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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT 'LEAP DAY'

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT 'LEAP DAY' February 29th – it rolls around once every four years, an extra day that we admittedly don’t put a lot of thought into. So, we decided to do the research so you don’t have to! Why do we have a Leap Day? Okay, time for a quick history lesson –- It takes the Earth approximately 365.242 days to orbit the sun, which is why every four years we need to add an extra day. - The extra Leap Day was introduced into the calendar under the rule of Julius Caesar. Prior to this, astronomers had developed a 355-day calendar, with an extra 22-day month observed every two years.  - Seen as too complicated,...

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VALENTINE'S GIFT GUIDE

If you’re searching for something special for the lady in your life, or you’re not sure what to hint for this February 14th, we’ve got you covered with our Valentine’s gift guide! https://butterflytwists.com/en/new-in/jade-floral-rose Jade - Floral Rose Limited Edition A limited edition of our new Jade skater shoe, featuring a soft floral upper. This romantic design is complemented by luxuriously soft memory foam insoles to make these shoes the perfect gift this Valentine’s Day. Vogue Colouring Book Colouring isn’t just for kids these days, and there are now loads of adult colouring books to choose from. Whether you’re buying for a huge Harry Potter fan, or you think your other half would enjoy illustrating Jeremy Corbyn, there is something out...

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PERFECT PANCAKES

  One of our favourite days of the year is upon us – Pancake Day! Whether you’re planning on making your own crepe creations, or you’re looking for London’s top pancake restaurants, we've got everything you need to know right here! Planning on eating out this Shrove Tuesday? Here are our top 3 picks for the capital. Breakfast ClubWhere: Soho, Islington, Hoxton, Spitalfields, London Bridge and BrightonGo here for: Amazing sweet and savoury pancakes served all day – plus a chance to take part in their pancake day challenge. Balans Soho SocietyWhere: Old Compton StreetGo here for: Alternative pancake recipes – including banana, rum and Crepes Suzette. Drake and MorganWhere: Kings CrossGo here for: All-day American style pancakes – plus...

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DATE NIGHT OUTFIT

Valentine’s day – it’s the year’s biggest date night, and it’s quickly approaching. If you’re still searching for last minute what-to-wear inspiration, we’re here to help! We’ve got the perfect pair of shoes for every occasion. Movies A great choice for a first date. The casual environment calls for understated style. We’d recommend Isobel teamed with black jeans and a long line blouse. Dinner Add a touch of timeless elegance to your evening outfit with Megan. A luxurious cream quilted leather upper contrasts against a pointed patent toe-cap and gold detailing to create a truly chic ballerina. Drinks & Dancing Don’t be afraid to add a little sparkle to your outfit and let your shoes do the talking with Chloe....

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