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Menizei, Washington: Where Couples Can Disconnect to Connect

Menizei proudly announces the launch of its inaugural luxury basecamp tailored exclusively for couples seeking the ultimate romantic getaway amidst the serene beauty of Olympic National Park in Washington State. Nestled amidst the lush foliage of the Olympic Peninsula, Menizei offers an unparalleled escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life, inviting guests to […]

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Business Fashion Sustainability

Experts share top online second-hand shopping tips for 2024

Online marketplaces where you can shop directly from other people are very popular for a number of reasons. It’s fun, sustainable, and also often much more affordable than buying brand new, as you can find some fantastic deals. These platforms also make it easy to sell things you no longer need, whether you’re clearing up […]

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Cheshire Chester Events Hospitality News

New VIP hospitality destination, PARADE at Chester Racecourse, opens its doors as an exclusive event venue for private and corporate guests

Chester Racecourse’s PARADE is renowned for its stunning service and style on race days, offering guests a much sought-after hospitality experience. It is now available to hire for hosting private and corporate events, combining contemporary design and limitless detail. The stunning space can host up to 70 guests and is exquisitely designed both inside and […]

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Lifestyle & Travel

Carry in Style: French Toiletry Bags Redefining Luxury Travel

Having the proper gear is crucial for an enjoyable and successful travel experience. One of the things you should have by your side when travelling is a toiletry bag. Sure, you could fit all of your personal care items in your carry-on or suitcase, but it would be a waste of space and invite disaster […]

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Homesitters launches recruitment drive ahead of peak summer season

As summer approaches Homesitters Ltd, the UK’s leading home and pet sitting company, is actively seeking new homesitters ahead of the peak holiday season and is highlighting the benefits of the role including travel opportunities and boosting income. A report in February from 50+ Choices Roundtable found that one third (3.6 million) of over-50s are […]

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Fashion News Sustainability

Creative agency Milk & Tweed leads rebrand for sustainable sock firm Hedgy in time for its expansion

SUSTAINABLE sock company Hedgy is set to expand its product range into clothing after seeing a 60 per cent sales growth over the last year. The Gloucestershire company, founded by Tom Haines three years ago, sells environmentally friendly chemical-free bamboo socks that spread awareness of British wildlife and the countryside through 40 colourful designs featuring […]

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Cornwall News Property Property & Construction South West South West England News

One Pentire’s Cornish Life and Style Driven Boutique Coastal Penthouses and Apartments Now Available

A new wave of life + style-driven apartments in one of the most sought-after locations on the North Coast of Cornwall, including 9 Penthouses, are now available to purchase, with the beautiful showhome now open for viewing. Offering a joyous expanse of surrounding nature, One Pentire is a landmark £32 million ‘resort’ in a location […]

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Property News Property Rentals Retirement

Improve your finances by downsizing to a retirement community this spring

As retirees across the UK struggle with declining real income, My Future Living, the UK’s leading retirement rentals brand, highlights how downsizing this Spring could lead to significant savings and provide a chance to declutter. Following the Spring 2024 budget, analysis from the Resolution Foundation showed pensioners are the biggest losers amid falling living standards […]

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Hair and Beauty News

Expert stylist debunks seven common hair extension myths

The history of hair extensions dates back to ancient civilisations such as the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. While the desire for longer, fuller hair is timeless, the techniques, styles and materials used have evolved.  Whilst hair extensions are incredibly popular worldwide, myths and misconceptions still exist, leaving those who are considering a hair enhancement confused […]

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Hair and Beauty

Bellissima Launches New Glam Waves Angled Hair Curling Tool

Never miss a strand with this unique tool! One of the UK’s newest and leading hair tool brands Bellissima is launching an innovative new hair curling tool, named Glam Waves, to make it even easier to achieve the perfect glamorous waves. With an L-shaped design, the tool allows you to reach every part of your […]

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Interior Design

How to Add Peach Tones into Your Home 

The colour of the year is peach, and now seems the right time to give our homes a refresh with such a warm and tropical colour as we approach spring. Peach, a stunning combination of pink and orange, can offer your home a revitalised freshness. Evoking feelings of relaxation, positivity, and joy, this colour has […]

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Home Improvements Interior Design Interiors

24 Hour Decorating Project? How About a Paint Refresh for Easter Bank Holiday?

As the Bank Holiday weekend approaches, we’re already seeing search terms such as ‘home improvement and ‘renovation project’ trending upwards on Tik Tok*. The Easter break is the perfect time to try that neat home hack, finish those DIY jobs you’ve started or get stuck into a 24-hour decorating project. Rebecca Snowden, Interior Style Advisor […]

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News Property Retirement

How moving into a retirement community can help single women conquer loneliness

On average women live longer than men[i] and they can often find they are alone in later life. Approximately 1.4 million older adults in the UK are lonely, with a further 1.9 million stating they often feel ignored and invisible in their day-to-day life[ii].   Dominic Stead, Property Director at My Future Living says moving […]

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Interior Design Interiors

Handmadeinbritain.co.uk put contemporary British vases in the spotlight

Unique, striking and made to command attention, the vase collection from handmadeinbritain.co.uk is one to be celebrated. Handmadeinbritain.co.uk – an online platform championing British craftspeople – has curated a contemporary collection of vases which can be used as both a vessel in which to showcase flowers and as a standalone home accessory. Each one has […]

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Menopause Menopause at work News

Menopause Friendly Employer Awards 2024 Open For Entries

Industry-recognised Awards return for third year Lisa Snowdon announced as new host £75,000 target set for charity fundraising The industry-recognised Menopause Friendly Employer Awards 2024 are open for entries. Organised by Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and The Menopause Friendly Accreditation team and powered by headline sponsor Peppy, this year’s Awards event will welcome TV […]

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New face joins growing team at globally-recognised organic beauty brand

THERE’S a new face at an award-winning organic beauty range. Skincare expert Louise Evripidou has joined the team at Rhug Wild Beauty, the popular collection based at Rhug Estate, near Corwen in North Wales. With more than 25 years’ experience in the sector, Louise is well placed to help take the brand – which is […]

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Fashion HR International Women's Day News

Shining a light on diversity and inclusion in luxury brands on International Women’s Day

By Abigail Wilmore, Founder, People Flow As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s an ideal opportunity to reflect on the progress made in women’s careers but also to shine a light on the work still needed. When my mother went out to work and my father raised my sister and me, at that time she […]

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Stress Free, Last Minute Mother’s Day with One4all Gift Cards

MAKE MUM SMILE THIS MOTHER’S DAY WITH A ONE4ALL GIFT CARD Show your mum just how much she means to you with One4all Gift Cards Gift cards can be spent in-store or online with over 170 brands such as M&S, John Lewis, TK Maxx and many more Gift cards can be loaded with any amount between £10 – […]

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News Wellbeing Women's Health

6 Simple Tips to Manage Menopause and Perimenopause Weight Gain

On average, a woman will gain 10 pounds or more during the menopause and perimenopause, but navigating this stage of your life doesn’t necessarily mean surrendering yourself to unwanted weight gain. Louise Donohue, an expert in women’s health and founder of Blossom Wellness, has penned this article to help you manage your weight during perimenopause and […]

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Lifestyle

Pioneering Transgender Underwear and Swimwear Brand ‘Gaff And Go’ Provides Confidence and Comfort

Gaff And Go is a transgender lingerie, swimwear, sportswear and accessories brand for pre-op transgender women, non-binary people and those who tuck. The brand, co-created by Robyn Electra, is based in London and Liverpool, and sells online. Gaff & Go was the first brand to launch tucking one-piece swimwear, hand sewn and specifically made for […]

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After UK retailer The Body Shop files for Administration, Body Shop Germany files for Bankruptcy

Following the news earlier this week that retailer The Body Shop has collapsed into administration, the brands’ German arm – which employs more than 350 staff and runs 66 branches across the country – has now filed for bankruptcy at the Dusseldorf District Court. We spoke to retail expert Nick Drewe, Founder of online platform, […]

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Interior Design

Pinterest Searches for “Stylish Bathroom Design” Up 1000%

The interiors world is set to focus on the bathroom in 2024, as research reveals that interest in ‘stylish bathroom ideas’ has rocketed. According to data from Pinterest, searches for the term ‘Stylish Bathroom Ideas’ have increased 1,000% in the last 12 months. Tara Rodrigues, Interior Designer and founder of Tara Rodrigues Interiors, said: “The […]

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UK’s pet boom fuels Homesitting opportunities for the over 60s

Forget putting on the slippers and early bedtimes! With the cost of living pushing many Brits to work past retirement age, the traditional image of retirement feels out of date. Many retirees today crave meaningful, flexible work opportunities that offer purpose and adventure. Research from Rest Less, an online community for older workers, found that […]

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Interior Design

The Kitchen’s Pink – Barbiecore Comes Home in 2024

Pink is going to be THE colour in the kitchen in 2024, according to new research from independent tile specialists Porcelain Superstore. Using data from Pinterest, Porcelain Superstore found interest in ‘retro pink kitchens’ has soared over the last two years, up 40% over a 24-month period. Searches for the term ‘pink kitchen décor’ have […]

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Energy Interior Design

On Big Energy Saving Week – Interior Design Share Tips to Help You Save Energy

During the winter months, it is often a priority to try and save energy where possible, especially when it results in reducing costs. It may come as a surprise that there are certain interior design tips that can contribute to saving energy within your household, meaning you can combine energy efficiency with a well decorated […]

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Marvel at the mosaics in new Melville Collection from Porcelain Superstore

Colour and pattern combine in the latest floor tile collection from independent tile specialists Porcelain Superstore. Melville is a Victorian-inspired design that will inject period charm wherever it is used. Available in four colourways – blue, grey, red and white – they feature a striking geometric design that will create a stunning mosaic effect.   And […]

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Health Mental Health Wellbeing

Seven steps to help get you through dry January & transform your health in 2024

Brits embarking on Dry January need to wait at least 10 days before they see the full impact of ditching the booze, a top expert has explained. Counsellor and author Lynn Crilly said removing alcohol from your life for a month can bring “huge health benefits” that can set you on a path to a […]

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Do your New Years Resolutions Include Plans To Travel More in 2024? Check out these Tips

Many of us are adding travel destinations to our bucket list for 2024. However, finding the time or finances to travel can stop us from doing it more frequently.  The cost of living crisis has also deterred many Brits from going abroad. In 2023, 40% of Brits scrapped a foreign holiday to save money (InteriorNet). […]

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Christmas Interior Design News Property Property & Construction Property for Sale

Boxing Day Property Sales: Six Steps To Securing The House Of Your Dreams

BOXING Day is looking like a great time to get your home ready for a sale in the New Year, as online searches for a new home traditionally spikes on this festive occasion. More and more people are using online estate agents to kickstart the selling process on 26 December, which is also aptly sometimes […]

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72% of consumers have reconsidered their Christmas budget amidst concerns over Cost of Living

72% of consumers have revealed that they have reconsidered their Christmas budget this year due to ongoing concerns over the Cost-of-Living crisis, according to new research by leading self storage provider, Ready Steady Store. The research, which questioned consumers on their plans for the festive period, also revealed that 43% are planning to buy for […]

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Exercise Mental Health

Running, mental health and me

Physiotherapist Rhian Bowden shares her 3-decade relationship with running and why she believes everyone should run. Since my teens, running has always been a constant in my life. Something I can rely on to instantly make me feel good. My relationship with running has changed and evolved over 3 decades and I wanted to share […]

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Beauty Fashion

Temu reveals 2023 British online shopping trends.

