Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding - August/September 2022 (Issue 90)

GROOMS’ NEWS Grooms’ editor Melissa Barker reveals the latest best buys and product launches NEWS Grooms’ Men’s footwear brand, Percy Stride has launched a new collection. These colourful designs are available in UK sizes seven to 12 with the option to pre-order sizes four to 16. Danielle Wathes, the founder, tells us: “We are proud to announce the release of our Men’s Derby range which consists of four innovative colours. Here at Percy Stride, we’re waging a war against the walls of blacks and browns, challenging conventional footwear choices, adding colour, vibrancy, and a sense of confidence into the market. Our shoes are handmade, lined with leather and Goodyear welt.” To find out more and see the full collection, visit Discover the new Gentleman Reserve Privee Eau de Parfum, a whisky-inspired fragrance, where floral sophistication meets woody depths. Co-created by master distillers and perfumers, two olfactory worlds are combined to create an intense men’s cologne for a strong, sophisticated gentleman. The scent is expressed through a contrast of ethereal iris and amber woods. Infused with whisky absolute and crafted in Grasse using barley from a refined Scottish distillery, this fragrance embodies timeless elegance and refinement. Available in-store and online at Seiko Watches has released a new men’s watch. The Presage Sharp Edged GMT Zero Halliburton is an exclusive collaboration with Zero Halliburton, American luggage experts, and the first brand to introduce the concept of aluminium luggage. Iconic design elements from Zero Halliburton feature on the dial. Showcasing its signature double-rib pattern and clearly recognisable elegant yet functional style, this is complemented with the traditional Japanese hemp print from the Seiko Presage Sharp Edged Series. The caseback features the Zero Halliburton logo, the GMT hand and high visibility hour markers, along with a clear 24-hour bezel, meaning multiple time zone calculations can be made at a glance, quickly and easily. Available at Grooms and wedding guests looking to do a good deed whilst stepping out in style can hire a bespoke suit package, with proceeds going towards Marie Curie’s end of life charity. The Marie Curie Blue Slim Fit Package, featuring a blue suit with a lemon tie and handkerchief – the charity’s corporate colours – and is available online and through 250+ Cameron Ross Formal Hire stockists across the UK. With prices starting at £110, £5 of each hire will go to Marie Curie, which provides care and support to terminally ill people and their families across the UK, either at home, or in one of its nine hospices. Georgina Bushell, the partnership’s manager of Marie Curie, said: “We are so grateful to be receiving a portion of the suit hire. Not only is it a beautiful choice, but the people who are hiring it are helping Marie Curie to continue being there for terminally ill people and their loved ones throughout the country.” To find out more, visit Terence Clack is selling a range of stylish limited edition watches that are perfect for the groom-to-be. This midnight blue limited edition watch is one of the most popular designs from The Stonebridge collection. It’s a timeless classic design that is as versatile as it is effortless. Visit to see more and apply the code ‘TCW20’ at checkout to receive a 20 per cent discount. Offer ends 30th September, 2022. 71