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Celia Birtwell: Telling her own story

After forty years of being represented by men; favourably by good friend David Hockney in Mrs and Mrs Clark and Percy (above), and later, less flatteringly in ex-husband, Ossie Clark's diaries, designer Celia Birtwell is publishing her own story. She chose style writer, Dominic Lutyens to help write about her life and work.  In a refreshing contrast to the current trend in autobiographies she has avoided sensational revelations and has

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Pattern: Stripes

Is there anything that can’t be improved by the addition of a stripe? This hammock is £55 from Deckchair Stripes, a company with an exceptional dedication to the stripe. Everything they produce from aprons to beach tents is striped in a fantastic range of colourways. The limited edition Kenwood Mixer, £469.99 from Amazon – why can’t all kitchen apppliances be this bright and beautiful? For wall to wall stripieness: this

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