Middleagedmum.com: Adulting

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As 20 something daughter gets ready to go back to university for her final year – we have that back to school feeling for the very last time. This time next year, she will be an actual adult doing actual… Read More

Things to Love in September

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Katherine Hamnett by Chris Floyd The Return of Katherine Hamnett 1980s fashion icon Katharine Hamnett, is back and not before time, as we are in dire need of some activist fashion that comes from the heart, rather than some not… Read More

Summer FOMO

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It’s that time of year when ones social media feeds fill up with people lounging around on sun beds in fabulous locations, or attending amazing cultural or music events. I’ve never been much of a plan in advance kind of… Read More

Listen to This: The High Low

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I’m late to the current craze for Podcasts – I know right, me late to a trend, I must be losing my touch!! Months ago (or even years?), when everyone was banging on about Serial, I was wondering when they… Read More

When did fashion get so expensive?

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Chloe jacket £3305                                    Stella McCartney dress £2435                     Gucci dress £2190 Reading Lucinda Chambers honest account of her sacking, the state of the publishing world and how the fashion business is more about profit than creativity, got me thinking.  Over the… Read More

A new brand to love: ByOcular

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Caren Downie has been a influential figure in British fashion for many years – as former buying director of Top Shop, fashion director of Asos.com and most recently the brains behind Finery, the online fashion brand. Caren left Finery at… Read More