May 31st, 2012
Have you seen them? They are everywhere you look, draped from windows, hung on fences and tied to trees, of course we are talking about union jack flags. All of a sudden the whole of Britain has been covered in a huge blanket of red, white and blue. It seems like every town, village and street is holding a Jubilee celebration. So if you are not a royalist, it might be wise to hide under the duvet all the extended weekend, because there will be no getting away from Her Majesty and The Diamond Jubilee.
This weekend the Queen is celebrating sixty years on the throne. So how will she be spending her weekend? On Saturday she will attend the Epsom Derby, on Sunday she will participate in The Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. This will be a spectacular event, with one thousand boats sailing down the Thames. Boats from across the UK, the Commonwealth and around the world will be taking part. On Monday she will be watching stars like Annie Lennox, Sir Paul McCartney and JLS perform in a BBC Concert at Buckingham Palace and on Tuesday there will be a Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral, followed by a procession…Phew, she will definitely need to put her feet up with a cuppa after all that!
If you have nothing planned for the Jubilee weekend, there is still time to organise a get together. If you like the idea of getting to know your neighbours, you could hold a Big Jubilee Lunch. The Big Lunch is part of the main programme of events over the Jubilee weekend. It is simply about picking a venue (your street or local park) and getting together with your neighbours and friends and eating lunch, in order to commemorate the milestone. It can be as easy as a picnic and asking everyone to bring a dish. If you want more information on The Jubliee Big Lunch take a look here.
However you are celebrating, Pepperberry can help you to look the part. You couldn’t get more patriotic than the Circle Print Dress, it looks like it was made for this weekend. The circle and stripe print makes a bold statement, so you will stand out in the crowd. This dress is cut under the bust, has mock button detailing, low side pockets, and a waist tie at the back.
For something very chic and spot on for the Jubilee, the Spot Shift Dress is perfect, this dress is based on the best selling fitted shape that our Pepperberry customers love. It is available in blue spot, in this gorgeous jacquard fabric. Accessorise with nude heels and a red cuff bangle.
If you are attending a more relaxed party, Pepperberry have two tops that will be perfect for the weekend, the Gather Front Top in Colbalt is an easy-to-wear jersey top, with a cap sleeve and flattering ruching down the front. This top would look fabulous with wide palazzo style trousers. The Spot Print Top, in red, white & blue, is made from crinkle chiffon, it is cut under the bust, and is a wrap over style top which is really flattering for bigger boobs, this top would look great with skinny jeans and flats. It is available in multi.
Happy Diamond Jubilee everyone.