Clothes sizing: what’s in a number

Take two denim jackets. Two different brands, two different sizes, with one similar fit. This is the perfect illustration of why it is less important what the label says and more important how good the shape and fit of a garment is on you. I had my denim jacket, which I bought several years ago, … Continue reading Clothes sizing: what’s in a number

The demise of the department store

I think it is a real shame that we are in danger of losing many well-known stores from our local High Street. We’ve recently lost BHS, and other big names including House of Fraser and Debenhams are struggling to survive. I live in Edinburgh and it always seems to be busy.  Lots of tourists, but … Continue reading The demise of the department store

Let’s Jump!

The last couple of summers have seen the maxi dress become a wardrobe staple. I wouldn’t be without mine now.  They are so versatile and there are versions to suit most people. This year however, the jumpsuit seems to be its new rival. We have seen them steadily growing in popularity and now you can … Continue reading Let’s Jump!

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