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  • Spring Jackets

    Our social lives have moved outdoors but Sussex is still 'bracing', especially after dark. Keep warm and carry on with one of these fab spring jackets, from Sussex stores and malls.

  • Curvaceous candles

    Are you ready for this jelly? The interiors craze for all things curvaceous has hit candles, and we're in love with the cheeky range on offer at these Sussex stores.

  • Gotta Have It: spring cleaning gear

    The evenings are getting lighter, lockdown is nearly over and the sunshine is showing up those handprints on the windows and stains on the carpet. Time to bust out your inner Mrs Hinch…

  • Here come the girls!

    International Women's Day and Mother's Day are on the horizon. Make March a celebration of all things female with our pick of quirky, feisty and fearlessly feminine fashion, homewares and accessories.

  • The virtual charity fashion show from Rosie Rose

    What's one better than avoiding fast fashion? Fashion that actively does good, of course! We're drooling over the pieces on offer from Chichester's Rosie Rose, and 100% of the profits will go to local charity Stonepillow. Guilt-free shopping, what's not to love?

  • Valentine (and galentine) letterbox treats

    The pandemic has created a boom in letter box gifting. With so much choice and V-Day coming up, why not make someone's day?

  • WFH in style: the best office furniture to buy now

    Tired of your back giving you grief thanks to a shoddy home-office set-up? Work and homeschool in comfort with Muddy's list of Insta-worthy desks and chairs.

  • It’s cool to be kind: the beauty edit

    Want to give Veganism a whirl but can't part with cheese and chocolate? Here's your loophole: go vegan with your beauty routine instead with these kind-to-animals brands.

  • The £300 hot tub you didn’t know you needed

    Come and get it while it's hot, it's the £300 hot tub you never knew you needed! Yes you read that right, you really can snap up your very own personal hot tub for £300 at Crawley's County Mall.

  • Gotta have it! Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2021

    Pantone, the ultimate colour authority has spoken, and 2021's official shades are Ultimate Gray and Illuminating (aka, sunshine yellow). Here's how to get the look.

  • Gotta have it! Bonkers baubles for your Christmas tree

    Forget subtle sparkle and colour co-ordination - this year we're embracing kitsch and dressing our Christmas trees with the most bonkers baubles we can find! Which is your favourite?

  • Subscription boxes from local indies

    Everybody loves getting treats through the post, and even more so if they're from a fab local indie. We've picked the best subscription boxes in Sussex - guaranteed to make you smile.

  • M&S hiking boot

    Walkies! Cold weather walking gear to pick up now

    Gyms are closed (as is practically everything else), so we're getting our exercise fix with some long winter walks. Here's all the gear you'll need to stretch those legs this season.

  • 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.

  • Autumn boots

    It's the season for kicking up piles of leaves and splashing through puddles, and we've raided Sussex's best boutiques, plus a few haunts further afield, to find the ultimate cosy footwear for those post-Sunday-lunch walks.

  • Your alternative advent calendar guide for 2020

    Move over, chocolate. From gin to jewellery, and options for men and minis, here are the best alternative advent calendars to count down the festive season.

  • Autumnal knits for work, walks and – well, whatever

    There's a chill in the air so Muddy's hurtling to ultra-chic Sussex boutiques to stock up on knitwear for post-lunch walks, breezy commutes and just slobbing around the house in style.

  • Pimp up your desk

    Give your home office, home school or just the kitchen table the industrial, functional look with a handmade lamp from a creative Sussex couple.

  • 6 of the best boxed wines to drink now

    Boxed wine has a bad rep, but forget everything you know - it stays fresh for longer, contains litres of tipple and can actually be really tasty. Here's what we're sipping.

  • Back to school

    Left the back to school shopping til the last minute? Uh huh, us too, but there's still time so instead of heading to the nearest supermarket and buying up whatever's left over, we're doing our shopping Muddy style and patronising these fab local, and not-so-local, indie labels and shops.

  • Di Amalfi candle

    Scented candles that bring the holiday vibe

    Who needs foreign shores when you can bring the Med to your living room? Here are the best destination-inspired candles money can buy.

  • Grill power oven gloves

    Reclaim the BBQ! Best outdoor cooking accessories

    Move over Mr M, I'll take it from here. Make the barbecue your own this summer with these super-handy gadgets and accessories.

  • Margaret Dabbs pedi kit

    Hello tootsies! The best at-home pedi kits

    It's starting to feel a lot like peak summer and with the mercury knocking 25 degrees on a regular basis, it means it's also time to expose The Feet. Ready, set, attack!

  • Kids’ summer clothing edit

    Anyone else's kids shot up a few inches during lockdown? We've got you covered with our pick of the coolest, colourful childrenswear to style out the summer.

  • 5 of the best hair masks to buy now

    Split ends up to your ears? We've found five quick-fixes for treating neglected locks - and to stop your hair stylist from screaming when salons finally reopen!

  • Silk sleep mask

    The best bedroom buys for summer

    It's the summer solstice on Saturday - great for hippies, less so for insomniacs. If you're struggling to sleep during these short nights, help is here.

  • Best interiors buys for extroverts

    Love the interiors at Aynhoe Park and The Crazy Bear? Maximalism is back, baby - here's our wish list to help you nail the trend.

  • 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.

  • 5 chic hand sanitisers (that aren’t sold out)

    Quit fighting over the last bottle of hand sanitiser in the supermarket and opt for one of these trendy, in-stock options instead (oh yeah, and we have a bunch to give away!)

  • Pimp your patio with these 18 outdoor buys

    We’re swapping holidays abroad for le jardín this summer, so best make it the ultimate destination. Cue the Muddy shopping edit of the coolest accessories to deck out your outdoor space.

  • Slap on that SPF! The best products to buy now

    Sun out, suncream on! Here are the best SPF products to protect your skin and get that glow - plus win one of 10 bundles of Saltee suncream up for grabs.

  • High street beauty saviours to buy now

    Think you deserve a little treat, but don't want to splash the cash right now? Here are 8 high street hits to help you get your lockdown look for less, all road-tested by yours truly.

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • Gotta Have It

    Hands never been cleaner - and more in need of a decent moisturiser? Treat yourself to a small dollop of comfort with these beautiful handcreams.

  • Gotta Have It

    Bottom's up! We love this cheeky Anissa Kermiche vase that's cropping up on every fashion editors' Instagram. It's just one of a new wave of quirky vessels for displaying your blooms this spring.

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