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The Girls In Movement

The Girls in Movement looks to empower young girls across the world to ensure they have the tools, advice and positive attitude to kick start an idea. My name is Polly Dhaliwal I am the founder of the Girls In Movement. For those of you who are unaware of The…

New Year’s Fashion Resolutions

By Claire Hastings Photo by Jorigė Kuzmaitė on Unsplash Have you made your New Year’s fashion resolutions that will transform you into the goddess you always wanted to be? No? Don’t worry, there’s still some time for you to set a plan in place. Fashion resolutions aren’t just great for…

London Chicks December Checklist

By Claire Hastings Photo by Bethany Laird on Unsplash The holidays are coming and the thoughts of a much-deserved rest are on everyone’s mind. You can’t wait to throw caution to the wind, to sit back, stop thinking about this year, and finally indulge in some relaxation. But if you…

CHICKS children’s Charity!

CHICKS is a national children’s charity, providing free, week-long respite breaks for disadvantaged children from all over the UK.  Established in 1992, CHICKS has provided a much needed break to nearly 15,000 children aged 8-15. The children come from a variety of backgrounds. Many are living in poverty or are…

Eco-Friendly Ways to Warm Your Home This Winter

By Emily Folk Heating the average home creates 6,400 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions if it uses natural gas and 4,700 pounds if it uses electricity. In colder states, heating could make up two thirds of a household’s energy costs each year. All of those greenhouse gas emissions can take…

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The Correlation Between Appearance and Success

Photo by Matheus Ferrero on Unsplash While first impressions can rarely serve as bulletproof character references, they sure can make or break your professional growth, especially in these incredibly competitive times. And while we as ladies need no additional reasons to groom and do our best to look our best,…

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Smart Tips for Upgrading Your Look

By Claire Hastings Photo by Bekir Dönmez on Unsplash It is said that you can never be overdressed or overeducated, but keeping it up can be a bit demanding. Getting up every morning and leaving your home looking your absolute best time after time – it’s exhausting. This is one…

Escape London • Royal Harbour Hotel

Review• Royal Harbour Hotel Fall back in love with vinyl at the Royal Harbour Hotel in Kent… Escaping London to enjoy some fresh sea air is always a treat, especially when you visit somewhere that makes you feel at home as soon as you step through the door.  The Royal…

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Can’t Find the Bathroom – Online Dating Disaster

Can’t Find the Bathroom Not me. I know where the bathroom is in my own apartment. My Bumble date however, couldn’t figure it out. Let’s start at the beginning… I joined Bumble (another dating app) a few days ago after some encouragement from a friend. I matched with a few…

Penny Brohn UK • Living Well With Cancer

Penny Brohn Cancer Care Foundation was founded in 1980, with the aim of providing a more holistic approach to cancer care.  As October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We at Those London Chicks feel honoured to make you aware of the wonderful work of  the incredible Penny Brohn Foundation via…

DKMS • Lara Casalotti’s Story

Lara’s Story 26 year old Lara Casalotti: a human rights campaigner and blood cancer survivor is encouraging others to take time out of their busy schedule to lend a hand in the fight against blood cancer and support the #LetsNailBloodCancer campaign. When were you diagnosed? I was doing research abroad…

How to Pull Off the Industrial Look at Home

If 20th-century architects and designers were to come here today, they would be so proud to see just how popular this rustic, industrial look has become. The industrial style is known for using quite a small number of colors and very simple materials. This style doesn’t only look cool and…

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DKMS and #LetsNailBloodCancer

 DKMS and #LetsNailBloodCancer This September marks Blood Cancer Awareness Month and Those London Chicks is joining DKMS, a blood cancer charity, to support their #LetsNailBloodCancer campaign and help the fight against blood cancer. So, what exactly is blood cancer?  Every 20 minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with a…

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Winning In Vegas

Ahhhh Las Vegas. Party central, hook-up heaven…and hangover hell. Never, I repeat, never book an early flight to leave Vegas. You will suffer from major anxiety, you will smell like booze and you will count every sorry minute till you get back to the comfort of your little apartment and…

Review • Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel

Escape London • Mercure Box Hill Enjoy a relaxing Bank holiday or weekend at the Mercure Box Hill… The Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel is in easy reach of London and set in the stunning North Downs, just a ten-minute walk from the train station. The hotel looks like…

