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Our summer music festival of choice is Kendal Calling in the Lake District.
A song can come to define an occasion or mood, with memories relived upon a single note. With festivities around the corner we asked Cece, our resident muso and lead vocalist of London folk noir four-piece Wyldeck, to compile the perfect soundtrack to your evening.
When the line-up for this year’s Wilderness festival landed on our desks today, our excitement went …. well…. wild! Nestled deep in the heart of Oxfordshire, the idyllic, eclectic and gloriously paradisical festival mixes together the absolute crème de la crème in music, food, theatre and the literary arts across four magnificent days in August.
The London Short Film Festival is a Mecca for the UK’s young creative talent and important dates in our film calendar here at Ben Sherman. From the 10-19th January the festival is taking over the best independent cinemas and venues in London.
Our Mod_ular Blanc space, situated above the Commercial street store, will be exclusively showcasing furniture and product design collective from OKAY studio & friends, during London Design Festival 2013.
The first thing we noticed whilst walking to work the other day is that our favourite go to hotel in NYC, Ace Hotel, have started to unpack their bags round the corner from our Clerkenwell office in Shoreditch. Currently in four locations in the US, we are pleased that Ace have decided to hang their hat in London next.
We’ve noticed something funny going on in Covent Garden recently and we’re not talking about the sunshine. For every corner we turn there’s a new restaurant in town, yet amongst all these new restaurants we’re pleased to see an influx of good old fashioned American burger joints.
Last night marked the end of BST Hyde Park, which was saw ten days of live music and events. The gigs featured some Ben Sherman favourites such as Jake Bugg, Ray Davies, The Vaccines, Kaiser Chiefs and The Horrors, which were all book-ended by The Rolling Stones.
2013 sees our 50th anniversary, and to celebrate we pay tribute to the evolution of British menswear and the music led youth movements that make up 50 years of British style culture in a new book, written by Josh Sims, The book traces British menswear from the first real movements that saw the youth taking their lead not from their fathers, but from other cultural cues.
As we approach the festive season we have a few things on our mind. Firstly is what to wear, but thankfully that’s covered by our winter s..