UK Shopping

Hashtag Serendipity: The Rise Of Experiential Retail

Amelia Kallman | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Tech
Amelia Kallman

E-commerce has forever altered customer expectations, but now it's bricks and mortars changing the way we engage with brands. From engineered serendipity to personalised environments, new technologies are giving retailers the opportunity to deliver exciting, unique, and sharable experiences you can't get online or in an app.

If Less Is More...

Caragh Little | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

2017 so far has made me think about what's important; what really doesn't matter and should be put aside. So I've been clearing my way gradually through cupboards, wardrobes and drawers. More than ever I've been wondering what on earth possesses me when I'm shopping... and how I've missed this when I've been tidying up before.

Easter Sales 2017 UK: The Best Bargains From Topshop, ASOS, H&M And More

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Style

With Easter celebrations taking place this weekend, the mid-season sales have arrived with countless high street and online shops cutting prices by 50...

Style And Substance : Five Tips For A More Sustainable Wardrobe

Alicia Taylor | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK Style
Alicia Taylor

Wears per buy is a good way to think of it. Are you really getting value for money? Build a capsule wardrobe full of pieces that can be mixed and matched and made from quality materials that will stand the test of time. A perfectly cut organic cotton shirt or a pure virgin wool coat that will be a pleasure to wear and that you will treasure is worth so much more than five cheap tops that you'll wear once and forget about.

Shopping With Toddlers

Hannah Jull | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Parents
Hannah Jull

. Sure, the children may be running riot, but you're happy about it! So the supermarket judgers (they're out there) will think. And that's better than children running riot and a crazy stressed out mother (I hope?).

Spoiling Mum This Mother's Day? You'll Be Surprised What Gifts Come Out On Top

Jon Lord | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Lord

Mothering Sunday is steeped in history, marking the first Sunday in the lead-up to Easter and the day when Christians traditionally visited their 'mother church'. These days, Mother's Day is one of the most important dates in our cultural and social calendars: a day for the family to congregate and celebrate our amazing mums.

12 Instagram-Worthy Swimwear Pieces For Summer 2017

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Style

Daydreaming about your summer holiday already? If, like us, you’ve already started planning, picturing and putting together a potential itinerary, ...

What Does Brexit Mean For Our Favourite Luxury Brands?

Mark Haviland | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK
Mark Haviland

Recent figures show that prices in the UK are now rising at an annual rate of more than 3%, brought on by the vote for Brexit. We've also heard warnin...

The Best Prom Dresses In High Street Shops In 2017

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Style

Prom season is just around the corner and high street shops across the UK and online are filling their floors with pastel-hued tulle and more. If you...

Fearne Cotton Literally Sold The Clothes Off Her Own Back At The 'Fearne On Fashion' Pop-Up Shop

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Style

Fearne Cotton took the idea of suffering for fashion to the next level when she willingly shed her outfit for a customer at her ‘Fearne On Fashion...

22 Things You Need For Spring, Which Are In The Shops Right Now

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Style

We don’t want to speak too soon, but we think spring might be on its way. The lighter evenings, the warmer mornings and (whisper it) maybe even a p...

15 Signs You're Secretly A Shopaholic

Nicki Kinickie | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Style
Nicki Kinickie

Sometimes there is no better feeling than the rush of buying a new outfit or bag. It can lift our spirits after a bad day or just generally make us feel that little bit more amazing BUT, can there be such a thing as too much shopping?!

The Reality Of High Street Shopping: Virtually Different

Ralf Gladis | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Tech
Ralf Gladis

However, now that this shiny new electronic world is within reach of a wider audience, leisure, hospitality, and retail industries are all trailing ways to make VR shopping, well, a reality, with everything from virtual shop shelves to 3D product views.

How Location Intelligence Can Reveal How Long Resolutions Last

Theo Theodorou | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Tech
Theo Theodorou

Brands usually think that in January and February we're hitting the gym, avoiding the pub and eating more healthily. However, although we all want to keep up these good behaviours at the start of the year, is that really happening?

Rihanna And Dior Have Teamed Up To Raise Money For Charity With This Feminist T-Shirt

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Style

Less than 24 hours after Rihanna was awarded Harvard’s Humanitarian Of The Year 2017 award, the pop star has proven her commitment to philanthropic ...

Fearne Cotton's 'Fearne On Fashion' Charity Pop-Up Shop: What, Where, When And How You Can Be There

The Huffington Post | Becky Barnes | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Style

With just days to go until Fearne Cotton holds her pop-up shop as part of ‘Fearne On Fashion’, here’s everything you need to know including date...

High-street Retailers Must Change To Stay Relevant

Trish Young | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK
Trish Young

The high-street is suffering: from smaller shops faced with rising business rates, to larger household names planning to close stores across the count...

8 Tweets About Online Shopping Disasters That Make Us Want To Burn Our Debit Cards

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Style

We’d be lying if we said we weren’t frequently lured in by online shopping; the ease of browsing when your boss isn’t looking, the simplicity of...

Fearne Cotton Reveals When And Where Her 'Fearne On Fashion' Pop-Up Shop Will Be

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Style

Fearne Cotton has revealed when and where her fashion pop-up shop will be held. Cotton has been curating a collection of statement pieces from the lik...

Why Kids' Clothing Brands Are Embracing Gender-Neutral Designs

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Parents

Gone are the days when you walk into a kids’ clothes shop expecting to be faced with rails of pink clothes for girls and blue clothes for boys. More...

How To Fail At Living A Minimalist Lifestyle

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Leizrowice

I spend quite a bit of time in online minimalist communities and reading blogs on the topic. As a result, I have seen many people adopt and then give up on this lifestyle. Over time, I have identified a few main reasons why this tends to happen.

The Woman Who Thought She Could Manage Her Children In The Supermarket

Lucy Fisk | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Fisk

So this afternoon I made the classic mistake of thinking that I could just 'pop' into Tesco with the boys in tow. All I needed was milk and honey, surely as a woman in her thirties who has a mortgage, car finance, a job and many other responsibilities I could manage this?

Fearne Cotton And Mollie King Take On A Vintage Shopping Challenge In 'Fearne On Fashion'

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Style

Fearne Cotton teamed up with The Saturdays’ Mollie King to undertake a vintage shopping challenge for episode six of ‘Fearne On Fashion’. Cotton...

9 Valentine's Day Beauty Gifts To Buy Yourself, Because You Deserve It

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Style

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, which means all the love-themed beauty products are currently stocking the shelves just waiting to be taken home....

How Retail Brands Will Be Feeling The Love For Valentine's Day 2017

Jon Lord | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Tech
Jon Lord

Last minute shopping on Valentine's Day is nothing new but how shoppers are shopping is. Aphrodite might be the goddess of love but mobile is the god of Valentine's Day retail - and, more than ever before, these lagging lovers are making their purchases on the go.