Day Eleven: Last Minute Gifts

Is it just me, or are boys the hardest to buy presents for? I have always found that the present options for men seem to blend into a jumble of very safe shirts, crime novels, ‘manly’ sounding aftershave, beard grooming sets and totally unaffordable gadgets. Is that all there is? Compared to the hoards of …

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Day Ten: Winter Wear- What is the cost of luxury fashion? 

This year a high street investigation was conducted by Sky News into the use of real fur in apparent ‘faux fur’ products. House of Fraser and Missguided were both revealed to have stocked, unknowingly, products which contained real animal fur. Both outlets have ‘fur free’ policies, which threw a sharp spotlight in the sourcing and …

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Day Nine: Dressing for Family Occasions

We’re a week out from Christmas and if you’re like me, you may have been too busy with exams to shop for holiday outfits. One thing I’ve noticed is that online holiday collections, without fail, consist of cocktail attire or New Year’s Eve-at-the-club styles. The problem with this is that I have many a family …

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Day Eight: A Guide to Christmas Themed Accessorising

Matching your accessories to the theme of your celebrations is always tricky, and Christmas time is no exception. There is a very fine line between looking chic and festive, and resembling your Aunt Betsie’s Christmas tree. Now, if the theme is fancy dress, then by all means, deck yourself head to toe in tinsel, hang …

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Day Six: Tackling Red Lipstick

One winter trend I have always been tempted to try, but steered clear of, is red lipstick. It’s a Christmas party staple, completing any outfit, and returns year after year, the epitome of timeless. I, however, like many girls, have always been far too scared of it. Whenever I’ve attempted it, I’ve felt I look …

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Day Five: All I want for Christmas is a jumper… or 5!

Much to the dismay of my friends, I don’t own a Christmas jumper. In all honesty, I’ve never bought one because, for the most part, I find them tacky and unoriginal. What’s more, I’m reluctant to buy one, knowing I’ll only wear it once a year, tops. But this year, I feel like it’s about …

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