Mother’s Day 2017: Gift Guide

Somehow there are only 4 days left until Mother’s Day! But if you’re still undecided on a gift, don’t worry. We have selected special gifts for every taste, meaning you’re sure to be the favourite this year!

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Infinity Heart Necklace, £70

The Heart Infinity necklace by Thomas Sabo symbolises eternal love and is the perfect keepsake to celebrate the unbreakable bond between a mother and child.

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Mum Double Link, £36

Begin or add to her Nomination collection. The composable Italian bracelet range is the perfect example of jewellery that tells a story, and the new double link designs are a wonderful personal gift for Mother’s Day.

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Light the Way Pendant £50, Light the Way Studs £30

Life’s Journey is a collection that celebrates the individual path that each wearer follows. Light the Way describes those who lead and nurture others, letting nothing stand in their way. They are resourceful, unwavering and devoted to others.

The perfect gift to show appreciation to a mother who has always put her children first.

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Engelsrufer (Angel Whisperer) is the perfect combination of timeless beauty and personal sentiment. The ornate filigree lockets encase a coloured chiming sound ball, imbued with a specific meaning. This purity set perfectly reflects the purity of a mother’s unconditional love.

Each chime whispers to a corresponding guardian angel; keep your Angel Whisperer close to your heart to feel loved and protected wherever you are in the world.

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Mantra necklaces, from £20

Tell her exactly how you feel with a Mantra. The flower and rose necklaces, with their accompanying mantras, are the perfect way to show appreciation for years of support and love. The perfect reminder of love that she can wear everyday.

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Alex and Ani bangle, £24

The Because I Love You collection by Alex and Ani features beautiful botanical engravings; the Mom bangle has a peony design that symbolises the generosity and heroism of a mother’s love.

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Happy Birthday, Capricorns!

Capricorn in in the stars this month! This earth sign is characterised by their conscientious and hard-working attitude. Symbolised by the ram, the Sagittarius is the most responsible sign of the zodiac wheel. Independent and reliable, Capricorns have a great plan for life and can achieve anything they set their mind to.

Capricorn strengths:

  • Organised
  • Dependable
  • Loyal
  • Ambitious
  • Resourceful
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Mantra Star Maps, from £35

These stunning Capricorn Star Map necklaces by Mantra reflect the alignment of the stars upon the wearers’ birth. We love the attention to detail in these necklaces- with tiny cubic zirconias embedded in the constellation in white and black, respectively. Each Mantra Star Map comes with its individual meaning card, celebrating the unique traits of each sign. This Mantra honours the hard-working, loyal and sincere nature of the Sagittarius.

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Alex and Ani bangles, £24

These zodiac bangles by Alex and Ani are the perfect way to personalise a stack. The traditional zodiac bangle features the classic Capricorn ram emblem on Alex and Ani’s trademark Rafaelian finish, while the Celestial Wheel offers a pop of colour and a Sagittarius star map motif on a shiny finish.

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Nikki Lissoni Coin, £35

We love the simplicity of the zodiac collection by Nikki Lissoni, which features cut-out filigree symbols for every sign. They offer the perfect way to personalise your Nikki collection.

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Nomination Charms from £18

Add a personal twist to a classic composable Nomination bracelet with these zodiac links. Embrace sparkle with a cubic zirconia accent, or mix metals with the gold ram emblem on silver.

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December Birthstones: Turquoise

Happy birthday, December babies! Those born in December are lucky enough to have one of the oldest gem-stones in the world: turquoise famed for its vivid and opaque colour. First used in ancient talismans and amulets, this stone is traditionally associated with:

  • protection
  • heaven
  • strength
  • sensitivity
  • spirituality
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Thomas Sabo Turquoise Rings, from £70

Turquoise rings are one of the most symbolic pieces of jewellery, and were originally given as tokens of protection. We love these intricate designs by Thomas Sabo which incorporate cubic zirconia.

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Jennifer Zeuner Priscilla’s Eye Bracelets, £72.50

These beautiful designs by Jennifer Zeuner feature a genuine turquoise stone and a feminine flourish on the traditional evil eye symbol- worn for protection and good fortune.

