Karen Toms

Posts with Month: June 2011

Sailboat skirt

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Nautical fashion seems to be even bigger than normal this summer. So big in fact that friends and family have been commenting how pleased I must be. They know from experience how much I love nautical. They’ve seen those numerous breton t-shirts and sailboat prints in my wardrobe.

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Sailboat skirt

ING Direct Vole & Beaver advert

June’s advert of the month was selected by my husband to be, Richard. He had watched a couple of ING Direct’s series of new animated adverts and recommended them to me.

The quirky campaign, created by BMB, is designed to highlight the online bank’s commitment to speedy service. Fable style story-telling is used to illustrate the challenges people face when dealing with banks and ING’s commitment to a “decent way to do banking”.

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The start of summer

June 21 is the first day of summer

I get a little bit sad on June 21st as it marks the longest day of the year – and I’ve really been enjoying the long evenings.

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The start of summer

An Orange Moment

Smythson's hibiscus orange leather travel wallet

I read an article by designer Emilia Wickstead last year (around that time when every other outfit Samantha Cameron wore was one of Emilia’s).

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An Orange Moment

The Duchess of Cambridge dazzles in Jenny Packham at the ARK Gala Dinner

I’ve been avoiding the gushing about Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.

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Yakult's 'Listen to your gut' adverts are so simple yet so effective

As someone who is a great believer in listening to their gut instincts, I’m a fan of the latest Yakult adverts which focus on advising people to listen to their gut in life situations.

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