ARIES ARISE: FASHION FOR RAMS

Oh yeah, you can imagine how much we heart new fashion label Aries Arise, a line of casual separates from street wear designers Sofia Prantera and Fergus Purcell…Nuff said.

“ARIES 4EVA”
“Those marijuana leaf motifs you used to get on T-shirts in Ibiza”
“Fergus and I like to have fun with cheap, bad prints”
“It’s almost like going back to the 1990s”
“We had people asking about the theme for the season…er, I don’t really do a theme”

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PSYCHOMETRY: SEEING THE HISTORY OF OBJECTS

FEATURING a lip-pierced little girl experiencing something of a psychic awakening, the trippy-pretty video for Wisonsin folk band The Daredevil Christopher’s Wright’s “I & Thou” has been on repeat this week. Firstly there’s the track itself, which sounds like the sun setting on the first day of spring. “I woke up this morning, I thought I’d been transformed, my body turned to sea,” sing Jon and Jason Sunde, in the sweetest of harmonies. Indeed. And then there’s the girl, who’s got the gift of psychometry (the ability to “see” the history of objects through touch), eyes that bore right into your soul and a totally rad grunge thing going on.
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LULU & CO A/W 2013: “ANOTHER GIRL, ANOTHER PLANET”

SATURN calling! For her aw13 Lulu & Co collection, fashion fairy godmother Lulu Kennedy has collaborated with menswear designer Bobby Abley (one of her Fashion East babies, specialism: teddy bears in outerspace) to create a cosmic trip back to the future. There are planets, there are unicorns, there is even a fabric called “Saturn brocade.”
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