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Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Merry Christmas from the Style & Then Some team!

The wine is mulling, the presents are stacking up under the tree and we’re all waiting expectantly for snow like little excitable kids (just not before we’ve made it home, … Continue reading

December 23, 2011 · 4 Comments

My Christmas Wish List by Helen Coakley

And last but not least, and may I add, with not long to go, it is my turn to follow in the footsteps of my celebrated peers and throw in … Continue reading

December 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

RECIPE | The cheat’s guide to homemade mince pies

Isn’t it so much more impressive when someone makes mince pies from scratch? When they’re straight-from-the-oven hot and don’t come in those shiny supermarket silver foil cups? But on the … Continue reading

December 21, 2011 · 2 Comments

London’s best ethical shops and boutiques: Style And Then Some’s third guest post for the Telegraph

I find it really hard to get my head around the fact that some people don’t like fair trade, kind of like how some people don’t think that we should … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Announcing our brilliant beauty goodie bag giveaway

Listen up, we’re pretty excited about this – it’s the first ever Style & Then Some giveaway competition. Busy little bloggers that we are, gadding about town hopping from press … Continue reading

December 19, 2011 · 3 Comments

An Indian Winter | Marianne Cotterill Jewellery at Matches

Although the phrase is a bit of a cliché, the fashion industry is having a ‘microtrend’ moment. Back in October, Hermès unveiled their a limited edition Sari collection, with piece … Continue reading

December 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

My Christmas Wish List | Sophie Cha

In my family there is a recent Christmas tradition of emailing wish lists around about a week before the day itself – since mine this year is full of horribly … Continue reading

December 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Is the date in your diary? Less than one month to go until our second fashion tweet up

Thursday 12th January is the date. #fashiontweetup2 is the hashtag. (L-R) Style & Then Some’s Sophie Caldecott with Olivia and Jennifer at our first tweet up in September It’s now … Continue reading

December 17, 2011 · 3 Comments

Boxpark pop up mall, Shoreditch

Boxpark, supposedly the world’s first pop up mall made entirely from shipping containers, has arrived in Shoreditch. I work just around the corner from this new phenomenon, and have been … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

Gay Penguin Rights…The issues Attenborough left out

The gay rights movement has come a long way in recent years.  With same sex marriages becoming legalised in more and more countries, previous prejudices and intolerances for same sex … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · 1 Comment

Make your own sloe gin cocktail: the Sapphire Sloeberry Flip

Kat making a Sloeberry Flip This is the second guest post from Katherine Gledhill after her visit to the Bombay Sapphire sloe gin masterclass last week. Yesterday she told us … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Guest post | A lesson in sloe gin making

A Sloe Gin Cobbler Last Monday, Style & Then Some sent Katherine Gledhill to the Bombay Sapphire Blue Room at Vinopolis to learn about the art of sloe gin. She … Continue reading

December 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

My Christmas Wish List | Sophie Caldecott

Style And Then Some Christmas wish list number three coming up. So it might be a little bit more extravagant than Katie’s, and surprisingly doesn’t contain any baking related goodies … Continue reading

December 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

My Christmas Wish List | Dee

Following on from BlondeKatie’s post, I decided to put together my own christmas wish list. Predictably, this soon turned into some full-on fantasy shopping online – either because the item … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 4 Comments

Clemence Poesy poses for G-Star Raw

It’s nothing new hiring celebrities to model and prance about in advertisement campaigns.  Actually it’s rare to find a label that doesn’t take this approach.  And who can blame them?  … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 2 Comments

How to mix with Virtual DJ – the free Mac app you should get right now

Once you’ve hit ‘download’ on Virtual DJ, the next three hours of your life will disappear into a digital DJ time warp and you won’t get them back. You’ve been … Continue reading

December 11, 2011 · 3 Comments

My Christmas Wish List | Katie

As if you didn’t need another reminder that you haven’t got all your Christmas shopping done yet (well I know I haven’t), in the run up to Christmas us five … Continue reading

December 10, 2011 · 7 Comments

Community: My latest American sitcom addiction

Community is an Emmy winning American comedy currently in its third series, set in a community college called Greendale in Colorado. It focuses on a study group of misfits and … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · 1 Comment

Miss Selfridge’s golden treasures

Ever since myself and Katie attended the Miss Selfridge Christmas press day way back in July (yes, it WAS weird munching on mini mince pies in the Summertime) I have … Continue reading

December 8, 2011 · 3 Comments

Christopher Kane sample sale this Thursday

Quick heads up for you of another sample sale in London this week. What: Christopher Kane sample sale When: Thursday 9 December, 1pm – 9pm Where: The Mercer Street Studios, … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment