Your guide to the Jubilee weekend!
Tuesday 29 May 2012
It seems like literally everyone is coming over all patriotic, including us, in the run up to the Queens Diamond Jubilee on June 5th.
Whether you are having a street party, wanting to douse your house in all things British or you need the perfect outfit for a royal engagement it seems like there is nothing you can't find on the high street that isn’t fit for a Queen!
Here are our picks of the best Jubilee buys:
River Island has a matching short suit, showcasing bunting, flags and horse and carriage. Be bold and wear the whole suit to a Jubilee event then after wear the pieces separately for a more subtle take on wacky patriotism.
They've also got this white retro style dress featuring all things synonymous with London. Look like a 50s pin up in this sundress that has a red bus and phone box print.
Do your best impression of her majesty with this cute headband featuring classic crown detail from Tatty Devine.
River Island has a pack of three royal themed rings. Add some Jubilee bling to your hands.
Test out Models Own nail art pen. Complete with red, white and blue varnish. The essentials to achieving the perfect regal manicure.
God Save the Queen. Go a bit punky and show your love for the queen with these temporary tattoos from Urban Outfitters.
Heres hoping it is hot and the sun is shining down on us Brits for the Jubilee bank holiday. If it is crack out the ice cream and use this cute and fun scooper from Urban Outfitters.
Cupcakes are the ultimate street party snack. Why not showcase your miniature cakes on these cute replica thrones!? From Urban Outfitters.
Keep your bubbly cool in this ace wine cooler from Marks and Spencers.
Aruna Seth Shoes, not for the faint hearted! These limited edition wedges are covered Swarovski crystals complete with union jack detail. There will only be 10 pairs available at Harrods, so be sure to snap up a piece of novelty history. They have a hefty price tag of £3000! Apparently the royals are fans of this shoes brand hence the homage!
We all know the Queen loves her corgies, so why not invest in your own doorstop pooch? Covered in union jacks he will be a little helpful token of pride in your home.
Oyster Card holder that looks like a five pound note, so cool! Queens head in view, just don’t hand it over thinking its cash!
This cool travel card look a like is in fact a cosy pillow! Showing a route straight to Buckingham palace. Add this cool piece to your lounge!
Morrissons have created a traditional cake range especially for the Jubilee. Try their amazing Victoria sponge complete with glitter. If not try the delicious battenburg cake, said to be the first cake invented by the Queens chefs in the British Royal household. Eat like royalty!
Here in Britain we are known as a nation of tea drinkers. Twinings have created a special tea caddy in commemoration of the Queen.
Something for the kids…a gingerbread lady dressed like a Queen, obviously. Waitrose.
By Emily Stockham