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Gotta Have It

Anyone else's kids shot up a few inches during lockdown? We've got you covered with our pick of the coolest, colourful childrenswear to style out the summer.

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Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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  • Grab yourself a mini masterpiece from £50

    Grab yourself a mini masterpiece from £50

    If buying art leaves you with a blank expression to match your blank walls, then read on, laydee. Before you make an expensive mistake, we called in the experts for some top tips.

    • What to watch online this week

      What to watch online this week

      Your weekly boredom buster is here with all the best and brand spanking new TV, film, music and theatre to keep you entertained from the sofa.

    • Culture vulture: my July hitlist

      Culture vulture: my July hitlist

      Missing the theatre and live venues? OMG, me too. Until normal service resumes for the arts world (your guess is as good as mine), here's my personal culture planner for July - podcasts, books, music and theatre. I'll budge up on the sofa, come and join me.

    • Muddy ‘Lockdown Gardens in Bloom’ is GO!

      Muddy ‘Lockdown Gardens in Bloom’ is GO!

      Calling all green fingered goddesses! We want to see your lockdown gardening handiwork for the chance to win vouchers (there's £1000 up for grabs) to spend at Olive & Sage.

    • Recipe: Elderflower Cordial

      Recipe: Elderflower Cordial

      Nothing heralds summer like the scent of elderflowers. Here's a gorgeous cordial recipe from the team behind The Elderflower Fields Festival. Get picking!

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  • Wear the rainbow (and find gold)

    Wear the rainbow (and find gold)

    The weather’s been pants, but we’re giving Joseph and his technicolour dream coat a run for his money with the best rainbow brights. Prepare to be dazzled.

    • The 9 most stylish face masks

      The 9 most stylish face masks

      Well, who could have predicted THIS as the must-have summer 2020 accessory? If you've gotta wear one, it may as well look chic, right?

    • Trend alert! Artisanal style

      Trend alert! Artisanal style

      Delicate embroidery, expert craftsmanship and dreamy fabrics - we're coveting artisanal chic for summer. Here are 14 items to add to your (handwoven) basket.

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    • Nail it! 5 pretty press-ons

      Nail it! 5 pretty press-ons

      Beauty salons are back, laydee! Jeez, where do we start? Gagging for a mani? I hear you. Why not fake it 'til you make it with 5 sets of pretty press-ons

    • 5 of the best hair masks to buy now

      5 of the best hair masks to buy now

      Split ends up to your ears? We've found five quick-fixes for treating neglected locks - and to stop your hair stylist from screaming when salons finally reopen

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  • Muddy meets: iconic photographer Nick Knight

    Muddy meets: iconic photographer Nick Knight

    He’s worked with everyone from Alexander McQueen and John Galliano to Lady Gaga and Kanye West – so it’s a surprise to find photography genius Nick Knight’s newest exhibition is of flowers shot from his garden and showing at Waddesdon Manor! Blooming heck Nick, what’s going on?

    • Muddy meets: Shlomo, beatboxer

      Muddy meets: Shlomo, beatboxer

      Record-breaking beatboxer Shlomo has a new project on his hands - raising money for the NHS in association with UK theatres. Tell us about it, Shlo!

    • Where Willow Crossley goes

      Where Willow Crossley goes

      Renowned floral stylist, local gal and friend of Muddy, Willow Crossley, knows some stylish local spots that she thinks you'll love. Ready to take notes?

    • What I’ve learnt in lockdown

      What I’ve learnt in lockdown

      Love it or loathe it, lockdown has given us time to learn new skills but has it taught us something deeper? Muddy tapped five busy writers and presenters, juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

    • Muddy gets chefy with Olivia Burt

      Muddy gets chefy with Olivia Burt

      We catch up with the 'Masterchef: The Professionals' finalist to find out her backstage goss, favourite dishes and top spots to eat in London.

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