Monthly Archives: March 2013

MUSIC VIDEO: FIRST AID KID

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Bar the occasional Shania Twain appearance and the rising chart presence of Taylor Swift once she started writing pop songs, country isn’t something the UK has to deal with much. It’s one of those things that just doesn’t translate once … Continue reading

UNIF’S HOLIDAY COLLECTION

UNIF LA Clothing Label © 2013 Holly. All rights reserved.

To distract myself from London’s relentlessly cold weather, I’m spending a lot of time planning new-season outfits in the hope we’ll get some rays soon – spring has got to be just around the corner right?! One brand fuelling these … Continue reading

OUTFIT // LEOPARD + LEATHER

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              WEARING: Leopard coat – Topshop, Elvis tee – boyfriend’s, leather skater skirt – Warehouse, velvet platform boots – Stylistpick   GOING TO: A Wolf Alice gig at Koko in Camden.   LISTENING TO:     … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: CHLOE HOWL

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Since Kate Nash went all Riot Grrrl on us, there’s been a gap in the market for a  electro pop singer who speaks her mind. Enter Chloe Howl. The 18 year old has just released a 3-track EP that marries … Continue reading

NEW VIDEO: KATE NASH GIRL GANG

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When the video for Kate Nash’s new track landed in my inbox, I was expecting the same guitar strumming and faux cockney lyrics we’ve come to know and love from the East London singer. But instead I was greeted by … Continue reading

LAZY OAF x KICKERS

Kickers Lazy Oaf Collaboration © 2013 Holly. All rights reserved.

I bought my first pair of Kickers aged 13, when my Mum finally let me replace my gross school lace-ups for a pair of Kickers patent platforms. The height of cool in Year 9, they transformed my school uniform into a … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: PYYRAMIDS

PYYRAMIDS-by Eleanor Stills © 2013 Holly. All rights reserved.

I’m told Tim Nordwind and Drea Smith met on the internet, but this is no online dating match. An ex guitarist of YouTube sensation OK Go and lead singer of electro pop act He Say/She Say, the pair has collaborated … Continue reading

TRENDING: GRUNGE

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Good decision makers they were not, but it’s hard to deny Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love the status of fashion icons. Ignore Ms Love these days (for all her effort she is largely a mess, albeit a wealthy one), and … Continue reading

NEW ALBUM: MY BLOODY VALENTINE

mbv My Bloody Valentine New Album © 2013 Holly. All rights reserved.

The third and long awaited from Irish alt rock legends My Bloody Valentine, entitled ‘mbv’, is one of those rare offerings which seems to actually live up to the hype. Hotly anticipated by everyone from critics (old and new) to … Continue reading

& OTHER STORIES HITS THE UK

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When it comes to the high street, you’ve got to give it to the Scandis. Design hotspots like Sweden has given us the likes of Acne, Cos, Monki and H&M, and now they’ve added & Other Stories to the list, … Continue reading