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The paisley shawl was in fact an imitation of a garment that was brought to the UK from the East India Company in the mid 18th century. The paisley shawl became very vogue but the Indian versions were expensive and in very short supply. The shawls were quickly copied by British manufacturers...

I wish that they will reformulate the scent of the Strawberry Body Scrub Jam though! It's quite distracting. Kustie Body Scrub Jam ingredients Kustie Body Butter ingredients

The notes feature mandarin, wild strawberries, champagne, rose, jasmine, orange blossom, musk, amber and vanilla. La Perla Divina is available in 30, 50 and 80 ml Eau de Toilette. (quotes loosely translated from sfilate.it, achat-parfums.fr)

The Boston colonists rebelled against their controlling motherland England, and the conspired monopoly of the East India Company. In December, 1773, Boston colonists, dressed as Native Americans, boarded three taxed tea ships and threw the goods overboard, as protest against taxation without...

1633, Mauritshuis The founding of the French East India Company in 1664 opened Europe to Eastern trade and artistic inspiration. Decorative arts in the Asian style–generically termed "Chinoiserie"–flourished in the eighteenth century, frequently incorporating monkeys as well as pagodas,...

The rows of vellum, parchment and regular leather-bound books inscribed in gold – some frayed with years and some restored to look spanking new – are complemented by mounted British East India Company art, mostly rare lithographic prints and aquatints dating between 1750-1930. The...

Guests were treated to an opulent showcase, defined by critics as Lagerfeld's homage to India, whilst sipping champagne at a table set for high tea. Salom Kapoor and Frieda Pinto were amongst the guests both wearing Chanel dresses from the SS12 collection. On the jewellery front, Frieda wore...

It was in 1603 that the Dutch began extensive battles to extend their colonial boundaries — successfully taking control through the Dutch East India Company. However, following the company's bankruptcy, control was taken over by the Dutch state in 1826. Not without its own series of...

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Monday sees the start of arguably the most famous UK based tennis championships and I would say, two weeks of sunshine, strawberries, champagne and Wimbledon whites. However if the recent weather is anything to go by, I would imagine it'll be more like three weeks of stop-start action, some...