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1 Dress 3 Days: The Long Easter Weekend

1 Dress 3 Days: The Long Easter Weekend

Many places to be and people to meet this Easter weekend? Then you’ll need our sartorial blueprint for a wonderful mini-break holiday; one 24/7 dress, three unforgettable days…   The Dress   Friday/ Drinks tonight! Glam up a Warehouse mint-hued mini dress with a dazzling pair of gilded sandals by Karen Millen and this scintillating...
Baking Easter Treats: Chocolate Easter Egg Cupcake Nests

Baking Easter Treats: Chocolate Easter Egg Cupcake Nests

Make the most of the four day weekend – aka your mini Easter holiday break – and enjoy a spot of baking with the whole family. Why not try out our recipe for these rich and moist chocolate cupcake nests with Easter eggs and chocolate flakes. These little cakes are ridiculously difficult to resist –...
Spring Cleaning: Organise your spring wardrobe

Spring Cleaning: Organise your spring wardrobe

You may not have a colour-coordinated, revolving wardrobe and a personalised ‘dress me’ computer program like Cher (a Clueless reference, for those who can’t remember the days before Windows) but your wardrobe deserves exactly the same attention! Look to Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex & The City 2 for inspiration – Carrie’s new wardrobe in...
Easter Holiday: Fun things to do with your kids

Easter Holiday: Fun things to do with your kids

This springtime, don’t assume that you’ll get sunshine and warm weather to allow you to take family picnics, set up Easter egg hunts and play games in the park. By all means if you find yourself in the moment, take the kids out for the day; but as the phrase would have it, plan for...
We Love: Biba Embellished Blouse

We Love: Biba Embellished Blouse

Bring your spring wardrobe up to date in an instant with a classic and easy-to-wear couture-inspired tee. We love this softly-shaped embellished blouse by Biba; pair with black skin-tight denim and killer heels for the perfect day to evening look!
The House of Fraser Sale: Top Sale Picks

The House of Fraser Sale: Top Sale Picks

THE HOUSE OF FRASER SALE IS EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE TODAY (in stores tomorrow) The House of Fraser mid-season Sale has now launched online and here are a selection of our Top Sale Picks! Treat yourself to a something special for less, just in time for spring!      
Sweeter Than Spring: French Chocolate Cake

Sweeter Than Spring: French Chocolate Cake

  If you are as disappointed with the lack of spring-like weather this spring as we are, you may just find yourself craving some sweet salvation; sound familiar? Well for us chocolate wins hands down every time. As such, this devilishly good French Chocolate Cake, inspired by the grandest cakes of Parisian royalty evokes just...
Dress of The Day: Ted Baker's Gracel Dress

Dress of The Day: Ted Baker’s Gracel Dress

Spring forward with a nod to this season’s translation of Asian fusion; think opulent, oriental prints depicting pretty florals in vibrant hues and cut in feminine silhouettes. For the sartorial answer to a perfect, flirty summer look, we love Ted Baker’s floral printed dress with a-line skirt and collar details. Wear with a pair of...
One For The Weekend: Rock & Rose

One For The Weekend: Rock & Rose

Get set to rock your weekend with the perfect party piece to take you from day to night with ease and insouciant glamour; this seasonally floral racer mini in rosy watercolour shades from Awear is flirty and fun. To add a little rock-star attitude pair, the dress with these chunky KG ankle boot sandals and...
Street Style Inspiration: Get The Look

Street Style Inspiration: Get The Look

Keen to see how the stylish folks of London town have interpreted their favourite SS13 trends to brave the unpredictable elements, House of Fraser HQ took to the streets to source a little style inspiration… …and we found a smart-casual amalgam of understated pieces in monochrome stripes and prints; classic shapes and textures from pencil...
Tea and Cakes with Mum: Mother’s Day Treats

Tea and Cakes with Mum: Mother’s Day Treats

Whatever your weekend plans for Friday and Saturday, you can’t forget Mothering Sunday (10th March – just in case it did slip your mind!) It’s the official day to spoil your mum rotten, though many would probably admit that they should spend more time with their mums and take the opportunity more often than not...
Wardrobe redux: New Biba Collection

Wardrobe redux: New Biba Collection

Rediscover your wardrobe and switch up your style for spring with an inspiring new Spring/Summer collection by iconic heritage brand Biba. Transition perennial denim jeans, simple style separates and classic feminine silhouettes with an injection of colour; contrast vibrant fuchsia, coral or aquamarine with pastel hues including mint, blush or primrose. Instantly refresh your look...