Your Hampshire and Dorset Wedding - May/June 2023 (Issue 98)

GROOMS’ NEWS Grooms editor Melissa Cullen reveals the latest best buys and product launches NEWS Grooms’ VRAI, known for creating sleek jewellery with unisex appeal, has revealed the new Brushed Bevel Band, a modern take on the wedding ring that is both substantial and subdued – perfect for grooms-to-be. Available in platinum or solid gold, the brushed effect gives the band a soft exterior while the modern bevelled edges create a look of durability. The band is 6mm wide and 1.8mm deep and can be engraved to add a personal touch. Visit for more info. On the back of what was Favourbrook’s best year in the brand’s history, the formalwear specialist has announced the launch of its new Spring/Summer 23 Menswear Collection. The collection celebrates the timelessness of tailoring, from the sophisticated elegance of morning dress and glamorous eveningwear, to the refined motifs of relaxed summer options. New for this season is unstructured linen suits comprising of Favourbrook’s iconic Newport jacket silhouette. Constructed from a beautiful Irish linen, these suits have a relaxed, natural drape and are available in a plethora of soft pastel tones, perfect for casual summer weddings and smart social events. Favourbrook is also the Official Menswear Licensee for Royal Ascot. The Royal Ascot Collection is a capsule of stunning morning suits in the traditional black, as well as charcoal and navy options, with a host of silk and linen waistcoats and accessories. To find out more, visit Timex has released a new addition to its popular Timex Expedition Range. The Expedition North Titanium Automatic features a 21-jewel automatic movement and a quick-release leather strap. It’s made using durable materials, including titanium and scratch-resistant, anti-reflective sapphire crystal and is ideal for everyday wear and adventurous grooms-to-be. Visit for more information. War Paint For Men has announced a new skincare range. Made up of three vegan formulas, the streamlined products are designed to make your skincare routine effective without spending hours in the bathroom. The lightweight eye cream helps defend against dark circles and smooth fine lines and delivers deep hydration. It has a cooling metal roller-ball applicator that massages and energises tired eyes. Also available is the lightweight daily moisturiser, which optimises hydration and leaves skin feeling smooth. It includes a blend of antioxidants that help to support your skin’s health and leave it feeling refreshed and never greasy. The lightweight night serum is centred around hydration and renewal. It’s quickly absorbed and targets signs of ageing and uneven skin tone to reveal healthier-looking skin when you wake up. All three products are clinically proven, vegan and use cruelty-free ingredients. The skincare range is available directly from the website, and at selected Superdrug stores. Hanz de Fuko ( is a hair care brand that aims to ‘bring out the individual artist’ in everyone. The versatile range of shower essentials has been created using organic ingredients and is designed for all hair types, from thick and curly to fine and thinning. The complete range is now available in Boots stores throughout the UK. Also newly available in Boots is skin and body care brand Anthony ( The brand’s approach utilises the latest cuttingedge scientific ingredients, such as glycolic and salicylic acids, to the more traditional tried and tested properties of clays, sands and botanicals to address every male concern from head to toe. Discover more at 87