Your East Anglian Wedding - February/March 2023 (Issue 59)

GROOMS’ NEWS Grooms editor Melissa Cullen reveals the latest best buys and product launches NEWS Grooms’ Next has announced its first menswear edit with TV host and World Cup golden boot winner, Gary Lineker. The 12 looks that Gary has selected for his winter edit are a mixture of casual and formal pieces to suit every style and occasion. Whether that’s supporting the kids on a chilly Sunday morning from the sideline or dinner and drinks with family and friends, there is something for everyone. “Fashion is something I’m passionate about and I like the variety offered by Next,” says Gary. “There is great tailoring and also smart casual pieces for going out socialising. On the other hand, there is much more casual clothing for my Sundays off and holidays, both of which are very important to me. Next, although known internationally, of course, is also a brand with a strong connection to Leicester!” To see the full interview with Gary, visit our website. For more information about the collection, head over to Spinnaker Watches has introduced the new Spinnaker Cahill 300 Automatic Help for Heroes Limited Edition Watch to mark 15 years since the charity, Help for Heroes, was founded. The timepiece pays tribute to the charity with three markings on the strap, which echo the Help for Heroes’ signature colours. The distinctive red, navy and blue represent each branch of the British Armed Forces and their unity and strength. The collection is limited to 600 pieces and five per cent of net sales will go towards the amazing work that Help for Heroes do. Visit for more information. Favourbrook has announced the launch of its new winter 2022 collection. Focusing on texture and tactility, the new must-see fabrics and tones will add a contemporary feel to your evening wardrobe. The collection focuses on mid-weight wool and recycled cashmere and includes a variety of tartan fabrics. The new waistcoats are made from velvet and are available in a rich autumnal palette which tie in beautifully with the more formal and ornate silk creations that the brand has to offer. For more information, visit the website Superdrug is now the exclusive high-street stockist of black male grooming brand, Aaron Wallace. “We are extremely excited to partner with Superdrug,” says CEO and co-founder, Aaron Wallace. “This deal will ensure that, as black men, we no longer need to go out of our way to search for hair and beard care products that work. Our goal is to highlight the importance of self-care amongst black men while becoming a staple in their grooming routines, educating them on the importance of caring for their hair and skin.” For more information, visit WatchPilot, a UK-based watch retailer, has opened its first high street store in Richmond, Surrey. Founded in 2020 at the beginning of the pandemic by Tim Harrison and Akbar Hussain, WatchPilot launched online with success and has added new brands to the platform monthly. Now, along with affordable and high-end timepieces, the new bricks and mortar store will showcase more than 30 brands of watches and employ experienced and knowledgeable staff. Tim Harrison tells us: “We will continue to grow our online presence, however, particularly within the luxury side of watch retail, there will always be demand for a premium in-store experience. If our initial Richmond store proves successful, we are open to replicating the concept in other locations.” Discover more at 93