Brixton’s cult hair shop transports you to a candy coloured universe where everyone is allowed to be as bold, bright and loud as they desire.
CBD suppliers in the UK, forbidden by law to make medical claims, are relying on their customers learning about health benefits from other sources.
Article about the use of nostalgia in the branding and marketing of eliquid companies.
Icely Done provides frozen cocktail machines and non-alcoholic cocktail blends to the hospitality industry. Our passion and “thirst for the remarkable” in our drinks range has led us to concoct scrumptious new flavours, including our new Rhubarb & Strawberry non-alcoholic cocktail blend.
I took on a diversity editing project for Campaign Against The Arms Trade. My work involved checking through a selection of copy, analysing content, and ensuring the organisation was accurately representing the communities it covered.
Historically the It girls of the moment have reflected the true values of their time. 60s model Veruschka’s flowing blonde tresses and chiseled bone structure represented the decade’s youthful outlook. The 70s gave birth to the unconventional where powerhouse Grace Jones and avant-garde Donna Jordan came to life. Kate Moss started heroin chic in the 90s, and Brazilian Gisele Bündchen ended it. Today we have a new It girl to shape our confused and conflicted era.
My mother never wears make-up. She occasionally wore her favourite vivid violet lipstick, loved by Jamaican aunties across the Midlands, but that was it. Looking back this was probably why she was confused when I asked her to buy foundation for my 15th birthday. As I applied the reddish brown liquid to my honey-toned skin I knew it was a waste of time, but like many people of colour at that time, I persevered and applied away. There was no shade available designed with my skin colour in mind....
South London band Sabatta don’t like genre tags. They also don’t like rules and they especially hate fitting in. After finding themselves on the receiving end of a few white gig-goers’ limited understanding of punk and who can play it, bassist Debbie Dee coined a catchphrase based on a popular British home decoration brand.
Throughout June we’re working with the Mayor of London’s Sounds Like London campaign to bring you profiles on the most interesting and exciting women in London music. We’re super excited to chat to Clara Amfo about finding her voice on the radio and becoming one of the most recognised presenters around.
The story of independent artists struggling to afford life in the capital is becoming a familiar one – and this is where they're going. Along roads blocked by construction work and shaking lorries carrying concrete blocks, buildings partly obscured by scaffolding hint at this part of east London’s constant “regeneration.” I’m in Hackney Wick, what was once an industrial area of manufacturing warehouses, and now seems to usher in new-build flats at every turn.
Packaging matters. It’s not just what’s inside that sells, because it’s not the first thing you see or experience. Across the e-liquid industry, brands are finding enterprising ways to swap the standard glass bottle and cardboard box for something that makes them stand out while also sometimes adding to their brand story.