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Strength in Numbers - Lynne Kennedy M...

After graduating as an interior designer, Lynne Kennedy M.B.E went on to create set designs for the BBC and STV before moving into a highly successful career in the publishing and events industry. After running her own company for 1...
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Going for Gold

The glamour of gold has captivated us since ancient times. Its symbol on the periodic table is Au, from the Latin ‘aurum’ which translates to 'shining dawn.' Civilizations have been mining it for centuries – the ancient Egyptians w...
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Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up

Long before it was fashionable to take a selfie, before Annie Hall wore rumpled menswear and before Madonna made bushy eyebrows du jour…there was Frida. Frida Kahlo was an artistic, feminist fashion pioneer and the V&A’s current...
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Make it British – Kate Hills and her ...

Kate Hills has a mission. Just like Sarah Haran, she believes in high-quality fashion manufactured in the UK. Frustrated by the closure of so many excellent home-grown factories, she launched Make it British. We spoke to Kate about ...
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The Grown Up Pin Badge

It doesn’t really matter what decade you were there, so many of us are united in the unshakable memories of our school days. Years of jam roly-poly for pudding, battling the pimples and contraband uniform customization. Did you rol...
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A Place for Everything – Gwendoline A...

Gwendoline Alderton left a high-profile career in the IT industry to launch GA Interiors in 2007. Her unique interior design philosophy puts happiness and mindfulness at the core of every project to bring positive energy, warmth, a...
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Note to Self - Making Old School Orga...

In a touchscreen world of typing and swiping, there is something undeniably elegant about using a beautiful notebook. As our lives become more dependent on digital keyboards and pin-pad devices, we’re yearning to reconnect with the ...
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British Retreats

With Summer upon us there has never been a better time to explore the little island we call home. Sarah Haran Accessories was created with travel in mind and our handcrafted handbags make the perfect mini-break companions.  Here are...
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What Your Handbag Says About You

Sarah met with personal and lifestyle brand experts The Golden Notebook, to talk about personal branding and what your choice of handbag says about you.  The wardrobe staple, the necessary fashion accessory and the piece that has t...
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