Christmas isn’t just about pretty decorations, luxury wishlists, and eating oodles of food, but also a time of year where you can share the love and give back. There are so many ways you can help, from volunteering to sending out charity Christmas cards, to buying a Christmas meal for a homeless person, or why not donate a toy to a child in need. Big or small, doing your bit to spread festive cheer makes the world a happier place. So to help you out I thought I would highlight some charitable causes that you can get behind this festive season.
As you will know, from my numerous tweets and Instagram snaps, the snow finally fell on my village this weekend and I certainly made the most of it. So on Saturday, before the major snow fell yesterday, I decided to give my new Dorothy Perkins coat that I bought in the sale a test run – basically I just wanted an excuse to wrap up warm and wear my new coat. I have been after a smarter winter coat for a while, and I really wanted one with contrasting sleeves but not all black like the ones I have seen
With Radio 1’s Big Weekend taking place this weekend it signals the start of the festival season, so for today’s daily shopping pick I have chosen something that is versatile to wear. Pair this Tesco F&F Tie Front T-shirt with jeans, denim shorts or even a maxi skirt. I love the colour as peach is refreshing for summer, but I think I love the price even more at £8 it is a bargain.
One of my favourite trends coming for autumn/winter 2010 has to be the cape, I loved seeing them come down the runway at London Fashion Week in February and its great to see the high street coming up with price-friendly alternatives. I have picked a number of capes, with the one above from ASOS.com being one of my favourite, I think going for a dark shade is best for me but there are so many camel and beige shades as well, and the hood on this one is an added bonus. Not out until September but already been added to
I know you’re thinking I got the heading a little wrong, but no Tesco – yep the supermarket – have launched its first ever premium collection, F&F Couture. The collection debuts exclusively online, from March 29 and is priced between £40 and £140 – so not quite couture prices so maybe they could have sacrifice the sexy and just called it premium. Buying Director of Tesco Clothing Jan Marchant commented: “F&F Couture signifies a new era for supermarket fashion. It’s a high fashion-led range which will enable us to meet the increased desire for affordable yet high quality clothing, and