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Hello April aka What to wear to the pub

Hello April aka What to wear to the pub
What's that? You're going out, you say? And not for an extra-long wander around the supermarket just to escape the house? Yes, that's right folks, socialising is back on. So, masks and hand gel to the ready, here's what you need to be wearing now that we're all allowed out (with the emphasis on the 'out') again....

Your December wardrobe.....

Your December wardrobe.....
Boris has spoken! We are being released on the 3rd December, and whilst we may be nowhere near the free-for-all Festive Season of ye old days, we will be out and about (hurrah!) This is what you're going to need for the coming month (and it being winter), months and months after that.....

What to read and watch this Lockdown

What to read and watch this Lockdown
So, here we are again, Lockdown Life (part two)....but this time, it's winter. Whereas we had sunshine to get us through Lockdown One, we have to think a little differently this time. This stint, it's all about being cosy inside, getting outside for a socially-distanced meet up with one other person and keeping ourselves distracted with attention-grabbing TV shows and brilliant books.

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!

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!