Our Brave New World

Second Home In a post-recession era where bankers are scorned and traditional capitalists humbled, it has been the start-uppers that are hailed as the new messiahs of the working world. At Google, Facebook and Spotify – and every ad agency, upmarket media company and well-funded digital content platform in between – organic furniture and distressedContinue reading “Our Brave New World”

The Furstenberg Frenzy: Why we love DVF

 All wrapped up: DVF wrap dress creator and glamour monger has us enraptured once again.  In the last month, Diane Von Furstenberg has launched a new reality TV show (House of DVF), released a memoir, (The Woman I Wanted To Be), and celebrated 40 years of the iconic wrap dress. One of the best fashionContinue reading “The Furstenberg Frenzy: Why we love DVF”

Helen Lawrence Interview, a chat with the British designer to watch

INSIDER’S GUIDE; Central St Martin’s graduate Helen Lawrence is one of the fashion designers to watch in 2015. Every year there’s one designer who sets the tongues wagging: Christopher Kane, Simone Rocha, Holly Fulton, Erdem… This year the buzz at London Fashion Week was around young British designer Helen Lawrence. Fresh from a tenure with Fashion East, theContinue reading “Helen Lawrence Interview, a chat with the British designer to watch”

Twin magazine, Issue 10: Woman’s Hour band

Woman’s Hour band For British readers the idea of Woman’s Hour, the band, conjures up images of Sue MacGregor on synths and Jenni Murray harmonising with Riot Grrl vigour about home births and the gender pay gap. And as formidable as that image is I doubt the world is ready for it. Step forward Woman’sContinue reading “Twin magazine, Issue 10: Woman’s Hour band”

Vogue feature: Drama’s Ones to Watch

THIS year has been a big one for a whole host of exciting new British acting talent; from actress Alicia Vikander (Anna Karenina) and Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) to brothers Luke and Harry Treadaway (Clash of the Titans and The Lone Ranger respectively). But who are the ones to watch out for in 2015?Continue reading “Vogue feature: Drama’s Ones to Watch”

Another side of Alexander McQueen: We talk to his friend, the photographer Gary Wallis

INSIDER’S LOOK: Five years after Alexander McQueen’s death, photographer Gary Wallis celebrates the designer in a personal exhibition at Proud Chelsea. McQueen by Wallis A new exhibition of Gary Wallis’ photographs is opening at Proud Galleries next month. McQueen: Backstage – The Early Shows, chronicles the start of Alexander “Lee” McQueen’s influential and tragically short lived career.Continue reading “Another side of Alexander McQueen: We talk to his friend, the photographer Gary Wallis”