Colors: Pink Color
Colors: Pink Color

Research commissioned by the new video social network, eva, reveals that men with longer facial hair are more likely to have been in a fight, have cheated on their partner and to have stolen something. What’s more, the sex-appeal of designer stubble could also be waning, with women voting that a clean shave and a strong jawline is far more attractive than a piece of unruly face furniture.

Last week, Bullring in Birmingham offered one lucky student the chance to walk away with as many items from River Island as they could carry! In the ultimate 'Supermarket Sweep' challenge, Bullring ran a competition through Twitter to support the centre's Student Sessions night, which took place from 4pm until 10pm.

Yesterday saw the unveiling of a stunning, handcrafted dress made from 3,000 paper poppies. In celebration of the 2015 Poppy Appeal, which launches next week, the dress was revealed at Malmaison Birmingham, where it remains in situ until 11 November.  The poppy dress was created by Sarah Bryan, who hit headlines back in 2014 after making a dress made entirely of skittles.

A week before the start of this year’s Poppy Appeal (22 October-11 November), Malmaison Birmingham will play host to an exclusive unveiling of a dress created out of 3,000 poppies today. The dress will be revealed in the foyer of the hotel, where it will remain until mid-November. Created by Sarah Bryan, who hit headlines back in 2014 after making a dress made entirely of skittles, who has once again put her creativity to the test, in support of the British Legion to mark the centenary of the First World War. 

The official Mr & Miss Nigeria UK Cultural Pageant took place on Sunday 4th October 2015 in the amazing venue 229 The Venue in Great Portland Street. The Mr & Miss Nigeria UK pageant and showcase was scheduled to take place in the month of October as it involves the celebration of the Nigerian Independence. The overall aim of this Pageant is too empower and enrich the Nigerian culture in the UK.

This week, online retailer Peter Forson, ventures into the face-to-face retail industry with its first store opening in Birmingham’s historic Great Western Arcade. Given the city’s reputation as a hub of flourishing independent retail, Birmingham was the obvious choice for the brand’s designer hats and lavish accessories. Having successfully grown its online presence over a number of years, Peter Forson brings a range of hats, scarfs and accessories to Great Western Arcade.

The hugely prestigious Asian wedding show, has previously held its Midlands edition at the NEC’s sister venue, the International Convention Centre (ICC) – both venues are part of the NEC Group. The organiser is now looking to grow and develop the show and believes the NEC can help achieve this.

A study has revealed that having a group of six stylish friends to call upon via instant messages and social media to ‘like’ their choices is key to making the right fashion purchases. 
Research by social shopping site Shopa has shown that women need an average of two ‘likes’ from friends on instant messages and social media before they take an item to the till. Men are now following the female lead too, with guys needing four ‘likes’ before they buy.

Tess Daly has unveiled a dress with a difference – a gown completely made out of the ingredients in her new cereal recipe.  The show-stopping, fashion-forward garment, both co-designed and modelled by Tess, combines wheat, red apples and vanilla pods with almonds, flowers and blossoms to create a custom couture masterpiece worthy of the red carpet.

Miss Teen Caribbean UK Ltd have announced the Miss Teen Caribbean UK Finals and Awards ceremony 2015. Scheduled to take place on Saturday July 18, at the Tabernacle Village, in Notting Hill, London, the show will feature 7-10 candidates aged 13- 17 years representing; Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Guyana, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad & Tobago; All to compete in the hopes of becoming the next Miss Teen Caribbean UK Ambassador 2015.

A pearly white Hollywood smile may be all the rage but it’s the natural look which has been voted for as the nation’s favourite celebrity smile. Almost half of us (49 per cent) say a natural-looking smile is their personal favourite, with a straightened smile (20 per cent) and whitened teeth (18 per cent) completing the top trio of looks.

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