September Reads

As a child I was the dictionary definition of bookworm, and I read at every opportunity, even while walking down the street. Now however, after being put in my place by the real world, I barely find the time to read more than a handful of pages every now and then and don’t get to knuckle down with a book quite as often as I’d like to. Regardless, here are a few choice reads from this month that I would highly recommend.

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Build your own Birchbox at Selfridges

No matter how long I’ve tried to deny it, I’m a new-product addict. I very quickly get bored of my routine products and start itching to try something new, so the number of Boots and Superdrug stores on my way to and from work are a danger to my bank account. I heard about Birchbox a while back, and it seemed like the solution to all my problems: a monthly subscription box filled with mini cult classics or emerging brands, packed in a beautiful box (did I mention my other weaknesses are miniature things and re-usable packaging?)

Thing is, I never quite got round to subscribing to Birchbox, so when one of my best friends told me about a Birchbox x Selfridges collaboration to celebrate Birchbox’s 5th birthday, where you could build your own box in store, we went along to see what all the fuss was about and if we could be tempted into subscribing.

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