Patti Smith Dream Of Life
Portrait of the legendary musician, artist and poet known as the godmother of punk, Patti Smith emerged in the 1970's, galvanizing the music scene with her unique style of poetic rage, music, and trademark swagger. We experience this multitalented, charismatic and extremely private artist over 11 years through spoken words, performances, lyrics, interviews, paintings, and photographs.
Down and Out in Paris and London
George Orwell's vivid memoir of his time living among the desperately poor and destitute, Down and Out in Paris and London is a moving tour of the underworld of society. 'You have talked so often of going to the dogs - and well, here are the dogs, and you have reached them.' Written when Orwell was a struggling writer in his twenties, it documents his 'first contact with poverty'. Here, he painstakingly documents a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses of last resort, working as a dishwasher in Paris' vile 'Hotel X', surviving on scraps and cigarette butts, living alongside tramps, a star-gazing pavement artist and a starving Russian ex-army captain. Exposing a shocking, previously-hidden world to his readers, Orwell gave a human face to the statistics of poverty for the first time - and in doing so, found his voice as a writer.
Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy Special Edition / Wake-Up Ron Burgundy Box Set
This Legend Of Ron Burgundy Giftset features the Super Special 2 Discs Classy Edition of Anchorman, along with the box set features the lost Anchorman movie - Wake-Up Ron Burgundy! Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy: Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male dominated broadcasting of the 1970's, but that's all about to change when a new female employee with ambition to burn arrives in his office... Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Never released before in the UK this 'alternate film' companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy was compiled from hours of extra footage, dropped sub-plots and alternate takes from the original film. Filmed at the same time as Anchorman, Wake Up Ron Burgandy finds Channel 4's lead anchor and man about town, Ron Burgundy, chasing a scoop against rival and lover Veronica Corningstone.
"The Castle" is the story of K, the unwanted Land Surveyor who is never to be admitted to the Castle nor accepted in the village, and yet cannot go home. As he encounters dualities of certainty and doubt, hope and fear, and reason and nonsense, K's struggles in the absurd, labyrinthine world where he finds himself seem to reveal an inexplicable truth about the nature of existence. Kafka began "The Castle" in 1922 and it was never finished, yet this, the last of his three great novels, draws fascinating conclusions that make it feel strangely complete.
Spirited Away (1 Disc) (Studio Ghibli Collection)
From one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animated cinema comes the most acclaimed film of 2002, winner of the Golden Bear at Berlin and the 2003 Oscar for Best Animated Film and the highest grossing film in Japanese cinema history. Hayao Miyazaki's latest triumph, filled with astonishing animation and epic adventure, is a dazzling masterpiece for all ages. A fantasy adventure film unlike any other, Spirited Away tells the story of Chihiro, a capricious, headstrong, 10 year-old girl, who believes the entire universe should submit to her every whim. Whilst en-route to a new home, Chihiro and her parents stumble on a mysterious cul-de-sac. Unwittingly they have strayed into the Land of the Spirits, a world inhabited by ancient gods and magical beings, ruled over by a demonic sorceress Yubaba. Finding an ally in the enigmatic Haku, he explains that in order to fight annihilation, to survive this strange and perilous new world, Chihiro must make herself useful, she must work. Chihiro renounces her laziness, her humanity, her reason, her memories, even her name...
Bruce Springsteen: On The Record
This is the definitive independent critical review of the legendary Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, on film, on record and in concert. This penetrating critical analysis draws on rare footage of the Boss broadcasting live in performance, and compares and contrasts his incredible live shows with his hugely successful recording career. A team of leading music critics and working musicians revisits his recordings to discover what is behind his iconic status and explore his talent for expressing the struggles of working class life in musical genres as varied as folk ballads and rousing anthems. The DVD features highlights from: Glory Days 57 Channels (And Nothin' On) Lucky Town Living Proof Streets Of Philadelphia Shake Rattle And Roll Hey Bo Diddley/ She's The One Angel Eyes (Frank Sinatra Birthday Tribute) Youngstown Dead Man Walkin' The Ghost Of Tom Joad Darkness On The Edge Of Town
British Serial Killers: West, Nilsen And Sutcliffe (3 Discs)
This terrifying 3 DVD box set includes episodes covering Fred & Rose West, Dennis Nilsen, the Suffolk Strangler and the Yorkshire Ripper. Each episode takes a look into how each of the killers terrorised the public and were eventually caught. Approx run time is 3 hours.
