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It’s a Cover Up!

At school it was so simple wasn’t it? Autumn Term meant overcoat and tights and Summer Term meant blazer and short socks, even if it was still really cold in the mornings. But back in the seventies and eighties the … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Wail

Autumn looks so glamorous in the movies doesn’t it? Couples in cashmere beanies laughing with rosy cheeks as they joyfully kick at the leaves on the ground, mugs of steaming hot chocolate waiting for them at home. Then there’s winter … Continue reading

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How Do You Find Your Prints Charming?

I blame the dreadful uniforms of my youth – from the summerย dresses worn to school to those horrible nylon things bank and supermarket staff were kitted out in – the patterns were enough to put you off prints for life. … Continue reading

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Don’t Save it for a Rainy Day

Was that the wettest August bank holiday on record? If it wasn’t then it certainly felt like it. I actually resorted to jeans and a hooded puffer jacket today and who wants to be wearing that sort of thing on … Continue reading

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The Coat – How Will You (Finally) Wear Yours?

I think we can safely say the autumn has arrived. I’m relieved as all this betwixting and betweening was a real effort each morning. Not really cold enough for a coat and yet a little too crisp for just a … Continue reading

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The New Season Iced Gems

According to the latest Starbucks promotion, their new Spice Pumpkin Latte is ‘worth leaving summer for’. Well I don’t know about that (although I highly doubt it, pumpkins are for putting in your window at Hallowe’en, not putting in your … Continue reading

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Put Spring in your Step…

The British high street is wise to this interim period where the new season’s clothes are inappropriate for our weather and yet we yearn for something new and fresh. Here are just a few of the new coats arriving in-store … Continue reading

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The Lie-In, The Itch and The Wardrobe

At this time of year, in the UK at least, whether you’re interested in fashion or not, thoughts inevitably turn to winter clothes. As I write, the weather has slipped, in a matter of hours, from last glimmer of summer … Continue reading

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