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A Future King is Born: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome a son!

BREAKING NEWS The Sloaney were thrilled to be one of the first to break the news this evening that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed a son into the world. The couple’s son was delivered at the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington with his proud father, Prince William, by Catherine’s […]

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Beauty Treat of the Week: Glossy hair for autumn with Richard Ward’s ‘Seasons’

If you spent the summer abroad holidaying on beautiful beaches and relaxing in brilliant sunshine, returning to the British weather has probably been a shock to the system. Even if you haven’t experienced a change of climate recently, the cool and wet October weather can play havoc with our skin and hair. However, as autumn […]

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Picture highlights from London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week is in full swing and original style and plenty of exciting new designs have been on show. Here are some of our favourite LFW snaps so far… Issa is one of the Duchess of Cambridge’s favourite the brands. As expected, next year’s Spring/Summer collection is full of elegant dresses and striking citrus […]

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Beauty Treat of the Week: Richard Ward Overnight Hair & Scalp Therapy Masque

By LAURA TOOGOOD The Duchess of Cambridge’s shiny and healthy locks are the envy of many. So, it comes as welcome news that her hair stylist, Richard Ward, has released a home treatment to help you get the ‘Kate Look’. Suitable for all hair types, the Seasons Overnight Hair & Scalp Therapy Masque contains a […]

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Celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a Royal Girls Day and Night Out

If you are looking for ideas to celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, why not arrange a girly day and night in London, with a Royal theme. Start your day of fun with a spot of early morning shopping in Chelsea; a favourite area of the Royals. Even before she became the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate […]

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The Duchess of Cambridge dazzles at the Royal Albert Hall in Jenny Packham

Last night, the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in one of her most show-stopping dresses to date. Arriving at an event in the Royal Albert Hall to mark the count down to the London Olympic Games, Catherine looked simply stunning in a beautiful Jenny Packham gown. Although her enviable, glossy locks are normally a key […]

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William and Kate to present the prizes at the Mitsubishi Badminton Horse Trials

STOP PRESS: Due to adverse weather conditions the event has sadly been cancelled Last week, The Sloaney featured the Mitsubishi Badminton Horse Trials as a special event to attend during the May Bank Holiday. Located in the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside, the event is a fantastic occasion for fans of equestrian sport and can also be […]

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Prepare your legs for the sunshine and follow in the steps of the Duchess of Cambridge

By LAURA TOOGOOD With much of the United Kingdom expecting to see a glimpse of sunshine this week, it is time to prepare your legs for floaty summer skirts and pretty dresses. The bare-legged look has never been more popular, with the Duchess of Cambridge and Pippa Middleton committed advocates of this style. If you […]

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Pointed pumps return as fashionable footwear! Time to replace those skyscraper stilletos…

BY LAURA TOOGOOD There has been a universal longing by many in the fashion pack for the spotlight to move away from the skyscraper, stripper-style stilettos that have strutted down the catwalk in recent seasons. The good news is that your feet can finally breathe a sign of relief and enjoy some respite from cripplingly […]

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GET THE LOOK – How to emulate the Duchess of Cambridge’s style

With the New Year comes a new series on The Sloaney. We are starting ‘GET THE LOOK’ in order to help our readers follow some of Britain’s best loved fashion icons. In a few days time, the Duchess of Cambridge celebrates her 30th birthday and her style is praised by many. Even before she graduated […]

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The ‘Kate Factor’: What distinguishes the Duchess of Cambridge as a style icon?

BY LAURA TOOGOOD Since first appearing in the limelight as Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge’s unique and elegant style has helped her become a global fashion icon. Single-handedly hailing the return of classic styling, she regularly gives a much needed boost to British retail. Whether throwing the spotlight on some of our best-loved designers, or […]

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The Sloaney’s Top 5 Most Influential British Siblings in Fashion

Last month US Vogue announced the Olsen twins as the Best Dressed Women of 2011. Edgy and reactive choices positioned them ahead of the fashion pack and confirmed their originality. This year the sibling influence has never been more prominent and to recognise the force of family connections, The Sloaney has compiled a list of the Top 5 Most Influential British Siblings […]

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Sloaney Beauty: The quick and easy way to having hair like the Duchess of Cambridge

Speculation has been mounting for some time as to whether the Duchess of Cambridge receives a helping hand with her fabulous bouffant through the use of a hair piece or extensions. Whether the flowing locks are entirely her own or given a subtle boost remains a well-kept secret. One thing is certain; Kate Middleton has always been […]

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