LIFESTYLE

Seven fun things to do this Easter weekend

Keep the whole family entertained this long weekend with this roundup of fun things to do this Easter. 1. GARDEN EASTER EGG HUNT We may still be in lockdown but why not host a fun Easter egg hunt right in your own back yard — if the weather is awful, do it inside. 2. TEA […]

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LIFESTYLE

Six tips to help you with your Spring Cleaning

It’s Spring and nothing feels quite as satisfying as coming home to a clean house. However, spring cleaning can be overwhelming — especially when you can’t find the time. This year, many of us find ourselves in a situation where we have more time on our hands than usual, and actually have time for those […]

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LIFESTYLE, MOVIES & TV

How to get involved this Red Nose Day from home

Red Nose Day is back on Friday March 19, and this year it’s never felt more important to have some fun and raise money to support people living under incredibly tough situations. This year fundraising events may look a little different, however you can still get involved from home including buying a Red Nose or […]

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LIFESTYLE

A summary of 2020 from A-Z

What a year. We may have said that too often – but really, so much has happened! So much that we could even compile this list of moments from a year we’ll never forget… A Australia Yes, it was really this year that the wildfires continued to destruct. Our thoughts are still with those who […]

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LIFESTYLE

What we’re loving this December

Here’s everything that’s making the run up to Christmas that little bit better for team Style and Wear. We’re watching: Festive films Be it Elf, The Grinch or Last Christmas, we’ve got our festive favourites on repeat. We’re listening to: Fairytale of New York It just never gets old. We’re following: @zoesugg Not just for […]

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LIFESTYLE

19 Things to put in your Christmas Eve box

Christmas Eve is fast approaching, leaving little time to get all our Christmas shopping in order. Which means it’s about the right time to start thinking about Christmas Eve boxes. You may put one together for your children, partner or even treat yourself to one, because they’re a wonderful part of Christmas Eve as you […]

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LIFESTYLE

Fun and creative ways to wrap Christmas presents this year

The gift wrapping season is upon us, and if you’ve found yourself spending your free time this lockdown online shopping for Christmas presents – just like us – then you’re probably also thinking about gift wrapping. While store-bought wrapping paper is colourful, fun and festive most of the time it’s non-recyclable. Despite being branded as […]

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LIFESTYLE

17 Ways to stay entertained during lockdown 2.0

As we head into the first official week of the second national lockdown many will find themselves with little to do. While we’re not in a full lockdown, as most people are still able to go to work and students are still able to attend school, there are some who once again find themselves back […]

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FASHION

Seven ways to breathe new life into your wardrobe without shopping

Feeling bored of your wardrobe? We know the feeling, however as the nation has been hard-hit by COVID-19 this year and most families are struggling financially, we say – hold onto your money! Instead, breath life into the wardrobe you already have with these helpful tips: 1. Rethink the way you wear your clothes There […]

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BEAUTY

Inkspiration: Frightfully-good Halloween tattoos

Want to have a spooky piece of art on you always? Here’s some tattoo inspo for you from North East-based artists we love. Wonderful Web About the Artist: Shona Lynne is an artist in Middlesbrough working at Four Daggers Tattoo Studio. Stylish Skull About the Artist: Giuseppe Grim Russo is from Naples in Italy and […]

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LIFESTYLE

Six influencers giving us all the autumn feels

Our Instagram feeds are all things pumpkins, golden leaves and lattés thanks to these lovely ladies. In the North East… 1. Carolyn Be inspired: Click here for the best boots for an autumnal adventure. 2. Caitlyn Be inspired: Click here for some frightfully-good cocktail recipes to pair with your sweet treats. 3. Lauren Be inspired: […]

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BEAUTY

Inkspiration: The autumnal tattoos we’re loving

It’s been a good while since any of us at Style-and-Wear HQ had a tattoo – and we’ve been falling in love with so many autumnal designs. Here’s our favourites Pretty Pumpkin About the Artist: Molly Garnham is from Suffolk and she can be found at roughdiamondtattoo.com. Buzzy Bee About the Artist: Hannah goes under […]

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LIFESTYLE

National Pumpkin Day: Our top picks

Oh my gourd! October 26 is national pumpkin day – here’s every way you can appreciate the winter squash we love throughout autumn. What To Wear: Halloween Pumpkin & Slogan Graphic Sweatshirt / £9 What To Eat: Pumpkin pie What To Drink: Pumpkin spice latte The Perfect Scent: Bath and Body Works medium candle Don’t […]

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LIFESTYLE

What we’re loving this October

Here’s everything that’s making our October that little bit better. We’re watching: Strictly Come Dancing Strictly is back! We’re already love Maisie Smith and we can see her going a long way in the competition and this show is bringing a bit of sparkle back to our weekends. We’re listening to: Shagged Married Annoyed Okay, […]

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NORTH EAST

Six stylish staycations in the North East

We’re dreaming of our next staycation – here’s the most stylish options at the top of our list. 1. Black Horse Beamish Where: Beamish Why we love it: It’s both characterful and charming with an individually-designed boutique style. 2. Huts In The Hills Where: Alnwick Why we love it: They take you back to nature […]

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NORTH EAST

Pumpkin Picking: Our top picks for the North East

That time of year is creeping up on us – so it’s time to head to the most spooky spots for pumpkin picking. Brocksbushes Farm Shop 10th – 31st October in Corbridge Our highlight: Refueling on homemade cakes and scones onsite. Down At The Farm 24th–31st October in Houghton Our highlight: A giant indoor pumpkin […]

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