Be inspired with Boxwish

1:04pm Friday 30th October 2009

you've seen the film and now you want to follow the fashion. A new website has come up with the solution to ease your search.

Asda’s hunt for child stars

12:34pm Thursday 10th September 2009

Does your child have the face of a star? Then Asda in Horwich is looking for you.

Go online to help bring award home

3:55pm Thursday 3rd September 2009

Manchester’s very own has been shortlisted for an award and needs you to get voting.

Teenagers to get model treatment with Alex Leigh

11:30am Thursday 13th August 2009

Do you know a youngster who loves make-up and needs a confidence boost? Top model Alex Leigh is setting up a Grooming Academy to keep teenagers busy doing something they love during the summer holidays.

Catwalk crazy

The Bolton News: Catwalk crazy

9:36am Thursday 25th June 2009

When I was offered the chance to try out one of top model Alex Leigh’s modelling lessons I jumped at the chance. I mean, who wouldn’t want to spend the day getting make-up and style tips and having a go on the catwalk. Last week we showed you how I was transformed from working woman to... catwalk star.

Make me a model

9:51am Thursday 18th June 2009

So we all know how to apply our lipstick and slap a coat of paint on our nails — or do we? Apparently women are becoming less and less groomed and cutting it in the modelling industry has never been harder nor more confusing.

Work it well with shopping style website

12:14pm Thursday 11th June 2009

If you’re struggling to even flick through a fashion magazine, never mind shop for a new wardrobe, then help is at hand.

Back to basics with Gok Wan

6:40am Tuesday 2nd June 2009

If you’re worrying about how to stay stylish despite living in these impecunious times, fear not, help is at hand. The knight in shining armour (but only if shining armour is ‘in’ this season) is Gok Wan, whose new series, Gok’s Fashion Fix, is returning to Channel 4 tonight to dispense advice on looking fabulous on a budget. So hand over your purse strings to Gok this season - it’s better than entrusting your money to bankers.

Catwalk chic for charity

The Bolton News: One of the models from Seven Clothing at Lounge 10

1:02pm Thursday 21st May 2009

A clothes shop and a beauty salon have joined forces to raise money for charity with an exclusive catwalk show . . .

Year high for Lowry Outlet Mall

11:51am Monday 18th May 2009

The recession doesn’t seem to have hit shoppers of The Lowry Outlet Mall as it records a marked rise in customers.

Happy Birthday Selfridges

10:40am Monday 18th May 2009

Selfridges is celebrating its 100th birthday - in the only natural way a department store can . . . by producing limited edition products in their signature colour.

Grab some free style with Warehouse

10:17am Monday 18th May 2009

Fancy a spot of free shopping? Warehouse is offering customers the chance to walk away with goodies, without spending a penny.

Do you look good naked?

12:29pm Friday 8th May 2009

After recently appearing in Bolton’s Market Place, Gok Wan is back on the hunt for men and women in the North West who look good naked.

Fashion rocks in Manchester

12:28pm Friday 8th May 2009

Fashion will be rocking up in Manchester tonight as part of a celebration of the city’s new designers.

Forward thinking fashion

4:41pm Friday 1st May 2009

Now for the latest in merging fashion and tecnology.

How beautiful is your bra?

10:38am Friday 1st May 2009

DAME Vivienne Westwood wasn’t alone when she confessed she never washes her bras - as a new survey reveals British women only wash theirs six times a year.

Nicholas K a/w 09

5:00pm Friday 20th February 2009

Nicholas K was a slightly muted affair on the runway this New York Fashion Week.

Happy Birthday Barbie

4:47pm Friday 20th February 2009

Barbie, believe it or not, is 50 years old this year - i know, she doesn't look it.

Lela Rose 09

4:36pm Friday 20th February 2009

Just as most of us refrain populating our closet with matchy-matchy outfits, Lela Rose refrained an overtly matchy autumn collection.

Bewitched with Erin Fetherston

4:28pm Friday 20th February 2009

I'm certainly bewitched by Erin Fetherston, and if her new collection is anything to go by so will you all come autumn/winter 09.

Akiko Ogawa 09

2:50pm Friday 20th February 2009

With blends from creams to blues to blacks... Akiko Ogawa gave us a stunning colour palette for our autumn/winter 09 collection.

Chakra indulges with debut show

12:14pm Friday 20th February 2009

After years of indulging in high couture, Lebanese designer Georges Chakra has debuted his new line in New York in stunning fashion.

Power up the chiffon

4:47pm Thursday 19th February 2009

Don't throw out your ruffled blouses, they are going to be hot again this autumn/winter.

Colour pop rage with Adam Lippes

4:08pm Thursday 19th February 2009

Adam Lippes's autumn/winter 09 collection has a taste of the orient about it.

Go fur gold

3:23pm Thursday 19th February 2009

It's all about metallics for autumn/winter 09 at the Venexiana show at New York Fashion Week this year.

Keeping it neutral with Academy 09

2:53pm Thursday 19th February 2009

It was all about the neutrals at The Academy of Art University show.

Arise African Fashion 09

11:37am Wednesday 18th February 2009

Thisday/Arise Magazine’s four-collection presentation made a strong statement for the arts and aesthetics of Africa.

Little Black Dress it with Nicole Miller

10:54am Wednesday 18th February 2009

It was all about the Little Black Dress on the catwalk as Nicole Miller showcased the autumn 09 collection at New York Fashion Week.

