Style & Design
Fashion's Night Out- UJ picks
Forget your end of summer woes and hit central this Thursday at Vogue’s Fashion’s Night Out, a prequel for fashion week and a chance for you to join the fash-pack. The third year of the sartorially charged event promises everything from exclusive pieces designed for the night to styling sessions and competitions galore. There’s also a host of gastronomic treats for when you need a break from elbowing people at Selfridges.
Shoreditch's Calvert Avenue steps up its game
Alice in Retail-Land
Once upon a time, business ‘fronts’ were the reserve of the Mafia, illegal speakeasies and top secret spy bases. Then the hospitality industry caught on, and today the Alice-in-Wonderland venue-within-a-venue has become a pop-up classic. And now the trend is taking the retail-front…
The Big Day
It’s hard not to be a little cynical about the whole Royal Wedding thing – after all, if Americans are hailing Miss Middleton as their favourite new style icon, you have to worry. But then the weekend’s rumour of a Sarah Burton-designed wedding dress massively reignited our excitement. What could possibly be more modern fairytale than tying the knot to a bona fide prince at Westminster Abbey wearing a bespoke McQueen gown?
You Are Man?
You’re well-dressed and well-coiffed. You have a defined sense of style and a love of the better things in life – not to mention a pair of testicles. Well congrats. In the words of a certain ad campaign: You Are Man. And your time is now.
UJ’s Top of the Shops 2010
Despite the doom and gloom of a recession, the good people of Britain have continued to do what they do best – consume. And as such there’s been space in our hearts for new shops, new names, and a renewed vigour in ignoring our credit card statements. Check out our favourites of the year.