FASHION, LIFESTYLE

17 Everyday essentials for your handbag

Have you ever left the house and realised you’ve forgotten something? Us too. So, we put together a list of 17 purse essentials which can serve as a checklist for everything you need to carry in your handbag. When you know what to keep in your bag, you’ll always have what you need! 1. YOUR […]

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FASHION, LIFESTYLE

Radley London is flying the Pride Flag for June launching exclusive bag with 20% of proceeds going to Stonewall charity

To celebrate Pride 2021, British handbag and accessories brand Radley London has partnered with LGBTQ+ charity Stonewall and designed a limited edition reversible tote bag. In addition, Radley London is also excited to announce that Lady Phyll, co-founder of UK Black Pride and the CEO of Kaleidoscope Trust, will be the brand’s Woman of Spirit […]

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HOMEWARE

Seven gardening tips for beginners

One summertime activity you might find yourself indulging in this season is gardening. While not an exact science — because even experts make mistakes — beginners shouldn’t be intimidated by this much loved hobby. Here are a few tips to get you started. 1. CHOOSE THE RIGHT PLANTS FOR YOUR SOIL TYPE Most plants normally […]

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HOMEWARE

Get your office organised with these desk accessories

If you work in a office then you know that your desk is a very personal space and it can become a war zone on a busy day. So, if you’re looking for a few ways to keep things tidy, stay organised and find files under those mounds of paper we’ve got you covered. STATIONARY […]

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CELEBRITY NEWS, HOMEWARE

Sofology launched TV ad campaign starring Helena Bonham Carter

Furniture retailer, Sofology has teamed up with BAFTA winning actress Helena Bonham Carter for their “Bring Imagination to Life” advertising campaign. Harnessing Helena’s uniquely imaginative world, the latest Sofology advert sees the actress take us on a journey through her home while musing on everyday creativity, imagination and little style decisions that define us as […]

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HOMEWARE

Review: Witchy Woman Wax Melts

You may know the delicious donut shack R Place based in Newcastle, and while their donuts are proving as popular as ever, the owners have taken on a new challenge – wax melts. We try them out… Witchy Woman Wax have all the creative scents you would expect, just like the one-of-a-kind donuts they make. […]

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HOMEWARE

Accessorize launch stylish home collection in collaboration with WWF

British accessories brand Accessorize has launched a stylish home collection in collaboration with WWF. Inspired by the film, “David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet” the Accessorize Home collection has been developed with WWF’s environmental policies in mind. The collection features materials such as natural silks, organic cottons and Oeko-Tex fabrics, which have been certified […]

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FASHION

H&M’s most sustainable swimwear yet

Their most sustainable swimwear collection yet, H&M’s summer collection, comprised of sustainably-sourced fabrics, aims to change how women feel in their swimwear Classic bandeaus, curved briefs and feminine off-the-shoulder tops are made from pre-consumer recycled polyesters from textile waste and post-consumer recycled polyester from recycled bottles. The swimwear pieces will run up to sizes 50EU […]

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CELEBRITY NEWS

Former Little Mix star Jesy Nelson signs solo record deal

Jesy Nelson has signed a solo record deal with Polydor Records, only five months after quitting Little Mix. Jesy has not made her intentions of wanting to pursue a solo career a secret and has documented ongoing recording sessions on Instagram and plans to release her debut album later this year. View this post on […]

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LIFESTYLE

What we’re loving this April & May 2021

Where did Spring go? Just before summer arrives, here’s everything we’ve been loving… We’re watching: Friends I mean, when are we not watching Friends? But the reunion is just around the corner so could we BE anymore excited? We’re listening to: Billie Eilish – My Future An important song from an inspirational woman. We’re following: […]

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CELEBRITY NEWS

Little Mix star Perrie Edwards announces pregnancy with first child

Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards, 27 has announced that she and her boyfriend, footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are expecting their first child. Perrie announced the news on Instagram posting a black-and-white photograph of her baby bump. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Perrie Edwards 🖤 (@perrieedwards) The image was captioned: “So happy to […]

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RECIPES

Five fun recipes to try this weekend

It’s the nations favourite hobby. We watch TV shows about it and read books about it. So, if like us you love to bake here are five fun recipes to try this weekend! 1. Chocolate Pudding Pie View this post on Instagram A post shared by Beth Baumgartner (@beth_thefirstyear) Find the recipe: thefirstyearblog.com 2. Nutter […]

