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Local Leeds 19th-25th August

  The Last Bank Holiday of the year is just around the corner (Monday 26th of August) so you need to spend it wisely. From day to night, Leeds has a lot to offer to get maximum enjoyment out of your long weekend break. Day Drinking  First and foremost it’s Leeds Beer Week from Friday 23rd to Saturday the 31st– what better way to celebrate the bank holiday? Leeds Beer week is taking over the city’s bars for its fourth year in a row, from tap takeovers to tastings. Leeds... Read More

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Local Leeds 12th-18th of August

  Caribbean Festival @ Leeming – 15th of August  Where is it? : Wizu Workplace, The Leeming Building What time? : 15:30 – 17:30 What is it? :  What better way to see off the summer than bringing Caribbean carnival vibes to the Leeming Building this August, expect plenty of rum punch and sweet Soca music. An event not to be missed!   Thru’ the decades 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00’s party – Friday 16th August 2019 Where is it? : The Soap Factory, Leeds What time? : 7:30pm til 11:30pm (last entry 8:15pm)  Minimum Age:... Read More

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Local Leeds 5th-11th

  Thursday 8th August  Salute to Reggae 2019  Where is it? : Millennium Square, Leeds @ 5:30pm What is it? : Salute2Reggae is a BHI event which sits within their Black Music Festival citywide programme.  The concert celebrates UK Reggae in the heart of Leeds City Centre  The concert is an intimate vibrant event, showcasing the varying genres of Reggae, from Dancehall, to Ital.  Aimed to please the lovers of Reggae.  Celebrating yesteryear and presenting tomorrow! Merchandise, Authentic Caribbean Food will be on sale.  Safe for the family, Colleagues straight from the office or an arranged outing... Read More

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Brand Spotlight – Kevan Jon

  This week our spotlight brand is the sophisticated dress-wear brand ‘Kevan Jon’. The house of Kevan Jon is a woman’s wear brand founded in 1992 by South African born fashion designer Kevan Aspinall. The Kevan Jon collection embraces the essence of today’s modern woman, renowned for its perfect fit, perfect cut and perfect proportion. The collection incorporates a super stylish super sexy selection of dresses which demand more than a second glance. Head turning tailoring perfect for every occasion plus the seasons most desirable key pieces. Designs by Kevan... Read More

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New Brand Alert – Valentino Handbags

        We are delighted to introduce the latest addition to the Accent family of designer brands… Valentino by Mario Valentino (currently only available in-store) The iconic brand that has been idolised by fashionistas across the globe for over 60 years. Under Mario’s direction, the brand became a globally recognised footwear design house. It’s reputation improved dramatically in the 1960s-1980s when Mario Valentino imagery and photography was considered as iconic in the industry with top photographers and models recruited to the campaigns. Today, the brand Mario lovingly built continues... Read More

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20-26th May   Fusion Colour Party Head down to Chirpy Store for their colour party where you can come and try out all those colours that you’ve had your eye on but never got to try! Everyone will get to make and take away a tester pot of their own custom created colour… as well as knowing how to mix up more with your own special colour recipe card. There will demos and a chance to create your own paint sample sticks as well as get advice for your planned painting... Read More

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Local Leeds: Upcoming Events

12th-19th May You’ve just about recovered from the last bank holiday and the next one is in sight, but what to do in the mean time? Leeds is jam packed full of upcoming events to keep you and the whole family entertained, and here at Accent we have shortlisted a few of our top picks.   The Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival The UK’s biggest and best Vegan festival returns to Leeds this month, with 80+ amazing stalls! From free samples and interactive workshops, to live entertainment and even yoga classes,... Read More


Local Leeds: Events This Week

6th – 16th May The prolonged bank holiday weekend may be over, but that doesn’t end the fun activities that are happening in and around Leeds this week. To help you decide, we have rounded up our top three picks for those who need a well-deserved beer, a family day out, or some lighthearted entertainment.     LS6 Beer Festival    Calling all lovers for real ale, LS6 Beer Festival is returning for its’ 10th edition. Located at Left Bank Leeds, the stunning venue will take home to some of... Read More

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How to wear white to a wedding

Everyone says you don’t wear white to a wedding in order to not upstage bride, but unless it’s a wedding dress replica, white CAN be done right. For those bold enough to break the stigma ,we have rounded up our favourite, white approved wedding guest looks. One acceptable way to wear white to a wedding, is by finding a piece with a white base and a print overlaid on top. This Kevan Jon Alice Cape Dress is the perfect example, and of course it’s hot on trend in this season’s... Read More

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Bank Holiday Fun: Outfit Styling

  The four day weekend we all crave for is on the horizon and whether you have plans for a ladies brunch, a big night out, or casual beer garden drinks… we have all the looks you need to keep on trend for a weekend of fun. MEN’S Stay comfy yet smart this bank holiday with Replay’s slim fit chinos in 11oz garment-dyed stretch denim Hyperflex. The Hyperflex innovation combines the original denim look with an utmost freedom of movement, providing you with absolute comfort. The smart, preppy Zeumar trousers... Read More