Smart Set Capsule Wardrobe by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

Meghan’s Smart Set capsule wardrobe launched today. Here’s a quick and simple list of products and where to buy. Links are affiliate, except for Misha Nonoo’s.
John Lewis tote bag, £109, in black and brown: bit.ly/31iT5qi
M&S dress (in 3 colours) at £19.50 bit.ly/31i002G
Jigsaw Paris Blazer: bit.ly/2Ae10cs
Jigsaw Paris Trousers: bit.ly/31nbrXe
Today at the launch, Meghan paired her Paris trousers and Smart Set Shirt with a pair of Manolo Blahnik heels (http://bit.ly/2A9sLCS, affiliate link) and a saddle coloured POLO Ralph Lauren belt (http://bit.ly/31iXlG2, affiliate link)
For every item purchased from the Smart Set, a like for like donation will be made to Smart Works, a charity that helps women with the clothes, confidence and coaching to go out there and get that job! I love the way Meghan channels her love for cooking and fashion into helping those in need!
 

Kate, Duchess of Sussex, at the Polo, 10 July 2019

The Duchess of Cambridge carries a small Darley bag in red today – currently on sale here! bit.ly/2G15FBR (UK affiliate link) #DuchessofCambridge #Katestyle
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, at the Polo, 10 July 2019

 

With thanks to @MeghansMirror for the ID, here are Meghan’s sunnies today: £220 at @NETAPORTER. bit.ly/2YNpXWG (affiliate link) #DuchessofSussex #MeghanStyleCapturesunniues

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, at Wimbledon, 4 July 2019

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A quick update on Meghan, Duchess of Sussex’s, outfit, today at Wimbledon! She wore a gorgeous white pinstripe blazer, with a new pair of sunglasses, and her trusty Madewell hat. It’s now available to purchase in the UK and I really, really wish I could buy it!

 

Here are the links to purchase:

Hat: bit.ly/2YyePNd (now available in the UK!)

Thanks to @MeghansMirror

and @fortheroyals

for IDs!

 

A splash of colour! Root 7 Ombre Mugs

I love autumn and winter but I won’t deny those long dark nights can get a little dreary. That’s why I jumped at the chance to take a look at these amazing ombre mugs from Root 7!

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My Ultimate Halloween Makeup Tips and Critiques

Halloween is nearly here, and while everyone else is dishing up tutorials to transform your face into sexy versions of whatever, I’m here to dish out some truth. I’m not going to show you how to do your makeup this Halloween, I’m going to show you how not to do it. Learn from these mistakes from a beauty expert. That’s me, it’s my blog, so I’m the expert right now. Watch me as I skilfully dissect some so-called iconic looks to give praise where it is due, but most importantly, to point out so big mistakes so you don’t fall into the same trap…

Captain “Pazuzu” Howdy, The Exorcist

I think it’s great that even as a Captain, Pazuzu is not afraid to experiment with some fierce looks. All I’m saying is that using eyeshadow to define your teeth is a bit too much even for the evening. But that contouring is really really good.

For you, I recommend: Colgate toothpaste, to keep those teeth shining pearly white.

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Royal Tour Australia 2018: Every Item Worn By Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

It can get manic trying to keep up with every item worn on a royal tour, so I’ve decided to keep a running, updated tally of every item worn, complete with links. Keep checking back as this post will be continually updated live!

(On mobile, you can click on the photo to be taken to a photo gallery – on desktop, click on the main image below each day to see the gallery.)

Day 15: Monday 29 October, Wellington

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Together: Our Community Cookbook: Book Review Part 2

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This weekend, I spent my time cooking 10 recipes from Together: Our Community Cookbook, so I could let you know my thoughts on the content of the book!

For context and a wider view of the project, make sure you read the first part of my review here.

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Charlotte Tilbury Stars-In-Your-Eyes Palette

I’m a massive fan of Charlotte Tilbury, particularly her eyeshadow palettes – and the words ‘limited edition’ always have me clicking on the checkout button so fast I’m sure I look like a woman possessed. Last year I bought the Instant Eye Palette as soon as it launched, which was a gorgeous array of nudes, browns, peaches and silvers which you could use to create looks called Day Eye, Desk Eye, Date Eye, and Disco Eye. Continue reading

Together: Our Community Cookbook: Book Review Part 1

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Together: Our Community Cookbook is probably one of the most significant books in its category to be published this year. It’s not just a collection of recipes, it’s a symbol of hope, renewal, strength, dedication and a celebration of community and of the giving spirit of women. The book represents not just the Duchess of Sussex’s first big solo project since her high profile wedding and entry into the British Royal family, but it’s also a story of how a tragedy has brought a group of people together, united them in grief, and a story about the indefatigable nature of the human spirit. It’s also a melting pot of cultures and identities that neatly describes modern Britain, and the sense of unity and a shared bond is woven throughout the pages within.

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