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4 tips for 'Dressing for Success' when you are pregnant

My friend Sarah was feeling humiliated and angry. Seven months pregnant, she was at an important conference for work, when her ‘reasonably priced’ maternity pants split down the seam. It was only the second time she had worn them. « I was seriously hacked off. Here I am trying to hold it together, convince people to take me seriously, that  my work is worth investing in despite this looming life event. I mean, already they are making assumptions about my commitment just because I am pregnant, and then the only professional looking thing I could find to wear lets me down. » This got me thinking about how much we judge people by the way they dress and present themselves, and how...

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Pantone's Colour of 2020 - How to Style it

Pantone have recently announced their colour of the year for 2020 : Classic Blue. This is a stark departure from the sophisticated and optimistic ‘Living Coral’ of 2019. Pantone’s choice of colour for 2020 marks a shift towards introspection and reflection, but its a great colour to wear, and here are a few suggestions for raising the style temperature of this cool colour.

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