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Other people’s bedrooms

I’ve always loved my bedroom space, as a private refuge and retreat, and from a decoration point of view it’s just important as the sitting room. Not just for sleeping or canoodling with the husband, I like to read in the bedroom, escape, daydream or listen to the radio or music. Other people’s bedrooms are […] Read more…

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Advanced Style super-cool collaboration with Audicus

Advanced Style’s Ari Seth Cohen is continuing to champion style at any age partnering with  Audicus to design a super-cool collection of limited edition fashionable hearing aids in vivid patterns. This collaboration furthers Advanced Style’s mission to showcase a creative and vital image of ageing paired with Audicus’ mission of removing the stigma related to […] Read more…

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Old is the new Black, it’s official

Following on from my delightful chat with fashion designer Fanny Karst, here is my first (and possibly last) OOTD, showcasing the collab with Ari Seth Cohen of Advanced Style creating fun slogan t-shirts. I chose Old is the new Black, with 3/4 sleeves, you can also buy Old is the new Gold printed in gold […] Read more…

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Interview with Fanny Karst

French-born fashion designer Fanny Karst graduated from CSM’s and did a stint in Savile Row learning the tricks of the bespoke trade before starting her own business, The Old Ladies Rebellion in 2009. It’s all in the name, Fanny champions style at any age, designing for the older women creating elegance meets rock n roll […] Read more…

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BFC collab with eBay pop-up online designer boutique

The British Fashion Council and eBay open a second pop-up online boutique showcasing limited edition British designer accessories for London Fashion Week A/W15. Comprising leather clutches and silk scarves designed by Alexis Barrell, Georgia Hardinge, PAPER LONDON and Zoë Jordan and all priced under £100, looking good if you fancy snapping a designer bargain. Melanie […] Read more…

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Grey chic on going grey

Grey chic is going grey. At the end of last year I give up the bottle and decided to go au naturel for many reasons, mostly curiosity as to what my natural hair colour is. It seems to be a combination of dark brown with rather more than a sprinkling of grey but worse is […] Read more…

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Suited and booted

A little style inspiration today, suits and ties for us ladies is tomboy chic in it’s highest form. Diane Keaton is the exemplary trendsetter here from way back when, isn’t she fabulous in this suit? The last time I wore a tie was in 1977 at an Adverts concert, it was a serious sartorial statement, […] Read more…

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5 minutes with Sarah-Jane Adams

I am delighted to have 5 minutes with the beautiful and truly colourful antique jewellery designer Sarah-Jane Adams. Sarah hails from England, she was enthralled with the symbolism and beauty found in antique jewellery from around the world at an early age. She spent her early years rummaging at Portobello Road for the inspirational and […] Read more…

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Style at any age

Hitting 51 at Christmas was not a landmark birthday for me, in fact, neither was hitting 50 the year before. As a fashion-lover, possibly the most difficult birthday was 30, which felt like leaving the true first flush of youthful stylish-ness behind. Time has shown that’s not the case, we remain youthful and stylish, it’s […] Read more…

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