Clothing, home decor, kitchenware, and beauty are among the most popular categories for British shoppers on Temu in 2023. In 2023, young British Temu users searched most for phone accessories, beauty products, and apparel.  With the start of the winter and the holiday season, Temu, a popular online e-commerce platform known for its affordable pricing, […]

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Fashion News

“We Don’t Mark Up To Mark Down: Limited Edition Heels That Look Good, and Feel Good!”

Air & Grace, the female founded, responsible and super comfortable footwear brand established by Claire Burrows, is known for its luxury comfort, quality, and style. True to their ethos of slow, responsible footwear Air & Grace is bucking the Black Friday discounting trend, and instead opting to do things a little differently. In April 2023, […]

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Interior Design News

How Black Friday Deals Can Boost the Value of Your Home Long After November

PROPERTY owners can boost the value of their property by grabbing a Black Friday bargain, according to one of the country’s leading interiors experts. This week marks one of the busiest shopping days of the year – as millions race to grab discounted items in shops and online. Kate Conrad, founder of Madison and Mayfair, […]

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Interior Design Property

How Home Staging Can Help Add £50,000 to the Value of Your Home

AWARD WINNING EXPERT SHARES HER TIPS – AS SOARING NUMBERS LOOK SET TO TURN TO THE MAKEOVER TREND AN AWARD winning property expert today shares the secrets which are helping some housesellers to pocket up to £50,000 more on the sale of their home. Home staging specialist Jo Marriott Smith transforms the look and feel […]

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I went from Studying for ‘A’ Levels to Wowing Simon Cowell – then being Booked to Perform Across the World

A Britain’s Got Talent star who left Simon Cowell speechless with her audition for the show has opened up about her life-changing performance. Faith Tucker’s ITV audition in 2019 is one of the most memorable the series has seen, and has since been viewed nearly a MILLION times on YouTube. And although she narrowly missed out […]

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E-Commerce Fashion News

Is this eBay’s best kept secret? The unknown sustainable fashion retailer selling designer shoes and branded trainers with up to 60% off

Fashion fans can save up to 60 per cent on designer shoes and branded trainers, whilst helping to save the planet at the same time, thanks to an innovative sustainable fashion business which is selling new, seconds and ex-display footwear at a fraction of the RRP. There are significant savings to had on luxury designer […]

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Fashion Mental Health News Wales

Wales Coast Path launches merchandise collection with mental health charity

… to help tackle depression and self-harm in young people This October, the Wales Coast Path has unveiled its new merchandise collection in partnership with Heads Above The Waves (HATW) — an independent non-profit supporting young people who are struggling with self-harm. The partnership aims to raise awareness of the positive impact spending time in […]

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Fashion Yorkshire

Rydale Announces Major International Expansion Into the U.S. and Beyond With the Launch of Rydale.com

Rydale, the heritage clothing brand that has been a stalwart of Yorkshire craftsmanship since its founding in 1954, is thrilled to announce a significant expansion into the United States and other international markets through its newly launched e-commerce platform, Rydale.com. Rydale.com aims to offer an enriched online shopping experience with easy navigation, secure payment options, and […]

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‘Quiet Luxury’ trend is now infusing fragrance

Comment from Jonny Webber, PerfumeDirect.com’s fragrance expert who says the ‘Quiet Luxury’ fragrance trend is skyrocketing in popularity. Quiet luxury has been gaining pace on the fashion scene throughout 2023 with the hashtag #quietluxury now amassing over 42 billion views on TikTok. Essentially the opposite of flamboyant displays of wealth, this is about the art […]

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Interior Design News

RED ALERT – Move Over Pink… Red Interiors are Trending for A/W 2023

From Tomato and Scarlet to Cranberry and Damson, interior experts highlight why red is the colour of the season and how to apply it in the home Plus 3 other ‘shades to watch’ as we head towards 2024! Red is the colour set to get the our hearts racing this Autumn/ Winter according to trend […]

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Boost wellbeing and beat the cost-of-living by becoming a home and pet sitter

On 10th October World Mental Health Day[i], leading home and pet sitting company, Homesitters Ltd is highlighting how the role can boost both mental and physical wellbeing, as well as financial wellbeing at a time when the cost-of-living is continuing to bite. A report earlier this year commissioned by Nuffield Health[ii] showed that the nation’s […]

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Manchester-based fashion experts outline the Autumn trends

SUMMER is now sadly fading out, and a new season is upon us.  And the arrival of Autumn means out with the old and in with the new as we get to grips with the latest fashion trends. Here a fashion expert at Manchester-based wholesaler, Whispering Smith, shares their advice on the trends we think will […]

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Mental Health News

On Youth Mental Health Day Expert Shares Tips on How to Speak to Teenagers About How they Feel

A LEADING mental health expert has offered her advice on how to best talk to young people about mental health. Addressing the issue on Youth Mental Health Day, author and counsellor Lynn Crilly said: “The difficulty in separating and identifying a mental illness, especially in a teenager, is that teenagers can seem reluctant to openly […]

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Interior Design News

Beautiful Walls unveils new collection from Antonina Vella: Modern Metals Second Edition

Independent family-run business Beautiful Walls has unveiled the eagerly-awaited follow up to Antonina Vella’s Modern Metals Wallpaper Collection. Modern Metals Second Edition features striking geometrics in luminous metallics across the collection. The collection is available in a range of colourways, from brooding blues and midnight blacks that offer a stark contrast to the metal elements, […]

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Fashion sector proving resilient as crowds descend on London Fashion Week – but inflation taking its toll

The glamour and allure of London Fashion Week 2023 isn’t just limited to the runway. As fashionistas from around the world descend on the British capital this month, the fashion and footwear industries are celebrating remarkable growth in revenue, defying economic challenges and setting trends in consumer behaviour. According to the latest industry data from […]

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How Home Staging can help you Sell a Property Faster

SOARING numbers of people are now turning to home staging to try and sell their properties. Now two experts have explained how the process, which can range from a small makeover to fully refurbishing an empty property, can help shift homes faster – and also help attract a higher asking price. Commenting on the growing […]

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REVOLUTIONISING MULTI-CHANNEL RETAIL: All Saints Founder Stuart Trevor Showcases the Power of Stored’s Two-Tap Checkout with His Eponymous New Brand; STUART TREVOR

The future of shopping is about to be unveiled, and it’s a groundbreaking fusion of cutting-edge payment technology and sustainable clothing. All Saints founder Stuart Trevor introduces an innovative brand that redefines the fashion landscape by creating clothes solely from discarded material. The launch of his eponymous new brand STUART TREVOR will be powered by […]

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Interior Design News

The Look of Lux – Luxury Tiles that Won’t Break The Bank

Want the look of luxury marble, without the cost? The new Marble Lux collection from The Baked Tile Company might just offer the perfect solution.   The Baked Tile company, based in Mumbles, Swansea was founded by second-generation tile guru and experienced Interior Designer (and British Institute of Interior Design member) Lesley Taylor.  Founding in […]

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Design experts reveal the moods and movements inspiring interiors this Autumn/Winter

As our thoughts start turning to Autumn, interior experts from online homeware retailers Arighi Bianchi, The Rug Seller and Shabby.co.uk have revealed the six interior trends to watch for the new season. Move over Barbiecore, Autumn’s interior trends are expected to be moodier and a lot less polished, according to the experts. Whilst the Quiet […]

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Better Pay For Nhs Staff, Three-Day Weekends, To See The End Of Single-Use Plastics And To Have A Million In The Bank, Research Reveals A List Of The Biggest Changes Brits Would Make, If Given The Chance

Researchers surveyed 2,000 Brits, asking them what they would change in life, both personally and socially – with having a million in the bank (37 percent), three-day weekends (34 percent), being fitter (31 percent) and being better looking (22 percent) all making the list. Other personal changes featured in the poll, include having a better-paid […]

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Tranquil West Sussex is a hot spot for retirement renters

Retirement renting is rising in popularity. Hamptons report the number of households aged over-65 renting their home will double to more than one million in the next decade, up from 402,963 last year to 1,003,382 by 2033[i], and tranquil West Sussex offering peaceful countryside living within easy reach of London is a top destination for […]

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85% Rise in Female Fans Requesting Football Shirts Since Start of World Cup

As the country rallies to support the Lionesses in their semi-final match against tournament hosts Australia, London-based vintage and reworked clothing retailer, Vintage Threads have seen an 85% rise in the number of female fans requesting football shirts, online and in store, since the start of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.      With their […]

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Interior Design News

Rug Design Just Got Personal – & Easy & Affordable

Choose your design, choose your colours, make your rug personal to you! People in the UK can now design their very own made-to-order rug, delivered in just a few weeks, with IconicRugs.com. Prices start from £300/sq.mtr     Iconic Rugs’ online store featuring new design technology opens up thousands of patterns, colours, shapes and material combinations […]

