World Psoriasis Day

World Psoriasis Day

Get straight to the point this season – polka dots really are spot-on...

Modern Manners

The Lady Guide to Modern Manners: 31 October

VIP's Only

Dear Thomas, I went to a most enjoyable drinks party the other day but it was rather spoilt when I realised that some people were invited to stay on for dinner but others,...


Take a bow

Whether bold or delicate, bows add a feminine touch to any outfit{igallery id=5337|cid=350|pid=1|type=category|children=0|showmenu=0|tags=|limit=0}

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The Lady Guide to Modern Manners: 24 October

Clothes Lending

There's no need to wait for your beau to treat you. Treat yourself with one of these sets...


Tom Joule

Hip, Hip Hooray!

First launched in 1989 by Tom Joule, the now retail giant has us pinning for tweed, wellies and a number of items in their homes range. Based in Market Harborough Tom is...


Bright sparks

Whatever the occasion, top off your outfit in style, says Katy Pearson

Modern Manners

The Lady Guide to Modern Manners: 26 September

Dinner Party Topics

Dear Thomas, In view of recent events, do you think discussion of politics and current affairs should be avoided at the dinner table more than ever? Nadine Hardcastle,...


Wet Wedding

Perfect Planning

Keep your cheeks glowing through the chill with these stylish and snug essentials...

Modern Manners

The Lady Guide to Modern Manners: 19 September

Air Rage

Dear Thomas, There seems to have been a lot of dispute recently about whether you should recline your seat on a plane. I even heard that aircraft had to be diverted because...


Bold blooms

Striking florals for your autumn wardrobe. Shrinking violets need not apply...

Top Tips



Britain was once a nation personified by its superior etiquette standards. In recent years, certainly where the dinner table is concerned, our preoccupation with technology...


Dawn O’Porter

Love Vintage

I love vintage and second-hand clothing. In fact, I smile every time I open my wardrobe and see my own collection. So interviewing vintage aficionado Dawn O’Porter is an...

Modern Manners

The Lady Guide to Modern Manners: 12 September

Sports Day

Dear Thomas, With the new school year underway, as a parent I’m dreading the awful behaviour of other mums and dads at Saturday sports fixtures. Last season saw one father...

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"BEAUTY may fade and riches be lost, but a sense of humour ripens with the years, and cannot be stolen. It remains a very real solace, and a talisman against the ills of life."

The Lady. The Invaluable Possession 2nd May, 1912
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What the stars have in store for you this week.Oct 31 - Nov 6

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Q: A recent survey has revealed the Top 10 things British women would love to do but are too scared. Have you done any of the following?

Sing in public / karaoke - 10.6%
Ask for a pay rise - 6.2%
Travel or holiday alone - 27.7%
Do a naked photo-shoot - 6.2%
Get a tattoo - 3.8%
Have a bikini wax - 4.9%
Get your hair cut very short - 10.6%
Ask someone out on a date - 3.8%
Quit your job - 19%
Have cosmetic surgery - 7.3%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 13 Jun 2014 - 09:12

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