Party Stuff


Anti-Valentine’s | Ideas for Singletons

With love starting to fill the air and couples making plans and hunting around for the perfect Valentine’s gift idea, it can be easy to feel left out when you have no one to share the day with. However, February the 14th needn’t be a sad day and should be embraced by everyone. With that in mind, we here at IWOOT have thought up some ideas for all those singletons out there on how to make the most of the day.

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Rocking Around the Christmas Tree | Party Essentials

With the ultimate party season upon us it’s about time to make sure you have everything you need to throw the biggest get together of the year. Whether you are having an intimate party with close friends, or throwing a massive do for everyone and their neighbour, here at IWOOT we have listed our must haves to ensure your festive celebrations are unbeatable.

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house lamp

Top 4 Student Must Haves

Returning to study this fall? Then you have a few reasons to get excited. (No, not for those endless essays, tins-of-bake-bean-dinners or early 9am lectures). Here at IWOOT we’ve compiled a list of our favourite student Must Haves. You also get Free Standard Delivery with orders over £10 and Free Next Day Delivery with orders over £50. Perfect.


  1. Bookrest lamp

Just in case you actually manage to do some studying, you’ll love this house shaped lamp to rest your valuable text books on.  This quirky lamp features frosted glass that emits a soft light before bed, making your room ‘oh-so-cosy’.

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Drum roll please… new and exclusive to IWOOT, we bring you FOUL FASHION…

You know here at IWOOT towers we love to embrace anything out of the ordinary. We also know that as a fan you love quirky products, talking points and fun fads. So if you want to stand out from the crowd and make a bold statement we’ve got just the thing. It’s sure to sell like it’s going out of fashion!

Foul Fashion Blazer

We have seen some pretty weird and wonderful outfits in our time but we have always held a special place in our hearts for all shirts floral, outrageous and let’s face it, bold but beautiful. I’m sure you could imagine the array of colours, print and styles going on in the IWOOT office the day these bad boys got delivered. It looked like a rainbow had exploded right before our eyes and we couldn’t help but smile when we pulled on a foul and funky frock (OK, granted there are no frocks but we thought that bit of alliteration worked pretty well).

Foul Fashion Trousers

So, ladies and gentlemen drum roll please… new and exclusive to IWOOT, we bring you Foul Fashion. Foul Fashion shares our sentiment for randomness and originality. It’s handsome and it’s damn right #awesome.  Foul Fashion takes an ensemble of materials from the world’s best known fabric producers (Chanel, Gucci…the people who make your Auntie’s curtains) and chucks them into an enormous mixer. This, along with the all-important Foul Fashion formula creates a funky but foul garment for your gratification. No Foul garment is the same but every garment IS gloriously Foul.

We reckon the Foul Fashion range is perfect for birthdays, holidays, festivals, the golf course, fundraising events or stag weekends. You could always use the full range of foulness to avoid the annual awkward family get together and camouflage into your granny’s couch. Don’t be a fashion victim, if you’re brave enough it’s perfect for everyday wear. Flaunt your alpha characteristics and stick your middle finger up to social pressure and the high-street. Foul Fashion is also an awesome conversation initiator, let your attire do the talking (see what we did there?).

If you see anyone on the street wearing Foul Fashion, give them a wink and a wave and think of IWOOT, the fashion faux pas folks.

We always LOVE to hear feedback from you guys!  Let us know how foul you think this range is and leave a comment below. The Foul Fashion range comes in sizes Small to Extra Large. Pop over to the IWOOT website to find full size specification details.



Foul Fashion and IWOOT have come together to bring you the most unique (and foulest) competition prize ever! We’re giving 3 lucky winners the chance to win one garment each. You could win a Foul Fashion Men’s shirt, trousers or blazer. Three winners will be picked 9/03/2012 and the garments will be sent randomly. No foul play.

It’s easy to enter our competition all you have to do is click here to be sent to our competition page. Best of all it’s FREE to enter!

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Food envy: Angry Birds cupcakes

Could someone please make the IWOOT team some of these please:

We can’t get enough of these fuming fowls whether it’s on the iPhone or the cuddly, all most real-life versions, but having seen these cupcakes (check out all the other attempts on Google: search ‘Angry Birds cupcakes’) we’re now partially obsessed with eating a cupcake with an Angry Bird on it.

angry birds cupcake

angry birds

angry birds

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IWOOT Party In The Park

Woop woop, it’s party o’clock at IWOOT Towers! Well, it was yesterday evening anyway. We packed up some of our favourite toys, a whole load of booze and food and made ourselves rather fat and drunk, all in the course of a few hours. Good times. Pics below…



We really do work very hard.

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IWOOT Camping Trip 2010

This time last year, the IWOOT Crowd decamped (well, not quite) to our MD’s Hertfordshire farm for some serious relaxation. Well, as much relaxation as a fully-stocked ice bucket and a couple of shotguns can provide (we’re not joking).

