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Big Is Beautiful

Monday, February 11th, 2008

lee-angel-lucy-chandelier.jpgEarrings can make you go from plain and simple to dazzling diva and these Lee Angel Lucy Chandelier earrings are no exception.

These Anthratcite chandelier droplet earrings have diamante encrusted octagonal links at top and teardrop shaped droplets at the base. There sparkly, glittering and cute and would make the perfect gift for birthday, Christmas or even Valentines day which is just around the corner.

Get your Lee Angel Lucy Chandelier earrings from Net A Porter costing £90 or get your loved one too. Remember the bigger the better!

No7 Tropical Eyes Limited Edition Eyeshadow

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

tropicaleyes.jpgWhat better way to start spring than with a tropical inspired make-up palette. Create this look and those cold dark chilly February nights be a thing of the past.

No7 by Boots has created a limited edition eye shadow that has been inspired by the vivid colours of exotic birds. The eye colour collection has been created with three complementary tropical colours that can be used together or separately for stunning eyes.

Choose from either the Exotic or Paradise palette and be beautiful!! Each palette costs £9.50 and can be purchased online or in a Boots store.

Bye Bye BBC, Hello Five

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

neighbours.jpgYes the time has come for the BBC to say its farewells to Ramsey Street. As of Monday Feb 11th, the iconic Aussie Soap Neighbours, will be aired from Five.

I have been a massive fan of Neighbours since the day it began. It had become part of my daily routine so believe me just because it has moved to channel Five, it does not mean they lose my viewing – well as long as it doesn’t change time slots!! I imagine this will be the case for most fans.

It appears that the BBC announced its withdrawal from the contest to sign the show it had screened for 21 years due to enormous episode price rise s that producers FremantleMedia wanted. It’s been reported that the cost had risen from £25,000 to £100,000 per episode.

Neighbours has followed in the footsteps of fellow soap Home and Away by moving to Five, so it’s likely that Five will create a daily super-soap hour, running Neighbours back to back with Home and Away. Let the battle for Aussie soap supremacy commence!!

Aspinal Heart Coin Purse

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

heartpurse.jpgIt must be that Valentines feeling that’s in the air as I’ve got hearts on my mind!! It’s now just days to go before we celebrate being with that someone special, so what better way for our other halves to show how much we mean to them by presenting us with this ultra cute coin purse.

It’s the perfect luxury pressie, with jewel hard wearing leather for the exterior and contrasting signature soft-suede for the lining. It even has a high quality Swiss made gold/silver zip closure. It’s the perfect size to keep loose change in and will certainly be a welcome addition to my handbag.

Well I think Aspinal of London have definitely found an easy route to my heart with these beauties. You even have a choice of 4 colours including pink, purple and blue and cost £35.00 – why not go for one of each!! They could even double up a little party clutch – very cute!!

StyleShake

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

styleshake.JPGStyleshake is a bespoke fashion brand that allows lovely ladies like ourselves to create our own individual and inspiring dress design and the opportunity to then share it with the creative community.

It’s a perfect site for us Stella McCartney wannabes. This is the chance you have been waiting for, to become a fashion designer!! All you need is a computer. Step into the design studio and create what you have always desired and the best bit is once you have created you master piece, just click ‘buy’ and it will arrive on your doorstep 10 days later.

In the design studio choose from a variety of coloured materials in either cotton or silk and then let the creation begin. You start with the upper bodice of the dress and design each piece right down to the trimmings you require. It’s a true means for self expression with over 15,000 different combinations to choose from

So if you fancy yourself as a bit of a fashion designer then click on www.styleshake.com and let your creative side go wild!!

Miu Miu Beaded Headband

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

miu-miu-jewel-embellished-headband.jpgNothing makes an outfit more girly and cuter than a headband, especially this Miu Miu jewel embellished headband. The hair accessory can often make an outfit ten times more spectacular than it is and this Miu Miu one will certainly achieve that.

The gorgeous hair accessory is black and satin with multi coloured jewel embellishment on one side. Glam up a hair-up do with the head band on a sophisticated evening out or wear with a cute cardigan and trouser combo for a feminine chic look.

Get yours at Net A Porter costing a mere £110, I know expensive but it is Miu Miu!

Over Her Dead Body

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

over-her-dead-body.jpgThis is one chick flick you have to go see! A successful and romantic comedy, that will make you shed a tear and laugh your head off if sarcasm is your thing.

Kate (Eva Longoria) is a bossy but endearing woman soon to be married to Henry (Paul Rudd) until an unfortunate accident occurs and she passes over to the other side. She then returns to Earth as a ghost to haunt a psychic, Ashley (Lake Bell) and prevent her from falling in love with her old fiancé. Eva Longoria shines in the hilariously funny character, much like her Desperate Housewives character Gabrielle.

A good long overdue romantic comedy in cinemas nationwide now. Visit the movie website for trailers and more information.

Gladiators Is Back

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

gladiators3.JPGThis is the best news ever. One fond memory I always have of my childhood Saturday nights is watching Gladiators. I would spend all week looking forward to the occasion and I can’t believe its back for more!!

Its actually Sky One that has resurrected the cult classic and according to reports the search is now on to find 12 brand new UK Gladiators, 24 Contenders and 2 hosts to cover 10 hour-long episodes to be broadcast in its traditional Saturday prime time slot in May. Even Scottish referee, John Anderson looks to make a come back to the show. It is also believed that former footballer Ian Wright is in the frame to be the new male host.

The original show began way back in 1992 and apparently only 4 of the original gladiators remained until the last series in 1999. I don’t think any of the originals are coming back for the challenge!! It would appear that they are still looking for possible contenders, so if you think you have what it takes check out the official gladiator’s zone website, www.gladiatorszone.co.uk.