Friday, 18 April 2014

Website of the Week Karen Millen

I think sports luxe is the operative word here ……. First off they have pared back on the over the top embellishments, they still have some fabulous embellished dresses and jackets but they also have some great sleek pieces which are wardrobe classics. I love the jackets as they can bring your wardrobe together and give you a whole new look – the satin mix trench coat is on my shopping list it’s perfect for now

Estée Lauder Clear Difference

A brand new simple range by Estee Lauder which targets, treats and significantly reduces the look of blemishes and conceals flaws

Cartier Eau de Cartier Zeste de Soleil

Bursting with vitality, the Cartier Zeste de Soleil Eau de Toilette radiates sun-kissed freshness- a real unisex fragrance perfect for spritzing on over the summer

NYDJ aka Not Your Daughter’s Jeans at Gray & Osbourn


The perfect jeans for slimming and trimming your down in three core styles, straight, slim and bootcut, with a new ankle grazer added for this season – the perfect wardrobe essentials

Biotherm Homme


N°1 premium men skincare brand worldwide since 1985- It's no surprise to us now that women's products aren't suitable for treating men's skin, which is generally rougher, thicker and greasier than the fairer sex as well as aging more quickly, albeit later. Yet, it wasn't until 1985 that guy’s got their own tailored range of skincare, pioneered by Biotherm Homme it has been serving men and their evolving skincare needs ever since. Biotherm Homme take the best from nature and bring it to your skin, powered by the regenerative properties of Pure Thermal Plankton. It helps skin stay smoother and stronger for longer-Biotherm Homme's products are non-greasy, non-sticky and non-shiny. They smell good too. No fuss. No mess.

Easter Simple Simnel Cake

This is a perfect quick-mix-fix for Easter - based on traditional recipes

Easter Frosted White Chocolate Easter Cake

A slice of this Madeira-style cake is wonderful with a morning cup of tea or coffee

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Quick Shop Alexon

It’s party time, it’s special occasion time so time to get an Alexon dress and dance the night away or look spectacular in an Alexon outfit from long floaty dresses to short body con styles in a variety of bold colours you’ll stand out for all the right reasons

New Arrivals at Heals

Clean sleek, unique, quirky, designer Heals has lots of heritage but it plays on this with modern classics but also takes real iconic classic designs and gives them a twist – we love the Heals range for the big bursts of colour

Quick Shop Top Hat by Stephen Jones

Looking for a statement hat or fascinator for a special occasion or wedding then you need a Top Hat by Stephen Jones at Debenhams from large brims with veils to tiny confectionaries of blossom flowers there is something for every outfit

Quick Shop Jacques Vert Accessories

Jacques Vert is the one stop shop for the perfect wedding, special occasion outfit finished off with all the matching accessories , from a full brimmed statement hat to a delicate fascinator or maybe matching shoes and bag or a scarf to throw over your shoulders – they have everything

Quick Shop Country Casuals

Or CC Fashion as it is now known, my mother the fabulous Joan is a huge CC fan her whole wardrobe is CC – she is a big believer in colour, cut and patterns for the older lady. Joan is 77 and hates beige, her wardrobe is big dashes of colour and this season is no exception – so these are her picks from CC or that should read her shopping list for spring

Quick Shop Jacques Vert

As we approach the wedding season and party time we have been looking at the Jacques Vert range perfect for the full co-ordinated look from top to toe with very flattering dresses and separates and co-ordinating jackets

Easter Double Chocolate Easter Danish

Everyone loves a Danish pastry, especially when it’s chocolaty and big enough to share

Easter Cherry & Almond Easter Cupcakes

These little Simnel cakes are really almondy, with pieces of marzipan in the mix - and they look gorgeous