You don’t have to be a girly girl to crave a bit of bedroom space for the essentials, even if they are a laptop and a board meeting agenda rather than a bottle of Chanel No 5 and a swansdown powder puff. Here’s the cream of the current crop of dressing tables, vanity sets and vanity cases for you to choose from – up to you what you put in them.
Alice Cullerne Bown is a blogger, author, journalist and fanatical cushion-plumper. She spent much of her childhood creating room sets in shoe boxes and now attempts to style her real-life home, despite the best efforts of her husband, two children, two stepchildren and two cats. She is addicted to home makeover shows and likes to Hoover while watching Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners. She blogs at DD's Diary, www.dulwichdivorcee.com, and you can catch her on Twitter at @DDsDiary