Fashion

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It’s my party!

Dust off your finery and polish your dancing shoes, the next two months has the potential to be a whirlwind of after-work drinks, staff Christmas parties and family get-togethers, all of which will require some semblance of a festive party dress code! Nailing the festive dress code can be difficult, especially when it’s not as […]

Brace your elves: Christmas in Chester is coming!

The annual Christmas lights switch parade is just one part of an extensive programme of festive activity which includes the arrival of the CheSTAR, appearances from Father Christmas and his elves and the return of the popular holographic Christmas glasses The light switch-on parade begins at Chester Town Hall Square at 7pm on Friday, November […]

WINNER – Feder ring competition

I don’t know about you, but I always get the ‘feel good’ factor when giving someone a gift they really want or when being able to pass on good news to another. So, I was in my element recently when making a telephone call to Knutsford resident, Zoe Leyland, to give her the good news […]

Coat tales

After almost three whole months of consistently warm weather, and then some, I’m slowly getting over the shock of having to dig out an extra layer for those crisp mornings and bordering-on-chilly autumnal evenings. Luckily the British High Street has come up trumps and from essential puffers to luxurious leather, there’s a wonderfully warm layer […]

Best of the best

Some of our wonderful Cheshire boutiques celebrated their ‘best of the best’ nomination at the Drapers Independents Awards 2018 at the Brewery in London on Wednesday 12 September, including Black White Denim in Wilmslow, Cocaranti in Knutsford, Pixie Childrenswear and See-Saw Lingerie in Hale, and The Edit in Knutsford. The awards celebrate innovation and talent […]

Animal instinct

Animal print is having a resurgence for Autumn/Winter 2018 (AW18), and in a big way. The good news is – from bold colours to more understated takes on the print – there are many ways to make it work. Consider animal print a classic neutral colour: treat it like any black item in your wardrobe […]

Cricket club’s marquee week a huge success

Rugby World Cup winning star Will Greenwood helped to kick off this year’s popular Sporting Lunch at Neston Cricket’s Club’s annual Marquee Week. Greenwood was guest speaker at the Sporting Lunch, which was packed with business people from companies across the region. The event was sponsored by IP company Forresters plus associate sponsors Macbryde Homes […]

Editor’s Choice: “University not the best route for all” – tell the class of 2018.

It is that time of the year again – nervous teenagers awaiting ‘O’ and ‘A’ level results and, for some, no doubt, initial disappointment at missing out on that anticipated university place. Call me old fashioned, but I think it is important we remind the class of 2018 that other, exciting, further education / training […]

A Totally Tropical Fundraiser

The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust, was joined by 350 guests and its Patrons at its Tropicana Ladies Lunch event on at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa recently. A record-breaking £60,000 was raised which will help the charity provide holidays for terminally ill, disabled and disadvantaged children from all over our region. Tempting tropical cocktails […]

A stitch in time

One size doesn’t fit all… especially on the high street. This month I had a revelation…. my partner took three pairs of suit trousers to our local tailor, Golden Stitches in Altrincham, to turn them from a slightly old fashioned straight leg, to a more trendy tapered leg. It was quick, we dropped them in […]

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