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Golden Globe Awards 2017: The Best Red Carpet Style

In the words of Maeve, "fashion police, assemble!" Ah yes, it's that time of the year again, just when we're down in the dumps, deep…

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‘Tis the season of soirées, sequins, and Strictly

It's party prep time and if you want to sparkle like that glitter ball trophy (we really, really love Strictly), then it's time for some sequins.…

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Take A Chill Pill

Sometimes you just need to slow down, take a moment, and breathe. Yoga isn't just a trend; it's a way of life. Just kidding, we…

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Golden Globe Awards 2017: The Best Red Carpet Style

In the words of Maeve, “fashion police, assemble!” Ah yes, it’s that time of the year again, just when we’re down in the dumps, deep in post-holiday January blues and with resolutions failing fast, we can finally pass judgement on those privileged enough to walk the red carpet. No shame here folks, we will ‘ooh’, ‘aah’ and ‘nah’ all we want. While the Golden Globe Awards are considered by many

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‘Tis the season of soirées, sequins, and Strictly

It’s party prep time and if you want to sparkle like that glitter ball trophy (we really, really love Strictly), then it’s time for some sequins. Be careful not to go overboard, quick step away from too many accessories and soften the look with some cashmere knits or, even better, a touch of faux fur. This French Connection number is ideal for lazy lounging over the holidays. If sparkly isn’t your

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Caped Crusader

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly might just spring to mind when you throw on a poncho (if Margaret has anything to do with it!) but push past the Man with No Name aka Clint and picture Alexa, or Cara, or SJP. I mean, isn’t that enough fashion credentials right there? By the way, is it a cape or a poncho? You see, a cape is sort of like

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Take A Chill Pill

Sometimes you just need to slow down, take a moment, and breathe. Yoga isn’t just a trend; it’s a way of life. Just kidding, we say that about coffee and donuts too. Margaret swears by yoga and attends her weekly classes religiously. If, like me, the commitment of a weekly class (or of any kind, ha!) terrifies you, then Adriene is your go-to-girl for the best and most effective yoga

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Snug Life: Stay Warm, Look Cool

Three winters ago, I succumbed to the puffer jacket. I had dug my heels in long enough, but you know when you’re ankle deep in snow, you really have no other alternative. Except maybe hypothermia. The puffer screamed “giving up” to me. It was ‘mumsie’, a bit of a fashion no-no really. Oh, how wrong I was. It’s like being wrapped in a great big duvet. Statement coats are well

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Hillary Clinton Suits Up

Okay, so we tend to steer away from politics, let’s leave that to the professionals. Wait, who are they again? It would seem professionalism has eluded our ‘leaders’ lately, but it’s too early in the morning for that. Instead, let’s focus our attention on something much more important: Hillary Clinton’s pantsuits. Ralph Lauren’s Patriotic Pantsuit Trilogy has served Hillary well. This choice in particular has been widely regarded as a tribute to the suffragette

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