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How to get a perfectly messy red lip



Jeanne Damas red lip

OK, excuse the click-baity title, what I mean is a not-perfect, slighty-smudgy, stainy red lip. I’m getting there, but the ultimate tutorial is here, by the girl who does it best, Jeanne Damas. She’s French of course… (more…)



Fuzzy feet



Coach shearling boots

Warm feet. You couldn’t ask for two more happy-making words than these, as far as I’m concerned. Although I was never an Ugg girl, I can’t deny they’re super-practical and style-wise they’ve come a long way. (That said, the men’s offer is way better than the women’s.) But currently on my radar are the never-ending varieties of apres-ski boot from Italian brand, Montelliana. (more…)



Extended mix



how to wear supersized cuffs

At the Matchesfashion.com press day, we were all gushing about the Palmer Harding supersized cuff shirts. Shirting is their signature and this sort of detail is enough of a twist to make a statement without overpowering. That said, there are lots of cuff-detailed shirts around now where the sleeves are the main event. (more…)



What can save Marks & Spencer?



Marks & Spencer store closures

In the UK there’s a huge furore around the news that Marks & Spencer is shuttering stores and streamlining its clothing offer. M&S is a national treasure to the Brits, so we naturally panic at such news, but I’m being optimistic. (more…)