FASHION

The S/S21 menswear trends everyone’s already searching for

As spring approaches Lyst has been monitoring the emerging trends that fashion lovers really want. They’ve been comparing global searches and sales of more than 27 million shoppers over the past three months. Here is what you’ve been searching for. Effortless suits — Tailoring is back (but did it ever really leave?) as searches for […]

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RECIPES

Seize the dough and get involved this Real Bread Week

The excuses to bake just keep coming and this week you can sharpen your bread making skills. Real Bread Week will be held between February 20 to 28 of this year, an annual, international celebration of additive-free loaves and the people who make them. What is Real Bread Week? Created and run by the Real […]

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MOVIES & TV

Drag Race UK Season 2, Episode 6 Recap: Snatch Game

In the sixth episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season 2, the queens play everybody’s favourite celebrity impersonation game. View this post on Instagram A post shared by RuPaul’s Drag Race UK (@dragraceukbbc) There is one thing you know to expect on Drag Race and that’s Snatch Game and having your celebrity character poised and […]

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FASHION

The S/S21 womenswear trends everyone’s already searching for

As spring approaches Lyst has been monitoring emerging trends that fashion lovers really want. They’ve been comparing global searches and sales of more than 27 million shoppers over the past three months. Here’s what you’ve been looking at: Relaxed Aesthetic Bra tops and bralettes — Not a hard search to predict as crop tops and […]

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RECIPES

Easter sweet treats to make at home

Waitrose has our Easter covered with these sweet recipes to try at home Happy Easter Biscuits Ingredients 175g Stork, diced 50g golden caster sugar 50g icing sugar 1 medium Columbian Blacktail Free Range Egg ½ tsp ground mixed spice 300g plain flour, plus extra for rolling Coloured icing and sprinkles, to decorate Method 1. Preheat […]

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FASHION

Five trends you can easily work into your SS21 wardrobe

The pandemic had massively impacted runway collections this year and you’ll notice many designers steer towards laid-back, comfy pieces dabbling with outerwear and sportswear. Naturally these themes are working their way into SS21 trends, as we’re already seeing a more relaxed approach to high-street collections. Overall for spring and summer, you can expect simple and […]

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RECIPES

Six pancake recipes perfect for Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day is celebrated in February or March preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent). Pancakes are associated with Shrove Tuesday because they are a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar before the fasting season of the 40 days of Lent. The moveable […]

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SKINCARE

Review: Faces — Skin Cushion

As a FACES by LaurenAmy client, Faye already knows how your skin can improve with just one treatment there but, as salons remain closed, we try out the all new FACES – skin cushion… *gifted Price: £8.50 for one / £15 for two The FACES – skin cushion is a cleansing cloth. You simply add […]

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BEAUTY

Review: The Body Shop’s Juicy Strawberry Valentine’s Love Heart

It’s Valentine’s Day, and this gorgeous gift set from The Body Shop could be the perfect last minute buy. Here’s what we thought when we tried it *gifted With a refreshing shower gel, body butter and sweetly-scented lip butter, all sealed inside a super-cute, heart-shaped box, this is a seriously sweet gift. They’re even made […]

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FOOD & COCKTAILS, NORTH EAST

Where to get the coolest cake pops

Okay, cake pops are nothing new, but while we’re used to a little ball of cake on the end of a stick, luxurious Magnum-style cake pops are taking over – and we’re in love! Glorious Grey Uzma Jannath, Darlington Monsters Inc. Tandcakess, Durham Pokemon Cake-Ology, Newcastle Pretty in Pink Connie’s Cakes, Hartlepool Blondies Oak Leaf […]

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BEAUTY

14 Beauty products to make you feel special this Valentines Day

Valentines Day is just around the corner and whether you’re spending the day solo, with the love of your life or household you may still want to look your best. So, whether you’re planning a comfy night in or putting on makeup just to feel pretty, we’ve collected 14 pick-me-ups from self-care to beauty must-haves […]

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RECIPES

Easy no-bake chocolate cake recipes to try

Chocolate cakes you don’t have to bake? Yes please… Choc and Cherry Cake with Shortbread and Ginger This no-bake fridge cake from Waitrose, rich in fruit, nuts and orange-scented chocolate is a real teatime treat. Preparation time : 15 minutes& 2 hours setting time Serves: 10 Ingredients Icing sugar, to dust 2 x 100g bars […]

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