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The Gifting Edit

With only 5 more weekends until the big day arrives, have you started your Christmas shopping yet? With a whole range of gift ideas, here at Eleven you can shop with ease, avoid the crowds and choose pieces that are guaranteed to make her smile this year. In this week’s blog post, we’ll share our top picks for gifting this season. Who can say no to new pyjamas at Christmas? We LOVE our new Tutti & Co Nova Pyjamas that are just perfect for cosy evenings and lazy mornings. Complete the cosiness with a pair of Tutti & Co Solstice Socks that are perfect for adding a touch of sparkle to your look. Made from a bamboo mix, these socks...

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It's Our Birthday!

We’re celebrating something very exciting here at Eleven - we turn 7 on Monday, after officially opening the doors to our special boutique on 1st November 2014.  In this week’s blog post I’d like to share with you some of my favourite memories of the last 7 years and of course, thank you, our loyal and fabulous customers for your continuous support.  Highlights of the past 7 years include opening day on Saturday 1st November 2014, a day I’ll always remember as I finally saw my dreams and visions come to life. Launched from a love of all things fashion and the frustration of limited, budget-friendly shopping options to curate my wardrobe, my way, when the opportunity arose to convert...

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Cosy Cooking

With the cold weather looking like it’s here to stay, now’s the time to start rustling up those home comfort recipes to warm your soul. Family friendly, quick and simple, here are a few of our favourite recipes we can’t wait to start cooking again this weekend. Chilli Con Carne Warming in temperature and spice, nothing can beat a Chilli con carne on a cool Autumn evening. We love this staple meal in our house. Swap the mince for kidney beans and chickpeas for a veggie friendly version with just as much kick! Bangers & Mash A staple for comfort food, nothing beats bangers and mash. Perfect for hosting to the family, this meal is sure to keep you warm...

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Autumn Beauty Secrets

With our mini heatwave set to come to an end in the next couple of days, with temperatures returning to averages for this time of year, it’s time to not only look to update our wardrobe for the new season but our beauty routines too. In this week’s blog post, we’re excited to share with you our favourite secrets for your refreshed beauty and makeup routine for Autumn. #1 Dewy skin continues Your summer glow doesn’t have to stay in summer, take it with you throughout autumn and winter and your skin will not only thank you for it but you will too as you continue to look fresh-faced beautiful! Many of us experience drier skin as the weather cools...

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Caring For Your Clothes

As much as we all love buying new clothes and treating ourselves to some wardrobe updates, looking after our clothes and making them last as long as possible, is not only great for us and our wardrobes (not forgetting our purses) but, is a positive for the environment too. Ensuring we look after our clothes means they are less likely to end their life in landfill sooner than is necessary. The facts, statistics and figures show that the fashion and textile industry is one of the most polluting to our planet, with the UK being the fourth-largest producer of textile waste in Europe, according to a new study. We all fall in love with our new purchases and the joy...

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