P&CO RELEASES HAND MADE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND COLLECTION

Leading lifestyle and menswear brand, P&Co, has released its first leather collection, “Hand Made in Birmingham, England”. Working with one of the best leather manufacturers in Birmingham, the latest product range is unique, raw and built to last. From classic cardholders to worker belts, the “Hand Made in Birmingham, England” collection focuses on the quality and simplicity of the leather. With products that mature over time, developing to create truly unique and individual pieces.   Mr. Clark, co-founder and designer at P&Co, said: “We took our time with this collection, selecting only the best materials; from the quality leathers right

5 GIFTS THAT WILL HAVE HER LOOKING, SMELLING & FEELING GREAT

The tree is up, the Advent Calendar is open and the house is full of fairy lights. The arrival of December 1st means that Christmas is officially around the corner, and whilst you’re gearing up for a month of celebrating, don’t forget that all-important present-giving. Our new client Embrace, which specialises in distinctive lingerie, luxury products and bespoke gifts, has five presents that will leave her looking, smelling and feeling great! All of these products are available to buy online – www.embraceluxurylingerie.co.uk and www.embracecancerbeauty.co.uk – which means that you can shop in the comfort of your own home. If you do, however, want

AT ONE DAY SPA EXPANDS IN GREAT WESTERN ARCADE

Birmingham’s hidden gem, At One Day Spa, has completed work on expanding its current space and offering in Great Western Arcade after a successful three and a half years. The expansion, which started work in September, has seen the spa double in size and after offering a skeleton service for regular clients throughout, At One Day Spa re-opened fully last week (Monday 10th November). The expansion includes a full interior make over, transforming the existing space with a modern and relaxed feel. Whilst also adding a further two treatment rooms, to make five in total, including a double treatment room,

SUPERMODEL TEAMS UP WITH JEWELLER FOR NEW COLLECTION

An internationally acclaimed super model, who has graced catwalks in Milan, New York, Paris and Tokyo, has returned to the UK to launch a range of men’s jewellery. Regularly seen wearing designer brands like Armani, YSL, Vivienne Westwood and Gucci, James Smith has teamed up with UK jewellery designer Terry Eleftheriou (terryterry). The two first met whilst working in retail and reconnected last year, via Facebook, with aspirations of launching a joint jewellery collection. The duo has now designed and created a collection of 15-20 men’s jewellery items – terryterry4jamessmith – which has now launched and is available from www.terryterry.co.uk.

WORLD’S MOST EXCLUSIVE DESIGNERS JOIN LONDON’S NEWEST CLUB

Some of the world’s most exclusive wedding dress designers launch their latest collections at The Wedding Club’s brand new London store. The Knightsbridge hotspot already has a waiting list of brides-to-be who will browse exclusive collections from the likes of Berta and Zuhair Murad. The Wedding Club London offers the most stunning and exclusive bridal brands, with retail prices ranging up to £20,000. This includes the show-stopping Berta, which The Wedding Club first brought to its flagship store in the Midlands, in 2013. The Israeli designer is famed for her avant-garde designs and promises brides show-stopping silhouettes. As the first

MIDLANDS FASHION AWARDS ANNOUNCES 2014 WINNERS

Friday 24 October brought fashion and glamour to the CBSO Centre, Birmingham with the sixth consecutive Midlands Fashion Awards. Recognising the wealth of fashion design creative across Birmingham and the Midlands region and celebrating with a glittering awards ceremony. Hosted by ITV Central presenter Genelle Aldred and sponsored by Resorts World Birmingham, MFA 2014 was the biggest and best so far. Category finalists showcased their collections on the catwalk to an audience of the Midlands fashion finest alongside an expert panel of judges. Including Founder and Managing Director of the Midlands Fashion Awards, Jenny Eason, Fashion Writer and Journalist at

YIPSY MACARONS HIT THE SWEET SPOT

Yipsy Macarons launched just over three months ago, in July 2014, but these colourful sweet treats are already taking Birmingham by storm. The perfect combination of crisp, chewy meringue and melt-in-your mouth filling that bursts with flavour, you’ll be left wanting more. Nicknamed Yipsy by her friends, Angela Yip established the brand following a successful career as an Accountant, spanning over 10 years, which had left her lacking passion and drive. Having always loved baking, Angela became famous among family and friends for her macarons, and so Yipsy Macarons was born. Macarons are notoriously difficult to bake but Angela, a

MALMAISON CELEBRATES RECORD SUMMER WITH NEW APPOINTMENT

The team at Malmaison Birmingham is celebrating a record summer, after seeing business boom by more than £230,000. Between July and September the boutique hotel has seen an increase in custom across its bedrooms, spa, bar and restaurant and has now recruited a new Sales Manager to continue this success. Laura Davis, 25, has joined the Malmaison team with over six years’ experience in the industry. She joins from IHG, where she was Midlands Cluster Sales Manager, with a remit to explore new business opportunities whilst also looking after existing clients. “I’m so excited to join the Malmaison team; not

CHARITIES BENEFIT FROM A SUMMER OF COASTAL FUNDRAISING

A host of Birmingham charities have received funding to the tune of £30,000 following a summer of successful fundraising in the Solent. Hosted by Hollywood Monster’s Managing Director Tim Andrews, on board a luxury 40ft motor boat, the charity days have welcomed over 100 guests over the past three months. The boat trips have taken place on board ‘The Tin Drum’, which is moored in Lymington, and have been auctioned off at a series of fundraising events held by the charities. Having donated one-day trips between June and September, Tim Andrews has helped raise over £30,000 for charities including Teenage

HARLEY STREET BESPOKE BEAUTY COMES TO BIRMINGHAM

One of Harley Street’s most innovative clinics has opened a brand new MediSpa in the heart of Birmingham at the Marriott Hotel. Offering groundbreaking non-surgical solutions, G-Labs specialises in avant-garde aesthetics, health and wellbeing focused around DNA and genetics testing. Pioneering Biochemistry, the MediSpa is where science and technology meets haute couture. G-Labs’ revolutionary non-surgical solutions are created by clinical professionals who are thought-leaders in their field, dedicated to our clients and to their goals. G-Labs clinicians identify and treat issues, not limited to but including weight management, skin conditions, lifestyle performance levels, health and wellbeing. G-Labs’ signature precision begins