Exhibition: Sam Mellish, Roadside Britain

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Exhibition: Sam Mellish, Roadside Britain

We are pleased to announce that we are hosting a photography exhibition within our London Portobello store. Roadside Britain by Sam Mellish shows the traditional and quintessential aspects of British trunk-roadside culture, with emphasis on location and environment. Depicting the people and places of a threatened livelihood, the images are warm, nostalgic, quirky and melancholic, giving immediate appeal to anyone who has ever driven any distance along the country’s A and B roads.

Plectrum Sessions: Berlin & Cologne

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Plectrum Sessions: Berlin & Cologne

Last week we caught an early morning flight over to Germany ahead of our Plectrum Sessions in Berlin and Cologne. On Wednesday night In Golden Tears played to a packed store in Cologne and on Thursday Grey Television played to a bustling store in Berlin. Crowds and key members of the press enjoyed Veltins beer whilst they watched a forty minute set, shopping our new winter arrivals as they prepared for the cold temperatures.

Carnaby Street: 10 Year Anniversary

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Carnaby Street: 10 Year Anniversary

This weekend our Carnaby Street store turns ten, for a decade we’ve been keeping our central London visitors sharply dressed and to celebrate we’ve enlisted the talented folks at Biscuiteers to turn our wardrobe staples in biscuit form. We’ve taken the EC1 chino, sand desert boots, Harrington jacket classic checked shirt, tailored suit, AW12 favourite the leather sleeved canvas parka and packed the biscuit tin to the brim with our sartorial essentials.

Halloween How To: Gorewhore FX

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Halloween How To: Gorewhore FX

Halloween is just around the corner and competition is getting fierce at Ben Sherman HQ as to who will have the best costume come the weekend. On Tuesday we met with Leanne Hicks from our Carnaby Street store, who by night works as a special effects artist. Giving us a slight advantage on everybody else we learnt how to perfect the art of applying a bullet wound to the forehead, warning this post should be avoided by the squeamish.

5 Minutes: Tango In The Attic

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5 Minutes: Tango In The Attic

Thursday night at The Union Square Ballroom, NYC, we hosted a showcase of British music with the British Consulate-General of New York City for this year’s CMJ music marathon. Alveraz Kings, Tango in the Attic and Dignan Porch played to a pack crowd, who enjoyed London themed gin cocktails from Bulldog Gin. We grabbed five minutes with each band before their set, and second in our three part series is an interview with Tango In The Attic.