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ISSUE No/ SIX . WORCESTER’S MOST STYLISH INDEPENDENT MAGAZINE


FASHIONABLY LATE BUT ALWAYS ON TIME.

Oh hello winter, welcome back, we never thought we’d say it but we’ve missed you. We’ve been thinking about our woollens for a while now and can’t wait to wrap up warm and get stuck into a hot bev, what do you say? And what a choice we have! Some wonderful new cafés have opened their doors, new bars arriving to wet our whistles and beautiful independents in which to spend our money! This issue we’re talking gifts, parties, food, drink and all the glitter that goes with it. Independent as ever it’s still about keeping things fresh and for that reason we want to hear your thoughts. Tweet us @ WorcesterStyles, even if it’s just to say ‘hey’. We’ll be chuffed. Once more it is our pleasure to deliver another instalment of Worcester Styles for your enjoyment!

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NEWS ANJA & FRIENDS RAISE FOR WORCESTER CAMPAIGN

MR BINDLES RECOMMENDS

Westlife star Brian McFadden has helped businesses from across the county raise £40,000 for the Worcestershire Breast Unit Campaign. The event, which was backed by sponsors including Taittinger, Ron Harris Racing and Listers Group, saw more than 200 people contribute towards the £1.8 million campaign for a new, dedicated breast unit at Worcester Royal Hospital. Anja, who is a patron of the charity, said: “I have been a supporter of the Breast Unit Campaign for several years and I’m delighted that we have been able to give it such an enormous boost.”

There are 500 people across Worcestershire diagnosed with breast cancer every year but they have to share crowded clinics with other services and cannot get all the investigations they need on their first assessment. They can also get referred to hospitals outside of the county. All of this makes the already stressful experience of living with breast cancer even more difficult. The campaign aims to change that. For more details on the Worcestershire Breast Unit Campaign call 01902 733786

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THE TRENDS FANCY FIZZ & FROLICS | APP HAPPY & APP SAVVY

MR PORTER Download the app, for free, to shop products from more than 170 of the world’s best menswear brands, from Burberry and Brooks Brothers to Raf Simons and Richard James. The app also provides a great selection of up-to-date style advice and editorial content! One for the on-the-go shopper.

MEDITERRANEAN BISTRO & WINE BAR

Fancy Some fizz?

We have all had one of those nights where we fancy a little something different, a road less travelled, a hidden gem. Well, did you know that The Olive Branch has a secluded bar placed beautifully between the cellar arches of a church? No? Well let us educate you on this

family run restaurant and bar ... for sophisticated homemade cocktails, after dinner drinks or just an intimate bottle over good conversation with friends in a 300 year old setting, then this is the place to visit! Why we love it so - a warm inviting atmosphere with character and cocktails for every mood!

Heyday – Journaling. Reimagined. is a free app that builds journals based on photos and videos that are stored on your iPhone. It features over 50 collage layouts and 18 photo filters to use on your pictures and videos, and you can add thoughts to your collages and include your friends.

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~ R O O M TOG R O O M ~

MAN STUFF

- S E A S O N S

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Fix up look sharp with gentlemens cuts and styles from toni&guy

S TY LE S F O R B A L D ING M E N T H E P R O B L E M : R e c e d i n g temple s . THE SOLUTION: A finger-length cut (roughly an inch) all over your head. At that length, the recession at your temples won’t be quite so noticeable. See: Justin Theroux T H E P R OB L E M : O v er a ll th i n n i n g . THE SOLUTION: This here’s the purgatory of hair loss — you still have a full head of hair, but it’s so thin that your scalp is clearly visible from certain angles. You can buzz it all off, as many do, or ask to have it layered and cut forward, without a parting. See: Michael Bolton

T HE MADMEN LO O K H a i r T y pe : T h i c k , s t u bbor n , c o a r s e Combo: Malin + Goetz Sage Styling Cream and Uppercut Deluxe Matte Clay (Barber Town) T o a c h i e v e : Cl a s s i c , s l i c k e d - b a c k M a d M e n s t y le How and why: “After towel drying, using a styling cream first helps prep and groom the hair. It gives a little of that natural oil weight you get when you don’t shower for a day, and that’ll soften and calm your brawny hair down. Next, run through some of the heavier stuff, like a clay pomade, to lock things into place. You’ll need less of the pomade now since your hair has been pre-chilled.

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A gel will always look harder and give your hair a hold. A lot of men just buy the strongest gel they can find which is a mistake. In actuality, you need to take into account what kind of hair you have. The thicker your hair, the stronger the gel is that you should use. Mousse is essentially just a wet form of gel. Because it’s a wet product, it’s ideal for longer hair – perfect if you’re a Jim Morrison-style rock star. For shorter hair, try looking more towards gels. Cream, wax, clay, putty and gum have almost no hold at all and are for creating texture or extra shine. They should always be applied to dry hair. For an idea of how the product will dry on your hair, check out how hard, matte or shiny it is when it’s still in the tin. It will be the same on your hair.

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- ST Y L E S ON HOW TO WE HELP YOU TO move, groove and STYLE YOUR WAY THROUGH LIFEs little adventures & tell YOU how TO . . .

...KEEP IT CLASSY

...HANDLE A HANGOVER

Water, wine, water, wine

Berocca before Booze

Don’t get us wrong, we love free booze but there’s just too much of it knocking around this time of year. Avoid taking advantage by drinking a glass of water between every alcoholic drink. It’s the oldest trick in the book but it might save you from a shameful 9pm smack-down.

We’ve heard that drinking a berocca before you start the party can limit a hangover, it’ll top you up with vitamin B before you even start depleting it.

