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Keep your cool in new pure cotton prints!

As summer finally arrives – with a vengeance – you’ll be relieved to hear that we’ve just launched our pure cotton collection of classic shifts.

In a choice of colourful prints including dragonflies, lovebirds and roses, our Audrey shifts are beautifully tailored to flatter. The neckline sits just below the collar bone and is set wide to minimize the waist, the armholes are not too cut away and the hem sits typically on the knee of an average height lady. At the back there is a fully enclosed double box pleat, and the dresses are fully lined in fine 100% cotton lawn for maximum comfort.

Now it’s easy to look chic and keep your cool!                                                                    grey roses front final PINK lovebirds front finalDragonfly front final

 

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Jane & Marilyn Sample Sale!

We’re delighted to let you know that we’re offering a selection of our size 12 pre production samples for sale at very special prices.

Our samples are made in exactly the same way and to the same high standard as our regular production pieces, using the same fabulous silks and wool and all lined in pure silk.

We currently have:

Peacock – green silk taffeta, size 12. Usual price £845, sample price £470 http://shop.janeandmarilyn.co.uk/peacock—sample-sale-946-…
Audrey – purple wool, size 12. Usual price £695, sample price £235 http://shop.janeandmarilyn.co.uk/audrey—sample-sale-923-p…
Ava – Mercury cotton/silk mix, size 12. Usual price £695, sample price £230 http://shop.janeandmarilyn.co.uk/ava—sample-sale-938-p.asp
Elizabeth – purple wool, size 12. Usual price £735, sample price £265 http://shop.janeandmarilyn.co.uk/elizabeth—sample-sale-96…
Grace – Pearl grey wool, size 12. Usual price £740, sample price £275 http://shop.janeandmarilyn.co.uk/grace—sample-sale-969-p.…
Katherine – Banana silk, size 12. Usual price £395, sample price £215 http://shop.janeandmarilyn.co.uk/katherine—sample-sale-86…
Veronica – Coral silk, size 12. Usual price £455, sample price £270
http://shop.janeandmarilyn.co.uk/veronica—sample-sale-897…
Gina – Slate silk, size 12. usual price £445, sample price £245
http://shop.janeandmarilyn.co.uk/gina—sample-sale-842-p.a…
Suzy – Ocean silk, size 12. Usual price £425, sample price £235

http://shop.janeandmarilyn.co.uk/suzy—sample-sale-816-p.a

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Audrey Ava

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Jane & Marilyn on TV!

We were delighted to see Lorraine Kelly looking fabulous in our Lily dress this morning

– loving her matching pink shoes too X

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Jane at Royal Ascot

It was a chilly windy day at Ascot when Jane attended this year, but she was warm and elegant in a bespoke Rita dress and Lauren jacket in light wool puppy tooth check, with ‘windproof’ hat by Liz Felix X

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Jane & Marilyn available at Liz Felix Hats of Henley

A selection of our designs are now available to purchase from Liz Felix Millinery Henley http://www.lizfelixhats.com/.

In addition to our dresses and Liz’s lovely hats you’ll also find beautiful jewellery and accessories to complete your look.

So now you can find everything you need for your special event all in one place.

In addition to stock pieces we can offer a bespoke service from Liz’s studio, and the lovely Liz can create a hat to match. All your occasion wear problems are now officially over!

Stay Glamorous!

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Charity fashion show at the Quince Tree in Stonor!

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A huge thank you to the gorgeous Pippa, Suzanne, Mel and Natalie for modelling at the show, and an equally huge thank you to the lovely Gemma from Beauty Call who did their stunning make up and hair. Beauty Call is a nationwide network of hair and make up artists (there’ll always be someone near you) have a look at beautycall.co.uk.

Lunch with Jane & Marilyn

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Glamorous fashion was on the menu at a sumptuous lunch in the glorious setting of Coworth Park in Ascot recently. Our lovely volunteer models sashayed between the tables showing Royal Enclosure ready outfits and we gave our top tips for dressing elegantly for special events.

Here are our edited highlights:

 We always think if you’re looking for guidelines for formal dressing, look no further than the queen – she’s spent her lifetime in formal clothes so she knows the rules!

 For example, you won’t see the queen wearing sandals with her hat, similarly you won’t see her with bare legs. If you’re wearing a hat it’s formal, and if you want to look polished you need to wear something on your legs (we’re big fans of fishnets as they are really light and comfortable) and shoes should really be court style.

 Never wear a hat just flat on your head – always at an angle,  and do make sure your hairstyle works your hat so it doesn’t look like the hat is an afterthought. If you have long hair, wear it up or back in a chignon, or at least tuck it behind your ears.

 Handbags should be ladylike; structured is best, and big enough to hold everything you’re going to need but small enough to be elegant.

 Keep jewellery minimal especially if you are wearing a statement hat.

 Fundamentally, think one statement piece and keep everything else simple and elegant,

 Stay glamorous

Kisss Black