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Spyce joins Flavour Magazine

Spyce joins the Flavour crew bringing my own blend of style, fashion and talent to an already well-established magazine.Who is Spyce This DJ turned actor has his fingers in many pies including a solid film production company in spyceTV, a small fashion label in fashion by spyce (fbs) and a budding acting career. INSIDEspyce opens the door to a new...

Trends – Billy Boyce Clothing

Billy Boyce Clothing has established itself as the contemporary, chic couture brand for London’s fashion-loving elite. Combining traditional military patches, buttons and punk-era colours into modern street wear, Billy Boyce is not only leading the way for future trends but it’s also redefining the concept of street fashion in the city. At London fashion week the brand has been...

Beauty Insider – Beyond Trend

Fashion make-up artist Lea James gives Flavour a round-up of the four key current beauty trends.  It is the season for showcasing new trends, inspired by fashion week. With the recession in the forefront of the news, it is nice to know it’s not all doom and gloom in the world, so let the following make-up tips brighten your...

Stunning supermodel Nell Robinson reveals all on the modelling industry

At 5ft 10 and with enchanting green eyes, Jamaica-born Janelle ‘Nell’ Robinson has taken the modeling world by storm. Her stunning looks helped her to win the first Supermodel of the Caribbean title in 2002 and she has now featured in campaigns for J-Lo and Victoria’s Secret, in fashion magazines Vogue and Cosmopolitan and on the cover of top...

The Perfect Eye Brow

The eyebrows are one of the most important features of the face, they provide instant glam and balanced beauty. The perfect eyebrows can soften and flatter the face unlike over plucked or unruly eyebrows.Follow our top fix tips to guide you to the perfect brow:-1. Use the balance lines below, line 1; don't remove higher than the edge of your...

Win tickets to see Anthony Hamilton in concert

Critically acclaimed singer Anthony Hamilton hits the UK on April 2 performing at The Indig02 as part of his 'The Point of it All European Tour' and Flavour has two pairs of tickets to giveaway to two lucky readers. To be in with a chance to win email you name and contact number to comps@flavourmag.co.ukAbout Anthony HamiltonHamilton first discovered...

Director Rachel Wang talks about her hair doc

Rachel Wang Joins the Images of Black Women film festival for the fifth consecutive year of celebrating the African descent of women in cinemas. The director of the critically acclaimed documentary known for the big hair and bigger egos, talks about her hair documentary Afro Saxons. She gives Flavour her first handed insight on the compelling and competitive world...

The truth from Dwain Chambers

We all come to a crossroads in life where everything goes, and what defines a person's character is how well they pick themselves up from that. It's that attitude and drive that has given controversial sprinter Dwain Chambers the impetus to propel himself forwards and put his troubled past as an athlete firmly behind him.With the release of his...

Multi-talented Gladiator Amy Guy

On Sky One's TV show Gladiators Amy Guy aka Siren is described as ‘The goddess of perilous seduction, expect no mercy. She will entice any contender into the waters and show how dangerous she can be.' With her blonde hair and angelic face ‘dangerous' is the last word you would associate with the star from North Wales. Now she...

Creating a bang on the radio

One of them eats tissue, whilst the other eats dust, but we will leave you to figure out who eats what. They are Lynnike and Sefa two bubbly, talented and above all crazy radio presenters bringing a brand new, youthful and oh so feminine exuberance to the airwaves.Lynnike says: ‘We pride ourselves on our ability to stay at the...

Cleopatra – Pop Goes The Band

‘I wanted to get a little trimmer and make my assets pert,’ Cleo tells Flavour as they prepare to star in Pop Goes The Band on LIVINGCleo from Nineties girl group Cleopatra tells Flavour why she reformed the group with her sisters to undergo cosmetic surgery on a new TV show.Can you tell me about your new show on...

Love is Change exhibition

Born in Iran, it would be fair to say that Sara Shamsavari experienced more than most would in a lifetime in just her first two years of life - fighting childhood cancer and fleeing the war to settle in London where she grew up with a prevailing feeling of exclusion from society. It is these experiences that have acted...

She is… Bianca Simmone

She may be only twenty three, but Bianca Simmone's success and ambitions revels beyond her years. From dancer to designer, and every letter of the alphabet in between, she has found her calling in what she wants to pursue and like most talents, they emerged and blossomed from a young age, and varied from the beginning. Here Bianca talks...

Vince Fraser – The mind of a genius

Vince Fraser is a mainstream internationally sought-after digital illustrator known for his vibrant, chaotic and engaging style who has worked with clients such as the BBC, Guess Jeans, British Airways, the Co-operative Bank, T-Mobile and PC World. The 37-year-old east Londoner is also a regular contributor to design and industry publications such as Advanced Photoshop, IDN, Computer Arts Projects...

JcX n Slick

Everyone’s favourite ‘funny actors’ started out recording hilarious street-based vox pops on YouTube under the banner of Hot Topic. Catch their latest exploits on Sky digital’s Current TV, but for now JcX n Slick want to invite you into their crazy world.Justin Chinyere and Nicholas Brown, better known as JcX n Slick, are the young entertainers currently making a...

