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Review: Jane Iredale Country Weekend Collection

The Country Weekend Collection by Jane Iredale has been out since March, so I’ve had a chance to try it properly and I think it’s the perfect time for a review. Inspired by tranquil countryside landscapes, the collection features a Limited Edition Getaway Eyeshadow kit, Espresso Jelly Jar, Gel Eyeliner and Forever Peach Just Kissed Lip and Cheek Stain. The …

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Recipe: Raspberry Portuguese tarts

Deep filled vanilla custard tarts with buttery melt in the mouth pastry and dotted with juicy jewel like summery raspberries. Makes 12 Prep: 30 minutes Chill: 30 minutes Cook: 35 minutes Ingredients Pastry 175g (6oz) plain flour, plus a little extra flour for dusting 40g (1½oz) icing sugar 100g (4oz) butter, diced 2 egg yolks Few drops of vanilla extract …

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Festival Fashion – Don’t be a Cliche!

It’s easy to fall into a style rut when it comes to festival outfits. We’ve all seen countless images of Kate Moss and Alexa Chung at Glastonbury in their formulaic festival style consisting of tough biker jacket + floral shirt + ripped denim shorts + wellies. As well as the more boho inspired Coachella crowd mimicking Kate Bosworth and Vanessa …

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Recipe: Chicken, Watercress and Mozzarella Wrap

This is the perfect light lunch for spring and summer and is packed full of nutrients which will leave you feeling satisfied all day. Leave the mozzarella out for a dairy-free alternative or replace with goat’s cheese. Serves: 2 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 chicken breast, cut into small chunks and …

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Granola Recipe

Recipe: Blueberry and Granola Fool

Healthy breakfast using the Waitrose Love life range   Ingredients 270g essential Waitrose blueberries 2 tsp manuka or clear honey 75g Waitrose Love Life gluten – free granola with almonds and sultanas 250g Total 0% fat Greek strained yoghurt 1 tbsp dark brown muscovado sugar. Similar recipes can be found here.

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Bloom Gin cocktails

The Bloom Gin Rooftop Bar @ Vista, Trafalgar Square Opens

In celebration of the wonderful weather in London, BLOOM Gin has opened its BLOOM Gin Rooftop Garden Bar at Vista, Trafalgar Hotel, Trafalgar Square. This brand new pop-up bar will be open from now until September serving a selection of specially created BLOOM Gin floral cocktails in a glorious garden setting – an oasis of eau de nil cushions, flowers …

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New JD Williams Lingerie

JD Williams names Marie Helvin as face of new lingerie range

Retailer JD Williams has announced sixty two year old supermodel Marie Helvin as the face of its new lingerie range by Aliza Reger. Always Aliza is the first lingerie collection specifically designed to fit and flatter the over 50s figure combining sexy styles and a pretty palette perfectly suited to the mature silhouette. The iconic 1970s model and former wife …

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Mixed Berry Smoothie recipe

Recipes: Mixed Berry Smoothie

Start the day right with this healthy mixed berry smoothie that is full of antioxidants. It’s also very filling and fights stomach fat and bloating. Waitrose now have a berry smoothie mix that makes easier and extra quick to prepare. Enjoy Ingredients 3 tbsp of essential Waitrose porridge oats 1/2 x 480g pack of frozen Love life Berry Smoothie mix …

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David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff Opens first Tresor Paris Store in London

Earlier this week, David Hasselhoff opened multi-award winning jeweller, Tesor Paris’s new diamond store in the heart of Hatton Garden. The new store houses the 240 collection and 12 range glitters, as well as the sweetheart collection of engagement rings which start at reasonable prices for young couples. There are also, stunning solitaires with a single diamond and trilogy rings …

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KENDALL + KYLIE collection launches

KENDALL + KYLIE collection launches exclusively in Topshop today

A new collection designed by KENDALL + KYLIE to be sold exclusively at Topshop stores worldwide, on topshop.com and selected Nordstrom stores hit stores today, June 3. Designed by sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner; the collection presents a youthful, contemporary capsule summer wardrobe, characterised by the girls’ LA lifestyle. Showcasing their two distinct styles, the 15-piece collection combines Kendall and …

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