Why did the Mexican push his wife off a cliff? Tequila If you’re offered shots go for tequila, not only are Mexican spirits bang on trend they’re actually healthy, kinda. Made up of simple sugars from the Agave plant good quality tequila won’t spike your blood sugar like other alcohol, thus giving you a less horrific hangover. Go glam or go home Listen, the party season really isn’t a time to play it cool, more is more. Flat shoes, combats and trackies ain’t your mate. Fur, sequins and suits & boots are totally invited to the party. Don’t be afraid to sparkle.

...HAVE SWAGGER

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Coconut water Packed with potassium and electrolytes this stuff is way more hydrating than water. Stock up on the stuff before hitting the tiles, you’ll thank us in the morning.

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Sleep it off Definitely one of the easier approaches, if you’re lucky enough not to have to go to work or worse, endure a family Christmas lunch then sleep is certainly your friend. Exercise A brisk walk may be all you can handle but the fresh air will do you good. Choose a leafy environment as studies show that half an hour a day in greenery can boost serotonin levels, plus there’ll be plenty of hiding places, should you wish to curl up and feel sorry for yourself.

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Want to know how to style it out? If there is something particular you would like to know how to do, attend, amend, create or craft in style then ask the pro! Email us at howto@worcstyles.co.uk with your chosen topic and we will do our best to include as many as possible. Don’t worry all questions will be answered anonymously! Yours,

Secret Style Guru

Instead, make goals, have ambitions, because 10 years from now SWAG won’t pay the bills.

Don’t kiss your boss No amount of bubbles will make this ok the next day.

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B E YOUT I F U L

GIRL STUFF

PAMPER, POWDER AND GLIDE THROUGH YOUR DAY WITH STYLE & FINESSE.

Pre-Party – how to get fresh, dewy skin Frost, wind-chill, central heating and generally whack weather can leave your skin sad. Keep your complexion luscious by building a succulent base, all the better for piling on that party glamour.

Dark circles When you need to banish dark circles but your Touche Eclat won’t cut it then use Benefit’s Erase Paste. Take a concealer brush and use a patting motion to apply beneath the eyes and up to the bridge of your nose. Smooth with your finger and let the orange and yellow tones cancel out the blueish red tones of your skin.

Exfoliate Exfoliation is essential for proper skin renewal. Train your skin to renew itself regularly by exfoliating every other night. It’s important to wet fingertips but leave your face dry when using a scrub, rub in small circles for 3 minutes and then

Cream cleanser

Soap cleansers strip nutrients and good oils from your skin resulting in dry flakes or a sebum overload. Switch to a good cream cleanser and allow it to soak in before removing with a flannel or muslin cloth for suppler skin.

Clean your brushes

Your brushes don’t just accumulate makeup, they also absorb oils from your skin. Clean your brushes at least weekly to avoid breakouts, we recommend using Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, its delicate so it won’t damage them and its cheap and cheerful too.

Layered moisture The glowing, dewy look favoured by celebrities can be achieved by layering moisture. After cleansing use a serum followed by your daily moisturiser and then spritz with a toning facial mist, leave this to soak in for 20 minutes before continuing with your make-up.

Primer

A seriously important step that will determine how groomed you look and how long you’ll stay looking this way. An oil free primer will ensure your makeup sticks whilst filling out any fine lines or pores, providing a smooth base for your make-up.

in big circles using your palms for 20

Highlight

seconds. Splash with water to remove. Try to do this on the night before your big night out!

Use highlighter to show off your best bits. Smooth along cheekbones, jaw-line, the bridge of your nose and cupids-bow for a glossy finish.

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THE TRENDS SURROUND YOURSELF WITH SYLE

Mayor of Worcester Councillor Pat Agar joined staff at Ice Fine Jewellery to officially welcome the business to its new premises in CrownGate Shopping Centre.

THE FACE. Last issue we asked you, our readers, to send in your photos to become the face of Worcester Styles and Toni&Guy Worcester for this issue. Our lucky winner was Jamie Clarke who won a photoshoot, his hair styled and is soon to feature in Worcesters Toni&Guy shop display. A huge thanks goes to the Toni&Guy team. Jamie is currently taking bookings via several modelling agencies and we wish him every success!

HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO BE THE NEXT FACE OF STYLES?

The shop, which has been based in Reindeer Court for the past nine years, opened in Chapel Walk last week to coincide with the start of the Victorian Christmas Fayre and the third day of late-night shopping in the city, in the unit formerly occupied by The Bag Store.

Send your best shot to style@worcstyles.co.uk and you could be in with the chance to be the next FACE of Styles.

The new store stocks a wider-range of products and exclusive brands, including Bullets 4 Peace which turns bullet cases into jewellery to promote peace and harmony in war zones, as well as a significantly enhanced range of diamond products including Ice’s signature range of blue diamonds. The shop in Reindeer Court will remain for now as an outlet store.

Ice Fine Jewellery’s inhouse designer, Stacey, also takes centre stage in the new store, interacting with customers and turning their dream jewellery designs into reality using computer-aided design (CAD). Ice Fine Jewellery is the latest in a series of new stores opening throughout CrownGate including independent retailers Tallulah Blue and Coffee Dough in Chapel Walk and The Golf Shop in Friary Walk.

Mr Quartermaine said: “We’ve had a good first week, we’ve been very busy. I’m really happy with the style and the finish and the location is superb. Our existing customers love the new store and we’ve seen a lot of new faces too.” Ice Fine Jewellery 32 Chapel Walk Crowngate Worcester WR1 3LD facebook: icefinejewellery 01905 28333

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INDEPENDENTLY OWNED CAFFE SERVING Great food & coffee. Nash House 6-8 New Street Worcester WR1 2DN

Take advantage of our big outdoor courtyard.

Fix up look sharp and tackle your day with style, a gentleman’s guide.

