Friday, 15 April 2011
Its finally here! Its been a long time coming, but a new alternative to Sunday markets (and lets face it something different to upmarket!) Its not huge but its definitley not small!
Championing the good old fashioned jumble sale but with our own booze, food and music additions Muff Market features a great selection of independant sellers and thrifties selling everything from vintage, clothing, bric a brac, homewares, art and more! From 7pm live music will be provided by Animal Circus (a perfect cheeky combination of beats and london charm). The Bar will be open all day - with cheap drinks and food from our culinary genius on offer!
The name, yes i know may not be to everyone's taste (but just think how many hits i will get for having Muff as a tag!) But take it with a pinch of salt and the thought of three slightly drunk girls feeling a eureka moment when it was blurted out. Its loud, proud and set to be an awesome day!
4th Floor West
255 - 259 Commercial Road, London
(opposite Watney Market - next to McDonalds)
Sunday, 10 April 2011
Apple Tarts @ Brogdale Farm, Faversham / 28th May 2011 They are not T in the Park and they are definitley not Glastonbury but they are the Suburban Tarts who have been bringing us sweaty, get down and messy (gin drinking on the streets!) parties. Now they are set to take on a new venue and take the urban out of their surburban and bring us their own version of festival frolics! It may be small and probably very very messy, but for one night and day only the tarts are taking over Brogdale Farm in Faversham to bring us Apple Tarts. The Festival begins at 1pm on the Saturday and exactly 12hrs later, and will feature all you need including but not limited too bands, djs, bar, rockeoke, locall sourced food, bonfires outdoor games and more! If you are a urban tart a bit scared at dipping your toes into the depths of Kent then fear not as the guys are running a tarts megabus from London to ensure you arrive and leave safely and without missing a thing. For more details and ticket information check here
Tuesday, 5 April 2011
Exhibitions galore hit shoreditch tomorrow night for the monthly trail of art gallery openings, shmoozing....or more to the point, free boozing! First thursday has, lets face it, become somewhat of an excuse to go out for some free booze...and with the sun shining its pretty little rays down on your unloved winter skin, you can bet tomorrow night on Redchurch and Vyner street the crowds will be out. Im not saying there is anything wrong with just going for the free drinks, and actually first thursday gives the opportunity for greater exposure for maybe less established(or promoted) exhibitions and artists. But if you actually want to check out some awesome new art then head to the Rag Factory for an creative and eclectic mix of work from a group of amazing (young) emerging artists. Jack O'Brien (who was featured here last year and is definitley one to watch) showcases alongside artists including Matt King and Hannah Davis
Check out more on the exhibition and artists HERE
Friday, 1 April 2011
'Ethereal, Pretty, Feminine' Words that do not fit in my wardrobe. I won't lie, i don't do floaty, feminine and over fussily clothing but I was intrigued when i recieved the invite and release for new label Faun.
Last week this new British label, kicked off my weekend by inviting me down to the launch party for their new online store and preview of the S/S11 collection. Their lookbook was so so but after viewing the collection in the flesh , my mind was changed, the lookbook definitly dosn't do this collection the justice it deserves! Designed by George Singleton, the range is small and simple, focusing on key prints, colour ways and shapes but adding a touch of charm through the addition of carefully thought out twists and detailing. Already coveted by the likes of Grazia and Sketchbook Magazine (who created this video from the launch) , Faun offers quality and feminine designs that you can't find on the highstreet but at prices that sit below the designer boutique range. Its a delicate collection perfect for S/S and those who are looking for something outside of the highstreet drone without breaking the bank!
Kicking off the launch day fellow bloggers AlexLoves, Fashionista Barbie and Anastasia & Duck were treated to a preview of the collection and tea and cake at cute shop-come-cafe Out of Town, which unfortunatly i couldn't make but I made sure my new Bertie shoes were donned for catch ups with the girls from Ballad Of, canapes, wine and music from Dj Nikki Beatnik at Cicada's.