Tag Archives: bargains

The Sales: How Low Can You Go?

Happy New Year! How was it? Did you get what you wanted? Or have you had to take an extra day off work to stand in a snaking Zara queue made up of disgruntled shoppers wanting to exchange unwanted gifts? … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Shops

In typical London in August style, after days of rain and gloom and wondering if indeed for once the coats and knitwear appearing on the high street may actually prove to be handy, this weekend we had the one-off scorcher. … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Season Sale

I rarely buy new season clothes when they first appear in the shops. I know the sensible fashiony people with their finger on the pulse buy their winter coat in August and their bikini in February to ensure not missing … Continue reading

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Summertime and the Dressing is Easy

I booked my holiday flights this week. We’re not going until the end of July and so having counted the weeks in my diary I now have something of an understanding of how my small son feels when he asks … Continue reading

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Supermarket Sweep

WARNING – THIS BLOG CONTAINS DREADFUL CLOTHES! Just recently a piece in the dreaded Daily Mail caught my eye and I was even more horrified than usual by the content. While I will happily read the infamous column of shame to catch … Continue reading

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The January Blues

Forget Black Friday, that was soo last year. I am calling this month Blue January – and not for the reasons you might think. The sales are in full swing, bank balances are running on empty and the weather isn’t really living … Continue reading

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“Walk Like You Have Three Men Following Behind You”

Oscar de la Renta was old school. He embraced glamour and elegance and he designed red carpet dresses like nobody else. His loss this week at the age of 82 will be felt greatly among those lucky enough to have … Continue reading

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A Dress A Day

You know those days when you go out with a list and a steely determination to get everything done no matter what? Only you don’t think to include ‘stop for coffee and cake’ to the list and once that’s wriggled … Continue reading

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Get Your Cheapskates On

Any minute now the shopfuls of coats, boots and sweaters that for so long hung dejected as the mild weather continued into October, will start to appear on ‘Seasonal Reductions’ rails. Once upon a time the January sales actually started … Continue reading

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