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Shake Up Your Capsule Wardrobe

Even if we are sad to see the end of summer, most of us Brits feel a tinge of excitement when the nights draw in and there is a chill in the air. For those under twelve it is the prospect … Continue reading

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Embroidery for Beginners

There’s a trend I’ve noticed recently and I’m undecided as to how I feel about it. After all it was only in June when my boyfriend and I visited Vienna that we laughingly pointed at the little Austrian national costumes … Continue reading

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Back to the Fashionable Future

As another London Fashion Week draws to a close and the Fash Pack get on their flights for Milan, we have about half an hour to take stock before London becomes old news and we turn our attention to Italy’s … Continue reading

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How To Feel Great on The Beach

Is there anyone out there who considers themselves beach ready? I still have two weeks until we set off on our summer holiday and so in theory I could make a good start with one of those magazine articles that … Continue reading

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School’s Out – How Did You Do?

This time last year I came over all emotional having reached the end of my small son’s first year at school. It may not surprise you to hear then that it is now the end of his second year. I … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

I’m not going to beat about the bush, I’m in a panic and I really shouldn’t be because for one there are far other greater things to worry about currently and secondly this is what I’m supposed to be good … Continue reading

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Your Working Wardrobe

I’m not one of those people who goes weak at the knees at the sight of a uniform but I have worn a couple in my working life – red dungarees at Wimpy, red braces at Pizza Hut – why … Continue reading

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Why Bottoms Are Soo Last Year

Remember last year’s Met Ball when all the pretty people (apart from Rihanna who came as a giant omelette) showed up wearing as little as possible? https://aftercarrie.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/fashions-oscars-hit-a-bum-note/ This year I sat in front of my computer and looked at the … Continue reading

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All The Pretty Things

The sun unexpectedly came out and as usual it took us by surprise. There is inevitably a knee jerk reaction here in the UK – just in case we never see the sun ever again. The menfolk immediately put their … Continue reading

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A Vintage Year

This isn’t the bold statement it appears to be. In the aftermath of all four fashion weeks, New York, London, Milan and Paris are in agreement about one thing; to be in style next autumn you will need to take inspiration … Continue reading

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