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More autumn coats: it’s a wrap

More autumn coats: it’s a wrap

  Could Marlene Dietrich be the ultimate belted coat icon? Her simple, androgynous wardrobe feels as fresh today as it did during Hollywood’s Golden Years.

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Women empowering women: Michelle Obama

Women empowering women: Michelle Obama

The Michelle Obama, December cover of Elle magazine is glorious and uplifting. Just like the woman herself.

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Creative women at work: bag designer Mimi Berry

Creative women at work: bag designer Mimi Berry

On the wall of Mimi Berry’s showroom-cum-shop is a beautiful Moulton folding bicycle, so the first 10 minutes of our meeting are spent talking enthusiastically about bike design and cycling in L...

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Five things I’ve discovered about the menopause

Five things I’ve discovered about the menopause

I never really thought about the menopause until it happened to me, aged 50. The general lack of education, awareness and conversation surrounding menopausal symptoms, and how they affect women, meant...

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Emma Thompson wears trainers and a tuxedo to Buckingham Palace

Emma Thompson wears trainers and a tuxedo to Buckingham Palace

Only earlier this week I was eulogising over the multitalented tuxedo and trainers combo; a confidence-boosting outfit that can take the wearer anywhere. And then, HELLO Emma Thompson.

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Dress to feel your best – why you should always dress for you

Dress to feel your best – why you should always dress for you

There are certain items of clothing I know I can always rely on. When I have a book-signing event, a panel discussion or an important meeting, the ‘Once in a Lifetime’ jacket (Céline – boug...

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