Fashion

SoSensational – Irresistible Party – Evening and Occasion Wear

SoSensational – Irresistible Party – Evening and Occasion Wear

In A/W16 SoSensational is showcasing irresistible party- evening and occasion wear that features all the season’s key trends, notably the midi- skirt, mixed print, embellishment, luxe-textured fabrics (including velvet, lurex, sequins, satin, brocade and lace). There are also hints of two other key A/W trends, sports luxe and military. As you might expect, those two
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SoSensational – Working your Wardrobe in the Summer

SoSensational – Working your Wardrobe in the Summer

Finding great clothes for your working wardrobe in the winter is easy-peasy – we all know we can fall back on a tailored wool blazer plus trousers or pencil skirt in black, brown or grey. But as soon as the temperature rises work wear is more difficult because warm-weather clothing is not always office friendly.
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Melissa Antonious – Starting with Nothing but a Suitcase and a Sketchbook.

Melissa Antonious – Starting with Nothing but a Suitcase and a Sketchbook.

Cheltenham Fashion Designer Melissa Antonious tells us how she created a successful fashion business, producing beautiful hand crafted one of a kind pieces, with nothing but a suitcase and a sketchbook. My story started off with quite a sad event. After being a full time mum for eight years my ex- husband and I decided
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SoSensational – Starting a Business at 60…How These Two Women did It.

SoSensational – Starting a Business at 60…How These Two Women did It.

Cyndy and Jan are two super cool ladies who started a business when they were around 60 years old! Yes it’s important that we mention their age as it can be an inspiration to many who are ‘umming’ and ‘ahhing’ about whether or not they can start something in the later years of their life.
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Sophie Belinda on Starting a Business straight out of University

Sophie Belinda on Starting a Business straight out of University

We chat to British designer Sophie Belinda, who started her own clothing business straight out of university after finishing her degree. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I did a fashion degree at Birmingham University for three years. From then I knew that I wanted to set up my own business so I got
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Women's Business Club News

Safia Minney’s Journey to Pioneering a Sustainable Fashion Label

Safia Minney is a British social entrepreneur and campaigner who has pioneered a sustainable and Fair Trade fashion label, People Tree. Her passion is to provide customers with beautiful, ethical clothing. In 1999, she initiated the World Fair Trade Day which is celebrated on the second Saturday of May each year. In 2009 Safia Minney
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Women's Business Club News

Shires Chiropractic Clinic – Does your bra uplift and support you?

A staggering 64% of women are wearing the wrong bra size! This figure is according to a study by Swiss lingerie company Triumph. They found that globally nearly a third of women had never had a proper bra fitting before, and us Brits were among one of the worst countries! If you aren’t wearing the
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A Head for Hats – My Business Journey

Just in time for the Cheltenham Festival and Ladies Day at the races this week, we heard a fascinating talk at our Business Lunch, all about hats! Tricia Designs is a new and exciting designer specialising in bespoke fascinators, hats and other accessories to suit your needs and occasions. This month, she had us all
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