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The Knit Parade

All hail sweater weather. Preferably bright, sunny days with the perfect degree of chill in the air, thank-you-very-much. In tribute to crisp, pink-cheeked days, we bring you a round-up of the best knits around. The greatest knits, if you will. (Sorry.) …

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The NOVEMBER Trainer Edit

Trainers. They're to the 2019 woman what Manolos were to Carrie Bradshaw. Everyone needs at least one pair of trainers in their wardrobe. Comfortable, contemporary and so easy to wear, a pair of trainers should most definitely be on your shopping list.…

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Are you ready for leather?

Who is up for a pair of leather trousers, then? Or a skirt? Or if you want to play safe (and it's so mainstream, it really is safe) a leather jacket? We're hoping you're saying yes to all three, as this season, leather (or faux leather) is what you should be wearing...…

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Autumn Shopping List

September (to pararphrase MacNeice) has come. It is theirs whose retaility* leaps in the autumn, whose nature prefers jumpers with sleeves and boots worn with midi dresses. It has blown in with gusto this week, but there are up sides to autumn - one of which is a wardrobe overhaul. Here's what's on my imaginary shopping list. …

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The 5 wardrobe essentials to take you into the new season and beyond

As late summer rolls into September, it's time to turn your attention away from strappy dresses and sandals, and towards clothes that will take you seamlessly into the new season. All being well, you should already have these items in your wardrobe, or maybe just one or two gaps to fill....so you don't have to worry about spend, spend, spend. This isn't trend-chasing nor the thrill of the new, it's about classic styles that look contemporary and can easily be adapted to the season ahead....are you ready?…

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The Ultimate Holiday Dress?

Super speedy post as it's (still) the school holidays and therefore FULL ON, but if you're yet to head off to sunnier climes (or perhaps you've been and are going again? In which case, I salute you), please allow me to wave the kaftan dress under your nose.…

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Natasha’s Ile De Ré Holiday Packing List

With three weeks to go, I've been thinking about my holiday packing list. We're taking a late holiday this year - heading to one of my childhood haunts - the Dordogne - and then onto a place we've been to many times, but this is the first time with both children - the really rather ridiculously pretty Ile de Ré.…

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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.…