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August 18, 2014
by Richard Lewis
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Want To Know All About Fashion in Cheshire?

We’ve not been posting as much as we would like, but that will change. I found this great tool that will syndicate news feed about fashion in Cheshire and the North-West, and then i’ll also ensure i’m posting more regularly, as I know a few of you have been bugging me on Facebook! Anyways, let the good times roll…

At points in your life, you are going to spend time around photo-fanatics that snap hundreds of pictures with their camera or phone and upload them to their social media account. If you want to always look your best in pictures, you need to always dress your best. However, fashion is easy to pull off with the right ideas, and some of them are in this article.

You should always own a black pair of pants in a smooth fabric. You can wear those for a casual occasion if you pair it with a casual top. You can wear the same pair of pants for a more formal occasion if your pair it with a more satin top with sparkly jewelry.

The best fashion tip you can get is to be yourself when it comes to what to wear. People have different opinions about what is fashionable, and you may aspire to be something you’re not. The truth is, no matter what your style, you are always in fashion when you remain true to yourself. Too many people in Alderley Edge, Wilmslow and the like, try too hard. Just be comfortable with yourself!

Always remember to bring the shoes you plan on wearing to a special event along when you shop for the perfect dress. This allows you to see how the shoes look with the dresses you are considering. It will also give you an idea of any alterations that may need to be made. A belt makes for a simple fashion boost. You can choose the appropriate color to complement your look and style. For instance, spice up your skinny jeans with a bright belt. Or, for a more formal look, wear a black belt.

Buy clothes that do not lose their flair. It is nearly impossible to keep up with current trends unless you have an unlimited amount of money to work with. To ensure that you look great no matter what the trends are you should just focus on buying clothes that can weather any fashion storm.

Keep your haircut low maintenance. Everyone runs into time crunches when preparing for meetings, outings or other events, and having an easy to fix hairstyle cuts the time needed to get ready. Many fashionable hairstyles are available that will allow you to bounce quick and still maintain a great look. The below might look good, but isn’t easy to do in the morning!!

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To add a touch a bit of “spring” to your wardrobe, go with mint green this season. This soft green looks great on its own or when paired with other colors like neutrals and other subdued hues. You can find it in various shades and in everything from dresses to shoes.

On days when you aren’t feeling your best, a nice, big pair of stylish sunglasses can be your best friend. If you did not get enough sleep, the night before or are ill, a pair of sunglasses will cover your sickly-looking eyes and add mystery and added style to your ensemble.

Use your accessories to add color to your outfit. This is a great tip if you happen to have a large stock of earth tones or blacks and whites. Get a bright-colored tie, purse, or shoes depending on who you are and what fits you. It is a great way to stand out without having to be very brave.

One easy fashion tip is to just be more confident. No matter how good your clothes look, you will not truly look fashionable unless you wear your clothes with confidence. You need to carry yourself with the utmost confidence. This is one simple way that you can take your fashion to the next level.

One of the most slimming colors for any woman is black; however, too much black can make you look drab. To avoid this effect, add a brightly colored blazer or scarf. If you have an apple-shaped body, wear either a black skirt or black pants with a bold colored blazer or blouse to make draw the eye upward.

Sunglasses are a great accessory to add to your outfit in the summertime. But, the kind of sunglasses you make can really make or break your look. If you have a round or large face, larger sunglasses are the way to go. On the other hand, if you have a small face, go with smaller sunglasses.

There is nothing wrong with using hair accessories, but do not use too many at once because it will make you look tacky. Limit them to no more than two at a time. Furthermore, avoid using hair accessories that are so large that they overpower your hairstyle or make your head look too small.

Every woman should at least have a few key items in her closet. For starters, you should have two pairs of dark-colored dress slacks at the very least. You should also have a pair of hemmed jeans to wear with your heels, and also a pair that are for sneakers. Additionally, every woman must have a simple, but elegant black dress.

If your hair looks oily, you can fix it quickly with a little talcum powder or cornstarch. Just pat a little of the powder or cornstarch over the oily parts. Let it sit for about five minutes then brush it out thoroughly with a natural bristle brush. Your hair will look clean and full.

