Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Juicing with Stylist

This week we visited the lovely people at Stylist for a delicious juicing session with Lakeland, who made some AMAZING juices and smoothies for the whole team (and us, obvs) to enjoy.

First up was the Sage™ The Nutri Juicer™ Plus. This machine can do everything and we mean anything – even juicing whole apples so you don’t have to faff about chopping them up. But to keep it simple, but still impressive we made the ULTIMATE green juice with apples, celery, cucumber, kiwi, spinach and some mint to finish it off.

This went down very well and for those who were keen to get involved, there was the opportunity to have a go too.

We also brought along not just any Nutri Bullet but the new Nutri Bullet Graphite. This was my personal favourite, frozen berries, chia seeds, walnuts, almonds, agave nectar and whizzed together with some water for an amazing pink smoothie.

Two lucky people at Stylist got to keep a juicer each to make their own at home. See below for the two recipes we used on the day.


Berry & Walnut Smoothie

50g Walnuts

55g Almonds

430ml water

750g frozen berries

2 teaspoons maples syrup or agave

1 tablespoon black chia seed


Green Juice

1 apple

3 fingers cucumber

2 sticks of celery

1 kiwi (peeled)

handful of mint leaves

2 large handfuls spinach

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Halfords Spring Summer Press Show

1 fashion designer, 2 Olympians and the paparazzi - welcome to the Halfords Spring Summer press show!

We recently launched Halfords Spring Summer launches to media at a press show in the heart of Soho. We were joined by fashion designer Orla Kiely and Olympians Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Boardman and the event showed the best innovation in kids and adult bikes, Orla's new and exclusive print range, the very latest tech and brand new child car seats and travel.


Olympic, World Champion and Tour de France hero, Sir Bradley unveiled his range of children's bikes for the first time. The range includes bikes for toddlers to teens, such as balance bikes through to junior carbon road bikes. 


Adding a designer edge to summer, Orla Kiely revealed her exclusive range for Halfords, Olive and Orange by Orla Kiely. The collection includes beautiful Dutch-style hybrid bikes and tents each with a print custom-designed for Halfords. The range launches in store in May - perfect timing for summer festivals.


'The Professor', Olympian Chris Boardman showed a brand new range of Boardman Performance bikes and accessories, with several media test rides lined up for spring.


We were joined by media from Channel 4, The Sun, The Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Woman & Home, Daily Star, Heat magazine, ELLE magazine and many a few paps for good measure!


Tuesday, 22 March 2016

The first ever Fifty Plus Fashion Week show

It has only been four weeks since we launched the triumphant Fifty Plus Fashion Week show on the eve of London Fashion Week, Feb 2016 at the iconic Café Royal in Regent Street.

Launched by retailer JD Williams and in partnership with the London College of Fashion, the show could not have wished for a better opener with 70s fashion icon and former Vogue cover girl Marie Helvin. If this wasn’t enough, we secured the world’s oldest working supermodel, Daphne Selfe to lead the finale of our beautiful models all over the age of 50 to a huge round of applause. 

Fifty Plus Fashion Week attracted some of the industry’s most influential fashion writers along with a charming front row including Hilary Alexander, Jo Wood, Susan George, Angie Best, Jane Felstead, Anthea Turner and Lizzy Cundy among others.

You can view the full show below...enjoy! #50PLUSFW