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Posts Tagged ‘france’

Fashion on Film: L’Amour Fou

Pierre Thoretton's L'Amour Fou is a biographical documentary exploring Yves Saint Laurent's illustrious life, narrated by his partner of fifty years, Pierre Berge. There's fashion, art and feuds aplenty…

Written by Matt Bramford


Yves Saint Laurent by Krister Selin

The relationship between a fashion designer and his business manager-cum-lover isn't a new concept to cinema. Anybody who has seen Valentino: The Last Emperor will have already witnessed the trials and tribulations when two men - one a rare, creative genius, the other a businessman, have to work together on a daily basis for fifty consecutive years.


Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge by Karolina Burdon


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Lucky’s London Exclusive Chocolate Cake Collection inspired by Alice in Wonderland: Honey Time

Lucky's London have produced a unique new range of cake based luxury chocolates inspired by Alice in Wonderland: I got stuck into their Honey Time gift box. Nom nom nom.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lucky’s Honey Time chocolates by Kirstie Battson. Love chocolate? Love cake? How about a unique combination of the two? Well, information pills the good people at Lucky’s London have decided […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Masha Ma

Our beloved Masha Ma returned to London Fashion Week for her third collection and delivered a delicate yet bold image of the woman, complete with a strong sportswear vibe that I loved. Held at Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 17th September.

Written by Georgia Takacs

Masha Ma S/S 2012 by Marta Spendowska She concluded her MA in Womenswear at Central Saint Martins only three years ago, page but Masha Ma has already a made a […]

Frànçois and the Atlas Mountains by Jenny Lloyd

Music Review: Francois and The Atlas Mountains

Ah Francois! A musical Frenchman with arts skills. His music is much like a French film; serious, yet comical, lighthearted but deep - and full of LOVE. Pow!

Written by Helen Martin

Francois Marry by Jenny Lloyd It’s not just because my cat is called Francois. This French musician is très bon. Francois Marry, tadalafil aka Francois and The Atlas Mountains, viagra […]

An interview with Still Corners

Meet up and coming band Still Corners... they're enigmatic and magical.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Still Corners by Nicholas Stevenson. I discovered Still Corners when they supported Our Broken Garden late last year. The band are as elusive as they are beautiful, viagra 40mg but […]

This Is The Kit: Wriggle Out the Restless – Album Review

Beautiful Bristol and Paris based band This is the Kit features the dulcet tones of Kate Stables. Luscious stuff.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Sandra Contreras It’s clear the beauty industry is relentlessly changing as fast as the fashion industry, pharmacy with both mediums always being used to express the latest trends. […]

Yves Saint Laurent : Retrospective : Petit Palais, Paris

The fashion capital and haute couture haven pays tribute to Yves Saint Laurent, charting his rise and rise through fashion, at the Petit Palais, Paris.

Written by Siobhan Fagan

A couple of weeks ago, order I was sifting through work emails and idly wondering how my forthcoming weekend was going to shape up; it seemed to be taking on […]

Festival Review: Vieilles Charrues

A spur of the moment visit to the Gallic version of Glastonbury provided a weekend packed with French music, French food and French wine (and lots of it) that all added up to the festival of dreams.

Written by Cari Steel

A couple of weeks ago, medications I was sifting through work emails and idly wondering how my forthcoming weekend was going to shape up; it seemed to be taking on […]

Festival Preview: Vieilles Charrues

What started as a humble French fete has become a leading international festival, but this Gallic event has not forgotten its roots.

Written by Cari Steel

Fanfarlo pic Today we are going to be popping over the channel in our search for the finest music festivals of the summer. In our bid to find an eclectic, […]

The Tiny: Swedish band interview at the Union Chapel, Islington

An interview with the wonderful Swedish band The Tiny at the Union Chapel in Islington, London on 4th March 2010. We talk about marriage, releasing your own records and the power of the internet. Illustration by Rosalie Hoskins.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Steve Reich by Gemma Milly. Steve Reich is a seriously cult figure for contemporary beats based music. Famed for his minimalist compositions from the 60s onwards he continues to be […]

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At War for the Whales: Part 2

A couple of weeks ago Amelia's published Part One of Wietse's fascinating account of his time onboard the Sea Shepherd, an anti whaling ship. The journey continues here...

Written by Wietse Van Der Werf

The Japanese harpoon ship, approved Shonan Maru No 2 appears behind the iceberg (photo credit: Barbara Veiga / Sea Shepherd) It has been an eventful couple of months at sea and […]

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Soko- So Kool

Secret Garden Party, Cambridgeshire, 24th-26th July 2009

Written by Chloe Stead

Since Ewan MacGregor sang to Nicole Kidman to the light of a Moulin Rouge, viagra information pills or perhaps since Don Quixote tilted heroically over the hills to La Mancha […]

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Hold Your Horses!

First EP

Written by Prudence Ivey

Monday 12th Jan Starting today: The Voice and Nothing More is a week-long festival at the Slade Research Centre that explores the voice as both medium and subject matter in […]