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Caribbean Cruising – Haiti & Jamaica | Royal Caribbean

It’s not often that you can claim to have woken up in a different country four days in a row but that’s exactly what happened when Adam and I took to the seas and embarked on our first full length cruise, courtesy of Royal Caribbean. A quick plane ride (please note the sarcasm as this plane […]

Grizzly Lab's Genius Scan App

posted by on 31/08/2011

Maybe I’m late but if you haven’t heard of the Genius Scan app then you should know. My manager showed me this useful iphone app that allows you to scan documents as PDF files and send via email, twitter etc.. It’s very quick and easy plus it automatically enhances the image so it looks exactly like it was processed through a scanner. What’s more, the app is free however if you’re affiliated with storage apps then you can go for the Genius Scan+, which will enable you to share scanned documents on evernote, google docs and drop box. It’s quite a useful app, it works very quickly (faster than most scanners) plus the enhancement is spot on- I would reccomend it. Head to the iTunes app store after the break for more info including how to purchase.

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Timberland 2011 Autumn/Winter Collection

posted by on 31/08/2011

The cold is fast approaching which means that it’s time that we start thinking about buying new winter coats and new winter shoes. Thus this preview of the Timberland 2011 Autumn/Winter Collection comes in a timely manner. Check it out and pick out some of the potential shoes you will be buying this winter season.

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100 Years of East London Style

posted by on 31/08/2011

Ah this is lovely promotion from Westfield for their new Stratford mall which is set to open in 2 weeks time. They’ve created a viral video (hasn’t gone viral yet but give it 24 hours) that focuses on 100 years of East London style in 100 seconds. Sept 13th 1911 – Sept 13th 2011 – the day and month mean nothing in terms of style but that’s the day when Europe’s largest mall opens. Watch the video closely, it’s nice watching how the styles change over the years and a lot of fashion does recycle itself. The dance and music changes work well too. The video was shot over 4 days and directed by Jake Lunt. The editing is on point, peep it on the reverse.

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ASOS | Dance Into Autumn

posted by on 31/08/2011

I already purchased items for my Autumn wardrobe in July, not to be one step ahead but out of necessity…  darn British weather! For a little pick-me-up give your wardrobe an instant upgrade with ASOS, who have this Autumn‘s key pieces down to a T. Make sure you know this season’s It bag (colour-blocked and structured btw) from the new shoe height (we’re talking knee-high, not heel high); which accessory will be having a party on your arm (clue, it’s colourful and cozy); to the new knock-out jewellery that’s turning heads. As every style-savvy girl knows, the devil’s in the detail, so start piling on those accessories. Shop this season’s must have accessories here.

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Grafea – Leather Backpack | Review

posted by on 30/08/2011

Backpacks are without a doubt my favourite type of bag as they are by far the most comfortable type to carry. For me personally, equallly balancing the weight between both your shoulders means avoiding the excruciating shoulder pains. Win. I’m sure you’ve all noticed the past year’s trends of nice canvas bags, well I’m bored of them. It’s become too common with all the high street retailers recreating their own ones and the vintage ones popping up everywhere. More on the reverse.

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Interview with Mel D Cole, Photographer

posted by on 30/08/2011

About a month ago I stumbled across an image of Q-Tip at the 7th Annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival in July. I spend a lot of time reading concert reviews, watching live performances and looking at event photography and I honestly do not think I’ve ever seen a photograph from an event before that conveyed so much energy, well maybe I have – but the photo really stuck in my mind. I found out the photographers name was Mel D Cole, checked out his site – became a little obsessed with his images and inspired by his hustle, and then decided to hit him up for an interview. Luckily he was visiting London for a week in August, and so we arranged for me to catch up with him and ask a few questions backstage at The Root’s show. Hit the jump to read what photographer, Mel D Cole had to say.

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Aloft Hotel | London ExCel

posted by on 30/08/2011

I was on my way to work and noticed this lavish structure glistening in the distance, and it happens to be a brand new hotel from ALoft an American company. It has to be said the building is gorgeous form the outside and from these shots it seems the decor is very colourful and vibrant giving the four star hotel a youthful and trendy vibe. With 252 rooms and a range of amenitites including the “XYZ Bar”, ALoft will quickly become a popular stay no doubt. More info after the break

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Sunset Silhouettes

posted by on 30/08/2011

I need to buy a BEACH HOUSE at some point in my lifetime. Seaside sunsets are untouchable, the sky is one thing that us humans will never be able to build on and for that very reason it remains one of the beautiful that all of us get to see. Have you guys noticed the firey red sunsets as of late? Absolutely breathtaking. Brazilian photographer Isac Goulart specialises in captures these incredibly colourful sunsets with the stunning silhouettes in the foreground with the focus remaining on the sunset. The colours are just wow, almost look like he placed a gradient in each one. Actually they’re all definitely edited but it’s not overdone, it’s just perfect. I can’t stop staring at them. I need a beach holiday, anyone care to take me with them? I’ll be your photographer/personal paparazzi.

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Friends With Benefits – Justin Timberlake Style Focus

posted by on 29/08/2011

So I spent most of Saturday designing my new project and the benefit of having dual screen = the ability of watching films on one whilst working on the other. I went through 3 films yesterday – one of which was Justin Timberlake‘s latest acting effort – Friends With Benefits. It’s a good film, not a chick flick and certainly not a film you want to watch with your parents around the house. Some hilarious sex scenes haha. Anyhow, this post isn’t about the film. I wanted to focus on JT‘s styling throughout the film. Yes it may look ridiculously simple and plain to an extent but I think the small details make it work. For example in the image above, the striped tie with the two shades of blue that matches the trousers and the tie clip & belt combo is vicious. Not to mention his job in the film = GQ Art Director in NYC. DREAM. More imagery on the reverse.

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Topman AAA Collection

posted by on 29/08/2011

Did you know that Topman had an AAA Collection which is supposedly “An On-Going Topman Collection Based On Rock ´N´Roll”…No? me neither. Honestly I don’t think I was missing out on anything by not knowing about this collection because none of it stands out to me. I just see a couple a slim fit jeans paired with quite a few slinky ass tops that would go a miss in the wardrobe of the JLS boys. I’ll be sticking to the other collections Topman have on offer for this Autumn/Winter season and give this one a miss, however it may be fitting for somone else im sure of it. Probably those indie kids and the like, if you fit into that category then maybe this collection is for you. Hop on the flipside to see the full collection.

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