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A tour of Aoyama

When staying in Tokyo we like to be in the Shibuya neighbourhood, easy to walk to most places, lots of great restaurants and parks. Aoyama is a neighbourhood close to Shibuya and the architecture there always blows my mind. The Japanese architecture is insanely great at the best of times, but this neighbourhood has the […]

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TO INFINITY

Mirage House by Kios Architects via Dezeen Forever dreaming of a far flung minimalist holiday home, this popped up on my c_l_o feed and I couldn’t resist the share. Precisely where I wish I was right now and perhaps every summer for the rest of time..

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L’ECLAIREUR

One of the highlights of my Paris trip was being shown around the cult boutique L’eclaireur. They have six stores in Paris alone and are Farfetch’s biggest retailer; what sets them apart is that the stores are designed by artists, not architects. The Sévigné was designed by Studio Arne Quinze; with the interior made of […]

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FORMS

FORMS is a young label, established in Feb 2010. Designer Anastasiya Komarova is an architect and developed FORMS as a way of researching composition, form and plastic. Each is piece is unique and exclusive in shape and colour, taking 2-3 days to make by hand. I’m completely obsessed with the white cross bag; they look like […]

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Sacha Goldenheel Award 2010

How insanely incredible are these shoes!? They are the works of MA students at the Fashion Institute Arnhem (FIA) in the Netherlands. They have a web blog you can check out, see some of the inspiration behind the designs.The winning shoe of the Golden Heel awards will go on sale from January 2010! Check the […]

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Antwerp

Finally my photos from Antwerp! Sorry for there being so many, I fell in love with the city, it was so so beautiful! We went to Ghent too which was also incredible, so sorry for the heavy architecture/art photos, but hey, its culture! I definitely want to go and do an internship in Antwerp next […]

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