Following its 7th consecutive sell-out last year, the UK’s No.1 dance festival Creamfields returns this summer and with a 4th day added has officially become the world’s biggest electronic music festival! The multi award winning Creamfields is undoubtedly a rite of passage for any electronic music fan or artist, with over 70,000 fans flocking from around the world every August Bank Holiday to witness performances from some of the biggest names in dance music.     With...

Continue to Stay Healthy After Breast Cancer Today people still can’t nail down the causes of cancer. Is it diet? Technology? What it is in the atmosphere that we are breathing in? Whatever the case, we aren’t always worried about our health until we are diagnosed. Once we are aware that we have breast cancer, we immediately begin taking better care of our mind and body. But how do we continue this healthy lifestyle once we have beaten cancer? Boost your spirits. Some believe...

50s pinup model

As a full figured woman, it’s never easy finding beautiful, well made clothing. When it comes to swim suits, your task is even harder. Then add to the mix how changeable swim suit fashions are, and you can struggle to find a bathing suit that’s both fashionable and suitable for your body type. Right now, retro is in. According to Vogue magazine, the 50s pinup look made famous by Sophia Loren and Marilyn Monroe (both plus size women!) is actually making a big comeback, and...

Keeping earrings tidy and paired up whilst travelling has always presented a problem, but now thanks to the ingenious Little Book of Earrings available from online specialist boutique Happybags storing and finding earrings will be a doddle. The Little Book of Earrings can store up to 12 pairs of earrings, 6 pairs on each of its 2 fleecy pages. The holes are cleverly spaced so that the posts going through the page will not touch the earrings on the next page, there are even holes...

Charlotte Dujardin

Charlotte Dujardin OBE, who rode to double gold medal victory in the London 2012 Olympic Games has signed with one of Europe’s most successful modelling agencies, London-based MOT Models. Charlotte’s Olympic success with horse Valegro at the Games was nothing short of exceptional following years of hard work in Gloucestershire at dressage champion Carl Hester’s yard. Spotting her talent after just ten days of Charlotte Dujardin working at the yard in 2007, they formed a...

“Jennifer Aniston looks 10 years younger with this hair colour, when its done properly it really makes you look younger.” Bruno Lial, michaeljohn’s signature colourist is talking about the trend that’s been sweeping the red carpet: Hollywood Lights, the next stage in hair contouring. Within recent weeks Aniston, as well as Jennifer Lopez, Kate Winslet, Jane Fonda and Amber Heard have all been spotted with this more pronounced and illuminating hair colour technique. And...

A British corsetry boutique is helping ladies hit New Year weight loss targets as motivation wanes following the first flush of commitment, with a stunning range of waist trainers that actively promote perspiration. Loved by the likes of A-list celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, True Corset waist trainers are every girl’s secret weapon when it comes to trimming down, and toning up.     When worn repeatedly, waist training garments have been shown to dynamically modify...

Bryony Shaw at Beijing Olympics 2008

Windsurfing champion Bryony Shaw has recently signed with one of Europe’s most successful modelling agencies, London-based MOT Models. Bryony had a hugely successful year in 2015, winning gold at the European championships, silver at the World championships and being named as part of Team GB for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games . Bryony Shaw, who was born in Wandsworth, London and now lives in Weymouth, Dorset also won a bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing games which was...

Exit’s Main Stage at the colossal 17th century Petrovaradin fortress will echo with some of Ellie’s hottest tracks Pop superstar Ellie Goulding comes to this year’s Exit Festival to headline the opening night! With more than 17 prominent awards, multi-platinum releases and 3 billion YouTube views, the 29-year-old is considered to be one of the most wanted female performers of today. Exit’s Main Stage at the colossal 17th century Petrovaradin fortress will echo with some...

  The super group ABBA was reunited when Björn Ulvaeus presented the world premiere of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY. Together with director Roine Söderlundh, Björn Ulvaeus has created an extraordinary experience for all fans of MAMMA MIA!, the musical that has been seen by 55 million people around the world. The world premiere of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY was held today in Stockholm.       First came the musical, then the film and now it is time for MAMMA MIA! THE...

