A little look into our very favourite features and posts from Average Janes

City Breaks: Porto


If you’re looking for an autumnal city break the delightful city of Porto in Portugal could tick all the boxes. Don’t be fooled (or hideously insult anyone) thinking Portugal is similar to its neighbour Spain, they’re very different. Here are our tips on exploring Porto… PUTTING THE PORT IN PORTO: Clue is in the title […]

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How to Hygge: A British Interpretation


Can British people embrace the Danish secret to happiness? Our writer Whitney takes a looks at hygge, the latest lifestyle trend, and sees if it lives up to the hygge-hype. I first heard about hygge (hue-gah) by accident. I was researching autumnal feature ideas for a home and lifestyle magazine, and found myself engrossed in […]

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Lyst Autumn Edit


It’s officially Autumn, so it’s time to start revamping your wardrobe to suit the season. We’ve recently stumbled across Lyst, an online fashion site with some gorgeous clothing, perfect for the focus of our Autumn fashion edit. Lyst is an Aussie company that has partnered with the world’s greatest designers and stores to bring you the world of […]

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Beating the Post-Holiday Blues

beating the post-holiday blues

Ugh. That first day back at your work desk – pressing the ON button, making a coffee, repeating your 1-2 sentence snap summary of your recent holiday to every colleague that asks “How was it then?” – it’s the worst. Sure, you should be grateful that you have this job as it helps you afford […]

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Luxury loungewear for lazing around

Average Janes luxury loungewear edit

OK, when we say luxury, we really mean any upgrade from your scraggy old leggings and ex-gym t-shirt (just us?!). We’re talking about stylish PJs and loungewear you’d be happy to stroll down to brekkie in, whether it’s on holiday with your mates, staying at your partner’s parents for the first time, or just avoiding […]

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Smooth Operator: frizz-free hair saviours

Smooth hair saviours

Finding it hard to keep your locks sleek in the late-summer humidity? Let Holly take you from the shower to style in this step-by-step crash course to perfectly sleek hair. Smooth hair: keeping your locks frizz-free I should start by saying my hair is quick thick, highlighted blonde, and naturally pretty wavy. Now and then […]

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Put the oven on! 5 speedy baking recipes for GBBO

GBBO baking recipes

How long have you been counting down to the first episode of the Great British Bake Off? Series 7 starts at 8pm this Wednesday (24th August) and a fresh batch of 12 bakers will once more don their aprons for 10 tense weeks of showstoppers and technical challenges. Brightly coloured jackets and an unlimited number […]

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Sunglasses That Won’t Break The Bank

Sunglasses high street edit

If you are looking for some serious sunglasses inspiration that won’t break the bank, then look no further. We have put together a few of our favourite styles and brands to show you that buying great sunglasses doesn’t have to cost a fortune. The Sunglasses Edit Check out our top styles and picks. Rounded We […]

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Road to Rio: Olympic women to watch

Olympic women to watch

London is handing over the Olympic torch to the Brazilians, and we’re expecting to witness the best show of sporting excellence in the world. Over the next two weeks, we will all consume Olympism in a variety of ways – from a travelling fan, to a television spectator, newspaper reader, radio listener or online onlooker. […]

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Keep Calm and Be Cool

Keep Cool in the heatwave

With the heatwave lasting well into two weeks now, it’s time to start thinking about ways to keep cool. In the office, at home or even at the gym, here at Average Janes we have all the answers! Neat ways to keep cool in the heatwave Our top tips for keeping your cool in this […]

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The Summer Books Hot List

Summer books Average Janes

Summer holidays are coming (finally!) – the perfect excuse to fill your boots (or suitcase…or Kindle…) with a feast of hot summer books to while away lazy hours poolside, on the beach, or lying in your own back garden. We love a good gossip about our latest faves here at Average Janes, so we thought […]

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Rio 2016: screenings around the UK


With the Rio Olympics starting on August 5, we have found the best places around the UK to watch all the sporting events, from cycling to gymnastics, to volleyball and athletics. From private screenings in 5 star hotels to some lovely pub venues, take a look at our list of the best Rio 2016 screening […]

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