Friday, 24 September 2010

Tate Modern Presents: Paul Gauguin

Where does one start about Paul Gauguin; one of the world's most famous and best-loved artists from the early 20th century. For the first time in the UK in over 50 years, Tate Modern presents an exhibition dedicated to this master French Post-Impressionist, featuring paintings and drawings from around the world. His sumptuous, colourful images of women in Tahiti and beautiful landscape images of Brittany in France are some of the most popular images in Modern art.

Gauguin was the ultimate global traveller, sailing the South Seas, and living in Peru, Martinique, and Paris among other places. This exhibition explores the role of the myths around the man – Gauguin as storyteller, painting himself as a Christ-like figure or even a demon in his own paintings, religious and mythical symbols in his work, and the manipulation of his own artistic identity. It features many of his iconic paintings, including those showing daily village life from the artist's colony of Pont-Aven in Brittany, nude bathers and haystacks in the Breton landscape, and decorative works such as the carved wooden door panels around Gauguin's hut in the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia.
Gauguin sought to escape European civilisation in the South Seas. Inspired by Tahiti's tropical flora, fauna and island life, he immersed himself in its fast-disappearing local culture to invest his art with deeper meaning, ritual and myth.

Tate Modern 30 September 2010 - 16 January 2011


Tuesday, 21 September 2010

London Fashion Week: Mary Katrantzou

Greek born, London based our very own girl Mary Katrantzou just rocked the catwalk with her innovative and original collection. Just loved it !


Sunday, 19 September 2010

The Pantechnicon

Situated in Motcomb Street, one of the cutest streets in Belgravia, the Pantechnicon is one my favourite gastropubs in London. Whether it is a comfort meal, Sunday lunch or a just drinks with your friends, this place will definitely leave you satisfied. The  venue is split into two levels, a less formal dining room downstairs (Public House as they call it) and a more formal Dining Room upstairs. Everything on the menu is great but make sure you try their burgers. The meat is excellent and some friends have even claimed that Pantechnicon burgers are the best they ever had.


Thursday, 16 September 2010

London Fashion Week: The Exhibition at Somerset House

In the words of Clements Ribeiro: "London Fashion Week at Somerset House encapsulates fashionable London. At last, a great home for the shows."
Here is a glimpse of Felder Felder Pre Collection as featured in Navy Board Rooms, First Floor. Not to be missed!


Friday, 10 September 2010


There is only "one" way to get around London these days and this is non other than cycling. Haven't you heard? "Cycle Chic" is the new chic! Eco friendly, good for your health and a must have accessory for every fashionista (just look at the Sartorialist). Even our mayor, Mr. Boris Johnson, has called upon every Londoner to "sign up and become pioneer members" of his Cycle Hire scheme. So no excuses, even if you don't actually own a bicycle, you can now hire one from every corner in town. And journeys under 30 minutes are free! You can find details on
Moreover, to enhance your "Cycle Chic" style, whether you're a boy or a girl, is a web based outfitter in Hoxton, where you can find all cycle chic essentials!


Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Everybody is Talking About: Chin Chin Laboratories

Let's face it...Lately it has been all about alchemy and new techniques of  contemporary cooking i.e. Mr Heston Blumenthal and the lot. Chin Chin Laboratories is Europe’s first ever liquid nitrogen ice cream parlour. An impressive ice cream factory with a touch of the Blumenthals, where the dense, silky, smooth ice cream is prepared before your very eyes in flavours ranging from mince pie, to the less conventional (though completely delicious) basil and crunchy olive oil.
Thanks to the super-fast freezing process, emulsifiers and extra sugars aren’t required, making Chin Chin’s ice cream mercifully light on the gut. Diminished calories aside, the sped-up freezing prevents crystals being formed in the mix, making Chin Chin’s some of the smoothest you’ll ever try. Before Fall settles in for good, Chin Chin Labs give you a great reason to visit Camden. However, please be aware as it is closed on Mondays.  49-50 Camden Lock Place.



Saturday, 4 September 2010

Tokihito for Barbour

Barbour and Japan’s To Ki Hi To have come together in the world of all things workwear to create a limited edition line. Merging their classic jackets with modern technical outerwear, the 8-piece range includes the classic cycle jacket that has been enormously popular with Barbour fans across the globe.
You can find them at Number Six, 6 Dray Walk, The Old Truman Brewery, E1 6QL.

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