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What the Heck is Pokémon Go?

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After Jane’s successful post on explaining Snapchat to us all, I thought I’d fill you in on the latest phone-based phenomenon, Pokémon GO, mostly because 1) Pokémon were a huge thing for twentysomethingsons when they were young – remember the… Read More
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Sicilian summer dressing

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Dolce & Gabbana So the sun is shining at last and the shops are starting to fill up with Autumn clothes (don’t get me started) but as most people are only just starting to think about going on their summer… Read More
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Summer Beauty Buys

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Balance Me have sent me lots of lovely products over the last few months and I am fast becoming a fan of this natural skin care brand. The real test of a product for me, is if after testing I … Read More
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Amazon Hair with Rahua

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One of the great things about reporting on fashion and beauty is the (occasionally) fascinating people we get to meet. So it was with Fabian Lliguin, renowned New York hair stylist and passionate environmentalist, who founded the all natural Rahua… Read More
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How Not to Design a Logo

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When this image of Angela Eagle’s launch event popped up on my social media feed, I was initially amused as the headline read “Is Angela Eagle launching a political career – or a perfume?” But the more I read and… Read More
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Maye Musk for James Perse

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The new ad campaign for Californian brand James Perse‘s A/W 16/17 collection  features 68-year-old model Maye Musk. A spokesperson for the 20-year-old brand says they are “trying to change customers’ expectations from the young beach set to underscore it has… Read More
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Georgia O’Keeffe at Jigsaw

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Georgia O’Keeffe’s new exhibition opens this week people…Regular readers will remember I’ve been practicing dressing like Georgia since here and never before have I been more hopeful that some great art will lift my spirits. Much like with the Barbara… Read More
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Keep Calm and Carry on…..

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Like everyone else in the country I have been glued to social media since the heartbreaking news that Britain has voted leave the EU. As a Scot who spent her teenage years in Yorkshire and ended up in London, I… Read More
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The older women of the East End

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There’s something about older women in London – they have an attitude and confidence which enables them to stand out from the crowd and take control. They get seats on buses, bring people together to chat in public places and… Read More