Style icons that rock prescription glasses

Prescription glasses have been around for hundreds of years, and there’s no denying that some of the biggest names in showbiz have rocked them over the years. In their Timeline of Glasses, The Museum of Vision state that the first ever pair of glasses was designed and manufactured in Italy somewhere between 1268 and 1289! Since glasses first became commonplace, the biggest fashion icons in history have been pictured wearing some fantastic styles that still live on today!

So in this blog I’ve taken a look at four major names that have set trends in the world of prescription glasses. Take a look and be inspired to emulate these fashion icons with similar frame styles from Tesco Opticians!

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Medical Cosmetics Nottingham – Botox Injections Review

Its been a while since I have posted but things have been really busy with school holidays, a break away in Italy and then the launch of my homes & interiors store whatlottieloves.co.uk. Finally though I have a few spare minutes before the school run to tell you about my recent visit to Medical Cosmetics Nottingham where I was invited to view their clinic and check out their range of aesthetic treatments.

The clinic is located in Nottingham and is very smart and sleek.  With a wide range of treatments on offer including botox, fillers, chemical skin peels and microdermabrasion the clinic is headed up by Dr. Asher Siddiqi and a team of professional clinical staff.  I had been considering botox for a while (I am 38 this year and had noticed a few fine lines appearing and a constant deep furrow between my brows), and had investigated a few clinics but hadn’t decided on anywhere and had in fact avoided clinics where the injections were not done by trained clinical professionals.

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Back to school shoes with Debenhams

We’re into nearly the end of the first full week of the school summer holidays.

So far I’ve only raised my voice a few times and haven’t resorted to drinking gin from an Evian bottle by 11am.  These are the small wins I am celebrating since Roo finished school on the 22nd of July. We were lucky in that we had an awesome press trip down to Cornwall to stay at the family friendly Esplanade Hotel (more of that in another blog post), which kept us occupied for 4 days and also I am excited because J is letting me indulge my love of interiors as we start to plan the re-decoration of his house.

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Easy Dinner Party Tips with Crosta & Mollica

First up, full disclosure, this post is written in collaboration with Crosta & Mollica, a company founded with the desire to supply consumers with great quality Italian produce to be enjoyed at home. I love food, hence why I have hips and curves and will never be a size 10 and so I was pretty excited when they got back in touch asking if I’d like to try their Tarallini and Grissini breads. Yes. Yes I absolutely would. I warn you now, if you are watching your waistline then stop reading because these are way too good to resist! Whilst munching my way through their Italian breads (sorry I am not sharing!), they also asked me to share some of my top tips for hosting a dinner party that is ultimately full of fun not stress.

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Discover your office life expectancy

In the words of Rihanna’s latest record ‘work, work, work, work, work’ – most of us cannot get away from the 9-5 grind and there’s no doubting that our work life balance is certainly tipped more to work than relaxation for the majority of us.

This week I was asked  by Calibre Furniture to take part in a Work life Balance quiz and answer some simple questions. It’s a quick quiz and depending on your answers the quiz estimates how long you will live and determines your office life expectancy.

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