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Good Housekeeping UKGood Housekeeping UK

Good Housekeeping UK

March 2019

Good Housekeeping Magazine gives you the best recipes, health advice, beauty and fashion expertise, consumer testing reports, great ideas for your home and real life inspirational stories. It is the one magazine you can always trust for expertise and tireless attention to detail delivered in a positive and accessible way which gives readers direct access to “the best of everything”.

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Hearst Magazines UK
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a celebration of the strength of women

I think all of us have a soundtrack to our lives – songs and tunes we carry with us and that instantly transport us back through time to people, places and occasions in our past that give us comfort and reassurance. For me, the one voice I’ve always listened to and loved is that of Annie Lennox; her vocals have been with me since I was a teenage fan of Eurythmics. Then came her solo albums. Several decades later, these are the tracks I’ll listen to above all others (as my own teenagers know all too well!).But my admiration of Annie is now based on far more than just her incredible voice. Over the past 15 years I’ve interviewed her several times and it’s never her own achievements or ambitions…

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worth sharing write, email, facebook or tweet

Q. Who is the woman that inspires you most and why?A. My mum is my best friend, mentor and partner in crime. She has overcome numerous challenges dealt to her. She finds the light in every situation and never ceases to put everyone else first.GINNIE DABBSMeryl Streep is inspirational. I loved the speech she gave at a university graduation ceremony about women breaking the glass ceiling.SUZANNA LEIGHTONMy Aunt Sylvia. She will be 78 on her next birthday and is as glamorous as a Hollywood star. She’s the most selfless person I know and her talent as an artist is incredible.AMANDA GRIFFITHS-JONESNicola Adams boxed her way to an Olympic gold medal for Britain and has challenged the male-dominated sport all through her career. There wasn’t the funding for female boxers when she started…

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good ideas for march

ARM CANDYBag, £495, Sarah HaranSOFT TOUCHCushion, £97, Sophie ConranBLOOMIN’ LOVELYShirt, £65, 6-16, KitriFLORAL FANCYDress, £395, 6-14, Chinti & ParkerWALK THIS WAYShoes, £215, 3-8, Lucy Choi LondonGOLD STANDARDNecklace, £260, Mother of Daughters x Rachel Jackson LondonSHEEN STARSoft Focus Glow Powder, £52, RodialSOMETHING BLUESophy Tray, £40, Imogen HeathBRIGHT IDEAHat, £155, Beverley Edmondson MillineryNEUTRAL TERRITORYNothing But The Nudes Lipstick in Blooming Blush, £22, Lipstick Queen at Space NKCOMPILED BY: AMANDA MARCANTONIO, CAROLYN BAILEY, JAMES CUNNINGHAM, GILLIAN DAVIES, GABRIELLA ENGLISH, REBECCA HULL, ALICE SHIELDS ■…

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‘i’m driven by a passion to contribute to global women’s rights’

Annie Lennox is a musical legend with a string of extraordinary accolades to her name, including eight Brit Awards (six for Best British Female – an unbeaten record to date), four Grammys, a Golden Globe, an Academy Award and, in 2011, she added an OBE to her list of achievements.The awards are in recognition of a career that has seen her sell over 83 million records, first as one half of Eurythmics and then in a solo career that continues to this day. Annie was made a Fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors in 2015, the first female to receive the honour.Aside from all her musical achievements, Annie was inducted as Glasgow Caledonian University’s first female chancellor in 2017 and she has also received some 20…

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your new spring style rules

GO FOR TUTTI FRUTTI TAILORED SUITSSay goodbye to black, grey and navy two-pieces and say hello to spring’s joyful fruity suiting. Saturated shades of mimosa yellow, emerald green, candyfloss pink… any colour, in fact, as long as it’s bright and beautiful. Feeling brave? Try shoes in a contrasting colour. And as for underneath? White shirts look fresh and modern.Dress, £315, 6-16, Rixo. Blue bag, £185, Reiss. Pink bag, £250, Aspinal of London. Yellow bag, £169, Kurt Geiger. Green bag, £75, John Lewis & PartnersBAGSY A NEW BRIGHT BAGCircle, saddle, barrel, bucket… these are the handbag shapes to show off. Small and simple leather designs in poppy, feelgood hues will look magical against printed fabrics, as well as give your beloved neutrals a new-season edge. Yes, you’ve arrived in handbag heaven!Coat,…

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how to wear… the pleated skirt

Jacket, £159, xxs-xl, Petit Bateau.Backpack, £180, Whistles.Sunglasses, £65, Hobbs.Skirt, £59, 8-18, J by Jasper Conran at Debenhams.TIP Avoid wearing girlie pussy-bow blouses and dainty kitten heels with soft and floaty fanlike folds.Shoes, £59, 3-8, Office.Top, £110, 6-16, L.K.BennettGO STYLISHLY SWISHYAccordion folds are no longer just for preppy school skirts. Give your look a contemporary twist, and stop it teetering into twee territory by opting for sporty touches, such as hooded macs and backpacks.Bag, £265, L.K.Bennett.Blouse, £120, 8-20, Modern Rarity at John Lewis & Partners.TIP Play with proportions. Leave your blouse long, loose and untucked, and layered under a shorter top.Earrings, £65, Bimba Y Lola.Sandals, £55, 3-8, ClarksTIP Practical-looking shoes are not only comfy, they’re currently cool, too.Skirt, £65, 8-18, John Lewis & Partners.Top, £64.95, xs-l, Massimo Dutti.SHORTCUT TO SUPER-CHICOne skirt, countless occasions. A…

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