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2016

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Events

Come Get Jolly with Us

01 December 2016

We’d love to see you for our Christmas Shopping evening on 14th December. Drinks, Nibbles and Discounts. 6.30pm til late


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Season Keepers

Building Blocks | Winter Edition

17 November 2016

Part one of our sustainable wardrobe series on what to buy and how to wear it now the cold weather has truly set-in


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Keep Mindful

10 Things to Know about Wool

13 October 2016

Do you find it difficult to tell your angora from your alpaca? Or wonder why an Aran sweater gets so much airtime? Seeing that it's wool week, we decided to untangle a few threads


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Events

Dress For Our Time at the Science Museum

17 August 2016

"Act, like we have just enough time. Live like it runs out today"

Professor Helen Storey MBE RDI, transforming the way we think and act with her Dress For Our Time project now showing at London's Science Museum


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Keep Eats

Pick of the Plates | June Edition

14 June 2016

We've spent a fair few hours hungrily stalking the Brixton Village food scene to bring you our top 7 plates to try this month. Carnivore or Herbivore, Atkins or Pescetarian; there's something for everyone in our round-up of dishes that will surely tickle the tastebuds


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Designer Spotlight

Desmond & Dempsey

26 May 2016

Running a business is hard, but as a couple is it any easier? We spent some time quizzing Molly Dempsey and Joel Desmond to find out who wears the long set and how they manage the sleepless nights


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Kitchen Keepers

Banana Courgette Anytime Loaf

25 May 2016

By taking the traditional banana bread and adapting it to suit a more savoury mould, this little loaf is our new nirvana. Naturally sweet and moist, but with the addition of buckwheat flour and chia seeds, it's justifiably part of our five-a-day


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Events

Fashion Question Time | #FQT

24 April 2016

Beginning Fashion Revolution's week long series of global events calling for a more transparent fashion industry, fashion campaigners joined MPs to discuss the movement towards and impediments over achieving Global Justice For All Garment Workers.


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Gala: An independent festival of food, drink and music

08 April 2016

Gala intends to turn the classic village Fete on its head, bringing together the very best of South London’s restaurants and bars whilst featuring artists including Nightmares on Wax, Norman Jay, Crazy P, Tornado Wallace and Rayko across three stages.


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Become a revolutionist this month

04 April 2016

On 24 April 2013, 1133 people were killed and over 2500 were injured when the Rana Plaza factory complex collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the worst ever industrial disaster in the fashion and textile industry.

It wasn’t the first, nor was it the last, but it is symptomatic of how little respect is given to the people who make our clothes and the environment they work in.

Fashion Revolution says enough is enough.


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Keep Mindful

In Print: Aesthetics meets Ethics

23 March 2016

Launched this week, Safia Minney's new book 'Slow Fashion: Aesthetics meets Ethics' offers creatives, entrepreneurs, and ethical consumers alike a glimpse into the innovative world of the eco-concept store movement, sustainable design, and business that puts people, livelihoods and sustainability central to everything they do


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Keep Eats

Blue Jay’s Breakfast Smoothie

18 March 2016

A welcome addition to the breakfast offering here in Brixton Village is a wonderfully creamy blueberry & toasted oat smoothie from the ever popular Blue Jay. Chef Sherri Dymond shared her recipe with us this morning


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