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Category Archive: British fashion

Wee Find: Orla Kiely X Clarks AW14

British designer Orla Kiely’s second collection of shoes for Clarks has just arrived, and they’re the perfect combination of retro 60s styling with big-time comfort. If you fancy getting your hands, er feet, on a pair or two, you had better move fast. These wee beauties aren’t going to hang around for long, with their […]

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Frock on Friday: Boden

Today’s pick is the Marilyn dress from British fashion online retailer Boden. The Marilyn dress proved so popular last season that Boden has brought it back for autumn in an pretty magenta and red print. It really pops! The keyhole neckline adds interest to the flattering and super-feminine cut, which features full-length sleeves, an empire […]

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Frock on Friday

If you’ve watched the most recent series of Call the Midwife, you’ll recognise this rather memorable outfit that Trixie, played by the sassy Helen George, wore on her “date” with the Rev. Isn’t it glorious? Her Jean-Seberg-esque pixe crop would have been quite progressive for 1959 Poplar in London’s East End. Indeed, it wasn’t until […]

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Frock on Friday

Anglomania by Vivienne Westwood Prophecy two-way crepe dress. Photography by Net-a-porter. It’s sales time, so if you’re looking for a classic LBD to add to your wardrobe, you could do worse than this versatile Anglomania by Vivienne Westwood Prophecy two-way crepe dress. It’s reduced by 40 per cent on Net-a-porter to AU$235.03 (from $391.72). This […]

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Wee Birdy Shopping Guide: Festival and Camping Essentials

With Glasto kicking off the northern hemisphere festival season this weekend, I’ve put together a shopping guide to help you navigate all possible outdoor camping scenarios – from the ultimate rinse-free hand wash (that actually feels nice, smells heavenly and is kind to your skin) to the most chic beanie to ward against night-time chill […]

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Wee Birdy shopping guide to the best summer 2013 hats

I know. Ascot is done and dusted. Apologies to my UK readers. I’ve been working on this post for months but I couldn’t publish it any sooner because I’ve been that darn sick. (Off topic: I hate to whinge but this childcare-lurgy-merry-go-round is doing my head in. I’ve just spent the past six weeks with […]

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