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5 Winter Wellness tips from Jo Saunders of Eight Food

5 Winter Wellness tips from Jo Saunders of Eight Food
A departure from fashion from me today, but hopefully it's one that you'll find useful and enjoy reading! There's never been a more important time to be healthy. With winter approaching and Covid-19 hanging around like the world's most unwanted guest, all of us need to be looking after ourselves and our loved ones. With this in mind, I turned to the lovely Jo Saunders, nutritionist and co-founder of Eight Food to ask her advice on staying healthy during cough and cold season.

How to...work from home

How to...work from home
Back working from home again? Wondering how to get anything done whilst sitting at your kitchen table? Have no fear, as I've spoken to three very stylish women who are experts when it comes to staying sane when you're trying to work and not be distracted at home.

Back to school - the knitwear edit

Back to school - the knitwear edit
Can you believe we're already half-way through September? I mean, I know it happens every.single.year at around this time, but still. Where has the year (of all years) gone? While the end of summer is never something to cheer about, the beginning of autumn, is well, the beginning of something new. This year may be a little different than normal, but that doesn't mean we can't embrace everything that is good about this time of year.

Long, hot, summer

Long, hot, summer
Every year, without fail, my mother says 'it's going to be like 76' when a heatwave lasted all summer, the UK felt like the Costa del Sol and everyone couldn't stop remarking 'ooh, isn't it hot?' And you know what? This year, she might be right...

The A-Z of summer

The A-Z of summer
Summer holidays taken you by surprise? Can't remember what month it is, let alone, what you're meant to be wearing (thanks Covid-19!) Haven't a clue whether boho is a yes or a no-no? Worry no more. Here's TAE's definitive guide to summer...

Staycation Style: What to wear on a British Holiday

Staycation Style: What to wear on a British Holiday
Holidays are back on, and if you're lucky enough to have booked that last Airbnb in Cornwall, then it's time to start thinking about your Great British Holiday wardrobe....

Dress yourself happy

Dress yourself happy
When it's cold, grey and wet outside, there's only one thing for it - and I'm not talking hitting the bottle - it's time to dress yourself happy!

5 steps to finding the perfect present

5 steps to finding the perfect present
Gift shopping. Does the idea of it excite you or send you into some kind of mild panic? At this time of year, you can't escape the fact that, at some point, you are going to have to start buying presents. Possibly quite a few for probably a number of people. It could be a nightmare, but it really doesn't have to be if you follow these five foolproof steps. 

One jumper, three ways

One jumper, three ways
Whether you're out every night or just once a month, you need a party jumper in your wardrobe. 

5 minutes with Sara from Wellies & Champagne

Wellies and Champagne
If you’re looking for style inspiration and love classic pieces with a modern twist, a touch of sparkle, beautiful skirts and gorgeous blouses, then Wellies & Champagne is the Instagram feed and blog for you. Founded by the lovely Sara, a former fashion buyer who lives in Derbyshire with her husband and two children, her feed is a lesson in pretty, witty dressing, and I, for one, love it!

Falling for Fall

Falling for Fall
I think of myself as a Summer girl, but as I’ve grown older I’ve come to appreciate and love the seasons more. Whilst I may not love the rain, the mud or the grey dankness of Autumn, there is, undeniably, something magical about the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness...

The Eternal Allure of Stripes

The Eternal Allure of Stripes
A Breton top is a wardrobe staple, but what is it about the simple stripe that seduces us so?