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  • Spotlight: Illustrator Rosalind Shrinivas

    It’s that little voice in your head that presses and prods. Sometimes it’s a little niggle, an itch that can’t fully be scratched. Sometimes it’s a near constant ache that refuses to be ignored. It’s the same voice that whispers…

    It’s that little voice in your head that presses and prods. Sometimes it’s a little niggle, an itch that can’t fully be scratched. Sometimes it’s a near constant ache that refuses to be ignored. It’s the same voice that whispers – you can’t. That you’re too emotional. Too childish. Too lost. Too intense. Quite simply, too much. Artist and girl boss extraordinaire Rosalind Shrinivas though subverts this – leaning in, scratching the itch through distinctive and intimate illustrations that can be in their simplest form be described as an exercise in self-portraits and finding your voice.

    Making your World more Ribenary through Augmented Reality

    Augmented reality and branding isn’t anything new. Stripped back, it’s using technology to mix objects and images within your real world. It’s so normalised now (think brands face mapping so you can take a selfie with your favourite fictional character…

    Karen Mabon: On a clear day you can see forever

    Like all great love affairs, mine with Karen Mabon started with an obsession. One that over the years hasn’t been for letting up. While Mabon’s sleepwear is due to drop this week, her A/W collection is now available and it’s…

    Current Obsession: SUGARBONES Fight Like a Girl

    A feminist girl gang inspired patch collection, come on guys, what’s not to love? Cheyenne Federiconi more commonly known as SUGARBONES is the super cute illustrator and self confessed candy skeleton who creates super kawaii fetish and feminist inspire patches…

    Current Obsession: Looney Lolita

    Apart from rent, it’s probably the one thing I spend the most money on. It doesn’t always have to take the same form either. Sometimes it’s a beautifully printed scarf, occasionally it’s a series of graphic novels but more often…

    Andsmile – Keys, cacti and Frida

    Occasionally (okay more frequently than naught) I stumble across someone’s instagram and become completely and utterly obsessed. Double tapping all over the shop, starry eyed emojis as far as the finger will scroll and often a strong burning desire to…

    The Tale of the Kitty Cat Scarf: Introducing Aymee Charlton

    Illustrator, photographer, fashion designer, cat enthusiast. Scottish designer and Gray’s graduate Aymee Charlton manages to juggle those hats effortlessly (you can juggle hats right?) With an effortlessly clean and elegant style with subtle embellishments, Charlton’s designs have already won me…

    Coco Fennell X Karen Mabon with brokendown beauty queens. I LIVE.

    It’s all a bit Drop Dead Gorgeous. That’s the best way I can truly describe Karen Mabon (of Red Brick North fame) and her collab with the fab Coco Fennell. Mabon’s detailed illustrations paired with cute collared dresses and given…

    Introducing: Lazy Line Painter Belle

    I did a double take the first time I saw Lazy Line Painter Belle’s stock. It was a Sunday and I was having my bi-monthly browse at Granny Would Be Proud hunting for bargain vintage goodies and properly something baked…


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