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An Evening With Kurt Geiger

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

kurt-geiger-reader-event.jpgKurt Geiger has teamed up with Stella Magazine to host an exclusive reader event held on Wednesday the 2nd and Thursday the 3rd of April 2008.

The exclusive shopping evenings will consist of enjoying champagne cocktails while browsing through the latest collection along with an exciting 20% discount available and a free fabulous goody bag.

The events will happen between 6.30pm and 8.30pm on Wednesday the 2nd at the South Molten Street branch in London, the White Chapel branch in Liverpool and the Queen Victoria branch in Leeds. Then the Thursday the 3rd events will happen at the Kings Road branch and Regent Street branch both in London and the St Andrews Square branch in Edinburgh.

To be in with a chance of gaining a ticket call 0844 848 9393 or visit kurt geiger online for more information.

Style In The City 2008

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

style-in-the-city.jpgStyle In The City is coming to Birmingham and is taking over the city centre from the 3rd to the 6th of April 2008. Unlike most fashion events it will be spread amongst the centre in Centenary Square, The Mailbox Shopping Centre, Harvey Nichols, The Bullring Shopping Centre, Selfridges, Adidas, Pavillions Shopping Centre and House Of Fraser.

What will happen? Aside from the many pampering opportunitys in different stores you will have the chance to see two theatre shows, one catwalk show hosted by Kelly Osbourne and the Trinny & Susannah style academy presented by Littlewoods Direct. Plus a Christopher Kane goody bag, free beauty gifts from brands such as MAC, a complimentary glass of champagne and fashion forecasting sessions with models, stylists and buyers.

Book your tickets through the Style In The City website. VIP tickets which are tickets for all visitors are £25, Gala Evening tickets are £45 and Platinum entry is £65. Visit the website for more information about the event and about the tickets.

20% Off At Betsey Johnson

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

betsy-johnson-bow-clutch.jpgHow exciting as I said in another blog, Betsey to me was not well known, it was only because of the many magazine pictures with Betsey clothes on American stars that I knew about it.

Now it’s become one of my favourite designers and I am ecstatic that there is a 20% voucher available to print out on the website to take in and use in the Covent Garden store in London. Browse online to see if you can find anything you fancy then either phone through to ask if the store have it or take a risk and be in with the chance of being inspired by something else. They have plenty of accessories and bags in the store I love this Betsey Johnson Bow Clutch pictured here. Online it’s available for $98.

The 20% off voucher is available online under exclusive-London store promo on the main page and is valid on full price merchandise excluding accessories. It expires on the 31st of March 2008.

Anthropologie Available Online

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

anthropolgy-buoy-belle-sweater.jpgYes that day came, the day when I realised I would not have to fork out for a plane ticket across the pond to the States just to get to my all time favourite store Anthropologie because as of now it’s available online.

The Anthropologie style is very cute, floral and elegant. In keeping with this seasons fashion check out this Buoy Belle Sweater available online. The nautical numbers can be found all over and I don’t deny how great they are but this embroidered sailor style cardi is so cute and so perfect for spring and summer.

Visit Anthropologie online to view the cardi priced at £65.46 and to see the super sweet collection available.

Ibiza Rocks 2008

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

ibiza-rocks-2008.jpgThis year Ibiza Rocks is the place to be. See live bands and party all the time … a well earned heavenly break for some.

Last year saw some great bands take to the stage at Bar M on a Tuesday such as The Fratellis, Kaiser Chiefs, Kasabian, Artic Monkeys and The View. This year promises to be just as good and will now be held in The Ibiza Rocks Hotel. Kicking off on the 31st May, Ibiza Rocks begins with The Enemy plus guests performing and the initial opening party for the new Ibiza Rocks Hotel. Keep an eye on the Ibiza Rocks website to find out who will be confirmed for the wild season this mid June to September.

Book your tickets for The Enemy on the 31st of May on the Ibiza Rocks website costing €35.00 for the ticket plus a €3.50 booking fee.

