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‘The Kate Effect changed our lives’ The up-and-coming labels with thousands...

A stamp of approval by the Duchess for an up-and-coming label can mean thousands of new customers overnight – with items selling out instantly. Her three current favourites reveal what the Kate Effect has meant for them. ‘We’re so proud, the brand exposure was amazing’ Ian Rutherford/REX/Shutterst​ockMarianna Doyle (below left) and Francesca Kelly, founders of…
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Keep chic and carry on: Why wartime Vogue editor Audrey Withers...

Amid the rubble of Blitzed-out London, Vogue played a vital role in boosting morale on the home front. And its formidable editor Audrey Withers was the role model every woman needed… Audrey at her desk, 1960. Image: © The Condé Nast Publications Ltd.At first glance, Audrey Withers was an unlikely editor of Vogue. Despite being…
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The Batch Lady panko risotto cakes

If you’re already making the mushroom risotto, you can double up to make these panko cakes too. Danielle WoodMAKES 16 CAKES, SERVING 8 PEOPLE  PREP 15 MINUTES, PLUS COOLING  COOK 20 MINUTES, PLUS MAKING THE RISOTTO  4 x 240ml servings Oven-baked Mushroom Risotto 70g plain flour3 eggs, beaten110g panko breadcrumbs4 tbsp olive oilsalt and freshly ground pepperrocket…
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LIZ JONES’S DIARY: In which I try to return the ring

Grrrr!!! Gahhhaaahhha! David went to see the flat in Notting Hill that I was thinking of renting, but not with any good grace, viz: ‘I will view it for you, given you say I have no job.’ Abbey LossingHe sent some photos. ‘Is that a washer-dryer?’ I said. ‘I didn’t ask.’ ‘What’s the local area…
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The Batch Lady farmer’s wife’s savoury plait

This recipe was given to me by a local farmer’s wife and it makes the perfect grab-and-go lunch or dinner on those hectic days when everyone seems to be going in different directions and just passing through the kitchen before heading off to another activity. Danielle WoodSERVES 4-6  PREP 20 MINUTES  COOK 40 MINUTES  1…
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The Batch Lady Thai red sweet potato curry

Make this at the same time as the green Thai chicken curry and you’ll have two flavourful dinners to enjoy. Danielle WoodSERVES 4  PREP 5 MINUTES  COOK 20 MINUTES  500g chopped sweet potatoes, frozen or freshsplash of sesame or vegetable oil115g chopped onions, frozen or fresharound 6 tbsp Thai red curry paste (check label for…
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7 of the best buys from Primark’s Parisian-inspired S/S 20 collection

French style looks effortless, but it’s not always easy to nail. Well, that’s what we thought at least, until we saw the new Primark Parisian-inspired S/S 20 drop. The collection, which is available in stores now, perfectly encapsulated that neatly-tailored but still somehow laid-back cool that our European counterparts pull off so well, in a…
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Little Fires Everywhere: Everything we know so far about Reese Witherspoon’s...

If you’ve got a Big Little Lies-shaped hole in your heart right now, then we’ve got just the thing to fix it. An exciting new drama starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington is coming to Hulu and something tells us it’s going to be just as much of a hit than the HBO favourite. HuluLittle…
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Home Style Saturday 179

Stop by Home Style Saturday today for lots of fun inspiration! The post Home Style Saturday 179 appeared first on Southern Hospitality.
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Our Toy Rule That Saves Our Sanity

How we promote peace, encourage sleep, and decrease anxiety in our kids with one little boundary about toys + how we help keep toys organized. I don’t know who needs to hear this, but one day the kids’ toys will be out of your house, and you’ll miss it. Or maybe you won’t. I dunno.…