& Other Stories, the lesser-known sister brand to H&M and Cos, does a killer line of shoes, bags and – well, everything actually. It’s one of those shops that I walk into and want everything…Read more
Rucksacks can look a bit ‘gap year’ but this chic pale pink leather KeriKit bag is decidedly grown-up and stylish. Plus you can shove in everything but the kitchen sink – my kinda handbag!Read more
This little beauty, Vanderohe No. 1 Nourishing Face Serum (£88), is absolutely brand spanking new – you’re literally the first to know about this indie beauty brand that launches on 1 Feb…Read more
As somebody that writes lists with a pen and paper, owns an old typewriter that still works and plays music on a turntable, it’s fair to say that I’m a fan of anything retro. But what if having an infinity for a bygone era wasn’t just a hobby but a complete way of life – from the clothes to the music to the décor of your house?
Susie Pritchard is one such person, living life in awe of the 1950s and ’60s and making a living out of buying and selling collectables from that timeframe.Read more
Women’s boutique Vanilla has teamed up with Muddy Stilettos to offer its readers the chance to win this lovely handbag, right in time for Christmas. The perfect gift for the woman, mother or mother-in-law in your life – or simply as a well-earned treat for yourself – this handbag could be yours in a few simple clicks:
Made of the ever-fashionable Pu fabric, this stylish handbag has metallic grey eyelets, decorative tassels, an adjustable shoulder strap and plenty of internal pockets to house your keys, phone, wallet, hip flask, etc …
Here it is being modelled for you!Read more
Got a part of you that you’d rather downplay (err, yes!), or an attribute you’re happier to flaunt? Check out the-bias-cut.com, an online fashion boutique with a clever filter system that helps women play to their strengths.
What’s more it’s aimed at over 40s, not by patronising us with safe styles but by curating some lovely pieces from across a range of labels that tick the boxes of what real women have told the founder they’re looking for.Read more
There is nothing quite like wrapping up warm and wandering around a beautiful Christmas market, hot drink in hand, and this Friday sees the return of the annual – and every popular – Deepdale Christmas Market, with over 120 local artisans and producers battling for you attention with something for every budget, every present list and every taste.
If you haven’t been to the Deepdale Christmas Market before, you’ll be surprised to see how the small village of Burnham Deepdale – which has just 30 permanent residents – has become home to one of the East of England’s best festive markets.Read more
You can actually personalise these fun comic-book inspired super hero prints by adding your child, partner or friend’s name and features. That’s several Christmas pressies sorted!Read more
Would the waft of a freshly-brewed cup of coffee wake you easier than the sudden blurt of an alarm? Meet SensorWake, the alarm clock that wakes your nose not your earsRead more
When you’re a fourty-something parent who works full-time and runs a household (if my boiler breaks one more time…), priorities tend to be more about remembering to put your knickers on before running out the door than plucking your eyebrows or ensuring your wardrobe is filled with the latest trends.Read more