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How To Create The Perfect Love Nest This Valentine's Day

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With Valentine's Day fast approaching and the question of how to celebrate playing on all our minds. Why not consider swapping a night out on the town for a cosy night in for two. We have the perfect love nest accessories to set the mood for you and your loved one this Valentine's.  Wine and Dine   Shop the Edit: Left to right -  Debenhams Wooden he[...]

The Holiday Hot List

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Holiday season is on the horizon so it’s time to get those shopping lists ticked off and that suitcase packed.  Dressing for the sun should be fun and carefree so we’ve created the ultimate capsule wardrobe -with just ten key pieces- to ensure you look glamorous from pool to bar. From the day-to-night gypsy top to the must-have gladiator sandals, these ar[...]

Summer Trend: Paradise

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For summer, designers love taking inspiration from nature and while some designers opted for an under the sea, jellyfish vibe, the collections we loved were inspired by animals above water- in the sky specifically. Birds of paradise and tropical prints transported us to faraway lands and now, as our new arrivals hit stores, the fantasy has become reality. O[...]

All Things Bright and Beautiful

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Summer may be on our mind, but our wardrobes are dark and - dare we say - starting to look a little bit gloomy? What we need is a bright and beautiful injection of colour - the perfect excuse to shop our new season accessories... Banish the boring black bag in favour of something more exciting, with bold coloured accessories hot to trot for spring. Burber[...]

The Twelve Dresses of Christmas

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On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me…12 dreamy dresses. That’s exactly how we would like the famous festive carol to end because who, quite frankly, wants "12 drummers drumming" for Christmas? Although we wouldn’t say no to the "five golden rings." We’ve rounded up our twelve Christmas party dresses (including a token jumpsuit) that are[...]

NYE Style: Everything But The Dress

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Don’t want to wear a dress this party season? See our pick of alternative outfits here, because there’s no better time to experiment than on New Year’s Eve. Although we’re resigned to the fact that New Year’s Eve is likely to be an anti-climax, that doesn’t stop us enjoying getting dressed up for the biggest night of the year. So start 2015 as you mean to[...]

How to Wear: Sparkle & Shine

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The holidays are coming, signalling the start of the party season so it’s time to shop til you drop for that dazzling party outfit to blow them all away. To make it a little easier for you, we’ve selected the best sparkly options for those upcoming Christmas occasions.  Nothing says Christmas like sequins and sparkle -from tinsel on the Christmas tree to [...]

Editor's Debrief: Love Colour, Be Happy

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  I have a pet hate around this time of year, and that is people asking me the question: “Aren’t you cold, wearing only that?” No. I’m not. Given I’m wearing a thick winter coat, a midi-length dress (with sleeves I hasten to add), combined with tights, and shoes that cover my heels and toes, might I please ask you the question, “Why do you think I wo[...]

The Perfect Gift: Boots & Bags

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The countdown to Christmas is on. While the most prepared shoppers have got all the presents wrapped and ready for Christmas morning, we’re struggling with that tricky one for the lady with very particular taste. There's no need to panic as we've rounded up the best gifts for even the choosiest of gift receiver. There’s no such thing as too many wardrobe [...]

10 Game-Changing Christmas Party Outfits

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Research tells us (just kidding, this is a guess) that we'll go to an average of three holiday parties this festive season. Are you ready to make an impression for the very last time this year? As the end of the year approaches and we juggle thinking about our loved ones, catch-ups, Christmas gifts, travel plans, and what on earth to do on New Year's Eve [...]