An exhibition about northern style

A new exhibition at Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool is one of my must-sees early this year (it’s on until 19 March). North: Identity, Photography, Fashion includes the photographs of Shirley Baker , Alistair McLellan, Elaine Constantine, Corinne Day and Nick Knight. Together with work by designers  Paul Smith, Raf Simons, Peter Saville, stylist Simon Foxton and many more. I grewRead more

The Patternity book, selfies and seeing patterns everywhere

‘Seeing patterns everywhere from the mundane to the magnificent’ is how Patternity describe their vision; and the reason why I love following the creative consultants on Instagram (@patternity). From local architecture to Amazon Rainforests, the pattern-spotters share beautiful images online and I like the idea that ‘paying more attention to the everyday can make us moreRead more

Women Fashion Power exhibition at the Design Museum

Zaha Hadid’s Prada cape Fashion has finally come out of the closet in a fantastic new exhibition at the Design Museum.  Women Fashion Power includes interviews and outfits donated by 26 high-flying business women arrived at via a ‘corridor of power’ containing paintings of historical figures, such as, Joan of Arc and Boudicca, as wellRead more