Author Shoes – Boutique Launch

“Where the liquor is cold, but the shoes are hot” Thursday 12th April see’s the speakeasy launch of Author Shoes, complete with 1920’s theme – which means DRESSING UP! (a vintage hair stylist professional will be on hand to make you look flapper tastic!), original music from the ol’ grammar phone and drinks and nibbles!Continue reading “Author Shoes – Boutique Launch”

Pick Me Up Fair Private View Review

Check out my review over at Candid magazines website. I forgot to mention the mini burgers and insanely huge pig leg offered as canapés! Very kitsch. Also we got a wee bit snap happy with the camera, so here’s a few more pictures of the fair; Loving Zim & Zou paper sculptures! S for Sufiyeh! By Yuko MichishitaContinue reading “Pick Me Up Fair Private View Review”

Getting Ready for Pick Me Up Fair!

Contemporary Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House 22 March – 1 April 2012 Anthony Burrill for Pick Me Up Pick Me Up, the UK’s first annual contemporary graphic art fair and festival, celebrating graphic arts in all its forms, returns for its biggest edition yet this spring. Open from 22 March to 1 April, theContinue reading “Getting Ready for Pick Me Up Fair!”

Adam Ant: Dandy in the Underworld Private View & Live Performance

So I may not have been technically born when Adam Ant first arrived on the British music scene defining a generation between punk and glam rock, but I grew up listening to his music thanks to my then teenage sisters thus developing a huge childhood crush on this makeup wearing, tight trouser fitting new romanticContinue reading “Adam Ant: Dandy in the Underworld Private View & Live Performance”

Hockney & Freud Reviews in the new issue of Candid Magazine

The lovely and talented people behind Candid Magazine issue 3 brings you the concise truth concerning Fashion, Art & Film. Go read it, and also read my reviews of the colourful David Hockney at the Royal Academy (p.97) & the compelling Lucian Freud Portraits Exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery (p.130) candidonline/issue3 go! go! go!

Maria Francesca Pepe ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’

I’ll admit, I have been a die hard fan of MFP since I saw her stackable rings at Wolf & Badger a while back. Her A/W collection is a must have! Surprisingly boasting hues of rose gold, and fuschia pinks recalling flowers in blossom – ‘a symbol of newborn love’ – awwwww. Quoting lyrics fromContinue reading “Maria Francesca Pepe ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’”