Popular bridal store to unveil new premises in Northampton

A new bridal retail shop, displaying gowns in a range of styles including boho and vintage, will open doors to brides-to-be this week in Northampton.

Primark has recently started stocking size four clothing.

Northampton clothing retailer says eating disorders are not fuelled by size 0 clothes

A size six entrepreneur from Northampton started an online clothing store after finding shopping trips "unbearable" - as her favourite stores did not stock clothes in her size.
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More women are opting for trainers over heels

More women buying trainers than high heels

Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers as they follow in the footsteps of fashion icons such as Victoria Beckham who have ditched skyscraper shoes.

Lifestyle 1
A survey says you should stop visiting Ibiza when you're 40

Taking selfies at 34 and visiting Ibiza at 40? You’re too old!

People should stop taking selfies at 34 and throw away their replica football shirts at 42.

New women’s fashion boutique opens in Northamptonshire

New women’s fashion boutique opens in Northamptonshire

Smart-casual women’s fashions at “fantastic prices” are being sold at a new shop in Wellingborough’s Nene Court.


VIDEO: Another big name signs up for Rushden Lakes scheme

Joules is the latest name to sign up to the multi-million pound Rushden Lakes development.

Debenhams will now stock XXXXXL clothing

Northampton department store to offer XXXXXL clothes

A Northampton retailer will now stock clothes to suit Britain’s expanding waistline - with sizes going up to XXXXXL.

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Nicos and Maria Firenze pictured in their leather goods shop, Nicola Firenze, Gold Street Mews. Nicos designs and makes the leather bags and coats on site.
Image: Ruth Supple
Photographs by Kelly Cooper NNL-160229-191720009

Bags of class...the talented designer who moved from Greece to Northampton to sell handmade leather goods

The economic crisis in Greece has led one talented designer and tailor to uproot his 30-year business selling handmade leather goods and bring it to Northampton, as Ruth Supple reports...

Women are spending an average of five months of their working lives deliberating over what to wear according to a new survey

Women spend months of their lives choosing what to wear according to new survey

The average woman spends almost five months of her working life choosing what to wear, a study has revealed.

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International shoe designer to exhibit work in Northampton

An exhibition showcasing innovative and intriguing work by international shoe designer, Kobi Levi, will go on display at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery.


Vintage glamour at Image Ball

Two hospices benefited from a night of glitz and glamour at the Image Vintage Ball held recently at Whittlebury Hall, near Towcester.


Discover Northampton fashion finale puts town on map

FUNKY knits, plaids, fur and leather were all paraded on the catwalk at Northampton’s Royal & Derngate this week as a fashion show previewing autumn trends helped to put Northampton “on the map”.


Time to party with the Image Vintage Ball

THERE is a chance to don your best dresses and raise money for charity with the Image Vintage Ball.

Yvonne Spence from Voni Blue with some of the clothes that are going to be used in the town's fashion show.

Latest trends take to the catwalk in finale of Discover Northampton

There’s a chance to look ahead to the new season and see the best of what Northampton has to offer with a fashion show at the Royal & Derngate.

Whats on
Artistic Director Gemma Hensman from Hensmans Salon in Northampton, is a finalist for Eastern Hairdresser of the Year Award.

Hairdresser at Hensmans up for top award

Hairdressing seems to be something in the blood for the Hensman family...which now count one of the country’s top hairdressers among their clan.


Looking at swimwear through the ages at Manor House Museum

Fancy going swimming in a woolly jumper?


How to get those abs: Surgery or hard work?

There is one thing about Jessica Ennis that induces more awe than her sporting prowess...her abs.


Northampton student in ‘Best of British’ project

“I’ve always been drawing, I can’t really remember when I started,” says Jaswant Flora, a recent graduate from The University of Northampton’s Surface Design and Printed Textiles course.

Eyebrow Treatment: Aura Beauty and Therapy Centre, in Rushden,  owner and beautician Cassie Hillman treats model Sam Hillman

What do your eyebrows say about you?

Think you can tell where someone’s from by listening to their accent?

Apparently you may be able to spot someone’s regional origin even before they open their mouth, just by casting a glance above their eyes.

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