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personal style, slow fashion, summer style -

So you've taken stock of your current wardrobe situation and decided what you like about it, and what you want to change. You've spent some time flicking through blogs or magazines and have found a few 'style icons', people whose style you admire and think you might want to emulate. You've worked out the colours, shapes, fabrics and patterns that you are drawn to, and have noted down a few styling details. And now the fun can really begin. Now you get to go shopping!  I want you to hit your favourite shops (ahem) and try on a bunch of...

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personal style, slow fashion -

So, this is going to be pretty fun.  Pour yourself a cup of tea, grab yourself a slice of cake, and curl up with a stack of magazines (or Pinterest) and get ready to while away an evening looking at pretty pictures! The first thing to do is think: whose personal style do you admire?  It can be a celebrity, a blogger, even a tv character. Search for images of them, and save anything that you like to a new Pinterest board. Don't think too hard at this stage, just save every image that you find yourself drawn to. We'll...

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It's never been easier to shop. Gone are the days when we had to order everything made-to-measure, or make garments ourselves. Now we have sartorial temptations beckoning us to open our wallets up and down every high street. Even supermarkets have us itching to add a bargain t-shirt to our weekly shop.  In fact, to get that quick shopping fix we don't even have to leave our beds any more. ASOS shouts to us from our Facebook feeds, and retailers big and small invade our inboxes on a daily basis. Sometimes more than once a day. How often do you...

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