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THE TRENDS WORCESTER’S TREATS FOR THE SENSES

PAPA’S THE PLACE Have you perused Papa’s paninis? If not we suggest you take the hop, skip and a jump down to New Street to one of Worcester’s latest café offerings.

VICTORY-AN-nual Another year and another gut busting Victorian fayre has passed, Worcester’s 21st in fact! Worcester Christmas Fayre is the leading Victorianthemed street market in the West Midlands and this year more than a hundred stalls filled the atmospheric streets of Worcester’s historic heart.

Warming mulled wine, the local arts and crafts maker area, international area, festive gifts area and food court. For us at Styles this weekend is all about the attractions, the range of independent boutiques and eating in the city’s many cafés, pubs and restaurants. Put a fork in us, we’re done!

Papa’s Caffe, owned and run by Ali Cokaj, has poised itself on the Friar Street end of New Street. Offering a long list of delicious breakfasts and lunches, ciabatta sandwiches and toasted paninis, to name two that we have weekly! Papa’s Caffe has an abundance of character and the largest outdoor area. We love their motto; “We love to make coffee for the city that loves to drink it!”

We love supporting the blossoming independent cafés in Worcester and this is another great example of one! With a passion for creating unforgettable experiences, Papa’s is open to anybody who wants to enjoy a great atmosphere, spend some down time on their own or perhaps meet new people. Ali knows the importance of giving you the best cup of coffee possible paired with an inviting atmosphere. We go for the food and stay for the atmosphere, if you haven’t been yet make the effort to visit, you won’t be disappointed!

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HOMEGROWN WE CELEBRATE THE HOMEGROWN SUCCESS FROM OUR FAIR TOWN.

IN Each Issue we will be celebrating A LOCAL SUCCESS STORY, A PERSON OR BUSINESS THAT SHINES THE TORCH FOR THE ESTABLISHED OR UP AND COMING TALENT we have IN OUR HOMETOWN! -

I always enjoyed drawing but was told to go down a CORPORATE route IN graphic design. SO then I just pushed myself as an artist. With 2013 coming to a close, 2014 looks certain to follow on from the success of the past year which saw Aymsdesigns sell artwork to her new superstar friend Rihanna. From a studio at her home in Worcester, 21 year old Aymi’s achievements are truly incredible, attracting the attention of huge stars such as Miguel, Danny Wellbeck and Tom Daley along with her latest and “Greatest achievement” a personal invite to meet Rihanna at her Diamonds World Tour. Easy going Aymi has every right to be proud of her success and is rightfully extremely driven to continue it “I just want to be as successful as I can be,” she explains.

and after an inspiring turn of events and a conversation with Rihanna on Twitter, the Bajan superstar expressed her desire to own the print and invited Aymi to her show in Manchester so she could collect the piece and meet the artist behind the work. “Having Rihanna personally invite me to her show to give her a painting I did” is Aymi’s greatest achievement to date, she explains.

For Aymi, a big fan of British graffiti artist Banksy and artist and designer Russell Mills, art has always been her passion. Following from school she studied graphic design at Worcester Tech College and then went on to continue studies in graphic design for a further two years at the University of Birmingham. However it was at Uni where she realised that art was what she really wanted to pursue

Aymi’s advice to anyone looking to follow in her footsteps is “just keep going, work hard and the rest will follow!”

Aymi’s short term desire is to have her first major exhibition while she’s still 21. Having started with nothing else but a passion for art she has achieved great success at such a young age leaving a bright pallet of colours to paint her future.

To follow Aymi’s success and future projects visit her website www.Aymsdesigns.com, Like her Facebook page www.facebook.com/ Ayms.designs and follow her on twitter and Instagram at @Aymsdesigns.

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THE TRENDS OUT AND ABOUT

• NOT SO FAR TO VISIT •

The SnowDome is the UK’s premier real snow centre and the leading choice for skiers and snowboarders. Real snow, all year round, provides the ultimate alpine surface to learn and enjoy these exciting sports in a fun and progressive environment.

Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun-packed day out at Cadbury World. With fourteen amazing zones, there’s so much to see and do for the whole family. From learning how your favourite confectionery is made and uncovering the fascinating story of Cadbury chocolate, to playing in chocolate rain and having warm liquid Cadbury Dairy Milk poured over your favourite treat. You’ll discover the origins of the cocoa bean amidst trees and waterfalls in the Aztec Jungle, before jumping on board the magical Cadabra ride and meeting the infamous Cadbury drumming gorilla! A visit to Cadbury World is NOT a factory tour, it’s a SENSE EXPERIENCE!

The 170 metre main slope and the two Snow Academy areas (separate 30 metre and 25 metre teaching slopes) offer a wide variety of skiing and snowboarding lessons and sessions. Top class tuition from professionally qualified instructors ensures that all ages and abilities are catered for from the complete novice to seasoned expert. No specialist equipment or expensive clothing is required, just bring warm clothes, gloves and a sense of adventure!

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THE TRENDS worcester’s treats for the senses

‘23 Knots’ is a new arrival on the Worcester High street (no.98), offering beautiful collections of fair trade clothing, accessories, home-ware and art work. We at Styles are particularly excited about what this new shop brings to Worcester, a little Mediterranean and rustic vibe, something new, yet it belongs! There are some great gift ideas for every occasion, and a range of new soft furnishings for around the home. There is also a wide range of women’s clothing available in the form of tunics, dresses, tops, skirts and a large selection of colourful

accessories, including scarves and jewellery. 23 Knots is now our go to shop for any gift, no matter how grand the gesture, there is something for everyone on every budget. We can think of 23 reasons why you should visit this beautiful boutique and challenge you not to fall in love with it! Yasmin, the proprietor, is on hand to help with any shopping dilemmas you may find yourself in. Ours ... how do we carry it all home! Opening hours are 09.30-18.00 Monday to Saturday and 11.0016.00 on Sundays.

