6 Tips To Save Money When Shopping For Gifts

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Giving gifts, no matter what the occasion, is one of the best ways to show your love and appreciation for a loved one. Beyond good intentions, in many cases, you may find yourself in complex situations where you have to cut back on your spending. Do you think it is not possible to buy a […]

intu Metrocentre – New Stores This Winter

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intu’s Metrocentre opened in 1986 and has over 370 shops which occupy over 200,000 m2. Which made it the largest shopping centre at the time when it opened. A title it held until the opening of Westfield in Shepherd’s Bush in 2008. With nearly 400 stores however, Metrocentre seriously packs a punch when it comes […]

Choosing Personal Christmas Gifts For Her With Nomination

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Gift giving is one of my most favourite things to do. I love the excitement of thinking of Christmas gifts for her and him and that loved ones will enjoy opening. Just as much as the joy I get from shopping for them. With an imminent trip to New York for Black Friday ahead of […]

The Impossible Gift: Shopping For People That Are Hard To Buy For

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How many Decembers have you spent worrying about the impossible gift for the member of your family who has everything? Your friend who is really particular. Or a distant relative that you don’t really know. A wise Audrey Hepburn once famously said ‘Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!’ and with that, finding the […]

Aldi vs Jo Malone | Save vs Splurge

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You know I’m a lover of luxury. With my staples in my daily wardrobe being 95% Ralph Lauren. It’s quite easy to imagine that every outfit is curated with at least one designer piece. From Mulberry handbags to Louboutin heels it’ll come as absolutely no surprise that these items have a price tag for a […]

Christmas Gift Guide: What to buy for the Alcohol Connoisseur

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Over the last few years, Gin has become a really big deal. We attended the Gin Festival in Newcastle last year and this year celebrated National Gin Day as well as heading to a Gin Masterclass. Yes, it’s a real celebration. Pretty cool huh? With hundreds of small distilleries popping up across the land it’s […]

Christmas Gift Guide: What to buy the man who needs no more socks

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They are notoriously hard to buy for aren’t they men? Then they complain when they end up with 365 pairs of socks with Garfield on or the days of the week. We don’t even know why we ladies bother, they never have a matching pair nor know the date anyways. We’ve come up with the […]

5 Tips For Buying A Musical Instrument

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Born into rock and roll stock, my dad the most fantastic guitar player, I’ve been well versed in Yamaha instruments since I can remember. With a 9-year-old cousin who has an invested passion in all things musical we often find ourselves serenaded by the sweet tunes of yesteryear such as Stand by Me and modern […]

Black Friday Shopping Deals

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You know I LOVE Black Friday, don’t you? If you’re reading this now, I’m living the Black Friday dream. In Vegas grabbing my own Black Friday deals. I’ve pulled together some of the best deals on the web that are happening tomorrow so bookmark this for later and enjoy saving. Black Friday Deals Beauty All […]

The Body Shop | intu Metrocentre | New Product Launch


With new lines hitting stores imminently in the run-up to Christmas. It is inevitably a busy time for retailers looking to maximise on the Christmas excess. We headed along to The Body Shop’s intu Metrocentre event in partnership with The Gianni Edit. A local male lifestyle influencer. To check out their new range of products. Arriving […]