Trend Watch: Yellow

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Tell someone at a party you are a trend and colour forecaster for the fashion industry and you can be almost certain what their next question will be, 'What colour will I be wearing next year?'  I usually answer, 'whatever colour… Read More

Style Icon: Jean Muir

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'She had such style. Real style that you could recognize. I love her for her individuality, her way of seeing a woman.'' Jean Paul Gaultier   Strict attention to detail, technical excellence and a passion for the craft of dressmaking… Read More

Cosmetic surgery: just say no?

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  Picture-fanpix.com Great article in Times2 on Monday by Caitlin Moran, who writes wittily about how, at a recent funeral she was horrified by the amount of eminent 40-plus women who had clearly had cosmetic surgery. Far from looking good,… Read More

We love: Stylish Blogs

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If you work in the fashion industry you will probably already be a big fan of The Sartorialist, the amazing street style blog, featuring beautiful photographs of stylish, real people from all over the world. The blog has been listed by Time Magazine… Read More

We love: Marks & Spencer

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Our current fav Limited dress from M&S, tops stores only This week The Women’s Room was given a preview of the new Portfolio range from Marks & Spencer, aimed at 40plus women and out in March 2009. Hurrah to M&S… Read More

Try this Instead

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It seems the book we recommended in our last Simple Pleasures has become a collectors item since we first bought it and not quite the simple pleasure (in money terms anyway) we intended. So take a look at this one… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

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  The Women’s Room would like to wish all its American readers a happy Thanksgiving. May all your turkeys and pumpkin pies be large and tasty.   Thanksgiving also gives us the chance to talk about one of our favourite… Read More

Radical Craft: Etsy

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We think there is nothing better than a Sunday spent trawling a car boot sale, flea market or Craft Fair. We love the thrill of the bargain and the unique often quirky indivdual items we find, hold pride of place on our… Read More

We Love: H is for Home

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H is for Home specialises in quirky, nostalgic, handmade and vintage items for the home. Like shopping at a curated jumble sale featuring carefully chosen items from the 1950's 60's and 70's, everything is unique and a one off. For us 'women… Read More

We love: bargain bling

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  While we’re on jewellery can we point you in the direction of some fabulous credit crunch sparkle that both costs very little and cheers you up? New Look has a range called Limited Edition which is better made and… Read More