Subversive Fashion @ Barbican

Subvert [verb], to undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution. Midway through the current Subversive Fashion exhibition at Barbican Gallery I turned to my friend and said ‘this is lacking a bit of oomf isn’t it?!’ He looked at me and nodded, with a tinge of disappointment in his eyes. The […]

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Vogue @ NPG

People collect all kinds of things: books, stamps, coins, the new and the antique. Like many others, I collect magazines. While many men and women regularly buy vogue, my collection currently fills over four bookcases. I have even had shelves break under the weight of my hoard. Whenever I go away, the first thing I […]

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Chanel @ Saatchi

Coco Chanel’s spirit has been brought to and taken over the Saatchi Gallery. Her essence has found a home in every crevice of the building taking over the whole of the three-story establishment and has even spilled outside of the gallery, in the form of specially built garden. The Chanel experience begins before the visitor […]

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