The brand new issue of Style Birmingham has landed! Filled with everything from luxury gift guides and interviews to competitions with Bullring and Grand Central Birmingham – here’s what you’ll find inside…
Whether you’re searching for that perfect outfit for your Christmas party, or need a little help in buying your presents, this issue’s Woman section is packed with everything you need to make this holiday season the most stylish one yet.
On page 21, you’ll find our interview with our leading lady, Suzanne Shaw. As well as talking about her role in Birmingham Hippodrome’s pantomime, Cinderella, we speak to Suzanne all about shopping, spending Christmas in the city and life on stage. Plus, you can shop all of Suzanne’s stunning looks from Bullring and Grand Central Birmingham.
Our fashion pages are also filled with some of the season’s hottest trends, and make sure you turn to page 37 to take a look at the incredible looks you can get your hands on at Next Bullring. Plus we’ve teamed up with Harvey Nichols [page 18] and Resorts World Birmingham [page 30] to pull together the most luxurious gift guides that will make your Christmas shopping a breeze.
For the beauty lovers, our resident beauty guru Rose Gallagher is back to share all of the Instagram accounts that you need to follow to give you some serious beauty inspiration [page 46], plus we talk all things skincare with Pixi Beauty founder, Petra Strand [page 44]. Plus, the fabulous team at Royston Blythe are on hand to share their tips on how to rock the biggest hair look of the season [page 52]. If all this wasn’t enough, our Beauty Bulletin rounds up our favourite products that you need to get your hands on to look your very best this Christmas [page 42].
For lifestyle, culture and everything in-between, turn to page 53 for The Insider. Whether you’re looking for a new podcast to get you through your daily commute, or need new music to listen to, The Insider has you covered.
In this section, we catch up with The Script to talk about their new album, Freedom Child; Philip Ellis takes a look at Coming Out, the brand new exhibition that recently opened its doors in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, and we round up the top places to wine and dine in the city this Christmas.
If all this wasn’t enough, Birmingham Hippodrome’s CEO and Artist Director Fiona Allan is back to share the exciting things heading to the theatre in 2018 [page 62] and we give you the low-down on the best books and albums you need to get your hands on.
In the latest issue of Man, we chat to Birmingham comedian Joe Lycett about his new tour [page 76], life in the city and his book Parsnips, Buttered. YouTube star Jim Chapman discusses the pros and cons of his online career, writing for British GQ and how to build a wardrobe from staple pieces [page 78]. Plus, we round up the apps that are ironically designed to help you cut down on the amount of time you spend glued to your phone; Philip Ellis takes a look at the dark sides of social media [page 72], and our style edits [page 70] and [page 75] will help you get suited and booted for the new season.
Is the hustle and bustle of city life getting the better of you? Turn to page 89 to take a look at the best places to escape for a relaxing post-Christmas break, from quaint spa breaks to chic townhouses and luxury serviced apartments. And if you’re looking to get working on your summer body early, Edgbaston Priory Club have some great advice on how to keep yourself in shape during winter [page 96].
We’ve got some incredible competitions up for grabs in this issue. Turn to page 98 for your chance to win one of our biggest competitions to date, thanks to Bullring & Grand Central Birmingham. This amazing prize includes a £500 gift card to spend across Bullring & Grand Central Birmingham, a hair experience with Jamie Birmingham Hair, dinner for two at Fumo Selfridges, a pair of tickets to Cinderella at Birmingham Hippodrome, a delicate bracelet from Thomas Sabo, topped off with a night’s stay including breakfast in a luxury suite at Hotel du Vin! For your chance to win, click here!
And that’s not all! On page 15, we’ve teamed up with up exclusively with iconic jewellery brand Thomas Sabo where we’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win Thomas Sabo’s stunning Together Forever necklace and bracelet set, complete with a pair of beautiful Glam & Soul ear studs worth £250. If you fancy getting your hands on this stunning set, click here to enter!
Read the latest issue here!