5 books to cosy up with this Winter


It’s the perfect time of year to find some good books to cosy up with and enjoy some ‘me-time’. After all the festivities of December, the new year is ideal for making a big mug of tea, hunkering down and losing yourself in a good book (or three…). Our top 5 books to cosy up […]

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The Best Things About Winter


It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again already, but with less than two weeks left in November winter is well and truly underway. We at Average Janes couldn’t be happier about this news. Why, you might ask? Because there are so many fun and lovely things about winter! Don’t believe us? Don’t worry, […]

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Winter warmers! Creating your cosy winter hideout


With Hygge (the cosy Danish way of living) taking over our magazines and blogs we love to read, it seems only natural that we should embrace it in our home. Here are Average Janes we love a lovely warm blanket in the winter and home furnishings that allow us to fully relax and embrace the […]

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High Performance Ski Gear: Helly Hansen

Helly Hansen high performance ski gear

Zooming, racing or elegantly shoop-shooping – whatever your skiing style, you want to be comfortable and protected from the elements in your slope-side ski gear. Let’s be honest though, it’s also a great excuse to crack out a stylish sportswear wardrobe – and we’ll take any excuse for that! Ideally you want something that keeps you […]

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AW15 Guide: Coats & Jackets


With the weather well and truly on the turn, it’s time to find the perfect coat or jacket to wrap up in this Autumn/Winter! Whether you are looking for a stylish jacket, or a coat to keep you super toasty, take a look at our edit of the best AW15 outerwear. With so many fantastic coats and jackets out […]

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Lace Up for AW15


Of all the AW15 trends, we think the lace up one is our favourite! From tassel to twist, to pussybow and criss cross take a look at our lace up edit of beautiful playsuits, dresses and blouses to update your wardrobe with this season’s style! The lace up style is easy to pull-off and looks great on […]

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5 key Winter to Spring Fashion pieces


It’s that in between time of year at the moment, when it’s getting a little bit warmer and we’re seeing a bit of sun, but the temperatures can suddenly drop from day to day. From about March onwards it’s good to rely on some key pieces to take you from Winter to Spring – they […]

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3 Warming Winter Cocktails

There’s nothing like a bit of warming winter spirit (literally!) on frosty winter nights. If you’ve got friends coming over for a cosy night in or if you just fancy a toasty tipple at home, try three cocktail recipes to get your cheeks nice n’ rosy. A few of our fellow Janes introduced us to […]

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Faux Fur: Your bit of fluff


Faux fur has been seen everywhere this season – from catwalks to the high street. In a range of colours and styles, from accessories to full-length coats, a little bit of faux fur is ideal for adding a hint of luxury, glamour and cosiness to winter outfits! Perfect for cosy winter walks or chic ski-season […]

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Winter Beauty Wishlist


Pop these little luxuries onto your wishlist to perk yourself up with some make-up treats this December. There’s a lot to be said for breaking open new packaging and brightening dull winter skin with a blur of blusher or flash of mascara. It definitely helps boost our mood when we need to drag ourselves out […]

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Winter Wardrobe: Tartan Scarves


We love the tartan trend here at Janes; the skirts, dresses, shirts, jackets…we can’t get enough! Now with the weather on the turn we have been scouring the high street for some highland print inspired scarves and we’ve managed to find some gorgeous ones! Whether you are buying for yourself, or looking for a trendy […]

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Scarlet Woman


Forget Orange, Red is the new black this Autumn/Winter. Whether your preferred shade is bold crimson, deep ruby, or wine-inspired burgundy and claret – turn up the heat on your winter wardrobe with this fiery shade. It could be a simple accent – a flash of candy-apple from a scarf or gorgeous patent bag – […]

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