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Shiseido Americas selects Amperity to transform first-party data strategy

The Prestige beauty company deploys customer data platform to democratise data across the organisation to deliver personalised customer experiences and increase agility Amperity, the leading enterprise customer data platform (CDP) for consumer brands has been selected by beauty giant Shiseido Americas Corporation as the foundation of its first-party data strategy, to help create connected and […]

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Home Improvements Interior Design

Discover the Shikara Bath from Renaissance at Home

The Shikara bath from Renaissance at Home exudes luxury and opulence from its every curve. Boasting a low-slung roll top bath with gentle sloping slides, the Shikara takes centre stage wherever it is placed thanks to its wide and swooping double-skirted plinth. If ever a tub encouraged soaking, the Shikara would be it. Anthony Evans, […]

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Cheshire designer celebrates the Peak District in iconic RHS letters display

Penny Williams from Modern Farmhouse Flowers showcases her passion for using sustainable materials, locally sourced flowers and love of the Peak District in this year’s RHS letters show feature.  Sustainable materials and locally grown blooms were the welcoming sight to more than 80,000 people who visited the annual RHS Flower Show Tatton Park this July. […]

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Home Improvements Homes News

Summer Holidays Are Here …. It’s Never Too Late to Style up your Outdoor Space with the Latest Looks from Shabby.co.uk

With the Summer holidays now upon us, it’s time to get outdoors, whatever the weather … and outdoor furniture specialists Shabby.co.uk have everything you need to make the most out of your outdoor living space from sunrise to sunset. Use their tips on how to choose furniture that makes the most of every inch of your garden […]

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North Wales students cutting it on the international stage

COLEG CAMBRIA students are gaining vital work experience on the international stage. In past months, learners from the college’s Deeside site visited countries across Europe to enhance their skills and explore different careers on the continent. Among them were a cohort from the booming Esports programme, who journeyed to Barcelona, and a group from the […]

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Yonda appoints Zeal to support growth plans.

Yonda, a leading performance wet suit brand, has teamed up with Zeal to support its growth plans. The Leeds-based digital marketing agency will drive sales through an integrated digital marketing campaign, including website development, social media, email marketing, SEO, and PPC. Yonda manufactures premium quality wetsuits and tri suits. The family-run business is based in […]

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Beauty News Sustainability

Could you take the 30 day plastic free challenge?

According to the Environmental Working Group, the average woman uses 12 products and puts 168 chemicals on her body daily. Additionally, in the United States alone, approximately 12 billion pads and 7 billion tampons are discarded each year. While many of these products end up in a landfill producing climate damaging methane, others clog sewers and contribute […]

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Interior Design Wallpaper

DESIGN GRADUATE Launches First Ever Wallpaper Collection with Ohpopsi

Printed textile design graduate Rosanna Dyke is to launch her first ever collection of seven wallpapers after being talent spotted and mentored by independent design house Ohpopsi. Ohpopsi Creative Director, Zoe Eaton, discovered Rosanna after sponsoring an award at the New Designers show, in London, as part of their ongoing support for new talent. Her debut […]

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Interior Design News Property

EXPERT: How to boost the chances of selling your home

FALLING house prices and a cost of living crisis means every penny counts for those looking to buy or sell a property.  But as well as getting the most cost-effective advice from estate agents and solicitors, a profitable property sale really does start at home. By making a few small changes to how a property […]

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News

Foraged beauty range sweeps the board at Europe-wide skincare awards

AN ORGANIC beauty range swept the board at a Europe-wide skincare awards ceremony. Rhug Estate, based near Corwen in North Wales, won seven medals including two golds and three silver at the Free From Skincare Awards. The Estate’s Wild Beauty range, which uses natural ingredients foraged on site, defended the Best Brand title for the second year […]

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News

Retro Is Back: An Interior Design Trend With Personality

Step back in time with Bobbi Beck‘s newly-launched Retro Stripes wallpaper collection.  Retro interior design is making a comeback and this small collection of bold new wallpaper designs bring warmth, glam and flair. The collection features three striking designs; Sash, Carson and Otto, which have been designed with a 1970s California aesthetic in mind. An eclectic mix of warm […]

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17,000 attend record-breaking equestrian and lifestyle festival following revamp

MORE than 17,000 visitors enjoyed this year’s record-breaking Bolesworth International. The lifestyle and equestrian festival packed hundreds of activities into five days on the border of North Wales and Cheshire, featuring celebrity guests, international showjumping competitions and a feast of fun for all the family. The Brand New Heavies, Rick Parfitt Jr and DJ Trevor […]

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Fashion Interior Design News

Play your cards right – these home accessories are having an interior design moment

From playing cards and board games to fashion books – these classic items are having an interior design moment as on-trend accessories for the home! Luxury homeware retailer Arighi Bianchi says that its playing card artwork and storage boxes are now among its top selling accessories. Lucy Mather from Arighi Bianchi, which is a go-to […]

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‘Unretirement’ award nomination for organic farm estate and beauty pioneer

THE inspirational vision and dedication of Lord Newborough secured another national award nomination. The owner of Rhug Estate, near Corwen, and pioneer of the esteemed Wild Beauty range, is a finalist in the Unretirement Entrepreneur of the Year category at this year’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards. The accolade recognises the ‘exceptional individuals who have defied traditional expectations […]

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Glamping in Scotland – Can it Get Any Better Than This?

Editor Lisa Baker Reviews her glamping stay at Loch Tay Highland Lodges We love nothing more than getting out in the outdoors with our big tent filled with luxuries – but I’m now hitting my fifties and struggling with arthritis makes the set up more difficult.  We don’t quite feel ready to give up our […]

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Deepfake doppelgangers could fatally undermine the influencer industry, say experts

Disrupt calls on social media platforms, agencies, brands and governments worldwide to urgently confront AI challenges to preserve sector’s integrity Leading influencer marketing agency, Disrupt, has warned that deepfakes pose a major threat to content creators and the future of the entire influencer industry. The London-based agency is today calling on all agencies, brands, influencers, […]

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Interior Design News Outdoors

Five Easy Ways a Rug Can Revamp Your Outdoor Space

Outdoor rugs are trending in 2023, according to online homeware specialist, The Rug Seller which offers one of the widest selections of outdoor rugs in the UK. “In the past three years outdoor rugs have become something of a must have garden accessory and the popularity shows no signs of waning, says Daniel Prendergast, design […]

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Interior Design News

Five incoming trends from Milan Design Week

Salone Del Mobile at Milan Design Week was back with a bang for 2023 and showcased that “incoming interior trends are set to be bolder, more tactile and luxurious than ever before”, according to design expert Lucy Mather from furniture and furnishing store Arighi Bianchi who attended the must-visit interiors event last week. “Salone Del […]

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Beauty Hair and Beauty News Retail

5 perfumes inspired by Margot Robbie’s Barbie (and what Ryan Gosling’s Ken would choose)

Barbie fever has reignited as the new trailer and cast list is revealed this week. Now it’s just weeks until the film finally airs on July 21st. #BarbieTheMovie is already trending and @BarbieTheMovie (Instagram) has more than 192K followers. Even sales of Barbiecore related fragrances on one of the UK’s biggest fragrance sites have experienced a surge […]

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Hair and Beauty News

S’Young International launches the first-ever Global Brand Festival to give European brands a chance to enter the lucrative Chinese Beauty Market

S’Young International recently hosted their first-ever inaugural brand festival for Global brands S’Young International, initiators of the CP (China Partner) cooperation model, which offers international brands omni-channel market support to the lucrative Chinese beauty market, recently launched their first ever Global Brand Festival event, allowing international brands to connect and explore the opportunities to market. […]

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Cosmetic Treatment Healthcare News

A smile is the key to instant attraction, says new research from leading UK cosmetic dentist

A beaming smile is the standout feature most likely to attract a potential partner and boost our love life, according to new research from a leading UK cosmetic dentist. Over half (53%) said a nice smile most appeals to them when eyeing up a potential partner. The second most attractive feature is the eyes (41%). […]

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Cardiff Hair and Beauty News

Cardiff Based Milk + Blush wins ‘Best Hair Extensions’ at the Marie Claire Hair Awards 2023

The Welsh brand’s 22” Ultra Seam Extensions were awarded ‘Best Hair Extensions’ Milk + Blush has won ‘Best Hair Extensions’ at the 2023 Marie Claire Hair Awards. On Wednesday 19th of April, the extensions supplier picked up the award at the virtual ceremony for its 22” Ultra Seam Clip-In Hair Extensions. Weighing just 235g, the […]

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E-Commerce Fashion News

British designer Paul Smith fashions increased revenue and conversions with Klevu and Limesharp

Luxury brand and designer, Paul Smith, has refreshed its digital commerce experience, improving online conversions and boosting revenue through its partnership with Klevu and Limesharp. For over 50 years, Paul Smith has celebrated independent design, championing positivity, curiosity and creativity. What began in a small, 3 x 3 metre shop in Nottingham, England, has grown […]

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Fashion Retail

Feel Good Contacts Customers Given 50% off Farah Brand Glasses

 Feel Good Contacts, the online retailer offering discounted glasses, contact lenses and eyecare products for customers in Europe, has launched a promotional sale on all Farah glasses frames, providing 50% off the whole collection. The promotion is open to current and new customers alike and can be used alongside other saving schemes using the code “FARAH50”. “Farah is […]

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Entertainment Tech

‘It’s Scary, I Don’t Like it at All’: Swinger Fights for Female Safety by Introducing Secure Swinging App

Carl Sheppard, creator of new swingers’ app Pineapple said, “Other [swinging] sites are rife with bucket loads of fake profiles… It’s scary, I don’t like it at all”. According to a 2022 BBC survey, 33 percent of dating app users have experienced either harassment or abuse by someone they met on a dating app. However, this rising […]

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Fashion

WIBA GALA AWARDS Hotel Martinez, Cannes – Friday, May 26th 2023 WIBA reveals the fifth edition of the Gala Awards Ceremony during Cannes Film Festival

WIBA, the Awards for Influencers and Talents, reveals the fifth edition in Cannes for the gala event awards which will be held at the iconic Hotel Martinez during the Film Festival. The event will include extraordinary special guests on Friday May 26, 2023 and will feature a cocktail reception, a gala dinner and the awards ceremony. International […]

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Business

Discover How Wholesale Fabric from I Want Fabric Can Benefit the Environment and Save You Money!

