Clothes Show Live 2013- Celebrity Interviews!

As well as having a fantastic, shopping-filled day at The Clothes Show Live 2013, (see my thoughts on the day here: Alice In The Looking Glass Blog was lucky enough to speak to some of the many celebrities attending the show!

Armed with my trusty mike ready to do some interviews!

Armed with my trusty mike ready to do some interviews!

Listen to my interviews with The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) star Sam Faiers, X Factor alumni Sam Callahan and Made In Chelsea’s  Jamie Laing below! 

Interviewing Sam Faiers!

Interviewing Sam Faiers!

After she had met her seemingly endless queue of fans for her signing with gorgeous swimwear brand South Beach, I chatted with Sam Faiers, star of The Only Way Is Essex ! She told us more about her day, South Beach and how her pop-up shop was going for her brand Minnies Boutique which she owns alongside her sister and fellow TOWIE star Billie Faiers !

Listen to my interview with Sam here

Sam’s beauty tips: “Always exfoliate before you fake tan and make sure you moisturise and take off your makeup before you go to bed.”

The South Beach Stand at The Clothes Show Live.

The South Beach Stand at The Clothes Show Live.

Sam was at the Clothes Show to promote celebrity favourite South Beach South Beach are a new, on-trend swim and beachwear brand that launched this spring. Their pool-side designs are unique and eye-catching and they have also launched an amazing loungewear range to cozy up in this winter! One of their super-soft onesies is definitely on my Christmas list! South Beach have recently started an incredible sale with many of their beautiful designs at up to 70% off!

You can see their sale here

Former X Factor contestant Sam Callahan also spoke to me about meeting his hordes of ‘Callafans’, his new album and promoting stylish, high performance headphones brand BassBuds at The Clothes Show. 

Have a listen here:

With The lovely Sam Callahan. Photos by the talented Sara Callow Photography.

With The lovely Sam Callahan!

Photos by the talented Sara Callow Photography.

What one thing would Sam Callahan take to a desert island? “My phone because I’d have to be able to tweet, I’m obsessed!”

Everyone’s favourite Chelsea Boi Jamie Laing was at the Clothes Show promoting his young, fun (and very pink) brand Candy KittensCandy Kittens is basically a sweet shop meets fashion boutique, with added Chelsea charm. Featuring fashion collections for both ‘girls and guys’ and Willy Wonka esque lollipopsCandy Kittens is the perfect place to buy gifts for your Chelsea loving friends!

The Candy Kittens Stall At The Clothes Show.

The Candy Kittens Stall At The Clothes Show.

I'm a Candy Kitten!

I’m a Candy Kitten!

As a Made in Chelsea super-fan, I was delighted to be able to grab a (really quick) chat with a very energetic Jamie Laing whilst he was doing a meet and greet:

“Always under-dress, never over-dress!”

Interviewing Jamie Laing!

Interviewing Jamie Laing!

I  bumped into TOWIE star, the lovely Gemma Collins who was promoting her plus-size clothing rangeThe Gemma Collins Collection  and spotted former TOWIE cast member Amy Childs on the stall for her fashion range! 

Gemma Collins and Amy Childs!

Gemma Collins and Amy Childs!

I also spoke to some of the exhibitors at the Clothes Show about the exciting products they had for sale!

With the likes of Cara Delevingne, Kim Kardashian and Beyonce all sporting big beautiful brows, eyebrows are a current beauty must-have. I spoke to Laura, a trainer from eyebrow specialists HD Brows about how they can help you to achieve this coveted look:

Confectionery king Jelly Belly UK were another crowded stand at the Clothes Show. With their trademark jelly beans and a whole host of Jelly Belly themed products on offer, customers had plenty of choices to satisfy their sweet tooth! The world’s most famous jelly bean may be renowned for its varied and exciting flavours, but are you brave enough to try their latest addition…?

Jelly Belly UK’s managing director told me more: 

I hope you enjoyed listening to my interviews and I’d love you to comment below with your style tips!

Alice xx


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How Much Is My Face Worth?

Buying makeup is an expensive necessity for most of us, but how much money are we really spending on our face?

Well, after seeing this tag covered by many of my favourite beauty bloggers and feeling particularly inspired by Subtle Coral’s version, I decided to give it a go!

So I began  the rather scary task of finding out how much my daily makeup routine was costing me!  I’m rather glad this didn’t count my shameful and ever-growing makeup collection, because the results of this were pretty eye-opening! I also didn’t include skincare or makeup tools so my total is purely for the makeup products I would use on a day to day basis!

The  products in this post are what I would normally use for glamorous (but not ott) everyday makeup. Though I must admit this makeup look is for the (sometimes rare) times when I listen to the alarm clock and get up early enough to put my full ‘face’ on!

So here it goes…

All my Makeup!

All my daily makeup!

Face Products

My Face Makeup!

Daily Face Makeup!

Smashbox Photo Finish More than Primer Blemish Control- £28.00

Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation in shade 3-  £27.50

Bourjois Delice de Poudre Bronzing Powder- £6.99

Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder in Shade 006 warm beige- £3.99

Collection Lasting Perfect Concealer in Shade 3 Medium £4.19

Sleek Blush in shade Rose Gold- £4.49

Total: £75.16

Eye Products

Daily eye makeup!

Daily Eye Makeup!

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion (comes free with Urban Decay naked palette)

Urban Decay Original Naked Eyeshadow Palette £37.00

Loreal Volume Million Excess Mascara in Black £10.99

Rimmel Scandaleyes Lycra Flex Mascara in Black £6.99 (yes I feel I must use two mascaras…)

HD Brow Palette in Vamp £19.96

Rimmel Soft Kohl Kajal Eye Liner Pencil in shade 061 Jet Black £2.99

Barry M Waterproof Gel Eyeliner in Black- £5.49

Total: £83.42

Lip products

Daily lip products!

Daily Lip Products!

Maybelline Baby Lips lip balm in Peach Kiss £2.99

Sally Hansen Lip Inflation Lip Plumper £6.39

 Total: £9.38

Grand Total: £167.96

My £166 Face!

My £167.96 Face!

Although my total is pretty terrifying. These products will (hopefully) last me a very long time so I should get my money’s worth! Also, the prices listed are at the standard RRP and I know I will have taken advantage of some store deals to get some of my products for cheaper than their full price!

I tag these bloggers and all you other lovely people to work out how much your face is worth! :

  1. Lisa from
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  6. Kate from