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Four Ideas for a Unique Valentine’s Day

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Whether you’re in a long-term relationship or just starting to date someone new, I’m guessing you’d rather avoid cliched activities for the big V-Day. If you do want a standard predictable date just watch any rom-com for pointers, but if you’re after something a bit different then read on (these ideas all work well for friend dates/galentines too!). Paint-balling I know, the thought of running around a field shooting at each other doesn’t sound very romantic, but it depends how you see it. If you’re an athletic...

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The next big thing in fashion is happening in Brooklyn

The garment district of New York City diminished a number of years ago but now one designer is creating a new epicentre of NYC fashion. Bob Bland is the founder of Manufacture New York, an incubator with the goal of revitalizing the city’s apparent manufacturing industry. Alongside this, Bland also hopes to encourage a new generation of fashion designers. The hub gives designers space to work as well as offering valuable mentorship and advice. The dream is to give young designers inexpensive space to work as the only option at the moment is working from home or outsourcing manufacture...

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The UK is ready to rival the USA when it comes to epic road trips

Route 66 has forever been a bucket list road trip, taking in some of the best sights in the US. However, the UK has just launched its very own Route 57, which takes in 57 of the country’s most iconic destinations. The route covers 2,500 miles and while travellers can do it all in one go, it’s been broken up into bite-size chunks for anyone who isn’t quite ready to tackle England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland in one go. You’ll see London, Brighton, Cardiff, The Lake District, Edinburgh, The Scottish Highlands, Belfast, Dublin, the beautiful countryside landscape of the...

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Fancy attending a London fashion show?

To celebrate the launch of new fashion collections, CharityStars has a selection of exclusive tickets to a variety of menswear shows from incredible brands.Founded in 1894, Barbour is an English luxury brand, which manufactures weatherproofed outerwear, leather goods, shoes and accessories for men, women and children. On Friday 8 January the brand will be showcasing its autumn/winter menswear collection at its annual show, which takes place at Swiss Church in Soho, London. CharityStars is auctioning two tickets to this invite-only show, with proceeds supporting Variety, one of the leading children’s charities in the world. The charity started operating in...

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