Pink Floyd: The Wall
'The story of The Wall is told simply with the music of Pink Floyd, images and natural effects. There is no conventional dialogue to pogress the narrative. Our story is about Pink, a Rock and Roll performer, who sits locked in a hotel room, somewhere in Los Angeles. Too many shows, too much dope, too much applause: a burned out case. On the TV, an all too familiar war film flickers on the screen. We shuffle time and place, reality and nightmare as we venture into Pink's painful memories, each one a 'brick' in the wall he has gradually built around his feelings.' 'Slowly he withdraws from the real world and slips further into his nightmare as he imagines himself as unfeeling demagogue, for whom all that is left is a demonstartion of power over his unthinking audience, the culmination of the odious excess of his own world and the world around him. His internal self-trial follows, as the witnesses of his past life, the very people who have contributed to the building of the wall, come forward and testify against him.' - Alan Parker
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains."
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Quentin Tarantino DVD Box Set (6 Discs)
This collection celebrates the inimitable directorial style of Quentin Tarantino with five of his greatest films. Titles Comprise: Reservoir Dogs: concerns a group of criminals who carry out a jewel heist which results in a battle with the police to secure an escape. Suspicions are aroused at the readiness of the police and an informer is sought. Pulp Fiction: is a breathtaking tribute to old dime store novels about small time hoods and dangerous criminals. It features deftly woven plotlines, creating a mythic Los Angeles underworld of drug dealers, molls, affable hitmen, restaurant-robbing lovers, and a boxer out to scam the mob on his last professional bout. Jackie Brown: is an air hostess who supplements her income by carrying large amounts of cash between Mexico and the US for a gun dealer. After being arrested at the airport she can only gain her freedom by shopping the gun dealer, knowing that if she does he will kill her. Kill Bill Volume 1: follows the story of 'the Bride'. Once part of a group of top female assassins called the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, she realises that she's pregnant and decides to leave, assume a new identity and get married. This does not sit well with Bill, her former boss who tracks her down on her wedding day. Kill Bill Volume 2: continues the Bride's path of vengeance begun in the first volume. Now she hunts down Elle Driver (aka 'California Mountain Snake'), Budd (aka 'Sidewinder') and their leader Bill (aka 'Snake Charmer').
Dexter Season 1-5 DVD
Dexter Morgan was adopted by a police officer who taught him to use his gruesome lust for killing in a positive way: to exact vengeance on people who deserve it. Now an adult, Dexter leads a double life as both a well-liked forensics expert and a vigilante serial killer who kills perpetrators who have slipped through the justice system. Involved in the investigations of headline-making murderers such as the Ice Truck Killer and the Trinity Killer (John Lithgow, in an Emmy-winning performance), Dexter begins to feel the pressure mount and his secret life becomes harder to hide especially after his unknowing sister joins the force. And when he becomes a family man, he has more to lose than ever before. Can he continue to stay one step ahead of his team without leaving evidence of his own crimes behind and keep his family intact, too? This must-own collection contains the chilling first five seasons of Showtime's Emmy - and Golden Globe-winning series. Contains Dexter seasons 1-5. Contains 20 discs. Cert 18.
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe was one of the earliest pioneers of the short story and perfected the tale of psychological horror. The entirety of Poe's body of imaginative work encompasses detective tales, satires, fables, fantasies, science fiction, verse dramas and some of the most evocative poetry in the English language. This leatherbound omnibus collects all of Poe's fiction and poetry in a single volume, including "The Fall of the House of Usher", "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Pit and the Pendulum", "The Raven", "Annabel Lee", and the full-length novel "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket". "The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe" is part of "Barnes & Noble"'s series of quality leatherbound volumes. Each title in the series presents a classic work in an attractively designed edition bound in genuine bonded leather. These books make elegant additions to any home library.
Plebs centers around three young desperate men from the suburbs of Ancient Rome who try to get laid, hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in the big city. Contians 1 disc. Cert 15.
