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. (more…)
“In China [the 1960s] was the Cultural Revolution. You need to explain swinging London, Mary Quant, the Beatles and why these people made a difference. If you don’t explain, they’re just clothes.”
Angelica Cheung, editor of Vogue China on the new Chinese luxury market (and why Vogue China is so big you need to sit at a table to read it), The Guardian
Following last year’s Vintage at Goodwood, Wayne Hemingway’s fashion-and-music Vintage Festival moves to London this summer. On Wednesday, Caryn Franklin will be in conversation with Hemingway at the Museum of London to discuss London and its influences on his work in the creative industries. I caught a speech by Hemingway a while ago at a mobile phone launch (!) and found him to be likeable and engaging. The always-inspiring Caryn Franklin is a brilliant interviewer so if you’re interested in thoughts on design and creativity I reckon this will be well worth attending.
Caryn Franklin in conversation with Wayne Hemingway, 7-8pm, Museum of London, London wall, EC2, £6 (34.50 concessions), over 18s only