Tag Archives: London

Mod Couples

Mod is a youth subculture that reached the height of its popularity in London in the mid 1960’s but has endured in various pockets of society until the current day. It is a particularly aesthetic culture that pays detailed attention … Continue reading

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La Petite Bretagne

Paul Crofts Studio designed this quaint yet sophisticated Breton crêperie in Hammersmith, London. The interior features various lace and gingham motifs, including a large communal table has been screen-printed with a gingham design hand-drawn by illustrator Katharine Gorham. via: dezeen

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Riverside School 1976-1978

George Plemmer worked as a science teacher at Riverside School, Thamesmead between 1976 and 1978. During his time there he documented the students and teachers. The images are so evocative and beautifully shot. Look at the entire flickr set here.

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Merci Liberty

Look at all the wonderful floral patterned goodness! A great collaboration between Liberty from London and Merci from Paris. I think the suitcase is my favourite.

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Nordic Bakery

If you live in London and you like cinnamon buns and hot chocolate the Nordic Bakery in Soho is the place for you. My beautiful friend Carrie and her sister Sjaan took me there while I was visiting in July … Continue reading

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I found this photo on The Streethearts website. This lady is called Madeleine. Her Russian-inspired hat, doll-like make up, and wispy hair, makes her look like a lovely matreshka. She was photographed in London by Andreas Schjonhaug.

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Brick lane friend

This little guy sits on my bathroom window sill. I bought him when I was in London two years ago from a little store in Brick Lane. He has such a maudlin expression but I love him regardless.

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