For those who enjoy crafting as a hobby, or for interior designers and businesses alike, purchasing fabric in large quantities is not only a cost-effective approach but also a more eco-friendly option. Ethical wholesale fabric suppliers in the UK are committed to providing quality materials at competitive prices with a focus on sustainability. Is Buying […]

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News

More than 74% of Women of All Ages Play Mobile Games Daily, 67% See it as a Vital Source of Relaxation, Stress Relief & Mental Stimulation

Mobile gaming is soaring in popularity as the ‘go-to’ for women of all ages, 18 years – 65 years +, for relaxation, stress relief and mental stimulation, according to a new global research report commissioned by GameHouse. In celebration of Women’s History Month and the launch of its ‘Me time-Game time’ women’s campaign, GameHouse commissioned […]

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Food & Drink News

Easter in a box: Wow a crowd with chefs for foodies’ next level lamb recipe

Michelin star food delivery box company, chefs for foodies, has launched a brand new Easter recipe box in collaboration with a Masterchef winner, bringing the restaurant experience to your home this Bank Holiday. The Easter lamb recipe box was created with Masterchef winner Steven Wallis your on-hand kitchen partner, guiding you through a fun and […]

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Exercise Fashion Retail Sport

First Designer Limited Drop Activewear Collection ‘Midnight’ Launched by Elite Training Club with Exclusive NFT Reveal at Launch Event

 Elite Training Club, the next-gen designer activewear brand, is thrilled to reveal the launch of its highly-anticipated collection – Midnight. The launch event will take place at Linkstreet – Bullring, Birmingham, on 30th March, and registrations for the event are limited and can be requested through the website. As a brand that merges fashion with […]

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Jobs News Property

Getting paid to sit in an empty house – How homesitters can protect against burglaries

New figures show theft is increasing in the UK, with Home Office data showing all theft crime is up 12% – with non-domestic burglary up 22% and domestic burglary up 6% in the first three quarters of 2022, compared with the same period in 2021[i]. One solution for people worried about leaving their property unattended […]

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Art Fashion

EA Takes the Stage: Emma Azizi’s Striking Collection Steals the Show at London Fashion Week AW23

 Emma Azizi, Iranian-born fashion designer, has taken the UK fashion industry by storm after her recent successful showcase of her “Social Affair” collection at London Fashion Week. The event, which took place on 18th February, featured Emma’s designs that were inspired by the latest protests in Iran following the tragic death of Mahsa Amini. Emma’s […]

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Health Wellbeing Women's Health

Unlock the Power of Nature: GinSen Clinics Launches Revolutionary Line of Natural Fertility Supplements

The leading traditional Chinese Medicine provider in London is introducing an exclusive line of natural fertility supplements that will be online, available to everyone. GinSen Clinics, the leading natural Chinese Medicine brand in London, is pleased to introduce its new range of natural supplements. The brand known for providing holistic natural herbal supplements for a […]

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Fashion News

Prada drops its tenth exclusive timecapsule NFT, with the conclusion of the Enzo Ragazzini print trilogy

On March 2nd, 2023, Prada dropped its tenth limited-edition Timecapsule Collection paired with a corresponding gifted NFT The March edition Timecapsule shirt features the final print from the three part series designed by Italian photographer Enzo Ragazzini from his archive Prada continues to give the chance to retroactively claim past Timecapsule NFTs that were purchased […]

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Accessories Eyecare

EARTH, an eco-eyewear brand, launches in the UK and Ireland

With its debut eco-friendly glasses range, EARTH announces its launch in the UK and Ireland today. The brand uses only environmentally responsible materials and production methods to produce its collection of prescription and non-prescription glasses frames, which will exclusively be sold online via Feel Good Contacts from 2nd March 2023. EARTH The ethos of this brand is […]

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Climate Fashion News Supply Chain Sustainability

Four in five UK consumers to boycott apparel brands who fall short in their ESG efforts by 2024

‘Ticking timebomb’ for retailers failing to put social and environmental improvements at the heart of operations Fashion brands must prioritise an environmental and social agenda in order to survive or risk losing a huge percentage of custom, according to new consumer research* commissioned by e-commerce growth specialists Quickfire Digital and digital performance marketing experts Climbing […]

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Interior Design Interiors News

Six ways to make the most out of Bay Windows this Spring

With a 47% rise in searches on Pinterest since January1 and 17.5m views for the hashtag #baywindow on TikTok, Bay Windows are the interiors trend for Spring 2023 – so if you are lucky enough to be blessed with Bay Windows, how can you make the most of them? We spoke to Jade Oliver, Showroom Stylist […]

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Accessories

Cyril Bismuth, Spiritual Jewelry Designer, Releases Unique and Meaningful Collection under Aaron Jah Stone brand

A new collection of unique and meaningful pieces under the Aaron Jah Stone brand has been released by Cyril Bismuth, the spiritual jewelry designer. This collection is a testament to Cyril’s dedication to combining beauty and spirituality in his designs. Cyril Bismuth’s jewelry designs are inspired by his deep connection to nature and his spiritual beliefs. Each piece is […]

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News

Rugby stars and CEO unite to launch new media platform for Welsh sports

AN EXCITING and informative new print and digital media platform for Welsh sports launches today (Monday). Wales rugby union teammates Gareth Anscombe and Alex Cuthbert alongside Welsh CEO and entrepreneur Dean Jones have unveiled Sportin Wales. Offering a positive outlook on the country’s successful sports scene, the first issue features an exclusive interview with rugby legends […]

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News

IMPORTANT SCAM ALERT – Re. Jannet Wilson

Some businesses whose articles we have published on our news sites seem to have received payment demands purporting to be on our behalf from a ‘Jannet Wilson’ using a Gmail address. This is a scam email and doesn’t come from us – please be assured that this person is not known to us and has […]

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Hair and Beauty News

So, What’s All The Hype With Rosemary Oil & Hair Growth? We Ask The Industry’s Most-Wanted Hair-Guru For The Truth Behind The Trend

At the back end of last year, 22-year-old TikToker and Miami-based influencer Alix Earle highlighted the so-called benefits of rosemary oil to her 3.7 million followers, claiming that she had only been taking it for a month yet had ‘already seen tremendous hair growth’. Following her endorsement, the product quickly sold out both online and […]

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Food & Drink Gifts News Valentine's Day

Luxury jeweller reveals romantic hampers to help prospective proposers pop the question!

 A luxury jeweller has released a new of range of romantic hampers as popular proposal trends across search volumes double in the run up to Valentine’s Day. According to data from Google Trends, there has been a 112% increase in search queries for the term ‘how to propose’ in the last two weeks, suggesting there […]

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Beauty

Get Skin Ready with the Acne Pimple Patch from COSRX

This Valentine’s Day, derm-approved skincare brand, COSRX (available on Amazon) has rounded up some overnight DIY home remedies that might tame acne, and reduce the redness, all the while giving a natural glow. Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence I 20% OFF £ 15.08 GBP Master Patch Original Fit (10 pack) I 30% OFF £ 17.49 GBP Master Patch Original Fit (1 […]

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Business Climate News Sustainability

Junk Kouture and Microsoft Announce New Partnership Aimed at Empowering and Celebrating the Circular Engineers of Tomorrow

Microsoft has announced a partnership with the world’s largest youth sustainable fashion competition, Junk Kouture to support their shared mission to raise awareness and educate the next generation about circular systems in fashion, as well as celebrating solutions where technology and creativity work together to help drive change in the industry. Junk Kouture is a […]

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Entertainment

According to Instagram, Linda Nolan has more influence than Holly Willoughby, Amanda Holden, and her own sister Coleen

It seems UK consumers are only In The Mood for one particular pop legend when it comes to influential stars on Instagram… According to HypeAuditor, an AI-powered social media analytics tool, singer Linda Nolan’s engagement rate stands at a staggering 3.52%, far bigger than some of the UK’s most popular personalities, such as Holly Willoughby, Amanda […]

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News

Could scent be Winter Love Island winners’ secret weapon?

❤️  The Science of Love shows that scent DOES play a part in falling in love ❤️ Revealed: five scents that make you more attractive according to experts Scent could be the secret weapon to winning Winter Love Island, according to one fragrance expert who believes that savvy contestants who take a scientific approach to […]

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Interior Design Interiors

10 Bedroom Ideas Your Child Will Love

A theme room: Children love having a room that reflects their interests and personality. Consider a theme, such as a sports room or a fairy tale room, that can be incorporated into the decor, bedding, and accessories. Bright colours: Use bright colours to create a fun and energetic atmosphere in your child’s room. Choose solid, […]

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Exercise Health News

Running Into 2023 With A Zest For Life!

