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Easy breezy summer dresses (and how to wear them)

Easy breezy summer dresses (and how to wear them)

  The global fashion shopping platform Lyst reported an 87% increase in searches for ‘voluminous dresses,’ year on year. At eBay, searches for ‘tiered midi dress’ are up 1...

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Buy, wear, repeat: The beauty of a repeat buy

Buy, wear, repeat: The beauty of a repeat buy

  My gold sandals have taken on a mythic quality. My husband says I have cupboards full, but he exaggerates.

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Gardening for the future of fashion: Fashion Revolution at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Gardening for the future of fashion: Fashion Revolution at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

  Plants and fashion have been linked for millennia. Plants give us natural fibres for fabrics: cotton, bamboo, linen from flax are obvious examples – less obvious is the nettle family, which g...

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Fisherman’s friends: why caged sandals have become my favourite footwear

Fisherman’s friends: why caged sandals have become my favourite footwear

  Does a deep appreciation for laid-back neutrals and fisherman sandals make me a Coastal Grandmother? By now, I’m sure you have heard about the latest TikTok trend, popularised by a 26-yea...

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A debut novel from 61-year-old Julie Owen-Moylan – and expert advice on getting published

A debut novel from 61-year-old Julie Owen-Moylan – and expert advice on getting published

Author Julie Owen-Moylan has just published her first book, That Green-Eyed Girl, at 61. She’s been writing all her life but only in her 50s did she consider it might become a career; finally se...

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Ask Alyson: Where to shop for petite trousers

Ask Alyson: Where to shop for petite trousers

  Q: ‘I love all of the different trousers I spot on TNMA but lots of the styles you show would absolutely drown me at 5ft 2″. Do you have any recommendations for where to shop for a ...

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