Issue 1, Long Reads, Reads

How To: The Walk of Shame

Many of us have experienced the ‘walk of shame’- Covered in bar tar, the stench of redbull, glistening chemical sweat, often with a foreign taste in your mouth, is a scenario of no impossibility on any given weekend (or weekday- results pending). Not to say all walks are the same. Each is unique, and each […]

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Issue 1, Long Reads, Reads

Paola Marella: In her own chic

Whenever I am in Italy, I always like to indulge in television (who doesn’t, I say?). One of the most interesting programs I like to spend hours watching just has to be “Cerco Casa Disperatamente“, on popular TV channel Discovery Real Time. The basics for the program are simple, you get someone who is looking […]

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Issue 1, Long Reads, Reads

Stephen Tennant: “Am I a Legend? I suppose I am!”

It may be argued that Stephen Tennant was an ultimate definition of modernity, certainly in the way in which the 1920s are defined today. Jacob Epstein once described him as “the most beautiful person, male or female, of his generation”. Ahead of his time, with a streamlined, articulated appearance – a living Charles Sykes sculpture. […]

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Issue 1, Musings, Reads

A completely unnecessary history of the safety pin

The “Fibula Prenestina” is a gold pin that features the classic curved bar that secures itself within a golden mask from the 7th century b.C. The most interesting bit about this little item is not the prove of how the shape of the safety pin has not changed that dramatically over the centuries, but it shows […]

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Issue 1, Musings, Reads

Wardrobe Adjustments

You know that brief, fugitive moment in the morning? When you do not want to get out of bed and you think it would be proactive to at least start deciding at least what you are going to wear during the day, so that to save time once awaken and so, make more space and […]

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