Finding new websites that cater to style-conscious women is always fun, so when I heard about Apricot, I immediately headed over to their site to check it out for myself. It’s absolutely full of hot new trends that are affordable to everyone. I particularly love that their collections are aimed at both mothers and daughters – what a wonderful idea, right? Also, the company aspires to deliver what every woman’s wardrobe needs… from well produced staples, through to limited edition and trend-led fashion pieces…. Read more »

At 56-years-old, former fashion model Pia Cross still turns heads. If she’s not wearing make-up, Pia will simply don a fabulous pair of sunglasses, add a slick of lipstick and head out. “My hair is very important though and I do like it short but if it’s not right, I don’t feel 100%,” she says, adding that she’s particularly happy with her hair stylist, Luda from Victor Picardo in Praia do Carvoeiro, a small town in the Algarve, where Pia lives with her… Read more »

I’ve just watched an old episode of What Not To Wear (the US version with Stacey and Clinton) and I’m actually a little bit peed off at the over-use of the term ‘age-appropriate style’. I hadn’t really given it much thought but yesterday I’d read a blog post about it and it’s obviously still on my mind. As I approach 40, I guess I am noticing that I’m being more careful about the clothes that I choose to buy. Whenever I… Read more »