The temperature’s rising…
Things are hotting up this weekend at BrandAlley with up to 85% off your favourite luxury and high-street brands in our massive Summer Clearance – plus thereâ€™s lots more savvy shopping in our other exciting sales. Of course, weâ€™re crossing our fingers and toes that the weather will play nice today tooâ€¦
Britain Creates 2012: Fashion + Art Collusion
Take nine pairs of top British fashion designers and visual artists, give them a completely open brief and what do you get? A ground-breaking, free exhibition at the V&A, celebrating the longstanding relationship between fashion and art. Collaborations include Mary Katrantzou + Mark Titchner, Peter Pilotto + Francis Upritchard and Giles Deacon+ Jeremy Deller. Click here for all the details and to watch a video clip.
Browns Bride Sample Sale
Looking for the wedding dress of your dreams? Rush over to the Browns Bride Sample Sale in London today for up to 70% off divine designer gowns from Vera Wang and more. Doors open at 11am and it will work on a first come, first served basis. Sample sizes are generally 12 and 14, but there will be a few other sizes too. Oh, and Browns strongly recommend that you bring some heels with you to try the dresses! Elbows at the ready, ladies!
Tatty Devine Name Necklace launch
If you love Tatty Devine jewellery, hotfoot it over to their Covent Garden store at 44 Monmouth Street and join the party. Â Theyâ€™ve just launched a permanent, in-store lasercutter, which means you can design your own Name Necklace and have it made there and then! To celebrate, this cult jewellery brand is running a whole week of brilliant offers until Thursday 19th July. For starters, a big Name Necklace will be put in the shop window every day, with the name announced on Twitter and Facebook. If you’re the first person to come into the shop and prove it’s your name, you win the necklace.
Lavender is blooming all over the UK, so itâ€™s the perfect time to visit your nearest lavender farm or nursery – simply to walk through a fragrant field of beautiful purple flowers. Gorgeous! Youâ€™ll find loads of information online about whatâ€™s on today. For example, thereâ€™s a Lavender Festival at the Hop Shop in Kent and the world-famous gardens at Norfolk Lavender are well worth a trip.
DIY hanging jar lanterns
Festive lighting looks fabulous at any time of year, so why not cheer up your summer garden with chic and thrifty lanterns made from old jam jars? Youâ€™ll find easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on the fabulous TheBeatThatMyHeartSkipped design blog. Now we just need a dry evening or twoâ€¦
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