I’m a (very) overweight 40s mum to four… here’s why I now run, hike & kickbox. And model swimsuits…
Jul29

I’m a (very) overweight 40s mum to four… here’s why I now run, hike & kickbox. And model swimsuits…

Okay, so here’s the thing. I’ve hesitated to talk about my weight and body shape for a while – because I’m definitely ‘body positive’, so how can I talk about my desire and need to lose weight?But of course I can do both. Because dieting and weight-loss-motivated exercise are a very different thing to the subject of health and well-being. This winter I was the biggest and heaviest I have ever been...

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LOOK at this soft-as-a-puppy bargain linen shirt. It’s £16!
Jun26

LOOK at this soft-as-a-puppy bargain linen shirt. It’s £16!

I’ve been hunting through the new F&F summer range on my weekly Tesco trip – and this week I’ve found a perfect trio which makes my heart happy. I’ve been loving F&F’s new summer dresses – who doesn’t want a loose and swishy dress when the temperature soars? But they’re not always practical. Sometimes a girl needs some shorts. I’m not sure I can adequately tell you how...

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I only popped in for ketchup… F&F summer dress for £25
Jun12

I only popped in for ketchup… F&F summer dress for £25

I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in my fandom of supermarket clothes shopping, am I? A decent seasonal range at an excellent price point, and you can throw it in your trolley with your weekly shop. What’s not to love?I mean, I wouldn’t head to Tesco to shop for a special occasion outfit, but to pick up some necessary everyday wear? Absolutely. And the new season of F&F summer dresses? I’m REALLY liking...

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A guide to buying the best designer dresses for the upcoming summer
Mar06

A guide to buying the best designer dresses for the upcoming summer

Choosing what to wear is one of those tasks that can frankly go either way. There are times when the occasion demands an outfit that you find in an instant. It’s within budget, entirely appropriate and perhaps most importantly, makes you feel fabulous. It’s comfortable, it suits you, and it’s bang on-trend. By HighKey Shutterstock Then there are those other times. The times when no matter how hard you trawl, how many...

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How to create the perfect capsule wardrobe
Feb26

How to create the perfect capsule wardrobe

While we’ve had a penchant for fast fashion in the past, thanks to its purse friendly prices and gentle nod to the catwalk trends, our desire to save the planet has led us to the capsule wardrobe movement. One in which cheap man-made mass-produced materials are ditched in favour of ethically sourced and organic items that transcend current fashion trends and are considered modern day classics. Here are the key items, you should...

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Style on a Shoestring: Student Outlet Steals
Feb25

Style on a Shoestring: Student Outlet Steals

Shopping with teens isn’t always easy, but it doesn’t have to be complicated either. If your teens are trying to look stylish on a shoestring student budget, or want to make their salary stretch a little further, there are lots of ways you can help. Firstly, encourage them to shop in the right places. Look for seasonal sales, student outlets, and discount stores. With that in mind, here are our three favourite style bargains: Pretty...

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