Posts tagged ‘Ebay’

April 12, 2012

No Boxed Gifts Please

I love this line at the bottom of invitations. Which plainly means cash or nothing!! Of course, you cannot go empty handed so cash it is.

I can’t quite remember when this phrase placed neatly on invites started to appear but it is no longer limited to wedding invitations. We see it on anniversary invites, birthday invites etc… What this little phrase did was end the mass recycling of unwanted gifts that have been stored in cupboards waiting for that wedding of a relative you hardly know.

Just this week Nigella Lawson got caught out recycling, or rather reselling on Ebay, a gift that was given to her by a family friend, Sophie Waugh. She only went and sold it a friend of Sophie’s who read the message in the book addressed to Nigella. Oops!!!

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May 19, 2011

Bea’s Bow on Ebay

For an ensemble that was despised by every fashionista,Princess Beatrice’s hat designed by milner Philip Treacy, is getting quite  a lot of attention. It seems to be in the media every day for one reason or another and has become the most unlikely star of the Royal Wedding with a Facebook page dedicated to it.

Today The Evening Standard reported that the hat that Bea wore is now being sold on Ebay.

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