Making the transition: midi dressing

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Be careful what you wish for … now the weather has truly turned, the suffocating heat is a distant memory and it’s been business as usual: grey and rainy. The silver lining though in all this is that there is no reason why we can’t embrace the new season’s collections. The midi train rolls on and this week it’s the turn …

Hotting Up: it’s sundress time

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Well hello heatwave! There’s only one piece of clothing that can help us survive in this weather and that is the sundress. This season’s hit style has to be a button up number and the vibe is pared back and chic. Here are 10 of the best and even better they are all under £50:  Midi Dress with Buttons £39.99 …

Summer in the City

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Dressing for the office in the summer is definitely a harder task than the rest of the year. How to keep cool while still looking appropriate can be tricky, particularly if you work in an environment where more traditional dress codes are at play. Here are three easy ways to look stylish for the office this season: The right accessories …

The rise of the wrap

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That flamenco emoji lady has a lot to answer for. Thanks to her (well probably not just her) the shops are full of flirty, ruffly wrap dresses. Everywhere. But don’t be too hasty to dismiss this most feminine of styles because the wrap dress covers a lot of bases: work wear – yep, casual – definitely, occasions – yes indeed. Here’s …

All White

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White – not just the preserve of brides and Wimbledon – there is nothing quite like an all white ensemble in the summer. But how to avoid looking like a walking bedsheet? Choose your style and fabrication wisely and you will look and feel cool in the summer heat. Here are my top ten: & Other Stories has a couple …

A dress for every occasion

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The sun is shining. It’s wedding/event season. The summer holidays are a matter of weeks away. So what do you need? A dress of course, because it is time to get your pins out. So here is my ultimate guide to the dresses you need for every occasion this summer. The Perfect Casual Everyday Dress Where do you go for your summer …

The Holy Grail?

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What is the holy grail for many woman you may ask…? Well other than children who actually listen to her or a husband who does not leave the toilet seat up, it is a nine to nine dress, the piece that will take you from work to drinks, from holiday to a swanky restaurant. It’s not rocket science, it’s just a versatile …

Midi or Maxi – which are you?

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“Can I help, Mummy?” These are the words that should engender a warm glow to the heart, but instead strike dread into it. Because children and cooking is scary stuff. Two children and cake making is an even more dangerous exercise and I shall not be attempting it again – EVER. Cocoa, flour, sugar, eggs, baking powder, knife blade…. you …

The time is now…get your legs dress ready

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I used to love getting in the bath with the kids but that was before they got big and I now spend the entire time protecting myself from the various limbs that poke and prod places they shouldn’t. They too don’t seem to be all that keen as inevitably one of them will remark on the Gruffalo-like quality of my prickly legs. …