Tags archives: summer

The Last-Minute Holiday Guide

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Whether you’ve been counting down for weeks or booked yesterday, take the stress out of your trip with our essential last-minute holiday how-to guide.   Get on the Case Another year, another holiday, same old suitcase? This summer, ditch the dodgy zip and decade of accumulated sand and treat yourself to some new wheels. Whether you’re a ca[...]

6 Summer Cocktail Recipes To Try This Bank Holiday

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You may not be lying on the beach in your bikini just yet, but you can still enjoy a taste of summer with these 6 must-try cocktails perfect for celebrating in style this Bank Holiday weekend... Strawberry and Kiwi Margarita Meet your ultimate summer cocktail - the strawberry and kiwi margarita! This fruity beverage packs a punch, simply shake 45ml tequila[...]

Beauty Editors Love: Summer-Ready Body

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Get ready for the big reveal! Britain's best beauty editors share their summer prep tips... Prep Your Skin for Self-Tan Fiona Embleton, Senior Beauty Editor, Marie Claire: Want a flawless base for self-tan? Then exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate! Start by dry brushing with the Homedics Body Brush then, while under a cool shower, load up a massage glove w[...]

Beauty Editors Love: Spring/Summer Fragrances

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From daytime scents to cocktail hour, fresh florals to evocative spices, the beauty editors from five of our favourite magazines reveal the scents they're swooning over Fragrances for Your Mood Lydia Thompson, Beauty Editor, Look: When it comes to summer I seek out zesty notes that naturally lift me up. Dior Eau Fraiche is an elegant way to wear citrus[...]

The Bikini Hotlist

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Whether you’re wearing it for a weekend away, abroad or at a spa, we’ve got the hottest bikinis that are set to sizzle on the beach or poolside in celebration of National Bikini Day. From Aztec prints and rosy florals to vibrant ruffles and sparkly sequins, we’ve rounded up the best eye-catching and shape enhancing bikinis to add into your wardrobe today[...]

The Flatform Edit

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Enter the world of ‘high fashion’ quite literally with this season's must-have footwear trend - the flatform. With the likes of famous fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Burberry and Marc Jacobs showcasing heavyweight platforms on the runway, you can expect to see a flatform frenzy this summer. Up your style game this season by pairing them wit[...]

We're All Going on a Summer Holiday...

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Holiday season has finally arrived and if you’re lucky enough to have a holiday to look forward to, it's time to get the suitcases packed and the kids excited. If you're not sure what to pack for your little ones, look no further as we show you how to style them up whatever the destination… Beach Holiday For a sun-filled beach holiday be sure to cover up a[...]

Monday Musings: 20 July 2015

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From must-reads to must-buys, here is our list of everything you need to do, wear and see now.       Prince George turns 2 Our favourite famous tot is due to celebrate his 2nd birthday this week. Prince George has already become the cutest celebrity child today and his outfits have topped most parent’s shopping lists. If you lov[...]

What to Wear to a Beach Wedding

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The beach wedding is becoming an increasingly popular choice with couples tying the knot, but dressing for sandy destinations can be tricky.  Our guide will ensure that you pack the right outfit for every exotic wedding, whether dining al fresco on the Amalfi Coast or partying all night in Mexico. Here are the outfits you’ll need in your suitcase... Hawa[...]

The Return of the Kaftan

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Meet your summer hero; no it’s not a shirt and it’s not a dress, it is in fact a kaftan. Easy breezy, relaxed and everything a holiday should be, you shouldn’t leave the country without one. But the kaftan isn’t just for the beach, – the ultimate versatile item it is so much more than a cover-up and with its hippie, bohemian quality which is bang on-trend[...]