We love: Salesgossip.co.uk

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Shortly after I wrote about sales starting on Monday’s post, I got an interesting email from the team who run Salesgossip.co.uk letting me know that there was a Hobbs seasonal sale on from 28/05 to 5/06 (in case I wanted… Read More

Lucza maxi dress

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Maxi dresses are still on trend, and this lovely one from Lucza is a very grown up one which is perfect for holidays and hot summer days. We talked about Lucza here so check out why we liked it, and… Read More

Norma Kamali Swimsuits

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We are seriously indebted to TWR reader Sandra Halliday, Editor in Chief of trend forecasting website WGSN, who has told us about the Norma Kamali range of swimsuits at Net-A-Porter. Sandra is a very stylish Editor in Chief, she is… Read More

COS orange trousers

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We promise this will be the last post on coloured trousers for a while, we have rather gone on about them this week. But I thought you might be interested to know where I ended up buying mine from. COS… Read More

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

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It’s almost worth buying this for the lenticular cover that flips between a fresh faced picture of Alexander McQueen and a silver glossy skull. The contents, however, do not disappoint; beautiful photography of McQueen’s amazing clothes seen altogether make you… Read More

Style Icon: Diana Vreeland

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No one who loves fashion can ignore the influence of the extraordinary Diana Vreeland, American fashion editor and style doyenne who reigned first at  Harper’s Bazaar magazine in New York (for a quarter of a century) and then at US… Read More

We love: Italian style

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We’ve mentioned The Sartorialist before on The Women’s Room, a wonderful, high quality pictoral blog that is heavily used by fashion insiders for inspiration. This week the blog’s author Scott Schuman, has been photographing in Italy Florence and Milan to… Read More

We love: WoWoWoW

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    Eleanor Roosevelt (left)  It’s a big week for Americans. The promise of change and a new President in Barack Obama and the chance that we might also have a really interesting and stylish first lady in Michelle is cheery news… Read More

Just Me by Sheila Hancock

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Being stylish isn’t always about looking fabulous, sometimes it’s about being fabulous too. Sheila Hancock is certainly well turned out at 75 with great poise, but it is her wonderfully no-bullshit, I’m-far-from-perfect-but-I’m-trying attitude that makes her such a wise bird.… Read More

The Disciples by James Mollison

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We are indebted to Word, middleagedad’s favourite middleagemagazine, for bringing The Disciples, a glorious new book by photographer James Mollison to our attention. Never before has a book brought together the fashion passion of middleagemum with the music obsessions of… Read More

Style Icon: Mrs Exeter

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photo UK Vogue   From 1949-65 UK Vogue ran a regular style column from Mrs Exeter, a fictional character  who dispensed advice for women ‘of a certain age’ (she told us she was ‘fifty-odd’) who were keen to stay fashionable… Read More