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I’VE MIGRATED!


I’ve moved my blog over to my website: ClaireBriston.com/Blog

The interface is much more friendly, I have a LIKE button plugin and I WILL be blogging LOADS more with lots of very exciting content – so join me here: ClaireBriston.com/Blog

Lots of love x

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Love. Want. NEED: iPhone 4.


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The Ivy Restaurant And Bar – Round Two.


It’s my birthday tomorrow and James took me to The Ivy at the weekend to celebrate. We went this time last year; so we’ve now decided to make it a bit of an annual event for my birthday. (This time it took 8 weeks of desperately trying to get dinner reservations! AND we booked 2 months in advance! CRAZY). We had the most amazing meal, I just had to share!

To start I had the Buffalo mozzarella with foccacia, crushed broad bean pesto and vine tomatoes. While James had the grilled squid, chorizo and parsley salad. For mains I had Cornish lamb with sweetbreads & broad bean fricassée. I have to say, the lamb is served pink – this is the most amazing lamb I’ve ever ever aten. Absolutely amazing. I might also add, until I went back onto The Ivy website, I believed my lamb was served on a bed of Fois Gras… I just googled ‘sweetbreads’ and found this definition on Wiki. MENTAL. James had a rib eye steak, which has to be the biggest steak I’ve ever seen! It was huuuuuge! And beyond tasty! This came with a side of fries.

We then had an espresso each before squaring up the bill… Then we moved into The Ivy bar and had a round of cocktails.

Absolutely 5 star food with 5 star service. Brilliant. I can’t wait to go again next year! See you then The Ivy!

The Ivy restaurant - Take Two.

Cocktail O'clock at The Ivy bar.

James and a lovely Whiskey Sour.

Chanel-lo and a Mojito.

Chanel-lo, JudyPink and a Mojito!

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Watch It Mate.


I’ve been looking for a new watch; something a bit more unique than my run-of-the-mill gold Casio (which incidently, every man and his dog now wears!)

Just seen this canny unique looking, fully functioning Topshop Vintage watch bangle. A new bangle and a new watch, all in one. Pretty thrifty.

Vintage Watch Bangle, £20.00, Topshop.com

Thoughts?

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The Secret Garden Dress.


Secret Garden Dress, £160, AllSaints.


I saw the illustrator of this dress hard at work, illustrating this print, last year… and I’ve loved it ever since. SO, when the dress was finally delivered into stores and online at AllSaints.com I desperately had to have it! I bought the Secret Garden Dress from the Market Place branch of AllSaints this week. LOVE IT!

This amazing hand illustrated print also comes printed on the below styles…

Secret Garden Bikini Top, £25, AllSaints.

Secret Garden Bikini Bottoms, £25, AllSaints.

Secret Garden Tee, £40, AllSaints.

Secret Garden Vest, £35, AllSaints.

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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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Little Saints On Location.


Absolutely love this Little Saints On Location” video!

Check out the new AllSaints Little Saints High Summer 2010 campaign shoot at AllSaints.com

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