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The perfect beach bag

The perfect beach bagThe sun is out and we all intend to make the most of it! Whether it’s heading to the beach or a lazy picnic with friends, there’s always so much to take. A towel, sun cream, sunglasses, a bottle of water, a snack, good book, bucket and spade.......I could go on. Having a roomy handbag is one thing but that’s never all going to fit in alongside the purse, car keys and other mysterious necessities we fill them with and let’s face it, a 10p supermarket carrier bag just doesn’t cut it with the chic outfit you took so long to arrange! At goose island we have a beautiful selection of bags ideal for that sunny day...

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Hide Your Bingo Wings with Style

If you’ve never heard the term before, Bingo Wings are the name given to those jiggly areas of fat and extra skin under the arm that we all seem to develop as we get older.  Despite the funny name, the problem is not so funny; and even the most confident of women can feel self-conscious about wearing sleeveless or short-sleeve clothing. There’s no doubt that exercise and diet can help tone and shape the problem areas, but there are also plenty of fashion tricks you can use to hide them as well. The team at Goose Island are conscious that many of their customers are ‘of a certain age’ and so generally prefer to cover up their upper arms.  So...

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The Goose Island Summer Holiday Check List

If you’re heading on holiday, there’s nothing worse than arriving at your destination only to realise you’ve forgotten your flip flops or sunglasses.   So the team at Goose Island has come up with a holiday packing checklist to make sure you don’t travel without these essential items.   Last-minute packing always leaves you missing at least one or two key accessories or pieces of clothing, so it pays to plan ahead, even though that’s a little less spontaneous.     Holiday Clothes     Always take less than you think you need, you almost definitely won’t wear all of it and fewer clothes means more room for new items purchased whilst you are away.     Dresses, mini, maxi dresses or...

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