DestinationsTravel

A New Girl’s Guide to Winchester

One of the nicest things about moving to a new place is showing visitors around your new neighbourhood - I loved it when Alex came to visit for the first time. I thought I'd do the same here. So here's my new girl's guide to Winchester - welcome! (You might want to make a cup of tea - it's a long one...) …

ShoppingStyle

Every day we’re ruffling……

Who doesn't love a ruffle? Aside from minimalists and nudists, for whom all clothing is a fabric too far. Just saying the word is enough to bring you joy. Ruffle. See? You can't help but smile. And when you wear them, the joy is fourfold.…

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In the Nude (Underwear, of course)

Well, well. Who would have suspected there were so many of us in pursuit of the perfect nude underwear? Yes, the hour is nigh for what might just be the most glamorous post I have ever put together. …

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Summer(ish) Dresses With Sleeves

This post was inspired by a conversation I've had with many friends. They don't ask much: they simply want a summer dress that isn't strappy. Or flimsy. Or skin-flashingly inappropriate. An all-day-to-night dress that keeps you cool and looks good. Reader, I give you: summer dresses with sleeves.…

FamilyLife

On Leaving London

We did it. Having talked about it for years, we left the city. The place where we had our first home together. Where both our babies were born and took their first steps, said their first words, started school. We've arrived in considerably greener pastures new - and it's lovely and we're happy but it's also not without it's challenges. Here's what I've learned about leaving London and starting to settle into a new place. (It's pretty weird to be the new girl in your forties!) …

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The Me + Em Summer Edit

Well, this is a revelation....Me + Em, purveyors of excellent trousers and knitwear, are also rather good at summer dresses. In fact, their spring/summer collection is rather good full-stop....…

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25 Ways to Wear Florals (How to Dress Like Your Garden)

Is there anything more summery than wearing florals? It's the closest you can get to wearing a garden (and you know how we're getting into those. Must be our advancing years.) In tribute to flower show season, we bring you our edit of the best floral buys - from timid dip-your-toe-in to full-on flower garden.…