You never know where you will be when someone takes your picture and puts it online for the world (or at least their social network friends) to see. If you want to always look at least a little fashionable, follow the easy ideas presented in this article. It does not take much to look like a lot!

Hope you enjoy!!

Love – Fashionista!!

April 3, 2014
by Richard Lewis
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5 Must Have Baby Clothes in a Newborn’s Wardrobe

Most new parents make a common mistake. They think buying baby clothes is very simple. Since there are a lot of gorgeous and cute outfits available in the market, parents think they can never go wrong. However, with a wide range of styles and designs to choose from, it may be a bit overwhelming.

Baby clothing is a necessity for every new parent. In order to keep your baby looking good and comfortable, you need to choose the right kind of clothes. For the first few weeks, you just need 5 different pieces of clothing for your baby. These 5 must have baby clothes have been discussed below.

Bodysuits and T-shirts

This is one of the most obvious choices. However, since it’s so obvious, there are many parents who forget to buy baby bodysuits! There’s no need to get overwhelmed by a lot of different prints and styles. For the first few weeks at home, plain white will be perfect, but if you’re after something more colourful, try an Olive and Moss bodysuit. However, it is always better to buy a kimono style bodysuit for more comfort. It is also good for umbilical cord care.

It is also worth mentioning that you should purchase bodysuits in 3-6 months. This is because not a lot of babies can fit into 0-3 months size after just a few weeks. If your budget allows and you want to give more comfort to your baby, you can buy some in smaller size, and the rest in larger.

Pajamas and Booties

Regardless of the season in which your baby is born, he or she will sleep for around 18 hours every day. Therefore, you need to buy baby clothes which keep your baby comfortable. For warm weather, you should choose one-piece, thin cotton sleepers. You can also buy bag sleepers which look quite similar to nightgowns. However, they have a basic closure across the bottom.

For cold weather, you should choose heavy footed pajamas. These are commonly called blanket sleepers. While buying pajamas, you need to choose something which buttons. If possible, you should avoid zippers as your baby’s sensitive areas may get stuck in the zip during a diaper change.

Shoes, Socks and Hat

When you’re out of your home, you definitely want your baby’s little feet comfortable and warm. You also want baby clothes which can keep your baby’s head protected from extreme weather. Therefore, you need to buy shoes which are soft soled. Slip ons are always a better choice. They can be easily worn with or without any socks. While buying socks, you should always choose cotton. It is a natural fiber and feels soft on the baby’s skin.

For warm weather, head protection for your baby needs to include sun hats, baseball caps and cotton beanies. On the other hand, for cold weather, you need ear flaps and button or tie closures to make sure flaps stay in place and offer maximum protection to your baby.

Baby Outerwear

While buying baby clothes, you may be quite confused when choosing baby outerwear. This is one of the most tricky areas of baby clothing. It is important to understand that baby outerwear is a learning experience. Therefore, you don’t need to be very hard on yourself. If you don’t get it right the first time, you will gradually learn.

When it comes to baby outerwear, layers are extremely important. An extra layer can be the difference between a frustrated and happy baby. These days, you can choose from a wide range of styles and designs for baby outerwear.

For cold weather, you should buy hooded, zip up sweatshirts or cotton jackets which can be easily layered. This will keep your baby comfortable. For warm weather, you will need sunglasses, hats with UPF and swimwear for your baby.

Everyday Wear

While buying everyday wear baby clothes, you need to focus on simplicity. You should buy clothes which can give you easy access to diaper changes. Some good choices can be side snap shirts, coveralls and slip on pants. They make it easier for you to clean your baby. You won’t have to constantly pull clothes over your baby’s head. While buying everyday wear clothes like sleepwear and bodysuits, you should buy around 7-10 items. A new born can get quite messy quickly. Therefore, you don’t want to do laundry daily. You need to have some options in the wardrobe, such as the Tractor Ted range provide.

These days, you can easily shop for baby clothes on the Internet. There are many reputed sellers which offer high quality baby clothing at affordable prices. When your children get older, great brands such as Little Joules will look great on them.

