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Advent Calendar: My Giveaway Worth Almost £3,000! (Closed)

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You guys may remember the virtual advent calendar I ran a couple of years ago. Judging from my Instagram, Facebook and blog you guys loved the brands as much as I did! So to celebrate the end of 2020 I thought what better way to spread some joy than to celebrate our favourite stores, websites and services? The brands involved are offering you guys the chance to WIN some epic prizes just in time for Christmas! So pour yourself a hot chocolate, put your cosy socks on and pour over newness that’s added to the advent calendar everyday. Entering the competitions is easy – it will all be done over on Instagram! So keep your eyes peeled for some insane goodies and instructions on how to enter. Happy holidays!

Disclaimer:
This is an advertisement feature & contains affiliate links. Prizes will be sent directly from the brands. UK only, entrants must be 18 or over.

<This Competition Is Now Closed>

Winner Details:
Prize Pot (Below)


Prizes worth almost £340

New Moon Blooms Worth Almost £140!
– Tory Burch Clutch Worth £150
– 2x Love Ruby Ross Bracelets (excludes gold filled)

2020 paved the way for many new businesses to grow beyond measure and this includes the amazing Love Ruby Ross. From ready-made bracelets and keyring to personalised name bracelets, Love Ruby Ross has enjoyed amazing success this past year with many influencers and celebrities wearing them and many being given as gifts during the festive season.

I’m so excited to have teamed up with this beautiful brand to giveaway two ready made bracelets! Competition opens soon so keep your eyes peeled!

Tory Burch’s instantly recognizable ballet flats and handbags put her on the fashion map back in 2004 and today the label’s resort-ready swimwear, separates and covetable accessories remain a steady feature on our wish lists. Taking inspiration from the spirit of New York and her mother’s glamorous bohemian style, the eponymous founder’s designs are equally country club and jetset-approved.

I love the bold prints and popping colours over the neutral leather hues so I’m thrilled to announce that on the giveaway, it this gorgeous Tory Burch logo print pouch worth over £150!

I received so many DM’s over on my Instagram about New Moon Blooms after featuring them on my luxury festive gift guide and Instagram stories yesterday. They’re a company specialising in letterbox flowers, bouquets and absolutely stunning dried blooms. I’m quite new to dried flowers and I can honestly say I was so impressed when they arrived! They last for such a long time, are arranged to perfection and smell divine!

I’m so excited to team up with New Moon Blooms to giveaway this incredible bouquet, Scarlet & Blush worth almost £140! Details coming up.

Winner Details:
Previous Prize Pot (Below)

£100 Gift Card for Crystals & Co
– Easilocks Waver or Smooth Bundle
– 3 Month Subscription to The Cocktail Man
– 2x Diamond Plated Stainless Steel Tweezerfiles

@Olivia_satchell is the winner, winning these prizes worth over £420:

Winner announced & notified on my Instagram Stories

Designed with diamond plated stainless steel, Tweezerfile has been designed to sharpen your tweezers! So forget having to buy new ones every time they blunt, this epic little tool is great for sustainable beauty. It isn’t big and bulky it just fits right into your makeup bag!

Tweezerfile and I have teamed up to offer two Tweezerfiles (one for you and one for a friend) so you’ll never have an excuse for poor grooming again!

The Cocktail Man is everywhere right now! From celebrities posting on Instagram to InTheFrow’s letterbox gift guide, I’d be surprised if you haven’t heard of them. They’re a luxury letterbox cocktail company that deliver expert cocktails to your home using free 48 hour delivery. They send premium spirits along with their ‘Sliqueur”, all packaged in a beautiful box with garnish and a recipe card, enough for 4 cocktails. They make such wonderful gifts for friends and family. For the super fans (they’ve a huge following already) they also offer subscriptions and larger boxes with 22 servings!

I’m thrilled to have teamed up with this incredible company to giveaway a 3 month subscription (normally around £100) to a lucky follower! Competition coming soon! This is one gift I would really want to win!

You’ve probably already heard of Easilocks – they’re leaders in the hair extension world and work with a host of celebrities. Over on their Instagram, they offer some great how-to videos for applying hair extensions. Did you know they also have some incredible hair tools? I’ve been using the EasiWaver over the past few weeks. It’s the perfect way to add instant body and bounce to your locks. With interlocking S-shaped plates, these babies are designed to produce oh so natural-looking waves with a flawless finish – the easy way.

