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LONDON: HACKNEY WICK BOOMING

22 Sep 2014 0

The farther reaches of east London are luring more than just budding artists these days. Microbrew and pizza at the buzzing Crate Brewery in a canal-side former print factory, all-night dance parties at the hood’s latest address Number 90 Main Yard, or Hackney Wicked, a food truck–strewn community summer art

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LONDON: BOGS TO BARS

22 Sep 2014 0

Trend alert. After cocktails served in teapots, the latest craze on the London bar
 and café scene seems to be setting up establishments
 in former public toilets. That’s right. The Attendant in Fitrovia today is a unique espresso & food bar designed around original porcelain urinals, and the new Bermondsey

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LONDON: NEW HOTEL OPENINGS

22 Sep 2014 0

Opening 30 September at South Bank, Mondrian London at Sea Containers is the first Mondrian branded hotel outside the US. It brings the energy of the original Hollywood hotel to the iconic Sea Containers building, just walking distance from the Tate Modern, Borough Market and the Southbank Centre. Fave Farringdon

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LONDON: LOEWE RELAUNCH

22 Sep 2014 0

Now with UK fashion talent J.W. Anderson at its helm, the Spanish luxury fashion and leather goods brand is getting a serious shake up. Loewe’s first advertising campaign and brand identity – by Anderson in collaboration with M/M Paris – was recently unveiled. And the “reinterpreted” Mount Street boutique reopened

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LONDON: SERPENTINE PAVILION 2014

15 Jul 2014 0

This year the Serpentine’s Summer Pavilion was designed by Chilean architect Smiljan Radić. It follows, and contrasts with, Sou Fujimoto’s cloud-like Pavilion which was visited by almost 200,000 people in 2013. Inspired by Radić’s early work, The Castle of the Selfish Giant, the pavilion features a semi-translucent, cylindrical structure that resembles a

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LONDON: FOYLES

09 Jul 2014 0

The renowned London bookseller and literary landmark has just moved down Charing Cross Road a bit to a massive new flagship located inside the former site of Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Designed to be ‘a bookshop for the 21st century,’ the light-filled 1930s Deco space was

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LONDON: SUMMER SERIES AT SOMERSET HOUSE

09 Jul 2014 0

Tomorrow Somerset House launches the 2014 edition of their 10-day summer gig programme with a concert from London-based trio Daughter. The concerts are performed in the Neo-Classical art space’s spectacular courtyard, and tickets still remain for Agnes Obel performing on Sat 12. Also in the line-up for this year are Bastille,

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LONDON: ST JOHN BAKERY ROOMS

02 Jul 2014 0

Added to St John’s hugely popular take-away bakery stand at Maltby Street Market, come the new Bakery Rooms – a sit-in spot open on weekends only to enjoy breakfast, lunch, fresh baked madeleines and their addictive doughnuts! Arch 42, Ropewalk, Maltby Street Market. Sat, 9am-3.30pm; Sunday 11am-3.30pm. www.stjohngroup.uk.com

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LONDON: ROKSANDA ILINCIC

02 Jul 2014 0

Bold London designer Roksanda Ilincic is the latest arrival to Mayfair’s booming Mount Street. Her first-ever standalone store just opened, in excellent company alongside the new Céline store, Nicholas Kirkwood and BookMarc etc… 9 Mount Street, Mayfair. roksanda.com – – – – – – – – – – – –

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GOGO LONDON IN LE MONDE

03 Feb 2014 0