Year: 2017

Mermaid Gin Now at Southampton Airport

Mermaid Gin Lands major new retail opportunity Isle of Wight Distillery’s Mermaid Gin in now available to purchase from World Duty Free, one of the largest retailers. The Island’s very own gin has a dedicated display and is available to buy in Southampton Airport. The New retail agreement was officially launched this week at Southampton Airport with the help of a real life mermaid and is already proving to be one of the airports best selling local spirit. Southampton Airport welcomes of 2 million passengers through its doors each year, making this the highest profile retail outlet for Mermaid...

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Homebaking with Gladys May Cakery

g r Apple and Blackberry Crumble Cupcakes   Makes 8 Spiced apple cupcakes: 115g Butter 115g Light brown sugar 2 Eggs 115g Self raising flour 1/2tsp Baking powder 1tsp Cinnamon 1 Medium apple, peeled and diced   Cream butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Add eggs one by one and whisk until incorporated. Sift together flour and baking powder and add to mixture, then stir in apple chunks. Divide between cupcake cases and bake at 190°/170c fan for 12-15 minutes, until they spring back when pressed. Once cool, use a cupcake/apple corer or a knife to remove the...

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The new Style of Wight Collection

k df   An exciting collaboration between Style of Wight Magazine and Buywise, the Island’s largest independent furniture and electrical store. The new Style of Wight collection has been especially created for versatile modern living  Effortlessly blending form and function, each piece has been carefully chosen to make the most of your living space. The collection has something for everyone including sofas, corner sofas, accent chairs and sofa beds. With their stunning combination of sleek lines, comfortable curves and colourful fabrics, they’re the perfect way to add flexible comfort and contemporary style to your home. The new Style of Wight collection of...

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Photography Competition

  Congratulations to our Harvest winner Mark Guy, Ventnor with this beautiful shot a ‘Sunset at Chale’, and thanks again for allowing us to use it as out cover image for issue September/October 2017.       With each passing competition we have been blown away by the quality of submissions and the thought put into them. The response to our theme of ‘harvest’ were as equally impressive and we thank everyone who has entered.  Cameras at the ready? The title and theme of the next Competition is…Faith How It Works: With each edition we will be running a competition...

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Literary Competition

Calling all budding Roald Dahls, Jacqueline Wilsons and Michael Morpurgos… Style of Wight is proud to announce a brand new and exciting competition for children. The magazine is offering young Island authors the chance to have their prize-winning stories published in a new literary competition. Specifically for children aged between 8 and 16 years of age, this competition aims to encourage youngsters to submit 500 original words on any subject or any theme and to stretch their story telling minds. Style of Wight will work closely with Island schools to encourage children to participate in what we hope will...

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A/W Fashion 2017

Autumn / Winter Fashion 2017 . Art Director Christian Warren . Photographer Gary Wallis of Wallis Pictures . Photo Assistant Asia Brooke . Stylist Becca Charlo of Be Charlo . Make up Rosie Lindfield of Style Sisters . Models Sarah Driscoll and Lizzie Back . Location The Nightingale, Shanklin .  Casual Sundays       Jumpsuit £130, layered with Top £55, Layered Necklace from £23, Knitwear £85. Available from The Old Smithy, Godshill Lattice Five Pocket Hand Bag £60 from a selection by Luella Odie www.louellaodie.com  Weekends Away       Purple Scallop Top £45, Tweed Trousers £75, Cigar Lace-Ups £55, Grey Leather Handbag £129, Scarf worn on the bag...

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Bring your heirlooms to Osbourne House

Wightlink is supporting the BBC’s ever-popular Antiques Roadshow at Osborne, Isle of Wight in the programme’s 40th anniversary year.   Many of Britain’s leading antiques and fine arts specialists will be on hand on Thursday 14th of September17 to offer free advice and valuations to Islanders and mainlanders alike. Everyone is invited to raid their attics and bring along their family heirlooms, household treasures and car boot sale bargains for inspection by the experts, taking advantage discounted travel from Portsmouth and Lymington. Customers traveling with Wightlink with their cars and/or motorbikes can enjoy 20% off the price of day...

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LEGO – ‘Play well’ and win!

By Christian Warren   These coloured little interlocking blocks have had a resurgence of popularity in recent years. As a dad of two boys, in my house you can’t open a drawer or turn a corner without bumping into or treading on one of these durable plastic bricks. So in the spirit of celebrating your inner child, I decided to have a play myself – 30 minutes and one desk tidy later, I’m hooked and have since tried a few more ideas. So now we have teamed up with Toymaster, the Island family run, independent shops who stock the...

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Photography Competition

      Congratulations! Our winner of the ‘Coast’ competition is Patrick White, Shanklin with this serene shot.  Cameras at the ready? The title and theme of the next Competition is…HARVEST How It Works: With each edition we will be running a competition for photographic images open to all; novice, semi professional, or well-established full time photographer.  For each competition a theme will be given which we’d like you to take inspiration from, interpret and get creative with, but please do stick to this theme. Winners Prize: If you win, your photography will be featured in  the pages of the Island’s...

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Order your Wight DASH T-shirt now

Fashion in the name of Wight DASH As featured in issue 47 Style of Wight are supporting Wight DASH with a range of slogan t-shirts.   Wight DASH, formerly the Isle of Wight Women’s Refuge, supports women and children who are experiencing domestic violence via a wide range of services including refuge, community outreach programmes, advocacy, the Freedom Programme, and running a 24 hour helpline. To raise money for this vital charity we have designed a range of t-shirts featuring empowering song lyrics. Made from 100% cotton and printed on the Island by Bella-Creative, these exclusive t-shirts are priced...

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