• the top tips to help support your body + mind during the winter months In the winter months, it can sometimes seem like our “zest for life” is a little low.  But, in reality, there’s no need to wait until Spring to get back on our feet – there are small steps we can […]

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E-Commerce News

How Retailers Can Streamline the Payment Experience for Better Consumer Engagement

The payment experience is integral to a consumer’s overall shopping experience. To prove this point, 88% of UK shoppers say they will abandon a purchase if they experience payment friction or something that hinders a successful payment. This is because consumers want instantaneous transactions that don’t give them any trouble. Given this, retailers must ensure that they […]

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Hair and Beauty News

The Great Hair Myths

The Institute of Trichologists helps to untangle fact from fiction about our follicles to our frizz and make sure that we’re all starting off the year in ‘tip top’ condition  We’ve all grown up hearing various old wives tales and mysterious and wondrous ways to cure all. However, how much truth is there really in […]

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Fashion News

ASOS has a mountain to climb

ASOS, the fast-fashion online retailer, has released a trading statement for the four months ended 31 December 2022: Revenue fell 3% with UK sales down 8% reflecting ‘weak consumer sentiment’ and disruption in the delivery market. Full-year guidance for cash outflow of (£100m) – £0m reiterated. In October 2022, CEO José Antonio Ramos Calamonte outlined […]

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News

Choosing the right Duvet for your bedroom

Written by Editor, Lisa Baker Have you just moved into a new home or are looking to spruce up your bedroom? One of the best ways to make your room feel cozy and inviting is by adding a duvet. But with so many different types of duvets out there, it can be hard to know […]

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Interior Design

Choosing the Right Decor Style for Your Home

The decor style you choose for your home is a major decision. It’s not just about aesthetics: Your choice will have a huge impact on the way you live in your home, from the way you entertain to the way you relax. There are many different looks to choose from, each with its own benefits […]

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Interior Design News

5 tips on how to make your home cosy this New Year

With the holiday season now over, but a little more of Winter to go before Spring creeps back indoors, Pacific Palisades realtors collaborated with interior design experts Jaqueline Hamilton and Nicola Rodriguez to reveal tips on how to make your home cosy this New Year.   1. Candles & scents: “Candles can change the atmosphere […]

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Interior Design News

These are the biggest interior trends for 2023, according to an expert

As the new year approaches, we’re taking a look at what 2023 has in store for interior design. To help you refresh your home for a brand-new year, ceramics and homeware specialists Denby share the biggest interior trends we can expect to see in the new season and beyond. From evolving 2022 designs to brand-new […]

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Interiors Wallpaper

Ohpopsi celebrate the female form in Silhouette Wallpaper for International Women’s Day

As International Women’s Day draws closer, independent design house Ohpopsi is celebrating all things female in a striking wallpaper. Silhouette, which was recently unveiled as part of Ohpopsi’s Abstract Collection, puts the female form front and centre as interlocking nudes seamlessly slot together to create a stunning scene. Zoe Eaton, Creative Director of Ohpopsi, said: […]

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News

Do You really Need to Seperate Whites and Darks When Washing Clothes? An Experts Advice.

Washing clothes is one of the basic chores that you need to learn in life, but there are a lot of questions and myths that aren’t taught when washing clothes, especially around the separation of clothes and running colors. Tor from Organizing.TV has answered a few questions to really clear up how we should be […]

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Gifts News Sustainability

Beautiful Candles with Sustainable Values: St. Eval Win ‘Most Sustainable Organisation’ at the 2022 Cornwall Sustainability Awards

The Cornwall Sustainability Awards is hosted by Cornwall Council and business support enterprise Tevi and celebrates enterprises in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for their contribution towards sustainability, environmental growth, the circular economy and carbon neutrality. St. Eval won the ‘Most Sustainable Organisation’ award which is a new category for 2022 aimed at celebrating businesses that […]

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News Retail & E-commerce

Retailers must tread a tightrope of profitability as savvy consumers plump for sale items and cost comparison tactics

New research reveals impact of cost of living on shopper habits Retailers must tread a tightrope of profitability when devising 2023 sales strategies, as a significant 93 per cent of consumers in a recent survey cited they are likely to compare costs and look for sale items more, or only buy reduced items – highlighting […]

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Gifts News

Gifts that keep on giving: more than half of us will receive a re-gifted present this year

Top reasons for re-gifting and why it’s higher this Christmas Is re-gifting acceptable? What are the most popular items to be re-gifted George Michael famously sang “Last Christmas, I gave you my heart but the very next day, you gave it away” but it’s not just hearts that people are passing on this Christmas. Unused […]

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Homes Interior Design

XV Stripes launches new collection of lovingly-restored furniture

Luxury interiors brand XV Stripes has unveiled its Ltd Edition range – a unique collection of pre-loved furniture beautifully restored by skilled craftspeople using XV Stripes’ striking fabrics. The collection utilises the coastal-inspired designs of the Isle of Wight-based interiors brand to give original furnishings a second chance of life.   Izzey Hung, Founder of XV […]

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Christmas

Brits’ favourite Christmas jumper inspired by Christmas films, revealed

A new study reveals the most popular Christmas jumpers inspired by Christmas movies, with jumpers themed from Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch being the most popular. The research conducted by Boohoo analysed the monthly UK search volume for the Christmas movie-themed clothing to establish which Christmas jumper is the most sought-after this festive season. The Grinch […]

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ESG/CSR Gifts News Sustainability Wellbeing

ARRAN Sense of Scotland Partners with the Arran Trust to safeguard the future of the Isle of Arran

One of Scotland’s best-loved personal care and wellbeing brands, ARRAN Sense of Scotland (formerly Arran Aromatics), has announced a new partnership with the Arran Trust. ARRAN recently launched its new Naturals Collection, an environmentally conscious range with wellbeing at its heart, and will be donating 5% of all ARRAN Naturals sales from their Home Farm […]

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Gifts News Retail & E-commerce

Brits Will Wrap A Staggering 1,882 Christmas Presents In Their Lifetime, With More Than A Third Saying It’s The Worst Aspect Of Christmas

Britons will spend 324 HOURS of their lives wrapping a staggering 1,882 Christmas presents**, according to new research. The research, conducted by Amazon Fresh stores, reveals that one in two Britons (51 percent) HATE wrapping because it takes ages. That pesky sellotape end Things that drive the nation mad about Christmas wrapping include trying to wrap gifts […]

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Christmas Food & Drink News

We’re dreaming of an understated Christmas: Brits embrace tradition and simplicity this festive season

PFH (Partying from Home) is this year’s new trend as 89% shun nights out and opt for simple celebrations with loved ones Christmas movie nights are replacing formal dinners as Brits go back to basics to focus on what matters After Eight introduces its Master of Celebrations, Sam Thompson, to encourage Brits to find joy […]

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Christmas Interior Design News Retail & E-commerce

Arighi Bianchi launches festive initiatives to give local community a happier Christmas

The season of goodwill has begun at Macclesfield furniture store Arighi Bianchi – and this year it has launched a number of extra special initiatives for the local community. Renowned for its dazzling displays and magical Christmas Shop, Arighi Bianchi has once again pulled out all the stops to sprinkle some Christmas magic over Macclesfield […]

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News

PRADA Drops Seventh Exclusive Timecapsule NFT Collection In Celebration of the Festive Season

On December 1, 2022, Prada drops its seventh limited-edition Timecapsule Collection paired with a corresponding gifted NFT – A holiday themed sweater  The December Timecapsule will feature the classic festive item reimagined in a modern way Prada continues to give their Web3 community the opportunity to access Prada events and experiences globally  Prada announces the […]

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Gifts Interior Design News

5 Unique Christmas Gifting Ideas from Holly Johnson Antiques and Design

With the festive season well and truly upon us, many of us are turning our thoughts to the search for the perfect gifts to present friends and family with this Christmas. Holly Johnson of internationally acclaimed antiques, arts and interiors business Holly Johnson Antiques advises on five unique Christmas gift ideas to treat your loved […]

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Cost of Living Crisis News Retail & E-commerce

Viral Skin Creams, Rowing Machines, Juicers And Ill-Fitting Underwear – Brits Shell Out £204 A Year On Duff Purchases, According To A New Study

Eight in ten (83 percent) Brits admit to feeling ‘buyer’s remorse’ – feeling elated by a purchase, only to feel gutted when it arrives. According to research from Capital One UK the average Brit has shelled out £204 in the last 12 months on stuff they were bitterly disappointed with. Clothes that looked amazing on the model […]

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Exercise Sport

Revive Active Runs Away with Premier Sponsorship Deal

Leading health supplement brand Revive Active which produces a range of scientifically formulated super supplements is delighted to announce an exclusive brand partnership with three-time Olympian, British & European record holder and Commonwealth and European medal winner, Eilish McColgan. The popular runner, has just been announced as The Sunday Times Sportswoman and BT Sport Action […]

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Entertainment News

Announcing Boxlist – Social Entertainment Discovery

What ticks your boxes? Have you ever been frustrated at not knowing what TV or films you will like? Spent half an hour browsing Netflix, given up, and ended up watching a rerun of Friends? Maybe you have tried to contact friends over social media to ask for recommendations, only to be met with a […]

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COP27 Farming News Sustainability

Better Cotton urges leaders at COP27 to show support for farmers on the frontline

The world’s leading sustainability initiative for cotton, Better Cotton, whose members include international fashion and textile brands, has issued a stark warning to leaders during COP27: global leaders must not only strengthen their commitment but turn talk into action. They must ensure a just transition for everyone and prioritise climate justice for the world’s farmers […]

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Cardiff Fashion Finance and Banking News

Cardiff-based Mabli Knits expands into new premises after global business growth

Mabli Knits the family run business specializing in natural knitwear for children, as well as an ever-growing adult range has expanded into new premises at Riverbridge Business Park, Cardiff, after a £220,000 investment supported by Barclays. Established in 2016 by Lisa Roberts the business has exceeded the £1 million turnover threshold and acquired the new […]

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Art Cardiff Cardiff News Events

Unique Cardiff Exhibition Combines Art and Acrobats

A local artist with a flair for fashion and an aptitude for acrobats is combining his two passions for a unique exhibition featuring live performances and immersive installations. Ollïï Park, who trained with No Fit State Circus in Cardiff and Bristol’s Circomedia, has developed the ‘Wánjù Concept’ exhibition which will showcase three carefully engineered sustainable […]

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Beauty

Once upon a foxx is bringing children a fairy tale bath time experience

Looking for natural, organic bath products that will leave your little ones clean and smelling lovely? You’ll love Once Upon a Foxx’s range of bath time products.      Once Upon a Foxx is an award-winning British brand with a range of organic products for children, and a wonderful story to share. These bath time treats […]

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Events Home & Gifts News

3 ways to have a more sustainable Halloween from the Forest Stewardship Council

More and more people are taking part in Halloween in the UK each year, but the scariest thing about October 31st is the waste. With so many people now concerned about environmental issues, many are looking for ways to make Halloween more eco-friendly, and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) UK has provided some helpful suggestions […]

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Fashion Gifts News

Monthly Socks Subscription Service Makes the Perfect Christmas Gift

Personality-Matched Socks Delivered Right to Your Door Once a Month Sock subscription retailer Sock Geeks is launching its latest promotion just in time for Christmas. And it’s already proving a big hit among consumers. The established e-commerce brand is making its latest ranges available as part of a year-long sock subscription in the UK. A […]

