MIKE SKINNER LITERALLY TOOK PARTYING TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Oct20

MIKE SKINNER LITERALLY TOOK PARTYING TO THE NEXT LEVEL

You’ll remember last week we mentioned Mike Skinner (of The Streets) was throwing a party with Desperados, the aptly named Next Level party.  Well we headed over to Peckham on Friday night to see what it was all about, and we were more than pleasantly surprised! Mike Skinner’s Next Level party was held in the Bussey Building on Rye Lane in Peckham, the labyrinth of a three storey building with stacks of potential.  He took...

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YOU ARE INVITED TO MIKE SKINNER’S NEXT LEVEL PARTY!
Oct14

YOU ARE INVITED TO MIKE SKINNER’S NEXT LEVEL PARTY!

Desperados invites you to take your partying to the NEXT LEVEL at The Bussey Building, Peckham, on Friday 17th October. Curated by Mike Skinner, the Next Level party includes performances from  artists including Stanton Warriors, Preditah, Oxide & Neutrino and Mumdance. Get your tickets from seetickets.com/go/nextlevel A video of Mike Skinner discussing the world’s best parties – including Exit Festival, Lismore Castle...

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LANVIN I LOVE YOU – MAKING OF VIDEO
Oct07

LANVIN I LOVE YOU – MAKING OF VIDEO

Under the helm of artistic director Alber Elbaz, Lanvin is now one of the powerhouses of Paris fashion, and his respectful nod to the origins and founding aesthetic of Lanvin is tempered by an unrivaled, transformative energy that has created a new, youthful audience for the house. One of the pillars of Elbaz’s work, apart from staging dynamic runway presentations, is a unique way of presenting his designs in the windows of Lanvin...

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NIKE INSPIRES WOMEN ACROSS EUROPE TO #JUSTDOIT
Oct01

NIKE INSPIRES WOMEN ACROSS EUROPE TO #JUSTDOIT

As the holiday season approaches, Nike will be celebrating a new movement of female athletes – girls that get up earlier, run faster and go that extra mile to be the best that they can be.  These women are a new breed – claiming their parks, their cities, and celebrating how it feels to always be moving. This summer the explosion of female sport across Europe became tangible as Nike challenged thousands of women in Europe’s...

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AND FOR YOU, A WARM BREW OR ICED TEA?
Sep30

AND FOR YOU, A WARM BREW OR ICED TEA?

As I sit here drinking my warm Jasmine tea, an email pops up to say that warm brews are out, and ice tea is in. Why? Because the warm weather is stretching out into October, great no? Sure! The Amanzi Tea bar in Marylebone offers up a multitude of cool tea drinks from the delicious Bubble Tea, to the more classic iced tea.  With prices starting from £2.95, it couldn’t hurt to...

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LOVE LIFESTYLE? LOVE THE LORNA SYSON POP-UP SHOP
Sep18

LOVE LIFESTYLE? LOVE THE LORNA SYSON POP-UP SHOP

British homeware designer Lorna Syson’s Pop-up shop has launched today at Tent London in East London.  Lorna’s home ware designs nostalgic of time gone by, reinterpreted with a modern edge.  They uniquely manage to simultaneously spark nostalgia and satisfy contemporary taste. Inspired by her own childhood memories of classic British past times like blackberry picking amongst hedgerows, and by her own local natural environment,...

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LOOK WHAT WE’VE FOUND – SECRET SALES!!!
Sep17

LOOK WHAT WE’VE FOUND – SECRET SALES!!!

You know we like to share all types of juicy goodness with you here at Freak Deluxe; this has to be one of the juiciest finds yet! Love shopping? Love a bargain? We like to call them “bar-jins”, even though that’s all kinds of incorrect; when they’re this good, they need a remix – don’t you think? Anyway, if you answered yes to any of the above, you are going to LOVE Secret Sales. With luxury brands...

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HOW TO CHOOSE EFFECTIVE WORKWEAR FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES
Sep16

HOW TO CHOOSE EFFECTIVE WORKWEAR FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES

Workwear has changed considerably over the years, and there is now a larger selection of work trousers, shirts and jackets to choose from than ever before. Choosing which garments work best for a particular working environment is not an easy task, but it is possible to make the right purchasing decisions by assessing the needs of employees. 1. Protection The best workwear will provide protection only where it is needed. For instance,...

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WHAT’S YOUR BIGGEST NIGGLE?
Sep10

WHAT’S YOUR BIGGEST NIGGLE?

British lingerie brand Triumph have already solved one of women’s biggest niggles with their newest innovation Magic Wire, or as we like to call it “the unicorn bra“.  Now they’ve made it their mission to find out what the nation’s biggest niggles are, with bad manners and telemarketing calls topping the list; the biggest question is, what bra will solve these problems? ·         People with bad manners...

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FD LOVES: GEOMETRIC CUSHIONS
Aug29

FD LOVES: GEOMETRIC CUSHIONS

Bold geometrics using repeated patterns and blocks of bright colour are set to be one of 2014’s loudest trends.  Ellie Hyde’s new AW14 Geometric collection is inspired by architectural shapes and patterns found on the London Underground – on posters, tiling and seat materials.  She uses bold, clean lines with a retro inspired colour palette to create eye-catching graphic designs. Ellie Hyde  Geometric Cushions – £40.00....

