Anna Brech

Anna Brech is a freelance journalist and former editor for stylist.co.uk. Her six-year stint on the site saw her develop a vociferous appetite for live Analytics, feminist opinion and good-quality gin in roughly equal measure. She enjoys writing across all areas of women’s lifestyle content but has a soft spot for books and escapist travel content.

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17 of the best British crime dramas to binge-watch now

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  • Travel

    British bucket list: the UK’s top adventures for when we’re free to travel again

  • Books about female friendship
    Books

    9 books about female friendship that say it all (and yes, Stylist’s latest book is in there!)

  • Women together at work
    Careers

    How much is too much when it comes to oversharing at work?

Latest Stories

Relationships

Why “don’t take it so personally” is the ultimate gaslighting insult

It sows the seeds of crippling self-doubt.

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TV

I Hate Suzie: is season 2 in the works from Billie Piper and Lucy Prebble?

The hilariously moreish Sky Atlantic drama may be due a comeback.

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TV

The female gaze: Bridgerton’s director on evolving a new type of sex scene

Julie Anne Robinson says she deliberately flipped the way we talk about sex and power.

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Sleep

12 successful women share their feel-good bedtime routines

From red wine and vinyl to escapist reading.

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Makeup artist Pat McGrath marks damehood honour with inspiring life advice

“Never give up on your dreams.”

Celebrity

Meghan and Harry launch compassion project with subtle tribute to Princess Diana

“We believe in the best of humanity.”

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Life

Belief, love, work: three pillars of a happy life to rethink in 2021

Now could be the time to reflect on the things that really matter to you.

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Life

How the Marie Kondo method can fix your toxic relationship habits

Find out what you *really* value in life.

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People

Joe Wicks: I’ve learnt to say no to shirtless requests

The trainer used to feel pressure to go topless when he wasn't so well-known.

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Film

People are sharing their 2021 mood in hilarious film and TV gifs

This Twitter thread is everything.

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Life

Science of happy: 7 small daily habits proven to boost your mood

Get involved in these super-simple rituals to feel a little bit better.

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A “Green Wave” group of feminists just scored a huge victory for women in Argentina

Pro-choice campaigners hail a feminist breakthrough with the legalisation of abortion.

TV

Black Narcissus episode 3: viewers are divided over the chilling finale

For some, it was atmospheric and gripping – and for others, an anticlimax.

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and their baby son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor meet Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe at the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation during their royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Podcasts

Here’s what people are saying about Meghan and Harry’s new podcast

“Archie’s voice at the end is everything.”

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TV

The Queen’s Gambit tells a vital story on the power of not giving up

Screenwriter Allan Scott spent 30 years trying to make the hit Netflix show.

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Books

A life less boozy: 5 inspiring quit lit reads for the sober curious

Raw, funny and moving memoirs from women who gave up alcohol.

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Mental Health

Selma Blair is here for us all with her honest words about crying at Christmas

It’s normal to feel shaky over the festive season – especially this year.

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Mental Health

Growth after trauma: why 2020 has created a bold new you

In a state of freefall, we develop crucial skills.

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This Finnish word for getting drunk home alone is a whole 2020 mood

Finally, a word that captures our stay-at-home ambitions.

Books

The top 10 reads bookworms start but rarely finish, for those in need of a challenge

Does your literary stamina stand the test of these unread titles?

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