Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Eclectic Photo studios NYC



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At some point it's more than likely that you're bound to shoot something or commission someone to shoot in New York.  My Friend who just so happens to be a rather brilliant photographer/ set designer has just taken over a spacious photo studio in Long Island city. Offering a range of services the studio also happens to be connected to a prop house where you can find all sorts of pieces from the weird & wonder to the essential.


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Eclectic Studios is ran by someone who knows the in's and outs of what not only photographers need but also set designers, they know how to deliver the best options creatively & commercially at competitive and most importantly affordable rates.

For more information: http://www.eclecticphotostudios.com/



Boxfresh presents 89:14 – A Street Style Journey




Throughout 2014, iconic British streetwear brand Boxfresh has been marking its 25th year with a series of unique events. The brand concludes its’ Boxfresh 25 series in London this December with 89:14; an exhibition which celebrates seminal moments in British streetwear from 1989 to 2014, housed at one of East London’s most progressive creative exhibition spaces, Londonewcastle Project Space.

The four day exhibition from the 4th - 7th December, will take visitors on a journey of 25 years, showcasing the defining street style trends of British style from the past 25 years, curated by young archivist and curator Tory Turrk.

89:14 will document the reasons why people chose a certain look and how trends can connect and mutate; creating tribes from the catwalk to the street. Visitors to the exhibition will be encouraged to interact with these archives and also join in the ever-evolving debate on music, fashion and street style.
The exhibition will feature ‘style based’ exhibits by pioneering music and fashion influencers and two central fashion and music archives; ‘What We Wore’ a live archive by Nina Manandar and ‘The Hyman Archive’ the largest magazine collection in the world. 
Dec 05 2014 12:00 - Dec 07 2014 19:00
 Londonewcastle Project Space
 Redchurch Street, E2 7DP London

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Bags of fun








Add an element of fun to your outfit by accessorizing with a quirky & cool bag.  



Fendi- £3,720 
The Fendi Tote is largely traditional yet the peek a boo mean eyes add a quirk.



Anya Hindmarch-£1,350
Another traditional Tote with an added element of fun this time in the guise of an Icon, Kellogg's Tony the tiger. The blue hues compliment Tony's orange beautifully.  A statement bag without screaming or shouting and one that's bound to be remembered for a long time.



Aspinal London- £895
Aspinal London's new range of bags are quite brilliant. The backpacks are in a league of there own, this version the Quirky & Cute & distinctive owl rucksack is definitely eye catching and fun.http://www.aspinaloflondon.com/products/the-letterbox-owl-rucksack

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Porky's BBQ- Bankside- Review

Located right next to two of Southbank's prime locations; The Tate Modern & Shakespeare's Globe. Porky's is in an ideal spot for post cultural date days/nights.


Highlights from the menu include:

Starters

Mug of house beef chilli. Essentially a serving of chilli con carne with juicy and tender beef, served in a cute coffee cup. There's a slight kick at play that sits on the tongue nicely and builds up slowly.

Sides

The Mac & Cheese on it's own was a treat creamy and cheesy yet paired with another side dish, creamed spinach it was something else entirely.

Porkys burger was a meaty & mighty feast! Tender pulled pork and melted cheese all topped with bacon and served in a soft glazed bun. When coupled with any of their in house sauces, you truly are in for a treat!

Drinks

Gail force was delicious! Flavoursome and fruity, with a slight Alcoholic twinge making it an easy companion.

Pb & J Manhattan had to be the most interesting of the cocktails. Quirky at first, yet not too out there by taste. Essentially a Manhattan, the Peanut Butter and jelly, although slight and subtle, add that extra element to a classic drink.

Verdict

With two sites, soon to be three! (A new opening at The Boxpark in Shoreditch) I can understand the appetite for Porky's. There are fun, quirks and unique touches added to it's menu that make it what it is. It's affordable and accessible good BBQ food.