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Angel Whisperers from £128

Invoke self-confidence and balance with a turquoise coloured chiming sound ball inside a beautiful Engelsrufer necklace.

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Nomination Turquoise Links, £27

These beautiful cabochon turquoise links are perfect for personalising any Nomination bracelet. Start a collection with a ready-made birthstone bracelet.

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November Birthstone: Citrine

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Happy birthday, November babies! Those born in November are lucky enough to have two beautiful birthstones: citrine and topaz.

With a name derived from the French for lemon (citron), the citrine comes in a spectrum of golden-honey hues. With its bright colour and luminous clarity, this stone is traditionally associated with lightness, joy and positive energy.

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Daisy Chakra bracelets, from £59

In yogic traditions, the citrine is associated with cleansing negativity, and paving the way for motivation and success. It is associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra, which promotes personal power. We love these dainty filigree Chakra designs by Daisy London, which feature a sparkling citrine accent.

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Nomination citrine charms, £27

These beautiful cabochon citrine links are perfect for personalising any Nomination bracelet.

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Like the citrine, golden topaz is associated with success, opulence and the ability to meet your aspirations. Since ancient times, it has been featured in protection amulets and to heal injury.

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Alex and Ani birthstone bangles, £24

Personalise your Alex and Ani stack with a birthstone bangle.

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Solihull: Autumn Trends on the High Street

The Fabulous Solihull team have been on a spree around Solihull’s stunning town centre! The girls visited some of their favourite stores to find out what’s trending this autumn.

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Mint Velvet Knits from £45, Life’s Journey from £35

Firstly the girls took a trip down the high street to brand new designer clothes store Mint Velvet. The staff here pointed out some lovely staple items for your autumn wardrobe, including long tunic style jumpers. Mint Velvet have a lot of lovely classic clothes, perfect to wear day or night with our new in-house brand Life’s Journey.

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Office chelsea boots from £34.95, Alex and Ani bangles from £24

As it’s getting colder the girls then walked over to Office to check out the new seasonal boots. The staff at office were very helpful and showed us their best-sellers so far this autumn. The Chelsea boots are definitely a favourite and would look perfect with an autumnal stack of Alex and Ani for a day trip out!

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Benefit Lip Kit £24.50, Fervor Bangles from £45

After Office, the girls wanted to check out the latest make up trends and headed to Boots in Mell Square. We spoke to the staff at the Benefit Counter who showed us one product in particular- The Big Sexy Lip Kit; this is new in and includes four different matte lipsticks, all perfect for autumn. The shade ‘Flame Game’, a lovely orange/coral colour, is bang on trend this season and would look great paired up with our new Fervor Montreal Bangles with their bright vibrant colours!

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Mon Paris by Yves Saint Laurent from £66, Nomination charms from £11

Next the team went to the Fragrance shop to sample some of the newest perfumes for this season. The staff at said they found the bestselling fragrance this season to be the Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris perfume. This bold and floral scent is perfect for this time of year, it also comes in an iconic multi-faceted bottle which is a must have for your dressing table! Add some Glamour into your life with this fragrance and why not team it up with the new glamorous Nomination Collection, Glitter Nights.

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Beech House cocktails from £6, Nikki Lissoni sets from £100

 

After a few hours of shopping the fabulous girls decided they deserved a rest so headed to the Beech House to check out their menu. With its buzzing atmosphere and welcoming bar and restaurant, the newly opened Beech House is a great place to meet up with friends and family at the heart of Solihull. Not only is the American-style menu mouth-watering, the cocktails look very tempting! Enjoy a Girls night out at the Beech House and add a little Sparkle to the night with one of our Nikki Lissoni Sets.

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October Birthstones: Opal & Rose Tourmaline

Happy birthday, October babies! Those born in October are lucky enough to have two birthstones: opal and tourmaline. The stones have a common quality: no two are alike as they all have unique patterns and colour-ways.

