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  • 6 of the best… trench coats

    It goes with everything — from knockout dresses to comfy tees. Shop this workhorse of the fashionista wardrobe with Muddy’s top six picks for autumn / winter 2021.

  • Pyjama party! 8 chic sets to buy now

    With autumn being peak PJs-on-the-sofa season – hey, it’s raining again, let’s stay in!- it’s the ideal time to round up our favourites to buy now. Just add slippers.

  • 14 highlights from next week’s fab house & garden auction

    I've had all sorts of goodies from the Mallams House & Garden Sale before - gifts for friends, statement furniture and treats for me! So, here's my pick of this month's sale... Fill yer boots

  • 14 seasonal scented candles for autumn

    It's the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness... and of sensational scented candles! Check Muddy's pick of the best candles for autumn 2021, chock-a-block with smoke and wild woods (and a bit of fun).

  • Our pick of the best beauty advent calendars 2021

    This month the Liberty beauty advent calendar launches along with the John Lewis and M&S versions... you've gotta snap them up now before they sell out (yes, really!)

  • Write on! 11 stylish stationery picks

    Back to school season always calls out for new books and pens — the prettier the better. Grown-ups, gather round: this is your ultimate stylish stationery round-up, from pens to paperweights.

  • A new leaf: your 10 autumn wardrobe essentials

    Bright knits, checks, big handbags, even bigger boots. We've got your autumn/winter 2021 fashion fix sorted, including our picks from two fab local boutiques

  • Gotta have it! The new summer tipple

    Fancy a sparkling little number to style out your summer drinking? We've found an alternative to wine that makes a gorgeous gift for a friend... or save it just for you!

  • Retro homeware must-haves

    Bright colours, bold shapes — the unapologetically brash 80s are back, baby, at least in the world of interiors. Give your home a stylishly retro revamp with these statement pieces.

  • Going camping? These are your (ever so chic) must-haves

    Booked a campsite slot, but have no idea what you’re doing? Don’t worry, we've found the kit that will see you through, from enamelware for Pimms to the ultimate mattress.

  • Sold! Top picks from Oxon’s upcoming interiors auction

    This summer's Mallams auction is a real peach, with some stunning bits for inside and out, and you get the fun of bidding. What's not to love?

  • Wimbledon-inspired fashion

    Inspired by Wimbledon last week? Us too. So here's to sharp blazers, pretty dresses, and pleated skirts - and where to buy them!

  • 8 gorgeous bottles of booze to give to a friend (if you can bear to)

    Anyone else looking down the barrel of a diary full of dinner parties, house warmings and long-awaited get togethers? If you're looking for something a bit special to take along, try one of these stunning spirits bottles, including three quirky local options

  • 8 cool new coffee table books

    Can't be bothered to read a novel right now? No problem, have a languid browse through the best new coffee table books instead, with a little help from Abingdon's Mostly Books.

  • 5 pieces we love from MK Gallery’s latest exhibition

    Pushing the boundaries of stylish furniture, the Memphis Group rose to prominence in the early 80s. Their iconic designs are on display right now at MK Gallery, so don't miss these five coolest pieces.

  • 8 chic spring jackets to buy now

    Yes, the weather right now is abysmal for May, but look on the bright side: it's the perfect excuse to purchase one of these gorgeous spring jackets.

  • Posh paws: 8 accessories for stylish dogs

    Looking for a gift for your four-legged friend or a canine-loving pal? From pac-a-macs to dog beer, we've found the perfect pressies for pooch, all from independent stores

  • Gotta Have it: best outdoor party lights

    If you want to nail alfresco entertaining, you need lights that can move with the party, whatever the weather. Here's our pick of the best solar, battery and rechargeable lights including some beauties from brilliant local stores

  • 15 must-have accessories for outdoor dining in style

    Out with the scratched melamine, in with stylish cups, cocktail shakers, candelabra, and cutlery. Here's our guide to the wow accessories that will make your alfresco meal sparkle

  • Gotta Have It: spring cleaning gear

    The evenings are getting lighter, lockdown is nearly over and the sunshine is showing up those handprints on the windows and stains on the carpet. Time to bust out your inner Mrs Hinch…

  • Girl power! 5 buys to support International Women’s Day

    Treat yourself for a good cause with these limited-edition buys in support of International Women's Day on 8 March. Fashion, skincare, homeware: a rather delightful pick of guilt-free goodies.

  • Valentine (and galentine) letterbox treats

    The pandemic has created a boom in letter box gifting. With so much choice and V-Day coming up, why not make someone's day?

  • WFH in style: the best office furniture to buy now

    Tired of your back giving you grief thanks to a shoddy home-office set-up? Work and homeschool in comfort with Muddy's list of Insta-worthy desks and chairs.

  • Gotta have it! Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2021

    Pantone, the ultimate colour authority has spoken, and 2021's official shades are Ultimate Gray and Illuminating (aka, sunshine yellow). Here's how to get the look.