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The Silmarillion (Paperback)
Designed to take fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings deeper into the myths and legends of Middle-earth The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien's world. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part. The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an age when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the High Elves made war upon him for the recovery of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the pure light of Valinor. Included in the book are several shorter works. The Ainulindale is a myth of the Creation and in the Valaquenta the nature and powers of each of the gods is described. The Akallabeth recounts the downfall of the great island kingdom of Numenor at the end of the Second Age and Of the Rings of Power tells of the great events at the end of the Third Age, as narrated in The Lord of the Rings. 'How, given little over half a century of work, did one man become the creative equivalent of a people?' The Guardian 'Demanding to be compared with English mythologies! at times rises to the greatness of true myth.' Financial Times 'A creation of singular beauty! magnificent.' Washington Post 'A grim, tragic, brooding and beautiful book, shot through with heroism and hope! its power is almost that of mysticism.' Toronto Globe & Mail
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Howl's Moving Castle - Double Play
From the creators of Spirited Away and Ponyo and available for the first time on Blu-ray in stunning high-definition comes Howl's Moving Castle. From legendary director Hayao Miyazaki's and featuring the voices of Emily Mortimer Blythe Danner Christian Bale Jean Simmons and Billy Crystal Howl's Moving Castle is set in a magical world of wizard and spells and follows the adventures of Sophie a young girl trapped in an old-woman's body by an evil sorceror's spell. Based on the popular book by British author Diana Wynne Jones the UK theatrical release of Howl's Moving Castle was phenomenally successful and was one of the biggest ever openings ever for a film in Japan. Special Features: Alternative angle storyboards Interview with author Diana Wynne Jones Interview with Pixar&#8217;s Peter Doctor (Monster's Inc.) Hello Mr. Lasseter Featurette: Hayao Miyazaki Visits Pixar Explanation of CG Featurette The Sounds of Howl's Moving Castle Featurette Behind the Microphone Featurette Japanese trailers and TV spots Alternative angle storyboards Theatrical Trailer Studio Ghibli Trailer Reel
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The Fault in Our Stars
The multi-million #1 bestseller, now a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. "I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once." Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning author John Green's most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love. ** A thought-provoking love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns and - with David Levithan - Will Grayson, Will Grayson. ** John Green has over 2.6 million Twitter followers, and over 2.1 million subscribers to Vlogbrothers, the YouTube channel he created with his brother, Hank. ** 'Electric ...Filled with staccato bursts of humor and tragedy' - Jodi Picoult ** 'A novel of life and death and the people caught in between, The Fault in Our Stars is John Green at his best. You laugh, you cry, and then you come back for more' - Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief
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How to Sound Clever: Master the 600 English Words You Pretend to Understand...When You Don't (Hardback)
How to Sound Clever explains the etymology of 600 key words you really ought to know, but haven't had the time to look up in the dictionary. Each entry features an etymological description as well as useful example phrases so that readers can quickly see the correct context for each word. Anecdotes and witty illustrations appear throughout to make a book that is entertaining and will help the reader to boost their vocabulary. An ideal gift and a useful book for everyone have to hand when they come across a word you should know, but don't. Colin Dexter has described How to Sound Clever thus: 'This admirable book is a wholly welcome antidote to the semi-demi-literacy of the 21st century. Go out and buy it!'
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Alice in Zombieland (the White Rabbit Chronicles, Book 1)
To avenge her family, Ali must learn to fight the undead. To survive, she must learn to trust the baddest of the bad boys, Cole Holland. But Cole has secrets of his own, and if Ali isn't careful, those secrets might just prove to be more dangerous than the zombies.
