28 Dec 2011

Getting that "back to school" feeling...

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Although as for many of us in the UK, I slow-down till the new year as I plan for spring 
which means I should have my sewing machine taking over the kitchen by now...

27 Dec 2011

Open for Business... I shop local...

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As a make-and-mender, while I was playing with drappy old suits and blazers people went crazy at the sales in Westminster fighting for  passé schmuters!”

Especially in Westminster where most of the news is negitave they have put up the cost of parking up to £4.80  it seems till 01:00 am so that only the wealthy can enjoy the amenities it offers and most of Oxford Street and its Tat... 


Sorry for the blur she was very shy... The detail on her knit top are delicate metal studs...

21 Dec 2011

Old Spitalfields Market...

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      Today is the last Antique Market before the break: Merry XXXmas Robert, Luisa and Tucs...

        
      Meanwhile I'm DJing at the lounge, Kaff  Brixton Friday 22nd from 10 pm... 

20 Dec 2011

Waifs and that x-factor...

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After taking this pic I remembered a pic of Luisa's which has always been one of my favorite images on the blog which was taken... An odd coincidence later that evening an Anonymous commenter had gone all the way back towards the beginning of the blog and identified our original waif, Juno Temple and another coincidence that I knew  Julien her father around LA in the 1980's...
Juno-Temple Thank You for your Comment "Do you know the second girl is now really famous? She's called Juno Temple. I love her style :) Anonymous"

17 Dec 2011

BoxPark Shoreditch... And The Tuc's in Brazil

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BoxPark Shoreditch... Yes he is that tall and I love these jumpsuits perfect for "Cocooning"...

Meanwhile, for anyone reading who attends LFW and who knows my son Arthur aka "The Tuc's" I wanted to share a pic Luisa sent from Brazil where they are visiting for Christmas. He schleps around his grandmothers property with a small ladder he found, a great tool for an inquisitive 2 yo to explore...

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16 Dec 2011

Folkloric style at The Old Truman Brewery...

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Loved the folkloric textile her traditional looking cape so graphic and interesting weave... She is from Dusseldorf know to me for beer and for Altbier, which means old beer

15 Dec 2011

Cold, Cold, Cold...

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This woman was on vacation from Southern California and seemed to be enjoying the very cold weather...
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He was not as fond of the weather... Meanwhile, I'm DJ'ing at an up-and-coming lounge in Brixtion Friday Kaff-bar.co.uk

14 Dec 2011

13 Dec 2011

From the Archive...

shoesI was searching our archive of unpublished pics for some unusual shoes... Luisa took this photo in May 2008 but who knows when she got the shoes...

11 Dec 2011

Starting to feel a lot like Christmas...

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Love the scarf matching the color of the shoe... "West-Grunge-Meets-Optimism"she told me that she grew up in San Francisco but has lived and loved London for a while now...

4 Dec 2011

Pop-Up's All-Over Town...

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2 Dec 2011

"The English are a Nation-of-Merchants"...

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Ooops, talking too much as usual this woman very shy of the lens but still loved the green (fake) fur against the vintage jacquard...