Your Hampshire and Dorset Wedding - November/December 2022 (Issue 95)

GROOMS’ NEWS Grooms editor Melissa Cullen reveals the latest best buys and product launches NEWS Grooms’ Hop from Barbados to India and across to Thailand with the 24 Days of Rum advent calendar. Hidden behind the calendar’s 24 doorways are 20ml glass bottles of premium rum – the perfect treat for the groom-to-be. To set you up for a month of tantalising tipples, also included in the box are two glasses and a tasting sheet for keeping note of your favourite rums. You will also have access to the interactive micro-site which provides background on the production processes as well as the rum’s country of origin, ABV and age. You can also get involved by rating each rum and taking part in interactive discussions and Q&As. Find out more at Thayers Natural Remedies’ toner is now available in Britain. It’s known and loved for its skin balancing and hydrating properties, as well as for its natural approach and herbal infusions. Suitable for all skin types, the carefully curated collection of alcohol-free toners and mists have each been made with 98 per cent natural origin ingredients, and they’re all certified cruelty free by Peta. Not only are Thayer’s products clinically proven to be non-comedogenic and gentle, but they also provide all-day hydration and maintain the skin’s moisture barrier – as well as promising to never dry skin out. Each product has undergone a clinical study by dermatologists, proving that they’re effective and non-irritating for most skin types. The alcohol-free toner collection is launching in the UK in a variety of scents, including rose petals, cucumber and coconut. Visit for more information. Last year, Rotary Watches partnered with Prostate Cancer UK to launch the hugely successful 1IN8 watch, a limited edition timepiece that drew attention to how one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Now, Rotary Watches has introduced the next chapter in its twoyear partnership with the men’s health charity: the Limited Edition 1IN4 watch. Designed to raise awareness, the new Limited Edition 1IN4 watch has been launched in collaboration with property expert, writer and TV presenter, Kunle Barker. With only 1,000 pieces made, Rotary will donate 10 per cent + VAT from the sale of every 1IN4 watch to Prostate Cancer UK, which will go towards helping more men understand their prostate cancer risk and what they can do about it. The Limited Edition 1IN4 is available at Tom Ford Beauty has announced its new Enigmatic Woods Collection. Made up of three scents, Santal Blush, Bois Marocain and Ébène Fumé, each is designed to celebrate ancient and treasured woods. Santal Blush is a textured fusion of sandalwood and spices enhanced with luxe ylang ylang and warm cinnamon. The stimulating Bois Marocain evokes the earthy treasure of Thuya wood and the artisans who sculpt with the mystical material. Known for its molten aroma, the scent uncoils powerfully, facetted with the spicy freshness of pink peppercorn and cedarwood. Ébène Fumé is a meditative scent that celebrates the essence of Palo Santo. Smokestoked by the warm elegance of cistus, black pepper, and notes of ebony wood, captured in sleek, sublime notes of leather. Check out for more information. The new Seiko Presage Craftsmanship Series includes the beautiful Urushi Dial Watch which comes with a limited edition green dial. Inspired by the Kenrokuen Gardens, a vast and beautiful space located in the heart of Kanazawa, Japan, this watch blends history and artistry to create a special design ideal for someone’s special day. The enamel dial was used on Japan’s first wristwatch and the high-quality texture captures a feeling of warmth from its soft sheen. Visit for more information. 85