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An Almost Great British Success Story

My Dr Martens are probably the longest lasting, certainly the most durable items in my wardrobe. And looking at the brands soaring sales figures, it seems I’m not the only devotee. ASOS has reported a 230 per cent rise in sales from 2011-2012, numbers in line with equally booming sales figures in France, the US [...]

V&A: Over 60 Years of British Design

A traffic light, a reproduction of a Cathedral baptistery window, a Sixties home set, Elizabeth II’s Coronation’s gown, a Concorde model, a recreation of Manchester’s iconic Hacienda nightclub… It may sound like an incoherent list, but they are examples of what can be found at the Victoria and Albert Museum’s British Design 1948-2012 Exhibition in [...]

Mulberry SS12 at Manchester Fashion Week 2012

Mulberry Spring/Summer 2012 is visited by the British seaside this year.  Think of your memories of visiting the seaside as a child. If you imagine ice-cream, candy floss and candy cane stripes then you are on the right path. The campaign is inspired by Mulberry’s creative director Emma Mill’s and is styled by Edward Enninful. [...]

We Are The Brits In America!

If you have always fancied a career across the pond then now might be the perfect time. It seems that we Brits are currently hot property in the U.S with it just being confirmed that not only Cheryl Cole has landed a job on the U.S version of the X-Factor but also….. Steve Jones!   [...]