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Calvin Klein Home: Spring 2014 Bedding

Calvin Klein 2014 Bedding: Last week, I was at the ME Hotel in Strand to check out Calvin Klein’s 2014 Home and Bedding collection. With the ME’s luxurious rooms as the setting, the collection which was inspired by elements found in nature stood out as polished and luxurious with delicate accents. Here’s a sneak peek of the Montauk which is …

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Top tips for achieving a perfect fit.

Sewing Tips from Simplicity: Searching for the perfect fit can be a tricky task, with many high street outfits not catering for the fact that women come in different shapes and sizes. Inspiring fashion lovers to embrace the current sewing revival and create beautifully fitted garments is Wendy Gardiner- sewing advisor to sewing pattern experts, Simplicity. Here are figure flattering …

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How to find and master a sewing machine.

Sewing Machine Tips from SIMPLICITY: For novice sew-istas looking to take their sewing skills to the next level, here’s our second instalment of sewing tips with SIMPLICITY‘s sewing specialist Wendy Gardiner, offering  handy pointers – from finding and mastering a sewing machine to making essential finishing touches and perfecting seams. Finding your perfect sewing machine: If you are looking to …

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Coopers #RIVERFOOD.

New food event on the Thames: Pop ups, food events and enjoying a beautiful sun filled day on the Thames is what summer’s all about so calling all foodies to the launch of Coopers #RIVERFOOD. The Coopers #RIVERFOOD will take place aboard one of the oldest boats on the Thames, the MV Royalty, and will bring together a wide variety …

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Sewing Tips for Beginners

Sewing with SIMPLICITY: With many of us drawing inspiration from the recent TV programmes focusing on creative crafts, we’re now on the cusp of a major sewing revival in the UK! For readers hoping to make a start on their own creative projects – from bespoke Summer fashion creations to soft furnishings for the home – we’ve called on Wendy …

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Festival Essentials Guide

Festival essentials for all festival goers. Music festivals are one of the highlights of the British summer, attracting hundreds of thousands of fans of all ages, every year. So now that you have your festival fashion up to date with our top 50 festival fashion buys, it’s time to think about your festival essentials. These are festival essentials you can’t …

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Vintage clothing fair comes to town this weekend.

Vintage clothing celebrated. Vintage lovers, get ready for the time of your lives. Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair is back this Sunday, 12th of May. This means over 50 traders with ‘quality’ vintage clothing and ‘authentic’ designer pieces under one roof. With venders from famous fashion houses such as Dior, Westwood, Yves Saint Laurent and Ossie Clark, and tailors including celebrity …

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Top holiday money tips to make your money go further.

Holiday money tips for saving on fees & Charges. After what seemed like an endless Winter, holiday season is finally in sight. Planning a well-deserved break inevitably brings up the question of a holiday budget – have you saved enough, how much should you spend while on holiday, and most important of all, how can you save your holiday spending …

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Cash saving tips for holidaymakers

Cash saving tips for a stress free holiday Going on holiday can be expensive but by being cash clever and savings savvy, it is possible to reduce costs without compromising on quality or fun. Here are money-saving tips for holidays in 2013: •Shop at local markets. Not only is this fun and allows you to explore, you’ll also get a …

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Bank Holiday Special

Bank holiday food festival for Spanish cuisine lovers. With abundant sunshine and bank holiday to look forward to there’s plenty to do outdoors this weekend. If you haven’t made any plans yet why not take a break from the usual activities Londoners enjoy this time of year – beer gardens and shopping, and try the evocative culture and culinary delights …

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