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      Sales season has officially started…

      Attention, Fashion Force! Black Friday might still be a few days away, but the sales won’t wait, and there are already tons of bargains to be had. You don’t have to be in the US to take advantage of the discounts either, because while Black Friday and Cyber Monday used to be associated with the Thanksgiving holidays, they’ve recently spread to the UK, too, with many international retailers jumping aboard the bandwagon, and claiming Black Friday as their own. (Yeah, we know it’s weird, but if it means we get a discount on that coat we’ve been eyeing, we’re not going to complain…) One of the first brands to get sales season underway is Shopbop, whose sale started today, offering…

      Follow The Fashion Police…

      As we’re sure you know by now, Google Reader will be closing down this July. Here are some other ways to follow The Fashion Police, and make sure you never miss another crime of fashion… Twitter: A link to each of our new posts is automatically posted to our Twitter account, which you’ll find here. Because of the high level of abuse we get on Twitter from lovely people who think we’re Joan Rivers or Kelly Osbourne (despite the disclaimer on the profile), this account is unmonitored, so if you’d like to contact us on Twitter, rather than simply getting notifications of new posts, you can follow our editor here. Facebook: Again, each new post is automatically published to our…

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      On our other sites this week…

      Our sister site Hey, Dollface!, the beauty blog for redheads (and everyone else) re-launched this week, so if you haven’t visited in a while, please take a look! This week Dollface reviews the Kelly Brook for New Look makeup collection, and has some good news for redheads, and some bad news, too… Meanwhile, at our other sister sites… Shoeperwoman loves Topshop’s ‘Rule’ bow sandals, but isn’t sure what to make of ASOS’s ‘Pixel’ two-part pumps. Visit her shoe blog and see what you think! At her personal style blog, Forever Amber experiments with some polka dot layering and learns that a face without freckles is like a sky without stars. Have a good weekend, everyone!


      What We Loved This Week

      Around our network this week… Shoeperwoman loves these leopard print platform shoes by Charlotte Olympia. Dollface loves her Save My Face Pillow. Forever Amber loves her Esther Williams swimsuit. And Kate Middleton loves Alexander McQueen. What did you love this week?

      Links à la Mode: Love Yourself Always and Forever

      The Fashion Police are thrilled to be included in this week’s Links à  la Mode at Independent Fashion Bloggers. Thanks, IFB! Love Yourself Always and Forever. Edited by Nubia of NubiasNonsense Loving yourself might very well be the key of living a happy life. Love your strengths, your weaknesses, everything! Everyone who made a submission to Links à la mode should be very proud and content with themselves. You are all fashion bloggers with a voice and have something to share with others. Did you know that your post could make someone’s day? Your DIY shorts might have been the highlight of a young girls day. Your inspirational post might have motivated someone who had the blues. These are all reasons…


      Striped shoes and storage solutions

      Around our network this week… Shoeperwoman wants to know what you think of ASOS’s stripey pumps (above): yay or nay to the platform? Dollface reviews All For Eve’s red lipstick. Realtor finds a lamp that will look old or new, as required. And Forever Amber gets herself a new shoe storage solution.


      Rubber Sole…

      This week around our network… Shoeperwoman’s readers aren’t impressed by Prada’s rubber soled wedges. Dollface is heading to Aldi, of all places. Realtor is ready to go walkies. Grumpy wonders: do you wish you were 80?


      What do you think of “flatforms”?

      This week: Shoeperwoman wants to know what you think of flatforms? Dollface discovers wipes to remove red wine from your teeth while you’re out and about. Realtor enjoys some toast soldiers. Grumpy wants to see an end to sectarian violence. And Forever Amber discovers that some shoes are very, very patient…


      Shoe Porn at its finest

      On our other blogs this week: Shoeperwoman stumbles across some true shoe porn. Dollface adds Bobbi Brown foundation in Alabaster to her beauty wish list. Realtor turns her attention to the bathroom cabinet. Grumpy wonders: is there anything out there? And Forever Amber has a hairdressing disaster.


      Shoe Deja Vu…

      Shoeperwoman stumbles upon a suspicious case of designer “inspiration”. Dollface reviews Remington’s Spin Curl hairdryer. Realtor finds some unique shoe storage. Grumpy wonders: how do you know when you’re hungry? And Forever Amber goes over to The Dark Side.


      Pink to make the boys (and girls) wink…

      Around our network this week: Shoeperwoman falls in love with Nicholas Kirkwood’s pink patent peep toes. Dollface reviews Invisalign clear braces. Realtor finds a great way to tell the story of your year in photos. Grumpy wonders if the ‘Big Society’ is bust before it even starts? And Forever Amber is talking about body image.


      Red shoes cure the blues…

      Around our sites this week: Shoeperwoman wants some of Irregular Choice’s Tea & Cakes shoes. Dollface reviews Rimmel’s The Max Bold Curves Mascara. Realtor has some “cheesy” Valentine’s suggestions for you. Grumpy wonders how we ever survived without glow-in-the-dark toilet paper? And Forever Amber commits a random act of stupidity at the gym.


      When is a shoe like a pencil?

      Around the Midas Media blog network this week: Shoeperwoman wants to know what you think of Modlcoth’s ‘Pencil Me In’ flats? Dollface is obsessed with bright red nail polish. Realtor finds the perfect bed to hibernate in. Grumpy wonders if this is the dawn of a new age of justice? And Forever Amber is obsessed with shoes. As usual.


      Shoe sales, dinner plates and dresses

      Around our blogs this week: Shoeperwoman is tempted by the Kurt Geiger sale. Dollface is tempted by a wash bag that looks like mail. Realtor asks: do you like to read at the table? Well here’s the plate for you…. Grumpy says it may be a new year, but there’s no change on the roads. And Forever Amber looks back on a month of wearing nothing but dresses.


      Red shoes and reality TV…

      This week, around our network: Shoeperwoman finds some cute courts from Miss L Fire. Dollface rounds up her favourite products of November. Realtor is dreaming of a sunnier Christmas. Grumpy is feeling conned by reality TV shows. And Forever Amber takes part in the Dressember ‘Dress a Day’ challenge.


      This week, around our network: Shoeperwoman catches Jimmy Choo selling plastic shoes again. Dollface ponders the usefulness of scented nail polish. Realtor is still loving peacock fashion for the home. Grumpy wonders what’s on your Christmas list? And Forever Amber ponders the question of blogger copying.


      ‘Tis the season to wear glitter-covered shoes…

      This week, around our network: Shoeperwoman discovers that the season of sparkly shoes is already well and truly underway. Dollface tries out Goody’s Volume Boost comb. Realtor is thinking about trees, although not necessarily Christmas ones. Grumpy wants to know what you think about schools banning tight trousers for girls? And Forever Amber contemplates holidays and haircuts.