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Welcome to Style & Living

Mid-summer is all about smart style solutions, those buys that work hard for office and off-duty during the warmer months. I’m feeling inspired by guest editor Harriet Walker’s Editor’s Pick, a matching trouser set in a statement graffiti print that’s surprisingly easy to wear. The little ones are looking for distraction, so try Isabelle O’Carroll’s fun idea, a long-sleeve superhero T-shirt with a detachable cape – great for keeping the little guy busy for hours. For men, William Oliver suggests avoiding summer showers in style with a lightweight, water-resistant windcheater. And for those of us not travelling, home editor Jo Caulkett recommends a textured jute rug for adding a fresh touch to your home. Enjoy these features and plenty more in this week’s Style & Living.

Nicola Copping

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We never need an excuse, but this week we really have something to celebrate. M&S has won of a host of gongs including the International Wine Challenge’s Supermarket of the Year – for the second year running – along with six gold, 50 silver and 82 bronze medals. If you’re looking for somewhere to start sampling our award-winning wines, our Eclipse Riesling was this month presented with the International Trophy – the highest accolade at the Decanter World Wine Awards. Cheers!

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Monday/28 Jul

Editor's Pick

The on-trend matching set

Sunday/27 Jul

Editor's Pick

The cool cocktail glass

Saturday/26 Jul

Editor's Pick

The classic lace bra

Friday/25 Jul

Editor's Pick

the facial workout wand

Trend Spotlight

Beach-ready beauty

Thursday/24 Jul

Editor's Pick

The tangy seafood

Wednesday/23 Jul

Editor's Pick

The jaunty dress

Tuesday/22 Jul

Editor's Pick

The ombre swim shorts

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Holiday basics

Monday/21 Jul

Editor's Pick

The elegant maxi dress

Sunday/20 Jul

Editor's Pick

The timeless oak bed

Saturday/19 Jul

Editor's Pick

The zip-up sports bra

Friday/18 Jul

Editor's Pick

the dream concealer

Thursday/17 Jul

Editor's Pick

The summer cocktail

Wednesday/16 Jul

Editor's Pick

The princely dungarees

Tuesday/15 Jul

Editor's Pick

The smart chukka boots



Maggie Davis
M& 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&, she combines her love of grown-up fashion with her knowledge of childrenswear.

Niki Brodie
M& Style

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& Womenswear Editor

Barton started her career at French Vogue and has since worked for Elle, Topshop, Harper’s Bazaar, and 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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