Posts tagged "festive"
Top Tie Tips for the Festive Season

Top Tie Tips for the Festive Season

For some men, the tie is a part of everyday attire; for others it’s an item reserved for formal occasions. Whichever camp you fall into, the festive season is the time to dress your best – and that means wearing a tie. There are many ways to tie a tie, but the knots you need...
All That Glitters

All That Glitters

Sparkle, glitter, embellishment. Three key things a girl looks for when chosing her festive party attire. From glimmering nails, to light catching dresses and show stopping heels. House of Fraser are here to help you shine bright like a diamond this Christmas. Jane Norman Clutch Bag – Phase Eight Skirt – Mary Portas Top –...
Party Shop

Party Shop

The party season is well upon us, and we at House of Fraser have got your back when it comes to having a different beautiful ensemble for each event in your jam-packed social diary! Two piece, gown or a flirty mini, killer heels, cute clutch or statement necklace – our one stop Party Shop has...
Christmas Carole: My Favourite Christmas Films

Christmas Carole: My Favourite Christmas Films

Christmas time is (most certainly) in the air again – as Charlie Brown would have it! Oh, darlings, I am simply in raptures since the start of December; the advent calendar is merrily counting down the days, the little ones are all rosy cheeks with woollen mittens and Mr C’s in his element, to say...
Make a Mint Julep like F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Gatsby

Make a Mint Julep like F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Gatsby

If you’re planning a seasonal soiree for the holidays, be inspired by the dazzling, Gatsby-inspired cocktail pieces in the Flapper Girl Edit from our Party Shop. Once you’re suitably bejewelled and as soon as your guests start to arrive, serve them a thirst-quenching drink that The Great Gatsby himself would relish. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s...
Christmas Carole's Kitchen: My Mini Gilded Apricot Mince Pies

Christmas Carole’s Kitchen: My Mini Gilded Apricot Mince Pies

I love nothing more than pottering around my cosy Christmas kitchen during the countdown to advent. It keeps me busy and out of Mr C’s way; frankly at this time of year the workshop becomes a multi-tasking force to be reckoned with, but I still like to make myself useful. Therefore, I find that the...
Christmas Carole: My Favourite Christmas Songs

Christmas Carole: My Favourite Christmas Songs

Darlings, darlings, darlings! Christmas is not a time for rules, but if ever there was a rule for how to have a smashing Christmas, put simply (with cheeky reference to one of my number one Christmas ditties) it would be this: Christmas Time (Don’t Let the Bells End)! I don’t care what any Christmas Grinches...
How to tie a tie: The Half–Windsor Knot

How to tie a tie: The Half–Windsor Knot

Every man should know how to tie his own tie! So ladies if you are reading this, take note for your other half or gentleman friend and send it his way. Without further ado we present to you the ultimate how to tie a tie guide, from the fellas at Howick Tailored… Step One Drape...
The Christmas Kitchen: Classic Christmas Eggnog

The Christmas Kitchen: Classic Christmas Eggnog

Come now, don’t be a Scrooge, embrace the joy of Christmas wholeheartedly! I love the festive cheer that comes with excessive amounts of celebratory feasting with all of my family and friends. Tis’ the season to indulge after all – and it’s always the season in Casa Claus! But both Mr C and I know...