• Muddy meets Harriet Kelsall

    Happy days! I get to interview the talented and ethical bespoke jewellery designer Harriet Kelsall on International Day of Happiness.

  • Mother’s Day gift ideas

    Some gift ideas for Mother’s Day, with recommendations from some of the local independent businesses in the Muddy Herts Little Black Book


    London Fashion Week used to be a case of ‘if your name’s not down, you’re not coming in’ but these days the biannual round of fashion shows are a much more democratic affair. While you’re still unlikely to find yourself snuggled up front row next to the editor of French Vogue (wearing sunglasses indoors and a […]

  • Wouldn’t you though?

    Aphrodite and the Gayer-Anderson cat meet on a scarf. Whatever next? Sneak preview of the Klements SS17 collection, including a collaboration with the British Museum.

  • Stumped for ideas? Muddy’s got *loads*…

    I know, I know, some of you — you know who you are — will already have everything bought and probably wrapped, ready to pop under the tree. If, however, you’re a bit more like me… well, you might have given Christmas shopping a passing thought — but that’s about it…

  • Fashion that plays to your strengths

    Debbie, down in Muddy Sussex, shared this with me.  And I’m glad she did!  Not that I have any flaws I’m needing to hide, mind you….  *snort* Got a part of you that you’d rather downplay (err, yes!), or an attribute you’re happier to flaunt? Check out, an online fashion boutique I discovered recently […]

  • Wouldn’t You Though?

    Check out these amazing bags — fire hoses in a previous life and utterly gorgeous in this one. They each come with their own firefighter, too — right? Right….?

  • Wouldn’t You Though?

    Does my bum look big in this? No, darling, it’s looking fabulous… Loving these jeans at The Women’s Society.

    • 15% off Winser London for Muddy readers!

      Hero, over at Muddy Bucks and Oxon, is always on the lookout for a great — and stylish — deal. And she’s found one right here. Best bit is, she’s happy to share! Check out these gorgeous threads, and then scroll down for a discount code to make you very, very happy…

    • The Muddy Insider’s ABC to SAFW

      Forget London, Paris, Milan. Next week, the frow to be on is right here in Herts. St Albans Fashion Week, now in its fourth year, will be kicking off — in the most stylish way — next Monday and running-in-heels until the following Saturday..

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