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Nostalgic British seaside resorts celebrated in new photo book

The quaint British seaside resorts of yesteryear are having a renaissance, as a certain type of discerning holidaymaker shuns the flashy resorts of the Mediterranean for a slower pace closer to home. To celebrate this, a new book, Seaside Hotels, looks at the homegrown resorts at the height of their popularity. They came into prominence in the 17th century, when ...

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Sonia Rykiel's Seaside Retreat

PARIS, France — Who’s the Sonia Rykiel girl in three words? Fun, flirty and frivolous would probably fit the bill. Julie De Libran’s take on her Spring/Summer 2018 collection was very pretty and pretty sexy too! Re-imagining the tired conceit of the Left Bank girl is no mean feat. Who is she in 2017? Does she still exist? So transporting her ...

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This seaside city has been named happiest place in UK – but where is the most miserable?

In a nationwide survey into the satisfaction of the nation, Brighton and Hove was crowned the happiness capital, with over a third of the city’s population choosing the word “happy” to describe their lives. In contrast, just 16 per cent of Edinburgh residents described their lives as “happy” favouring the words “anxious” and “depressed” instead. Brighton, renowned for its party ...

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