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Chevron knit dress – it’s a sign!

To be honest, I don’t know if this is actually a wardrobe essential or if I am just retrofitting the decision to purchase it into my list of 50, but my new zig zag dress is a firm fave. Purchased from, yet again, Gormans (been there yet?) this chevron knit dress is a poor woman’s […]

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A summer LBD with a cheating splash of colour…

In 1926 Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel published a picture of a short, simple black dress in American Vogue. It was calf-length, straight, and decorated only by a few diagonal lines. Vogue called it “Chanel’s Ford”. Like the Model T, the little black dress was simple and accessible for women of all social classes. Vogue also said […]

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Maxi impact

I’ve always been a bit of a fan of the 1970’s international bohemian jetsetter look –  big sunglasses, floppy hats, and long maxi dresses with wedgy heels.  In fact I was married in a white flowing caftan which was all very “hosanna heysanna” when I look back on it. (Even further back was a strange phase […]

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