Afternoon Delight!: Afternoon Tea At The Courthouse, Cheshire by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Afternoon Delight!: Afternoon Tea At The Courthouse Hotel, Cheshire

Who doesn’t love a nice bit of easy, breezy afternoon delight on a lazy sunny day, hey? And by afternoon delight, we mean a good old fashioned afternoon tea, you filthy-minded fillies! So when we were invited to taste what was on offer at The Courthouse Hotel, we couldn’t wait to try this real slice of Cheshire. With a group of other food bloggers, we got to exclusively experience the brand new afternoon tea at this iconic building that has entered a new, uber stylish incarnation. So click this way, we’ve saved you a seat accordingly…

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Around The World In 4 Perfect Date Nights!

Ahhhh…date night! That designated time when you and your special someone make special time to do some…erm…special. To focus on the now, to enjoy each other’s company and escape into your own little love bubble. Is there anything better? Well yes, when you decide to make it just that little bit more magical and take it around the world! When you consider the cost of an average date night outing locally, why not be a savvy spender and go international? So whether you want to be romantic in Rome, loved up in London, parfait in Paris or naughty in New York, there’s a perfect date out there for everyone, and who knows, it just might be the one that takes your relationship to the next level! Click this way and discover the perfect destination for love…

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Raising the Steaks: Bar + Block Steakhouse by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Raising The Steaks: Bar + Block Steakhouse

You know what’s better than a good steak? A GREAT steak, that’s what! But what makes a great steak an UH-MAZING one? When you surround the experience with cosy, comfy decor, yummlicious cocktails and bae of course (I just used the term bae everybody – I may have just vomited a bit in my mouth…warn me NEVER to use it again). On one particularly drizzly “summer” evening a couple of weeks back, we discovered a place that really is raising the steaks! So, click this way and find out what’s on the menu at Bar + Block Steakhouse, Kings Cross…

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Urban Oasis: The Refinery - New Street Square by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Urban Oasis: The Refinery – New Street Square

In the hub-bub of modern life, it’s nice to know that there is always lurking a luxe little hideaway waiting to be found. On a particularly balmy day, we wanted to discover an oasis of calm in the urban jungle! It was time to escape the rat race and enjoy some well deserved R & R. Nestled away in trotting distant of Fleet Street and Chancery Lane, The Refinery – New Street Square, serves up peaceful respite and tasty treats for the city weary, right on their doorstep. Click this way and see what’s on the menu at this urban oasis…

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Discovering Food Heaven: The Lost & Found Knutsford by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Discovering Food Heaven: The Lost & Found, Knutsford

Nothing calls to you more on a sunny Saturday, than to grab your favourite person, jump in the car and escape the hustle and bustle of city life to go to pastures new! This was exactly the case last Saturday when myself and my man friend decided to depart Manchester and journey to the beautiful Knutsford to see what delights it had on offer. We were after something EXTRA special as we were celebrating our 4th anniversary too. Little did we know that we would be discovering the jewel in the crown of this gorgeous town in the form of The Lost & Found. Yes, click this way and get lost in food heaven with us…your seat is waiting…

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Birthday Bonanza: Star Wars Identities & High Jinks by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Birthday Bonanza: Star Wars Identities and High Jinks

Ok, ok, ok…FDJ LDN has been a wee bit MIA this past month, but that is for good reason. Life is to be lived and not always to be documented and this past month have been particularly full of life! It has been full of birthdays – mine and the fella’s. Life is full of shade and sun, so to celebrate, we thought we would come together and enjoy the Light and the Dark side! Namely through feeling the force by visiting the Star War Identities exhibition at the O2, after high jinks celebrating with friends and fun the night before in London. Click this way and discover debauchery, drinks and droids…

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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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Awesome October Favourites! By Fashion Du Jour LDN

May Must-haves!

Ok, Ok…can someone explain where the FILLY May has gone? It’s been a whirlwind of werk werk werk werk werk and also a wee bit of well placed fun here at FDJ LDN HQ. But prasie be, we couldn’t have gotten through it without some of our May must-haves! Seriously these beauties have been utter beauty and lifestyle saviours at times. So why not click this way and discover what has been powering us through the month and what you need to know about NOW for the months to come!

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Slim Fast Summer Bod and #SlimFastLunchClub by Fashion Du Jour LDN

Get Your Summer Bod on Track with SlimFast and #SlimFastLunchClub

Ah summer, we’ve been expecting you! As the first rays of sun begin to pour through our windows, we can’t wait to dig out our summer clothes and get outside. But sometimes the thought of having to flash the flesh we’ve been contently hiding under our sweaters and leggings all winter fills us with dread. All of a sudden those extra pounds from comfort eating throughout the colder months no longer have a place to hide. Fear not though fillies – help is at hand from SlimFast with its hassle-free fully planned diet plan.

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Scandi-lous: How To Cekebrate Midsummer Eve Swedish Style by Fashion Du Jour. Photo Credit - Mercedes Harrison

Scandi-lous!: How To Celebrate Midsummer Eve – Swedish Style!

Ok fillies, so you’ve heard of Scandi-chic and Nordic-noir! No? Oh, but surely you know about Swedish Midsummer Eve? Yes, if visions of that Shakespearean classic “Midsummer Night’s Dream” starts filling your head with blissful wanderlust…then you are on the right track. Those clever Swedes have got the right idea by celebrating Midsummer Eve in style! Sure, Sweden may be twice the size of the UK but it also does collective celebrating in a way we can only dream of. In fact, Midsummer is second only to Christmas in Sweden when it comes to relaxing, gathering with loved ones and throwing an epic party. But just because we are in ol’ Blighty, that’s no excuse! So it’s time to dance this way and discover how we too can celebrate, Scandi-style!

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