Ashcroft Offers Labour £100,000 for the #EdStone

The must have accessory for any politico-billionaire…

If you have already been priced out of the auction, you can build your own #EdStone here.

So have Labour smashed it up yet, or not?

Antoinette Sandbach Sabotages Tug of War

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Match report from Macmillan’s annual Parliamentary Tug of War last night:

“The stakes were high for the Commons men who, led by Mike Penning MP, were fighting to secure the winning title for a sixth successive year. The Lords men, who were led jointly by Lord Dobbs and Lord Collins of Highbury, put up a good fight but were no match for the MPs who pulled to victory, with the likes of Chris Law MP and Alec Shelbrooke MP at the end of the rope.”

Meanwhile the female MP’s team lost again, amid whispers that the team’s leggy front woman Antoinette Sandbach sabotaged her own side by turning up in a pair of calf-length street boots. One onlooker was heard muttering:”it’s like turning up in high heels” as the ladies trudged away with their runners up medal…

Sam Cam Bacon Roll Sham?

Did Samantha Cameron actually touch that bacon roll this morning? We can’t find any pictures of her consuming a mouthful of bacon roll, though we’re told “she did pick at it”.  After the Miliband bacon roll debacle it looks like Sam thought it was a photogenic risk too far…

In other news usually reliable source say she was wearing Sam Cam is wearing a dress from Hobbs and High Street high heels from Zara. Just so you know…

UPDATE: Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservative Party, gets in touch:

I can confirm (as I was sitting two places from her) Sam had lorne (square) sausage and fried egg in her roll. She ate it all, bar the lid (it was a pretty big roll and a lady never likes to carb up on too much bread of a morning). There may have been cutlery involved to avoid any Miliband-esque embarrassment…

Ruth, shouldn’t you be prepping for the Scottish Leaders’ Debate? Or is reading Guido prepping?

Fifty Shades of Osborne: Chancellor Grey

Osborne has confounded the bookies yet again, this time with a grey tie. Bang on trend for anyone looking to inflict pain…

Vivienne Westwood’s New Shoes Made From Fossil Fuels

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Multi-millionairess anti-capitalist Vivienne Westwood has been a prominent voice in the anti-fracking movement, claiming that the human race faces mass extinction unless drilling is stopped. These are her latest must have item, a pair of sharp-looking £185 loafers made from PVC. PVC is a thermoplastic made up of 57% chlorine and 43% carbon, derived from either oil or, more frequently, natural gas such as that derived from fracking. Appropriately, they don’t come in green..

UPDATE: A fashionable co-conspirator points out that Vivienne Westwood’s PVC mens’ moccasins  have an ornament on them described as “created in rhodium and detailed with coloured enamel.” So that would be rhodium, one of the rarest metals in the world, likely mined and imported from South Africa where some mines have faced human rights concerns. And enamel likely derived from acrylic acid which in turn is a by-product of the production of ethlyene for petroleum… 

These Election Pundits Are All The Same

The awkward moment when you turn up for an interview on the telly wearing the same outfit as your fellow guest…

This is What a Publicity Stunt Looks Like

Point of Order, Mr Speaker! The Honourable Member for Camberwell and Peckham is surely breaching the Commons dress code at PMQs today. There is a precedent: Caroline Lucas was told to cover up when she wore a No More Page 3 t-shirt during a debate last year.

Incidentally, Hattie’s not-so trendsetting top is available from Whistles for an equality busting £45.

Those who wonder just how badly Labour are struggling as an opposition need to look no further than their Deputy Leader. Holding the government to account, one t-shirt at a time…

UPDATE: The profit from selling Hattie’s t-shirt goes to the Fawcett Society, a lefty ‘charity’ front for bashing the government. They even bid for a judicial review of the 2010 emergency budget and spend most of their time whinging about ‘the cuts‘. Cute of Labour to help them out…

Leaders’ Wives: Cos-t of Living Lib Dem Edition

Miriam complimented a business-like white shirt by showing her true LibDem colours with a yellow below-the-knee wool mohair skirt with folded front pleat, designed to sit on the waist, available from Cos for £89. Stylishly accompanied by a taste of home: gold heels from Spanish brand Uterqüe.

Nick wore a navy Hackett suit, with a white shirt and red tie from M&S…

Leaders’ Wives: Guidoian Edition

The bedwetters always complain about Guido’s fashion focused Leaders’ Wives conference coverage, yet the posts are always very popular and widely shared. More often or not they are followed up by the popular press. Today, Guido was particularly amused to […]

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Sam Cam’s £99 Austerity Busting Conference Dress

Sod the tax cuts, as ever Guido brings you the important leader’s speech news. Sam Cam was wearing a new frock from Hobbs.

‘The Penrose Wrap’ retails at a austerity-approved £149, though if she bought it online she could have […]

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Guido’s Fashion Tips: What the Milibands Were Wearing

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Justine is wearing a fuchsia pink outfit with a black belt squeezing her middle. According to last night’s Standard claret is the colour for autumn – a shade of proletarian Pinot? “No f**king idea” who the dress is by, a […]

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Downing Street Catwalk: Here Come the Boys

The usual suspects are upset at the Mail’s angle on the reshuffle. Gaby Hinsliff mused last night:

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