AW16 Collection – Stone Island

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It’s that time of year when the Autumn Winter Collections hit the high street and I’ve been keeping an eye on some of my favorite labels to see if I can spot anything I fancy for my winter wardrobe. Often ridiculed for its connotations with keyboard football hooligans and general small town Saturday heroes, Stone … Read more

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Label Discovery: Wings & Horns

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Whilst recently browsing END Clothing I came across a label I hadn’t heard of before – Wings & Horns. I was immediately drawn in by the simple and casual cuts, charcoal colouring but unusual textures. I am not afraid to dabble with colour, particularly over the summer but there is always something endearing about understated simplicity … Read more

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Mix of the Month – August

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August saw our editor in chief celebrate his 30th and in quite some style, partying first in Bristol, then London before spending three days in Ibiza and being lucky enough to spend some time at close quarters to Oliver Huntemann both seeing his set at KOKO in London and then a day later in Ibiza.  It … Read more

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Mix of the Month – July

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For our mix of the month for July we’ve gone for an absolute legend and always one of the heroes of Ibiza… Carl Cox. Not getting out there ourselves yet this summer, when the first week of his residency at Space landed in our inbox from his Global show it signalled the start of the … Read more

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Summer Wardrobe – The Races

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In the 2nd installment of my Summer Wardrobe series I thought I’d take a look at dressing for a day at the races. A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to enjoy a little jolly to Newbury races with some good friends and as well as some first class racing on display, there was … Read more

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A Champagne Socialist And Proud

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The term ‘champagne socialist’ gets bandied about a lot. Mainly as a negative slur levelled at affluent, well off or privileged people who dare to show any sign of compassion for their fellow man or a passion for equality and fairness. The slur is often thrown by other well off, privileged people who haven’t got … Read more

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Bandito Rey – Interview

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Bandito Rey are a Liverpool based band you should know about and if you don’t, you soon will. Boasting significant pedigree from Liverpool’s band scene over the last ten years they are quietly building momentum and critical acclaim by concentrating on what matters. The music. Ahead of their special single launch show this month, we … Read more

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The nature of money and debt

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The Greek crisis has highlighted how little we as a society understand the nature of money and debt. There have been constant cries from commentators about how Greece borrowed money and therefore they must repay their debts. It is seen to be incumbent upon them: a measure of social responsibility; an obligation they are morally … Read more

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Mix of the Month – June

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Our mix of the month for June comes from one of our all time favourite DJs and producers. He is the man that pretty much got us into Techno (via his tour manager!) A real godfather of Techno is still manages to fly a little bit under the radar, and he rarely puts put podcasts … Read more

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A Few thoughts on ‘wealth creation’, inequality, and the Labour leadership

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Andy Burnham: ‘Labour must always champion wealth creation, and show we understand that if we want high-skill, high-wage jobs then we have to support the businesses that create them.’ ‘A fairer spread of health, wealth and life chances. That really would summarise what I’m in politics to achieve. I think we still live in a … Read more

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