almost everywhere.

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There are many companies which are producing original and attractive activewear for both men and women, and world-class designers are using their creative designing skills to craft this new fashion trend in the world. Here are a few reasons as to why people are adapting to the activewear trend:

1. Activewear Are Colorful and Attractive

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There was a time when clothing companies only design typical activewear which people wear while working out or going to the dance or yoga classes. However, today with the increasing interest of people in activewear trends, more and more colorful and exclusive activewear designs are becoming available in the market catching the attention of people.

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2. The Status of Practical Market for Activewear

Those who still think that activewear does not have the capability to compete with usual fashion trends should see that according to a research report conducted by NPD, in August 2013, $36 billion sales for activewear and athletic footwear were recorded and the growth rate was up to 7 percent in 2013.

3. Activewear Offers You a Stunning and Charming Look

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Who does not want to look good? Even today men want to look as good as women. Activewear are becoming popular especially among women as they offer them a stunning and charming appearance in front of others. It also allows them to feel good and happy.

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People are always busy in search of better resources. Usual clothes are losing the charm they used to have in the past. Now people actually want something different and unique, which also has the potential to seek attention of other instantaneously and today activewear is the one of the best fashion trends people especially women are actively adapting. With more and more beautiful and innovative design availability of activewear, women prefer activewear over usual clothing.

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4. Helping you to be in the Right Body Shape – The Motivating Factor

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From day one, failing to follow a standard workout routine is one of the most common problems people face on regular basis. Although today workout has become cool for all of us and everyone wants to be get the right body shape all the time yet most of us are unable to follow what we are required to do for regular workouts. On the other hand, being in activewear all the time provides a kind of motivation for people and forces them to follow their daily routine. Moreover, it can also be used as a casual wear at any place.

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Would you be willing to work out wearing a boring and same activewear all the time? Obviously, you won’t. You need motivation not only in your mind but also with a few external motivating factors and your activewear is one of them. Wearing colorful, charming and attractive activewears will definitely allow you to keep your motivation for workout and to be in the perfect body shape. So choose a fancy activewear which has pockets or have a spare jacket while working, so you can easily put your important belongings such as money, keys and smartphone. Don’t try to text or hold your belongings while working as it will distract your attention

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 16:59

Bronze for a luxurious glow

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We all love to glow, that healthy shine of being sun-kissed!! Bronze, rich, earthy and luxurious, with its metallic sheen giving you just the right amount of shine. Giving your skin a warm glow.

Where and when there is no sun, make-up is the quickest way to add that touch of sun kiss to a pale skin The Bronze Collection from Primark are super easy to use for a quick glow to brighten up a dull complexion.

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Bronzer Stick, Body Bronzer Stick @ www.primark.com, Bronze Bikini @ www.next.co.uk, Sandals @ www.newlook.com

Complete your glow with soft metallic shades or even gorgeous jewel tones like emerald and amethyst.

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Bronzing Brick, Bronze Lip gloss, @ www.primark.com , Nail Polish @ www.next.co.uk , Sequins Top @ www.next.co.uk , Pleat skirt @www.next.co.uk

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Body Bronzer, Bronze nail collection @ www.primark.com , Sequin dress @www.next.co.uk 

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 10:02

5 Unique Hair Styles to Follow in 2016

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Whether you’re a movie and television fan or not, you often get fascinated by the hair styles you often see of these famous actress on screen and always want to get such haircuts for yourself. Well, in the world of fashion, there is a number of famous haircuts you can get even from your local saloon instead of going to a celebrity saloon where famous hair stylist work. In order to guide you with the best and unique hair styles, here are 5 unique haircuts you should be following in 2016:

1. Easy Bed-Head Haircut

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Although its name does not sound perfect to your attire yet when you wake up like Cara Delevingine, it’s like the smooth, casual and perfect haircut you always wanted.

2. Beachy Waves

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You can even get this beachy waves haircut simply at home. When you woke up tomorrow after sleeping on your curls, don’t make the ends of your curling hair smooth and straight to get beachy waves haircut.

3. Side Part Haircut Trend

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This trend is meant for a casual day-out. It just needs you to put your charming hair behind your ear and go for a deep side part from the other side. Now here you go! You are ready to flaunt your ironed hair.

4. Kittenish Pony

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This is a little bit informal and a unique approach for a haircut. It’s also sometimes known as super high pony as you load on the layers. It needs you to have long hair locks and if you don’t have it, you will have to get clip-in extension to have the same volume need for Kittenish Pony.

