FUNKIN’ COCKTAILS

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Cocktails are one of the best inventions in the world. I could end this post with that statement alone but I have something to show you all!

Presenting, Funkin’ Cocktails – a cool mixer range (£2.99-£8.00) that puts the funk (had too) in homemade drinks. The perfect Piña Coladas, Mojitos, Margaritas and the like can be whipped up in next to no time.

To serve, fill a glass with ice, add a measure of spirit/or sparkling wine, add the mixer, and stir. Each cocktail mixer contains an 100% natural blend of fruit purées and sweetened juices. The large mixers make 10 cocktails, and the medium mixers make 7 cocktails.

Perfect for sharing.

Available from Waitrose, Ocado, and Funkin Cocktails online.

Love, Ms.Rae xo

JUICY COUTURE BLACK LABEL AW14

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I know that all of the fashion bunnies in the whole wide world love sneak peeks, and who can blame us?!

So, take a moment to admire the rockin-and-rollin Juicy Couture Black Label AW14 campaign featuring Martha Hunt; shot by the amazing Inez and Vindooh.

The transitional collection screams laidback LA Cool accented with high-powered glamour. Think biker jackets, lace dresses, leopard print skinnies, fur inserts, lace dresses, and iconic Juicy Couture track combos.

Yes please.

Love, Ms.Rae xo

 

 

DSQUARED2 – SHADES FOR DAYS

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If you’re anything like me, sunglasses are a necessity all year round. As long as there’s sunshine, there’s a need for some shades!

See below for a sneak peek of DSquared2’s latest collection, which happens to run all the way up to December 2014. Aviators, cat eyes, wayfarers, and everything in between.

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Ooh la la.

Love, Ms.Rae xo

WIN A BAKEWELL SOAP CO SET!

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It’s time for another #CandyRaeGiveaway beauty lovers!

Would you like to win a SS14 Bakewell Soap Co set worth £20? If so, follow @CandyRaeTweets on Twitter and retweet any #CandyRaeGiveway tweet during the next 7 days.

The stunning organic set comprises of x3 summer essentials: Bakewell Soap Co Multi-Purpose Pocket Balm, Bakewell Soap Co After Exercise Deep Muscle Release Rub, and Bakewell Soap Co Foot Soother. Skincare in the true sense of the word.

All Bakewell Soap Co products are naturally and organically formulated and completely free from nasties. No animal testing here either, beauty lovers. They are currently re-aligning their production processes to gain accreditation for the Environmental Quality Mark and have reduced wastage in our soap production by about 30% to help achieve this. Cool or what?

*The fine print*

Opening date: 01/07/2014 at 2:30pm
Closing date: 08/07/2014 at 2:30pm

- No purchase required.
– Entrants must be 16 or older.
– One winner will be selected at random and announced on Twitter once the competition closes on 08/07/2014 at 2:30pm GMT.

By entering, you give candyrae.com permission to use your information (name, profile, photo) to announce you as a winner on Twitter. If you win, you will be asked to provide your mailing address via direct message on Twitter. If this information is not provided within 48 hours, another winner will be selected at random.

Sounds like a gorgeous plan to me.

Love, Ms.Rae xo

ACNE STUDIOS: PRE-FALL 2014

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Chic, earthy, natural and textured are the buzzwords for Acne Studios Pre-Fall 2014. There’s a real homegrown feeling behind this collection, Jonny Johansson takes inspiration from fall days at his beach house. Imagine the tranquil sea, and the trees swaying to and fro in the gentle wind. Sleek silhouettes and lots of layers (hi colder months) are set in a green, tan, white, black and grey colour story in an array of neoprene, boiled wool and shearling variations.

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Cool fact: Johansson’s son made paper cut-outs which later became patchworks on the graphic leather and wetsuit pieces. It doesn’t really get more homegrown than that!

Love, Ms.Rae xo

THIS WORKS IN TRANSIT SKIN DEFENCE

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The sun has graced us with its rays and heat over the past few weeks in the UK (please stay, I know it’s hard but please try), and it’s also peak holiday season too.

What better way to stay protected than with travel-friendly sized This Works In Transit Skin Defence (£29)?

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It’s a SPF 30 moisturising lotion enriched with botanical properties and UVA/UVB broad-spectrum sun protection. Anti-ageing vitamin E and hyaluronic acid work together to hydrate the skin, whilst SPF 30 acts as an environmental stress shield.

The formula has been dermatologically tested, and is perfect for all skin types including sensitive skin.

Available from www.thisworks.com.

Love, Ms.Rae xo

VERSACE – RESORT 2015

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Dear fashion bunnies,

As you know, it’s almost my ‘duty’ (light emphasis on the word duty; bearing my busy diary in mind) to provide a few chic sneak peeks here and there.

With this in mind, please see a stunning taster of Versace Resort 2015 below:

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Urban, bold and luxurious are the top three keywords for Versace’s pre-spring 2015 collection. Laidback tailoring versus sophisticated sportswear with statement detailing throughout.

Oh yes.

Love, Ms.Rae xo