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YOUR EDIT OF LIFESTYLE INSPIRATION

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  • TREND
    SPOTLIGHT+

    THE NEW SHAPEWEAR

     

    Enhance your curves with our hard-working summer lingerie

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    BE BOLD WITH PRINT

    How to wear this season’s look-at-me pieces

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06.05.2015

WELCOME…

May is finally here, bringing with it two bank holidays and the promise of better weather still to come – so this week, we’ve got plenty of inspiration to help you look on the lighter side. Womenswear editor Charlene Barton finds the perfect pair of gladiator sandals to team with maxi dresses or denim for a carefree summer look, while menswear editor Ian Wright picks out a lightweight woven belt that’s the ideal partner for chinos and shorts – whichever colour you choose. Maggie Davis recommends a cool cotton baby blanket with a floral pattern as a sweet gift for newborns, and beauty editor Emma Robertson reveals an easy, foolproof way to achieve perfectly groomed brows at home. With Election Day fever hitting its peak, food, wine & flowers editor Emma Sleight suggests getting in the mood for the big event with our rosette-style chocolate lollipops in a cheery coalition of colours. Finally, don’t miss our feature on simple ways to transform any outdoor space into a dream destination for summer, so you can make the most of the lighter evenings and warmer weekends ahead.

 

JO CAULKETT
Home editor

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Looking for that perfect piece? Want shopping inspiration? Style & Living’s Editor’s Pick is our daily spotlight on the latest must-haves at M&S, from new foodie ingredients to cutting-edge beauty products and standout trend items. Written by the Style & Living team, it also features guest editors from Vogue, House & Garden and more. To discover the hottest in womenswear and beauty to the best in food and homeware, sign up to our daily newsletter – it’s a one-stop shortcut to the inside track!

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Wednesday/06 May

Editor's Pick

THE ULTIMATE BALCONY BRA

Tuesday/05 May

Editor's Pick

THE CUTE COTTON BLANKET

Monday/04 May

Editor's Pick

THE EVER-FLEXIBLE BELT

Sunday/03 May

Editor's Pick

THE TWO-TONE TUMBLERS

Saturday/02 May

Editor's Pick

THE BODY-BOOSTING SHAMPOO

Trend Spotlight

THE NEW SHAPEWEAR

Friday/01 May

Editor's Pick

THE BRITISH ASPARAGUS

Thursday/30 Apr

Editor's Pick

THE CHIC LITTLE JACKET

Wednesday/29 Apr

Editor's Pick

THE EXOTIC NIGHTWEAR

Tuesday/28 Apr

Editor's Pick

THE PRETTY PARTY DRESS

Monday/27 Apr

Editor's Pick

THE RIVIERA SHIRT

Sunday/26 Apr

Editor's Pick

THE STATEMENT CLOCK

Trend Spotlight

COLOUR VISION

Saturday/25 Apr

Editor's Pick

THE SKIN-BRIGHTENING SERUM

Friday/24 Apr

Editor's Pick

THE CRISPY BAKED CHURROS

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Contributors

Maggie Davis
M&S.com Kidswear and Lingerie Editor

Having worked for Time Out, ES Magazine, Vogue and The Observer, Davis is also a kids’ style blogger. As the new kids and lingerie editor for M&S.com, she combines her love of grown-up fashion with her knowledge of childrenswear.

Niki Brodie
M&S.com Style
Editor

Previously the fashion editor for Wallpaper* magazine, for the past few years Brodie has been an independent fashion stylist working for publications including Elle, Tatler and Sunday Times Style. Brodie now lends her styling expertise to Style & Living.

David Gandy
Model and
Style Icon

Voted one of GQ’s 10 most stylish men on the planet, a muse of Dolce & Gabbana and a lover of seriously fast cars, we take a spin round the iconic Goodwood racecourse with the M&S model and style icon, in this month’s In The Moment.

Charlene Barton
M&S.com Womenswear Editor

Barton started her career at French Vogue and has since worked for Elle, Topshop, Harper’s Bazaar, Net-a-Porter.com and Matchesfashion.com. Her fashion know-how makes her an invaluable Style & Living team member.

Eric Frideen
Fashion and portrait photographer

The Swedish-born, London-based photographer has contributed to some of the world’s top magazines and brands including US Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar and Burberry. He now brings his photographic skills to Style & Living.

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