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YOUR PREMIER LETTING AGENCY

Pave your way to property success but mind the step! One way or another, the property market plays a part in everyone’s lives at some stage - whether it’s buying, selling, investing or the rising trend, renting. Here in Worcester we continue to reap the benefits of our unique geographical position and transport links – two factors which are helping to increase the buoyancy of the city as a whole and of course, our thriving property market which is benefiting from new investment and regeneration plans in many commercial and residential corners. The uplift in Worcester’s property market has seen a marked increase in the number of buy-to-let properties which are being mainly let to professionals, families or students. In turn that is seeing a growing number of landlords – some experienced and some who are new to the industry.

But experienced or novice, what boxes should any landlord look to tick? Here are our top five quick tips: ☑ If you can’t commit the time to managing your property – engage a letting agent to co-ordinate everything for you. ☑ Always keep an up-to-date inventory of all items within the home such as furniture and high value pieces. ☑ Make sure you have all certified inspection reports for areas such as electrics and plumbing. ☑ Don’t be scared to undertake regular inspections of the property – this will also help you identify areas which need attention – inside or out. ☑ Get to know your tenants and their long-term plans – knowing when they plan to leave will assist greatly in your preparations when looking to market the property again.

Who Are Premier Places? Premier Places will take care of every aspect of renting your property – Advertising, accompanied viewings, referencing, drawing of agreements, arranging inventory, check in, registering the deposit, collecting rent, arranging maintenance, conducting periodic inspections, renewal of agreements, serving notice for possession, arranging closing report, returning deposit to tenant as required. Our dedicated team of property professionals will ensure a first class service throughout your rental. Contact us today on 01905 616616 to make your next move with Premier Places.

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Who Are Premier Places? Our large managed portfolio means we always have a wide selection of properties for you to choose from.

Viewings are available 7 days a week and we offer a taxi service where we can take you to and from properties.

Our dedicated team of property professionals will ensure a first class service throughout your search for a property and your tenancy.

Premier Places aim and succeed in making the process of moving with us a smooth and enjoyable experience.

If you’re new to the area let Premier places guide you to the right location and the perfect new home.

Contact us today on 01905 616616 to make your next move with Premier Places.

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STUDENT PLACES As part of our everdeveloping relations with the city’s landlords and the students who look to rent properties, we recently launched our new Student Places brand –Worcester’s only dedicated student property and advisory service. Student Places will see us engaging with students like never before and guiding them through what can be a minefield when looking to select a property. Don’t be scared to ask a prospective landlord questions or do your

own research. For example, does the street have a crime problem? Or even, how reliable is the local broadband network? There are too many questions which go unasked, never mind unanswered! If you have further questions, feel free pop in and see us at our branch in Foregate Street or call one of our team on 01905 616616. Or for the social media savvy amongst us, tweet us through @premierplaces See you soon!

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GIFTS A GIFT IDEA FOR THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

FOR HIM BLANKET STRIPE JACKET £70 JINGO / VIVIENNE WESTWOOD JEANS £135 PROPHECY BJÖRN BORG 3PK UNDERWEAR £35 PROPHECY / NIKE TRAINERS £60 REEFS WU TANG CLAN SOCKS £11 REEFS / TED BAKER WASHBAG £39.95 CORNUCOPIA TED BAKER FLASK £22.95 CORNUCOPIA / SHHHH BEANIE £20 JINGO + 28

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GIFTS A GIFT IDEA FOR THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

FOR HER ORLA KIELY WASHBAG GIFTSET £24 CORNUCOPIA / MICHAEL KORS WATCH £279 ICE FINE JEWELLERY Crystallised Wrist Cuff £22 HUSH / Sleeveless Bodycon Dress £110 LOVEWOMENSWEAR.COM HANDMADE FAIRTRADE LEATHER SATCHEL £120 23 KNOTS / FAIRTRADE SCARF £12.50 23 KNOTS

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THE TRENDS worcester’s treats for the senses

Chapel Walk, Crowngate, Worcester, WR1 3LD

MEDITERRANEAN BISTRO & WINE BAR

01905 731911 www.visitthegreenroom.co.uk

Worcester’s first ever gourmet burger bar has opened its doors. The Green Room is situated in the city’s CrownGate Shopping Centre on Chapel Walk. The Green Room is the brain child of local restaurateur Justin Bradley; Justin – who is from Worcester – has worked in the home counties and Cambridge, before returning to Worcester to set up a string of successful restaurants including the well-known Ostlers which offers contemporary European dishes.

2 for 1 cocktails everyday 3pm-6pm

Situated next to Huntingdon Hall, The Green Room is in the very heart of the city centre and the CrownGate food quarter.

DRINK & DINE IN WORCESTER’S UNDERGROUND ARCHES

Supporting local suppliers – including Bennett’s Farm and Colston Bakery – the organic beef is sourced from Shropshire. Free range chicken, organic beans, sustainably sourced fish and local lamb and pork all add to the tantalising menu. Burgers start at £7.95 and include Indian Chicken, Greek Spiced Lamb and The HOTTT Ju. Taster plates – perfect for sharing with friends – include lamb kofta with tzatziki, pulled beef and red onion yuk sung and classic kedgeree. The restaurant also services breakfast and afternoon tea.

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THE TRENDS worcester’s treats for the senses

COCK TA I LS &cashews

“We are absolutely delighted to be opening Worcester’s first ever burger bar. Our succulent burgers are prepared with style and ensure our guests can enjoy quality cuisine. It’s great news for the local economy too and we will be working alongside local suppliers to add an extra something to Worcester’s dining experience.” Ice-cream maker Bennetts, based in Lower Wick, Worcester is creating an exclusive ice cream for The Green Room, strawberry and honeycomb cheesecake.

