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  • 15 must-have accessories for outdoor dining in style

    Out with the scratched melamine, in with stylish cups, cocktail shakers, candelabra, and cutlery. Here's our guide to the wow accessories that will make your alfresco meal sparkle

  • 7 Easter eggcentrics to eat on the big day

    Plain eggs are out, novelty chocolate is in – we’re after a bit more pizazz. Popping candy? Shaped like a sandwich? Take your pick with these 7 alternative Easter eggs.

  • Gotta Have It: spring cleaning gear

    The evenings are getting lighter, lockdown is nearly over and the sunshine is showing up those handprints on the windows and stains on the carpet. Time to bust out your inner Mrs Hinch…

  • Letter-box treats for the ones you love

    It’s amazing what you can send via Royal Mail these days. From glam-rock tops to craft kits for grown-ups, here’s our edit of the best gifts to make someone’s day.

  • Valentine (and galentine) letterbox treats

    The pandemic has created a boom in letter box gifting. With so much choice and V-Day coming up, why not make someone's day?

  • WFH in style: the best office furniture to buy now

    Tired of your back giving you grief thanks to a shoddy home-office set-up? Work and homeschool in comfort with Muddy's list of Insta-worthy desks and chairs.

  • Prints that’ll add pizzazz to your walls (and maybe your life)

    We’re working from home. Again. Staring at the same ol’ dreary walls. Again. Ah, ah, ah, say we! These lush prints will brighten up your home and your spirits.

  • Gotta have it! Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2021

    Pantone, the ultimate colour authority has spoken, and 2021's official shades are Ultimate Gray and Illuminating (aka, sunshine yellow). Here's how to get the look.

  • Gotta have it! Bonkers baubles for your Christmas tree

    Forget subtle sparkle and colour co-ordination - this year we're embracing kitsch and dressing our Christmas trees with the most bonkers baubles we can find! Which is your favourite?

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    Walkies! Cold weather walking gear to pick up now

    Gyms are closed (as is practically everything else), so we're getting our exercise fix with some long winter walks. Here's all the gear you'll need to stretch those legs this season.

  • 9 cosy buys to pick up this November

    It's cold, drizzly and dark at 5pm so it's time to up the comfort factor with these must-have items for days indoors, including plenty of opportunities to #supportlocal.

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    Think pink! 11 buys to support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Add these feel-good limited edition buys to your basket ASAP to look gorgeous and support breast cancer charities this October. Two birds, one stone - yes please.

  • Trend alert! White-hot boots to buy now

    Forget your usual black and brown, there's a new colour on the block when it comes to winter boots and we're loving it.

  • Your alternative advent calendar guide for 2020

    Move over, chocolate. From gin to jewellery, and options for men and minis, here are the best alternative advent calendars to count down the festive season.

  • Autumn’s comfiest fashion trend

    With high-end fabrics, funky designs and cool silhouettes, cardigans have never been cooler. Here are seven of our favourite online buys (including a few local ones) to add to your autumn wardrobe.

  • The shacket: your new sartorial hero

    What do you get when you cross a jacket with a shirt? A shacket, of course! Here's our pick of the best lightweight options to tide you over until autumn.

  • 6 of the best boxed wines to drink now

    Boxed wine has a bad rep, but forget everything you know - it stays fresh for longer, contains litres of tipple and can actually be really tasty. Here's what we're sipping.

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    Scented candles that bring the holiday vibe

    Who needs foreign shores when you can bring the Med to your living room? Here are the best destination-inspired candles money can buy.

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    Reclaim the BBQ! Best outdoor cooking accessories

    Move over Mr M, I'll take it from here. Make the barbecue your own this summer with these super-handy gadgets and accessories.

