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 'Mumpreneur' And why I'm not one!

If you asked someone over thirty five what they thought a entrepreneur was, they would most likely say, a man that is running his own successful business, probably wears a suit and goes to networking functions and conferences and is pretty damn boring. If you pose the same question to the younger generation I think the reply would be vastly different.
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Top Tips For Buying Vintage on a Budget.

Buying true vintage on a tight budget can be fun and fulfilling but also time consuming and at times disheartening. Never fear there is a few thing...
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Do it for Love, Not for Money!

Not all money earned is the same What on earth is she going on about? I hear you ask!  Well, I mean that one persons £2000 can be very different...
Wear your vintage dress six different ways!

Wear your vintage dress six different ways!

You've found the perfect dress and you love wearing it. But the weathers changed and you don't want to hide it away for the colder months. I know the feeling. So ive come up with a few ways of mixing it up a bit, so we can get a bit more milage out of your dress. 
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Step Back in Time

I have around 1900 songs on my iPod, yet on average I probably only actually listen to around a third of the tracks on there. I have a go to era, ...
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A quick guide to looking hot and keeping cool this summer!

Getting hot and bothered about what to wear this summer? Here's a  a quick heads up to dressing for the hot weather and keeping you fresh. 
Hi I'm Kate.

Hi I'm Kate.

Hello, and welcome to Strawberry Vintage! Let me introduce myself, my name is Kate, I'm in my early 40s, I work full time in ladies fashion, I'm a mum to a 6ft 2 , 15 year old boy who has just sat his GCSEs and is soon about to embark on college life, and I'm a writer. I write about what I love, what I feel and what I see.
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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Colour Mood? A real moody blog!

So why do we dress the way we do? Sometimes its comfort because your planning on slowing around the house and not getting up to much. Or maybe your out to impress on a first date or meeting new people for the first time so you want to look fresh and stylish.
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Over forty with a passion for fashion? What can go wrong?

You shouldn't worry about what other people think for a start. Screw them. If you want bright red hair that clashes with your favourite yellow coat, then do it. Confidence is key. If you feel good then
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What's Vintage Clothing? What's Retro Clothing?

What's Vintage Clothing? What's Retro Clothing? Vintage Clothing normally means clothing manufactured at least 20 years before the present day. Vintage garments were often hand made with top quality fabrics and today can often mean paying less than a lesser quality new item. Retro Clothing refers to new, old or modern.....
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Go Figure - Top hacks for dressing with confidence

Take the stress out of those "I have nothing to wear" moments, with my 5 Top Hacks. A simple guide to help you feel and look great.