Stone Roses give their approval to their hit Fools Gold being sampled by Wretch 32

Grime artist Wretch 32 has used the bassline from The Stone Roses’ 1989 classic, Fools Gold on his new single Unorthodox and King Monkey Ian Brown has given it his royal seal of approval.

Set to be a Summer smash, The Sun say ‘North Londoner Wretch explained his joy at Brown giving the all clear to sample Fool’s Gold revealing that the indie icon had given the nod to his song. The track, which features fellow rapper Example, is a surprising use of the 90s hit but it works really well with an infectious chorus guaranteed to make it an anthem.’

Check out the new version HERE and let us know what you think. Does it even come close to the original or is it an improvement in your opinion? Gotta admit, it does kind of get stuck in your head but then that’s most probably thanks to The Stone Roses influence!

Who would you invite to your dream dinner party?

I was asked just that by trade magazine Womenswear Buyer WWB this month and after much thought and a little help from the office girlies, plumped for Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry.

Why? Well she’d be flashy, feisty and (we imagine) fabulous fun. Ideally she’d turn up in one of her iconic 80’s outfits, complete with two tone blonde hair and armed with a karaoke machine.

Womenswear buyer (WWB) March 2011

The perfect night in! If only…..

Who would you choose?

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New styles we’re loving this week!

We’re always adding shedloads of awesome new stuff to the site but here’s a few of our favourites from this week….

With only 25 days to go to THE BIG DAY, we’re starting to get pretty excited about the impending Royal Wedding and our new fit for a Princess, Little Miss tee is the perfect way to welcome the celebrations. With sparkly blue jewels on her golden crown, Little Miss Princess is the latest addition to the classic series of children’s stories, created by Adam Hargreaves in time for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Our exclusive tee features a shot of her in all her royal glory making it perfect for any fellow princesses in waiting! Click the pic to find out more…

Ladies Little Miss Princess T-Shirt £24.99 +£1.95 P&P
Ladies Little Miss Princess T-Shirt £24.99

This unmistakeable Kiss tee from Amplified is definitely a stand out design from their Spring Summer collection.  Featuring a cracking shot of Kiss frontman, Gene Simmons complete of course with his trademark facepaint, we think this Lick It Up tee is a future Amplified classic. Click the pic to buy.

Men's Kiss Lick It Up T-Shirt from Amplified Ikons at www.truffleshuffle.com
Men's Kiss Lick It Up T-Shirt from Amplified Ikons £30

If TruffleShuffle did cameras………

Oh wait, we do! This is no ordinary bit of kit though. Built completely from LEGO bricks, it can’t be taken apart but bricks can be added to the top or bottom of the camera so you can dig out your old toy box and start putting those boxes of lego back into use. Perfect for us grown ups who can still smell those little plastics bricks as if we were ten years old, kids will obviously love it too making it perfect for their first foray into the world of photography. Let’s be clear, this is no toy though; it’s a full functioning 3 Megapixel digital camera, featuring a color 1.5” LCD screen.  It takes high quality photos with the built-in flash, fixed focus and digital zoom and  holds up to 80 photos at a time. Prepare for the nods of approval when you get this out and start snapping away…..

Lego Digital Camera £69.99

If your man ‘has the power,’  looks great in red and is the master of your universe, our excusive My Boyfriend is A Real He-Man T-Shirt from Fame and Fortune is an essential buy. Inspired by our very own Prince of Eternia AKA He-Man, this gorgeous fitted grey tee brings memories of a legendary 80’s hero in true TruffleShuffle style.

Ladies My Boyfriend Is A Real He-Man T-Shirt from Fame and Fortune
Ladies My Boyfriend Is A Real He-Man T-Shirt from Fame and Fortune £20

We all know times are pretty tough right now so if worrying about the pennies is getting you down, try cheering yourself up with our exclusive tongue in cheek Monopoly Skint tee. A definite conversation starter….

Men's Green Skint Monopoly T-Shirt £20
Men's Green Skint Monopoly T-Shirt £20

And finally.. Chocoholics rejoice! The Chococase is a high-quality silicon protective casing for the iPhone that looks just like a delicious bar of chocolate. Leave it face down and it looks like tasty confectionary, but turn it over and the secret is revealed – it conceals and protects your iPhone! The perfect way to indulge your love for chocolate without the calories… mmmmmm!

Chocolate iPhone 3G Protective Case
Chocolate iPhone 3G Protective Case £9.99
Chocolate iPhone 3G Protective Case
Even the packaging is hard to resist....

That’s all for this week folks but fear not, there is a TONNE more new stuff on the site for you to check out! From Glee to Grease, Buffy The Vampire Slayer to The Sex Pistols, check it all out here… http://www.truffleshuffle.co.uk/store/advanced_search_result.php.

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