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Cath Kidston dress with Whistles mules

Cath Kidston dress with Whistles Mules

My Cath Kidston dress is very much in the style of the 1950's with its fitted bodice & full skirt. The reason why I chose this particular dress for today's post is because of something my friend Clare said to me recently. She also happens to be an RCM reader so what she said did make me stop & think. I now realise some of you...

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Can I wear flats with an LBD?

Can I Wear Flat Sandals with an LBD?

The last time I went out out (not a typo Dad) was to Soho London for the Blogosphere Magazine issue launch. The dress code said "Dress up in what makes you feel most glamorous" which I love to do for a party that's for sure. However as it was an unusually balmy evening coupled with the fact that I'd be indulging in a glass (or...

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Finery London dress | Whistles orange platform pumps

Blogosphere Magazine – I’m published!

Last week issue 9 of the brilliant Blogosphere Magazine went onto shelves up & down the UK High Street. This is especially exciting for me as it contains my first ever article published in print. WOO HOO! It just now occurred to me that this is probably even more special than I initially realised because of my age. Although I've long held the desire to write close...

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staying with airbnb in sardinia

Family Holiday in Sardinia with Airbnb

The morning we were leaving for our first holiday in almost a year I was on the roof clearing building detritus & ciggy butts. I couldn't go away knowing more rubbish would blow into my (incredibly patient) neighbours garden. The builders had promised to clear it all many many times yet here it was, still...

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