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Kids designer clothes – pros and cons

Kids designer clothing is something we might all think is a great idea when we are pregnant and dreaming of what sort of parent we would like to be. I was pretty clueless about the realities of parenting when I became pregnant for the first time. As the youngest child

How to style denim for work

Denim has stood the test of time. Although dress codes for offices are becoming more informal, it’s still nice to feel professional and dress appropriately when heading to your job. This is why wearing denim for your nine-to-five can be tricky particularly when so many of us associate it with hobbies and holidays

The secrets behind Queen Elizabeth II’s fashion

  Leading with grace, dignity and duty, Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest serving monarch, having become the first British monarch to Sapphire Jubilee in February last year – marking 65 years on the throne. As well as being an outstanding leader, Queen Elizabeth has also been celebrated for her impeccable fashion

The perfect interview outfit – a graduate guide

It’s super stressful when you’re coming up to graduation. Juggling late nights at the library for revision, spending hours meeting that 10,000-word target for your dissertation, and trying to find a job to walk into after graduation can feel very overwhelming. It's a competitive environment out there and it can

Workwear Makeover – Functional and Stylish

As the cliché goes - you are what you wear – fashion has always been an important part of people’s life. It represents who they are and what they regard as stylish. This is the reason why big name brands like Alexander McQueen, Gucci and Versace have made huge leaps

Finding the perfect prom dress

Finding the perfect prom dress can seem like a huge challenge but I like to think of it as a whole lot of fun. Proms are increasingly popular and a time to make lasting memories. Some of those memories can be made as you anticipate the night itself and choose

Men swear by River Island for jeans

We are definitely a male-dominated household with two sons aged 12 and 17 and my husband plus 2 male dogs. We had to get a female kitten to redress the balance a bit recently. I digress from the point of this post which is to describe the various clothing choices of

Timeless trends in the fashion world

This year I have decided to lose the leggings and baggy T-shirt look and to experiment with fashion again. I think so many mums can lose their way when it comes to expressing themselves through their outfits. Practical clothing is OK but can make us look like clones when we already

Simply Be review

When Simply Be get in touch  to ask if you would like to take a look at their collections for Spring, you jump at the chance. It's a well-known and trusted brand. I do have one little complaint though and that is that I spent literally hours browsing their site as

Great dresses for Spring

Great dresses for Spring are on my mind for two reasons. Firstly, we are getting occasional sunny days with blue skies so I do feel the new season might be here soon. It is long overdue if you ask me after cold and rainy days for months. Secondly, I have

Discovering a new fashion brand LOTD

LOTD are an up-and-coming Manchester-based fashion brand. I had not heard of them before but I am so glad that I have now. They offered to help me work on my style and let's fact it I need all the assistance I can get on that front. It is so easy

Making a jacket work for any occasion

Our online shopping habits have gotten out of hand, with our basket piling up with products that we would love to have — but the checkout looks pricier than we expected. Starting from scratch, it’d be nice to be ‘out with the old and in with the new’! But really,

How to refresh your winter wardrobe

How to refresh your winter wardrobe may not be your top priority as you juggle work, money and parenting. However, investing in something new cheers the soul and it is fun to inject some colour into your life at this drab time of year. Here are some items that have taken