Chic Code: Night Time Garden

Its classic, it’s glamorous, it’s Night Time Garden.

Forget what day it is or what the weather’s like outside. When it concerns Night Time Garden, the focus is on nothing but the jewels. Inspired by the movement of flowers from dusk to dawn, these stand out statement pieces are all about the details.

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Whilst the collection boasts a selection of must have sterling silver pendants, earrings and bracelets, our favourites are the stand out sterling silver cocktail ring and attention grabbing sterling silver cuff. Love. Want. Need. Every girl needs some Night Time Garden in their jewellery box. Bold, daring and unbelievably chic these accessories won’t go un-noticed.  Be strong. Be statement. Our advice; go head to toe in black or white or combine the two for chic perfection and complete the look with the statement sterling silver cuff from our Night Time Garden collection.  No matter the time or occasion, fear not, these incredible accessories won’t disappoint.

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Your most romantic place…

Valentine’s only comes once a year. From superfluous red roses to heart shaped chocolates and more, love is everywhere.

But, why paint the town red for one day only when you can celebrate loving someone all year round? Cherish something personal to you, from that special moment you share, to that smile you love waking up to everyday. We each have our own story to tell. Curious to know more about those magical and unbelievably romantic moments in life, we asked you to share your most romantic places with us.  We gave one lucky winner the chance to  win a couple’s retreat in London with complimentary dinner, plus tickets to see Phantom of the Opera at the theatre.

Overwhelmed by hundreds of entries which came through, choosing one winner seemed impossible but undoubtedly the most romantic (literally had us all saying ‘awww’ in the office) was Rachel Hargreaves’ winning entry.

Take a look at some of our favourite entries below and of course Rachel’s most romantic place too.

Most romantic place: Our Home

Reason: “Because we’re always together.”

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Most romantic place: Pine Island Beach, Florida
Reason:  “After 15 years of being with my partner, he married me on this beautiful little beach and made me the happiest woman alive.”
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Winning entry: Rachel Hargreaves

Most romantic place: Beach in Kefalonia

Reason: “My fiancee’ proposed by laying pebbles out in the sand spelling out ‘Will you marry me?’  in June 2013

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And the Winner is…

Cast your minds back to two weeks ago when we launched a Valentine’s competition for one lucky person to win their Valentine’s wish list worth up to £1,000!

We’ve been overwhelmed with all the lovely entries we’ve received and whilst it was a tough choice,  there can only be one winner.  Drum roll please…

Our congratulations go to Elyse at www.sweetelyseblog.com!

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Winning Valentine’s wish list Eylse

Elyse took her Valentine’s wish list to a whole new level by opting for a  rather glamorous selection of pieces from our collections. Above and beyond each choice,  we were wowed by the reasons for choosing each item.  Curious to find out why she chose each piece? From sterling silver charms, to vibrant Friendship bracelets, classic bangles and drop earrings, here’s the winning selection from Elyse’s blog and a few of our favourite reasons too!

“Ohm… I love buddhas. My dad use to rub the buddha ornament belly every weekend before he went out and he absolutely believed it was lucky. I love the message behind buddha, what he stands for and this charm would be a constant reminder of that.”

-          Laughing Buddha Charm (£45)

“Rose gold vermeil frame with glitter cut wire, I knew straight away that I’d be including a product from the Dream Catcher range simply because I adore dream catchers – the shapes, the designs and the story behind the object.”

-          Rose Gold Dream Catcher Pendant (£120)

“These Aurora earrings capture elegance, sophistication and glamour but are giving a modern edge by mixing the metals. I know I could pull these off easily with both a dress and a pair of jeans and some heels.”

-          Aurora Double Link Earrings (£95)

We heart this. Congratulations Elyse.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Win your Valentine’s Day wish list!

Love is in the air!  With Valentine’s just around the corner, every girl should start dropping hints.

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Enter our competition to win £1,000 worth of Links of London jewellery

 There’s no point denying it, men sometimes need a little helping hand when it comes to choosing the perfect Valentine’s gift.  Help him earn those extra brownie points this year by creating the wish-list of your dreams.  Always wanted those Effervescence pearl stud earrings?  Now is your chance to get them on the list…

 Don’t have a Valentine?  Not a problem, you can still make a wishlist!  Besides, who needs a boyfriend when you could win £1,000 worth of Links of London jewellery instead?

Yes, that’s right, there’s £1,000 worth of jewellery to be given away. (Yes, please!) Here at Links of London we’re sharing the love by giving bloggers the opportunity to win the present of their dreams this February 14th, with £1000 worth of jewellery from our collections to be won.

 Want to get involved?

All you need to do is put together a wishlist of all the things you’d like to receive this Valentine’s from Links of London up to a value of £1000. There are two ways you can choose to do this:

  • Write a post on your blog. You can write this in whichever format you like, but remember to include a link which reads “This competition is open to the general public; for more information follow this link: xxx” – this is so that we can share the opportunity with as many people as possible!
  • Create a public Pinterest board with all your dream items.  Make sure you create a separate board and, alongside the description, include “This competition is open to the general public; for more information follow this link: xxx”

 Choose anything you like, be it a statement piece for the ultimate dinner date with your loved one, or an everyday essential for those last minute glam and go meetings  you won’t be spoilt for choice.  Why not choose something you’ve always wanted from Links of London?

