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We’ve moved!

We’ve moved! Please come visit us at http://www.peonyandblue.com Hope to see you all soon!

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New website coming soon!

Hi everyone Just a short post to say thanks for all your messages and comments – and thanks most of all for your patience.  As you all know I’m working on a new home for my blog, all will be revealed soon! Thanks, Maitha

Accessories make the outfit

So I haven’t been to Forever 21 for aaaaages, however I was talking to a fellow fashion blogger on twitter the other day and she reminded me of a Forever 21 necklace she has which I LOVE. So, I’ve had a look through and here’s the best of their lovely, wonderful jewels: Sparkling collar necklace: … Continue reading

Instant Stylist

I’ve just found Instant Stylist on InStyle’s website – has anyone else been playing?  Never mind Angry Birds, put aside your crossword, this is the best use of your game time! Instant Stylist is on the American InStyle website.  It takes you through various different outfits including workwear, travel day and night out with the … Continue reading

Christmas colours

Christmas time is all about the glitter and sparkle.  Whether you stick to traditional greens, reds and golds or prefer a more modern take with blues, purples and pinks – as long as it sparkles, then it’s Christmas-appropriate! TRADITIONAL reds, greens and golds New Look red sequinned dress, £39.99; Oasis gold dress, £130.00;  Oasis embellished shoulder … Continue reading

It’s CHRISTMAS!!! Soon anyway…

With Christmas just around the corner, here are some amazingly-Christmassy (that is a word I’ll have you know) decorations to make your home sparkle: John Lewis silver and pearl wreath, £25.00 Heal’s, cross stitch Christmas mini lanterns (pack of six), £7.00 House of Fraser, gold bell star or heart, £5.00 John Lewis silver napkin rings … Continue reading

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Christmas jumper bonanza

It’s that time of year when everyone brings out their beloved Christmas jumpers.  Vintage is one thing but seriously, as adults, we do not need to be going into work wearing jumpers with giant snowmen on them.  I love Christmas as much as the next person but surely there are other ways to show our … Continue reading

50 dresses that changed the world

Anyone stuck with their Christmas shopping should seriously consider this book for their girlfriends/wives/sisters/mums/galpals. The fashionista in your life needs this book! Fifty dresses that changed the world, £12.95, features 200 images of dresses from timeless classics like the 1915 pleats to modern styles that are pieces of art as well as fashion.

The Lanvin Christmas

Deck the halls – or Claridge’s!

**We’ve moved, to view this post please visit http://www.peonyandblue.com/deck-the-halls-or-claridges – thanks!**   Last week Claridge’s was all decked out for the festive season with a huge Christmas tree designed by Alber Elbaz, exclusively for the store. As well as being lavishly decorated, the tree was surrounded by Lanvin dolls in Claridge’s lobby! ‘I hope the tree brings … Continue reading

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Gaga for Elle

Loving the cover of January’s issue of Elle UK.  Just a shame I can’t find a copy anywhere!  I need me some of this!