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Hush: The Summer Sale Edit

The Hush summer sale has landed people! Here’s our picks- but be quick, it’s selling out so fast that if you don’t click it, you miss it.…

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How to…Pack for a Week in the Sun

We had the best week in Corsica (our fifth time on this perfectly gorgeous island: guide coming soon!) I also rigorously applied the packing rules which made life so simple that I am (almost) tempted to streamline my wardrobe. (I said ‘almost’…)…

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M&S: The Spend it Well Summer Edit

It can be tempting to keep your best clothes for, well, best. That flute sleeve beauty of a top? Can you really wear it on the school run, to work, around the house? Or that beautiful summery maxi dress, could you possibly wear it to the shops? We think yes. Life, is very much, for living, which also applies to your wardrobe. If you love something wear it and wear it and wear it, as what's the point in having something you adore just hanging forlornly in your wardrobe? With that in mind, we've both been busy checking out and trying on Marks & Spencer's new summer collection, which is very good this year and nicely ticking the sartorial boxes we love. Gorgeous flared midi skirts? YES! Tasselled jewellery and pom-pommed sandals? YES! Statement sleeves? YES SIRREEE! Here's what we've found that's available to buy in store and online now....…

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Shop This! 25 Best Summer Sales Buys

There are years when the term ‘summer sales’ is a loose one. 20% off does not, in my opinion, a true sale make. But this year…the sales are serious. So we give you an unashamed shopping post to peruse (and tempt?) you over the weekend. .…

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Summer Books: The Reading List

772404d9f37b1b45f9d6fe0c611de996 Summer and books. Two of my favourite things. Throw in a deckchair/picnic rug/beach towel and I'm in heaven. Holidays and books are the perfect marriage. I have considerably less time to indulge than I used to (aha, so this is why people go on holiday with their parents/where there's a kids' club), but I still squeeze books into my day whenever I have the chance. Here's what I suggest (very politely) you might like to add to your reading list this summer.…

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Family-friendly travel: Sweden for the summer?

Sweden isn’t just for fashion, snow and super-blonde hotties – it’s also fantastic for holidays. The beaches are gorgeous (trust me, I’ve seen them in all their delicious white-sand gorgeousness), the summer light is almost endless and there’s just so much to do for families. Whether you hit Stockholm, head to an island or lounge around by the sea, you’re in for a good time……

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The Peasant Blouse

That folkloric peasant blouse by Vita Kin? The ones which cost, oh, I don’t know, about a gazillion pounds? Yes, those. How much do we covet one?…

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Insider’s guide to Corfu: with kids or without kids, just go…

One of the world's all-time favourite holiday destinations, Corfu is the sun-drenched Greek Island famed not only as the setting for Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals, but also as a place of gorgeous beaches, beautiful scenery and stunning coastal views over the glittering Mediterranean. Inspired by pictures of her ridiculously amazing villa Agnos House (available to rent this summer through Scott Williams), we turned to Interior Designer Looby Crean, who has been visiting Corfu for years and is an expert on what to do and where to go on this most idyllic of Greek islands. If you're going this summer, read on for her hot tips and to discover how she transformed the house into a stunning home. If not, read on, be inspired and book for next year! You won't regret it....…