  • Perky picnicware

    Call of the wild Ditch the uninspiring tableware and go wild with these cool safari print plates by illustrator Yvonne Ellen. Your opportunity to spot the big five, while eating your five a day. £28 Buy now Hop to it Table for six? This super-sized Kissing Rabbits blanket is the perfect impromptu picnic perch – […]

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    Hello tootsies! The best at-home pedi kits

    It's starting to feel a lot like peak summer and with the mercury knocking 25 degrees on a regular basis, it means it's also time to expose The Feet. Ready, set, attack!

  • Kids’ summer clothing edit

    Anyone else's kids shot up a few inches during lockdown? We've got you covered with our pick of the coolest, colourful childrenswear to style out the summer.

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    The 9 most stylish face masks

    Well, who could have predicted THIS as the must-have summer 2020 accessory? If you've gotta wear a face covering, it may as well look super-chic, right?

  • 5 of the best hair masks to buy now

    Split ends up to your ears? We've found five quick-fixes for treating neglected locks - and to stop your hair stylist from screaming when salons finally reopen!

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    The best bedroom buys for summer

    It's the summer solstice on Saturday - great for hippies, less so for insomniacs. If you're struggling to sleep during these short nights, help is here.

  • Best interiors buys for extroverts

    Love the interiors at Aynhoe Park and The Crazy Bear? Maximalism is back, baby - here's our wish list to help you nail the trend.

  • 15 gifts to treat dad this Father’s Day

    Father's day incoming! (It's 21 Jun for all you naughty children). If you're stuck on what to buy the paternal figures in your life, here, take some inspo from us.

  • 5 chic hand sanitisers (that aren’t sold out)

    Quit fighting over the last bottle of hand sanitiser in the supermarket and opt for one of these trendy, in-stock options instead (oh yeah, and we have a bunch to give away!)

  • Pimp your patio with these 18 outdoor buys

    We’re swapping holidays abroad for le jardín this summer, so best make it the ultimate destination. Cue the Muddy shopping edit of the coolest accessories to deck out your outdoor space.

  • Slap on that SPF! The best products to buy now

    Sun out, suncream on! Here are the best SPF products to protect your skin and get that glow - plus win one of 10 bundles of Saltee suncream up for grabs.

  • High street beauty saviours to buy now

    Think you deserve a little treat, but don't want to splash the cash right now? Here are 8 high street hits to help you get your lockdown look for less, all road-tested by yours truly.

  • Desk delights

    Gold and gorgeous Oooh shiny! Slim, elegant, inspirational – but enough about me, just check out this pack of four pens with ‘go get em’ slogans from the brilliant Anthropologie. £22 Buy Now Paint it or post it? Oooh, how satisfying are these to look at? Forget the old neon post-its of old – these […]

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    Desk delights

    Working from home? Sounds like the perfect excuse to pimp up your workstation with the loveliest stationery and desk accessories.

  • The best statement earrings

    The bigger the better! Check out our edit of the best statement earrings to update your WFH attire.

  • 5 of the best statement earrings

    The bigger the better! Check out our edit of the best statement earrings to update your WFH attire.

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • Gotta Have It

    Hands never been cleaner - and more in need of a decent moisturiser? Treat yourself to a small dollop of comfort with these beautiful handcreams.

  • Gotta Have It

    Bottom's up! We love this cheeky Anissa Kermiche vase that's cropping up on every fashion editors' Instagram. It's just one of a new wave of quirky vessels for displaying your blooms this spring.

  • 6 of the best… candle subscriptions

    Ooooh, something smells lovely! These clever candle subscriptions make a thoughtful winter gift (even if it's for yourself - shhhhh, we won't tell).

  • Dotty about polka dots

    We're going dotty over the return of an old favourite print - welcome back, polka dot!

  • Gotta Have It

    You'd be barking mad to miss H&M's new knitwear line allowing you to outfit twin with your doggy. Woof!

  • Gotta Have It

    This brand new interiors styling subscription box is totally genius. It'll give your house an easy-peasy autumn refresh - and you can pretend it was all your idea. Boom!

  • Summer essentials

    This brilliant (and local) new sunscreen is among our top picks to refresh your summer beauty routine. Summer, we're gunning for you.

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