Posts Tagged ‘Manchester’

Ode to Primark

“Why are people queuing outside Primark?” I asked a friend during a Sunday shopping trip a few weeks ago. Is something happening? A new collection? Is the ultimate Christmas jumper being unveiled? No, they were just queuing. Tourists and locals alike. Taking pictures outside those renowned flagship doors.  The ‘bargain’ shop now internationally famous thanks [...]

Amanda Holden Pulls Out Of Britain’s Got Talent & Taken To Hospital

Oh no, our favourite regular Britain’s Got Talent judge, Amanda Holden has pulled out of the auditions!   Pregnant Amanda Holden has been taken to hospital and forced to pull out of the Blackpool leg of auditions for the hit TV talent show after apparently suffering with pains.   The actress and TV judge’s spokeswoman [...]

Used and Abused Knitwear

I am a knitwear addict.   As the transition between autumn and winter quickly occurs, I’ve been on ugly knit patrol, sifting through endless second hand shops and vintage fairs. Not to toot my horn, but I’ve found some wonderful knitted jumpers that haven’t destroyed my bank balance. This particular jumper that I’m about to [...]

Primark To Set Up Shop In Selfridges

Primark, or ‘Pri-marni’ as known by most is set to open up a 1,000 sq ft concession in two Selfridge stores in both Manchester and Birmingham. The idea – to attract bargain-hunting shoppers to Selfridges, the high end department store.   The deal will see Primark selling a collection of clothing in Selfridge stores in [...]

The Stress of University Packing

When it comes to the mammoth task of packing for university, all I want to do is weep and cradle myself in the fetal position. After brainstorming ideas for my next article, I sort inspiration from the pile of clothes sprawled in front of me. Which top, dress, jeans or jacket do I take back to university? Will it [...]