BCBG Max Azria autumn 09

10:28am Wednesday 18th February 2009

Going for gold seems to be the theme for the BCBG Max Azria catwalk show this year.

Yigal Azrouel autumn 2009

10:04am Wednesday 18th February 2009

Welcome to the second collection of Yigal Azrouel Fall 2009 Collection presented in Bryant Park.

Wrap up warm for winter 09

9:23am Wednesday 18th February 2009

Fans of Duckie Brown do not compromise on style when it comes to winter warmers.

The Ronson has got it

5:12pm Tuesday 17th February 2009

Yes it is THE Charlotte Ronson, sister of uber talented producer Mark and DJ Samantha - girlfriend of Lindsay Lohan.

Ladies in red wow at New York Fashion Week

3:04pm Tuesday 17th February 2009

New York Fashion Week kicked off with a bang on Friday with a host of celebrities including Hilary Duff, Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth, Brittany Snow and Amanda Bynes taking to the runway for the annual Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection show.

Keep your fashion conscience

The Bolton News: Keep your fashion conscience

12:33pm Monday 2nd February 2009

If you have a fashion conscience then you’ll be thinking about going organic this season. Why not try the new Warehouse Cares label? Made from organic cotton and linen, grown naturally without the use of any chemicals or pesticides and is approved by The Organic Crop Improvement association. In select stores next week.

Sex and The City set for sequel

The Bolton News: Sarah Jessica Parker

5:26pm Friday 23rd January 2009

Ok, so it's strictly not fashion news, but we can't ignore the fact that the second Sex and The City movie is in the pipeline.

Fall in love with lingerie

4:42pm Friday 23rd January 2009

It’s almost time to turn up the heat in your wardrobe this Valentine’s Day with the new collection of ‘By Caprice’ lingerie. Choose from a range of padded plunge bras and cute lace shorties and thongs in sultry Valentines shades for that perfect gift or bit of self-indulgence.

Swimwear success

5:12pm Friday 9th January 2009

The freezing weather has seen an unexpected increase in bikini and swimwear sales at a major store chain, the company said today.

Women's clothing firm calls in administrators

5:15pm Wednesday 7th January 2009

Women's clothing firm Viyella, which dates back to 1784, has become the latest well-established retail firm to call in administrators, unions said today.

Store announces job cuts

2:41pm Wednesday 7th January 2009

Marks & Spencer unveiled a swathe of store closures and more than 1,200 job cuts in the wake of its worst trading for almost a decade.

Charity exposes workers' wages

11:30am Friday 5th December 2008

Foreign workers making clothes for high street fashion chain Primark are existing on as little as 7p an hour as living costs soar, a charity alleged today.

Beautiful brights

6:10pm Thursday 27th November 2008

Just because summer is over and the weather is poor, doesn't mean you have to go back to black and throw away your brights.

Wrap it up

9:10pm Wednesday 26th November 2008

HERE is a run-down of the best gloves, hats and scarves on the high street.

Suits you sir

The Bolton News: Suits you sir

1:40pm Friday 7th November 2008

If you’ve got the credit crunch blues but want to stay suited and booted then Moss is launching it’s new bargain suit package in Bolton today.

Market Place rocks the catwalk

The Bolton News: Roxanne Pallet

4:31pm Friday 31st October 2008

EMMERDALE star Roxanne Pallet brought her own brand of northern charm to the Market Place shopping centre when she introduced a glamorous fashion show.

Smell like a star

3:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2008

You too can smell like your favourite ‘Dancing on Ice’ winner, actress, Suzanne Shaw as she launches her new fragrance . . . and fans can even meet the Bury born celebrity mum of the year next week. Suzanne will be at The Trafford Centre’s Dome, outside Selfridges, on Tuesday from 11.30am.

Grab a piece of history

The Bolton News: Grab a piece of history

11:50pm Thursday 16th October 2008

This week sees Marks & Spencer unveil its exclusive collaboration with Sex And The City stylist Patricia Field and designer David Dalrymple.

Think pink

The Bolton News: Faith, £60

7:52pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

It’s time to think pink! October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and to support it, Faith has created a beautiful pink satin platform sandal. and bag with matching pink lining. The Love sandal comes in at £60 and a £6 donation will be made to charity. Now that’s a purchase worth making. The bag comes in at £25 with a £2.50 donation per sale. For more information about the campaign go to Many high street stores are also supporting the campaign including Debenhams, who have ranges of everything from underwear to novelty gifts. Bolton Boutique loves their balcony bra by Foxglove at £12. Fifty pence from the sale of each bra goes to charity.

Cater for the Calender Girls

7:44pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

Ballet — The British lingerie label has been chosen to supply all the underwear to the new theatre production of the Calendar Girls story, which features some the UK’s best known actresses including Lynda Bellingham, Gaynor Faye, Sian Phillips, Patricia Hodge and Elaine C. Smith.

Catwalk cool: Tartan

The Bolton News: Catwalk cool: Tartan

7:31pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

Tartan was everywhere on the catwalk and is now everywhere on the high street so if you want to stay ahead in the style stakes, follow these rules. Do not attempt to look like something which has stepped out of a Scottish castle.

National Trust says plastic bag demand drops

3:10am Wednesday 13th August 2008

Demand for plastic bags at National Trust shops has fallen 95% in the 100 days since a 5p charge on them was introduced, the Trust said today.

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