It’s a wrap

It’s a wrap. Our physical bodies may be at work but for many of us our minds are gearing down to holiday mode. For some that means sunny skies and sandy beaches for others it may be taking advantage of a quiet city and enjoying home life. Holiday mode doesn’t mean tatty shorts and crocs can officially come out and …

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How the weak rand can motivate improved style choices

The rand is at an all time low; this is going to impact the cost of all imports to our shores; which inevitably is reflected on the price tag. Retailers have a few options before them: Increase the price in line with new exchange rates. Stop importing the item on the basis that the market cannot support the new pricing …

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Can you turn back the clock on aging?

Helen Mirrem, Judy Dench are living proof that it is, both seemingly improving with age in looks and style whilst apparently not succumbing to the surgeon’s knife. ‘That’s all well and good’ you may say ‘they are international actresses with access to the best dieticians, trainers and styling experts’. In this age of technology and information I would argue a …

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Duplicate Purchases

So a miracle happened, you went shopping and actually found something you liked…oh joy of joys. It gets even better as you discover the item you actually like is available in several colours. As happy and buoyant as a spring lamb you trot to the pay point to pay for your items; three or four items being the exact same …

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Spring/Summer Trends 2014

Let the Summer shopping season begin! The next 3 weeks are dedicated to getting you on track with the latest trends for the summer season ahead. Let’s go Dotty – Polka dots are going to be everywhere this season and not just in the traditional black and white combination. A particular favourite of mine is red and white- it is …

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Welcome to the Torture Chamber…..

Welcome to the torture chamber……… also known as fitting rooms. I have decided that the term ‘common sense’ is an oxymoron. An oxymoron is conjoining contradictory terms (as in deafening silence or organic poison) there seems to be nothing common about good old fashioned sense anymore. I am frequently reminded of this when I venture into a fitting room with …

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Sleep in an extra 10-15 minutes…..every morning

Yes you read correctly…the mornings are chilly, who would not want an extra 10 minutes ‘cosy up’ time. I’m guessing most of us at this point are actually doing this; leaping out of bed at the last possible minute, throwing on the outfit closest to hand (top of the pile)and if we are lucky ploughing out the door with a …

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