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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.

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12 Issues


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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

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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 STAGES I 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 calling Capital 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. All-weather glamour Who 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. One-piece wonder A forever-in-fashion jumpsuit is firmly on the agenda after hours (especially in this head-turning hue). Tick all the style boxes with wide-legged trousers, a draped wrap top and a high-waisted sash belt that makes legs look endless. High shine patent heels finish the look. Super luxe Pile on the glamour with a subtle mix of…

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shapewear superstars

Create a waist Nip in that waistline with sculpting briefs or a waist cincher for gorgeous hourglass curves. Pretty & practical Too good to hide, wear this plunge-neckline body under a simple black suit. Sleek silhouettes Contour your curves with shaper slips and dresses – one-piece wonders to wear under your favourite frock. Strap solutions Multiway bras cater to all shapes and sizes, meaning you can buy that halterneck dress you’ve had your eye on.. Bums & tums Banish a muffin top and opt for a perkier-looking bottom with briefs and bodies that offer clever control panels and shaping solutions. Slim thighs For sleeker thighs, shorts will trim, tone and give a streamlined appearance. Not necessarily pretty, but they really do the trick.…

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party staples of the season

1 Christmas Day Layer this devoré jacket over a chunky knit to stay warm and super stylish. 2 Boxing Day Slip on over a staple white tee and silk skirt for easy, laid-back style. 3 New Year’s Eve Team with metallic trousers and a tux-style blouse for a grown-up party outfit. 4 New Year’s Day A versatile way to instantly elevate denim and trainers for a casual daytime look. 1 Christmas Day A maxi dress and flats is an effortless combination for this action-packed day. 2 Boxing Day Complete your festive off-duty look by adding a hint of sparkle. 3 New Year’s Eve Your feet will thank you for embracing this trend as you dance in the New Year. 4 New Year’s Day Wear with a skirt to show off the ribbon details around your ankles.…