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The 5 Spring Trends You Need To Know, Now

Spring does not necessarily mean florals. Miranda Priestly will be relieved. And you know what, so are we. We love a good floral print and goodness knows we need a little colour in our lives right now (you watch the news, right?) so we get it. Florals are fun. But yeah, they ain’t groundbreaking. So, meet the five spring trends that we are all over, so much so we may

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Making the Case: The Bootcut Jean

All hail the return of the bootcut jean. They’ve made a comeback even Mariah Carey would be proud of. And they’re way more flattering than the skinny jean. Trust us. Totally retro and a sure fire way of slimming those thighs without having to ditch the donut. Hallelujah! This time the look is stronger than ever.💪A little bit hippy, a little bit boho, with a touch of Western influence (think

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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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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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How To: The Art of Hygge

The French would say ” la vie est pleine de petits bonheurs”, the Danes call it “hygge.” Whatever, it’s not a competition, but they are doing their very best to tear me away from my adoration of France. Francophile or not, I can still appreciate the easy, “hygge” way of going. Even it doesn’t roll off the tongue just as easily – “hoo-ga” in case you were wondering. I think. To

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Trending Now: The Floral Bomber Jacket

The one-time 90’s favourite and go-to for tricky transeasonal dressing, the floral bomber jacket is certainly proving it’s worth this season. With pretty, botanical-inspired embroidery, the bomber also has a touch of the ‘borrowed-from-the-boys’ which means it really does tick all the boxes. This is how we like to style the floral bomber. Matchy matchy. Blame Margaret. As much as we love to pair the bomber with sneakers and skinny jeans (although, the

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Earn Your Stripes

Stripes. Again. You know it’s spring when you fancy sporting a stripe. I mean, it’s no secret that we love the Breton and thankfully, the fashion gods seem to approve the stripe season after season. Amen to that. Scroll down for a street style master class in stripes, and then, shop our edit.  Style Notes: A classic trench and a Breton top is a match made in heaven. No better example or

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How To: Wear The Duster Coat

It’s time to lighten up and get out of the trenches. Wardrobe, say hello to your new spring jacket: The Duster Coat. Believe it or not, there’s a little Wild West history associated with the duster coat; the recommended “uniform” for Texas Rangers no less, the duster was ideal for riding off into the sunset. Sergio Leone was a fan and the duster coat features pretty much in of all of

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The Spring 2016 Trend Report

Spring is in the air, although you wouldn’t know it (is that hailstones?!), but fashion waits for no-one, not even appropriate weather, because let’s face it, then we would be waiting forever, so we’re powering through and listing the spring trends you need to know about. The Cold Shoulder We’re championing off-the-shoulder cuts. Give those boys the cold shoulder in the top du jour: the Bardot. Named after the one and

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Your Autumn To-Do List

It’s October and autumn is officially upon us (hooray!). So I have decided to help you make the most of this season with a ‘to-do’ list. Embrace plaid. Checked scarves are everywhere. Yes we may look like a walking picnic blanket but we love it! Grab your apron and try your hand at making pumpkin soup. This seasonal favourite will keep you warm on those cold evenings and better yet

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