WOMEN with brain tumour symptoms are likely to wait longer for a diagnosis than men, a new report has found. The report from The Brain Tumour Charity says that overall, almost one in three brain tumour patients (31.3%) visited a doctor more than five times before the disease was diagnosed and nearly a quarter (24.2%) waited more than a year for a diagnosis. However, women were more than twice as likely as men to wait over a year for a diagnosis after first seeking medical advice...

Trade shows and large conferences come with a great deal of opportunity for businesses in the access they provide to potential clients, partners, and the press. They also come with a lot of headaches for an accounting department, particularly if a business sends a group of employees to a key event every year. The flood of receipts coming in at once and the notoriously questionable nature of many expenses mean hours of processing time. An online expense management system and a...

A British based atelier is shaking up the luxury scents’ market with a range of enchanting perfumes that take advantage of the fact that fragrances can’t be trademarked so is able to duplicate brands often at ten times cheaper than the original. Blended with the highest quality natural ingredients, and packaged in beautifully labelled glass bottles, Arôme Parfum is underpinned by a philosophy that high quality scents shouldn’t cost the earth.     “There’s...

Little Mix are the new global ambassadors for USA Pro – the fashionable sportswear brand, designed by women for women. The former X Factor winners will star in a new TV advert, due to air in January, and work with USA Pro on their very own collaboration, which is due to release in Summer 2016. The band, made up of Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson, will each work on collections that reflect their individual personalities and approaches to fashion...

An innovation driven beauty atelier is introducing ladies to the next generation of makeup, with a tool that creates flawless complexion ultra-advanced technology. Featuring a built in scanner and internal color mixing mechanism, Adorn is the world’s first 3D makeup pen. The result is flawless, perfectly blended coverage every time. Finding the perfect foundation shade is a dilemma that’s plagued ladies for decades. It’s essentially an ongoing game of trial and error that...

Everyone talks about the benefits of a fresh start or blank canvas but when it comes to decorating a new home, starting from scratch can actually be quite daunting. Although it’s tempting to just save the hassle and paint every wall the same shade of beige, there are plenty of simple ways to ensure your new place reflects your character. From picking the colour scheme to deciphering tumble dryer symbols so that you’re new fabrics are kept clean and fresh, here are a few simple...

It’s the party season. ‘Happy Hour’ is calling and all you want to do is make sure you’ve get your cocktails lined up while they’re still half price! We hear you. But make sure you choose carefully for the sake of your waistline. Partygoers can down up to 4,000 extra calories in alcohol during the Christmas party season. And a cocktail can pack just as many calories as a Krispy Kreme doughnut – so your hour of 2-4-1 indulgence could hit your waistline way...

Victoria van der Westhuizen

Victoria’s Promise, the charity that helps support young women with cancer, has partnered with the Charities Aid Foundation’s #GivingTuesday campaign taking place this year on 1st December 2015. As a counter to the shopping frenzies of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back; encouraging people, charities and businesses to donate time, money or their voice to help a good cause. Victoria’s...

If you’re a busy, active woman, you’ll know that exercising on a regular basis not only keeps you fit and healthy, but it also brings your energy levels up. After all, there’s nothing like the endorphin rush you get after a good spin class or a run in the park. But if your schedule is already packed, how do you fit regular exercise into your life — and all the maintenance that goes with?  From knowing your laundry symbols to having a spare pair of running shoes, here...

England women’s football captain Stephanie Houghton has joined forces with Leeds-based marketing agency Fantastic Media to create a personal website where fans and sponsors can find out more about the football star. The website will deliver up-to-date news and information on the Manchester City player’s life both on and off the pitch. The site will be a one stop shop for all her social media accounts and will feature free and exclusive behind the scenes content, competitions,...

Women dreaming of long, lustrous, celebrity worthy hair can now buy hair extensions directly from one of the UK’s top suppliers. Hair Development are suppliers to the stars, delivering high quality virgin hair extensions to A-list celebrities and celebrity stylists across the world. Stylists to the stars use Hair Development to ensure superstar singers and actresses look their best on the red carpet, on the stage and on the catwalk. Now normal women can recreate the A-list look...