5. Touseled Waves

If you’re not a high maintenance women and just want to get a haircut for an event you’re just going to, touseled waves is the perfect hair style for you. Its loosely wrap strands and hair waves will make feel comfortable, soothing as well as charming in public. Have you ever seen Dakota Johnson in Touseled Waves haircut? Do look out for it.

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Monday, 04 April 2016 16:30

Spring Clean Your Lingerie Draw

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When was the last time, that you took a good look at your lingerie drawer and asked yourself if each piece in there makes you feel gorgeous, and if you would want someone else to see you wear it? If your answer is no, then you know that it is time for a Spring clean.

Here is a guide to the essential items needed in your lingerie drawer.

Everyday Knickers

These are for comfortable everyday wear, with just enough frills and lace to.

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M&S Collection High Leg Knickers @ www.marksandspencer.com

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M&S Collection High Leg Knickers @ www.marksandspencer.com

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Cream Floral Lace Full Brief Knicker British Home Stores (BHS) @ www.bhs.co.uk

Invisible Thong

Seamless and undetectable under even the tightest dress or white jeans. Get them in every color.

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Thong @ www.laredoute.co.uk

Playsuit

Depending on your mood this is a fun little piece as it is part lingerie, part pajama’s and or even beachwear.

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B by Ted Baker Playsuit @ www.debenhams.com

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Playsuit @ www.bouxavenue.com


Comfortable but sexy Nightdress

The nightdress is back, and it is beautiful enough to wear in front of “your man”, or a girly pamper night sleep over or a great party paired with a pair of killer heels and a denim jacket.

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Night Dress @ British Home Stores (BHS) @ www.bhs.co.uk

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Night Dress @ British Home Stores (BHS) @ www.bhs.co.uk


Super-Sexy Lingerie

It is always a good idea to have a set of lingerie in your drawer for that special night or that romantic weekend away.

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Floozie by Frost French Bra and Suspender Thong@ www.debenhams.com

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Reger by Janet Reger Bra and Suspenders@ www.debenhams.com


Shapewear

The magic of shapewear is that it is almost like taking and iron to your body and smoothing out all the lumps and bumps into a perfectly shaped figure.

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Shapewear @ www.marksandspencer.com

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Shapewear @ www.laredoute.co.uk

The perfect bra

Nothing like a pretty bra for a sneak peek under your shirt or low-cut vest.

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LUCIE Triangle bra @ www.bouxavenue.com

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Super-hold Strapless Bra @ www.marksandspencer.com

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Floral and lace bra @ www.marksandspencer.com

Chanel’s Cruise 2015/2016 fashion trends are claimed to be heavily influenced by the Korean designs. There was a catwalk show conducted in Seoul last year where collections of Chanel’s Cruise 2015/2016 were presented along a colorful inter-seasonal line. Here are some of the fashion trends which somewhat bring similarities between Chanel’s Cruise 2015/2016 collections and Korean designs:

1. The Jogakbo Tradition – The Patchwork

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One of the famous fashion clothing trends is the tradition of Jogakbo or in other words, patchwork. It’s definitely inspired by the Korean culture. Its colorful pattern was presented in Chanel’s Cruise 2015/2016 with an oversized flower button. Celebratory stripes are also used in this dress.

2. The Pink Petal Dress

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This show also featured a traditional Hanbok in a highly fashionable and trendy manner. It was a petal and pastel pink dress which also included a black trim. There are also many other dresses which also are inspired from traditional Korean dresses.

3. Jeogori

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It’s a conventional jacket which offers the appearance of an extreme empire waist. It is often worn with the traditional hanbok.

Here are a few more fashion trends of Chanel’s Cruise 2015/2016 from Korean culture:

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Thursday, 31 March 2016 21:45

Pantone Snorkle Blue

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If you are looking to inject some Happiness into your wardrobe, then Pantone 19-4049, Snorkel Blue is just what you need. A perfect edition to any wardrobe and chic home.

A beautiful rich color, the marine -inspired blue is the perfect color, to help you relax and escape into the depths of the ocean.

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A good choice for a job interview ensemble as Blue is a cool and calming color that shows creativity and intelligence. Blue is a color that generally looks good in almost any shade and symbolizes loyalty, strength, wisdom and trust.

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Energizing your wardrobe with these pieces

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Dune - Caprice and Dallston clutch @ www.dunelondon.com

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Rimini Dress www.studio-eight.com

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Lace dress @ www.studio-eight.com

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Skirt @ www.east.co.uk

 

Snorkel Blue is also a huge wedding favorite, perfect for bridesmaid’s dresses, groom’s suits and wedding décor.

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Escape to the deep blue sea by adding this color to your home for stylishly chic living rooms or bedrooms.

