Author Archives: JBolhoven

Dress to impress

The party season is here, but what will you wear? We address the yearly problem of how to dress to impress. This year’s Autumn Winter 2017 trends are easy to spot (see our September issue) and there is something to suit every style and body shape; peplum styles to suit athlete figures, luxurious wraps for […]

Local mum organises the prom she never had to raise money for charity

Local mum, Sarah Bradley is organising a Prom for grown ups on 25th November at Shrigley Hall in Cheshire. She had the idea for the prom when she was invited to watch the young leaders from her local Bollington Brownie Group that she volunteered with arriving at their leavers ball. Sarah says “ I was […]

Runway on the Runway cruises to victory

Runway on the Runway, one of the most exciting and innovative charity fashion events of recent years, scooped the award for Best Fundraising Event at the North-West Charity Awards held at the prestigious Midlands Hotel in Manchester earlier this month. The inaugural awards celebrated and recognised North West charities and not-for-profit organisations for their outstanding […]

Get your coat

So after almost 2-months of washouts, disappointing temperatures and blustery winds, we starting to feel a little cheated out of our [much longed for] summer. So what better way to cheer ourselves up than with the annual investment in an unseasonably warm, extravagant winter coat? The coat buy is the highlight of the season and in fashion circles […]

Red Alert

Not only is it a bold lipstick or the sole of a shoe (we can dream), but red is officially the colour of Autumn Winter 2017, and not just splashes of colour here and there, this is about all-over, entirely matching (see Princess Diana reference below), pattern-free, head-to-toe, unapologetically bright and bold, RED. From Audrey Hepburn to […]

Case contenders

We’ve all been there, packing WAY more clothes than we need for a holiday. A survey carried out by Debenhams (source: The Daily Mail) suggests that the average woman needs around 57 items in her suitcase for a two-week holiday, yet many women pack nearer to 150 items. As with any good wardrobe detox, the […]

Giving the cold shoulder

I love the summer months, the opportunity to wear lighter fabrics, embrace brighter colours and…. best of all…. not having to cart around an arsenal of coats, jackets or cover-ups! So with the hot summer days finally here and (we hope) set to stay, it’s time to show some skin and what better way to do this than […]

How to buy vintage

Q. Do you have any tips on how to shop for the best vintage jewellery? A. We asked vintage jewellery expert, Jennifer Gibson. “I’m often asked for tips on how to buy vintage successfully,” says Jennifer. “My advice is simple and mirrors my own buying techniques with 3 simple steps. Firstly, it has to be love […]

The Bling Ring

The world’s most elegant woman, Coco Chanel, was said to have advised the following when dressing with accessories: “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off!” However, when faced with a veritable Aladdin’s cave of remarkable, standout 20th century costume jewellery, I couldn’t decide what I liked best, let alone what I would want to […]

Prom Power

It’s that time of year when thoughts start to turn to the end of year school party, or PROM, one of the most important dates in the teen calendar, and one where dressing to impress is a prerequisite! Prom is now a really big deal in the UK and every young person wants to look […]

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