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700 Nimes Road by Catherine Opie

700 Nimes Road by Catherine Opie

Rooms, hallways, closets, rugs, shoe boxes, scents, clothing: what does any of it mean when the body that has helped shape such a world – has given it value – dies, disappears? Those rooms and objects become totems to aura, and that is precisely what the renowned photographer, Catherine Opie, […]

by × November 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, The Condé Nast Years 1923 – 1937, The Photographers’ Gallery

Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, The Condé Nast Years 1923 – 1937, The Photographers’ Gallery

Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, The Condé Nast Years 1923 – 1937 has its UK premiere at The Photographers’ Gallery, presenting over 200 vintage prints, many on public display for the first time since the 1930s. Steichen was universally regarded as the first ‘modern’ fashion photographer. He was originally appointed to […]

by × November 1, 2014 × 0 comments

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Fifty Fabulous Frocks, The Fashion Museum, Bath

Fifty Fabulous Frocks, The Fashion Museum, Bath

– frock: historically referred to an article of clothing in the 17th century, specifically a workman’s outer garment: in the 18th century a man’s loose fitting coat: a religious robe; more typically a woman’s dress. – We’re somewhat embarrassed to admit that this is our first ever visit to The […]

by × February 2, 2013 × 0 comments

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The Little Black Jacket, Mini Palais

The Little Black Jacket, Mini Palais

The Little Black Jacket exhibition, consisting of one black tweed Chanel jacket and 109 of Karl Largerfeld’s favourite muses, has finally landed in its spiritual home: Paris. After a global six month tour: Seoul, Berlin, Moscow, London, Hong Kong, Taipei, New York, Tokyo and Sydney, the iconic jacket – a […]

by × November 19, 2012 × 0 comments

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Fashionable Faces at Claridges

Fashionable Faces at Claridges

We were excited to hear that our favourite London hotel: Claridges is to install one of our favourite fashion illustrators: David Downton as its first “fashion artist in residence”. The artist will sketch the famous and fashionable faces who regularly glide across the glossy chequered floor of the hotel’s magnificent art deco lobby. Guests who have agreed to do a […]

by × July 27, 2011 × 0 comments

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Last Chance to see Ballet Russes!

Last Chance to see Ballet Russes!

If you haven’t yet made a beeline for the ballet you must do so right away! Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes – the current blockbuster at the V&A – closes this Sunday 9 January 2011. This is a glorious exhibition that explores the world of the influential artistic director Serge Diaghilev […]

by × January 7, 2011 × 0 comments