Author Archives: Hilary

PARKA LIFE!

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In case you hadn’t noticed, the Parka has made a huge resurgence this season…and we’ve moved a long way from the fluoro orange-lined types worn by my slightly geeky friends Derek & Robert at Primary School in the 70’s. I’ve … Continue reading

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Coats of Many Colours….

A winter coat is an important purchase, often an investment piece. So, it’s worth hunting around for one that is a great colour, shape and style for you …as well as one you love! So here are our long-awaited style … Continue reading

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Diana, Dresses and Dysmorphia

  The release of the film”Diana” last week, has certainly caused some controversy. Is there really any chance anyone will ever know the whole story of the Princess of Wales’s private life in the lead up to her sudden and … Continue reading

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Yellow = the colour of Spring/Summer!

Spring/Summer may not be in the air, but it’s definitely in the shops – in fact, I can’t tell you how many “Summer Collection on sale now” updates from retailers I have received over the last few days, while snowflakes … Continue reading

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A FrockChicks Guide to Frugal Fashion

I’ve just been away for a fabulous weekend to celebrate a dear friends 40th, with ten 30- somethings and fellow 40-somethings. With the inclement weather and snow in Northumberland, we were not dressed in our finery. Let’s say onesies, fleeces, … Continue reading

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Your FrockChicks Guide to Festive Style – The Frock

A Christmas Party? A family celebration? A Christmas Day Dress? Something to shine with for New Year’s Eve.. Don’t panic – help is at hand. The variety available in the shops can feel overwhelming, especially as the shops are so … Continue reading

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Your FrockChicks Guide to Christmas Style

Our little advent treat will be some tips on the top picks of key items to see you through the festive season and beyond. The first is the Faux Fur coat which adds a touch of elegance and glamour to … Continue reading

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Sweater the devil you know!

    OK..so we all thought we would never embrace the trend for leggings when they came in (reappeared!) a few years ago…but now we wouldn’t be without them. But what about this latest trend for Christmas sweaters? Really?! Bringing … Continue reading

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Autumn Style for Mums

  As Mums, London and Paris Fashion Weeks frankly pass us by as we struggle to find a pair of jeans that fit, let alone embrace the new trends for studs, lace, jacquard, metallics and whatever else takes the fashionista’s … Continue reading

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Clarks…not just for school shoes or boring, granny shoes….

Clarks, the shop most of us would only go to to buy our kids school shoes, is fast becoming a go-to shoe shop for the fashion-savvy woman. They’ve pulled off some amazing advertising this year, really getting to grips with … Continue reading

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