Fashion

On trend for New Year

By Tamara Corin, August 26, 2013

Rosh Hashanah has always been a time in the Jewish calendar where we seem to justify going out and spending a small fortune on our synagogue outfits, be it for ourselves or our children.

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Nicole Farhi has gone into administration

By Sandy Rashty, July 3, 2013

High-end fashion label Nicole Farhi went into administration on Wednesday morning.

The brand, founded by the north London-based Jewish fashion designer in 1982, has run out of money, putting 120 staff members at risk. The brand has five stores and 10 concessions.

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It Will Be All White On The Night

By Brigit Grant, June 13, 2013

It takes courage to wallk out all in white and I’m not talking about down the aisle.

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Dealing with hair loss

By Brigit Grant, May 30, 2013

It could be an age thing or stress, but I recently developed a bald patch bang in the centre of my hair. Confidently hirsute and hot on mane maintenance, I was shocked (horrified actually) when I spotted the depilated gap which had appeared without warning. Though half the size of a 50 pence piece, when the wind blew or I flicked the wrong way, it flashed like a winking beacon in the dark.

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Get great hair with a Brazilian

By Brigit Grant, May 30, 2013

ands up if you go to the hairdresser’s once a week? Once a month? Every six weeks? If any of the above apply to you, then you probably spend more than £2,000 a year on your hair. Almost a quarter of British women do the same, so there’s really no need to feel embarrassed.

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HATS ON FOR THE SEASON

By Brigit Grant, May 23, 2013

After the Queen and wonder horse Frankel, one name is synonymous with Royal Ascot — Audrey Hepburn. Though her association with the Berkshire track is entirely filmic, her appearance there as reformed flower girl Eliza Doolittle has never been surpassed and every woman dressing for Ladies’ Day hopes to capture something of the My Fair Lady “Hep factor” in their choice of headwear.

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Get the Great Gatsby Look

By Brigit Grant, May 23, 2013

The rumble in the fashion world started months ago. A new version of The Great Gatsby was on its way to a cinema near you and every manufacturer, boutique, hair salon and bar was prepared to embrace Art Deco design and jump on Baz Luhrmann’s dazzling bandwagon.

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All About Jeff Banks

By Brigit Grant, May 17, 2013

Brent Cross has never seen anything like it. Men who would ordinarily be shuffling through the centre in the wake of their born-to-shop spouses were suddenly parading like peacocks across the marble floor.

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Win a makeover and new wardrobe

By Brigit Grant, May 17, 2013

Do you think your man needs a makeover? Does your Dad need to dapper up his game? This is your chance to make that happen as Jeff Banks has kindly offered £250 spending money to a fella who needs a bit more fashion in his life. Whether it’s something casual for the weekend or a spanky suit for a big night out, the lucky winner can peruse the rails in the new Brent Cross store.

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Presents to make your Mother’s Day

By Brigit Grant, March 8, 2013

Forgive the short notice, but it’s Mother’s Day on Sunday. With its Lent/Easter associations the date understandably doesn’t feature on the Jewish calendar, so that gets me off the hook. With everyone — except my mother.

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