 Once you’ve created your wishlist, you’ll need to tweet a link to it alongside the hashtag #myvalentinewishlist.  It’s as simple as that!  Just make sure you read the T&Cs below before you get started.

Good luck!

Terms & Conditions
To enter Links of London’s competition, submit the link to your post or Pinterest board via a tweet with the hashtag #myvalentinewishlist by 5pm, Thursday 13th February.Your blog post must showcase a selection of Links of London products that you would like to win, up to the value of £1000. The prize will only include £1000 worth of products; any other products on your mood board will not be included in the prize after this amount has been met. This competition includes Links of London products only. You may use pictures, links and social platforms to make your blog post as creative and original as possible.The Competition is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man aged 16 or over, other than employees of Links of London, their families, associated agents, or anyone professionally connected with the promotion. Only one entry per person will be permitted.The winner will be notified after Friday 14th February by email, containing details of how to claim the prize. The prize will be items up to the value of £1000, subject to availability in the size and colour requested. If any of the items selected are out of stock you will be asked to make another selection.The prize must be claimed within 14 days of notification being sent. If the prize is not claimed within this time Links of London reserves the right to select an alternative winner. The prize cannot be exchanged for cash or otherwise and no cash alternative will be offered. Links of London reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or higher value in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Liability cannot be accepted for entries which are lost in transit or not received by Links of London.The winner is picked at random, any decision taken by the Promoter is final and no correspondence will be entered into. We reserve the right to feature the name and county of the prize winner, photographs and screenshots of the winning blog/Pinterest board in future publications and publicity.

Fashion Flash: Gold Vermeil Friendship Bracelets

Calling all fashionistas! New year, new wristwear!

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If you’re looking for a splash of colour and style then look no further. Our desirable sterling silver Friendship bracelets have re-launched with a golden twist. Now available in gold vermeil designs, these versatile yet, incredibly chic woven bracelets are a spring/summer wardrobe essential.

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Designed here in London (as always) colours were inspired by the latest catwalk trends. Bold, bright and beautiful. These sterling silver bracelets will undoubtedly make sure you stand out for all the right reasons.

Whilst we’re all feeling the January blues and counting down the days until payday, we still deserve a pick me up, don’t we? Make one of these iconic Links of London bracelets the only fashionable piece you need to own this month.

Plus, with Valentine’s day just around the corner, there’s no excuse. Every girl deserves a special treat. Ladies, let him blow the budget. There will definitely be extra brownie points if they’ve just launched! You’ll be one of the first few to own them.  Our advice: Start leaving him a little hint or two…

Shop Gold Vermeil Friendship Bracelets from £195 >

 

Beat the January blues from just £75!

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The days are still short and cold and the fun festive season may seem a distant memory but we’re determined to beat these January blues.  So we’ve decided to embrace it and dive into the blue!

First on the wishlist is our brand new navy blue Friendship Bracelet in yellow gold vermeil (£195).  Already a popular choice in the office, the gold vermeil gives this classic bracelet a new twist and the navy blue goes with almost anything.

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Or if you’re like us and have overdone it in the January sale, you can still work the blues on a budget with this silver Evil Eye Charm with sapphire and blue topaz (£95) or a FEED turquoise cord bracelet (£75).

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Plus for extra feel good vibes, the FEED bracelet also provides 500 days of clean drinking water for one child in the developing world.

Although pay day still seems so very far away, we couldn’t help but choose some super glamorous white gold and blue topaz earrings from our Infinite Love collection (£1,500).  The addition of some pave diamonds make them the perfect choice for a budget-blowing January pick me up.

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Still feeling blue?  Get your own sapphire, turquoise and navy blue inspiration here.

THE MO IS OVER.

HOW TO SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR MO…

It’s finally time to say goodbye to your mo. It’s been your hairy companion for the last 30 days. You’ve formed a special bond. Learnt to live with it and deal with it. How will you cope without it? Whilst our Mo Sistas might prefer our Mo Bros without a Mo, we’ve all been fighting the hairy battle together for a good cause. Whether you’ve been wearing one, growing one or even baking one, you didn’t Mo alone.

Our head office Mo Bros are looking a lot younger this morning but with a rather cold upper lip too! We’re all reminiscing over the last month’s Mo related events. Mo bake offs, pub quizzes, Mo runs and the grand finale at the Gala Party, we’re definitely proud to be official Movember partners!

We raised just a little over £400 in total and are thrilled it’s going to such a healthy cause.

Finish strong. Gen Mo.  It’s never too late to donate!

Links of London MO BAKE OFF!

Following on from last year’s success, this week’s office bake off was bigger, tastier and even more creative than the last! From gingerbread Mo’s to tashtastic cupcakes, Movember at Links of London headquarters couldn’t get any sweeter!

