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Q&A With Aspinal’s Creative Director Mariya Dykalo

After our in-store event House of fraser had with Aspinal during London Fashion Week we caught up with the creative director Mariya Dykalo to pick her brain on all things Aspinal! What do you love about the Aspinal ethos? The ethos of Aspinal is simple; every product is designed to fit with a lifestyle and...
Red Letter Days: Studio Session Experience

Red Letter Days: Studio Session Experience

We’re sure you’ve heard of Red Letter Days’ fantastic reputation, but for those who haven’t: their company offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as supercar driving, extreme zorbing, or even romantic weekend getaways. They’re the perfect gift for friends and family, as with such wide variety, there is definitely something for everyone! Last week our Social Media...
Lorna Jane Launches at House of Fraser

Lorna Jane Launches at House of Fraser

Sometimes all you have to do is read the first few lines of a bio to know you’re going to get on with a brand. I’ve come across Lorna Jane’s feel-good lifestyle website Move Nourish Believe before, and absolutely loved its no-nonsense, gimmick-free attitude to leading an active lifestyle (homemade yoga mat cleaner? Er, yes please). But it wasn’t until...
Tried & Tested: Clarins 'The Essentials' Eye Palette

Tried & Tested: Clarins ‘The Essentials’ Eye Palette

The remake on last year’s Christmas ‘The Essentials’ eye palette, Clarins have given it extra oomph for even more statement making eyes. The 10 shades go from a golden beige through to a charcoal grey/black, ranging from matte to satin and pearlescent finishes. With such a wide range of colours, it’s easy to create the...
Q&A with Joseph Joseph

Q&A with Joseph Joseph

Innovative. Contemporary. Playful. Three words that perfectly describe Joseph Joseph. Since 2003 they have been revolutionising kitchen utensils with their ‘function-first’ design ethos that makes cooking a breeze. Here at HOF, we’ve got the first-hand scoop from the Joseph brothers at what makes their brand so unique.   So you started Joseph Joseph together over...
Win a VIP Animal WD40 Action Sports Tour Experience!

Win a VIP Animal WD40 Action Sports Tour Experience!

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Animal’s AW14 collection is all about action. Their latest campaign showcases stars from the worlds of snowboarding, BMX, downhill mountain biking, skateboarding and more. So whether you’re heading for the slopes, forest, skate park, or taking it a bit easier, Animal’s laid-back casualwear will have you covered throughout autumn/winter. To...
Meet The Creators: Olfactive Studio

Meet The Creators: Olfactive Studio

Meet the Creators is a pop up in Oxford Street for 8 weeks bringing together 6 niche fragrance brands and their creators. This blog instalment will introduce you to each new brand – what they stand for, how they create their scents and more. I was greeted by the lovely Céline Verleure of Olfactive Studio,...
Changing Seasons: Light Layers from Barbour

Changing Seasons: Light Layers from Barbour

Their waxed and quilted jackets have reached near iconic status. But in the transitional months leading up to autumn, we’re turning our attention to Barbour’s lighter layers. T-shirts, shirts and knitwear, that is. The Barbour International T-shirts give a nod to their motorcycling heritage with stylish graphic prints. For a more smart-casual look go for...
BOSS BOTTLED: Gerard Butler meet & greet

BOSS BOTTLED: Gerard Butler meet & greet

The excitement has finally settled down but the hype is still on the up. After a packed floor in Westfield White City greeted Gerard Butler, it was time for a more intimate Q&A session about the BOSS fragrance and what he believes to be the Man of Today (he said, “spontaneous and a bit of...
Discover the House of Fraser Home Event Now!

Discover the House of Fraser Home Event Now!

STYLE MY HOME EVENT The House of Fraser Home Event is back, and with it, a whole host of exciting events and demonstrations happening in a store near you! From the 11th-24th September, you can discover our unmissable events and to make it easier, we’ve created a list of the top activities in selected stores,...
WIN a New Season Original Penguin Outfit Worth over £200!

WIN a New Season Original Penguin Outfit Worth over £200!

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Just looking at Original Penguin’s stunning new campaign is probably enough to make you want to escape the day-to-day for a mountain adventure! Or failing that, at least you can add a bit of adventurous edge to your seasonal wardrobe with their autumn/winter collection. They went back to their American...
WIN a Men’s Victorinox Outfit Worth over £300!

WIN a Men’s Victorinox Outfit Worth over £300!

It’s not often you hear of a fashion brand that started life in a cutler’s workshop. But that’s exactly where Victorinox’s story began. In 1884, Karl Elsener founded his workshop, where he invented the now legendary Original Swiss Army Knife. Since then, the Victorinox collection has grown to include kitchen knives and watches as well...