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Back To The Future Trilogy
Experience the Back To The Future Trilogy like never before for the first time on Blu-ray with over 2 hours of new bonus features. Back to the Future From the Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes Back to the Future the original groundbreaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies in Hollywood history. When teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) he finds himself mixed up in a time-shattering chain reaction that could vaporize his future—and leave him trapped in the past. Powered by innovative special effects unforgettable songs and non-stop action Back to the Future is an unrivaled adventure that stands the test of time. Back to the Future Part II Getting back was only the beginning as the most spectacular time-travel adventure ever continues in Back to the Future Part II—the sequel that proves that lightning can strike twice! Picking up precisely where they left off Marty and Doc (Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd) launch themselves to the year 2015 to fine-tune the future and inadvertently disrupt the space-time continuum. Now their only chance to fix the present is by going back to 1955 again before it’s too late. From Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis Back to the Future Part II provides more of the timeless excitement that made Back to the Future an unforgettable adventure. Back to the Future Part III They've saved the biggest trip for last as the most popular time-traveling movie trilogy ever comes to a rousing conclusion in Back to the Future Part III. Stranded in 1955 after a freak accident Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) discovers he must travel back to 1885 to rescue Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) before he becomes smitten with schoolteacher Clara Clayton (Mary Steenburgen). Now it's up to Marty to keep Doc out of trouble get the DeLorean running and put the past present and future on track so they can all get back to where—and when—they belong. From the Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis Back to the Future Part III is a spectacular grand finale to the unforgettable blockbuster series. Special Features: Tales from the Future: New six-part retrospective documentary featuring interviews with Michael J. Fox Christopher Lloyd Lea Thompson Director Robert Zemeckis Producers Bob Gale and Neil Canton plus Executive Producer Steven Spielberg. In the Beginning: Delve into the genesis of the project casting re-casting the DeLorean sets and overall pre-production. Time to Go: Production stories through the release of the first film. Keeping Time: The score and the songs of the Back to the Future Trilogy. Time Flies: Learn more about how the sequel came about the futuristic look the special and visual effects recreating 1955 and more. Third Time’s the Charm: Learn about building a western town Doc Brown’s love story the casting of Mary Steenburgen the train sequence and completing the Trilogy. The Test of Time: Back to the Future becomes a phenomenon! President Reagan quotes the film the Back to the Future ride opens at Universal Studios theme park and fans rebuild the iconic DeLorean. The film’s cast and crew take a look back and discuss why these beloved movies live on. The Physics of Back To The Future: A discussion with celebrity best-selling author and physicist Dr. Michio Kaku about the overall appreciation of the science in the Back to the Future Trilogy Nuclear Test Site Ending Storyboard Sequence: Storyboard sequence of the original proposed ending of the film. 16 Deleted Scenes Michael J. Fox Q&A Q&A Commentaries with Director Robert Zemeckis and Producer Bob Gale Feature Commentaries with Producers Bob Gale and Neil Canton Archival Featurettes Making the Trilogy: Chapters One Two & Three: Original 2002 DVD documentary that takes a look back in time. The Making Of Back to the Future Part I II & III: Provides a vintage and historic look at the making of all three films. The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy: a televised special hosted by Kirk Cameron addressing fans unanswered Back to the Future questions. Back to the Future Night: Hosted by Leslie Nielson this original 30-minute special aired on NBC prior to the first television screening of the Back to the Future. Behind-the-Scenes Outtakes Original Makeup Tests Production Design Storyboarding Designing the DeLorean Designing Time Travel Hoverboard Test Designing Hill Valley Designing the Campaign Back to the Future: The Ride Music Videos: Huey Lewis and the News “Power of Love” ZZ Top “DoubleBack” Photo Galleries Including Production Art Additional Storyboards Photographs Marketing Materials and Character Portraits Theatrical TrailersInteractive Blu-Ray Bonus Features U-CONTROL: Universal’s exclusive feature allows viewers to learn more about their favorite film without ever leaving the movie. Setups & Payoffs: As you watch each of the three films each “set up” showcases items in the scene that prepare you for a future plot point. When you get to that moment in the film the “payoff” is shown. Storyboard Comparison: Compare key scenes in the movie with the original storyboards. Trivia Track: Get inside trivia and facts while you watch the movies. BD-LIVE: Access the BD-LiveTM Centre through your Internet-connected player to get even more content watch the latest trailers and more! My Scenes: Bookmark your favourite scenes from the movies. pocket BLU™: Universal’s groundbreaking pocket BLU app uses iPhone® iPod® touch iPad® Blackberry® Android™ Windows and Macintosh computers and more to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-rayTM player and offers advanced features such as: Advanced Remote Control: A sleek elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray™ player. Users can navigate through menus playback and BD-Live™ functions with ease. Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline allowing them to instantly access any point in their favorite episode. Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray™ discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there’s a Wi-Fi network enabling them to enjoy exclusive content on the go anytime anywhere. Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU™-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray™. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device. Keyboard: Enter data into a Blu-ray™ player with your device’s easy and intuitive keyboard.