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Wednesday, 30 March 2016 20:35

Louboutin range of nude shoes

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What do you think of the new Louboutin range of nude shoes for every skintone?

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www.eu.christianlouboutin.com

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 17:28

Cool Monochrome

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So we are officially in Spring, although the weather is not playing along yet, we can look forward to, hopefully, some great summer weather. But while we are not there yet, and we are still working on our bikini bodies. HELLO!! Monochrome, one of the best styling tricks to hide those pesky areas that you are conscious of, while at the same time adding inches and making you appear leaner.

Monochrome is often associated with black or white but there are more colors that you can wear to create that elegant monochrome look. Here are my favorite 6 colors, that if chosen in the shade that compliments your skin tone, will carry you through spring and summer for all those cool monochrome looks.

Denim Blue

Cool and tranquil the perfect color for your casual street style, as we all have a denim jacket, cutoff shorts, jeans, chambray shirts, and button-down skirts in our closets.

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Light Blue / Indigo Playsuit @ www.laredoute.co.uk

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Denim Blue @ www.eu.riverisland.com

Pink for a feminine, romantic and flirty monochromatic look.

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Pink @ www.eu.riverisland.com

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Green is great if you want to refresh your look. And as we are seeing a lot of the khaki safari trend this season. Pulling of the green monochrome look will be a breeze. Choose hues of green like khaki, hunter green, olive green, and forest green for a fresh chic look.

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www.laredoute.co.uk

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White, the classic summer color. Although most women find it challenging to wear because the all-white shade, as it is not very flaw flattering. The trick is to pick the right fabric and to make sure that it fits your silhouette and that the design flatters your shape. So if you do have a muffin top, pair a structured vest with a dress, as the lapels of outerwear slims down your shape and defines your waist.

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www.laredoute.co.uk

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Grey, not always a summer color, but definitely a good choice for a slimming monochromatic look. Just be sure that the color does not drown you out so add splashes of complementing color like blueberry blue, red or fuchsia.

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Nude, depending on your skin tone this is a very flattering monochrome look. But like grey it can drown you, so make sure that you pick a shade that is in contrast with your skin tone.

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www.eu.riverisland.com

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 10:45

Metallic Summer

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Tired of being confined to night time glamour? This season, metallic will be hitting the streets for SS16!

Unleash your inner magpie with shimmering fabrics and shiny accessories from rose gold glitz to high shine shimmer and of course everybody loves a bit of bling!

Chunky trashy jewellery is a quick way to add some flash to your everyday office outfit and metallic shoes will shine some light to your old faithful jeans and take a casual daytime outfit through to the evening.

Check out some of the hottest metallic trends to wear at all times of the day.

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Thursday, 17 March 2016 16:39

Outfit Inspiration - Fall In Love with Skirts

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Outfit Inspiration fall in love with skirts

Trousers are great and we love dresses but skirts have a certain ladylike chic to them and you can never go wrong with a well styled skirt ensemble. Here at three looks to inspire you to fall in love with skirts.

Unexpected Hues and Prints

Bury the black and gray and go for a statement making skirt for the office a perfect option for a dull Monday.

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Adeline Print Cotton Skirt @ www.phase-eight.co.uk, Top @ www.marksandspencer.com,
Shoes - Dune- Alia @ www.dunelondon.com , Bag @ eu.riverisland.com ,
Sunglasses @ www.next.co.uk 

Break up a printed midi skirt with neutral separates and accent your outfit with complementing accessories.

Go short, for a lunch date, a shorter hemline will make your legs look longer.

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Skirt @ eu.riverisland.com, Top @ www.marksandspencer.com, Shoes @ Dune – Margo - www.dunelondo.com, Sunglasses @ www.next.co.uk, Bag @ eu.riverisland.com 

Considering the length of your skirt, the right shoe can make or break your outfit. So go for heels with interesting details.

Vertical Stripes

A striped midi, for those casual weekends, vertical lines are always flattering as they give off the illusion of a longer line.

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Striped skirt - New Look @ www.newlook.com, Top @ www.missselfridge.com, Sandals -Dune -Lotti @ www.dunelondon.com, Bag @ eu.riverisland.com, sunglasses @ www.next.co.uk 

Try and keep your ensemble as simple as possible using your accessories to highlight the shade of your skirt.

Thursday, 10 March 2016 13:43

My new Perfect Cleanse

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It's official I have found my perfect cleanser.. Oh wait, it's meant to be for my professional kit to use on my clients before makeup application.. Hmmm I'll get another.

Last night I tested the Perfect Cleanse Omega Cleansing Jelly by Nude Skincare for the very first time, and I'm so glad I did. I really tested this product to the max, having a full face of makeup on with gel eyeliner and waterproof mascara this product needed to be pretty special to remove all that...

