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Midi skirts: the most versatile item in our wardrobe

The midi skirt has absolutely become the wardrobe’s best friend - whether for summer days to wear with sandals or autumn vibes to team up with your favourite boots. Or even relaxed style with comfy trainers. Pleated, printed, plain, embellished...midi skirts have become one of our favourite versatile outfit options for sure! And it looks as though many of you agree too.  And the best thing about them? They flatter every height, size and shape!  So how should you wear a midi skirt? However you like really! But here are some of our favourite ways to style the midi skirt: Pair your midi skirt with a tight-fitting vest top and your favourite sandals ready for soaking in the summer sun Pop...

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Let’s make outfit rewearing the norm

It’s so easy to jump on a fashion trend, buy a cheap (or expensive) new outfit, wear it once and then be discouraged to wear it again because ‘people have already seen you in it’ or ‘there’s a photo of you wearing it on Instagram’. But this shouldn’t be the case. We NEED to move away from this idea.  If you love an outfit, why shouldn’t you re-wear it?!  Vintage fashion shows us that the same pieces can be worn time and time again, and through the ages. It’s about style to show off, style to be proud of, and fashion that makes you feel happy and confident. Who wouldn’t want to wear outfits like that over and over? Vintage...

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Velvet is back baby!

The recurring trend for velvet is back again! Velvet is one of our favourite materials and it seems to make a reappearance in top trends each year, especially in the colder months and festive periods. Unlike most fashion trends, this one doesn’t tire - so investing in some gorgeous velvet numbers are sure wardrobe staples.  According to global fashion search platform Lyst, searches for “velvet” have been up by 30% month-on-month - not unusual for this time of year, but they have noticed that lockdown has bolstered velvet’s supremacy even more. But why is velvet such a timeless trend?  Well, it adds effortless luxe to any style. Even with a year like 2020 where most of us have spent more...

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