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The hoodie has become a classic in my books.

Living in the UK, where most of the year it can rain, it has become a life saver.  It keeps my hair frizz free when I head from the house to the car, to school or to a meeting.  I don't have any patience

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I love how the Australians call charity shops, opportunity shops.

For me it describes perfectly how I see them and use them.  Charity shops have popped up to replace ailing retailers all over the country and  many people feel it brings down the cache

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Ghost, the fashion brand, brings back some great memories for many of us.

I remember buying my bridesmaid dresses in the Notting Hill branch.  I just loved the fact that there was a shape for everyone, from a size 18 to a size 6, and the dresses made

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I am calling it an occupational hazard!  I have to pass a litany of Pop Up shops on the Kings Road on my daily trek to the Post Office.  I am very wary of Pop Up's as a lot of them are charging too much for unknown brands that have no real re-sale and

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The best part of this blogging malarkey is that sometimes you run into someone truly special.  Natalia Picariello has been making dresses for years and it shows in her pieces.

We are talking about standard classic shapes that you should always have

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Checking the men's section was a tip from one of most stylish friends Noreen Goodwin.  I interviewed her a couple of years ago and she wore the more fabulous ELVIS sweater which she had picked up from the men's section at a Sample Sale. I have been tracking

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I was helping a reader clear her wardrobe and I had a flash of realisation, she was struggling with her work wear and all the brands I rhymed off, she discounted as just too expensive. She wanted to keep her cash for her weekend wardrobe and at the same

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I always look preloved first.  It is just a habit now as I adore expensive clothes but simply don't have the budget.  Rebelle is a German site and is a very easy site to navigate, is not so overwhelming and I just adore that you can barter with the

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I nearly fell over when I went into Massimo Dutti today.  This is a brand I used to love but then it went a bit too preppy and it felt like a less stylish Zara.  Something has changed and when I asked I was told that they have a new design team...it

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I have been trying to articulate where I currently am with my fashion and ASOS Marketplace has helped to crystalize it for me this year.  It has been a bit of a process and I do sometimes lapse but I am now trying to really BUY BETTER.

Not spend