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for two at maison talbooth A fabulous

Vanilla visits the famous Italian destination

62 A romantic stay

50 lake garda

night’s stay for you and your partner at an exclusive Suffolk hotel


The trends on your high street this autumn...

17 Jackets 22 Autumn brights 28 orla kiely 7 Ooh-la-la!

53 car review


Vanilla... 22


Sexy and glamorous

55 home STUFF

Latest news and products 56 Use it or lose it! Campaign to shop local 58 how to use an

interior designer 61 let there be lighting

9 Cool stuff

Contemporary lighting with style

11 fit stuff



Latest news and products

Street-cred gadgets for you or your man


(Yes, this could be you!) 34 ruthie henshall Returns to Suffolk to give a charity concert

40 no more frizz


breast cancer

We speak to an inspirational survivor

44 if you've got flaunt it!

48 moving school

Tips on how to look after your best assets

How one Suffolk school is easing the transition

46 Street Styler


The street style of our favourite hairdresser

67 FOOD STUFF 71 Dining out

Reviews of the best in-town and out-of-town eateries. This issue: Aqua Eight and The Moorish Lounge


Venison Meatballs with red onion gravy from British Larder, Suffolk September /October 2010 Vanilla

43 tattoo removal What to do if you’ve fallen out of love with your tattoo?

14 Life after

Tasty and healthy local treats to try


Vanilla tries & tests the new Brasiliana hair smoothing treatment


44 What’s on

77 Your guide to local entertainment

Regulars 47 Mind matters

81 Stockists 82 The Last word Alesha Gooderham from Snape Maltings tells us about her East Coast life


hello! ...and welcome to the second issue of Vanilla. We’ve been told you liked our first issue so here’s another one! It is packed with information and ideas – everything is available on your doorstep. ... and please tell the shops, restaurants and businesses that you saw them in Vanilla – we need them to know that we’re spreading the word about their great products and services. Remember to enter our competition on page 62 and you might win an exclusive, romantic overnight break at Maison Talbooth (pictured below) Also we have many Vanilla Reader Offers throughout, so check every page. Enjoy!

the Vanilla team


Reproduction of images and artwork is forbidden. All information is believed to be correct at time of going to press. Vanilla Magazine and East Coast Publishing Ltd cannot accept liability or responsibilty for intellectual copyright infringement, inaccuracies or ommisions.


Editorial Laura Hall Advertising Michelle Nicoll Products Hazel Sellers Fashion Styling Charlotte Nowosad Contributors Fiona Webster, Carson Black, Jane Williams, Cora Lydon, Sally Moore, Sylvaine Poitau, Tom Stroud, Mark Beuchet, Madalene BonviniHamel, Sam Hall, James Nicoll and Lady Cordelia. Thanks to All our friends, supporters and advertisers. NUMBER 2 Sept/Oct 2010 Front Cover Ruthie Henshall Photograph © Chicago Vanilla is published January, March, May, July, September and November. Printed by Micropress Ltd. Distributed by MG Distribution Produced by East Coast Publishing Limited, The Street, Holbrook, IP9 2QS Advertising Tel: 07837 792314 Editorial Tel: 01473 327592 Tel: 07766 201930

talk shop

Vintage french knickers £8 M&S

‘So Hooked on Carmella’ Fragrance £29.50 Benefit

Ooh-la-la! This autumn bring the glamour back – go vintage, go french, go burlesque...

Bellissima Opulence Body £28 BHS

Eyelashes from a selection at Debenhams

Red sequined bag £18 Maud’s Attic

och! pamper that po

Parisian style black lace dress £150 Monsoon

Puppy Angel Dazzling Diamond Collars £17.99 www.

See p81 for stockist’s details

Nicole Farhi satin court shoes with ruffle £325 Darcy B

Compact ruffle umbrella by Lisbeth Dahl £22.99 Darcy B

September/October 2010 Vanilla


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