I’m in the thick of having a major clearout (I just chucked out ten years of Teen Vogues) so quite why I’m browsing new books I can’t tell you. But I just stumbled upon this little gem on sex, drugs and Northern Soul …
The New York Times has a feature on Borsalino hats, specifically the ones sported by Hasidic Jews. As D never tires of telling me, Borsalino is a brand, not a style but, whatever, I’m a fan. Continue reading
Artist Mark Leckey’s ‘Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore’ film, a mash-up of 70s, 80s and 90s disco and clubbing footage was created in 1999 and caused quite a stir. Its technique of splicing Northern Soul dancers with 80s casuals and 90s ravers, speeded up and on repeat is a compelling observation piece on the culture of clubbing and dancing. Continue reading
When Brian McCloskey visited his parents in Ireland the year before last, he boxed up his decades-old collection of Smash Hits magazines and shipped it back to California without having much of a plan in mind. Then he decided to scan every issue, upload onto a blog Continue reading
There were mixed mutterings pre-Burberry. Some say Burberry needs to switch things up, (“the shows are too long and repetitive”), while others insist Christopher Bailey is a genius. I was looking forward to as much of the marketing hoopla as the collection. Continue reading
Last year there was much excitement at the news that Lady Gaga was collaborating with Polaroid. What would they create? Clothes? Cameras? Music? Well, the wait is nearly over and the results of ‘Grey Label’ will be unveiled on Thursday.