Valentines: Time for Fragrance

Over the years, perfumes and fragrances have always played a key role in sparking romance. Books and films often allude to a love interest's scent being, well…. unforgettable! So it is no wonder that the holiday which celebrates love, romance and passion would be one which drives strong sales of this gift category. … Continue reading

Christmas Shopping in London (Virtually)

London is a great city to visit and shop anytime of the year, but especially at the holidays. The energy and hustle & bustle of London easily gets you in a festive mood. Throngs of Christmas shoppers, all bundled up and rushing about under tinseled street decorations, is like a … Continue reading

Classic Fashion: Wimbledon

Grass tennis courts, players all in white, royal spectators, strawberries and cream. It could only reference one thing… Wimbledon! The world's greatest tennis players have been congregating at the prestigious All England Lawn Tennis Club for 137 years. It is regarded by many as the most elite of the 4 Grand … Continue reading

John Lewis Turns 150 Years Old

John Lewis is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. The venerable British department store chain, founded in 1864 as a drapery store on London's Oxford Street, has now sold to roughly 6 generations of shoppers. To put it in perspective, when John Lewis opened his Oxford Street store, London's population was … Continue reading

Social Season Dressing

Well social season 2012 has arrived, so it's time to start figuring out what seasonal, trend-right dress you are going to wear to which holiday party. The Fall dress trends of lace and shimmer still apply, and work well with the holiday season.  It's important to prioritize your events; decide … Continue reading

Olympic Tees & Caps by Country

Now that the London 2012 Summer Olympic games are officially underway, it is a great time to show your support for your national team. Both the London 2012 Shop and British department store chain John Lewis (for those not from the UK, John Lewis is the British equivalent of Macys … Continue reading

The Upcoming London 2012 Olympics

In a few short weeks the largest sporting event on the planet will kick off in England. The London 2012 Summer Olympics will surely consume most of the news from the time it starts on Friday, 27 July until it ends sixteen days later,  on Sunday, 12 August. These Olympic … Continue reading