The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Norfolk Edition

Category: Shopping

Muddy visits: a fab pop-up event

23 Dec 2016

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.

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WIN a stylish handbag

8 Dec 2016

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!

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Fashion that plays to your strengths

6 Dec 2016

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.

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A Deepdale Christmas

28 Nov 2016

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.

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