Lady Gaga to send out wedding invitations?

Eccentric pop star Lady Gaga may be set to send out wedding invitations after it was revealed she has got engaged to her beau Luc Carl.Although it may be some time before she decides whether she is sending out traditional cards or email wedding invitations – as the plans are still at an early stage – she will no doubt go to considerable effort to ensure they stand out.

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Mobile means flexible

Smartphones are easily the most important form of consumer technology today, and if you want your business to succeed, you need to make sure you are taking advantage of current mobile phone technology because you can bet that your competitors are. So what’s the difference between a smartphone and a standard phone? You can make calls and send texts on a standard phone, but a smartphone has enhanced capabilities, incorporating the features of a PDA (personal digital assistant) and a mobile phone with internet browsing, email, application programs, synchronisation and multiple connectivity. It’s really the equivalent of a PC that can make phone calls and send texts, and there are several types available to choose from. For example, just take a look at the range of Windows 7 phones now available from Microsoft, and the latest smartphones on offer at any mobile phone shop on the high street, and you will get a feel for the potential available to you through mobile tech.
Selecting the right smartphone on the right tariff for your business needs is important. Business mobiles tend to be smartphones mainly because of email and contacts features, but as we are now in the era of mobile internet and social networking, there are other advantages to be gained by keeping in touch while on the move. Take into consideration the level of technical ability among those who will be using smartphones, and the amount of non-productive time spent out of the office e.g. on trains or between external meetings. Build in the future direction of your business and make sure the smartphone you select is going to suit its purpose and last the pace until an upgrade is necessary.
At 5G Telecoms, we offer comprehensive business mobile telephone packages with competitive rates for airtime, line rentals, handsets and equipment. Our experienced consultants will analyse your current expenditure and usage and can reduce your costs significantly while enhancing the potential for business productivity.

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Be Watchful: Insuring a Timepiece

Whether it’s a family heirloom or a newly purchased contemporary piece, insurance is a pertinent step to take in safeguarding the future of a watch. Insuring specific items of jewelry is not uncommon, however even the most cautious of folks sometimes forget the very thing that dictates their day so precisely – their watch.
Homeowner or renters insurance may seem the best option in the never-ending hunt for frugal living, but in the case of the worst happening to that heirloom Rolex, brand new Thomas Sabo, or loved collection of Hugo Boss watches, the right insurance policy can mean the world of difference.
Many folks like to keep life simple. If a homeowner’s policy is held with company A, the best option is perhaps to take out a bespoke policy with them to cover superfluous items of significance e.g. a valuable watch. However, a little shopping around could end up sourcing a better deal so never stick to the one company without doing a little research.
The three common types of jewelry insurance are Valued At, Market Value Replacement, and Actual Value.
Valued At policies are more common in the field of family heirlooms that are perhaps quite low in contemporary monetary value, but incredibly high in emotional worth. For example, a Victorian pocket watch valued at £800 today’s value could be insured at perhaps £1500 to cover a little of the emotional trauma involved in the loss, damage, or theft.
Market Value Replacement policies and Actual Value policies are cost-effective and very similar. Both result in the replacement of a piece at the current market value regardless of its original purchasing price. The difference between the two is that Actual Value policies compensate in cash, whilst Market Value Replacement recompenses in the form of a replacement piece of similar value.
When looking to invest in an antique or buy Hugo Boss watches, Armani classics, or Thomas Sabo creations, the right insurance policy is crucial.

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Anime Dreams: Japan-Inspired Watches and Accessories

Hot off the heels of the latest Harajuku kids comes the luminous madness that is this season’s Japanese influence on contemporary UK street fashion. A long way from the chic catwalks of Tokyo, London, Paris and Milan, and a giant leap sideways from the simplistic 2011 collections of the likes of Issay Miyake and Comme Des Garcons’ Junyo Watanabe, we have Japan’s street subcultures. Straight from Tokyo’s Harajuku to London’s Brick Lane.
Via the internet, underground publications, exhibitions and tourism, reaching across the globe as prodigiously as their technological exports, there are the rumours, trends and tricks of Japan’s infinite youth subcultures. Last year the prevalent trend amongst Japanese kids was “Alpine Skier”, with every shopping mall overrun with snow bunnies and ear-muffed boys clad in alpine knits and snow boots. This year it’s all about luminous colour!
In a land where businessmen habitually have Pokemon characters embroidered onto their briefcase, it’s hardly surprising that this season’s winter wear is as vivid as colours can be before it hurts to look at them.
The hard part is translating that look into a UK environment. Accessories are the perfect way to add a little luminous garnish to the daily grind. Watches in particular make a great statement without skimping on practicality.
Juicy Couture watches are bold, bright, intricate and representative of a bright youth culture around the globe.  Similarly Nixon and Toy Watches mark top brands making the foray into the fabulous world of bright colours with top quality production. Juicy watches etc are easily sourced on UK-based websites.
Gloves, scarves and hats – stables of the British winter and the perfect canvases for colourful fashion statements. Aside from trying to source creatively in the UK, many Japanese brands and traders operate via eBay, opening the international door into a magnificent culture of diversity, imagination and bold trends!

