1. Gorgeous Mother of the Bride Outfits for Autumn and Winter

    Are you going to be Mother or the Bride or Mother of the Groom? How lovely!


    We always think it’s important to choose your dress ahead of the time, and autumn/winter weddings bring a new set of rules and ideas to the special day. With the autumn/winter 2019 trends in mind, and extra pieces to make your look extra special, we’ve written the ultimate guide to autumn/winter Mother of the Bride and Groom dresses and looks just for you.


    Dark Florals


    Florals, but make it dark. Dark florals are set to be a key trend for autumn/winter 2019, and look just gorgeous on a MotB or wedding guest dress. Dark hues fit perfectly with the cooler seasons, but pretty florals add a touch of femininity and chic styling perfect for a wedding.


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  2. Your Top Tips for Cruise Ship Packing

    Booked your first ever cruise? We bet you're here because you have no idea what to wear!


    Fortunately, cruises are a lot more casual than they used to be. Whilst we'd still recommending one posh frock (Any excuse for a pretty new evening dress!), these days, you can most certainly get away with smart separates and summer dresses.


    If you're heading on a cruise for one week, there's most likely to be two formal nights; an easy formula! Here, we'd recommend bringing one gorgeous cocktail dresses, and one set of separates- think silk or satin palazzos teamed with a gorgeous top like a pretty pussy bow blouse, lace or jewel adorned shirt or smart blazer and vest look. Elegant but not over-the-top evening wear is perfectly acceptable on even the most glamorous ships, as long as glam jewellery and heels ramp up the look. Alternatively, jumpsuits look equally as chic for the evening.


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  3. Tips and Tricks to Disguise Your Tummy

    Do you find yourself excitedly heading to the shopping centre, only to come away because you can't find anything to suit?


    As we get older, we find ourselves donning a muffin top, a third tyre or a tummy. Whatever we call it, it can make it difficult to find the perfect dress to disguise our belly! Luckily, there are so many dresses available to flatter our shape and style, so we've found some of our favourites for you.


    Draping and knots


    Draping and knots around the waist can perfectly conceal your tummy by ruching or laying over the tummy area, whilst defining or creating a waist at the same time.



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  4. 7 Things Every 50+ Woman Should Have in her Wardrobe

    Life gets so busy that it can sometimes be hard to stay on trend.


    As we hit our 50s, we took our power shoulder pads and skimpy skirts to the charity shop, but where should we stand on modern day essentials? We don't believe in hard and fast rules for our personal style, but we've come up with 7 indispensable pieces every stylish lady over 50 should have in her wardrobe.




    As cliché as it sounds, everyone should have a gorgeous little black dress in their wardrobe! Choose an LBD you can easily dress up or down for work or occasions with comfortable flat loafers and heels, gorgeous jewellery and an array of jackets.


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  5. What to Wear to a Wedding

    You've been invited to a wedding, but what to wear?


    These days, there's a huge range of wedding guest dresses available, but what suits a gorgeous lady over 50? You don't want to look frumpy or choose a dress that's too young for you, so we've chosen 5 key tips to look sensational at that wedding


    Maxis and midis


    Maxi and midi dresses are the new midis at the minute, and that's great news for our older legs! With gorgeous embellishments, pretty lace, chiffon and pleating, there's an array of sophisticated styles that look great for a wedding.

     Phase Eight Paola Fishtail Dress

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