Daily Gossip: Cheryl Cole, Percentages of attraction, Gucci film

We just can’t stop talking about… Cheryl Cole to break the US: It’s not possible to move at the moment without seeing her, hearing her, watching her or just bumping into lookalikes of her. Cheryl Cole is quite literally everywhere, and she’s about to make it Stateside. To help her in the jump across the...

We Love… Barbie loves Mimco

Overblown floral satin clutch bag, £69, Mimco Barbie   To celebrate Barbie’s 50th Birthday, Mimco has created a range of accessories. Barbie loves Mimco is the ultimate girly collection, and appeals to every woman’s inner child. Think pink, sparkly and Barbie motifs. No one can resist the lure of Barbie, we adore this clutch which...

News Flash: House of Fraser acquires Biba

When the news broke that we had acquired Biba you couldn’t have imagined such excitement, it looked like Christmas had come early. Big grinning smiles and the obligatory silent hand clapping that goes hand in hand with such things was mimicked up and down the office. Biba will join House of Fraser’s other house brands...

Wardrobe Therapy

It’s time to go back to basics. To have a great wardrobe you need to start with a perfect base, and that means investing in wardrobe staples which you can pull out time, and time again. Therapy is the perfect brand to help you achieve a strong base. The cardigan:   Images left to right:...

We Love… Linea’s spiced apple candle

Spiced Apple candle, £12, Linea   We’ve finally come to terms with the fact that it’s not the summer anymore, and that it’s actually freezing cold already. So to get into the wintery spirit, we’ve invested in a hot water bottle and spicy scented candles. This Spiced Apple one from Linea is our favourite, with...

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Psst.. did you hear about…? Who will be the king/queen of fashion? To continue the British Fashion Council’s 25th anniversary celebrations, the BFC have decided to award a unique and one off award to a select individual. At the annual British Fashion Awards in December, a new and onetime award called London 25, will be...

We Love… Big Tomato’s butter dish

Butter wouldn’t melt butter dish, £27.50, Big Tomato Always a sucker for a witty slogan, this butter dish is sure to put a smile on your face. Not only is it a little bit cheeky, but it’s also extremely useful. Don’t you hate it when you get butter out of the packet and it always...

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Every day brings fresh gossip, how to cope… A spot of golf? Let me take my bra off… Triumph, the lingerie brand that is a staple in most women’s lingerie drawer, has created a bit of a novelty. In Japan golf has become big business amongst Japanese women, with specialist magazines and designer golfing gear....

We Love… Bench’s Smoke print t-shirt

Smoke print t-shirt, £20, Bench   Always on the look out for an exciting tee, this one from Bench has an almost hypnotic quality to it. The smoke photographic print is an exciting alternative to the usual graphic prints. And this tee comes in a variety of colours, one for every occasion in fact. Pair...

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Today calls for hot chocolate and a good old fashioned gossip… Luella has ceased trading We nearly spilt our hot chocolate when we heard this news, try not to cry girls, we know it’s hard, we’ve been sobbing since we heard. Club 21 the London based global licensee has pulled out of the Luella brand....

We Love… Mint Velvet’s stripe looped scarf

Stripe looped scarf, £19, Mint Velvet   This cashmere and angora mix snood is not only on trend, but is super comfy as well. The looped scarf is a wardrobe staple, and is perfect now that those cold wintery days have officially set in. It’s so soft that we’ll have to be surgically removed from...

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What’s happening this week… Metabolism not to blame Apparently claiming to have a slow metabolism is purely an excuse. Susan Robert, Professor of Nutrition and Psychiatry at the USDA Nutrition centre at Tufts University, Boston, has explained that research does not support the theory that a slow metabolism is the cause of weight gain. It...