Month: January 2014

American brands takeover Bread & Butter

American brands takeover Bread & Butter

The trend for authentic heritage continues. American brands Tellason and Oak Street Bootmakers gain attention at Bread and Butter. For the previous few seasons there has been a real focus on crafted menswear at Bread and Butter, with American brands and their produce taking centre […]

Forbes and Lewis

Forbes and Lewis

British Brand Forbes and Lewis Shone at this Season’s Bread and Butter Tradeshow There was a strong focus on ‘Made in Britain’ seen throughout the three days of Bread and Butter this January. New accessories brand Forbes and Lewis couldn’t have timed their BBB debut […]

Bread and Boxers

Bread and Boxers

Underwear brand Bread and Boxers stood out at this season’s Premium tradeshow in Berlin. Born from an unfortunate case of lost luggage, Bread and Boxers began with the aim to make “getting great underwear as simple as picking up the morning bread”. Bread and Boxers […]

Hannah Höch Exhibition

Hannah Höch Exhibition

Hannah Höch Exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery Inspiring and original, the Hannah Höch exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery delves into the pioneering mind of one of Berlin’s most undeservedly neglected artists. As a hugely influential and rare female member of Berlin’s Dada movement, Höch led […]

West Elm London

West Elm London

West Elm Arrives in London The Brooklyn based homestore has arrived in London.   West Elm London has arrived and appears to have settled in quite nicely in the busy homeware district of Tottenham Court Road, amongst neighbours such as Lombok, Habitat and Heals. However, The store […]

Cartier Exhibition Paris

Cartier Exhibition Paris

Cartier Exhibition Paris Cartier’s Style and History exhibition captures you from the off. Set within a bejewelled projection in an ambient setting of charcoal walls and low lighting. Taking you on a journey through time, showcasing over 600 pieces including hair slides, cigar boxes, broaches, […]

Top Drawer, Home and Craft Show Highlights

Top Drawer, Home and Craft Show Highlights

This January saw the final appearance of the Top Drawer and Home tradeshows at Earl’s court before their big move to Olympia next season. With Craft introduced as an additional show on the line-up we had high hopes for some brand new and forward thinking, […]

Stan Smith Adidas Relaunch

Stan Smith Adidas Relaunch

The iconic Stan Smith Adidas sneaker is today being relaunched, 41 years after it’s orignal release. The Stan Smith was the original leather performance court shoe and quickly became a bestseller for Adidas from it’s release in 1973, around the peak of the tennis star’s […]

New Year Fitness Frenzy

New Year Fitness Frenzy

The highstreet has gone all out this New Year to attract customers embarking on their New Year health kicks and fitness resolutions. Heavily influenced by the growing sports luxe trend and with style conscious women as a key target market, stores such as H&M, Forever […]

Selfridge's Festival of Imagination

Selfridge's Festival of Imagination

For SS14, Selfridges London has been transformed into a “portal into the creative mind”, encouraging visitors to explore the power of their imagination. The Imagine Shop highlights how the industry is driving forward with innovative processes such as digital printing, and examines how these could […]

London Collections: Men

London Collections: Men

LONDON COLLECTIONS: MEN London Collections: Men kicked off it’s fourth season this Monday, with the world’s buyers & press descending on the capital for 3 days of shows & presentations by British finest design talent. A unique event which sees big brands such as Alexander […]

Jonathan O'Dea at Richmix

Jonathan O'Dea at Richmix

Jonathan O’Dea is an Irish artist and sculptor. His latest exhibition, Changing Spaces, is currently on display at Richmix in Shoredtich, East London. We went along to have a look. The Exhibition, though small, features some interesting pieces. The basis for the exhibition is ‘Changing […]

New York Retail Highlight: Kate Spade Saturday

New York Retail Highlight: Kate Spade Saturday

Getting back into the swing of things after the New Year, we’re looking back at some of our retail highlights from our recent trip to New York. Topping the list has to be the brand new Kate Spade Saturday store on Soho’s Spring street. The […]