Pandemonium, make-up artists on a mission

Katrina Appie, Chantelle James and Hila Basir are the ultra-talented make-up artists behind Cr8 Pandemonium. Having been the key make-up artist on Prince’s tour at The O2 and working with numerous celebs and top designers models, music artists and magazine’s are vying for their expertise at shoots. Here they give useful tips, talk product recommendations and offer advice on...

Akosua Annobil-Dodoo, editor of overgroundonline.com

Having made her name as a music and entertainment journalist captivating people with her weekly column The Gist in New Nation newspaper, Akosua Annobil-Dodoo has now moved on and become the editor of overgroundonline.com – an online newspaper for British African-Caribbeans. Here she tells Flavour about her new venture.Why did you decide to study Journalism at university? It runs in...

Kosher CEO of Femelle models talks

When you think of the UK urban modelling scene Kosher Osei-Yaw has made it his job for you to think of his agency first. Kosher is the owner of Femelle a London based model agency and Femelle photographic studios. With his stunning eye-ctching photograpy and beautiful models on his books he has built one of the UK's most...

Nadine Harding – Founder of curlharmony.co.uk

Loose waves, thick corkscrew spirals, mixed race curls or tight Afro coils, whatever the level of curls in your hair Manchester based Nadine Harding has developed natural hair products to nourish curly manes. Here she tells Flavour why she ditched the perm and how she produces her handmade hair care range – Curl Harmony.How long did it take you...

Miss Jamaica UK Jillian Grandison

Twenty-three year old model and account student Jillian Grandison talks exclusively about being crowned the winner of the 19th Miss Jamaica UK beauty pageant.Why did you enter Miss Jamaica UK? I was scouted by June Daley, the President and co-ordinator of the pageant and as a proud Jamaican (born and raised) I decided that it would be a good experience...

Song of the Year finalist Chandra

Judges from international songwriting contest Song of the Year described Chandra's track Dance Like You Want Me as ‘an emotional assault on the senses' and ‘a technically masterful song'. On his Myspace he states that overplay.com have recently compared the Asian singers high energy pop music to US superstar Chris Brown. With such high accolades received Flavour had to...

Nathaniel Peat – The Safety Box

Nathaniel Peat is a man of many talents and achievements. His most compelling trait seems to be his dedication to help young people not just rise above crime, but to make a positive difference in their own lives as well as others in their community. His organization www.TheSafetyBox.org, seeks to do just that.Briefly tell our readers exactly what The...

Win tickets to see The Game

Flavour Magazine are giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to see The Game - one of the hottest and best-selling rap artists - live in concert at The Forum, Kentish Town on 19 December.To be in with a chance to win tickets simply register to receive Flavour's newsletter at the top right of the page...

Grace Shannon & Sika Designs

Sika Designs and Grace Shannan are two of the labels that are using the dazzling patterns and bold, vibrant colours of rich African fabrics.Grace Shannon’s signature use of African hand-cut embroidery lace creates a visually striking collection that captures the essence of style, sophistication and elegance to enhance the ‘curvaceous’ woman. Key pieces for this cutting edge creation focus...

Fashion Interview – Andrew Davis

From Paris to Milan, Arena Magazine’s Fashion Director Andrew Davis has a front row seat to fashion! Casting models, sourcing the latest designs and styling shoots is all in day’s work at Britain’s monthly men’s style magazine. Here’s what he had to say…How did you first get started working in the fashion industry? I was working as a...

Don’t Judge me by Denise Brown

Denise Brown - “I’m the woman you want to call when you want to look hot,” says the stylist to the stars. With a passion for fashion not only has she styled international superstars Kanye West, Rhianna and T.I. but she is also fashion editor of Touch Magazine and has launched her own chic couture customized denim and T-Shirt...

Win yourself a ticket for Miss Flavour 2008 at Sound – 5th November 2008

The grand crowning of Miss Flavour 2008 takes place on Wednesday 5th November at a star studded event at Sound, 1 Leicester Square. With amazing performances and 15 beautiful contestants this is a night not to be missed. Tickets can be purchased via www.ticketweb.co.uk however we are giving two Flavour readers the chance to win a ticket by...

Binghi’s Boutque

Binghi’s Boutique is the place to find unique styles of clothing for both men and women.What’s unique about your line? My USP is that I can work with you. I can work my designs to fit your needs. So if you have bought a brand new pair of trainers and need a T-shirt to match, I can do...

Mr Midas launches exclusive T-shirt range for Want Respect?

Mr Midas, who rose to fame in T4’s popular Sunday morning show Musicool, has collaborated with Want Respect? Use a Condom to personally design 200 limited edition T-shirts to help promote safe sex. This exclusive run, tagged with the Want Respect? logo will be available for a limited time only from www.MySpace.com/wantrespectThe Want Respect? Use a Condom T-shirts have...

F Report Travel – Murcia

If you’re somewhere in the UK reading this, it’s likely that you’re only a day, an hour or a moment away from some bad weather. Maybe you’re standing rain-soaked and feeling grey in good old Blighty right now, but don’t lose heart. Instead take the time to let your imagination run wild and picture this – a home of your...