2011 Press previews of anything special being prepared for Christmas come about when (theoretically) the sun is supposed to be bearing down upon our bare (Celine-covered actually) backs. Luckily, London is rubbish- and drinking Malibu cocktails in front of a Christmas tree kind of suits the...

I have to give a shout-out again to the Christmas collection from SteamCream which is just divine.. And finally, I got a signature nail done by Jessie J's favourite nail technician, Jenny Longworth. She hand painted a very sexy leopard print over my existing colour, which is Chanel Pirate.

If yesterday is any inspiration, keep the couture creativity going like a chic kid at Christmas. A cozy caftan - for opening gifts on Christmas morning. Technically, this isn't couture, but it's Hermès, so haute enough, no? A little brunch at the Four Seasons, a little number that works...

Okay, so the last two weeks have been pretty full-on looking at what beauty buys will be filling our shelves come Christmas. The reason that this snowman, bauble and tree laden month takes place is mainly for the monthly magazines who have what is called a long-lead time - that means that they...

2011 The Selfridges Christmas offering deserves about ten posts on its own- but here's a (believe it or not) EDITED version of all the goodies coming to a festive season near you, soon: Cake... ...or Givenchy Chocolate... ....or Mulberry Alexa? Lancome crackers! Victoria Beckham...

Luxe lust strikes again! The time in between Christmas and New Year should be all about rest and relaxation and seeing as lounging and indulgence seems to be a definite theme for this post, what better way to hunker down against the cold with the Classic Bouquet Cushion , Lilac Bobble Cushion...

And this is the final Christmas in July post of the week, although we have more events next week. I headed off The Body Shop - which was all candy canes and cupcakes - gorgeous. They've got some lovely sets, and even though I'm not massively a fan of The Body Shop fragrances, their make up...

who wouldn't want this one? And finally, this super-glam shiny Lancome set - a Travel Retail Exclusive from September From there, I headed across to the agency that looks after Mavala amongst other brands and fell totally in love with the Mavala Christmas Angels...and the strong metallic...

By the Muse on July 22, 2013 Don't laugh but the Holidays will be here before you know it. But for now celebrate Christmas in July with Philosophy's traditional sale of the year! Philosophy brings back all its old Holiday favorites in July and marks them down to crazy prices so you can...

Regular readers of BBB are probably aware of the phenomenon that is Christmas In July. For those you aren't familiar, it is a series of days where beauty brands (and homeware etc) show their wares for Christmas. It has to be done in July so that the long lead magazines which are being worked...

 

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