January 25, 2017

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While it's hard to move for sale dregs at this time of year there is probably one look that you may have already noticed taking over the High Street; the statement sleeve. It's not one of the most practical around I must say as care must be taken not to dangle your cuffs in your dinner but once you have mastered this a statement sleeve will bring your wardrobe bang up-to-date. The statement takes many forms from billowing arms to tie details to pleated cuffs so there is something for everyone. Please do be aware though that a flared sleeve will add overall width to your top half so keep everything else simple and fitted.

As usual there are options aplenty on the High Street so here are a few of the pieces that have caught my eye.

Puffed sleeves sweater - Mango £39.99

This jumper by Mango takes big sleeves to a whole new level. You'll be hard pushed to get a coat over this - always thinking of the practicalities - so layer a denim shirt underne...

January 13, 2017

January is all about Fresh Starts. The New And Improved You. One can't move for diet books, new exercise regimes, Davina McCall and all manner of clever ways to stop drinking/smoking/etc. Personally I think January is a rather odd time to try to become a new person as it is not the cheeriest of months. Giving up alcohol, sugar or whatever your vice when it is quite miserable outside seems all very depressing to me. And the thought of embarking on a gruelling fitness campaign when it's still dark in the mornings is not my idea of fun. While I am not advocating a life of slovenly, unhealthy living I am all for doing whatever you can to get you through until Spring. My own personal demon is buying stuff. By stuff I mean clothes. And shoes and bags. And skincare and makeup. Don't worry I am not going to suggest anyone gives up buying something as important as stuff. God forbid. I tried it last January and while I did succeed I didn't lose any weight or become fitter or in fact feel any the...

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