BLOODY MARY Deemed a “savage combination of tomato juice and vodka” by master bartender Jack Townsend half a century ago, the Bloody Mary is one of our fail-safe hangover cures. Usually spiced with flavourings such as Worcestershire sauce (big up!), Tabasco, horseradish, celery, salt, cayenne pepper and lemon this soupy treat can be made in a variety of ways; swap vodka for whiskey and drink a Bloody Smoke or with gin for a Red Snapper. Low in calories, high in…tomato juice, you can’t go wrong with this savoury lifesaver.

The Green Room is open every day as well as Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. With seating for more than 100 people, The Green Room is also open for private parties.

Here are our top hangover venues and reasons for you to visit : The Old Rectifying House Bloody well made The Quay The Bloody great Sunday Roast Bolero Bar Bloody great atmosphere The Olive Branch Bloody good tapas Keystones Cocktail Club Bloody cool PARTIEs

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VISIT OUR NEW SECLUDED COURTYARD


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T R E AT Y O U R S E N S E S A SELECTION OF TREATS WORCESTER HAS ON OFFER

BOLERO MAKES THE OUTDOORS BAREABLE THIS WINTER Bolero, one of our favourite coffee spots, has just made us even more welcome by giving us a little taste of the outdoors comfort. Boleros caffe have just completed the renovation of their garden, a new two-tier outdoor space, which will allow us caffeine lovers to enjoy a fresh frappe this winter under the secure, shower free, shelter of Bolero caffes garden.

MEDITERRANEAN BISTRO & WINE BAR

How is it you ask? A little taste of Mediterranean, alfresco luxury. On the lower level there are a number of snug areas for friends to cosy-up in with their Hot Chocolates and on the upper level an airy mezzanine ready for lighter nights and warmer evenings to bask in the sun with peach iced tea in hand.

Any Sharing Board & 2 Large Glasses of Wine for £20

We think they are onto a winner here!

Any 5 Tapas ~ for £20 ~ Offer valid Weekdays 12-7pm

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W O R C E S T ET H R ES ET R NES N ODR SY T R E A T S NEW INDEPENDENT COFFEE SHOP OPENS TO TREAT WORCESTER’S TASTE BUDS

We have been following Coffee Dough’s progress in CrownGate intently since we heard of it’s opening. We got in touch with the owners and asked for a snoop. This petite yet perfectly formed café bar serves the very best in drinks and freshly made sandwiches and paninis, in a styleled environment that allows the customer to sit back, relax and watch Worcester wander by due to it’s huge glass frontage.

Coffee Dough, CODO for short, was founded by three local Worcester businessmen who pride themselves on the quality and service they provide from their already successful combination of businesses. They intend to deliver the same outstanding service with CODO. It’s our morning ritual for a delicious ‘Blend No.5’ flat white and chocolate twist to take-out and we have been sampling their variety of toasted foccacias and paninis. We have most recently purchased their ‘blend no5’ ground coffee so we can enjoy their CODO coffee even when we can’t make it to the shop!

What we love most? The smoothest coffee blend, the ability to people watch to our heart’s content, the staff, the gold coffee machine and the knowledge that we are supporting a Worcester independent! Visit them in CrownGate, you will be glad you did!

Like Them on facebook.com/coffeedough Follow Them on twitter.com/codo_worc

With thanks to. Store concepts - Orium Design Ltd Shop fit - CD Property Management Equipment - Ingreedients ltd Electrical works - MIF Electrical

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Fix up look sharp and tackle your day with style, a gentleman’s guide.

U N L E A S H you r wil d si d e in W o r ceste r ’ s p r e m iu m ove r 2 1 ’ s venue +

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DO NOT BEND IF THERE’S ONE THING WE WON’T BEND ON IT’S ...

...Christmas! Don’t you just love it. Christmas is here. Not that we didn’t get enough warning. We glimpsed at the adverts, peeked at the signs and turned our heads from the Christmas decorations and cookies that were filling the shelves of every supermarket in town, since October! Yet we decided to ignore it, to put it off and here we are now. A handful of days until the oh-so-joyful occasion and still, still after promising ourselves year after year that it would never happen again, we haven’t bought one single present card or wrapping paper yet.

So here we are, all of us surely-Christmascan’t-be-THAT-close-yet sort of people, running around like headless chickens, in the quest for the greatest present, yet you have a feeling it might be socks and slippers again this year. In the middle of all of this, you still notice those mystical creatures, the “organized buyer”. The ones who had finished their shopping in June and there they are now, sipping a hot cup of coffee, inhaling the heavenly smell of mince pies and gingerbread and smirking triumphantly.

In my defence, as a man, it’s naturally ingrained in my subconscious to despise any form of shopping. Not that the idea of squashing myself into a shop full of busy mums, screaming children and last minute buyers doesn’t appeal to me, that sounds heavenly, no really, honest! OK who am I kidding, I can’t think of anything worse. But you can’t say to your beloved on Christmas day that you had put so much time and effort into the thought of their preset that it was too late to actually get it. You wish you could, but you can’t. Can I? No, no, I can’t.

This is what they were waiting for, after receiving funny looks for mentioning the C-word in the middle of summer, they have now earned the right to sit on their thrones and smirk “I told you so”. No matter how much you hate them right now, God, you really wish you were in their shoes. But don’t despair, it will all be worth it when you’re sitting in front of your Christmas banquet, all of your worries erased by the abundance of food and laughter and the thought that it’s another twelve months until next Christmas. This time you promise, you swear, it will never happen again!

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“Sandwiches are absolutely gorgeous, Beautiful coffee too. Relaxing place to sit and people-watch. Highly recommended!”

