Fashion & Beauty

Information on Fashion & Beauty across Birmingham, featuring events and beauty businesses.

Grand Central inspires Secret Santa wish list

Grand Central inspires Secret Santa wish list

Struggling for Secret Santa ideas this year? Have you pulled a colleagues name out of the hat which you were really hoping you wouldn’t? Not to worry,… Read more »

Grand Central has Festive Fundraising All Wrapped Up!

If you’re desperate to avoid getting tangled in sellotape and torn paper this Christmas, head down to Grand Central on 10th and 11th December, when festive shoppers… Read more »

Pick up some gorgeous handmade Christmas presents at the Etsy market

Pick up some gorgeous handmade Christmas presents at the Etsy market. The Etsy Made Local Christmas Market returns for its second year at the Custard Factory on… Read more »

A Celebratory Weekend for Grand Central Shoppers

September 2016: – This weekend will mark one year since the launch of Grand Central – Birmingham’s most talked about shopping centre. To celebrate the first birthday,… Read more »

Beauty at The Botanist

A popular Birmingham bar is bringing cosmetics and cocktails together for a one-off charity beauty event on Tuesday 13 September. In a first for the city centre… Read more »

Brummies are Generous, Chocoholics with a Shoe Fetish?!

This month marks the first-year milestone for Grand Central; one of Birmingham’s most talked about developments in decades, which introduced a number of premium brands that the… Read more »

Kings Heath Dining Club York Street Road Closure

Street food innovators Digbeth Dining Club return to Kings Heath Dining Club Hare & Hounds and York Road for the final Kings Heath Dining Club street closure… Read more »

‘Yoga with a View’ at Rofuto – starts 6th July

Starting on 6th July, escape the city and join Yoga Sweat every Wednesday, at Rofuto Bar for weekly rooftop yoga at 141ft in the sky, with breathtaking… Read more »

Vintage Clothing that’s Worth the Weight

A brand new event for 2016 comes to Derby’s St. Martins Church on Saturday 11th June . The Vintage Weigh & Pay allows customers to pick and… Read more »

Kings Heath Dining Club – York Road Party!

Street food innovators Digbeth Dining Club return to Kings Heath Dining Club Hare & Hounds and York Road street closure of the Year on Sunday 22nd May…. Read more »

Browse & Purchase at New Jewellery Exhibition

Join the current collection of artists in residence for Circulus. The residency brings together a diverse group of makers from different jewellery backgrounds. Utilising the opportunity to… Read more »

Student Sessions returns on Thursday 28th April

Between 4pm – 10pm shops and restaurants throughout the iconic centre will be offering exclusive discounts, giveaways and entertainment to students from across the region. Discounts include… Read more »

Amala Spa & Club Review

The opportunity recently arose to review the Amala Spa & Club situated beneath the Hyatt Regency Hotel, so I gave it a whirl. Amala is an urban… Read more »

Vintage Clothing that’s Worth the Weight

A brand new event for 2016 comes to Birmingham’s St Martin in the Bullring church on Saturday 9th April. The Vintage Weigh & Pay allows customers to… Read more »

UK’s Sneaker Convention Returned to Digbeth Sat 2nd April

Thousands descended to Birmingham for celebration of sneaker culture at sneaks&peaks: Edition 8. Taking place twice a year, the Midland’s largest celebration of sneaker culture returned to Birmingham… Read more »

Sneaks & Peaks Edition 8 02/04/16

Sneaks&peaks returns for its inner city lifestyle festival, moving to a new larger venue, 119 Floodgate street. More room means more sneakers and added apparel brands, along… Read more »

Birmingham’s Affordable Vintage Fair this Saturday!

Setting up shop in the Market Hall at the world famous Custard Factory we will be bringing together our best vintage traders for the day for a… Read more »

Swingamajig Festival Expands

Swingamajig is the UK’s first one-day urban festival dedicated to Electro Swing, Gypsy Folk, and vintage mayhem. Nowhere else offers such a harmonious culture clash of vintage… Read more »

Night & Day Markets Review & Adam Regan Interview

Night & Day Markets Review & Adam Regan Interview

Last weekend, Seasonal Markets and Leftfoot joined forces to bring The Night & Day Markets to Digbeth. This two day festival witessed a bespoke banquet of music,… Read more »

5 Fab Ideas to Treat your Mom this Mother’s Day

Try the Chi Kitchen Mother’s Day Menu Chi Kitchen is a Chinese and Pan-Asian restaurant located in Debenhams, The Bullring. Chi represents energy, health and balance in… Read more »

Celebrate Shaanti’s Holi Rave Festival With Music, Food and Colour

Celebrate Shaanti’s Holi Rave Festival With Music, Food and Colour

It’s nearly time Birmingham, Shaanti’s Holi Rave Festival returns back for the second year to celebrate Holi, the official Hindu celebration of friendship and love – is coming to our… Read more »

Fashion Tips for a Range of Events

Sometimes in life, there are occasions that call for a dress code. Weddings, funerals, parties, the list goes on, and all of them require different outfits. Sometimes… Read more »

Stitches and Hos – Pick Up Sticks and Hook Me Up

Stitches and Hos are pleased to announce new dates for both their beginners knitting (Pick Up Sticks) and beginners crochet (Hook Me Up). Stitches and Hos are… Read more »

Celebrate Christmas with DIGBETH FIRST FRIDAY!

Celebrate Christmas with DIGBETH FIRST FRIDAY!

