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Blogger Wins GBP 500 Next Vouchers in Dress Your Family for Christmas Day Competition

LEICESTER, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/12 -- Lifestyle and mummy blogger Laura at Yummy Mummy Flabby Tummy has won a GBP 500 gift card in Next's Dress Your Family for Christmas Day competition hosted by Jane at northernmum.com. The winning blog post can be found here www.yummymummyflabbytummy.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/christmas-day-looks-inspired-by-next.html where Laura went for morning and daytime outfits for herself, husband and two children from Next's Autumn Winter 2012 collections.

Laura begins with the look for herself, including a cosy pyjama set and slippers with a burgundy lace dress, black patent Mary Jane heels and sparkly jewellery for later, adding, "You can't beat a bit of Christmas sparkle." Also coming in a black alternative, this lace skater dress is a must have for the season - embracing the colour trends as well as romantic lace.

"For Husband, his morning look would be this beautiful fleecy burgundy robe and these lovely tartan-looking jammies and short sleeve t-shirt set. For the afternoon, Husband likes to keep smart but comfortable. I love him in just a jumper and jeans combo. The Y-neck jumper is in my favourite colour and Husband prefers a dark wash jean so we're both happy with this look."

In keeping with the present-opening pyjama look and stylish smart casual daytime outfits, Laura features the must-have nightwear of the season for her children - the essential onesie! For later on, she has picked jeans and a shirt for her son and a sparkly dress for her daughter. "This is a look that can be used again for any Christmas parties or New Year parties we have. I love the suede desert boots in navy as they match the shirt perfectly," she writes. "I love the colour and the sparkles really give it that special touch. I've added a pink cardigan to keep her warm and some gorgeous pink glittery shoes to complete her look. She'll be overboard on pink, but it is her favourite colour."

Host blogger Jane explained, "She won because the post felt really personal with images of the family so I could really sense how they would look in the clothes, I even know what her husband will be wearing under his trousers come Christmas Day morning!"

Packed with the hottest trends, this season Next has the best in homeware and fashion. Love what you see? To enjoy the full AW12 and Christmas collections, click onto at next.co.uk for stylish new arrivals.

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About NEXT...

NEXT, established 1982, is a leading British brand offering stylish clothes and accessories for all the family - plus beautiful home furnishings too. Distinguished by its commitment to great design, quality and value, NEXT is today's go-to label for everything from tailoring and dresses to jeans and shoes.

NEXT's exclusive collections are now available at over 400 stores throughout the UK, ONLINE at NEXT.CO.UK and through NEXT DIRECTORY (0844 844 8000).

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