The House of Fraser Guide to Milan

The House of Fraser Guide to Milan

It’s time to put on your biggest sunglasses, dust off your best glamorous outfit and hit Milan! Frequented by the chic and famous, Italy’s stylish business capital is wall to wall designer shops, cultural hot spots and the world famous Italian cuisine. When to visit? As a one of Italy’s major cities and home to...
Celebrate Summer Beauty With Dior

Celebrate Summer Beauty With Dior

In the spirit off all things Parisian we caught up with Jamie Coombes, Dior’s International Makeup Artist, to find out what his beauty tips & tricks are for summer.   What are your top beauty items to combat shine and foundation melt-downs during the summer months? Less is more over the summer months; try not...
Wedding Guest Outfits For Every Venue

Wedding Guest Outfits For Every Venue

You sent RSVP months ago and haven’t given it much thought since then, but if those dates on the invite are now fast approaching and you haven’t even thought about your outfit, don’t fret. No matter what the venue, theme, style of wedding you are attending, we have the perfect look for you this wedding...
Origins Smarty Plants CC Cream Review

Origins Smarty Plants CC Cream Review

CC Cream is taking over the beauty world by storm; Origins Smarty Plants being the newest addition. The Smarty Plants CC Cream (or complexion corrector if you will) contains SPF 20 and is full of natural ingredients. We put this super cream to the test… Carolyn I have now been using the Origins CC Cream...
Purposeful Purses

Purposeful Purses

Purses. An essential accessory that’s often overlooked, but without one, our bags would be a strew with shrapnel and a collection of bank cards. We’ve hand picked a selection of purses to keep your pennies safe – they’re so pretty, you won’t want to hide them in your bag… Animal Print Biba Dune Liu Jo...
Coat Check: The AW13 Styles You Need Now

Coat Check: The AW13 Styles You Need Now

It may be August and the sun may be shining (sometimes) outside the window, but believe it or not, now is the ideal time to start thinking about your new season coat. The early season drops have arrived in store and online already and to snap up the best of the bunch, it pays to...
Celebrate Paris with Nails Inc

Celebrate Paris with Nails Inc

This weeks nails take inspiration from across the pond! Reminiscent of the breton stripe, we love this modern take on a classic staple. In case you’ve missed it, this week we’ve been celebrating all things Paris, and our Nails Inc manicure adds the perfect finishing touches to the festivities.
Clarins Autumn Makeup Collection: Graphic Expression

Clarins Autumn Makeup Collection: Graphic Expression

Clarins launched their new makeup collection this week, with plenty of time for us to prepare for the autumn/winter season which is fast approaching. A comfortable balance of intense colour, taupe hues and satin finishes, the emphasis is all on the eyes for the upcoming season… The product which initially caught our eye was the...
Fashion Getaways: Paris - Fred Letailleur, International Makeup Artist at YSL

Fashion Getaways: Paris – Fred Letailleur, International Makeup Artist at YSL

Just a hop, skip and a Eurostar from London, Paris and all of its fashion, food, romance and culture is so accessible. To celebrate everything the city has to offer, we have asked some key tastemakers and those in the know for their top tips on how to get the most out of the city....
The Perfect Paris Wardrobe

The Perfect Paris Wardrobe

The city of love, the epitome of chic and the home of fine wine – three of the many reasons we love Paris. So, of course, we have found the outfit to make you outshine the Eiffel Tower. Start with these perfectly cut Dickins & Jones polka dot trousers and this crisp white blouse by...
Givenchy Fall Collection 2013

Givenchy Fall Collection 2013

  Givenchy’s new makeup collection for Autumn/Winter 2013 has launched, just in time for our Paris week focus at House of Fraser. We are head over heels in love with these new beauty products, and think they’re perfect for the season ahead.     Firstly, the packaging… Sophisticated and chic, the soft mock crocodile print...
Fashion Getaways: Paris - Richard Hawkins, Brand Director at Guerlain

Fashion Getaways: Paris – Richard Hawkins, Brand Director at Guerlain

Just a hop, skip and a Eurostar from London, Paris and all of its fashion, food, romance and culture is so accessible. To celebrate everything the city has to offer, we have asked some key tastemakers and those in the know for their top tips on how to get the most out of the city....