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Make the most of bigger bubbles – go all out for Christmas festivities

It has been a tough year, which could be why we’ve seen many people already putting up their Christmas decorations – we just need that little extra cheer to get us through the coming winter. However, we could be set to receive an even bigger dose of festivity, with suggestions being made that Christmas could […]

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Power pearls: A gem for both strength and femininity enjoys the limelight

Everyone loves a bit of bling now and then, but it seems a look that’s altogether calmer and more sophisticated is coming to the fore: pearls. Of course, they’ve never really gone out of fashion, but the classy gemstone is enjoying a real moment in the jewellery industry’s limelight as women seek something that little […]

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Christmas 2020: Let the festive show go on with some dazzling jewellery

The Christmas ads have already started appearing on TV (you’ll need a mascara warning for some, no doubt), and while we’re all concerned that the festive season might not be quite the same this year, the show must go on regardless. Boris Johnson’s lockdown until December 2nd 2020 is a stoic attempt to ensure the pandemic […]

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Lockdown 2.0: Let’s help prevent ‘the nightmare before Christmas’

For those of us in England, this past weekend brought the news we had all been hoping not to have to read: that, as of Thursday 5th November, the nation will once again be going into lockdown in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus.  We know this will be a real body blow for […]

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Style pinned down: Transform an outfit with a great brooch

If we asked you to think about brooches, you might bring to mind the Queen or Downton Abbey – something quite historical, let’s just say.  However, it’s time to challenge your assumptions and start to see brooches in a whole new light. That’s because the previously formal accessory is enjoying a real moment in the […]

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Make a statement: The nameplate necklace makes a comeback – with fresh words

Remember there was a time in the early Noughties when everyone who was anyone sported a nameplate necklace?  The trend experienced a real boom due to the TV show Sex and the City, when stylist Patricia Field saw kids in New York wearing them and decided to put one on Sarah Jessica Parker’s character Carrie.  […]

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Marketers encouraged to ‘find the magic of story’

The past few months have been a tough time for brands as they struggle to find their way through the trials of the coronavirus pandemic.  It might sometimes have felt as though trying to sell products was somehow inappropriate, even though this continues to be vital for small retail businesses that simply need to make […]

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The bold and the beautiful: cocktail rings take the floor this season

We might not have too many events in our calendars this year, but one piece of partywear is refusing to be cowed by COVID – the cocktail ring. Despite socials getting shelved and little black dresses being replaced with casual work-from-home outfits, designers have been tipping this outspoken type of custom jewellery for the top […]

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Make hoop earrings part of your jewellery wardrobe this autumn

We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but hoop earrings are having a major moment in costume jewellery right now – and we couldn’t be happier.  Like the perfect pair of jeans or a slick of red lipstick, hoops are a style classic that instantly make you look put together. However, they’re super-easy to wear and […]

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London Fashion Week proves the show must go on

Despite the ongoing havoc being wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic, the organisers of London Fashion Week are proving that the show must go on. Spring and summer 2021 collections from some of the world’s biggest designers are being unveiled not on the runways as usual, but in a host of innovative ways – including one […]