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Poppy Lissiman + Hattie Stewart Collaboration Clutches: The Australian designer and British artist join forces to create a seriously playful bag

Poppy Lissiman + Hattie Stewart Collaboration Clutches

Perth-based Poppy Lissiman has been making her clientele happy for some time with her super-bold and bright clutch creations. Relying heavily on striking motifs—eyeballs, dollar signs, lips and love-hearts—and plenty of metallics and sparkles, Lissiman……

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In the Field with Aether Apparel: Testing the premium outdoor brand’s latest gear in interior British Columbia’s remote ranges

In the Field with Aether Apparel

After a few flights, a couple hours in the car, a short jaunt in a helicopter and a ride in a steamy snowcat, we found ourselves overlooking British Columbia’s Selkirk Mountains, surrounded by untracked powder without a lodge or any mark of human……

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Private White V.C., Mayfair: The historical British brand opens its second store in London

Private White V.C., Mayfair


Manchester-made British brand Private White V.C. (named after WWI hero Private Jack White) has expanded its reach in the south with a second London store, selling the label’s military and motorcycle racing-inspired clothes. The new…

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Test Drive: 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster: Power, maneuverability and style all packed into a surprisingly compact body, the British automaker delivers on all fronts

Test Drive: 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster


by James Willard The V12 Vantage was originally created as a love letter to 12-cylinder motoring. When the beloved British brand squeezed its most potent V12 engine between the frame rails of its smallest model, Aston Martin wasn’t aiming for success,…

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Jasper Morrison Cork Wedge: The British designer’s simple door jam in one of his favorite materials

Jasper Morrison Cork Wedge


Leave it to Jasper Morrison to make a simple household item immediately covetable. Ten years ago, the esteemed British designer launched a family of cork tables with Vitra, followed…

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Ultra-Soft T-Shirts by Schooner: An environmentally friendly and socially responsible wardrobe essential by the young British label

Ultra-Soft T-Shirts by Schooner


One of the eternal wardrobe classics (the hunt for which has almost become a cliché) is the perfect white T-shirt. In East London, one in particular from a new company looks…

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Wrong For Hay’s Design and Dine: British designer Sebastian Wrong teams up with Finnish chef Antto Melasniemi for a London Design Festival pop-up that wholly integrates the finer things in life

Wrong For Hay's Design and Dine


“Food is a major part of my life,” British designer Sebastian Wrong tells us while sitting in the back garden of the new Hay and Wrong for Hay showroom in London’s historic St James’s neighborhood. Like…

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Tom Dixon, Maison & Objet’s Designer of the Year: The copper-loving British designer’s latest barware collection, designing a hotel and his plans for the London Design Festival

Tom Dixon, Maison & Objet's Designer of the Year


by Caroline Kinneberg Tom Dixon might have received an OBE from Her Majesty in 2001, but that hasn’t made him blasé about winning other awards. Cool Hunting sat down with him last week at the…

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Four Navy Strength Rums: Overproof spirits with a history dating back to British naval rum rations

Four Navy Strength Rums


Back in 1655, British Naval liquor rationing made the switch from French brandy to Caribbean rum. By the 1740s, Admiral Edward Vernon of the British Navy put into practice diluting this rum acquired from Jamaica and Barbados to the proportion of half a pint to one quart of water. That…

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Man Up Girl’s Tough Luck Collection : Influenced by men’s skatewear, this young British brand makes attire for women on the go

Man Up Girl's Tough Luck Collection


by Tara Fraser Channeling a combination of classic skatewear and stylish women’s attire, Man Up Girl is shaking up the UK’s south coast with their bold, hand-printed garb—or in their words, “sports casuals.” The young brand…

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