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There’s nothing wrong with comfy clothes

There’s nothing wrong with comfy clothes

Comfy shouldn’t be a dirty word. But in fashion it can be viewed as a bit of a put-down, a derogatory label.

by Alyson Walsh40 comments

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Advice for starting a business in your 50s from designer Susi Bellamy

Advice for starting a business in your 50s from designer Susi Bellamy

Having spent time as the fashion editor of Brides magazine in her 20s, over the last three decades Susi Bellamy’s life has gone from traditional wedding white to full-blown technicolour. ‘...

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Four styling tips to make your favourite old clothes feel new again

Four styling tips to make your favourite old clothes feel new again

What the Italians call spezzato – a gentle juxtaposition of mismatched items – is the best way to make the essentials look extraordinary. The literal translation is ‘broken’ an...

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One to watch this week: The Personal History of David Copperfield

One to watch this week: The Personal History of David Copperfield

Tilda Swinton looks like she’s stepped straight out of a Tim Walker photograph, in Armando Iannucci’s The Personal History of David Copperfield. With her trademark quirk turned up as much ...

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The benefits of making your own clothes

The benefits of making your own clothes

    ‘I think we are all becoming more aware of our shopping habits, questioning where our clothes came from and at what price to the environment,’ states Frances Tobin founder of...

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I’m 56 and proud – and here’s what I know about women in their 50s

I’m 56 and proud – and here’s what I know about women in their 50s

Now that I’m 56 (clocked up another birthday over the holidays; me and Michelle Obama would’ve been in the same year at school) and edging slowly towards a significant birthday, I’ve...

by Alyson Walsh64 comments

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