The time for our first 2017 issue has arrived! Here at Word of Mouth Magazine, we’ve got a coffee table full of quality reading material for you to feast your eyes on.
It may be colder than the inside of a freezer box right now, but there’s plenty of ways to warm up this winter… turn to page 12 and discover our pick of exotic destinations to escape those zero temperatures. Speaking of winter warmers, us Brits love a good brew to curl up with by the fire, and our transformative teas feature is sure to inspire your sense of well-being.
Valentine’s Day is also on the agenda, and February is the perfect time to speak the language of love! Whether you’re single or loved up, our ultimate Valentine’s Guide on page 28 is the one to read. With romantic events happening in London, this feature will leave you feeling inspired, and ready to celebrate the most romantic holiday on your calendar.
We’ve also got a handful of beauty tips and the next big skincare product that promises to keep your skin feeling soft and supple all season.
From fashion and fragrance, to food for thought and famous fortresses, if you’re looking for a spectrum of topics to catch up on over your lunch break, on the go, or for a cosy weekend read, dive right into this special edition of Word of Mouth Magazine.
Enjoy the issue… Dawn Wood Editor-in-Chief Word of Mouth Magazine
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A PSYCHOLOGY LESSON:NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOOD FOR THOUGHT ON SELF DEVELOPMENT AND GOAL SETTING, IN LIGHT OF THE NEW YEAR. Page 6
FLY AWAY ON AN EXOTIC WINTER BREAK COUPLES AND FAMILIES, REJOICE! THE TIME TO ESCAPE ON A WINTER BREAK IS NOW. Page 10
THE INDEPENDENT BRITISH BRANDS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MEET LONDON’S TREASURE TROVE OF HIP AND HAPPENING LOCAL BUSINESSES.Page 12
THEATRE EVENTS SOUTH OF THE RIVER DISCOVER WHAT’S ON SOUTH LONDON’S VIBRANT THEATRE SCENE. Page 16
HIT REFRESH ON YOUR WARDROBE EDIT FOR SS/17 KEY FASHION TRENDS INFLUENCING THE RUNWAYS, AND PRETTY SOON, YOUR NEW SEASON WARDROBE! Page 20
GUILT-FREE WINES TO SIP AND SAVOUR LAUREN DENYER SHARES HER EXPERT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LOWER CALORIE ALCOHOL OPTIONS. Page 22
THE LONDONER’S ULTIMATE GUIDE TO VALENTINE’S DAY LONDON’S LOWDOWN ON HOW TO CELEBRATE IN THE NAME OF LOVE. Page 26
TOO SEXY FOR YOUR SCENT? CHECK OUT THESE 5 GOLDEN RULES FOR HOW TO WEAR YOUR FAVOURITE PERFUMES.Page 30
TEAS TO TRANSFORM YOUR HEALTH OOLONG AND YERBA MATE TEAS JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT MORE APPEALING!. Page 34
NEED-TO-KNOW FACTS ABOUT NIGHTSHADE VEGETABLES WHAT THEY ARE AND WHY YOU SHOULD LIMIT YOUR INTAKE IF YOU SUFFER WITH CERTAIN HEALTH CONDITIONS.Page 38
FAMOUS FORTRESSES: THE TOWER OF LONDON
STEEPED IN HISTORY, DISCOVER THE TALE BEHIND THIS INTERESTING BRITISH LANDMARK. Page 42
BUSINESS IN FOCUS: THE POTENTIAL OF INSTAGRAM LEARN HOW INSTAGRAM IS UNLOCKING THE TRUE POTENTIAL FOR BRANDS ACROSS THE GLOBE. Page 44
PET PARLOURS TO PAMPER YOUR FURRY FRIENDS TRAVELLING AWAY FROM HOME? GIVE YOUR CUTIE SOME TLC WITH OUR PICK OF PREMIERE PET SITTING SERVICES.Page 48
THE SMARTER WAY TO DO CHRISTMAS SHOPPING WHY IT’S NEVER TO EARLY TO START SAVING FOR THE BUSIEST ANNUAL EVENT ON YOUR CALENDAR. Page 52
TOP TIPS TO TACKLE WINTER SKIN KEEP YOUR SKIN LOOKING TIP-TOP THIS SEASON WITH SOME ESSENTIAL BEAUTY KNOW-HOW TIPS. Page 56
EVANESCE CREME LAUNCH THIS MIRACLE-WORKER SKINCARE PRODUCT BELONGS IN YOUR BATHROOM, AND IT’S COCONUT HEAVEN! Page 60
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