A stylish start to autumn…
Whatever stylish Sunday escapades youâ€™re planning today, get the day going with a visit to the BrandAlley sales. Youâ€™ll find up to 70% off all sorts of savvy treats, including Diesel for Men, Women and Kids – plus an extra 10% off Carvela by Kurt Geiger in our Outlet, dispatched within 1-2 working days!
The Mayor’s Thames Festival
Head over to the Thames today for summerâ€™s last hurrah. There youâ€™ll be dazzled by the annual Mayorâ€™s Thames Festival, a fabulous free event taking place on and around the river. Expect everything from classic boats, market stalls, art installations and al fresco circus acts to street theatre, a spectacular Night Carnival illuminated parade and the much anticipated Fireworks Finale tonight. Download a festival map and find out more on their website.
Textiles and Accessories Fair
Join the fash-pack, costumiers and trend-spotters at the top-notch London Vintage Fashion, Textiles and Accessories Fair in Hammersmith today. With sumptuous fabrics and lavish detailing both huge luxe trends for AW12, hereâ€™s the perfect chance to snap up one-off vintage treasures to mix with your chic BrandAlley bargains and rock new season opulence in style. Over 100 top dealers from the UK and further afield will be there, offering their prized stash of sought-after wares from 1800 to 1980. Get ready to plunder everything from handbags, shoes and hats to gowns, beaded dresses, gloves, trimmings and costume jewellery.
The National Trust costume drama movie map
The National Trust has teamed up with Universal to bring you a guide to some of the most spectacular and dramatic locations featured in Pride and Prejudice, The Other Boleyn Girl, Vanity Fair and Elizabeth: The Golden Age, (plus the newly-launched Anna Karenina starring Keira Knightley). So, if you fancy a day out with a difference, download the National Trust’s movie map to follow in the footsteps of the stars of the big screen and replay some of your favourite, most unforgettable costume drama moments in their most beautiful and iconic places.
Get crafty at Prima Homemade Show
Whether youâ€™re an avid sewing or knitting fan, a crochet dabbler or just thinking about taking up quilting, donâ€™t miss the last day of a fabulous new craft event from Prima Magazine. Prima Homemade â€“ the Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts Show is on at Glow, Bluewater today until 4.30pm. Itâ€™s a brilliant showcase of the very latest products, ideas and innovations in the fashionable world of creative craft. Click here to watch a sneak peek of all the action in this video on All About You.
Picture credits: Â© The Mayorâ€™s Thames Festival, Â© London Vintage Fashion, Â© Universal and The National Trust,Â Â© Prima Homemade Show.