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Olive & Berry – Two Colours you need this Autumn

Apologies for telling you what you need, it's just that I've fallen madly in love with this colour combination & I want everyone to share my joy! Also I love love looove Autumn fashion. Take a look at this outfit post from the beginning of Autumn last year. Sorry I'll stop now. Seriously though, wouldn't you agree the tones of olive & berry make matrimonial bliss? I've...

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The Perfect Pinstriped Shirt Dress

The Perfect Pinstriped Shirt Dress

The shirt dress is a noteworthy & unique wardrobe staple as it comes in many manifestations. Put simply it's a brilliant piece for those days when I don't know what to wear. Worn on its own or over trousers in cooler months, paired with sandals or boots, practically anything goes with a shirt dress! I have a few different styles including this one from last weeks...

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Why I keep going back to Italy | Fashion Food Travel - Over 40

Why I Keep Going Back to Italy

Italy is an exceedingly special place for me since the very first moment I stepped foot in the country almost 30 years ago. Segway - I am utterly disgusted with myself for not being able to speak the language fluently! Allora, this remarkable country so completely captured my heart, my soul & my taste buds that I'm compelled to return year after year. Fortunately my Husband...

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How to create an easy messy bun for thin hair

Easy messy bun for thin hair

Usually I shampoo my hair every 2 or 3 days. When I'm on a Summer holiday, constantly getting in & out of the pool, I probably should wash it every day. I don't. I can't be bothered, that's too much toil for holiday mode so on alternate days I wear it up instead. Perhaps that sounds difficult, even more effort? Why, up-styling chlorinated, sun fried, frizzed out...

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