Quirky and fashion forward women’s wear brand Frock N Doll are launching with their first ever collection. Selling primarily online, the début collection from Fock N Doll features figure hugging dresses, perfectly formed playsuits, jackets, coats, accessories, skirts, shorts, tops and shoes, all in on trend yet edgy designs.     Believing unique and ground breaking style should be accessible to all, Frock N Doll make getting your hands on unique and daring pieces...

Muse, Journalist, Brand Strategist and Mentor Sissi Johnson has been hailed by ELLE UK as “making waves this fashion week” and named one of the best 6 Instagrams to follow alongside style pioneer Garance Doré. Formerly Editor-at-Large of SOMA Magazine (USA), Sissi headlined coveted designer brand Mansur Gavriel’s New York Fashion Week presentation, not as model but as muse. Spring/Summer Fashion Week 2016 saw Sissi featured on Net-a-Porter and Refinery29’s Instagram...

Cheerleading is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK but with lots of styles, clubs and organisations to choose from -how do you find the perfect cheer squad? Cheerleading is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK but with lots of styles, clubs and organisations to choose from -how do you find the perfect cheer squad? Living Cheer, suppliers of cheerleading uniforms, campwear and accessories for squads of all styles and ability nationwide, have years of experience...

Anyone who needs convincing that relaxing is a necessity not a luxury, need look no further than Pamper Parcels, the online chill-out shop, that is making it easier to kick back than ever before. Whether it’s manic mums, dead-beat dads, sizzled sisters, frazzled friends or even a puffed out postman, there is no doubt that the delivery of a Pamper Parcel packed full of gorgeous goodies will allow them to stop and enjoy a little bit of that elusive ‘me time’. Naturally...

  Preparing for a healthy Bon Voyage When you go somewhere fantastic you want your body to look fantastic to boot. Especially when you’ll be showing off those bikini-clad curves on a yacht under Caribbean skies. You’ve booked a yacht charter to get away from all those wrinkle-inducing stresses. You’ve gone on a diet hoping to fit into that size one below the last bikini you bought. But what are you going to do once you’re on that boat? You want to keep that fabulous...

Then look no further than the Dancercise three-day break at award-winning spa, Ragdale Hall in Leicestershire. We can’t promise you a world-class dance partner but we can promise you three days of fun with talented and inspiring instructors as part of a small, select group. You’ll also enjoy a 40-minute spa treatment (perfect for unwinding after all that shimmying around the dance-floor), and all the extras you’d expect from a stay at Ragdale, theUK’s...

It’s time to unleash the scent adventure! Chewits have partnered with Sapona and will be launching Chewits Bath and Body products in three zesty scents. Indulge your senses with sumptuous strawberry, fantastic fruit salad and amazing orange. The fruit inspired fragrances are perfect matches for Chewits scent-sational products. The funky trio of fruity scents will be available in Hand Soaps and Shower Gels. Chewie the Chewitsaurus will also be making an appearance on his very...

Obama Llama

Radio DJ & broadcaster gets into gaming with Obama Llama: Matt Edmondson launches new party game with founders of Linkee National radio DJ Matt Edmondson has launched his outrageously entertaining Obama Llama rhyming charade game. This new super-simple party game features hundreds of weird and wonderful rhyming charades based around celebrities, famous figures and fictional characters – there’s Tom Cruise in his platform shoes, Piglet eating a Twiglet and, of course, Barack...

A new UK-based brand, Shea Innocence, has debuted an exciting all-natural range of skincare and body care made using shea butter and plant based oils. The company also specialises in creating handmade soy wax candles, which provide a cleaner and longer lasting burn than paraffin wax. As a small, family-run business, Shea Innocence aims to create natural products for the body and home, which are safe for all the family. Proud to be British, all body butters and candles are confirmed...