***** RATED 5 STARS BY SEVERAL satisfied customerS

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T R E ATTH EY OT R U ERNSDESN S E S A COFFEDUCATION - DON’T BE SHY GIVE ‘EM A TRY

THERE ARE THOSE OF US WHO CAN’T GO THROUGH THE DAY WITHOUT OUR MORNING, LUNCH, AFTERNOON AND EVENING HIT OF CAFFEINE. FOR THOSE OF US WHO HAVE YET TO GET THE CAFFEINE BUG, TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT YOU’RE MISSING OUT ON.

CAN’T KICK, WON’T KICK THE CAFFEINE HIT. Espresso

Flat White

Cappuccino

Irish Coffee

A strong black coffee made by forcing steam through dark-roast aromatic coffee beans at high pressure in an espresso machine. A perfectly brewed espresso will have a thick, goldenbrown crema (foam) on the surface. If the crema is good, the sugar you add will float on the surface for a couple of seconds before slowly sinking to the bottom.

The flat white comes from Australia and New Zealand and is a fashionable drink for those fed up with milky coffees. Differing from a latte in that flat white consists of either finely frothed milk or none at all and twice the amount of coffee.

A true cappuccino is a combination of equal parts espresso, steamed milk and milk froth. Sprinkle with unsweetened cocoa powder or grated dark chocolate.

Hot coffee, Irish whiskey brown sugar, coffee and heavy cream are combined to make this heavenly, boozy heart warmer. Created in Ireland and popularized at the Buena Vista Café in San Francisco, we can’t get enough of this one.

Latte A single shot of espresso to three parts of steamed milk. Drink it “skinny” with skimmed milk.

Caramel Macchiato Combine espresso, caramel and foamed or steamed milk. Often, vanilla is added to provide extra flavour. Drizzle with caramel sauce, of course.

Mocha Similar to a latte but featuring rich, dark hot chocolate, perfect for those with a sweet tooth. Try a white Mocha made from white chocolate.

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GEEK CHIQUE The two heavyweight gaming consoles battle it out

CONTROLLERS AT THE READY, NEXT GENERATION GAMING IS HERE.

PS4

The launch of the next generation consoles has been and gone, the PS4 & Xbox One are here. Xbox was the first of the next generation consoles to hit the streets and to everybody’s surprise, resembled an oversized 80’s VHS recorder. The PS4 is smaller in size compared to the Xbox One and looks a little bit sleeker thanks to its angular shape. Xbox One launched at £429 while the PS4 has a more palatable starting price of £349, it’s surely 2-0 to the PS4 already? The insides however are very similar with both running x86 octa-core CPUs which were built by the same manufacturer, AMD. PS4 has also now added voice recognition to it’s array of new features, something the Xbox has had for a while. With blu ray taking off in the movie world Microsoft have added a blu ray player to the Xbox

one, something the Playstation has had for years. So where does that leave us here at Styles Headquarters? Well firstly it’s down to what your friends are buying, you don’t want to be playing the new Call Of Duty on your own. Sony have now introduced a new yearly subscription which Microsoft have already been charging for on the Xbox 360, hopefully this will improve the online experience for Playstation users, the PS3 had plenty of connection issues. However, only Microsoft is going to lock apps behind its Xbox Live paywall. Sony has confirmed that streaming video content like Netflix, Hulu Plus and MLB.TV on PS4 won’t require a Playstation Plus subscription. You may want to think about this before you make a decision? For us at Worcester Styles, PS4 gets takes the crown, but only just.......

Xbox One


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WE LET YOU IN ON OUR FAV TWEETERS OF 2013, WE LIKE TO CALL THEM THE TWEET-ELITE. THEY ARE INSIGHTFUL, INQUISITIVE, INTELLIGENT AND DOWN-RIGHT HYSTERICAL. INDULGE YOU DAYS WITH THEIR TWEET-INGS. LEARN, LAUGH AND LIVE THE TWEET-ELITE

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A fashion designer based in NYC best known for designing classic American sportswear for women.

The essential guide to the best bars in London and the world.

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Like Goose, a great wingman. Writing about the best bars in the world for the paper/mags/ airlines. Always late.

Side ripping salty comments made by Halpern’s father, Sam, regarding various subjects.

Previews of his upcoming collections, style tips & advice for aspiring fashionistas.

@PROFBRIANCOX

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A particle physicist who has made physics so interesting that Manchester University couldn’t keep up with student demand for his classes.

The Dalai Lama is a high lama in the Gelug or “yellow Hat” school of Tibetan Buddhism.

Putting Worcestershire on the Twitter Map! Every Monday evening between 8-9pm

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Life levelling tweets from the office of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Wake up, read and tackle the day with a level head.

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THE STYLES TOP THREE WINTER DESTINATIONS

Iceland, Northern Lights break

Zermatt, Switzerland

Pas de la Casa, Andorra

The Northern Lights break in Reykjavik is something special, with a number of stylish hotels to choose from. Explore the capital city of Reykjavik and some of Mother Nature’s most jaw - dropping sights. Flying direct to Iceland for three or five night stays are usually the most popular. While you’re there you’ll get the chance to experience the surreal Northern Lights and the unique landscapes of the Golden Circle, tours can normally be prebooked or booked on arrival.

The mountain village of Zermatt is one of the great ski and climbing centres of the world. Nestled in a deep valley enclosed between steeply scarped mountains, it is dominated by the huge and gracefully curved pyramid of the Matterhorn. What strikes people most often is the silence as there are no cars here. The air is fresh and alpine. But more than this, you immediately feel a part of the village.

Pasa is a lively ski resort and is great value for money. It is part of the extensive GrandValira ski area set in the spectacular Pyréneés mountains, Pas de la Casa is the highest resort in Andorra. It generally has an excellent snow record and has a very modern lift system, you will find plenty of off piste action alongside wide, well groomed, confidence boosting tracks, perfect for the snowboarder.

