Monthly Archives: February 2012

Oscar 2012 Dazzling Dresses


Oscars fever hit the Poised office this week, and reached a crescendo last night as we eagerly watched the red carpet for the fashion highlights and faux pas – including Ryan Seacrest being attacked with ashes! Here’s a run-down of who scored high in the style stakes and who missed the mark. Sequins were a hit, with Milla Jovovich donning white one-shouldered Elie Saab, the colour also chosen by Oscar winner Octavia Spencer in Tadashi Shoji, whose dress was the perfect fit for her body and exuded glamour. Bridesmaids’ star Ellie Kemper chose fiery bronze Armarni Prive and Rose Byrne

Picture Perfect


  Poised brings you a guide to some of the movies set to sparkle on the silver screen over the coming year. And don’t forget those all-important premiere dates so you can be red carpet ready!   WHAT: Dark Shadows WHEN: May 11 WHY: Tim Burton’s new gothic horror, a remake of a 1970s cult TV series, tells the tale of Barnabus Collins, a vampire who makes the grave mistake of breaking the heart of witch Eva Green. With his movie dream team completed with an appearance from wife Helena Bonham Carter and Christopher Lee, what I wouldn’t give to

Maximising Your Investment


  Maybe you only use your second home in the city occasionally, or it might be an extended holiday or work commitments taking you out of town – either way, you worry while your gone, and short-letting your property could be the ideal way of setting those problems aside, and getting a return on your investment with minimum fuss! At Poised we’ve compiled a rundown of how and why: 1- You need flexibility. Sometimes you’re away for a month, other times a couple of days. You want your home to be available when you need it. Short letting works around your

Fashion Highs and Lows at the Grammy Awards


  Unlike the movie events of the red carpet where you cannot afford to put a foot wrong, anything goes at the Glamorous Grammys! – The stars still put their best foot forward and pull out all the stops to express their individuality. This year a sombre note fell on proceedings with the passing of Whitney Houston the day before, and there was an air of understated elegance in the long dresses and longer sleeves donned by the biggest stars in music.   Trends of the red carpet this year included black, seen on Brit star of the night Adele,

Top Gear


      If you like living life in the fast lane, take advantage of the Formula One packages being offered, as the teams take to luxury locations, such as Monaco, Italy and Abu Dhabi between March 18th and November 25th 2012.   Exclusive F1 are offering a variety of packages at each location on the Formula One tour so that you can take your luxury lifestyle trackside, get a great view from a VIP balcony, or take a flight chartered flight to the next location on the calendar. If you’re a home bird, the Monte Carlo Silverstone Suite prices