Kick-start your festive celebrations with another jam-packed Digbeth First Friday full of the great independent culture this unique part of Birmingham has to offer. With a wide… Read more »

The Clothes Show Live 2015 review by Jaspreet Thiara

The Clothes Show Live 2015 review by Jaspreet Thiara

It has been a week since the biggest fashion event in Birmingham. The Clothes Show that takes place every year, ran from Friday 4th to the 8th… Read more »

Shaanti, Praza & Taste & Liquor present a 1950-60’s ‘Bollywood Grandiose’ on Saturday 5 December.

Shaanti, Praza & Taste & Liquor present a 1950-60’s ‘Bollywood Grandiose’ on Saturday 5 December.

Celebrating the sophisticated era of Bollywood with Indian inspired Cocktails, Music, Fashion and Dining. Praza presents a playground for the extravagant, designed for affable debauchery and dulgent… Read more »

Hyatt Festive Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show

Hyatt Festive Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show

If you want to really immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit but you do not fancy braving the busy German Markets, you may want to consider The… Read more »

Win Two Free Tickets to Clothes Show 2015!

**THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED** (Congratulations to Gaynor from Wythall, Birmingham). Grapevine Birmingham has teamed up with The Clothes Show in association with Alcatel Onetouch to offer… Read more »

Glitz and Glam preview – The Clothes Show 2015 by Jaspreet Thiara

Glitz and Glam preview – The Clothes Show 2015 by Jaspreet Thiara

Birmingham’s most sought after fashion event returns from 4-8 December 2015. For us fashionistas and stylish shopaholics, there will be a spectrum of fashionized & beauticious fun,… Read more »

Vintage & Vinyl at The Night Owl

Vintage & Vinyl at The Night Owl

The Night Owl are fast building a reputation as the best Northern Soul & Motown Club in the world with soul fans travelling from far and wide… Read more »

Off the Scale up-cycled boutique clothing shop opening in Birmingham

Off the Scale up-cycled boutique clothing shop opening in Birmingham

Off the Scale is a not for profit boutique clothing shop opening in Birmingham selling recycled and up-cycled clothing by the Kilo. Off The Scale not only… Read more »

Grand Central opening & Andy Street Interview

Grand Central opening & Andy Street Interview

It has been nearly two weeks since attending the pre-launch media breakfast on Thursday 24th September 2015, for the Grand Central Birmingham opening & John Lewis Ribbon-cutting…. Read more »

Birmingham Black History Month Official Launch

The Drum in partnership with Birmingham City Council is the official organiser of Black History Month 2015.  A month long  event to celebrate the achievements, contributions and… Read more »

Disorder Boutique showcasing new A/W collection at Style Birmingham Live

Disorder Boutique showcasing new A/W collection at Style Birmingham Live

Disorder Boutique will be showing our new A/W Menswear Womenswear collection’s, on the 26th and 27th September 2015, at the Style Birmingham Live Catwalk Show, at the… Read more »

Disorder mini fashion show at the Midland Fashion Awards

Just a little plug for fashion designer Mark Howard and his fabulous Disorder fashion boutique in the city centre. Disorder held a mini fashion show at the… Read more »

Introduction to jewellery weekend course Review by Sally W Jones

Deep inside me, and I bet you too, is a well of creative genius, just waiting to be discovered. All I need is to find the right… Read more »

Beauty & Truth Fashion Brand Studio Event @ The Loft Gallery 8-9 June

Beauty & Truth would like to invite you to the soft launch event of their new textiles and fashion brand. The brand is grounded within the current… Read more »

Model turned photographer, Ayesha Jones, represents Birmingham in Magnum Photo’s international photography competition

Magnum Photos and The Photography Show have teamed up to produce the “30 under 30” award for 30 young photographers who’s work addresses social issues. Ayesha is… Read more »

Vintage Clothes Shopping in Birmingham

Birmingham has a long tradition of vintage clothes shops, from the Oasis Indoor Markets to the Rag Market and many independent stores dotted around the city. These… Read more »

Selfridges Christmas Press Launch Beauty and Fashion Review

Earlier this month it was Selfridges Christmas Press Launch and what’s in store this festive season is something so special and magnifique, Destination Christmas is definitely something… Read more »

A Look at the Midlands Fashion Awards

The Midlands Fashion awards and MFA Showcase are a staple for emerging designers in Birmingham, the Midlands and the United Kingdom. This year’s awards show is scheduled… Read more »

Vintage Clothing Kilo Sale visits Brum (Sat 4th October)

The brainchild of Europe’s largest vintage wholesaler (Glass Onion) and Britain’s biggest vintage fair (Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair), The Vintage Kilo Sale returns this season to the… Read more »

Adee Phelan Opens Salon at The Custard Factory

Adee Phelan, Britain’s most famous hairdresser, has opened a brand new salon and photography studio at The Custard Factory. The new salon at The Old Bank building… Read more »

Dare to be Different Birmingham Fashion Show in aid of Breast Cancer Care raise £500!

Dare to be Different Birmingham Fashion Show in aid of Breast Cancer Care raise £500!

Local upcoming fashion entrepreneur, Jaspreet Thiara of Walsall, independently organised and held the non-profit Dare to be Different fashion show event in aid of Breast Cancer Care… Read more »

Judy’s Vintage Fair comes to Custard Factory

Curators of ‘Vintage at Goodwood,’ ‘Vintage at the Southbank’ and Britain’s biggest vintage fair, Judy’s are coming to The Custard Factory this May. The UK’s largest travelling… Read more »