Showing posts from April, 2010


Best Dressed at the Races. Get ready for The Ladies Day Calendar The summer season will start in earnest with the Grand National at Aintree on Saturday 10th April. The whole nation loves a bet in the Grand National and this year 40 runners and riders will be under starter's orders for what is one of the most celebrated horse races in the world. The very first winner of this ultimate test of endurance was " Lottery " in 1839 and probably the most famous winner of all-time was the great " Red Rum " who won in 1973, 1974 and 1977. The most famous loser, however, was " Devon Loch ", owned by Her Majesty The Queen Mother. In 1956 "Devon Loch ", ridden by Dick Francis , suddenly collapsed just 50 yards from the finish. While race pundits check out the odds and equestrian form, race watchers look forward to Ladies Day and the fabulous fashion forms when the only test of endurance is whether ladies can totter in killer heels and keep their hats o


SPRING BREAKS - Just a hint of Spring as the birds nestle and golden daffodils adorn woodland walks, gardens and parks. Spring/Summer Collections are arriving in stores a combination of blush tones, fresh feminine florals, strong graphics, tribal safari and nautical. At last we can look forward to well-earned Easter Break and thoughts of sand, sea and life on the open waves. The fabulous VV Brown shows us how to work the nautical look in this outfit from Marks and Spencer's new TV ad . It’s all about the stripes! VV wears this essential belted cotton tunic (£15) over rolled up denim shorts from Indigo (£19.50). Add some Limited Collection platforms (£29.50) , a cute trilby (£12) and on oversized straw shopper (£15) and you’re ready to set sail this spring. Complete the look with some dotty ankle socks to get VV’s quirky look! The new TV ad was filmed on location in South Africa and features fabulous new stars Ana, Dannii, Lisa, Twiggy and VV. Click here to view all the outfits