Interview with Francesca Allen, Twin

When the British photographer met musician Aya in Tokyo the pair bonded immediately. “Even though our time together was brief, they remain some of my favourite photos I’ve taken” says Francesca Allen of this first encounter in 2016. Two years later, these first photographs have informed a longer and more intimate project. Francesca Allen’s new book, ‘Aya’Continue reading “Interview with Francesca Allen, Twin”

Oliva Bee’s new bohemia

Olivia Bee started taking pictures in her early teens, one of those rare precocious talents who already had the basics nailed before most of us had figured out how to make our lava lamps work. And when I say basics, I mean being commissioned to shoot commercials for Nike and Converse by the time she was 17…Continue reading “Oliva Bee’s new bohemia”

INTERVIEW WITH MAYAN TOLEDANO

20.06.2016 | TWIN Mayan Toledano is a photographer and co-founder of Me and You, an online platform that celebrates friendship, feminism and girlhood, run with her BFF Julia Baylis. As a photographer she creates images that are playful and poignant. They invite viewers to enter into private spaces with her subjects – bedrooms, bathrooms – not asContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH MAYAN TOLEDANO”

WHITNEY’S GOLDEN DAYS

WHITNEY’S GOLDEN DAYS Trundling round Europe in a white van, spending their time listening to The Band and Bob Dylan, drinking too much whiskey and beer: the antics of the six-man band Whitney have a something of a cinematic quality about them. On the icy Sunday that I meet them, they’ve just come over fromContinue reading “WHITNEY’S GOLDEN DAYS”

Mary Benson AW16, Wonderland report

Skater girls and vampire slayers joined forces for an energetic display at Mary Benson. Bewitched  Taking inspiration from cult 90s TV series’s Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Mary Benson conjured some witchy numbers that will have many under their spell this season. A floor length hooded denim dress, beautifully illustrated with gold, was adorned with SwarovskiContinue reading “Mary Benson AW16, Wonderland report”

ADAM GREEN’S PAPIER-MÂCHÉ PHILOSOPHY

Whenever I listen to Adam Green, I imagine him lounging in a martini glass, drinking a Dr Pepper and wearing a party hat. There seems to me no other way that Green could make the music that he does. His witty offbeat lyrics, which include cherished lines such as “everyone’s fucking my princess,” and ”Jessica Simpson,Continue reading “ADAM GREEN’S PAPIER-MÂCHÉ PHILOSOPHY”