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Natural Lip Roll On - Coconut
Made from 100% natural ingredients, this roll-on liquid lip balm leaves lips feeling soft and totally kissable. It has a tropical coconut flavour.
by The Body Shop
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RECLAIMED VINTAGE Denim Shirt with Paisley Yokes
Denim shirt by Reclaimed Vintage - Made from 100% pure cotton denim. - Point collar. - Button placket through front. - Contrast paisley print yoke inserts. - Chest patch pocket. - Button cuffs. - Relaxed fit. Due to the nature of this garment, each piece may differ slightly from the image. This should not be considered as a fault or defect, but an enhancement of its individuality. ABOUT RECLAIMED VINTAGE: ASOS presents Reclaimed Vintage , featuring reshaped dead stock pieces with fabrics and designs from decades past. The unique vintage collection is sourced by a trusty team of vintage experts who trawl the world's house clearances, garages and warehouse sales, reworking pieces alongside authentic vintage finds. Look to high waisted Levi’s denim cut-off shorts and boyfriend jeans with a ‘90s redux of tie-dye brights and bold ombre dip-dyes.
Elastic Strap Back Dress - Ditsy Floral
Organic cotton jersey summer dress with open back strap detail and gathered waistline. View our Size Guide.
by Annie Greenabelle
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Wreck This Journal
This is a new edition of Keri Smith's bestseller, with updated material Think of Wreck This Journal as the anarchist's Artist's Way - the book for those who've always wanted to draw outside the lines but were afraid to do it. For anyone who's ever wished to, but had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes Wreck This Journal, an illustrated book featuring a subversive collection of suggestions, asking readers to muster up their best mistake - and mess-making abilities to fill the pages of the book (and destroy them). Through a series of creatively and quirkily illustrated prompts, acclaimed artist Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in "destructive" acts - poking holes through pages, adding photos and defacing them, painting with coffee, colouring outside the lines, and more - in order to experience the true creative process. With Keri Smith's unique sensibility, readers are introduced to a new way of art and journal making, discovering novel ways to escape the fear of the blank page and fully engage in the creative process.
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ASOS Tort Mixed Frame Round Sunglasses - Brown
Sunglasses by ASOS Collection - Oversized circular frames - Shaped nose pads for added comfort - Gradient tinted lenses - Slim arms with curved temple tips for a secure fit - Total UV Protection ABOUT ASOS COLLECTION Directional, exciting and diverse, the ASOS Collection makes and breaks the fashion rules. Scouring the globe for inspiration, our London based Design Team is inspired by fashion's most covetable trends; providing you with a cutting edge wardrobe season upon season.ABOUT ME Frame: 100% Plastic Lens: 100% Non Prescription Total UV Protection Filter Category 3 Not for direct viewing of the sun Not prescription sunglasses Not suitable for Solaria Tested to BS EN 1836 2005 LOOK AFTER ME Wipe clean with a damp cloth Product Code: 267106
£7.00 £10.00 (- 30%)
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Black 13 Inch Album Frame
Show off your classic vinyl album covers in these special album frames, and turn them into a work of art.
by Urban Outfitters
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Denim Boyfriend Shirt with Shadow Pocket
Loose cut denim shirt by ASOS Collection. Crafted from pure cotton denim, with a light washed finish. Featuring a button placket to the front, long sleeves, dark stitched seams, a straight cut hem and a straight cut yoke to the back, and two shadow pockets details to the chest. ABOUT ASOS COLLECTION: Directional, exciting and diverse, the ASOS Collection makes and breaks the fashion rules. Scouring the globe for inspiration, our London based Design Team is inspired by fashion’s most covetable trends; providing you with a cutting edge wardrobe season upon season.
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World of Moose Fill Me In Party Poster 'Demo'
Fill-Me-In party posters are great fun to share with friends and family at parties. Moose has drawn the outlines, the rest is up to you!
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Dorothy Perkins Red beaded friendship bracelet
Red bead and rhinestone friendship bracelet. Adjustable.
by Dorothy Perkins
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Scribble Writing Alarm Clock
Scribble Writing Alarm Clock - a memo pad and a clock all in one!
Red or Dead Getham Skater Skirt
Exclusive to BANK from Red or Dead is this women's jersey skater dress which features a faded grey pattern design, flattering box pleat detailing and a stretch waistband. Length approx: 40cms.
by BANK Fashion
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Oversize T Shirt In Tartan
ABOUT GLAMOROUS. An eclectic mix of vintage influences and contemporary partywear are at the heart of Manchester based label Glamorous , where individual style is the key. The carefully sourced fabrics and prints channel a fun and youthful vibe into their fashion forward collection of shorts, playsuits and party dresses that you can mix and match to suit your own personality.