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Win a £150 Gift Card from Pocket High Street for Valentine’s Day

I’ve teamed up with the folks at PocketHighStreet.com again to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a £150 gift card to spend at the best independent shops in London. Continue reading

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Win a £150 Gift Card from Pocket High Street

Daunted by the task of Christmas shopping? Hoping to avoid the same old big box retailers this year and find prezzies that are as special and distinctive as your friends and family whom you’re buying for? Have I got a gift for you! I’ve teamed up with the folks at PocketHighStreet.com to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a £150 gift card to spend at the best independent shops in London. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #59

Good stuff and lots of it! Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip, savour and more – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy.

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Good Stuff #58

Good stuff and lots of it! Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip, savour and more – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #53

Good stuff and lots of it! Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Stripper Wear Fair | David Bowie Burlesque Tribute | Pole Dancing Werkshop at Red Gallery, Shoreditch

This weekend – Valentine’s weekend – do something special for yourself and that significant other at one (or all) of three super sexy events hosted by the East London Strippers Collective at Red Gallery in Shoreditch. Continue reading

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Wasokan, Notting Hill: Europe’s First Authentic Japanese Kimono and Matcha Shop

It’s not a likely occurrence that a visit to the launch of a retail space in Notting Hill turns to talk bringing more harmony to the people of Europe. But that was the sort of chat I had with Noriyuki Ikeda at his new kimono and matcha shop, Wasokan, on Westbourne Grove. Continue reading

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Coverture Launches Emma Greenhill: A Winning Way to Wrap Up!

Maddie Salters pays a visit to Coverture & The Garbstore in Notting Hill for the launch of Emma Greenhill’s Matchmaker line of scarves. A colourful, pop-art window greets guests at Coverture & The Garbstore, a Notting Hill transplant that has … Continue reading

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Good Stuff #45

Good stuff? Great stuff! And so much of it I’m having trouble keeping track and sharing the best of it in a timely manner. But don’t let my inadequate ability to blog efficiently get in the way you having a wonderful time. Have a look a this list of fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #42

Good stuff and lots of it! Here’s the lowdown on some fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Jean-Pierre Braganza Limited Edition Sunglasses for … Continue reading

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The Clothes Club Fundraiser at Dalston Roof Park

The Clothes Club is doing its fundraising event at the recently reopened Dalston Roof Park, on Thursday 21 May. For just £8, you’ll get some new clothes, make a donation to the causes they’re supporting at the same time and there’s some great prizes in the raffle too. Continue reading

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Sponsored Video: In the Sneakers of Walcott

You know that old saying about walking a mile in somebody else’s shoes? Well, what if those shoes were a pair of stylish and extra comfy Adidas trainers belonging to one of your favourite footballers? Cool idea, huh? Check out this fun little ‘day in the life’ video featuring Arsenal forward and the England national team player, Theo Walcott – shot from the vantage point of Theo’s shoes – a pair of ultra blue Adidas Pure BOOST Chill trainers. Continue reading

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Alexander McQueen: Inferno

Stepping off the elevator into The Gallery on the fifth floor of Foyles booksellers at Charing Cross, a curiosity awaits. The usually timid space that shepherds people off to the uptempo cafe and wine bar beside it has grown into something remarkable. A landscape of gargantuan black and white photographs with irrepressible imagery that commands attention. Enter the Inferno. Continue reading

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Kimonoé Kyoto at Atomica Gallery

New to the Atomica Gallery Soho from March 9th, Kimonoé seeks to weave together the threads of ceremonial Japanese fashion with modern utility to find a place for a new breed of kimono in fast-paced, multi-cultural London. In artist Tomo Shinya’s debut show, contemporary luxury and traditional elegance are the bywords. Maddie Salters shares her experience from a recent Kimonoé presentation at the gallery. Continue reading

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Big Hair Party at Maggie’s

A disco ball, flashing neon lights, and leopard print décor. While a trip to Maggie’s may not include any real time travel, members’ nights promise to whisk you off the streets of 21st century Chelsea and into the flashy nightclub scene of the 1980s. At Maggie’s January soirée, Maddie Salters was thrilled to find that the age of PEZ and Pac Man was alive and kicking it on the dance floor. Here are some of her thoughts about her experience at Maggie’s aptly-named Big Hair Party. Continue reading

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Hello Stan Smith. Still Looking Good!

