Category Archives: Shopping

Flash Sale

Walking to work today I could help but notice that the empty shop next door had big writing in the window. Ok, I got a little excited, I thought we were getting new neighbours, but what I read made me even happier. FLASH SALE! Yes, a massive secret clearance sale for AW10/11 goods from amazing brands including Jaeger, Burberry and Vivienne Westwood (see the flyer for the full list) with 50%-70% off. It will last from 2nd -6th March and take place at 65-67 Monmouth Street in the Seven Dials, Covent Garden.

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Upper 5th / Village Green Launch

For those of you who haven’t heard, The Village Green store has finally arrived in Covent Garden, complete with an Upper 5th wall. A few days ago the lovely people working there invited us to the Launch Party, unfortnately I can’t go (exam), but you can!!

The launch is this Wednesday, 24th November, from 6-9pm. You can expect DIY cinema, popcorn, cider and merriment, as well as 20% off all night. Now who said Wednesday’s were boring?

Vintage Furniture Flea

So everybody loves a vintage fashion fair, so how about a Vintage Furniture Flea? Yup, the first ever flea is being held this Sunday 21st November in Bethnal Green’s York Hall, opening from 11:30am – 4:30pm. The mixture of products, sellers and prices will set this event apart from your average vintage fair, as there will be everyone there from first time sellers to established traders, selling furniture and homewares from the late 40’s to late 70’s. With everything from rummage bins to branded furniture, and of course tea, cake and live music, there really will be something for everybody.

Seven Dials 20% Off Shopping Evening

For most people, Christmas Shopping is a chore, especially in London, especially in December. So the lovely people in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials are throwing another fab event to help you out, a 20% off shopping evening on Thursday 25th November.

As well as this generous discount on a whole range of clothing, shoes, make-up, gadgets and gifts, many of the stores will also be giving you instore entertainment and special treats. Also, you don’t have to worry if all of the shopping is wearing you out either, as many of the eateries are offering you a discount too.

To top it off, as well as amazing discounts, special treats and entertainment, all in the beautiful (and very christmassy) Covent Garden, Seven Dials staff will also be on the prowl, giving out goodie bags to some lucky shoppers. Just don’t forget to register here first…

For Sale…

This post isn’t my usual sort, but I just want to get the word out. I had a wardrobe clearout a few weeks ago and have finally got around to putting things on eBay, there is about 35 items on there at the moment and roughly 20 left to add, which I’m hoping to get done tonight. All starting prices are 99p, it’s mainly high street and some vintage, but I may put a few designer pieces on there tonight if I can bring myself to part from them. So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to get bidding…

Selfridges Shoe Stories

By now you would have probably heard of Selfridges Shoe Galleries, which will have over 55,000 pairs in stock at one time and 4,000 pairs on display from 150 different brands, including Exclusive to Selfridges shoes. If you haven’t then make sure you have circled the 16th September in your calendar, as this is the grand opening!

To celebrate this momentous occasion, Selfridges want to hear your Shoe Stories, and in return you can win a years supply of shoes. One winner will be selected by the Judges, each Friday for 15 weeks, from the 6th August to the 12th November 2010, so you still have plenty of chances to win. And even if you don’t win, the stories are still lovely and funny to read, the pictures along side them to die for and there is something comforting about knowing that you’re not alone in your shoe addiction.

Love Miss Daisy’s (And Others) Barboot

You may remember a while ago I wrote about a vintage site called Love Miss Daisy, well now they will be selling their gorgeous clothes at an amazing event for people who are fond of vintage, cocktails, good music, Pimms, haberdashery, wine, cupcakes and all things of that sort. Barboot Sale, which is essentially a downright super stylish Car Boot Sale, will be held on 3rd September at The Haberdashery in Crouch End, London from 19:30 – 22:30. Also, if you have anything of this sort that you want to give to a better home, you can set up a stall at the Barboot Sale too, just email massimo@the-haberdashery.com with a short description of what you would like to sell!

Bloggers Yard Sale

How many times have you looked at your favourite blogger’s outfits and thought, why do I never find clothes like that? Well here is your chance, some of fashions biggest blogger’s have got together to organise a yard sale, on the 22nd August in London, selling off a number of garments that you have probably lusted over before, as well as shoes, accessories and bits and bobs.

 

Just to get an idea of what you can get your hands on this is a few of the items Style Slicker said she would be selling in her post, “Jimmy Choo’s with a gem missing, used Versace leather bag, 1970s maxi dress, pre year 2004 Japanese magazines, un-opened Barry M pink nail varnish etc”. Also, if that wasn’t enough bargains, there will be a bargain bin selling goods for £1-£3, but make sure you get there early!

Shake and Bake at Urban Outfitters

As you may have come to notice, I am bit of a fan of events in the Seven Dials, Covent Garden, due to them usually being a pretty good evening! The next store to host a fabulous shopping evening is Urban Outfitters, who really don’t need an introduction. Their Shake and Bake event is taking place on Thursday 22nd June, from 5pm – 8pm, and will host a whole range of delights.

Upon arriving you will receive a free mini-facial courtesy of the lovely staff at Kiehls, followed by a free cocktail mixed for you by a flair bartender and colourful cupcakes from Vintage Patisserie. If this wasn’t enough as you continue your shopping there will be music from The Young and Lost Club, just to get you in the party mood.

Tatty Devine Mini Instore Festival

Love jewellery? Love Tatty Devine? Love discount? Love complimentary drinks? Love music? Love frocks? Love festivals? You should probably attend this, I think the flyer says it all!