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Tautz time: Patrick Grant (Classic Dialogues)

In just a few short years at the helm of a Savile Row tailoring establishment, PATRICK GRANT has carved himself a niche as the figurehead for a new approach to suiting. SEB LAW meets him to discuss craftsmanship, the art of bespoke and perfectly-blended whisky.

Patrick Grant is a man …

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Chats: Michael van der Ham (Classic Dialogues)

One of the leading lights in the new vanguard of British designers, Michael Van der Ham lets SEB LAW into his exquisitely-crafted world and penchant for dressing strong, independent women.

I sit down at Michael van der Ham’s show at lunchtime on the fourth day of London Fashion Week. I’m …

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Nile Rogers – Past Chats (Classic Dialogues)

Ten minutes on the phone with a music legend of music? SEB LAW tests the boundaries of what’s possible in an interview with MR. NILE RODGERS, and gets more than he bargained for. From Notion 64.

So I’m calling Nile Rodgers, expecting to go through a series of antechambers, minions …

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Kurt Vile – Back in the Day (Classic Notion)

Unruffled singer-songwriter KURT VILE describes the creation of his latest record, Wakin’ On A Pretty Daze, as a simple piece of cake. Ringing out a newly ambitious classic rock sound, Huw Oliver meets him just as he scores the winning goal. From Notion 63.

Vile is more laid-back and more …

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Running With Scissors – Vidal Sassoon

Meeting a fashion legend from the cutting edge isn’t an everyday occurrence, as SEB LAW finds out when he took lunch with the original hair-volutionary VIDAL SASSOON. From Notion 54.

When you’re meeting the God of an industry, it’s pretty much obligatory to make a bit of effort. Not only …

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Kris Van Assche (Classic Dialogues)

Perhaps better known for captaining Dior Homme post-Slimane, Paris-based designer Kris van Assche’s own brand has quietly become the go-to brand for understated simplicity with a masterful finish. SEB LAW talks to a designer at the top of his game.

We caught up with Kris just after his AW12 Paris …

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James Long (Classic Dialogues)

Just why is London at the forefront of menswear? SEB LAW meets menswear designer JAMES LONG to find out 

“I Love London!” James Long tells me, halfway through our meeting. “My team is in London, my inspiration is in London, why would I go to Paris or Milan?” He’s got …

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Rudimental on John Hammond

As part of their campaign about iconic music industry disruptor John Hammond, Guinness have commissioned a series of brilliant films with contemporary artists realising his legacy in the current day. The first episode features pop dnb stars Rudimental…

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Christopher Shannon (Classic Dialogues)

Rebellious, resourceful and restless: SEB LAW talks to CHRISTOPHER SHANNON, the menswear designer who’s made a career out of doing things differently.

Words: Seb Law
Photography: Laura Lewis

It’s always been hard to quantify Christopher Shannon’s collections. A contemporary of the new wave of London designers (James Long, Martine Rose, …

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Azealia Banks: Past Dialogues

Fresh off the rampant success of breakthrough single 212, THOMAS HANNAN spoke with controversial rapper Azealia Banks for Notion 056.

“Are you going to ask me why I like rapping about sex so much?”

I’ve actually nothing of the sort in mind.  After all, if you know anything about Azealia …

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