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Ultimate Dirty Dancing

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Dirty Dancing DVDDirty Dancing, well what can I say its by far the BEST movie ever. I have watched it countless times for as long as I can remember as well as seeing the hit musical west end show and of course knowing all the lyrics to every song in the film – definitely one of the biggest fans!

So what better way to celebrate its 20th anniversary by releasing the Ultimate Dirty Dancing soundtrack. Hear all your favourite classics for the first time ever on one CD with the added bonus of them being sequenced in the order that they appear in the film. So now just by listening to the soundtrack you can remember each scene – I love it!!

Not only is there this classic Ultimate edition soundtrack but there is also a new DVD available to accompany the collection that has some fab extra features including an exclusive interview with Patrick Swayze to keep the Dirty Dancing fever alive!

Both the soundtrack and DVD can be bought on line at Amazon.co.uk. The soundtrack can be found for £6.48 and the DVD for just £12.98 or if you buy both items together then Amazon have a set price of £19.46. So are you ready for the time of your life??

HQ Outlet Store

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Diesel Hipper JeansWe all love a good bargain, so this on line store www.hqoutletstore.com that provides a huge selection of name brands at an amazing reduced rate is probably a girls idea of heaven!

They have everything from Christmas gift ideas and skincare to jewellery and men’s fashion, there really is a huge range of bargains to search through. Its all surplus stock, end of line ranges and past seasons items that are available with superb deals.

I think the best bargain I managed to find on this site is these Diesel Hipper Jeans. I have never managed to bring myself to part with the hundreds of £’s that Diesel normally demand but £29.99 I’m definitely willing to pay, which is how much you can pick a pair up for – that’s a whopping 73% discount as they normally retail at £115.

YSL Touche EclatI will also now be buying one of my favourite beauty products – YSL Touche Eclat from this site only as they are charging a mere £17.95 compared to the normal £24. I would be be crazy not too!!!

With Christmas getting closer and purse strings pulling tighter, I would recommend everyone visiting this site and with savings like these you never know you might find yourself having some spare cash to hit the new year sales – everyone’s a winner!

Printed Vintage Purses

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Printed Vintage PursesI love clip up coin purses simply because they are nice and easy to carry around and given the right design, can be used as a great bag substitute if you’re travelling light!

So when I found these coin purses from www.brittique.com, I instantly fell in love with them. They are made to such a high quality and have fun and quirky but yet classy designs and all for just £15.

They really look like something you would stumble across in an upmarket vintage store, but why hunt around the shops when you can sit back and buy such retro styles on the net. The whole site is full of individual accessories and designer clothes. There is something for everyone’s budget so I highly recommend taking a look!

The Lash Lengthening Mascaras

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Clinique High Definition LashesI have to have my eye lashes long so I am forever trying to find the best black mascara available and I think I have found it. After one too many tried and tested experiments I am happy to say I have some worthy results.

Clinique’s High Definition Lashes mascara is heaven sent. The simultaneous brush and comb stick work together to lengthen and separate lashes to bring out their full potential. The mascara is available in either black or black/brown and costs £12.50, available from the Clinique website.

MAC also stock a great lash lengthening mascara, called Fibre Rich Lash which defines and thickens lashes. The mascara comes in all black and whole brown, priced at £10, available from the MAC website.

Visit www.clinique.co.uk and www.maccosmetics.co.uk to see and shop.

Hire Your Favourite Designer Bag

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Balenciaga city bagUnable to afford that dream designer bag, the Balenciaga City, the Chloe Paddington, the Mulberry Bayswater or whatever takes your fancy? Hire it from as little as £5 per week at Handbag Hire HQ.

The company has a huge range of the most coveted ‘it’ bags in the fashion industry and are catering for the fashion savvy who cannot afford to blow a months wage on a bag. To make use of this service you must become a member at which the cost is £7.50 per month and then you can rent whatever you wish. The smaller designer bags start at £5 per week and can range up to £30 or more for the most wanted ‘it’ bag of the season.

