Seven weeks into what has to be the weirdest and most contrived series of the X-Factor to date. This week’s show was all about The Beatle’s “The Greatest Band in the World”. I’ve never really got the hype around the Beatle’s, but I knew since they had such a extensive back-catalogue there would be something for everyone.
Topman LTD showcase their Helmsman collection in this lookbook that gives the brand a smooth and sophisticated edge, each photo featuring plain and simple pieces that I for one would definitely wear; in the collection we’re seeing some cool nautical prints, denim shirts and chunky knits. Looks like the inspiration this season is sailor at sea?- sometimes nautical is more of a summer look but it been incorpoarted really well in the Helmsman collection. Upon viewing the full range (view it after the cut), it’s safe to say im a fan and it’s definitely worth checking out….BUT what on earth is that cape coat thing doing in there, it’s dreadful! Check the lookbook after the cut.
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I watched the rather unfortunate game of football yesterday at my boss’s flat with a Gooner, Yid and Scouser. The Yid was taking the piss throughout the game and for most part after it, till he calmed down and played this song on the iMac. I don’t quite know how to describe their music style, can’t quite place them into a genre. I would say they’re a mix of folk, indie, dub and electro. The music impressed me but the video visual blows me away even more. It’s perfectly in sync with the song, may cause epileptic fits. So beware. Video on the flipside.
Music News Weekly is back under a new guise and on a new day. Honestly I haven’t been keeping up with regular updates of this post due to time issues and I suppose laziness but its back and today it is bigger than ever. Music News Monday is here with an extensive list of news stories in the world of music that has surfaced this past week. This week’s edition features new from Drake, Rihanna, Dr Dre, Pink, and a few more but to start things off I have a huge announcement from Janet Jackson.
Bid now through November 26 in an online auction of customized unique haute couture looks styled by Alber Elbaz from the Lanvin for H&M collection. The 19 women’s looks were revealed on November 18 at a fashion show at The Pierre Hotel in New York. Elbaz crafted his Lanvin for H&M Haute Couture collection expressively to benefit the H&M UNICEF ‘All for Children’ charity, which seeks to protect the rights of children in cotton producing areas in southern India.
I noticed it has been a while since I posted some art-related ish, so here we go again with a photography set from New York photographer, Tone. He shoots the team from Boundless NY, a New York based clothing and lifestyle brand for Japanese magazine, Filth x Justice x Libertine Magazine. I love his style of photography, the simplicity of them grabs my attention. His post processing is dope too, the colourizing is perfect! Peep the whole collection after the cut, feeling inspired now budding photographers? get yo camera out.
Last week, I was privileged enough to attend the Miu Miu and Chuches’ RTO Press Days with Ernest, aka Yang for a preview of their 2011 RTO Collection. Our first stop was the Miu Miu store to see to see a collection, which’s’ inspiration designer Miuccia Prada described as coming from the modern day affinity of fame.
I don’t know if it is ok to say I feel like I know him personally or like a proud mother when I think bout Kanye West. Yeah odd but it’s whatever. I’ve been a heavy Kanye West fan since 2004. That would make me 10 at time. Let’s set aside the math. I don’t know anyone else who’s more excited than me for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy to come out. More after cut.
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This is my university’s all new Student Hub that opened up a few months back in High Holborn. It’s quite a spacious, chilling zone with a bar and seating. I think I’ll find myself here a fair bit in the coming few months as it’s quiet and none of my friends will be here to disturb me unlike in the library. Makes me sound like a loser with no life? Nah I just want to make sure I graduate. So for the next few months if I have to be socially inept, So be it.