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Not Just Any Doorstep…


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So, at the beginning of March I had an email from the lovely Charlotte Ward. Charlotte is a writer and was working on a Sex And The City article for Cosmopolitan magazine. She said she had found the photograph of me sat on the infamous stoop of Carrie Bradshaw’s humble abode and would like to write a small article about how I came about Carrie’s stoop – what happened before her stoop and what has happened since.

I was more than happy to oblige of course; so we had a telephone interview and that was that… Until the JUNE 2010 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine hit shelves this week of course;o

You can read the ‘Not Just Any Doorstep…’ article, by Charlotte Ward from page 121 onwards (I’m on page 122).

ENJOY!

(PS – Hands up who can’t wait for SATC 2?!)

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The Sweet Smell Of… Shoes?


I would very much like James to buy these lovely Vivienne Westwood feet so I don’t have the embarrassment of him smelling all the Melissa shoe’s wherever we go!

TA!

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We need money for moving to London! So look at this!




CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE eBAY LISTING NOW!

James literally bought this XBOX 360 Arcade console for the latest and greatest Grand Theft Auto release. He also bought Grand Theft Auto seperately. He’s selling both together as a neat package on eBay. He has completed GTA and subsequently has no need for this XBOX now (we’re not console players, apart from the Wii, but that doesn’t count!) So yeah, its ACTUALLY brand new!!

So please please PLEASE help us in our funding for our big bad move to the big bad smoke!

Clearly this package is well sought after, still! So get you bidding guns at the ready! [Please pass on the details of this auction to your family/friends/related parties! Thanks!]

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE eBAY LISTING NOW!

Ms. Judy Pink.

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Gok Wan’s Clothes Roadshow Hits Newcastle.



eee what a day we had yesterday!

well, I met my friend Christie at Monument (Newcastle) just to see what all the fuss was about really. Gok being Gok did not mind leaving the crowd waiting for 2 hours or whatever it was before walking through the crowd to the stage. The whole proceedings was meant to begin at midday, we got there at about 1.30. He went on stage for literally minutes and opened ‘registrations’. This is when the penny finally dropped… rofl.

-Gok Wan on stage at Monument, Newcastle – Photo by Claire Briston (www.clairebriston.com)

This whole sha-bang was a new Gok TV show, which was looking for a national ‘Style Icon’ for the UK. Men, women and children were invited to register. At this point we thought it was pointless to stick around, we didn’t want to register, nor did we want to walk the dreaded catwalk infront of hundreds of people! So we headed to Vivienne Westwood to have a peak at the new season stock. There was a massive crowd, of quite young children outside. but regardless, we went in. Gok was inside; being a little bit diva-ish. “Rich darling hold my remote”, “oh this simply isn’t right”. etc etc etc. I ordered a tee and we ended up walking out together. rofl. rather funny indeed.

Then we saw a few friends in the queue for walking the catwalk, they’d already registered. We said we’d hang about to watch them walk the catwalk.

Then Gok comes off the stages and walks past us with his camera. We sneered. He then turned round and asked James (my fiance) if he’d registered to walk the catwalk, and he laughed and said “nah mate”. Gok then grabbed our hands and wrote a “G” on it in a marker pen, and said “you are walking my catwalk, get to the front of the queue and get your polaroids taken!”. Anyone who knows my James knows he HATE famous people, not because theyre famous, but because they are normal people (allegedly). He hates the whole thing. He hates fuss. He hates ‘audience participation’ the most. So clearly when FORCED to do something like this, he was mortified…much to mine and christies hilarity. rofl.

So we start to fill out the registration forms, and then get asked to do an interview rofl. So we did. All of us speechless. I said THEE shittest things rofl. horrendous. CRINGE.

Then we had our polaroids taken, and shortly after had to walk the catwalk… horrific. I wouldn’t have minded if I’d had my heels on, walking the catwalk just isn’t natural in flats:'(

but hey-ho!

We then went for  a wander while Gok deliberated over the five semi-finalists.

-Gok choses his finalists – Photo by Claire Briston. (www.clairebriston.com).

-Gok choses his finalists – Photo by Claire Briston. (www.clairebriston.com).

We thought it would be absolutely hilarious if James won… then one by one Gok announces the finalists, and his reasons for why they were chosen. He kept looking our way when reading out the names… then he announces a ‘Jamie’, we automatically thought he’d got James’ name wrong (until he said the guys surname), I literally pissed myself laughing as the colour drained from James’ face. Then low and behold, the final name called out is James Hill. ha. I creased over. hilarious. absolutely hilarious.

-James being interviewed on stage by Gok Wan. Photo by Claire Briston. (www.clairebriston.com).

The 5 finalists then had to walk the catwalk once again before the winner, whom would go to the London heat, was announced.

– James walking the catwalk again. Photo by Claire Briston. (www.clairebriston.com).

-All the finalists on stage with Gok. Photo by Claire Briston. (www.clairebriston.com).

James, much to his relief, didnt win. A 33 year old lady won. She was lovely. So everyone was smiles.

-James doing his final interview before going back backstage. Photo by Claire Briston. (www.clairebriston.com).

-Press Shots with Gok. Photo by Claire Briston. (www.clairebriston.com).

I then had another interview backstage about how i ‘felt’. rofl.

-Me and Gok. Photo by James Hill. (www.pwns.org).

And that was the day that was.

The show should be aired around mid-June. So keep your eyes peeled!

Ms. Judy Pink.

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Puffball Dress by BOUTIQUE @ Topshop.


-Puffball Dress by BOUTIQUE @ Topshop, £75.00

This dress is so unique, nothing less than should be expected from the team at BOUTIQUE though. I’d say it’s very much like ALL SAINTS meets Vivienne Westwood actually…

-VIVIENNE WESTWOOD Ruched Grey Skirt, was £164.99. NOW £82.50 (50% off at triads.co.uk)

Click Here to view the item at TRIADS’ website

Going back to the aforementioned TOPSHOP dress in question now. The dress is priced at £75.00 and is 100% SILK, therefore it is Dry Clean Only. The dress is available online at http://www.topshop.com and selected stores that stock the BOUTIQUE range.

Ms. Judy Pink.

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Thank You.


Thank you for my 10,000+ views. I enjoy the fact that people message me and ask me questions; and that indeed, my blogs are being read:) BUT please do comment on my blogs themselves too! I’d love to hear your thoughts; and perhaps create some sort of forum for discussion if the blog has interested you aswell:)

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FRIDAYS MUST HAVE: Vivienne Westwood “Crap” T-shirt.


FRIDAYS MUST HAVE:

Friday 28th March 2008.

Vivienne Westwood, GOLD LABEL, “I Heart Crap” T-shirt, £80.00.

This t-shirt is 70% Cotton, 30% True Hemp. This is a stunning NEW Gold Label oversized T-shirt. This garment features the Classic ‘I Love Crap’ slogan with Gold Label embroidered in Red on the front corner of the top. This T-shirt looks great nipped in at the waist with a Black belt to define the waist or can be dressed up with the Classic Gold label Waspie Corset. Suitable for Men also.

T-shirt available online at http://www.hervia.com.

OTHER TITLES: FRIDAYS MUST HAVE!
Romantic Frill Dress from TOPSHOP.
Tulip Skirt from TOPSHOP.

Ms. Judy Pink.

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