As the cost of attending weddings continues to reach unprecedented heights, a pressing question looms over many guests: How much should one spend on a wedding gift?
The latest lifestyle features cover home, interiors, public interest stories and news around the Manchester area to entertain and inform our readers.
The STYLEetc team did some digging to see how popular fashion and beauty brands have inspired new parents’ baby name choices.
A study has revealed the most popular baby names for boys and girls, taking data from the past 100 years of ONS data.
Influencers are beginning to see more of the downsides to fame, with many getting criticism and hate online. We look into the rise of this and what counts as ‘feedback’ and what purely ‘hate, with some tips to handling online abuse.
Whether you are studying for your higher education exams or using free time to upskills your skills, we have some top tips for staying focused and being productive.
After several weeks of breaking your usual routine, you may find yourself craving more normality. Take a look at our key advice for settling into a healthy routine at home.
Manchester is a perfect city to celebrate a hen party in, so expect to be spoilt for choice with its endless selection of stylish things to see and do.
New Order and Hot Chip are joining Kraftwerk as headliners at this year’s bluedot (18-21 July 2019), the fourth instalment of the award-winning music, science and culture event at Cheshire’s iconic Jodrell Bank Observatory.
We share our top dreamy travel destinations to move to if you’re looking to relocate, from the beaches of America to the views from Asia.
Here are some tips that will help both you and your festive guests feel at ease over the festive season with a guide to prepping for Christmas.
Whether wooden, carpet or lino choosing flooring for your home can be tricky. We advise the best options for bathroom, bedroom, hall and lounge.
New builds may be tempting with the ready-made aspects but the charm of older houses can still appeal to many. We weigh up the reasons to buy an old build.
We all have a bucket list or an ultimate travel destinations list, right? And the more we travel, the more destinations that we add to the list, as we have new things that we want to discover and experience. But even if you have some dream destinations, it can be a struggle to decide where to go to next.
We’ve got some contemporary home suggestions to make your lounge the most low-maintenance space you could imagine living in.
In the run up to Christmas and New Year it’s odds on some partners will be planning on making it a most memorable affair with the perfect proposal. But when planning the ideal time to pop the question and make a life changing commitment how much should you be spending on an engagement ring to ensure she says yes?
Plastic was named children’s word of the year for 2018, which came as no surprise considering the increase in awareness and action being taken against plastic pollution across the globe. But how has this awareness impacted perception and attitudes? STYLEetc discusses.
With the recent announcement of Festival No.6 on hiatus our attentions turned to a festival of other sorts this weekend, with the return of bluedot for 2018. Set at Cheshire’s famous observatory Jodrell Bank and a stone’s throw away from Manchester, bluedot taps into it’s venues theme for a festival focusing on…
We know, you’re probably sick of hearing about it and it’s only been 24 hours, but as Love Island returns a more important issue has been raised on social media as the new islanders were revealed. That is, of diversity within body image and the lack of it that the ITV hit has shown thus far.
Some of the UK’s top jobs go to people named David, research has found, with David emerging as the top name amongst British MPs, lawyers and millionaires.
They say the teenage years are the best years of your life, but for those of us past those days did we really take the time to stop and appreciate what we had? STYLEetc discusses.