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How To Create An Urban Garden

Home Maintenance Lifestyle

3 pieces of advice to help you create your own urban sanctuary.

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How To Optimize Your Personal Finances

Lifestyle Optimizer

Former Fund Manager, Andrew advises clients on how they can save money on their utility bills and personal finances, here he describes how he can help you optimise your personal finaces.

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How To Survive At Home During Quarantine


Over the last weeks and months, many will have become accustomed to spending more time at home. Here are several ways Almost Essential can make your life in quarantine easier.

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The Transeasonal Fashion Edit


I don’t know about you, but I always struggle when it comes to transitioning my wardrobe between seasons. Discover our transeasonal edit and shop the selection here on Almost Essential.

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The Almost Essential Community: Emily Preece

Entertaining Food and Wine

As part of a our series meeting the Almost Essential community, we speak to Emily, a private chef and caterer, who has been quoted in Tatler as one of London’s “best rent a chefs”. Since the lockdown she had adapted her business to provide a dine at home, 3-course menu delivered to your door.

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Your Questions Answered – A-Level Results


With the cancellation of examinations due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it's important for students to be aware of what options are available to them.

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A chic fix—the transformative power of the statement belt


Maria Leoni Sceti consider the appeal of one of fashion’s most enduring accessories–and the possibilities it offers those wishing to shop and dress more mindfully.

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The Ultimate Peruvian Road Trip


Peruvian travel expert Marisol Mosquera, tells us about her ultimate road trip through Peru.

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