The Red Stripe Camden Crawl 2008

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

camden-crawl-2008.jpgAnother festival to add to the never-ending list and this time it’s in Camden, one of indie and rock music’s biggest scenes.

The Camden Crawl has seen some fantastic acts play in previous years including Dirty Pretty Things, The Fratellis, Klaxtons, Air Traffic and Kate Nash so we can only look forward to more in the future. So far the line up looks set to unleash some hot new bands including One Night Only. April 18th and 19th, Two days set in twenty five different venues, the Camden Crawl is certainly two dates that should be in your diary.

Visit the Camden Crawl website for more information about the event and for tickets. A one day pass is priced at £29.70 and a two day pass costs & £49.20.

The New Carling Academy – Sheffield

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

carling-academy-sheffield.jpgExcitements are high in Sheffield as Carling Academy are opening a new venue which was once known as Roxy Nightclub.

Since the demise of Gatecrasher last year Sheffield could really benefit from a new venue, especially one that hosts gigs. Look forward to seeing the likes of KT Tunstall, Good Charlotte, The Charlatans, The Kooks, The Pigeon Detectives and Air Traffic. Along with some of the best musical artists of the moment there will also be club nights – perfect.

Visit the Sheffield Academy website for ticket and future gig information. The Carling Academy will be open in April 2008. Gig nights are for ages 14 and over and clubs nights are aged 18 and over.

Global Gathering 2008

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

global-gathering-2008.jpgAnother huge dance festival to add to your list of plans for the summer would be Global Gathering 2008.

The massive dance festival is held in an airfield in Stratford-Upon-Avon and boasts 16 state-of-the-art sound systems, an adrenaline village including bungee jumps, an outdoor cinema, hot air balloon rides and a campsite. To add to the magic, numerous amounts of stages with live dance acts playing, such as Paul Van Dyke, Faithless, Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Roger Sanchez and Basement Jaxx.

The event will take place on Friday 27th of July through to Saturday the 28th of July. Book your tickets through the festival website costing £115.50. For more information about the event visit www.globalgathering.co.uk.

Cartier International Polo 2008

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

cartier-international-polo-2008.jpgOnce again, the annual Cartier International Polo will be held in Windsor and this year it will be on the 27th of July.

Renowned the biggest polo event in the world, join celebrities, royalty and leading polo players and then a huge audience and you’ll be at one of the biggest social events of the year. Last Year’s Cartier Polo saw Diane Kruger, Sophie Anderton, Pierce Brosnan and Sean Bean all in attendance an each year the calibre of celebrity is raised. Beginning at 10am and finishing at 6pm enjoy the retail village, The Prince of Wales Team v Hurlingham for The Golden Jubilee Trophy followed by the presentation ceremony and England v Australia for The Coronation Cup followed by another presentation ceremony. After the days festivities you can join the evening entertainment hosted by either Chinawhite or Smyle which must also be booked.

Tickets go on sale in April to members and in May to non-members. Keep updated for ticket sales and for more information on the event at the website.

Benicassim Festival 2008

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

benicassim.gifI’ve got festival fever this year and that might be the result of having far too many festivals to choose from.

The Benicassim Festival is from what I hear one of the best for hard core dance/electro fans and indie/pop fans. Think about it, this is the perfect place to take a vacation with your friends, located between Valencia and Barcelona in a small beach town called Coast De Azahar in Spain. Enjoy the sunshine and lazing on the beach during the day and get down to some immense partying in the evenings through till dawn. Expect performances from dance acts such as Armand Van Helden, Simian Mobile Disco and The Rapture to indie acts such as The Klaxtons, Arctic Monkey’s, Muse, Kings Of Leon and The Hives.

The festival takes place between Thursday 19th of July through till Sunday the 22nd of July with a huge free beach party on Monday the 23rd. Get your tickets through Seetickets.com costing £140.05 plus a transaction fee for a four day ticket with camping. Visit the festival website for more information and day ticket options.