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Unsung Beauty Heroes

This morning as I was allowing my T Gel the two minutes it needs to magically stop my scalp from itching like there are a gazillion ants wriggling over it I realised how unappreciated it must [...]

Get the edge on 1930s fashion

Who watched the first part of the BBC’s drama Dancing On The Edge? If you did you’ll know just how amazing the 1930s fashion looked (and if you didn’t, well you’re in the right place…) As [...]

Diary of a Next fashion shoot

It’s hard to believe as I sit here at the dining table in my scruffy jumper, jumbo mug of tea by my side that yesterday I was somewhere very different. I was one of 8 bloggers [...]

What I’m wearing for Christmas linky

What will you be wearing on Christmas Day? Are you staying in your PJs all day or donning a festive jumper? Or perhaps you’ve made a special purchase and are going all-out-glam for the Big Day. [...]

Lingerie wish list

*If you’re looking to treat the one you love (or yourself for that matter) to some new lingerie take a look at Figleaves, the site that carries just about every type of lingerie you can think [...]

What will Kate wear next?

*The reaction to the news that Kate and Wills are expecting a baby has been pretty big (understatement of the year). The discussion surrounding what will be in Kate’s maternity wardrobe has been even bigger. I’ve [...]

Wishlist: Avenue 32

Shopping online at Avenue 32 is like hot-footing your way around all four major fashion weeks and then some. Featuring both established and emerging design talent I’ve had a rummage through the rails and picked out [...]

It’s party time! Xmas outfit challenge

Xmas party season is nearly in full swing. If you’re wondering what to wear or if you just want to imagine what you would wear if you weren’t knee-high in Nativity costumes and wrapping, then why not [...]

Fancy dressing up this Christmas?

For the last few years the festive jumper – usually sporting a reindeer or a snowman – has been de rigeur for adding humour to Christmas proceedings. It seems synthetic fibres and a few egg noggs [...]

Power browse: Oxford Street

I was in Oxford Street yesterday on a very important blogger mission – honestly! Anyway, when that had finished and I’d wiped off the remains of a very tasty pancake from my chops, I had a [...]

Emanuel’s designs on Plus Size Fashion

Designer collaborations are everywhere at the moment. In fact, if you go into a High Street store and you don’t find one you begin to feel a bit cheated. Bonmarche is no different – they have a plus-size [...]

Review: Benefit make-up lesson

Last week I popped into Boots, Bond Street to buy a blusher and met Jess from Benefit. Jess asked if I’d be interested in coming back for an appointment to try out a party look. Here’s [...]

Deck the kids with new pyjamas, tra la la la la…

I was listening to the radio yesterday and heard a discussion about people’s crazy Christmas traditions. Some of them were just sheer madness – like the couple who celebrate half-way to Christmas on June 25th complete [...]

Fun, Fizz and Festivity: Next Fashion Lock-In

The highlight of my week was going to The Next Fashion Lock-In – a fashion event with the 3 Fs: Fun (when is shopping not?), Fizzy (Prosecco) and Festivity (the lights outside on Oxford Street were [...]

How to get Daniel Craig in your bedroom!

Now this post should really have been used for Silent Sunday. Words aren’t really necessary so please feel free to fog over the font and focus only on the picture! If you are wondering why I’m [...]