Go underground: three music venues you should visit in favour of the O2 Apollo

When going to a gig in Manchester, why visit a larger venue like the O2 Apollo or Ritz when hundreds of smaller, alternative gems exist? Band on the Wall Band on the Wall is perhaps the most diverse venue of the bunch. Situated in the famous Northern Quarter in a retired cinema, the Arts Council … Continue reading Go underground: three music venues you should visit in favour of the O2 Apollo

Glass Animals at the Albert Hall, Manchester – 18/03/2017

Imagine a room full of people in a Wesleyan church, worshipping a crazed, chanting angel and a revolving pineapple disco ball. Does that seem odd? That was two hours of Glass Animals at the Albert Hall, Manchester last week. It was difficult to imagine how the songs from their two critically-acclaimed albums, named ZABA and … Continue reading Glass Animals at the Albert Hall, Manchester – 18/03/2017

Street Style: this week’s most fashion-forward fellas

From sharp, statement three-piece suits to neutral colours, Perception experts check out the business wear you’re sporting this week. Ehsan Arif, 26 Occupation: Recruitment consultant Favourite item of clothing: “I have a Vivienne Westwood suit, you know those ones with the gold chain across the buttons? I wore it for my wedding and I wish … Continue reading Street Style: this week’s most fashion-forward fellas

Switch it up this summer with our favourite fashion picks

If you're tired of stuffy suits and heavy shoes this summer, why not shake your wardrobe up a bit and see how you can still be smart, sophisticated and stylish in the workplace? Check out Perception's top picks for the season. Battle of the bags It’s the eternal debate: stylish leather briefcase or functional, fashion-forward … Continue reading Switch it up this summer with our favourite fashion picks