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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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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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Cherry Ripe

Is it just us, or is there suddenly a glut of cherry red brights hitting the high street? Today (because the forecast is for grey and gloom) we give you a round-up of our favourites.…

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The Valentine’s Line-up

As much as I love flowers, chocolates and professions of love, like Alex, I’m not a mad keen fan of Valentine’s – I prefer a more spontaneous gesture of affection. And yet, and yet… I do find it hard to resist a present. Particularly if it’s pink, pretty or gorgeously scented.…

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Hush: The New Season Edit

Last week Alex and I had the pleasure of dropping into Hush’s Spring/Summer preview – always one of our favourites. It’s full of treats (we’ll give you the heads-up on our picks when the full collection drops soon), but the pre-collection (definitely A Thing) is available now – and who are we to deny you the chance to do a wardrobe refresh?…

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The Antidote to ‘Blue Monday’?

Today is “Blue Monday”. The most depressing day of the year, apparently. (These marketing types really know how to make us feel all warm and fuzzy.) What better panacea than to wrap yourself in something cosy?…

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Shop the Sales for 2017’s Trends

Hello, and welcome to 2017. How’s the head? (Or am I just imagining that everyone else goes out and in fact you, like us, spent it on the sofa and went to bed early? (With a Lemsip, in my case. Rock. On.) If you’re bright eyed and bushy-tailed, why not reward yourself with a spot of Getting Ahead. Here’s how to shop some of 2017’s biggest trends in the sales. (Clever, no?)…