[Marxism] Fwd: Harrods Announces Queen's Diamond Jubilee Spectacular - 16th May 2012

Daniel Lindvall daniel.lindvall at filmint.nu
Thu May 17 06:36:25 MDT 2012


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> Ämne: Harrods Announces Queen's Diamond Jubilee Spectacular - 16th May 2012
> Datum: 16 maj 2012 16:04:20 CEST
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> HARRODS ANNOUNCES
> QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE
> SPECTACULAR
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> Harrods has removed its iconic green canopies to make way for ornate, golden frames
> showcasing 31 crowns designed exclusively for Harrods by the world’s leading brands in
> celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Drawing on inspiration from Harrods decorations for the Queen’s Coronation in 1953, the Knightsbridge store’s façade is lined with Union Flags and two 50-ft tall regal banners heralding the Queen’s Royal Cypher and St. Edwards Crown.
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> Harrods’ Store Image Director Mark Briggs said, “We are delighted to be flying the British flag in celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the throne. Harrods is proud of its British heritage and working with a host of world-class brands is the perfect way for the store to celebrate this momentous occasion.”
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> GOD SAVE THE QUEEN
> This morning Harrods employees filled the pavement outside the 160-year-old store for a roaring rendition of God Save the Queen and Land of Hope and Glory, whilst waving British flags.
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> Harrods will occasionally broadcast God Save the Queen from the store’s Brompton Road facade throughout the Jubilee celebrations.
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> BALLGOWNS & CROWNS
> 31 majestic crowns, made exclusively for Harrods, fill the store’s Brompton Road windows. Each one-off piece has been designed by an array of iconic British and International brands – from Paul Smith, Mulberry and Jo Malone to Valentino, Bulgari and De Beers.
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> Glamorous gowns made by the world’s leading international designers including Roberto Cavalli, Valentino and Elie Saab are showcased in the windows and sold exclusively at Harrods to celebrate the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950s exhibition.
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> A replica of the Queen’s Coronation satin gown designed by British designer, Norman Hartnell has been created by Harrods exclusively for the celebrations and is showcased alongside the designer gowns, as a tribute to the day the Queen ascended the throne.
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> POP-UP SHOPS
> All things red, white and blue – honouring the Union Jack – can be found at the Harrods Loves London pop-up shop located in-store.
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> Harrods.com is celebrating with a Best of British pop-up showcasing the myriad of British designers on offer as well as a selection of patriotic Harrods heritage products.
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> Heathrow Airport is hosting Harrods third pop-up shop at Terminal 5 with a range of exclusive Harrods Jubilee commemorative items as well as special edition Jubilee keepsakes from brands including Halcyon Days, Spode, Royal Crown Derby and Wedgwood.
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> Pop-up shops now open.
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> For images from the events please go to: www.image.net
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> NOTES TO EDITORS
> Please contact Natasha Williamson for accreditation to Harrods Staff singing event. Filming & photography opportunities available
> The following brands are partaking in Harrods Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Crown Project; Alessi, Boucheron, Bvlgari, Carrs, Cavalli, Chopard, Clive Christian,
> De Beers, Demarquette, Dom Perignon, Erno Laszlo, Escada, Faberge, Salvatore Ferragamo, Fiona Cairns, Globetrotter, Harrods Tea, Jo Malone, Lanvin,
> Mikimoto, Mulberry, Paul Smith, Roja Dove, Shu Uemura, Solange, The Rug Company, Theo Fennell, Tiffany and Co, Valentino, Wedgwood & William Curley
> Additional Jubilee activity in store:
>  The Pet Kingdom at Harrods will be offering special Jubilee treatments for patriotic pooches. Dogs will depart with a Union Jack bow and Union Jack cupcake
> Harrods Hampers are creating five Jubilee Hampers in collaboration with five British institutions; English National Ballet Hamper, The Women’s Institute
> Hamper, Corrigan Street Party Hamper, The V&A Hamper & The Polo Hamper
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