“ Brand: Anna Lou of London / Type: Necklace - Alice in Wonderland inspired „
I'm a big fan of Alice in Wonderland (and jewellery!), and so the range of jewellery now available is really just great, but I have to say I wasn't a fan of this particular piece. The pinky-orange looks very salmon-y in real life, and just doesn't go with very much that I have due to being so bright, so it's not great if you like more refined colours.
I don't think this is really that in keeping with the Alice in Wonderland themes, even though there are heart ideas throughout the story, specifically in the Queen of Hearts, the Drink Me label really doesn't connect or have anything to do with that character. So, I would advise against buying this piece as a gift. If they're any kind of fan of the books, or even the films, then they probably will have the same reservations that I do.
That said, at the moment this is very reasonably priced. If you personally like the look of it, then now would definitely be the time to buy. Anna Lou's website also currently (today: 22/01/2011) has a sale on right now, plus offers on delivery in the UK, so if you like the style of this, then maybe checking out her other items would be good. And, in terms of quality, it's a very reliable brand. Anna Lou has some really quirky pretty pieces. But again, I'd really like to stress that this is not a good gift for a fan of Alice in Wonderland. Buy it if you like the style, but it's not a very well-thought out design in relation to either the books or the films. There are much more appropriate pieces out there if you want a gift that will really be appreciated.
A few weeks ago I was browsing on amazon actually looking for Disney Couture jewellery - in particular a necklace that Id had my eye on for quite some time but sadly I wasnt able to find it. A few days later though I got an email from amazon recommending me some jewellery by a different designer 'Anna Lou Of London' which to be honest Id never even heard of before but because the designs looked quite quirky I decided to check the stuff out. I didnt think Id find something I really liked but shockingly I found this 'Anna Lou - Alice In Wonderland Potion Necklace' which I fell in love with straight away and bought a few weeks back. This type of jewellery is right up my street as the whole range looks so funky and quirky but this one is a real find for me and I cant recommend it highly enough.
Price: Was £42 - Now £20! OMG! NOW £6.50!!!!
Stockists: Anna Lou Of London On Amazon. annalouoflondon.com
Other Info: Chain length 36cm drop height & the heart is 32mm width + 33mm height.
The Anna Lou range not only has necklaces but jewellery of all kinds - most like this one in association with Disney but they also make bags and clothing so its worth checking out their website if your interested in the brand.
The necklace itself consists of a large silver chain - which is quite long but I love that - at the top is a small dog tag type thing which has the Anna Lou symbol on one side and the Disney one on the other. The heart at the bottom a quite small in comparison to the chain but a good size nontheless Id say and is a pinky/red colour. On one side it says 'Eat Me' in swirly silver lettering and the other side says 'Drink Me' in the same lettering. The design is based on the bottles from the Alice In Wonderland film and even though the chain does fall on the Eat Me side you can change it to face the other way.
I think this necklace is simply stunning and probably the most fun, quirky piece of jewellery I own. There is a opening at the top but I dont think anyone would ever need to use it as the chain will just slip on over your head without neeind to undo the clasp. It might not look like the most expensive necklace ever but I think in this case it doesnt need to look really pricey as it doesnt look cheap either. The design is so quirky and cute I think most people will be sold on this straight away - if your anything like me anyway.
This isnt just one for young girls as I think this necklace will appeal to most ages - if this is the type of jewellery your into anyway but everyone has said how much they love mine and keep asking where I got it and how much it was so its a winner for me. I wear this all the time regardless of what clothes Im wearing at the time and it does match with everything so it is a very versatile necklace. One that I hope to continue wearing for many years to come because I dont think this one will break or chip easily.
100% recommended, especially at the current price! Thanks for reading.
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