Bethan Holt Fashion news and features director Follow 19 April 2019 • 12:30pm I have a terrible habit of scrolling through Instagram late at night when most zen, sensible people have long turned their phone to airplane mode and done their Headspace meditation. Instead I relax/ give myself insomnia by looking idly at pictures of other people’s outfits/ flowers/ babies. I was stopped in my tracks this week by an image of Ivanka Trump. She was wearing a super-chic dress which, within a few clicks, I discovered to be a £39.99 Zara number. It’s very rare that I impulse buy, but this was a polka-dotted delight I just knew was a no-brainer. But how to style this out? In fashion circles, it’s really not ideal to say that one’s purchase was inspired by a Trump; there was a more... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any … [Read more...] about I bought Ivanka Trump’s £39.99 Zara dress, so what does this mean?
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From colour co-ordinated outfits to perfectly groomed hairstyles these are the best dressed couples of Aintree. The famous three day festival is known for its stylish fashion and this year, so far, has been no exception. Thousands have flocked to the race course dressed to impress, after weeks of preparation for the event. The women look absolutely beautiful and the men immaculately groomed, which means together they are the perfect combination. Here are a roundup of some of the best dressed couples who have graced the course over the past two days. Matchy matchy Stephen Given and Rachel Burdett have the matching outfits down to a tee with these burgundy numbers. The couple opted for a more Autumnal look with darker shades, which given the weather is a perfect choice. Read More Grand National 2019 Rachel has complimented her bodycon and peplum dress with a stylish rose inspired fascinator, with dark emerald green. She has also matched her fascinator, bag and strappy heeled … [Read more...] about The best dressed couples spotted on Ladies Day at Aintree
Myleene Klass is certainly bumping along nicely as she prepares to welcome her third child - and her first with current boyfriend Simon Motson. The 40-year-old singer and presenter is already proud mother to two young girls - 11-year-old Ava and seven-year-old Hero - from her former marriage to security consultant Graham Quinn. Myleene has been affectionately referring to her growing bump as “Snoop”, and looked prouder than ever as she stepped out to host a talk at Advertising Week in London on Thursday. The former Hear’Say singer was spotted attending a special lunch at Fortnum and Mason, hosted by Verizon Media and IAB UK, exploring what the focus on diversity in our industry means for brands creating premium content. She joined Lianna Brinded, head of Yahoo Finance UK, for a chat on her new podcast: “Global Change Agents with Lianna Brinded.” The show features the journeys of some of the most influential women in business, tech and academia - and … [Read more...] about Pregnant Myleene Klass hailed as one of ‘the most influential women in business’
Vote in the Brexit hemline You’ve probably heard the theory: hemlines plunge to the ground in times of hardship and spring up when the money pot is brimming. So what of now, amid this mayhem, with the pound struggling and the UK not quite yet in or out of the EU? A zig-zag hemline, naturally. Okay, so the concept isn’t political science’s most robust, but the asymmetric hem goes perfectly with our knee-high boots. Channel Stevie Nicks and choose a skirt or dress in soft fabrics with dark floral prints. Bring bang up to date with an oversized blazer and chunky gold chain. Extra layer Who knew negative space could be so much fun? This season’s nail tribes say scribbling and scrawling on bare nails (à la Moschino) is the only way to do it. Do your doodle with Barry M’s Nail Art Pen in black, followed by a coat of Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat (£9; boots.com) and you’re good … [Read more...] about The best high street bargains
Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to show your mum how much you care about her - but time is running out to organise something extra special. Whatever you're planning this Sunday, March 31, we think nothing says 'I love you' better than a delicious meal in wonderful surroundings and a thoughtful gift. The Westcountry has plenty of fantastic places where you can relax and spend quality time with family, as well as buy your mum a hand-made, extra-special present. Boringdon Hall Hotel Visit the five-star Boringdon Hall Hotel this Mother's Day and treat your mum to a delicious three-course Sunday lunch or afternoon tea in the peaceful surroundings of this wonderful and historic manor house in Plympton. Lunch will be served from 12.30pm to 2pm, when you can choose from a menu of divine delights created by head chef Scott Paton and his team. Click here to view the menu. Boringdon's famous afternoon teas will also be on offer with a choice of the signature three-tiers … [Read more...] about The best ways to treat your mum this Mother’s Day