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Spring shoes: Rainbow Brights

In a week when thick jumpers, socks and snoods were pulled out of hiding and I went rogue and consumed every left-over Easter Egg in the house, you could think that winter had returned with a bang. And, perhaps that it would be untimely to write about brightly coloured, rain-phobic shoes. But, I say forget about all that as Spring is still here, we're just weather-blipping and now is most definitely the time to get your Rainbow Shoe on....…

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Florals. For Spring. Yes, we’re going there…

I know, I know. In the words of Miranda Priestly, The Devil Wears Prada’s titular devil: florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking. But, passing Zara the other day, I stopped short. There was a line-up of floral skirts which made my heart beat just a little bit faster. …

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Win a neon heart light from Bag & Bones!

Now this is a prize we'd really like to win for ourselves. Sadly, we can't. So, it'll be one of you, our lovely Wear & Where readers who'll get their hands on this gorgeous heart shaped neon light from interior must-brand of the moment, Bag & Bones...…

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Spring Home Updates (Simple as you like)

Much as I love to be cosy at home, it feels good to throw open the French doors to the garden and let the air in. (And to dry my washing outside. Brief pause to appreciate the lovely Instagrammers who share my obsession. Honestly, when it’s warm-ish and sunny I start prowling the house for things to wash.) Whilst I am unlikely (in the near future anyway, with small children and work to contend with) to find time for a good old-fashioned Spring clean, I do think it’s worth casting a critical eye over your home and seeing where you can add some seasonal tweaks. I do love a so-easy-it’s-almost-cheating Spring home update.…

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Spring style: Pink sunglasses

I love sunglasses. Not only do they do what they say on the tin and keep the sun out of your eyes, they also hide aforementioned eyes and all the dark, lined, tired bag-gage that go with them. They are basically spring/summer - and if you can swing it - winter essentials. And you know what I really love at the moment? All the gorgeous, flattering pink sunglasses that are in the shops and start from just £5 (so if you lose them, well, you can deal with it) - quite honestly, I don't know why I haven't owned a pair before. Want to know the easiest way to 'lift' an outfit? By wearing one of these beauties....…

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6 affordable family-friendly retreats by Nadine Mellor of i-escape

What do we love more than a holiday? Why, a holiday that doesn't cost the earth, of course. Because Spring is upon us and Summer is only around the corner, our thoughts have turned to holidays (although, let's be honest, it's a subject I could think about all year-round). From Italy to India, Nadine Mellor, Editor of i-escape's Kids Collection gives us her top recommendations...…

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The Buys of Summer: Planning Ahead

At this rate, summer will be upon us before I’ve finished the last of the children’s Easter eggs. I swear it was January about five minutes ago, and now it’s Easter and we are very much hoping for sunshine and chocolate for everyone. (Mine’s a packet of mini eggs or a Buttons egg #retroandunashamed.) And so we can all get ahead, I’ve rounded up some gorgeous early summer buys you need to get your hands on right now.…

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Spring style: pom pom and tassel scarves

As anyone who lives in the UK knows, you can never rely on the weather, which is why a scarf is quite possibly this season's most essential accessory (that and an umbrella, although blessed as we are with The Best Weather Ever, I have almost forgotten what that is!) And because we love scarves so much, we have just happened to have found a few that we think you might love too....…

Competitions

Win £150 to spend at Amara

There's nothing like a gorgeously sunny start to Spring to make you want to fling open your windows, fling out your old tat and reorganise your home. If you, like us, are craving a little Spring update, then you could be in luck as we have a £150 gift card to spend on the gorgeous A by Amara collection for one lucky reader....…

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Spring Style: Spring Jackets

Oh, what to wear when it’s too warm for a coat but too cool to go without? Why, a Spring jacket of course. This post is a better-late-then-never. I started it about five times last week – but then things got in the way (like falling asleep/piles of domestic admin and ironing etc). Which actually might have worked out very well.…