The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Cornwall Edition

Category: fashion

15% Winser London for Muddy readers!!!

20 Oct 2016

It feels like forever since I’ve been excited about a fashion brand, so it feels good to have a little sashay down Designer Avenue with Winser London. Hero Brown, the Muddy founder and editor over in Bucks/Oxon put me onto this brand and even though it’s only been around since 2013, primarily as an online-based brand, Winser London has already made a big splash nationally. And there are now pop up shops around the UK, plus concessions in John Lewis and Harvey Nics.

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Hot looks to make your tan pop

8 Sep 2016

Bar a fantastic few days in the Scilly, the tan I’ve nurtured this year is entirely home grown – I’ve spent much of the summer skyving er I mean researching the best bits of our county and that means hitting the road/ beach/ moors to bring you the delights of the Duchy. And I’m not ready to let go of it yet. So, stop with the #autumn hastags please! Here’s my handpicked guide for hanging on to summer’s last call …

  1. Cheeky leopard espadrilles, because summer is a state of mind right?
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Muddy gets creative: floral fun with Twigs and Greens, Hayle

8 Aug 2016

Six years ago floral designer Jen from Twigs & Greens was working in marketing, but after moving to Cornwall from Leicester, decided to retrain at Duchy College. After just a year in business, she has her own shop, a full calendar of weddings to make magical and bagged herself the much envied Muddy award for super indie florist greatness.  She’s a designer with a very sought after recognisable rule breaking style.

When I heard she was willing to share a bit of her creative mastery, I put my name down for one of her workshops.

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Muddy summer festival pack list

25 Jul 2016

Woohoo its festival season: Leopalloza and Port Eliot this weekend, loads more before the end of the summer. Baby wipes asides (and take a look at these big big body wet wipe TOWELS zoinks!) here’s my edit of stylish festival must haves to make glasto more stiletto and less, well muddy.

  1. Rose picnic blanket with leather straps, Atlantic Blankets, £94
  2. Feather Light Earrings, Brave Lotus, Muddy Boutique, £28
  3. Gypsy top, Boden, £49.95
  4. Cassini signature Solid Denim eyewear, Mosevic, £109
  5. Lamzac lounger, Fatboy, £74.50
  6. Convertible leather bag (shoulder bag/backpack), Celtic & Co, £175
  7. Cherry Lipbalm Tony Moly @ Cult beauty, £8
  8. 100% Silk sleepingbag liner, Silkbody.com, £64
  9. Seafolly jacket, Seasalt, £89.95
  10. SPF20, Pure Nuff Stuff, £13.50
  11. Water bottle, Aqua-licious, Travelling Souk, £4.99
  12. Hunter high heel wellies, Hunter Boots, £135
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The Urban Guide to the Countryside -
Cornwall Edition