When I started to read only women writers for a year I learnt more about women’s roles in history, culture and society than I ever had before! Here's why that's important and here too are some of the favourite books I read.
Much has been written about the “dreary” and somewhat “tragic” existence of Emily, Charlotte, and Anne Brontë. But don't let that overshadow the sisters' achievements both as writers and feminist trailblazers. Here are three remarkable achievements that remain part of the Brontë sisters legacy to us.
Coco Chanel advanced women's rights through the clothes that she made. Her Chanel suits, women's trousers, and jersey dresses encouraged elegance, but also power, personality, and liberation for women.
Jane Austen lived over 200 years ago, but the honesty and brilliance of her writing ensure her books have held up with time. She is one of the world’s most adored writers. not just because of the quality of her storytelling but also the wit of her writing. Here are some of our favourite and wittiest Austen quotes.
Finding the right gift for a grown-up daughter can be difficult for any parent. But if glitter and toys aren't doing the trick any more, don't worry - we've got some great gifts ideas that every adult daughter will adore.
Did you know there are also several health benefits to burning candles at home? From relieving stress to boosting sleep and memory, your candle not only signals your singular style but can improve your wellness too. Here's how.
Is this your year to read more books by women? Then check out our list of classic books penned by some of the greatest female writers of the past. Because if you're going to expand your reading, then you'll want to go back to the books that shaped the way we read and write today.
Jane Austen is one of the most recognised names in English literature today. But was she an overnight success? And what did she think of her novels? Here are some fascinating facts about Jane Austen, the author.