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Oval Opal Nomination Links, £20

Opals are known for their unique rainbow hues, known as their play-of-colour. The kaleidoscopic stone has been a source of wonder for centuries; ancient Arabic legend claims that opals fall out the sky during lightning storms, and ancient Greeks believed the stone gave them psychic abilities. Nowadays opals are associated with:

  • health
  • innocence
  • purity
  • the crown and heart chakras

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Alex and Ani Birthstone Bangles £24, Thomas Sabo Birthstones £45, Dower and Hall Treasures from £18

One of the most colourful gemstones, people originally believed that tourmalines were formed out of rainbows. The stone has been adored throughout history for its vivid hues; it was used in ceremonies in ancient India, features in traditional Chinese carvings and adorns the Russian crown jewels. Tourmalines are associated with:

  • creativity
  • spiritual enlightenment
  • healing

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Happy Birthday, Libras!

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Libra is in the stars this month! This air sign is characterised by their peaceful, gentle and generous nature. Naturally intellectual and fuelled by curiousity, Libras love nothing more than meaningful conversations with interesting people. They have a great appreciation for the arts and love being introduced to new ideas.Their kind and sociable character means they are amazing friends, and they always keep the peace in any group.

Libra strengths:

Friendly
Intelligent
Harmonious
Graceful
Cooperative

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Libra Star Map by Mantra from £35

These stunning Libra Star Map necklaces by Mantra reflect the alignment of the stars upon the wearers’ birth. We love the attention to detail in these necklaces- with tiny cubic zirconias embedded in the constellation in white and black, respectively. Each Mantra Star Map comes with its individual meaning card, celebrating the unique traits of each sign. This Mantra honours the balanced, friendly and affectionate nature of the Libra. Shop Mantra at fabulous!

 

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Libra Bangles by Alex and Ani from £24

These zodiac bangles by Alex and Ani are the perfect way to personalise a stack. The traditional zodiac bangle features the classic Libra scales emblem on Alex and Ani’s trademark Rafaelian finish, while the Celestial Wheel offers a pop of colour and a Libra star map motif on a shiny finish. Shop Alex and Ani at fabulous!

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ChloBo Libra necklace £105, ChloBo Libra bangle £200

We love the hammered Silver finish of the Silver Libra Zodiac necklace by Chlobo, which features the traditional symbol. Pair with the Libra Zodiac Bangle for the perfect gift set. Shop ChloBo at fabulous!

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Nikki Lissoni Libra Coin £35

We love the simplicity of the zodiac collection by Nikki Lissoni, which features cut-out filigree symbols for every sign. They offer the perfect way to personalise your Nikki collection. Shop Nikki Lissoni at fabulous!

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Add a personal twist to a classic composable Nomination bracelet with these zodiac links. Embrace sparkle with a cubic zirconia accent, or mix metals with the gold scales emblem on silver. Shop Nomination at fabulous!

 

Happy Birthday, Virgos!

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Virgo is in the stars this month! This earth sign is characterised by their kindness and careful nature. They pay meticulous attention to detail and have a methodical approach to life, leaving nothing to chance. Their kind and dependable nature means that they are incredibly reliable friends- they will have the back of anyone who needs them. They are selfless and hard-working, and do their best to make those around them happy.

Virgo strengths:

  • Loyal
  • Analytical
  • Kind
  • Hard-working
  • Practical
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Mantra Star Maps, from £35

These stunning Virgo Star Map necklaces by Mantra reflect the alignment of the stars upon the wearers’ birth. We love the attention to detail in these necklaces- with tiny cubic zirconias embedded in the constellation in white and black, respectively. Each Mantra Star Map comes with its individual meaning card, celebrating the unique traits of each sign. This Mantra honours the perfectionist, dedicated and honest nature of the Virgo. Shop Mantra at fabulous!

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Alex and Ani bangles, £24

These zodiac bangles by Alex and Ani are the perfect way to personalise a stack. The traditional zodiac bangle features the classic Virgo maiden emblem on Alex and Ani’s trademark Rafaelian finish, while the Celestial Wheel offers a pop of colour and a Virgo star map motif on a shiny finish. Shop Alex and Ani at fabulous!

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ChloBo Virgo bangle £200, ChloBo Virgo necklace £105

We love the hammered Silver finish of the Silver Leo Zodiac necklace by Chlobo, which features the traditional symbol. Pair with the Leo Zodiac Bangle for the perfect gift set. Shop ChloBo at fabulous!

