FEELING BLUE

FEELING BLUE

London Fashion Week once again bought us some very memorable shows, and while the designers gave us new wardrobe ideas, Georgia May Jagger gave us inspiration for a new beauty trend. She was spotted at a Marc Jacobs dinner sporting statement blue brows. Will blue brows be the next big make-up trend? Boutique’s creative consultants […]

THE DARK SIDE OF THE LAKE

THE DARK SIDE OF THE LAKE

When it comes to ballet I am a purist. I was nearly three when I was taken to the theatre to see Alicia Markova and Anton Dolan dance. Since then I’ve seen different ballet companies perform literally all over the world and had the mind blowing experience of seeing Nureyev and Fonteyn and other great […]

289 BEAUTY SLEEPS UNTIL CHRISTMAS

289 BEAUTY SLEEPS UNTIL CHRISTMAS

Leeds is preparing for another festive frolic as this year’s famous Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto is announced. City Varieties Music Hall is delighted to present Sleeping Beauty the Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto for Christmas 2016 which goes on sale on Friday 9th March (which means 288 sleeps from then). “Our Rock’n’Roll Pantos have been popular […]

THE INNOVATIVE STORY OF M&S

THE INNOVATIVE STORY OF M&S

To celebrate British Science Week from 11-20 March there’s a  special event to discover how Marks & Spencer’s unique innovations throughout its 132-year history have revolutionised retail. ‘The Innovation Story at M&S’ talk will take place on Wednesday 16 March at 12.30pm at the M&S Company Archive, based at the University of Leeds and will […]

PASSION AND GRANDEUR

PASSION AND GRANDEUR

Following critically acclaimed tours of Madama Butterfly, Traviata and Rigoletto, award-winning opera producer Ellen Kent brings two new productions to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford this April. With magnificent new sets, international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra, the grandeur and power of Rome is recreated in Tosca on Tuesday 26 April while the heat […]

FRAGRANT MOMENTS

FRAGRANT MOMENTS

Take a walk in the Victoria Quarter and you can’t help but be spellbound by the windows of British fragrance house, Jo Malone London. Jo Malone London is renowned For its elegant scents, luxurious candles and indulgent bath and body care. Since the launch of pioneering Lime Basil & Mandarin, they have remained at the […]

SING TO WIN

SING TO WIN

  Twenty world renowned singing groups from across the North of England and Wales will compete in Choir of the Year 2016, Leeds Auditions on Sunday 13 March. Voices will include local heroes and current European ladies’ barbershop champions, The White Rosettes Other famous choirs auditioning in Leeds include Britain’s Got Talent 2015 Finalists, Cor […]

SCULPTURE IN THE STATION

SCULPTURE IN THE STATION

Coming into Leeds by rail then you are sure to see the new Rail Station Welcome, created by leading contemporary artists from the area. The new commission funded is by Leeds Business Improvement District, and commissioned via Leeds City Council’s Unfold project with support from Network Rail.Windows of Leeds aims to give local artists a […]

THE TOTAL LOOK

THE TOTAL LOOK

Combining inspiration from Vidal’s iconic collaborations with the rising Parisian Ye-Ye fashion and jewellery designers of the ‘60s, TORQUE reinterprets the classic Space Age style and showcases beauty in simplicity to complete “The Total Look.” THE ICONIC CUT In 1963, Vidal finessed hair down to its absolute basics and went on to create the world’s […]

A CHILD OF OUR TIME

A CHILD OF OUR TIME

Leeds Festival Chorus joins forces with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Tippett’s A Child of our Time at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 12 March. With an overriding message of peace, Tippett’s A Child of our Time was written in reaction to the Nazi persecution of Jews. Tippett shaped the work into three […]