Thursday, 27 October 2011

And another winner...

This time up the winner of the bloggers meet goody bag!

And the winner is Rachel of Life of a Sweetaholic
So congrats Rachel, the bag and all the goodies will be winging it's way out to you shortly. I hope you enjoy it!

Daisymay X

Monday, 24 October 2011

And the winner is.....

So first I want to thank everyone who entered my Fall Fashionista Giveaway last week, all 100 odd of you!
But I thought it was about time I announced a winner (sorry I hadn't done it earlier I've been sick all weekend!)
And that winner is the very lucky and very stylish Florrie of Intrinsically Florrie
She is the winner of a £50 Voucher for
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Friday, 21 October 2011

Events - Lunacy Boutique 'Filmology' Fashion Show

London, New York, Paris, capitals of the world, they all held their fashion weeks over the past month, and now it’s Wales’s turn. Step up Lunacy Boutique, in association with Ty Olwen and Ovacome ( An Ovarian Cancer Charity). This charity event was attended by a 100 strong crowd of fashion conscious ladies and gentlemen all keen to see what the Autumn Winter collections would bring.

Held at The Towers Hotel in Swansea all the guests were treated to a cupcake on arrival and a goodie bag with vouchers for Lara Johnson and Lunacy Boutique itself. Lara Johnson’s team (winner’s of the British Hairdresser of the Year) was also the amazing talent behind all the make up and hairstyles on the models walking the catwalk.

The Lunacy Annual Charity Show, now in it’s 6th year, choses a different theme each year, this years was ‘Filmology’. The show was split in to 4 separate sections, each based on a different film: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Saturday Night Fever, Kill Bill and Four Weddings and a Funeral. The clothing and jewellery were from the Lunacy Boutiques store in Port Talbot or their online store. The hats and fascinators, which featured in the ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ section, were made by Welsh Milliner Kate McKenny. Plus the flowers used were by ‘The Flower Box’ from Forge Road.

This fun packed show was full of music (and props!) from each of the films, and in all honesty was like no other catwalk show I had ever seen before. The models danced their way down the catwalk in styles reminiscent of each of the musical tracks.

The ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ show was all sugary sweet, with cute bright dresses, girly tops and skirts, sweetie inspired jewellery and candy coloured hair.

The ‘Saturday Night Fever’ show was all about the big hair and bright make up! Think fur jackets, flares and corduroy, and seriously retro print dresses!

‘Kill Bill’ was all sexy and strong. Their harsh hair and make up was reminiscent of Uma Thurman herself. The clothing was bold and eye-catching and the jewellery featured speech bubbles in the style of comic books.

(I want that jumper!)

Finally ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ started all depressing and sombre with a show of little black dresses and veiled fascinators and ended on a high or beautiful prom gowns and even a modern wedding dress!

The primary reason for the event was of course to help raise funds and awareness of Ty Olwen Hospice and Ovacome and the research it is involved in. With the sales of the tickets for the event and for the amazing raffle they had (plus for the popcorn that was on sale) I hope I can say that the event was a huge success and helped raise a significant amount of money for the two charities.

See Lunacy Boutique Online store

Daisymay X

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Blogger Event - Giveaway

Hello Ladies, I know one giveaway has only just ended but today I'm bringing you another one. As all the Welsh ladies who attended the South Wales Blogger Meet got awesome goody bags me and Gemma thought it was only fair that some of you other ladies got the chance to have one too.

So me and Gemma are both giving away a goody bag to two of you lucky readers. One on my blog and one on Gemma's so you have double the chance of winning one!

This is what you can win:
A stunning oilskin tote from Fever London
A drawstring bag, nail file and perfume samples from
A tank from Mango
Samples from Crabtree and Evelyn
And some awesome lookbooks (Schuh one is limited edition for press and PR only!)

So what do you have to do:

Mandatory Entry: Follow my blog (via GFC), and leave a comment telling me what your favourite A/W trend is this year. (don't forget to include an email on which I can contact you)

Extra Entries: Follow my twitter . @daisydayz25
Follow my Facebook

Then go visit Gemma at Fat Frocks and enter her giveaway too!

See easy!!!

Silly me, forgot to say this giveaway is open internationally and will end at midnight on the 26th October

Good luck
Daisymay x

Monday, 17 October 2011

South Wales Blogger Meet - The Bloggers

I know I already put out a post about the event, but as I said then I'm gonna show you everything in a little more detail. So this post is just to say thanks to all the lovely ladies for attending.

First if you check out my partner in bloggy crime Gemma's blog, Fat Frocks, she has put out a great post about the day time of the event. About the amazing BB's Muffins and all the ladies who joined us in the day before the event.

And here is a list of some of the attendee's (if you did come and are missing from the list just leave me a comment and I will get you added, couldn't keep track of everyone, sorry!)

Kate Louise of Kate Louise
Lowri of The Deer Head
Louise from Lou Lou Muses
Emily of Catwalk Hawk
Joanne of Just Joanne
Joanne of Pose 83

Here are some outfit pictures (mandatory of course!) from some of the lovely ladies
Rosie, Rai and Sarah
Liz, Louise and Amy
SJ, Charli, Joanne, Carmen and Lowri

Aren't we an eclectic bunch!!

And just some of the team who helped put the event together
Hywel, Gemma, G-Star stylist, Chantele (me!), Laura, Sarah and the Reiss stylists
The team from Kamigata
The lovely Emma of La Senza
And the lovely girl from Boux Avenue (sorry I didn't catch her name!)

So that's more or less everyone who came to the event. And I think I can definitely say that everyone had a great time. If you check out the girls blogs you will find a few post on the event and what they got up to, and their favourite picks from the new season collections.