Please be aware that the northern lights are a naturally occurring phenomenon, so whilst we hope you will get to marvel at them during your excursion most operators can’t guarantee that you will be able to see them. A three-night Northern Lights break in Reykjavik, with a stylish hotel stay and an optional Golden Circle tour, flights from Gatwick in January, three nights in a Deluxe room, breakfast and one three-course dinner for two isn’t as expensive as you might think!

From £559 PP

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The main street bustles happily with pedestrians. There are no impersonal tour buses belching out noise, fumes, and package tourists. Everyone is here because they love mountains. Walking through the cobbled paths of town, between the ancient sunburnt barns and chalets, you catch your first glimpse of the Matterhorn and know you have come to the right place. There are a fast amount of great places to eat in Zermatt although it’s not cheap. The skiing here is second to none and everytime you catch a glimpse of the Matterhorn it does take your breath away. Staying in a catered Chalet for 7 nights flying from Birmingham in February.

FROM £658 PP

Pas de la Casa is renowned for its thriving nightlife with plenty of bars and clubs to choose from to keep you going during aprés ski. There are usually some great two for one offers when you hit the bars straight off the slopes which if timed correctly can save you a nice bit of cash. Andorra is also Tax free so you can grab yourself some bargains before you fly home. There are some great deals flying from Birmingham in January.

From £432 PP www.crystalski.co.uk

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ALL THE GEAR AND NO IDEA!

1// Neff Snowboard Jacket// Hula 2014 £140

Look like Magnum PI whilst tearing up the slopes. 5,000mm Waterproof / 5,0000gm breathable polyester jacket.

2// The North Face// Nupste Tent Slippers £38

Keep your feet toasty with these 550 fill power down insulation giving you the perfect blend of warmth and protection.

3// Ruroc// RG-1 Viper HELMET £185

The RG-1 Viper comes in Arctic White with Viper Green highlights, what a helmet this is with removable face plate and goggles.

4// Burton Sleeper// Womens Full-Zip Hoodie £85

This hoody is perfect for the traveller, features a removable, inflatable neck pillow an internal passport pocket with zip closure, toothbrush, ear plugs and loads more.

5// ADIDAS THE BLAUVELT// SNOWBOARD BOOT £245

The Blauvelt Boot is Adidas top-of-the-line model, drawing design inspiration from Football’s premier cleat models; the F-50 and Predator boot.

6// LIB TECH// SKATE BANANA SNOWBOARD £407

This board is all you will need for cutting up the slopes and the park. With Lib - Techs Magne-Traction technology.

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winter M U S T H AV E S WHAT’S HOT IN THE WORLD OF iWANTS, iNEEDS, iGifts and ideas.

LUMEN SMART BULB Always wanted a disco in your house? Now you can use your iPhone to instantly control your lighting environment. These bulbs last 30x longer and use 5x less power than a regular light bulb. Seven diverse pre-programmed modes from ‘wake up’ to ‘party’ are available via the downloadable smartphone app making this probably the only light bulb you’ll enjoy changing! The World’s First Bluetooth RGBW LED Smart Bulb. It has a simple, easy, plug and play with 16 Million Color Dimmable Control and you can have Multiple Bulbs all running together. Lumen is compatible with the following Bluetooth 4.0 enabled iOS devices: iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad with Retina display, iPod touch 5th generation Apparels Android: Nexus 7, Samsung Galaxy S4.

£49

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winter M U S T H AV E S our love of shiny trinkets, savvy tech and glam accessories has no bounds ... what would you like reviewed?

CONUNDRUM DECANTER This amazing decanter has a 2-phase oxygenation system which aerates as you fill and pour. This system vastly enhances both the flavour and the aroma of the wine. It’s elegant sweeping glass body and sturdy brushed steel base, look amazing gracing any dinner table and it’s not a bad price either. Get the best out of both your thrifty and expensive wine choices, available at firebox.com

£19.99

SmartPhone Recovery for iPhone The ideal recovery tool for either personal or business use. It can be used to recover deleted data from an iPhone handset quickly and efficiently. The software allows you to retrieve and view the existing data on your iPhone handset, including call history, SMS Text Messages, photos & videos, contacts and much more. You can also recover deleted data including messages, call history, contacts, notes and calendar entries.

£39.99

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Must buy music TOE TAPPING TUNES, HEAD NODDING NOTES AND FACE TWISTING BASS

JOEY BADA$$ - SUMMER KNIGHTS Jo-Vaughn Scott a.k.a. Joey Bada$$, an

Nineties NY hip-hop with modern day

Edward R. Murrow High School student

references, immaturity (the good, life-

who channelled Native Tongues-style

affirming variety) and youthful exuberance.

rap music with a deceptively sharp edge

Bada$$ doesn’t allude to cartoons or

while heading up the intriguing Pro Era

crack d**k jokes for the fun of it; he lulls

collective. Summer Knights features

you in by focusing on how young he truly

strong production from Alchemist, Chuck

he is, just 18. However at only 18 he leads

Strangers, DOOM, Kirk Knight, Lee

the multi- faceted Pro Era crew and tours

Bannon, Navie D to name just a few!

across the globe. Nostalgic for true HipHop? Then here is your answer!

James Blake - OVERGROWN

LONDON GRAMMAR - IF YOU WAIT

RUDIMENTAL - HOME

A guest performance from RZA is what

A trio of Nottingham University graduates

If you’re looking for more bangers than

intrigued us to this second release from the

who only released their first music last

a barbecue at a firework factory then

British electronic artist James Blake. Urban

December release their debut album.

here is the soundtrack. An album where

Blues with a stark emotional beauty. Your

An enthralling, stunning, deeply emotive

drum’n’bass, dubstep, garage and old-

mind will spiral around soulful caresses of

album that perfectly marries understated

school jungle meet in perfect harmony to

piano and icy echoes of electronics in this

electronica to sublime vocals and melodies.

keep your head bopping and the party

album, find the time and a space to really

Headphones on and be at the ready for a

pumping! Hit after hit after hit this album

surround yourself in the next 12 songs.

journey of exhilaration and heartbreak.

purely delivers.