I squeezed the tiniest amount out of the light mauve tube onto my fingertips, a gel type jelly and spread onto my fingertips on my right hand.. I could see this tiniest amount of product suddenly expanding into what I can describe as a silky gel serum oil. I started to massage this jelly formula into my skin then BAM.. I added water to my face as you do and this jelly/serum/oil texture turned into a soft creamy milk..this tiniest amount of product covered my whole face and eyes and I felt the heavy makeup underneath melting away. I must of spent a good 3 minutes massaging my face because the product just felt so damn good on my skin!

I rinsed away with warm water and NOT to my shock all my heavy makeup had been removed. My skin was clear and felt so smooth, it didn't feel tight just soft and fresh. I quickly added some moisturiser and headed straight onto the Internet to do some research on this product.

What I found out was just as amazing...

My Perfect cleanse is rooted in so much nutrition for the skin. Containing sunflower oil, which is rich in omegas 6 & 9 it nourishes and protects the skin while gently removing dirt & impurities while the Great Burdock root Extract moisturisers the dry areas and purifies the oily areas. There's even Annato seed extract added in to strengthen and shield the skin from daily stressors.

There's so much more in this product that is fabulous for our skin as well as not containing any harmful substances.

We need good nutrients for our body why not have it for our skin also!!

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Love this product.

Available from Spacenk.com  or SpaceNk stores for £32 for a 100ml bottle

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 11:49

Stage 4 Bond Jewellery & Diamonds

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Stage 4 is all about the creation of the piece. Jake who I am sure you all remember hearing about in stages 1,2 & 3 but if you do not I will refresh your memory. Jake is the wonderful gentlemen who wanted to find the perfect ring for his future wife.

After Jake made the decision on what he thought to be the perfect diamond, the people at Bond could now create the piece exactly how Jake had designed it. It would be the exact image.

Bond utilise’s various techniques in their manufacturing. They ensure that the highest quality and precision standards are upheld. Where some pieces are created entirely by hand others are created utilising CAD 3D mouldings and sometimes a mixture of both, these are worked and crafted by Bond’s expert craftsmen.

Jake’s ring will be created against a CAD 3D rendering with a wax mould which will be created initially to ensure perfection. This is then created in platinum before diamonds set in the piece and all finishing and polishing is then carried out.

Jakes ring will be created against a CAD 3D rendering with a wax mould being created initially to ensure perfection. This then created in platinum before diamonds set in the piece and all finishing and polishing carried out.

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Website: www.bondjewellery.co.uk 

Written by Hayley Sweeney

Thursday, 03 March 2016 17:53

Thai Kosai Massage Therapy

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The weekend before last I was in London for my first Fashions Finest show so I knew I would need something to help relax me, as I was nervous.

When I arrived in London with my friend Kirsty we visited Thai Kosai for a massage. Kirsty opted for the Thai Aromatherapy Massage and I chose the Deep Tissue Massage as I suffer from backache.

The atmosphere as you enter Thai Kosai is an ambient and warm. It has a Thai themed reception area with a welcoming hostess who offered us both some herbal tea and then led us down some stairs to a hallway which continued the same Thai theme in an effective way.

Kirsty was shown to her room and I was shown to mine. I was asked to prepare for the massage and was handed a towel to place over my body after I had undressed and lay on the bed. As I lay on the bed I listened to the soft audio that played.

After a brief wait, the masseur entered the room and introduced herself then asked if the room temperature was to my liking and if so was I ready to begin?

I was more than ready every bone in my body was aching at this point. The massage was amazing and she made sure that every part of my body was taken care of. I was all I expected and more. The massage was truly enjoyable and my once achy back felt free from pain. The pressure she used to massage me was just right, not to soft but careful not to be to rough.

She was very thorough and spent a good amount of time on each problem area and I was so relaxed I nearly fell asleep a few times during the 60-minute massage. The massage is definitely worth the £90 that it will cost you.

The massage was a pleasant experience and the surroundings were beautiful, the staff there are friendly and welcoming and I would definitely recommend that you visit www.thai-kosai.com and see for yourself.

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Monday, 29 February 2016 09:23

Styling with Stella

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Some months back I came across the Stella&Dot brand; a New-York based luxury and high-street jewellery brand. What stood out to me the most about Stella&Dot is it’s universal element: you can get some ladies together across different generations and everyone will find something to their liking. The timeless qualities inherent in these pieces is the sophistication and simplicity of the gold, silver and copper colours; attractive to anyone who appreciates effortless and easy-to-coordinate jewellery.

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A great mother’s day gift idea!

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