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    6 hot-to-trot wearable AW17 trends – go fetch!

    We asked an expert - Helen Spencer from chic boutique Nellie & Dove - to decode the new season's top trends. Don't go shopping until you read this!

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    New season fashion wishlist!

    The shops are heaving with delicious new autumn/winter collections so shall we go shopping? (Enablers? Us?) Read on for this season's key pieces, as currently coveted by the Muddy HQ gang. Credit cards ready!

  • Supercool Salt-Water

    It takes a lot to persuade us to part with our muddy stilettos but we're swooning over Salt-Water sandals this summer. They're practical and chic (yes, both!) and it's now illegal to post an Instagram beach shot that doesn't include them (possibly).

  • Bikini vs swimsuit? The Muddy debate

    Bikini or swimsuit? It's the hot topic at Muddy HQ this week. Don't go anywhere near a sun lounger this summer until you've read this.

  • Soft and slinky

    We may live in the sticks but, just like Joan Jett, we love rock’n’roll here at Muddy – hell yeah! And fashion brands don’t come much more rock’n’roll than cult scarf brand Rockins. Launched in 2014 by Jess Morris (Vivienne Westwood’s former PR) and artist Tim Rockins (with a name like that, he was never going […]

  • Meet the high street Comeback Kids

    You know those high street shops you never bother going into? You might be missing out. Here's four stores that've got their grooves back. Wallets at the ready!

  • Super sweaters

    We have a spot as soft as the finest Italian merino wool for hotshot new label, Hades. Already counting Alexa Chung as a fan, watch it go stratospheric in 2017.

  • The joy of jumpsuits

    It's been about five years since jumpsuits boinged back onto fashion's radar, and I've finally found The One. Want to see it?

  • Cashmere cheer

    It may be nearly May but it's still flipping freezing. That's our excuse for splurging on yet another gorgeous grey cashmere jumper. This one, from White Coco, comes with added zingy yellow stripes. Hello sunshine!

  • Climbers & Crawlers

    Not garden pests as it happens, but part of the fashion trend to curate your ears - hey, no laughing at the back, it really is A Thing.

  • Would you give away your wedding dress?

    Your wedding dress is the most important item of clothing you’ll wear. It’s probably the most expensive too, but it’ll fit like a glove, make you feel a million bucks. It’s the sort of feeling you want to bottle. So it’s a shame you only get to wear once (although I confess I occasionally pop on […]

  • Hurrahs for bras! Just make sure you get the right size.

    Squished together, hoicked up trophy bosoms are so last year! The more natural '70s boob' is in, but unless you're a nubile teenager, you'll probably still want to wear a bra to stop you from falling out. But will it be the right bra? Incredibly, about 80 percent of us are wearing the wrong sized bra - are you? If so, help is at hand...

  • Fashion that plays to your strengths!

    Got a part of you that you’d rather downplay (err, yes!), or an attribute you’re happier to flaunt? Check out the-bias-cut.com, an online fashion boutique I discovered recently with a clever filter system that helps women play to their strengths. What’s more it’s aimed at over 40s not by patronising us with safe styles but by […]

  • Wouldn’t you though?

    I've just discovered Jules Hogan on Twitter. She knits beautiful cushions, ponchos, wraps and more in her garden studio in Berkshire. Can't get enough of her gorgeous things. Take a look!

  • High-end Hitchin store for vintage and more

      You have to love a place that lays out an actual red carpet for you. Especially when it’s bright red shag pile. Graceland is definitely the newest – and most fabulous – place in Hitchin to pick up something completely unique to wear. It’s a teeny tiny boutique on Sun Street – so small […]

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