With the heatwave set to continue for at least a few more days, weâ€™re celebrating the sunshine with up to 90% off fashion, homeware, footwear and accessories in the BrandAlley Clearance sales. Plus, you can snap up super-chic bargains from Ray-Ban, Belstaff, Day Birger et Mikkelsen and loads more of your favourite brands.
Performing for the King: the making of a court masque
Discover how the seventeenth century court kept King Charles I amused in the new interactive exhibition at the Banqueting House in Whitehall. Performing for the King explores the making of a royal masque, which was a cross between theatrical entertainment in extravagant costumes and Stuart propoganda. Find out how the court masque was put together, meet some of the characters, learn dance steps to impress the King, try on some of the bizarre outfits, take part in the performance and much more. An exciting, family-friendly day out!
Lambeth Country Show
If you fancy going to a traditional country show with a distinctly urban, south London vibe, donâ€™t miss the Lambeth Country Show. Itâ€™s a brilliant mash-up of music, art, theatre, sport and games, …
So, whatâ€™s on your hotlist of stylish things to do today? Before you disappear off to enjoy your perfect Sunday, check out our Mega Clearance sales and save up to 90% off your favourite brands in fashion, homeware, footwear, accessories and jewellery.
Fashion Rules exhibition at Kensington Palace
A glamorous exhibition called Fashion Rules has just opened at Kensington Palace, celebrating retro, royal style – through the wardrobes of three royal women in their fashion heyday. Showcasing rare and beautiful dresses from HM Queen Elizabeth II in the â€˜50s, Princess Margaret in the â€˜60s and â€˜70s and Diana, Princess of Wales in the â€˜80s, this elegant dress display explores how royalty reflected the style and trends of the day, negotiating the rules of dressing fashionably within the rules of a royal wardrobe.
Summer Exhibition 2013
Well worth a visit is the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy. Â Incredibly, this annual event is in its 245th year and is still one of the best-loved highlights of the arts calendar. Â Itâ€™s the perfect opportunity to see whatâ€™s going on in the contemporary art world, with more than 1,000 works on …
As itâ€™s the last day of June and payday weekend, youâ€™ve got the perfect excuse to shop up to 70% off your favourite designer brands in the BrandAlley sales and OUTLET today. Plus, there’s free p&p when you spend over Â£80 – saving you an extra Â£5.95 at checkout. What’s on your wishlist?
Wonder Hill Handmade and Vintage Market
First stylish call of the day is the chilled and friendly Wonder Hill Handmade and Vintage Market at the Tooting Tram and Social Club.Â Wonder Hill is renowned for putting a contemporary twist on ye olde craft fair, promoting hot UK DIY craft and design. So, expect everything from vintage clothing, toys, homeware accessories and craft sessions to gorgeous one-offs from talented crafters, up-cyclers and handmade designer-makers, plus great eats, drinks, music, smiles and much more.Â Entry is free too!
Blumenfeld Studio: New York, 1941-1960
Then, thereâ€™s a fabulous fashion exhibition on at Somerset House, you won’t want to miss! Blumenfeld Studio: New York, 1941-1960 celebrates the work of Erwin Blumenfeld, one of the most internationally sought-after portrait and fashion photographers in the 1940s and 1950s. He was celebrated for his …
Here at BrandAlley, weâ€™re celebrating midsummer and the start of Wimbledon with loads of savvy bargains in our sales. Including ace offers on Juicy Couture for women and kids plus Best Dressed Guest with Ted Baker, French Connection, the Pretty Dress Company and more.
And if youâ€™re not glued to the screen, hereâ€™s our pick of stylish goings-onâ€¦
In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion
If you love historical fashion, donâ€™t miss In Fine Style at The Queenâ€™s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. Through portraits, drawings, garments, jewellery, accessories and armour in the Royal Collection, this exhibition explores the sumptuous costumes worn by British monarchs and their courts in the 16th and 17th centuries. It also demonstrates how styles spread internationally and shows how clothing could convey messages during a period when fashion was central to court life and was an important way to display social status.
Taste of London 2013
Head over to Regentâ€™s Park for the 10th anniversary edition of Taste of London â€“ the worldâ€™s greatest restaurant festival. Itâ€™s a delicious snapshot of Londonâ€™s restaurant scene, where you can sample the delights …
Happy Fatherâ€™s Day! Weâ€™re celebrating this special day with free p&p on orders over Â£100 until midnight. Itâ€™s the perfect excuse to hit the BrandAlley sales and snap up some purse-friendly designer bargains before you head out and spoil your old man rotten!
Affordable Art Fair
If your dadâ€™s into art, why not take him to the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead today? Over 100 galleries have set up shop in a marquee on the Heath, exhibiting a huge array of traditional and contemporary, affordable art – with paintings, photographs, sculpture and original prints all on show from established names and emerging stars. Plus, everything you see is priced between Â£40 and Â£4,000 and most of it can be bought, wrapped up and taken home with you. To find out more, go to the Affordable Art Fair website.
Opening the Olympics exhibition at the Museum of London
Or how about reliving last yearâ€™s amazing summer of sport at a free new display at the Museum of London?Â Opening the Olympics is a fascinating showcase of objects and costumes from London 2012 – many on view for the first …