July 2, 2016
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How STE Waste has gone from strength to strength in 20 years + MORE

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June 25, 2016
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Cheshire Life magazine July 2016 – out in the shops or available to buy online now + MORE

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June 18, 2016
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Restaurant review – Brassica Grill, Heaton Moor, Stockport + MORE

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June 11, 2016
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12 photos that capture the true beauty of New Brighton + MORE

Our readers share their photos of a famous Wirral landmark

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June 4, 2016
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Restaurant review – The Rose Garden, West Didsbury + MORE

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Janet Reeder visits The Rose Garden in West Didsbury and discovers a blossoming delight

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May 28, 2016
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2016 Kelsall Hill Horse Trials, Organsdale Farm. + MORE

Champion for the second year running, international event rider Paul Sims managed to retain his crown at this year’s Kelsall Hill Horse Trials at Organsdale Farm.

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May 21, 2016
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Cheshire Life magazine June 2016 – out in the shops or available to buy online now + MORE

A look at some of the highlights of the June 2016 issue of Cheshire Life

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May 14, 2016
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What are Oriental rugs? + MORE

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What are Oriental rugs?

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Discover a range of Oriental rugs available at Frith Rugs.

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May 7, 2016
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Beechwood Cancer Care Centre ladies’ Viva Las Vegas lunch and fashion show + MORE

The Alvanley Arms

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A little Las Vegas glitz was brought to Manchester at the annual Beechwood Cancer Care Centre ladies’ lunch and fashion show.

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April 30, 2016
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Choosing the right kitchen – a case study that will INSPIRE you + MORE

Rent Smart Wales

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Is it smart? Will it work for Wales?

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April 23, 2016
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Cheshire Life magazine May 2016 – out in the shops or available to buy online now + MORE

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April 16, 2016
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Marford’s Seb Morris set to compete in the British GT Championship + MORE

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Young racing driver Seb Morris is hoping to set the pace in the British GT Championship which gets underway this month , writes Paul Mackenzie

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April 9, 2016
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12 photos that capture the true beauty of Macclesfield + MORE

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April 2, 2016
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Where do you call home? Submit a photo to Vivo Property Buyers for a chance to win £150! + MORE

Dedicated followers of fashion flocked to a stylish catwalk show and lunch in Liverpool

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To celebrate springtime, Vivo Property Buyers are running a photo competition where one lucky entrant could win £150 by submitting their favourite outdoor place and what it means to them.

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March 19, 2016
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12 photos that capture the true beauty of Spring in Cheshire + MORE

Cheshire Life readers are being given the chance to enjoy a weekend in Liverpool and entry to the famous Liverpool-Chester-Liverpool Bike Ride.

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Spring is here, bringing a splash of colour across the county

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March 5, 2016
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Cheshire properties – Huntsmans House, Clutton + MORE

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February 26, 2016
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Real Housewives of Cheshire star visits Ziya Restaurant + MORE

Magali Gorre and family visit Wilmslow Rd establishment

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From Emmeline Pankhurst to Pussy Riots, Manchester gets ready to celebrate feminism

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February 19, 2016
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Dual ticket offer for Royal Cheshire County Show and RHS Tatton + MORE

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February 12, 2016
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Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Sparkle in the City charity event + MORE

The history and character of life in Marple is being brought to life. Emma Mayoh reports

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The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity held a Christmas lunch, Sparkle in the City, at The Midland Hotel in the city centre.

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February 5, 2016
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A look ahead to the Chester Food, Drink and Lifestyle Festival + MORE

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January 29, 2016
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5 key flooring trends for 2016 + MORE

5 key flooring trends for 2016

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Are you curious about the latest flooring trends for this year? Well nobody knows more than Simon Brittain from Town and Country carpets in Sale, who has over 30 years of expertise.

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Love and Risk Assessments

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January 22, 2016
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TV antiques expert Adam Partridge + MORE

TV antiques expert Adam Partridge

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Louise Allen-Taylor takes a nap at the Sienna Spa, deep in the bowels of an historic hotel

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January 15, 2016
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2015 Irish Abroad charity ball, Hilton Hotel, Manchester. + MORE

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