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The stark(ers) reality of older bodies

The stark(ers) reality of older bodies

  We are bombarded by images of perfect bodies: young not old, sculpted not flabby. So it’s been a relief recently to see a couple of films featuring positive depictions of naked older peop...

by Alyson Walsh22 comments

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Denim decoded: where to buy the best-fit jeans

Denim decoded: where to buy the best-fit jeans

Denim is one of my wardrobe essentials, it goes with everything. Often when I’m getting dressed I start with a pair of jeans.

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Going solo: why travelling by yourself is always a good idea

Going solo: why travelling by yourself is always a good idea

    Going on holiday by yourself is an opportunity to put yourself first; to take care of your own needs and wants. You don’t have to take anyone else’s opinions into account: what to d...

by Adrienne Wyper — 25 comments

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Vest in show: the many ways to wear a waistcoat

Vest in show: the many ways to wear a waistcoat

  This week in New York, Dior showed its autumn/winter 2024 collection inspired by Marlene Dietrich. All the gentlewomanly favourites made an appearance, including: white shirts, waistcoats and p...

by Alyson Walsh — 17 comments

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Quote of the week: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on the power of fashion

Quote of the week: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on the power of fashion

    Stitched Back Together is a wonderful feature in Harper’s Bazaar May issue written by Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. The British-Iranian journalist emphasizes the relationship between ...

by Alyson Walsh15 comments

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Vintage seller Michelle Mason shares her advice on buying and styling second-hand homewares

Vintage seller Michelle Mason shares her advice on buying and styling second-hand homewares

  It’s a small world. I hadn’t realised that my old friend Michelle Mason actually went to school with Carolyn Denham the founder of  Merchant & Mills until after I’d publi...

by Alyson Walsh — 6 comments

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