An independent jewellery shop in Poole is hoping to raise £500 for charity as part of a Valentines Day themed competition. Forum Jewellers will be awarding a lucky couple a heart pendant worth £750, but only if they have donated £1 in store to the Dorset Children’s Foundation (DCF). They are hoping to raise enough […]
One woman in Bournemouth has taken an unusual approach to saving our oceans…through the art of jewellery. The story in short: Naomi Townsend is making her mark on the world of conservation, by designing jewellery and donating the profits towards marine protection. The 22 year old, who lives in Bournemouth, launched the project Thalassophile […]
As well as the promise of buying something that’s one of a kind, the boutique experience is all about knowing the history of each item. At Love From Hetty & Dave, Zoe hand crafts all of her goods to sell in her shop and online. Here, she explains the manufacturing process behind some of her […]
The allure of the boutique has always been the selling of individuality, the escapism from a world of mass-produced products where customers can buy their own slice of eccentricity and originality lost on the high street. While this is still the case, what defines a boutique is ever evolving. The traditional high street boutique or […]
Ladies, grab your best heels and largest credit card and prepare for a glamourous evening of cocktails and shopping, with the ‘What Women Want’ fashion show right here in Bournemouth this evening. The Ocean View Hotel is playing host to the event, organised by The Ladies Club, who have teamed up with House of Fraser […]
Tara Cox pays a visit to Bournemouth’s streets and shops to see what the best selling Valentine’s gifts are this year, and whether traditional presents still prevail.