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BEVERAGES

Five refreshing drinks perfect to try this summer

Spring has blessed us with some lovely weather this year and we’re all excited to spend more time outside. Whether it’s beer gardens, outside get-togethers or BBQs with our families, the nation is excited to start living again. One of the best things about summer (other than seeing our families) is good food and cocktails. […]

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NAILS

Why we get brittle nails and how to make them stronger

Strong and healthy nails can be an indicator of good health, but sometimes they’re not as strong as we’d like them to be. This can be because of external factors such as washing up detergents, or just a lack of good hand care. Our nails are made up of a protein called keratin and serve […]

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HOMEWARE

Cute interior plants perfect for any home under £20

Plants have quickly become one of the most popular interior accessories. Whether you’re a leafy plant lover or passionate collector of cacti and succulents, indoor plants are set to be a big homeware trend this spring. 1. ENGLISH IVY Price: £5 Where to buy: thestem.co.uk 2. SPIKE Price: £6 Where to buy: patchplants.com 3. WALLACE […]

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BOOK CLUB

Five classic novels free to purchase on Kindle right now

Here on Style-and-Wear we love books and while we may not always find the time to read between the busy 9-5, we’re constantly looking for new reads. Nothing quite compares to the feel and smell of a new book, but for those of you who enjoy sitting down with their Kindle on a lazy afternoon […]

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FASHION

Like Reese Witherspoon: Five pairs of wedges we’re loving on ASOS

Summer is on the horizon and we’ve finally said goodbye to sweatshirts and jumpers. Summertime is all about dresses, floral designs, denim jackets and cute shoes. Wedges are a classic summer shoe, acting as a heel without the discomfort often associated with stilettos or strappy sandals. Celebrities are often spotted wearing wedges during the summer, […]

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RECIPES

Five fun recipes to try this weekend

It’s the nations favourite hobby. We watch TV shows about it and read books about it. So, if like us you love to bake here are five fun recipes to try this weekend! 1. Baked Chocolate Doughnuts View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pretty. Simple. Sweet. (@shiran_dickman) Find the recipe: prettysimplesweet.com 2. […]

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SKINCARE

11 Ways to help treat and prevent acne

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions and can result in several types of blemish, including pimples and blackheads. Pimples can appear anywhere on the skin, but most often occurs on the face. As they are usually triggered by hormones, and in some cases genetics there are no guaranteed ways to prevent them, […]

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FASHION

Conscious Fashion: 20 Online thrift stores we’re loving

Conscious fashion has been on the rise in recent years, and the second-hand or resale market has continued to grow during the pandemic. On Lyst, searches including sustainability-related keywords have increased 84% since the start of the year. So far in April demand for “vintage”, “second hand” and “pre-owned” pieces specifically have jumped 32% compared […]

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Allergy Awareness Week 2021

Last year allergy awareness week focused on providing help and support to address the fears and concerns of people living with allergic conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. This year, the focus is on childhood food allergies focusing specifically on the weaning journey for parents of babies with food allergies. Allergy Awareness Week 2021 will take […]

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FASHION

Lotty B’s releases luxurious “bed-to-beach” whale print collection

Designer Lotty Bunbury, also known as Lotty B successfully launched her “bed-to-beach” concept in 2020, despite a global pandemic. Pink House Mustique is a luxury resort and swimwear brand, inspired by and designed on Mustique Island, markets the Lotty B brand alongside its own and commented that “bed-to-beach” was more likely “bed-to-desk” with so many […]

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RECIPES

Five fun recipes to try this weekend

It’s the nations favourite hobby. We watch TV shows about it and read books about it. So, if like us you love to bake here are five fun recipes to try this weekend! 1. Sticky Cherry Bakewell Buns View this post on Instagram A post shared by BBC Good Food (@bbcgoodfood) Find the recipe: bbcgoodfood.com […]

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BEVERAGES

It’s time for a cuppa! Happy National Tea Day

We Brits love a cuppa! Which makes National Tea Day a popular occasion. Founded in 2016, the date of April 21 was chosen because it is also Queen Elizabeth’s birthday. The British love of tea dates back centuries and fondness seems to only get stronger with time. The vision of the day is to inspire […]

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HAIR

Five hair trends to try this spring

At this point, we’re all craving a hair cut and most of us have probably already been on the phone to our hairdressers. After months of waiting and chopping those split-ends at home, the anticipation of sitting in the hairdressers chair is enough to get the heart racing. Maybe you’ve already scanned Pinterest and Instagram […]

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