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Creating the Heirlooms of Tomorrow

Gillian Crawford talks ancient history, love and contemporary jewellery.  It’s often said that women are excellent multitaskers, so it comes as no surprise to learn that Gillian Crawford has managed to successfully combine three en...
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It's Party Time!

When you start to see twinkling lights in every window, and tinsel taped to the bulletin board at work, then you know it’s time to throw on the spangles for a month of after-work events and weekend get-togethers. The LRD Although y...
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The Hepburn Index: Audrey or Katharin...

Hepburn. Surely one of the world’s most stylish surnames. Do those two syllables conjure the perfect LBD or a pair of sharply cut wide leg trousers? Breakfast at Tiffany’s or a brisk walk and game of tennis? Audrey and Katherine He...
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Joining the Chain Gang

"I got fed up with holding my purses in my hands and losing them, so I added a strap and carried them over my shoulder," said Coco Chanel. In February 1955, Chanel’s maverick creation made it acceptable for women to carry handbags ...
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Adding Life to Days – Rhona Baillie T...

Rhona Baillie is the Chief Executive of the recently opened £21million Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow. It’s the first centre for palliative in the UK that has been designed using the Sengetun model – an innovative ...
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Our Gift to You from the Studio10 Bea...

From November 1st the first 100 Sarah Haran customers will receive a free full-size Studio10 Lip Perfecting Balm Gloss (RRP £22)*. All customers will also be entered into our prize draw to win a goody bag packed with products we've...
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Seasonal Shifts: Mustard, Merlot and ...

For those of you who haven’t seen the 1957 film Funny Face, it’s a charming classic. Turn the heating on, close the curtains and curl up with Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire in their wonderful parody of the mid-century fashion worl...
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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 ...
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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 curren...
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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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The Style Aficionado

Since launching her media career in the mid 2000s, Antonia O’Brien’s name has become synonymous with a seemingly endless portfolio of sartorial knowledge. As an acclaimed fashion journalist, stylist and television presenter, she c...
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Small but Mighty

Bags come in different shape and sizes. Small doesn’t mean impractical. Rather the opposite. I prefer crossbody bags that are secure (always with a top zip) and sturdy. I also always insist on an inside zip-up pocket to keep my mos...
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Hear Me Roar! - Animal Print

For some, it’s a perennial print that will never be démodé, but to others it will always be timelessly tacky. The vogue for leopard began in the roaring 20s with stars like Marion Nixon and Josephine Baker walking their big cats on...
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Smart Works Partnership

Sarah Haran is proud to support Smart Works, the UK charity that provides high-quality interview clothes, styling advice and interview training to women in need. Smart Works gives women the confidence, the self-belief and the pract...
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