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Top five free libraries in London you must visit

Top five free libraries in London you must visit

culture, Culture, Featured, Lifestyle, Travel
  London is a city filled with hidden treasures and this is my treasure map for you.  If you are a bookworm then this is the article is your pot of gold, but if you are not so keen on reading, stay with me - because here is a list of the top five free libraries in London and why you must visit them regardless.     The British Library The largest library in the world has been located right under your nose all this time. On Euston Road, 44 years have passed and the British Library is still standing strong with a collection of 13,950,000 books.  A heavenly place for book lovers. But what if you are not the biggest fan of reading? The British Library is not a home only for books but also holds various exhibitions. This month it’s Harry Potter: A History of
9 fabulous fashion & beauty events happening this weekend

9 fabulous fashion & beauty events happening this weekend

Fashion
We know how much you love fashion and beauty - as much as you love the weekend. So we have put together some of the best shows, workshops and talks happening in London this weekend. Specially for you. One of the best things about living in London, the city that never takes a break, is that there is always something happening and always something to do. Now, when our favourite part of the week is coming, we have to make the best of it and make out plan around the variety of events. Beauty and fashion, catwalks, workshops and talks, there is something for everyone and the prices vary from £0 up to £49. So why not take a look and fill your schedule for the next two days?   Words: Zornitsa Valkova | Subbing: Victoire Bret  

Vintage: Affordable alternative or expensive treat?

Fashion
Vintage has come a long way since it was just a nice word to describe your grandma’s old jumper. Once the hidden gem in a charity shop, vintage stores are now abundant and ready to equip you with the best and brightest old things on the market. Designer vintage will cost you a fraction of the price of a newer piece, and if you have the budget for it, is well worth the hunt. However, budget being the key word here, to build a wardrobe full of beautiful vintage pieces you are going to have to dig deep into your pockets. One thing is for sure, old stuff does not come cheap. To fully explore the world of vintage we must first define it. In some boutiques you’ll find 10-year-old babies being passed off as vintage, meaning you could find the top you thought was perfect for your schoo

The new way of shopping in London

Fashion, Featured
Step away from the mainstream and discover the hidden gems that make London one of the most fashionable cities in the world! When shopping in London we usually head straight to the same old tourist-dodging streets and we end up buying the same clothes that everyone else wears. But the city has endless possibilities when it comes to organising the shopping trip of your dreams. The only thing you need to know is where to point your feet. We went on a search for the best, most unique independent shops in the heart of London but instead of wandering around every quiet back street in the area, we turned to an app to help us with directions and some retail therapy inspiration. Knomi is not just an app. It is an experience, and every fashion lover who wants to get away from the madness tha...
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