My favourite, the Balenciaga city bag in rubino is currently £90 to hire for a month and £30 to hire for a week.

Visit www.handbaghirehq.com for more information and rent that bag for a week or a month.

Spice Girls Reunion

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Spice Girls Box SetHow exciting! The best girl band in history is reforming for a world tour starting at the end of this year and new dates have been added due to popular demand.

The world tour had originally set out to complete two dates in a number of cities around the world such as London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Sidney to name a few. But now the girls are due to play in the O2 Arena, London through much of December 2007 and January 2008. Watch Ginger, Sporty, Scary, Baby and Posh join forces to bring you the chart toppers of the 90’s and brush up on your lyrics with their Greatest Hits album out next month in time for the event. Soon we will all be singing “If you wannabe my lover you gotta get with my friends make it last forever friendship never ends”.

Tickets start from £55, visit www.thespicegirls.com for more information. If you haven’t been lucky enough to get tickets to this much anticipated event, you can purchase the Spice Girls Box Set at Amazon for £22.99.

The Simpsons Series 10

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Simpsons Series 10 DVDLooking for a gift for him? Unbeknown to me, The Simpson’s Series 10 would be a great gift for Christmas according to my male friends.

TV’s favourite family Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie return for the next instalment of the ever popular series, which will bring humour to Christmas. To add to the excitement there are special guest appearances from Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger to name a few.

The Simpsons MovieYour can purchase The Simpsons Complete Season 10 with Limited Edition Bart Head Packaging from Amazon for £29.98 and also pre-order The Simpsons Movie for £9.99 due for release on the 10th of December 2007 for the avid fans.

Sounds like two gifts are in the bag already!

Girls Love Tiffany & Co For Christmas

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

Tiffany Party BraceletEvery year I live in hope that my loved ones will catch on to my ever so obvious hints of a Tiffany gift. Sadly I think the only green box I’ll be receiving is the one I buy myself.

The only issue is as there are so many beautiful pieces of jewellery that happen to be quite expensive I can really only buy one. But which one, I wonder? I adore the Tiffany & Co. charms, especially the Party Charm Bracelet with a champagne bottle, party hat, cupcake, Tiffany box and a flute charm hanging off it, costing £305.

Tiffany 1837 Charm BraceletAlternatively the Tiffany 1837 Charm Bracelet with a selection of Tiffany & Co. charms hanging off it, costing £305.

So girls why not treat yourselves to Tiffany’s this Christmas? Visit http://uk.tiffany.com/ to see the collection or visit your nearest store.

Pomegranate Pleasure

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

SabaiAfter one too many glasses of Blossom Hill, White Zinfandel rosé, I have been forever hunting for a new reasonably priced alcoholic beverage that tastes as good as it looks.

Persistently searching through the shelves in the supermarket I found a pack of four small, stylishly packaged bottles of wine spritzers. So perfect, as I love rosé and this is a Thai wine with pomegranate juice mixed together to create a ruby refreshing and exotic flavour. There is another flavour to try as well, however I have yet to sample it. It’s the same Thai wine but mixed with hibiscus, a flower that hosts a red fruit that’s full of mystery. I must admit the Sabai pomegranate wine spritzer is both exotic and refreshing and it’s only £4.99 for four bottles in Tesco stores at the moment.

Visit Sabai Spritzer for more information.

Christmas Girly Desires

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Calmia Eye MaskStill searching for Christmas gifts? I am, sadly I either purchase in advance or forget, so browsing the internet and fashion print is an essential to finding gifts. After hearing about a brand called Calmia, I Googled it, continued on to www.calmia.com and clicked to purchase. I was offered three optional website stockists and I found www.whatagirlwants.com. Pleased to find that not only do they have Calmia products but there are lots of other brands and ideal Christmas gifts to choose from too.

This Calmia silk eye mask and pouch is gorgeous and girly, comes in three colours, chocolate, green and rose. It costs £15 and seems perfect for those days you just don’t want to wake up on. Visit What a Girl Wants to see for yourself.