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Groomed: Ruffians Barber shop

In a little corner of Covent Garden lies the Ruffians Barber shop, London’s latest addition to the men-only salon solution. It’s first store outside of its home city of Edinburgh, Ruffians’ new London flagship looks groomed to pick up popularity at pace.

Founded in 2012 by Andrew Cannon from his …

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Video: Sasha Keable and Sunglass Hut – ’12 Days’

When you think of the whole “12 days of Christmas” scheme, you may have recurring images of your mum in Christmas attire, advent calendars, and Eggnog. If this is true for you, then we are right there with you, or we were, until we heard about Sunglass Hut’s 12 Days …

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Patagonia release new ‘Legacy’ collection

Fresh in their Covent Garden flagship store this week, Patagonia‘s Limited Edition Legacy Collection consists of 10 historic pieces that have been reworked with contemporary fabrics and updated for fit and function. The range was produced to recognise the brands 40th Anniversary, celebrating ’40 Years of Firsts’. Patagonia are …

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Aesop opens in Covent Garden

Our all time favourite Aussi skincare brand Aesop has opened it’s doors in Covent Garden. The sixth shop for the brand in London (and there’s talk of a seventh on the way) was designed by Parisian architects Ciguë and was inspired by a Virginia Woolf quote, a Francis Bacon painting, …

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News: Le coq sportif open UK flagship store

If you haven’t already heard, Le coq sportif have just opened their first standalone UK store, located in the historic Seven Dials area of London’s Covent Garden. At an impressive 30,000 square feet, it is expected to become the key concept store of the iconic French brand, which celebrated its …

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Interview: Bas Kosters

Our very own Seb Law was the envy of the rest of us when he got the chance to catch up with eccentric Dutch designer Bas Kosters. His collections are always full of colour and energy, from shoes to hair and scarves to jewellery, no element is spared his

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Iris Van Herpen x United Nude Exhibition

Ahead of the launch of London Fashion Week this Friday, United Nude are hosting an exhibition the previous evening (yes, that would make it Valentine’s Day) at their flagship store in Covent Garden in collaboration with noted avant-garde designer Iris Van Herpen. The exhibition will present seven collaboration shoes …

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News: Original Penguin Plugged In Session feat Devlin and Willy Moon

Original Penguin’s ‘Plugged In Sessions’ are a brand new initiative engaging with both established and brand new artists in a series of live music recordings.

For their second live session,  The Hospital Club in Covent Garden hosted Original Penguin with Willy Moon supporting main act Devlin. The intimate underground …

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Barrel Tree in Covent Garden

We’re talking a lot about Christmas trees here lately, what with Gary Card’s “Electric Christmas” tree having just premiered.  But if you’re like me, you like your Christmas tree like you like everything else in the world: with Whiskey.

Okay, so that’s a bit misleading.  This tree isn’t made of …

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Replay get you warmed up for Bestival

To ensure you’re in the festival mind set (I mean drunk and lairy – trench foot is optional) Replay are hosting a set of warm up gigs in the count down to Bestival.  Last thursday, the Replay store in Covent Garden, played host to the second event. The line up …

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