• How to Wear Spring Knits

    Hero, over at Muddy Bucks & Oxon, totally loves Needle knitwear, and she’s been chatting to Emma Rutherford, their creative director, about Spring/Summer trends this year. So, while we wait for the sun to come out, here are some ideas for what to wear when it does….

  • New year, same old you?

    The problem with all these New Year resolutions is that, well, it’s easy to know you need to change something, but not so easy to know where to start.  If one of your promises to self this year is to shake up your personal style a bit (or if you’re anything like me, just find […]

  • LOVING: cool local fashion label Needle

    Have you came across brilliant local fashion label Needle?  Hero, over at Muddy Bucks and Oxon, has and, just in time, managed to squeeze one of its jumpers into her last-minute Christmas shopping guide. But here’s a bigger gander at the goosey, not only because co-founder Emma lives up in these ‘ere parts (so huzzah […]

  • Loads of clothes but nothing to wear?

    You know that ‘I have loads of clothes but nothing to wear’ feeling? Yup, me too.

    That said, I’m not much one for clothes shopping – mostly because I don’t have the best sense of what suits me. And then since the children turned up, it’s been more about things that wash easily – and cover up those hard-to-shift wobbly bits that I’d like to blame on having kids but are probably more to do with having the odd glass of red once they’re tucked up in bed…

  • Glitz and glamour in Tring

    It has to be something pretty special to tempt me out on a cold and rainy night, but failing Jamie Dornan turning up on my doorstep with a bottle of champers, the launch of the spanking-new British makeup range delilah at The Clinic in Tring had me grabbing my coat and heading out the door. […]

  • High-end Hitchin store for vintage and more

      You have to love a place that lays out an actual red carpet for you. Especially when it’s bright red shag pile. Graceland is definitely the newest – and most fabulous – place in Hitchin to pick up something completely unique to wear. It’s a teeny tiny boutique on Sun Street – so small […]

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