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Beauty Health

Luxury Handwash Promotes Wellbeing as Well as Hand Health Hygiene on Handwashing Day

One thing that we can all take away from the last few years is the importance of handwashing as an affordable, easy and effective do-it-yourself protection against illness and infection. October 15th is Handwashing Day, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing as an effective and affordable way […]

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News

Three reasons why you should change your scent with the seasons

And the best Autumnal perfumes for 2022 According to fragrance experts updating your signature scent is just as important as updating your A/W wardrobe. Hence it’s no coincidence that the big fragrance houses tend to release new fragrances at the beginning of spring/summer and now as we enter the new season.   Jonny Webber from Perfume Direct explains […]

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News

Award-winning organic beauty range launches new products with foraged natural ingredients

A PROMINENT farm estate expanded its award-winning organic skincare range with the launch of two new products. Wild Beauty from Rhug Estate, Corwen, is a wild foraged beauty brand founded by Lord and Lady Newborough. The collection was unveiled during the Covid-19 pandemic and already secured a loyal following, drawn to its natural ingredients and […]

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Gifts News

New ways to save money on fragrance in the run up to Christmas

Here’s new advice on how to sniff out the best bargains on fragrances, as PerfumeDirect.com launches its best-ever discount and loyalty scheme to help consumers save even more on top brand perfumes and aftershaves.  PerfumeDirect.com, which offers top name fragrances at discounted prices, has introduced new ways for consumers to save money on perfumes, aftershaves, […]

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Interior Design News

Trending colour palettes: How to inject Dulux’s Colour of the Year 2023 (and Pantone’s autumn colour predictions) into your interiors

As Dulux announces its Colour of the Year and Pantone shares it trend predictions for Autumn/Winter 2022, interior experts from leading online home furnishing retailers have revealed how to get the look in your home with some quick and easy colour updates. Dulux’s 20th annual colour of the year for 2023 is Wild Wonder – […]

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News

Mental Health Week: Woman with body dysmorphic disorder backs online campaign about ditching filters

A woman who has suffered all her life with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is urging people on social media to ditch filters and photo editing as part of a campaign called #EndtheEdit. BDD is a mental health condition where a person spends a lot of time worrying about flaws in their appearance, which are often […]

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Food & Drink Gifts News

Foodie Gifts: Whisky Tour of Scotland Advent Calendar – The Perfect Gift for Whisky Enthusiasts

As Christmas Approaches, we are all looking for unusual and special gifts – and that includes food and drink lovers. Spoil someone special with this journey across Scotland, 24 rare and aged single cask and blended expressions from the five Scotch whisky regions in this perfect advent calendar for Whisky enthusiasts The Whisky Tour of […]

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Entertainment Music News

Green Man Festival 17th – 20th August 2023 – Early Bird & all general tickets on sale now

Tickets & info: www.greenman.net  “No matter what lies beyond, while you are at Green Man festival, everything is briefly wonderful” – The Guardian, 5* “This festival is that rare thing: one that leaves you more replenished and energised than when you arrived.” – The Independent, 5* “Winding through the patchwork fields of independent festival stalwart […]

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News Retail & E-commerce

Amid the turmoil, how should brands get ready for Black Friday 2022?

Top tips to ensure that UK brands have a high-flying Black Friday 2022, despite the current cost-of-living crisis and economic turmoil, have been revealed by a trio of influencer marketing, data technology and digital growth experts. This year, retailers will be hoping more than ever to cash in on Black Friday sales in November as […]

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Children News

Screen-Time Will Be Limited, My Kids Will Never Sleep In My Bed And I Will Not Shout At Them… Study Reveals The 20 Most Hilarious Preconceptions Parents Had Before Becoming A Mum Or Dad

New research of parents reveals as many as 85 percent think back and laugh out loud about the sort of parent, they thought they would be. A further 81 percent claim it is simply impossible to know just how hard being a parent is until you’ve had kids yourself. Top of the list of preconceptions, […]

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Accessories Interior Design News

New design collaboration: Divine Savages X Beija Flor

London design house Divine Savages has teamed up with the masters of luxury vinyl, Beija Flor, to create a unique collection of rugs & mats inspired by a shared obsessionn with brave colour and bold pattern. Bloomin’ Marvellous Coral Charm Placemats Rectangle 15 euro each, Bloomin’ Marvellous Blush Green XL Round Rug 240 euro, Bloomin’ […]

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News Property

Dylan Coastal Resort Announces Second Phase of Luxury Lodge Development

Huge demand sees start of second phase after first phase of holiday homes sold out  Luxury holiday resort owners Luxury Lodges has announced the next phase of its five-star West Wales development at Laugharne after the first phase sold out. Dylan Coastal Resort has been completely transformed over the past three years, with owners Luxury […]

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News

Half Of Brits Would Never Leave The House Without Their Mobile Phone, Even To Pick Up A Pint Of Milk

A new study reveals the average Brit would be reluctant to leave their home unless their handset was on a minimum of 66 percent charged. And as many as 49 percent would not attempt to go out, even for a short while without their phone. Overall, 54 percent said they feel genuine anxiety, being out […]

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News

Luxury Fragrance Expert Releases NEW Coastal-Inspired Kildonan Fragrance

ARRAN Sense of Scotland (formerly Arran Aromatics) has released its first new fragrance range in 10 years; a delicate, velvety scent, inspired by the tranquil, sun-soaked shores of Kildonan in the south of the island.   Heaven Scent – “Sweet and delicate violet warmed with the glow of velvety orris.” With wildflowers swaying in the […]

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Accessories Gifts Interiors News

Mid-Century inspired Christmas Gifts from 20th Century Cloth

Looking for a Christmas gift packed with retro charm and quality craftsmanship? Mid-Century inspired design house 20th Century Cloth has you covered.   Inspired by the interior aesthetics of the 50s and 60s, 20th Century Cloth founder Helen Snell has created eight signature designs which are now available across a selection of gifts. All these designs are […]

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News

Prom dream comes true for Cardiff woman thanks to her rehabilitation team

A service user at Cardiff’s Pinetree Hospital who thought she would never get the chance to wear a prom dress had her dream come true recently, thanks to the staff at the specialist hospital who pulled out all the stops to make her fantasy a reality. Louise, 41, who is receiving specialist rehabilitation support from […]

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Homes Interior Design Interiors News

Victory Colours presents maximalist wallpapers from Olenka Design

Fresh, Floral and a little bit Fab Eco paint specialists Victory Colours has partnered with maximalist design house Olenka Designs as it enters the luxury wallpaper market for the first time. A four-strong collection of statement floral prints is now available through the Victory Colours’ website. Each bring together maximalist designs in a range of hues, […]

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Gifts Interior Design Interiors News

Introducing XV Stripes

VX Stripes is an independent interior brand based on the Isle of Wight and inspired by life on and off the water. The founder, Izzey Hung, is known for her love of the ocean, which inspired the designs for the company. They are renowned for their beautiful bedding and interior collections. They use sustainable materials […]

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News

The 80s nostalgia sweeping the nation drives trend in pungent perfume sales!

With Kate Bush at number one, Barbie on our screens, festival goers donning cycling shorts – you’d be forgiven if you thought you’d been transported back to the 1980s.   And with PerfumeDirect.com, one of the nation’s leading specialist fragrance etailers, reporting a 125% increase in sales of iconic 80s perfumes in the past month, it […]

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News

Arighi Bianchi’s design expert explains how to capture TikTok’s latest interiors trend – Organic Modern Interiors

  Trending on TikTok – natural materials, neutral and muted colour palettes and modern designs – we can’t get enough of 2022’s latest interiors aesthetic also known as ‘organic modern’, a new take on Scandi.  Lucy Mather, from luxury online interiors store Arighi Bianchi, explains how to apply TikTok’s latest interiors trend in the home. “We […]

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Home Improvements News

TRENDING: Searches for boho beach and coastal cool décor ideas rise as brits embrace the UK heatwave

When the sun shines and the UK’s temperatures rise – so do searches for Boho and Ibiza-style homewares – according to leading online interiors brand Shabby, which has reported a 50% increase in coastal-inspired themed décor searches over the past quarter. From Mediterranan inspired blue-hues, Ibizian boho vibes and rattan for days, Beth Pickford from […]

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How to store your perfume in a heatwave – put it on ice according to experts

PerfumeDirect.com shares advice on how to store bottles of perfume and aftershaves to stop them spoiling in the summer months.  With the UK once again experiencing temperatures of 30 degrees and more – it’s time to put your perfume on ice, according to experts at Perfume Direct. The summer heatwave and increased levels of direct […]

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News Wellbeing

NEW SURVEY SHOWS WOMEN ARE READY TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR MENOPAUSE JOURNEY

With menopause an increasingly “hot topic”, a new survey1 has revealed the true extent of women’s experiences and concerns – finding that an astonishing three quarters (74%) have suffered from a lack of energy through the perimenopause/menopause and a similar number (68%) experience brain fog. Whilst most women (69%) are looking forward to the end […]

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Diet & Exercise Health

Want to lose weight, look good and feel great this summer? Lorraine Kelly’s WW Coach, Susie Stirling, shares her tips!

