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Prima UK February 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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United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hearst Magazines UK
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12 Issues

IN THIS ISSUE

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let’s get inspired!

New year, new starts, new promises and expectations. Okay, so on some of those cold, bleak days it might be hard to focus on all the positives that the start of the year can bring, but isn’t it a great time to hit the refresh button?It’s why we’ve made sure this issue is packed with everything you need to make your 2019 the best it can be! Annie Deadman’s healthy eating and exercise plan is a great place to start (page 46). She’s a woman who understands how easy it is to put yourself low on the list of priorities and suddenly find you’re unfit, unhealthy and with a midlife wobble that just won’t shift. Well, worry no more – she’ll put you back on the right course in just…

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‘i was thinking of hanging up my acting clogs… then vera came along’

Brenda Blethyn, 72, lives with her husband Michael and their cockapoo Jack in Ramsgate and London. Brenda has played the lead role in ITV detective drama Vera since the series began in 2011.For the love of VeraDoing Vera is like coming back to an old friend. I love the character, I’m so blessed to have been given the part. When I was first offered the role I went out and got the book, and was all excited while reading it. I was halfway through and there was no sign of this character – then there was a scene in a church and in came this great lummox of a woman, a ‘bag lady’ with carrier bags, who sits down in a pew with her shopping, a great big woman, and…

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divine denim

Bag a boyfriendLow-key yet oh-so stylish, looser-fitting boyfriend jeans can be a girl’s best friend. Yes, they’re perfect for easy, just-slung-on weekend wear, but add heeled ankle boots and a crisp, tucked-in shirt and you’ve nailed both smart and sexy.Jumpsuit, £145, 6-16, Baukjen. Necklace, £129, Murkani One for all……and all for one! Yes, boilersuits/jumpsuits are everywhere this season, so invest in one that fits, flatters and makes you feel fabulous! Unstructured styles in soft, drapey fabrics are sophisticated and comfy to wear. Layer with fine knitwear or a simple white tee underneath, or drape a blazer over your shoulders and slip on a pair of kitten heels for an understated-yet-glam evening look.Jacket, £90, xs-l; jeans, £85, waist 24”-32”/length 31”-35”, both Lee. Top, £19.99, xs-xl, Holly & Whyte at Lindex. Shoes, £129,…

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how to wear skirts

PencilFor a polished look, how about a pencil skirt? Smart, slick and great on curves, try leather look, sequins or prints to upgrade this classic style.Embossed pencil skirt, £49, 8-28, ElviStriped jumper, £70, xs-xl, BodenBag, £30, AccessorizeTrench coat, £49.99, xs-xl, ZaraMules, £35, 3-8, Marks & Spencer PleatsThe pleated skirt is still on trend, so buy now and wear through to summer. Knife pleats flatter curves, and choose bold prints to make a statement.Printed pleat skirt, £35, 8-18, V by VeryBag, £70, French ConnectionCable knit jumper, £26, 8-18, Dorothy PerkinsAviator jacket, £89.99, xs-xl, ZaraBoots, £140, 3-8, Dune A-lineLeather and suede add shape to A-line styles, which skim over hips and thighs. Wear with chunky knits or, to hit the heritage trend, a chiffon blouse and check blazer.Leather skirt, £139, 6-18, SosandarBoots, £45, 3-8,…

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buy it, wear it, love it!

Crop top, £10, s-xl; leggings, £14, 8-18; sweatshirt, £14, s-xl, all Matalan Style solutions from our fashion director AMANDA MARCANTONIOActive top, £14, 8-18, TUPrint sports bra, £12, s-xl, F&F at TescoLeggings, £8, 8-18, Alice Liveing x Primark Striped trainers, £80, 3-8, Boden FASHION EDITOR lovesThese colourful multi-stripe trainers are everything I need to brighten up a dull winter’s day.Floral PJ set, £48, 8-18; eye mask, £7.50, both CyberjammiesSpring birds PJ set, £55, xs-xl, Cath Kidston PRETTY PJsStaying in is the new going out – keep warm and stylish in this season’s prettiest print pyjamas.Red mules, £29.50, 3-8, M&S CollectionNude slingbacks, £35, 3-8, M&S CollectionBlock heeled courts, £35, 3-8, M&S Collection Sustainable styleFrom January – or Veganuary, as it’s fast becoming known – Marks & Spencer will be expanding its vegan-friendly offering into footwear and accessories.…

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we changed our lives at…

‘I have a new peace of mind. I feel calm and in control’The family on their travels ‘My life is more ordered and I feel so much happier’Bianca Riemer lives in London with her partner David and their sons Max, five, and Felix, three.‘Our three-bedroom home was typical of most families’. Our young sons’ toys were spread across the house and I was forever tripping over train sets. Wardrobes and drawers were bursting with clothes and shoes, and the loft was stuffed with baby clothes I’d never got round to getting rid of.Packing for a two-month family trip of a lifetime last summer, I struggled to choose what to bring. Yet, little did I know, having to be ruthless would be life-changing. We headed to America, driving from Seattle to Los…

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