Posts Tagged ‘Shoreditch’
BoxPark Opens in Shoreditch. This temporary popup retail space has a lease of five years and is the brainchild of Roger Wade the entrepreneur behind the 90s brand Boxfresh. BoxPark is made from recycled shipping containers. Boxpark has attracted attracted a lot of cool brands in one place…
From top: Rumesa works for the lacoste outlet and is wearing a Lacoste shirt, Bershka jumper, Topman bow-tie, a vintage skirt, Forever 21 tights, vintage socks, ASOS boots and Topshop belt. Tamara works for Original Penguin and is wearing River Island chinos a pair of Vans, a Primark top and Original Penguin polo.
Spotted Vita Ross lead vocalist for band Vita and the Vicious. Vita was wearing a dress by Tara Starlet and shoes by Schuh.
Autumn leaves were falling and were the theme of Autumn Reflections at The Idea generation, when I popped down to Shoreditch for BENGT earlier this week, for their newly launched online boutique. Showcasing the work of young new British designers, BENGT is the brainchild of business partners Eva Evers and Sereena Powell. BENGT collaborates and nurtures fresh new creative talent from the very best of British. Check out the new site @ bengtfashion.com
Singer songwriter Cornelia had recently arrived from Sweden and was flat-hunting when we met in Shoreditch. Cornelia was feeling a little tired as she had just stepped off a Plane when I took these photos. However I loved Cordelias mood and intensity, accentuated by the pinks and yellow of those wonderful silk Harem pants by edgy Danish fashion house, Stine Goya.
When I came upon Iggy, illustrator and graffiti artist specialising in “anthropomorphic creatures”, I thought he looked like the ‘Bard of Shoreditch’. His acronym is I-LIB, it stands for I LURK IN BUSHES. His satorially worn jacket was a gift from his agent – worn over a classic striped vest. Accessorised by various neck wear, raffia hat and tattoos.