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Dare to be Different!

“When you don’t dress like everybody else you don’t have to think like everybody else”  Iris Apfel The above quote from the “geriatric starlet,” as she refers to herself, shared many of her accumulated wisdom over her long life with us. She is one of …

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Spring and New Beginnings

It is Spring and the beautiful parks around where I live are awash with a plethora of colourful spring flowers and in particular many happy yellow daffodils. They are heralding in warmer weather and hopefully a less restricted summer than last year. What a difference …

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International Women’s Day

It seems appropriate to dedicate a blog to women ahead of International Women’s day and, of course, to all Hags out there! International Women’s Day has been celebrated for well over a century with the first gathering held in 1911 and the theme for this year is to …

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Slow Fashion

Slow Fashion, according to the designer, Kate Fletcher, from the Centre for Sustainable Fashion is the answer to fast fashion, but it needs each and every one of us to make that a reality. In essence, slow fashion is buying only what we need and reduce …

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Sustainable Fashion

I start the year on a serious note. Our focus is understandably on Covid and the devastating impact it has on our lives as individuals, businesses and global implications. However, a disaster of equal magnitude is hurtling towards us, namely the destruction of our planet.  …

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Covid Christmas

The uncertainty surrounding Christmas this year makes it very difficult to plan our party outfits. Who knows, there may not be any parties at all! Or they may more resemble bonfire nights, hugging cups of hot chocolate or gluhwein around an outdoor warming fire. Maybe …

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Dress for Zoom

As we will continue to be communicating for the foreseeable future via online means with family, friends and colleagues, I thought it worthwhile sharing my experiences of the impact clothes and colour have on the message we communicate. Having spent many hours in meetings and …

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Your Silhouette

Like a fingerprint, style is a personal and unique and communicates our individual identities. The choices we make regarding the type of clothes, the fabrics, accessories, the colours we are attracted to and the way we combine these ingredients all reflect our unique personality and …

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