Hot off the heels of the latest Harajuku kids comes the luminous madness that is this season’s Japanese influence on contemporary UK street fashion. A long way from the chic catwalks of Tokyo, London, Paris and Milan, and a giant leap sideways from the simplistic 2011 collections of the likes of Issay Miyake and Comme Des Garcons’ Junyo Watanabe, we have Japan’s street subcultures. Straight from Tokyo’s Harajuku to London’s Brick Lane.

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Garden furniture to be sold by charity

A Cheshire based charity hopes to sell wooden garden furniture and indoor items to help raise money for poorer families living in the area.The homeless charity, Save the Family hopes that members of the community can get involved in making and selling garden furniture sets and other items which will then be sold to raise money.

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Take a Little Time to Invest

The season of giving is here. It does include the lovely flipside of the season of receiving also rolling up too though! In an economy where sensible spending is likely to be a prevalent issue for some time yet – across every lifestyle, budget and trend – choosing a gift that marks a pertinent investment is no careless act.
Nowadays everybody has a car – classic cars are still highly sought. Everybody has chic jewellery – diamonds are still expensive. Everybody wears a watch – there’s still plenty of time to invest! A well-made, tasteful timepiece is as good an investment in style as it is financially.
At its heart a watch should be practical. It should mark a useable, wearable, functioning item of jewellery. Choosing the perfect watch is – in terms of future investment – very much like choosing a new car. The rewards reaped from the investment are unlikely to belong to the buyer. Think about the Volkswagen Beetle – an icon of its time thanks to low cost, utility value and quirky design. A design that depreciated in value for thirty years until the trend rolled around again, skyrocketing the value of Granddad’s perfectly maintained old VW astronomically.
Similarly, investing in a good-quality classic watch marks an investment for future generations. Patience is the key. Links of London watches, for example, mark some of the most contemporary twists on classic designs available today. To buy Links of London watches is not to make an instant tidy return on initial investment, but rather to afford a future owner the opportunity to love, maintain and pass on the heirloom for generations to come with the potential for financial gain.
Taking a little time to scout for the best budding investment – both stylistically and financially – could culminate in the form of a new custom – a new story – for a family that could span generations to come.

The season of giving is here. It does include the lovely flipside of the season of receiving also rolling up too though! In an economy where sensible spending is likely to be a prevalent issue for some time yet – across every lifestyle, budget and trend – choosing a gift that marks a pertinent investment is no careless act. Nowadays everybody has a car – classic cars are still highly sought. Everybody has chic jewellery – diamonds are still expensive. Everybody wears a watch – there’s still plenty of time to invest!

A well-made, tasteful timepiece is as good an investment in style as it is financially. At its heart a watch should be practical. It should mark a useable, wearable, functioning item of jewellery. Choosing the perfect watch is – in terms of future investment – very much like choosing a new car. The rewards reaped from the investment are unlikely to belong to the buyer. Think about the Volkswagen Beetle – an icon of its time thanks to low cost, utility value and quirky design. A design that depreciated in value for thirty years until the trend rolled around again, skyrocketing the value of Granddad’s perfectly maintained old VW astronomically. Similarly, investing in a good-quality classic watch marks an investment for future generations. Patience is the key. Links of London watches, for example, mark some of the most contemporary twists on classic designs available today.

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The Storyteller: A Lifetime of Memories through Jewellery

Life is all about stories. Perhaps passing an heirloom piece of furniture on to a young relative along with all the family tales woven into its being. Maybe bestowing a valueless yet irreplaceable vintage coat upon a grateful young relation with the strict instruction that “Dry Clean Only” does not mean “Shove in the wash with everything else”
The generations are tied together by stories. Designers of lifestyles understand this inherently, which is why the best furniture, houses, cars, and of course jewellery designs are created to last, to be passed on, to be utilised and treasured by more than one careful owner.
When it comes to jewellery, choosing pieces representative of the time is crucial to investing in a piece. The most lavish newly made art-deco inspired piece is still only in the style of art deco, a classic but finished movement. No freshness is insinuated. No matter the worth of the piece, at its heart it is a reproduction.
The frittering away of trends can make it incredibly difficult to identify leaders, longstanding innovators and –at a very base level – good investments. Of the notable contemporary jewellery designers and brands – Thomas Sabo, Stephen Webster and Shaun Leane among them – Monica Vinader is arguably one of the most true-to-roots originals currently designing.
Borne from a life travelling, gathering, exploring, discovering and experimenting from her native Spain, extensively through South America and finally to her home and studio in Norfolk, England. Monica Vinader jewellery is that perfect mix of cultural eclectism, historical roots and ultra-modern flare.
Monica Vinader bracelets mark some of her most popular design stables. The silk and precious metal designs are, at their heart, wearable and free-spirited. Reminiscent of Monica’s own travels around the globe, her designs inspire the wearer to create their own stories, have their own adventures, and revel in the combined luxury and utility of her designs.

