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Snow chic: it's a wrap

By Tamara Corin, February 4, 2016

One wouldn't normally choose extra-padded jackets and oversized goggles as a look for the sophisticated, let alone the minus temperatures that play havoc on your skin and hair. Mountain style takes some planning. So before you jet off to white snow and beautiful surroundings, ensure you're kitted out like a pro, but a fashionable one.

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Mono mania

By Tamara Corin, January 29, 2016

I love colour. Nothing beats a bright red lip or a flash of metallic, but it seems I’m alone in my thinking. Monochrome fashion has remained on the fashion power list since Twiggy’s 1960s days and it hasn’t declined. Perhaps this is due to its unassuming and practical nature or maybe it’s just the lazy girl’s way of dressing.

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Cotton on to denim

By Tamara Corin, January 14, 2016

Denim is a godsend of a fabric. We all have at least one piece of denim clothing hanging in our wardrobe - no matter what your age, style or shape. Although denim is the most versatile of fabrics, the denim skirt can cause many style dilemmas. Get the wrong length and you'll be looking more frumpy than yummy mummy. I see this mistake time and time again.

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Protect and perfect

By Tamara Corin, January 7, 2016

Just because your skin is hidden underneath layers of woollies, opaque tights and cosy coats need not mean you neglect your skin for an entire season. In fact, the colder the weather, the more your skin craves a deeper skincare routine. It's about three things: hydration, nourishment and pampering. Get the latter right and you'll be coming back for more.

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A clean sweep

By Tamara Corin, December 31, 2015

January 1 is a funny old day. Either you’ve woken up with a hangover or simply vowed that this year will be the year to shed that frustrating half a stone or get fit, shape up, whatever you want to call it. With New Year wishes in the air, you can’t help but get mixed up in the whole New Year, new you, mantra.

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The 2015 beauty hot list

By Tamara Corin, December 25, 2015

Throughout this year I have seen trends come and go while innovative beauty products and stunning packaging never cease to add a squeal of excitement in the office. With a new year on the horizon, product developers and beauty brands continue to up their game while the wows of 2015 are still very much present and well worth the purchase.

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What to buy now - a guide to the sales

By Tamara Corin, December 17, 2015

With the winter sales just around the corner, it’s time to think ahead. Here are the trends that you can wear now that will keep on giving throughout 2016 too.

Shoe revamp

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Power party dressing

By Tamara Corin, December 10, 2015

A man in a black tuxedo jacket has always had a smart and alluring look, but a woman dressed in one makes men (and women) turn heads. The trend that was born on the Yves Saint Laurent catwalk in 1966, made "smoking jackets" sharp yet discreetly sexy too. It was an iconic look that rocked the fashion world and has been interpreted ever since by Tom Ford and Ralph Lauren among other top designers.

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20 party pieces under £50

By Tamara Corin, December 3, 2015

Shops and department stores are overflowing with lust-worthy fashion buys to ensure you are suitably attired for the party season ahead.

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Gifts you will want to keep

By Tamara Corin, November 26, 2015

Treat every family member (including yourself!) with these gorgeous presents that are sure to raise a smile.

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