Of course, being IWOOT, we took oodles of toys and gadgets to keep us entertained while we ate, drank and were merry. Some of the pictures below show our favourite summer products in use and working beautifully. Peri Peri burgers, springbok and a whole host of delicious meats were enthusiastically stuffed into faces alongside a small avalanche of beers (though someone accidentally left the MyBreweryTap box in the office, curse them!), and a fine time was had by all.

The weather held out completely, bathing our little haven of a campsite in sunshine and, later, a dusky warmth that stayed all night. As you can see, we had a smashing time.

Croquet. Beer. Result.

Clay pigeon shooting with REAL shotguns. Yikes!

Prepping for the feast...

Happy Camper.

Hello Halloumi!

Candle Bags doing their thing


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Win Free Tickets to Underground Rebel Bingo this Saturday

Underground Rebel Bingo have nabbed some freebie prizes from IWOOT in the past (see here for an earlier blog post), so we thought it was only fair if we got something in return – which is good news for you, loyal readers. We’ve managed to blag two free tickets and £20-worth of free drinks for this Saturday (20th March) for one lucky person who tweets the following:

RT @iwootblog 2 Free Rebel Bingo tickets + drinks for exclusive underground London Gig this Saturday

We’ll pick a winner at random after the competition closes at 12pm on Friday. The winner will be put on the VIP Guest List and, as well as those drinks, will have the chance to win a stack of IWOOT goodies – always a bonus. Rebel Bingo is one of London’s best nights out, holding their events in secret locations under the auspices of things like “London Antiques Fair” or “Residents Association Meeting”. Crafty, eh? You can find more info and pictures of young people having fun and spending too much here.

Remember – the more you tweet, the more likely you are to win.

Here are some thoroughly entertaining Ts and Cs:

• The competition closes at 12pm on the 19th March 2010.
• The winner will be picked by a random generator on the 19th of March 2010.
• There is only one prize of 2 x Underground Rebel Bingo Tickets and £20 tab behind the bar on the night.
• The winner will be notified via twitter so make sure you check it on Friday afternoon. IWOOT reserves the right to randomly select another winner at 3pm Friday 19th March if you have not responded. In light of this, please check twitter!
• You can enter the competition as many times as you like. The more you tweet the more likely you are to win.
• This competition is completely free to enter, no purchase is necessary.
• Employees of I Want One of Those their immediate families and anyone professionally connected with the promotion are not eligible to enter this competition
• No responsibility will be accepted for entries that are not received.
• IWOOT reserves the right to disqualify any entrant.
• The prize is a 2 x Underground Rebel Bingo Tickets for the 20th March 2010 in London. They are non transferable and there is no cash alternative.
• The judges’ decision is final.
• This competition is open to UK residents only.

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IWOOT Kitschmas Party 2009

Office Christmas Party season is upon us once again and you’re probably already looking forward to the prospect of Malcolm from accounts photocopying his arse before passing out under his desk. Obviously we’re no different at IWOOT Towers (though we’ve no idea who Malcolm is), and we celebrated the coming of Jesus/Santa/Friday with due mirth, frivolity and costumes. The theme, in case you can’t tell from these pictures, is Kitsch.

That jumper came from eBay, that shirt came from the office. Depressing, eh?

The Kitsch Factor finalists battle it out for a shot at Xmas No. 1...

Team Creative (featuring Carlton from the Fresh Prince Of Bel Air)

Anyone else a little scared of Customer Services?

Not really, CS are lovely, see?

You may remember what happened last time Rob got a microphone in his hands – for those of you who don’t, why not have a little look here. Everyone else can surely imagine what the audio equivalent of this picture would be. Wow.

I preferred his work with Another Level.

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IWOOT FC In Nail-Biting Charity Belter

Last night, the cream of IWOOT’s athletic contingent (the least unhealthy, in other words) took on the formidable might of Thumbs Up, one of our lovely suppliers in a charity football match for Children In Need. It goes without saying that it was a sporting encounter comparable with the big leagues, and a jolly old time was had by all at the Norbury Powerleague Centre.

The most important thing to note is that we won, 11-10, after being 4-1 and 7-2 down at certain points, so it really was a valiant effort from our own little Carlos Valderramas.


Here’s a convenient list of match facts:

  • IWOOT’s team was made up of Ben (scored 4), Sergio, Simon, Neil (scored 3), Neil and Paul (also scored 3), with lady support from Melissa, Wanessa and Jo.
  • One of our goals was an own goal from Thumbs Up. Whoopsie!
  • Simon grazed his knee quite badly (see below).
  • Ben was awarded a shiny medal for being Man Of The Match.
  • Sergio moaned before, during and after the game, and also brought a dressing gown with him for the shower.
  • Post-match, everyone went for a slap-up Mexican meal courtesy of Thumbs Up – big thanks to them for being such great sports and giving us such a good game!

Obligatory action shot

Sergio minus dressing gown

Simon, pre-knee trauma


Well done everyone!

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