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Prima UK January 2019

Prima delivers real life guidance, inspiration & ideas to simplify the lives of modern woman today. In Prima Magazine there is something for everyone - advice on how to look and feel your best, time and money saving solutions, quick and easy food, beautiful homes and gardens, and above all everything you need to get the most out of life. Prima addresses the emotional needs of everyday women, covering issues relevant to every life stage, through shared experiences and real life inspiration and advice. Its tone is supportive, warm, helpful and fun, with a positive approach to life and a modern point of view.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hearst Magazines UK
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12 Issues

IN THIS ISSUE

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a time to celebrate!

Perhaps it’s no surprise that dogs are the UK’s favourite pet. We humans love the companionship, the walkies and all the affection these gorgeous animals can give. But have you ever thought what you can learn from them? After all, dogs have worked out how to really enjoy life – on their terms, at their own pace. They know contentment and are continually upbeat – think how you only have to walk in the door for them to jump to their paws and greet you with a never-tiring excitement. It certainly got author Celia Haddon wondering, and led to our super-fun feature (page 46) on 10 ways to be as happy as your dog! Take a read and you too could soon be wagging that metaphorical tail at life’s smallest…

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all under £ 30 your last-minute gift guide

Festive Treats Cracker: Eyes & Lips, £10, ClarinsTapas dishes, £24 for 3, HabitatKids’ jumper, £16-18, age 3-12, M&CoActivist Fragrance Kit, £25, The Body ShopEarrings, £9.50, M&S collectionWinter Dessert Collection, £6, Co-opCandlestick, £20, John Lewis & PartnersPrima subscription, £6 for your first 6 issues*Mirror, £8, Caroline GardnerSquirrel & Spruce Apron, £24, Thornback & PeelPenny Post Letterbox Gift – Good Morning, £18.99, gettingpersonal.co.ukLondon Dry Gin, £17.50, Co-opPorter throw, £25, made.comMiffy toy, £17, ScandiMiniKids’ pink sequin bag, £8, F&F (*Turn to page 92 for details)Scarf, £14, PeacocksParty Lips Mini Lip Color Duo, £19.50, Bobbi BrownPersonalised hardback notebooks, £19.99 each, PapierDewy Delights – Moisture Surge Gift Set, £25, Clinique at House of FraserGo Be Lovely soap, £10 each, DebenhamsCushion, £6.99, Home BargainsPompom slippers, £10 3-8, TU at Sainsbury’sPerfect Prosecco Gift Set, £15, TescoOyster &…

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i’ll spend christmas day eating chocolate & sleeping

Dawn, 61, lives in Cornwall with her husband Mark Bignell. She has a 27-year-old daughter, Billie, from her marriage to Lenny Henry and is stepmother to Mark’s two grown-up children. She’s back on our screens this month with the latest series of Delicious on Sky One as well as starring in her first panto, Snow White. The paperback of her bestselling book, Me, You. Not A Diary, in which she shares the journey of a year, is out now.LIFE STAGESI have only had one year of my sixties but it’s absolutely bloody marvellous! What’s been great is welcoming lots of other friends. You realise when you get to these bigger birthdays that your mates are also turning 60. Jennifer [Saunders] turned 60 this year so she and I went out…

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dress code: fabulous!

London callingCapital style calls for a wow party dress, and this frock is guaranteed to stop traffic. Rich emerald tones and gold detailing are a winning colour combination, while the ruched waistband and draped detailing are oh-so flattering.Coat, £119, 6-24, Autograph at M&S. Top, £24.99, xs-xl, Lindex. Skirt, £40, 6-22, Dorothy Perkins. Earrings, £75, QVC. Umbrella, £20, Fulton. Shoes, £45, 3-8, WallisAll-weather glamourWho cares if it rains? Shine in this winter’s most sparkly trend – a sequin skirt. Easy to wear and perfect for day-to-night dressing, wear with neutral, unfussy separates and minimal accessories to keep the look sleek and modern.Jumpsuit, £130, 6-22, Jenny Packham at Debenhams. Shoes, £45, 3-8, WallisOne-piece wonderA forever-in-fashion jumpsuit is firmly on the agenda after hours (especially in this head-turning hue). Tick all the style…

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shapewear superstars

Create a waistNip in that waistline with sculpting briefs or a waist cincher for gorgeous hourglass curves.Bra, £40, 34C-42F; hi-waist control briefs, £32, s-xl, both TriumphSPORTY AND SEAMFREEFor those who aren’t fans of lace, this minimiser bra is supercomfortable and goes up to a size 42F.Perfect for lowbacked outfits, this also has multiway strapsBlack lace bralette, £76; briefs, £22, both s-xl, WacoalLace and mesh body, £40, 12-30, Simply BePretty navy lace is a great alternative to blackUnderwired side support bra, £42, 30E-40F, briefs, £19, s-xxl, FantasieLace bralette, £42; briefs, £32, both xs-xl, SpanxAdjustable, convertible straps and tummy control briefs make this set a wearanywhere pairing.Pretty & practicalToo good to hide, wear this plunge-neckline body under a simple black suit.Super control slip, £55, s-xxl, Magic BodyfashionWEAR WITH YOUR OWN BRAFull shaping…

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party staples of the season

1 Christmas DayLayer this devoré jacket over a chunky knit to stay warm and super stylish.2 Boxing DaySlip on over a staple white tee and silk skirt for easy, laid-back style.3 New Year’s EveTeam with metallic trousers and a tux-style blouse for a grown-up party outfit.4 New Year’s DayA versatile way to instantly elevate denim and trainers for a casual daytime look.Coat, £70, 6-26, NextEarrings, £8, George at AsdaScarf, £20, AccessorizeDress, £130, 6-22, MonsoonBag, £75, DuneJumper, £35, 6-18, LipsyEarrings, £8, JD WilliamsNecklace, £3, PrimarkTrousers, £119, 6-18, HobbsTHE COCKTAIL FLATSShoes, £159, 36-42, Pretty BallerinasJacket, £75, 4-16, Miss SelfridgeHat, £20, Principles at DebenhamsBag, £22, Dorothy PerkinsRings, £30, Z for AccessorizeJumpsuit, £99, 8-28, ElviSkirt, £139, 4-16, WhistlesBracelet, £49, AdoreJacket, £160, 6-16, French ConnectionHat, £3, PrimarkRollneck, £12.90, xs-xxl, Uniqlo1 Christmas DayA maxi dress and…

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