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F O U R W H E E L FA N TA S I A STATS, STYLES AND TRIBULATIONS OF THE LATEST FOUR WHEELED OFFERINGS FROM FORD AND AUDI

FORD MUSTANG (UK) UNKNOWN WE HOPE STARTING FROM 35,000 The sixth-gen Mustang has been revealed - it’s the most sophisticated Mustang yet and will be the first version to be officially sold in Europe and the UK. On the outside, the all-new car Mustang inside has an “aviation-inspired cockpit”. Underneath, there’s a new, more advanced chassis and suspension system, which Ford claims is “well suited to European roads and high-speed driving culture”. Full technical details have yet to be released, but Ford have confirmed that the Mustang will be

Audi A3 Sportback

available in Europe with a choice of engines, including a turbocharged 2.3-litre, four-cylinder Ecoboost unit that develops more than 305bhp. The Mustang launches across Europe in 2015 and UK models will be sold in right-handdrive form. Prices are yet to be confirmed, but in the UK the Mustang is likely to be available from about £35,000

1.4 TFSI 122 SE Starting from 1£ 9,825 The Audi A3 Sportback might look like a subtle evolution of what’s gone before, but in fact our 2013 Car of the Year brings new brilliance to a whole host of areas. It mixes excellent refinement and an accomplished driving experience with easily the finest cabin quality ever seen in a small family hatchback.

0-62MPH NA -_ ------------ECONOMY NA -_ -------------TOP SPEED NA

You can choose between 1.4 and 1.8-litre turbo petrol engines and two diesel engines: a 148bhp 2.0-litre and a 103bhp.

Both diesels are smooth and flexible, but if you can stretch to it we’d recommend the 2.0 for its punchier power delivery. The SE’s suspension provides the best balance of comfort and control and undoubtedly offers the best value for money too. Car of the Year 2013 0-60MPH in 9.3 secs -_ ------------ECONOMY 53.3mpg COMBINED -_ -------------TOP SPEED 126MPH

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W H AT T O

AT T H E B I G S C R E E N

WHAT’S HUGE AT THE BIG SCREEN RIGHT NOW

ROBOCOP

ANCHORMAN 2 It’s kind of a big deal. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, in cinemas December 18 from Paramount Pictures. With the 70’s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk in ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.’

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the centre of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years and it’s meant billions for OmniCorp’s bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to

VUE

Also back for more are Ron’s co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), weather man Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), man on the street Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner) - All of whom won’t make it easy to stay classy... while taking the nation’s first 24-hour news channel by storm.!

do it. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) - a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit - is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine pursuing justice.

SUPER TUESDAY Live it, breath it, experience it. Tuesday’s just got SUPER. Text the word super and your email address to 51055 to receive your promotion code to use in store

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W H AT T O WAT C H I N 2 0 1 4 COMPETITION TIME

FUTURE RELEASES January 3 2014 The Railway Man

March 28 2014 Noah (TBC)

January 10 2014 The Monuments Men 12 Years A Slave

April 4 2014 Rio 2 (TBC)

January 17 2014 The Wolf Of Wall Street January 31 2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit The Book Thief February 14 2014 Cuban Fury (15) The Lego Movie February 21 2014 Lone Survivor February 28 2014 Non-Stop March 14 2014 Under The Skin (TBC) Need For Speed March 21 2014 Divergent (TBC)

TAKE A VUE AT OUR

COMPETITION!

April 18 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 16 2014

VUE Cinema Worcester are giving you the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to the movie of your choice.

May 30 2014

To be in with the chance of winning one of 5 pairs of VIP tickets, all you need to do is answer the following question.

Godzilla (TBC) Edge Of Tomorrow

WHAT MONTH IS THE MOVIE NEED FOR SPEED SET FOR RELEASE?

June 20 2014

How To Train Your Dragon 2 July 18 2014 The Hobbit:

Email your answer to vue@worcstyles.co.uk and we will pick 5 winners at random. Closing date 14/02/14

There And Back Again X-Men: Days Of Future Past July 25 2014

Jupiter Ascending August 1 2014

Hercules 3D (TBC)

PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED MONTHLY UNTIL THE CLOSING DATE 10TH AUGUST. TICKETS CANNOT BE EXCHANGED FOR CASH. This promotion is open to all UK residents (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) who are 16 years or over, excluding employees of Vue, STYLES PUBLISHING, their agents/immediate families or anyone professionally connected with this promotion. Winners’ names will be drawn at random under independent supervision.

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Become Legend. Ride Ruroc.

WIN

Fancy riding the slopes like a pimped up Stormtrooper? Well Ruroc have given us a board stomping RG-1 heLmet to give away to one lucky reader worth a whopping £185..... Since 2006, British based Ruroc have been providing world leading full face protection with integrated ski and snowboard helmet technology. Ruroc’s patented helmet has even been modified specifically for F1 pit crew use. Equipped with Italian made, dual-pane lenses and 180° field vision OTG goggles, the RG-1 helmet uses unique antifog technology to channel air through the helmet for perfect vision and comfort. To win this helmet email us at ruroc@worcstyles.co.uk telling us where in the UK Ruroc is based. Competition closes on the 14th February 2014 and the winner will be selected at random on the 15th February 2014. By entering this competition you are agreeing to receive emails from Ruroc about their products, which you can unsubscribe from via email. Only one entry per person.

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