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Apple named best place to work

October 22, 2018

Tech giant Apple has been named the best company to work for in the UK, with staff praising an “enjoyable” work culture, good rates of pay and free or discounted goods.


Put your winter coat into hibernation

February 24, 2015

When it comes to investing in a good jacket, trends aren’t usually top of the agenda. But this season, it’s a no-brainer. Every key silhouette and texture is echoed in the biggest catwalk trends for spring/summer 15. Whether it’s Burberry’s busy patterned trench or Gucci’s Seventies suede, there’s a designer inspired cover-up to keep out the chill. The real bonus? It doesn’t matter what you’re wearing underneath – let your new jacket do all the new trend walking and talking. Here’s our pick of the top coats to take you from winter to spring.


Be inspired by the wine cellar with 2015’s hottest hue

February 17, 2015

If you need an excuse to break the January detox, pour yourself a nice glass of red and call it research. Meet colour authority Pantone’s top tip for 2015: Marsala. A robust, earthy red, it’s the perfect transitional tone to add to your wardrobe that will take you take from winter to spring. “Much like the wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue emanates a sophisticated, natural earthiness,” says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Colour Institute. “The impactful, full-bodied qualities of Marsala make for an elegant statement, used on its own or as an accent.” Uncork Marsala and add a splash of this year’s colour to your closet.


Fancy something frilly or silky or satiny to liven up Valentine’s Day?

February 10, 2015

Treating yourself to some lovely lingerie to impress that special someone has become a time-honoured Valentine’s Day tradition. But with the array of underwear on offer, it can be hard to know where to start – and what suits. “Lingerie is such a personal choice and is very much about enhancing your body shape – it should fit impeccably,” said Marks and Spencer’s head of lingerie design Soozie Jenkinson.


Time to reboot

December 9, 2014

Step up your winter style game with the latest footwear finds from glam over-the-knees to cutie booties.