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The Office Party Outfit Dilemma

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We are now in full blown Christmas countdown mode, what with it being the 1st of the month and all. We can safely assume you’re all attending Christmas parties galore. Some of you might even have partaken in one or two in November. It’s the usual dilemma of what to wear that generally stumps me though.  If it’s a works do you don’t want to turn up and be considered Bridget Jones' frumpier sister, nor do you want to be avoided as ‘that man eater over there’. Tricky. Well fear not, Nick has come up with some perfect items to make your Christmas...

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Let the countdown begin.

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Ok kids, there’s four weekends until Christmas; we are at the start of loopy season comrades. That means four weekends to get presents for everyone, put up your trees and generally start to enjoy the prospect of drinking mulled wine and eating mince pies with a wild abandon akin to your last meal. That’s just me then? Right. I’m not even sorry.                   Addressing the first issue is on my priority list today, shopping for gifts. Of course, I want you all to come here and clear us out of stock, but...

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Just when you most need it...

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       Hello Monday warriors! Mick Jagger had it right when he wailed that you can’t always get what you want, but sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need. This week has been a prime example of that sentiment. I started last week in a deliriously happy, although somewhat shocked, state of mind and have now mellowed into pleasantly hazy acceptance. I have been blessed with some truly lovely customers and people in general this week, The Man has gained himself a new nick name, Dalai Lama, for his unfailing ability to stop me obsessing and...

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Work it baby…

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                Hi all, I attended a rather great party on Halloween, which really isn’t the point of the post; I’m just setting the scene. So, we’re all stood outside chatting in the unseasonably mild October evening and the subject of work comes up. Myself and a friend get to talking about his job in Marketing and the fact that I blog for this lovely shop. We swap some inconsequential information and are overheard by one of the party’s hosts, who swiftly decides to inform us that he detests marketing and Sales. The exact...

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Guest Blogging: The Bedford Clanger

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Hello everyone!   I'm back from Berlin and planning a little run down of that for you all later in the week, but first I wanted to share that the lovely folk at The Bedford Clanger have allowed me to guest blog for them this week.    I decided to have a chat with one of our great designers, Jade Hibbert, who makes truly gorgeous jewellery right here in Bedford.    Have a read of the piece here at their site...   http://thebedfordclanger.wordpress.com/   Please excuse me whilst I go and do my happy dance...  

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