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Best Holiday Reads Ever

31 amazing books for the beach, pool, balcony - or just lying on your hotel bed. Go on, treat yourself.

Mothers Day

The Marie Claire Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day gifts are one some of the most special things you'll buy all year. Whether you know her taste to a 't' or you're totally stuck searching for something she'll love, our handy gift guide is here to help.

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40 Gifts We're Wishing For This Valentine's Day

Valentine's gifts for her – that's right, we've dedicated an entire shopping gallery to pretty things we want for Valentine's Day. Go on, check it out and start dropping hints...

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Be A Colour Queen

Summer is here! Without a doubt it's our favourite season of the year - we wake up with a spring in our step and a smile on our face the second the calendar flips to June. We might not actually be on vacation, but we can try to re-create that relaxed, happy holiday mood. Our top tip? Inject some beautiful brights into your lingerie drawer. Confident colours, fabulously luxe fabrics and playful prettiness all add up to make you feel extra special and carefree before you've even decided what outfit to go for! Want to know how to keep that fresh feeling all day, even if you're rushing around in the sunshine? Slip on an Always Dailies Pantyliner. It'll protect your underwear and help you feel cool and comfortable, no matter how hot it gets outside. See our picks of the best colour sets to feel lovely in from Figleaves… To claim your 10% off and free delivery at, simply enter code ALWAYSL at the checkout. Sponsored by Always Dailies Pantyliners. Keep that fresh knicker feeling all day long.

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Pay Day Splash Out

It’s our favourite time of the month – pay day! So what better excuse to treat yourself to the ultimate pick-me-up in the shape of some luxe new lingerie? Fabulous lingerie always makes you feel like you're spoiling yourself. Our secret beauty tip to make you feel even better? Slip on an Always Dailies Pantyliner to keep you fresh and comfortable all day. It will protect your new underwear by absorbing moisture, so you can wear your beautiful buys every day, instead of just saving them for special occasions. That great pay day feeling will last even longer! See our picks of the most indulgent lingerie sets to feel lovely in from Figleaves. Ready, steady, shop...


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