Taste And Fashion: The Social Function Of Fashion And Style

Excerpt from Taste and Fashion: The Social Function of Fashion and Style by Jukka Gronow (Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki) In the classical European humanistic tradition, fashion was always thought to be antithetical to good taste. A person blindly following the whims of fashion was without style, whereas a man of style – or…

Dim Sum Making With Maisie Cousins At Park Chinois

Celebrating the recent launch of Park Chinois’ Twilight Dim Sum series, which brings together an eclectic programme of entertainment and seasonal cuisine each Sunday evening, we invited London-based photographer Maisie Cousins to join Chef Ming in the kitchen for a dumpling masterclass. Cousins’ work viscerally explores femininity and sexuality in a confident and open way,…

9 British Artists & Designers Experimenting With Light

Embracing the intangibility of light and engaging with its ability to change our perception of spaces, numerous artists and designers have experimented with the medium over the centuries. Light has been used for architectural effect throughout human history; however, the modern concept of light art emerged with the development of artificial electric incandescent light sources…

Meet The Studio Residents Of The Oval, Cambridge Heath

Situated between Haggerston and Victoria Park, the studios at 22-27 The Oval accommodate a diverse group of residents, supporting a breadth of creative disciplines and entrepreneurial activity. Along with it’s noteworthy printmaking facilities, the building houses architects, graphic designers, furniture makers, artists, writers and more. Something Curated takes a closer look at a selection of…

The Best London Food Openings This August

August promises a whole host of new and exciting restaurant openings and pop-ups, including Clare Smyth’s first solo project, Victor Garvey’s second Spanish offering, Sam Bryant’s imaginative reinvention of Peckham Rye train station’s old ticket office, as well as news of Nuno Mendes’s latest project. Something Curated compiles a list of the most enticing menus…

Stay up to date with Something Curated