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Flour check, eggs, check, milk check, butter check, apron, check, Mo? CHECK! Our Links of London Mo Sistas (and Mo Bros-yes some can grow and bake too!) have been busy baking delicious Mo cakes and cookies to help raise money for Movember at the office Mo bake off!

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We had them for breakfast, lunch and dinner and raised just over £150 for the global prostate cancer charity. We just couldn’t get enough, plus when all the proceeds go towards a good cause, how can you say no?

The queues in the office were insane (we all got a little too excited and greedy!) Now only crumbs, take a look at some of truly mouth-watering cakes our Mo Sistas and Mo Bros baked with love…

Run, run as fast as you can… I am the Links of London Mo Gingerbread Man!

Tashtastic Cupcakes? A delicious vanilla cake filling with a Mo biscuit on top! (Let’s worry about the calories later!)

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Mo Brownies. Definitely the softest, richest and most incredibly delicious moustaches we’ve ever tasted!

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Our raspberry cheesecake proved to be quite the favourite! It was so beautiful, it just didn’t feel right to eat it! (But we did!)

We’re fighting the hairy battle all the way. Whilst we couldn’t save you a slice we did think of you, so if you can’t grow a mo or even bake one, then make sure you wear one! Join us in helping raise money for Movember. Choose from our new range of Movember coloured cord bracelets and match (or clash) your mo depending on your hair colour.

Happy Movember!

READY. SET. MO!

Swift. Silent. Hairy. The hairy battle begins! Calling all Mo Bros and Mo Sistas – generation moustache starts NOW!

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Generation Moustache Starts Now!

Are you clean and shaven? Ready to start growing that hairy tache? If the answer is YES then cast your eyes on this year’s Links of London Movember collection

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Match (or clash) your Mo with the new Links of London Movember cord bracelets

You can now match (or clash) your Mo’s based on your tache colour and Mo Sistas can accessorise their support! 10% of all our Movember sales will go directly towards the global prostate cancer charity, raising funds for men’s health. Whether your Mo is natural or dyed, there’s a coloured cord bracelet to match every man’s Mo. Choose from blonde, brown, black, ginger or grey (ohh yes – we love a silver fox but one with a Mo is even better!)

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Don’t Mo alone. Our Movember sterling silver men’s cufflinks are the perfect shirt companion and will certainly get you noticed by all the Mo Sistas out there.

What about our Mo Sistas? They’ll be busy spreading the Mo love! Some of our Links of London HQ Mo Sistas have already been busy networking at Mo events and rumour has it they have been busy making Mo cakes for the office Mo bake off! (We’ll try to save you a few crumbs, but if we can’t.. we’ll certainly post a few photos on here)

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Our Links of London Mo Sistas are spreading the Mo Love!

Need a little Mo-tivation? We’ll be taking over this Movember. From Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to Pinterest boards, blog posts or site wide banners we’ll be growing for good times. (Pssst, there’s also a competition coming soon – watch this space!) Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for some embarrassing Mo photos of our HQ Mo Bro’s progress!

Fight the good fight. If you can’t grow a Mo wear one!

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Mo Nails. Show your support Mo Sistas!

Remember.. NO MO NO MERCY!

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Spell it out with our Diamond Whispers collection

This season become a woman of words with a necklace that spells out Love, Wishes, or Dreams! We’re having a monogram moment. Classic, feminine and incredibly chic, what’s not to love about Diamond Whispers? Oozing sophisticated elegance, these sterling silver necklaces, bracelet and earrings are a must-have for any fashionista!

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When the first samples arrived at Links of London HQ, we couldn’t help but squeal with excitement. Simply adorable, whimsical and utterly divine we couldn’t wait to show them off. (We queued up just to loan them for the weekend!) There’s no doubt about it, diamonds really are a girl’s best friend! Featuring a diamond within each word these elegant sterling silver women’s accessories are an easy update that demands attention.

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Lunch out with the girls? Flaunt the Diamond Whispers Love necklace.

Wear with…

A crisp white shirt. Lunch out with the girls? Flaunt the Diamond Whispers Love necklace. Get the right shirt for an effortlessly fabulous look. Layer under a fur gillet for an instant update.

Thursday night cocktails? Flaunt the diamonds, especially when they are delicately placed in this new trendy script style Diamond Whispers Love bracelet. We LOVE it!

A day in the office?  Keep it smart with the Diamond Whispers Love earrings. Flaunt them with a tidy chignon (Mademoiselle chic!)  Contrast the look with a splash of colour. Red heels perhaps?

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Enjoy 30% off Diamond Whispers until midnight 13th October plus free delivery too on all orders over £100!

Unbelievably cute, we heart these new arrivals. Fall in lust with these small but beautiful women’s accessories. Can’t resist? Enjoy 30% off with the code DIAMONDS13 until midnight tonight! Last to be put on, but first to be noticed our Diamond Whispers collection will certainly make you stand out from the crowd!