Cindy Crawford

From Rita Hayworth to Kendall Jenner, the world’s most iconic models and what made them unique. Long Tall Sally, global leader in fashion for tall women, has today, launched an interactive visual gallery revealing the most iconic female models to walk the runways and grace international magazine covers. ‘Models of the Moment’ features 27 women from the 1940s to the present day and includes the likes of American pinup turned movie star, Rita Hayworth, British-born 60s icon,...

Reaching ‘5-a-day’ of fruit and vegetables can be a difficult task but swapping regular meal staples, such as pasta and white potato, for sweet potato is a great place to start. Not only do sweet potatoes taste delicious and reduce carb and sugar cravings, they also count towards 5-a-day unlike white potatoes and are packed with vitamin A and vitamin C, essential for healthy skin and collagen creation. And with research finding that the amount of sweet potatoes we’re eating...

  Ladies everywhere – have you heard of Pink Clove? If not, it’s time to check them out. Pink Clove hunt for the latest influential fashion trends from all the top catwalks and turn them into stylish designs in sizes 16-32. In addition to affordable prices and great quality, they offer a fantastic collection of trousers, skirts, dresses and jumpsuits, as well as a brand-new line of great-looking lingerie.   Sample items from the range…   With...

October is all about thinking pink….and you don’t get more pink than the sublime appearance and taste of Dell’Ugo Goats’ Cheese and Beetroot Fiorelli. The specially designed pack to mark Breast Cancer Awareness month will be on sale from September 7th in Waitrose and Ocado and from October in Costco. 10p from every pack will go to Breast Cancer Care. The Dell’Ugo range of ravioli, fiorelli and tortelloni fine filled pasta are the Company’s signature...

If you’re sceptical about the claims made by cosmetics firms about the attributes of their lotions and potions, you’re not alone. A study by US academics just published in the Journal of Global Fashion Marketing shows how little truth there seems to be in those glossy magazine ads – as well as how unlikely we are to believe them anyway. Jie G. Fowler, Timothy Reisenwitz and Les Carson examined 289 full-page cosmetics ads from the April 2013 issues of seven fashion titles...

Low cost and easily accessible clothing has led to a throwaway fashion culture, a trend which eco-conscious designers such as Vivienne Westwood are trying to eliminate. Ethical shoe brand Startas + Co is leading the movement in trying to change the way people buy fashion items with a new Instagram competition.     It has been claimed that social media and the rise of the selfie is to blame for this throwaway culture – as people don’t like to be seen wearing the...

Shabby Chic

Shabby chic décor has been all the rave since the 80s and still is. So whether you’re looking to purchase a brand-new pastel-toned dining room accessory from the store, or thinking of artfully refurbishing Grandmother’s half-length hallway mirror yourself, there’s always a way to successfully perfect the shabby chic you’re after. First, the shabby chic look is usually built on white backgrounds – often a complex mixture of different shades, so don’t...

Sun-kissed summer glows are made possible all year round thanks to the launch of a luxury self-tanning lotion from Ireland-based brand, Baby B. Browne . Blended to simultaneously hydrate and darken the skin, the moisture rich formulae is rich, creamy and oh so natural. Once applied the Baby B. Browne glow lasts up to seven days. For ladies in search of colour that lasts, it is must have beauty ammunition. Keeping skin healthy and hydrated is an essential part of building beautiful...

A cultural social media phenomenon of recent years, ‘selfie’ was declared the Oxford English Dictionary 2013 Word of the Year. Since then it has become a powerful means of self-expression, particularly for young women in their teens and early twenties. But do selfies merely represent shallow online narcissism? New research published in Consumption Markets & Culture explores ‘the political urgency at the heart of the selfie phenomenon’. Though he acknowledges that...

Miss You Already , a British-American romantic comedy set for release later in the year, shows London based actor Mem Ferda’s soft side as he plays Ahmet, a friendly taxi driver. Starring Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette and Dominic Cooper, Ferda makes an appearance alongside some of Hollywood’s greatest actors and can be seen in the brand new trailer for the movie.     Directed by the woman behind the highly successful Twilight films, Catherine Hardwicke, Miss you...

