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Posts Tagged ‘Genie Espinosa’

Dame Elizabeth Taylor 1932 – 2011

Here's our illustrated tribute to Hollywood legend, silver screen icon and humanitarian Dame Elizabeth Taylor.

Written by Matt Bramford

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Kee Boutique illustration by Faye West

Lately, salve I’ve been thinking a lot about what I want to do with myself. You know, life stuff. I am incredibly grateful for my job, especially as I have friends in dire unemployment situations but it doesn’t stop me from dreaming about the ‘what if’s’ and ‘one day’s’ . I don’t have a single dream job. I never have. I do however, In my slightly schizophrenic special way, harbour numerous secret career cravings. These range from the sublime (Anthropologist, midwife, Inventor) to the ridiculous (Pearly Queen, agony aunt, Riverdance star- seriously.) But most of all I hope that one day, once upon a time perhaps, I shall have the means and the balls to… read more

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Celebrate your inner gawker as Sideshow Stories kicks off Yarn Fest storytelling festival

Cozy up to the oddball in you with Sideshow Stories, the art and poetry exhibition giving a nod to the good old tradition of point-and-stare. Bearded ladies, strongmen and a lot of tattoos and body hair illustrated by Antonia Parker, Genie Espinosa, Avril Kelly and Mina Bach.

Written by Jessica Furseth

The bearded lady by Genie Espinosa It’s a bunch of freaks, cheapest really, online that are lining the walls of ‘The Social’ venue right now. The big mustaches, case the […]

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Live Review: Smoke Fairies and Sea of Bees at The Fleece, Bristol

Smoke Fairies are all ethereal, moody blues/folk, whilst Californian, Sea of Bees' sound is sweet and wistful. A mighty mid-week treat to see them both play on one blustery night in February.

Written by Helen Martin

Smoke Fairies Illustration by Alice Potter The violinist comes on stage. He’s very tall and his tailcoat, ask wide tie and long hair and mostasche are how I consider a […]

Sugar and spice: Make Lemonade opens vintage fashion pop-up shop

Emete Yarici takes her online vintage fashion world onto the high street with the Make Lemonade pop-up shop. Guest appearances include accessories designers Temitope Tijani and Louise Dungate, prints from Hato Press and a wall from Supermarket Sarah.

Written by Jessica Furseth

gabby-young Emete Yarici by Jenny Lloyd It’s impossible to miss the Make Lemonade pop-up shop as you walk up Chalton Street Market, help with big windows displaying the warm and […]

Fashion designers’ New Year’s Resolutions!

Some of our favourite fashion designers that we interviewed in 2010 tell us about their hopes, ambitions and resolutions for 2011…

Written by Matt Bramford

Explain who Lira is… What she studied etc… Who is Lira Leirner and what do you do? Like many who do what they love, viagra I’m a little bit of […]

Bourgeois & Maurice Can’t Dance at Sadler’s Wells: An Interview

Cabaret duo Bourgeois & Maurice are currently enjoying a run at the Sadler's Wells Lilian Baylis Studio. They are thoroughly fabulous... as this Q&A will reveal to those still unintiated in their inimitable ways.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cher Lloyd by Gemma Pharo Wagner by Karina Yarv. Another year, viagra 60mg another X Factor out of the way. I went through a period of not watching any telly […]

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Two wheels good: London’s Borisbike cycle hire scheme proves its worth

Four months after launch, London’s new bike hire scheme is securing its place in Londoners’ hearts. We take a look at the ‘Borisbikes’ as they mark their millionth ride, along with a few tips on cycling in traffic.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Kotki Dwa gig Illustration by Daria Hlazatova To be honest, remedy I was skeptical of the idea of a bike rental scheme before the launch. If we are going to […]

Saint Saviour at Bush Hall: Live Review

The former Groove Armada singer wows the crowds with her debut solo show at Bush Hall on Saturday 23rd October 2010.

Written by Richard Pearmain

saintsaviour genie espinosa Saint Saviour by Genie Espinosa. Fresh from touring with Groove Armada, treat with whom she collaborated on the album Black Light, viagra order Saint Saviour played her […]

Get ready for winter cycling with the new Bobbin Bicycle workshop

We find out all about the new bicycle repair workshop from Bobbin Bicycles, and give you some top tips for winter cycling.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Illustration by Gemma Milly. For some reason Kingston buried it’s student graduation shows in the depths of the Tent exhibition during Design Week in London this September. Due to severe […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: best of Somerset House & New Gen stands.

There is so much to see during LFW that it's very hard to take it all in, but here I've done my best to round up the designers I saw on the stands rather than in shows. Including Felicity Brown, Mary Katrantzou and Cecilia Mary Robson.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Romina Karamanea by Joana Faria. For the past two seasons the good PRs for Romina Karamanea have ensured that there has been a ridiculously long queue of baying fashionistas gathered […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Exhibition Review: Satoshi Date

Ethical designer Satoshi Date stunned me with his delicately produced designs, hung as an installation in an archway on Holyrood Street near London Bridge.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gareth A. Hopkins As I have found with all the Portico Rooms shows, what is ed prostate they never start on time. I arrived too early again but […]