If you’ve been trying to get your weight down while looking good and feeling great, forget punishing fad diets and starvation and follow these simple wellness tips from Lorraine Kelly’s WW coach Suzie Stirling     Move more– moving is about more than going to the gym or running a 5K. It’s about finding an […]

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Red Dragon Centre and Nathan Wyburn toast to 25 years

As part of a year of celebrations for its 25th anniversary, leading entertainment venue The Red Dragon Centre in Cardiff Bay is asking the public to contribute to an exclusive new art installation being created by Welsh artist Nathan Wyburn. Nathan is an artist who specialises in creating pieces out of non-traditional mediums, mainly celebrity […]

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E-Commerce News

New research: Fashion shoppers’ post-purchase selfies are key to cutting the rising volume of online returns

61% of US and UK consumers say seeing visual user-generated content (UGC) from other customers can reduce the growing number of fashion ecommerce returns which is hitting retailers’ profitability and sustainability goals. And around half of consumers now accept that returning online fashion purchases is bad for the environment 61%[1] of consumers questioned in a […]

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Beauty Charity & CSR News

Award-winning businesswoman reveals new perfume range and backs Midlands charity

An award-winning Stourbridge businesswoman revealed her new range of perfumes in a glamorous launch night that also saw £300 raised for a charity supporting families affected by murder and terrorism. Smile for Joel founder Suzy Evans was a guest at the Levant Perfume event at Telford’s Holiday Inn which included tasty treats from Dubai, a […]

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Fashion News Northumberland

Enterprising student corners the market with high-end second- hand designer fashion

A business launched by a Northumbria University student as part of his undergraduate studies is expanding rapidly and attracting funding support. Having just completed his second year on an entrepreneurial degree programme at Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School, Matty Stokoe’s designer clothing business GarmGems has achieved early growth and is expanding. Students studying entrepreneurial programmes at […]

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Cardiff Fashion News Retail

Two fashion brands join the mix at St David’s

Two new-to-Wales fashion retailers are set to arrive in St David’s Dewi Sant Cardiff this summer. Designer footwear brand Carvela and women’s fashion boutique Mint Velvet will both open stand-alone stores at the city shopping centre. Carvela will showcase its innovative collection of shoes, bags and accessories. Designed by women for women with pioneering construction […]

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Fashion Gifts

Tamworth Fashion Entrepreneurs score place in inaugural Growth 100 list

A Tamworth company which has made its millions selling a wide range of licensed products from Minecraft T-shirts to Pusheen pyjamas, has been recognised as one of the UK’s fastest-growing private businesses. Vanilla Underground designs, manufactures and sells premium clothing, gifts and accessories, distributing to 140+ countries around the world. The business, founded and run […]

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Fashion

New Look teams up with commercetools to refresh eCommerce

commercetools, a global leader in next-generation commerce software, has announced its partnership with one of UK and Ireland’s leading fashion retailers, New Look. The clothing and footwear retailer chose commercetools to help it refresh the online shopping experience for customers, part of its strategy to expand its digital footprint, moving from primarily bricks and mortar […]

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Lisa captivates clients and scoops award thanks to her Eastern magic aromas

A businesswoman who fell in love with the aromas of Dubai on holiday is captivating clients closer to home – with her nose for a new venture clinching her international acclaim. Lisa Davis of Levant Perfume has scooped an award in her favourite UAE destination after a recent return visit to secure more business as […]

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Worried about an upcoming event? A Dash of Decorum could be just what you were after

Ever wondered how to get the dress code right for an event, where to place your hands while dining at a formal occasion, or which cutlery to use for a high-end dinner party? It’s not something you are likely to find in a Google search – but if you unexpectedly had to host a PM […]

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Interior Design News

Bisley collaborates with The Celtic Collection for new Tŷ Hotel in Milford Haven

Two Wales based brands collaborate for the new Celtic Collection hotel launch in Pembrokeshire Newport based office furniture manufacturer Bisley has revealed its latest project with one of the UK’s leading hotel groups, The Celtic Collection. Opened in April 2022 and situated in the heart of Milford Haven, the Tŷ Hotel Milford Waterfront boasts unbeatable […]

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Fashion Tech

M-Cube collaborates with Dolce&Gabbana to bring its interior design boutique to life

M-Cube, the In-Store Digital Engagement solutions leader, has worked on Dolce&Gabbana Casa’s latest project, with the opening of its first boutique dedicated to interior design at Corso Venezia 7 and at Via Durini 23 in Milan. M-Cube has collaborated on the store’s design at the Corso Venezia 7 location by designing and installing the immersive […]

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Interior Design News

The Rug Seller Limited becomes LHDG (Luxury Home Design Group)

The Rug Seller Limited has taken on a new company name to reflect its evolution into a multi brand home accessory retailer. The Luxury Home Design Group sells home accessories from high-end and designer brands including Cole and Son, Orla Kiely and Ted Baker (pictured left to right) The Rug Seller Limited has been renamed […]

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70 years of driving – then and now as we celebrate the Jubilee

As the country celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, we look at the iconic changes in motoring during the course of the Queen’s reign. On the Road The first thing a driver would notice in 1953 was the lack of traffic; there were four million cars on the road, 70 years on there are 40.3 million and […]

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Tips for Designing a New Office Building

If you’re in the process of designing a new office building, there are some key things to keep in mind. In this article, we’ll share some tips for designing a new office building that will help ensure its success. From layout and function to aesthetics and sustainability, keep reading for everything you need to know […]

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Home Improvements Interior Design News

Renowned Wolverhampton luxury interiors experts celebrate 40 years of success

A much-loved Wolverhampton independent luxury home improvement company has celebrated 40 years of success in style. The Dayrooms of Tettenhall team toasted a major refurbishment and expansion with invited guests.   Director James Lloyd said the company’s leading reputation in designing, supplying and fitting high-end kitchens meant they maintained a full order book even in the […]

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Disruptors: Women challenging the status quo in pursuit of positive societal impact

Violet Simon has launched the first series of their magbook titled ‘Disruptors’. The series touches on issues related to feminism, mental health, tackling domestic abuse and violence against women, sustainability, disability and wellness, and shares the stories of women who have disrupted the status quo to make a positive difference in these areas. This first […]

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Fashion Marketing News PR and SEO

Oxfordshire digital marketing agency partners with London’s premium denim specialist, Trilogy

London-based, premium women’s clothing and denim brand, Trilogy, has appointed Oxfordshire based creative digital marketing agency, The Evergreen Agency, to drive the brand’s growth through SEO, Content Marketing and Paid Media services over the next 5 years. The partnership is set to see a renewed strategy and focus surrounding digital marketing, which aims to drive […]

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Business and training partners launch new gym and lifestyle firm

LEADING lights in business and training are powering ahead with plans to open a revolutionary new health and fitness complex later this year. Sion Pritchard and Rich Blake have launched LVL5 Gyms Ltd, taking a fresh approach to the industry with proposals for an accessible, innovative environment welcoming people of all ages and abilities. The […]

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Fashion News Sport

Make a splash this Father’s Day with 20% off matching and kid swimwear from Boardies®

Give him a Father’s Day to remember with matching dad and kid swimwear from Boardies®, made from quality quick dry fabric in vibrant designs, for dads who love the water and kids who think he is the coolest person on the planet. The Boardies® Father and Kid range features swim shorts with pockets and a […]

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Luxury home improvement team bounces back after Covid with major revamp and expansion

The owner of a renowned independent Wolverhampton luxury home improvement company has hit out at “senseless” shutdowns as it bounces back after the difficult pandemic period – marking 40 years of business with major refurbishment and expansion. James Lloyd of Dayrooms of Tettenhall said lack of clarity on trading rules at a time when massive […]

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Interior Design News

TheRugSeller.co.uk owner buys homeware business loved by Mrs Hinch

Daniel Prendergast, the entrepreneur behind successful online retail store TheRugSeller.co.uk, is giving Shabby Store a new lease of life after it went into administration earlier this year. Homeware brand Shabby Store has relaunched under new ownership after the business went into administration in February 2022. Its new owner Daniel Prendergast, who has grown TheRugSeller.co.uk into a […]

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News Sustainability Tech

Sustainable Online Returns Tech Start-Up the Perfect Fit For Leading Footwear Retailer Clarks

Clarks Improves Customer Satisfaction and Cuts Down Environmental Waste By Adopting New OtailO Returns Management Technology Global footwear retailer Clarks has signed a deal with circular economy tech start-up, OtailO, to help process online product returns and reduce its environmental footprint. The two-hundred-year-old shoemaker has gone live with OtailO’s sustainable online product returns solution in […]

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The Art of Gifting: Academic Study Reveals the Impact Gifting Has On Health And Wellbeing

Notonthehighstreet finds that over two fifths (45%) of Brits[1] will likely gift more this year. Over a quarter of these gifters (28%) say they will be gifting more to make up for lost time during the pandemic. With two fifths of Brits (39%) saying that buying a gift makes them happy, online marketplace notonthehighstreet and […]

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With Mother’s Day Round the Corner, Aber Falls Offers some gift suggestions for Mum’s Favourite Tipple

Sunday 27 March is Mother’s Day, where Mum’s get to be pampered and enjoy a treat – and for staff at North Wales latest attraction, Aber Falls Distillery Visitor Centre, it’s going to be a busy day, with bookings for the Visitor Centre (which includes a tour of the distillery) filling fast.  The on-site Bistro, […]

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Interior Design

BoConcept puts Spring Yellow in Focus for 2022

For 2022, BoConcept continues their campaign, ANY STYLE AS LONG AS IT’S YOURS, with a focus on bright colours to encourage and appreciate self-expression in personal spaces. With 120+ fabrics and leathers in their collection; there will be a choice for anyone considering updating their homes this spring.  Check out some of their latest offerings […]

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Lingerie and Swimwear Retailer, Pour Moi, Launches The Uplifting Women Awards 2022

Honouring International Women’s Day 2022, global retailer Pour Moi announces the launch of their new initiative, The Pour Moi Uplifting Women Awards. Launching on 8th March (IWD), Pour Moi believes that all women deserve to be celebrated, and The Pour Moi Uplifting Women awards will be an event that recognises the amazing achievements of women from across the UK.  Nominations will be open […]

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Organic Welsh farm launches beauty and lifestyle range as part of global expansion plans

An award-winning organic farm in north Wales has launched a range of natural beauty and lifestyle products as part of wider plans to expand its exports programme and build its reputation as a global brand. The Rhug Estate, based in Corwen, Denbighshire, has added luxury clean skincare products, as well as sustainable homeware to its […]

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Aaliya Deeba Launch New Collection “SHEENAZ –E-AROOSA A tale of Bridal Glory’

By Aaliya Deeba, founder of Ideebs London, a Couture Label Our latest collection “SHEENAZ-E-AROOSA” celebrates bridal glory. All our ensembles are inspired by the rich culture and heritage of India and unique blend of embroideries. Every piece is unique, extremely, luxurious and splendid. Our latest lavish bridal collection 2021 bring your richly layered with intricate […]

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Consumer’s love for PerfumeDirect.Com continues to grow in 2022

Perfume Direct is heading for its biggest ever Valentine’s Day, as growth in online sales of fragrances and grooming products shows no signs of slowing down for the North-West based ecommerce business. The record Valentine’s Day prediction follows a 50 per cent year on year growth for PerfumeDirect.com in 2021, boosted very much by the 2021 […]

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Fashion News

Ukrainian fashion takes New York city

Ukraine Fashion returns to New York City, February 21st to the 25th, with six of the country’s most promising designers. For its second season showcase in NYC, the collective led by Jen Sidary will present some of Ukraine’s modern designs that highlight international creativity. These recognizable Ukrainian designers are proving that Kyiv is a leading […]

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Still looking for love? …It might be time to adjust your aroma!

