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We came, we saw…

...we shopped! The Muddy x Bicester Village gifting spectacular was the hottest ticket in town. Here's what went down on the day. (Spoiler: vast amounts of retail therapy and macarons).

The shopping triumvirate: Celebrity florist Willow Crossley, Muddy founder Hero Brown and associate editor Kerry Potter

A huge thank you to all our readers who came to the Muddy Stilettos x Bicester Village shopping and style spectacular last week. And spectacular it was, if we do say so ourselves!

It was our fastest selling Muddy event ever, with tickets like gold dust. If you did miss out, watch this space for our 2020 event announcements, sharpen those elbows and get in there like swimwear! We’d love to host you next time.

We took over Bicester Village’s luxe, private Apartment event space and très chic it was too. Soho House offshoot Farmshop supplied a delicious brunch for the morning session and afternoon tea for the – you’ve guessed it – afternoon one.

Willow’s table setting

But this wasn’t just about lounging around on designer sofas nibbling on patisserie though, oh no. It was an education. Muddy founder Hero Brown expertly talked us through the best gifts for every member of the family, superstar florist/interiors stylist (and friend of the royals!) Willow Crossley gave a masterclass in festive tablescaping and Muddy’s fashion maven Kerry Potter revealed all about how to get dressed for parties without looking like a Christmas tree.

Not forgetting the best bit of any bash – the goodie bags, obviously. After the event Muddy readers skipped off to hit the shops with treats including a Bicester Village discount card, fizz, macarons and a gorgeous Rituals reed diffuser. Boom!

Bicester Village


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