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Fashion

  • A new leaf: your 10 autumn wardrobe essentials

    Bright knits, checks, big handbags, even bigger boots. We've got your autumn/winter 2021 fashion fix sorted.

  • All that glitters! Bonkers sequin tote bags

    Lockdown uniform of jogging bottoms and tatty T losing its appeal? Time to get some sparkle back. First step: this bag from Maldon native Anya Hindmarch.

  • Wimbledon-inspired fashion

    Inspired by Wimbledon last week? Us too. So here's to sharp blazers, pretty dresses, and pleated skirts - and where to buy them!

  • Rent your clothes like Carrie!

    Ethical, eco and everywhere - with Carrie Symonds showing us how to work a sustainable wardrobe, here's where you can rewear, repair and renew your clothes in style.

  • Best swimwear for 2021

    Nothing says summer like new swimwear. Who cares if it's the Med or the back garden, it's time to splash out. Whether it's eco, floral, striped, shaping, nautical or sporty, we've found your perfect bikini or swimsuit.

  • Sunglasses to suit your face shape

    The weather's perked up - time for new sunnies! We have you covered with our guide to the hottest frames to suit your face shape this summer. Just don't sit on them. 

  • The ultimate Father’s Day gift guide

    Instead of panicking and ordering a weird novelty t-shirt (we've all been there), take our advice and purchase something he won't try to hide at the back of a drawer.

  • 48 summer must-haves for that stylish staycation

    Be it Blackpool or Barbados, make this summer holiday your most stylish yet. From handwoven kaftans to beach speakers, these are the holiday must-haves in Muddy's basket.

  • Rock good vibes with a slogan T

    Summer's coming so rock those good vibes with a slogan T from Bishop Stortford indie Lemonpeel London

  • Green age kicks! eco-cool trainers

    There's nothing like box fresh white trainers to put a spring in your step. The good news for the planet is that this lot tick the stylish and sustainable box too.

  • Word up! Slogan sweats to buy now

    Can't find the words to say it yourself? Say it with a sweater! Here are eight cool slogan jumpers we're coveting right now, all from indie shops and brands.

  • 2021 fashion collabs you need to know

    When high fashion met high street. Here are the new season fashion collabs we're lusting after this month (with surprisingly affordable price tags).

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • Trouser brigade: stylish alternatives to jeans

    It's time to cast off the joggers and emerge from your style hibernation. We've found some comfortable but chic alternatives for those days when denim isn't doing it for you

  • Wear the rainbow! Bright knits for a lockdown lift

    Lockdown monotony getting you down? Here's a fun idea: brighten up your Zoom calls (and your mood) with a different rainbow knit for every day of the week.

  • What’s your sexy? Valentine’s Day gift guide

    From lacy undies and diamonds to cotton PJs and slippers - here are the gifts women *really* want this Valentine's Day. Print and give it to your partner!

  • Annabelle's

    Local loungewear wins you’ll live in this winter

    From trend-setting knits and statement sweats to hot hoodies even the planet loves, Essex boutiques are stocking up on stylish loungewear lines right now. Here's our edit of the pieces to shop, pronto.

  • The foxiest fitness gear for 2021

    New year, new fitness routine? We're with you! Here's the Muddy edit of stylish sportswear and accessories that'll have you in tip-top form in no time.

  • Fur baby! Cosy coats for winter

    'Tis the season for wrapping up warm and a new fur coat is on our wish list. Here are six cosy options to buy now from the brilliant shops on The Indie Store.

  • Designer vs dead ringer: the leather edit

    Leather is top of the trends this season but the real deal can be a *leetle* unfriendly when it comes to your credit card. Cue our edit of the best dupes for the hottest designer pieces.

  • Missoma Coppafeel t-shirt

    Think pink! 11 buys to support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Add these feel-good limited edition buys to your basket ASAP to look gorgeous and support breast cancer charities this October. Two birds, one stone - yes please.

  • The new-season fashion trends to take you into A/W 2020

    Coveting new-season fashion trends to add to basket? We've got the five leading wardrobe wins to nail A/W style, plus the local boutiques to shop them in

  • The shacket: your new sartorial hero

    What do you get when you cross a jacket with a shirt? A shacket, of course! Here's our pick of the best lightweight and affordable options to take you into autumn.

  • New season jumpsuits to buy now

    Chic, comfy and transitional - the jumpsuit is a must-have staple in your summer/autumn wardrobe - no wonder the high street is awash! Shall we go shopping?

  • Our new favourite fashion trend

    Puff sleeves are as du rigueur as a mojito in hand this summer and we've found eight totally wearable sartorial stunners to add to your summer wardrobe now.

  • The final straw: 7 chic hats to buy now

    What keeps you cool, but is this summer's hottest accessory? The straw hat, of course! Nail the trend with one of these affordable woven beauties.

  • Ciara Elliott home

    Style spotlight: Fashion Re:Boot host Ciara Elliott

    The concept is gold: gather a group of trendy women together to buy and sell their pre-loved loot. But who's the brains behind Essex's hottest sustainable-style export? Muddy meets Fashion Re:Boot queen Ciara Elliott for the lowdown

  • Wear the rainbow (and find gold)

    The weather's been pants, but we're giving Joseph and his technicolour dream coat a run for his money with the best rainbow brights. Prepare to be dazzled.

  • Boden fabric face masks

    The 9 most stylish face masks

    Well, who could have predicted THIS as the must-have summer 2020 accessory? If you've gotta wear a face covering, it may as well look super-chic, right?

  • Trend alert! Artisanal style

    Delicate embroidery, expert craftsmanship and dreamy fabrics - we're coveting artisanal chic for summer. Here are 14 items to add to your (handwoven) basket.

  • MK espadrilles

    Summer wardrobe spin: new Essex boutique buys

    Need a key piece to elevate your look? These stylish independents just got their SS20 drops. From hero bags and espadrilles to chic staycation staples, here's our edit of the we-want-it-nows

  • 6 pairs of trainers for racking up miles

    Whether you've rediscovered your love of running during lockdown, or just wanted an excuse to escape the house (guilty!), it's essential to have right kit. Try on these for size.

  • 15 gifts to treat dad this Father’s Day

    Father's day incoming! (It's 21 Jun for all you naughty children). If you're stuck on what to buy the paternal figures in your life, here, take some inspo from us.

  • Add to basket! 10 bags to buy now

    Light to carry, and gorgeously artisan, perfect your summer picnic style with one of these lovely wicker and woven totes.

  • Hot new swimwear for summer

    Sunbathing is my specialist subject and the weather's hotting up. Check out the Muddy edit of must have swimwear to suit every shape and size.

  • The Devil wears joggers!

    Sofa style! Joggers are firmly in vogue - just ask Anna Wintour. Here's our edit of the best to buy now for ultimate cool comfort at home.

  • The best white shirts on the high street

    A style classic, we all need a crisp white shirt in our wardrobe. Here are eight beauties available to buy now that aren't madly expensive so you can buy guilt-free.

  • The fittest new fitness gear

    There's loads of gorgeous new fitness wear in the shops and online at the moment. Hop, skip and jump this way for what's on our wish list.

  • 5 of the best… trench coats

    It's a style classic for a reason - the trench is probably the most chic, useful piece you can buy (banish all thoughts of Inspector Clouseau). Here are our new season favourites.

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