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I cannot believe we have been in Los Angeles for a month, I will miss the sunshine and the light but I miss my friends and family more and with the 8 hour time difference, it is really tough to stay in touch.

It has been fascinating to immerse ourselves

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Tibi is everywhere, the brand  started our obsession with off the shoulder blouses and fringed shoes. As it is quite expensive, I kept telling myself I can find the same at Zara or ASOS and yet though the highstreet is magnificent,  once you try on

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I always check the charity shops when I am passing by, you just never know what you will find. I know a lot of my friends think I am mad but I love the chase and I adore a bargain.

The key is to pop in regularly.

I have found my best pieces at Cancer


It is that time of year again, where our thoughts head back to Autumn and a new academic year.

This is a quandary- after almost 6 weeks I know I will be happy to see the children back at school, but at the same time I am dreading the rigid routine

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You have worked hard on that tan, and when you get home and there is no way you want to cover up!

I want to hold onto wearing shorts as long as I can, but heading into September it can start to get chilly in London.

I will be pairing my shorts with

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After my consultation at Dr Lancer I am now even more wary of going in the sun. I  was on the beach for a couple of hours on Saturday with factor 50 and I still burned. One reason for this is I have stopped taking the Imedeen pills that prepare your

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I used to cruise Net a Porter for inspiration, but I now also use Avenue 32 when I want to see what is coming up for the new season.

With Autumn around the corner, it is the time to take a look at what is out there for 2015 .

This white dress is


I have written about the Autumn trend to wear dresses over trousers before. I found this tunic in a vintage shop in LA called MS Vintage; I have paired it with a pair of distressed denim shorts from Zara. In the Autumn I will be wearing it over trousers,