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Nikki Lissoni Virgo coin, £35

We love the simplicity of the zodiac collection by Nikki Lissoni, which features cut-out filigree symbols for every sign. They offer the perfect way to personalise your Nikki collection. Shop Nikki Lissoni at fabulous!

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Nomination  Classic Virgo links, £18

Add a personal twist to a classic composable Nomination bracelet with these zodiac links. Embrace sparkle with a cubic zirconia accent, or mix metals with the gold maiden emblem on silver. Shop Nomination at fabulous!

 

Exam Results Gift Guide

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Although August is the most relaxing time of the year for many of us, for some it heralds the arrival of one very important date: exam results day. Although exam results day can be an exciting one, it can also be incredibly stressful. For students and school pupils alike, the days building up to receiving results are often coupled with sleepless nights and feelings of uncertainty; however we at fabulous know that putting the work in to complete your classes and sit your exams is a huge achievement in and of itself, and have compiled the perfect gift guide to reward that effort, whatever the results.

 

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Nomination links from £18

Add this important chapter of life to any classic Nomination bracelet with a beautiful gold-plated link.

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Mantra Bee Necklace Silver £20

Remind someone special- whether they got the results they wanted or not- that all their hard work will pay off with this sweet Mantra.

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Graduation Cap Bangle £24

This sweet bangle by Alex and Ani features a cute mortarboard charm, and a stamped tag with the year of graduation. The perfect keepsake to cherish a proud achievement.

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Ladies Oxford Watch £119, Ladies Bristol Watch £99

For any university hopefuls or graduates, these elegant ladies’ watches by Daniel Wellington, inspired by and named for British universities, are the perfect gift.

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Happy Birthday, Leos!

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Leo is in the stars this month! This fire sign burns bright with a joie de vivre. A social butterfly with a heart of gold, Leos are naturally charismatic and lovable. They live life to the full, and adore being in the spotlight. They possess the rare gift of embracing their own needs while being extremely loving and caring towards family and friends- their innate self-confidence never veers toward selfishness! Symbolised by the lion, Leos are creative, ambitious and generous. They do their best to make the world around them a better place.

Leo strengths:

  • Warm-Hearted
  • Creative
  • Confident
  • Kind
  • Optimistic
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Leo Mantra Star Map in Silver £35, and Gold £50

These stunning Star Map necklaces by Mantra reflect the alignment of the stars upon the wearers’ birth. We love the attention to detail in these necklaces- with tiny cubic zirconias embedded in the constellation in white and black, respectively. Each Mantra Star Map comes with its individual meaning card, celebrating the unique traits of each sign. This Mantra honours the kind, generous and creative nature of the Leo. Shop Mantra at fabulous!

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Alex and Ani Leo Bangle in Rafaelian Silver £24, Leo Celestial Wheel Bangle in Shiny Gold £33

These zodiac bangles by Alex and Ani are the perfect way to personalise a stack. The traditional zodiac bangle features the classic Leo lion emblem on Alex and Ani’s trademark Rafaelian finish, while the Celestial Wheel offers a pop of colour and a star map motif on a shiny finish. Shop Alex and Ani at fabulous!

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ChloBo Silver Leo Zodiac Necklace £105, ChloBo Leo Zodiac Bangle £200

We love the hammered Silver finish of the Silver Leo Zodiac necklace by Chlobo, which features the traditional symbol. Pair with the Leo Zodiac Bangle for the perfect gift set. Shop ChloBo at fabulous!

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Nikki Lissoni Leo Large Gold Coin £35

We love the simplicity of the zodiac collection by Nikki Lissoni, which features cut-out filigree symbols for every sign. They offer the perfect way to personalise your Nikki collection. Shop Nikki Lissoni at fabulous!

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Nomination Cubic Zirconia Leo £18, Gold Leo £18

Add a personal twist to a classic composable Nomination bracelet with these zodiac links. Let your sparkle shine with a cubic zirconia accent, or mix metals with the gold lion emblem on silver. Shop Nomination at fabulous!