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WHAT DO YOU SEE WHEN YOU RUN?
Aug29

WHAT DO YOU SEE WHEN YOU RUN?

Adidas has unveiled a unique film that showcases what inspires real women to grab their running shoes and hit the London streets.  Brought to life with a bespoke narration by chart topping British-artist Foxes, the film places a spotlight on the unique experiences enjoyed by runners in the capital, told through the stories of real, influential and aspirational London women. Foxes’ distinctive voiceover is accompanied by her latest...

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TOP 5 TIPS FOR SELLING YOURSELF THROUGH YOUR BUSINESS CARDS
Aug22

TOP 5 TIPS FOR SELLING YOURSELF THROUGH YOUR BUSINESS CARDS

Utilizing business cards is an old method but it is tried and true. Often times, they are an expected introduction and the only thing customers, or potential customers have to remember a company by in the future. Business cards are a routine, inexpensive and long established form of advertising. Tips on making them the perfect compliment are below. They represent your business. High quality plastic card printing found...

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FROM BOOKIES TO ONLINE BETTING: THE REVOLUTION OF SPORTS BETTING
Aug20

FROM BOOKIES TO ONLINE BETTING: THE REVOLUTION OF SPORTS BETTING

An exciting summer of internationally renowned sporting events from Wimbledon to the World Cup has only reinforced that which is obvious: the world loves a good sports game.  The hysteria of the World Cup alone has been highlighted by the revenue that the worldwide event generated – it’s estimated that the tournament made $4 billion, of which $1.7 billion was taken up by television rights, $1.4 billion in marketing revenue and $900...

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TOP 4 HOTELS IN IBIZA FOR ANY MOOD
Aug18

TOP 4 HOTELS IN IBIZA FOR ANY MOOD

Ibiza has become a luxury and much desired holiday destination for many. Boasting many celebrity fans who not only flock to the island for the guaranteed sunshine, but for many other needs; from serious partying to pure indulgent pampering. Whatever you are looking for, we’ve picked out the best places to stay to suit your mood.   Where to stay if you want to party-  THB Ocean Beach Hotel If it’s a party you are looking for when...

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BLEACH POP UP BAR OPENS IN DALSTON
Aug18

BLEACH POP UP BAR OPENS IN DALSTON

BLEACH BAR is the latest addition to best friends Alex Brownsell and Sam Teasdale’s Dalston empire.  A few doors down from the ‘coolest salon in town’, comes the coolest bar in town. For 10 weeks only the girls will host East London’s finest with colourful cocktails, and signature snacks by TART including future classics The Slushino, Ratmilk, and Wonky Direction.  In a unique twist for guests, a variety of familiar faces from pop...

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FROZEN COCKTAILS ANYONE?
Aug06

FROZEN COCKTAILS ANYONE?

Do you sometime sit at home fantasising about having a good cocktail without stepping out the door? No? Just me then?! If you do, you’ll be pleased to hear about the launch of KÖLD. KÖLD have created a range of premium frozen cocktails, using high quality ingredients and premium spirits to give you an authentic cocktail experience within the comfort of your own home!  Each cocktail is packaged in a single serve pouch and can be...

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HOLLY FULTON DESIGNS LIMITED EDITION WINE COLLECTION
Jul31

HOLLY FULTON DESIGNS LIMITED EDITION WINE COLLECTION

We love a chilled glass of rosé over here, hey, who doesn’t?  Does it taste better when it’s poured out of a designer bottle?  British designer Holly Fulton designs limited edition wine collection for Echo Falls. The range comprises three gorgeous and girly label designs for white, red and rosé wine, with each design drawing inspiration from Fulton’s signature prints.  The wines are from Echo Falls’ classic range, sold on...

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MUST SEE: DEAR WHITE PEOPLE
Jul28

MUST SEE: DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

We have been hotly anticipating Dear White People since we started seeing gifs/clips appear on tumblr earlier this year after it’s debut at the Sundance Film Festival. Fave would have to be the reference to Gremlins! Now the full trailer has dropped and we’re even more excited to see it. Gotta hold our sh** down though as it’s not out til October 17th (could that be just a US date? I hope not!)! The movie about being...

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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY TRAILER IS OUT!
Jul25

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY TRAILER IS OUT!

The Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is finally out, yet another step towards the movie for the salivating fans of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon. Stepping into the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, who have become iconic to millions of readers, are Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson. Beyoncé has recorded an exclusive version of her début single ‘Crazy in Love’ for the film, directed by Sam...

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NIKE PRO BRA COLLECTION MODELLED BY KARLIE KLOSS
Jul22

NIKE PRO BRA COLLECTION MODELLED BY KARLIE KLOSS

Karlie Kloss models the new Nike Pro Bra Collection, the Fall 2014 Nike Women’s collection blends style and performance to help female athletes achieve their fitness goals. Born out of more than two years of research, testing, design and development, the collection features five bras designed to provide the female athlete with the right fit and right support. Versatility is the anthem of today’s female athlete. She is a workout...

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