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20% off at Alex and Alexa

To celebrate the relaunch of Alex and Alexa's magazine blog, we have a rather brilliant 20% discount for you, our lovely readers. If you're looking to snap up something special for the son/daughter/niece/nephew/godson/goddaughter in your life, then this is the place to do it!…

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Artisanne: Baskets, Women, Feminism

I am, as you know, a big fan of a basket. You’d do well not to trip over one in pretty much any room of my house. When Elizabeth de Vise emailed me about Artisanne, the company she set up with her sister, producing ethical, beautiful baskets which also empower local women, she had me at ‘baskets’.…

LifeWomen

Business in Brief: Naomi and Sarah of Seven Seventeen

  So, you’ve got this idea for a business with one of your best friends? Sounds good, right? And, according to Sarah Slade and Naomi Reilly, the founders of luxe candle brand Seven Seventeen, it really is. Oh, and all about timing, hard graft, late night phone calls and DIY delivery. …

Children's Style

20% off Olivier Baby & Kids’ gorgeous new collection

Hurrah for Spring and flowers and lighter evenings and gorgeous new clothing collections! We're not ashamed to admit that we love a change of season as an excuse to shop, but who needs an excuse for children who have inconveniently grown (how dare they?!) and actually need new clothes? Olivier Baby & Kids is one of our favourite brands for small people, making beautiful vintage-inspired pieces, GORGEOUS baby wear, great cashmere and -this season - some amazing jumpsuits, dresses shorts and trousers. And the best news? We've got an exclusive 10% for our readers. Here's our edit of our favourite pieces...…

LifeWomen

Maternity Leave: How was it for you?

Did you watch The Replacement last night? It tackles the age-old issue of maternity leave and so, in the style of Carrie Bradshaw, we got to thinking: how was it for you? Did you love it? Desperate to get back to the sanity of work? Haunted by the thought that your cover was out to steal your job?  …

LifeWomen

How to build a brand by ME+EM founder Clare Hornby

Work incredibly hard. Be prepared to compromise. Be ever-vigilant for tipping points.  Never really switch off (when it’s your business, that’s a luxury). The seriously impressive – and very inspiring – Clare Hornby, founder of ME + EM (beautifully made, wearable, flattering clothes) shares her road to building this quietly brilliant brand.…

BeautyHealthLife

The Sleep Edit

Want to sleep better? Want your children to sleep how babies – according to the  legend – are supposed to sleep. I might just have found out how……

Children's StyleCompetitions

Win! £150 to spend at Wild & Gorgeous

Christmas is coming so it's time to get your kids' glad rags on (or win a special prize for a niece/nephew/godson/god-daughter). We have TWO gift certificates worth £150 each to give away to spend at Wild & Gorgeous, quite possibly the most stylish kidswear brand around..…