Christmas? In July?!

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 7 - 2011

Yes.  Christmas.  In July.

The Christmas press events (don’t know what they are? read BBB’s post here) are rolling in and I attended my first couple of the year yesterday.  They’re my favourites and I wish I could get in to London to attend more because the PR crowd (kinda like the IT crowd but with nicer hair and shoes) always work very, very hard to make the venues look super special and it really does bring a sense of Yuletide festivity to even the warmest of London days!

I know it’s all about the commercialism but you have to be a hardened cookie not to crack a smile when you enter the fairylands on display.

The Christmas events are always pretty packed too which gives me an opportunity to sneak around indulging my inner (wide-eyed) child and taking photos of all the beautiful things without getting (too many) strange looks.  I always feel like someone’s gonna wanna know why a beauty blogger is taking numerous photos of port & stilton.  I still haven’t come up with an answer but I think I should just pat my belly and lick my lips by way of a response.

Can you stomach a bit of Christmas in July?  Don’t worry… I’m not showing you the beauty offerings yet, unless it’s something super-duper hold-the-front-page exciting, they can wait until I’ve heard A Fairy Tale in New York for the first time on the radio.  So probably mid-August then…

But I can’t resist sharing some of the other pretty…. the pretty pretty.  Go on, whistle me a little Winter Wonderland.

OK, I promise not to talk about Christmas again until September.  Maybe.

Much love, me (and the elves) x


10 Responses to “Christmas? In July?!”

  1. Pip says:

    Oh! I NEED that robin decoration so very much! Sleigh bells riiiing, are you listening?

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Liza says:

    I love Christmas, but… NOOOOOOOOOO! Haha :p

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. shanice says:

    I want the hot water bottle. And Christmas to come, now. :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. Louise says:

    love the keep calm candles :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Lily says:

    Aaa! Christmas! I’m excited now and it’s only July -_- I had an invite for one of these yesterday, made me wish I could afford the travel to London.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. lUCY says:

    Ha I got my first christmas invite today :-) I’m a Christmas fiend so I quite like it! Generally London is just too far away from me though to get to an event after work so I rarely go to any, the events I have actually been to, I’ve really enjoyed :-(

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. I just felt my heart lurch! I love Christmas, and those beautiful photos evoked memories such that I could almost smell warm clove and feel the taste of a snowflake on my tongue. But then I felt the balmy summer breeze stir the hair on my cheek and I thought, Naaah. Not ready!

    Carry on.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Sydney says:

    Love love love it.
    I dont care when Christmas begins -I love it!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Jenny Cole says:

    This has made me feel rather excited about Christmas!! xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. […] to this year…. something which gives me ultimate sad-face.  You’ll see why if you read this post.  Nonetheless, if I was going to be able to attend just the one, Mr. T really knows how to […]

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Relive the weekend: An interview on the Urban Retreat Beautique

This weekend, I had the pleasure of being interviewed for The Urban Retreat Beautique’s We ❤ Sundays feature.  A weekly installment that offers up a …

Deal Alert: Free Delivery at Beauty Expert

You have until the 31st March, promo code = TICKTOCK Take advantage whilst you can! Incidentally… I wonder what shade that Essie is supposed to …

Honey? Does my fat look fat in this?

…introducing, My Pet Fat. My Pet Fat is an anatomically correct visual motivational tool to encourage weight loss. …mypetfat is highly endorsed and used as …

Anxiety

I’m going to write about something that’s a bit out of character for me.  I’m not really sure why I feel a compulsion to do …

Butter London Jack The Lad NOTD

Is it ever too early to start wearing holiday nail polishes?  The correct answer would be no.  Jack The Lad is from Butter London’s Holiday …

Hop to it! Urban Retreat Beautique's Easter Hunt is on!

Historically, you lovely lot have swept the board with Urban Retreat Beautique’s fun and games and once again, I’m expecting some great sleuthing from you …

CEW Beauty Insiders Choice Winners Box (and a little NARS incentive)

If you’ve been umm-ing and ahh-ing over the influx of ‘beauty boxes’ to the market, I’m just about to make your life a little more …

Ramblings of a sick woman

I’m ill… again!  Keep picking up varying strengths of a S&D bug.  Depressed about it, I’ve spent more time in the bathroom these past 8 …

Confessions of a BeneBabe...

I’ve got a treat for you this afternoon, stop that multi-tasking and give me your full attention, like NAO! Remember a few weeks ago, I …

ELLE Celebrate their 25th Anniversary with Mavala!

Be still my beating heart. It’s perfect. To celebrate ELLE’s 25th anniversary, the magazine has collaborated with Mavala to bring us a unique Limited Edition …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

COMMENTS

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads