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  • Gotta Have It

    Have pet, will travel? Here's how to transport Fido or Whiskers in style. No, those passers-by aren't laughing at you, you must've imagined it.

  • 4 new season trends to try (and one to avoid)

    The high street is awash with new spring/summer goodies. Overwhelmed? Here's our pick of the new trends worth exploring - and how to wear them.

  • Gotta Have It

    Water bottles are such a faff to carry around, aren't they? But Chanel are on hand with this chic solution. Can you guess how much it costs though?

  • Gotta Have It

    Hey sexy pants! We've found 5 chic lingerie brands to spice up your life this Valentine's Day. And - bonus - they're all British.

  • eleanor christine ring

    Rings and things

    Handmade in silver, gold and using semi-precious materials, Frome's Eleanor Christine Jewellery is bold, unique and unforgettable (just like you?)

  • Wedding dresses 2020

    This year's dreamiest wedding dresses – and they're made in Somerset by one of the UK's top bridalwear designers, Sassi Holford

  • 3 new online bridal collections

    Here comes the bride... and she's got next-day delivery! First time online collections from the likes of Matches, Kitri and even a recently revitalised Warehouse that will be right up your aisle.

  • blue bag

    Blue is the colour

    Advance warning: the grimmest day of the year is approaching. But here's how to make Blue Monday blue in a pleasingly different way this year

  • woman in yellow activewear

    Witness the fitness

    New year, new fitness routine? We're with you! Here's the Muddy edit of stylish sportswear that'll have you in tip-top form in no time.

  • Party dressing made easy

    It's so easy to end up looking like a Christmas tree at this time of year. Muddy's fashion expert Kerry Potter shows you how to nail going out style.

    • Let it snow

      Heading on a skiing holiday this year? Here's our shopping checklist for looking stylish on the slopes.

    • Tweed with a twist

      Bespoke Scottish tweed (and velvet, denim, leather) with Dutch wax batik – a unique fashion combo that works – at Settlers Stores in Frome

    • Christmas gift guide: for him

      What to buy the man in your life? Hey, easy peasy! Here's our curated 'Best for Blokes', as chosen by Muddy editors across our 22 gorgeous counties.

    • woman with red hair wearing red golden scarf scarves and headwarmer

      Hats off to head warmers!

      Handwoven scarves, snoods, winter headbands and more, all inspired by the changing colours in the Somerset landscape

    • 40 years of fashion

      This season's trends nibble from the Seventies, Eighties, Nineties and Noughties. But how do you to channel the decades but keep your look modern?

    • Ready to wrap up?

      Brrrrrrr! It's got a bit chilly hasn't it? Come warm yourself with these 10 stylish woolies and coats from the ever-brilliant hush, starting with this elegant ribbed, frill-necked beauty.

    • Pjyama Game

      It's suddenly dark, cold and wet outside - let's hunker down and cheer ourselves up with some chic new pyjamas (yes, such things do actually exist)

    • How to do sofa chic

      Never mind all the parties, the thing we're most looking forward to this Christmas is hunkering down at home. Here's what we'll be wearing - just accessorize with a book and mince pie.

    • Shake up your style

      Throw out the rule book, become a fashion rebel and ring the changes this festive season - voilà, our top style tips for rebooting your wardrobe. Come in, little black dress, your time is up!

    • Win 7 perfect pieces to ease you into Autumn

      Muddy's fashion fave hush has come up trumps yet again with its trans-seasonal collection - and we have five sets of our fashion edit to give away , worth over £3500. *This giveaway is now closed*

    • Party like you mean it

      Going out out and nothing to wear? Harvey Nichols has come up trumps this season so here's my wishlist to whet your whistle. Plus win £500 worth of party clobber!

    • Fabulous festi gear

      Eye popping Indonesian-style Dutch wax batik dresses, shoes, hats, cushions and brollies to get you in the festival mood

    • In all your Finery

      Need a summer party frock? This under-the-radar label majors in cool dresses and jumpsuits. We've got £500 worth of Finery goodies up for grabs for 10 lucky Muddy readers - that's £5k worth of foxy fashion! (Sorry! This competition has closed.)

    • First time fashion

      Ready for an adventure? Us too! At Muddy we’ve committed to new experiences this summer (both cultural and clothes related, natch). Read on for inspo - and win a sizzling £400 hush wardrobe while you’re at it!

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