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YOUR EDIT OF LIFESTYLE INSPIRATION

Contents

  • Editor’s

    Pick+

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  • TREND
    SPOTLIGHT+

    Cool for school

    Smart and stylish uniform for the new academic year

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  • GET THE
    LOOK+


    TRY-IT-NOW
    BEAUTY

    How to pull off the looks that ruled this season’s runways

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  • IN THE
    MOMENT+

    ANNA CHANCELLOR:
    FREE SPIRIT

    The actress on motherhood, Duckface and her new BBC role
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28.08.2014

editor’s
letter +

Welcome to Style & Living

I love the start of a new season – it’s a great excuse for a wardrobe refresh. M&S style director Belinda Earl is our guest editor this week and has selected a statement jacquard shift dress from our new Best of British range. Womenswear editor Charlene Barton recommends a classic transeasonal plaid shirt, great with jeans and ankle boots for off-duty days. Kidswear editor Maggie Davis has her eye on a smart back-to-school skirt for girls, while beauty editor Jess Clark suggests treating end-of-summer skin with Dr Hauschka Soothing Cleansing Milk, a gentle plant-based alternative to soap and water. Enjoy these features and more in this week’s Style & Living.

Nicola Copping
Editor

Latest news

GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF

Great British Bake Off is back on our screens and grabbing our attention all over again. What will Mary Berry wear and will the new batch of contestants be up to Paul Hollywood’s standards? If the series has caught your imagination, our baking range has everything you need to pit your skills against the best of them. From tartlets to Yorkshire puddings, cupcakes and cake pops, just make sure to avoid the dreaded soggy bottom!

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Thursday/28 Aug

Editor's Pick

The best of british dress

Editor's Pick

The fruity pudding

Wednesday/27 Aug

Editor's Pick

The smart school skirt

Tuesday/26 Aug

Editor's Pick

The sharp suit

Monday/25 Aug

Editor's Pick

The perfect plaid shirt

Sunday/24 Aug

Editor's Pick

The handmade love seat

Saturday/23 Aug

Editor's Pick

The sleek shapewear

Friday/22 Aug

Editor's Pick

The colour-fix hair wand

Get the look

Try-it-now beauty

Thursday/21 Aug

Editor's Pick

The English country cider

Wednesday/20 Aug

Editor's Pick

The colourful pinafore set

Tuesday/19 Aug

Editor's Pick

The new attache case

Get the look

The modern office

Monday/18 Aug

Editor's Pick

The playful LBD

Sunday/17 Aug

Editor's Pick

The crisp white crockery

Saturday/16 Aug

Editor's Pick

The smoothing bra

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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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