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  • About An Honest Woman

    A diary full of notes on how to style my own wedding in only six months which turned into a blog on wedding style tips......

    After I became an honest woman I decided to share my experience as a fashion PR and retailer. I write about the people and brands I work with and meet, this, peppered with my own style, fashion style, beauty style, home style, a love of travel and some pretty stylish hotels makes up Diary of an Honest Woman….

    My honest account, opinions, tips and musings on life & style

    Love DSB X ........ ........

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Win a Fedon Clutch for Valentine’s

  Valentine’s is almost here. However you celebrate it (or not) this year we have teamed up with luxury accessories website Boston&Boston to bring you a beautiful clutch from Italian accessories brand Fedon.     We have three Clutches to give away in Valentines shades of Red, Pink and Purple.  Ideal for an evening bag, … Continue reading

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Blush & Blue – Spring Denim from next

Happy February! Congratulations!  You got through the January blues, cold weather, new gym membership and a detox.  I cant promise better weather in February, I suspect that the weather may take a turn for the worse.  However I can promise a fashion packed February. Later in the month we have London Fashion Week for a … Continue reading


Olympus PEN – The Best Digital Camera for Bloggers

Helllooooo….. I felt the need to tell you about the new love of my life……Apart from Mr B, Blue the puppy, my folks and the obvious stuff this new girl in my life is seriously sexy, all sleek lines and natural charm,  Yet she is easy, boy is she easy and so petit you can … Continue reading

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Jas MB Fashion Bloggers Lunch

In my job as a fashion PR and blogger I get to do some pretty amazing things and hang out with some fantastically awesome people. Almost a month ago I organised a lunch for Jas MB London connecting the brand with bloggers.  The lunch took place in the outstanding Soho dining institution that is L’Escargot. … Continue reading

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London Collections: Men AW15

The first fashion shows of the season and of the year started this weekend with London Collections: Men LC:M. Armed with a bag full of invites and my new Olympus PEN Camera Mr B and I set off for a day of fashion. Alas time and the trains were not on our side.  First we … Continue reading

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Happy New Clarisonic

I like to think I’m fairly in the know about new technology, early adopter to this, first to get that, but when it comes to skincare I’m way behind the curve. Regular readers will know it’s only in the last couple of years that I’ve discovered skincare other than basic moisturiser and a wet flannel. … Continue reading

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2015 – Time to review? Time for something new?

I’ve been away from the blog….truth is I’ve been away from everything.  I finally stopped for Christmas and from a very busy year. Retreated up to the North to spend time with family and just stopped, stopped working, stopped writing, limited access to phone networks and social media meant we were cut off in a … Continue reading

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Faux Fur Snow Lynx from Dennis Basso

  One of the most exciting things about Winter is snuggling up in layers of beautiful textures leather,mohair, cashmere, faux fur. Faux fur was always real furs cheaper sister until recent years…..this year however its Faux Fur that you must be seen in. Its been the talk of the catwalks, the fashonistas, and the high … Continue reading

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Hope&Harlequin – Sassy Vintage Style

If you live in Brighton and you’ve been living in a cave for the past three years you may not have heard of the truly beautiful vintage shop in Brighton’s North Laine Hope & Harlequin The rest of the population of Brighton & Hove know it well as do day trippers and ladies who love vintage … Continue reading

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Queen Hair & Beauty – Brighton

Last night I was lucky enough to be invited to a night of indulgence and treatments at Queen Hair & Beauty in Brighton. Ma is staying with me at the moment so I got her to don her glad rags and off we popped for a much needed pamper. The salon is new to Brighton, … Continue reading


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