The Scientific Photography Of Berenice Abbott

Although more famed for her modernist images of the New York skyline, Berenice Abbott was also hugely influential in the development in scientific photography from the 1930’s onwards. Indeed, it was this type of pioneering photography and it’s ability to display both the structural element of an object and it’s construction, that informed our own recent Summer Portraits.

At ...

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Soho, Islington, Spitalfields…and Melbourne

The bad news – we are not about to open a store in Melbourne, Australia. The good news – you can currently find some of our pieces at the Fine Lines pop up store that has just opened in the city!

The pop up is a great chance for fans to try some of our clothes without the headache of paying for ...

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Midcentury Show East – This Sunday

If you planning on visiting our Spitalfields store on Sunday, it may be worth taking a small diversion to Haggerston beforehand.

From 10am on Sunday – 9am if you are a serious collector and you are willing to pay a bit extra – the Midcentury Show East takes place at Haggerston School. Not only is it a chance to snap ...

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Summer Colours

Brightening up your wardrobe for the summer needn’t mean pastel shirts and coloured chinos. Choosing a more vivid blue or navy and teaming with something a little more muted can give a much more summery look without leaving your outfit looking too bold.

And for those that like something bolder? Do it in yellow.

Blue lay out: Taped Canvas 2btn Club ...

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Limited Edition Washed Indigo Linen Scarves

Fans of limited edition Albam products take note.

From 10am tomorrow (Thursday 14th May) we will have a small batch of Japanese indigo dyed linen scarves available online and at our Spitalfields store

The scarves have been made from Japanese indigo dyed linen using a traditional Ikat dyeing process. This dyeing technique means that the yarns are dyed before weaving, creating a ...

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The Monocle Travel Guide

We were really pleased to discover that our Beak St store has been featured in the new Monocle Travel Guide for London.

Produced by Monocle and Gestalten, the book highlights all that is good about London and takes in design, retail, food, art and pretty much anything else that makes London such a great place.

As you’d expect from ...

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Inside Out

Sun, rain, heavy wind, showers and back to sun again. And that’s not to mention it being cold one minute, warm the next. Some people call it transitional weather, we just call it spring time in Britain.

The Soutien Collar Mac and Taped Canvas 2btn Club Jacket were designed with these kind of conditions in mind. Both have military spec, ...

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Green – This Weeks Tea Sample

This week’s tea sample from Loose Lips Tea is Green.

Green tea has a huge range of proven health benefits and actually has significantly more antioxidants than both fruit and vegetables. As with all types of tea it contains caffeine so if you are looking to swap one of you daily cups of coffee with something a little healthier, ...

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Mr Natty’s Final Showdown

Dear all, we have some sad news to bring you.

Our old friend Mr. Natty is departing these islands for the good old U.S of A. While we wish him well on his new adventures, we thought it was only right and proper to host one last pop up barbershop before he departs.

This coming Thursday (7th May) Mr. Natty will ...

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Secret 7 At Somerset House

Like all the best ideas, the premise behind Secret 7 is a simple one.

7 tracks from 7 musicians are pressed 100 times to 7” vinyl. Artists, designer and illustrators from around the world are then asked to interpret the tracks in their own style for every 7”. 700 sleeves are then exhibited and sold for £50 each with all the ...

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