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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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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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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.…

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M&S Edit: 25 Summer Hits

Roll on summer (when will it warm up again? Anyone?) so we can wear our favourie pieces from our M&S summer edit. Meet the 25 wardrobe hits we're eyeing up.…

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Colour Files: Pink

Where do you stand on wearing colour? How about the deliberate colour clash - which is everywhere, so even if you have no intention of sporting it yourself,¬†prepare to see others rocking the look. Shades might be advisable if colour is anathema. We'll start with an easy one: pink.…

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Style Hero: The Sequin Skirt

We have always greeted the concept of high-low dressing with open arms. Especially when it comes to sequin skirts. (I want to wear one; I don't want to look like an extra on Strictly.)…

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November Wishlist

And a slightly belated hello to November. This month's wishlist is dedicated to the smaller brands I've discovered via Instagram - because there is a great joy to be had from supporting a brilliant, burgeoning brand.…