Now, you can be in with a chance to experience the ease and professional results of the bundle at home. Up for grabs is the Easi Waver Bundle or the Easi Smooth Bundle.

As soon as I saw the beautiful mini crystal encrusted LOVE letters necklace, I wanted to see what else Irish based luxury jewellery brand Crystals & Co had to offer. The delicate letters are attached on a thickly layered 18k gold plated sterling silver necklace that’s both delicate and a statement. It’s also available in MAMA.

I’m excited to announce that we’ve teamed up to offer a lucky follower a cool £100 gift card to spend online! To be in with a chance to win keep your eyes peeled for the next prize drop!

Winner Details:
Previous Prize Pot (Below)

@harriethite is the winner, winning these prizes worth over £420:

£100 Gift Card for Roxluna
– £100 Gift Card for Scandiborn
– 6 Bottles of La Gioiosa Prosecco Rosé
– £140 worth of Saint + Sofia Goodies

Winner announced & notified on my Instagram Stories

You’ll have seen Saint & Sofia on my blog and social media already. I love their coats, trousers and even the gorgeous black maxi dress that I managed to get away with whilst 6 months pregnant (upsizing is king!). London based Saint & Sofia have some of the best versatile pieces that can easily make their way into any capsule wardrobe. They use natural, eco-friendly fabrics and are true to their sustainable values.

I’m thrilled to let you guys know that we’ve teamed up and Saint & Sofia are giving away a fabulous prize worth £140! To be in with a chance to win this beautiful sequin scarf and luxury Big Ideas notebook, keep your eyes peeled for the next prize drop!

La Gioiosa is already one of the leading premium Prosecco brands in UK retail. Based in Treviso in the heart of ‘Prosecco country’ and owned by the Moretti Polegato family, it’s won many awards. Now, they’ve launched the incredible La Gioiosa Prosecco Rosé DOC Millesimato 2019. It’s certainly bringing some pink sparkle into the winter months that lie ahead.  With a pomegranate nuance edged with soft pink reflections, the nose is subtle and fresh, offering hints of small red fruits with notes of elegant rose and pomegranate.  On the palate, it is silky and full, presenting a very pleasant balance between the fruity and floral notes. 

I’ve got mine stored ready for post-baby and I’m so excited to have teamed up with La Gioiosa to giveaway SIX bottles of this charming drink. Keep checking for details on how to enter!

Scandiborn is a brilliant online destination for the finest in Scandinavian children’s interiors and baby nursery furniture, including wooden baby toys and doll house kits and more. When my daughter was born I found there to be a real gap in the market for minimalist design and one that championed the Montessori practices. That’s how I initially discovered Scandiborn. Today they house some of my favourite kiddie brands including Cam Cam Copenhagen and Mia’s favourite dinnerware from Liewood. This luxury brand is probably on the radar of all new mums and mums to be!

I’m so excited to announce that we’ve teamed up to giveaway a £100 gift card to one lucky winner in the next prize pot!

In a world of mass production where fashion is the second largest world polluter, it’s refreshing to find new businesses that produce hand crafted and luxury customised pieces sustainably. I recently discovered Roxluna; an Irish brand that creates beautiful jewellery inspired by travels in California and beyond. Former Interior Architect Emily Mackeogh uses her love of travel, design, culture and most importantly people as its driving force. Using a method of ancient wax carving, many of the pieces in the collection have been hand carved by Emily. All of their solid gold carved pieces have been hallmarked with their special stamp in Dublin Castle too. I absolutely adore their initial necklaces and there’s so much more to pour over online. Check out their Sanskrit Good Health gold necklaces!

I’m so excited to announce that we’ve teamed up to giveaway a £100 gift card to one lucky winner in the next prize pot!

