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The Coatigan

I promise I haven't made it up! When I glimpsed this word 'Coatigan' for the first time, I thought here we go again. Another marketing ploy to make us think we don't have something and we need it. That was the cynic in me…

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A Neontastic Rebrand

As a staunch fan of anything neon, I have always loved 'Little Leggies' as it was known up until a month ago. The founders, Gussie & Lou wanted to build on the success of their predominantly childrenswear business and expand further into womenswear that…

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An Alpine Adventure

Gone are the days of frumpy salopette's and monstrous snow boots the size of your leg (that you had to wear on the plane as not enough space in the luggage - thanks folks!) Now there is choice, choice, choice everywhere from the supermarket…

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Relaxed Glamour

How often are you just nipping to the pub and you have a dress dilemma. If you were going to a party, ball or theatre you would have thought about it, but pub/relaxed night out with friends - oh no - you have…

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My Autumn Staple

Ok, my father has never owned a pair of jeans but I would be hard pushed to find anyone born post 1950 to be in the same boat. They are totally my default Autumn Winter bottom half, mainly in black. No one in…

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17 Pairs of Trainers No One Else Will Have

Quite a punchy call, but I have delved very deep into finding trainers that aren't on the foot of every fifth mum at the school gate (including myself) and when it isn't it a good time for a trainer post? I think they should…

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When It Rains, It Pours

Today, I am talking light weight, throw on, colourful and waterproof. The humble rain mac. It can be left crumpled in the boot and still has the ability to make you look pulled together when thrown on and zipped up. Buy a size…

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Jumpers With a Twist

The first thing you see after a jacket and shoes is what's on your top half. The school run staple seems to be a cashmere jumper with a little colourful detail on it. Marks and Spencer has got wind of this trend and rolled…