Maggie Alderson


After editing four magazines, including Elle and ES, and several newspaper sections (on the Evening Standard and the Sydney Morning Herald), Maggie became a full-time writer. She covered the fashion shows in London, Paris and Milan for many years, and has written extensively about food (for Gourmet, among other titles) and many other subjects. She has published six novels and four books of collected fashion columns. She now lives in Hastings and blogs about style at Maggie Alderson Style Notes. Follow Maggie on Twitter.


Recent articles

Finding a bikini that both flatters and gets you a tanned tummy is an annual challenge. But some companies are waking up to our needs


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Too early for bare legs? Are sandals pushing it? Carry a cardi? Maggie Alderson on how to dress for this tricky trans-seasonal weather


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It ain’t what you wear, it’s the way that you wear it, says Maggie Alderson, showing how to make the current trend for trainers work


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It’s time to get the party season started and, for classic style, black tie is a look that can’t be beaten. But don’t mess with the details


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