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”

‘If I had my way with clothes I would be mostly naked’: Twin meets Weyes Blood

‘Y…O….L….O’ sings Natalie Mering in her wistful, luscious composition, ‘Generation Why’. The letters come so elliptically that you almost don’t piece the word together, especially as the sarcasm is delivered in angelic tones, packaged with fleeting guitars. Elsewhere on ‘Seven Words’ the same emotive voice offers a more morose, melancholic narrative. These two songs offerContinue reading “‘If I had my way with clothes I would be mostly naked’: Twin meets Weyes Blood”

Alex Cameron interview, Twin

One of the pleasures of seeing bands in small venues (when they’re good) is that you get to witness how much they enjoy playing with each other – which was certainly true of Alex Cameron and his gang on their most recent visit to London. In amongst a slick delivery of the latest album, Forced Witness, wereContinue reading “Alex Cameron interview, Twin”

KEIN magazine interview: The Summer House

Indian brand The Summer House make sustainable clothes with designs that draw on traditional craftsmanship and render them in modern, timeless silhouettes. They also offer homewares, working directly with local creatives and NGOs to ensure direct benefit to the makers. As such, The Summer House represents a new kind of brand, working towards a more sustainable, globalContinue reading “KEIN magazine interview: The Summer House”

Italian Summer Stitched At The Seams Of Bruta Shirts

Introducing new shirt brand Bruta: the label washing romance into the most ubiquitous form of clothing. Founded by Arthur Yates in 2015, Bruta marries art and design in the form of loose-fitting shirts that feature hand-drawn detail and embroidery. Alongside the shirts, Yates has employed his artistic background to create pots and urns, an unexpected yetContinue reading “Italian Summer Stitched At The Seams Of Bruta Shirts”

Designer Markus Lupfer Gives A Preview Of His SS17 Collection

For over 10 years designer Markus Lupfer has brought joy to the fashion industry with his playful label that fuses splashes humour with considered and intricate design. Ahead of London Fashion Week, we talked to the designer about his new collection. Graduating with First Class Honours from Westminster in 1997, Markus Lupfer quickly created a buzz in the industry when hisContinue reading “Designer Markus Lupfer Gives A Preview Of His SS17 Collection”

Interview With Malte Flagstad, The Creative Mind Behind Tonsure

With stripped-down, expertly rendered silhouettes, Tonsure flexes sartorial muscle through an imaginative use of prints and materials. The brand balances a strong sense of design with imaginative flair, channeling Scandinavian sensibilities whilst gunning for a global audience. And it works — the brand recently won the coveted Woolmark Prize for 2016-2017. Ahead of Copenhagen Fashion Week 2016, we catch up with MalteContinue reading “Interview With Malte Flagstad, The Creative Mind Behind Tonsure”

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”