Vivi K Perfumes has announced the launch of four new fragrances inspired by summer. The exclusive fruity scents embody the spirit of summer, set to a backdrop of fun, laughter and happiness, golden rays and long, lazy days at the beach. Vivi K Perfumes was created by friends Vivian Kokunda and Ankit Talwar. The brand was inspired by their shared love of perfumes, trying new ones, saving antique ones, and building a collection of signature scents. On creating the brand the pair...

5 ft 9 or taller? Struggling to find clothes that fit? Stand Tall is a brand new initiative to get high street fashion retailers to stand up and take notice of tall women. Next time you’re in a changing room and the clothes you’re trying on don’t fit, take a quick picture and post with the hashtag #standtallselfie.   The campaign was the brainchild of Sheyi Louisa Adelasoye, a 6 ft graphic designer and part-time model of Nigerian descent. Sheyi said: “I’ve always...

First Stop is delighted to become the first tyre group in the UK to be accepted by the country’s unique female friendly Tyre Services Register, guaranteeing women drivers will never be overcharged in any of their 76 branches. First Stop retail centres join a growing network of UK garages, accident repairers and car dealers that have been approved as female friendly by meeting the quality standards required by FOXY Lady Drivers Club. Approved businesses are required to sign the...

What happens when 2 girls tackle 2.5 thousand miles in 6 days? You’ll hear those engines revving thanks to the TOP SECRET 2015 Cannonball Run regardless of your location. The all-female team #gogirl, Kaz Aston and Jasmine Palmer, have gotten the jump on their competitors thanks to the Huffington Post article published earlier this week, highlighting their efforts to raise money for multiple sclerosis (MS). Children, the elderly… while most people are diagnosed between the...

Compact, stylish device offers up to 50% hair reduction after just 3-4 treatments Greater Manchester, England, 25th June 2015: Beurer, leaders in health, fitness and beauty technology and your new best friend for stress-free ways to look great on the go, has announced the award winning IPL 7000 SatinSkin Pro, a compact, lightweight and hassle-free solution to long-lasting hair removal for women. This slimline, portable new beauty essential has already been honoured in the “Plus...

  Feetz Pocket Wellies, have added a new colour to their range of foldable boots – classic black. A firm favourite with festival goers and lovers of the outdoors, visitors to www.feetz.co.uk can now choose from a total of five colours.     Feetz are made from lightweight plastic with hardy rubber soles and fit securely over normal shoes keeping footwear dry and feet happy.     Feetz are available in blue, black, pink, yellow and white and in sizes...

Fashion News

With more economies showing signs of growth all over the world, there have become more opportunities for investment in the world of fashion. For example, menswear has seen a dramatic increase in revenue in these emerging economies. This has led to more interest in different areas of the world of fashion. More retailers are extending their business to international locations than ever before. Better internet access has led to people all over the world being more fashion aware. High-end...

Women across the UK are being given the opportunity to become a poster girl for one of the leading names in hair extensions, Hair Development. The prestigious title of HD Girl 2016 will be given to one lucky winner aged 18-45, and the poster girl will appear in all publicity such as posters and advertisements, in addition to making personal appearances at events and exhibitions. This exciting competition is set open on June 24th, Midsummers Day, and will run until the final contestants...

According to research released today, it appears that women of Britain are becoming happier in their own skin, shunning the heavily made up looks we see in celebrity selfies and being papped on red carpets. In the survey, commissioned by leading beauty retailer QVC, to celebrate June Beauty Month, 68% of women stated they would not want to emulate a celebrity beach look at all. In fact, in the lead up to a summer holiday only 1.2% of women use their favourite celebrity as inspiration...

Yummy Tummies, a team of post pregnancy exercise specialists have recently announced their ‘five tip plan,’ offering up a plan with proven results to help with post pregnancy baby weight. A simple but effective plan, the London based fitness company are passionate about helping women achieve their pre-baby weight, aiming to get them feeling fighting fit and confident even with a new little one to take care of. The plan takes into account the difficulties of fitting...

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