Winner Details:
Previous Prize Pot (Below)


@smoxlondon is the winner, winning these prizes worth almost £650
:
£250 worth of full size ELEMIS products
– £100 Oyoy Living Design Online Gift Card
– Magnum of Taittinger Brut Réserve
– £220 worth of L’Occitane Immortal Divine Skincare products

Winner announced & notified on my Instagram Stories

L’Occitane are one of the very few luxury brands who support local producers (in Corsica and Provence), reduce waste and respect bio diversity. Above all, they have an incredible foundation which supports visual impairment around the world and the emancipation for women in Burkina Faso. if you prefer spending with a brand who truly gives back and honours their roots (championing high quality natural ingredients and sourcing as sustainably as possible) then this is the brand for you. I adore their Almond Shower Oil (especially before bed) and their Intensive Repair Hair range is fantastic for dry, brittle hair.

So I’m delighted to share with you that L’Occitane are offering a lucky winner these three amazing products from their lust-worthy Immortal Divine range worth £220! To be in with a chance to win the cream, eye balm and serum, just tag a friend in the comments over on my Instagram when the competition launches! Good luck!

One of my favourite stay-at-home date nights with my husband involved hand made sushi and a bottle of Taittinger. Champagne really is the mark of a special occasion or celebration. Whether it’s Christmas Day, a New Years Eve party or even a ‘first-drink-post-pregnancy’, I’ve usually got a cold bottle of Taittinger ready.

To celebrate the Christmas advent in style, I’ve teamed up with Taittinger to offer a lucky winner an entire MAGNUM of Taittinger Brut Réserve! Renowned for it’s golden yellow colour and it’s fine, lingering mousse, it’s one of my favourites that I know you will love too! Competition details coming up.

Regular readers will know that whilst I rarely show the inside of my home, it’s simple and minimal. I visited Copenhagen after having my first baby and was blown away by the style, design and straight forward aesthetics of their home and kids pieces and since then I’ve always chosen home interiors that reflect the true nature of Danish design. Oyoy Living Design are a strong Danish design brand that champion natural living and help bring a mindful approach to sustainable interior.

Now you can be in with a chance to infuse Danish design into your home as we’ve teamed up to offer a lucky winner a £100 gift card to spend online. With so many incredibly beautiful pieces, you’re spoiled for choice! Competition coming up!

Whenever I speak about skincare or write an ’empties’ post, ELEMIS are always featured. They’re one of the first luxury skincare brands I ever used (an introduction thanks to my first spa facial) and they continue to remain supreme in the ‘skincare-that-works’ arena. I posted on my stories a few weeks ago about their incredible Peptide4 Plumping Pillow Facial which is hands down one of the best products I’ve ever used.

So I’m absolutely delighted to announce that ELEMIS want to share the joy with one lucky winner this December and are giving away a selection of full size products worth a whopping £250! Keep your eyes peeled for details on this upcoming competition.

Winner Details:
Previous Prize Pot (Below)


@jessie.aevans is the winner, winning these prizes worth over £520
:
Origins Skincare Set
– Hydraluxe Pro Dryer from Remington
– Too Faced Makeup Goodies
– Boots from Jones Bootmaker
– Silk Goodies From Silk Works London

You will have saw Silk Works London on my blog and Instagram already, I wrote this post about how this beautiful luxury silk company were bringing joy to my Autumn with their beautiful beauty and home comforts. They specialise in Mulberry silk pillow cases, eye masks and gorgeous little and large sized scrunchies! For those who don’t know, silk pillow cases are a serious beauty secret – they help keep your hair shiny, they aren’t absorbent like cotton cases so don’t take off your night cream and best of all, I was once told they can help with fine lines!

Now, Silk Works London are giving you the chance to experience the luxury comfort at home if you are the winner of the prize pot! You’ll get this stunning Ivory Silk Pillow Case and matching eye mask – both worth £100! Details on how to enter coming up.

Do you remember those gorgeous red boots I wore last Winter? Don’t worry, I’m not mad if you don’t, but they’re hands down the best quality Chelsea boots that I own. This time around, I’m the proud owner of the incredible Bresica leather knee boots (£165, content coming on the blog soon!). For me Jones Bootmaker are one of the original destinations for best boots. I have a pair, my mum, even my Grandmother had them. They’ve remained chic and stylish whilst comfortable and durable even while many other stores have stepped on to the fast fashion wheel.

So I’m really happy that Jones Bootmaker have chosen today as their prize unveiling date because the weather today has proven that it’s officially boot season! To win a pair of boots, just keep your eyes peeled for the competition launching tomorrow on Instagram!