All photos are by Cross-Jones Photography

Don't forget to enter my Fall Fashionista Giveaway to be in with the chance of winning £50 to spend on only open 3 more days!

Daisymay X

Friday, 14 October 2011

Fall Fashionist Giveaway Event - £50 Voucher

Hello all, the Fall Fashionist Giveaway Event is finally here!! Yay!!
If you have no idea what I am on about see my post here.
Shelley from Still Blonde after all these Years has organised this amazing event, so she deserves a huge congrats first. There are over 130 blogs signed up to this giant giveaway event, all over the world, which starts today! And for every blog you enter there is a grand prize up for grabs, but I shall explain more about that below.

First my giveaway!

I have a fabulous £50 voucher to spend on
The lovely ladies there have been kind enough to sponsor my giveaway and offer this fab prize.

So what do you have to do to enter this giveaway. It's easy...

Mandatory Entry: Follow my blog (via GFC), visit and leave a comment telling me what you would spend your voucher on.

Extra Entries: Follow my twitter . @daisydayz25
Follow my Facebook

See easy!!!

You only need to leave one comment for all your entries (no need for 3!) Just remember to include your email address, twitter name and Facebook name (if you do the extra entries)

This is open worldwide (but as does not post outside UK, if the winner is outside UK I will order the item/items they want and post them out at my own expense! If the winner is in the UK I will post you the £50 voucher itself)

My giveaway will end at midnight UK time on the 19th October.

Ok so that's all for my giveaway on to the rest of the event. As I said there are over 130 blogs participating which you can find below (at the bottom!). Each is hosting a fashion giveaway with a minimum value of $50, many are much higher, so go enter as many as possible. (some are USA or Canada only so please read each blog's instructions first)

The Grand Prize is a Fendi Bag from Bella Bags. For every giveaway you enter you will get an entry in to the Grand Prize giveaway, so the more you enter the more chance you have, so go enter girls!

And just a little boring bit!

Disclaimer: Still Blonde after all these YEARS , Fall Fashionista Giveaway Events or the Fall Fashionista Giveaway Event bloggers are not responsible for sponsors that do not fulfill their prizes.

Think that is everything. Good Luck

Daisymay X

Thursday, 13 October 2011

South Wales Blogger Meet

Last night was the long anticipated South Wales Bloggers Meet up. And I am so glad to say it went really well. Everyone had a brilliant time (I hope!) and really enjoyed the entire day.
First I would like to say thanks to everyone who came, and helped make it a really great night. I hope you all really enjoyed yourself.

I would like to say thank to all the stores in St David's and outside who contributed to the event, either for the bags or for the event itself, you were all stars and helped make the night a success. Special thanks to the lovely people at Reiss, G-Star Raw, Boux Avenue, La Senza and Kamigata for coming to give talks of their collections and trends.

Thanks to the Laura, Sarah and Hywel of St David's/Golly Slater for doing all the heavy organising of the event. Guys you pulled out all the stops for us! Thank you so much

To O'Neills (I know I work there but still) BB's Muffins and Krispy Kremes thanks for keeping us going throughout the day. The food was all amazing and greatly needed!

Last to Gemma! My partner in crime on this event. Gem you made organising this event a lot less stressful! Thank you so much for everything you did. I think we make a brill event planning team and I look forward to future events! hehe!

Expect to see a few more detailed posts over the weekend about the event, but I just wanted to get this quick thank you out before I leave to go to the Oxfam Boutique event tonight. Anyone else attending?

Daisymay X

Monday, 10 October 2011

The International Fashionista Giveaway Event Preview

Some of you may know about, or be involved with the amazing Fashionist Giveaway Event being organised by Still Blonde After All These Years.

But if you don't I thought I would fill you all in on the event as I will be participating.

The event will take place between the 14th-19th October and will be one giant, internet and world wide fashion giveaway!!

With 136 blogs signed up to the event it is set to be huge! Each blog will launch a giveaway on the 14th October running until the 19th October. Giveaways are for fashion only prizes and have a minimum value of $50 each (some are a lot more!!)

To get you all a little excited about this even just take a look at the sample LOOKBOOK below of some of the prizes up for grabs.

So ladies don't forget to check back in on the 14th to enter mine and all the other amazing giveaway in the Fall Fashionist Giveaway Event.

Up for grabs on my blog a £50 voucher to spend on!!

Daisymay X

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Baci Lingerie launch their first UK store in Cardiff

Cardiff will soon see the UK's first Baci Lingerie store open in St David's 2.
This brand is now internationally known and is planning to open 50 stores across the UK this year, but Cardiff will be it's first! It will be launching on the 28th October but here is a sneak peek of some of the items they will be stocking.

They say their items are as sexy as Agent Provocateur but at the cost price of Primark - Sounds good to me! I'll be there for the opening me thinks!

So what do you think?
Will you be buying Baci?

Daisymay X

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

New Season Fever Collection

Just a few editorial shots from the new Fever catalogue. Swooning over the luxury looking fabrics and styles, everything is so elegant this season.

You like? Which is your favourite outfit?
Don't you love Fever?

Daisymay X

Monday, 3 October 2011

Paloma Faith for La Senza

The Amazing Vintage Queen Paloma Faith and the always sexy and stylish La Senza have teamed up to produce a range of 1940's style lingerie and sleepwear in aid of Breast Cancer Research UK.

With 50,000 people being diagnosed ever year with Breast Cancer in the UK, it is now the most common form of cancer, and will effect so many peoples lives. So that being said every penny that can be raised to help fund research for a cure is needed. For every item sold a percentage will be donated to Breast Cancer Research UK.

The line will launch on the 5th October and will be sold in 30 stores across the UK and online. So you better get yours quick if you want some.

And here is a little song from the amazing lady herself.

You like?

Daisymay X

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