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What to Do When You Need A Second Job

What To Do When You Need A Second Job? Living in these modern times can be overwhelming as most of us strive for professional success and a happy family life. Achieving work-life balance is not easy and in cases when people need to find additional sources of income, it may…

Step-by-Step Guide to Planning Your Wedding

Planning a wedding is a huge task, and if you are planning your own wedding, there are a million things going through your head. Staying focus and getting everything done in time requires a cool head and a good checklist. That being said, there are a few things that you…

Review • Woburn Hotel and Safari Park

Escape London • Woburn Hotel and Safari Park  Family friendly,  a wonderful weekend that the whole family can enjoy! Woburn is a picturesque village just over an hours drive from central London. After you leave the M1, you are met with beautiful green countryside and flower-filled fields. The village takes…

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Accessorising Tricks for Noobs

Accessorising Tricks  Accessorising is something that can make or break your outfit. As if choosing your garments for the day wasn’t tricky enough, you also need to pay attention to the complementing details, such as the right jewellery, handbags, and shoes. Apart from this, you also need to take into…

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Exterior Inspiration • The Steps To Enjoying Intimate Garden BBQs

The Steps To Enjoying Intimate Garden BBQs Dinner outdoors is something that is only usually possible in the UK during the summer months. This year, we’ve been blessed with a much warmer than usual, so temperatures at nighttime have been ideal for eating in the garden. However, not everyone is…

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Summer Holiday Reading

Summer Holiday Reading Whether you’re travelling near or far, it’s often difficult to choose what to read on holiday. If you’re wanting something different than your normal beach read, this is a list for you. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman “Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive…

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Reinvent Me by Camilla Dallerup • Book Giveaway!

Book Giveaway! Camilla Dallerup’s new book Reinvent me. Want to take charge of your life? In need of a career, relationship or life overhaul? Well we have just the perfect book to help you on your way!! It’s Camilla Dallerap’s new book Reinvent me.We at Those London Chicks are pleased…

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Wrestle Mania

Wrestle Mania 2017 I am not a wrestler. I don’t want to be a wrestler, though I do like a good roll around in the bedroom and occasionally like it a bit rough…this guy took it to the next level though and I have the marks to prove it. It…

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Design Retreats

Design Retreats It’s that time. If you haven’t already (or even if you have) it’s likely you are dreaming of escaping. Escaping to a place of beauty of course – the ideal is finding a hotel that is a struggle to leave… Above, is Ace Hotel LA, designed by Commune….

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5 Ways to Read More

5 Ways to Read More Read Books You Like Pick books that you’ll enjoy. It’s all too easy to feel pressure to read the “next big thing” or that novel that your friend from work loved. Find out what types of books you enjoy reading; and before you buy look…

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The Matt Haycox Foundation launches at The Houses of Parliament

Charity • The Matt Haycox Foundation The Matt Haycox Foundation is a children’s charity which aims to provide financial support to the lives of seriously and terminally ill children and their families in Yorkshire. On June 16th in front of a host of familiar faces and special guests, the Matt…

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Protecting your skin from the Sun

Protecting your Skin from the Sun Are you wearing Sunscreen? I know that this is a favourite subject of mine and many have heard me say…The Sun is NOT your friend and whilst we’re on the subject, this includes SUN BEDS. The fact is that up until you’re 30, you…

New Landscaping Trends You Need to Try

  Top 5 Chick Picks • Landscaping Trends! Landscaping trends have been changing very fast over the years, so if you want to make sure that your backyard looks amazing, you have to be well-informed and follow the latest trends. It’s very important that you take care of this part…

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We made the list • Top 60 London Lifestyle Blogs on the Planet!

 Top 60 London Lifestyle Blogs on the Planet • We made the list! We were recently ranked in the Top 60 London Lifestyle Blogs on the Planet by Feedspot. We are thrilled! The blogs/websites on the list were ranked based on certain criteria; google reputation, influence, quality of posts and Feedspots…

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Wedding Organisation Essentials

Wedding Organisation Essentials Most women start planning their wedding as soon as they’re old enough to understand what it is, but daydreaming about your special day as a child is quite different from organising the real thing as a grown-up. With so many things on your checklist, it’s easy to…