Desigual set for London Oxford Street launch

The quirky, colourful Spanish brand, Desigual, is coming to House of Fraser London Oxford Street on 17th October. Yes, if you love colour, prints, and eclectic designs then you will adore Desigual. House of Fraser is currently the only place in the UK to buy Desigual online. And the opening of Desigual in our Oxford...

Mummy & Little Me comes to Birmingham

                            If you are a yummy mummy or one in the making, and live within the Birmingham vicinity, then prepare to get excited. House of Fraser is very pleased to welcome Mummy & Little Me as a new concession to the Birmingham...

Buy now, wear next season

1. Blazer Blazers are still hot property. The blazer continues to be the jacket of the moment. Wear with skinny jeans or a dress and tights for Winter, and come Spring/Summer you’ll be pairing yours with billowing trousers and tiny shorts. Image left to right: Dolce & Gabbana SS2010, Rouched sleeve boyfriend jacket, £65, Warehouse,...

Kitsch kitchen

We love retro styles and all things kooky. And we just can’t resist bringing a little cheesecake glamour into our kitchens.   Images left to right: China rose mug, £4, Cath Kidston. Dream home journal, £15, Cath Kidston. Floral set of two mugs, £10, Cath Kidston. The home brands have all gone rather kitsch, so...

Branded: Lost Property

Dream of being a rockstar? A style icon? A fashion maverick? Well say hello to our new brand Lost Property.   Images left to right: Rod Stewart casino Lamborghini T-shirt, £25, Elvis karate T-shirt, £25, Rod Stewart Rio Brasil T-shirt, £25. Created by Worn Free this Californian T-shirt brand is the epitome of cool. But...

Coping with winter skin

When the cold wind blows, we wrap ourselves up in chunky knits, woolly hats, and hurry for cover. But how do you protect your skin from the icy temperatures and harsh winds outside, and then the drying central heating inside? Winter can be a very trying time for our skin, so you need to pull...

Branded: Clarissa Hulse

Clarissa Hulse is an acclaimed textile designer, who has worked in the worlds of fashion and interiors for the last twelve years. She has created interiors ranges for W Hotels and you may have seen her wallpapers and homewares in a number of bars and hotels including Malmaison.   Images left to right: Klimt bedlinen,...

We love… Linea’s heart muffin tray

Silicone 8 cup heart moulds, £10, Linea   We’ve become little homemakers in recent months. That may have something to do with cupcakes being the cake of the moment. And we’re attempting to make them as good as that famous cupcake bakery. So, to keep us inspired by all things sweet we’ve snapped up this...

Autumn home

We have a tendency to get abit carried away when the season changes. We tidy out our wardrobes stock up on boots, coats, gloves, scarves and even adapt our fragrances. So, just imagine what we do to our homes, out with those spring time shades, and in with autumn loveliness. We want warm tones to...

We Love… Diesel’s belted cardigan

Belted cardigan, £150, Diesel Is it a jacket? Or is it a jumper? It is in fact a belted cardigan shaped like a jacket. What a clever little idea. Perfect for when you can’t decide if a jacket or jumper will do. It looks smart yet casual and is ideal for harsh winter days, and...

Can’t resist: Lumberjack checks

Who doesn’t love a lumberjack check? There is something so undeniably cool about the check. It is the perfect at play look, and we can’t get enough of it. Be it lumberjack check shirts, jackets or even jacket linings, we have become obsessed with those little coloured squares.   Images left to right: Checked hoody,...

Getting ready for Autumn

It’s time to prepare your wardrobe for the colder months. Those flip flops and canvas pumps just aren’t going to hack it. So a wardrobe overhaul is in order. Coat Buy 1 coat Images left to right: Pea coat, £129, Linea, Double breasted checked jacket, £220, Full Circle, Peacoat, £280, Armani Jeans. It’s tricky choosing...