Tag: britain

in the news: harry and meghan’s royal wedding

in the news: harry and meghan’s royal wedding

Who doesn’t love a royal wedding? Despite having moved back from London to Australia a couple of months ago, I still feel a certain affinity for the UK and the royals. I was particularly excited for this wedding, because I was a longtime reader of […]

the queen’s jubilee = british sales!

the queen’s jubilee = british sales!

This weekend marks the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and to celebrate, many of my favourite British retailers are putting on some smashing deals. Here are a few I know about – if you know of any more, leave a comment! Anthropologie: It’s not a British brand […]

in the news: vivienne westwood’s QEII collection

in the news: vivienne westwood’s QEII collection

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her diamond jubilee this year and in her honour, Vivienne Westwood has created a capsule collection inspired by some of the Queen’s most memorable outfits. Fear not, though – Westwood’s dresses are not inspired by the Queen’s recent, brightly coloured […]

in the news: kate spade is hitting london

in the news: kate spade is hitting london

It seems every week lately, I’ve been writing about another US store that’s making the Atlantic leap to launch in London. Kate Spade has announced it will open two London stores in September, with one on Sloane Square and the other in Covent Garden. The […]

in the news: victoria’s secret expanding to uk

in the news: victoria’s secret expanding to uk

British ladies, prepare to get your knickers in a knot – American lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret is headed for your shores! The underwear darling is the latest in a string of recent trans-Atlantic expansion announcements including Anthropologie, J.Crew and Forever 21. Victoria’s Secret’s London flagship […]

what’s on: the duchess’ wedding dress exhibit

what’s on: the duchess’ wedding dress exhibit

I’m back in the real world after a lovely summer break and I have so much to share with you. Let’s get back into the swing of things by talking about the exhibit of the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress, which is currently open as […]

anthropologie edinburgh opens tomorrow!

anthropologie edinburgh opens tomorrow!

Scottish Anthropologie lovers will be excited to learn that the George Street store in Edinburgh will open tomorrow. Yes, the temporary store front by Louise Kirby will be coming down and all kinds of exciting treasures will be waiting for you inside. While you will […]

in the news: see the royal wedding dress

in the news: see the royal wedding dress

Buckingham Palace is sure to be more popular than ever during this summer’s opening, as it has just been announced that the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress will be on public display. It will be the first chance we really have to see the detailed […]

royal wedding round-up

royal wedding round-up

After months of speculation, it’s all over. Yesterday, Prince William married Kate Middleton and they became the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. If you missed the live Twitter stream yesterday, here’s a round-up of the best moments. The Dress: When Kate Middleton stepped out of […]

best dressed at the royal wedding

best dressed at the royal wedding

Of course, the best dressed at the wedding was the bride, the gorgeous Duchess of Cambridge (formerly known as Kate Middleton) in her Alexander McQueen gown. But what about the guests? Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson wore one of the more memorable outfits – head to toe […]

scottish artists wanted for anthropologie

scottish artists wanted for anthropologie

Anthropologie is busily preparing to open its new Edinburgh store on 15 June but until then, the future home of all things pretty is hidden underneath some rather ugly white hoarding. Being the creative folks they are, Anthro decided it would be a great idea […]

in the news: j.crew expands to the uk

in the news: j.crew expands to the uk

J.Crew has followed Anthropologie’s lead and announced its expansion into the British fashion marketplace. The stylishly preppy store has been selling a capsule collection through Net-a-Porter for the past 12 months or so, but a full stand-alone online store will launch in August or September […]