Handbag Hero: Why DrPawPaw Balm Should Be Your New BFF by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Handbag Hero: Why Dr PawPaw Balm Should Be Your BFF!

You know the struggle right fillies – be it hand luggage allowance being a pain or not wanting to ruin the line of your fabulous new clutch bag with a load of bulk, but…you just can’t narrow down what you are packing! You NEED those 50+ products in order to get through the day right? Right! Well, stop right there my friend, as we might have found your new balm-based BFF! Yes, sometimes a product comes along that you want to hold lovingly and declare “Where have you been all my life?”. Step forward DRPawPaw’s Balmyour new best friend in balm form. Click this way and discover how this one tube will fast become one of the only things you need…

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Awesome October Favourites! By Fashion Du Jour LDN

Awesome October Must-Haves!

It feels like we blinked and summer was over here at FDJ LDN HQ *sigh* but with the new season beginning it brings with it an abundance of autumnal awesomeness. Yes, we are looking forward to AW16 with gusto…and with an entourage of utterly uh-mazing products in our bag of tricks, we should be facing it in style. And of COURSE we will be sharing these secrets with you, our dear fillies! So click this way and find out what must-haves are making our October (and beyond) awesome…

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Come Away With Me: Manchester's Top Food and Drink Spots by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Come Away With Me: Manchester’s Top Food and Drink Spots

You know how we love a good spot of wanderlust here at Fashion Du Jour LDN HQ. We’ve brought you jaunts away to Dubai, Spain and Paris to name a few. But sometimes some of the best delights are right on your doorstep! Yes, who needs far flung shores when we have top food and drink porn in good ol’ blighty? After a particularly dreamy sunny Sunday in Manchester, Leigh was inspired to share with you her tip top choices for places to visit if you happen to pop up t’North. So click this way for tasty treats for the eyes…and the tastebuds…

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Clean Sweep: How To Clean Your Make-Up Brushes With Sebamed by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Clean Sweep: How To Clean Your Make-Up Brushes With Sebamed

Yup, it’s that time of the week to sweep clean and start again…and a great place to start? Well, why not your make-up brushes? Your skincare game may be strong. Your make-up may be on fleek. But these are not two entirely separate entities, our fair fillies. Oh no! In reality, the two things are very interconnected and can impact on each other.  Skin health can be effected by make-up choices and vice versa. That’s why brush hygiene is of utter importance to the face-based fashionista. “Hold on!”, we hear you cry, “We wash our brushes weekly!”. Washing your brushes IS a very important step to flawless application to your skin in order to create a masterpiece. But as any artist worth their Mac Velvet Teddy lipstick knows, in order to create said masterpiece, the foundation to which it is applied to is just as important. Yes, good skin makes for the best foundation, before actual foundation! Sometimes what we choose to wash our makeup brushes in can be what upsets the canvas of our skin. So click this way and discover what we are using that has knocked spots off the competition…and our skin too…it’s time for a clean sweep fillies!

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Get Ready To Party: Quizs AW16 Going Out Dresses by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Get Ready To Party!: Quiz’s AW16 Going Out Dresses

September…oh September! Yes, there may be sadness because it kind of heralds the end of summer (booooo), BUT it also calls forth the most wonderful time of the year (yayyyyyy)…yes, it’s PARTY SEASON *cue confetti cannons*! With birthdays, Halloween, Bonfire night, Christmas, New Years – you know you are going to need a fabulously fabulous plethora of pretties to party in this AW16! Thank filly for Quiz and their super stylish AND super affordable offering of Going Out Dresses! No matter the occasion, they have our backs…and fronts…and legs, as well as our purses, in very good hands. Click this way to discover our top picks. WARNING! THIS POST MAY INCITE A SPENDING SPREE…

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Happy Birthday To Us!: Fashion Du Jour LDN Turns 1

Happy Birthday To Us!: Fashion Du Jour LDN Turns 1

Can you believe it? Because we certainly can’t! We have made it. Fashion Du Jour LDN is a big, fat, glorious 1 today!!! Our baby has toddled all the way to our b’day today and much like any baby – it had stumbled, fallen, taken time to reassess and then dusted itself off, got itself back up and ploughed head first forward, becoming stronger each time. Yes, it has been a year choc-ful of some of the highest highs and the lowliest lows, with plenty of steep learning curves along the way. But, our dearest and loveliest fillies, would we have had it any other way? Probably not, as then it wouldn’t have been OUR journey and it wouldn’t have made our blog what it is today. So click this way as we reflect on what a mighty marvellous, beautifully bonkers year it has been here at FDJ LDN HQ…

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Waxing Lyrical: Smooth Appeal Wax Kit

Waxing Lyrical: Smooth Appeal Wax Kit

Yes, Summer may be slipping through our still yet to be sun-kissed fingers but with plenty of weddings, parties, holidays and fab pin-revealing outfits to be worn – it’s still time to be waxing lyrically about hair removal! Yes, as much as we loathe it, it’s easy to love it with the right products and method in your corner. So we took Smooth Appeal’s Microwave Formula Wax Kit for a spin to find out whether this little pot of lush was REALLY one smooth operator indeed…

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Mer-mazing Make-up: How To Nail The Festival Look by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Mer-mazing Make-up: How To Nail The Festival Look

With V Festival this weekend, we are all of a flutter here at FDJ LDN HQ! Our Insta feed is choc-full of amazing UH-mazing festival make-up looks, leaving us utterly inspired to bring you our own how to into the mix. Taken from our Festival Luxe post recently, we show you how to create this mer-mazing make-up look easily to rock away in time for the last festivals of summer, any upcoming parties or holidays. So click this way and discover how easy it is to look fin-tastic!

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Mer-mazing!: How To Get Mermaid Festival Hair Easily by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Mer-mazing! How To Get Festival Mermaid Hair Easily

Much like our favourite finned filly, Ariel, we want to be where the people are…and that seems to be at the hottest festivals this summer! But fear not fellow land lubber, with a few fabulous products and our oh so easy how to, you can have luscious mer-mazing mermaid hair this festival season, whether you are on land or sea…or even at a festival in the first place?! So click this way and find how you too can incite Ursula-like envy with your easy, breezy wavy mermaid waves! Please note: No fork comb a la The Little Mermaid needed!

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Pinafore Perfection: OOTD by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Pinafore Perfection: OOTD

When life gets hectic and a little bit manic, it’s time to keep your outfit simple…without sacrificing on style of course fillies! Yes, your life may be a constant battle against the clock, but by adding timeless pieces to your arsenal of awesome you will be perma on trend. In a particularly manic whirlwind of work last week, one particularly marvellous OOTD kept Leigh ahead of the storm in style. Pinafore perfection came to the rescue! Click this way and find out more about the wardrobe hero you just gotta nab to be #OOTD perfect err day…

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