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Yellow Is The Brightest Colour

February 27th, 2014 No Comments

Now is the time to wear a splash of a colour - the antidote to this wettest of winters and an optimistic look to spring.
I don’t know about you, but months of rain, threatening skies, and of course floods have had me convinced the world is an eternal palette of greys and browns. Narnia may [...]

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January Blues

January 9th, 2014 No Comments

Whether you wrap up or step up blue will suit you…
January is a funny month. Family filled holidays and festive overindulgence has long since seen the first month of the calendar year cast as the time of new beginnings. The papers smugly announce how many of our well intentioned resolutions – to lose weight or [...]

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A Gift Is Not Just For Christmas

November 25th, 2013 No Comments

A gift given with real spirit can keep those yule-tide embers burning all year and beyond…
My mum is eternally freaked out by Christmas. No, she’s not the White Witch of Narnia, she just gets overwhelmed by the holiday hubbub and kind of malfunctions - resulting in a kind of anti-gift. “I didn’t know what to [...]

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What Lies Beneath: Keeping Chills at Bay in Style

October 19th, 2013 No Comments

Layering is the perfect way to keep warm and look effortlessly cool as autumn days turn distinctly colder - mystery sub-plot optional.
The autumn chill brought with it spectres of years past. Some of my stuff was taken out of storage; reawakening old memories - Misty annuals and old love letters tied in satin ribbon - [...]

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Let’s Get Back to School

September 17th, 2013 No Comments

From brain food to brogues why September should be an adventure for your mind and a trip down memory lane for your wardrobe.
September is a bitter sweet month. As John Updike wrote in his ode to the late summer month, the breezes bring with them both smells of sun ripened fruit and crisp new stationery. [...]

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Zen and the Art of Holiday Packing

July 24th, 2013 No Comments

Not long ago I read the book “Mommy Dressing” by US writer Lois Gould, recounting her experiences growing up in the twenties and thirties with a fiercely determined, fashion designer mother who travelled to Paris twice a year by sea for the collections:
“Drawers and closets were virtually emptied, their flowing, exuberant contents reduced and forced [...]

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The 10 Hottest Feel-Good Summer Sales Items

July 18th, 2013 No Comments

The summer is in a full swing and so are the summer sales. Here are just some of the gorgeous pieces we have discovered as we tried to hunt down the best bargains that will make you look and feel good…
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Shine A Light Necklace 28″ Green [...]

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