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High street? More like ghost-street

High street? More like ghost-street

Fashion, Lifestyle, Shopping
Around 14 high street shops are being closed down daily. UK’s high street shops are facing their toughest times in five years. A study conducted by PwC, a professional services network, has revealed that in the first six months of this year, the number of shoppers at the high streets has been consistently dropping. According to the report, almost 1,123 stores have disappeared from UK’s high street scene. Electronic goods stores, restaurants and fashion shops were most affected by the change in the consumers’ behaviour. High profile restaurants such as Prezzo and Jamie’s Italian have been forced to close a large number of outlets. Retailers such as Maplin, Debenhams and House of Fraser are constantly shutting down stores and are facing an insecure future too. Great
The Verdict on Dyson’s New Airwrap Hair Tool

The Verdict on Dyson’s New Airwrap Hair Tool

Beauty, Lifestyle, Shopping
“What should I do with my hair today?” - this is a question that many of us ask every single morning. The Dyson Airwrap is supposed to solve this problem. It is quick and easy to use, while still giving you that fresh-out-of-the-salon feel. Here we gather all we know about the new hair tool and answering the question - is it worth £400? If you jump in the shower and wash your hair, you barely have time to blow dry it, not to mention style it. If you skip the shower and just curl/straighten your hair, you end up feeling greasy for the rest of the day. Then enters Dyson’s Airwrap - the Sherlock Holmes to all your hair problems. THE HYPE Two years ago, Dyson launched its Supersonic Hair Dryer and it turned heads in the beauty world. It made drying hair faster without drilling out
The beauty brands which won’t break the bank

The beauty brands which won’t break the bank

Beauty, Lifestyle, Shopping
The beauty industry is booming, but with different skincare brands launching constantly it can be difficult to know what’s best. Get rid of the assumption that higher prices mean higher quality, in 2018 lower-end brands are taking over with social media going crazy for the low-priced cult products. We’ve compiled a list of the best beauty brands that are accessible on a budget but don’t scrimp on quality. 1. Glossier The beauty brand started by former Vogue intern Emily Weiss, has created a cult following through social media. Launched on the back of the successful lifestyle blog ‘Into the Gloss’, Glossier has the ethos of creating products that put skin first, makeup second. The brand is hyped up on Instagram with over 1.5 million followers on the platform, but Glossier is popula
The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Who’s Performing?

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Who’s Performing?

Fashion, Lifestyle, Shopping
Up to this point, we know which models are walking the show, where it will be held and when. The long-anticipated event of the year can be the pedal to a promising Christmas season (great gift ideas alert!). One of the highlights of the show, besides the actual lingerie line and stunning models, are the performances. Shawn Mendes and Halsey are among the named singers. Victoria’s Secret has named singers who will be performing at the show. According to Harper’s Bazar, Bebe Rexha, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Kelsea Ballerini, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and The Struts have been named as the musical acts at the 2018 VS show. The catwalk is known for its spectacular aesthetics and musical performances, with previous names including Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber.
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