White Company BA Xmas event

Old Nov 13, 19, 5:10 pm
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White Company BA Xmas event

I received what seemed like a personal invite to a white company Xmas event 4th Dec 6-8pm at the Chelsea Branch of White company.

Should I feel blessed or is this just a cynical marketing ploy to get me to visit the store in London and spend some £? Anyone else get an invite?

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Old Nov 13, 19, 10:18 pm
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Old Nov 14, 19, 1:26 am
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It is a nice venue for an event, I have been to one there before (not BA). And you can stock up on £75 candles at the same time.

If you have kids, I think it has the biggest Little White Company department anywhere.

Don't drink too much as the shop is on a slope and has a lot of hidden steps inside :-)
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Old Nov 14, 19, 1:44 am
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Originally Posted by Raffles View Post
And you can stock up on £75 candles at the same time.
Excellent, I need four
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Originally Posted by Prospero View Post
Excellent, I need four
You should get the Winter Indulgence Botanical Candle. Only £85.
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Old Nov 14, 19, 2:18 am
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(To the OP) I happened to mention this post to my wife, who works at the White Company.

She said that people have been ringing up begging to get invites to this event, so you must be 'special'.

It is obviously them just wanting you to spend lots of money though
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Old Nov 14, 19, 3:28 am
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You’d get a little sample/thank you bag at least surely? Probably worth it if it’s an otherwise quiet evening and isn’t too far out of your way.
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Old Nov 14, 19, 3:33 am
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I have been to one of these previously. Nice evening, fizz and nibbles, a few interesting BA people and I think there was a discount on products bought that evening, but it's definitely a ploy to get you to part with your hard-earned! As it was literally right on my way home it made for a nice diversion rather than jostling with the crowds at Marylebone station
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Old Nov 14, 19, 3:40 am
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Excellent, I need four
Do they sell handles for forks?
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Old Nov 14, 19, 4:54 am
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You should get the Winter Indulgence Botanical Candle. Only £85.
Or £3.50 in Aldi / Lidl who have imitated most major scents.
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Old Nov 14, 19, 7:33 am
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Originally Posted by Adstring View Post
Or £3.50 in Aldi / Lidl who have imitated most major scents.
How about 'Eau de GC North on a busy Monday morning during French ATC strike week' ??????
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Old Nov 14, 19, 8:07 am
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Originally Posted by ThatT1Feeling View Post
I have been to one of these previously. Nice evening, fizz and nibbles, a few interesting BA people and I think there was a discount on products bought that evening, but it's definitely a ploy to get you to part with your hard-earned! As it was literally right on my way home it made for a nice diversion rather than jostling with the crowds at Marylebone station
So not Alex then?
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Or £3.50 in Aldi / Lidl who have imitated most major scents.
My best friend who lives in Liverpool, swears by Aldi’s Jo Malone dupes. She worked for Estée Lauder for years, and has quite a few Jo Malone candles and body products. She says they smell identical.

Now if only they would make dupes for Jo Malone’s Vitamin E line.. She would send me the body balm and lip balm when she was still with Lauder, and could get it for less. Now I buy it once or twice a year as a treat!

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Old Nov 14, 19, 9:05 pm
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Originally Posted by Adstring View Post
Or £3.50 in Aldi / Lidl who have imitated most major scents.
Boke, as my Irish aunt wouldn’t say. I like Aldi / Lidl for the basics, but you do not get a good scent for £3.50.

Originally Posted by HardToConcentrate View Post
My best friend who lives in Liverpool, swears by Aldi’s Jo Malone dupes. She worked for Estée Lauder for years, and has quite a few Jo Malone candles and body products. She says they smell identical.

Now if only they would make dupes for Jo Malone’s Vitamin E line.. She would send me the body balm and lip balm when she was still with Lauder, and could get it for less. Now I buy it once or twice a year as a treat!
Sorry to your friend, but she clearly has a rubbish nose. If the ‘Jo Malone’ line is the one I’m thinking about, it’s pleasant but in no way comparable to a real product. It’s what one uses to furnish a cheap AirBnB. ThisWorks have the best ‘cheap’ candles I’ve found. Great fragrance, the burn is good and very well priced.
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No invitation to a White Christmas so far, but I don't expect to cry myself to sleep over that
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