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Everything you need to know about: Christopher Robin

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We take a look at this summer’s family blockbuster from Disney, hitting UK cinemas Friday 17th August in time for the summer holidays.

Everything you need to know about: Christopher Robin

5 alternative European coastal destinations for this summer

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These days there are options aplenty for the more adventurous traveller looking for a European coastal holiday. Here are our top 5 picks.

5 alternative European coastal destinations for this summer

Everything you need to know about: Ant-Man and The Wasp

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We take a look at the latest Marvel masterpiece hitting our cinema screens this summer, set for UK release Friday 3rd August.

Everything you need to know about: Ant-Man and The Wasp

These celebs used to work in construction

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When it comes to celebrity's previous jobs, construction work comes top of the list…

These celebs used to work in construction

How many steps a day do we really need to take?

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Are you getting your 10,000 steps a day – and is that all you really need?

How many steps a day do we really need to take?

The best walking routes in the country

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Don your walking boots and head out into the countryside with our round-up of the best routes in the UK...

The best walking routes in the country

The most inspiring London Marathon stories

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Need a reason to get your sports socks on this marathon season? Try these inspiring stories on for size…

The most inspiring London Marathon stories

Everything you need to know about Avengers: Infinity War

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We take a brief look at what to expect from Marvel’s massive (and most ambitious) crossover of its cinematic universe, set for release in the UK on April 26th.

Everything you need to know about Avengers: Infinity War

Why men could be turned away from Ascot for going sockless

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The no-socks ban is one of the newest rules to come out of the famously strict dress code.

Why men could be turned away from Ascot for going sockless

The craziest April Fool’s jokes of all time

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Need some hoax inspiration this April? Look no further than the best April Fools ever…

The craziest April Fool’s jokes of all time

5 politicians who love novelty socks

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These politicians have taken a rather laid-back approach to their footwear…

5 politicians who love novelty socks

Everything we know so far about Season 8 of Game of Thrones

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The directors are keeping things firmly under wraps, but here’s what we know about the highly anticipated final season…

Everything we know so far about Season 8 of Game of Thrones

Your guide to Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Everything you need to know about the latest instalment of the epic Star Wars franchise.

Your guide to Star Wars: The Last Jedi

#NationalJigsawDay - 48,000 Piece Jigsaw Challenge

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SockShop Team member Derek takes on the ultimate jigsaw challenge in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Cancer Research UK...

#NationalJigsawDay - 48,000 Piece Jigsaw Challenge

Your Guide to Thor: Ragnarok

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October heralds the release of Thor: Ragnarok, the third film in the Thor franchise. Excited? Read our guide to find out what’s in store for the Marvel hero…

Your Guide to Thor: Ragnarok

Does wearing crazy socks make you look more successful?

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With the trend for bold, colourful and sometimes just crazy socks growing every season, there are studies suggesting the crazier the sock, the more successful you look. Why is this?

Does wearing crazy socks make you look more successful?

How digital cameras changed fashion

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The rise of digital technology has impacted on many areas of our lives including the world of fashion where digital cameras brought high culture to the masses…

How digital cameras changed fashion

How to transform your outfit in 6 easy steps

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Bored of your everyday outfits, but can’t afford a whole wardrobe overhaul? Don’t worry –you can transform your outfit in 6 easy steps.

How to transform your outfit in 6 easy steps

Quiz: Is your fashion icon Marilyn or Elvis?

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As we celebrate the lives of two of the most iconic faces of the last century, we ask – are you a Marilyn Monroe or an Elvis Presley?

Quiz: Is your fashion icon Marilyn or Elvis?

ComicCon – what to expect and what to wear

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It’s become a highlight for geeks across the world – so what can you expect from this year’s ComicCon and what should you be wearing if you’re lucky enough to be going?

ComicCon – what to expect and what to wear

A guide to Despicable Me 3

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Ahead of the June 30th release of the third in this hugely popular animated series, we take a look at what to expect from Despicable Me 3…

A guide to Despicable Me 3

The best dressed characters from every Star Wars film

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With Star Wars Day on May the fourth, we look at the very best dressers from the 8 films released so far…

The best dressed characters from every Star Wars film

Your guide to the new series of Doctor Who

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With the new series of the ever-popular TV show kicking off on April 15, we take a look at what to expect from the Doctor and his new companion.

Your guide to the new series of Doctor Who

The coolest celebrity mums to celebrate Mother's Day

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We select the coolest celebrity mums on the planet to help celebrate Mother’s Day.

The coolest celebrity mums to celebrate Mother's Day

Our guide to the new Beauty and the Beast movie

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With a live action version of the classic movie coming to our screens on March 17, we take a look at what to expect from the new Beauty and the Beast...

Our guide to the new Beauty and the Beast movie

Oscar guide – who’ll win (and what will they wear)?

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The Oscars are a highlight of both the film and fashion calendars. We look at who’s set to win big, and what to watch out for on the red carpet…

Oscar guide – who’ll win (and what will they wear)?

The Twitter battle of bed socks – on or off?

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The Twittersphere is in constant conflict over whether or not we should be wearing our socks in bed. And at this time of year, the contest heats up…

The Twitter battle of bed socks – on or off?

What to expect from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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The new Star Wars movie comes out on December 15th – but it’s a little different to the others. Here’s our guide to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

What to expect from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Alternative advent calendars

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You’ll have enough chocolates over the festive period to last you a lifetime, so why not try one of these alternative advent calendars this year…

Alternative advent calendars

The Sorting Sock: Which Hogwarts house will you get?

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Can your choice of sock influence which house in Hogwarts you’d be selected for? With Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them coming soon, we thought we’d find out…

The Sorting Sock: Which Hogwarts house will you get?

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