  • Missoma Coppafeel t-shirt

    Think pink! 11 buys to support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Add these feel-good limited edition buys to your basket ASAP to look gorgeous and support breast cancer charities this October. Two birds, one stone - yes please.

  • Trend alert! White-hot boots to buy now

    Forget your usual black and brown, there's a new colour on the block when it comes to winter boots and we're loving it. Here are eight white pairs to add to basket.

  • Your alternative advent calendar guide for 2020

    Move over, chocolate. From gin to jewellery, and options for men and minis, here are the best alternative advent calendars to count down the festive season.

  • Best beauty advent calendars for 2020

    It's beginning to look a lot like advent calendar season! We've rounded up the top makeup, skincare and fragrance picks to get your hands on before they sell out.

  • 6 of the best boxed wines to drink now

    Boxed wine has a bad rep, but forget everything you know - it stays fresh for longer, contains litres of tipple and can actually be really tasty. Here's what we're sipping.

  • Di Amalfi candle

    Scented candles that bring the holiday vibe

    Who needs foreign shores when you can bring the Med to your living room? Here are the best destination-inspired candles money can buy.

  • Grill power oven gloves

    Reclaim the BBQ! Best outdoor cooking accessories

    Move over Mr M, I'll take it from here. Make the barbecue your own this summer with these super-handy gadgets and accessories.

  • Margaret Dabbs pedi kit

    Hello tootsies! The best at-home pedi kits

    It's starting to feel a lot like peak summer and with the mercury knocking 25 degrees on a regular basis, it means it's also time to expose The Feet. Ready, set, attack!

  • Kids’ summer clothing edit

    Anyone else's kids shot up a few inches during lockdown? We've got you covered with our pick of the coolest, colourful childrenswear to style out the summer.

  • Boden fabric face masks

    The 9 most stylish face masks

    Well, who could have predicted THIS as the must-have summer 2020 accessory? If you've gotta wear a face covering, it may as well look super-chic, right?

  • 5 of the best hair masks to buy now

    Split ends up to your ears? We've found five quick-fixes for treating neglected locks - and to stop your hair stylist from screaming when salons finally reopen!

  • Silk sleep mask

    The best bedroom buys for summer

    It's the summer solstice on Saturday - great for hippies, less so for insomniacs. If you're struggling to sleep during these short nights, help is here.

  • Best interiors buys for extroverts

    Love the interiors at Aynhoe Park and The Crazy Bear? Maximalism is back, baby - here's our wish list to help you nail the trend.

  • 15 gifts to treat dad this Father’s Day

    Father's day incoming! (It's 21 Jun for all you naughty children). If you're stuck on what to buy the paternal figures in your life, here, take some inspo from us.

  • 5 chic hand sanitisers (that aren’t sold out)

    Quit fighting over the last bottle of hand sanitiser in the supermarket and opt for one of these trendy, in-stock options instead (oh yeah, and we have a bunch to give away!)

  • Pimp your patio with these 18 outdoor buys

    We’re swapping holidays abroad for le jardín this summer, so best make it the ultimate destination. Cue the Muddy shopping edit of the coolest accessories to deck out your outdoor space.

  • Slap on that SPF! The best products to buy now

    Sun out, suncream on! Here are the best SPF products to protect your skin and get that glow - plus win one of 10 bundles of Saltee suncream up for grabs.

  • High street beauty saviours to buy now

    Think you deserve a little treat, but don't want to splash the cash right now? Here are 8 high street hits to help you get your lockdown look for less, all road-tested by yours truly.

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    Desk delights

    Working from home? Sounds like the perfect excuse to pimp up your workstation with the loveliest stationery and desk accessories.

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • Gotta Have It

    Hands never been cleaner - and more in need of a decent moisturiser? Treat yourself to a small dollop of comfort with these beautiful handcreams.

  • Gotta Have It

    Bottom's up! We love this cheeky Anissa Kermiche vase that's cropping up on every fashion editors' Instagram. It's just one of a new wave of quirky vessels for displaying your blooms this spring.

  • 6 of the best… candle subscriptions

    Ooooh, something smells lovely! These clever candle subscriptions make a thoughtful winter gift (even if it's for yourself - shhhhh, we won't tell).

  • Dotty about polka dots

    We're going dotty over the return of an old favourite print - welcome back, polka dot!

  • Blue Monday buys

    The grimmest day of the year is here. But here's how to make Blue Monday blue in a pleasingly different way this year (not like that, you pervs!)

  • Gotta Have It

    You'd be barking mad to miss H&M's new knitwear line allowing you to outfit twin with your doggy. Woof!

  • Gotta Have It

    This brand new interiors styling subscription box is totally genius. It'll give your house an easy-peasy autumn refresh - and you can pretend it was all your idea. Boom!

  • Summer essentials

    This brilliant (and local) new sunscreen is among our top picks to refresh your summer beauty routine. Summer, we're gunning for you.

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