Advent Stories #4 | Maybachs & Bossy Besties

‘Hi.’ ‘Hi.’ Blu did not expect anyone this morning, she’d been planning to spend the day in bed mostly having had a rough nights’ sleep; she hardly sleeps nowadays. ‘Hi.’ Francesca walks into her best friend’s home, uninvited but is certain Blu would not kick her out. It was her turn to get her friend…

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Advent Stories #1 | The Lady Sings The Blues

Blu taps her Oyster card and the barriers part to let her through. Walking outside Aldgate Station, a sharp gust of wind blows her fro off her face. Christmas is all around, the lights, the decorations, London sparkles, a season for celebration. She walked the back road with a familiarity she’d missed, looked up and…

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The Holiday Windows | Fortnum & Mason- Cats

I love this window so much I could cry and I am not much of a cat person, they play way too hard to get for my patience but this window, this incredible window, is all the joys of Christmas wrapped up in one; Happy, festive, traditional, whimsical, fun, lovely… and all the superlatives one…

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The Holiday Windows | Selfridges – Futuristic and Minimalistic

I hated this window when I saw it, it didn’t make sense, where was the pomp and ceremony? Where was Christmas, the glitz, glamour and tree. I didn’t even think s’nice I just thought wtf is this. BUT as with the liberty window it took a few visits for me to actually really love this…

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The Holiday Windows | Harvey Nichols- Tipsy & Tinsel and A Secret Forest

At first I was unsure about this window, I thought s’nice but not at all festive but having had time to digest it, I rather like it. It reminds me of this window from Harrods that led to my short-is story, but this feels like the continuation, the arrival in the alps of all the…

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The Holiday Windows |Liberty- The Tree of Liberty

I love Liberty and its entire history, I love its old and rickety interiors, am obsessed with its Tudor facade and how indoors feels like going to your grandmama’s house with a hodgepodge of fabulousness going on. And I really wanted to love this window. The Tree of Liberty explores a magical time when snow…

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The Holiday Windows | Harrods- The Kingdom Of Christmas

The Holiday are coming… the holidays are coming and there is nothing more magical than the windows of the departments stores in London. You’ll be hard pressed to find any better, anywhere else in the world; a big statement to make but colour me biased. London has a way of bringing christmas to life in…

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