The February Diary


Here’s our round-up of what to do and see in February, from the hottest fashion events to the latest releases.

1. Be a style insider at the London Fashion Week Festival

Catwalk shows, new trends and serious street style inspo; this month, it’s all about London Fashion Week. Keep up with all the AW17 action on the Accessorize blog and our social channels. Held at the The Store Studios in London, the four-day festival lets you shop the designer and high-street collections at exclusive prices, catch catwalk shows and be inspired with talks from industry experts. Get on the front row between 23rd-26th February.

2. Get those feel-good vibes with Fearne Cotton

Designed to offer practical ways of finding joy each and every day, Fearne Cotton’s new book Happy draws on her own experiences, as well as including expert advice. There’s workbook elements to help you start and end the day well, creative and written exercises plus simple ideas and visualisations to unlock that inner happiness. Get your copy from 9th February.

3. Make a date with Fifty Shades Darker

Yep, Christian Grey is back – and he’s just in time for Valentine’s Day. Based on the best-selling book series by EL James, the newest instalment from the Fifty Shades trilogy continues the lovestory between millionaire Grey (Jamie Dornan) and his college grad girlfriend Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) reunite for more steamy moments and all that drama. Make a date with your love one from 10th February.

4. Be inspired with the Edinburgh Student Arts Festival

Showcasing emerging creative talent across the city’s institutions, Edinburgh Student Arts Festival (ESAF) is a must-see this month. From painting and photography, to animation and performance installations, this exciting exhibition is Scotland’s first-ever youth-led arts festival, and is guaranteed to get your creative flowing. Runs from 9th February-3rd March.

5. Hang out with your favourite Girls

Following the story of four twenty-something friends navigating their way around New York, Girls first appeared on our screens back in 2012. And this month, the smart, sassy comedy-drama makes its comeback with its sixth and last series on Sky Atlantic, giving us one final chance to see with Hannah, Marnie, Jessa and Zosia. Catch up on 13th February.

6. Get thrifty at the Vintage Kilo Fair, Manchester

Head down to Manchester’s iconic Old Granada Studios for the Vintage Kilo Fair, packed with tonnes of pre-loved garms for both girls and guys. On entry, you’ll be given a big bag to fill up with your fave pre-loved garms – and the best part is, you’ll only have to pay £15 per kilo. Shop ‘til you drop on 18th February.

7. Celebrate this year’s chart-toppers at the BRIT Awards

Now in its 37th year, the BRIT Awards 2017 is back – and this year, it’s set to be bigger than ever before. Co-hosted by Emma Willis and Dermot O’Leary, the star-studded night features a whole host of music awards plus erformances from Robbie Williams, Little Mix and The 1975. Buy tickets now or sing along from home on 22nd February.