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5 effortless looks for the “new normal” - pandemic style

5 effortless looks for the “new normal” - pandemic style

Main photo: @jeessssiiee There’s no denying that the pandemic has changed what we used to see as “normal” in everyday life. From working from home to socially distant socialising with friends, we’ve all had to change at least some of our daily routine to accommodate these changes. However, it doesn’t mean you have to stop having fun with what you wear. We’re coming up to a new season now, so it’s the perfect time to upgrade your wardrobe or try out some new styles. Here are just a few ideas for various scenarios in our “new normal”... Date night / night...

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51 x 5 star Google reviews and counting...

51 x 5 star Google reviews and counting...

   Read all here 51 reviews jen birch 18 hours ago Fabulous service. When I ordered my first shirt, my partner found it before I got home and presumed it was for them. They loved the fit and especially the quality. Since then we have bought many more. The shirts attract positive comments wherever we go. Brilliant products that never disappoint. Pauline Curwen 2 weeks ago Bought some t shirts a few years ago. Hard wearing,great fit and my favourite t shirts yo wear. Rosa Freedman a month ago Ordered two long-sleeved shirts and was delighted to find that the quality...

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Why are women's clothing sizes so inconsistent?

Why are women's clothing sizes so inconsistent?

By Beth Kennedy. Cover image - Youtube/Vox You know how it goes - in H&M you might be a size 14 but in Primark it’s an 18 (or vice versa). So why are women’s clothes sizes so inconsistent? It’s not just in the UK, the US have the same problem as us... and much of it can be attributed to vanity sizing. What is vanity sizing? In short, it’s a marketing tool. Clothing companies wanted to compliment shoppers by reducing the sizes to make women feel they’re a size or two smaller than they really were. Well, it was a marketing tool but apparently...

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Dating during lockdown

Dating during lockdown

On-line dating has firmly established itself as the new norm and according to Pink News nearly two-thirds of LGBTQI+ couples in the UK met online and approximately 39% of straight couples. It may be safe to say that this has gone up even more during lockdown!  We asked you for your lockdown dating stories and you didn’t disappoint... Abbie I'm in a long distance relationship with my long term girlfriend, Hayley (she/her) and our dates mainly happen over Skype when we can't physically be together. Hayley lives in Canada and I am from Scotland. We have been together for nearly 6...

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Things white people can do to support Black Lives Matter right now

Things white people can do to support Black Lives Matter right now

By Beth Kennedy Photo by Maria Oswalt on Unsplash As a white person, it is impossible to truly understand what our black brothers and sisters go through on a daily basis. You may be feeling helpless and distraught when you see all the protests and police violence on the news. There are a few things you can do right now to play your part in this revolution (because that is what it is and it’s a long time coming). This is by no means a way to become a “white knight” - it’s for people who simply wish to contribute something - especially...

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Made in the UK fabric accessories for these times

Made in the UK fabric accessories for these times

Update England: masks to be worn on public transport from 15th June https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/04/face-masks-to-be-made-compulsory-on-public-transport-in-england We had such a success with our handmade face masks, which kept selling out as soon as they were listed, that we decided to use the London factory which makes our shirts to make us a bulk order. Made from the same cotton poplin that we use for our fun shirts. Features UK made face mask for domestic use Purchase 2 : one to wash, one to wear Two layers of tightly woven cotton fabric with over ear loops Integral pocket so you can add your own filters Pliable aluminium insert...

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Face masks for domestic use

Face masks for domestic use

By Nel Margerison For the last two weeks I have been at home sewing masks for personal use. As we see this global disaster impact our everyday lives we are looking for ways to protect our frontline staff. Please please leave N95 respirators for those who need them urgently. These masks are not surgical and will not protect from fine aerosolised virus. There are no guarantees that wearing a mask will offer protection to yourself, or others, but any barrier is better than none and this is re-iterated by every source we have researched.  "The current scientific consensus is that...

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We now offer Clearpay - Shop Now, Enjoy Now, Pay later

We now offer Clearpay - Shop Now, Enjoy Now, Pay later

Good news - UK customrs can pay in 4 installments with Clearpay.  What is Clearpay? First off, it isn't a loan as no interest is charged, but a...

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