TWO THIRDS of UK adults would ditch a prospective partner because of the way they smell – a new survey by perfumedirect.com has revealed. And the pandemic is partly to blame. According to experts the pandemic has left us ‘hypersensitive’ to the personal scents of those around us (a concept known as sumehara in Japanese […]

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Caprice Bourret tells The Unbiased Podcast how she capitalised on fame to build a multi-million pound empire.

“Male investors only agreed to see me because they wanted to meet me. I was the hot ticket at the time. I had to totally surprise them to get them to invest millions of pounds,” the US model and actress tells Unbiased Chief ExecCEO and founder Karen Barrett. Model and actress Caprice Bourret who catapulted […]

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Apprentice engineer launches fundraising campaign ahead of Miss Wales final

A TALENTED apprentice and Miss Wales candidate wants to inspire future generations of young girls into engineering. Jess Downes, from Towyn, is still reeling after being shortlisted for the national competition, which takes place in Newport this May. Given her day-to-day life as a learner at Coleg Cambria and apprentice maintenance engineer at Toyota’s Deeside […]

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You beauties! New starters bring 30 years’ experience to leading salon

A REVAMPED hair and beauty salon is in full groom after taking on talented new recruits. Hairdressing Lecturer Casey Adlard and Stephanie Parry, an Assessor in Beauty Therapy, have joined the team at Salon Ial. Based at Coleg Cambria’s £21m Hafod site at Yale in Wrexham, they are looking forward to the future and bring more […]

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Without an app how can retailers really engage their customers?

Written by Malcolm Carroll, Director, BlueFinity The impact of Covid-19 has been profound and caused many industry sectors to rethink significant aspects of their business models. This has probably been felt as strongly in retail and associated logistics as any other sector. The rapid growth of online shopping has seen a proliferation of websites being updated […]

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On trend bathrooms in 2022? Pinterest Study Reveals it’s White and Marble all the way!

With lockdown and isolation, people have spent more time at home, and many are looking to make improvements which will not only add value to the property, but also make it more comfortable.  From interior design to upgrading the fixtures and fittings, there are plenty of ways to do this, however research shows a new […]

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Design expert predicts the key interiors trends for 2022

Our homes and our lives are tightly intertwined, so it’s no surprise that interior design trends have changed as our lifestyle has altered. After spending so much time at home over the past two years, we’re putting an even bigger emphasis on interiors that make us feel cosy, happy, and safe. So, in 2022, we’ll […]

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Education Interior Design News

Arighi Bianchi Inspires Entrepreneurs of the Future with School Visit

Enterprise students at All Hallows Catholic College were given a glimpse into what it takes to keep a successful fourth generation furniture and interiors business running for more than 167 years during a visit from the team at Arighi Bianchi. Director Nick Bianchi and Head of Communications Lucy Mather visited the Year 10 students to […]

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College highlights support for hair and beauty sector with new year business opportunities

A PIONEERING salon highlighted its support for the hard-hit hair and beauty sector. Salon Ial at the new-look Coleg Cambria Yale site in Wrexham is offering space to start-up and mobile businesses, as well as job and training opportunities for those wanting to join the industry. The initiative is open to hairdressers, beauty therapists, complementary therapists, […]

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5 things to improve if you want to move

Tips to attract house hunters as homebuying surge continues While some experts expected the housing market to slow once the government’s stamp duty holiday expired at the end of September, housing indexes and estate agents are indicating that demand for homes that are meeting buyers’ biggest priorities remains high. Research by Zen Internet has revealed […]

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Gifts News

Bag a Black Friday ‘Deal a Day’ from ARRAN Sense of Scotland

Scottish family-run home and body care brand ARRAN Sense of Scotland are offering customers some fantastic Black Friday deals, giving Christmas shoppers chance to pick up some of its premium products at a fraction of the cost.   Friday 26th Nov: Black Friday 35% OFF Sitewide  ARRAN’s biggest ever Black Friday discount. Get 35% off everything including […]

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Karen Barrett, CEO of Unbiased.co.uk: “5 top tips to save money while still having a cracking Christmas”

With the shops rammed with fabulous festive gift ideas, glitz and glamour, it’s wildly tempting to spend, spend, spend. But while it’s an amazing feeling to treat yourself and your loved ones, remember those credit card bills will be hitting the doormat in January. And it’s not just a smart move to keep a close […]

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Brum Ting is a sure thing for enterprising teens

Four enterprising Birmingham teenagers have launched their own business selling a range of tourist merchandise promoting their beloved home city. Charisma Meehan, Decrae Simms, Alex Yang and Ethan Widgery-Powell all met at the free@last youth club, which was set up to help young people in the inner-city Nechells area. Aged just 15, 16 and 17, […]

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Fashion

Coventry fashion designer aims to inspire next generation with COVID-19 art packs

Her designs have dazzled on Britain’s Got Talent, The Voice and Ru Paul’s Drag Race and now a Coventry fashion designer is trying to help more young people to follow in her footsteps. Coventry University graduate Chloe Hollingsworth launched her own fashion brand, Bottle Blonde Studio, five years ago and during the summer she linked […]

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How Sustainable Is My Wardrobe? How to Cut Your Closet’s Carbon Footprint

The UK has reiterated its commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Investments and grants for electric vehicles, heat pump boilers, and the regeneration of green land and forests are targeting ways to lower the country’s environmental impact and our personal carbon footprint. But what else can we do to help ease the impact […]

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Fashion News

The Trainer Trends Dominating Sales In 2021

Trends come and go, but trainers and sneakers always find their way into everyone’s wardrobe. The global sneakers market has gone from strength to strength over the years, skyrocketing from over $34 billion (£24 billion) in 2012 to over $70 billion (£50 billion) in 2020 – and you can rest assured that your fancy new […]

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Roads to Success: Three Women Who Made Their Own Path

Historically, women weren’t always welcome in the workplace. The catalyst for change wouldn’t come about until World War II, when women took up work at the factories instead of being at home while the men went off to war. Women proved that they could do ‘men’s work’ and do it well, and they refused to […]

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The Top 6 Autumn/Winter 2021/2022 Styles That Will Dominate Sales This Season

The autumn/winter fashion shows that took place in June–September paraded exquisite looks that blend style with comfort in an extravaganza of statement pieces. In the aftermath of the pandemic, this year’s fashion shows were digital and demonstrated creative presentation approaches, such as short films and augmented reality concepts. Not only that, but they also featured […]

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Getting Your Home Autumn Ready – Tips by My Future Living

Chief Executive, Nygel Scourfield of retirement rentals brand, My Future Living, shares interior design tips for getting your home Autumn ready:   As the nights start to draw in and the days get colder, making sure your home is warm, bright and cosy should be a priority. Whether you are about to move, or have […]

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Hair and Beauty

Super-Deep Nourishment for Ageing Skin

Wrinkles are a scourge we will all face at some time and we need to adapt and evolve our skincare regimes as we age. New Deep Wrinkle Super Filler Day & Night Cream from the Japanese skin experts, Hada Labo Tokyo, is carefully formulated to hydrate, protect, and restore even the deepest of wrinkles, for […]

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Vintage furniture can help the environment, says Denbighshire trader

Buying antique and second-hand furniture this Christmas can help the environment and add an element of style, says one Denbighshire trader. Carole Derbyshire-Styles has owned Corwen’s Vintage Home Styles Emporium for the last six years, offering a wealth of antique and vintage furniture and homeware. After a period of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, […]

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Fashion

Young entrepreneur makes a splash in the fashion industry with swimwear side hustle

A budding fashion designer from Cardiff who launched her own sustainable swimwear business during lockdown is already making waves with Instagram influencers and reality TV stars. 24-year-old Lydia Hitchings’ business, Rosy Cheeks, produces hand-made, made-to-order bikinis in a bid to reduce waste and challenge fast fashion. Putting her Cardiff Metropolitan degree in Textiles to good […]

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Talented artist has brush with business success after global arts final

A TALENTED artist had a brush with success in a global conservation competition. Sonia Garner was among the finalists selected from 1,000 entries across 47 countries in the Explorers Against Extinction Sketch for Survival contest, raising awareness of catastrophic issues including habitat loss, illegal wildlife trade and climate change. And now the mum-of-two, from Whitford near Holywell, is […]

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WW’s Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Gary Foster Releases New Book THE SHIFT: 7 Powerful Mindset Changes for Lasting Weight Loss

Underscoring the Essential Role of Mindset, Book Releases as an Instant Bestseller WW International, Inc. (NASDAQ:WW) announced today the release of THE SHIFT: 7 Powerful Mindset Changes for Lasting Weight Loss (St. Martin’s Press, Available as a hardcover, ebook and audiobook; Pub Date: October 5, 2021), by WW’s Chief Scientific Officer Gary Foster, PhD. The […]

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Fashion

Say a Good Hello to Sweater Weather

Autumn clothes may be time-consuming for buying. It’s time to go bold with your color this autumn, Thankfully SHEIN Store offers our shopping whims. This is the ideal time to take a pause and think about what is missing from your autumn wardrobe before you start adding to it. So think about it that what […]

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Children News

Tech on Review – The Imoo Watchphone Z1: a Smart Kids Watch With Great Features for Parents

Smart watches for grown ups have been around for some time, with big ticket items and brands like Apple and Samsung dominating the market. However, kids don’t have the same requirements, they have smaller wrists, naturally engage in more rough and tumble and you need different features that focus on security, safety and ease of […]

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Northumbria University signs up to sustainable fashion pledge

Academics from Northumbria University have demonstrated their commitment to making the fashion and textile in