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Exclusive ‘Buy one get one free’ offer at Amira Abayas

Amira Abayas are offering a fantastic Easter weekend bumper sale where customers can buy one costume and get the other FREE! Since opening the store in January last year, Amira Abayas has become the talk of the town and has attracted customers from all over the country. Regardless of faith and background, Abayas have been purchased by women from all cultures. With an eclectic array of Abayas, Joobas (men’s equivalent) fragrances and Burkinis (one-piece swimsuits that cover up almost all of your skin when swimming), Amira has now built a…

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The growing trend of Waist Trainers

by Qainaat Aftab Everyone wants an ideal body, whether that is being toned, strong built or curvy, especially with the new year – losing weight is hard enough; the dieting and the exercise, the thought of it requires a lot of effort alone! But what if someone was to tell you that the ideal body could be achieved by having a waist trainer. Is this the perfect solution? The only question is do they work? Let’s take a look at the famous phenomenon of waist training and the scepticism and…

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J. Fragrance makes its debut at the Broadway

One of the UK’s first Asian couture house which has built a successful partnership with renowned Pakistani celebrity Junaid Jamshed, have launched their popular brand of fragrances at Bradford’s recently opened Broadway Centre. Launched in 2011 to offer a unique shopping experience and selling the elite of South Asian fashion and jewellery, Janan Luxury Fashion is today regarded as the leading South Asian fashion house in the UK often attracting celebrities from across the globe. The addition of J. Fragrances to their collection, further enhances their sterling reputation not only as…

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2015: A Year in Beauty

Well here we are in December, fast approaching the end of another year, and as we get ready to say farewell to 2015 I find myself in rather a reflective mood. So, for my final feature of the year I’m trawling back through the top hair and beauty trends of the last twelve months; reminiscing over the highs and lows of this years looks, pondering which ones may well stick around into 2016, and which ones may be better left behind. Head first Now, it turns out that the top…

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Native Youth Women’s SS15 Collection

By Arooj Aftab Native Youth are finally launching their SS15 women’s wear collection. If you haven’t already heard of them they are a British brand that showcases trends and minimalist pieces with rich fabrics that create the perfect fit. Already making a name for themselves Native Youth have featured on online stores such as ASOS & are yet to launch their own site. From casual, to sporty and beautifully cut pieces, I love what I’m seeing so far and so need to get my hands on this collection. It looks…

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Hot Weather Beauty Hacks

There are many reasons to love summer, the sun has finally appeared after a long cold spring, the temperature is climbing and we can enjoy the longer days and lighter evenings. However, it’s not all good news as beauty-wise summer can be a challenging season, from make-up meltdowns to frizzy hair, blisters and sunburn the hot weather can bring with it a host of beauty woes. Fortunately, there are a few simple things you can do to counteract the style sabotaging effects of summer. Check out my favourite beauty hacks…

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6Tribes Exclusive Insider

By Arooj Aftab (@AroojUrbanEcho) A game-changing new app bringing people together. The man behind BBC iPlayer and the social TV platform Beamly; Anthony Rose has launched his new app, 6Tribes. Set to take networking to a whole new level, if you haven’t already heard of 6Tribes, here’s an exclusive insider from the man behind the app. Question: What does your business do? 6Tribes is a brand new app that’s a new take on social networking based on the concept of tribes. 6Tribes helps you find your tribe and connects you…

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Europe’s Biggest Sneaker Convention Comes to London

By Arooj Aftab (@AroojUrbanEcho) So a few weeks ago it was announced that Europe’s biggest sneaker convention, Sneakerness, will be touching down in London for the first time ever in collaboration with Crep Protect. This will be held at the iconic SSE venue, Wembley, on 15 – 16 August this year! If you haven’t already heard of Crep Protect, it is a hydrophobic solution which uses revolutionary nano-technology to create an invisible, protective barrier that prevents rain and stains from damaging footwear. This was set up by Jason Black and…

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Take a trip to Bradford’s premier Bazaar

As Bradford Bazaar celebrates three years in business this year, Urban Echo takes a look at the Bazaar’s journey from its roots to where it is today. Jas Maharaja of Maharaja Fabrics Director was the brainchild behind the concept as he saw a gap in the market for Asian shopping under one roof. Since its grand opening by George Galloway in April 2012, several Bazaars have come and gone but Bradford Bazaar seems to grow in status every year. Initially launched with forty stalls, it doubled its size to its…

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Janan the ‘King’ of Fashion team up with King Khan

The UK’s leading South Asian fashion retailer, Janan Luxury Fashion teamed up with welterweight boxing ace Amir Khan as a sponsor for his recent fight against Chris Algieri. Khan won the fight outclassing his game opponent in an entertaining fight that could pave the way for a much anticipated encounter with current boxing king Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather. The British boxing star and former World Champion from Bolton has attracted leading brands from around the world in the past such as Reebok, Maxi Nutrition and JD Sports. Janan Luxury Fashion is…

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