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Interview with Mary Ononokpono

Nigerian born Mary Ononokpono, 26, creator of African-inspired Mononoko designs is currently studying for a BA in Fashion design at Manchester Metropolitan University. Here she tells us how she turned things around from frustrating to fabulous.One of the hardest parts about getting into the business was finding the funding and managing to get everything off the ground with a...

Incredible Benefits Of Living Off-Campus

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Even though it can be quite a complicated choice to move out of your campus dorm room and into a student apartment, there are several fantastic benefits associated with the decision. There’s a whole world outside of your dorm room and you may just find that getting away from the daily bustle of campus life will actually benefit your education...

VIP ticket giveaway to Carnival Friday

To celebrate the release of Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too? (in Cinemas September 3rd), Lionsgate and Poison UK have teamed together with Flavour to offer you two VIP tickets to the Carnival Friday event featuring Donaeo, Busy Signal, Kes and more!Why Did I Get Married Too? reunites the same charismatic cast and characters from his hit...

Shank actor Kedar Williams-Stirling on his big break

Rising star Kedar Williams-Stirling is lucky to have a mother who noticed and nurtured his talent. ‘After seeing me act in a play she said I was good and asked if I wanted to pursue acting further. I did, so she got me an audition for Sylvia Young and I got in.’It was a good start, and one...

Kissing Frogs part 2

Every fortnight I’ll be regaling Flavour readers with my dating tales from the Urban Jungle.The first lesson I learn on this week’s date is not to combine business with pleasure. The thoroughly exuberant and utterly fabulous Fashion Editor I’ve just had a meeting with is egging-me-on to show her my “catwalk walk”. Unable to resist a challenge, I strut...

Sleigh your workout this Christmas with Virgin Active

Sleigh your workout this Christmas with Virgin Active

Virgin Active will be running Christmas themed versions of their team based cycle class, The Pack, on Monday 5th December, as well as a Christmas version of their dance inspired class, Pulse powered by clubbercise on Tuesday 6th December. Both classes will be open to non-Virgin Active members as well.Cycle in a Spin-ter Wonderland with The Pack:For those wanting to...

Get some Superfoods in your life!

Am sure you have heard the term?! Lets have a look at what they are! Superfoods are foods that are supposed to have certain healthy properties due to their high levels of vitamins and minerals. Whether this is true or not remains to be seen. Some people see them as a marketing ploy and others really believe that they...

Win a NERVE Blu-ray, Signed Poster and Book

To celebrate the Home Entertainment release of the electrifying thriller Nerve, we have 2 Blu-rays and 2 posters and 2 books, signed by star Dave Franco, to giveaway. From Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, the acclaimed creators of smash-hit documentary Catfish, NERVE stars Hollywood’s hottest young actors, Emma Roberts (We’re The Millers, Scream Queens) and Dave Franco (Bad Neighbours, Now...

How to date Vita Chambers @VitaChambers

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Having already pipped Vita Chambers as our One to Watch we managed to squeeze a few moments from her time, to answer the questions that we all want to hear. Having already toured with Justin Bieber and performed alongside UK's very own Estelle and also having her song "Fix You" chart on the Billboard 100 Vita Chambers looks like she is here to...

Alexander McQueen: Fashion world mourns the loss of Legendary Luminary

The imminent designer Alexander McQueen, aged 40, was found dead today at his London home. It is believed that he hung himself, only 10 days after his mothers death. The original bad boy of design (who’s entire graduate collection was bought by the late stylist Isabella Blow) was famous for his rebellious streak- he called the founder of Givenchy...

Celebrate Christmas With Liberty!

With Liberty of London, a TV programme about uber posh department store Liberty, airing on Channel 4 last night it made me think about Christmas in a bit more detail (which I probably should have done a few weeks ago) Probably not in as much detail as the staff who work there though as they put up the stores...

Tweetwatch

A round up of the weeks most flavoursome tweets. Who’s been making moves and who’s been living it up. Let the tweets commence!1. Dry your eyes Sean Kingston, those school days are over. Might sound weird but waking up this early just feels like I'm in high school again ;) #realtalk I cnt lie I miss school. Those were the...

Clothes Show Live 2012

At the Clothes Show Live you can find all the things you love under one roof - Fashion, beauty, celebs, music and much much more. The UK's biggest fashion extravaganza returns to NEC Birmingham, 7th - 11th of December.Check out this year's hottest trends, the best of British fashion & beauty, and the nation's biggest catwalk show.Whether you're searching for...

Bob Marley: The man, the myth, the legend

How well do you think you know him? In Marley, the director aims to show us the true man as well as the legend. So here’s a bit about Bob the son, the father and the friend, because even our heroes have to take a day off once in a while...Bob wasn’t actually called Bob He was born Robert Nesta...

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide – Our Lust List of special gifts for him & her

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Having trouble deciding what presents to get him or her for Valentine's Day? Then look no further than our lust list of 'special gifts. January has seemingly been the longest month EVER and now January has passed, we can start the rest year on a high... No more dry January, Valentine's day around the corner, spring not too far away,...

