Tag: shopping

Walking in a Window Wonderland…

With the festive shopping season now well underway, stores across London have yet again decked their windows with outlandish decorations in a bid to outdo one another. Every year we make promises to ourselves to avoid the frantic rush and to plan ahead so that gifts are purchased well before the shops get busy… July

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Facials At The Check Out…Whatever Next?

The new Tesco beauty salons have opened across the country to mixed reviews. The budget beauty treatment menu includes facials, manicures, eyebrow threading and waxing all at extremely purse pleasing prices. But is the bright shiny clinical design of a supermarket the right environment for beauty? A pampering treat is the last thing on my

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Cirkle  •  27th Oct 11

ASDA: Leading The Fash Pack?

Asda is fast becoming known as a fashion innovator, rather than a purveyor of frozen peas, and their latest products look set to drive that image. Capitalising on our slightly thicker post-Christmas waistlines, George at Asda has launched a 50s-inspired dress and skirt with ‘corsetry’ built in, costing just £25 and £16 respectively. The clothes

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Cirkle  •  12th Jan 10

Bah Humbug!

According to members of the public interviewed by Brand Republic in their latest video, the common perception is that retailers should wait until late October or November before rolling out their Christmas ranges, and that by launching them too early “puts people off” and is in “bad taste”.The question is…”Are you too put off products

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Cirkle  •  18th Sep 09

New Look – The Latest High Street Chain To Up The Fashion Stakes

This week saw the announcement from much loved high street fashion chain New Look, that Girls Aloud’s more curvier band member Kimberley Walsh is set to be the new face of their Autumn/Winter 2009/2010 clothing collection, due to her modern day iconic style.The range, following in the footsteps of Lily Allen, will include a number

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Cirkle  •  7th Sep 09