White on white with a touch of navy – I’m almost afraid to wear my new Adidas Originals Stan Smith trainers out on the streets as they look so nice and clean right out of the box. But that fear will subside soon, and I’m sure I’ll make good use of this new pair of trainers. Continue reading

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Win a Carnaby World Cup Shopping Spree + Dinner for Two at Whyte & Brown

Want to watch the World Cup in style? Carnaby’s a smart place to do it … especially if you’re the lucky reader who wins my latest comp: a shopping spree worth £100 and dinner for two at free range chicken and craft beer haven, Whyte & Brown. Keep reading to find out how to win along with details about all the great World Cup action taking place in the heart of Soho. Continue reading

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Good Stuff

Good Stuff and lots of it! Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. RHS Chelsea Flower Show Did you … Continue reading

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Carnaby Party Tonight

Tonight (1 May 2014) from 5 to 9pm, Carnaby will host the “ultimate shopping party” with more than 100 fashion brands, restaurants and bars coming together to share special offers, discounts, and more with fashionable folks just like you. There’ll be live music and free drinks too! Continue reading

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Top Tips for London’s Big Winter Sales (CheapOair)

London’s best shops and department stores may be taking down the Christmas lights and tossing their trees to the curb, but for bargain hunters visiting in search of a heavy dose of retail therapy the festivities have only just begun … Continue reading

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Win a £150 Voucher from Zalando: UK’s Largest Online Wardrobe

Online shopping for top brands with guaranteed free deliveries and returns – that’s not just a Yuletide offer from Zalando, the UK’s largest online wardrobe, but what they provide to customers year round. With a great range of festive styles, a smart selection of Christmas gifts, and of course vouchers to give that friend or loved ones who might be a little more difficult to shop for, now is a great time to browse Zalando’s online aisles – especially since I’ve got a Zalando gift voucher worth £150 to share with one lucky reader. Continue reading

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Good Stuff

Here’s a quick little list of good stuff I’ve recently come across and thought was worth sharing with you. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Carnaby Style Night – London Shopping Event (OneTravel)

The evening of Thursday the 12th of September will present an opportunity to experience one of London’s most iconic shopping districts with a “Style Night” focused on the best of men’s fashion and more. Continue reading

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Clothes Club Fashion Swap @ Dalston Roof Garden, 7 to 11pm, 4 September

Just passing the word along about this special evening of clothes swapping, networking and raising money for social enterprises and the local community in Hackney. I plan to make it there. Hope you can too! Continue reading

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Win a £100 Voucher from Zalando: UK’s Largest Online Wardrobe

Online fashion shopping with free shipping? That’s the offer from Zalando, the UK’s largest online wardrobe. And guess what? I’ve got a Zalando gift voucher worth £100 to share with one lucky reader. Continue reading

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Good Stuff

Here’s a quick little list of good stuff I’ve recently come across and thought was worth sharing with you. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Just Opened London Connects You to What is New and Coming Up (CheapOair)

JustOpenedLondon.com launched back in the early spring as part of the equally fledgling Just Opened Network, a global network of sites dedicated to celebrating and sharing everything “just opened.” But for the time being, the main focus appears to be on London. Continue reading

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Win a Free Limited Edition Duro Olowu Umbrella – Courtesy of Le Méridien Piccadilly

Would you like an attractive limited edition designer umbrella to shield yourself from the element in style? Then keep reading because I’ve got a beauty of a parasol to giveaway. One of the highlights of my “Le Méridien at Frieze” experience … Continue reading

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Limited Edition Duro Olowu Umbrellas

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Le Méridien supported Outset/Frieze Art Fair Fund to Benefit the Tate Collection, OFT has commissioned Duro Olowu to design two exclusive umbrellas. The limited edition umbrellas (500 colour, 1000 black and white, both featuring … Continue reading

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Unemployee of the Year

Viral video by ebuzzing   Video sponsored by Benetton – Thanks!

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Yayoi Kusama Pop-up at Selfridges (OneTravel)

Selfridges London is the only place in the UK to house the exclusive “second drop” of the Kusama Monogram collection after LV’s initial in-house offerings. And the world famous department store is marking the occasion with an unprecedented 24 window … Continue reading

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AW12: Cosy Colour

I breezed through the Canoe Inc AW12 press days launch of new collections and clients this afternoon and was generally impressed with what I saw. Canoe is a “full service communications agency” based in London. A list of some of … Continue reading

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London’s Biggest and Best Department Stores (CheapOair)

Some of the biggest, glitziest and most celebrated department stores in the world call London home. London’s Biggest and Best Department Stores CheapOair, 5 April 2012

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It’s a Sneaker Thing

It’s amazing how something as practical as a pair of athletic shoes can also be a way for everyday people to express themselves. I love the access to different colours and different styles available today. From spying what shoes people happen to have when I’m sitting on public transport or out meandering around to checking out what’s what online such as with Footlocker’s latest campaign, footwear eye candy abounds. Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Aware: Art Fashion Identity at the Royal Academy of Arts (Londonist)

Exhibition Review: Aware: Art Fashion Identity at the Royal Academy of Arts Londonist, December 1, 2010 at 8:44am Considerably more profound and than one might expect, Aware: Art Fashion Identity at the Royal Academy of Arts sets an often haunting and … Continue reading

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