Your South Wales Wedding - May/June 2020 (Issue 73)

Grooms editor Melissa Barker shares the latest best buys and product launches ABOUT IT! DANCE TO THE BEAT Bang & Olufsen has announced its next generation of Beoplay E8 earphones. The ideal gift for any groom-to-be, the product uses 3D-modelling to ensure it fits a large variety of ear shapes and sizes and boasts up to 35 hours of playtime. Christoffer Østergaard Poulsen, the vice president of product management, said: “With the third generation of Beoplay E8, we have made the world’s best-sounding true wireless earphones even better.” Visit fo r more. DAZZLING COMPLEXION John Lewis & Partners have unveiled plans to sell men’s make-up brand War Paint for Men in its flagship Oxford Street store and on the company’s website. The full range of products includes foundation, concealer, bronzer and powder. In addition, John Lewis & Partners also offer a range of men’s personal styling services and a dedicated studio in its Southampton shop. Daniel Gray, the founder of War Paint for Men, said: “This is a massive step in the right direction, not just for us but for the industry and men’s make-up in general.” Check out fo r more. Read all SCENTSATIONAL We love Emporio Armani’s new fragrance by Nicholas Hoult and Alice Pagani. The Stronger With You Freeze scent is made up of limes, apples, sage, chestnut and iced lavender to create an unforgettable smell. Brides-to-be can purchase the In Love With You version that’s made using red cherries and jasmine. Both are available to purchase from A CLOSE SHAVE Award-winning barbers, ADAM, has revealed a new grooming experience. The brand wants grooms-to-be to step into a contemporary, uncluttered space, indulge in the artful hands of the highly-skilled barbers and walk out feeling restored while also looking sharp and polished. Customers will get to experience ADAM’s exclusive product line which comprises of a beard balm, oil and hair paste. Esat and Oytun, the co-founders, said: “We founded ADAM for the contemporary gentleman who works hard, plays hard and lives in a modern city but still seeks a classic and timeless experience.” To see more, visit Sock it to me Lincolnshire-based company, Sophie Allport has released its spring/summer 2020 collection. The homeware brand incorporates the founder’s love of country living and wildlife to create beautiful products. The collection is made up of kitchen and dining products, men’s socks and wash bags, handkerchiefs and much more. For more information, visit GROOMS’ NEWS 85