Oh hai, just back from The National Portrait Gallery, where the William Eggleston exhibition is in its final weeks. And a two year hiatus from the blog. Casual Saturday. No big deal. But Eggleston tho. Let’s just have a moment. I love escaping into William Eggleston’s books of poetic Americana, where his rich colour and … More My Hero William Eggleston
Finally working my way through the various post ideas I have had over the last number of months, and Clerkenwell Design Week is next on the list. Luckily for me, the longevity and integrity of the design on display in May (gulp) means that this post is still fresh. Apart from the obvious design perving … More Clerkenwell Design Week 2014
Admission: This post is very late. I went to check out Ethical Fashion Forum’s Brand Preview a couple of months back. I was excited to meet people who are interested in changing the way the fashion industry works. People who want to do things differently and better. I was excited to see the future. I … More Ethical Fashion Brand Preview.
Another friend doing amazing things this week is my “BEST FRIEND 2010” – Orlando Volcano. Orlando upped and left for NYC about a year ago now, where he changed his name and seems to be spending his time honing his skills as a mega awesome producer. Today sees the launch of his debut EP, Nice To Meet You. … More All My Friends #2 – Orlando Volcano
Kicking off what is shaping up to be a busy week was Alan Taylor’s LCM SS15 presentation. I posted about him way back in 2012 when he was just starting his menswear label following a stint with Simone Rocha. I was involved in the prints for his last collection which was part of the Topman/Fashion East … More All My Friends #1 – Alan Taylor
1.IT’s a kind of MAGIC. Magic is a bit naff. David Blaine. Dynamo. David Copperfield. Derren Brown. Naff. THE PAUL DANIELS MAGIC SHOW. Naff-tastic. Why am I talking about magic? It’s like sooooooooooo not fashion, right? Well, yea definitely not. But there is something about magic that people respond to. And in terms of entertainment, … More Sunday Funday #10
What’s this?! What have I done with Noisy Shoes? Well, to be blunt, I killed it. And it all started over a phone call. As with last year, my 2014 resolutions are lo-fi. I want to call people on the phone more. I think I have lost a fundamental part of my ability to communicate … More The New Almanac