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Girls On Wheels #9 (plus that time Hugh Hefner turned his tennis court into a roller rink)

I haven’t done one of these for ages and it’s the closest I’ll come to doing anything Tour De France related (hmm tenuous much?), so here goes. See if you can spot Grace Kelly on rollerskates and don’t miss the Playboy vid at the end…

1 a Wheels Of Change By Sue Macy
1 Amelia Earhart on skates (more…)

Street style old and new: Coggles and The Skartorialist

At the Coggles press day I discovered the brand has a two year old archive of on-the-street portraits taken by Nick Scaife. These images are very much about the person as much as their clothes, and Coggles has gone on to develop this idea by making short films about a few of its favourite subjects. (more…)

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The L.A. diaries part 3

My third and final day in L.A. (back in March I hasten to add, I’m back in Blighty now) brought yet more cobalt blue sky and incessant sunshine. And the grand finale of the trip, the filming of the main rollerskating scene for the Lucozade ad. Oh how I wish I could say I was plucked from the watching crowd, ‘wardrobed’ in hotpants and gold quads and given a masterclass in whirling on wheels. (more…)