It’s a dreary morning and I’ve been summoned to the playroom for a dressing down beside the dressing up box. The box is actually a huge wicker hamp(...)

A Primark store in central London. Along with its Boston plans, the cut-price retailer is said to be in negotiations on another eight stores in the US northeast. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Filene’s Basement was a pioneering retail institution in Boston. Located in the famous, now closed Filene’s store at Downtown Crossing in the c(...)

Car boot sale: great way to sell a little bit of everything

Over the past five years, austerity has reduced the income of a typical Irish family by about €300 a month. Not only that but today households around (...)

I ’m reading an article about how what you wear to drop the children off to school reveals “where you’re at” in life. Big sunglasses and big hair say (...)

Laura Ashley The Manor

Laura Ashley The Manor, Elstree, England lauraashleyhotels.comThe fashion house famous for florals has opened a hotel in a 1540 half-timbered Tudor bu(...)