Simple but spot on: the white sneaker

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I never thought I would be excited by sneakers but I am. Historically, I haven’t been a huge fan of trainers worn in a non-sports context and, I must admit, I am not totally au fait with your Reebok Classics versus your High Tops, but times have changed and the lady is most definitely for turning. Now top of my wish …

Denim dilemmas

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For many of us, buying denim is like trying to find ‘Mr Right’ – you quite simply have to kiss a few frogs before you find your Prince Charming. Most of us would rather stick pins in our eyes than go jean shopping because it can be such a painful and disappointing process. Why do we put so much stall by finding the …

The art of sale shopping

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Happy New Year! While December is full of promise, booze and food, January can be a pretty bleak month: grim weather, detoxes and resolutions to name a few. However, there are some significant things going for it: back to school, booking a holiday, and sale shopping. So where do you begin when faced with those endless red ‘Sale’ signs? Firstly, avoid the temptation …

When only a sparkly top will do

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I have had a weekend of two halves, from head lice and croup on the one hand to wine tastings (brilliant fun and highly recommend Angelo at Bedales in Borough Market – very easy on the eye too!) and hen dos on the other. From nit combs to willy straws and delicious Pinot Noirs to Calpol, with quite a lot of sleeplessness …

To bling or not to bling? That is the question.

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Jewellery, like a puppy, is not just for Christmas, although this Christmas my wish list seems to be entirely jewellery based. But I am an unashamed magpie so I am most definitely in the ‘get decking yourselves out’ camp. That doesn’t mean I want to look more sparkly than the Queen at the state opening of Parliament, but a nice necklace or bracelet can …

This Cinderella won’t be going to the ball; but you can in that iconic Little Black Dress

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I have rather selfishly been putting off thinking about the LBD, mainly because like the wicked step-mothers, I am raging with jealousy about the fact that I have absolutely no need for anything so formal. Ok so I am not about to poison all the apples in Sainsbury’s to take out those of you with Christmas dos, but it is nice to get dressed …