Newcomer Dylan Duffus stars in 1 Day the movie

Now many actors will tell you about their lucky break. For some they were in the right place at the right time, others may have trained for years at acting school while one or two their face just happened to fit.But for acting newcomer Dylan Duffus, who plays the lead role of Flash in 1 Day the movie, his...

Using Imagination For Writing A Successful Assignment

Using Imagination For Writing A Successful Assignment

Each student wants to be the best in a class and get an opportunity to build a successful career in the future. In this regard, students try to get good grades, allot much time to the studying process and write all the assignments on the highest level. It’s no secret assignment means a lot when evaluating one or another student,...

Win tickets to see Teedra Moses in London 27 02 14 @TeedraMoses

After Teedra Moses dropped that seminal album Complex Simplicity (2004) I (along with a legion of others) became fans of this brilliant New York singer who just made damn good music.So for all Teedra fans she is back with another London performance at KOKO on the 27 03 14 and as luck would have it I have a pair...

Everything You Need to Know About Hen Parties

As everyone knows, getting married is the perfect excuse for an epic night or weekend away – a hen party is your chance to do the things you enjoy, with the mates that make you smile, without worrying about what anyone thinks. If you want to dance like an idiot, dress like a hooker, and generally misbehave, this is your...

Win tickets to see Terri Walker live at The Drum

Flavour has a pair of tickets to giveaway to see Terri Walker and Kof live. Enjoy a night of soulful vibes with the UKs hottest talent around! Mercury and MOBO nominated Terri Walker is working with producer Salaam Remi (Nas, Amy Winehouse) on her new album, due for release in 2013. Hear the new tunes for the first time in...

Try something new this summer with Bundaberg Summer Recipes

Bundaberg have come up with this special brewed food summer recipes. If you love ginger beer and you haven't already, then why not give Bundaberg a try. Less fiery than some of the other ginger beers available, yet very tasty and refreshing, Bundaberg ginger beer is the perfect accompaniment to any summer bbq or dinner.Take a look at these awesome...

Win a Leg Shakingly Awesome Merchandise Bundle with ELVIS & NIXON.

To celebrate the release of Elvis & Nixon in cinemas on June 24th we have teamed up with Entertainment One to give our readers the chance to win one of 5 sweeeeet merchandise prize bundles from the film. On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock ’n’ Roll showed up on the lawn of the White House to...

Tis the season for breaking up?

Just got dumped, don't worry you are not alone; evidence from Facebook status updates finds that the term “we broke up because…” is more popular in the two weeks prior to the Christmas holidays than any other time of the year. While there are many reasons why relationships end, the timing of breakups in the pre-Christmas season can be...

The Ties That Bind: Relationships and the Virtual

As the month of love unwinds, so do a lot of the notions it brought along with it. Passion, affection, romance, and fidelity. And when fantasy starts to fade away and reality begins to set in, it is just as well, for we live in the real world. Well, most of us do anyway. And living in the real world...

Review: Bath Spa the perfect place for a romantic getaway

Spending Valentines Day on an open top roof thermae spa with the one you love to revitalise, radiate and relax you both sounds like the perfect way to spend the most romantic day of the year to me.My boyfriend and I headed to the Bath's famous Thermae spa to experience the Twilight Package, which provides the opportunity to make use...

Win A Copy of YOUTH On DVD!

To celebrate the Home Entertainment release of Paolo Sorrentino’s critically-acclaimed drama Youth, we are giving you the chance to win a copy of the must see film on DVD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxI58kdG-GYFrom the Academy Award®- winning director of The Great Beauty, Youth is a heartfelt, humorous and deeply moving representation of love and loss.Fred and Mick, two old friends now approaching eighty, are...

Expedia have just launched an amazing Arabian Spotlight promotion with great deals to Jordan, Dubai, Morocco, Ras Al Khaimah and Qatar

There are some fantastic hotel and flight+hotel deals with Hilton and Emirates. Why wait for the weather to change here when you can whisk yourself off to one of these wonderfully warm and sunny destinations. We’ve put together some of your favourite holiday spots and sourced the best deals for this time of year – so why not treat yourself…Booking...

Photograhper focus: Daniel Thomas

Talented is an understatement when it comes to photographer Daniel Thomas. The 27-year-old from East London has had no formal training and has only been working as a professional photographer for the last few years, but his work speaks as if he is a veteran in the business. With his exceptional retouching skills and eye for detail, Daniel is...

Squash: One of the greatest sports known to man

Whilst the Premier League is in full effect and the rest of the sports world are praising Team GB’s efforts at the World Championships, we at Flavour decided to take a step away from the crowd and be different. Here, we take a look at two of Britain’s promising young stars who both have a huge presence on the international...

How to deal with an unexpected bill

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Money worries are one of life's biggest hurdles. We can carefully plan our finances to the very last penny, but now and again life has the tendency to throw a curveball in the mix when we least expect it: your car breaks down, your pet gets ill, or your child comes home with a letter for a very expensive...