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Winter blues at COS

My neutral-loving self is loving this new shade to add to the reams of grey, navy and black in my wardrobe. cashmere hat, €39; silk bra, €39; leather clutch, €39; silk vest top, €39 – all by COS Advertisements

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The new IKEA catalogue is coming!

Do you know what tomorrow is? It was supposed to have been today, but I’m getting one more sleep of excitement before the NEW IKEA CATALOGUE drops! For me it’s the grown-up equivalent of the Toymaster catalogue dropping through the … Continue reading

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Objets – Tiger Multicoloured Whisk (№ 1 in a series)

I finally ventured into the wonder that is a Tiger store recently. If you’re not familiar with the concept, try to picture the €2 shop crossed with Ikea and you’re partway there. Their design-led products are not just good-looking; they’re … Continue reading

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The search for a new bag – the COS shopper

I’m on the hunt for a new everyday bag. It needs to be roomy enough for the usual suspects (wallet, phone, sunglasses, lipbalm) plus a few random kid-related items (nappies, raisins, muslins, toys), but not so vast that I can’t … Continue reading

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The sales aren’t quite over yet…

Don’t you love it when an outfit comes together in the shopping basket? And I feel quite proud that I had 3 of these on my wishlist from before Christmas and managed to wait until they were half price in … Continue reading

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Dear COS, I love you

The only thing better than new COS loveliness? An online COS order that comes all sweetly packaged as above. What did I get? New pyjamas – since I’ve been living in them for the last few weeks, I’ve realised mine … Continue reading

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