M&S Christmas Press Show

At the beginning of November I got an invite to attend the Marks & Spencer Christmas Press Show. Which I immediately replied to since I heart M&S. And Christmas. I got a couple of grainy phone pics of the spread while I was there.

The food was gorgeous and the drinks were dangerous. We didn’t catch the names of the cocktails that were available, but one was cinnamon infused vodka with cranberry juice {tasted just like cinnamon hearts!} and another was whiskey, port and champagne – no mixer. They really got us in the festive spirit, whether we liked it or not. 

After copious canapes, and delicious desserts, out came more waiters with a huge cheese platters. I was a little too overwhelmed to snap more pics as the night went on. Yeah, overwhelmed.  

After the Christmas temptation was over, we each left with a M&S gift bag full of Christmassy delights – a tin of M&S Festive Caramels, M&S Peppermint Bark {aka, Christmas in a tin}, an adorable sparkly fluffy seal tree decoration, a Marcel Wanders pure silk scarf {in more gorgeous detail below}, and a super warm pair of argyle tights. 
Phwoar. How gorgeous is my new scarf? Diamonds and acorns and bees with antlers. A turkey on top of an elephant on top of a pug who has a gold pendent on his collar. I like the way you think, Mr. Wanders. 

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  1. November 27, 2011 / 20:33

    Nice scraf indeed, in fact what a nice evening you had and those take home goodies look great. Funnily enough I am going to have a go at making peppermint bark as gifts, along with some fudge, spicy nuts and white chocolate and apricot truffles. BTW I knew there was a movie for The Crimson Petal and the White and am hoping to track down a copy. I had heard this was as good as the book.

  2. November 28, 2011 / 21:11

    So Jealous, Marks and Sparks is the best – you lucky thing!

  3. November 29, 2011 / 20:23

    Woah, Janine if you post a recipe for that peppermint bark you must let me know! The M&S one had broken pieces of candy canes – I'm not sure if that's standard?

    I can watch The Crimson Petal and the White on the BBC website, but it might be restricted for where you are 🙁

    Oh I counted my blessings Marie! I was like a kid in a candy shop 🙂

  4. November 29, 2011 / 22:44

    Your M&S (oh how I miss them in Canada) red and black tights look adorable.

  5. December 1, 2011 / 10:52

    I hang my head in shame – I haven't worn them yet! I will for sure miss M&S when I move back to Canada 🙂