I think it’s been 125 years since my last event related post. And I have really missed writing about them, I’m not going to sugar coat part of me stopping the event series on my blog and fashion series in general was because I was too lazy to write them I guess. I defiantly enjoy the most writing the style posts as I can be really random in those and just poop I guess what’s on my mind, and it’s a great thing to have, to have a platform where I can share my thoughts and have other people respond to them is such an amazing feeling and bit weird I guess. However I’ve been doing lot’s of self reflection lately and part of it was my blog of course. I want to go back to the swing of things and write more about things I like and enjoy and talk about the opportunities I get thought this blog. I use to write about events all the time and than one day I’ve decided to stop which in a way was incredibly selfish of me to do as I am perfectly aware that not everyone has the same amazing opportunities as I do.
Going to events and meet people behind the brand, whenever it’s the designers themselves or the representatives of the brand such as public relations officers is such an amazing opposite in my eyes. It’s in a way privilege. No, it is a privilege, not everyone has that opportunity, sadly.But that’s why I have decided to give you the “event” series again. How frequently, I am not sure as I will not write about every single event I go to, I will share those that I enjoyed the most and enjoyed most about the collections shown.
I’ve wanted to start again with an event I was invited to, so kindly. It was about two weeks ago in the all known Brick Lane, just next to Truman Brewery building, known for events such as Graduate Fashion Week. The event that was held in a small pop up space, that is actually my apartment goals, just saying, the store I guess was also a coffee as they had a coffee menu displayed inside, however no coffee was served on the event, instead Josh and I were welcomed with mojito and cosmo in the jar. Talk about recycling! While sipping on our drinks we strolled around the store and praised the work of the collaboration between Illustrated People and Ed Hardy as well as Rascal which also made an appearance. Well I was praising the work and Josh was trowing shade as usual. I’m kidding, he was already buying the Illustrated People t-shirts (first image below) and Rascal collection as well it was quite minimal and Rascal is Scandinavian brand so no wonder both of us were very into it. I personally loved the graphics of the collaboration between Illustrated People and Ed Hardy as I’m a big fan of Ed Hardy graphics and it complemented the aesthetics of Illustrated People so well. Concentrate on the graphic and illustration aspect of the collaboration was quite different for a brand that is Illustrated People as the illustrations this time were quite busy and bold. However that didn’t make them less inspiring. I love a good statement t-shirt and if you are like me than this collaboration is just for you! (I’ve already emptied my band account in my mind already fyi)
Photography: Joshua Milton & Kinga Kurek