Are you looking for an original fragrance which has your personality stamped all over it instead of a mass manufactured celebrity endorsed perfume? Then the Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle will be your saviour. Take the questionnaire via their website to unlock your deepest desires. Or even better, walk into one of their stores to get the real Frédéric Malle experience.
Catherine Huerta illustrates wildlife, fantasy, and her own tribal influences. She is a member of the Pasqua Yaqui Tribe and grew up in Window Rock on the Navajo Indian Reservation. She was born in Arizona though is based in France and has been working as a freelance illustrator in Europe and America. Of late, she has been […]
I’ve always been an avid follower of the Comfort Station brand in Cheshire St, London, so I decided to pop in on Sunday to have a look at their new collection. It’s unique and different, featuring railway tracks and my favourite barometer necklaces, where you can rate the way you, or someone you’ve just met, is feeling, with […]
Wash your hands with real hand soap. Marie Gardeski is the creative force behind Plastic Foliage, based out of Indiana. This soap is great. You will get at least ten hands and 100 grams, in all sizes and colors, made from from natural vegetable glycerin and with just the faintest of scents. Hmmm. I just can’t wait […]
My obsession continues with Indian fashion designer, Manish Arora. He has now teamed up with Swatch to create a bling-tastic, nostalgic line of fun, fantasy watches, in the process, transporting me back to memories of my first Swatch watch as a kid.
Want to quit your job Mario Bros style? Well, Jarrad Woods did. He’ll soon stop working at 2K Australia in Canberra and go it alone as an indie-game designer. His version of this old-school classic really hits the spot. But I just can’t get past level three.
Welcome to the wonderland that is Stephen Jones. An extraordinary millinery talent, he recently designed a new collection for Spring-Summer 2009 called VANDA, which is based his work at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and divided into four themes. If you’re in London, be sure to go to Beyond Retro, on Cheshire St, […]
Every Sunday morning I wake up, walk down to Columbia Rd Flower Markets, get some flowers, and always pop into my favorite cupcake haven, Treacle, to pick up a few treats. But be sure not to say the other C word while you’re there (that’s ‘coffee’, for those who were wondering). They serve tea only […]
Swapping clothes between friends isn’t a new concept, but being able to swap your designer goods online with another member is. One of the biggest clothes swapping site is Big Wardrobe, with over millions of dollars worth of free clothes, shoes, bags, and accessories to swap. It features everything from designer to High St, American […]
Netherlands-based artist Hans van Bentem creates spectacular, rock ‘n’ rollesque chandeliers. That’s right, why not a skull or a pistol chandelier in a one bedroom flat? It sounds ever so grand.
Hardcore fans of London artist Tracey Emin can check out her twenty year retrospective at the Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland. Emin has been well publicized for her My Bed and Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963–1995 works, which were destroyed in a fire at Saatchi’s East London warehouse in 2004. This latest showing of her […]
I have a great admiration for hand-screen printing. It reminds me of my days back at college studying art when life was a lot easier and dreams were actually attainable aspirations. Arhhh! Chicago-based Dan Grzeca works with a traditional style of print, designing old-school show posters that are crisp, clean and very appealing. I’ve been […]
Forget about dressing up, just rock on down to the White Blackbird pyjama party on May 8 with Johnny ‘Time For Tea’. You’ll find cabaret and tarot, DJs, and a series of fun performances, all set out on a seventeenth century countryside estate. It’s certainly something different to get yourself out of the bustle of […]
Jean-Yves Lemoigne takes beautiful photographs. My favourites are amongst his editorial work for Amusement magazine, titled Pixxxel, which tend to make the viewer think twice about what they’re seeing.
Andrea Everman is a Chicago-based artist and designer who creates scary and mysterious fantasy puppets. In her day job she is an architectural model maker, using her spare time to generate these wonderful shadow puppet doodles.