Life is all about stories. Perhaps passing an heirloom piece of furniture on to a young relative along with all the family tales woven into its being. Maybe bestowing a valueless yet irreplaceable vintage coat upon a grateful young relation with the strict instruction that “Dry Clean Only” does not mean “Shove in the wash with everything else” The generations are tied together by stories. Designers of lifestyles understand this inherently, which is why the best furniture, houses, cars, and of course jewellery designs are created to last, to be passed on, to be utilised and treasured by more than one careful owner.
When it comes to jewellery, choosing pieces representative of the time is crucial to investing in a piece. The most lavish newly made art-deco inspired piece is still only in the style of art deco, a classic but finished movement. No freshness is insinuated. No matter the worth of the piece, at its heart it is a reproduction.
The frittering away of trends can make it incredibly difficult to identify leaders, longstanding innovators and –at a very base level – good investments. Of the notable contemporary jewellery designers and brands – Thomas Sabo, Stephen Webster and Shaun Leane among them – Monica Vinader is arguably one of the most true-to-roots originals currently designing.
Borne from a life travelling, gathering, exploring, discovering and experimenting from her native Spain, extensively through South America and finally to her home and studio in Norfolk, England. Monica Vinader jewellery is that perfect mix of cultural eclectism, historical roots and ultra-modern flare. Monica Vinader bracelets mark some of her most popular design stables. The silk and precious metal designs are, at their heart, wearable and free-spirited. Reminiscent of Monica’s own travels around the globe, her designs inspire the wearer to create their own stories, have their own adventures, and revel in the combined luxury and utility of her designs.

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Turning Japanese: Manga Fashion Accessories

Since Shoichi Aoki’s “Fruits” hit mainstream bookshelves in 2001, the exciting hotchpotch of Japanese fashion subcultures has inspired everyone from toddlers to professionals. The JET (Japanese English Teacher) scheme has given a lucky few firsthand experience of the crazy mishmash that is the Japanese clothing and accessory market (so envied by their peers upon returning home with a container full of authentic Harajuku-wear!)
Japanese fashion is all about transient statements.

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Reasons to choose us as your company formation agents

When working for yourself for the first time, you will have to choose between different business structures, ranging from sole trader and limited liability partnership to limited company formation. The processes which ensure that a business has a legal existence in the marketplace can all seem to be fraught with complicated and long-winded procedures, and that’s before you’ve even considered all the complicated legal jargon. Company formation agents can make the process of company registration or formation easier for you. They can take care of the documentation and legal requirements of forming a limited company and guide you through the entire process. Their services may be especially valued by the smaller companies that so frequently find themselves stretched. However, if the idea of using company formation agents is completely new to you, it can be tricky to identify the most suitable and trustworthy organisation for you.

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Villas in Spain make for the perfect holiday

Everyone has a mobile in this day and age. Even school kids. Features and functionality keep evolving at a frightening rate. No good waiting the latest model before you take the plunge and get a new phone. New ones seem to be appeared all the time.  Business mobile phones are a must. You can’t keep track of everyone and run your organisation properly without them. Sales staff, delivery drivers, senior managers working remotely. Mobiles make it possible to stay in touch and effectively managed a dispersed workforce.

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Tired of budget hotels – try villa holidays instead

Competition in the hospitality industry is fierce. Whether you’re running a cafe, a restaurant or a hotel any competitive advantage you can steal over your rivals, no matter how small, is vital to the success of your business. Catering equipment represents a significant cost to any business in this industry. However, controlling costs and getting best value is more complicated than just haggling with catering equipment supplier for cheaper deals on key items.

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How to get the best deal from your catering equipment supplier

catering equipment

Competition in the hospitality industry is fierce. Whether you’re running a cafe, a restaurant or a hotel any competitive advantage you can steal over your rivals, no matter how small, is vital to the success of your business. Catering equipment represents a significant cost to any business in this industry. However, controlling costs and getting best value is more complicated than just haggling with catering equipment supplier for cheaper deals on key items.

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SEO Outsourcing will reduce your cost and improve bottom line

SEO

Doing business online require internet marketing skills, which uses various search engine optimization methods to attract more visitors to the site and convert traffic to sales. You can do seo on your own to optimize your website. However, it takes a lot of time and you should be well familiar with the methods of increasing your website rankings.
You will learn that seo is vital in internet marketing. Competition in the industry is tough, but with professional seo done, you can get your business on top of search engines for greater visibility. Now, if you have multiple websites, doing seo by yourself would take a lot of time and patience. This could even cause stress on your part, might as well consider seo outsource for your business websites.

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