Catwalk trends can be tricky to pull off in real life. Stylist Sara tells us how we can be on trend this spring...
Jennifer shares her tips on getting gorgeous eyes with some clever use of make-up...
Five ways to update your wardrobe for a casually chic Spring look, without spending a penny! Stuck in a winter fashion rut? Want to update your wardrobe? You can shrug off your woollies and prepare for Spring sunshine with a bit of wardrobe ingenuity! Think frugal and still retain your style. Tip 1 Rediscover […]
Can one trip to the High Steet restore your inner chic? As a woman who is based largely at home: wife, mother, writer, accountant, general dogsbody (I am a veritable CEO although that’s another story!), I frequently struggle with the mundanity of my attire. I live in a rural idyll with a road that floods […]
Inspirations for your Spring Wardrobe from our Fashion Editor How did it happen so quickly? The arrival of spring that is? One minute I was busy hauling on boots and layers, when, out of nowhere so it seemed, the sun arrived and I am now frantically casting around trying to find what feels right for this […]
An interview with leading fashion designer Zandra Rhodes. We meet Zandra Rhodes in her fabulous London penthouse, an oasis of colour nestled a stone’s throw from The Shard and atop of her self-founded London Fashion and Textile Museum. More than 50 years into her illustrious career, the fuchsia-haired veteran designer Zandra Rhodes is as busy […]
Getting your party on: the perfect party dress. Fortunately, these days designers have become hip wise to the fact that party dresses for women should suit different shapes, flatter different skin tones and look great on women of every age group. Whether you are Caucasian with a peaches-and-cream complexion or happen to be a woman of color […]
How to pull off the latest fashion trends As we head into 2014, and eagerly make predictions about the Spring/Summer line, let’s take a look at some of the biggest fashion trends in 2013, and how to pull them off. Boyfriend Clothing Spring saw an earlier introduction to boxy silhouettes than is usual; the catwalks were […]
Fashion expert Emma on how to find the perfect little black dress. Scroll down for Emma’s top picks of this season’s LBDs That time of year is finally upon us. A time that induces panic, anxiety and sweaty palms in even the most calm and cool headed of us. A time preceded by weeks […]
Fashion Ed Heather praises the classic white shirt I was in London last week, which I always find exciting (as if I am a visiting teenager all over again), and I had an hour to spare between day and evening appointments. I spent that hour very wisely, in the beautiful House of Fraser store at […]
Fashion editor Heather’s solutions for when your waistline ain’t what it used to be. I admit it: for years I have been a small-waisted gal, the one who would feel a little embarrassed when admitting to still wearing size 8 jeans, even post-children. Actually, if the truth be told, I needed a belt more often […]
We don't need lots of clothes, just the right ones to look good. Fashion writer Emma tells us how...
In the light of the Bangladesh factory tragedy, Mary Trueick asks who needs to make a change The recent clothing factory tragedy in Bangladesh has quite rightly made us think about the provenance of the clothes we buy. The Rana Plaza building collapse and huge loss of life in Savar was the latest in a […]
Meet Heather Boal-Russell, a fashion editor I live in the country, so day-to-day my preferred look is casual but with a bit of smart thrown in. Last winter I bought a tweed jacket from Zara with a wonderful pale blue and grey striped lining and faux suede on the collar and elbows. I just love it […]
By the Fashion Editor There is very little more embarrassing – or prone to put you on the spot – than being asked to talk about your style. After all, what we wear and how we wear it is a matter of personal taste and there is nothing worse than some know-all, ivory tower, […]