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Charles Jeffrey, Eckhaus Latta & Horror Vacui Create Exclusive Collections For MATCHESFASHION.COM

Introduced in September 2017, MATCHESFASHION.COM’s The Innovators initiative champions fresh ideas, platforming designers with a new and distinct point of view. Hand-selected brands create collections available exclusively through the online retailer. The second edition of The Innovators launched earlier this month, ahead of New York Fashion Week. MATCHESFASHION.COM Buying Director, Natalie Kingham said: “I am…

Interview: Michael Isted, Master Of Botanical Drinks

Michael Isted, founder of The Herball, has a passion for botanical drinks and has worked with distinguished hotels and fashion labels around the world. Combining his skill for mixing beverages with his knowledge and understanding of plants, Michael created The Herball in 2012 to promote and celebrate the ways in which we can integrate plants…

The Best Of London Fashion Week AW18

Something Curated highlights the best from London Fashion Week, taking a closer look at a selection of the most exciting Autumn/Winter 2018 shows and collections.   Erdem Inspired by Adele Astaire, Fred Astaires sister, who left the bright lights of Broadway to begin a new life at Lismore Castle. Click link in bio to view…

3 London Talks To Pique Your Cultural Curiosity

a shimmer of possibility at Foyles Bookshop || Paul Graham (21 Feb) To celebrate the reissue of one of the most significant photobooks of the 21st century, Foyles bookshop will host a talk with photographer, Paul Graham, on 21 February. His celebrated series, a shimmer of possibility, was shot on his travels across the United…

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Interview: Michael Isted, Master Of Botanical Drinks

Michael Isted, founder of The Herball, has a passion for botanical drinks and has worked with distinguished hotels and fashion labels around the world. Combining his skill for mixing beverages with his knowledge and understanding of plants, Michael created The Herball in 2012 to promote and celebrate the ways in which we can integrate plants…

Interview: Anthony McCall On ‘Solid Light Works’...

Solid Light Works, running at The Hepworth Wakefield from 16 February to 3 June 2018, will be the first major UK exhibition of artist Anthony McCall in over a decade. Exploring all facets of his practice, the show includes the UK premiere of three “solid light” pieces. Known for his large-scale, immersive sculptural light installations…

Interview: Chef Merlin Labron-Johnson On The Evolution Of Po...

Following several years working in kitchens across Europe, perhaps most formatively at Kobe Desramaults’ In de Wulf, Merlin Labron-Johnson was ready for a move to London. His first project, Portland, opened at the beginning of 2015 to critical acclaim, and the following summer Clipstone was born. Extraordinarily, Labron-Johnson received a Michelin star when he was…

 

SC Edit — London’s Leading Architects

A centre of architectural innovation, London is home to a diverse collection of architects and designers responsible for some of the world’s most pioneering and recognisable buildings. With a particular focus on practices working in the arts sector, from renowned names like Rogers and Pawson, to burgeoning talents who are reconsidering the peripheries of the…

10 Of The Most Memorable Gardens By Artists

Gardening has long offered a means of aesthetic expression through art and nature – a display of taste and style, as well as an individual or culture’s philosophy, status, and, at times, national pride. A movement in the 1800s, coinciding with the increased popularity of ornamental horticulture, saw many artists famously cultivate their own gardens….

Luke Brooks & James Theseus Buck: Rottingdean Bazaar

The story of Luke Brooks and James Theseus Buck meeting is unconventional, aptly setting the tone for their offbeat fashion label Rottingdean Bazaar. Though Brooks and Buck were both students at Central Saint Martins, they were two years apart and only knew of each other vaguely, through mutual friends. It was their body hair that…

A Guide To Relational Aesthetics

“Relational aesthetics” is a term coined by art critic, historian and curator Nicolas Bourriaud, originally for the exhibition “Traffic,” held at the CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux in 1996. Inseparable from the concept, Bourriaud further expanded on the term in his 1998 book, Relational Aesthetics, defining the movement as: “A set of artistic practices which take…

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