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Summer Expectations Vs. Reality

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Summer can carry a lot of expectations, especially if you are responsible for organising a bunch of fun activities for the family or friend group! Now we've had a lot of scorching days this summer thus plenty of opportunities for fun in the sun. Although...summer doesn't always go to plan! Here are some summer Expectations VS. Reality  Going to the Beach  Expectation: A nice picnic on the beach, warm sun on your back, a majestic view of the sea - maybe a few drinks whilst the kids make sandcastles - what could go wrong eh?!      Reality: Sand in your picnic,...

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Accessorising this Summer: Subtlety or Stand-out?

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  When it comes to accessorising any outfit we have been taught that less is more right? That has always been the golden rule. Coco Chanel said "Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off". However, social media platforms such as Instagram have re-painted this fashion rule in favour of stand-out accessories. Here we see bum bags, visors, micro sunglasses, flower-power headbands at the forefront of this summers' fashion wave. Alongside, chunky sandals, Vogues' 80's sunnies and Instagram's barely there shades.   Top tip 1: Team flower prints with monochrome jewellery Top tip 2: Mix prints...

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The Day I Saw Beyonce (and Jay-Z)

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So it's almost a year to the day, since I witnessed the queen herself walk on stage at London Stadium. I'm talking about absolute music royalty in the form of Beyonce Knowles-Carter and her husband Jay-Z. The build-up was intense. My concert buddy and No.1 Beyonce fan - Jen, had been incredibly excited the whole FIVE hours we waited for her majesty to enter center-stage. And then finally, just as I was about to finish my third stick of candy-floss, the lights dimmed and the air froze. There was queen Bey herself, strutting on stage to a trumpet rendition of 'Crazy In Love', hand in hand with...

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5 Delicious Vegan Desserts in Bedford

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5 Delicious Vegan Desserts in Bedford Over the past few weeks, we've been given little sneak-peaks of the sunny weather to come. With summer fast approaching (touch wood!). Here are five go-to places when craving something sweet, refreshing and Vegan!                                                      1. Dark Chocolate & Orange Torte Slice - Albero Lounge, Riverside Made with soya milk, this rich torte will surely have your taste-buds watering! Enjoy it in the outside seating area, with a lovely view of Bedford's riverside.    2. Banana...

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AWARE: sustainable collection

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So...it's finally here. We in the fashion world have all been waiting for it! And now we have a name! A brand new, standalone collection by Vero Moda - this time with an Eco-friendly twist! No, you've not heard wrong! This Danish originating, fashion brand has recently launched AWARE. A nature inspired collection said to be Vero Moda's first step towards bridging "the gap between offering seasonal fashion and more sustainable collections."  This original collection focuses on the everyday fit, whilst catering towards a green and clean future, perfect for the women who wants to think more consciously about her fashion choices without comprising...

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