With its cult following, Too Faced is renowned for championing great makeup that’s easy to use. Much in their collection is universally flattering and I particularly love their complexion inspired, Born This Way The Natural Nudes Eye Palette. It suits every skin tone and eye colour and is the perfect palette for nudes, metallics and shimmers – a great all rounder for day and night.

I’m so excited to giveaway a Too Faced goodie bag containing almost £80 worth of products! These are going to be featured in the second advent calendar competition so make sure you keep your eyes peeled over on my Instagram!

If you follow me regularly, you’ll know I’m really into healthy hair. I use shampoo that is silicone-free and rich in rare cashmere protein amino acids. I’ll try anything that will leave my hair feeling clean, strong and healthy with vibrant colour and shine without using chemicals and excessive heat. Protecting my hair from damage is a huge priority for me. So that’s why I’m thrilled to be teaming up with Remington to giveaway one of their Hydraluxe Pro Dryers, worth £149.99 !It has built in Hydracare Sensor Technology for complete protection against heat
damage and has a cold shot for locking in shine. If you’re looking for something to minimise damage this is it.

This will be added to the prize pot for the second advent competition going live later this week so keep checking IG for details on how to enter!

There’s been an increased focus on clean beauty products and sustainability within the beauty industry this year. I’ve absolutely become more aware of what I’m putting on my skin and what impact brands are having on our planet. You’ll have seen Origins all over my blog these last couple of years because they’re a brand I really believe in. They use the highest-quality plant, earth and sea-based ingredients plus non-toxic-to-skin alternatives and advanced science to create clean products that benefit your well-being.

It’s hard to pick one favourite Origins product which is why I’m thrilled to announce that we’ve teamed up to offer a lucky winner this amazing gift set worth over £60. It contains a specially curated 7=piece product set for your entire face so you can get the experience at home. Competition opens next week!

Winner Details:
Previous Prize Pot (Below)


@shiftworkermum is the winner, winning these prizes worth over £500
:
– Net-A-Porter Gift Card
– Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Fragrance (for him)
-Carolina Herrera Good Girl EDP (for her)
– Rotary Henley Timepiece

Winner announced & notified on my Instagram Stories

The one watch brand I’ve featured consistently on my blog in the last two years is… (drum roll)… Rotary. It’s no secret that I absolutely adore their men’s watches. The bigger the better! Having tried on some amazing watches in my lifetime, Rotary is right up there with the best elegant, sophisticated and stylish brands. More to the point, you get all this without a huge hefty price tag.

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Rotary and I have teamed up to give away a Henley timepiece. Perfect for those always on the move the watch enables the measurement of a second time zone.! Featuring a 41.5mm case with a black dial and statement hands and hour markers all encased within scratch resistant sapphire glass. 

It’s day 2 and I’m itching to put on my best makeup, refresh my hair, slip into a glitzy dress and head out to a fancy cocktail bar (socially distanced of course). My pre-xmas girls night out (literally, outside) is a few nights away and boy am I excited to get dressed up! Regular readers and followers of my IG stories will know one of my favourite fragrances is ‘Good Girl’ by Carolina Herrera. It’s bold, vibrant and mysterious, and perfect for a night out.

I’m thrilled to share the enjoyment with a lucky winner because Carolina Herrera are giving away not just a bottle of ‘Good Girl‘ but also the men’s ‘Bad Boy’ fragrance! This incredible prize (worth over £200) will be added to the prize pot and details on how to enter are coming up on IG in the next few days. So keep checking in!

It’s December 1st and the festivities are starting! Our tree may not be up yet but we’re certainly in a festive spirit. This is usually the month I’ll start hinting for that special something under the tree and with so many fabulous brands all in one place, Net-A-Porter is usually first on my list. It’s where my trusty Gucci Princetown loafers came from (thanks hubby) and where much of my fashion inspiration is aquired.

So to share the love how would you like to win a Net-A-Porter gift card? Use it to put towards a gift for a loved one or treat yourself to a gorgeous new clutch bag or pair of shoes. The choice is yours! Details on how to enter coming up in the next few days.

Words & styling by Lauren Silvester, upcoming photography by Zoe Griffin

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