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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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Cold Snap, Crackle, and Colour Pops

The other morning when my five year old son woke up, he looked me up and down, smirked and said, “That’s a funny outfit.” Yes, he’s five and yes, he is still quite happy for me to dress him however I see … Continue reading

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How to be a Catwalk Copycat this Autumn

As if studying all the fashion week spring summer 2016 shows wasn’t confusing enough, it’s now October and the summer is hanging on for one final hurrah. Londoners, or perhaps it’s UK dwellers in general, fall into two camps during … Continue reading

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Are you a Knit Picker?

If ever there was a season to be buying knitwear, it is this one. There really seems to be something for every body shape from v-necks to polo necks, from alpaca to cashmere, a cosy cover-up is your easiest wardrobe … 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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A Summer to Remember & the Trends to Forget

I hold my hands up, even I have started to think about winter wardrobes. Well, with what appeared to be the missing rain from the whole of the last two months falling on one bank holiday Monday, it’s hard not … Continue reading

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Care Labels in the Community

So here we are in knitwear season. I am approaching with caution this year and not just because there are some terrifyingly awful jumpers out there. Fully grown women wearing crew necks with pictures of animals across their chest? I … 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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