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  • Our new favourite fashion trend

    Puff sleeves are as du rigueur as a mojito in hand this summer and we've found eight totally wearable sartorial stunners to add to your summer wardrobe now.

  • Flop it like it’s hot! 10 stylish summer flip flops

    Flip flop season is in full swing so treat your feet to a pair of these summer beauties on our wish list (just remember to paint your toenails!).

  • The final straw: 7 chic hats to buy now

    What keeps you cool, but is this summer's hottest accessory? The straw hat, of course! Nail the trend with one of these affordable woven beauties.

  • 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.

  • Boden fabric 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 a face covering, it may as well look super-chic, right?

  • 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.

  • 6 pairs of trainers for racking up miles

    Whether you've rediscovered your love of running during lockdown, or just wanted an excuse to escape the house (guilty!), it's essential to have right kit. Try on these for size.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor: the big bikini debate

    To bikini or not to bikini? That is the question. Two Muddy editors pull on their swimwear and fight it out. We'll spare you the photos though.

  • Add to basket! 10 bags to buy now

    Light to carry, and gorgeously artisan, perfect your summer picnic style with one of these lovely wicker and woven totes.

  • Hot new swimwear for summer

    Sunbathing is my specialist subject and the weather's hotting up. Check out the Muddy edit of must have swimwear to suit every shape and size.

  • And other stories ditsy print black smocked dress

    Why heritage Laura Ashley is trending

    When was the last time you set shopped in Laura Ashley? Er, never. And yet vintage pieces are making a mint on eBay and have inspired SS20's high street collections.

  • Forty years of fashion

    This season's trends nibble from the Seventies, Eighties, Nineties and Noughties. Here's how to channel the decades but keep your look modern.

  • New London labels

    Fancy the first look at two brand new online London fashion labels? We're here to help!

  • Word up

    Too busy to say it yourself? Lacking the vocab to express your feelings after a long day battling spreadsheets or sprogs? Let a classic slogan T do it for you.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    So, what's the hot topic currently creating emotional fracking by the office water cooler? This week - velcro sandals!

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    In our new Muddy regular, we look at both sides of a hot topic that's currently dividing office opinion. This week: the return of bucket hats.

  • All hail the Pearly Queen

    Claudia Bradby is the chic jewellery designer who's put the pizzazz back into pearls, with celeb fans including Helen Mirren and Kate Middleton (who's also a pal!). Go meet her at Biagio's Prosecco and Pearls night, but start here first - it includes goss on the Royal Wedding!

  • Well, hello you!

    How has Keanu Reeves not aged in 30 years?! The laconic Hollywood star is back in a fashion campaign that's got social media a-swooning. Shall we examine the evidence?

  • Ready to get crafty?

    Forget its naff '70s connotations, macramé is a big news in interiors and fashion this summer.

  • Summer ready trainers

    Kick off summer in style with a pair of super-cool new season trainers. Here are our 9 faves - plus how to wear them when you're not heading to the gym.

  • Say my name

    Fashion gets personal with the trend for emblazoning your name across your T shirt, handbag or phone case. Think school uniform name tags but cooler!

  • Millie pink charm bracelets colourful glitter band with solid silver star and heart charms on arms

    Millennial magpies

    Worried about your teens' choice of arm candy? Problem solved. Millie Pink's new bracelets are cool, colourful and less trouble than a crush.

  • M&S SS18 lilac shirt, checked trench coat and black smart leggings

    Bored of your wardrobe?

    Lost your fashion mojo? A styling sesh could save time and buyer's remorse. Muddy tries the new M&S Fit & Style Studio, Westfield.

  • Trailback: The Perfect Outdoor Boots

    Meet my new best friends! Comfortable, waterproof and stylish too. These are the boots I wear every day, from new Cornish footwear brand Trailback

  • 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 […]

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