One For The Weekend...

One For The Weekend…

    Folli Follie Watch; Michael Kors Bag; Closet Dress; Oasis Sunglasses; Nine West Shoes; Rituals Lipgloss; Deborah Lippmann Nail Varnish Stay chic in the sun this weekend in earthy tones with classic accessories and subtle pops of pink. Pair a fun and flirty dress with bang-on-trend wedges and a slick of candy coloured lip...
Therapy Night In: Celebrating AW13 with the Therapy Team

Therapy Night In: Celebrating AW13 with the Therapy Team

When I received an invitation in my inbox asking me to spend an hour of my Wednesday afternoon browsing through the AW13 Therapy collection whilst eating cupcakes and sipping something fruity and fizzy, it didn’t take me long to hit the ‘Accept’ button. Available exclusively at House of Fraser, Therapy is all about fun, feminine...
Seasonal Summer Eats: Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Basil

Seasonal Summer Eats: Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Basil

There’s nothing like a welcome spell of unexpected summer weather, to put every commuter you meet into a disarmingly good mood. It also completely re-balances your appetite; who would want to go home to a wintery bowl of spag bol, when suddenly other possibilities seem far more appealing? How about a spontaneous antipasti and prosecco...
Flats vs Heels

Flats vs Heels

Shoes, glorious shoes. If, like us, you are an absolute shoe-a-holic, you will know oh too well that your two favourite styles are often pitted against eachother – Flats vs Heels, what is your shoe of choice?….  Flats – Pied a Terre; Head Over Heels; Dune Heels – Steve Madden; KG; KG  What would you...
Bride-To-Be Blog: It's All About the Details

Bride-To-Be Blog: It’s All About the Details

With the main details finalised, in my mind we’re in a pretty good place with the organising. However, my fiancée Howard is starting to panic!  Therefore this weekend we took the opportunity to start thinking a bit more about the finer details. His best man is in the Navy, therefore before we even started sorting out...
Coast AW13 Press Day

Coast AW13 Press Day

If you’ve ever been in search of the perfect occasion dress, you’ve more than likely checked out the offering from the occasionwear specialists, Coast. For weddings, balls, special nights out and even bridesmaid dresses, Coast has fulfilled the needs of ladies for years. So when we attended the Coast AW13 Press Day, we were pretty...
5 Tips to Host a Perfect Garden Party

5 Tips to Host a Perfect Garden Party

That’s right ladies and gents, the hot weather is here to stay and we can’t see anything better than a garden party to make the most of this summer. There’s no need to fret over the number of burgers and champagne flutes. Simply follow our top tips and host an unforgettable garden party… 1. Plan Ahead...
Oh my, DKNY

Oh my, DKNY

DKNY. The brand synonymous with the concrete jungle and everything it stands for. City cool and oozing with class, the brand has mastered the art of bringing style and usability together – Donna Karan certainly knows what a girl wants. Which is why we at House of Fraser have been lusting after these DKNY bags…...
Ted Baker AW13 Fashion Show

Ted Baker AW13 Fashion Show

Imagine this. It’s boiling hot outside, people are basking in the London sun, clad in shorts, ice creams in hand, and there we are, about to embark on a journey back to the days of Lady and Lord of the manor via Ted Baker’s AW13 catwalk show. If the venue was anything to go by,...
Stylish Summer Scarves

Stylish Summer Scarves

Swimsuits, sandals and sunnies are all key components to every summer wardrobe. But a new summer essential is upping the ranks in the wardrobe stakes – the summer scarf. Now, we know what you’re thinking; “a scarf in the summer?!”, but after seeing the scarves we’ve found, you will want to wrap up all summer…...
Competition: Win 1 of 10 Elizabeth Arden Hampers worth over £200!

Competition: Win 1 of 10 Elizabeth Arden Hampers worth over £200!

This competition has now closed   The much loved skincare giant Elizabeth Arden has made leaps and bounds in the last few years when it comes to makeup. We adored this years spring collection; the Eyeshadow Trio in Veridian Bloom frequented our makeup bags more often than not! Elizabeth Arden has now ventured into the...
Swimsuit vs Bikini

Swimsuit vs Bikini

We love summer. But there is one thing that hinders our sunshine mood – the swimsuit vs bikini dilemma. Swimsuits may be bang on trend right now, but the tan lines are unforgivable…then again the bikini doesn’t hide the mulitude of summer holiday sins….we need your help.  We’ve put the two summer time staples head...